Updated January 2023

This privacy statement is intended to inform you of the information we collect from you, why we collect it, what we do with your information, and, how you can contact us.

When we make changes in our practices or to this statement, we will post it here with the date of the most recent change. We encourage you to check back periodically so that you are aware of our current practices.

We are: Sitka Creations®, LLC, 2 Shaker Rd., D101, Shirley, MA 01464, info@sitkacreations.com.

You are:

  • over 13 years old. If you are under 13, please do not use this website.  Instead, ask your parent or guardian to shop here for you;
  • a resident of the United States of America (USA). If you are located outside of the USA, please note that only the Federal and State laws of the USA apply to your personal information. If you continue using this website or shop from this website, you waive any rights you may have in your territory related to your personal information and data.  In addition, by continuing to use this website or to shop here, you understand and explicitly consent to the transfer of your personal information to the USA and to the processing of your personal information in the USA.

Information We Collect About You

Cookies

If you are just visiting and looking around our website, please note that we use cookies. Cookies are small text files sent to and stored on your browser from websites you visit. Sitkacreations.com uses cookies to understand how you found our website, what pages you visited while here, and where you go when you leave here.  The cookies include necessary or functional cookies in order for Sitkacreations.com to work and determine humans from bots; static cookies which collect and report non-identifying information for statistical purposes on how visitors use Sitkacreations.com and marketing cookies to enable visitor engagement and provide relevant ads.  Other analytics information Sitkacreations.com collects through cookies includes the IP address of your device and the general geographic location indicated by your IP address.

Sitkacreations.com uses google analytics for reports and visitor website usage information. The google analytics service shares this with other Google services, including Google’s own advertising networks. For more information please go to the google analytics website:  http://www.google.com/policies/privacy/partners

WHY do we collect this information? In order to know you better, know what interests you on our website and yes, to market our products to you.

You can change your browser settings at any time so that it will not accept cookies, this may impact certain functionalities on this website. You can also clear cookies on your browser. It is also possible to search in Incognito mode and to use search engines like DuckDuckGo for a more privacy-friendly searching experience.

Do Not Track

You can enable your browser setting to “Do Not Track.” Your browser sends a signal to websites, ad networks and plug-in provides about your browsing preferences. Sitkacreations.com does not respond to the Do Not Track browser signal.

Newsletter

If you sign up for our newsletter, you provide us with your name and email address.

WHY?  We need your email address to send you our newsletter.

Shopping

Sitkacreations.com uses Square, QuickBooks, and PayPal to process credit card payments. So if you purchase something from us here, you will actually be providing your name, shipping address, and credit card information to Square, not to Sitkacreations.com. Sitkacreations.com does not receive or obtain your credit card information. Please go to Square, PayPal, and QuickBooks to read their privacy practices https://squareup.com/us/en/legal/general/privacy-no-account. Sitkacreations.com asks Square for your name, items purchased, email address, shipping address, and telephone number. Sitkacreations.com receives email correspondence from Square, PayPal, and QuickBooks with the amount paid, the date and time of purchase, and well as the information mentioned above.

WHY? Since Sitkacreations.com ships items directly to you, we need your shipping address, telephone number in case we or the postal service needs to contact you, and what you bought so we know what to send you!

If you leave items in your shopping cart that you have not purchased, we may send you reminders via email or via FB, Instagram, and other platforms where Sitkacreations.com has webpages so that you can complete your purchase.

Sharing & Selling

Sitkacreations.com does not sell, rent or trade your personal information. We have not sold our website visitors’ or customers’ information during the past twelve months. We may share your personal information with the companies who support us in processing and shipping merchandise. If we do, it will only be the information needed to fulfill the order and nothing more.

Email support

Sitkacreations.com uses a service to help with our email list. Specifically, Mailchimp helps us send our newsletter, and update lists to make sure if someone opts out, they stop receiving our emails and for other backend support of our email database. Sitkacreations.com has an agreement with Mailchimp and as our service provider, they are not permitted to use your email for any other reason unless they specifically get your permission. We also use the Square platform to send emails to buyers encouraging them to come back and shop with us again with promos and coupons.

Social Media

The social media icons on Sitkacreations.com will lead you to the Sitka Creations page on the respective platforms. Once you are on those platforms, the terms and conditions and privacy policies of those platforms apply even though you may be viewing Sitkacreations.com content.

California Residents

If you are a resident of the state of California, you have the right to ask us to delete the information you gave us and that we may have about you. You also have the right to ask us all of the sources we use to obtain information about you and the type of information we receive from these sources.

To exercise any of these rights, kindly contact us at the addresses below.

Contact

If you have any questions about your personal information, please contact us via email at info@sitkacreations.com or send us a hard copy note at 2 Shaker Rd., D101, Shirley, MA 01464.