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Privacy Policy

Your privacy is important to Erika Swafford. This document outlines the types of personal information we receive and collect when you use this site, why we collect this information, as well as some of the steps we take to safeguard information.

Personal Information Collected
This is the information about you that is collected on this site:

1. The information received via Mailchimp if you sign up for our email updates/freebies or promotional emails. The email address is provided to us along with other information such as if you open an email, share the email, and what links you click on in the email. Read Mailchimp’s Privacy Policy.

2. The information received via Google Analytics may collect things like your IP address, general location, pages visited, and browser type. This information in only shared to us in aggregate (e.g. it’s not identifiable to you specifically). Read more about how Google uses this data.

3. The information received via Dubsado, our customer relationship management software provider, if you fill out a contact form. Your name, email address and any other information submitted on a contact form is shared provided to use. Read Dubsado’s Privacy Policy.

4. The information received via PayPal if you use our private photo editing services. To avoid learning your credit card information, we’ve partnered with PayPal to securely process payment. As such, we never learn or store your credit card information. PayPal shares your name, address, and email with us. Read PayPal’s Privacy Policy.

Cookies and Web Beacons
erikaswafford.com uses cookies to store information about visitors’ preferences, to record user-specific information on which pages the site visitor accesses or visits, and to personalize or customize our web page content based upon visitors’ browser type or other information that the visitor sends via their browser.

How Your Information is Used and Why
We will use the information you provide via MailChimp sign up forms and/or Dubsado’s contact forms to be in touch with you and to provide email updates and promotions. Information from Google Analytics is used to improve this site to be more useful and relevant to the audience we intend to serve. 

The information collected is only shared with others if required by our terms of service/agreement with those parties, or if we are legally required to by law.

Third Party Privacy Policies
You should consult the respective privacy policies of these third-party ad servers for more detailed information on their practices as well as for instructions about how to opt-out of certain practices. erikaswafford.com’s privacy policy does not apply to, and we cannot control the activities of, such other advertisers or web sites.

If you wish to disable cookies, you may do so through your individual browser options. More detailed information about cookie management with specific web browsers can be found at the browsers’ respective websites.

How We Protect Your Information
The information we collect and receive is protected in the following ways:

Physical Security
Any information about you that is on paper is locked in a file while not in use. Once the paper has served its purpose and is no longer in use, the document is shredded.

Electronic Security
Computers where your information may be stored or accessed are protected by passwords and/or pin numbers that are changed on a frequent basis. When in use, computers are not allow to leave the possession of the user. Computers are locked in controlled access rooms/buildings when not in use.

Site Security
This site uses security programs to actively prevent breaches and to notify us immediately of any successful breaches.
In the event of a security breach where email addresses may have been accessed, addressees will be notified within 72 hours.

Managing Your Information
If you have submitted personal information through this site and would like that information deleted from our records, updated, or would like to know what information we have that’s directly attributable to you, please contact erika@erikaswafford.com

Children’s Information
We believe it is important to provide added protection for children online. We encourage parents and guardians to spend time online with their children to observe, participate in and/or monitor and guide their online activity.

erikaswafford.com does not knowingly collect any personally identifiable information from children under the age of 13. If a parent or guardian believes that erikaswafford.com has in its database the personally-identifiable information of a child under the age of 13, please contact us immediately by emailing erika@erikaswafford.com and we will use our best efforts to promptly remove such information from our records.

Online Privacy Policy Only
This privacy policy applies only to our online activities and is valid for visitors to our website and regarding information shared and/or collected there.

This policy does not apply to any information collected offline or via channels other than this website.

Consent
By using our website, you hereby consent to our privacy policy and agree to its terms.

Should we update, amend or make any changes to our privacy policy, those changes will be posted here.

Last updated: October 2, 2020