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Privacy Policy

blink blink is committed to protecting its readers’ privacy. This policy outlines the handling the personal information of blink blink’s readers and users who register for the site.

Creating an account
In order to access a profile and post comments on blink blink you must first create an account with a username and password. The registration system requires that a valid email address be used to confirm the account. You’ll be informed that you should choose a username that does not include your last name and does not specify your city or your address. blink blink asks that you use your first name only or an alias for your display name. This is for your own protection.

blink blink accounts are backed up regularly. If a user changes the information on her or his account, blink blink’s stored data backups may include the user’s original information. If you email anyone at blink blink, a record of the addresses and correspondence will continue to exist. We save this information so that we can respond to you and have a record of that correspondence.

Kinds of Information
Personally identifiable information
We never share personally identifiable information with third parties, with one exception: if blink blink has a good faith belief it must do so to meet a legal requirement, such as pursuant to a subpoena or other judicial or administrative order. Please be advised however, that, although we take technological precautions to protect your data, no data transmission over the Internet can be guaranteed to be 100% secure. Therefore, blink blink can’t warrant that your information will be absolutely secure. Any transmission of data is at your own risk.

Aggregate information (non-personally identifiable information)
We may collect and provide aggregate information about our visitors to our advertisers, sponsors, promotional partners and affiliates, such as how many persons visited a particular page or activity, the average age of our visitors on the site or page, or the likes and dislikes of our visitors. We use log files, like most websites. This includes internet protocol (IP) addresses, browser type, internet service provider (ISP), referring/exit pages, platform type, date/time stamp, and number of clicks to analyze trends, administer the site, track user’s movement in the aggregate, and gather broad demographic information for aggregate use. This information isn’t linked to personally identifiable information and does not include any personal information about any individual visitors. 

Terms of Service

Please read the entire agreement (“Terms”).  By using order from this site, you agree to follow and be bound by the terms below.  If you do not agree to these Terms, please do not use this site or blink blink products.  If you have any questions or concerns, please free to contact us.

Returning Purchased Items

At this moment, we do not accept returns of kits and products.  Please contact us if you have any issues or are not satisfied with your purchase.  We will do our best to help you out.

Payments

We accept credit card as payment for orders.  We may not ship an order, or request additional information for credit card payment in case of potential fraud.  Credit cards are only charged before shipment once the authorization process has cleared.  For bulk inquiries or special orders, please contact us.

Delivery

We are currently only accepting orders within the contiguous United States. Orders will ship in December 2015.  We reserve the right to change this date if necessary. Keep in mind the USPS service guarantee is suspended if delays are caused by bad weather or other disasters. We cannot refund shipping fees if your package arrives late due to snow or other natural disasters anywhere along your package's route, including (but not limited to) meteors, aliens, terrorism, incursions from other dimensions, etc. We may not always be able to ship to some mail forwarders and/or PO Boxes depending on location or if there are known fraud/theft issues with a specific mail forwarder. You are responsible for any VAT, tariff, duty, taxes, handling fees, brokerage charges, customs clearance charges, etc. required by your country for importing consumer goods! There is no way for blink blink to predict your country's customs/fee habits, so be prepared to pay full VAT on the fully declared value of your order as well as any customs fees your countries UPS and/or postal system may charge you! Keep a printout of your email receipt as you may have to send a copy to your customs office or for UPS. If you do not pay the required brokerage fees, VAT, tariff, duty, taxes, handling fees, customs clearance charges, etc - we cannot issue any refunds. We cannot mark orders as "gift", "sample", "educational" or lower the values. 

Notice

blink blink may contact you or provide you with service-related and/ or promotional notices via postal mail, electronic mail, general site notifications and more using the contact information you have provided to us.

Privacy

We use a third party system for transactions called Stripe. Stripe is a quick and secure way to accept credit card and debit card payments online. Stripe meets and exceeds the most stringent industry standards for security. For your security, credit card numbers, expiration dates, and CVV codes are not stored. User information is only used to ship goods and contact you in case of an order or shipping issue and blink blink advertisements. We do not, and will never, sell or give any of your information to any third-party.

Third Parties

This Site may contain links to other Web sites operated by third parties other  than blink blink. Such links are provided for your convenience only. blink blink does not control such sites and is not responsible for their content. The fact that this  Site contains links to other sites does not mean that blink blink approves of, endorses or recommends those sites, nor does it imply any association with their operators. blink blink disclaims all warranties, express or implied, as to the accuracy, legality,  reliability or validity of any content on any other site and disclaims all responsibility for any loss, injury, claim, liability or damage of any kind resulting from any third party Web sites or content therein directly or indirectly accessed through links in this Site.

Accuracy of Information

blink blink attempts to ensure that information on our site and in blink blink paper tutorials is complete, accurate and current.  Due to the large amount of information, products, and materials utilized, information may become out of date in the future.  Therefore, we cannot guarantee that all information on this site or in purchased tutorials is complete or current.

Disclaimers & Safety

Materials and technology on this site are constantly changing and limitations are imposed due to manufacturing processes.  Therefore, some projects and tutorials may not work and be/become out of date. Your safety is your own responsibility, including wearing appropriate safety gear and clothing, and determining whether you have adequate skills and experience to use certain materials and tools.  Use of the materials, instruction, kits, and information on blinkblink.cc is at your own risk.  blink blink is not responsible for any resulting damages, injury, or expenses.  blink blink disclaims all responsibility for any resulting damage, injury, or expense. It is your responsibility to make sure that your activities comply with applicable laws, including copyright. If you do not feel comfortable using certain materials, do not do see and contact blink blink customer service.

