Smiley Giant PRIVACY STATEMENT
Your privacy is of vital importance to us. Accordingly, Smiley Giant (referred to as “ourselves”, “we”, “us”, and “our”) have developed this Privacy Statement for our website (www.smileygiant.com). It governs the privacy of our visitors (referred to as “user”, “visitor”, “you”, and “your”) who choose to use it. For purposes of the General Data Protection Regulations, Smiley Giant is a controller.
This policy outlines the procedures we follow to collect, process, store, and protect our user’s personal information. We provide guidance for the requirements and obligations of the user, website and website owners. Users are requested to read this Privacy Statement carefully to understand our practices regarding your personal information and how we may use your personal data.
This Privacy Statement is applicable to all visitors to our website and should be read in conjunction with our website Terms and Conditions available on our terms and conditions page. By visiting or using our website or services in any manner, you acknowledge that you accept the practices and policies outlined in this Privacy Statement.
YOUR PERSONAL INFORMATION
Smiley Giant collects some of your personal information when you use our website. We collect your personal information when you make a purchase, sign up to our newsletter, create an account and when you contact us. We ask you to provide your personal information such as your name, delivery address, email address, phone number, payment information. You provide this information on a voluntary basis and we only use this to provide our products and services. We refer to this information as “Order Information”.
When you visit the Site, we 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, we 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. We refer to this automatically-collected information as “Device Information”.
We 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.
USE OF YOUR PERSONAL INFORMATION
Smiley Giant will use your information to enhance your experience, complete your purchase/delivery and provide communication if you have signed up to our newsletters. We will also use your information to, provide you with our products and services, monitor trends, process transactions, identify you and authenticate your details, to improve and personalise our services, provide customer service, research and to manage your account.
We use the information that we collect to help us screen for potential risk and fraud (in particular, your IP address), and more generally to improve and optimize our Site (for example, by generating analytics about how our customers browse and interact with the Site, and to assess the success of our marketing and advertising campaigns).
By using our website, you (the visitor) agree to allow third parties to process your IP address, in order to determine your location for the purpose of currency conversion. You also agree to have that currency stored in a session cookie in your browser (a temporary cookie which gets automatically removed when you close your browser). We do this in order for the selected currency to remain selected and consistent when browsing our website so that the prices can convert to your (the visitor) local currency.
LEGAL BASIS FOR PROCESSING
We process your personal data to fulfil our contractual obligations to you. However, when you sign up to our newsletters, we rely on your consent to process your personal information. If we ask for any personal information for secondary purposes e.g. marketing, we will ask you directly for consent or provide you with an opportunity to decline or opt out. If you decide to withdraw your consent for the processing of your personal information (after accepting or opting in), simply contact us on email@example.com at any time.
STORAGE OF YOUR INFORMATION
We have security measures in place when we store your personal information. We will store the personal information you provide to us in order to fulfil your order. We may keep your personal information for purposes of complying with legal obligations such as tax laws. If we no longer require the personal information to provide the services to you, we will delete that personal information.
WHO WE SHARE YOUR INFORMATION WITH
We may share your information with third-party suppliers who are working on our behalf and require access to your information to carry out billing and payment processing, order fulfilment and customer service. Our providers are carefully selected, and we enter into applicable data processing agreements with such third-party suppliers to use your personal information only as necessary to provide services to Smiley Giant.
All third-party suppliers associated with us have their own privacy terms and terms of service covering the personal information you provide to complete your transaction. As soon as you leave our website, our policies no longer apply. We highly recommend that you read the third-party company’s policies to understand their processes and treatment of your information.
We 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 we receive, or to otherwise protect our rights.
As described above, we use your Personal Information to provide you with targeted advertisements or marketing communications we 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:
- Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/settings/?tab=ads
- Google: https://www.google.com/settings/ads/anonymous
- Bing: https://advertise.bingads.microsoft.com/en-us/resources/policies/personalized-ads
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 RIGHT TO YOUR DATA
You have certain rights to your personal information including the right to access data we hold about you, to correct information we have on you, to request that we restrict the way in which data is processed about you, to delete your data, to object to the processing or to request data portability rights. Please contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org if you wish to exercise any of these rights.
Our website may contain links both to and from other websites. We take all the necessary steps to include safe, quality and relevant links, however we cannot guarantee or verify the contents of the external websites. You use all external links at your own risk and we recommend that you use appropriate caution. We do not accept responsibility or liability for any damages or implications caused by visiting linked websites.
We reserve the right to disclose your personal information to third parties in order to comply with legal obligations or to address violation of our terms and conditions.
Our website operates an email newsletter program which is used to inform our subscribers about the products and services we offer. You can subscribe using our online automated process at your own discretion. We may manually process some subscriptions although we will always obtain your consent prior to doing so.
Subscriptions are taken and held securely in compliance with the relevant laws, legislation and regulations. We do not pass any of your personal details to third parties. Email newsletters published by our website or its owners may contain tracking facilities within the actual email. Subscriber activity is tracked and stored in a database for future analysis and evaluation. The activities we track can include when you open our emails, forward the emails, click links within the email content, times, dates and frequency of activity and purchasing. We use this data to enhance future email newsletters and supply you with more relevant content based on your activity.
Our subscribers are given the opportunity to unsubscribe at any time through our automated system. This process is detailed at the footer of each email newsletter. If an automated un-subscription system is unavailable, we will provide clear instructions to follow so you can successfully unsubscribe from our email newsletters.
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