Privacy and Security
Crystal Hawk Studio and CrystalHawkStudio.com are committed to protecting consumer privacy online. When you visit CrystalHawkStudio.com, we intend to give you as much control as possible over your personal information and strive to help you protect your privacy while using our services.

The purpose of our policy is to inform you about the types of information we gather about you when you visit our site, how we may use that information, whether we disclose it to anyone, and the choices you have regarding our use of, and your ability to correct, the information. Please read this notice. By using this site, you signify your assent to our privacy policy. If you do not agree to this policy, please do not use our site.

CrystalHawkStudio.com.com has special concerns about the privacy of users who are children under the age of 13. Parents are strongly encouraged to participate in their children’s online activities, including monitoring their children’s use of e-mails or engaging in other electronic communication. CrystalHawkStudio.com.com does not collect personal identifying information online from children under the age of 13. Any information transmitted via e-mail is not retained once an inquiry has been responded to.

I. Information Which We Collect and the What We Do With the Collected Information

We do not use tracking software that can identify you personally while you are visiting our web-site. You can be assured that no personal information is collected, retained or used by CrystalHawkStudio.com.

We may perform statistical analyses of aggregate user behavior, but it is not based on personal identifying information. This allows us to measure relative interest in the various areas of our web sites for development purposes. Any information we collect is used for its own internal purposes to improve the content of the web sites, to enhance user's experiences when visiting our site, to customize the content and/or layout of our pages and to provide the services required by an individual user. Any statistical analyses of user behavior will not be based on personal identifying information, but solely on aggregate information. We may share this aggregate information with advertisers, potential advertisers, or persons involved in product development or manufacture.

II. Use of Cookies

Like many other commercial sites, our site may utilize a standard technology called a "cookie" to collect information about how our site is used. Cookies were designed to help a web site recognize a user's browser as a previous visitor and thus save and remember any preferences that may have been set while the user was browsing the site. A cookie cannot retrieve any other data from your hard drive, pass on a computer virus or capture your e-mail address. Our web site may use cookies to enhance your visit. They help us see which areas are popular and which are not. Many improvements and updates to our website are based on the data collected through the cookies such as total number of visitors and pages viewed. Cookies can securely keep track of selections, such as those selected in a "shopping cart." Our cookies may collect your domain name and track your selections through our web pages. We only use "cookies" to gather the information indicated in this policy and do not use cookies to gather personal identifying information about you without your consent.

III. Disclosure to Third Parties

Crystal Hawk Studio will not sell, rent or trade any personal information about our online users to any third party without the user's permission, unless required by law. Crystal Hawk Studio will not collect personally identifiable information, such as your name and mailing address or e-mail address unless it is knowingly provided by the individual. If you choose not to voluntarily submit requested information, you may not be able to engage in certain activities -- e.g., registering for classes or purchasing items from the shop -- for which personally identifiable information is needed.

We disclose only in aggregate form our statistical analyses of users to third parties, such as advertisers, potential advertisers, or persons involved in product development and the like.

IV. Accuracy of User Information

Questions regarding our privacy policy, the accuracy of your personal information or the use of the information collected should be directed via e-mail to: webmaster@CrystalHawkStudio.com or you can reach us by telephone at 805.643.0610. You can also email us.

These privacy policies are effective as of December 15, 2006. We reserve the right to change this policy as soon as they go into effect.

V. Security of Information

The Crystal Hawk Studio website offers you the convenience of making membership contributions and product purchases via credit card. Crystal Hawk Studio and our fulfillment agents, who support the Membership Contribution and the Shop pages, utilize industry-standard Secure Socket Layer (SSL) encryption to safeguard credit card account information and personally identifying information from your computer to our servers. Our online financial transaction forms are stored and served from secure servers. Your peace of mind and the safeguarding of your credit card information are top priorities for us.

We use our best efforts to ensure the security of personal information submitted by users. We exercise great care in providing secure transmission of information from your PC to our computers. Unfortunately, no electronic communication over the internet can be guaranteed to be 100% secure.

Remember to sign off the CrystalHawkStudio.com site and close your browser window when you are finished. This is to ensure that others cannot pose as you online. This is especially important if you are at a terminal that is accessible to others, such as the library, at school, at the workplace or at an internet café.

VI. Use of Materials

All information contained on the CrystalHawkStudio.com. website is copy written by the artist. The right to download and store or output the materials in our site is granted for the user's personal use only, and materials may not be reproduced in any edited form. Any other reproduction, transmission, performance, display or editing of these materials by any means mechanical or electronic without the express written permission of us is strictly prohibited. Users wishing to obtain permission to reprint or reproduce any materials appearing on these sites may contact us.

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