Privacy Policy

Privacy Policy
Southside Sewing School is fully committed to upholding its Privacy Policy. Providing the company with your personal information is an act of trust; an act that is taken very seriously in the way that Southside Sewing School operates. This Privacy Policy will outline details on how information is collected and used. Information is also provided on how to change or de-activate your data.

Method of Collecting Information
"Cookies" may be used to gather statistical information that will assist in understanding what users find interesting and useful throughout the Southside Sewing School Website. These cookies are a small piece of data, identifying you only by random number (e.g. #15678). No personal information can be identified about the user through cookies. This numerical data is sent to your browser from a Web server and then stored onto your computer's hard drive. Through modification of browser preferences, a user can elect to accept all cookies, receive notification when a cookie is set or decline all cookies. Alterations to these settings may, however, affect the functionality of the Southside Sewing School Website.

Type of Information Collected
When visiting the Southside Sewing School Website, general information that will not personally identify you may be collected. Types of information include data about pages visited, duration of page view, location prior to accessing the Southside Sewing School Client Web site, navigational habits of users along with details on browser (including Internet Protocol 'IP' addresses or browser configurations) and operating systems. This information alone will not identify an individual. Instead, it provides statistics that are used to analyze and improve Southside Sewing School Client Websites.

Personally Identifiable Information

Personally identifiable information is defined as any personal information that could identify you such as your name, address, telephone number, billing and shipping information, credit card information or e-mail address.
Generally, when you visit the Southside Sewing School Website, you are not required to disclose who you are or reveal any personally identifiable information. Since Southside Sewing School takes your privacy seriously, no personally identifiable information will be collected unless it is voluntarily provided.
We collect information from you when you register on the site, place an order, enter a contest or respond to a communication such as e-mail, or participate in another site feature.
We also collect information about gift recipients so that we can fulfill the gift purchase. The information we collect about gift recipients is not used for marketing purposes.

How do we use your information?
We may use the information we collect from you when you register, purchase products, enter a contest or promotion, respond to a survey or marketing communication, surf the website, or use certain other site features in the following ways:

How do we protect visitor information?
We implement a variety of security measures to maintain the safety of your personal information. Your personal information is contained behind secured networks and is only accessible by a limited number of persons who have special access rights to such systems, and are required to keep the information confidential. When you place orders or access your personal information, we offer the use of a secure server. All sensitive/credit information you supply is transmitted via Secure Socket Layer (SSL) technology and then encrypted into our databases to be only accessed as stated above.

Access to Information
Southside Sewing School  will not sell or provide any personal details in its possession to a mailing list. Personal information may be shared with third party suppliers and service providers including independent contractors providing services for or with Southside Sewing School. In all cases, these third parties are contractually required to keep that information confidential. They are not authorised by Southside Sewing School to use that information for any other purpose than to carry out the services they are performing for or with Southside Sewing School. Information may only be disclosed to third parties if consent is received, if we are compelled or authorised to do so by Law, or if there is a reasonable belief that there is a threat to someone's life or health.

Security and Storage of Information Collected
Southside Sewing School is committed to maintaining the security of data collected and protecting it from loss, misuse or alteration. This applies to demographic information, client site usage information and personally identifiable information. To safeguard all information collected, Southside Sewing School and its employees follow the practices in this Policy. Access or use of information for any purpose other than those explained in this Policy will not be authorised.

Changing and De-activating your information
If you would like to change or de-activate any personally identifiable information you have submitted to Southside Sewing School, please send a request to and when your request is received, Southside Sewing School will change or de-activate any information that could be used to identify you unless disclosure is required or authorised by Law. Once de-activated, your data will no longer be accessible.

Changes to the Privacy Policy
To fully protect your privacy, Southside Sewing School reserves the right to amend this Policy at any time and for any reason. Amended terms will be posted via the Southside Sewing School Web site as they occur and you are encouraged to check back frequently for updates. This privacy policy was last amended in July 2014.

No Contract or Liability
Nothing contained in this Policy is intended to create a contract or agreement between Southside Sewing School and any user providing identifiable information in any form, visiting the Southside Sewing School Website. All necessary steps will be taken to comply with this Privacy Policy, but to the extent permitted by Law, nothing in this policy is intended to hold Southside Sewing School liable for any failure to comply with this policy.

Online Policy Only
This online privacy policy applies only to information collected through our website and not to information collected offline.

Your consent
By visiting, you are accepting and consenting to our privacy policy.