Privacy Notice/Terms of Service
Last Updated: 8-8-2019
This privacy notice discloses the privacy practices for VineWords https://www.vinewords.net This privacy notice applies solely to information collected by this website. It will notify you of the following:
- What personally identifiable information is collected from you through the website, how it is used and with whom it may be shared.
- What choices are available to you regarding the use of your data.
- The security procedures in place to protect the misuse of your information.
- How you can correct any inaccuracies in the information.
Information Collection, Use, and Sharing
We are the sole owners of the information collected on this site. We only have access to/collect information that you voluntarily give us via email or other direct contact from you. We will not sell or rent this information to anyone.
We will use your information to respond to you, regarding the reason you contacted us. We will not share your information with any third party outside of our organization, other than as necessary to fulfill your request, e.g. to ship an order or as requested by law officials.
Content You Post
VineWords allows you to post comments. You are responsible for the content you post. The VineWords Admin reserves the right to remove any content they deem inappropriate, with no explanation given, and no notice to you. The aim is to keep a family friendly, wholesome site.
If you comment on a post, we reserve the right to re-post this comment and your posted name on social media and/or on this site, and/or other venues.
If you become a contributor or guest blogger, you retain the rights to your piece and we retain the rights to re-post it on social media and on this site in the future.
We also may advertise your post in our newsletter to help increase your platform.
It is not mandatory that you post our link when you republish your piece, but it may be beneficial for both parties for you to add our link and the publication date to your post. This increases visibility for both you and VineWords.
Jewelry Orders from VineWords
We request information from you on our order form. To buy from us, you must provide contact information (like name and shipping address). This information is used for billing purposes and to fill your orders. If we have trouble processing an order, we’ll use this information (i.e. phone number or address) to contact you.
For your protection, we do not have direct information to your financial information (like credit card number, expiration date); this is handled via PayPal or a similar service. We do handle returns, but we cannot be responsible for how PayPal or a similar service handles your transaction.
The VineWords Jewelry photos shown are only representative of the handcrafted piece you will receive. Due to the nature of this artistic process, and availability of materials, the artist varies the pieces at her discretion.
The computer or mobile device you are using may show colors, details, etc. differently than they actually are. We cannot control how the photos display on your device.
We use “cookies” on this site. A cookie is a piece of data stored on a site visitor’s hard drive to help us improve your access to our site and identify repeat visitors to our site. For instance, when we use a cookie to identify you, you would not have to log in a password more than once, thereby saving time while on our site. Cookies can also enable us to track and target the interests of our users to enhance the experience on our site. Usage of a cookie is in no way linked to any personally identifiable information on our site.
Your Access to and Control Over Information
You may opt out of any future contacts from us at any time. You can do the following at any time by contacting us via the email address given on our website:
- See what data we have about you, if any.
- Change/correct any data we have about you.
- Express any concern you have about our use of your data.
We take precautions to protect your information. When you submit sensitive information via the website, your information is protected both online and offline. Wherever payment information is collected that information is handled by a 3rd party payment processing service and is encrypted and transmitted to them in a secure way. You can verify this by looking for a lock icon in the address bar and looking for “https” at the beginning of the address of the Web page. We have no access or visibility to the data utilized for payment processing.
While we use encryption to protect sensitive information transmitted online, we also protect your information offline. Only individuals who need the information to perform a specific job (for example, billing or customer service) are granted access to personally identifiable information.
Please read these Terms carefully before using the website, http://www.vinewords.net website operated by VineWords. Your access to and use of the website is conditioned on your acceptance of and compliance with these Terms. These Terms apply to all visitors, users and others who access or use VineWords. By accessing or using VineWords you agree to be bound by these Terms. If you disagree with any part of the terms then you may not access VineWords.
All stories, devotions, 3-min devotions, articles, potpourri, and any other written form of communication on VineWords is copyright protected. VineWords retains all rights. No reuse of the writings in any form, whether it is electronic, printed, or any other media, is granted without the express permission of the author, with the exception of 20 word-count blurbs for reviews. To publish any writing, contact VineWords for permission.
All names and designs of VineWords Jewelry are trademarked. VineWords denies the right to reproduce facsimiles of any product or design, even if using other beading materials. VineWords denies the right to reuse the names of the designs.
This website contains links to other sites. Please be aware that we are not responsible for the content or privacy practices of such other sites. We encourage our users to be aware when they leave our site and to read the privacy statements of any other site that collects personally identifiable information.
Because these websites are not owned or controlled by us, VineWords has no control over, and assumes no responsibility for, the content, privacy policies, or practices of any third-party websites or services.
You further acknowledge and agree that VineWords shall not be responsible or liable, directly or indirectly, for any damage or loss caused or alleged to be caused by or in connection with use of or reliance on any such content, goods or services available on or through any such web sites or services.
We may terminate or suspend access to VineWords immediately, without prior notice or liability, for any reason whatsoever, including without limitation if you breach the Terms.
All provisions of the Terms which by their nature should survive termination shall survive termination, including, without limitation, ownership provisions, warranty disclaimers, indemnity and limitations of liability.
We reserve the right, at our sole discretion, to modify or replace these Terms at any time. What constitutes a material change will be determined at our sole discretion.
God Bless You,
The VineWords Administration