Privacy Policy

Updated 2018.4.2


1. WHAT DO WE DO WITH YOUR INFORMATION?

When you purchase 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 web store, 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.


2. CONSENT

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 info@evenkeelexotics.com or mailing us at:

Even Keel Exotics
2516 W Rauch Rd.
Temperance, MI 48182


3. DISCLOSURE

We may disclose your personal information if we are required by law to do so or if you violate our Purchase Agreement


4. SQUARESPACE

Our online shop is hosted on Squarespace. They provide us with the online e-commerce platform that allows us to sell our products and services to you. 

Your data is stored through Squarespace’s data storage, databases and the general Squarespace application.

For more insight, you may also want to read the Squarespace Terms of Service here or Privacy Statement here:

http://www.squarespace.com/terms-of-service/
http://www.squarespace.com/privacy/


5. THIRD-PARTY SERVICES

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 Canada 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.

Once you leave our shop’s website or are redirected to a third-party website or application, you are no longer governed by this Privacy Policy or our website’s Terms of Service.

We use Stripe.com as our payment gateway, please refer to their privacy policy here: https://stripe.com/gb/privacy

Links

When you click on links on our shop, they may direct you away from our site. We are not responsible for the privacy practices of other sites and encourage you to read their privacy statements.

 


6 .INFORMATION PROVIDED BY YOU

When you visit our site, you may be invited to provide personal information to join our mailing list. We will either ask you directly for your expressed consent to join our mailing list, or provide you with an opportunity to say no. 

With your permission, we may send you emails about our site and other updates. To help us make e-mails more useful and interesting, we may receive a confirmation when you open e-mail from us.  You may choose to opt out of receiving such mailings by sending us a "Please remove" e-mail message to info@evenkeelexotics.com


7. BLOG COMMENTS AND USER CONTENT POSTED TO THE WEBSITE

If you post any Comments or User Content on the Website, you should be aware that any personally identifiable information you choose to provide there may be read, collected, or used by other users of the Website, as well as other third parties. We are not responsible for the information you choose to submit in these forums. We cannot guarantee that other users have not made copies of and/or will not use such information outside of the Website. We are not responsible for information you choose to post in this forum.


8. SOCIAL MEDIA

The Website provides users the opportunity to interact and post content through various social media sites including, but not limited to, Twitter, Facebook, Google+, Instagram, Dropbox, Tumblr, foursquare, Flickr, YouTube and Vimeo. Your interactions with such tools, and any information you provide in connection with these interactions are publicly viewable outside of the Website domain. Each social media site has its own privacy policies which may be more or less protective than this Policy. If you do not wish for this information to be disclosed, then you should not use these tools. We are not responsible for information you choose to post in this forum.

Our site also includes Social Media Features, such as the Facebook button and Widgets, such as the Share this button or interactive mini-programs that run on our site. These Features may collect your IP address, which page you are visiting on our site, and may set a cookie to enable the Feature to function properly. Social Media Features and Widgets are either hosted by a third party or hosted directly on our Site. Your interactions with these Features are governed by the privacy policy of the company providing it.


9. SECURITY

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.

We strive to protect your personal information; however, Even Keel Exotics cannot ensure or warrant the security of any information you transmit to us.

No company, including Squarespace, can fully eliminate security risks associated with the transmission of personal information through online transactions, and you do so at your own risk.


10. COOKIES

Squarespace and our other service provides may use cookies (both session cookies and persistent cookie) to analyze trends, administer our site, track your movements around our site, better understand how you interact with our site, determine interest in particular content and monitor aggregate usage by visitors and online traffic routing. We may receive reports based on the use of these technologies by these companies on an individual and aggregated basis. You may be able to instruct your browser, by changing its options, to stop accepting cookies or to prompt you before accepting a cookie from the online services you visit. You may also remove persistent cookies by following your web browser’s help file directions. If you do not accept cookies, however, you may not be able to use all portions of our site or all functionality of our site.

Squarespace and our other service providers may also use “pixel tags,” “web beacons,” “clear GIFs,” or similar means in connection with our Site and email messages to, among other things, track the actions of users, to determine the success of marketing campaigns and to compile aggregate statistics about site usage and response rates.

Squarespace uses these technologies to do things such as remember your preferences, keep you safe and improve and promote their services. You can read more about how Squarespace uses these technologies in their Cookie Policy.

http://www.squarespace.com/privacy/
https://stripe.com/gb/privacy


11. AGE OF CONSENT

By using this site, you represent that you are at least the age of majority in your state or province of residence, or that you are the age of majority in your state or province of residence and you have given us your consent to allow any of your minor dependents to use this site.


12. CHANGES TO THIS PRIVACY POLICY

We reserve the right to modify this privacy policy at any time, so please review it frequently. Changes and clarifications will take effect immediately upon their posting on the website. If we make material changes to this policy, we will notify you here that it has been updated, so that you are aware of what information we collect, how we use it, and under what circumstances, if any, we use and/or disclose it.

If our shop 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.


13. YOUR ACCEPTANCE OF THESE TERMS

By visiting the Even Keel Exotics site, you consent to the terms of this Privacy Policy and to the collection and use of this information by Even Keel Exotics. We will always fully disclose our privacy policies, and we will promptly post any changes to our policy on this page.

You agree that Even Keel Exotics may retain and use your personal information as described in this policy until you inform us that you do not agree with this Privacy Policy and agree that you will not use the Even Keel Exotics website for a reasonable period of time thereafter.

By using this site after we post any changes to this Privacy Policy, you agree to accept those changes. If you choose to visit the Even Keel Exotics website, your visit and any dispute over privacy is subject to this Privacy Policy.


14. 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 us at info@evenkeelexotics.com or by mail at:

Even Keel Exotics
2516 W Rauch Rd.
Temperance, MI 48182