SECTION 1 - WHAT DO WE DO WITH THE INFORMATION YOU GIVE US?
When you purchase something from our store, as part of the transaction process, we collect the personal information you give us such as your name, address and email address, as well as certain financial details required in the processing of any buying and selling. More information on this can be found in our general Terms & Conditions.
When you browse our store, we automatically receive your computer’s internet protocol (IP) address and other basic information in the form of a data-file; this provides us with information that enables us offer an efficient browsing experience. Such files are commonly termed 'cookies'. More information on cookies can be found in Section 7 of this page and also on our page 'Cookies'.
Email marketing (if applicable): With your consent, we may send you emails about our store, new products and other updates in the form of a Newsletter.
SECTION 2 - YOUR 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.
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, for the continued collection, use or disclosure of your information, at anytime, by contacting us at email@example.com or mailing us at:
Seaward & Stearn, Kamen House, Magdalen Street, London, SE1 2RH
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 the online e-commerce platform that allows us to sell our products and services to you.
Your data is stored through Shopify’s data storage, databases and the general Shopify application. They store your data on a secure server behind a firewall.
If you choose a direct payment gateway to complete your purchase, then Shopify processes and stores your credit card data. It is encrypted through the Payment Card Industry Data Security Standard (PCI-DSS).
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, any third-party provider used by us will only collect and use and your information with your consent and 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.
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 6 - SECURITY
To protect your personal information, we take all 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
A Cookie is a small amount of information in the form of a data-file that is recorded and stored by your computer or device when you visit a website.
All websites contain a small number cookies which are used to make your browsing experience more efficient, remembering the sites you visit to make the movement from one page or another easier.
Some cookies are absolutely necessary to allow you to browse certain websites, use its features and access secure areas. This is especially the case for websites used for purchasing items via an online store. The use of such cookies in this instance are essential for the website to function and provide its service.
Seaward & Stearn uses only the most essential cookies in order to support it's website function, such as those identified above - and no more. We do not collect personal data, browsing history or habits via cookies, nor do we employ any third party to do so for advertising, or any other purposes.
Seaward & Stearn works with a service provider that supplies the platform for its website and the secure shopping function for online transactions; and in doing so is fully compliant in all global privacy laws, including GDPR (General Data Protection Regulation). More information on this Service Provider can be found in our general Terms & Conditions and these Privacy pages.
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 2 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.
If you wish to disable cookies you need to change your website browser settings to refuse them. How to do this depends on the browser you use, but is commonly found in the browser menu under 'tools' or 'settings'; 'internet options' or 'options'; and then 'privacy' or 'privacy settings'; then selecting the setting you wish to browse the internet with.
If you wished to contact Seaward & Stearn with regards to any questions you have on cookies, online security or any privacy issues, you can do so using any of the contact details found in our Terms & Conditions.
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.
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 at firstname.lastname@example.org or by mail at
Seaward & Stearn
[Re: Privacy Compliance Officer]
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