Scope of this Online Privacy Statement
This Online Privacy Statement describes how Sand and Serif LLC uses, shares and protects the personal information we collect through sandandserif.com (“sandandserif.com” or “this site”). “Personal information” is information that identifies you personally, either alone or in combination with other information. Personal information may include, for example, your name, address, and email address. This Online Privacy Statement is part of and incorporated into the sandandserif.com Terms & Conditions.
Your Consent to This Online Privacy Statement
By browsing or using sandandserif.com, you are agreeing to the collection, use, and disclosure of your personal information as described in this Online Privacy Statement. If you do not consent to the collection, use, and disclosure of your personal information as described in this Online Privacy Statement, you should not use this site.
Questions Concerning Our Online Privacy Practices
If you have any questions or concerns regarding this Online Privacy Statement or our privacy practices, please e-mail email@example.com
This Online Privacy Statement may be supplemented or amended from time to time by “privacy notices” posted on this site.
This Online Privacy Statement May Change
What Personal Information Do We Collect on sandandserif.com?
Information You Give Us We collect the personal information you knowingly and voluntarily provide when you use sandandserif.com, for example, the information you provide when you participate in a contest or questionnaire, submit product reviews, sign up for our e-mail newsletters, or communicate with customer service. Depending on how you use this site, you may supply us with information such as your name, address, phone number, email address. Information Sent to Us by Your Web Browser We collect information that is sent to us by your Web browser, such as your IP address, the address of the Web page you were visiting when you accessed sandandserif.com, the date and time of your visit, and information about your computer’s operating system. Please check your browser if you want to learn what information your browser sends or how to change your settings. The information provided by your browser does not identify you personally. We use this non-personal information primarily to create statistics that help us improve this site and make it more compatible with the technology used by our visitors. Information We Collect Using Cookies and Other Web Technologies We use “cookies” and other Web technologies to collect information and support certain features of this site. For example, we use these technologies to collect information about the ways visitors use our site - which pages they visit, which links they use, and how long they stay on each page. Generally, the information we collect using these Web technologies does not identify you personally, however, it may be linked to information that does identify you personally, such as the information you provide when you make a purchase or register to use a special feature of our site. If you do not wish to receive cookies, you may set your browser to reject cookies or to alert you when a cookie is placed on your computer. You may also delete our cookies as soon as you leave sandandserif.com. Although you are not required to accept our cookies when you visit sandandserif.com, if you set your browser to reject cookies, you will not be able to use all of the features and functionality of this site.
How Do We Use Your Personal Information?
We may use the personal information we collect through sandandserif.com
- to provide you with the information, products and services you request or purchase;
- for security, credit or fraud prevention purposes;
- to provide you with effective customer service;
- to display personalized advertising when you visit this site;
- to contact you with special offers and other information we believe will be of interest to you;
- to contact you with information and notices related to your use of this site;
- to invite you to participate in surveys and provide feedback to us;
- to better understand the your needs and interests;
- to improve the content, functionality and usability of this site;
- to improve our products and services;
- to improve our marketing and promotional efforts; and
- for any other purpose we identify in a specific privacy notice.
With Whom Do We Share the Personal Information We Collect Through sandandserif.com?
What Choices Do You Have?
sandandserif.com respects your right to make choices about the ways we collect, use and disclose your personal information. You may browse sandandserif.com without providing any information that identifies you personally and may choose not to provide the information we request, although this may mean that you can not take advantage of other sandandserif.com features. We may periodically send you information and product promotions via e-mail. You may “opt-out” of receiving our promotional e-mails at any time by following the instructions contained at the end of the particular newsletter or e-mail.
Sand and Serif LLC has industry standard measures in place to protect the security of the personal information we collect through sandandserif.com. It is important that you understand, however, that no Web site or database is completely secure or “hacker proof.” You are also responsible for taking reasonable steps to protect your personal information against unauthorized disclosure or misuse, for example, by protecting your passwords.
