Section One: How We Handle Your Information
When you carry out a transaction on our platform which includes buying and selling, we take the personal information that you provide. This includes your name, email address, and residential address. Besides important updates and information on new products, great deals and discounts which we may email you from time to time (only with your permission), we will never share your information with any third party except those such as payment gateways and WordPress that facilitate your transactions.
We collect your IP (internet protocol) address automatically when you browse our platform. We use this information to learn about your operating system, browser, as well as preferences so as to enable us to serve you better.
Section Two: Consent
How we get your consent?
To take your order and deliver it to your doorstep, we often require certain personal information such as your address, credit card details, and email address. Providing us with this information means that you give us your consent to use it for the purpose for which you have provided them.
If for any reason you decide to withdraw your consent for us to continue using your information or contact you after opting-in, you can do so by contacting us via firstname.lastname@example.org.
Section Three: Disclosure
Section Four: WordPress
This store is hosted on WordPress, and as such, every information we collect is stored on its highly secure server that is protected by a firewall. WordPress provides us with all the tools that enable us to sell our products and services.
Each time you complete a transaction by making a payment through a direct payment gateway, your credit card details are stored temporarily on its database and deleted thereafter. Your credit card details are encrypted via the Payment Card Industry Data Security Standard (PCI-DSS) which all direct payment gateways adhere to due to a joint effort by brands such as PayPal, MasterCard, Discover, and AmEx.
You may also read the WordPress’ Privacy page to gain more insight into its Terms of Service, including how it handles collected data.
Section Five: Third-Party Services
Though we’ve illuminated you on how and the extent to which we utilize the personal information you give us, it does not cover how our third-party service providers may use your information. It is also worth noting that the manner in which your information is handled may differ if the third party’s facility location differs from yours or ours.
Section Six: Security
Aware of the fact that certain ill-minded individuals are constantly in a search of a way to exploit the personal information of users on online platforms such as ours, we follow industry-standard practices and observe all possible precautions to prevent keep them out.
For example, we encrypt all credit card information with AES-256 encryption as well as the Comodo SSL certificate – the leading cybersecurity service provider. We also meet all PCI-DSS requirements to ensure that every single transaction made in our store is as safe, as it can be.
Just as with every other site, cookies are automatically created when you visit our store. We use them to keep track of your session on our site, as well as to remember you when you visit again, so we can enjoy a better browsing experience.
Below is a list of the cookies that we use for your scrutiny so you can decide whether you would like to opt-out or not.
- _secure_session_id, unique token, sessional;
- _session_id, unique token, sessional; Allows WordPress to store information about your session (referrer, landing page, etc).
- cart, unique token, persistent for 2 weeks; Stores information about the contents of your cart.
- storefront_digest, unique token, indefinite; If the shop has a password, this is used to determine if the current visitor has access.
- _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.
- _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.
Section Seven: Age of Consent
By using this site and its services, you state that you are legal of age/competent as stipulated by your province or state to use it, or that you are of legal age, and grant permission to your minor dependents to use it.
In the event that our store is merged with another organization or acquired, we may carry out a transfer of information so as to keep on selling our products to you.
To get answers to any questions you may have, kindly contact us by mail – email@example.com. You may also get in touch with our Privacy Compliance Officer via the same routes if you need to access, delete, or amend the personal info you’ve provided us.