Privacy Policy And Disclaimers

About HappyFamilyArt

Happyfamilyart.com is a relatively small site, we provide art instructions and step by step craft tutorials. We also go on fun trips around NJ tri state area and post photos and descriptions of the trips.

Happyfamilyart is not affiliated with any of the locations we visit, unless explicitly stated in the page/post.

This privacy policy applies to all visitors and customers using or accessing any area of happyfamilyart.com.  This policy does not cover any website that you may go to by a link from our site. For these sites, the site owners are responsible for publishing their own privacy policy.

Our website contains links to other sites as well as sponsored posts and advertisements.  Please be aware that once you used the links to leave our site, you should know that we don’t have any control over that other website.  We do our best to make sure we only recommend websites we have used and know well, but are not responsible for any of their content, changes or updates. We can’t be held responsible for the privacy policy or anything else on the websites that we link to.  It is always a good idea use your discretion and exercise caution.

HappyFamilyArt is based in NJ, USA.

Please note, while our target audience is not in the EU, we are working hard on our GDPR compliance.

For any privacy related questions, you can reach us at happyadmin@happyfamilyart.com

Please note, we take your privacy very seriously. We would never sell or share your email or personal data. We will only use your information for the purpose mutually agreed upon by you and us.

Who we share your data with

We use third-party services (data processors) across our sites. The extent to which your data is shared with these providers depends on your use of our services, and we list the specific third-parties in use (with links to their privacy policies) in the sections below.

Cookies
This website uses cookies to improve your experience. If you wish, you can opt-out.

Sounds Good Opt-out

Please know that in order to keep this website operational we may employ ads, affiliates and sponsored posts.

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. We use cookies across our sites to help identify and track visitors, their usage of our services, and their website access preferences. Visitors who do not wish to have cookies placed on their computers are able to set their browsers to refuse cookies before using our websites. Read about how to turn off cookies here: https://www.wikihow.com/Disable-Cookies Keep in mind that certain features may not function properly without the aid of cookies. Turning off the cookies may make some features not function correctly.

Which data we collect and what do we use it for and who do we share your data with.

We use third-party services (data processors) across our sites. The extent to which your data is shared with these providers depends on your use of our services, and we list the specific third-parties in use (with links to their privacy policies) in the sections below.

Mailing List

Our website collects certain data when you visit. If you decide to subscribe to our email list, we keep a list of name and your email address through madmimi.com. Each time you receive an email from us, there is an unsubscribe button on the bottom of the email. If you would like view or to unsubscribe right away, please email happyadmin@happyfamilyart.com with the request to unsubscribe, with your full name and email address in the body of email. Your information will be communicated back to you, and/or deleted.

Our mailing list is used to share news and marketing campaigns. It is an opt-in mailing list that is managed through Madmimi. In other words, we won’t send you any emails unless you have specifically subscribed to be on our mailing list. You can find Madmimi policies here: https://madmimi.com/legal/terms

When signing up to our mailing list you are confirming that you are 18 years old or older, or 16 or older and have your parent’s permission.

Contact Us Form

Anytime you use the contact us form and/or submit an email address via contact us form, only the admin receives the email. In the email the admin can view the following information: your email address, browser information, and IP address, as well as the name you used on the form. This information, including your original communication, is not usually kept, but is deleted shortly after your concern/question is resolved.

You can request to receive a copy of any communications we may have on file for you at any time by emailing your request to happyadmin@happyfamilyart.com. Please keep in mind that our records of communications are not kept indefinitely, and we will be able to only forward you the information we currently have.

When using our contact us form you are confirming that you are 18 years old or older, or 16 or older and have your parent’s permission.

Comments

When visitors leave comments on one of our pages we receive the visitors IP address to help spam detection. Comments require manual approval by the admin. Published content and comments are stored indefinitely unless deletion/removal is requested by the original author.  The IP addresses, and/or email addresses are not stored after the comment has been published.

If you left a comment and wish for it to be removed, please contact happyadmin@happyfamilyart.com.

If you leave a comment, your name/nickname/whichever name you use will be displayed above the comment. If you wish that altered or removed, please contact happyadmin@happyfamilyart.com. Happyfamilyart.com reserves the right to remove/not approve comments at their discretion.

We also utilize additional spam detection by anit-spam (https://wordpress.org/plugins/anti-spam/), which detects IP addresses in order to prevent spam.

When leaving a comment on our website you are confirming that you are 18 years old or older, or 16 or older and have your parent’s permission.

