ABOUT INSPIRED DESIGN TALK (iqdesigngrp.com)
Inspired Design Talk by IQ Design LLC is a home and lifestyle blog sharing tips and inspiration for all things home design and decor, organization, fashion, and family. While available internationally, ideas and inspiration shared are primarily focused towards U.S. based individuals with a passion for creating a home and life that they love.
We respect the privacy of children and “child” means an individual under the age of 13. All information and content on this website is intended for individuals over the age of 18. Children under the age of 13 are prohibited from using this website. We do not knowingly collect, use or disclose personal information from children under the age of 13 without prior parental or guardian consent. If you believe personal information is collected from someone under the age of 13 without parental or guardian consent, then please contact us to have that information deleted.
WHAT INFORMATION WE COLLECT AND HOW IT IS USED
Inspired Design Talk by IQ Design LLC automatically collects limited browser data. This includes anonymous IP addresses, the browser types being used to access Inspired Design Talk, the type of device accessing Inspired Design Talk (mobile/desktop/tablet), user location, date and time access, and pages visited at Inspired Design Talk. These are not linked to any information that is personally identifiable. The purpose of the information is for analyzing trends, administering the site, tracking users’ movement on the website, and gathering demographic information. Each entity that collects data submitted to Inspired Design Talk is listed below, along with links to their individual privacy policies.
Google Analytics: provides frequency of post visits to identify most popular content on thesunnysideupblog.com, as well as the method from which the visitor arrived.
Big Scoots Hosting: maintains server logs containing IP addresses to identify and stop bad bot attacks.
Anti-spam by Antispam Bee: Prevents spam attacks on inspireddesigntalk.com
When you access the website, you may provide certain personally identifiable information including but not limited to your name, email address, phone number, address, avatar image, credit card information when you make a purchase on the website.
This information is collected when you register on the site, place an order, subscribe to a newsletter, contact us, use the search feature on the website, provide comments or any other feedback, fill out a form or use live chat or enter any other information on the website to communicate with us. From time to time, we may also collect information that you submit when you participate in any online surveys that we may post on our website.
Your personal information is used to personalize your experience, improve the website to better serve you, provide customer service support, efficiently process your requests or transactions, tailor advertisements to you, elicit reviews of services or products, provide you offers, promotions and to follow up with you through correspondence (email, live chat, or phone).
We may also use this information to provide you offers and promotions from our partners and/or our affiliates in exchange for a commission without additional cost to you.
Additionally, like other websites, this website automatically collects certain information about you through Log Data and Google Analytics. Log Data is information about your computer’s Internet Protocol Address, which is your “IP” address, browser information, Internet Service Provider’s information, your operating system, and your browser type. Similarly, Google Analytics collects certain information about your location, browsing history, the pages you visit, equipment you used to access the website, traffic patterns, and other general patterns related to your use of the website.
This information is used to analyze website statistics related to user behavior and interests, improve our performance and your use of the website and to further enhance our products and services offered to you.
Inspired Design Talk by IQ Design LLC uses affiliate marketing when making product recommendations and identifying sources for readers. When a reader clicks on an affiliate link, a cookie is stored on their browser for up to 30 days. If a purchase is made during the cookie duration, Inspired Design Talk by IQ Design LLC will receive a small commission off of that purchase (at no cost to the reader). Affiliate programs used on Inspired Design Talk include:
Reward Style: An affiliate advertising program that uses customized links to track referrals to various websites. Reward Style utilizes cookies (stored for up to 30 days) to track visits so that they can assign commission on sales.
Amazon Affiliates: An affiliate advertising program designed to provide a means to earn fees by linking to Amazon.com. Amazon also utilizes cookies (stored for 24 hours).
COMMENTS AND SOCIAL MEDIA
If you leave a comment on one of my posts you have to identify yourself by providing your e-mail address. That information is stored in the website’s database. An anonymized string created from your e-mail address may be provided to the Gravatar service to see if you are using it. Once your blog comment is approved, your picture (if submitted) will be visible to the public next to your comment.
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. When you leave a comment, your name, email address and website/organization name is not shared with a third party, and may be used to communicate with you.
Social media accounts and sharing options are available on this website. Social media sites (Facebook, Twitter, YouTube, and so forth) can track your personal information. Should you choose to interact with us on social media, please note that you will be voluntarily disclosing that personal information. This information is no longer private. It becomes public information and can be collected and used by others. We have no control over and take no responsibility for the use, storage or dissemination of such publicly disclosed personal information by you.
Any such interactions via comments and social media with us do not subject us to any kind of liability related to misuse of your information by others.
While Inspired Design Talk by IQ Design LLC maintains the privacy of each of its readers, visitors have the option to disable cookies at any time via the settings in their web browser.
When you leave a comment on our website, 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.
If you have an account and you log in to this website, we will set a temporary cookie to determine if your browser accepts cookies. This cookie contains no personal data and is discarded when you close your browser.
This information is only collected to better serve and understand your user experience on the website. You have the option of turning off cookies on your computer should you wish to do so. If you choose to do that, you may not be able to view all features and content of this website.
USE OF WEB BEACONS AND PIXELS
We may use social media pixels to track and collect general information about your use in compliance with different social media sites (Facebook, Twitter, etc) for the purpose of promoting products, tracking conversions, remarketing, running target advertisements and so forth.
Third parties like Facebook may use their own cookies, web beacons and other technologies to collect and receive information from our website for the purpose of providing target advertisements. You may see our ads on Facebook after you have visited our website.
