It is Chalkbox Creative’s policy to respect your privacy regarding any information we may collect while operating our website.  Chalkbox Creative, LLC (“Chalkbox Creative”) operates chalkboxstudio.com. Chalkbox Creative is committed to protecting the privacy of visitors to our website, subscribers to our newsletters, and those providing contact information. In addition, Chalkbox Creative is opposed to unauthorized commercial email delivery, otherwise known as spam.

As we provide more services on our website and as privacy laws and regulations evolve, it may be necessary to revise or update our Privacy Policy without notice. You are encouraged to refer back to this page regularly and also prior to providing any personal information via our website.

How your personal information may be used

Chalkbox Creative collects non-personally-identifying information of the sort that web browsers and servers typically make available, such as the browser type, language preference, referring site, and the date and time of each visitor request. Chalkbox Creative’s purpose in collecting non-personally identifying information is to better understand how Chalkbox Creative’s visitors use its website.

Chalkbox Creative also collects potentially personally-identifying information like Internet Protocol (IP) addresses for logged in users and for users leaving comments on chalkboxstudio.com blogs/sites. Chalkbox Creative only discloses logged in user and commenter IP addresses under the same circumstances that it uses and discloses personally-identifying information as described below, except that commenter IP addresses and email addresses are visible and disclosed to the administrators of the blog/site where the comment was left.

Chalkbox Creative may use your personal information in the following ways:

  • Operate and maintain the website
  • Identify you as a user of the website
  • Send you promotional information and materials, such as newsletters. Each email newsletter will provide information on how to opt-out of future mailings by unsubscribing
  • Send you administrative communications, such as administrative emails, confirmation emails, technical notices, updates on policies, or security alerts
  • Respond to your comments or inquiries
  • Track and measure website performance
  • Protect, investigate, and deter against unauthorized or illegal activity
  • Review the effectiveness of our marketing programs and analyze other general demographic trends
  • Notify you of new information or services that may be of interest to you

If you are a registered user of a Chalkbox Creative website and have supplied your email address, Chalkbox Creative may occasionally send you an email to tell you about new features, solicit your feedback, or just keep you up to date with what’s going on with Chalkbox Creative and our products or services. Chalkbox Creative takes all measures reasonably necessary to protect against the unauthorized access, use, alteration or destruction of potentially personally-identifying and personally-identifying information.

Chalkbox Creative may use third-party service providers to service various aspects of the website. Each third-party service provider’s use of your personal information is dictated by their respective privacy policy.

Chalkbox Creative uses various marketing tools that help us create a better user experience for people visiting our site. These tools allow us to look at aggregated data such as scrolling patterns, clicks, and allow us to run tests to determine which pages result in the best actions. However, your personally identifiable information is not used by any of these tools. We use the following third-party service providers for tracking:

Google Analytics: Privacy Policy

Remarketing: Chalkbox Creative uses remarketing tracking cookies and conversion pixels from vendors such as Google and Facebook to present special offers to you for our products or services over the Google Content Network and via social networks. This means you may see an ad for one of our products or services as a result of visiting our website. In addition, Chalkbox Creative uses custom audiences based on emails of subscribers and customers. This allows us to present special offers for our products and services to you via Facebook. However, your personally identifiable information is not used by any remarketing service other than to present you special offers from us. We use the following third-party service providers for remarketing:
Facebook: Opt-out of Facebook remarketing here
Google: Opt-out of Google remarketing here

Contact Information and Website Support: We offer multiple ways to contact Chalkbox Creative including contact forms, e-mails, and chat. If at any time, you attempt to contact us through a contact form, the information you provide will be stored on our servers.

Gathering of Personally-Identifying Information

Chalkbox Creative does not rent or sell your personally identifiable information with third-parties. We may, however, share your information with third-parties when we are authorized to share such information – in response to a subpoena, court order or other governmental request, or when Chalkbox Creative believes in good faith that disclosure is reasonably necessary to protect the property or rights of Chalkbox Creative, third parties or the public at large.

Certain visitors to Chalkbox Creative’s websites choose to interact with Chalkbox Creative in ways that require Chalkbox Creative to gather personally-identifying information. The amount and type of information that Chalkbox Creative gathers depends on the nature of the interaction. For example, we ask visitors who sign up at chalkboxstudio.com to provide a name and email address. 