Links to Other Web Sites
Children and Minors
sandandserif.com is not directed at nor targeted to children. We do not use this site to knowingly solicit personal information from or market to children. If you are under 13 years of age, you should not submit any personal information to us.
Terms & Conditions
This sandandserif.com website and magazine (“our site” or “this site”) is owned and operated by the Sand and Serif LLC. Please read these terms and conditions carefully before using our site. By using this site, you are accepting these Terms & Conditions of Use (“Terms & Conditions”). If you do not agree to these Terms & Conditions, please do not use our site. Sand and Serif LLC reserves the right to modify or amend these Terms & Conditions from time to time without notice. If you continue to use our site after we post changes to these Terms & Conditions, it will mean that you accept those changes. If you are under 18 years of age, do not use this site unless you are an emancipated minor or have legal parental or guardian consent to accept these Terms & Conditions and are fully able to abide by them. Sand and Serif LLC does not knowingly collect information from children under the age of 13. If you are under 13, please don’t submit any personally identifiable information to the Sand and Serif LLC on this site.
Use of Materials on this Site
Sand and Serif LLC maintains this site/magazine for your personal information, education, and communication. Please feel free to browse our site. Except for User Submissions (see below), all materials on our site, including but not limited to original (which will be clearly noted) artwork, photographs, graphics, audio clips, video clips, text and trademarks (collectively, “Materials”), are the sole property of Sand and Serif LLC or its licensors. The exclusive rights to all original (which will be clearly noted) Materials on this site are protected by U.S. and international laws of copyright, trademark and unfair competition.
Your User Submissions to this Site
You may submit information, text, photographs, graphics, videos, or other material (collectively, “User Submissions”) to this site. Sand and Serif LLC does not endorse any User Submission or any opinion, recommendation, or advice expressed therein, and Sand and Serif LLC expressly disclaims any and all liability in connection with User Submissions. Users should be aware that your User Submissions are public, not private communications. When you voluntarily disclose personal information through your User Submissions, that information can be collected and used by others and may result in unsolicited messages from other people. You agree that your User Submissions will comply with our Community Guidelines, below. By submitting User Submissions to this site, you hereby grant Sand and Serif LLC an irrevocable, non-exclusive, worldwide, royalty-free license to reproduce, use, copy, sell, distribute, create derivative works from, publicly display, or publicly perform the User Submission (or any portion thereof) in perpetuity, and Sand and Serif LLC may sublicense all or part of its rights under this license or assign them to third parties. By submitting User Submissions to this site, you represent and warrant that the User Submissions is your original work, that the User Submission does not violate any agreement between you and a third party, and that the User Submission shall not infringe upon or violate any law, agreement or other rights of any kind, of any third party, without limitation, rights affecting copyright, patent, trademark, unfair competition, contract, defamation, privacy or publicity. You agree that you will, at your own expense, defend, indemnify, and hold harmless Sand and Serif LLC and its affiliated and related entities, licensees, successors and assigns, employees, officers and directors, representatives, contractors and agents from all claims, losses, damages and expenses of any kind (including, without limitation, attorneys’ fees and disbursements) arising out of or in connection with a breach or alleged breach by you of your obligations or warranties herein. Sand and Serif LLC may refuse or remove any User Submission that, in its sole judgment, violates these Terms & Conditions. Sand and Serif LLC has the right, but not the obligation, to monitor this site for inappropriate content. You are solely responsible for any User Submission you post on this site.
