Golden Coast Candle Co. is committed to protecting your privacy. Our official privacy policies are as follows:
As a small business that sells and operates online, our customers’ privacy is of the most importance. We want to provide you with full access to our policies so that you may understand the ways you can control how we collect, use, and disclose your personal information.
What information do we collect?
We collect personal data and non-personal data about you. “Personal Data” means any data that allows someone to identify you. The following provides examples of the types of data we collect, and how we collect them. By purchasing our product(s), you consent to the collection of the information collected below. In addition to consent, the information is collected to perform a contract, to comply with obligations, or for the legitimate interest of Golden Coast Candle Co. or a third party as described below.
Types of personal information we collect includes:
Credit Card Information
We also automatically receive your computer’s device ID (“Device ID” means an ID that is unique to the device or browser on which you access our Site), internet protocol (“IP”) address (a number that is automatically assigned to your computer when you use the Internet, which may vary from session to session), domain name, and date/time stamp for your visit. This helps us know more about your browser and operating system.
Do we use "Cookies"?
How do we use your information?
We use the information when you browse the Site, purchase products, or respond to marketing communications in the following ways:
To quickly and efficiently process your transactions.
To track your purchase history.
To respond to your inquiries and special requests.
To collect data about site traffic and user location.
To conduct internet advertising through third party providers.
To detect and prevent fraud, to collect amounts owing to us, and to maintain business records.
How do we protect visitor information?
Our customers trust us to protect their Personal Data. We ensure security measures to maintain the safety of your personal information. Your personal information is stored in secured networks and is only accessible by a limited number of persons who have special access rights to such systems and are required to keep the information confidential. When you place orders, we offer the use of a secure server. All sensitive information you provide is transmitted via Secure Socket Layer (SSL) technology and then encrypted into our databases.
Credit card payment is processed through WiX Payments. All credit card information is stored and encrypted in WiX Payments PCI compliant server. For more information visit the WiX Payments website. While we protect the information in our possession, no security system is perfect, and we cannot promise that information about you will remain secure in all circumstances.
Do we disclose the information we collect to third parties?
We do not sell, trade, or transfer your Personal Data to third parties unless we provide you with advance notice, except as otherwise described below. The term "third parties" does not include our business. It also does not include website hosting partners and other parties who assist us in operating our Site (i.e., currently, our platform is “powered by” WiX to analyze data, process transactions, and payments, and fulfill orders), conducting our business, or servicing you, so long as those parties agree to keep this information confidential.
We may also release your information when we believe release is appropriate to comply with the law, enforce our Site policies, or protect ours or others' rights, property, or safety.
Third Party Tracking Companies
Social Networks. If you use any features made available to you on our Site by a third party (i.e, Instagram, Facebook) it may result in information being collected or shared between us and the third party. For example, if you use Instagram’s “Like” feature, Instagram may register the fact that you “liked” a product and may post that information on Instagram.
California Privacy Act
Residents of California are permitted to request details on how their information is shared with third parties for direct marketing purposes under California law. If you are a California resident and would like to make a request, please contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Users Outside the United States
For non U.S. visitors and users of the Site, by visiting the Site and providing us with data, you understand and agree that the data you provide to us may be processed for the purposes listed in this Policy. You also understand and agree that the data you provide to us may be processed in the United States. U.S. laws regarding the processing of data may be different than the laws of your country. By providing your data, you consent to this processing.