Limitation of Liability  

blink blink assumes no responsibility for any damages to, or any viruses or malware that may infect your computer, telecommunication equipment, or other property caused by or arising from your access to, use of, or browsing the Site, or your downloading of any information or materials from the Site.

In there is any problem with the Site or any content, you agree to cease using the Site. In the event of any problem with the products or services that you have purchased on or through the Site, you agree that your sole remedy, if any, is from the manufacturer of such products or supplier of such services.

User Submissions
blink blink permits the submission of communications, including images, comments, and text (“User Submissions”) and the hosting, sharing, and/or publishing of such User Submissions. Please follow blink blink’s house rules when both commenting and submitting—no last names, no addresses, no personally identifiable information. You user submissions will go only to blink blink and, like user comments, will be moderated. What this means: We reserve the right to not publish your comments.

You agree that if you submit a User Submission to the Site that you shall be solely responsible for your own User Submission and the consequences of posting or publishing such. In connection with User Submissions, you affirm, represent, and warrant that you own or have the necessary licenses, rights, consents, and permissions to use and authorize us to use all patent, trademark, trade secret, copyright or other proprietary rights in and to any and all User Submissions to enable inclusion and use of the User Submissions in the manner contemplated by the Site and these Terms of Use.

You retain all of your copyright rights in your User Submissions, except as set forth herein. By submitting User Submissions to blink blink, you (1) hereby grant blink blink a worldwide, non-exclusive, royalty-free, sub-licenseable, assignable and transferable license to display, perform, use, reproduce, distribute, publish, create derivative works of, perform, edit and disseminate by all media, whether now known or hereafter devised, create derivative works based thereon, and/or insert the User Submissions in connection with blink blink’s (and our subsidiaries’, derivatives’, or successor’s) business (what this means in short: you continue to own the work, and are legally responsible for it and any and all copyright and consent issues, and blink blink has the right to feature that submission on our site and in any blink blink-branded derivative work in perpetuity); (2) grant each user of the Site a non-exclusive license to access your User Submissions through the Site, and to use, reproduce, distribute, publish, prepare derivative works of, display, and perform such User Submissions as permitted through the functionality of the Site and under these Terms of Use; (3) you are not entitled to any compensation for any User Submissions for any reason, unless expressly agreed to by the written consent of all parties; (4) we do not endorse any User Submission or any opinion, recommendation, or advice expressed therein, and we expressly disclaim any and all liability in connection with User Submissions.

We will remove all Content and User Submissions if properly notified that such Content or User Submission infringes on another’s intellectual property rights. We reserve the right, at our sole discretion, to remove Content and User Submissions without prior notice.

What all this means: if you send us a picture or other submission, you are agreeing that you own whatever you sent us, and have the right to distribute and otherwise use it. In sending it to blink blink, you are giving us the right to feature it on our site and in any blink blink branded derivative work (eg: print publications or videos) in “perpetuity,” or “for as long as we’d like to.” Payment for any submission must be agreed upon in writing by both you and blink blink. blink blink also reserves the right to take down submissions at any point.

Image and Video Terms of Use
blink blink often displays images, audio, and video (the “Material”). The types of Material editors are authorized to use on blink blink include Material commissioned by blink blink, embedded material, or material we believe to be covered by the Fair Use Doctrine, taking into account factors such as: (1) the purpose and character of the use (i.e. transformation from the original, use for criticism, satire or parody; (2) the nature of the copyrighted work (i.e. factual or newsworthy versus creative works); (3) the effect on the potential market for the copyrighted work (for example, use that is not substitutive for the original, or would never be licensed in any event), material from photographic archive and video vendors, Material supplied to our editors or released into the public domain by public relations and marketing companies for press purposes, reader-submitted Material, with the implied representation that the person submitting the material owns the copyright in the material and the right to give it to us for use on blink blink (see above under “User submissions”).

Accuracy of Information
While we strive for accuracy, information on the sites may contain errors or inaccuracies; blink blink does not make any warranty as to the correctness or reliability of the sites’ content.

Email Correspondence
Emails sent to any blink blinkmag.com email address are considered our property. You can read more about this in the Privacy Policy, but all correspondence is considered available for publication. If you wish to remain anonymous, please specify this in the body of the email itself and we will do our best to respect your wishes.

Links
blink blink will contain links to and quotation of material from other sites. Please know that blink blink is responsible for neither the content of nor the privacy practices of other sites. We encourage our users to be aware when they leave blink blink and to read the privacy statements of any website that collects personally identifiable information.

Information Security
As stated in our Privacy Policy, no data transmission over the Internet can be guaranteed to be 100% safe, so we can’t warrant that your information will be absolutely secure. But blink blink does have a variety of safeguards—technical, administrative, and physical—in place to help protect against unauthorized access to, use or disclosure of user information.

Changes to our Terms of Use
We may periodically modify, alter or update the Terms of Use. We will alert readers to any material changes to this policy by posting the revised information here. We encourage you to review our Terms of Use on a regular basis to stay informed. Your continued use of blink blink constitutes your agreement to these Terms of Use and any updates therein.