We welcome and respect your opinions, even if we don’t agree with them. We ask that you welcome and respect our opinions and those of other visitors to this site. Communicate with common courtesy and collegial respect; disagree without being disagreeable. We also welcome your creativity, but don’t be vulgar. The DON’T’S below are intended to keep this site a safe, informative, and constructive community for all those who visit it. Please understand and comply with them in this spirit. You agree not to submit, upload or post any User Submission to this site which (1) libels, defames, invades privacy, or is obscene, pornographic, abusive, harmful to minors, or threatening; (2) infringes any intellectual property or other right of any person or entity, including but not limited to, violating anyone’s copyrights or trademarks, or would otherwise give rise to civil liability; (3) falsifies or deletes author attributions, legal notices or other proprietary designations; (4) violates any law or regulation; (5) advocates illegal activity; (6) contains viruses, corrupted files, or other materials that may cause damage to another’s computer, (7) advertises or otherwise solicits funds or sales of goods or services, (8) is false, deceptive, or misleading; or (9) impersonates any person or entity including, but not limited to, a Sand and Serif LLC employee or leader, or falsely states or otherwise misrepresents your affiliation with a person or entity.
This site has security measures in place to protect the loss, misuse and alteration of the information under our control. However, your confidential use of this site cannot be guaranteed by Sand and Serif LLC. Sand and Serif LLC shall not be responsible for any harm that you or any person may suffer as the result of a breach of confidentiality with respect to information you transmitted to the site.
Sand and Serif LLC has not reviewed all of the sites linked to this site and is not responsible for the privacy practices or the content of any off-site pages or any other sites linked to this site, whether or not they are affiliated with Sand and Serif LLC. Such linked sites are for your convenience only and you access them at your own risk. Sand and Serif LLC makes no representations or warranties as to the accuracy or functioning of any such link. That another web site is linked to our site does not constitute endorsement by Sand and Serif LLC, of the owner of the other site, the content of its site, or its products or services.
Warranty Disclaimer and Limitation of Liability
ALL CONTENT ON THIS SITE IS PROVIDED SOLELY FOR EDUCATIONAL AND PROMOTIONAL PURPOSES. YOUR USE AND BROWSING OF THIS SITE IS AT YOUR OWN RISK. THE CONTENT COULD INCLUDE TECHNICAL INACCURACIES OR OTHER ERRORS. ALL CONTENT ON THIS SITE IS PROVIDED TO YOU “AS IS” WITHOUT WARRANTY OF ANY KIND, EITHER EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO, IMPLIED WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY, NON-INFRINGEMENT, AND FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE. Sand and Serif LLC DOES NOT WARRANT THAT USE OF THIS SITE WILL BE UNINTERRUPTED OR ERROR-FREE, THAT DEFECTS WILL BE CORRECTED, OR THAT OUR SITE OR THE SERVER THAT MAKES IT AVAILABLE ARE FREE OF VIRUSES OR OTHER HARMFUL COMPONENTS. YOU ARE RESPONSIBLE FOR TAKING ALL NECESSARY PRECAUTIONS TO ENSURE THAT ANY CONTENT YOU MAY OBTAIN FROM THE WEBSITE IS FREE OF VIRUSES OR OTHER HARMFUL CODE. Sand and Serif LLC DOES NOT WARRANT OR MAKE ANY REPRESENTATIONS REGARDING THE CORRECTNESS, ACCURACY, OR RELIABILITY OF ANY CONTENT AVAILABLE THROUGH THIS SITE. YOU ARE RESPONSIBLE FOR VERIFYING ANY INFORMATION BEFORE RELYING ON IT. IN NO EVENT SHALL Sand and Serif LLC, ITS OFFICERS, DIRECTORS, EMPLOYEES, OR AGENTS, BE