Privacy & Security

PRIVACY STATEMENT

Last Modified: [December 18h, 2020]
This Privacy Policy explains how we collect, use, disclose, and otherwise process personal information in connection with our services.

SECTION 1 - WE CARE ABOUT YOUR PRIVACY

We abide by the principles of legality, legitimacy, and transparency, use, and process the least data within a limited scope of purpose, and take technical and administrative measures to protect the security of the data.

We use personal data to help verify accounts and user activity, as well as to promote safety and security, such as by monitoring fraud and investigating suspicious or potentially illegal activity or violations of our terms or policies.

Such processing is based on our legitimate interest in helping ensure the safety of our products and services.

SECTION 2 - OUR COLLECTION OF PERSONAL INFORMATION

ⅰ. Personal Information You Provide: 
Contact and Profile Information.   We collect personal information, such as your name, email address, telephone number, zip code, and address when you create an account, sign up for a newsletter or make a purchase online.

Payment and Transaction Information.  We may collect information such as items purchased, date and time of your transaction, order details and payment information when you make an online purchase.  

Shopping History. For example, we may collect personal information about the items you viewed on our website, added to your cart, purchased or returned. 

We use this information to operate, maintain, and provide to you the features and functionality of the services, as well as to communicate directly with you, such as to send you email messages.  We may also send you service-related emails or messages (e.g., user account verification, change or updates to features of the services, technical and security notices, order details problems) .

ⅱ. Personal Information about use of our services:
When you browse our store, we also automatically receive your computer’s internet protocol (IP) address in order to provide us with information that helps us learn about your browser and operating system.

SECTION 3   OUR USE OF PERSONAL INFORMATION

 ⅰ. Communicating with you:

Subject to your prior express consent, we may use personal data to send you marketing communications in relation to GardeniaJewel own products and services, communicate with you about your account or transactions, and inform you about our policies and terms.

  • To process your registration on our services, including verifying your information to ensure its accuracy and validity.
  • To fulfill your requests (e.g., to allow you to place an order online, have it delivered to you, or to provide you with information that you request).
  • To fulfill your purchases (e.g., to process credit card payments in connection with your transaction). For example, we send notification emails to you about order status, shipping status, delivery date, etc.
  • To customize content on our services relevant to your interests, including but not limited to targeted offers and ads through our website, email.
  • To send you important information regarding the services, such as certain changes to our terms, conditions, policies, and/or other administrative information. Because this information may be material to your use of the services, you may not opt out of receiving such communications.
  • To evaluate your eligibility for certain types of promotions, offers, products, or services that may be of interest to you.

ⅱ. Providing, improving, and developing our products and services:

For our internal business purposes, such as data analysis, customer research, audits, fraud prevention, developing new products and/or features, enhancing the services, improving our services, identifying usage trends, including to inform our machine learning for purposes such as user engagement.

Such processing is based on our legitimate interest in offering you products and services and for business continuity. T

o respond to law enforcement requests and as required by applicable law, court order, or governmental regulations and enforce our corporate reporting obligations and our Terms of Use, or to comply with applicable laws.

ⅱⅰ.How to withdraw the consent?

If you no longer wish to receive email communications for marketing purposes, please contact us to opt-out, at anytime.

NOTE: For any of the uses of your data described above that require your prior express consent, note that you may withdraw your consent at any times by contacting GardeniaJewel.

SECTION 4 - DISCLOSURE OF PERSONAL DATA

We may disclose your personal information if we are required by law to do so or if you violate our Terms of Service. The data will not be shared with third parties for their own marketing purposes without your prior express consent.

  • Fulfilment of legal obligations:

Due to the mandatory laws of the European Economic Area or the country in which the user lives, certain legal acts exist or have occurred and certain legal obligations need to be fulfilled. Treatment of personal data of EEA residents ---As described below, if you reside within the European Economic Area (EEA), our processing of your personal data will be legitimized: Whenever we require your consent for the processing of your personal data such processing will be justified pursuant to Article 6(1) of the General Data Protection Regulation (EU) ("GDPR").

  • Legal Compliance and Security or Protect Other Rights

It may be necessary—by law, legal process, litigation, and/or requests from public and governmental authorities within or outside your country of residence—for us to disclose personal data. We may also disclose personal data if we determine that for purposes of national security, law enforcement, or other issues of public importance, disclosure is necessary or appropriate.

SECTION 5 - CHOICES AND CONTROL OVER YOUR INFORMATION

Profile and settings: You may update your account information and adjust your account settings by logging into your account. Please note that changes to your settings may require some time to take effect.

