privacy policy

Your privacy is critically important to us. At Saints and Sinners Tattoo Studio (Saints and Sinners) we have a few fundamental principles:

  1. We don’t ask you for personal information unless we truly need it. (We can’t stand services that ask you for things like your gender or income level for no apparent reason.)
  2. We don’t share your personal information with anyone except to comply with the law, develop our products, or protect our rights.
  3. We don’t store personal information on our servers unless required for the on-going operation of one of our services.

Website Visitors
Like most website operators, Saints and Sinnerss collects non-personally-identifying information of the sort that web browsers and servers typically make available, such as the browser type, language preference, referring site, and the date and time of each visitor request. Saints and Sinners' purpose in collecting non-personally identifying information is to better understand how Saints and Sinners' visitors use its website. From time to time, Saints and Sinners may release non-personally-identifying information in the aggregate, e.g., by publishing a report on trends in the usage of its website.

Gathering of Personally-Identifying Information
Certain visitors toSaints and Sinners' website choose to interact with Saints and Sinners in ways that require Saints and Sinners to gather personally-identifying information. The amount and type of information that Saints and Sinners gathers depends on the nature of the interaction. For example, we ask visitors who sign up for our newsletter to provide a name and email address. Those who engage in transactions with Saints and Sinners – by purchasing goods and/or services, for example – are asked to provide additional information, including as necessary the personal and financial information required to process those transactions. In each case, Saints and Sinners collects such information only insofar as is necessary or appropriate to fulfill the purpose of the visitor’s interaction with Saints and Sinners. Saints and Sinners does not disclose personally-identifying information other than as described below. And visitors can always refuse to supply personally-identifying information, with the caveat that it may prevent them from engaging in certain website-related activities.

Aggregated Statistics
Saints and Sinners may collect statistics about the behavior of visitors to its website. For instance, Saints and Sinners may monitor the most popular images viewed or use spam screened by our service providers to help identify spam. Saints and Sinners may display this information publicly or provide it to others. However, Saints and Sinners does not disclose personally-identifying information other than as described below.

Protection of Certain Personally-Identifying Information
Saints and Sinners discloses potentially personally-identifying and personally-identifying information only to those of its employees, contractors and affiliated organizations that (i) need to know that information in order to process it on Saints and Sinners' behalf or to provide services available at Saints and Sinners' website, and (ii) that have agreed not to disclose it to others. Some of those employees, contractors and affiliated organizations may be located outside of your home country; by using Saints and Sinners' website, you consent to the transfer of such information to them. Saints and Sinners will not rent or sell potentially personally-identifying and personally-identifying information to anyone. Other than to its employees, contractors and affiliated organizations, as described above, Saints and Sinners discloses potentially personally-identifying and personally-identifying information only in response to a subpoena, court order or other governmental request, or when Saints and Sinners believes in good faith that disclosure is reasonably necessary to protect the property or rights of Saints and Sinners, third parties or the public at large. If you are a registered user of the Saints and Sinners website and have supplied your email address, Saints and Sinners may occasionally send you an email to tell you about new features, solicit your feedback, or just keep you up to date with what’s going on with Saints and Sinners and our products. We primarily use our website and social media to communicate this type of information, so we expect to keep this type of email to a minimum. If you send us a request (for example via one of our feedback mechanisms), we reserve the right to publish it in order to help us clarify or respond to your request or to help us support other users. Saints and Sinners takes all measures reasonably necessary to protect against the unauthorized access, use, alteration or destruction of potentially personally-identifying and personally-identifying information.

Cookies
A cookie is a string of information that a website stores on a visitor’s computer, and that the visitor’s browser provides to the website each time the visitor returns. Saints and Sinners uses cookies to help Saints and Sinners identify and track visitors, their usage of Saints and Sinners website, and their website access preferences. Saints and Sinners visitors who do not wish to have cookies placed on their computers should set their browsers to refuse cookies before using Saints and Sinners’ website, with the drawback that certain features of Saints and Sinners’ website may not function properly without the aid of cookies.

Ads
Ads appearing on our website and blogs may be delivered to users by advertising partners, who may set cookies. These cookies allow the ad server to recognize your computer each time they send you an online advertisement to compile information about you or others who use your computer. This information allows ad networks to, among other things, deliver targeted advertisements that they believe will be of most interest to you. This Privacy Policy covers the use of cookies by Saints and Sinners and does not cover the use of cookies by any advertisers.

Comments
Comments and other content submitted to our blogs and social media networks are not saved on our servers.

Required by Law
We may use or disclose your personal information when we are required to do so by law.

Privacy Policy Changes
Although most changes are likely to be minor, Saints and Sinners may change its Privacy Policy from time to time, and in Saints and Sinners' sole discretion. Saints and Sinners encourages visitors to frequently check this page for any changes to its Privacy Policy. Your continued use of this site after any change in this Privacy Policy will constitute your acceptance of such change.

Change Log

  • September 18, 2013: Added that blog commenter email addresses are disclosed to administrators of the blog where the comment was left.
  • January 3, 2011: Added court order and subpoena clarification.
  • July 1, 2010: Revised paragraph about IP addresses to explain when they are collected and that commenter IPs are visible to blog administrators.
  • March 10, 2009: Added Ads paragraph to alert users that ads from third parties may use cookies.