We measure visits to our website using cookies. We don’t collect any personally identifiable information unless you sign up for an account and buy from us.
COOKIES AND GOOGLE ANALYTICS
This website uses Google Analytics to help analyze how visitors use the site. We use “cookies,” which are text files placed on your computer, to collect standard Internet log information and visitor behavior information in an anonymous form.
The information generated by the cookie about your use of the website sinonorchids.com is transmitted to Google.
This information is then used to evaluate visitors’ use of our website and to compile statistical reports on website activity.
We will never ever let Google (or their third party) use the statistical analytics tool to track or to collect any personally identifiable information of visitors to our site. Google will not associate your IP address with any other data held by Google. Neither we nor Google will link, or seek to link, an IP address with the identity of a computer user.
If you sign up for an account and buy from us, then the additional policies below will apply to you …
WHAT DO WE DO WITH YOUR INFORMATION?
When you buy something from our shop, as part of the buying and selling process, we collect the personal information you give us such as your name, address and email address. When you browse our shop, 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 shop, new products and other updates.
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, 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.
How do I withdraw my consent?
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[email protected].
We may disclose your personal information if we are required by law to do so or if you violate our Terms and Conditions which can be found at http://ab5.025.mwp.accessdomain.com/terms-conditions/
CREDIT CARD INFORMATION
If you choose a direct payment gateway to complete your purchase, your chosen payment gateway will store your credit card data, your credit card details are not stored on this server. It is encrypted through the Payment Card Industry Data Security Standard (PCI-DSS).
All of our 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, American Express and Discover.
PCI-DSS requirements help ensure the secure handling of credit card information by our shop and its service providers.
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 in respect 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, 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 Taiwan 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.
To protect your personal information, we take reasonable precautions and follow industry best practices to make sure it 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.
AGE OF CONSENT
By using this site, you represent that you are at least the age of majority in your state, province or country of residence, or that you are the age of majority in your state, province or country of residence and you have given us your consent to allow any of your minor dependents to use this site.
If our company 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 our Privacy Compliance Officer at [email protected].
… thank you for your understanding.