This Privacy Notice outlines what personal information we collect, why we collect it, how it is collected, how it is used and who we share it with when you visit or make a purchase from thepaperbotanist.com
How we collect your personal data
When you interact with us, we may collect your personal information in the following ways:
When you browse our site, we automatically receive information from your web browser or mobile device. This information includes your internet protocol (IP) address you use to access the Internet, your Internet service provider’s name, your web browser type, the type of mobile device, your computer operating system, and data about your browsing activity when using our website.
When you enter and use our website
When you submit an online form
When you submit an online form to sign up to our newsletter, sign up to receive notifications about upcoming products or to enquire about our custom services, we collect your first and last name and your email address.
When you buy products or services
If you buy products or services from us, we collect your first and last name, the credit card holder's first and last name, your email address, billing address, credit card or other payment information and your phone number for the specific purposes of completing that transaction.
How we use your personal data
We use your information to provide products and services; to enable certain website functions; to better understand how visitors use this website; and to present timely and relevant content to visitors.
Specifically, your Information is used and disclosed for the following purposes:
• to complete your online purchase;
• to respond to your questions, comments and email enquiries;
• to send you our newsletter or other subscriptions; (with your opt-in permission)
• to help us develop, customise, deliver, support and improve our services and content;
• to protect the rights or property of The Paper Botanist or our users, and prevent fraud and other prohibited or illegal activities;
• for distribution to third-party service providers that provide services to us (see "Who we disclose your information to" below).
Who we disclose your information to
We may provide your personal data to third-party service providers we hire to provide services to us. These third-party service providers may include but are not limited to: payment processors, website hosting companies, web analytics companies, data management services, email service providers, and shipping companies. 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.
Specifically, your Information may be disclosed to the following third party services:
We use Sendle as our shipping service provider. Sendle uses third party delivery providers to deliver packages, who will have access to the personal information on the package label, for the sole purpose of delivering the package.
Legally required releases of information
We may disclose your personal information if we are required by law to do so or if you violate our Terms of Service.
Links to other websites
Our website may contain links to other websites. These websites are not under our control and are not subject to our privacy notice. These websites will likely have their own privacy notices. We have no responsibility for these websites and we provide links to these websites solely for your convenience. It is your responsibility to check the privacy notices of these websites to see how they treat your personal data.
How we secure your information
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.
How we protect children's privacy
Even though our website is not designed for use by anyone under the age of 16, we realise that a child under the age of 16 may attempt to access our website. We do not knowingly collect personal data from children under the age of 16. If you are a parent or guardian and believe that your child is using our website, please contact us. Before we remove any information, we may ask for proof of identification to prevent malicious removal of account information. If we discover that a child is accessing our website, we will delete his/her information within a reasonable period of time. You acknowledge that we do not verify the age of our users nor do we have any liability to do so.
How to withdraw your consent
If after you opt-in, you change your mind, you have the right to withdraw your consent for us to contact you, for the continued collection, use or disclosure of your information, at anytime, by contacting us at firstname.lastname@example.org. You can also opt out of any email subscriptions by clicking the "unsubscribe" link in any of the subscription emails we have sent you.
For more information about our privacy practices, if you have questions, or if you would like to make a complaint, please contact us by e-mail at email@example.com