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Privacy Policy


The purpose of this privacy policy is to outline clearly how Fabrizio Van Marciano, FabrizioVanMarciano.com (‘we’, ‘our company’) makes use of any information that you provide when using this website (the ‘Site’).

We are committed to safeguarding your privacy. We created this policy to give you confidence with regard to your personal data when visiting and using the FabrizioVanMarciano.com website.

Should we ask you to provide certain information by which you can be identified when using this website, then you can be assured that it will only be used in accordance with “this privacy policy”.

Fabrizio Van Marciano dot com may change this privacy policy from time to time by updating this page. We may notify you by email of any major changes, however, we strongly recommend that you bookmark and review this page from time to time to stay up to date.

This policy is effective from [22nd March 2014]
This policy was last updated on [4th September 2022]

Fabrizio Van Marciano, Fabrizio Van Marciano dot com understands the consequential importance of data protection and privacy and is fully committed to achieving compliance with the EU General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR).

Please contact Fabrizio at me@fabriziovanmarciano.com if you have any questions or concerns with regard to the use of your Personal Data and we will happily assist you.

1. WHAT WE COLLECT

Only with your consent we may collect and store the following information through this website:

A) First and/or the last name. (via contact page forms, membership application forms, email signup forms).

B) Email address and/or telephone number. (via contact forms, membership application forms, feedback/testimonial forms.

If you are using our design services, we will also use your email address to invite you to a private project and client collaboration board within the project management tool slack).

2. WHAT WE DO WITH THIS INFORMATION

We require this information to understand your individual needs and to provide you with the best service possible.

Below you will find a list of the things we may store and use your personal data for:

A) Internal record keeping.

B) Communication and Project Management/collaboration (If you use our design services).

C) We may use the information you provide to improve our products and overall services.

D) We may occasionally send you promotional email newsletters about our and/or affiliate products, news, and special offers on our premium content which we think you may find interesting using the name and email address that you provided through one of our email signup forms.

From time to time, we may also use your information to contact you for market research purposes (E.g. Case studies, Expert round-up posts, Customer feedback). We will ONLY ever contact you via email for this.

E) We may use the information you provide to customize our website according to your interests and needs.

F) We will NEVER sell, distribute, or lease your personal information with any third party unless we are required to do so by law.

3. SECURITY

We are committed to ensuring that your personal data remains fully secured when visiting our website.

In order to prevent unauthorized access or disclosure, we have put in place suitable physical, electronic, and managerial procedures (secure connection) to safeguard and secure the information we collect online.

Please ensure that when you are visiting this website or filling out any submission forms, and especially purchasing our membership, the URL starts with the Secure HTTPS Protocol.

4. HOW WE USE COOKIES

Upon visiting this website for the first time, you will be greeted with an option to Accept Cookies.

Cookies are disabled until you consent whether you’d like to accept them. If you decide to accept, the page will reload shortly after. If you’d like to learn more, click the learn more link in the consent options bar.

A cookie is a small file that asks for permission to be placed in your web browser/computer hard drive.

The file is added and the cookie helps us to measure and analyze: website traffic and visitor behavior.

Cookies allow web applications to respond to you as an “individual”.

The web application can tailor its operations to your needs, likes, and dislikes by gathering and remembering information about your “preferences”.

We use traffic log cookies to identify which pages are being used. This helps us to analyze data about web page traffic and improve the website in order to tailor it to your needs.

We only use this information for statistical analysis purposes.

A cookie in no way gives us access to your computer or any sensitive information about you, other than the data you choose to share with us.

Affiliate links placed on this website also uses cookies. So, by clicking on an affiliate link or banner ad, it means that “your” actions may be tracked.

If you do not wish for this to happen, please DO NOT click on any external links or banners that you see on this website.

Overall, cookies help us provide you with a better user experience, by enabling us to monitor which pages you find useful and which you do not.

If for any reason you decide that you do not like cookies, you can simply change your browser settings even after you’ve accepted them.

This may prevent you from taking full advantage of our website, content, services, premium content, and offers.

5. THIRD-PARTY TRACKING

To furthermore add transparency to this privacy policy, we feel that it’s important for us to disclose to you whether third-party companies and organizations are able to acquire and track your personally identifiable information through our website.

Google

We do not use Google Analytics on this website. We use a privacy-friendly alternative to Google (Plausible Analytics) that does not install tracking cookies in your browser when visiting our site.

Other websites that are listed below can track you through “this Site” as we use their services for social media, usage analysis, and infrastructure purposes.

Whilst we don’t use Google services on this site, Google does participate in the NIA opt-out program. You can visit this link to no longer be tracked by Google and Google properties.

You can also visit the following sites to read their privacy policies and how they track individuals across the web:

Facebook
LinkedIn
Twitter
YouTube
Pinterest
Google

6. LINKS TO OTHER WEBSITES

FabrizioVanMarciano.com, [this site], may contain links to other websites of similar interest and relevance. However, once you have used these links to leave our site, you should note that we do not have any control over that other website.

Therefore, we cannot be responsible for the protection and privacy of any personal information which you provide whilst visiting such sites, and such sites are not governed by this privacy statement.

You should exercise caution and look at the privacy statement applicable to the website in question.

7. CONTROLLING YOUR PERSONAL INFORMATION

You may choose to restrict the collection or use of your personal information in the following ways:

A) Whenever you are asked to fill in a contact form on this website, look for the checkbox stating that you consent that the information you are submitting will only be used for communication purposes.

B) Whenever you are asked to fill in an email signup form on this website, look for the checkbox stating that you consent that the information you are submitting can be collected and stored in order for you to receive timely updates and/or marketing content, special offers via email communication.

C) We use a project collaboration tool called Slack. You may receive an invite from us to become a guest on the board to view and track your design project progress. Look for the checkbox to consent that you would like to receive an invite.

D) If you have previously agreed to us using your personal information for direct marketing purposes, you may change your mind at any time by writing to or emailing us at me[at]fabriziovanmarciano.com

If you subscribed to our website via an email signup form (ConvertKit), you can review and unsubscribe via the link available in the body of the email.

You may request details of any personal information which we hold about you under the Data Protection Act 1998.

REQUEST COPY OF PERSONAL IDENTIFIABLE INFORMATION

If you would like a copy of the information held on you please write to:

Fabrizio Van Marciano
10 Richmond Road
Appledore
Devon
EX39 1PE

Tel: +44 (0) 7539 243339

For security, you will need to provide proof that you are the person requesting a copy of YOUR personal information. If you are requesting on behalf of someone else, we will not be able to assist you.

If you believe that any information we are holding on you is incorrect or incomplete, please write to or email us as soon as possible, at the above address. We will promptly correct any information found to be incorrect.

CHANGES TO THIS PRIVACY POLICY

We reserve the right to make changes to this Privacy Policy at any time. You can be kept up to date by bookmarking this page. The last modification was made on 4th September 2022.