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Privacy Policy

This Privacy Policy describes the policies and procedures of Creation Effects, Inc., on the collection, use and disclosure of Your information when You use the Site. We use Your Personal Data to provide and improve the Site and Our services to You. By using the Site, You agree to the collection and use of information in accordance with this Privacy Policy. 

Interpretation and Definitions

The words of which the initial letter is capitalized have meanings defined under the following conditions. The following definitions shall have the same meaning regardless of whether they appear in singular or in plural.

For the purposes of this Privacy Policy:

  • Site refers to the Creation Effects website, accessible from https://creationeffects.com, and the services it provides.

  • You means the individual accessing or using the Site, or the company, or other legal entity on behalf of which such individual is accessing or using the Site, as applicable.

  • Account means a unique account created for You to access parts of Our Site.

  • Company (referred to as either "the Company", "We", "Us" or "Our" in this Agreement) refers to Creation Effects, Inc., 3000 Honor Ct, Jamestown NC 27282.

  • Cookies are small files that are placed on Your computer, mobile device or any other device by a website, containing the details of Your browsing history on that website, among its many uses.

  • Device means any device that can access the Site such as a computer, a cellphone or a digital tablet.

  • Personal Data is any information that relates to an identified or identifiable individual.

  • Service Provider means any natural or legal person who processes the data on behalf of the Company. It refers to third-party companies or individuals employed by the Company to provide services related to the Site on behalf of the Company, or to assist the Company in analyzing how the Site is used.

  • Usage Data refers to data collected automatically, either generated by the use of the Site or from the Site infrastructure itself (for example, the duration of a page visit).

Collecting and Using Your Personal Data 

Types of Data Collected

Personal Data

When You conduct a transaction on Our Site, as part of the process, We collect and store the information You enter on the Site or provide Us with in any other way. This information includes certain personally identifiable information that can be used to contact or identify You. Personally identifiable information may include, but is not limited to:

  • Email address

  • First name and last name

  • Address, State, Province, ZIP/Postal code, City

  • Payment details (including credit card information) 

  • Comments, feedback, product reviews, recommendations, and personal profile.

  • Usage Data

Usage Data

Usage Data is collected automatically when using the Site. Usage Data may include information such as Your Device's Internet Protocol address (e.g. IP address), login, password, purchase history, browser type and version, the pages of Our Site that You visit, the time and date of Your visit, the time spent on those pages, unique device identifiers and other diagnostic data.

When You access the Site by or through a mobile device, We may collect certain information automatically, including, but not limited to, the type of mobile device You use, Your mobile device unique ID, the IP address of Your mobile device, Your mobile operating system, the type of mobile Internet browser You use, unique device identifiers and other diagnostic data. We may also collect information that Your browser sends whenever You visit Our Site or when You access the Site by or through a mobile device.

Tracking Technologies and Cookies

We use Cookies and similar tracking technologies to track the activity on Our Site and enhance Your user experience. Tracking technologies used are beacons, tags, and scripts to collect and track information and to improve and analyze Our Site. The technologies We use may include:

  • Cookies or Browser Cookies. A cookie is a small file placed on Your Device. You can instruct Your browser to refuse all Cookies or to indicate when a Cookie is being sent. However, if You do not accept Cookies, You may not be able to use some parts of Our Site. 

  • Web Beacons. Certain sections of Our Site and Our emails may contain small electronic files known as web beacons (also referred to as clear gifs, pixel tags, and single-pixel gifs) that permit the Company, for example, to count users who have visited those pages or opened an email and for other related website statistics (for example, recording the popularity of a certain section and verifying system and server integrity).

Cookies can be "Persistent" or "Session" Cookies. Persistent Cookies remain on Your personal computer or mobile device when You go offline, while Session Cookies are deleted as soon as You close Your web browser. We use both Session and Persistent Cookies for the purposes set out below:

  • Necessary / Essential Cookies
    Type: Session Cookies
    Administered by: Us
    Purpose: These Cookies are essential to provide You with services available through the Site and to enable You to use some of its features. They help to authenticate users and prevent fraudulent use of user accounts. Without these Cookies, the services that You have asked for cannot be provided, and We only use these Cookies to provide You with those services.

  • Cookies Policy / Notice Acceptance Cookies
    Type: Persistent Cookies
    Administered by: Us
    Purpose: These Cookies identify if users have accepted the use of Cookies on the Website.

  • Functionality Cookies
    Type: Persistent Cookies
    Administered by: Us
    Purpose: These Cookies allow us to remember choices You make when You use the Site, such as remembering Your login details or language preference. The purpose of these Cookies is to provide You with a more personal experience and to avoid You having to re-enter Your preferences every time You use the Site.

 

Use of Your Personal Data

The Company may use Personal Data for the following purposes:

  • To manage Your Account and registration as a user of the Site. The Personal Data You provide can give You access to different functionalities of the Site that are available to You as a registered user, such as downloading Your purchased digital files or accessing Your invoice.