Embedded Content From Other Websites

Occasionally we have embedded pieces from other website on our website. We utilize them to share information better.  The embeds behave as if the visitor had visited their site and may use cookies or capture information, such as IP address or browser info, and monitor your interaction with the content with your account with that service (if you have an account and are logged in). Typically embedded content is from websites that share videos, images, or other content. In our case the major embedded content is from Youtube, Amazon, and Facebook.

Below you will find the links with privacy policy for these sites.

Amazon https://www.amazon.com/gp/help/customer/display.html?nodeId=468496

Facebook https://www.facebook.com/about/privacy

WordPress Plugin Directory https://wordpress.org/about/privacy/

YouTube (Google) https://policies.google.com/privacy

Analytics

We use Google Analytics for tracking visitors and aggregating information about the traffic to happyfamilyart.com. Google Analytics collects statistic cookies. Statistic cookies help website owners to understand how visitors interact with websites by collecting and reporting information anonymously. The Google Analytics privacy policy can be found here:  https://policies.google.com/privacy. You can learn more about how to opt-out of tracking in Google Analytics here: https://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout/.

Amazon

Marketing cookies are used to track visitors across websites. The intention is to display ads that are relevant and engaging for the individual user and thereby more valuable for publishers and third party advertisers.

You should also know that we are participants in the Amazon Associates Program: www.HappyFamilyArt.com is a participant in the Amazon Services LLC Associates Program, an affiliate advertising program designed to provide a means for sites to earn advertising fees by advertising and linking to Amazon.com. Every so once in a while I recommend the products and books that I have enjoyed. The links to these products will take you to www.amazon.com. Amazon does collect certain data through cookies, in order to track your purchases. The cookie lasts 24 hours. You can review amazon privacy policy: https://www.amazon.com/gp/help/customer/display.html?nodeId=468496

Groupon

Marketing cookies are used to track visitors across websites. The intention is to display ads that are relevant and engaging for the individual user and thereby more valuable for publishers and third party advertisers.

We are also affiliated with Groupon. You can see their privacy policy here: https://www.groupon.com/legal/privacypolicy

Shareasale

We use several affiliates via Shareasale. View their privacy policy here: https://www.shareasale.com/w3c/policy.html

CommissionJunction

We use Commission Junction to advertise Blick Art Materials. View their privacy policy and GDPR compliance efforts here: http://www.cj.com/support-center

Your rights

If you have left comments or communicated with us you can request to see data we have about you.

Typically, if you have left comments the data will be an email address, IP address assigned at the time of leaving the comments. We remove that data shortly after publishing the comment. The name/pseudonym the user left at the time will be public.

You can request to have all the data we have about you deleted at any time.

Anyone seeking access, or seeking to correct, amend or delete inaccurate data should contact happyadmin@happyfamilyart.com with the said request. We will respond within a reasonable time.

If you have previously agreed to any of the services we provide, signed up for a newsletter, or in any way shared your information with us, you can also use the ‘contact us’ form and request to be removed from whatever list and/or services you agreed to in the past.

We take your privacy very seriously, and make sure that best practices are followed to protect it.

This site was built using WordPress. You can see wordpress.org/about/security for details about the security of WordPress.

Data Breach Procedures

Should an event occur where customer data has been lost, stolen or potentially compromised, our customers will be alerted via email, social media and public announcement within 72 hours of us becoming aware of the said event. We will make a report of any such incident to proper authorities and will work closely with our customers to rectify the situation.

Happyfamilyart is committed to ensuring that your privacy is protected.  We will always clearly state what purpose is the information collected for.  Should we ask you to provide any information, then you can be assured that it will only be used in accordance with this privacy statement.

Happyfamilyart may change this policy from time to time by updating this page. You should check this page from time to time to ensure that you are happy with any changes.

Other information

Please note that sometimes I write about the places that we have visited with our family, I am not affiliated with those places. The views, opinions, experiences and thoughts expressed on my website are mine, and do not necessarily reflect the views of the places that I write about. Oftentimes, these place experience changes, remodeling, and other issues arise between the time of our visit, and the current time.  I highly recommend that you call the place you intend to visit ahead of the visit, and ask questions! Use your discretion when visiting, and stay safe. I am not responsible for anything that happens in the above mentioned locations. I am also not responsible for anything that happens during or after the use of any tutorials or information posted on this website. Please note that all the images from our travels and day trip destinations were taken for our personal use only. Please do not copy or distribute them in any way.

While you are free to use the instructions for the art and crafts for your personal use only anytime, please remember that all the text and images are copyright to HappyFamilyArt, and the artists respectively. Please do not copy or reproduce without written permission. Contact us with any questions you might have and we will be happy to answer them!

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Happy Creativity!

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