PRIVACY STATEMENT 2017
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.
Email marketing (if applicable): With your permission, we may send you emails about our store, new products and other updates.
SECTION 2 - CONSENT TO PERSONAL INFORMATION
How do you get my consent?
When you provide us with complete personal information to complete a transaction, verify your credit card, place an order, arrange for a delivery or return a purchase, you consent to our collecting it and using it for that specific reason only. Full personal information implies first and last name. We will not share your first and last name or any other specific identifying information.
SECTION 2A - CONSENT TO RELEASE IMAGES and TESTIMONY
We reserve the right to use your comments, submitted papers, and artwork as testimonials and evidence of credibility on our website, on social media posts and advertisements, in video, print, news media, social sharing, emails, newsletters, brochures, any and all print and digital media, for the purposes of advertising, promotion, and building trust with potential and current customers. When you comment or reply to us in email, social media, or any other such communication, we reserve the right to use all or part of your comment as testimonial, HOWEVER, we guarantee to protect your privacy and will only use your first name and last initial, your city/state/country. We reserve the right to take photos and videos of your submitted materials and/or the finished product (book or other materials we create for you), you consent to release all rights to such images and video. To protect your privacy, we will we cover/obscure/digitally erase any identifying information such as personal photos where faces are visible, personal photos where tattoos are visible, any last names, and names of schools. If you share your finished product on social media where sharing is an option, we reserve the right to share your post in the normal manner on social media, and we are not obligated to protect your privacy beyond what you already revealed on social media. So, for example, if you post pictures of your child's book(s) and their name is visible, we are not liable for any social sharing of your post and are not obligated to obscure their name or other identifying properties that you already released on social media. In short, we may take pictures, videos or comments and use for promotion, advertising and testimonials, but we will make every good faith effort to protect first names, schools, and faces, except in cases where you post your own photos on our social media pages where sharing is allowed.
How do I withdraw my consent?
If after you opt-in or submit an order, and you change your mind, you may withdraw your consent for us to contact you, for the continued collection, use or disclosure of your information and/or materials, at anytime, by contacting us at email@example.com or mailing us at:
826 E Palisades Rd Oro Valley, Arizona US 85737
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.
For more insight, you may also want to read Shopify’s Terms of Service (https://www.shopify.com/legal/terms) or Privacy Statement (https://www.shopify.com/legal/privacy).
SECTION 5 - THIRD-PARTY SERVICES
In general, the third-party providers used by us will only collect, use and disclose your information to the extent necessary to allow them to perform the services they provide to us.
However, certain third-party service providers, such as payment gateways and other payment transaction processors, have their own privacy policies in respect to the information we are required to provide to them for your purchase-related transactions.
For these providers, we recommend that you read their privacy policies so you can understand the manner in which your personal information will be handled by these providers.
In particular, remember that certain providers may be located in or have facilities that are located a different jurisdiction than either you or us. So if you elect to proceed with a transaction that involves the services of a third-party service provider, then your information may become subject to the laws of the jurisdiction(s) in which that service provider or its facilities are located.
As an example, if you are located in Canada and your transaction is processed by a payment gateway located in the United States, then your personal information used in completing that transaction may be subject to disclosure under United States legislation, including the Patriot Act.
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.
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.
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.
If our store is acquired or merged with another company, your information may be transferred to the new owners so that we may continue to sell products to you.
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 firstname.lastname@example.org or by mail at
[Re: Privacy Compliance Officer]
826 E Palisades Rd Oro Valley Arizona US 85712