Protection of Certain Personally-Identifying Information

Chalkbox Creative discloses potentially personally-identifying and personally-identifying information only to those of its employees, contractors and affiliated organizations that (i) need to know that information in order to process it on Chalkbox Creative’s behalf or to provide services available at Chalkbox Creative’s website, and (ii) that have agreed not to disclose it to others. Some of those employees, contractors and affiliated organizations may be located outside of your home country; by using Chalkbox Creative’s website, you consent to the transfer of such information to them.

Comments:

Chalkbox Creative uses Disqus to make it easy for you to leave comments on blog posts. Personal information that you enter for comments will be stored on the Disqus servers, in accordance with the Disqus privacy policy.

Newsletters

Chalkbox Creative uses MailChimp as its email service provider. MailChimp collects contact information, distributes our newsletter, and tracks actions you take that assist us in measuring the performance of the website and newsletters. You may view MailChimp’s privacy policy here. At any time, you may be removed from our newsletter list by clicking on the unsubscribe button provided in each email.

Purchases

Chalkbox Creative uses PayPal. This service stores your name, amount of your purchase, and payment details on their site. You may view PayPal’s privacy policy here. Upon making a purchase, you will receive e-mail confirmations to the e-mail address you provide during your purchase.

 Website Visitors

Chalkbox Creative collects non-personally-identifying information of the sort that web browsers and servers typically make available, such as the browser type, language preference, referring site, and the date and time of each visitor request. Chalkbox Creative’s purpose in collecting non-personally identifying information is to better understand how Chalkbox Creative’s visitors use its website. From time to time, Chalkbox Creative may release non-personally-identifying information in the aggregate, e.g., by sharing results from a Chalkbox Creative Facebook marketing campaign. Chalkbox Creative also collects potentially personally-identifying information like Internet Protocol (IP) addresses for logged in users and for users leaving comments on seattlewebsearch.com blogs/sites.

Chalkbox Creative only discloses logged in user and commenter IP addresses under the same circumstances that it uses and discloses personally-identifying information as described below, except that commenter IP addresses and email addresses are visible and disclosed to the administrators of the blog/site where the comment was left.

Cookies

A cookie is a string of information that a website stores on a visitor’s computer, and that the visitor’s browser provides to the website each time the visitor returns. Chalkbox Creative uses cookies to help Chalkbox Creative identify and track visitors, their usage of Chalkbox Creative website, and their website access preferences. Chalkbox Creative visitors who do not wish to have cookies placed on their computers should set their browsers to refuse cookies before using Chalkbox Creative’s website, with the drawback that certain features of Chalkbox Creative’s website may not function properly without the aid of cookies.

Business transfers

If Chalkbox Creative, or substantially all of its assets, were acquired, or in the unlikely event that Chalkbox Creative goes out of business or enters bankruptcy, user information would be one of the assets that is transferred or acquired by a third party. You acknowledge that such transfers may occur, and that any acquirer of Chalkbox Creative may continue to use your personal information as set forth in this policy.

RIGHTS RELATED TO YOUR PERSONAL DATA

Opt-out: You may opt-out of future email communications by following the unsubscribe links in our emails. You may also notify us at contact@chalkboxstudio.com  to be removed from our mailing list.
Access: You may access the personal information we have about you by submitting a request to contact@chalkboxstudio.com
Amend: You may contact us at contact@chalkboxstudio.com to amend or update your personal information.
Forget: In certain situations, you may request that we erase or forget your personal data. To do so, please submit a request to contact@chalkboxstudio.com

Please note that we may need to retain certain information for recordkeeping purposes or to complete transactions, or when required by law.

Children’s information

Chalkbox Creative does not knowingly collect any personally identifiable information from children under the age of 16. If a parent or guardian believes that Chalkbox Creative has personally identifiable information of a child under the age of 16 in its database, please contact us immediately at contact@chalkboxstudio.com and we will use our best efforts to promptly remove such information from our records.

Spam Policy

Chalkbox Creative is strongly opposed to spam. We will only send e-mail to users that have explicitly requested to receive an e-mail from Chalkbox Creative. Examples may include:

  • Opt-in subscribers to the Chalkbox Creative Newsletter
  • Users that complete a contact form
  • All communication will be related and relevant to what you have requested 

Web Links

Occasionally, Chalkboxstudio.com contains links to other sites. Please be aware that Chalkbox Creative is not responsible for the privacy practices or the content of such other sites. We encourage our users to be aware when they leave our site to read the privacy and spam policies of each and every website that collects personally identifiable information. This Privacy and Spam Policy applies solely to information collected by Chalkbox Creative.

Questions?

If you have any questions or concerns regarding this Privacy and Spam Policy, or to report spam abuse, please send an e-mail to contact@chalkboxstudio.com.