The Seabird's Nest

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My name is Jessica Sawchuk, and I created and maintain the website theseabirdsnest.com using the name Jessica Pixie. I live in New York State, United States. Please see my:

Privacy Policy and Copyright Information

This privacy notice governs the website theseabirdsnest.com  and informs you of my policies regarding the collection, use, and disclosure of personal data when you use my Service and the choices you have associated with that data.  This privacy notice only covers information collected through the sites listed above and via direct communications between you and The Seabirds Nest. It does not cover any information collected at any other website, application or other communication methods such as when you write me, or in any other way communicate with me.  Your privacy is very important to me.

My site is hosted on the Wix.com platform. Wix.com provides me with the online platform that allows me to provide this experience and services to you. Your data may be stored through Wix.com’s data storage, databases and the general Wix.com applications. They store your data on secure servers behind a firewall. 

WHAT I COLLECT

While using my site, I may ask you to provide me with certain personal data that can be used to contact or identify you (“Personal Data”). Personal Data may include, but is not limited to:

  • Email address

  • First name and last name

  • Any personal information you choose to share in your profile or within the forum.

  • Any photo you choose to upload

  • Links to a site you share, or videos you upload.

What I Collect Automatically

Email address

First Name and last name

I may use information that I collect about you to:

  • Provide  Products and Services. I will use your information to provide my products and services to you; sending a newsletter, and other short emails pertaining to uploaded artwork or writing pieces uploaded to the site. 

  • Communicate with you.

    • Promotional.   may send you emails about new product features or other news  on topics relevant to this site.  You may opt out of these at any time. Visit the Your Choices section below.

    • Responding to your requests. I will also use your information to respond to your questions or comments, including support questions, blog post comments, services requests and other inquiries.

    • Administrative. I may contact you to inform you about changes in our services, our service offering and other important service related notices such as changes to the privacy policy or about security or fraud notices.  

  • Advertising.  I may share new products or services with you or share other products and services that I feel would be of interest to you.

  • Other. I also may use your information to manage my business, to comply with legal or regulatory obligations, or perform functions as otherwise described to you at the time of collection.  I may also use your information to resolve disputes or troubleshoot problems.

Sharing and Disclosure

I do not share your personal information with others except as indicated within this policy or when I inform you and give you an opportunity to opt out of having your personal information shared.

I will share your information in the following ways.

  • With third party service providers, agents, or contractors.  I use other companies, agents or contractors (“Service Providers”) to perform services on my behalf or to assist me with providing services to you. For example,  I may engage Service Providers to provide services such as infrastructure and IT services. These Service Providers may have access to your personal or other information in order to provide these functions. In addition, some of the information I request may be collected by third party providers on my behalf. I do not authorize them to use or disclose your personal information except in connection with providing their services.

Analytics: As of September 21, 2019 The Seabirds Nest does not use Google Analytics. 

Cookies:

Wix, the company this site is built on, DOES use cookies. Click this link to read more about the cookies used by this site.  A pop up appears upon visiting my site to let you know. It provides more information about cookies, and how to disable them. 

Links to Other Sites

I may have links on my site to other sites that I do not operate.  If you click on a third party link, you will be taken directly to that site which is governed by its own privacy notice.  I strongly encourage you to read that privacy notice. I do not control that site and assume no responsibility for the content, policies or its practices.

Retention

The Seabirds Nest will retain your Personal Data only for as long as is necessary for the purposes set out in this Privacy Notice. I will retain and use your Personal Data to the extent necessary to comply with my legal obligations (for example, if I am required to retain your data to comply with applicable laws), resolve disputes, and enforce my legal agreements and policies.

Choices and Individual Rights:

I aim to take reasonable steps so you can correct, amend, delete or limit the use of your Personal Data.

I outline your choices below:

  • E-mail.  As described above, if you do not wish to receive promotional e-mails from me, you may opt out at any time.  At the bottom of any email I send, is an option to unsubscribe at any time. If you have trouble with this, email me at THE SEABIRDS NEST: pixie@theseabirdsnest.com.

  • Cookies.  Your browser’s help function should contain instructions on how to set your computer to accept all cookies, to notify you when a cookie is issued, or to not receive cookies at any time.

  • Advertising.  You can opt out of online targeted advertising by opting out within the advertisement itself or by visiting Digital Advertising Alliance, http://www.aboutads.info/, the Digital Advertising Alliance of Canada in Canada http://youradchoices.ca/ or the European Interactive Digital Advertising Alliance in Europe http://www.youronlinechoices.eu/.  You can also opt out of the Digital Advertising Alliance using your mobile device settings.

  • Your rights under certain circumstances.   To initiate any of these actions please contact me at THE SEABIRDS NEST: pixie@theseabirdsnest.com

    • To access and receive a copy of the Personal Data I hold about you.

    • To rectify any Personal Data held about you that is inaccurate

    • To request the deletion of Personal Data held about you

    • You have the right to data portability for the information you have provided to me.  You can request to obtain a copy of this information in a commonly used electronic format so that you can manage and move it.  I will need to verify your identity before being able to respond to such requests.

    • Please note that in some cases, I may not be able to remove your personal information, in which case we will let you know if we are unable to do so and why.

  • Right to Lodge a Complaint.  For European Union residents, if you feel that my processing of your personal data infringes on data protection laws, you have a legal right to lodge a complaint with a supervisory authority responsible for data protection.  You may do so in the EU member state where you habitually reside, your place of work or the location of the alleged infringement. If you are located outside of the European Union, you may have rights under privacy laws in the jurisdiction where you live.

Transfer of Data

This site is operated in the United States.  If you are located in another jurisdiction, please know that your information will be transferred to, stored, and processed in the United States. By using this site and providing us with information, you consent to this transfer, processing and storage of your information in the United States.  It is important to note that the privacy laws in the United States may not be as comprehensive as those in other countries such as the European Union. Our service providers use appropriate safeguards to transfer your personal data to the United States.

Security:

All Wix sites have been enabled for HTTPS. I use reasonable administrative, logical, physical and managerial measures to safeguard your personal information against loss, theft and unauthorized access, use and modification. Unfortunately, no measures can be guaranteed to provide 100% security. Accordingly, I cannot guarantee the security of your information.

Sensitive Data:

I request that you do not send me any sensitive data such as social security or national identification numbers, information related to racial or ethnic origin, political opinions, religious beliefs, health data, biometrics or genetic, criminal background or trade union membership information. If you do send me this information, then you are consenting to its processing in accordance with this privacy notice.  To avoid processing of sensitive data, do not submit it.

Changes to the Policy:

I may change this policy from time to time, and if I do I will  post any changes on this page. If you continue to visit this site after those changes are in effect, you agree to the revised policy. If the changes are significant, I may provide more prominent notice or get your consent on the new policy.

Contacting Me:

If you have any questions or comments about this policy, or want me to remove your contact information or profile in the forum please contact me at THE SEABIRDS NEST: pixie@theseabirdsnest.com

Copyright Information

All content, conceptual and intellectual property, and products provided on or via this website, The Seabirds Nest belong to me, Jessica Sawchuk. Images, written content, or other material presented by The Seabirds Nest may not be used, disseminated, or reproduced by any means without explicit and advance written permission from Jessica Sawchuk, owner of The Seabird's Nest. Please email me at THE SEABIRDS NEST:   pixie@theseabirdsnest.com if you wish to use something you find on this site, artwork, or writing. Please credit me if you use anything from my site on any social media accounts.