This statement applies to all websites operated/designed by or on behalf of Marksgraphics.com
A cookie is a piece of data stored on the user's computer tied to information about that user. Marksgraphics uses both session ID cookies and persistent cookies. For the session ID cookie, once users close the browser, the cookie simply terminates. A persistent cookie is a small text file stored on the user's hard drive for an extended period of time. Persistent cookies can be removed by following Internet browser help file directions.
The primary function of cookies for the use of our Web sites by our users, and to enrich your online experience with us.
Persistent cookies enable us to track and target the interests of our users to enhance their experience on our sites.
Session cookies remember what chapter you are registered into or visiting online and who you are if you go from one web site to another in a session. This way you do not have to separately log into web sites as you go from one to another of them during that session.
Marksgraphics uses a tracking utility provided by a 3rd party vendor to track usage of specific web pages and other resources provided through our web site. The vendor sets cookies as a method for compiling site usage information but these cookies are only used to compile demographic models of site usage and are not tied to the user's personal information.
Referral Service (when applicable)
Marksgraphics provides options for site visitors to send messages to friends including the option to send ePostcards, pages or eNewsletters or to notify a friend of a donation or benefit. Marksgraphics stores this information for the sole purpose of tracking the success of our website.
Communications from the Site
New Emails (when applicable)
This email may also include the email address login and the password that the user registered with, as a reminder to help the user access their new registration and their personalized view of Marksgraphics web sites. In some cases, the email is sent from a partner site that is providing additional services such as personal online fundraising pages.
If a user wishes to ask for contact information required for basic interest to the site, consisting of a working email address, a zip code and a phone number may be required.
Though the site makes every effort to preserve user privacy, we may need to disclose personal information when required by law wherein we have a good-faith belief that such action is necessary to comply with a current judicial proceeding, a court order or legal process served on our Web site.
Marksgraphics does not share personally identifiable information with third parties except as required as above by law.
Third Party Intermediaries
Marksgraphics uses various 3rd party transaction services to process online donations.
Marksgraphics provides the option of receiving certain of its online booklets, brochures, and fact sheets by mail through request forms on our web sites. These materials are shipped by the local Watertown carriers. These companies/organizations do not share or use personally identifiable information that may be obtained from these transactions for any secondary purposes.
Marksgraphics site provides select links to other sites. Determination of which outside links to include on our web site is made by our website artist and editor, to ensure that only links to sites that meet our standards for accuracy and reliability are included. Please be aware, however, that Marksgraphics is not responsible for the policies or privacy practices of web sites maintained by other organizations. We encourage our users to be aware when they leave our sites, and to read the privacy statements of each and every Web site that collects personally identifiable information that they might visit. Marksgraphics privacy statement applies solely to information collected by Marksgraphics web sites.
Notification of Changes
Our Commitment To Children's Privacy
Protecting the privacy of the very young is especially important. For that reason,
We never collect or maintain information at our website from those we actually know are under 13.
How to Contact Us
If users have questions or concerns regarding this statement, they should first contact us by email.
Mark Dietterich - owner marksgraphics.com