Last Updated: March 26, 2022
When you use the Cottage and Bungalow Website, even if you are just browsing, we may collect some basic data from you such as the type of device that you are using, your geographical location, and your IP address. If you choose to sign up for additional communications from Cottage and Bungalow and/or if you choose to make a purchase from our ecommerce store, you choose to share additional data with us, which is outlined below. We also provide you with the ability to limit the data that we collect from you and how we use it. We use your interactions with the Cottage and Bungalow Website to show you more relevant content and a better overall experience.
Data You Share with Us We may collect data from you when you voluntarily share it with us. This may include the following data:
• Marketing Data. If you choose to provide your name, email address and phone number to us either to sign up for our newsletter and related communications or to receive confirmation of online order details, we keep your email address on hand for these purposes.
• Transactional Data. If you choose to purchase products on our ecommerce platform, you provide us with transaction and payment information in addition to your identification information such as your name, email address, shipping and billing addresses and credit card information.
• Public Data. Some of the activity on the Website is public. We may use this public data to provide you with the services requested, to provide you with more relevant content, to tailor content to your preferences, to keep records of communications between us and you, and to defend against legal claims.
Additional Data We Receive From You We may also collect data from you automatically when you use the Website. This may include the following data: • Location Data. We may collect data about your location by collecting and processing your IP address and device settings. We may use this data to tailor our offerings to your geographic location, respond to law enforcement requests, or to provide you with content that is relevant to your geographic location.
• Technical Data. We may collect technical data about your use of the Website, such as your IP address, your device IDs, your phone number, pages visited, referring web page, your mobile phone model, mobile charrier, search terms, cookie data, your operating system, your geolocation, and your time zone. We may use this data to analyze your use of the Website, to administer and secure our services, to determine how we should allocate resources to our Website, and to understand the technical load on our servers.
• Marketing Data. We may collect your IP address, your device IDs, your geographical location, your phone numbers, pages visited, referring web page, mobile phone model, search terms, cookie data, Google Advertising IDs, and Apple Advertising IDs to provide advertisements to you through third-party ad networks. We may use your data to provide advertisements to you, to provide remarketing advertisements to you after you previously visited the Website, to determine the relevance of advertisements, to measure the effectiveness of advertisements, and to help make those advertisements more relevant to your preferences.
We may use session or persistent cookies. Session cookies are only stored on your computer or mobile device during your use of the Website and are automatically deleted when you close your web browser. Persistent cookies are stored as a file on your computer or mobile device that remain on your computer or mobile device even after you close your web browser. Persistent cookies can be read by the website that created the cookie when you revisit it again. We may use persistent cookies when we utilize Google Analytics or other analytics providers, which are intended to track the origin and behavior of traffic to the Website. We may also, from time to time, receive data from third parties including analytics providers or advertising networks such as Google, Facebook, or Apple.
Marketing Communications We may send you marketing communications if you have asked us for information concerning our services or if you have agreed to, and have not opted out from, receiving marketing communications from us. You may ask us to stop sending you marketing messages at any time by following the opt-out link in any marketing message sent to you.
Disclosure of Personal Data We only share your personal data in limited circumstances.
We may share or disclose your personal data with your consent or at your direction.
We may also share your data with certain third parties to aid us in operating the Website. For example, we may share your personal data with third parties, such as analytics providers, to utilize their software tools and measure the effectiveness of our Website or advertisements. We may also share personal data, such as device IDs, with third party advertisers to help them determine whether they should serve an ad to you. The data that we share with these third parties does not include your email address, name, phone number, or username, but it may include your geographical location.
We may also share your personal data with our accountants, auditors, insurers, or attorneys where doing so is necessary to protect the interests of Cottage and Bungalow or to comply with any law or regulation.
We may also share your personal data with government or law enforcement agencies when we are required to report our data processing activities, upon receipt of an exigent circumstances request, upon receipt of a duly authorized subpoena or court order, or where doing so is necessary to protect our users, our employees, our contractors, third parties, or property.
Management, Protection, and Retention of Your Personal Data To stop our collection and use of your technical data, you need only cease using Website. If you would like to submit a request to us regarding your Personal Data that you provided to us, please email us with your request including your name and location at firstname.lastname@example.org. To confirm your request, we may need to request specific information from you as a security measure to ensure that personal data is not disclosed to an unauthorized third party. We will attempt to respond to all legitimate requests within thirty days.
If you are an EU resident, we may store your personal data in or transfer your personal data to countries outside of the European Union, which may not offer the same level of protection. Many of our third-party service providers are located within the United States and their processing of personal data will involve a transfer of data outside of the European Union.
We also put data security measures into place to protect your personal data. We allow access to your personal data only by employees and service providers who have a need to know or access your personal data on our instructions. We will notify you and any regulatory body of any breach of your personal data or our security measures if and when we are legally required to do so.
You do not need to pay a fee to access your PII or to exercise your rights. However, we may charge a reasonable administrative fee if your request is unreasonable or excessive.
To confirm your request, we may need to request specific information from you as a security measure to ensure that personal data is not disclosed to an unauthorized third party. We will attempt to respond to all legitimate requests within thirty days.
Third Party Links Our services may include links to third party websites and applications. By clicking on third party links, you may allow third parties to collect or share data about you. We do not control these third-party links and you are advised to review and understand their respective privacy policies.
Responding to Do Not Track Signals You can generally opt-out of receiving personalized ads from third party advertisers and ad networks, such as Google and Facebook, who are members of the Network Advertising Initiative (NAI) or who follow the Digital Advertising Alliance’s Self-Regulatory Principles for Online Behavioral Advertising by visiting the opt-out pages on the NAI website and DAA website. Our websites are not currently set up to respond to browser do-not-track signals, but you can configure your browser settings to reject all cookies or prompt you before a cookie is set.
California Privacy Rights California residents have a right to request that we disclose what personal information we collect from you and whether, and how, we disclose or sell that personal information. California residents may also request that we delete any personal information collected or maintained by us from you. To submit a request for a list of the categories of personal information collected from you or to request that Cottage and Bungalow delete your personal information, please email us at email@example.com or send a letter to our US-based legal counsel at the following address:
Cottage and Bungalow, Inc.
c/o Revision Legal, PLLC
444 Cass St., Suite D
Traverse City, MI 49684
United States of America
To verify your request, we may request certain information from you to confirm that you are a user of our Website, such as your phone number, username, email address, city, state, or geographic location. You may also designate an authorized agent to make a request to Cottage and Bungalow to disclose or delete your personal information. To do so, you must provide Cottage and Bungalow with proof that the individual or business has been appointed as your agent, such by providing a signed power of attorney form, and provide accurate responses to any information requested by Cottage and Bungalow that may be necessary to confirm that you are a user of our Website, such as your phone number, username, email address, city, state, or geographic location. California residents have a right not to receive discriminatory treatment by Cottage and Bungalow for their exercise of these rights conferred under California law.