LIABLE TO YOU FOR ANY DIRECT, INDIRECT, INCIDENTAL, SPECIAL, PUNITIVE, OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES WHATSOEVER RESULTING FROM ANY (I) ERRORS, MISTAKES, OR INACCURACIES OF CONTENT, (II) PERSONAL INJURY OR PROPERTY DAMAGE, OF ANY NATURE WHATSOEVER, RESULTING FROM YOUR ACCESS TO AND USE OF OUR SITE, (III) ANY UNAUTHORIZED ACCESS TO OR USE OF OUR SECURE SERVERS AND/OR ANY AND ALL PERSONAL INFORMATION AND/OR FINANCIAL INFORMATION STORED THEREIN, (IV) ANY INTERRUPTION OR CESSATION OF TRANSMISSION TO OR FROM OUR SITE, (IV) ANY BUGS, VIRUSES, TROJAN HORSES, OR THE LIKE, WHICH MAY BE TRANSMITTED TO OR THROUGH OUR WEBSITE BY ANY THIRD PARTY, AND/OR (V) ANY ERRORS OR OMISSIONS IN ANY CONTENT OR FOR ANY LOSS OR DAMAGE OF ANY KIND INCURRED AS A RESULT OF YOUR USE OF ANY CONTENT POSTED, EMAILED, TRANSMITTED, OR OTHERWISE MADE AVAILABLE VIA THIS SITE, WHETHER BASED ON WARRANTY, CONTRACT, TORT, OR ANY OTHER LEGAL THEORY, AND WHETHER OR NOT Sand and Serif LLC IS ADVISED OF THE POSSIBILITY OF SUCH DAMAGES. YOU SPECIFICALLY ACKNOWLEDGE THAT Sand and Serif LLC SHALL NOT BE LIABLE FOR USER SUBMISSIONS OR THE DEFAMATORY, OFFENSIVE, OR ILLEGAL CONDUCT OF ANY THIRD PARTY AND THAT THE RISK OF HARM OR DAMAGE FROM THE FOREGOING RESTS ENTIRELY WITH YOU. IN THE EVENT THAT YOU HAVE ANY DISPUTE WITH ONE OR MORE OTHER USERS OF THIS SITE, YOU RELEASE Sand and Serif LLC, ITS OFFICERS, DIRECTORS, EMPLOYEES AND AGENTS, FROM AND AGAINST ANY AND ALL CLAIMS, DAMAGES, OBLIGATIONS, LOSSES, LIABILITIES, COSTS OR DEBT, AND EXPENSES (INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO ATTORNEY’S FEES), KNOWN AND UNKNOWN, SUSPECTED AND UNSUSPECTED, DISCLOSED AND UNDISCLOSED, ARISING OUT OF OR IN ANY WAY CONNECTED WITH SUCH DISPUTES. THE FOREGOING WARRANTY DISCLAIMER AND LIMITATION OF LIABILITY SHALL APPLY TO THE FULLEST EXTENT PERMITTED BY LAW IN THE APPLICABLE JURISDICTION AND WILL SURVIVE THESE TERMS & CONDITIONS AND YOUR USE OF THIS SITE.
You agree to defend, indemnify and hold harmless Sand and Serif LLC, its officers, directors, employees and agents, from and against any and all claims, damages, obligations, losses, liabilities, costs or debt, and expenses (including but not limited to attorney’s fees) arising from: (i) your use of and access to this site; (ii) your violation of any term of these Terms & Conditions; (iii) your violation of any third party right, including without limitation any copyright, property, or privacy right; or (iv) any claim that one of your User Submissions caused damage to a third party. This defense and indemnification obligation will survive these Terms & Conditions and your use of this site.
Whenever possible, each provision of these terms shall be interpreted in such manner as to be effective and valid under applicable law, but if any provision is deemed prohibited or invalid under applicable law, such provision shall be ineffective to the extent of such prohibition or invalidity without invalidating the remainder of such provision or the remaining provisions of these terms. This is the entire agreement between us relating to your use of this site. These terms may not be modified by you, in writing or otherwise, unless agreed to in a written document signed by Sand and Serif LLC. These Terms & Conditions, and any rights and licenses granted hereunder, may not be assigned by you, but may be assigned by Sand and Serif LLC without restriction. Sand and Serif LLC has the right, in its sole judgment, to block access from a particular Internet address or to suspend or terminate a user’s account for violations of these Terms & Conditions. In addition, Sand and Serif LLC reserves the right to seek all remedies available at law and in equity for violations of these Terms & Conditions.