Privacy & Security Policy

This website was developed from the successful Visual Humour cartoon agency (1983 – 2019). We respect and take your privacy very seriously so you can shop with confidence.

We do not sell, rent or give any identifiable personal information regarding any of our clients/customers to any third party mailing lists. Any information that you give to us is held with the utmost care and security.

When you place an order with us we only collect appropriate and necessary data so we can process your order effectively. Personal data we ask for includes; name, e-mail address and, if paying by credit/debit card, the address this is registered to. We do not collect data from you that is not relevant to an order. It is important for you to protect against unauthorized access to your password and to your computer. Be sure to sign off when you have finished using a shared computer.

Stripe and PayPal handle all our credit card and debit card transactions. They too are under strict legal and contractual obligations to keep your personal information private.

Our site uses Secure Sockets Layer (SSL) technology. Our website starts https:// to confirm this security. This helps protect online transactions in a number of ways including encryption of your personal data. We treat all your personal information as confidential, complying completely with data protection and consumer legislation. Our web site is also PCI DSS compliant (Payment Card Industry Data Security Standard) which is a set of requirements designed to ensure that companies who process, store or transmit credit card information maintain a secure environment. More information can be found at; PCI standards. Every transaction we process is also checked by fraud control systems, this validates the authenticity and validity of your payment card, as well as indicators of possible fraudulent use.

Occasionally we may e-mail you with a promotional offer and discount code as a previous customer. At any time you can e-mail us to opt out.

Web cartoons may be funny, but copyright law is serious business. Unauthorized use of copyrighted material is prohibited and illegal. All our cartoons are subject to copyright and therefore the cartoon(s) purchased on the web site must only be used for the ‘license’ they were intended. We are aware of the potential to ‘copy and paste’ our cartoon(s) and additionally the use of editing software. Our site has included further measures to prevent the possibility of this occurring. We also randomly check on the use of our cartoons, particularly on Internet sites, including blogs. We use enhanced monitoring software to assist, and also to check if the cartoon has been purchased accordingly. We reserve the right to charge the full license type and administration costs, if our cartoon(s) are to be found in breach of the license, or have been illegally obtained. For more information see
 copyright notice.

Policy changes
If we decide to change our privacy policy, we will post those changes on this page so that you are always aware of what information we collect, how we use it and under what circumstances we disclose it. Any changes to this policy made by us will be posted here and will take effect immediately.

External links (web sites)
We may from time to time establish relationships with other companies, this will enable you to access the web sites of such companies directly from our site. Each individual company operates its own policy regarding the use of personal information. If you have a particular interest or concern regarding the way your personal information will be used then you are advised to read the privacy statement on the relevant site. Links to other websites from the pages within our website are for information only, we accept no responsibility or liability for access to, or the material on any website which is linked from or to this website (‘Business cartoons’). By providing links to other websites we do not guarantee, approve or endorse the information or products available at these websites, nor does any reciprocal link back to our website ‘Business cartoons’ used by other webmasters on other websites indicate any association with or endorsement by the linked site.

Any complaint we receive will be acknowledged and investigated as soon as possible. Any complaint will be taken seriously and dealt with using the information supplied by you to us. Please advise us of the nature of your complaint, dates and times if appropriate, a contact name and a telephone number so we can contact you and keep you updated with the progress of your complaint. Please e-mail us the details, or write, or speak to us. Our postal address and telephone number can be found on our ‘Contact us’ page. All complaints should be notified to us as soon as practical after the problem arose.