sophella DESIGN : Privacy Statement
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 firstname.lastname@example.org.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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