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Privacy Policy & Client Information

This Privacy Policy describes how your personal information is collected, used, and shared when you visit or make a purchase from storewebdesigns.com (the “Site”)

i.        Personal information we collect

When you visit the Site, we automatically collect certain information about your device, including information about your web browser, IP address, time zone, and some of the cookies that are installed on your device. Additionally, as you browse the Site, we collect information about the individual web pages or products that you view, what websites or search terms referred you to the Site, and information about how you interact with the Site. We refer to this automatically-collected information as “Device Information”. 

We collect Device Information using the following technologies: 
- “Cookies” are data files that are placed on your device or computer and often include an anonymous unique identifier. For more information about cookies, and how to disable cookies, visit http://www.allaboutcookies.org. 
- “Log files” track actions occurring on the Site, and collect data including your IP address, browser type, Internet service provider, referring/exit pages, and date/time stamps. 
- “Web beacons”, “tags”, and “pixels” are electronic files used to record information about how you browse the Site. 

Additionally when you make a purchase or attempt to make a purchase through the Site, we collect certain information from you, including your name, billing address, shipping address, payment information (including credit card numbers, email address, and phone number. We refer to this information as “Order Information”. 

When we talk about “Personal Information” in this Privacy Policy, we are talking both about Device Information and Order Information. 

ii.         How do we use your personal information? 

We use the Order Information that we collect generally to fulfill any orders placed through the Site (including processing your payment information, arranging for processing, 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).

StoreWebDesigns and our Services

iii.        Data / Information Collected for Web Design Construction / Re-                    construction Purposes

StoreWebDesings is a web design agency that primarily provides "web design services" for established merchants, startup businesses or individuals aka sole proprietors.

Our main function is to re-design and reconstruct online stores aka eCommerce Web Stores to help achieve the client's business goals. StoreWebDesigns primary goals are to undertake the instructions of the client to either upgrade, build, and/or design their site to improve business functionality and their primary objectives. There is no guarantee that the completed site will increase sales or revenues at the point of re-acquisition (after site changes/design has taken place).

StoreWebDesigns will under no circumstances share our client’s information to the benefit to StoreWebDesigns or its directors, officers or employees (in a form of advertising) without written consent from the client.

iv.        Limited Liability

StoreWebDesigns will not be legally liable for confidential information acquired through software systems “online” that are not protected or in accordance to the terms of this agreement. StoreWebDesigns is not liable for confidential information that has been lost, stolen, compromised during the transfer process to our possession where StoreWebDesigns does not have ultimate control of the confidential information transferred.

v.        Access to Confidential Information during Acquisition of Client’s                 Website/Web store aka “eCommerce Online Store(s)

StoreWebDesigns is a company that focus’ re-design, re-construction, build and planning of eCommerce online stores with the sole purpose of enhancing, improving the look and functionality of the site for the benefit of the client.  StoreWebDesigns will require the client to allow access to the website’s confidential information such as; customer names, phone numbers, addresses, credit card numbers and other pertinent information that is of confidential nature.  StoreWebDesigns will not under any circumstances use, distribute, share, exploit, advertise or any other release of client’s customer information at any time during the acquisition and developing, building, designing and/or using their eCommerce store for commercial or any other uses other than the aforementioned purposes to design, develop, build or upgrade the website for the primary purpose of the client’s own use.  StoreWebDesigns will for the sole purpose of designing, developing, building, upgrading the site in accordance to the client’s requirements and needs.   

vi.        Website Maintenance

Under the circumstance that StoreWebDesigns will perform maintenance on the client’s website on a weekly, monthly or yearly basis will exclusively abide by the above criteria for safeguarding the client and their customer’s confidential information at the best of their abilities and security measures that are set in place.

vii.        Possession of Website and Confidential Information during and                   after Re-Construction Process

StoreWebDesigns will hand over/transfer exclusively all client confidential information back to the client after website has been completed and launched. StoreWebDesigns does not keep, posses or hold client information that is of confidentiality in nature pursuant to the applicable Privacy laws of Ontario, Canada and United States of America. 

viii.        Sharing your personal Information

StoreWebDesigns WILL NOT under any circumstances share your personal information with third parties for use of your Personal Information only as described above. However, we use Shopify to power our online store--you can read more about how Shopify uses your Personal Information here: https://www.shopify.com/legal/privacy. We also use Google Analytics to help us understand how our customers use the Site -- you can read more about how Google uses your Personal Information here: https://www.google.com/intl/en/policies/privacy/. You can also opt-out of Google Analytics here: https://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout.  However, under the above uses, StoreWebDesigns will not take part of any 3rd party sharing without your written consent. 

Finally, we may also share your Personal Information to comply with applicable laws and regulations of Canada, to respond to a subpoena, search warrant or other lawful request for information we receive, or to otherwise protect our rights. 

ix.        Behavioural advertising 

As described above, we use your Personal Information to provide you with targeted advertisements or marketing communications we believe may be of interest to you. For more information about how targeted advertising works, you can visit the Network Advertising Initiative’s (“NAI”) educational page at http://www.networkadvertising.org/understanding-online-advertising/how-does-it-work. 

You can opt out of targeted advertising by using the links below: 
- Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/settings/?tab=ads 
- Google: https://www.google.com/settings/ads/anonymous 
- Bing: https://advertise.bingads.microsoft.com/en-us/resources/policies/personalized-ads 

Additionally, you can opt out of some of these services by visiting the Digital Advertising Alliance’s opt-out portal at: http://optout.aboutads.info/. 

x.        Do not track 

Please note that we do not alter our Site’s data collection and use practices when we see a Do Not Track signal from your browser. 

xi.        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. Additionally, please note that your information will be transferred outside of Europe, including to Canada and the United States. 

xii.        Data retention

When you place an order through the Site, we will maintain your Order Information for our records unless and until you ask us to delete this information. 

xiii.        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. 

The client must be at least 18 years old to take part in his/her web design and be an eligible client of StoreWebDesigns.

xiv.        Minors

The Site is not intended for individuals under the age of 18 years old. 

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 phone: 1-800-981-9019 or e‑mail at info@storewebdesigns.com or by mail using the details provided below: 

Store Web Designs 
Re: Privacy Compliance Officer
Store Web Designs, info@storewebdesigns.com / 1-800-981-9019