Privacy Policy

Privacy Policy

Protecting your private information is our priority. This Statement of Privacy applies to www.designpoolpatterns.com and Design Pool LLC and governs data collection and usage. For the purposed of this Privacy Policy, unless otherwise noted, all reference to Design Pool LLC include www.designpoolpatterns.com and Design Pool. The Design Pool website is an ecommerce site. By using the Design Pool website, you consent to the data practices described in this statement.

Privacy Compliance Certification
Design Pool has SSL certification.

Collection of your Personal Information
In order to better provide you with products and services offered on our Site, Design Pool may collect personally identifiable information, such as your:

• First and Last Name
• Mailing Address
• E-mail Address
• Phone Number
• Employer
• Job Title
• Company Website

If you purchase Design Pool’s products and services, we collect billing and credit card information.
This information is used to complete the purchase transaction.

You may be required to provide certain personal information to us when you elect to use certain products or services available on the Site. These may include:
(a) registering for an account on our Site;
(b) entering a sweepstakes or contest sponsored by use or one of our partners;
(c) signing up for special offers from selected third parties;
(d) sending us an email message;
(d) submitting your credit card or other payment information when ordering and purchasing products and services on our Site.

We will use your information for, but not limited to, communication with you in relation to services and/or products you have requested from us. We also may gather additional personal or non-personal information in the future.

Use of your Personal Information
Design Pool collects and uses your personal information to operate its website(s) and deliver the services you have requested.

Design Pool may also use your personally identifiable information to inform you of other products or services available from Design Pool and its affiliates.

Sharing Information with Third Parties
Design Pool does not sell, rent, or lease its customer list to third parties.

Design Pool may share data with trusted partners to help perform statistical analysis, send you email or postal mail, provide customer support, or arrange for deliveries.

Design Pool may disclose your personal information, without notice, if required to do so by law or in the good faith belief that such action is necessary to:
(a) conform to due process of the law or comply with legal process served on Design Pool or the site;
(b) protect and defined the rights or property of Design Pool; and/or
(c) act under exigent circumstances to protect the personal safety of users for Design Pool, or the public.

How Long We Retain Your Data

Purchases

When you purchase from us, for example a Proprietary design, we retain that information for a period of six years following the end of the financial year during which you purchased from us. At the end of this period we may or may not destroy your data.

Account Information

We will retain your account information for as long as your account is active, your information is needed to provide you services, or as required to fulfill our legal obligations. If you wish to delete your account or request that we no longer use your information to provide you services contact us at [email protected] We will respond to your request within 30 days. We will retain and use your information as necessary to comply with our legal obligations, resolve disputes, and enforce our agreements.

Tracking User Behavior
Design Pool may keep track of the website and pages our users visit within Design Pool, in order to determine what Design Pool services are the most popular. This data is used to deliver customized content and advertising within Design Pool to customers whose behavior indicates that they are interested in a particular subject area.

Automatically Collected Information
Information about your computer hardware and software may be automatically collected by Design Pool. This information can include: your IP address, browser type, domain names, access times and referring website addresses. This information is used for the operation of the service, to maintain quality of the service, and to provide general statistics regarding use of the Design Pool website.

Use of Cookies
The Design Pool website may use “cookies” to help personalize your online experience. A cookie is a text file that is placed on your hard disk by a web page server. Cookies cannot be use to run programs or deliver viruses to your computer. Cookies are uniquely assigned to you, and can only be read by a web server in the domain that issued the cookie to you.

One of the primary purposed of cookies is to provide a convenience feature to save you time. The purpose of a cookie is to tell the Web server that you have returned to a specific page. For example, if you personalize Design Pool pages, or register with Design Pool site or services, a cookie helps Design Pool to recall your specific information on subsequent visits. This simplifies the process of recording your personal information, such as billing addresses, shipping addresses, and so on. When you return to the same Design Pool website, the information you previously provided can be retrieved, so you can easily use the Design Pool features that you customized.

You have the ability to accept or decline cookies. Most Web browsers automatically accept cookies, but you can usually modify your browser settings to decline cookies if you prefer. If you choose to decline cookies, you may not be able to fully experience the interactive features of the Design Pool services or websites you visit.