How to control your email preferences: You can stop receiving promotional email communications from us by clicking on the “unsubscribe link” provided in such communications. We make every effort to promptly process all unsubscribe requests. You may not opt out of service-related communications (e.g., account verification, transactional communications, changes/updates to features of the Service, technical and security notices).

We take reasonable steps to ensure that your personal data is accurate, complete, and up to date. You have the right to access, correct, or delete the personal data that we collect. You are also entitled to restrict or object, at any time, to the further processing of your personal data.

SECTION 6 - CHILDREN’S PERSONAL INFORMATION

Our websites and online services are not directed to, and we do not intend to, or knowingly, collect or solicit personal information from children under the age of 13. If you are under the age of 13, please do not use our websites or online services or otherwise provide us with any personal information either directly or by other means. If a child under the age of 13 has provided personal information to us, we encourage the child’s parent or guardian to contact us to request that we remove the personal information from our systems. If we learn that any personal information we collect has been provided by a child under the age of 13, we will promptly delete that personal information. 

SECTION - 7 THIRD-PARTY WEBSITES AND SERVICES

When a customer operates a link to a third-party website that has a relationship with GaedeniaJewel, we does not assume any obligation or responsibility for such policy because of the third party's privacy policy. Our websites, products, and services may contain links to or the ability for you to access third-party websites, products, and services. We are not responsible for, any personal information practices of third-party websites and online services or the practices of other third parties. To learn about the personal information practices of third parties, please visit their respective privacy policies.  

SECTION 8 - DATA SECURITY

We use reasonable technical, administrative, and physical security measures designed to safeguard and help prevent unauthorized access to your data, and to correctly use the data we collect.

To protect your personal information, we take reasonable precautions and follow industry best practices to make sure it is not inappropriately lost, misused, accessed, disclosed, altered or destroyed.

If you provide us with your credit card information, the information is encrypted using secure socket layer technology (SSL) and stored with a AES-256 encryption. Although no method of transmission over the Internet or electronic storage is 100% secure, we follow all PCI-DSS requirements and implement additional generally accepted industry standards. 

SECTION 9 - COOKIES

A cookie is a piece of data stored on the user’s hard drive containing information about the user. We use both session and cookies. Usage of a cookie from our site is in no way linked to any personally identifiable information.

Cookies enable us to track and target the interests of our users in the aggregate by analyzing popular areas and products to enhance future experiences on our site. Cookies do not cause damage to your computer systems or files, and only the web site that transferred a particular cookie to you can read, modify or delete such cookie.

If you do not want information collected through the use of cookies, there are simple procedures in most browsers that allow you to delete existing cookies, to automatically decline cookies, or to be given the choice of declining or accepting the transfer of particular cookies to your computer.

SECTION 10 - UPDATE TO THIS PRIVACY POLICY

We will update this Privacy Policy from time to time to keep pace with new technologies, industry practices, and regulatory requirements . When we make changes to this Privacy Policy, we will change the "Last Updated" date at the beginning of this Privacy Policy. If we make material changes to this Privacy Policy, we will notify you by email to your registered email address, by prominent posting on this website or our online services, or through other appropriate communication channels. All changes shall be effective from the date of publication unless otherwise provided. 

SECTION 11 - SHOPIFY

Our store is hosted on Shopify Inc. They provide us with the online e-commerce platform that allows us to sell our products and services to you.
Your data is stored through Shopify’s data storage, databases and the general Shopify application. They store your data on a secure server behind a firewall.

Payment:
If you choose a direct payment gateway to complete your purchase, then Shopify stores your credit card data. It is encrypted through the Payment Card Industry Data Security Standard (PCI-DSS). Your purchase transaction data is stored only as long as is necessary to complete your purchase transaction. After that is complete, your purchase transaction information is deleted.
All direct payment gateways 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.
For more insight, you may also want to read Shopify’s Terms of Service (https://www.shopify.com/legal/terms) or Privacy Statement (https://www.shopify.com/legal/privacy).


SECTION 12 - AGE OF CONSENT

By using this site, you represent that you are at least the age of majority in your state or province of residence, or that you are the age of majority in your state or province of residence and you have given us your consent to allow any of your minor dependents to use this site.


QUESTIONS AND CONTACT INFORMATION

If you have any questions or requests in connection with this Privacy Policy or other privacy-related matters, please contact: 

GardeniaJewel service@gardeniajewel.com
9-2-204, Yijing apartment, Northeast of Zhongxindadao and Dongwudao, Tianjin Pilot Trade zone (airport economic zone), Tianjin, China