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Privacy Policy

 

Type of website: eCommerce

 

Welcome to www.blacksheepsocks.com (the site).

 

In this Privacy Policy, “Black Sheep Socks”, “we”, “our” or, us means Black Sheep Socks, a brand of BB World Marketing Ltd. and any reference to “you”, or “your” refers to you.

 

At Black Sheep Socks, we understand that you care how information about you is collected, used, and shared. This Privacy Statement describes information we may collect about you directly or indirectly; how and why we may collect, use, and share your information; and the choices you have regarding your information. As more fully described below, we collect, use and share your information to better serve you and to improve our own business processes.

 

This Privacy Policy applies to all our consumers in the United States and Canada, and it describes the ways we handle personal information in different contexts, such as when consumers use our websites, participate in our promotions and events, or provide information to us in other ways.

 

www.blacksheepsocks.com (the "Site") and Black Sheep Socks (the “brand”) are owned and operated by BB World Marketing Ltd. BB World Marketing Ltd is the data controller and can be contacted at:

 

customerservice@blacksheepsocks.com

(519) 859-9949

1360 Glenora Drive, London, Ontario, Canada, N5X 1T7

 

Purpose

The purpose of this privacy policy (this "Privacy Policy") is to inform users of our Site of the following:

  1. The personal data we will collect;

  2. Use of collected data;

  3. Who has access to the data collected; and

  4. The rights of Site users.

 

This Privacy Policy applies in addition to the terms and conditions of our Site.

 

Consent

By using our Site users agree that they consent to:

  • The conditions set out in this Privacy Policy

 

The legal basis for us processing your personal data is that you have provided your consent to that processing. You may withdraw your consent at any time. If you withdraw your consent, it will not make the processing which we completed before you withdrew your consent unlawful.

 

You can withdraw your consent by: Emailing us to remove your information from our list using the email provided above.

 

Legal Basis for Processing

We collect and process personal data about users in the EU only when we have a legal basis for doing so under Article 6 of the GDPR.

 

We rely on the following legal bases to collect and process the personal data of users in the EU:

  1. Users have provided their consent to the processing of their data for one or more specific purposes; and

  2. Processing of user personal data is necessary for us to comply with a legal obligation. If a user does not provide the personal data necessary for us to perform a legal obligation the consequences are as follows: User would not get site and product updates as they come available.

 

Personal Data We Collect

We only collect data that helps us achieve the purpose set out in this Privacy Policy. We will not collect any additional data beyond the data listed below without notifying you first. Since we redirect your sales to an Amazon site link, your credit information is collected by them not us so we do not collect that information on our website.

 

Data Collected in a Non-Automatic Way

We may also collect the following data when you perform certain functions on our Site:

  1. First and last name or as you entered it on our site; and

  2. Email address.

 

This data may be collected using the following methods:

  1. A pop-up window appears for voluntary entry of your email address; and

  2. An email can be sent from the Contact Us page.

 

How We Use Personal Data

Data collected on our Site will only be used for the purposes specified in this Privacy Policy or indicated on the relevant pages of our Site. We will not use your data beyond what we disclose in this Privacy Policy.

 

The data we collect when the user performs certain functions may be used for the following purposes:

  • This data is used for product updates.

 

Who We Share Personal Data With:

  1. Employees: and

  2. We may disclose user data to any member of our organization who reasonably needs access to user data to achieve the purposes set out in this Privacy Policy.

 

Third Parties

We may share user data with the following third parties:

  • Amazon.com: Amazon collects data for the purposes they describe in their Terms of Service and Terms of Sales.

  • Facebook

  • Instagram

  • Google

 

We may share the following user data with third parties:

  • Facebook, Instagram and Google may place technologies, such as cookies, on our website for purposes of marketing to users of our website.

 

We may share user data with third parties for the following purposes:

  • So Amazon.com can process an order as directed by the buyer.

 

Third parties will not be able to access user data beyond what is reasonably necessary to achieve the given purpose.

 

Other Disclosures

We will not sell or share your data with other third parties, except in the following cases:

  1. If the law requires it;

  2. If it is required for any legal proceeding;

  3. To prove or protect our legal rights; and

  4. To buyers or potential buyers of this company if we seek to sell the company.

 

If you follow hyperlinks from our Site to another Site, please note that we are not responsible for and have no control over their privacy policies and practices.

 

How Long We Store Personal Data

User data will be stored until the purpose the data was collected for has been achieved. You will be notified if your data is kept for longer than this period.

How We Protect Your Personal Data

To protect your security, we use the strongest available browser encryption and store all our data on servers in secure facilities. All data is only accessible to our employees. Our employees are bound by strict confidentiality agreements and a breach of this agreement would result in the employee's termination.

 

While we take all reasonable precautions to ensure that user data is secure and that users are protected, there always remains the risk of harm. The Internet as a whole can be insecure at times and therefore, we are unable to guarantee the security of user data beyond what is reasonably practical.

 

Children

The minimum age to use our website is the age of majority in your province or state. We do not knowingly collect or use personal data from children under 16 years of age. If you are under the age of 16 you should not provide any personal information to us.  If we learn that we have collected personal data from a child under 16 years of age, the personal data will be deleted as soon as possible. If a child under 16 years of age has provided us with personal data, their parent or guardian may contact us at the email provided above.

 

How to Access, Modify, Delete, or Challenge the Data Collected

If you would like to know if we have collected your personal data, how we have used your personal data, if we have disclosed your personal data and to who we disclosed your personal data, if you would like your data to be deleted or modified in any way, please contact at the email provided above

 

Do Not Track Notice

Do Not Track ("DNT") is a privacy preference that you can set in certain web browsers. We do not track the users of our Site over time and across third party websites and therefore do not respond to browser initiated DNT signals. We are not responsible for and cannot guarantee how any third parties who interact with our Site and your data will respond to DNT signals.

 

How to Opt-Out of Data Collection, Use or Disclosure

In addition to the method(s) described in the How to Access, Modify, Delete, or Challenge the Data Collected section, we provide the following specific opt-out methods for the forms of collection, use, or disclosure of your personal data specified below:

  • Signing up for future updates. You can opt-out by not entering your information. Or if you have already done so, contact us by the email provided above and your information will be removed.

 

Modifications

This Privacy Policy may be amended from time to time to maintain compliance with the law and to reflect any changes to our data collection process. When we amend this Privacy Policy, we will update the "Effective Date" at the top of this Privacy Policy. We recommend that our users periodically review our Privacy Policy to ensure that they are notified of any updates. If necessary, we may notify users by email of changes to this Privacy Policy.

 

Complaints

If you have any complaints about how we process your personal data, please contact us through the contact methods listed in the Contact Information section so that we can, where possible, resolve the issue. If you feel we have not addressed your concern in a satisfactory manner you may contact a supervisory authority. You also have the right to directly make a complaint to a supervisory authority. You can lodge a complaint with a supervisory authority by contacting the email provided above.

 

Contact Information

If you have any questions, concerns, or complaints, you can contact us at the email provided above.

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