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Privacy Policy Statement

The purpose of this Privacy Policy Statement is to describe as clearly as possible the collection, processing and storage of customer data by Scandic Plastic-Free Oy (hereafter "we"), in accordance with the The General Data Protection Regulation (EU) 2016/679 (GDPR).

The controller: Scandic Plastic-Free Inc.

VAT number: FI29484491

E-mail: info@plasticfreepicks.com

Tel: + 358 400 488 014

Postal address: Saunarannankuja 3, 02330 Espoo


WHAT INFORMATION DO WE COLLECT?

  • When you make a purchase from our online store, as part of the purchase and sales transaction we collect information, such as your name, telephone number, address and email address.
  • When you browse our online store, we automatically receive the IP address of the device used, the web browser used and the machine operating system used.
  • If you order our newsletter, we will collect your email address.
  • If we receive your permission, we may send you emails about our online store, our new products, and other trade updates.
  • You can leave the mailing list whenever you wish. This can be done through emails that you have received from us, or by contacting us directly.
  • Like many other websites, we use cookies to ensure a safe and efficient visit, and to improve the user experience. Please get to know more about cookies later in this Privacy Policy Statement.


HOW DO WE GET PERMISSION FROM YOU TO GATHER INTELLIGENCE?

  • When you provide us with your personal data while online shopping (for example, placing an order or choosing a delivery system), we assume you accept that we collect your personal data.
  • If we need your personal information for something other than those mentioned above, such as marketing, we will ask your permission either directly or we will give you the opportunity to refuse to provide such information.


HOW CAN YOU FORBID US TO USE YOUR INFORMATION?

  • After you have given us permission to use your information, or have agreed, for example, to receive e-mail marketing, you are able to still change your mind. You can withdraw your consent  allowing us to contact you, collect, use or disclose information about you. You can withdraw your consent by contacting us directly at info@plasticfreepicks.com.
  • Your personal information will be forwarded when legally required, or if you violate the data protection clause of our online shop.


WHERE DO WE STORE THE INFORMATION COLLECTED?

  • Our online shop platform is Shopify Inc. Shopify offers us a web shop platform to sell products and services to you.
  • The data collected from the client will be stored in the Shopify Information System, databases and the Shopify network storage platform. Your information is safe, as it is stored behind a firewall. More information can be found on Shopify Privacy Policy From here (in English) and data processing From here ( in English).
  • We will retain your personal data for as long as it is necessary for the processing criterion.
  • If you order our newsletter, your contact details will be kept as long as you wish to receive a newsletter.


HOW DO WE PROTECT THE INFORMATION?

  • In order to protect your personal information, we will take reasonable precautions and follow the best practices in this area to ensure that your personal data is not compromised, misused, accessed, exposed, altered or destroyed.
  • When you provide us with your personal information, the data transfer will be encrypted using a secure SSL protocol technique. We comply with the requirements of PCI-DSS and we use generally accepted standards in the field.


DO WE USE COOKIES?

  • Yes. Cookies are small files transmitted by a website or service provider to the storage facility of your computer using your browser (if you have allowed this functionality). Cookies allow the site or service provider to identify the browser used by the visitor and to collect certain types of information. For example, cookies help the site to remember the products you left in the shopping basket.
  • In addition, the cookies will help us to understand your interests on the site, based on previous or current visits. This way we can better serve you on our online store. We also use cookies to gain better and more accurate information about traffic and interaction on our website. This will enable us to offer a better online shopping experience in the future.
  • We use the information we receive from cookies for marketing.
  • You can read more about Shopify's use of cookies From here (in English).


THIRD-PARTY SERVICES AND LINKS

  • We use different IT-services and some store and process personal data. We will ensure the security of personal data and the protection of privacy during all such processing.
  • In the normal situation, third party operators collect, use and submit customer information only within the limits of their need. This allows the best use of the service provided by a third party operator.
  • Internally, we deal with customer information in our corporate governance system and our customer management and marketing system.
  • Some third party operators, such as payment service providers and other providers of payment transactions, use their own privacy policy clauses. In order for payment transactions to take place, we need to provide the necessary information for the events. The data protection clauses of the third party in the event of a payment transaction shall apply to the information provided. Our payment service provider Paytrail's Privacy Policy Statement will be accessible From here.
  • We use external suppliers, such as Google and Facebook, for personalisation of our websites and analysis of patterns of use. We may also use personalisation in our commercial media channels. For example, as a subscriber to a newsletter, we may target advertising on Facebook where Facebook works as a data handlers. More information of Google's Privacy Policy Statement From here and Facebook's From here (English).
  • We also use personalisation in our advertising.
  • Please note that some service providers may be located in a different legislation area than our online shop. If you decide to use the services of a third party which is located in a different legislation area than our online shop, your information may be used within the scope of the law of that service provider.
  • When you leave our website with a third party website or an application, you are no longer covered by the Privacy Policy or the terms of use of our website.


AMENDMENTS TO OUR PRIVACY POLICY STATEMENT

  • We reserve the right to modify this Privacy Policy Statement, so please go from time to time to check whether there are any changes to this statement. When this Privacy Policy Statement is amended or adjusted, it shall come into effect immediately. If there are significant changes in the Privacy Policy Statement we will announce changes on our website.
  • If our online shop is merged or bought by another company, your personal data may be transferred to new owners so that the online shop can continue.
  • This Privacy Policy Statement was last modified on 17 January 2018.


QUESTIONS AND FEEDBACK

  • If you want to access, correct, obtain or delete information about yourself, that has been collected by our website, please contact us by email  info@plasticfreepicks.com.


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