ARTICLE 1 - PERSONAL INFORMATION COLLECTED
When you make a purchase from our store, as part of our 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 address (IP address), which allows us to obtain more details about the browser and operating system you are using.
Email Marketing (if applicable): With your permission, we may send you emails about our store, new products, and other updates.
ARTICLE 2 - CONSENT
How do you get my consent?
When you provide us with your personal information to complete a transaction, verify your credit card, place an order, schedule a delivery or return a purchase, we assume that you consent to our collecting your information and using it for other purposes. this end only.
If we ask you to provide us with your personal information for another reason, for marketing purposes for example, we will ask you directly for your express consent, or we will give you the opportunity to refuse.
How can I withdraw my consent?
If after giving us your consent, you change your mind and no longer consent to us contacting you, collecting your information or disclosing it, you can notify us by contacting us by email or by post at: firstname.lastname@example.org or 12309 Village Square Terrace, Rockville, Maryland 20852.
ARTICLE 3 - DISCLOSURE
We may disclose your personal information if we are required to do so by law or if you violate our Terms and Conditions of Sale and Use.
ARTICLE 4 - SHOPIFY
Our store is hosted on Shopify Inc. They provide us with the online e-commerce platform that allows us to sell our services and products to you.
Your data is stored in Shopify's data storage system and databases, and in the general Shopify application. Your data is kept on a secure server protected by a firewall.
If you make your purchase through a direct payment gateway, then Shopify will store your credit card information. This information is encrypted in accordance with the data security standard established by the payment card industry (PCI-DSS). Information relating to your purchase transaction is kept for as long as necessary to complete your order. Once your order is finalized, the information relating to the purchase transaction is deleted.
All direct payment gateways adhere to PCI-DSS, managed by the PCI Security Standards Council, which is the joint effort of companies such as Visa, MasterCard, American Express and Discover.
PCI-DSS requirements help ensure the secure processing of credit card data by our store and its service providers.
ARTICLE 5 - SERVICES PROVIDED BY THIRD PARTIES
Generally, the third-party vendors we use will only collect, use and disclose your information to the extent necessary to be able 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 with respect to the information we are required to provide to them for your purchase transactions.
With respect to these providers, we recommend that you read their privacy policies carefully so that you can understand how they will treat your personal information.
Keep in mind that some suppliers may be located or have facilities located in a jurisdiction different from yours or ours. So if you decide to proceed with a transaction that requires the services of a third party provider, then your information may be governed by the laws of the jurisdiction in which that provider is located or those of the jurisdiction in which its facilities are located.
For example, if you are located in Canada and your transaction is processed through a payment gateway located in the United States, the information belonging to you that was used to complete the transaction may be disclosed under the laws of the United States. United States, including the Patriot Act.