Who we are
Rugh Design is run by Laura and John Rugh. Our website address is: https://www.rughdesign.com.
We do use third-party advertising companies to serve ads when you visit our site. These companies may use aggregated information (not including your name, address, email address or telephone number) about your visits to this and other Web sites in order to provide advertisements about goods and services of interest to you. If you would like more information about this practice and to know your choices about not having this information used by these companies, please click here.
Rugh Design is not liable for any losses, injuries or damages from the use of the information, products or product links that are mentioned in this blog. All product claims or representation should be verified and researched with the said manufacturer or provider. We are also not responsible in the event that other blogs or websites republish information or content from Rugh Design without permission.
All content (unless otherwise stated) on this blog is the sole copyright of Rugh Design. No text should be copied or re-posted unless written permission has been granted.
Any photo used that is not the property of Rugh Design is linked back to the original source and is believed to be in public domain and available on the internet or Rugh Design has performed due diligence attempting to locate the owner of the photo and asking permission for use of the photo. If you discover an image that you believe is yours please reach out and we will remove or provide the proper credit. Pinning of my original images is greatly encouraged and it’s fine to share 1-2 pictures with a link back to this site for credit. A comment letting me know that you used an image is also appreciated!
What personal data we collect and why we collect it
Data collected when visiting Rugh Design
Our website uses Google Analytics, a service which transmits website traffic data to Google servers in the United States. Google Analytics does not identify individual users or associate your IP address with any other data held by Google. We use reports provided by Google Analytics to help us understand website traffic and webpage usage.
Data collected when leaving a comment or filling out a form
In additon to the above certain information is collected when leaving a comment or filling out a form on Rugh Design. When visitors leave comments/fill out forms on the site we collect the data shown in the comments form or other form, and also the visitor’s IP address and browser user agent string to help spam detection.
We highly encourage comments and questions, but please be mindful as you are leaving comments to be respectful and appropriate. Any comment that is considered offensive shall be removed and can be marked as spam. Rugh Design also reserves the right to remove any posts or pictures (previous or current) without explanation or notice.
Data collected when purchasing from Rugh Design or visiting our store
Rugh Design collects information about you during the checkout process on our store. While you visit our site/store, 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!
When you purchase from Rugh Design, 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
- Send you marketing messages
- 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.
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 10 years for tax and accounting purposes. This includes your name, email address and billing and shipping addresses.
We will also store comments or reviews, if you choose to leave them.
Members of our team (Laura & John) have access to the information you provide us. For example: 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.
We currently use Woocommerce as our store front. We accept payments through PayPal and Braintree (a PayPal service). When processing payments, some of your data will be passed to PayPal or Braintree, including information required to process or support the payment, such as the purchase total and billing information.
Here are a list of cookies being used on Rugh Design to help with analytics, social media activity and advertisement.
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Rugh Design uses Google AdSense to service advertisements on our site.
- Google’s use of advertising cookies enables it and its partners to serve ads you based on your visit to Rugh Design and/or other sites on the Internet.
- You may opt out of personalized advertising by visiting Ads Settings.
- See Google’s list of Vendors that are certified for third-party ads
Rugh Design is a participant in the Amazon Services LLC Associates Program, an affiliate advertising program designed to provide a means for us to earn fees by linking to Amazon.com and affiliated sites.
Below are the other affiliate networks (click on their names to see their privacy policies) that Rugh Design participates in. Each network has a variety of vendors that provide products that Rugh Design links to. If a product is sold after clicking our link then Rugh Design will make a commission from the sale.
For more information or privacy concerns please contact John.