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Privacy Policy


What information do we collect?

We collect information from you when you subscribe to our newsletter or fill out a form.

When applying or registering on our site, as appropriate, you may be asked to enter your: name, e-mail address, phone number, age, sex, location, and credit card information. You may, however, visit our site anonymously.

Google, as a third party vendor, uses cookies to serve ads on your site. Google's use of the DART cookie enables it to serve ads to your users based on their visit to your sites and other sites on the Internet. Users may opt out of the use of the DART cookie by visiting the Google ad and content network privacy policy.

What do we use your information for?

Any of the information we collect from you may be used in one of the following ways:

To personalize your experience (your information helps us to better respond to your individual needs)

To improve our website (we continually strive to improve our website offerings based on the information and feedback we receive from you)

To improve customer service (your information helps us to more effectively respond to your customer service requests and support needs)

To process transactions

Your information, whether public or private, will not be sold, exchanged, transferred, or given to any other company for any reason whatsoever, without your consent, other than for the express purpose of delivering the purchased product or service requested.

To administer a contest, promotion, survey or other site feature

To send periodic emails
The email address you provide for order processing, may be used to send you information and updates pertaining to your order, in addition to receiving occasional company news, updates, related product or service information, etc.
Note: If at any time you would like to unsubscribe from receiving future emails, we include detailed unsubscribe instructions at the bottom of each email.


How do we protect your information?

We implement a variety of security measures to maintain the safety of your personal information when you enter, submit, or access your personal information.

We offer the use of a secure server by third party services such as PayPal and Stripe. All supplied sensitive/credit information is transmitted via Secure Socket Layer (SSL) technology and then encrypted into third-party Payment gateway providers' databases only to be accessible by those authorized with special access rights to such systems, and are required to keep the information confidential.

After a transaction, your private information (credit cards, social security numbers, financials, etc.) will not be stored on our servers.

Do we use cookies?

Yes (Cookies are small files that a site or its service provider transfers to your computers hard drive through your Web browser (if you allow) that enables the sites or service providers systems to recognize your browser and capture and remember certain information

We use cookies to understand and save your preferences for future visits, keep track of advertisements and compile aggregate data about site traffic and site interaction so that we can offer better site experiences and tools in the future. We may contract with third-party service providers to assist us in better understanding our site visitors. These service providers are not permitted to use the information collected on our behalf except to help us conduct and improve our business.

Do we disclose any information to outside parties?

We do not sell, trade, or otherwise transfer to outside parties your personally identifiable information. This does not include trusted third parties who assist us in operating our website, conducting our business, or servicing you, so long as those parties agree to keep this information confidential. We may also release your information when we believe release is appropriate to comply with the law, enforce our site policies, or protect ours or others rights, property, or safety. However, non-personally identifiable visitor information may be provided to other parties for marketing, advertising, or other uses.

California Online Privacy Protection Act Compliance

Because we value your privacy we have taken the necessary precautions to be in compliance with the California Online Privacy Protection Act. We therefore will not distribute your personal information to outside parties without your consent.

Childrens Online Privacy Protection Act Compliance

We are in compliance with the requirements of COPPA (Childrens Online Privacy Protection Act), we do not collect any information from anyone under 13 years of age. Our website, products and services are all directed to people who are at least 13 years old or older.

Terms and Conditions

Please also visit our Terms and Conditions section establishing the use, disclaimers, and limitations of liability governing the use of our website at http://designation.io.

Your Consent

By using our site, you consent to our website's privacy policy.

Changes to our Privacy Policy

If we decide to change our privacy policy, we will update the Privacy Policy modification date below.

This policy was last modified on December 6, 2013

Contacting Us


If there are any questions regarding this privacy policy you may contact us using the information below.

http://designation.io
team@designation.io
312-625-1632

Terms of Service


This Agreement was last modified on December 06, 2013.


Please read these Terms of Service ("Agreement", "Terms of Service") carefully before using http://designation.io ("the Site") operated by DESIGNATION Labs ("us", "we", or "our"). This Agreement sets forth the legally binding terms and conditions for your use of the Site at http://designation.io.

