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 give 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.
SECTION 2 – CONSENT
How do you get 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 it and using it for that specific reason only.
How do I withdraw my consent?
If after you opt-in, 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 anytime, by contacting us at [email protected].
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 – SHOPIFY
Our store is hosted on Shopify Inc. They provide us with the online e-commerce platform that allows us to sell our products and services to you.
Your data is stored through Shopify’s data storage, databases and the general Shopify application. They store your data on a secure server behind a firewall.
If you choose a direct payment gateway to complete your purchase, then Shopify stores your credit card data. It is encrypted through the Payment Card Industry Data Security Standard (PCI-DSS). Your purchase transaction data is stored only as long as is necessary to complete your purchase transaction. After that is complete, your purchase transaction 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 like Visa, MasterCard, American Express and Discover.
PCI-DSS requirements help ensure the secure handling of credit card information by our store and its service providers.
SECTION 5 – THIRD-PARTY SERVICES
Automated data collection and processing by your browser
As with every website, our server automatically collects the following information and temporarily saves it in server log files, which are transmitted by your browser – unless you have deactivated such function:
- the IP address of the computer transmitting the request
- the client’s file request
- the http response code
- the volume of data transmitted
- the website from which you access our website (referrer URL)
- the date and time of the server request
- the type, version and language of your browser
- the operating system on the computer transmitting the request
When you click on links on 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.
We use Google Analytics to analyze and regularly enhance the use of our website. The statistics derived through this allow us to improve our offerings and make them more interesting for you, the user. If we ask for your consent, the legal basis for processing is Art. 6 Para. 1 lit. a) GDPR. Otherwise, the legal basis for the use of Google Analytics is Art. 6 Para. 1 s. 1 lit. f) GDPR.
Vimeo: This website uses plugins from the Vimeo video portal from Vimeo Inc., 555 West 18th Street, New York, New York 10011, USA (hereinafter “Vimeo”).
We use Vimeo in the “do-not-track mode”. According to Vimeo, this mode prevents the player from following all data of the playback session. According to Vimeo, this has the same effect as activating a do-not-track header in the browser: https://vimeo.zendesk.com/hc/en-us/articles/360001494447-Using-Player-Parameters.
Vimeo is used in the interest of an appealing presentation of our website. This represents a legitimate interest within the meaning of Art. 6 Para. 1 lit. f) GDPR.
For the purpose of sending you emails and our newsletter, we use the newsletter distribution platform MailChimp offered by Rocket Science Group, LLC, 675 Ponce De Leon Ave NE # 5000, Atlanta, GA 30308, USA (“MailChimp”). To this end, the personal data concerning you are transmitted to MailChimp servers in the USA and will be stored there. MailChimp has been certified under the Privacy Shield Framework, meaning that an adequate level of data protection is in place in accordance with the corresponding Implementing Decision of the European Commission.
MailChimp offers comprehensive opportunities to analyze how newsletters are opened and used. In order to evaluate user behavior, the emails sent out include so-called web beacons, respectively tracking pixels, which are one-pixel image files that are stored on our Website. In order to perform analyses, we and/or MailChimp will merge the data collected from you and the web beacons with your email address and an individual ID. The links sent in the newsletter also include this ID. We will use the data obtained in this way to create a user profile to allow us to customize the newsletter to your personal interests. In the process, we will capture the time at which you read our newsletters, on which links you click in the newsletters, and will deduce your personal interests from this conduct. We will merge these data with the actions you have taken on our Website. MailChimp can by its own admission also use this data to enhance or improve its own services, e.g. to technically enhance the dispatch procedure and display of the newsletter or for commercial purposes to be able to determine which countries the recipients are from. However, MailChimp will not use the data of our newsletter recipients to contact them itself or forward it to third parties.
SECTION 6 – SECURITY
To protect your personal information, we take reasonable precautions and follow industry best practices to make sure it 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 a AES-256 encryption. Although no method of transmission over the Internet or electronic storage is 100% secure, we follow all PCI-DSS requirements and implement additional generally accepted industry standards.
SECTION 7 – COOKIES
Here is a list of cookies that we use. We’ve listed them here so you that you can choose if you want to opt-out of cookies or not.
_session_id, unique token, sessional, Allows Shopify to store information about your session (referrer, landing page, etc).
_shopify_visit, no data held, Persistent for 30 minutes from the last visit, Used by our website provider’s internal stats tracker to record the number of visits
_shopify_uniq, no data held, expires midnight (relative to the visitor) of the next day, Counts the number of visits to a store by a single customer.
cart, unique token, persistent for 2 weeks, Stores information about the contents of your cart.
_secure_session_id, unique token, sessional
storefront_digest, unique token, indefinite If the shop has a password, this is used to determine if the current visitor has access.
Further information can be found in the above information under Sections 4 and 5 for the respective tools.
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 you have given us your consent to allow any of your minor dependents to use this site.
QUESTIONS AND CONTACT INFORMATION
If you would like to: access, correct, amend or delete any personal information we have about you, register a complaint, or simply want more information, contact our Privacy Compliance Officer at [email protected].