Privacy Policy

Protecting your private information is a top priority here at Handwritten Hope. This Statement of Privacy applies to handwrittenhope.com and Handwritten Hope and governs data collection and usage. For the purposes of this Privacy Policy, unless otherwise noted, all references to Handwritten Hope include handwrittenhope.com. The Handwritten Hope website serves as a resource site and link to our Etsy Shop. By using the Handwritten Hope website, Etsy Shop, and by joining my mailing list, you consent to the data practices described in this statement.

COLLECTION OF YOUR PERSONAL INFORMATION

In order to fulfill your order and payment, you must provide Handwritten Hope with your personal information (name, mailing address, email address,payment information, etc). You authorize this information through Etsy. For more information on Etsy’s Privacy Policies, visit here.

In order to participate in our mailing list, you must provide your name and email address. You authorize this information when you sign up for our email list. This information is stored through a third-party site (Flodesk). For more information on Flodesk’s Privacy Policies, visit here.

We utilize WordPress for our website. WordPress stores personal information about our website viewers in order to monitor and analyze trends about how my website is being used by our customers. For more information on WordPress’s Privacy Policy, visit here.

Handwritten Hope does not store your personal information outside of our Etsy, Flodesk, and WordPress platforms.

USE OF YOUR PERSONAL INFORMATION

Handwritten Hope uses your personal information in various ways, which include:

  • Providing services – processing transactions, fulfilling orders, providing customer support, sending you confirmations and receipts
  • Providing, maintaining, improving, and promoting my products and services
  • Notifying you of updates, security alerts, support, and administrative messages
  • Communicating with you about products, services, surveys, offers, promotions, information I think will be of interest to you, my customer
  • Monitoring and analyzing trends and how my shop/site is being used by customers
  • Facilitating contests, sweepstakes and promotions, and processing and delivering entries and rewards
  • Carrying out any other purpose for which the information was collected with your consent

SHARING INFORMATION WITH THIRD PARTIES

Handwritten Hope does not sell, rent or lease its customer lists to third parties.

Making sure your information stays secure, is very important to Handwritten Hope and I only share your information with third parties in order to fulfill requests with your consent. These third parties include Etsy, Square, Flodesk, WordPress, and USPS. Please review the privacy policies of these service providers for additional information.

Handwritten Hope 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) respond to legal process or government requests (b) protect and defend the rights or property of Handwritten Hope; and/or (c) to protect the personal safety of users of Handwritten Hope or the public.

USE OF COOKIES

The Handwritten Hope website may use “cookies” to help you personalize your online experience. You have the ability to accept or decline cookies. Most Web browsers automatically accept cookies, but you can usually modify your browser setting 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 Handwritten Hope services or websites you visit.

SOCIAL SHARING FEATURES

My website offers social sharing features and other integrated tools (such as the Facebook™ “like” button and a Pinterest button), which let you share action you take on our webpages and products with other media, and vice versa. Your use of these features enables the sharing of information with your friends or the public, depending on the settings you establish with the entity that provides the social sharing feature. For more information about the purpose and scope of data collection and processing in connection with social sharing features, please visit the privacy policies of the entities that provide these features.

LINKS

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

E-MAIL COMMUNICATIONS

Handwritten Hope contacts our subscribers regularly via email for the purpose of providing announcements, promotional offers, alerts, confirmations, surveys, and/or other general communication. I receive a notification when you open an email from Handwritten Hope or click on a link therein.

If you would like to stop receiving marketing or promotional communications via email from Handwritten Hope, you may opt-out of such communications by clicking “unsubscribe” in the email you received.

EXTERNAL DATA STORAGE SITES

Handwritten Hope may store your data on servers provided by third party hosting vendors with whom we have contracted. We currently store customer data on Etsy, Flodesk, and WordPress.

CHANGES TO THIS STATEMENT

Handwritten Hope reserves the right to change this Privacy Policy from time to time. I 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 and 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) acknowledgment of the modified Privacy Policy; and (b) agreement to abide and be bound by that Policy.

CONTACT INFORMATION

Handwritten Hope is available to answer your questions and discuss your concerns regarding this Privacy Policy. If you have questions or concerns about our adherence to this policy, please contact Emily Nowell at:

Email Address:
handwrittenhopedesigns@gmail.com

Emily Nowell
Handwritten Hope
227 Bass Pond Glen Drive
Nicholasville, KY 40356

Effective as of December 11, 2020