Privacy Policy

Introduction

Our website address is www.sidewalkcafedesign.com. We are a WordPress website design and development company in Boulder, Colorado. Sidewalk Cafe Design values the privacy and security of the information that you share with us. The following information will help you understand how we collect, use, and maintain your information.

What personal data we collect and why we collect it

Comments

When visitors leave comments on the site we collect the data shown in the comments form (Name, Email, Website), and also the visitor’s IP address and browser user agent string to help spam detection.

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 the Gravatar service. The Gravatar service privacy policy is available here: https://automattic.com/privacy/. After approval of your comment, your profile picture is visible to the public in the context of your comment.

Contact forms

Our contact form collects your name and your email. We keep that information for as long as we are doing business with you. We use the information for customer service purposes only – we do not use the information for marketing purposes.

Cookies

If you leave a comment on our site you may opt-in to saving your name, email address and website in cookies. These are for your convenience so that you do not have to fill in your details again when you leave another comment. These cookies will last for one year.

Other cookies that may be stored are related to third-party services such as Google fonts, Adobe Typekit fonts (read their privacy policy here: https://www.adobe.com/privacy/policies/typekit.html), Gravatar, and Google’s services.

Analytics

We Google Analytics to help us understand how our customers use our website – you can read more about how Google uses your personal information here: https://www.google.com/intl/en/policies/privacy/.  You can also opt-out of Google Analytics here:  https://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout. Our Google Analytics data is anonymous.

Who we share your data with

We will not share, sell, rent, or lease mailing lists or other user data to anyone.

Where we send your data

Visitor comments may be checked through an automated spam detection service. Contact form submissions are processed via our email sending service, SendGrid. You can read their privacy policy here: https://sendgrid.com/policies/privacy. Subscriptions to newsletters are sent to MailChimp. You can read more about how MailChimp uses your personal information here: https://mailchimp.com/legal/privacy/

How long we retain your data

If you leave a comment, the comment and its metadata are retained indefinitely. This is so we can recognize and approve any follow-up comments automatically instead of holding them in a moderation queue.

What rights you have over your data

If you left comments on this site, you can request to receive an exported file of the personal data we hold about you, including any data you have provided to us. You can also request that we erase any personal data we hold about you. This does not include any data we are obliged to keep for administrative, legal, or security purposes.

If you have subscribed to our blog posts, you may opt-out of receiving them by following the “unsubscribe” instructions provided in the blog post. Alternatively, you may contact us as described herein.

We may keep your personal data for as long as reasonably required to meet the purposes described herein. Additionally, we will retain this information as required by law, as necessary to comply with our legal obligations, resolve disputes, and enforce our agreements.

Procedures to protect your data

We have put in place reasonable measures and appropriate procedures for implementing these policies and for safeguarding the personal data we collect. However, we cannot guarantee that personal data we collect will never be disclosed in a manner inconsistent with this Privacy Policy.

We follow generally accepted standards to protect the personal data submitted to us, both during transmission and once it is received.

How to reach us

You may reach us via our contact form on our website: https://sidewalkcafedesign.com/contact