Privacy Policy

Living Art by Margie (“us”, “we”, or “our”) operates the https://www.livingartbymargie.com/ website and is also referred to at time as the ‘Service’.

 

This page informs you of our policies regarding the collection, use and disclosure of personal data when you use our Service and the choices you have associated with that data.

 

What happens with your information?

When you purchase something from Living Art by Margie, we will need to collect some personal information such as your name, address and email address. This information will be stored in our customer database provided by third-party provider, Shopify.

If purchasing online, you will need to enter credit card details to complete the purchase process, however, these details are not retained by us, nor should they be held by our third-party payment provider, Shopify, unless you provide the accurate consent to do so. Refer to further information below.

 

By browsing our online store, we do have access to your computer’s internet protocol (IP) address, that helps provide information about your browser and operating system.


How we obtain your consent?

 

Purchases

When going through the purchasing process, we infer that you are consenting to the collection of your necessary information in order to complete the transaction.

 

Other reasons

If we collect your personal information for any other reasons, including marketing and promotional purposes, we will ask for your consent and provide you with an opportunity to opt out.

 

By subscribing to our mailing list online, you are providing your inferred consent to receive marketing and promotional communications from Living Art by Margie.

Withdrawing consent

Any emails you received from Living Art by Margie will allow you to unsubscribe at any time.

 

Alternatively, if you change your mind at any time, you can withdraw your consent via email or direct mail.

 

Email: livingartbymargie@gmail.com
Mail: Living Art by Margie | 2/24 Philip St. Hawthorne 4171 QLD, Australia

 

Disclosure of your personal information

Your personal information is securely stored within our third-party customer database system, Shopify. We will only ever disclose your personal information if we are required to do so by law or if you are in violation of our Terms of Use.

Information about our third-party provider, Shopify.


Our online store is hosted by Shopify, an online e-commerce platform dedicated to supporting business owners worldwide with their online sales. Once you begin the purchasing process, the details you enter are stored via Shopify’s data storage application, which is supported by a secure server behind a firewall.

Payments
For online payments, Shopify will temporarily store your credit card data, which is  encrypted through the Payment Card Industry Data Security Standard (PCI-DSS). Your data is only stored while the transaction is in progress and will be stored only as long as is necessary to complete the purchase process. Following the completion of your purchase, your information is deleted.

 

Third-party providers

Third-party providers used by the Living Art by Margie website, such as Shopify, will only collect, use and disclose your information to the extent necessary to allow them to perform the services they provide for us.

 

Payment gateways such as Shopify are third-party service providers and are required to have their own Privacy Policy related to the safety and handling of personal data provided to them on behalf of our purchasing process. We therefore, recommend reading their Privacy Policy to make sure you understand how your personal information is managed by this provider.

 

Please bear in mind, some providers may be located in, or have facilities that are located in a country that falls under a different jurisdiction from you or Living Art by Margie. When proceeding with a transaction, you are electing to proceed with a transaction that involves the services of a third-party service provider, your information may become subject to the laws of the jurisdiction(s) in which that service provider or its facilities are located.

Once you leave our store’s website or are redirected to a third-party website or application, you are no longer governed by this Privacy Policy or our website’s Terms of Use.

 

We are not responsible for the privacy policies of other sites and therefore encourage you to read any third-parties Privacy Policy before proceeding with your transaction.

For further information on Shopify’s policies, please visit:
Terms of Service - https://www.shopify.com/legal/terms

Privacy Statement - https://www.shopify.com/legal/privacy

 

 



Security of your information

Living Art by Margie will take all reasonable precautions and follows industry guidelines to protect your personal information and to ensure it is not inappropriately lost, misused, accessed, disclosed, altered or destroyed.

 

When using your credit card for online purchases, all information is encrypted using secure socket layer technology (SSL) and stored using encryption (please refer to payment information for further details).

 

Please note, transactions carried out over the internet or via electronic storage are not ever 100% secure.

Use of Cookies

The Living Art by Margie website may use cookies or similar tracking technology to aid in the use of our website by providing a more user-friendly experience and to support certain functions within the website.

 

Some cookies are deleted once your browser session ends, while others allow us to recognise you upon your return visit and assist in the browsing and/or purchasing process.

 

Cookies are small amounts of data sent to your browser from a website and stored on your device to help the website become familiar with your browsing activity.   

Cookies we may use on Living Art by Margie include:

  • Session cookies - to help operate our service
  • Preference cookies – to help remember your preferences and other settings when on our website, including additions to your shopping cart
  • Security cookies - to assist in securing information and data

 

Changes to our Privacy Policy

We reserve the right to change or modify this Privacy Policy at any time. Considering this, please review it regularly.

 

All modifications or changes take effect immediately once the revised policy is posted on the website. Please look for an update notice and date of policy to determine if changes have been made. Change notifications will only be made within this document.

 

If our store is acquired or merged with another company, your information may be transferred to the new owners so that we may continue to sell products to you.

Accessing your information, questions or complaints

You can, at any time, request access to, or ask us to change or delete your personal information stored within our system by sending us a request in writing.

 

If you have any complaints about how we have gained or utilised your personal  information, please put it in writing with as much detail as possible.

 

Please mail all requests or complaints to:

 

Address

Margaret Bending
Living Art by Margie
2/24 Philip St. Hawthorne 4171 QLD. Australia

 

Email

livingartbymargie@gmail.com

Please note, we will need to verify your identity prior to making any changes or releasing information.

 

Contact us

If you have any queries about this policy, please feel free to contact us:

 

By email: livingartbymargie@gmail.com

By phone: +61 0478 017 456