Privacy Policy

PRIVACY POLICY

SECTION 1 - 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. When you browse our store, we also automatically receive your computer’s internet protocol (IP) address to provide us with information that helps us learn about your browser and operating system. Email marketing (if applicable): With your permission, we may send you emails about our store, new products, and other Ask Cindy updates.

SECTION 2 - CONSENT: How we get your 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, you 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?: If after you opt-in, you change your mind, you may withdraw your consent for us to contact you by opting-out, or by discontinuing communication from us at any time by contacting us by email: cindy@askcindyshop.com or by mailing your request to Ask Cindy - 15000 Potomac Town Place - Suite 519- Woodbridge, VA 22191.

SECTION 3 - 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 4 - SHOPIFY: Our store is hosted on Shopify Inc. They provide us with an online e-commerce platform that allows us to sell our products and services to you securely. Your data is stored through Shopify’s data storage, databases, and the general Shopify application. Shopify is a secure platform for storing data. Further, your information is on a secure server behind a firewall. Payment: If you choose a direct payment gateway to complete your purchase, then Shopify 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 transaction is complete, your purchase transaction information is immediately 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 Discover. 
PCI-DSS requirements help ensure the secure handling of credit card information by our store and its service providers. 
For more insight, you may also want to read Shopify’s Terms of Service (https://www.shopify.com/legal/terms) or Privacy Statement (https://www.shopify.com/legal/privacy).

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 complete your purchase transaction.

Links:

When you click on secured shopping links on our store, they may direct you away from our site, for example, Amazon. We encourage you to read their privacy statements.

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 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: Here is a list of cookies that we use. We’ve listed them here so you that you can choose if you want to opt-out of cookies or not. _session_id, unique token, sessional, Allows Shopify to store information about your session (referrer, landing page, etc.). 
_shopify_visit, no data held, Persistent for 30 minutes from the last visit, Used by our website provider’s internal stats tracker to record the number of visits 
_shopify_uniq, no data held, expires midnight (relative to the visitor) of the next day, Counts the number of visits to a store by a single customer. 
cart, unique token, persistent for two weeks, Stores information about the contents of your cart. 
_secure_session_id, unique token, sessional 
storefront_digest, unique token, indefinite If the shop has a password, this is used to determine if the current visitor has access.

SECTION 8 - AGE OF CONSENT: By using this site, you represent that you are of legal adult age in your state or province of residence to purchase items or products from the website.

SECTION 9 - CHANGES TO THIS PRIVACY POLICY: We reserve the right to modify this privacy policy at any time, so please review it frequently. Changes and clarifications will take effect immediately upon their posting on the website. If we make material changes to this policy, we will notify you here that it has been updated, so that you are aware of what information we collect, how we use it, and under what circumstances, if any, we use and/or disclose it. 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.

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 at cindy@askcindyshop.com or by mail 

Ask Cindy 
[Re: Privacy Compliance Officer] 
15000 Potomac Town Place Ste 100 - Suite 519 - Woodbridge, VA 22191

 

 

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