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Privacy Policy

Open Design, LLC Website Privacy Policy

This document was last updated August 1, 2012

We at Kobold Press and Open Design LLC are committed to protecting your personal information. This policy applies to transactions made and data gathered on the website, and does not apply to any other website or offline contact between Kobold Press and consumers.

Each time you visit or provide us with information, you are accepting the practices as described in the policy at that time.

Please review the Privacy Policy from time to time as we may update it periodically.

Information We Collect From You

To provide you with products and services, we may collect personal information (i.e. name, mailing address, phone number, email address), financial information (i.e. credit card numbers and billing addresses), and demographic information (i.e. zip code, age). Please note that nowhere on this site do we knowingly collect information from children under the age of 13.

How We Use Your Personal Information

We use the information you provide for us to help us deliver the services you have requested, to contact you when necessary in connection with those service requests, and to send you information regarding your order or requested services. Note that you cannot opt out of transactional emails, such as order confirmations or shipment notices. In some cases, it is necessary for us to provide information particular to you to a third party. For example, in the case of the magazine that we publish, it is necessary for us to provide your name and mailing address to the printer for the production of delivery information and/or to a delivery company so that you can receive your magazine.

We use the financial information you give us to check your qualifications and to charge you for products and services you order from us. By making a purchase or engaging in other activity on the Site that uses financial information, you consent to our providing your financial information to our service providers and the third parties necessary to process your transactions.

If you use the private messaging system of the Kobold forums, messages sent and received are visible to the sender and recipient. Messages may be reviewed by Kobold Press staff or disclosed to appropriate law enforcement agencies if required to do so by law, or in the good faith belief that such action is necessary to investigate abuse or ensure personal safety.

Open Design LLC does not allow other companies to offer our registered customers information about their products and services.

Kobold Press and Open Design LLC may disclose your personal information if required to do so by law or in the good faith belief that such action is necessary to: (a) conform to the edicts of the law or comply with legal process served on Open Design LLC or the Kobold Press site; (b) protect and defend the rights or property of Kobold Press and its web sites, or (c) act in urgent circumstances to protect the personal safety of users of Kobold Press, its web sites, or the public.

Your information may be stored and processed in the United States or any other country in which Kobold Press or its affiliates, subsidiaries or agents maintain facilities, and by using this site, you consent to any such transfer of information outside of your country. Kobold Press abides by the safe harbor framework as set forth by the U.S. Department of Commerce regarding the collection, use, and retention of data from the European Union.

Access and Control of your Personal Information

When you register, or otherwise give us personal information, Open Design LLC will not share that information with third parties without your permission, other than for the limited exceptions already listed. It will only be used for the purposes stated above.

You have the means to ensure that your personal information is correct and current. You may review and update this information at any time in the “My Account” area of or by sending a request to You can:

  • View and edit personal information you have already given us.
  • Tell us whether you want Kobold Press to send you marketing information.

Information Other Websites Collect From You

If there are links from our site to other websites operated by other parties, please be aware that by clicking on those links you are entering sites where our privacy policy does not apply. We encourage you to review their privacy policies, and remind you that we are not responsible for their actions.

Changes to this Statement

Open Design LLC will occasionally update this privacy statement. When we do, we will also revise the “last updated” date at the top of the privacy statement. For material changes to this Statement, Open Design will notify you by placing prominent notice on the web site.


If you have any questions or concerns about this privacy policy, or about your dealings with the Open Design, LLC website, contact