SECTION 1 - WHAT WE DO WITH YOUR INFORMATION
We collect information from you in many ways. When you purchase something from our store, as part of the buying and selling process we collect the personal information you give us -- including but not limited to your name, address and email address.
When you browse our online store, we also automatically receive your computer’s internet protocol (IP) address in order to provide us with information that helps us understand your browser and operating system so we can serve you better.
Email marketing: With your permission, we may send you emails about our website, stores, products, pet health and wellness, and other updates.
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, you consent to our collection of the information provided and use of it to fulfill your request and operate our business.
If we ask for your personal information for a secondary reason, like marketing, we will either ask you directly for your express consent, or provide you with an opportunity to opt-out.
How do I withdraw my consent?
If you change your mind about consent you previously granted us, you may at any time withdraw your consent for us to contact you, or for the continued collection, use or disclosure of your information, by contacting us at firstname.lastname@example.org, or via United States mail at:
Shop For Rescues
2480 Briarcliff Rd NE Suite 6 #104
Atlanta, GA 30329
ATTN: eCommerce Compliance Officer
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. We may use your personal information internally and as necessary for us to conduct our business, including sharing personal information with third-parties who perform business functions on our behalf, as described below.
SECTION 4 - SHOPIFY
Our online store is hosted on Shopify Inc. Shopify provides us with the online e-commerce platform that allows us to sell our products and services to you.Your data is stored by Shopify behind its firewall(s) on its secure servers, as accessed through the general Shopify application.
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 transaction 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 payment card brands including Visa, MasterCard, American Express and Discover.
SECTION 5 - 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 governing their treatment of the information we are required to provide to them for your purchase-related transactions.
We recommend that you read the privacy policies of these providers so you can understand the manner in which your personal information will be handled by these providers.
In particular, please 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.
For example, if you reside 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 law, including the Patriot Act.
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 6 - SECURITY
To protect your personal information, we take reasonable precautions and follow industry best practices to ensure it is not inappropriately lost, misused, accessed, disclosed, or altered.
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 PCI-DSS requirements and implement additional generally accepted industry standards.
SECTION 7 - 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, sessionalstorefront_digest, unique token, indefinite If the shop has a password, this is used to determine if the current visitor has access.
SECTION 8 - AGE OF CONSENT
By using this site, you represent that: (1) you are at least the age of majority in your state or province of residence, and (2) you consent to your minor dependents’ use of this site. We do not knowingly collect information from children under the age of 13.
If Shop For Rescues is acquired or merged with another company, your information may be transferred to the new company or purchasing entity so that we may continue to provide natural and holistic pet food and pet-related products to you.