PRIVACY AND DATA PROCESSING POLICIES
SECTION 1 – WHAT DO WE DO WITH YOUR INFORMATION?
When you purchase something from our store, as part of the buying and selling process, we collect the personal information you provide to us, such as your name, address and email address.
When you browse our store, we also automatically receive your computer’s Internet Protocol (IP) address in order to provide us with information that helps us learn about your browser and operating system.
Email marketing (if applicable): With your permission, we may send you emails about our store, new products and other updates.
SECTION 2 – CONSENT
How do you have my consent?
When you provide us with personal information to complete a transaction, verify your credit card, place an order, arrange for a delivery or return a purchase, we imply that you consent to our collecting your information and using it for this reason specifically.
If we ask for your personal information for another reason, such as marketing, we will either ask for your consent directly, or provide you with the opportunity to say no.
How can I withdraw my consent?
If you change your mind, you may withdraw your consent for us to contact you for the continued collection, use or disclosure of your information at any time by contacting us at firstname.lastname@example.org.
SECTION 3 – DISCLOSURE
We may disclose your personal information if we are required by law to do so or if you violate our Terms of Service.
SECTION 4 – WordPress and Woocommerce
Our store is hosted on WordPress and Woocommerce. They provide us with the online e-commerce platform that allows us to sell our products and services.
Your data is stored through WordPress data storage, databases and the general WordPress application. Your data is stored on a secure server behind a firewall.
If you choose a direct payment method to complete your purchase, WordPress stores your credit card data encrypted through the PCI DSS (PCI-DSS). Your purchase transaction data is stored only as long as necessary to complete your purchase transaction. After it is completed, your credit card information is deleted.
All direct payment gateways adhere to the standards set by PCI-DSS as managed by the PCI Security Standards Council, which is a joint effort of brands such as Visa, MasterCard, American Express and Discover.
PCI-DSS requirements help ensure the secure handling of credit card information from retailers and their service providers.
For a clearer picture, you may also want to read WordPress (https://en.wordpress.com/tos/) and Woocommerce (https://woocommerce.com/terms-conditions/) Terms of Service or Privacy Statement (https://wordpress.org/about/privacy/) (https://woocommerce.com/privacy-policy/).
SECTION 5 – THIRD PARTY SERVICES
In general, third party services used by us may only collect, use and disclose your information to the extent necessary for them to perform the services they provide to us.
However, some third party service providers, such as payment gateways and other payment transaction processors, have their own privacy policies regarding the information we are required to provide to them for your purchase-related transactions.
For these third parties, it is recommended that you read their privacy policies so that you can understand how your personal information will be handled by them.
In particular, you should be aware that some suppliers may be located in or have facilities that are in a different jurisdiction than either you or us. So if you decide to proceed with a transaction involving the services of a third party service provider, your information may be subject to the laws of the jurisdiction(s) where the third party is located.
By way of example, if you are located in Canada and your transaction is conducted by a payment gateway is located in the United States, then personal information that is used in the conduct of the transaction may be subject to disclosure under United States law, including the Patriot Act.
When you click on links in our store, they may direct you away from our site. We are not responsible for the privacy practices of other sites and encourage you to read their privacy statements.
SECTION 6 – SECURITY
To protect your personal information, we take reasonable precautions and follow industry best practices to ensure that your information is not inappropriately lost, misused, accessed, disclosed, altered or destroyed.
If you provide us with your credit card information, the information is encrypted using secure socket layer technology (SSL) and stored with AES-256 encryption. Although no method of transmission over the Internet or electronic storage is 100% secure, we follow all PCI-DSS requirements and apply additional generally accepted industry standards.
SECTION 7 – COOKIES
Here is a list of the cookies we use. We have listed them here, so you can choose whether you want to accept cookies or not.
woocommerce_cart_hash contains information about the shopping cart and lets Woocommerce know when the cart information changes.
woocommerce_items_in_cart contains information about the shopping cart and lets Woocommerce know when the cart information changes.
wp_woocommerce_session_ contains a unique code for each customer to find the cart information in the database.
No personal information is stored in these cookies.
SECTION 8 – AGE OF CONSENT
By using this site, you represent that you are at least the age of majority in your state or province of residence, or that you are the age of majority in your state or province of residence and that you have given us your consent to allow any of your minor dependents to use this site.
If our store is acquired or merged with another company, your information may be transferred to the new owners so that we can continue to sell products to you.
SECTION 10 – QUESTIONS AND CONTACT INFORMATION
If you would like to: access, correct, amend or delete any personal information we hold about you, file a complaint, or simply want more information please contact our Privacy Compliance Officer at email@example.com