THIRD PARTY LINKS AND USE
Inspired Design Talk by IQ Design LLC sometimes links to other helpful websites to refer readers to something I think they will enjoy or find useful. Inspired Design Talk does not control the privacy of these third-party websites and is not responsible for terms, services, or data shared once a reader leaves Inspired Design Talk.
We have no control over these third parties and they have their own privacy policies. Neither are we responsible for the activities and practices of these third parties. You should contact them directly and read their privacy policies for any questions. You also agree that your use of these third party websites is solely at your risk.
Brands need to contact me for permission to use my photos and have the option to purchase my photos for marketing purposes.
DISCLOSURE OF YOUR INFORMATION
As a general rule, we do not disclose your personal information to third parties without your consent with the exception of the following circumstances:
- We may disclose your information to our trusted third parties that work with us such as our website hosting partners, email marketing service provider, other service providers that assist in the operation of the website, and any other affiliates and subsidiaries we rely upon to provide you products and services offered here.
- We may disclose your information in order to comply with state or federal regulations related to copyright infringement lawsuits or any other legal claims related to the website.
My e-mail list service provider is Convertkit. If you decide to subscribe to my blog your name and e-mail address (which is provided voluntarily) will be stored on Converkit’s servers. You can edit your subscription at any time by clicking the “unsubscribe” link at the bottom of any e-mail you receive from us. I have never shared your e-mail address or data with anyone else and I never will.
We do not envision offering goods or services to individuals living in the European Union as outlined in the General Data Protection Regulation (“GDPR”).
If you are in the European Union and opt in to receive any of our free products or services and/or purchase any products or services through our website then you will be subscribed to receive our free email newsletter once you affirmatively consent to it. Please see Opt Out section below should you wish to “unsubscribe” and not receive any emails from us.
But if you are NOT in the European Union then you will be automatically subscribed to receive our free email newsletter once you opt in to receive any of our free products or services and/or purchase any products or services through our website. Please see Opt Out section below should you wish to “unsubscribe” and not receive any emails from us.
We comply with the CAN-SPAM Act of 2003 and do not spam or send misleading information. Should you wish to no longer receive communication from us, you have the option of unsubscribing by clicking “unsubscribe” in the bottom of the email we send to you or by contacting us.
As for third party websites, please contact them directly to unsubscribe and/or opt out from their communications.
We are in compliance with the GDPR along with the email marketing service we use to collect your data.
GDPR VISITOR RIGHTS
Under the GDPR, if you are within the European Union, you are entitled to certain rights and information listed below.
We will retain any information you choose to provide to us until the earlier of:
- You ask us to delete the information by sending a request to [email protected]
- Please note that such requests may result in you no longer being able to access paid or free content previously provided to you.
- Our decision to cease using our existing data providers.
- The Company decides to no longer be in business or continue to offer the services.
- The data is no longer needed to provide you service, is too costly to maintain further retention, or the Company finds it outdated.
You have the right to request access to your data that we store and have the ability to access your personal data.
You have the rights to either rectify or erase your personal data. You have the right to verify the accuracy of your personal data and have it corrected or removed completely
You have the right to seek restrictions on the processing of your data. When you restrict the processing of your data, we can store your data but cannot process it further.
You have the right to object to the processing of your data in certain circumstances including but not limited to direct marketing, profiling, scientific or historical research purposes, statistical purposes, automated decision making and profiling and tasks based on legitimate interests or in the public interest/exercise of official authority.
You have the right to the portability of your data. You have the right to request your personal data from us, receive it and transfer it to another controller.
You have the right to withdraw consent at any time. If you have provided consent to the Company’s processing of your personal data, you have the right to withdraw that consent any time without affecting the lawfulness of processing based upon consent that occurred prior to your withdrawal of consent.
You have the right to lodge a complaint with a supervisory authority that has jurisdiction over issues related to the General Data Protection Regulation.
We require only the information that is reasonably necessary to enter into a contract with you. We will not require you to provide consent for any unnecessary processing as a condition of entering into a contract with us.
The security of your personal information is important to us, and we strive to follow generally commercial industry standards to protect your personal information submitted to us voluntarily and automatically. However, no method of transmission over the Internet is 100% secure and we cannot guarantee absolute security of your information. When you make a credit card purchase or purchase through any means on the website, you will be directed to a third party vendor to complete the transaction. Any information you provide during the checkout process is not stored on our website but instead provided to the third party vendor that completes the purchase transaction.
By using this website, you agree to hold us harmless for any security breach and for any unauthorized use of your personal information by third parties. You also agree that we cannot be held responsible for any disclosure of your information through our website without our knowledge and consent.
All images and content on Inspired Design Talk by IQ Design LLC are copyright protected and belong to Nicole DelaCruz, creator of iqdesigngrp.com, unless otherwise noted.
In regards to sharing my work, I only authorize the use of one photo with a direct, clear link back to the corresponding post where the photo is shared on inspireddesigntalk.com. It needs to be clear and obvious that you are giving me credit for my work and photo. NO affiliate links may be used in relation to the photo (either exact products used or inspired/similar products). Photos cannot be cropped or altered in any way and the original watermark must be present and visible. If you would like to share more than one photo, permission must be granted.
I appreciate the brands that help make this website possible through paid collaborations! Inspired Design Talk by IQ Design LLC contains paid advertisements and sponsored posts which are always clearly noted as such. I am extremely selective when I work with brands and only accept paid collaborations with companies who I truly love, value myself, and whose products I would recommend to a friend. All opinions are my own in regards to sponsored posts and the compensations received will never influence my post content. I am not responsible for the outcome of product referrals or business practices of partnering companies.