Last Updated: May 2nd, 2021
Thank you for visiting us at Design Womb!
First, you should know that this Site is operated by Design Womb Inc. (“Design Womb” or “us”, “we” and related terms), a corporation with its principal office in San Rafael, CA. Our contact information is below.
And our “Do Not Sell or Share Data” policy can be found in Section 10 below.
You can reach us at: designwomb.com/contact
Section 1. The Scope of this Policy
Section 2. How our Service Works; Customers and Users
Design Womb is a woman-owned full-service branding and packaging design studio serving the globe. Founded on West Coast between Los Angeles and San Francisco, our award-winning work and services are here to help you break through the clutter.
The Site is designed to provide visitors and customers with an easy way to see samples of our work, and of course, an easy way to contact us; and we provide content in the form of a blog and a portfolio of work. From time to time we may also allow interested parties (Site users) to submit comments or inquiries to us via the Site, for business purposes.
Section 3. The Types of Information That We Collect, and How We Collect It
In order to provide our services, we may collect data which are not personally identifiable (“Anonymous Data”); and we also collect data which either alone or in conjunction with other data could be used to identify an individual or household (referred to hereafter as “Personal Data” or “PD”). Collectively Anonymous Data and Personal Data are referred to herein as “Data”. Data may be collected in the following ways:
A. Account Data: We collect Personal Data that is provided to us voluntarily either via direct communications (e.g., email) or through our Site, such as when a Site visitor requests additional information from us. The data so collected include common categories of contact information (e.g., name, email address, telephone number). We refer to these data as “Account Data”. We use Account Data to provide our services to you; and we may also use Account Data to contact parties for limited marketing or product communication purposes (subject to the provisions herein).
B. Site Usage Data: We collect certain Site utilization data through the use of tracking technologies (including cookies, as detailed below), and the data so collected can include both Anonymous Data (e.g. how a Site is used) and Personal Data (e.g. a device ID). We refer to these data as “Site Usage Data”. We use these Site Usage Data to understand how our Site is used, to improve our Site and services, and to protect the integrity and security of our Site and services. Site Usage Data include:
(1) Device data. Information about the computer or mobile device you use to access the Site. This may include technical information transmitted by your device such as the browser used, the device model and operating system, language preference, device location, unique device identifiers, and the Internet Protocol (IP) address through which you accessed the Site.
(2) Site Use Activity. Information regarding your activity on the Site such as the time and frequency of access, a referrer page domain, pages viewed, and interactions between the User and the Site.
If we combine Personal Data with Anonymous Data, the combined information will be treated by us as Personal Data for as long as it remains combined.
Section 4. Cookies
We may use the following types of cookies on the Site:
A. “Convenience” cookies: These cookies can store ‘persistent’ information for use on later visits to the Site. You may be able to configure your browser to block/delete these cookies; but if you do, you may have to (e.g.) input certain information (e.g., account-related information) every session.
• You may have the option to opt out of convenience cookies (if applicable) when you visit our Site.
B. “Analytics” Cookies: Cookies which help us to determine usage patterns of our web pages by collecting information about how visitors use our Site.
C. “Necessary” Cookies: These cookies are essential for you to browse a website and use its features, such as accessing secure areas of the Site.
D. “Third-party” Cookies: These cookies are set by other online services that run content on the page you view on your browser. For example, if you click on a Facebook "like" button, the underlying code may store a cookie on your computer that can later be accessed by Facebook and may be able to track other sites that you visit.
Section 5. How We Use the Data that We Collect
A. Provide the Services: We use it to provide the services to you (essentially, access to the Site), and to improve our Site.
B. No Sale or Sharing: Except Data that we share out of necessity with our service partners (see section 5.C, below) and Data that may be generated by certain cookies (Section 4, above), we do not rent, sell, or share Data with third parties.
