The Visual Element, LLC

Privacy Policy

The Visual Element, LLC respects your privacy.  This Statement of Privacy applies to The Visual Element, LLC and TheVisualElement.org and governs data collection and usage.  For the purposes of this Privacy Policy, unless otherwise noted, all reference to The Visual Element, LLC includes TheVisualElement.org. The Visual Element, LLC website is a visual design site.  By using The Visual Element, LLC website, you consent to the date practices described in this statement. 

Collection of your Personal Information: 

In order to better provide you with products and services offered, The Visual Element, LLC may collect personally identifiable information, such as your name, physical address, email address, phone number or other personal or background information.  If you purchase products and services from The Visual Element, LLC, we collect billing and credit card information.  This information is used to complete the purchase transaction.  

We do not collect any personal information about you unless you voluntarily provide it to us.  However, you may be required to provide certain personal information to us when you elect to use certain services available on the Site.  These may include: 

  1. Registering for an account on our Site
  2. Signing up for special offers
  3. Sending us an Email message
  4. Submitting your credit card or other payment information when purchasing Services from our Site. 

We will use your information for, but not limited to, communicating with you in relation to services and/or products you have requested from us.  We may also gather additional personal or non-personal information in the future.  We may keep this information that you provide to us indefinitely. 

Use of Your Personal Information: 

The Visual Element, LLC collects and uses your personal information to operate its website and deliver the services you have requested.  The Visual Element, LLC may also use your personally identifiable information to inform you of other products or services available.  

Third Party Sharing: 

The Visual Element, LLC does not sell, rent or lease its customer lists to third parties.  The Visual Element, LLC may share data with trust partners to help perform statistical analysis, send you an email or postal mail, or provide customer support.  All such third parties are prohibited from using your personal information except to provide these services to The Visual Element, LLC, and they are required to maintain the confidentiality of your information.  The Visual Element, LLC may disclose your personal information, without notice, if required to do so by law or in good faith that such action is necessary to:

  1. Conform to the Law or comply with legal process served on The Visual Element, LLC or the site
  2. Protect and defend rights or property of The Visual Element, LLC
  3. To Protect personal safety of users of The Visual Element, LLC or the public

Site Use Information:

The Visual Element, LLC may keep track of our users visit within The Visual Element, LLC in order to determine what Visual Element LLC services are most popular.  This data is used to customize content and advertising within The Visual Element, LLC to customers whose behavior indicates they are interested in a particular subject area. 

Automated Information Collected: 

Information about your computer hardware and software may be automatically collected by The Visual Element, LLC.  This information can include: IP Address, browser type, domain names, access times and referring website addresses. This information is used for the operation of the service to maintain the quality of service and to provide general statistics regarding use of The Visual Element, LLC website. 

Cookies Policy:

The Visual Element, LLC website may use “cookies” to help you personalize your online experience.  A Cookie is a text file that is placed on your hard disk by a web page server.  Cookies cannot be used to run programs or deliver viruses to your computer.  Cookies are uniquely assigned to you and can only be ready by a web service in the domain that issue the cookie to you.  A Cookie is used to save you time.  It helps the Web Server to return to a specific page.  You have the ability to accept or decline cookies.  If you choose to decline cookies, you may not be able to fully experience the interactive features of The Visual Element, LLC services. 

Security: 

The Visual Element, LLC secures your personal information from unauthorized access, use, or disclosure.  The Visual Element, LLC uses the following methods for this purpose: Firewall, Password Protected, PCI compliant Credit Card Processors.

Appropriate security measures are used to protect against unauthorized access to your personal information, however, we cannot guarantee this to be 100% secure.  While we strive to protect your personal information, you acknowledge that there are security and privacy limitations inherent to the internet that are beyond our control and thus, security, integrity, and privacy of any and all information and data exchanged through this Site cannot be guaranteed. 

Opting Out of Communications: 

Upon a receipt of verifiable request from you, we will delete your personal information from our records and remove you from our communications list.  The Visual Element, LLC may not be able to comply with this request for deletion if we still need the information to complete the transaction or service, detect fraudulent or illegal activity, comply with Iowa Privacy Law, or comply with existing legal obligations. 

Child Privacy:

The Visual Element, LLC does not knowingly collect personally identifiable information from children under the age of eighteen.  It is not our intention to collect or use personal information from anyone under 18 years of age and we will not knowingly do so.  If we are made aware that we have collected any personal information from children under the age of 18, and are asked to delete such information from our system, we will promptly do so.  

E-Mail Communication: 

The Visual Element, LLC may contact you via email for the purpose of providing announcements, promotional offers, alerts, confirmations and/or other general communication.  If you would like to stop receiving emails from our company, please contact the office. 

Governing Law: 

By choosing to visit The Visual Element, LLC or provide us with information, you agree that any dispute over privacy or the terms contained in this Privacy Policy will be governed by the law of the State of Iowa.  You also agree to abide by a limitation on damages contained in our Terms of Use, or other agreement that we have with you. 

Changes to the Privacy Policy:

The Visual Element, LLC reserves the right to change this privacy policy from time to time.  We will notify you about significant changes to treatment of personal information by placing prominent notice on our site and updating any privacy information on this page.  Your continued use of the site after modifications will constitute your acknowledgement of the modified privacy policy and agreement to abide and be bound by the Privacy Policy.  

Contact Information: 

The Visual Element, LLC

215 Main Street

Elgin, Iowa 52141

Phone: 563-380-1126

Email: amanda@thevisualelement.org