1. INFORMATION COLLECTED
We collect two types of information from you: i) information that personally identifies you (e.g. through a voluntary registration process, sign-ups or emails); and ii) information that does not personally identifies you.
Information that personally identifies you
We collect personally identifiable information when you choose to use certain other features of the Website, including: i) consenting to receive email, ii) commenting on articles, and others. When you choose to use these additional features, we require you to provide your “Contact Information”, such as name, e-mail address, etc. We do not automatically collect such information when you visit our website. We may use this information to respond to your inquiries, providing you with new upcoming content information, or promotional information from our affiliated companies. You may opt-out from receiving future promotional information at any time. Personally identifiable information is used solely to address your specific request and is not sold to third parties or market researchers. Occasionally, we may also request information such as your shopping preferences and demographics which will help us better serve you and our others users in the future.
Information that does not personally identifies you
We use information that does not personally identify you in a variety of ways, including helping analyze website traffic and improve our services. Non personal information may include the Web browser you used to visit the Website, the time you visited the Website, which Web pages you visited on the Website, and other anonymous Website usage data. We use this type of information to count the number and type of visitors that visit our website, and to constantly improve our website.
Third-Party Cookies: In the course of serving advertisements to this website, our third-party advertisers may place or recognise a unique “cookie” on your browser.
3. HOW WE USE YOUR INFORMATION
Design Chronicle only uses your personal information for the original purposes it was given. Your personal information will not be sold or otherwise transferred to unaffiliated third parties without your approval at the time of collection.
Design Chronicle will not disclose, use, give or sell any personal information to third parties for any purposes unless required to do so by law.
Please note that personally identifiable information is used only to provide you with a more enjoyable, convenient online experience and to help us identify and/or provide information, products or services that may be of interest to you. We use your personally identifiable information to support and enhance your use of the Website and its features, including without limitation: e-mail submissions, providing customer service; tracking email invitations you send; and otherwise supporting your use of the Website.
Design Chronicle may use your personal information for target advertising toward you based on things such as region, gender, interests, goals, habits, etc.
We may permit certain trusted third parties (such as Google Analytics) to track usage, analyse data such as the source address that a page request is coming from, your IP address or domain name, the date and time of the page request, the referring Website (if any) and other parameters in the URL. This is collected in order to better understand our Website usage, and enhance the performance of services to maintain and operate the Website and certain features on the Website. We may use third parties to host the Website; operate various features available on the Website; send emails; analyse data; provide search results and links and assist in fulfilling your orders.
Design Chronicle may disclose Contact Information in special cases where we have reason to believe that disclosing this information is necessary to identify, contact or bring legal action against someone who may be violating our terms and conditions of use or may be causing injury or interference with our rights, property, our customers or anyone who could be harmed by such activities.
We use non-identifying and aggregate information to better design our website and for business and administrative purposes. We may also use or share with third parties for any purpose aggregated data that contains no personally identifiable information.
4. HOW WE PROTECT YOUR INFORMATION
We are committed to protecting the information we receive from you. We take appropriate security measures to protect your information against unauthorised access to or unauthorised alteration, disclosure or destruction of data. To prevent unauthorised access, maintain data accuracy, and ensure the correct use of information, we maintain appropriate physical, electronic, and managerial procedures to safeguard and secure the information and data stored on our system. While no computer system is completely secure, we believe the measures we have implemented reduce the likelihood of security problems to a level appropriate to the type of data involved.
5. THIRD PARTY ADVERTISING
Advertisements appearing on this Website may be delivered to you by Design Chronicle or one of our Web advertising partners. Our Web advertising partners may set cookies. Doing this allows the advertising partners to recognise your computer each time they send you an advertisement. In this way, they may compile information about where you, or others who are using your computer, saw their advertisements and determine which advertisements are clicked. This information allows an advertising partner to deliver targeted advertisements that they believe will be of most interest to you. Design Chronicle does not have access to or control of the cookies that may be placed by the third party advertising servers of ad partners.
6. EMAIL CHOICE/OPT-OUT
If any user who receives an email from the Website and would prefer not to receive such communications in the future, [he or she] can do so by following the instructions in the emails. In addition, you may send an email to . We will make commercially reasonable efforts to implement your opt-out requests promptly, but you may still receive communications from us for up to ten business days as we process your request.
7. CHILDREN’S PRIVACY
Design Chronicle is not directed towards children under the age of thirteen, and we do not knowingly collect personal information from them. If a parent or guardian of a child under the age of thirteen has reasons to believe he or she has disclosed personal information, please contact us at and we will remove such information from our records.
8. EXTERNAL LINKS
9. DISCLAIMER TO SECURITY
10. NOTIFICATION OF CHANGES
Effective and Updated: November 23, 2013