Effective date: 25 May 2018


Vincent Associates is committed to protecting your privacy and developing technology that gives you the most powerful and safe online experience. This privacy policy applies to the Vincent Associates website and governs data collection and usage. By using the Vincent Associates website, you consent to the data practices described in this statement.

Our website address is: https://uniblitzdev.wpengine.com

For a comprehensive list of the cookies our website uses, please review our cookie policy.

 

What personal data we collect and why we collect it


Cookies

A cookie is a string of information that a website stores on a visitor’s computer, and that the visitor’s browser provides to the website each time the visitor returns. Most major websites use cookies. Because the browser provides this cookie information to the website at each visit, cookies serve as a sort of label that allows a website to “recognize” a browser when it returns to the website.

 

Strictly necessary cookies – These cookies are used for the sole purpose of either (i) carrying out a transmission of a communication over an electronic communications network, or (ii) to allow the provider of an information society service to provide such service as explicitly requested by you. This cookies are necessary for our site to operate. Additionally, these cookies allow the website to remember choices you make (such as your user name, language or region you are in) and provide enhanced, more personal features.

Statistics cookies – These cookies collect information about how visitors use a website, for instance which pages visitors go to most often, and if they get error messages from web pages. These cookies do not collect information that identifies a visitor. All information these cookies collect is aggregated and therefore anonymous. it is only used to improve how a website works.

Marketing cookies – Marketing cookies are used to track visitors across websites. The intention is to display ads that are relevant and engaging for the individual user and thereby more valuable for publishers and third party advertisers.

 

Disabling or Removing Cookies

Your internet browser can be configured to stop accepting cookies completely or to prompt you before accepting a cookie from the website you visit. If you do not accept cookies, however, you may not be able to properly use all functions and/or services of the Vincent Associates website.

For a comprehensive list of the cookies our website uses, or to update your cookie consent, please visit our Cookie Policy.

 

Comments

When visitors leave comments on the site we collect the data shown in the comments form, and also the visitor’s IP address and browser user agent string to help spam detection.

An anonymized string created from your email address (also called a hash) may be provided to the Gravatar service to see if you are using it. The Gravatar service privacy policy is available here: https://automattic.com/privacy/. After approval of your comment, your profile picture is visible to the public in the context of your comment.

 

Media

If you upload images to the website, you should avoid uploading images with embedded location data (EXIF GPS) included. Visitors to the website can download and extract any location data from images on the website.

 

Contact forms

If you use the contact form or custom product form, Vincent Associates will keep contact form submissions for a certain period for customer service purposes, but we do not use the information submitted through them for marketing purposes.

 

Embedded content from other websites

Articles on this site may include embedded content (e.g. videos, images, articles, etc.). Embedded content from other websites behaves in the exact same way as if the visitor has visited the other website.

These websites may collect data about you, use cookies, embed additional third-party tracking, and monitor your interaction with that embedded content, including tracing your interaction with the embedded content if you have an account and are logged in to that website.

 

Shopping

While you visit our site and/or use our online shop, we’ll track:

  • Products you’ve viewed: we’ll use this to, for example, show you products you’ve recently viewed
  • Location, IP address and browser type: we’ll use this for purposes like estimating taxes and shipping
  • Shipping address: we’ll ask you to enter this so we can, for instance, estimate shipping before you place an order, and send you the order!

We’ll also use cookies to keep track of cart contents while you’re browsing our site. Please see the section “Cookies” above for more information.

When you purchase from us, we’ll ask you to provide information including your name, billing address, shipping address, email address, phone number, credit card/payment details and optional account information like username and password. We’ll use this information for purposes, such as, to:

  • Send you information about your account and order
  • Respond to your requests, including refunds and complaints
  • Process payments and prevent fraud
  • Set up your account for our store
  • Comply with any legal obligations we have, such as calculating taxes
  • Improve our store offerings
  • Send you marketing messages, if you choose to receive them

If you create an account, we will store your name, address, email and phone number, which will be used to populate the checkout for future orders.

We generally store information about you for as long as we need the information for the purposes for which we collect and use it, and we are not legally required to continue to keep it. For example, we will store order information for 1 year for tax and accounting purposes. This includes your name, email address and billing and shipping addresses.

We will also store comments or reviews, if you choose to leave them.

 

Payments

We accept payments through Stripe. When processing payments, some of your data will be passed to Stripe, including information required to process or support the payment, such as the purchase total and billing information.

Please see the Stripe Privacy Policy for more details.

 

Analytics

We use analytics tools, specifically Google Analytics, and will retain data drawn from such analytics tools for 26 months after initial acquisition. The data we collect is to used to improve our products, website, and services.

We use an IP anonymization feature by default, and do support the “Do Not Track” (DNT) header if you choose to use it (and if your browser supports it).

Please see Google’s Privacy Policy for more details.

To opt out of Google Analytics tracking, please click here:

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Who on our team has access

Members of our team have access to the information you provide us. For example, both Administrators and Shop Managers can access:

  • Order information like what was purchased, when it was purchased and where it should be sent, and
  • Customer information like your name, email address, and billing and shipping information.

Our team members have access to this information to help fulfill orders, process refunds and support you.

 

How long we retain your data


If you leave a comment, the comment and its metadata are retained indefinitely. This is so we can recognize and approve any follow-up comments automatically instead of holding them in a moderation queue.

If you place an order in our shop, we generally store information about you for as long as we need the information for the purposes for which we collect and use it, and we are not legally required to continue to keep it. For example, we will store order information for 1 year for tax and accounting purposes. This includes your name, email address and billing and shipping addresses.

We will retain data drawn from analytics tools for 26 months after initial acquisition. See the “Analytics” section above for more information.

For a comprehensive list of the cookies our website uses, and how long those cookies are retained, please visit our Cookie Policy.

 

What rights you have over your data


If you have an account on this site, or have left comments, you can request to receive an exported file of the personal data we hold about you, including any data you have provided to us. You can also request that we erase any personal data we hold about you. This does not include any data we are obliged to keep for administrative, legal, or security purposes.

To request the deletion of your personal data and your user account, download your personal data, and/or update your personal data, please contact us.

 

Where we send your data


Visitor comments may be checked through an automated spam detection service.

If you place an order in our shop, some of your data will be passed to Stripe, including information required to process or support the payment, such as the purchase total and billing information. Please see the Stripe Privacy Policy for more details.

Occasionally we may embed YouTube videos into our blog posts and/or product pages. YouTube itself may set cookies used to track visitors and to keep statistics of how a visitor uses YouTube videos across different websites. Please see Google’s Privacy Policy for more details.

 

Security of your Personal Information


Vincent Associates secures your personal information from unauthorized access, use or disclosure. Vincent Associates secures the personally identifiable information you provide on computer servers in a controlled, secure environment, protected from unauthorized access, use or disclosure. When personal information (such as a credit card number) is transmitted to other Web sites, it is protected through the use of encryption, such as the Secure Socket Layer (SSL) protocol.

 

Changes to this Privacy Policy


Vincent Associates will occasionally update this privacy policy to reflect company and customer feedback. Vincent Associates encourages you to periodically review this privacy policy to be informed of how Vincent Associates is protecting your information.

 

Contact Information


Vincent Associates welcomes your comments regarding this privacy policy. If you believe that Vincent Associates has not adhered to this policy, please contact us at info@uniblitz.com.