Personal information we collect
We automatically collect certain information about your device when you use the Site, including information about your web browser, IP address, time zone, and some of the cookies present on your device. Furthermore, as you explore the Site, we gather information about the individual web pages or goods that you view, as well as information about what websites or search keywords led you to the Site and how you interact with it. This automatically obtained data is referred to as "Device Information."
The following technologies are used to obtain Device Information:
- "Cookies" are small data files that are stored on your device or computer and contain an anonymous unique identification. Visit http://www.allaboutcookies.org for additional information about cookies and how to disable them.
- "Log files" gather data such as your IP address, browser type, Internet service provider, referring/exit pages, and date/time stamps to monitor actions on the Site.
- Electronic files known as "web beacons," "tags," and "pixels" are utilised to record information about how you use the Site.
We also collect certain information from you when you make a purchase or attempt to make a purchase on the Site, such as your name, billing address, shipping address, payment information (including credit card numbers), email address, and phone number. This data is referred to as "Order Information" by us.
How do we use your personal information?
We utilise the Purchase Information we collect in general to fulfil any orders you place on the Site (including processing your payment information, shipping arrangements, and sending you bills and/or order confirmations). We also utilise this Order Information to: - communicate with you; - screen our orders for potential risk or fraud; and - provide you with information or advertising about our products or services when your preferences have been shared with us.
We collect Device Information to assist us screen for potential risk and fraud (in particular, your IP address), as well as to improve and optimise our Site in general (for example, by generating analytics about how our customers browse and interact with the Site, and to assess the success of our marketing and advertising campaigns).
Sharing you personal Information
We share your Personal Information with third parties to assist us in the above-mentioned use of your Personal Information. We use Shopify to power our online store, for example, and you can learn more about how Shopify uses your Personal Information here: https://www.shopify.com/legal/privacy. We also utilise Google Analytics to better understand how our consumers use the Site: https://www.google.com/intl/en/policies/privacy/. Google Analytics can also be turned off at https://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout.
Finally, we may share your Personal Information in order to comply with relevant laws and regulations, to answer to a subpoena, search warrant, or other legitimate request for information, or to otherwise protect our rights.
We use your Personal Information to send you targeted advertising or marketing communications that we believe will be of interest to you, as indicated above. Visit the Network Advertising Initiative's ("NAI") instructional page at http://www.networkadvertising.org/understanding-online-advertising/how-does-it-work for more information on how targeted advertising works.
Using the links below, you can opt out of targeted advertising:
- Google: https://www.google.com/settings/ads/anonymous - Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/settings/?tab=ads
- Bing: https://advertise.bingads.microsoft.com/en-us/resources/policies/personalized-ads/personalized-ads/
You can also opt out of some of these services by going to http://optout.aboutads.info/, which is run by the Digital Advertising Alliance.
Do not track
Please note that when we receive a Do Not Track signal from your browser, we do not change our Site's data gathering and use methods.
If you are a European resident, you have the right to request access to personal information we possess on you, as well as the correction, updating, or deletion of that information. If you wish to exercise this right, please contact us using the information provided below.
Furthermore, if you are a European resident, please be aware that we are processing your data to fulfil any contracts we may have with you (for example, if you place an order through the Site) or to pursue our legitimate business reasons indicated above. Please be aware that your data may be transmitted outside of Europe, including to Canada and the United States.
We will keep your Order Information for our records if you place an order through the Site unless and until you ask us to delete it.
Individuals under the age of 13 are not permitted to use the Site.
Please contact us by e-mail at info@vCartly.com or by mail using the details provided below for additional information about our privacy practises, if you have concerns, or if you would like to make a complaint about our privacy practises: