Privacy Policy, Disclaimer & Website Terms of Use

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PRIVACY POLICY

It is our policy to post any changes we make to our privacy policy on this page. If we make material changes to how we treat our users’ personal information, we will notify you by email to the email address specified in your account and/or through a notice on the Website home page. The date the privacy policy was last revised is identified at the bottom of the page.

You are responsible for ensuring we have an up-to-date active and deliverable email address for you and for periodically visiting our Website and this privacy policy to check for any changes.

This website and any services it may offer are not intended for children and we do not knowingly collect data relating to children.

Pixel Steps is a company registered in England (collectively referred to as “we” or “us” in this policy).

Maintaining the security of your data is a priority at Pixel Steps, and we are committed to respecting your privacy rights.  We pledge to handle your data fairly and legally at all times. We are also dedicated to being transparent about what data we collect about you and how we use it.

This policy provides you with information about:

  • what data we collect from you;
  • how we use your data;
  • how we ensure your privacy is maintained; and
  • your legal rights relating to your personal data. 

WHAT DATA DO WE COLLECT FROM YOU?

  1. Information You Provide To Us.The Website (PixelSteps.com) provides various places for users to provide information. We collect information that users provide by filling out forms on the Website, communicating with us via contact forms, responding to surveys, search queries on our search feature, providing comments or other feedback, and providing information when ordering a product or service via the Website.
  2. Information We Collect Through Automatic Data Collection Technology. As you navigate through our Website, we may use automatic data collection technologies including Google Analytics to collect certain information about your equipment, browsing actions, and patterns. This will generally include information about your location, your traffic pattern through our website, and any communications between your computer and our Website.  Among other things, we will collect data about the type of computer you use, your Internet connection, your IP address, your operating system, and your browser type.

 The data we collect may include:

  • your name, age/date of birth and gender;
  • your contact details: postal address including billing and delivery addresses, telephone numbers (including mobile numbers) and e-mail address;
  • purchases and orders made by you;
  • your on-line browsing activities on PixelSteps.com website;
  • your password(s);
  • your communication and marketing preferences;
  • feedback and survey responses;
  • your location;
  • your correspondence and communications with us; and

This list is not exhaustive and, in specific instances, we may need to collect additional data for the purposes set out in this Policy.

 HOW WE USE YOUR DATA

We use information you provide to us to deliver the requested product and/or service, to verify your identity, for crime and fraud prevention, detection and related purposes, to improve our overall performance and to provide you with offers, promotions, and information.

Any Information we collect automatically is used for statistical data and will not include personal information. We use this data to improve our Website and our service offerings. To the extent that you voluntarily provide personal information to us, our systems will associate the automatically collected information with your personal information.

SHARING DATA WITH THIRD PARTIES

In order to make certain services available to you, we may need to share your personal data with some of our service partners. These may include IT, delivery and marketing service providers.

We only allow our service providers to handle your personal data when we have confirmed that they apply appropriate data protection and security controls.  They can only use your data to provide services to us and to you, and for no other purposes.

Aside from our service providers, we will not disclose your personal data to any third party.  We will never sell or rent our customer data to other organisations for marketing purposes.

USE OF COOKIES AND PIXELS

Our websites use cookies to collect information.  This includes information about browsing and purchasing behaviour by people who access our websites.  This includes information about pages viewed, products purchased and the customer journey around our websites.

A cookie is a very small text document, which often includes an anonymous unique identifier. When you visit a website, that site’s computer asks your computer for permission to store this file in a part of your hard drive specifically designated for cookies. Each website can send its own cookie to your browser if your browser’s preferences allow it, but (to protect your privacy) your browser only permits a website to access the cookies it has already sent to you, not the cookies sent to you by other sites.

