Privacy policy and Cookie notice

We are committed to protecting your privacy when dealing with your personal information securely. This Privacy and cookie notice describes how your personal information is collected, used, and shared when you visit or make a purchase from www.pearlsandperils.com (the “Site”).

This privacy and cookie notice provides details about the information we collect about you, how we use it and how we protect it. It also provides information about your rights. For more information on this, please read the ‘Your rights’ section below. The information we process, and the reasons why we process it, may be different across our products and services.

If you have any questions about how we handle your information, please contact us at info@pearlsandperils.com or via the contact page.

 

What type of information do we collect?

We receive, collect and store any information you enter on our website or provide us in any other way. In addition, we collect the Internet protocol (IP) address used to connect your computer to the Internet; login; e-mail address; password; computer and connection information and purchase history. We may use software tools to measure and collect session information, including page response times, length of visits to certain pages, page interaction information, and methods used to browse away from the page. We also collect personally identifiable information (including name, email, password, communications); payment details (including credit card information), comments, feedback, product reviews, recommendations, and personal profile.

 

How do you collect information?

When you conduct a transaction on our website, as part of the process, we collect personal information you give us such as your name, address and email address. Your personal information will be used for the specific reasons stated below only.

 

Why do you collect personal information?

We collect such Non-personal and Personal Information for the following purposes:

  1. To provide and operate our Services;

  2. To provide our Users with ongoing customer assistance and technical support;

  3. To be able to contact our Visitors and Users with general or personalised service-related notices and promotional messages;

  4. To create aggregated statistical data and other aggregated and/or inferred Non-personal Information, which we or our business partners may use to provide and improve our respective services; 

  5. To comply with any applicable laws and regulations.

 

How do you store, use, share and disclose your visitors’ personal information?

Our company is hosted on the Wix.com platform. Wix.com provides us with the online platform that allows us to sell our products and services to you. Your data may be stored through Wix.com’s data storage, databases and the general Wix.com applications. They store your data on secure servers behind a firewall. 

All direct payment gateways offered by Wix.com and used by our company adhere to the standards set by PCI-DSS as managed by the PCI Security Standards Council, which is a joint effort of brands like 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.

 

 

How do you use cookies on your website?

“Cookies” are data files that are placed on your device or computer and often include an anonymous unique identifier. For more information about cookies, and how to disable cookies, visit http://www.allaboutcookies.org.

 

  • We use cookies to enable us to provide a great experience for our visitors and customers.

  • To identify our registered members (users who registered to our site).

  • To monitor and analyse the performance, operation and effectiveness of Wix's platform.

  • To ensure our platform is secure and safe to use.

 

What types of cookies do you use?

The type of cookies placed and the preferences available to you will depend on the functionality of the relevant cookie. Essential cookies are essential for our website to remain working and secure. These cannot be disabled and do not require consent to be placed on your device. Other cookies (known as non-essential cookies) require your prior consent before being placed on your device. We categorise the non-essential cookies we use as Functional and Targeting cookies.

 

We will seek your consent to non-essential cookies on your visit to our landing page and, unless you have adjusted your preferences or browser setting so that it will refuse the non-essential cookies, our system will issue cookies and download them onto your device in accordance with the cookies preferences you have most recently indicated to us.

 

Essential cookies: These cookies enable services you have specifically asked for. These cookies are essential in order to enable you to move around the website and use its features, such as accessing secure areas. Without using these cookies, services you have asked for such as shopping baskets or e-billing cannot be provided.

 

Functional: These cookies remember choices you make to improve your experience. These cookies are used to recognise you when you return to our website. They allow the website to remember choices you make (such as your username, language or the region you are in) and provide enhanced, more personal features such as greeting you by name. They can also be used to remember changes you have made to text size, fonts and other parts of our website that you can customise. They may also be used to provide services you have asked us for, such as watching a video or commenting on a blog. The information these cookies collect may be anonymised and they cannot track your browsing activity on other websites.

 

Targeting: These cookies collect information about your browsing habits. These cookies record your visit to our website, the pages you have visited and links you have followed. They are used to deliver adverts which are more relevant to you and your interests, to limit the number of times you see an advertisement and to help measure the effectiveness of advertising campaigns. They are also used to track whether you have clicked through to our website from one of our affiliate’s websites so that we can manage our affiliate networks effectiveness.

We will use this information to make our website and the advertising (including product recommendations) displayed on it more relevant to your interests. These cookies are also placed by third parties (including advertising networks) with our permission.

 

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Communicating with you

We may contact you to notify you regarding your account, to troubleshoot problems with your account, to resolve a dispute, to collect fees or monies owed, to poll your opinions through surveys or questionnaires, to send updates about our company, or as otherwise necessary to contact you to enforce our User Agreement, applicable national laws, and any agreement we may have with you. For these purposes we may contact you via email, telephone or text message.

 

How long we keep your data for

We will keep your personal data for no longer than is necessary for the purpose(s) it was provided for and to meet our legal obligations. Further details of the periods for which we retain data are available on request.

 

Marketing preferences

If you have subscribed to our mailing list, purchased a product or service from our website we may email you offers or promotions we are running. To opt out of marketing simple unsubscribe to the emails sent or contact us via the contact page to update our records for you.

 

 

Your rights

You have several rights under the data privacy legislation. This includes, under certain circumstances, the right to:

  • request access to your personal data

  • request correction of your personal data

  • request erasure of your personal data

  • request restriction of processing of your personal data

  • request the transfer of your personal data

  • object to processing of your personal data

  • request human intervention for automated decision making

 If you wish to exercise any of these rights, please email us at info@pearlsandperils.com or contact us via the contact page.

 

Changes to this notice

From time to time we may change this privacy notice. If there are any significant changes we will post updates on our website, applications or let you know by email.

Privacy Policy and Cookie notice updated 04/01/2021