Last Updated on May 18, 2020.
This website complies with the General Data Protection Regulation 2018 and any successor legislation for user privacy. We have a proactive approach to Users’ privacy and take all the necessary steps to protect it.
Purpose of the Policy
This Policy describes how we collect, use, disclose, and otherwise process the personal users’ data provided by using the Aromoshelf website and its Services.
Age Restriction: We require users of our Services to be at least 16 years old. We do not intend that anyone under the age of 16 uses any of the features or services we offer. We do not knowingly collect personal data from anyone under the age of 16 – so, please, if you are under 16, do not use the Services. We understand and are committed to respecting the sensitive nature of people’s privacy online. If we find out or suspect you are less than 16 years old, we retain the right to limit, pause, or cancel your use of the Services in the manner we may deem fit. If you suspect that a user is under the age of 16, please inform us through email [email protected]
- PURPOSES OF PROCESSING
Personal data, as defined in the General Data Protection Regulation 2018 and any successor legislation includes any information about you that either alone or in combination with other information we hold, can identify you as an individual. We need specific personal data to provide you with access to our Services and to continue developing them for improving your user experience and performing the contract that you have with us in using the Aromoshelf website and Services as a Users.
Personal data is not just created by your interactions with our website. It also generates technical processes such as contact forms, comments, cookies, and third party embeds. For example, when you leave comments on the site, we collect the data shown in the comments form, and your IP address and browser agent string to help spam detection.
To process your data, we rely on the following legal bases:
Contractual Performance: The primary reason we process your personal data is to perform the contract that you have with us by using the Aromoshelf website and Services as a User. For example, as you use our Services, we use your data to provide your account.
Legitimate Interests: We may also use your personal data where we have legitimate interests to do so, for example, for administrative and internal business purposes. We may use your data for enhancing our site to ensure that it is presented in the most effective and relevant manner for you and your device, setting default options (such as language), improving our Services, and identifying usage trends. Also, we may review users’ actions for fraud detection and other legal purposes.
Consent: We may also ask for your consent to use your personal data for specific reasons. You may withdraw your consent by contacting us as set out at the end of this Policy.
- INFORMATION WE COLLECT AND HOW WE USE IT
We may collect such data as email, personal account preferences, and technical data, such as Usage Data, IP addresses, cookies, unique device identifiers for advertising (Google Advertiser ID, for example). We do not collect any sensitive data such as race or ethnic origin, political opinions, religious or philosophical beliefs, trade union memberships, genetic or biometric data, health or mortality, sex life, or sexual orientation.
We may collect and store information about you only in connection with your Services’ use, including any information you transmit to or through the Services. We use this information on an anonymous basis and will not use it to identify any particular User. We use and process that information to provide the Services’ functionality, fulfill your requests, improve the Services’ quality, engage in research and analysis relating to the Services, personalize your experience, track usage of the Services, market the Services, provide customer support, the message you, back up our systems for disaster recovery, enhance the security of the Services, and comply with legal obligations. Even when we do not retain such information, it must be transmitted to our servers initially and stored long enough to process.
Please also note:
Information may be collected automatically when you use the Services. This personal data includes but is not limited to: attribution campaign and source, authentication state, device OS and version, device model, latitude and longitude, signup date, first subscription date, browser type, type of computer or mobile device, browser language, IP address, location, and requested and referring URLs. This personal data allows us to diagnose bugs as well as to detect fraud. This personal data also allows us to send push notifications if you choose to opt into those communications.
This website has an email newsletter program for informing subscribers about products and services supplied by this website. Users can subscribe through an online subscribing form at their discretion. No personal data obtained through subscription are passed on to third parties. Newsletters may contain some tracking facilities for tracking such activities as the opening, forwarding of email letters, clicking on the links, etc. This information is used to understand the Users’ preferences to return to them with more relevant content. Every subscriber has the opportunity to automatically unsubscribe by clicking on the link at the received email’s footer.
Public Content: No public content, which does not belong to us, is intended for posting on the website.
Activity: When you use the Services, we may collect personal data as you take actions within the Services, such as what information you are interested in and how you use them. It may include but is not limited to passing, liking, commenting, messaging, blocks, and other reports, your search activity, the screens you view, the date and time of your visit. Collecting this information allows us to provide the Services and to help us improve our Services by refining our recommendation algorithm, diagnosing bugs or issues, developing new features, and monitoring for behavior that violates their functionality.
