Privacy Policy

www.ellievsbear.com (the Website) take your privacy and our responsibility to protect your personal data seriously. As used in this Privacy Policy “personal data” means any information that relates to you as an identified or identifiable individual. We respect your right to privacy and will only process your personal data in accordance with applicable data protection and privacy laws. This Privacy Policy applies to information we collect when you use our Website.

HOW WE COLLECT INFORMATION

We collect the information you provide to us, e.g. we ask for contact information including your name and email address on our website so that we can reply to your enquiry. We ask for further contact information such as billing or shipping address when you hire us or buy something from us.

COOKIES: We use cookies on our website to help it to run effectively and provide the best user experience.

1. What are cookies?

“Cookies” are small text files that are stored by your web browser on your computer's hard drive. They allow the Website to store such things as user preferences. The Website uses both session cookies and persistent cookies. Session cookies are temporary cookies that expire (and are automatically erased) when you close your browser. Persistent cookies usually have an expiration date far into the future and thus stay in your browser until they expire, or until you delete them.

2. What are the cookies used for?

Cookies are useful because they help make your Website experience more enjoyable. They allow us to recognise your device (e.g. your laptop or mobile device) so that your experience of our Websites can be tailored to your device. Cookies do not typically identify you as an individual, just the device you are using. We use cookies to optimise the performance of our Website. The information connected with the cookie can also be visitors'preferences and to record session information, such as pages visited, interactions with website features and time spent on our Website.

3. How to allow/deactivate cookies

Most Internet browsers allow you to block cookies from your browser. If you do not agree to the use of these cookies please disable them by following the instructions for your browser set out here: http://www.allaboutcookies.org/ or use the automated disabling tool where available. However, some of the Services will not function well if cookies are disabled.

4. What type of cookies does the Website use?

Our site runs on Squarespace. You can read more about how Squarespace uses cookies on this page.

HOW DO WE USE YOUR PERSONAL INFORMATION?

We use the Personal Information that we collect generally to fulfill any orders placed through the Website (including processing your payment information, arranging for shipping, and providing you with invoices and/or order confirmations). Additionally, we use this Order Information to:

  • Communicate with you;
  • Screen our orders for potential risk or fraud;
  • and When in line with the preferences you have shared with us, provide you with information or advertising relating to our products or services.

We use the Device Information that we collect to help us screen for potential risk and fraud (in particular, your IP address), and more generally to improve and optimize our Site (for example, by generating analytics about how our customers browse and interact with the Site, and to assess the success of our marketing and advertising campaigns).

Newsletter and Marketing Communications

Ellievsbear gives you a choice whether or not you want ellievsbear to contact you about future offers, events and new services or related activities that you may find useful. Ellievsbear won't sell or trade personal information to other companies.

Sharing of your personal data as required by law

We will disclose personal information when required by law to comply with a current judicial proceeding, a court order or legal process served on us, or as otherwise required by any applicable law, rule or regulation.

THIRD PARTY FEATURES

The Website may contain links to or features from other websites. This Privacy Policy covers the data handling practices by ellievsbear, and does not cover the data handling practices of third party websites or features. Ellievsbear is not responsible for the privacy policies and/or practices of third parties. When linking to another site or using a third party service, you should read the privacy policy on that site or for that service.

To the extent certain third party website features are available on the Website, the following terms apply. However, we advise you to nevertheless consult the respective privacy policies for detailed information.

Twitter

We may use a Twitter widget (provided by Twitter, Inc., 1355 Market Street, Suite 900, San Francisco, CA 94103, USA) to enable users to easily share content found on the Website by sending a Tweet via their Twitter Account. By using this widget, the webpages you viewed will be connected with your Twitter account and disclosed to other users. This includes the sharing of certain information with Twitter. Please note that a data transfer is triggered already when you visit our Website, irrespective whether you interact with the plug-in. If you visit our Website whilst signed into your Twitter user account, information concerning your visit will be transferred to Twitter and Twitter can assign your visit to our Website to your user account. Please see Twitter's privacy policy: https://twitter.com/privacy for more information on the type of information tracked by Twitter via this feature - in particular, the section titled "Widget Data", and your respective control rights.

YOUR RIGHTS

If you are a European resident, you have the right to access personal information we hold about you and to ask that your personal information be corrected, updated, or deleted. If you would like to exercise this right, please contact us through the contact information below.

Additionally, if you are a European resident we note that we are processing your information in order to fulfill contracts we might have with you (for example if you make an order through the Site), or otherwise to pursue our legitimate business interests listed above.

SECURITY

While we take appropriate technical and organizational measures to safeguard the personal information that you provide to us, no transmission over the Internet can ever be guaranteed secure. Consequently, please note that we cannot guarantee the security of any personal information that you transfer over the Internet to us.

DATA RETENTION

We retain your personal information for as long as necessary to provide the Service and fulfill the transactions you have requested, or for other essential purposes such as complying with our legal obligations, maintaining business and financial records, resolving disputes, maintaining security, detecting and preventing fraud and abuse, and enforcing our agreements.

CHANGES

We may update this privacy policy from time to time in order to reflect, for example, changes to our practices or for other operational, legal or regulatory reasons.

CONTACT US

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 ellievsbear@gmail.com

Last updated : August 2018