We reserve the right to use technological equivalents of cookies, including social media pixels. These pixels allow social media sites to track visitors to outside websites so as to tailor advertising messages users see while visiting that social media website. We reserve the right to use these pixels in compliance with the policies of the various social media sites.​

THIRD PARTY USE OF COOKIES

Some content or applications, including any advertisements, on the Website are served by third parties, which may include advertisers, ad networks and servers, content providers, and application providers. These third parties may use cookies alone or in conjunction with web beacons or other tracking technologies to collect information about you when you use our website. The information they collect may be associated with your personal information or they may collect information, including personal information, about your online activities over time and across different websites and other online services. They may use this information to provide you with interest-based (behavioural) advertising or other targeted content.

We do not control these third parties’ tracking technologies or how they may be used. If you have any questions about an advertisement or other targeted content, you should contact the responsible provider directly.

HOW LONG DO WE KEEP YOUR DATA?

We will not retain your data for longer than necessary for the purposes set out in this Policy. Different retention periods apply for different types of data, however the longest we will normally hold any personal data is 6 years unless you have subscribed to our newsletter.

HOW WE PROTECT YOUR DATA

We employ commercially reasonable methods to ensure the security of the information you provide to us and the information we collect automatically. This includes using standard security protocols and working only with reputable third-party vendors.

Email is not recognized as a secure medium of communication. For this reason, we request that you do not send private information to us by email. However, doing so is allowed, but at your own risk. Some of the information you may enter on our website may be transmitted securely via a secure medium known as Secure Sockets Layer, or SSL. Sensitive information is never transmitted via email.

EMAIL POLICY

We are committed to keeping your e-mail address confidential. We do not sell, rent or lease our subscription lists to third parties, and will not disclose your email address to any third parties except as allowed in the section titled Sharing your data with third parties.

Our emails always provide the opportunity to opt-out of receiving communications from us by following the unsubscribe instructions located at the bottom of any e-mail from us, at anytime.

YOUR GDPR RIGHTS

You have the following rights:

  • the right to ask for a copy of personal data that we hold about you (the right of access);
  • the right (in certain circumstances) to request that we delete personal data held on you; where we no longer have any legal reason to retain it (the right of erasure or to be forgotten);
  • the right to ask us to update and correct any out-of-date or incorrect personal data that we hold about you (the right of rectification);
  • the right to opt out of any marketing communications that we may send you and to object to us using / holding your personal data if we have no legitimate reasons to do so (the right to object);
  • the right (in certain circumstances) to ask us to ‘restrict processing of data’; which means that we would need to secure and retain the data for your benefit but not otherwise use it (the right to restrict processing); and
  • the right (in certain circumstances) to ask us to supply you with some of the personal data we hold about you in a structured machine-readable format and/or to provide a copy of the data in such a format to another organisation (the right to data portability).

We will not require you to provide consent for any necessary processing as a condition of entering into a contract with us.

If you wish to exercise any of the above rights, please contact us using the contact details set out below.

CONTACT US

For purposes of EU data protection law, I, Sarah-Jane Covey, am the data controller of your personal information. If you have any questions or concerns, you may contact me using the contact form on my website.  Alternately, you can mail me at:

48 St Wilfrids Road, Burgess Hill, RH15 8BD, United Kingdom

 

TERMS OF WEBSITE

PRODUCT LICENSE

This End User License Agreement (“EULA”) is a contract between You and Pixel Steps setting forth the terms and conditions upon which You are granted a license to use the products/photos that You acquire from PixelSteps.com

“You” shall refer to the person purchasing the products.

Upon payment of the purchase fee or on download of free products, PixelSteps.com hereby grants You a non-exclusive, non-transferable, non-sub licensable license to modify and create derivative works of the downloads. You have acquired usage as set out in the permitted usage, subject to the terms and conditions of this EULA. You understand and agree that downloads are licensed, not sold, and that use of downloads or any of the content contained therein other than in accordance with the terms of this EULA is unlicensed and unauthorised and may also violate applicable law, including copyright, trademark and other rights of the owner of such downloads.

LIMITATION OF LIABILITY

The Purchaser agrees that the Pixel Steps’s liability for any reason shall be no more than the total purchase price of the Product purchased.

