For the purposes of this Agreement, “Website” refers to the Company’s Website, which can be accessed at www.thegarment.cac. The terms “we,” “us,” and “our” refer to the Company. “You” refers to you, as a user of the Website.
II. INFORMATION WE COLLECT
We may collect both “Non-Personal Information” and “Personal Information” about you. We only collect the minimum amount of information necessary to deliver our content and services to you.
Personal Information includes information that can be used to personally identify you, such as your name, address and email address. Note that the information that you are giving us is voluntary, and by providing this information to us you are giving consent for us to use, collect, store and process this Personal Information. If you choose not to provide us with certain Personal Information, it may affect your ability to participate in certain aspects of our Website, content or services.
We may collect a name and email address if you submit a question or query via our contact forms.
Based upon the Personal Information that you provide us, we may communicate with you in response to your inquiries to provide the services you request and to manage your account.
We may send you marketing emails with either your consent or if we believe we have a legitimate interest to contact you based on your contact or question.
Emails are an integral part of our service. By providing us with your email (through our membership program or newsletter), you also consent to receive emails from us.
If you no longer wish to receive those email updates, you may opt-out of receiving them at any time by following the instructions included in each update or communication.
We may collect billing information, including name, address and credit card information so that we can process payment to deliver our products or services to you under our contractual obligation.
Non-Personal Information and Use of “Cookies”:
Non-Personal Information includes information that cannot be used to personally identify you, such as anonymous usage data, general demographic information we may collect, referring/exit pages and URLs, platform types, preferences you submit and preferences that are generated based on the data you submit and number of clicks.
In addition, we may also track information provided to us by your browser when you view or use the Website, such as the website you came from (known as the “referring URL”), the type of browser you use, the device from which you connected to the Website, the time and date of access, and other information that does not personally identify you.
We use this information for, among other things, the operation of the Website, to maintain the quality of the Website, to provide general statistics regarding use of the Website and for other business purposes.
We track this information using cookies, or small text files, which include an anonymous unique identifier. Cookies are sent to a user’s browser from our servers and are stored on the user’s computer hard drive. Sending a cookie to a user’s browser enables us to collect Non-Personal Information about that user and keep a record of the user’s preferences when utilizing our Websites, both on an individual and aggregate basis.
The Company may use both persistent and session cookies; persistent cookies remain on your computer after you close your session and until you delete them, while session cookies expire when you close your browser. Persistent cookies can be removed by following your Internet browser help file directions. If you choose to disable cookies, some areas of the Website may not work properly.
III. HOW WE USE AND SHARE INFORMATION
We are the data controllers and are responsible for your data. We use trusted third parties as our data processors for technical and organizational purposes, including for payments and email marketing. We use reasonable efforts to make sure our data processors are GDPR-compliant.
Your Personal Information is stored internally or through a trusted third-party provider performing Services for the Company (i.e., a hosting provider, newsletter provider, or payment processor). In general, the vendors and 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 for the Company.
For example, when you provide us with personal information to complete a transaction, verify your credit card, place an order, or return a purchase, you consent to our collecting and using such personal information for that specific purpose, including by transmitting such information to our vendors (and their service providers) performing these Services for the Company.
However, third-party service providers have their own privacy policies in respect of the information that we are required to provide to them in order to use their Websites. For these third-party service providers, we recommend that you read their privacy policies so that you can understand the manner in which your Personal Information will be handled by such providers.
Transfers Outside of the European Union
IV. HOW WE PROTECT INFORMATION
We implement reasonable precautions and follow industry best practices in order to protect your Personal Information and ensure that such Personal Information is not accessed, disclosed, altered or destroyed. Additionally, we only share your Personal Information with trusted third parties who use the same level of care in processing your Personal Information. However, these measures do not guarantee that your information will not be accessed, disclosed, altered or destroyed by breach of such precautions. By using our Website, you acknowledge that you understand and agree to assume these risks. Should there be a data breach of which we are aware, we will inform you immediately.
In general, we do not sell, trade, rent or otherwise share your Personal Information with third parties without your consent. We have a no-spam policy and provide you with the ability to opt-out of our communications by selecting the unsubscribe link at the footer of all e-mails.
V. YOUR RIGHTS REGARDING THE USE OF YOUR PERSONAL INFORMATION
You have the right to request information about how your Personal Information is being used and what Personal Information is being used. You have the right to request the erasure of your Personal Information and withdraw consent at any time to the processing of your Personal Information.
We retain your Personal Information for the minimum amount of time necessary to provide you with the information and/or services that you requested from us. We may retain certain Personal Information for longer periods of time if necessary for legal, contractual or accounting obligations.
VI. LINKS TO OTHER WEBSITES
VIII. CONTACTING US & WITHDRAWING CONSENT
We are the data controllers and are responsible for your personal information. We use trusted third parties as our data processors for technical and organizational purposes, including for payments and email marketing.
Last Updated: July 2018