  • To process payment when You place an order through the Site. We do not share this information with outside parties except to the extent necessary to provide the service.

  • To contact You with general or personalized service-related notices and promotional messages via email, which may include periodic newsletters containing product updates, news or announcements, sales or special offers, and general information about other products or services. You can opt out of receiving newsletters or promotional emails at any time using the link at the bottom of the email. Your email address may also be used to contact You regarding issues with Your order, or to respond to questions or requests that You made.

  • For other purposes: We may use Your information for other purposes, such as to comply with any applicable laws and regulations, to monitor the usage of Our Site, data analysis, identify usage trends, determine the effectiveness of Our promotional campaigns and to evaluate, maintain, or improve Our Site, products, marketing and Your experience.

 

We do not sell, trade, or rent Your personal identification information to others. We may share Your personal information in the following situations:

  • With Service Providers: We may share Your personal information with Service Providers to monitor and analyze the use of Our Site, to help Us operate Our business, or administer activities on Our behalf, such as sending out newsletters or surveys.

  • With business partners: We may share Your information with Our business partners to offer You certain products, services or promotions.

  • With other users: when You share personal information or otherwise interact in the public areas with other users, such information may be viewed by all users and may be publicly distributed outside.

  • For business transfers: We may share or transfer Your personal information in connection with, or during negotiations of, any merger, sale of Company assets, financing, or acquisition of all or a portion of Our business to another company.

  • With Law Enforcement: Under certain circumstances, the Company may be required to disclose Your Personal Data if required to do so by law or in response to valid requests by public authorities (e.g. a court or a government agency).

  • Other Legal Requirements: The Company may disclose Your Personal Data in the good faith belief that such action is necessary to comply with a legal obligation, protect and defend the rights or property of the Company, prevent or investigate possible wrongdoing in connection with the Site, protect the personal safety of users of the Site or the public, or Protect against legal liability.

  • With Your consent: We may disclose Your personal information for any other purpose with Your consent.

 

Security, Storing, and Retention of Your Personal Data

Our Company is hosted on the Wix.com platform. Wix.com provides Us with the online platform that allows Us to sell Our products and services to You. Your data may be stored through Wix.com’s data storage, databases and the general Wix.com applications. They store Your data on secure servers behind a firewall.  

All direct payment gateways offered by Wix.com and used by Our Company adhere to the standards set by PCI-DSS as managed by the PCI Security Standards Council, which is a joint effort of brands like Visa, MasterCard, American Express and Discover. PCI-DSS requirements help ensure the secure handling of credit card information by Our store and its service providers.

 

The security of Your Personal Data is important to Us, but remember that no method of transmission over the Internet, or method of electronic storage is 100% secure. While We strive to use commercially acceptable means to protect Your Personal Data, We cannot guarantee its absolute security.

Your Personal Data will be retained only for as long as is necessary for the purposes set out in this Privacy Policy, and to the extent necessary to comply with Our legal obligations (for example, if We are required to retain Your data to comply with applicable laws), resolve disputes, and enforce Our legal agreements and policies. Usage Data is generally retained for a shorter period of time, for internal analysis purposes, except when this data is used to strengthen the security or to improve the functionality of Our Site, or We are legally obligated to retain this data for longer time periods.

Delete Your Personal Data

You have the right to delete or request that We assist in deleting the Personal Data that We have collected about You. You may update, amend, or delete Your information at any time by signing in to Your Account, if you have one, and visiting the account settings section that allows you to manage Your personal information. You may also contact Us to request access to, correct, or delete any personal information that You have provided to Us. Please note, however, that We may need to retain certain information when We have a legal obligation or lawful basis to do so.

Children's Privacy

Our Site does not address anyone under the age of 13. We do not knowingly collect personally identifiable information from anyone under the age of 13. If You are a parent or guardian and You are aware that Your child has provided Us with Personal Data, please contact Us. If We become aware that We have collected Personal Data from anyone under the age of 13 without verification of parental consent, We take steps to remove that information from Our servers.

If We need to rely on consent as a legal basis for processing Your information and Your country requires consent from a parent, We may require Your parent's consent before We collect and use that information.

Links to Other Websites

Our Site may contain links to other websites that are not operated by Us. If You click on a third party link, You will be directed to that third

party's site. We advise You to review the Privacy Policy of every site You visit. We have no control over and assume no responsibility for the content, privacy policies or practices of any third party sites or services.

Changes to this Privacy Policy

We reserve the right to modify this privacy policy at any time, so please review it periodically for changes. We will notify You of any changes by posting the new Privacy Policy on this page, and by editing the "Last updated" date at the bottom of this Privacy Policy. Changes to this Privacy Policy are effective when they are posted on this page. 

Contact Us 

If you have any questions about this Privacy Policy, You can contact Us by filling out the contact form on Our website.

 

Last updated: January 29, 2023

 

 

 

 

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