The following information details the privacy practices for Harvard Design Magazine’s website (https://www.harvarddesignmagazine.org/). By accessing and using this site, you accept and agree to this policy.
As used in this policy, “we,” “us,” and “our” refer to Harvard Design Magazine, a publication of the Harvard Graduate School of Design.
What information do we gather about you?
We use Google Analytics to collect information about the way our visitors engage with our website. This helps us understand what users want from the site so we can continually improve it. The data we collect includes your IP address and browser details. All of your session information is anonymous and most of it comes to us in the form of statistics.
Certain actions on the site require you to provide us with more information about yourself, including signing up to our email newsletter and making an online purchase. The measures in place to protect the personal details that you submit to us in those transactions are listed further in this document.
What do we use your information for?
Our staff uses the information we gather from you to track user trends, and for the other purposes described in this policy.
If you contact us via email, the email address you provide may be used to send you information, respond to inquiries, and/or other requests or questions. Your contact details may be shared with a third-party fulfillment team that manages our customer service inquiries. We will not share or sell your email address to any other third party.
We may also provide your information to third parties in circumstances where we believe that doing so is necessary or appropriate to satisfy any applicable law, regulation, legal process, or governmental request; detect, prevent, or otherwise address fraud, security, or technical issues; or protect our rights and safety and the rights and safety of our users or others.
How is this information collected and how can you opt out?
Other websites and cookies
This website may contain links to other websites. We are not responsible for the privacy practices or the content of third-party websites.
What happens when you sign up for our newsletter?
We collect your name and email address when you sign up for our email newsletter. These contact details are stored in our email marketing platform, and are only used to send you the Harvard Design Magazine’s newsletter. We do not sell or share your details with any other party.
How do we securely manage your online purchase?
Our website does not store any of the personal details that you provide during your purchasing process (shipping address, billing address, credit card information). All of the payment processing is done through a secure third-party platform that is managed by Harvard University.
Some of your order details (name, email, order number, shipping address, and products ordered) are shared with our third-party fulfillment partner so they can ship your order to you. Your credit card details are not shared with this partner. We prohibit this partner from using or sharing your information for any purpose other than fulfilling your purchase or contacting you regarding your order.
Users Located in the European Economic Area
If you are located in the European Union, Iceland, Liechtenstein, or Norway (the “European Economic Area”), please review Harvard’s EEA Privacy Disclosure for additional information about ways that certain Harvard University Schools, Centers, units, and controlled entities, including this website, may collect, use, and share information about you.
Changes to this Policy
The effective date of this policy is March 28, 2022.