C. Service Partners: By necessity, we may share certain Data with third party service partners which are under contract with us and which perform Site-related functions on our behalf (“Service Partners”). Service Partners include certain cloud-based service providers (listed below) which provide aspects of the Site functionality (e.g., website hosting, cloud-based storage) and other technology service providers.
Service Partners include the following:
We also reserve the right to disclose Data or any information submitted via the Site if we have a good faith belief that disclosure of such information is reasonably necessary to: (i) comply with any applicable law, regulation, legal process or governmental request; (ii) enforce our policies, including investigations of potential violations thereof; (iii) investigate, detect, prevent, or take action regarding illegal activities or other wrongdoing, suspected fraud or security issues; (iv) establish or exercise our rights to defend against legal claims; or (v) prevent harm to our rights, property or safety (or the same interests of any third party).
Section 6. Third Party Features and Links
Section 7. Measures Adopted by Design Womb to Protect Privacy Interests
A. Data Inventory/Mapping; Data Protection by Design and Default
We have assessed our data practices and systems to assure that we understand the personal data that may be collected via our Site and how it may flow through our services and technology platform. We prioritize privacy concerns in the design phase of all new features for our platform.
B. Data Minimization
We only collect and process those data that we need to perform the Services or as otherwise described in this policy.
C. Security of Data and Processing
We have implemented reasonable technical and organizational measures that are designed to limit access to personal data to authorized individuals (either our team or customer representatives, as applicable).
We have also implemented commercially reasonable data security technologies designed to preserve the security of all data collected and/or processed on our platform, including encryption for all such data when applicable. We have also implemented technological and administrative controls designed to prevent the loss or corruption of data.
Section 8. Other Terms
A. Transfer of Assets
If another entity acquires us or acquires all (or substantially all) of our assets, the Data in our platform will be transferred to and used by this acquiring entity. Also, if any bankruptcy or reorganization proceeding is brought by or against us, all such information may be sold or transferred to third parties.
B. Minors and Privacy
The Site are not directed toward individuals under age 18; we do not knowingly collect information from anyone under age 18 (a “Minor”); and if we find out that we have collected information from a minor under age 18, we will delete that information immediately.
C. Third Party Site and Links
We are not responsible for the privacy practices and/or security practices employed by any third-party website or service, including but not limited to any such Site or services that may be linked to or referred to in any way on the Site.
D. Do Not Track
The Site may not respond to web browser-based “do not track” signals.
E. Biometric ID Processing
Design Womb does not use any technologies (e.g., face recognition) that are designed to identify an individual based on data (e.g., photographs, videos) collected/processed by the system.
Again, you can reach us at: designwomb.com/contact
The following supplemental terms may apply to residents of California, USA:
A. California "Shine the Light" Law/California Privacy Rights
B. CCPA/CPRA Privacy Rights and Choices
California residents may have certain rights under the CCPA, many of which are subject to limitations or exceptions under applicable law. These include:
(1) Right to Know about Personal Information Collected or "Sold"
(2) Right to Request Deletion of Personal Information
You may have the right to request that we delete any of your Personal Data that we collected from you and retained, subject to certain exceptions, including if we need the Personal Data for a reason related to our business, such as:
• providing goods or Services to you;
• detecting and resolving issues related to security or functionality;
• complying with legal obligations;
• conducting research in the public interest;
• exercising free speech or ensuring another’s exercise of free speech; or
• using the information for internal purposes that a consumer might reasonably expect.
(3) Exercising Your Rights
We will not discriminate against you for inquiring about any rights relating to your data under any law, or for making any related request to us. In particular, we will not:
• Deny you goods or services
• Charge you different prices for goods or services, whether through denying benefits or imposing penalties
• Provide you with a different level or quality of goods or services
• Threaten you with any of the above.
Section 10. “Do Not Sell or Share Data” Policy
Except for the contractually defined sharing of Data with our Service Partners and except for limited Data that may be collected via cookies, Design Womb does not sell or share data with any third party.
If you have any concerns or questions about our privacy practices, we urge you to contact us. Our contact information is: designwomb.com/contact