Privacy Policy

LAST UPDATE: July 19, 2019

What personal data we collect and why we collect it

Personally Identifiable Information
Personally Identifiable Information is information that identifies a specific person. When Users engage in certain activities on our Site, we may collect personally identifiable information from you in a variety of ways, including, but not limited to, when you visit our site, create an account, place an order, fill out a form or survey, and engage in other activities, services, and features that are available on our Site. If you elect to engage, Users may be asked for, as appropriate, name, email address, mailing address, phone number, and credit card information to process your transaction. We only collect personal identification information from Users that voluntarily submit such information to us. Users may refuse to supply personal identification information and visit our Site anonymously, however, it may prevent them from using some activities on our Site.

Non-Personally Identifiable information
Non-Personally Identifiable Information is information that does not identify a specific person. We may collect this type of information about Users whenever they interact with our Site. Non-personally identifiable information may include things like the Uniform Resource Locator (“URL”) of the website you visited before coming to our Site, the URL you visit after leaving our Site, the type of browser you are using, your Internet Protocol (“IP”) address, mobile carrier and device information, the type of operating system and Internet service provider you are using. We use Non-Personally Identifiable Information to troubleshoot, administer the Site services, analyze trends, gather demographic information, comply with applicable law, and cooperate with law enforcement activities. We may also share this information with our authorized Third-Party Service Providers to measure the overall effectiveness of our products and services.

Web browser cookies
This site uses cookies – small text files that are placed on your machine to help the site provide a better user experience. In general, cookies are used to retain user preferences, store information for things like shopping carts, and provide anonymized tracking data to third party applications like Google Analytics. As a rule, cookies will make your browsing experience better. However, you may prefer to disable cookies on this site and on others. The most effective way to do this is to disable cookies in your browser. We suggest consulting the Help section of your browser or taking a look at the About Cookies website which offers guidance for all modern browsers.

When visitors leave comments on the Site we collect the data shown in the comments form, and also the visitor’s IP address and browser user agent string to help spam detection. We have no control over who reads your postings or what other users may do with the information you voluntarily post, so please use caution when posting any content or providing anything that could be deemed personal information.
An anonymized string created from your email address (also called a hash) may be provided to the Gravatar service to see if you are using it. The Gravatar service privacy policy is available here: After approval of your comment, your profile picture is visible to the public in the context of your comment.

Embedded content from other websites & Privacy Policies of Third-Party Websites
Articles on this site may include embedded content (e.g. videos, images, articles, etc.). Embedded content from other websites behaves in the exact same way as if the visitor has visited the other website.

These websites may collect data about you, use cookies, embed additional third-party tracking, and monitor your interaction with that embedded content, including tracking your interaction with the embedded content if you have an account and are logged in to that website.

This Privacy Policy only addresses the use and disclosure of information we collect from you via our Site. Other websites or services that may be accessible through our Site may have their own privacy policies and data collection, use and disclosure practices. If you use, link or visit any such website, we urge you review the website’s privacy policy. We are not responsible for the policies or practices of third parties.

How we protect your information
We may encrypt certain sensitive information using Secure Socket Layer (SSL) technology to ensure that your Personally Identifiable Information is safe as it is transmitted to us.  However, no data transmission can be guaranteed to be 100% secure. As a result, while we employ commercially reasonable security measures to protect data and seek to partner with companies that do the same, we cannot guarantee the security of any information transmitted to or from or via our Site, and we are not responsible for the actions of any third parties that may receive any such information.

Sharing your Personally Identifiable Information
We will not sell or share your Personally Identifiable Information with other parties except as noted below.

  • We may share generic demographic information not linked to any personal identification information regarding visitors and users with our trusted affiliates, business partners, and advertisers for the purposes outlined in this policy. We may use third-party service providers to help us operate our business and the Site or administer activities on our behalf, such as sending out newsletters or surveys. We may share your information with these third parties for those limited purposes provided that you have given us your permission.
  • To process payments. Financial transactions relating to services we provide are handled by our payment services providers. We will share transaction data with our payment services providers only to the extent necessary for the purposes of processing your payments, refunding such payments and dealing with complaints and queries relating to such payments and refunds. You can find information about the payment services providers’ privacy policies and practices at [URLs].

Electronic newsletters & Communication
If a User decides to opt-in to our mailing list, they will receive occasional emails that may include company news, updates, related product or service information, etc. We may use third-party service providers to help us administer these activities on our behalf, such as sending out newsletters, promotions, or surveys. We may share your information with these third parties for those limited purposes provided that you have given us permission. If you do not want to receive promotional emails from us, you may elect to opt-out of receiving promotional emails at any time after registering by contacting us at the email listed at the end of this Privacy Policy or by hitting the “unsubscribe” button at the bottom of any of our promotional emails.

When you sign up for an account or use certain features, you are opting to receive messages and/or phone calls from SKO Designs.  You cannot opt-out of Administrative Emails. “Administrative Emails” relate to your activity on the Site and include but are not limited to emails regarding your account, requests or inquiries, and purchases of products and services, if applicable. 

Compliance with Children’s Online Privacy Protection Act (COPPA)
Our Site is not directed to people under the age of thirteen (13). If you become aware that your child has provided us with personal information without your consent, please contact us at the email address listed below. If we become aware that a child under thirteen (13) has provided us with personal information, we take steps to remove such information and terminate the child’s account.

Changes to this privacy policy
We continually strive to find new ways to enhance your experience on our Site and we may modify this Privacy Policy from time to time to reflect changes in our privacy practices.  You are encouraged to review this Privacy Policy periodically and to check the “Last Updated” date at the top of the Privacy Policy for the most recent version.  If we make changes to this Privacy Policy, we will notify you here, by email, or by means of notice through the Website.

Your acceptance of these terms
By using the Site, you signify your acceptance of our terms and this policy. If you do not agree to either of these, please do not use our Site. By using our Site, you agree to be bound by our Terms of Service and Privacy Policy.

Contacting Us
We are always ready to address your questions and concerns regarding this policy and our privacy practices. If you have any questions about this Privacy Policy or our Terms of Service, please contact us at the email address below.

SKO Designs
PO Box 516
Mendon, MA 01756



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