The Down on the Farm Studio Privacy Policy

This privacy policy discloses the privacy practices for The Down on the Farm Studio website and describes how your information is collected, used, and shared when you visit (the “Site”). This privacy notice applies solely to information collected by our website.

We use this information for providing and improving the Site. By using the Site, you agree to the collection and use of information in accordance with this policy. 

(If you arrived here from our old site or from please note these sites are all one and the same:

Who we are

The Down on the Farm Studio is owned and operated by The Ford Family from Family Farm Country, USA.

Our website address is: 

The Down on the Farm Studio was formerly called Pics By Lis: the Down on the Farm Studio or Pics By Lis for short. 

The Ford Family creates videos for YouTube on two channels: Ford’s Farm Studio and The Down on the Farm Studio.

This is also the official site for farmer poet David V. Ford and author and artist Lisa Marie Ford; our father and daughter creative team.

What data we automatically collect and why we collect it

When you visit this Site, it automatically collects certain information about your device, including information about your web browser, IP address, time zone, and some of the cookies that are installed on your device. Additionally, as you browse the Site, information is collected about the individual web pages or products that you view here, what websites or search terms referred you to the Site, and information about how you interact with the Site. We refer to this automatically-collected information as “Device Information.”

Our website collects Device Information using the following technologies:

  • Cookies

We may use “cookies” on this site. Sadly these are not chocolate chip nor sugar cookies but a standard online thing to enable certain features of websites. A cookie is a piece of data/a date file placed on and stored on the site visitor’s device or computer, usually via the browser, and often include an anonymous unique identifier. This cookie contains no personal data, is not personably identifiable, and is either automatically discarded when you close your browser or can be deleted from the temporary internet folder on your device, depending upon your device settings and preferences.

Some links may use cookies on our site, however, we have no access to or control over these cookies.

We do not manually create nor control cookies.

You can set your browser not to accept cookies, however, in a few cases, some of our website features may not function as a result.

  • Log Files

“Log files” track actions occurring on the Site, and collect data including your IP address, browser type, Internet service provider, referring/exit pages, pages visited, and date/time stamps and stores them on the server. Our server does this automatically. This helps with site usage, security for our servers and website, and may help us analyze how our website is used.

What personal data we collect and why we collect it

  • E-mail

If you e-mail us we only have access to/collect information that you voluntarily give us via email or other direct contact from you. We will not sell or rent this information to anyone.

We will use your information to respond to you, regarding the reason you contacted us, such as responding to your inquiry. We will not share your information with any third party outside of our organization, other than as necessary to fulfill your request, e.g. to ship an order.

We may store a copy of that e-mail which may include your e-mail address, on our system for customer service purposes only.


Who we share your data with

Please be assured The Down on the Farm Studio and The Ford Family will never sell nor give away your information, nor use it for anything other than processing your order, answering questions or queries, or sending you updates if you ask to be subscribed for them via our mailing list; unless ordered to reveal it to the law in an official court investigation.

How long we retain your data

If you send us an e-mail we may keep a copy saved in our system indefinitely.

Cookies are deleted by you on your device or computer.


What rights you have over your data

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. If you would like to exercise this right, please contact us through the contact information below.

Where we send your data

Log files are kept on our servers. Our hosting company is If you are looking for a web site hosting company we highly recommend Doteasy. We have been with them for umpteen years! The customer service is wonderful. You can read their Terms and Privacy Policy on their site,


This website contains links to other sites. Please be aware that we are not responsible for third parties, their web sites, links, content, nor privacy practices of such other sites. We encourage visitors to be aware when they leave our site and to read the privacy statements of any other site they visit. Please read their terms and conditions.

And for our young readers please make sure it is okay with Mom, Dad, or your guardian before venturing to another site. Not everyone is as nice as the Critters, so kids be sure visit those websites with a parent or guardian.

Embedded content from other websites

Some pages 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 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. YouTube videos, for instance, should count as view if you watch one of our embedded videos here.


The Down on the Farm Studio (The Ford Family) is a participant in the Amazon Services LLC Associates Program, an affiliate advertising program designed to provide a means for sites to earn advertising fees by advertising and linking to


  • Site Design

This site is created with WordPress.

WordPress Theme, Juliet Pro, was created by the wonderful folks at Lyra Themes using our images. Their website is:

  • Mailing List

Mailing List Forms and Newsletters are provided by MailChimp

  • Product or Content Reviews

Some Products, Books, CDs, or Artwork belong to their respective authors/artists/copyright holders and are only used to provide reviews or outside links to said artists/authors.

  • All other works are original creations by Lisa Marie Ford and David V. Ford.

So please do not copy, borrow, or steal any of the works. If you like something please purchase it or contact us about designs, publishing, or Licensing. Thank you for keeping The Down on the Farm Studio original!

Images and Artwork we gift as goodies are meant for personal use only. Not for resale. Please contact us for further licensing.

    • Printable Downloads

Printable coloring pages, artwork, games, etc are not intended to be used as logos or any other design and are for personal use only unless we provide a written agreement otherwise.

You may print the games and coloring pages in the Downloads section for your own personal use. Adobe PDF reader will be needed to access these files. Please do not print for sale or other monetary gain. Please do not publish in a digital nor physical book for a gift or resale. If you see any of our works not in our own books, PLEASE let us know.

If you are a teacher or librarian and have printed any of these for your class we would love to hear about it.

    • Print License

      You may only print/copy photos/art with written permission from The Down on the Farm Studio in the form of a Print Release, such what comes with our Coloring Pages.

However this does not grant you permissions, rights, licenses, or release to copy and/or distribute our copyrighted images. By ordering our prints you agree you will not copy, scan, photograph, etc our images nor resell them in any way. 

Technical Issues

We hope that everything works properly, but sometimes technology has a few bugs. If you have any trouble with anything we can fix, please feel free to e-mail us and we shall try our best to resolve any issues.

Of course with every business and site, please understand that the site is provided “as is” and that by using the site you agree not to hold The Down on the Farm Studio, nor the Ford Family, responsible or liable for any damages resulting; including but not limited to technical issues, damages, viruses, mistakes, laughter, hiccups, etc .

Changes to this Policy

We may update this privacy policy from time to time in order to reflect, for example, changes to our practices or for other operational, legal or regulatory reasons. Any changes will be immediately posted on the website and you are deemed to have accepted the terms of the privacy policy on your first use of the website following alterations.

This policy went into effect on February 7, 2019. Last updated May 11,2019.


By using this site and/or The Down on the Farm Studio’s Products and/or services you agree to these terms.

You acknowledge that this agreement may be changed and/or updated at any time without notifying you, please see this page for current terms.

This agreement may be substituted for and treated as a contract between you and The Down on the Farm Studio.

Contact Us

For more information about our privacy practices, or if you have questions, please contact us by e-mail at

Well now that we have gotten all the disclaimers and notes out of the way, please sit back, relax, and have fun browsing around the site!

And come again another day!

Thank you,

The Ford Family