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privacy policy

The TypeArt Foundry Inc. is committed to protecting your privacy, which is why we have adopted the following privacy policy. We encourage you to read this so that you are aware of the terms and conditions surrounding our collection and use of your information.

Information Collection and Use

The TypeArt Foundry collects personal information about you when you visit our web site.

Our server logs record information from your browser, including your IP address, cookie information, and the pages which you request. We use this information so that we can improve your experience at our web site, by remembering your preferences. We also conduct research and do anonymous reporting, in order to find out which web pages are most popular with our visitors.

The personal information that you enter when placing an order, is used by us to confirm the validity of your order and to contact you about the order, if necessary. We may also use this information in future to notify you of font updates and upgrade offers. On rare occasions, we may also send a post card, font catalog or other printed piece to your contact/shipping address.

We will only use your personal information as specified above, and will not subsequently change the way we use your information without first getting your permission.

Information Sharing and Disclosure

Because your privacy is important to us, the TypeArt Foundry will not share your personal information with other companies. We maintain a strict "No-Spam" policy, and will not share your e-mail address or any of your data except under the following circumstances:

(1) In the event of suspected illegal activities or fraud, or to help prevent them, we will assist investigators, and will respond to subpoenas, court orders, or legal process, as required by the law, in order to identify persons who are in violation of the law.

(2) In order to defend ourselves against legal claims made against us.

(3) In the event that our company is acquired or merged with another, we reserve the right to transfer information about you to the new company, but will notify you if there are significant changes to the privacy policy.

Confidentiality and Security

The TypeArt Foundry is committed to maintaining the trust and confidence of all our customers and web site visitors. In important key areas of our web site we use industry-standard SSL (Secure Socket Layer) encryption to protect your data while it is being transmitted. Before your credit card number is submitted, for example, it is encrypted and made unreadable so that third parties cannot intercept the data while it is in transit. You can confirm that you are on a SSL protected page when you see a key or a closed lock icon at the bottom left of your browser window.

Unfortunately, no transmission of data over the Internet is guaranteed to be 100% secure. As such, we cannot ensure the security of the information you transmit to us over the Internet, and you must do so at your own risk.

Once we have received your transmission, we employ reasonable precautions to ensure that the information that you disclose to us is kept secure. Access to your personal information is limited to our employees and our web site programming team, who, at times, must come in contact with your information in order to perform their work.

Authorized third party agents (such as a courier or shipping company) may also need access to some of your personal information in order to do their jobs. They will only be given the minimum amount of information needed to do their jobs.

So that your personal information is further protected your credit card information is not recorded or stored in any form by The TypeArt Foundry. A third party transaction processor approved by VISA authorizes credit card transactions from our shopping cart. To review their privacy and security policies, and learn more about the storage of your credit card data, please visit the E-xact website.

IP Addresses

All computers on the Internet are identified with a domain name and a set of numbers which together serve as their "Internet Protocol" IP address. When you access any of our web site pages, our web server automatically recognizes your domain name and IP address, and the address from which you have come. This reveals nothing personal about you, but helps us to examine the sources of our traffic, to analyze trends and to assist in system administration.

Cookies

Our web site may send a cookie to your computer. This is a small piece of data sent to your browser from our web server and stored on your computer hard drive. A cookie cannot read data from your hard drive or damage your system. A cookie stores useful information which enables our web site to remember you when you return, tracking pages which you have visited or any preferences which you have customized.

You can refuse cookies or choose to disable cookies in your browser, but if you do so, your experience at our web site may be diminished and some features may fail to work as intended. Because our e-commerce site uses session cookies and persistent cookies in order to process transactions, for example, you will not be able to complete your font order with cookies disabled.

We do not track what text individual users read, but aim to determine how well our pages perform so that we can improve content and thus improve traffic to pages which perform poorly.

Unsubscribing

If you subscribe to our newsletter, each newsletter has instructions on how you can unsubscribe. All unsubscribe requests will be respected and you will be immediately removed from our mailing list.

Linked Web Sites

We sometimes provide links to third party sites. As we do not control those sites, it is your responsibility to read their privacy policies before submitting any personal information to them. This privacy statement applies solely to the collection and use of your information while you are visiting our web site.

Browser Versions

To maximize the security of your visit to our site, we recommend that you use either Netscape Navigator® or Microsoft® Internet Explorer™ version 4.0 or higher, because they both enable SSL. Setting your browser preferences to accept cookies and enable JavaScript™ is also strongly recommended.

Your Consent

By using this web site, you agree to our collection and use of information as outlined in the policy above. Although our privacy policy is subject to change without notice, this page will be kept current so that you can always be aware of what information we are collecting and how it is being used.

Additional Questions or Comments?

If you have any further questions or concerns about our privacy policy, please feel free to contact us at customer_service@TypeArt.com