PRIVACY STATEMENT FOR SKIN MILES
Skin Miles is committed to protecting your privacy and developing technology that gives you the most powerful and safe online experience. This Statement of Privacy applies to the Skin Miles Web site and governs the Web site’s data collection and usage. By using the Skin Miles website, you consent to the data practices described in this statement.
COLLECTION OF YOUR PERSONAL INFORMATION
Skin Miles collects personally identifiable information, such as your e-mail address, name, home or work address or telephone number. Skin Miles also collects anonymous demographic information, which is not unique to you, such as your postal code, age, gender, preferences, interests and favourites.
There is also information about your computer hardware and software that is automatically collected by Skin Miles when you browse our store and this information helps us learn about your browser and operating system. This information can include: your IP address (your computer’s internet protocol address), browser type, domain names, access times and referring Web site addresses. This information is used by Skin Miles for the operation of the service, to maintain quality of the service, and to provide general statistics regarding use of the Skin Miles Web site.
Please keep in mind that if you directly disclose personally identifiable information or personally sensitive data through Skin Miles public message boards, this information may be collected and used by others. Note: Skin Miles does not read any of your private online communications.
Email marketing (if applicable): With your permission, we may send you emails about our store, new products and other updates.
Skin Miles encourages you to review the privacy statements of Web sites you choose to link to from Skin Miles so that you can understand how those Web sites collect, use and share your information. Skin Miles is not responsible for the privacy statements or other content on Web sites outside of the Skin Miles Web site.
SECTION 1 – 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.
If we ask for your personal information for a secondary reason, like marketing, we will either ask you directly for your expressed consent, or provide you with an opportunity to say no.
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 any time, by contacting us at firstname.lastname@example.org
SECTION 2 – 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 3 – HOSTING
Our store is hosted on Hetzner. 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 their data storage, databases and the general hosting application. They store your data on a secure server behind a firewall.
SECTION 4 – PAYMENT
If you choose a direct payment gateway to complete your purchase, then Hetzner 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 Discovery.
PCI-DSS requirements help ensure the secure handling of credit card information by our store and its service providers.
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.
SECTION 6 – LINKS
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 7 – 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 an 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 8 – AGE OF CONSENT
By using this site, you represent that you are at least the age of majority 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: email@example.com or firstname.lastname@example.org
[Re: Privacy Compliance Officer: Lynn Bell]
[Cape Town, South Africa]