Privacy and Cookie Policy of The Beachwaver Co.® - updated May 2018

The following policy summarizes the commitment of The Beachwaver Co.® (“our”, “we”, or “company”) to the privacy of its visitors. Maintaining your privacy is of utmost importance to us and we will make every effort to protect you and your personal information. We want you to have confidence when visiting beachwaver.com (“Website”), subscribing, shopping, and otherwise utilizing our website. To better protect your privacy we provide this notice explaining our online information practices. Except as specifically indicated, this policy applies only to our website and does not apply to any other websites that may be accessible through our website, such as social media platforms, advertising links, or other third-party websites that may be linked through our website. It also describes the choices available to you regarding our use of your personal information and how you can access and update this information.

 

The Information We Collect:

On our website, we may ask you to provide us the following types of personal information:

  • For registration, online surveys, and other online forms we may ask users to provide their names, email addresses, age group, birth date, and other contact information.

  • For making a purchase, we will collect your email, name, billing address, payment information, and delivery address. We will also collect payment information including (i) your name as it appears on the card; (ii) the credit card type; (iii) a valid credit card number; (iv) the date of expiration of your credit card; (v) your billing address; and (vi) any activation numbers or codes needed to charge your card.

  • We may also collect personal information that you submit to us voluntarily when you correspond with us or interact with our Customer Service.

  • Additionally, our servers automatically recognize visitors’ domain names , IP addresses, (the number assigned to computers on the Internet), browser type, domain names and access times. We may use automatic data collection technologies to collect certain information about your online activities.

  • Cookies: What is a cookie? A cookie is a small amount of data, which may include a unique identifier. Cookies are sent to your browser from a website and stored on your device. We assign a different cookie to each device that accesses our website.

 

More on Cookies:

  • We use cookies to recognize your device and provide you with a personalized experience on our websites. We also use cookies as part of our Service, for example to operate the shopping cart.

  • We may also use web beacons and other automated tracking methods on our websites, in communications with you, and in our products and services, to measure performance and engagement. For example to provide Reviews of our products.

  • The website may also gather “traffic data” that may be helpful for marketing purposes or for improving the services we offer. From time to time, the website may use the standard “cookies” feature, commonly used in internet browser applications. Cookies allow us to store a small piece of data on your computer about your visit to our website. One example of this is when you choose to save your password so that you do not have to re-enter it each time you visit the website. Cookies help us learn which areas of our website are useful and which areas need improvement. You can choose whether to accept cookies by changing the settings on your browser. However, if you choose to disable this function, your experience at our website may be diminished and some features may not work properly.

  • We may use functional cookies to remember choices you’ve made or information you’ve provided.

  • We may use user-centric security cookies to detect authentication abuses to increase the security of the service.

  • We may use flash cookies to store technical data needed to play back video or audio content.

  • We may use cookies to store a user’s preference regarding a service across web pages.

  • We may use analytics cookies, both first party and third party to measure how visitors use our website so that we can make relevant improvements.

  • We may update and/or change the way we use cookies at any time.

 

Setting up an Account :

In order to purchase any products from our website, you will have to provide your email and mailing address, name, credit card, or other payment information. You also have the option to set up an account. The account requires a password and it is your responsibility to maintain the secrecy of the password to your account. For any issues relating to your account, please contact us through customerservice@beachwaver.com. Should you
want your account removed, include “Remove Account” in the subject line.

 

The Way We Use Information:

In general, we may use your personal information to:

  • Administer your account and verify your identity;

  • Process your payments and fulfill your orders;

  • Provide you with Customer Support;

  • Tailor the features and performance of our website to you;

  • Market our products to you;

  • Respond to your requests and/or troubleshoot problems;

  • Improve the quality of our website and products;

  • Communicate with you about your purchases, including to solicit your review of the products purchased.

  • See the Detailed Cookies section below for more specific information.

You may choose to subscribe to receive emails from the website regarding promotions, news, product releases, or other events. The information you submit on our website will not be used for this purpose unless you subscribe. We do not share this information with outside parties except to the extent necessary to complete your request. We may disclose your personal information: (i) to third party vendors who help us serve you, including vendors that help us verify your identity and vendors that process payments for us; (ii) to third parties to whom you ask or authorize us to send personal information by opting in; (iii) to any subsidiary organizations, joint ventures, or other organizations under our control (collectively, “Affiliates”), in which case we will require our affiliates to honor this Privacy Statement; (iv) to a company that merges with us, acquires us, or purchases substantially all of our assets, in which case such company may continue to process your personal information as set forth in this Privacy Statement; or (v) if we believe in good faith that such disclosure is necessary to: (1) resolve disputes, investigate problems, or enforce our Terms of Service; (2) comply with relevant laws or to respond to requests from law enforcement; or (3) protect and defend our rights or property or the rights and property of you or third parties.

