Heino Schmitt Design is committed to ensuring that your privacy is protected. Should we ask you to provide certain information by which you can be identified when using this website, then you can be assured that it will only be used in accordance with this privacy statement.
Heino Schmitt Design may change this policy by updating this page. You should check this page from time to time to ensure that you are happy with any changes made.
Who we are
Our website address is: https://heinoschmitt.design
What personal data we collect and why we collect it
When visitors leave comments on the site we collect the data shown in the comment form, and also the visitor’s IP address and browser user agent string to help spam detection.
We keep contact form submissions for a certain period for customer Service purposes, but we do not use the information submitted through our contact form for marketing purposes.
If you leave a comment on our site you may opt-in to saving your name, email address and website 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 have an account and you log in to this site, we will 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.
When you log in, we will 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, an additional cookie will 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.
What is a cookie?
A cookie is a simple text file that is stored on your computer or mobile device by a website’s server and only that server will be able to retrieve or read the contents of that cookie. Each cookie is unique to your web browser. It will contain some anonymous information such as a unique identifier and the site name and some digits and numbers. It allows a website to remember things like your preferences or what’s in your shopping basket.
Strictly necessary cookies
These cookies enable Services you have specifically asked for.
These cookies collect anonymous information on the pages visited.
These cookies remember the choices you make to improve your experience.
Targeting cookies or advertising cookies
These cookies collect information about your browsing habits in order to make advertising relevant to you and your interests.
What information will Heino Schmitt Design collect about me?
Information about your visits to and use of this website (including your IP address, geographical location, browser type and version, operating system, referral source, length of visit and page views). We collect this information in a way that does not identify anyone.
Information you provide by filling in forms on our website, such as when you register to receive information.
How will Heino Schmitt Design use the information they collect about me?
We require this information to understand your needs and provide you with a better Service, for example:
- To improve the content and design of the website,
- To contact you about a request/enquiry you have made with us,
- To provide you with information you may have requested, for example a newsletter.
Heino Schmitt Design will never share your information with other organisations for marketing, market research or commercial purposes.
Cookies used on Heino Schmitt Design website
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How do I turn cookies off?
It is usually possible to stop your browser from accepting cookies, or to stop it from accepting cookies from a particular website.
All modern browsers allow you to change your cookie settings. These settings will typically be found in the ‘options’ or ‘preferences’ menu of your browser.
Embedded content from other websites
Articles on this site may include embedded content (e.g. videos, images, articles, etc.). Embedded content from other websites behaves in the exact same way as if the visitor has visited the other website.
Email/Chat/Contact Forms/Estimate Forms
- We use Google/G-Suite/Gmail to process all internal email and communication with our customers.
- Customers that email us, or use any of the contact forms on our websites, will have their email address, IP address, and any data provided in the contact form or body of the email stored in Google/G-Suite/Gmail archives.
- We keep all email and chat communication indefinitely to help us provide support and improve our Services. Individuals can request copies of any previous correspondence with us at any time.
Who we share your data with
We disclose potentially personally-identifying and personally-identifying information only to our contractors and affiliated organizations that (i) need to know that information in order to process it on our behalf or to provide Services, and (ii) that have agreed, in writing, not to disclose it to others. Some of those contractors and affiliated organizations may be located outside of your home country; by using our websites and Services, you consent to the transfer of such information to them. We will not rent or sell potentially personally-identifying and personally-identifying information to anyone. If we ever were to engage in any onward transfers of your data with third parties for a purpose other than which it was originally collected or subsequently authorized, we would provide you with an opt-out choice to limit the use and disclosure of your personal data.
How long we retain your data
If you leave a comment, 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.
For users that register on our website (if any), we also store the personal information they provide in their user profile. All users can see, edit, or delete their personal information at any time (except they cannot change their username). Website administrators can also see and edit that information.
What rights you have over your data
If you have an account on this 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.
Where we send your data
Visitor comments may be checked through an automated spam detection Service.