Privacy Policy

This privacy policy explains how Arduino Patio uses and protects any information that you give us when you use the website. Arduino Patio is committed to ensuring that your privacy is protected. Should we ask you to provide certain information by which you can be identified when using this website, it will only be used in accordance with this privacy statement. Arduino Patio may change this policy from time to time by updating this page. You should check this page from time to time to ensure that you are happy with any changes. This policy is effective from October 14th, 2014.

Information we collect

We collect email address that you provide to us for the purpose of subscribing to our email notifications and newsletter. You can unsubscribe from the newsletter at anytime.

We collect all information submitted in the Contact Us page for purpose of answering questions and complaints.

We also collect non-personal information such as browser type and screen resolution (including your IP address, geographical location, referral source, length of visit and page view counts) used for stats and analytics.

Cookies

A cookie consists of information sent by a web server to a web browser, and stored by the browser. The information is then sent back to the server each time the browser requests a page from the server. This enables the web server to identify and track the web browser. You can choose 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. This may prevent you from taking full advantage of the website.

We use Google Analytics to analyse the use of this website. Google Analytics generates statistical and other information about website use by means of cookies, which are stored on users’ computers. The information generated relating to our website is used to create reports about the use of the website. Google will store this information. Google’s privacy policy is available at: http://www.google.com/privacypolicy.html.

You may opt out of Google’s use of cookies by visiting Google’s Ads Settings.

Use of personal data

Personal data submitted on this website will be used for the purposes specified in this privacy policy or in relevant parts of the website. We may use this data to administer the website; improve your browsing experience by personalising the website; and enable your use of the services available on the website. We also use this data to send you email notifications which you have specifically requested; and deal with enquiries and complaints made by or about you relating to the website.

Where you submit personal information for publication on our website, we will publish and otherwise use that information in accordance with the license you grant to us. We will not without your express consent provide your personal information to any third parties for the purpose of direct marketing.

Third party websites

The website contains links to other websites. We are not responsible for the privacy policies or practices of third party websites. You should exercise caution and look at the privacy statement applicable to the website in question.

Third party vendors, including Google, use cookies to serve ads based on a your prior web site visits. Google’s use of the DoubleClick cookie enables it and its partners to serve ads to you based on your visits to Arduino Patio and/or other sites on the Internet.

You may opt out of the use of the DoubleClick cookie for interest-based advertising by visiting Ads Settings. (or by visiting aboutads.info.). Third parties may use cookies, web beacons, and similar technologies to collect or receive information from your website and elsewhere on the internet and use that information to provide measurement services and target ads.

Disclosures

We may disclose information about you to any of our employees, officers, or agents, insofar as reasonably necessary for the purposes as set out in this privacy policy.

In addition, we may disclose information about you to the extent that we are required to do so by law in connection with any legal proceedings or prospective legal proceedings or in order to establish, exercise or defend our legal rights (including providing information to others for the purposes of fraud prevention).

Except as provided in this privacy policy, we will not provide your information to third parties.

Data transfers

Information that we collect may be stored and processed in and transferred between any of the countries in which we operate in order to enable us to use the information in accordance with this privacy policy.

If you are in the European Economic Area (EEA), please be aware that information which you provide is stored and processed in Canada, and may be transferred to countries including the United States which do not have data protection laws equivalent to those in force in the EEA.

Security

We are committed to ensuring that your information is secure. In order to prevent unauthorized access or disclosure we have put in place suitable procedures to safeguard and secure the information we collect online.

We will store all the personal information you provide on our secure servers. Of course, data transmission over the internet is inherently insecure, and we cannot guarantee the security of data sent over the internet.

Your rights

You may instruct us not to process your personal data for marketing purposes by email at any time. (In practice, you will usually either expressly agree in advance to our use of your personal data for marketing purposes, or we will provide you with an opportunity to opt-out of the use of your personal data for marketing purposes.)

Contact

If you have any questions about this privacy policy or our treatment of your personal data, please write to us by email to hello@arduinopatio.com.