THE PERSONAL INFORMATION WE COLLECT
When you visit the Site we automatically collect information about your device, web browser, IP address, time zone and information about certain cookies that are installed on your device. This is referred to ‘Device Information’.
By purchasing something from the Site we collect the information you give us including your name, address and email address. We also collect information relating to the transaction and includes data such as your contact details, card or PayPal details. This information will only be collected and processed for the purpose of us supplying the purchases goods and services and keeping proper records of those transactions. Financial transactions may be handled by our payment service providers, Stripe, Clearpay, Laybuy and PayPal. We share transaction data with these providers only to the extent necessary for the purposes of processing your payments, refunds and dealing with complaints and queries relating to such payments and refunds.
If you sign up to our newsletter, we will either ask you to consent to us collecting your personal information or give you an opportunity to decline. You can change your mind after you have opted in to marketing and ask us to withdraw the continued collection of your information by emailing us at firstname.lastname@example.org.
We will share customer photographs for marketing or promotional purposes on our website, emails, and/or social media channels. By tagging or mentioning us, we take this as consent for us to use and share the image on our own marketing platforms. You may withdraw your consent by notifying us in writing to email@example.com.
Our Site is hosted by Shopify. They provide us with the online e-commerce platform that allows us to sell our products and services to you. Your data and information collected by analytics tracking is stored through Shopify's data storage, databases and application. The information is collected by analytics tracking through Shopify is only used to monitor and improve our website usability.
When you make a direct payment through Shopify, your credit card details are encrypted through the Payment Card Industry Data Security Standard (PCI-DSS). Your purchase transaction data is stored only as long as is necessary to complete your transaction and is deleted once complete. All direct payment gateways 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 make sure the secure handling of credit card information by our store and its service providers.
When you click on links on our Site, they may direct you away to external sites. We are not responsible for the privacy practices of other sites and encourage you to read their privacy statements.
In order to be able to offer you Klarna’s payment options, we will pass to Klarna certain aspects of your personal information, such as contact and order details, in order for Klarna to assess whether you qualify for their payment options and to tailor the payment options for you.
To protect your personal information, we take all necessary precautions and follow industry best practises to make sure your information is kept secure at all times and is not lost, misused, accessed, disclosed, altered or destroyed. All payments and practised follow generally accepted industry standards.
The information we collect is only viewed and accessible by authorised staff at Bella Maria Boutique.
We receive and store any information you knowlingly provide to us when you create an account, or make an order.
The services use "cookies" to help personalise your online experience. A cookie is a small piece of data sent from a website and stored on the user's computer by the user's web browser while the user is browsing the website. We collect information about the pages you visit and how you interact while browsing the Site, as well as information about what websites or search engines/terms that referred you. Cookies cannot be used to run programs or deliver viruses to your computer.
PRIVACY OF CHILDREN
We do not knowingly collect any Personal Information from children under the age of 18. If you are under the age of 18, please do not submit an order or any personal information through the services.
If you would like to contact us to understand more about this Policy or wish to contact us concerning any matter relating to individual rights and your Personal Information, you may send an email to Bellamariaboutique@hotmail.com or write a letter to 10 Bonham Drive, Orsett, Essex RM16 3HG