Privacy Policy

PRIVACY STATEMENT

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SECTION 1 - PERSONAL INFORMATION

When you purchase a product from our store, as part of the buying and selling process, we collect the following personal information you provide us at the point of sale such as your name, billing address, shipping address, payment information including credit card numbers, email address and phone number.
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 (if applicable): With your permission, we may send you emails about our store, new products and other updates.  

SECTION 2 - CONSENT

We generally use the personal information that we collect to fulfill any order placed through the website including to process your payment information, arrange shipping and provide you with invoices and/or order confirmation. In addition, we also use this personal information to communicate with you and screen our orders for potential risk or fraud. For marketing and public relations purposes, we may ask for your personal information, we will either ask you directly for your expressed consent, or provide you with an opportunity to say no. 

International clients (everyone outside Canada) please note that your personal information will be transferred outside of Canada in order to fulfill orders or to pursue our legitimate business interests listed in the Privacy Policy and Terms & Conditions.  

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 info@tinytoesworld.com

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 an online e-commerce platform that allows us to sell our products and provide 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.

Payment
If you choose a direct payment gateway to complete your purchase, then Shopify stores your credit card data. Encrypted through the Payment Card Industry Data Security Standard (PCI-DSS). Your purchase transaction data is stored only for the duration necessary to complete your purchase transaction. After completion, your purchase transaction information will be 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 and American Express.
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

Notably, the third-party providers we work with 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 regard 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, keep in mind that certain providers may have facilities or locations that are located in a different jurisdiction than ours. So if you choose to proceed with a transaction that involves the services of a third-party service provider, then your information may be subject to the laws of the jurisdiction(s) where the service provider or facilities are located.
For instance, if you are located in Canada and your transaction is processed by a payment gateway located in the United States, then your personal information collected for that transaction may be subject to disclosure under United States legislation, including the Patriot Act.
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 links on our store, you may be directed away from our website. Therefore, we are responsible for the privacy practices of other websites and must encourage you to read their privacy statements.

SECTION 6 - SECURITY

To protect your personal information, we take reasonable precautions and follow industry best practices to ensure your information 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

Cookies are data files that are placed on your device or computer and often include an anonymous unique identifier. For more information about cookies, and how to disable cookies, visit https://www.allaboutcookies.org/.

SECTION 8 - AGE OF CONSENT

By using this website, 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 website.

SECTION 9 - CHANGES TO THIS PRIVACY POLICY

We 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. If we make material changes to this policy, we will notify you here that it has been updated, so that you are aware of what information we collect, how we use it, and under what circumstances, if any, we use and/or disclose it.
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 us at info@tinytoesworld.com.

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