Privacy Policy & Terms of Use

Who we are

Our website address is: We are based in Sarasota, FL, in the United States of America. The following policy and terms of use are governed by the laws of the USA and the state of Florida.


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.


All images are the property of the Coastal Calligraphers Guild and its respective artists and are protected by copyright law.


If you leave a comment on our 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.

Please click on the tab at the bottom left of the screen to manage your Consent to Cookies.

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 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 tracking your interaction with the embedded content if you have an account and are logged in to that website.

Who we share your data with

We do not share data with outside companies. If you complete an inquiry form, send us an email, or complete an online membership form, your name, address, and/or email will be recorded for purposes of membership and correspondence only.

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.

Where your data is sent

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

terms of use

These terms of use govern your use of our website. By using our website, you agree to and accept these terms. As a visitor to our website, you agree to not:

  1. obtain or attempt to attain access to our servers, data;
  2. violate any applicable laws or regulations governing the use of the internet;
  3. interfere with or disrupt the website or its servers in any way.


You can contact us with any questions, feedback, or concerns via the contact page.