BrushStrokes By Mary Anne ~ Workshops

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When visitors leave comments on the site we collect the data shown in the comments form, and also the visitor’s IP address and browser user agent string to help 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: After approval of your comment, your profile picture is visible to the public in the context of your comment.

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How long we retain your data

If you leave a comment, the comment and its metadata are retained indefinitely. This is so we can recognize and approve any follow-up comments automatically instead of holding them in a moderation queue.

For users that register on our website (if any), we also store the personal information they provide in their user profile. All users can see, edit, or delete their personal information at any time (except they cannot change their username). Website administrators can also see and edit that information.

What rights you have over your data

If you have an account on this site, or have left comments, you can request to receive an exported file of the personal data we hold about you, including any data you have provided to us. You can also request that we erase any personal data we hold about you. This does not include any data we are obliged to keep for administrative, legal, or security purposes.

Where we send your data

Visitor comments may be checked through an automated spam detection service.

BrushStrokes By Mary Anne Contact Information

BrushStrokes Store & Workshop Studio at The Shoppes at Brannon Crossing in Cumming, GA

415 Peachtree Parkway, Suite 225, Cumming, GA 30041

Phone:  770.335.9170

 BrushStrokes By Mary Anne Privacy Policy | Terms & Conditions

Last updated: 3 June, 2016
Please check our Privacy Policy frequently, as we may edit it from time to time to reflect changes in our services and policies relating to personal information. Amendments will become effective at the time they are posted on our website. We will not provide notice of changes in this Privacy Policy.

Who should use this website
Our website is intended to provide general information about BrushStrokes By Mary Anne, our business; and to schedule in-studio workshops. We do not knowingly solicit or collect data, including personal information, online from or market online to children under thirteen (13) years of age.

Collecting and using personal information
Any name you use to reserve a workshop may publicly appear on our website including our workshop calendar, and photos of workshops may be posted on social media pages that we use. In addition, when you submit personal information to us, you are agreeing that BrushStrokes By Mary Anne and its affiliates may store and use that information wherever we do business. We will use your personal information only for business purposes, such as improving our services, notifying you about products and services, and answering your questions. We will retain your information for as long as needed to fulfill these business purposes and as necessary to comply with our legal obligations.

You should exercise discretion in what information you send to us electronically. We cannot guarantee that information sent over the internet is secure and will not be intercepted by others before it reaches us. We are not responsible for the security of information sent over the internet.

BrushStrokes By Mary Anne’s website does not use technology that automatically harvests personally identifiable information, such as name, address, telephone number, or email address, from you.

We do not disclose or sell any personal information about you to unaffiliated third parties, except as might be required by law.

External Links
You should be aware that other websites or social media that we utilize or that are linked to our website may contain privacy provisions that differ from this Privacy Policy. Please review the privacy statements of these other sites.

Information Protection
The privacy, security and integrity of your information is important to us, and we use care to protect your personal information from loss, misuse, alteration and destruction. However, no security system is fail-safe, and we cannot guarantee that unauthorized persons will never obtain the information you provide.
Disclosure to government

We reserve the right to monitor and disclose, without your consent, any communications or personal information, whenever requested to do so by courts, government agencies or by law enforcement authorities.

If you have any questions or concerns about your personal information, you may email us at

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BrushStrokes By Mary Anne Workshop Policies

Wood Sign Painting Workshop selection and personalization information for your workshop is required at the time of booking on BrushStrokes By Mary Anne’s registration form. Please double check all spelling and personal information to ensure your workshop stencil and materials will be ready for you at the start of the workshop.

BrushStrokes By Mary Anne Workshop Cancellation Policy
Due to the custom nature of our studio, registration fees are non-refundable. Registration cancellations made at least 72 hours in advance of a BrushStrokes By Mary Anne’s workshop will be granted a credit for a future workshop which is valid for up to one year from the original scheduled workshop.

Due to staffing requirements, BrushStrokes By Mary Anne reserves the right to cancel workshops if attendance is below 4 attendees.

Private Party Cancellation Policy
A deposit is due when booking your private workshop and/or event. Once the minimum number of attendees is met, we will refund your initial deposit. If you are unable to meet the minimum, the deposit will be forfeited. If you choose to cancel your private workshop and/or event, the deposit will not be refunded due to the nature of our studio and the demand for private party times on our calendar.

For private workshops and/or events, BrushStrokes By Mary Anne requires all attendees to register & provide complete customization information for their project at least 72 hours in advance so we can prepare the artwork and materials for your party.

Project Change Request
If you would like to make changes to your workshop project within 72 hours of your workshop, BrushStrokes By Mary Anne’s will be happy to accommodate your request for a $15 stencil recut fee, payable upon the start of your workshop. Changes made prior to 72 hours are done free of charge.

Age Restriction
Due to the tools used at BrushStrokes By Mary Anne’s studio, infants and children under the age of 16 are not permitted in our Studio while a workshop is being held. If a attendee brings an infant or child, they will be ask to reschedule for a different workshop when they can attend ‘child’ free.

For children under the age of 16, we do offer the ability to book private children or teens parties! Contact us at 770-366-5990 for additional information.

BrushStrokes By Mary Anne Safety Waiver
I understand that I will use and/or be exposed to drills, hammers, mallets, nails, sand paper, paint and low VOC paints during BrushStrokes By Mary Anne’s workshops. I agree to be responsible for any damages to BrushStrokes By Mary Anne’s tools, equipment or facilities, to the extent and in the percentage I cause such damages.

I recognize there may be certain inherent risks in participating in BrushStrokes By Mary Anne’s workshops.  I agree to take precautions and observe all BrushStrokes By Mary Anne’s policies, recommendations, directions, rules and warnings; whether provided orally or in writing. I assume full responsibility for personal injury to myself and my personal belongings.

I further agree to release and discharge BrushStrokes By Mary Anne’s for any injury, loss or damage that may arise out of my participation in BrushStrokes By Mary Anne’s workshops or my presence in BrushStrokes By Mary Anne’s studio whether caused by me, BrushStrokes By Mary Anne’s or any third party.

I agree to indemnify and defend BrushStrokes By Mary Anne’s against all claims, causes of action, damages, judgments costs or expenses including reasonable attorney’s fees and other litigation costs which may in any way arise from my participation in BrushStrokes By Mary Anne’s workshops or my presence in BrushStrokes By Mary Anne’s studio.

BrushStrokes By Mary Anne’s loves sharing photos of the beautiful work you do through social media including online and print advertising! If you would prefer not to share your photo, please do not participate during the picture taking at the end of the workshop.