Cookies may have unique identifiers and reside, among other places, on your computer or mobile device, in emails we send to you, and on our web pages. Cookies may transmit information about you and your use of the Services, such as your browser type, search preferences, IP address, data relating to advertisements that have been displayed to you or that you have clicked on, and the date and time of your use. Cookies may be persistent or stored only during an individual session. For example, if you leave a comment on our site, you may opt-in to saving your name, email address, and website in cookies. These are for your convenience so that you do not have to fill in your details again when you leave another comment. These cookies will last for one year.
Varieties of cookies operate on our website:
Necessary cookies that make the Services work in the way you expect. They do not store any personally identifiable information and only enable core functionality such as security, network management, and accessibility. They cannot be switched off in the systems. You can change your browser settings to block these cookies, but some parts of the site may not then work correctly. The method for disabling Cookies may vary by device and browser, but can usually be found in your device or browser preferences or security settings.
Performance and Functionality cookies help us understand how Users use our website, and remember how they prefer the Services behave and look. For example, we use a Cookie that tells us their preferred language. These cookies allow us to count visits and traffic sources (for example, Google Analytics cookies) that help us measure and improve our site and Services. This information is anonymized.
We use social media buttons on our site and Services, which allow Users to share content and interact with their social network on platforms like Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, etc. These social media platforms may set their cookies on your device placed on a website via scripts or tags added to the web page. We do not control these cookies’ settings, so we suggest you check their websites for more information about their Cookies and Privacy Policies.
HOW WE SHARE YOUR INFORMATION
We may share your personal data with service providers and partners who help us operate the Services, in the event of a business transaction and for law enforcement purposes. Third parties may receive information about you as follows:
Service Providers: We may share your personal data with third parties to provide you with the Services (such as analytics services or chat-bot services). We vet all service providers before we provide them with your data and ensure we have appropriate contractual safeguards in place. For example, visitor comments may be checked through an automated spam detection service.
Aggregate or Anonymous Information: We may share user information in the aggregate with third parties. For example, if you engage in search of some information through our Services, we may publicly disclose information about the searching without providing identifying information about you.
Investigations and Legal Disclosures: We may investigate and disclose information from or about you if we have a good faith belief that such investigation or disclosure: (a) is reasonably necessary to comply with legal process and law enforcement instructions and orders, such as a search warrant, subpoena, statute, judicial proceeding, or other legal process or law enforcement requests served on us; (b) is helpful to prevent, investigate, or identify possible wrongdoing in connection with the Services; or (c) protects our rights, reputation, property, or that of our users, affiliates, or the public. If you report or otherwise complain to us about content through the Services, we may share the substance of your complaint with the contributor of that content to provide an opportunity for the contributor to respond.
We drive your attention to the fact that sharing your information in no case is selling, renting, releasing, disclosing, transferring to any third party either orally, in writing by email, or other means for monetary or other types of valuable consideration.
CONTROLLING YOUR PERSONAL DATA AND YOUR RIGHTS
Below, we have outlined some of the tools you may use to manage your data.
Tools in the Service. The Services provide specific tools that allow you to access, rectify, delete, or use the information you have provided through the Services, and that is associated with you.
If you have an account on this site or have left comments or use Services, 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. It does not include any data we are obliged to keep for administrative, legal, or security purposes.
Accountability. Some countries, including those in the European Union, provide you with a right to file a complaint with the appropriate data protection authority if you have an issue with how we process your personal data.
For your protection, we may ask you to prove your identity before answering any requests related to the above items. Note that we may request additional information from you to verify your identity and even reject a request for certain reasons, including if it is unlawful or if fulfilling the request will infringe a trade secret or other intellectual property or the privacy of another user.
How we protect Users’ data
We have put stringent security procedures in place to protect information collected about our users. We constantly monitor our systems, which are protected using industry-standard security measures. We use various safeguards to protect the personal information submitted to us that include technical measures such as encryption. We take security very seriously and follow industry best practices and so will strive to use commercially acceptable means to protect your personal information.
We may suspend your use of all or part of the Services without notice if we suspect or detect any security breach or provisions of this Policy. If you believe that your account or personal data is no longer secure, please notify us immediately at the contact information set out below.
SERVICE AREA BEYOND OUR CONTROL
Third-party websites. The Services may contain links to other websites or encourage you to visit such other websites. If you choose to visit other websites, we are not responsible for the privacy practices or content of those other websites. It is your responsibility to review the privacy policies at those websites to confirm that you understand and agree with their policies.
HOW TO CONTACT US