By accessing or using the Site in any manner, including, but not limited to, visiting or browsing the Site or contributing content or other materials to the Site, you agree to be bound by these Terms of Service. Capitalized terms are defined in this Agreement.


Intellectual Property
The Site and its original content, features and functionality are owned by DESIGNATION Labs and are protected by international copyright, trademark, patent, trade secret and other intellectual property or proprietary rights laws.


Termination
We may terminate your access to the Site, without cause or notice, which may result in the forfeiture and destruction of all information associated with you. All provisions of this Agreement that by their nature should survive termination shall survive termination, including, without limitation, ownership provisions, warranty disclaimers, indemnity, and limitations of liability.


Links To Other Sites
Our Site may contain links to third-party sites that are not owned or controlled by DESIGNATION Labs.

DESIGNATION Labs has no control over, and assumes no responsibility for, the content, privacy policies, or practices of any third party sites or services. We strongly advise you to read the terms and conditions and privacy policy of any third-party site that you visit.


Governing Law
This Agreement (and any further rules, polices, or guidelines incorporated by reference) shall be governed and construed in accordance with the laws of Illinois, United States of America, without giving effect to any principles of conflicts of law.


Changes To This Agreement
We reserve the right, at our sole discretion, to modify or replace these Terms of Service by posting the updated terms on the Site. Your continued use of the Site after any such changes constitutes your acceptance of the new Terms of Service.

Please review this Agreement periodically for changes. If you do not agree to any of this Agreement or any changes to this Agreement, do not use, access or continue to access the Site or discontinue any use of the Site immediately.


Contact Us
If you have any questions about this Agreement, please contact us.

Attributions


Code used under the terms of the MIT License

http://jquery.com/
http://jqueryui.com/ + http://touchpunch.furf.com/
https://github.com/flesler/jquery.scrollTo
https://github.com/flesler/jquery.serialScroll
http://coffeescript.org/ for JavaScript
http://sass-lang.com/ for CSS
http://grumpicon.com/ for SVGs
http://codepen.io/soulwire/pen/foktm for sketch
http://git.blivesta.com/rippler/ for Material Design rippler effect
http://codepen.io/lukeyphills/pen/FjygE for big triangle shadow
http://codepen.io/lucasmotta/pen/ujKbF for picture carousel
http://codepen.io/safakotur/pen/ibHga for chatheads
http://codepen.io/davekilljoy/pen/wHAvb for hover buttons on landing pages
http://codepen.io/EliFitch/pen/qKGDJ/ for 404 page
http://codepen.io/cssjockey/pen/jGzuK for tabs
http://daneden.github.io/animate.css/ for CSS3 animations
http://codepen.io/kevinjannis/pen/wyFga/ and http://codepen.io/shshaw/pen/DxJka/ for moving cloud animations


Code used under the terms of Creative Commons BY-SA

http://stackoverflow.com/questions/7433454/html-css-hexagon-with-image-inside and http://jsfiddle.net/kizu/bhGn4/ for hexagon shapes
http://stackoverflow.com/questions/9979827/change-active-menu-item-on-page-scroll and http://jsfiddle.net/mekwall/up4nu/ for auto-highlighting on-page navigation


Courtesy of Codrops

https://github.com/takien/jPushMenu and http://tympanus.net/codrops/2013/04/17/slide-and-push-menus/ for sliding menu
http://tympanus.net/codrops/2010/06/02/smooth-vertical-or-horizontal-page-scrolling-with-jquery/ for anchorLinks


Courtesy of Osvaldas Valutis

http://osvaldas.info/elegant-css-and-jquery-tooltip-responsive-mobile-friendly for responsive tooltips


Unknown licensing terms

http://jsfiddle.net/gHK7s/308/ for Google Maps directions and map
http://jsfiddle.net/webtiki/MpXYr/3/ for responsive squares


Art

Plane vector icon made by Freepik from www.flaticon.com, licensed under CC BY 3.0
https://placeit.net for product snapshot background images


Inspiration

http://demo.patternlab.io/ for style guide inspiration
https://aprilzero.com/about/ for chathead inspiration
http://codepen.io/jcksber/pen/lJrot for 404 page


Photo Credits

Thanks to all our students who helped contribute to the image stockpile!



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