SECTION 1 - WHAT DO WE DO WITH YOUR INFORMATION?
When you purchase something from Highly Flavored Xotics, as part of the buying and selling process, we collect the personal information you provide, such as your name, address, and email address.
When you browse our store, we automatically receive your computer’s internet protocol (IP) address, which helps us learn about your browser and operating system.
Email marketing (if applicable): With your permission, we may send you emails about our store, new products, and other updates.
SECTION 2 - CONSENT
How do we obtain your consent?
When you provide personal information to complete a transaction, verify your credit card, place an order, arrange for a delivery, or return a purchase, we assume that you consent to our collecting it and using it for that specific reason only.
If we ask for your personal information for a secondary reason, like marketing, we will either ask you directly for your expressed consent or provide you with an opportunity to say no.
How can you withdraw your consent?
If after you opt-in, you change your mind, you may withdraw
your consent for us to contact you, or for the continued collection, use, or disclosure of your information, at any time, by contacting us at firstname.lastname@example.org or mailing us at:
Highly Flavored Xotics
5592 Whitesville Rd S,
Columbus, GA 31904
SECTION 3 - DISCLOSURE
We may disclose your personal information if we are required by law to do so or if you violate our Terms of Service.
SECTION 4 - E-COMMERCE PLATFORM
Our store is hosted on Shopify E-Commerce Platform. They provide us with the online e-commerce platform that allows us to sell our products and services to you.
Your data is stored through Shopify's data storage, databases, and the general Shopify application. They store your data on a secure server behind a firewall.
If you choose a direct payment gateway to complete your purchase, then [PLATFORM] stores your credit card data. It is encrypted through the Payment Card Industry Data Security Standard (PCI-DSS). Your purchase transaction data is stored only as long as necessary to complete your purchase transaction. After that is complete, your purchase transaction information is
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 ensure the secure handling of credit card information by our store and its service providers.
For more insight, you may also want to read Shopify's Terms
of Service or Privacy Statement.
SECTION 5 - THIRD-PARTY SERVICES
Generally, we use third-party providers to perform specific
services for our store, and they will only collect, use, and disclose your information to the extent necessary for them to provide their services to us.
However, certain third-party providers, such as payment gateways and transaction processors, may have their own privacy policies regarding the information we must provide to them for your purchase-related transactions.
We recommend that you read the privacy policies of these providers to understand how your personal information will be handled. Please note that some providers may be located or have facilities in a different jurisdiction than either you or us. If you choose to proceed with a transaction that involves a third-party provider, your information may be subject to the laws of the jurisdiction(s) where that provider or its facilities are situated.
SECTION 6 - SECURITY
We take reasonable precautions and follow industry best practices to ensure your personal information is not inappropriately lost, misused, accessed, disclosed, altered, or destroyed. When you provide us with your credit card information, it is encrypted using secure socket layer technology (SSL) and stored with AES-256 encryption. While no method of
transmission over the Internet or electronic storage is 100% secure, we adhere to all PCI-DSS requirements and implement additional, widely accepted industry standards.
SECTION 7 - COOKIES
Here is a list of cookies that we use. We’ve listed them
here so you can decide if you want to opt-out of cookies or not.
_session_id, unique token, sessional: Allows our e-commerce
platform to store information about your session (referrer, landing page,
_store_visit, no data held, Persistent for 30 minutes from
the last visit: Used by our website provider’s internal stats tracker to record
the number of visits.
_store_uniq, no data held, expires midnight (relative to the
visitor) of the next day: Counts the number of visits to our store by a single
cart, unique token, persistent for 2 weeks: Stores
information about the contents of your cart.
_secure_session_id, unique token, sessional
storefront_digest, unique token, indefinite: Used to
determine if the current visitor has access if the store has a password.
SECTION 8 - AGE OF CONSENT
By using this site, you represent that you are at least the age of majority in your state or province of residence, or that you are the age
of majority in your state or province of residence and have given us your
consent to allow any of your minor dependents to use this site.
If Highly Flavored Xotics is acquired or merged with another
company, your information may be transferred to the new owners so that we may continue to sell products to you.