About

My name is Ben McElroy and I am a graphic designer.

I have experience in all sorts of design work, from branding and print collateral to large exhibits and posters design, from HTML, CSS, JavaScript & SVG standards-based and accessible websites to user interface and experience design for large web applications. I even have type design experience. I am available for freelance work and am always open to hearing about opportunities.

Download my resume and let me know if I can help with any of your design needs.

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Privacy Policy

Who we are

Our website address is: http://bemdesign.com – you are here.

What personal data we collect and why we collect it

In General

I do not to collect any personal information about you except that which you share via comments or through the contact form. By using these features of my site, you consent to provide me with the following, potentially personally identifiable pieces of information: Your name, your email address, your website address, your IP address, an assertion that you’re human, and any other personal information you provide in your message. I do not use this information for any other purpose then to communicate back to you, or to allow your personal comments to be posted on my blog, and to secure this website.

Comments

When visitors leave comments on the site I collect the data shown in the comments form, and also the visitor’s IP address and browser user agent string to help in spam detection.

An anonymized string created from your email address (also called a hash) may be provided to the Gravatar service to see if you are using it. The Gravatar service privacy policy is available here: https://automattic.com/privacy/. After approval of your comment, your profile picture is visible to the public in the context of your comment.

Contact forms

There is a contact form on this site. Using it requires providing your name, email address, an assertion that you’re human, a subject for your message, and finally your message. By using the contact form you are consenting to provide this information. This information is only used for responding to your message. This information is not stored on the website and is sent to me via email.

Cookies

If you leave a comment on my site you may opt-in to saving your name, email address and website in cookies. These are for your convenience so that you do not have to fill in your details again when you leave another comment. These cookies will last for one year.

Embedded content from other websites

Articles on this site may include embedded content (e.g. videos, images, articles, etc.). Embedded content from other websites behaves in the exact same way as if you, the visitor has visited the other website.

These websites may collect data about you, use cookies, embed additional third-party tracking, and monitor your interaction with that embedded content, including tracing your interaction with the embedded content if you have an account and are logged in to that website.

Analytics

This site does not use analytics tracking services.

Who we share your data with

Only if required by law.

How long we retain your data

If you leave a comment, the comment and its metadata are retained indefinitely. This is so my site can recognize and approve any follow-up comments automatically instead of holding them in a moderation queue as well as to have your comment published on this site.

What rights you have over your data

If you have left comments, you can request to receive an exported file of the personal data this site holds about you, including any data you have provided to the site. You can also request that I erase any personal data this site holds about you. This does not include any data I am obliged to keep for administrative, legal, or security purposes. Information that will not be deleted includes your IP address and any information you send me via the contact form.

Where we send your data

Visitor comments may be checked through an automated spam detection service. Otherwise the data is either stored on this site (like comments) or sent via email and is not stored on the site at all (contact form).

Contact

Please use the contact form above if you have any questions or concerns with this privacy policy or if you’d just like to contact me. :-)