EXTERNAL LINKS

Although this website only looks to include quality, safe and relevant external links, users are advised to adopt a policy of caution before clicking any external web links mentioned throughout this website. (External links are clickable text / banner / image links to other websites)

The owners of this website cannot guarantee or verify the contents of any externally linked website, despite their best efforts. Users should therefore note they click on external links at their own risk and this website and its owners cannot be held liable for any damages or implications caused by visiting any external links mentioned.

SOCIAL MEDIA PLATFORMS

Communication, engagement and actions taken through external social media platforms that this website and its owners participate on are custom to the terms and conditions as well as the privacy policies held with each social media platform respectively.

Users are advised to use social media platforms wisely and communicate / engage upon them with due care and caution in regard to their own privacy and personal details. This website nor its owners will ever ask for personal or sensitive information through social media platforms and encourage users wishing to discuss sensitive details to contact them through primary communication channels such as by telephone or email.

This website may use social sharing buttons which help share web content directly from web pages to the social media platform in question. Users are advised before using such social sharing buttons that they do so at their own discretion and note that the social media platform may track and save your request to share a web page respectively through your social media platform account.

SHORTENED LINKS IN SOCIAL MEDIA

This website and its owners through their social media platform accounts may share web links to relevant web pages. By default some social media platforms shorten lengthy urls [web addresses].

Users are advised to take caution and good judgment before clicking any shortened urls published on social media platforms by this website and its owners. Despite the best efforts to ensure only genuine urls are published many social media platforms are prone to spam and hacking and therefore this website and its owners cannot be held liable for any damages or implications caused by visiting any shortened links.

DISCLOSURE POLICY

This blog may accept forms of cash advertising, sponsorship, referral commissions or other forms of compensation. When we write sponsored posts we will always be up front about it.  Even though we may receive compensation for our posts or advertisements, we always give our honest opinions, findings, beliefs, or experiences on those topics or products. The views and opinions expressed on this blog are purely our own. Any product claim, statistic, quote or other representation about a product or service should be verified with the manufacturer, provider or party in question.

Where we visit events and write about these, we have paid for our own entrance fees. If we are given tickets to an event, we will clearly state this in our post about the event.

ADVERTS AND SPONSORED LINKS

This website may contain sponsored links and adverts. Clicking on any such adverts will send you to the advertisers website through a referral program which may use cookies and will track the number of referrals sent from this website. Users should therefore note they click on sponsored external links at their own risk and this website and its owners cannot be held liable for any damages or implications caused by visiting any external links mentioned.

AFFILIATE LINKS

Some of the links on this website are affiliate links, which means that I may earn a commission if you click on the link or make a purchase using the link. This helps us to keep this site running. When you make a purchase, the price you pay will be the same whether you use the affiliate link or go directly to the vendor’s website using a non-affiliate link.

Affiliate disclosure : We are a participant in the is a participant in the Amazon EU Associates Programme, an affiliate advertising program designed to provide a means for us to earn fees by linking to Amazon.co.uk and affiliated sites.

DISCLAIMER

The information on this website is for educational & entertainment purposes only, is not advice and should not be treated as such.

While we do our best to provide useful information, any reliance you place on such information is strictly at your own risk and not a substitute for medical, legal, or any other professional advice of any kind. You must not rely on the information on this website as an alternative to medical advice from your doctor, healthcare provider, or other professional.

I detail my personal experiences but I do not guarantee the outcome if you chose to use these methods.

ACCEPTANCE OF TERMS

Through the use of this website, you are hereby accepting the terms and conditions stipulated within the aforementioned Privacy Policy & Terms Agreement. If you are not in agreement with our terms and conditions, then you should refrain from further use of our sites. In addition, your continued use of our website following the posting of any updates or changes to our terms and conditions shall mean that you are in agreement and acceptance of such changes.

This Privacy Policy was last updated 24thMay 2018