What personal information do we collect from the people that visit our blog, website or app?
When ordering or registering on our site, as appropriate, you may be asked to enter your name, email address or other details to help you with your experience. When do we collect information? We collect information from you when you register on our site or enter information on our site. How do we use your information? We may use the information we collect from you when you register, make a purchase, sign up for our newsletter, respond to a survey or marketing communication, surf the website, or use certain other site features in the following ways:
To personalize the user’s experience and to allow us to deliver the type of content and product offerings in which you are most interested. To improve our website in order to better serve you. How do we protect visitor information?
We do not use vulnerability scanning and/or scanning to PCI standards. We use regular Malware Scanning.
Your personal information is contained behind secured networks and is only accessible by a limited number of persons who have special access rights to such systems and are required to keep the information confidential. In addition, all sensitive/credit information you supply is encrypted via Secure Socket Layer (SSL) technology.
We implement a variety of security measures when a user enters, submits, or accesses their information to maintain the safety of your personal information.
All transactions are processed through a gateway provider and are not stored or processed on our servers.
Do we use ‘cookies’?
How do we use your information? Understand and save user’s preferences for future visits. Compile aggregate data about site traffic and site interactions in order to offer better site experiences and tools in the future. We may also use trusted third-party services that track this information on our behalf.
You can choose to have your computer warn you each time a cookie is being sent, or you can choose to turn off all cookies. You do this through your browser (like Internet Explorer) settings. Each browser is a little different, so look at your browser’s Help menu to learn the correct way to modify your cookies.
If you disable cookies off, some features will be disabled It won’t affect the user's experience that makes your site experience more efficient and some of our services will not function properly. Third Party Disclosure
The Fair Information Practices Principles form the backbone of privacy law in the United States and the concepts they include have played a significant role in the development of data protection laws around the globe. Understanding the Fair Information Practice Principles and how they should be implemented is critical to comply with the various privacy laws that protect personal information Collecting personal information The following types of personal information may be collected, stored, and used: information about your computer including your IP address, geographical location, browser type and version, and operating system information about your visits to and use of this website including the referral source, length of visit, page views, and website navigation paths information, such as your email address, that you enter when you register with our website information that you enter when you create a profile on our website—for example, your name, profile pictures, gender, birthday, relationship status, interests and hobbies, educational details, and employment details information, such as your name and email address, that you enter in order to set up subscriptions to our emails and/or newsletters information that you enter while using the services on our website information that is generated while using our website, including when, how often, and under what circumstances you use it information relating to anything you purchase, services you use, or transactions you make through our website, which includes your name, address, telephone number, email address, and credit card details information that you post to our website with the intention of publishing it on the internet, which includes your username, profile pictures, and the content of your posts information contained in any communications that you send to us by email or through our website, including its communication content and metadata any other personal information that you send to us. Before you disclose to us the personal information of another person, you must obtain that person’s consent to both the disclosure and the processing of that personal information in accordance with this policy Using your personal information Personal information submitted to us through our website will be used for the purposes specified in this policy or on the relevant pages of the website. We may use your personal information for the following: administering our website and business personalizing our website for you enabling your use of the services available on our website sending you goods purchased through our website supplying services purchased through our website sending statements, invoices, and payment reminders to you, and collecting payments from you sending you non-marketing commercial communications sending you email notifications that you have specifically requested sending you our email newsletter, if you have requested it (you can inform us at any time if you no longer require the newsletter) sending you marketing communications relating to our business or the businesses of carefully-selected third parties which we think may be of interest to you, by post or, where you have specifically agreed to this, by email or similar technology (you can inform us at any time if you no longer require marketing communications) providing third parties with statistical information about our users (but those third parties will not be able to identify any individual user from that information) dealing with inquiries and complaints made by or about you relating to our website keeping our website secure and preventing fraud verifying compliance with the terms and conditions governing the use of our website (including monitoring private messages sent through our website's private messaging service); and other uses.
If you submit personal information for publication on our website, we will publish and otherwise use that information in accordance with the license you grant to us.
Your privacy settings can be used to limit the publication of your information on our website and can be adjusted using privacy controls on the website.
We will not, without your express consent, supply your personal information to any third party for their or any other third party’s direct marketing. Disclosing personal information We may disclose your personal information to any of our employees, officers, insurers, professional advisers, agents, suppliers, or subcontractors as reasonably necessary for the purposes set out in this policy.We may disclose your personal information to any member of our group of companies (this means our subsidiaries, our ultimate holding company and all its subsidiaries) as reasonably necessary for the purposes set out in this policy. We may disclose your personal information: to the extent that we are required to do so by law; in connection with any ongoing or prospective legal proceedings; in order to establish, exercise, or defend our legal rights (including providing information to others for the purposes of fraud prevention and reducing credit risk); to the purchaser (or prospective purchaser) of any business or asset that we are (or are contemplating) selling; and to any person who we reasonably believe may apply to a court or other competent authority for disclosure of that personal information where, in our reasonable opinion, such court or authority would be reasonably likely to order disclosure of that personal information. Except as provided in this policy, we will not provide your personal information to third parties.
International data transfers Information that we collect may be stored, processed in, and transferred between any of the countries in which we operate in order to enable us to use the information in accordance with this policy.
Information that we collect may be transferred to the following countries which do not have data protection laws equivalent to those in force in the European Economic Area: the United States of America, Russia, Japan, China, and India. Personal information that you publish on our website or submit for publication on our website may be available, via the internet, around the world. We cannot prevent the use or misuse of such information by others. You expressly agree to the transfers of personal information described in this Section F. Retaining personal information Section G sets out our data retention policies and procedure, which are designed to help ensure that we comply with our legal obligations regarding the retention and deletion of personal information.Personal information that we process for any purpose or purposes shall not be kept for longer than is necessary for that purpose or those purposes.Without prejudice to article G-2, we will usually delete personal data falling within the categories set out below at the date/time set out below: The personal data type will be deleted in 180 days and notwithstanding the other provisions of this Section G, we will retain documents (including electronic documents) containing personal data to the extent that we are required to do so by law: If we believe that the documents may be relevant to any ongoing or prospective legal proceedings; and in order to establish, exercise, or defend our legal rights (including providing information to others for the purposes of fraud prevention and reducing credit risk). Security of your personal information We will take reasonable technical and organizational precautions to prevent the loss, misuse, or alteration of your personal information. We will store all the personal information you provide on our secure (password- and firewall-protected) servers. All electronic financial transactions entered through our website will be protected by encryption technology. You acknowledge that the transmission of information over the internet is inherently insecure, and we cannot guarantee the security of data sent over the internet.