Under no circumstances will we sell your personal information to a third party.

 

Your Choices

You can always decline to provide any personal information to us - it is your choice, and you are under no obligation to provide personal information to us. However, if you decide not to provide such information, then you may not be able to use or purchase from our site. At any point, you may access, review, and modify your personal information from your account by contacting us at the number and/or email provided below.

 

Should you decide to stop receiving promotional emails, we provide instructions in those emails to unsubscribe and will respect your decision to unsubscribe by removing you from the newsletter.

 We use non-identifying and aggregate information to better design our website and to share with advertisers. We will not examine this information for identifiable individual information. Traffic and transaction information may be shared with advertisers or third-party businesses on an aggregate and anonymous basis. We may use anonymous IP addresses to diagnose server or website problems, to administer the website or to provide you with more display content according to your preference. Promotions or advertisers on our website may utilize cookies. We do not have access to or control over the information collected by advertisers you may visit from our website.

 In order to accommodate changes in our business, we may sell or buy portions of our company or other companies or assets, including the information collected through this website or otherwise collected in connection with the website. If our company or substantially all of its assets are acquired, customer information will be one of the assets transferred to the acquirer.

 

Data Security:

To prevent unauthorized access, maintain data accuracy, and ensure the correct use of information, we have put in place appropriate physical, electronic, and managerial procedures to safeguard and secure the information we collect online. We use reasonable technology to help prevent interference or access from unauthorized persons. Sensitive information is transmitted securely. Despite such efforts, however, please note that no company, including us, can fully eliminate risks or guarantee the security of your personal information; unauthorized entry or use, hardware or software failure, and other factors may compromise the security of information about you at any time. Consequently, we do not guarantee the security of any information or our ability to prevent any such loss, misuse, or otherwise to you or to any third party arising out of any such loss, misuse, or alteration.

Our servers and those of our partners are Privacy Shield compliant. For customers outside of the U.S., data is transferred to and stored in the U.S. and Canada in order to fulfill our business commitments to you. Our servers, our service providers, and our partners, are Privacy Shield compliant. Additional information is in the below table with links to our partners’ privacy statements.

 

Children:

Our website is a general audience website and no portion of the website is directed specifically to children under 13. We do not collect or maintain information at our website from those we actually know are under 13. If we learn or have reason to suspect that a website user is under 13, we will delete any personal information in that user’s account.

 

Public Forums:

The website may include interactive forums such as message boards, chat rooms, or comments sections. Please remember that any information that is disclosed in these areas becomes public information and you should exercise caution when deciding to disclose your personal information.

 

Third Party Links:

The website may contain links to other websites. If you choose to visit other websites, we are not responsible for the privacy practices, collection, use, maintenance, sharing or disclosure of data, or content of those other websites, and it is your responsibility to review the privacy policies at those websites to confirm that you understand and agree with their policies. We encourage you to read the privacy policies of websites that you visit before submitting personal information.

 

Contact:

Should you have other questions or concerns about these privacy policies, please contact us at info@beachwaver.com

We reserve the right to update, alter, or modify this privacy policy at any time and without notice to you. Any update, alteration, or modification made will become immediately effective upon posting to this website.

 

Detailed Cookies:

Functional

_ab Used in connection with access to admin.

_orig_referrer Used in connection with shopping cart

_secure_session_id Used in connection with navigation through website

Cart Used in connection with shopping cart

Cart_sig Used in connection with checkour

Cart_ts Used in connection with checkout

Checkour_token Used in connection with checkout

Secret Used in connection with checkout

Secure_customer_sig Used in connection with customer login

Storefront_digest Used in connection with customer login

 

Reporting and Analytics

_landing_page Track landing pages

_orig_referrer Track landing pages

_s Shopify analytics

_shopify_fs Shopify analytics

_shopify_sa_p Shopify analytics relating to marketing & referrals

_shopify_sa_t Shopify analytics relating to marketing & referrals

_shopify_uniq Shopify analytics

_shopify_visit Shopify analytics

_shopify_y Shopify analytics

_y Shopify analytics

 

Third Parties/ Social Media & Content

We may use the following providers as indicated below: