East Fork LLC

Privacy Policy

Last modified: April 25, 2017

Introduction

We respect your privacy and are committed to protecting it through our compliance with this Privacy Policy (“Policy”).  This Policy describes the types of information we may collect from you or that you may provide when you visit the website www.eastforkpottery.com (our “Website”), and our practices for collecting, using, maintaining, protecting and disclosing that information.  

This Policy applies to any information that we collect on our Website, including any information in any e-mails, posts, texts and other electronic messages between you and the Website and any information about you transferred to the Website from other websites, mobile or desktop applications.  This Policy does not apply to any information that we collect by any other means, including offline collection.  

Please read this Policy carefully to understand our policies and practices regarding your information and how we will treat it.  If you do not agree with our policies and practices, you can choose not to use our Website.  By accessing or using our Website, you agree to this Policy.  This Policy may change from time to time.  Your continued use of the Website after we make changes is deemed to be acceptance of those changes, so please check the Policy periodically for updates.

Information We Collect About You and How We Collect It

We may collect several types of information from and about users of our Website, including information by which you may be personally identified, such as name, postal address, e-mail address, telephone number, internet protocols (IP) address and mobile device IDs.  In addition, if we sell any goods or services on our Website, we may collect information required for the payment for goods or services, including credit card numbers, security codes and other financial information.  All of this information is cumulatively referred to in this Policy as “Personal Information”.  

The information we collect on or through our Website may include information that you provide when purchasing products on our Website, registering on our Website or our gift registry, requesting delivery of journal entries or newsletters, requesting additional information about our products or reporting a problem with our Website.  We will also retain records and copies of your correspondence (including e-mail addresses), if you contact us.

As you navigate through and interact with our Website, we may automatically collect certain traffic data and usage information to help us manage our content and improve your use of the Website.  This may include information about your equipment, your IP address and your browsing actions and patterns when you visit our Website, including the referring and exit pages.  The technologies that we use for this automatic data collection may include cookies that are stored on your computer, small embedded electronic files known as web beacons (also referred to as clear gifs, pixel tags and single-pixel gifs) and other types of embedded code on the Website that permit us to count users and obtain other related Website statistics (for example, recording the popularity of certain Website content and verifying system and server integrity).

You may also provide content or materials to be posted, published or displayed on public areas of our Website, or transmitted to other users of our Website or third parties, including information, feedback and comments (collectively, “User Contributions”).  Your User Contributions are posted on and transmitted to others at your own risk.  We cannot control the actions of other users of our Website with whom you may choose to share your User Contributions.  Therefore, we cannot and do not guarantee that your User Contributions will not be viewed by unauthorized persons.

We may obtain Personal Information and other data from integrated third party applications, programs and/or devices that you may elect to use in connection with our Website (“Programs”).  You should review the third party privacy policies applicable to information transferred to us from Programs, since they may allow different or broader uses of that information than would be permitted by our privacy Policy.

How We Use Your Information

We use information that we collect about you or that you provide to us, including any Personal Information, to present our Website and its contents to you, to provide you with information, products or services that you request from us and to fulfill any other purpose for which you provide the information.  If you purchase products or services, we may transmit your Personal Information to payment processors.  We may also use your Personal Information to notify you about changes to our Website or any products or services we offer or provide though it and to carry out our obligations and enforce our rights arising from any contracts entered into between you and us, including for billing and collection.  We may also use the information that you provide in any other way that we describe when you provide the information and for any other purpose with your consent.

Disclosure of Your Information

We may convert or combine some Personal Information of users into de-identified or aggregated data that does not disclose any of the Personal Information of any individual user.  We may disclose any such de-identified or aggregated data without restriction.

We may disclose Personal Information to our subsidiaries and affiliates and to any contractors, service providers and other third parties who need to know such information to support our permitted uses of Personal Information.  We may disclose such Personal Information to a buyer or other successor to our business in the event of a sale of equity or assets, reorganization, merger or a similar corporate transaction.

Some of the information that we collect from cookies, web beacons or other embedded code relates to your personal use of the Website and allows us to store information about your preferences, speed up your searches and recognize you when you return to our Website.  Other information that we collect from cookies, web beacons or other embedded code is not tied to your Personal Information and enables us to estimate our audience size and usage patterns.  This traffic data may be shared with third parties without restriction.

We may also disclose your Personal Information to comply with any court order, law or legal process, including to respond to any government or regulatory request and to enforce or apply our Terms of Use, including for billing and collection purposes, or if we believe disclosure is necessary or appropriate to protect the rights, property, or safety of our customers or others.  This includes exchanging information with other companies and organizations for the purposes of fraud protection and credit risk reduction.

We may also disclose your Personal Information for any other purpose disclosed when the information is provided, and for any other purpose with your consent.

Social Media Sites and Widgets

If you log onto our Website through Facebook or a similar social media site, certain information about you will be transferred to our Website, and the fact that you have logged onto our Website and some of that transferred information may be available to other users of the social media site.  That information may be subject to the privacy policies of any such social media site, and you should review those policies before using a social media site to log onto our Website.  Any such transferred information will otherwise be subject to the terms of this Policy.

You may be able to use social media widgets such as the Facebook Like button on our Website.  These widgets will collect your IP address and identify which page you are visiting on our Website, and make your preference information available to third parties.  The information collected by such widgets is controlled by third party privacy policies. 

Use of Personal Information for Marketing Purposes

We may use your Personal Information to provide you with promotional information about our own products and services, notify you about special offers and products or services that may be of interest to you, and solicit information from you.  We may use your Personal Information for our tracking purposes, but only to the extent described below. Currently, we do not provide any of your Personal Information to third parties to use for advertising, marketing or tracking purposes.

Tracking

Tracking involves the use of cookies, web beacons or other embedded code or tracking technologies to collect, analyze and store information on a user’s behavior over time on multiple sites, including information on the sites visited, products viewed, products purchased and other online interactions.  Tracking information can be used to enable companies to make interested-based (behavioral) advertising available to users on multiple sites that they visit.

We do not currently collect Personal Information about your on-line activities over time and across third party sites for tracking purposes.  We do not currently allow third parties to collect Personal Information on the Website that could be used by them to analyze and store information about your on-line activities over time and across third party sites for tracking purposes.

Choices About How We Use and Disclose Your Information

You have certain choices regarding the Personal Information you provide to us.  You can set your browser to refuse all or some browser cookies.  If you disable or refuse cookies, some parts of the Website may then be inaccessible or not function properly. 

If you no longer wish to receive promotional e-mails from us, you can opt-out of such communications by clicking on the “Unsubscribe” in the most recent e-mail you received from us and follow the prompts that appear.  This opt-out does not apply to any transactional e-mails you may receive from us (e.g., receipt of any purchases made through the Website, updates to this Policy, etc.).

Accessing and Correcting Your Information

You can review and change your Personal Information by sending us an e-mail at info@eastforkpottery.com to request access to, correct or delete any Personal Information that you have provided to us.  We cannot delete your personal information except by also deleting your user account, if one exists.  We may not accommodate a request to change information if we believe the change would violate any law or legal requirement or cause the information to be incorrect.

If you delete your User Contributions from the Website, copies of your User Contributions may remain viewable in cached and archived pages, or might have been copied or stored by other Website users.

Children Under the Age of 13

Our Website is not intended for children under 13 years of age, and no one under age 13 may provide any information to this Website.  We do not knowingly collect personal information from children under 13.  If you are under 13, do not use or provide any information on this Website, make any purchases through this Website, use any of the interactive or public comment features of this Website or provide any information about yourself to us, including your name, address, telephone number, e-mail address or any screen name or user name you may use.  If we learn we have collected or received personal information from a child under 13 without verification of parental consent, we will delete that information.  If you believe we might have any information from or about a child under 13, please contact us at info@eastfork.com.

Users Outside of the United States

Our Website is hosted in the United States and our services are provided from the United States.  It is possible that certain information will be stored on servers in multiple other countries on the “cloud” or other similar distributed hosting Websites.  If you are a user accessing our Website or services from the European Union, Asia or any other region with laws governing personal data collection, use, and disclosure that differ from United States laws, please note that you are transferring your Personal Information outside your home jurisdiction, and that by providing your Personal Information you are consenting to the transfer of your Personal Information to the United States and other jurisdictions as indicated above, and to our use and disclosure of your Personal Information in accordance with this policy.

Data Security

We have implemented measures designed to secure your personal information from accidental loss and from unauthorized access, use, alteration and disclosure.  All information that you provide to us is stored on our servers behind firewalls and certain Personal Information will be encrypted using secure socket layer (SSL) technology.

Unfortunately, the transmission of information over the Internet is not completely secure.  Although we have implemented security measures that we think are adequate, we cannot guarantee the security of your Personal Information transmitted to our Website.  Any transmission of Personal Information is at your own risk.  We are not responsible for circumvention of any privacy settings or security measures contained on the Website.

Changes to Our Privacy Policy

We post any changes we make to our privacy Policy on this page. The date the privacy policy was last revised is identified at the top of the page.  You are responsible for ensuring we have an up-to-date active and deliverable e-mail address for you, and for periodically visiting our Website and this privacy Policy to check for any changes.

Contact Information

To ask questions or comment about this Policy and our privacy practices, contact us at:

East Fork Pottery, LLC

310 Ras Grooms Rd.

Marshall, North Carolina 28753

info@eastforkpottery.com