Who we are
We are Design Perspectives, a dba of We Design 4 You, Inc. and our Web/Blog Site is https://designperspectives.net.
What personal data we collect, how and why we collect it
You may be asked to enter your name, email address, mailing address, phone number or other details when you register, sign up or subscribe to our email list and/or newsletter, respond to a survey or marketing communication, try contacting us via a form, or leave a comment on our Web/Blog Site. We may use the information to:
- Improve our Web/Blog Site in order to better serve you and help you with your experience.
- Send periodic emails or our newsletter regarding our services and educational information.
- Follow up with you after your inquiry.
- Help you connect with us.
When you fill out one of our Web/Blog Site forms, we collect the data shown in the form, the visitor’s IP address and browser user agent string to help spam detection and to complete your request such as email list and/or newsletter inclusion or contacting you. We retain the information for the purposes of your submission and until otherwise requested.
If you leave comments on our Web/Blog Site, we collect the data shown in the comments form, your IP address and browser user agent string to help spam detection.
If you upload images to our Web/Blog Site, you should avoid uploading images with embedded location data (EXIF GPS) included. Visitors to the Web/Blog Site can download and extract any location data from images on the website.
We may use trusted third-party analytics in our Web/Blog Site to gain insights, improve its functionality and for our marketing purposes. We reserve the right to monitor traffic patterns and Web/Blog Site usage.
You can choose to have your computer warn you each time a cookie is being sent, or you can choose to turn off all cookies; you do this through your browser settings. Since each browser is a little different, look at your browser’s Help Menu to learn the correct way to modify your cookies.
If you turn cookies off, it will not affect your user experience.
If you leave a comment on our Web/Blog Site you may opt-in to saving your name, email address and Web/Blog Site in cookies. These are for your convenience so that you do not have to fill in your details again when you leave another comment. These cookies will last for one year.
If you visit our Web/Blog Site, we may set a temporary cookie to determine if your browser accepts cookies. This cookie contains no personal data and is discarded when you close your browser.
If you visit our login page, we may set a temporary cookie to determine if your browser accepts cookies. This cookie contains no personal data and is discarded when you close your browser.
If you log in, we may also set up several cookies to save your login information and your screen display choices. Login cookies last for two days, and screen options cookies last for a year. If you select “Remember Me”, your login will persist for two weeks. If you log out of your account, the login cookies will be removed.
If you edit or publish an article on our Web/Blog Site, an additional cookie may be saved in your browser. This cookie includes no personal data and simply indicates the post ID of the article you just edited. It expires after 1 day.
Embedded content from other websites
Articles on our Web/Blog Site may include embedded content (e.g. videos, images, articles, etc.). Embedded content from other Web/Blog Sites behave in the exact same way as if you have visited the other Web/Blog Site.
Who we share your data with
What automated decision making and/or profiling we do with user data
We do not provide services which includes automated decision making or profiling.
How we handle Do Not Track signals
We honor Do Not Track signals and Do Not Track, plant cookies, or use advertising when a Do Not Track (DNT) browser mechanism is in place.
How long we retain your data
If you leave a comment on our Web/Blog Site, the comment and its metadata are retained indefinitely. This is so we can recognize and approve any follow-up comments automatically instead of holding them in a moderation queue.
Where we send your data
Your comments may be checked through an automated spam detection service.
Third party disclosures
We do not sell, trade, rent or otherwise transfer your Personally Identifiable Information to third parties.
We do not include or offer third party products or services on our web/blog site.
We do not receive data about you from third parties, including advertisers.
We do not allow third party behavioral tracking.
How we protect your data
We use regular Malware Scanning.
We do not use vulnerability scanning and/or scanning to PCI standards. We only provide information and articles on our Web/Blog Site. We never ask for credit card information through our Web/Blog Site.
Should we find out about a data breach, we will notify you via email within 7 business days.
What rights you have over your data
If you have an account on this Web/Blog Site, or have left comments, you can request to receive an exported file of the personal data we hold about you, including any data you have provided to us. You can also request that we erase any personal data we hold about you. This does not include any data we are obliged to keep for administrative, legal, or security purposes.
California Online Privacy Protection Act
- You can visit our Web/Blog Site anonymously.
- You can change your personal information by contacting us using one of the options in the footer below.
Children Online Privacy Protection Act
The COPPA rule gives parents control over what information Web/Blog Sites can collect from their children and imposes certain requirements on what operators of Web/Blog Sites and online services must do to protect children’s privacy and safety online.
Our Web/Blog Site is not directed to nor do we knowingly collect data from or specifically market to children under the age of 13 years old.
European Union General Data Protection Regulation
The EU GDPR requires organizations to safeguard personal data and uphold the privacy rights of anyone in EU territory. EU residents may contact us by using one of the options in the footer below regarding any of these rights. Persons exercising these rights will be required to submit a proof of identity. If you are an EU resident, you have the right to:
- Request a copy of your personal information. You have the right to obtain a copy of the personal information we hold about you by contacting us as directed above.
- Correct your personal information. You may request that we rectify any inaccurate and/or complete any incomplete personal information by contacting us as directed above. If we disagree and believe the information to be accurate and complete, we will advise you and include a notation on the record that you dispute the information’s accuracy.
- Delete. You may request that we delete your personal information by contacting us as directed above. We will comply unless there is a lawful reason for not doing so.
- Withdraw your consent to processing. You may, as permitted by law, withdraw your consent to the processing of your personal information at any time by contacting us as directed above. Such withdrawal will not affect the lawfulness of processing based on your previous consent. Please note that if you withdraw your consent, you may not be able to benefit from certain service features for which the processing of your personal information is essential.
- Object to processing. You may, as permitted by law, request that we stop processing your personal information by contacting us as directed above.
- Lodge a complaint. We suggest that you first contact us as directed above regarding any questions or complaints in relation to your rights or how we process your personal information. However, this does not limit your right to contact your local data protection authority directly.
Our contact information