SECTION 1 - WHAT DO WE DO WITH YOUR INFORMATION?
When you purchase something from our store on or through our website, as part of the buying and selling process, we may collect the personal information you give us or them such as your email address and phone number, if not more. When you browse our website, we may 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. With your permission and/or interaction and/or business engagement and/or subscriptions, we may send you emails about our store, new products and other updates. Read the details below, for more, on collection and use of your information.
A. COLLECTION OF YOUR INFORMATION
We may collect information about you in a variety of ways. The information we may collect on the Site includes:
Personal Data: Personal Data is personally identifiable information (e.g., your name, shipping address, email address, telephone number, demographic information, such as your age, gender, hometown, and interests, etc) that you may voluntarily give to us when you register with the Site, or when you choose to participate in various activities related to the Site, such as online chat and message boards. You are under no obligation to provide us with personal information of any kind, however your refusal to do so may prevent you from using certain features or having the best user experience of the Site.
Derivative Data: Derivative Data is information our servers automatically may collect when you access the Site, such as your IP address, your browser type, your operating system, your access times, and the pages you have viewed directly before and after accessing the Site.
Data From Social Networks: This data could possibly be user information from social networking sites, such as Apple’s Game Center, Facebook, Google+, Instagram, Pinterest, Twitter, including your name, your social network username, location, gender, birth date, email address, profile picture, and public data for contacts, if you connect your account to such social networks.
Mobile Device Data: This data could possibly be device information, such as your mobile device ID, model, and manufacturer, and information about the location of your device, if you access the Site from a mobile device.
Third-Party Data: This data could be information from third parties, such as personal information or network friends, if you connect your account to the third party and grant the Site permission to access this information.
Data From Contests, Giveaways, and Surveys: Personal and other information you may provide when entering contests or giveaways and/or responding to surveys.
B. USE OF INFORMATION
Having accurate information about you permits us to provide you with a smooth, efficient, and customized experience. Specifically, we may use information collected about you via the Site to:
Administer sweepstakes, promotions, and contests.
Assist law enforcement and respond to subpoena.
Compile anonymous statistical data and analysis for use internally or with third parties.
Create and manage your account.
Deliver targeted advertising, coupons, newsletters, and other information regarding promotions and the Site to you.
Email you regarding your account or order.
Enable user-to-user communications.
Fulfil and manage purchases, orders, payments, and other transactions related to the Site.
Generate a personal profile about you to make future visits to the Site more personalized.
Increase the efficiency and operation of the Site.
Monitor and analyze usage and trends to improve your experience with the Site
Notify you of updates to the Site.
Offer new products, services, and/or recommendations to you.
Perform other business activities as needed.
Prevent fraudulent transactions, monitor against theft, and protect against criminal activity.
Process payments and refunds.
Request feedback and contact you about your use of the Site
Resolve disputes and troubleshoot problems.
Respond to product and customer service requests.
Send you a newsletter.
Solicit support for the Site
SECTION 2 - CONSENT
How do you get my consent?
When you provide us with personal information to complete a transaction (e.g., verify your credit/debit card and/or other modes of monetary transactions, place an order, arrange for a delivery or return a purchase, if applicable), 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 (e.g., for those who receive the e-newsletter i.e. subscribers to our mailing list, have the option to unsubscribe, any time, at the bottom of the newsletter).
How do I withdraw my consent?
SECTION 3 - DISCLOSURE
We may share information we have collected about you in certain situations. Your information may be disclosed as follows:
By Law or to Protect Rights or if Terms of Service are violated
If we believe the release of information about you is necessary to respond to legal process, to investigate or remedy potential violations of our policies, or to protect the rights, property, and safety of others, we may share your information as permitted or required by any applicable law, rule, or regulation. This includes exchanging information with other entities for fraud protection and credit risk reduction.
Third-Party Service Providers
We may share your information with third parties that perform services for us or on our behalf, including but may not be limited to payment processing, data analysis, email delivery, hosting services, customer service, and marketing assistance.
With your consent, or with an opportunity for you to withdraw consent, we may share your information with third-parties for marketing purposes, as and when permitted by law.
We may use third-party advertising companies to serve ads when you visit the site. These companies may use information about your visits to the site and other websites that are contained in web cookies in order to provide advertisements about goods and services of interest to you.
We may share your information with our business partners to offer you certain products, services or promotions.
Social Media Contacts
If you connect to the site through a social network (if applicable), your contacts on the social network will see your name, profile photo, and descriptions of your activity.
Other Third Parties
We may share your information with advertisers and investors for the purpose of conducting general business analysis. We may also share your information with such third parties for marketing purposes, as permitted by law.
Sale or Bankruptcy
We are not responsible for the actions of third parties with whom you share personal or sensitive data, and we have no authority to manage or control third-party solicitations. If you no longer wish to receive correspondence, emails or other communications from third parties, you are responsible for contacting the third party directly.
SECTION 4 - Wix
Our website is proudly hosted on Wix.com. They provide us with the website-building tools/platform that allows us to showcase our products and services to you. Your data is stored through Wix’s data storage, databases and the general Wix application. They store your data on a secure server behind a firewall.
SECTION 5 - PAYMENTS
We use a third-party payment gateway for processing payments. We/the payment gateway (or even Wix, if applicable - in case, it's a direct payment gateway) do not store your card data on their servers. The data is encrypted through the Payment Card Industry Data Security Standard (PCI-DSS) when processing payment. Your purchase transaction data is only used as long as is necessary to complete your purchase transaction. After that is complete, your purchase transaction information is not saved. Our payment gateway adheres 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 terms and conditions of the third-party payment gateway (or whatever means of electronic transfer you're using), Wix and/or Srijit Bhowmick, by visiting the respective websites.
SECTION 6 - TRACKING TECHNOLOGIES
Cookies and Web Beacons
You should be aware that getting a new computer, installing a new browser, upgrading an existing browser, or erasing or otherwise altering your browser’s cookies files may also clear certain opt-out cookies, plug-ins, or settings.
SECTION 7 - THIRD-PARTY SERVICES/WEBSITES
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 as well as mailing list platforms, have their own privacy policies in respect to the information we are required to provide to them for your purchase-related transactions or mailing list subscriptions. 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, including the Patriot Act. In our case, our payment gateway is located in India. However, other third-party services may be located elsewhere.
SECTION 8 - SECURITY
To protect your personal information, we take reasonable precautions and follow industry best practices (HTTPS/SSL, PCI and more) to make sure it is not inappropriately lost, misused, accessed, disclosed, altered or destroyed. While we use industry-standard precautions to safeguard your personal information, we cannot guarantee 100% complete security. No method of transmission over the Internet or electronic storage is 100% secure, we follow all requirements and implement additional generally accepted industry standards.
SECTION 9 - COOKIES
Cookies are alphanumeric identifiers that we transfer to your computer’s hard drive through your web browser to enable our systems to recognize your browser and tell us how and when pages in our website are visited and by how many people. Cookies on srijitbhowmick.com do not collect personal information, and we do not combine information collected through cookies with other personal information to tell us who you are or what your screen name or e-mail address is.
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.
SECTION 12 - OPTIONS REGARDING YOUR INFORMATION
Emails and Communications
If you no longer wish to receive correspondence, emails, or other communications from us, you may opt-out by:
Noting your preferences at the time you register your account with the Site/mailing list.
Hitting unsubscribe at the bottom of any email correspondence.
Contacting us using the contact information provided on our Site.
If you no longer wish to receive correspondence, emails, or other communications from third parties, you are responsible for contacting the third party directly.