We respect your privacy, and we believe in honesty and transparency. This policy will walk you through how we collect, use and communicate your personal information. The following text describes how your personal information is collected, used, and shared, in clear and easy-to-understand language, when you visit or make a purchase from ZeroWasteGlobe.com (the “Site”).
What Information Do We Collect?
You send information to us when you register on our site, subscribe to our newsletter, fill out a form or purchase a product. We collect this information, which may include: name, billing address, shipping address, email address, phone number, and credit card information or other payment account information in connection with any purchase you make on or through the site.
Additionally, when navigating through the site, we may automatically collect information that does not identify an individual user, such as the type of device you use, your web browser, time zone, IP address, the time the Site is visited, links clicked, the pages you visit and other anonymous site usage data. Additionally, as you browse the Site, we collect information about the individual web pages or products that you view, what websites or search terms referred you to the Site, and information about how you interact with the Site.
What Do We Use Your Information for?
Any of the information we collect from you may be used to:
- Process payment and fulfill orders
- Create a better website
- Send relevant emails
- Improve customer support
- Screen transactions for potential fraud
- Deliver news and special offers
- Provide a better service
How Do We Protect Your Information?
The security of your data is important to us, but remember that no method of transmission over the Internet, or method of electronic storage is 100% secure. While we strive to use commercially acceptable means to protect your Personal Data, we cannot guarantee its absolute security. We implement a variety of security measures to maintain the safety of your personal information when you enter, submit, or access. This site operates on a secure server and all supplied sensitive/credit information is transmitted via Secure Socket Layer (SSL) technology and then encrypted into our Database to be only accessed by those authorized with special access rights to our systems, and are required to keep the information confidential.
Do We Disclose Your Information?
We do not sell, trade, or otherwise transfer to outside parties your personally identifiable information. This does not include trusted third parties who assist us in operating our website, conducting our business, or servicing you, so long as those parties agree to keep this information confidential.
We do however share your Personal Information with third parties to help us use your Personal Information, as described above. For example, we use Shopify to power our online store. You can read more about how Shopify uses your Personal Information here: https://shopify.com/legal/privacy. We also use Google Analytics to help us understand how our customers use the Site. You can read more about how Google uses your Personal Information here: https://google.com/intl/en/policies/privacy/. You can also opt-out of Google Analytics here: https://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout.
Finally, we may also release your information when we believe release is appropriate to comply with the law, enforce our site policies, or protect ours or others rights, property, or safety. However, non-personally identifiable visitor information may be provided to other parties for marketing, advertising, or other uses.
We may use your personal information to contact you with email newsletters, marketing or promotional materials. You may unsubscribe from our email newsletters or updates at any time through the unsubscribe link located at the bottom of all email communications.
Also, as described above, we use your Personal Information to provide you with targeted advertisements or marketing communications we believe may be of interest to you. For more information about how targeted advertising works, you can visit the Network Advertising Initiative’s (“NAI”) educational page at http://www.networkadvertising.org/understanding-online-advertising/how-does-it-work.
You can opt out of targeted advertising by using the links below:
- Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/settings/?tab=ads
- Google: https://www.google.com/settings/ads/anonymous
Additionally, you can opt out of some of these services by visiting the Digital Advertising Alliance’s opt-out portal at: http://optout.aboutads.info/.
Children Online Privacy Protection Act
We do not market to children under the age of 13 years old, and we do not collect any information from anyone under the age of 13 years old. Our site and its content is addressed to individuals who are at least 13 years of age or older.
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If you have an account on this site, or have left comments, you can request to receive an exported file of the personal data we hold about you, including any data you have provided to us. You can also request that we erase any personal data we hold about you. This does not include any data we are obliged to keep for administrative, legal, or security purposes.
If you are a European resident, you have the right to access personal information we hold about you and to ask that your personal information be corrected, updated, or deleted. If you would like to exercise this right, please contact us through the contact information below.
Additionally, if you are a European resident we note that we are processing your information in order to fulfill contracts we might have with you (for example if you make an order through the Site), or otherwise to pursue our legitimate business interests listed above. Additionally, please note that your information will be transferred outside of Europe, including to Canada and the United States.
By using this site, you agree to the collection and use of information in accordance with this policy, whether or not you have read it. If you do not agree with this policy, please do not use our site or its content.
This policy was last updated on July 2019.
For more information about our privacy practices, if you have questions, or if you would like to make a complaint, please contact us by email here.
Zero Waste Globe
New York NY 10010