SECTION 1 – WHO WE ARE
Here at Wise Buy Items, we are committed to maintaining the trust and confidence of our visitors, users and customers on our web site. We want to secure everyone who visits our website with confidence to showcase that we are not a business that stands for selling, renting or trading email lists with other companies and businesses for marketing purposes.
SECTION 2 – 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.
Our payment gateways and other payment transaction processors would be; Paypal and Stripe and they will only collect, use and disclose your information to the extent necessary to allow them to perform the services they provide to us and for the user to purchase a product from our store and to make simple the buying process for our customers.
However, certain third-party service providers, such as these payment gateways mentioned above 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.
As an example, if you are located in Canada and your transaction is processed by a payment gateway located in the United States, then your personal information used in completing that transaction may be subject to disclosure under United States legislation, including the Patriot Act.
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 3 – WHAT DO WE DO WITH YOUR INFORMATION?
- 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 and email address.
- As part of the registration process for our monthly e-newsletter, we collect personal information you decide to give us such as your name and email address.
We use that information for these reasons: to update you about your order, to tell you about stuff you’ve asked us to tell you about such as our updated e-newsletter; to contact you if we need to obtain or provide additional information; to check our records are right and to check every now and then that you’re happy and satisfied. We don’t rent or trade email lists with other organisations and businesses.
Email marketing (if applicable): With your permission, we may send you emails about our store, new products and other updates. If you subscribe and then decide to unsubscribe from all Wise Buy Items emails you may do so by clicking unsubscribe to all future emails from us. Located at the bottom of each email there will be an option to unsubscribe going forward. Or, alternatively you can reach out to us by clicking here; contact us directly to inform us you would like us to unsubscribe you from our email marketing list. You can also email our Privacy Compliance Officer; John Stevens at email@example.com to inform us you would like us to unsubscribe you from our email marketing list.
We use a third-party provider, MailChimp, to deliver our newsletter. We gather statistics around email opening and clicks using industry standard technologies to help us monitor and improve our e-newsletter. For more information, please see MailChimp’s Privacy Notice and Mailchimp’s Terms.
SECTION 4 – CONSENT
How do you get my 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.
How do I withdraw my consent?
As discussed in SECTION 2 regarding contact and in addition – 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. How to contact us; you may use our contact form on our website or click the link to be directed to our contact us page; contact us to inform us you would like us to unsubscribe you from our email marketing list. Or alternatively, you can email our data protection officer John Stevens at firstname.lastname@example.org
SECTION 5 – 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 6 – 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 a 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 7 – COOKIES
To make the user experience better we may collect information about the visitors computer, including your operating system and browser type, for system administration and to create reports. However, wisebuyitems.com, our website for the privacy respect to our visitors that visit our website; will now be enabled with IP Anonymization in Analytics which anonymizes the address as soon as technically feasible at the earliest possible stage of the collection network. The IP anonymization feature will be enabled in Analytics and will set the last octet of IPv4 of the users IP address and the last 80 bits of IPv6 addresses to zeros in memory shortly after being sent to the Analytics Collection Network.
So, in summary the visitors full IP address is never written to disk in this case to support your privacy. More information can be viewed here to understand more on this topic; IP Anonymization in Analytics.
Why this helps us;
This provides us with information that helps us learn to make the visitor experience better in the future and it gives us support to improve our website with our marketing efforts to further find out things such as the number of visitors that browse various parts of our site. We utilize Google Analytics to better suit the users experience, and we are currently retaining data for 26 months. More Information can be found here; Data Retention.
In general, cookies are used to retain user preferences, store information for things like shopping carts, and provide anonymized tracking data to third party applications like Google Analytics mentioned. As a rule, cookies will make your browsing experience better. However, you may prefer to disable cookies on this site and on others. The most effective way to do this is to disable cookies in your browser. We suggest consulting the Help section of your browser or taking a look at the About Cookies website which offers guidance for all modern browsers.
SECTION 8 – AGE OF CONSENT
By using this site, you represent that you are at least the age of majority in your state or province of residence, or that you are the age of majority in your state or province of residence 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.
SECTION 10 – 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 our Privacy Compliance Officer John Stevens by using our contact form or by mail at email@example.com[Re:John Stevens, Wise Buy Items; Privacy Compliance Officer]
Reviewed 21/05/2018[Wise Buy Items]