Effective from May 23, 2018
1. WHAT DO WE DO WITH YOUR DATA OR OTHER PIECES OF INFORMATION?
When you browse our store, our Webshop - Service Provider Shopify automatically receives so called Server log files, e.g. your computer’s Internet Protocol (IP) Address in order to provide us with information that helps learning about your browser and operating system for a secure operation and an optimization of our offer to you (V. below Cookies).
When you purchase something from our store, as part of the buying and selling process, we collect the personal information you give us such as your name, address of residence and delivery, and your email address. With your explicit permission, we may send you emails about our store, new products or other updates.
3. WE WORK WITH YOUR EXPRESS OR IMPLICIT 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 of a purchase, we imply that you consent to our collecting it. We will use it for that specific reason only. When you subscribe to our Newsletter we will ask you by email to confirm your subscription.
4. HOW CAN YOU WITHDRAW YOUR CONSENT
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 or mailing us at:
We shall delete your personal data stored with us as soon as you withdraw your consent and as soon as the knowledge of your data is not necessary anymore for us to process your order or deliver a service or as soon as legal reasons oppose further storage. Apart of this we cannot delete data which are still needed for invoicing or accounting.
We may disclose your personal information if we are required by law to do so or if you violate our General Terms and Conditions for users and clients of our website.
6. STORAGE AND USE OF PERSONAL DATA BY SHOPIFY
The functionality of our online shop is guaranteed by Shopify Inc., a company with legal residence in Canada. Shopify offers us an e-commerce platform, which enables us to offer you our products. Shopify collects personal data like your name, your email account, your shipping and billing address, payment details, phone number, IP - address and device data. This information is collected when you visit our site, when you place an order or when you sign up for an account or a subscription of our newsletter. Shopify needs this information to provide us with their services, including supporting and processing orders, authentication, and processing payments. Shopify uses this information also to improve their services.
7. STORAGE OF YOUR PAYMENT DATA
If you choose a direct payment gateway to complete your purchase, then our payment service provider (Stripe) stores your credit card data. It is encrypted according to the Payment Card Industry Data Security Standard (PCI-DSS). Your purchase transaction data is stored only as long as it 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, Master Card, American Express etc.
8. 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 with respect to the information we are required to provide to them for your purchase-related transactions (e.g. Stripe and Shopify). 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 (s.above 6. and 7.).
To protect your personal information, we take reasonable precautions and follow industries best practices to make sure it is not inappropriately lost, misused, accessed, disclosed, altered or destroyed.
10. WEB ANALYSIS SERVICE
This website uses Google Analytics with the extension „anonymizeIP()“. IP addresses can therefore only be processed in abbreviated form in order to prevent personal references. Only in exceptional cases, the full IP address will be transmitted to a server in the US, where it is abbreviated. On behalf of the website operator, Google will use this information to evaluate your use of this website, to compile reports on website activities to provide further services connected to the website and the internet use for our benefit.
The IP address transmitted by your browser in the context of Google Analytics will not be linked to other data retrieved by Google. You may prevent the storage of cookies by making he appropriate settings in your browser. However, we should remind you that in that case you might not be able to use the full functionality of this website. You may permanently refuse Google to collect data generated by cookies regarding the use of the website (including your IP address) and to process them by downloading and installing the browse plugin click here. As an alternative of the browser plugin or for browsers regarding mobile devices, please click on the following link in order to set an opt-out cookie, which disables Google Analytics to collect data on this website in the future (this opt-out cookie only functions for your browser and this domain). If you delete your cookies on this browser, you have to click again on this link: Deactivate Google Analytics
11. USE OF PERSONAL DATA WHEN YOU SUBSCRIBE TO OUR EMAIL NEWSLETTER
Our newsletter informs about our collections, our offers and innovations in the area of swimwear/beachwear. For the subscription of our newsletter we use the double opt-in confirmation in order to avoid that someone uses your email address without your permission. When you subscribe to our newsletter we shall use your personal data in order to send you from time to time our Email Newsletter. Deregistration is possible at any time and can be triggered or by a notice to the below-mentioned contact address or using the link provided with the newsletter. We advise you that the distribution of our Email-Newsletter is carried out by Mailchimp, a company with its seat in Atlanta, USA, with which we have a data processing agreement and which for this purpose collects, stores and processes your personal data (i.e. name, email address) which you entered when signing up.
MailChimp guarantees data protection in accordance with EU standards. MailChimp uses tracking technologies and stores also the IP - Address of your computer through which you subscribed to the Newsletter in order to analyze e.g. the geographical distribution of the newsletter and its use by our customers. MailChimp will not disclose and not divulge your data and not contact you except by our order to distribute the newsletter.
12. USE OF SOCIAL PLUGINS
We use social plugins of several providers on our website in the respective standard plugin:
- The Facebook "Gefällt mir" ("Like") button of Facebook Inc., 1601 S. California Ave, Palo Alto, CA 94304, USA. The button is marked with the Facebook logo and the addition "Gefällt mir" ("Like").
- The social plugin of Twitter, operated by Twitter, Inc., 795 Folsom St., Suite 600, San Francisco, CA 94107, USA.
- The social plugin of the website www.pinterest.com
- The social plugin of the website of www.instagram.com
When you access one of our websites containing any of the above plugins, the plugin provider may store a cookie in your browser. We have no control over the scope of the data collected by the provider by means of the plugin. The plugins may provide their hosts with information such as the date and time of your visit to our websites, your IP address, or the type of browser you use. If you are logged on to your account with the plugin provider while visiting our websites, the provider may match this information and any data you enter, should you interact with the plugins, to your user account, for instance if you click the corresponding button on our website or post a comment. Your recommendations or comments may be displayed as information, together with your profile name and photograph, in the relevant provider’s service, for instance in search results or in your user profile, or at other places on websites and in advertisements on the internet. If you are not a member of the relevant provider’s service, the provider may under certain circumstances nevertheless obtain and store your IP address.
For the purpose and scope of the data collection and further processing and use of your data by the provider as well as your related rights and opt-out possibilities to protect your privacy, please see the privacy policies of Facebook, of Twitter, and of Pinterest and Instagram. If you are a member of the relevant service and do not wish the service provider to collect data on you via our websites and connect them with the member data stored by the provider, you have to log off from your account with the provider before visiting our internet sites. You may besides of this impede totally the loading of social plugins with add-ons, e.g. with a script - blocker.
We reserve the right to modify this private policy at any time, so please review it frequently. Changes and clarifications will take effect immediately upon their posting on the website.
14. QUESTIONS WITH REGARD TO YOUR PERSONAL DATA
You have the right to access free of charge your personal data stored by us as well as the right to correction, blocking and deletion. If you have questions to the collection, processing or use of your personal data or if you want to be informed about the use of your personal data, if you want them corrected, blocked or deleted or if you want to withdraw your consent or oppose a certain use of your personal data, please communicate it to email@example.com or by mail at:
updated May 23, 2018