Privacy Policy

Who we are

Our website address is:


We store comments or reviews, if you choose to leave them.

When visitors leave comments on the site we collect the data shown in the comments form, 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 it. The Gravatar service privacy policy is available here: After approval of your comment, your profile picture is visible to the public in the context of your comment.

Visitor comments may be checked through an automated spam detection service.


If you upload images to the website, you should avoid uploading images with embedded location data (EXIF GPS) included. Visitors to the website can download and extract any location data from images on the website.


View our Cookie Policy

Embedded content from other websites

Articles on this site may include embedded content (e.g. videos, images, articles, etc.). Embedded content from other websites behaves in the exact same way as if the visitor has visited the other website.

These websites may collect data about you, use cookies, embed additional third-party tracking, and monitor your interaction with that embedded content, including tracking your interaction with the embedded content if you have an account and are logged in to that website.

What we collect and store

While you visit our site, we’ll track:

Products you’ve viewed: we’ll use this to, for example, show you products you’ve recently viewed

Location, IP address and browser type: we’ll use this for purposes like estimating taxes and shipping

Shipping address: we’ll ask you to enter this so we can, for instance, estimate shipping before you place an order, and send you the order!

We’ll also use cookies to keep track of cart contents while you’re browsing our site.

We collect information about you during the checkout process on our store.

For users that register on our website (if any), we also store the personal information they provide in their user profile. All users can see, edit, or delete their personal information at any time (except they cannot change their username). Website administrators can also see and edit that information.

When you purchase from us, we’ll ask you to provide information including your name, billing address, shipping address, email address, phone number, credit card/payment details and optional account information like username and password. We’ll use this information for purposes, such as, to:

  • Send you information about your account and order
  • Respond to your requests, including refunds and complaints
  • Process payments and prevent fraud
  • Set up your account for our store
  • Comply with any legal obligations we have, such as calculating taxes
  • Improve our store offerings
  • Social Media Profile information if You choose to add it to your profile.
  • Send you marketing messages, if you choose to receive them.

  • If you create an account, we will store your name, address, email and phone number, which will be used to populate the checkout for future orders.

    Who on our team has access

    Members of our team have access to the information you provide us. For example, both Administrators and Shop Managers can access:

    Order information like what was purchased, when it was purchased and where it should be sent, and Customer information like your name, email address, and billing and shipping information.

    Our team members have access to this information to help fulfill orders, process refunds and support you.

    What we share with others

    If you request a password reset, your IP address will be included in the reset email.

    We share information with third parties who help us provide our orders and store services to you; for example --


    This is a WordPress website. WordPress uses cookies, or tiny pieces of information stored on your computer, to verify who you are. There are cookies for logged in users and for commenters. Read the WordPress Codex for more information. Secure Sign On only tracks activity when an attempt is made to log in via this method.

    Jetpack Stats monitor Post and page views, outbound link clicks, referring URLs and search engine terms, and country. This is used for aggragate statistics (trends and patterns); for example, the site owner can see that a specific post has 285 views, but not which specific users/accounts viewed that post.

    Jetpack Protect checks login activity and tries to block fraudulent attempts using the following data: IP address, email address or username.

    Please review Automattic's privacy policy (which covers Jetpack).


    This website uses Google Analytics which uses cookies to ‘remember’ what a user has done on previous pages / interactions with the website to help track web usage statistics. Google Analytics does not store any personal information about website users. Read the Google Analytics privacy document for more details.


    We use remarketing to advertise online. Third-party vendors, including Google and Meta, show our ads on sites across the Internet. Third-party vendors, including Google and Meta, use cookies and/or device identifiers to serve ads based on past visits to our website. Visitors can opt out of Google's use of cookies or device identifiers by visiting Google's Ads Settings. Alternatively,  by visiting the Network Advertising Initiative opt-out page or by using Your device settings.


    We accept payments through PayPal. When processing payments, some of your data will be passed to PayPal, including information required to process or support the payment, such as the purchase total and billing information.

    Please see the PayPal Privacy Policy for more details.


    This site utilizes caching in order to facilitate a faster response time and better user experience. Caching potentially stores a duplicate copy of every web page that is on display on this site. All cache files are temporary, and are never accessed by any third party, except as necessary to obtain technical support from the cache plugin vendor. Cache files expire on a schedule set by the site administrator, but may easily be purged by the admin before their natural expiration, if necessary. We may use services to process & cache your data temporarily. Please see for more details.

    Preventing spam

    This site is protected by reCAPTCHA and the Google Privacy Policy and Terms of Service apply.

    A “CAPTCHA” is a turing test to tell human and bots apart. It is easy for humans to solve, but hard for “bots” and other malicious software to figure out. This helps to keep the site functional and provide a smooth user experience.

    Mailing List


    Our Newletter is managed by 3rd Party Mailchimp. Read their Privacy Policy here.

    StART Art Classes Mailing List is Opt-in only, and our identity is clearly visable. We use our mailing list to You can unsubscribe any time using the link at the bottom of every email.


    Your email address will help us support your shopping experience throughout the site. Typically this involves sending you emails with order details in, and, if you are taking a course, your progress through the course.

    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.

    When shopping, we keep a record of your email and the cart contents for up to 30 days on our server. This record is kept to repopulate the contents of your cart if you switch devices or needed to come back another day.

    Stats logs containing visitor IP addresses and usernames (if available) are retained by Automattic for 28 days.

    We generally store information about you for as long as we need the information for the purposes for which we collect and use it, and we are not legally required to continue to keep it. For example, we will store order information for 3 years for tax and accounting purposes. This includes your name, email address and billing and shipping addresses.

    What rights you have over your data

    If you have an account on this site, or have left comments, 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.

    Visit the account page to manage or erase your personal data.

    To make a data request contact us at or via the Contact Page.

    This policy was updated on 15 May 2022.