Last updated: July 7, 2021
Personal information I collect
When you visit the Site, I automatically collect certain information about your device, including information about your web browser, IP address, time zone, and some of the cookies that are installed on your device. Additionally, as you browse the Site, I collect information about the individual web pages or products that you view, what websites or search terms referred you to the Site, and information about how you interact with the Site. I refer to this automatically collected information as “Device Information”.
I collect Device Information using the following technologies:
“Cookies” are data files that are placed on your device or computer and often include an anonymous unique identifier. For more information about cookies, and how to disable cookies, visit http://www.allaboutcookies.org.
“Log files” track actions occurring on the Site, and collect data including your IP address, browser type, Internet service provider, referring/exit pages, and date/time stamps.
“Web beacons”, “tags”, and “pixels” are electronic files used to record information about how you browse the Site.
I use Device Information for:
Functionality: To recognize you on my website and recognize your previously selected preferences, including your preferred language and your location.
Advertising: To collect information about your visit, the content you viewed, the links you followed, and information about your web browser, device, and IP address. I sometimes share limited aspects of this data with third parties for advertising purposes.
You can set your browser not to accept cookies, and the website above tells you how to remove cookies from your browser. Some of my website features may not function if you disable cookies. Please note that I do not alter my Site’s data collection and use practices when I see a Do Not Track signal from your browser.
I also collect data you provide to me directly. I refer to the data you provide as “Provided Information.” I collect and process data you provide when you:
Register online or place an order for any of my products
Voluntarily complete a customer survey or provide feedback via email
Submit comments on posts
Subscribe to my email newsletter
The Provided Information I collect may include:
Personal identification information (name, email address, phone number, etc.)
Billing information (billing address, shipping address, payment information, including credit card numbers, etc.)
How I use your personal information
I use the Provided Information that I collect generally to fulfill any orders placed through the Site (including processing your payment information, delivering products, and providing you with invoices and/or order confirmations). Additionally, I use Provided Information to:
Communicate with you;
Screen my orders for potential risk or fraud; and
When in line with the preferences you have shared with me, provide you with information or advertising relating to my products or services.
I use the Device Information that I collect to help me screen for potential risk and fraud (in particular, your IP address), and more generally to improve and optimize my Site (for example, by generating analytics about how my customers browse and interact with the Site, and to assess the success of my marketing and advertising campaigns).
How I share your personal information
I share your Personal Information with third parties to help me use your Personal Information, as described above. For example, I use Google Analytics to help me understand how my visitors use the Site – you can read more about how Google uses your Personal Information here: https://www.google.com/intl/en/policies/privacy/. You can also opt-out of Google Analytics here: https://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout.]
The types of third parties with whom I might share elements of your Personal Information include:
Payment processors engaged by us to securely store and handle payments information, such as credit or debit card information
Providers of email management and distribution tools
Providers of security and fraud prevention tools and services,
Providers of data aggregation and analytics software services that allow me to effectively monitor and optimize our site
I may also share your Personal Information to comply with applicable laws and regulations, to respond to a subpoena, search warrant or other lawful request for information I receive, or to otherwise protect my rights.
How I store your data
I use commercially reasonable security measures to protect against unauthorized access to or unauthorized alteration, disclosure or destruction of information stored on our servers. Of course, no computer network or data transmission on the internet can be guaranteed to be 100% secure and so you submit your information at your own risk.
I will maintain your Personal Information for our records unless and until you ask me to delete this information.
If you make a purchase on this Site and/or opt in to receive emails, you agree to receive email communications from this site, including but not limited to newsletters, site updates, promotions, and other announcements and correspondence. I am not responsible for the receipt of any such emails. You are responsible for ensuring that my email address(es) are not blocked or forwarded to your spam folder.
You have the right at any time to stop me from contacting you for marketing purposes. If you opt to unsubscribe from receiving emails, you understand that you may no longer receive information or updates from this Site, including promotions.
As described above, I use your Personal Information to provide you with targeted advertisements or marketing communications I believe may be of interest to you. For more information about how targeted advertising works, you can visit the Network Advertising Initiative’s (“NAI”) educational page at http://www.networkadvertising.org/understanding-online-advertising/how-does-it-work.You can opt out of targeted advertising by using the links below:
Additionally, you can opt out of some of these services by visiting the Digital Advertising Alliance’s opt-out portal at http://optout.aboutads.info/.
Your data protection rights
If you are a European resident, you have the right to access personal information I hold about you and to ask that your personal information be corrected, updated, or deleted. Under certain conditions, you may also have the right to restrict or object to our processing of your data, and to request that I transfer your Personal Information to another organization. If you would like to exercise any of these rights, please contact me through the contact information below.
Additionally, if you are a European resident, I note that I am processing your information to fulfill contracts I might have with you (for example if you make an order through the Site), or otherwise to pursue our legitimate business interests listed above. Please note that your information will be transferred outside of Europe, including to Canada and the United States.
Third party websites
Please contact me if you have any complaints about how I use your Personal Information so I can resolve the issue whenever possible. Residents of the European Union also have the right to lodge a complaint with your local data protection regulator, such as the Information Commissioner’s Office in the UK.
For more information about my privacy practices, if you have questions, or if you would like to exercise your data protection rights, please do not hesitate to contact me by email at firstname.lastname@example.org or by filling out the contact form below.