Whidbey Tea Company (“us”, “we”, or “our”) operates the www.whidbeytea.com website (the “Service”).
This page informs you of our policies regarding the collection, use and disclosure of Personal Information when you use our Service. These policies apply only to information collected through the Service and not to information we may collect through other sources.
What data is being collected?
We collect certain personally identifiable information that can be used to contact or identify you, such as your email address and name and credit card type, number and expiration date (“Personal Information”). Except as otherwise stated in this Policy, we only have access to and collect Personal Information that you voluntarily give us via email or other direct contact from you.
We may also collect information that your browser sends whenever you visit our Service (“Log Data”). This Log Data may include information such as your computer’s Internet Protocol (“IP”) address, browser type, browser version, the pages of our Service that you visit, the time and date of your visit, the time spent on those pages and other statistics. In addition, we may use third party services such as Google Analytics that collect, monitor and analyze this type of information in order to increase our Service’s functionality. These third party service providers have their own privacy policies addressing how they use such information.
Who is collecting the data?
The Whidbey Tea Company collects and processes this information as a “collector” as defined in the EU’s Data Protection Directive and the General Data Privacy Regulation.
What is our legal basis for processing the data?
There are three (3) primary legal bases for our processing of your Personal Information:
You have consented to our processing of your Personal Information;
Processing of your Personal Information is necessary to complete transactions that you have requested; and
Processing of your Personal Information is necessary for us to pursue our legitimate interests, such as to communicate with you and to improve your experience with our Service.
Will the data be shared with any third parties?
Yes. We may employ third party companies and individuals to facilitate our Service, to provide the Service on our behalf, to perform Service-related services and/or to assist us in analyzing how our Service is used. These third parties have access to your Personal Information only to perform specific tasks on our behalf relating to our Service. Also, in completing a transaction that you have requested, we may disclose Personal Information to third-parties to the extent necessary to complete the transaction.
We may also disclose Personal Information if required to do so by law or in the good-faith belief that such action is necessary to comply with applicable laws, in response to a facially valid court order, judicial or other government subpoena or warrant, or to otherwise cooperate with law enforcement or other governmental agencies. We also reserve the right to disclose Personal Information or other information that we believe, in good faith, is appropriate or necessary to (i) take precautions against liability, (ii) protect ourselves or others from fraudulent, abusive, or unlawful uses or activity, (iii) investigate and defend ourselves against any third-party claims or allegations, (iv) protect the security or integrity of the Service and any facilities or equipment used to make the Service available, or (v) protect our property or other legal rights, enforce our contracts, or protect the rights, property, or safety of others.
Otherwise, we do not disclose, share, sell, trade, or otherwise transfer any Personal Information to third parties.
How will the information be used?
We collect this information for the purpose of providing the Service, identifying and communicating with you, responding to your requests/inquiries, servicing your purchase orders, and improving our Services.
We may also use your Personal Information to send you newsletters, marketing or promotional materials, or other information that may be of interest to you. You may opt out of receiving any, or all, of these communications from us by following the unsubscribe link or instructions provided in any email we send, or by contacting us at the addresses at the end of this Policy.
We will not use or share your Personal Information with anyone except as described in this Policy.
How long will the data be stored for?
We only retain your Personal information for as long as your account is active, or otherwise for a limited period of time as long as we need it to fulfill the purposes for which we have initially collected it, unless otherwise required by law.
How can you raise a complaint, request a change to your Personal Information, or request that we delete your Personal Information?
You may make a complaint, or request a change to or deletion of your Personal Information, by communicating with us at the addresses provided at the end of this Policy.
(a) Do Not Track Disclosure
We currently do not support Do Not Track (“DNT”). Do Not Track is a preference you can set in your web browser to inform websites that you do not want to be tracked. You can enable or disable Do Not Track by visiting the Preferences or Settings page of your web browser.
The security of your Personal Information is important to us, and we strive to implement and maintain reasonable, commercially acceptable security procedures and practices appropriate to the nature of the information we store, in order to protect it from unauthorized access, destruction, use, modification, or disclosure. However, please be aware that no method of transmission over the Internet, or method of electronic storage, is 100% secure, and we are unable to guarantee the absolute security of the Personal Information we have collected from you.
(c) International Transfer
Your information, including Personal Information, may be transferred to — and maintained on — computers located outside of your state, province, country or other governmental jurisdiction where the data protection laws may differ than those from your jurisdiction. If you are located outside United States and choose to provide information to us, please note that we may transfer the information, including Personal Information, to the United States and process it there.
Your use of the Service and your submission of such information to our website indicate your agreement that such information can be transferred to the United States.
(e) Links To Other Sites
(e) Children’s Privacy
Only persons age 18 or older have permission to access our Service. Our Service does not address, and should not be used by, anyone under the age of 18 (“Children”) without the consent of a parent or guardian. We do not knowingly collect Personal Information from Children. If we become aware that we have collected Personal Information from Children without verification of parental consent, we will take steps to remove that information from our servers. If you are a parent or guardian and you learn that your Children have provided us with Personal Information, please contact us.
(f) Changes To This Policy
This Policy is effective as of September 18, 2018 and will remain in effect except with respect to any changes in its provisions in the future, which will be in effect immediately after being posted on this page.
We reserve the right to update or change our Policy at any time and you should check this Policy periodically. Your continued use of the Service after we post any modifications to the Policy on this page will constitute your acknowledgment of the modifications and your consent to abide and be bound by the modified Policy.
If we make any material changes to this Policy, we will notify you either through the email address you have provided us, or by placing a prominent notice on our website.
If you have any questions about this Policy, please contact us at email@example.com or mail us at: