WhiskyStones.ca (“Company,” “us,” “we,” or “our”), is committed to respecting the privacy rights of our clients and the visitors to our website located at www.WhiskyStones.ca
- Types of Information Collected Through the Site.
- Information you voluntarily provide to us.
- Information automatically collected through the website.
- Information collected by third parties through third party links and content.
- Information collected by third party analytics services.
- Information you share on third party websites or through social media services.
- Information you share with third party review services.
- Information you post on the site.
- Information you provide to payment processors.
- Information you provide as part of the “Refer a Friend” program
2. How We Use the Information We Collect.
Order Fulfillment and Customer Service. We use the information we gather through the Site to process orders you place through the Site or respond to requests or communications you send to us through the Site. We may also use the information we collect about you through the Site to help us better understand how the Site and our products and services are being used. By identifying patterns and trends in usage, we are able to better design the Site and our products and services to improve your experience.
Marketing Communications. If you have provided your email address to us, we may email you about products and services that we believe may be of interest to you. If you wish to opt-out of receiving these emails from us, please follow the instructions contained in each email you receive from us which will allow you to opt-out of receiving further email marketing communications from us.
Sensitive Information. With regard to sensitive information you provide through the Site, such as information about your medical or health conditions, we will handle, process and share this information in accordance with all applicable legal and regulatory requirements.
Renewal Reminders. When placing on order through the Site, you will have the ability to opt-in to receive “Renewal Reminders” from us. If you opt-in to receive Renewal Reminders, we will use the email address you have provided to us to send you reminders.
Online Advertising. The Company and third party businesses may use the information collected through the Site using cookies, web beacons, and other similar technologies to help manage online advertising programs. This information may enable us, as well as third-party advertising services and other third-party businesses to track the actions of users online over time and across different web sites or platforms to measure statistics relating to marketing efforts, and to deliver electronic advertisements that may be more relevant to individual consumers and that will improve the consumer experience. Do Not Track: Your browser may allow you to adjust your browser settings so that “do not track” requests are sent to the websites that you visit. However, the Company will not disable tracking technology that may be active on the Site in response to any “do not track” requests that we receive from your browser.
3. How We Share Your Information with Third Parties.
The Company shares your information with third parties in some circumstances as follows:
Third-Party Service Providers. We will disclose your information to our contractors, affiliates, distributors and suppliers (“Service Providers”) who provide certain services to us or on our behalf, such as fulfilling orders you place through the Site, processing payments, operating and supporting the Site, analyzing data, or performing marketing or consulting services. These Service Providers will only have access to the information needed to perform these limited functions on our behalf.
Response to Subpoenas or Court Orders or to Protect Rights and to Comply with Our Policies. We will disclose your information to government authorities or third parties if:
- required to do so by law, or in response to a subpoena or court order;
- we believe in our sole discretion that disclosure is reasonably necessary to protect against fraud, to protect the property or other rights of us or other users, third parties or the public at large; or
- we believe that you have abused the Site by using it to attack other systems or to gain unauthorized access to any other system, to engage in spamming or otherwise to violate applicable laws.
You should be aware that, following disclosure to any third party, your information may be accessible by others to the extent permitted or required by applicable law.
Aggregate Information. We may share information relating to users of the Site with affiliated or unaffiliated third parties on an anonymous, aggregate basis. While this information will not identify you personally, in some instances these third parties may be able to combine this aggregate information with other data they have about you, or that they receive from third parties, in a manner that allows them to identify you personally.
Our Affiliates. We may share some or all of your information with our parent company, subsidiaries and corporate affiliates, joint venturers, or other companies under common control with us. If you opt-in to receive marketing communications from third parties, we may permit these entities to use your information for their own marketing purposes. If you would like us to stop providing your information to our affiliates for their own marketing purposes, you may opt-out by emailing us through our contact form.
Third Party Marketing Partners. If you affirmatively opt-in to receive marketing communications from third parties, we may, from time to time, share the information you provide to us with selected third party marketing partners that we believe offer products or services that may be of interest to you. If you would like us to stop providing your information to our third party marketing partners, you may opt-out by emailing us through our contact form.
4. Updating Your Information.
If you have created a user account through the Site, you will have the ability to access, update and correct the information you have provided in connection with your account by logging into your account through the Site.
5. Security of Your Information.
We implement security measures intended to protect against the loss, misuse and alteration of the information under our control. Please be aware that no data transmission over the Internet can be guaranteed to be 100% secure. As a result, the Company cannot guarantee or warrant the security of any information you transmit on or through the Site and you do so at your own risk. Still, the security of your personal information is important to us. When you enter sensitive information on our site, we encrypt the transmission of that information using secure socket layer technology (SSL). Please remember that you play a valuable part in security as well. Your password to access our Site, which you select at registration, should never be shared with anyone and should be changed frequently. After you have finished using our Site, you should log off and exit your browser so no unauthorized persons can use our Site with your name and account information.
6. Deletion of Your Account.
Should you require any assistance or encounter any difficulty in deleting or de-activating your account, you may contact us via email, and we will make commercially reasonable efforts to respond to your request within 48 hours. Please be aware that even after your Account is terminated or deleted some or all of your information may still remain visible to others, including but not limited to any information that has been:
- incorporated into others user’s content, comments, postings, submissions, including but not limited to Course comments;
- copied, stored or disseminated by other users;
- shared or disseminated by you or others such as in a public posting; or
- posted on a third party platform.
8. Our payments are processed via PayPal.
These third party payment service providers give us the online e-commerce platform that allows us to sell our products and services to you.
Your data is stored through PayPal data storage, databases and the general payment application. They store your data on a secure server behind a firewall.
9. How to Contact Us.