PRIVACY POLICY

OVERVIEW

Maker’s Movement (“We”, “Us”, “Our”) is a platform that supports and celebrates the work of artists and makers around the world (Registered in Ontario, Canada, Business Number 250656725, operating from a home studio at 550 Front Street West, Toronto, ON, M5V 3N5). We publish a bi-annual print publication called Maker’s Magazine (the “Magazine”), which is sold and distributed worldwide. We also sell merchandise (“Products”) through Our online shop, and offer a variety of “Services”, including but not limited to programs, events, contests, advertising, and/or giveaways. This website, www.makersmovement.ca (Our “Website”), is owned and operated by Maker’s Movement.

Maker’s Movement is committed to protecting and respecting your privacy. This Privacy Policy (the "Policy") outlines the information that We collect from you and what it may be used for. This Policy applies to Our Website, Services and Products. By using the Maker’s Movement Website, Services, Products, and/or by providing your information to Us, you consent to the collection and use of your information in accordance with this Privacy Policy and the rest of Our Terms and Conditions (the "Terms"). It is your responsibility to read the Terms and this Policy carefully and ensure that you check back on a frequent basis. We reserve the right to update, change or replace any part of the Terms and Policy. You can review the most current version of this Policy at any time on this page. By using Our Website and the Services and Products We offer, you agree to be bound by Our Terms and these Policies. If you do not agree to all the Terms and Conditions and Our Privacy Policy, then you may not access Our Website or use any of Our Services or Products. "You" means you individually or on behalf of a company, assuming you have the authority to bind such a legal entity on their behalf.

INFORMATION WE MAY COLLECT FROM YOU:

-Details provided through email correspondence between you and Us may be kept on record, like your email address, attached photos, documents and links, and all written content.
-Details provided by filling in forms on Our Website is kept on record
-Details collected from the following Services is kept on record:
(a) Features & submissions (name, email address, social media links, photos and written content as provided). (b) Product orders & subscriptions (name, email address, shipping details, phone number when provided). (c) Name & email address for monthly newsletter (only if you opt-in). (d) Payment details are encrypted and protected. We do not keep your full payment details on file, only the last 4 digits and the card type is recorded and available to us through Our payment processor, Stripe or PayPal. You can read about Stripe’s policy here and PayPal’s here. We are not responsible for the privacy practices of third-party sites and encourage you to read their privacy statements.
-Information shared publicly via social media platforms may be collected, saved and shared.
-Details of your visit on Our Website and the Services you access may be tracked and stored. We use Squarespace Metrics and Google Analytics to track certain data and behaviour.
-Any data gathered for Squarespace Metrics is subject to the SquareSpace Privacy Policy. We can only view the metrics data in aggregate, and never see any personally-identifiable information. We use it to help us better understand who visits the website, where they came from and what they like on Our Website.
-Google Analytics tracks your activity on Our Website, and also provides your operating system and browser type when available. We may collect information about your computer, including your IP address, operating system and browser type, for system administration and in order to create reports. This is statistical data about our users’ browsing actions and patterns, and does not identify any individual. Google Analytics uses first-party cookies to track visitor interactions and how they use Our site. Google Analytics collects information anonymously. It reports website trends without identifying individual visitors. You can opt out of Google Analytics without affecting how you visit Our site – for more information on opting out of being tracked by Google Analytics across all websites you use, visit this Google page.

PURPOSES FOR COLLECTED INFORMATION:

-To fulfil orders for Products and/or Services
-To notify you about changes to Our Website, Services and/or Products
-For user and/or customer insight, and to improve Services to suit your needs

DISCLOSURE OF YOUR INFORMATION:

We do not sell your personal details to any advertisers or third-party individuals or entities for any reason. We may disclose your photographs, email address, social media links and/or written content provided to Us as part of Our Services and Products, including but not limited to features or promotions on any of Our platforms. Any sensitive information is kept on record for Our use only. We may disclose your personal information if We are required by law to do so or if you violate our Terms and Conditions.

REVIEW, MODIFY OR DELETE YOUR INFORMATION:

If you no longer wish to use Our Website, Services or Products, We may still maintain information about you, your transactions, submissions, forms or any inquiries on record for business administration and/or legal purposes. Our monthly newsletter (“Maker’s Newsletter”) provides updates upon subscription only. To unsubscribe or update your preferences, follow the instructions found in the footer of each email We send you.

CHANGES TO THE PRIVACY POLICY

We reserve the right to change the Privacy Policy at any time. The most updated version can be found on this page. In the event that Maker’s Movement, Our Website and/or Services are acquired or merged with another company, your information may be transferred to the new owners so that We may continue to service your needs.

In order to best protect your personal information, we take reasonable precautions and follow industry best practices to make sure information is not inappropriately lost, misused, accessed, disclosed, altered or destroyed. We reserve the right to suspend viewers’ access to Our Website, Products and/or Services at any time at Our sole discretion.

CONTACT

If you have any questions regarding these Terms and Conditions, email us at hello@makersmovement.ca
Maker’s Movement, 550 Front Street West, Toronto, ON M5V 3N5


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