Privacy and Cookies Policy

A Sidley Austin Pro Bono Contribution

Last update: 3rd June 2017

INTRODUCTION

Thank you for visiting madebywomen.shop] (the "Site") which is operated by MadebyWomen ("we", "us", "our"). For the purposes of EU data protection laws we are also the data controller(i.e. the company who is responsible for, and controls the processing of, your personal data) . We recognise the importance and are committed to respecting and protecting your privacy. 

This Privacy Policy applies to information collection and use including while you are visiting and using the Site. Please read this Privacy Policy carefully in order to understand our views and practices regarding your personal data and how we will treat it.  The Privacy Policy is also a part of our Terms & Conditions (the "Terms") for the Site .

By using the Site you consent to the collection and use of your personal data by us as explained in this Privacy Policy. If you do not agree with the use of your personal data as set out in this Privacy Policy, or the Terms, please do not use this Site.

Because of our commitment to the protection of your personal data, we evaluate our privacy policies and procedures to implement improvements and refinements from time to time.  If we make material changes to this Privacy Policy we will notify you by means of a prominent notice on this Site prior to the change becoming effective.

PERSONAL DATA WE MAY COLLECT ABOUT YOU

We may collect and process the following information about you:

·                 information (such as, your name, email address, postal address, order history and payment history) that you provide by completing forms on the Site, including if you register, upload or submit any material via the Site, [or enter into any competition or promotion we may sponsor];

·                in connection with an account sign-in facility, your log-in and password details;

·                 the content of any communications you send to us, for example, to report a problem or to submit queries, concerns or comments regarding the Site or its content; and

·                 [information from surveys that we may, from time to time, run on the Site for research purposes, if you choose to respond to, or participate in, them.]

You are under no obligation to provide any such information. However, if you should choose to withhold requested information, we may not be able to provide you with certain services.

In addition, we automatically collect basic technical information from all visitors to the Site.  We collect technical information during your visit to the Site through our automatic data collection tools, which may include cookies and other commonly used technologies.  These tools collect certain standard information that your browser sends to the Site such as your browser type and language, access times, and the address of the site from which you came to the Site.  They may also collect information about your Internet Protocol (IP) address, or click stream data within our website (i.e. the actions taken in connection with the Site).  This information helps us improve the functionality of the Site.

HOW WE USE YOUR PERSONAL DATA

Subject to your prior consent, where required under applicable data protection laws, we may use your personal data for the following purposes: (i) to provide you with the services and information offered through the Site; (ii) to contact you and respond to your requests and enquiries; (iii) for business administration, including statistical analysis; (iv) to personalise your visit to the Site and to assist you while you use the Site; (v) to improve the Site by helping us understand who uses the Site; (vi) to contact you to tell you about products and services offered by us which we believe may interest you and (vii) for fraud prevention and detection and to comply with applicable laws, regulations or codes of practice. 

SHARING YOUR PERSONAL DATA

We may use selected third parties to provide us with services, including companies that provide us with technical support and assistance in respect of the Site, who may have access to personal data provided to us by you. Also, if you order a product or service from us, we may share your personal data with our suppliers and other third parties to allow delivery of the products and services you have ordered. All service providers are permitted to use data only for the purpose of performing services on our behalf.

The servers used in the operation of the Site automatically identify a computer by its IP address.  If we, in good faith, determine that you have or are attempting to misuse or harm the Site, we may investigate and cooperate with appropriate law enforcement to protect our rights or property. 

Similarly, we may share your personal data as required or permitted by law to comply with a subpoena or similar legal process or government request, or when we believe in good faith that disclosure is legally required or otherwise necessary to protect our rights and property, or the rights, property or safety of others, including to advisers, law enforcement, judicial and regulatory authorities. We may also transfer your personal data to a third party that acquires all or part of our assets or shares, or that succeeds us in carrying on all or a part of our business, whether by merger, acquisition, reorganization or otherwise.  

DATA TRANSFERS

Personal data collected from you, including via this Site may be transferred to countries located outside the European Economic Area (“EEA”) which do not provide a similar or adequate level of protection to that provided by countries in the EEA.  We will take all steps reasonably necessary to ensure that any personal data are treated securely and in accordance with this Privacy Policy and you hereby expressly consent to the transfer of your personal data to recipients, as described in this Privacy Policy, which are located outside the EEA.

YOUR RIGHTS

Individuals in the EU have certain data subject rights which may be subject to limitations and/or restrictions. These rights include the right to: (i)  request access to and rectification or erasure of their personal data; (ii) obtain restriction of processing or to object to processing of their personal data; and (iii) the right to data portability. If you wish to exercise one of the above mentioned rights, please send us your request via email to: [email protected] Individuals in the EU also have the right to lodge a complaint about the processing of their personal data with their local data protection authority.

SECURITY

The security of your personal data is important to us. We take reasonable steps, consistent with generally accepted industry standards, including technical, administrative and physical safeguards to protect the personal data submitted to us from loss, misuse and unauthorised access, disclosure, alteration and destruction.  However, no method of security or transmission over the Internet is entirely secure. You should always use caution when transmitting personal data over the Internet. 

COOKIES

Cookies are small, sometimes encrypted text files that are stored on computer hard drives by websites that you visit. They are used to help users navigate on websites efficiently as well as to provide information to the owner of the website. Cookies do not contain any software programs. There are two general types of cookies, session cookies and persistent cookies. Session cookies are only used during a session online and will be deleted once you leave a website. Persistent cookies have a longer life and will be retained by the website and used each time you visit a website. Both session and persistent cookies can be deleted by you at anytime through your browser settings.

When you visit the Site, we may place a “cookie” in order to improve your experience by recognizing you when you visit the Site, such as by assigning a session ID and to deliver content specific to your interests. 

Web browsers often allow you to erase existing cookies from your hard drive, block the use of cookies and/or be notified when cookies are encountered. If you elect to block cookies, please note that you may not be able to take full advantage of the features and functions of the Site. To find out more about cookies, including how to see what cookies have been set and how to manage and delete them, please visit www.allaboutcookies.org

EXTERNAL LINKS 

The Site may, from time to time, contain links to external sites operated by third parties. We are not responsible for these third party sites or the content of such third party sites. Once you have left the Site, we cannot be responsible for the protection and privacy of any information which you provide. You should exercise caution and look at the privacy statement for the website you visit.

MARKETING

We may contact you periodically by e-mail to provide information regarding events, products, services and content that may be of interest to you, unless you advise us that you do not wish to receive marketing or market research communications from us. If applicable law requires that we receive your explicit consent before we send you certain types of marketing communications, we will only send you those types of communications after receiving your explicit consent.

If you wish to stop receiving marketing or market research communications from us, or would like to stop processing your personal information in any other way, you can contact us as described below to let us know what types of communications you wish to stop receiving.

CONTACT US:

If you have any questions, comments or suggestions about this Privacy Policy or our privacy practices, please contact us here