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. This personal information includes solely your name, surname, address and email address.
When you browse our store, we also automatically receive your computer’s internet protocol (IP) address in order to provide us with information that helps us learn about your browser and operating system.
Email marketing: We could send you emails about our store, new products and other updates.
A transfer of data to third countries (outside the European Economic Area - EEA) will only take place if this will be necessary for the execution of your orders (e.g. payment of the ordered products), or if so required by law or if you have given us your explicit consent.
If so required by law, we will separately provide you with further details on this type of transfers.
SECTION 2 - 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?
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 at firstname.lastname@example.org or mailing us at:
CHECKMATE BRANDS LLC
730 Columbus Ave, ste 11C
New York NY 10025
SECTION 3 – DATA PROTECTION RIGHTS
You have the following rights regarding the personal data we process:
Right to access: If you ask us, we will confirm whether we are processing your personal data and, if necessary, provide you with a copy of such personal data.
Right to rectification: If the personal data we process is inaccurate or incomplete, you are entitled to request to have it rectified.
Right to deletion: You may, under certain circumstances, ask us to delete or remove your Personal Data. Such circumstances may arise where We no longer need it or if You withdraw Your consent (where applicable).
Right to restrict processing: You can, under certain circumstances, ask us to 'block' the processing of personal data. Such circumstances may arise where you contest the accuracy of that personal data or you object to us.
Right to data portability: You have the right, under certain circumstances, to obtain the personal data you have provided us with (in a structured, commonly used, and machine-readable format) and to reuse it elsewhere or to ask us to transfer this to a third party of your choice.
Right to object: You may, under certain circumstances, ask us to stop processing your personal data.
Right to withdraw your consent: If we rely on your consent as our legal basis for processing your Personal data, you have the right to withdraw that consent at any time.
Right to complain: If you have a concern about any aspect of our practices regarding the processing of personal data, you can report it to the relevant supervisory authority.
If you wish to exercise your rights, you may send an email message to: email@example.com. firstname.lastname@example.org or by mail at
CHECKMATE BRANDS LLC
730 Columbus Ave, ste 11C
New York NY 10025
In addition, complaints can be addressed to the National Supervisory Authority For Personal Data Processing, 28-30 General Gheorghe Magheru boulevard, district 1, 010336, Bucharest, Romania.
SECTION 4 – STORAGE DURATION OF PERSONAL INFORMATION
We process your personal data, as far as necessary, respectively until the termination of the Terms of Service, as well as in accordance with the mandatory storage and documentation obligation as required by law, in particular pursuant to accounting regulations.
In any case, the storage duration of personal data collected for accounting purposes will not exceed the 5 years statutory limitation period regulated by the Romanian Code of Fiscal Procedures.
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. In this latter situation, any disclosure of personal information would be made in strict compliance with the law.
SECTION 6 - 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 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 is complete, your purchase transaction information is 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 7 - 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.
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.
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 8 - 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 9 - 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 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.
SECTION 10 - 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.