Privacy Policy

Privacy Policy

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SECTION 1 - WHAT DO WE DO WITH YOUR INFORMATION?

 

When you purchase something from our store, as part of the buying and selling process, we collect certain pieces of personal information you give us such as your name, address and email address.

When you browse our 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 store, new products and other updates.

 

SECTION 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, you implicitly 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.

 

Contests and Promotions

When we run promotional contests on either our website or social media accounts, we ask participants to provide personal information (email address and mailing address). This is used to contact and/or send prizes to the participant. Again, by participating you implicitly consent to our collection and use of that personal information for that purpose only.

 

Special Email Programs

You may have signed up for one of our programs such as our Newsletter. By entering your email into the sign-up form, you have given consent for us to periodically send you emails that are part of or related to any such program. To opt-out of receiving these emails, scroll to the bottom of the email and click the unsubscribe button. This will lead you to another website where you will then be able to unsubscribe completely. Alternatively, you may contact us by filling out an inquiry on our Contact Us page to request to be unsubscribed.

 

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 by filling out an inquiry on our Contact Us page or mailing us at:

MWPolar

15203 Shoemaker Ave.

Norwalk, California 90650

United States of America

 

SECTION 3 - DISCLOSURE

 

We may disclose your personal information if we are required by law to do so or if we are otherwise permitted or required to do so, such as, among other things, if and when you violate our Terms of Service, use our services unlawfully, or if you violate any of our other applicable terms or policies.

 

SECTION 4 - SHOPIFY

 

Our store is provided through an underlying platform provided by Shopify Inc., an independent service provider. 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 Shopify’s data storage, databases and the general Shopify application. They store your data on a secure server behind a firewall.

 

Payment:

If you choose a direct payment gateway to complete your purchase, then Shopify stores your credit card data. It is encrypted under the Payment Card Industry Data Security Standard (PCI-DSS). Your purchase transaction data is stored only as long as is necessary to complete your purchase transaction. After that is complete, your purchase transaction information is not retained.

All direct payment gateways adhere to the standards set by PCI-DSS as managed by the PCI Security Standards Council, which is, among other things, a joint information security effort of the payment card networks, such as Visa, Mastercard, American Express and Discover.

PCI-DSS requirements help ensure the secure handling of credit card information by our store and its service providers.

For more insight, you may also want to read Shopify’s Terms of Service (https://www.shopify.com/legal/terms) or Privacy Statement (https://www.shopify.com/legal/privacy).

 

SECTION 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 with 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 from either yours or ours. 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 store’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.

 

Links

When you click on links on our store, 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.

Google analytics:

Our store uses Google Analytics to help us learn about who visits our site and what pages are being looked at. Visit Google to learn more about Google’s policies as they may relate to privacy and personal information.

 

SECTION 6 - 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.

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.

 

SECTION 7 - COOKIES

 

 Here is a list of cookies that we use. We’ve listed them here so you that you can choose if you want to opt-out of cookies or not.

 _session_id, unique token, sessional, allows Shopify to store information about your session (referrer, landing page, etc).

 _shopify_visit, no data held, persistent for 30 minutes from the last visit, used by our website provider’s internal stats tracker to record the number of visits

 _shopify_uniq, no data held, expires midnight (relative to the visitor) of the next day, counts the number of visits to a store by a single customer.

cart, unique token, persistent for 2 weeks, stores information about the contents of your cart.

 _secure_session_id, unique token, sessional

 storefront_digest, unique token, indefinite If the shop has a password, this is used to determine if the current visitor has access.

 PREF, persistent for a very short period, set by Google and tracks who visits the store and from where.

MW Polar uses Google and shares your information with them to provide you with a more personalized and enhanced website experience. These tools are run in the background while analyzing site usage information and reporting back to us through an encrypted connection. We do not, nor are able to, collect private information though these tools such as credit card numbers or data from your hard drive.

 

SECTION 8 - 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.

 

SECTION 9 - CHANGES TO THIS PRIVACY POLICY

 

We reserve the right to modify this privacy policy at any time, so please review it frequently, as you will be bound by any changed provisions. Changes and clarifications will take effect immediately upon their posting on the website. If we make material changes to this policy, we will endeavor to 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 store 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.

 

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 our Privacy Compliance Officer by filling out an inquiry on our Contact Us page or by mail at

MWPolar

[Re: Privacy Compliance Officer]

15203 Shoemaker Ave.

Norwalk, California 90650

United States of America

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