Links
This website contains links to other sites. Please be aware that we are not responsible for the content or privacy practices of such other sites. We encourage our users to be aware when they leave our site and to read the privacy statements of any other site that collects personally identifiable information.

Security of your Personal Information
Design Pool secures your personal information from unauthorized access, use, or disclosure through commercially reasonable means.
Design Pool uses the following methods for this purpose:

SSL Protocol:
When personal information (such as a credit card number) is transmitted to other website, it is protected through the use of encryption, such as the Secure Sockets Layer (SSL) protocol.

We strive to take appropriate security measures to protect against unauthorized access to or alteration of your personal information. However, no data transmission over the Internet or any wireless network can be guaranteed to be 100% secure. As a result, while we strive to protect your personal information, you agree that:
(a) there are security and privacy limitations inherent to the Internet which are beyond our control/ and
(b) security, integrity, and privacy of any and all information and data exchanged between you and us through this Site cannot be guaranteed.

California Online Privacy Protection Act Compliance
California residents: Because we value your privacy we have taken the necessary precautions to be in compliance with the California Online Privacy Protection Act (“COPPA”). We therefore will not distribute your personal information to outside parties without your consent. As part of the COPPA, all users of our site residing in California may make any changes to their information at anytime by signing into their account and going to the ‘Edit My Address’ page.
Children’s Online Privacy Protection Act Compliance
We are in compliance with the requirements of COPPA (Children’s Online Privacy Protection Act), we do not knowingly collect any personal information from anyone under 18 years of age. Our website, products and services are all directed to people who are at least 18 years old or older. Our Services are available only to, and may only be used by, individuals or business entities who can form binding contracts under applicable law. Without limiting the foregoing, our Services are not available to children (persons under the age of 18). If you are under 18, your parent or guardian must enter into our ‘Terms of Use’ agreement on your behalf, and will be responsible for your use of and access to the Services; this includes financial responsibility for any items purchased through the Services. Our ‘Terms of Use’ can be found upon check out.  If we discover that we have collected personal information from a person under 18, we will delete that information immediately. If you are a parent or guardian of a minor under the age of eighteen (18) and believe that he or she has disclosed personal information to us, please contact us at [email protected]
SOCIAL MEDIA WIDGETS
Our Web sites may include Social Media Features, such as the Facebook Like button and Widgets, such as the Share this button or interactive mini-programs that run on our site. These Features may collect your IP address, which page you are visiting on our site, and may set a cookie to enable the Feature to function properly. Social Media Features and Widgets are either hosted by a third party or hosted directly on our Site. Your interactions with these Features are governed by the privacy policy of the company providing it.
Email Communications
From time to time, Design Pool may contact you via email for the purpose of providing announcements, promotional offers, alerts, confirmation, surveys, and/or other general communication. In order to improve our Services, we may receive a notification when you open an email from Design Pool or click on a link therein.
If you would like to stop receiving marketing or promotional communications via email from Design Pool, you may opt out of such communications by clicking on the Unsubscribe button.
Online Privacy Policy Only
This online privacy policy applies only to information collected through our website and not to information collected offline.

Terms and Conditions
Please also visit our Terms and Conditions section establishing the use, disclaimers, and limitations of liability governing the use of our website at http://www.designpoolpatterns.com.
Your Consent & Policy Changes
Design Pool reserves the right to change this Privacy Policy from time to time. We will notify you about significant changes in the way we treat personal information by sending a notice to the primary email address specified in your account, by placing a prominent notice on our site, and/or by updating any privacy information on this page. Your continued use of the Site and/or Services available through this Site after such modifications will constitute your: (a) acknowledgement of the modified Privacy Policy; and (b) agreement to abide and be bound by that Policy.
By using our site, you consent to our privacy policy. If we decide to change our privacy policy, we will update the Privacy Policy modification date at the top of this page.

Contact Information
Design Pool welcomes your questions or comments regarding this Statement of Privacy. If there are any questions regarding this privacy policy you may contact us at: [email protected]