sophella DESIGN : Privacy Statement

 

This web site www.sophella.com (alias www.sophelladesign.com) is the responsibility of sophella DESIGN. We recognize the sensitive nature and confidentiality of the information provided through our web site. We have created this privacy policy (the “Privacy Policy”) as part of our commitment to our users to better understand what information we collect about them, what we may do with that information, and what measures we take to safeguard this information.

 

If you have any questions regarding our privacy policy, please Contact Us.

 

Overview

By accepting sophella DESIGN’s Privacy Policy and our Terms & Conditions, you expressly consent to our use and disclosure of your personal information in the manner described in this Privacy Policy. This Privacy Policy is an extension of and subject to the terms of the sophella DESIGN Terms & Conditions.

 

Section 1 – TO CHILDREN AND THEIR PARENTS (GUARDIANS)

Children are not eligible to use certain services offered through our Websites, and we ask that minors (under the age of 18) not submit any personal information to sophella DESIGN. Our Websites are not directed towards or intended to attract anyone under 18. sophella DESIGN does not discourage anyone under 18, whose intentions are not malicious but to learn, seek creativity, or to be inspired to develop their own ideas by browsing our Website. We only ask anyone under 18 to engage in our services with their Parents (Guardians) supervision and permission.

 

Parent (Guardians) should notify sophella DESIGN immediately if their children have used our services with out their permission; and wish to remove their dependant’s information collected that are within our control.

 

Section 2 – INFORMATION WE COLLECT

We collect personal information to provide you with smooth customized services and features to make your experience better. You agree that we may feature the information you share, your contributions, quoted comments on our Website in, among other places, editorials, product reviews and newsletters that we may periodically send out to our members.

 

Any identifying information about you, or if you choose to setup a sophella DESIGN User Account profile, containing your name, postal address, telephone number and email address are confidential and will not be posted for public access or sold to third parties for marketing purposes.

 

When you purchase something from sophella DESIGN Shop, as part of the buying, selling and delivery process, we collect the personal information you give us such as your name, billing and shipping address, telephone number and email address for the purpose of communicating with you, to validate and provide status on your order. We also automatically receive your computer’s internet protocol (IP) address in order to provide us with information to correlate the source of the order with the mailing address. We may share that information with other third parties for gathering payment on your purchase(s) as well as shipping the product(s) to you.

 

Note: Personal identity information will be stored and processed on out computers locate in the United States. The laws regarding the handling of personal data in the United States may differ from the laws of other countries but, as explain below, sophella DESIGN will transmit and hold your information in a safe and secure environment.

 

Section 3 – 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.

 

Withdrawing 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 anytime, by contacting us at contact@sophella.com.

 

Section 4 – 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 5 – sophella DESIGN

sophella DESIGN is hosted on GoDaddy.com, Inc. Our www.sophelladesign.com URL address is redirected to www.sophella.com our primary secure URL address. Your data is stored through GoDaddy’s data storage. They store your data on a secure server behind a firewall. sophella DESIGN Shop is our online e-commerce portal, which uses the WooCommerce toolkit that allows us to sell our products and services to you.

 

sophella DESIGN does not store any credit or debit card information.

 

sophella DESIGN does not distribute or sale any information to third parties for marketing purposes.

 

Payment:
sophella DESIGN does not use a direct payment gateway to complete your purchase; rather you are redirected from our secure site www.sophella.com to PayPal.com which provides our secure payment service. All payment transactions (including credit or debit card transactions) are processed through PayPal®. If you prefer not to conduct the online transaction through this method of payment, please contact Sophella DESIGN for alternatives.

 

Section 6 – THIRD-PARTY SERVICES

In general, the third-party providers (i.e. Instagram, Pinterest) 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 (i.e. PayPal®) 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 third-party providers, we recommend that you read their privacy policies so you can understand the manner in which your personal information will be handled by their service.

 

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.

 

Once you leave our store’s website or are redirected to a third-party website or application, you are no longer governed by this Privacy Policy or our website’s Terms of Service.

 

Links:
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 7 – SECURITY

sophella DESIGN works to protect the security of 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 personal identity information, the information is encrypted using secure socket layer technology (SSL) and stored with an 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. The “https:” or lock icon should appear in your address bar (URL locator) of your web browser.

 

Cookies:
sophella DESIGN uses “cookies” on certain pages of our Websites, to assist us in providing you a customized service. There are also certain features that are only available through the use of a “cookie”, but most are “session cookies”, that are automatically deleted from your hard drive at the end of a session. Some anonymous data may be shared with third parties.

 

Section 8 – CHANGES TO THIS PRIVACY POLICY

sophella DESIGN 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.

 

QUESTIONS AND CONTACT INFORMATION

If you would like to: access, correct, amend or delete any personal information we have about you, or simply want more information, contact us at contact@sophella.com