PRIVACY POLICY

 

This privacy policy governs the manner in which Breaking Waves Gifts collects, uses, maintains and discloses information collected from users of www.breakingwavesgifts.com

The new General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) came into effect on Friday 25th May 2018. This regulation has been created to provide you with full transparency over the ways in which your data is used. In line with this change, we have updated our Privacy Policy so you know exactly how we collect, use and protect your data.

Breaking Waves Gifts is committed to keeping your information safe and we assure you that we have taken the necessary steps to ensure this.

Your privacy matters.

Type of information we collect?

 

We receive, collect and store any information you may enter on our website, or provide us with in any other way. In addition, we collect the Internet protocol (IP) address used to connect your computer to the Internet; login; e-mail address; password; computer and connection information and purchase history. We may use software tools to measure and collect session information, including page response times, length of visits to certain pages, page interaction information, and methods used to browse away from the page.

 

How we collect information?

When you conduct a transaction on our website, as part of the process, we collect personal information you give us such as your name, address and email address. Your personal information will be used for the specific reasons stated above only.

 

Why we collect such personal information?

We collect such Non-personal and Personal Information for the following purposes:

  1. To provide and operate the Services;

  2. To provide our Users with ongoing customer assistance and technical support;

  3. To be able to contact our Visitors and Users with general or personalized service-related notices and promotional messages;

  4. To create aggregated statistical data and other aggregated and/or inferred Non-personal Information, which we or our business partners may use to provide and improve our respective services;

  5. To comply with any applicable laws and regulations.

 

How we store, use, share and disclose our site visitors' personal information?

Our company is hosted on the Wix.com platform. Wix.com provides us with the online platform that allows us to sell our products and services to you. Your data may be stored through Wix.com’s data storage, databases and the general Wix.com applications. They store your data on secure servers behind a firewall.

All direct payment gateways offered by Wix.com and used by our company 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.

 

How we communicate with our site visitors?

We may contact you to notify you regarding your account, to troubleshoot problems with your account, to resolve a dispute, to collect fees or monies owed, to poll your opinions through surveys or questionnaires, to send updates about our company, or as otherwise necessary to contact you to enforce our User Agreement, applicable national laws, and any agreement we may have with you. For these purposes we may contact you via email, telephone, text messages, and postal mail.

 

How our site visitors can withdraw their consent?

If you don’t want us to process your data anymore, please contact us at breakingwavesgifts@gmail.com or send in writing to: 39 John Street, Porthcawl, Bridgend County, South Wales, CF36 3AP.

 

Google Analytics

Used to help us understand how visitors use our website, we collect information to create these cookies which are used to collect information about how visitors use our website. We use the information to compile reports and to help us continually improve the website and your overall experience.

For more information regarding Google Analytics please visit: http://www.google.com/analytics/learn/privacy.html

 

Facebook Pixel

Used to record information about the visitor’s session on our website, we use a Facebook Pixel to understand individual visitor behaviour so that we can effectively remarket our services to them on the social media platform itself.

For more information regarding the Facebook Pixel please visit: https://www.facebook.com/ads/website_custom_audiences/

External sites

Breaking Waves Gifts is not responsible for the content of external internet sites. You are advised to read the privacy policy of any external sites before disclosing personal information. No endorsement of the content of those sites is to be implied.

 

Questions or concerns

If you would like to: access, correct, amend or delete any personal information we have about you, register a complaint, or simply want more information, please contact us at breakingwavesgifts@gmail.com or send in writing to: 39 John Street, Porthcawl, Bridgend County, South Wales, CF36 3AP.

 

Privacy policy updates

We reserve the right to modify this privacy policy at any time, so please review it frequently. Changes and clarifications will take effect immediately upon their posting on the website. If we make material changes to this policy, we will notify you here that it has been updated, so that you are aware of what information we collect, how we use it, and under what circumstances, if any, we use and/or disclose it.