Visitors’ GDPR Rights
If you are within the European Union, you are entitled to certain information and have certain rights under the General Data Protection Regulation. Those rights include:
We will retain any information you choose to provide to us until the earlier of: (a) you asking us to delete the information, (b) our decision to cease using our existing data providers, or (c) the Company decides that the value in retaining the data is outweighed by the costs of retaining it.
You have the right to request access to your data that the Company stores and the rights to either rectify or erase your personal data.
You have the right to seek restrictions on the processing of your data.
You have the right to object to the processing of your data and the right to the portability of your data.
To the extent that you provided consent to the Company’s processing of your personal data, you have the right to withdraw that consent at any time, without affecting the lawfulness of processing based upon consent that occurred prior to your withdrawal of consent.
You have the right to lodge a complaint with a supervisory authority that has jurisdiction over issues related to the General Data Protection Regulation.
We require only the information that is reasonably required to enter into a contract with you. We will not require you to provide consent for any unnecessary processing as a condition of entering into a contract with us.
The Information We Collect
We collect the information you provide to us, including personally identifiable information, in the course of using, engaging with or otherwise interacting with our products, services, and programs. Through this interaction you can, among other activities, subscribe to one of our products (such as newsletters or magazines); request information from us or one of our trusted partners; engage in various activities like entering contests or sweepstakes, taking quizzes, responding to surveys, voting in polls or otherwise expressing an opinion; or participate in one of our online forums or communities.
We use Google Analytics remarketing, display network reporting, and analytics demographics and interest reporting. Visitors can opt out of Google Analytics for display advertising and customize Google display network ads using the Ads Settings (https://www.google.com/ads/preferences). Visitors may also opt-out of additional data collection via the Google Analytics opt-out browser add-on. We use Re-marketing with Google Analytics to advertise our own products and services via the Google Display Network. Third-party vendors, including Google, show our ads on sites across the Internet. We and third-party vendors, including Google, use first-party cookies and third-party cookies to inform, optimize, and serve ads based on someone’s past visits to our websites.
How We Use Collected Information
We use the personal information that you provide to us to provide products, services, and programs to you. As part of a subscription and/or registration agreement, subscribers and registrants will be contacted by us through the mail, e-mail, and/or phone to communicate with them about their subscription and/or registration. They will be contacted for renewal, re-qualification, surveys, updates concerning their account profile, and special offers related to their subscription and/or registration. You may unsubscribe from newsletters and other email communications at any time by clicking the unsubscribe link at the bottom of the email you are no longer interested in.
From time to time we may contact you to notify you of special offers or other products, services, programs, or events. By providing your email address and/or phone number you consent to us contacting you by email or telephone.
The information we collect is also used to improve the content of our web pages, to customize the content and layout of our pages, and/or to notify visitors about updates to our website. We do not share individual contact information about our members with advertisers or third party vendors unless it’s specified when the information is collected.
Accessing/Correcting/Updating Personal Information
You may view and update information that you previously submitted to Designedbycarla by sending us an e-mail through the e-mail link provided above or writing to us at the above address. Current subscribers and registrants can also access and change their information by selecting the appropriate link in the email product, or on the website where their current subscription/registration resides. A request to change information may not be accommodated if the request conflicts with legal requirements or could result in incorrect information. Requests to view or change personal information may take a few days to process.
To learn more about behavioral advertising practices or to opt-out of this type of advertising for some companies, you can visit http://www.networkadvertising.org and http://www.networkadvertising.org/managing/opt_out.asp
Ads Servers and Third Parties
Some of our web pages, products, and services contain links to third party sites and services whose privacy practices may be different from ours. We also allow you to connect with other third party sites and services. You should consult the other third party sites’ and services’ privacy notices in order to better understand their privacy practices.
Designedbycarla takes every precaution to protect your information from unauthorized use. When you submit sensitive information via our websites, the information is protected both online and offline.
Children should always get permission from their parents before sending any information about themselves (such as their names, e-mail addresses, and phone numbers) over the Internet, to us or to anyone else. We won’t knowingly allow anyone under 13 to register with us or to provide any other personal information. If you’re under 13, please do not provide us with any personal information about yourself (such as your name, your e-mail address or your phone number).
Users Outside the U.S.
Our websites are operated in the United States. If you are located in the European Union or elsewhere outside of the United States, be aware that any information you provide to us will be transferred to the United States. By using our websites, participating in any of our products or services, and/or providing us with your information, you consent to this transfer and to our collection and use of your information as set forth above.