Privacy Policy for Storybent Creative, LLC “STORYBENT CREATIVE”​

Effective date: 10/16/19

Updated: 

This website address is: http://storybentcreative.com. Please read on for the Storybent Creative privacy policy and how your personal details are protected on this website. Thank you for trusting Storybent Creative with your data in return for updates and information on brand consulting, storytelling and other creative elements. By visiting storybentcreative.com you’re accepting and consenting to the practices described in this privacy policy.

Definitions

  • Personal Data: Data about a living individual who can be identified from those data (or from those and other information either in our possession or likely to come into our possession).
  • Cookies: Small pieces of data stored on a user’s device.
  • Data Controller: A person who (either alone or jointly or in common with other persons) determines the purposes for which and the manner in which any personal data are, or are to be, processed.
  • Data Processor (or Service Provider) means any person (other than an employee of the Data Controller) who processes the data on behalf of the Data Controller.
  • Data Subject: Any living individual who is the subject of Personal Data.
  • Usage Data: Information on how my Service and/or this website is accessed or used.
  • User: The individual using my Service and/or this website. The User corresponds to the Data Subject, who is the subject of Personal Data.

What personal data is collected and why it’s collected

Cookies and Usage Data may be collected for the use of understanding and improving content quality, improving service and/or this website, notifying you about changes to the Storybent Creative service and/or this website, and allowing you to participate in interactive features of this service and/or this website. Personally identifying information, such as your name and email, is collected when you submit a form for further information or future updates.

Cookies and Usage Data

privacy policy listing of cookies collected by this website

Usage Data may include information such as your Internet Protocol address (e.g. IP address) browser version, the pages of my Service and/or this website that you visit, the time and date of your visit, the time spent on those pages, unique device identifiers and other diagnostic data.

Personal Data is personally identifiable information that may include, but is not limited to: email address, first and last name, phone number, and address. Your Personal Data may be used by Storybent Creative to contact you with emails or other promotional materials or information that may be of interest to you. You may opt out of receiving any, or all, of these communications from Storybent Creative by following the unsubscribe link or instructions provided in any Storybent Creative email.

Data Controller

For the purpose of this Privacy Policy, Storybent Creative is a Data Controller of your data.

Data Processor / Service Providers

Storybent Creative may use the services of various Service Providers in order to process your data more effectively. Storybent Creative may employ third party companies and individuals to facilitate our service “Service Providers”, to provide the Service on our behalf, to perform Service-related services or to assist us in analyzing how our Service is used. These third parties have access to your Personal Data only to perform these tasks on our behalf and are obligated not to disclose or use it for any other purpose.

Analytics

We may use third-party Service Providers to monitor and analyze the use of our service.

*Google Analytics

Google Analytics is a web analytics service offered by Google that tracks and reports website traffic. Google uses the data collected to track and monitor the use of our service. This data is shared with other Google services. Google may use the collected data to contextualize and personalize the ads of its own advertising network. You can opt-out of having made your activity on the Service available to Google Analytics by installing the Google Analytics opt-out browser add-on. The add-on prevents the Google Analytics JavaScript (ga.js, analytics.js, and dc.js) from sharing information with Google Analytics about visits activity.

Behavioral Remarketing

Storybent Creative may use remarketing services to advertise on third-party websites to you after you visited Storybent Creative’s service. Storybent Creative and third-party vendors use cookies to inform, optimize and serve ads based on your past visits to our service.

* Google AdWords

Google AdWords remarketing service is provided by Google Inc. You can opt-out of Google Analytics for Display Advertising and customize the Google Display Network ads by visiting the Google Ads Settings page:

<http://www.google.com/settings/ads>

Google also recommends installing the Google Analytics Opt-out Browser Add-on – <https://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout> \- for your web browser. Google Analytics Opt-out Browser Add-on provides visitors with the ability to prevent their data from being collected and used by Google Analytics.

For more information on the privacy practices of Google, please visit the Google Privacy & Terms web page:

<http://www.google.com/intl/en/policies/privacy/>

Comments

Comments on blog posts and pages are not active. Should you have a comment, please use the form on the Storybent Creative website Contact Page.

Embedded content from other websites and third-party links

Articles on this site may include embedded content (e.g. videos, images, articles, etc.) and third-party links. Embedded content from other websites behaves in the exact same way as if the visitor has visited the other website. These websites may collect data about you, use cookies, embed additional third-party tracking, and monitor your interaction with that embedded content, including tracking your interaction with the embedded content if you have an account and are logged in to that website.

This website may include third-party advertising and links to other websites. Storybent Creative does not provide any personally identifiable customer Personal Data to these advertisers or third-party websites. Storybent Creative excludes all liability for loss that you may incur when using these third party websites.

Storybent Creative strongly advises you to review the Privacy Policy of every site you visit. Storybent Creative has no control over and assumes no responsibility for the content, privacy policies or practices of any third party sites or services.

Children’s privacy

Storybent Creative’s service does not address anyone under the age of 13 (“Children”). Storybent Creative does not knowingly collect personally identifiable information from anyone under the age of 13. If you are a parent or guardian and you are aware that your Children has provided Storybent Creative with Personal Data, please contact Storybent Creative, and steps will be taken to remove that Personal Data from Storybent Creative’s data.

Transfer of data

Your data stays with Storybent Creative and may be uploaded to a private mailing list on a third-party site as a Data Processor. Your information, including Personal Data, may be transferred to — and maintained on — computers located outside of your state, province, country or other governmental jurisdiction where the data protection laws may differ than those from your jurisdiction. Your consent to this Privacy Policy followed by your submission of such information represents your agreement to that transfer.

How long your data is retained

The data you provide through our website forms is kept only as long as necessary for the purposes set out in this Privacy Policy, including for compliance on legal obligations.

What rights you have over your data

At any time, you may request that Storybent Creative erase your personal data. This does not include any data Storybent Creative is obliged to keep for administrative, legal, or security purposes.

Additional information

Storybent Creative will take all steps reasonably necessary to ensure that your data is treated securely and in accordance with this Privacy Policy. The security of your data is important to Storybent Creative, but remember that no method of transmission over the Internet, or method of electronic storage is 100% secure. Therefore, Storybent Creative cannot guarantee its absolute security.

If you would like any more information or you have any comments about this Privacy Policy, please Storybent Creative by mail at Data Protection Manager, Suzette Garvey, 35 Oakes St. SW, Grand Rapids, MI, 49503, by using the Storybent Creative website contact form.

Changes to this Privacy Policy

Storybent Creative may update this Privacy Policy from time to time. You will be notified of any changes by posting the new Privacy Policy on this page. Storybent Creative will let you know via email and/or a prominent notice on our Service, at this time of this change and reflect that in the “Updated” date at the top of this Privacy Policy. You are advised to review this Privacy Policy periodically for any changes. Changes to this Privacy Policy are effective when they are posted on this page.