Privacy & Cookies Policy

 

BAZICS TRADING CY Privacy Policy

 

This Privacy Policy describes how your personal information is collected, used, and shared when you visit or make a purchase from www.bazicscy.com (the “Site”).

We use Shopify ecommerce platform to power our online store. You can read more about how Shopify uses your Personal Information here:  https://www.shopify.com/legal/privacy

Bazics Trading CY is the - Controller: The party that determines for what purposes and how personal data is processed.

Shopify is the - Processor: The party that processes personal data on behalf of the controller.

 

PERSONAL INFORMATION WE COLLECT

When we talk about “Personal Information” in this Privacy Policy, we are talking both about Device Information and Order Information.

When you visit the Site, we automatically collect certain information about your device, including information about your web browser, IP address, time zone, and some of the cookies that are installed on your device. Additionally, as you browse the Site, we collect information about the individual web pages or products that you view, what websites or search terms referred you to the Site, and information about how you interact with the Site. We refer to this automatically-collected information as “Device Information.”

 

We collect Device Information using the following technologies:

 

    - “Cookies” are data files that are placed on your device or computer and often include an anonymous unique identifier. For more information about cookies, and how to disable cookies, visit http://www.allaboutcookies.org. However, you should be aware that if you opt out of cookies, you may not be able to use the full functionality of a website you visit.

Here is a list of cookies that we use. We’ve listed them here so you that you can choose if you want to opt-out of cookies or not.

 _session_id, unique token, sessional, Allows Shopify to store information about your session (referrer, landing page, etc).

 _shopify_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

 _shopify_uniq, no data held, expires midnight (relative to the visitor) of the next day, Counts the number of visits to a store by a single customer.

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 If the shop has a password, this is used to determine if the current visitor has access.    

 

Linkwise Cookies (Affiliate Marketing)

These cookies are necessary to know which partner has referred a customer to us, so we can reward them for their services (affiliates). These cookies are not used to show you any ads.

lkws_{cam_id} cookie on advertiser's domain contains unique click identifier 123e4567-e89b-12d3-a456-426655440000

lwst_{cam_id} cookie on our domain contains identifier of last referrer EX7N8tU0O3KmhA%3D%3D

lkws_{cam_id}_cache cookie on our domain contains unique click identifier 123e4567-e89b-12d3-a456-426655440000

lkws_{cam_id} entry in IE userData contains unique click identifier 123e4567-e89b-12d3-a456-426655440000

lkws_{cam_id} entry in HTML5 web storage contains unique click identifier 123e4567-e89b-12d3-a456-426655440000

 

In all Out of the Sandbox themes, a cookie is also used, if enabled, to store information about when a user last visited a site to determine when to display popup windows ("popup"). This cookie expires after a set number of days.

Select Out of the Sandbox themes also use a cookie to determine if a user has closed the promotion bar or not ("promo_banner"). This cookie expires, by default, after 30 days but this time may be extended if a user returns to the site.

By default, these cookies are not associated with any personally identifiable information and do not contain a unique identifier.

 

- “Log files” track actions occurring on the Site, and collect data including your IP address, browser type, Internet service provider, referring/exit pages, and date/time stamps.

- “Web beacons,” “tags,” and “pixels” are electronic files used to record information about how you browse the Site.

 

Additionally, when you make a purchase or attempt to make a purchase through the Site, we collect certain information from you. We collect your full name, billing address, shipping address, email address, and phone number.  We refer to this information as “Order Information.” This information is needed for us to be able to fulfill and send your orders.

All online payments on www.bazicscy.com are processed by Paypal - online payments system, so we do not collect any credit card numbers or any other payment information. You can read more about how Paypal uses your Personal Information here:  https://www.paypal.com/us/webapps/mpp/ua/privacy-full

For Cash on Delivery payment method we have available for Cyprus and Greece you pay with cash. Credit card numbers or any other payment information are not needed.

 

HOW DO WE USE YOUR PERSONAL INFORMATION?

We use the Order Information that we collect generally to fulfill any orders placed through the Site including arranging for shipping and providing you with invoices and order confirmations.  Additionally, we use this Order Information to:

Communicate with you;

For tax purposes;

Screen our orders for potential risk or fraud; and

When in line with the preferences you have shared with us, provide you with information or advertising relating to our products or services.

We use the Device Information that we collect to help us screen for potential risk and fraud (in particular, your IP address), and more generally to improve and optimize our Site (for example, by generating analytics about how our customers browse and interact with the Site, and to assess the success of our marketing and advertising campaigns).

 

HOW WE ARE PROTECTING YOUR PRIVACY

We have multi-factor authentication enabled with an authenticator app on an external device for extra protection.

We view and have frequent checks on certain activity logs, including recent login activity by staff.

We use Kaspersky’s award-winning security protection an all business devices for logging in and working on our Shopify’s ecommerce platform.

We only set role-based permissions for staff accounts for each individual task.

Access to your data is restricted to a few authorized individuals, who are responsible for the technical, commercial, or editorial management of the website.

Our site is protected by McAfee Secure.

Shopify is ● Anonymising and encrypting personal data ● Ensuring confidentiality, integrity, availability, and resilience of processing systems ● Restricting who may access personal data ● Ensuring availability and access to personal data in the event of a  physical or technical incident ● Performing regular testing, assessments, and evaluation of  technical and organisational security measures 

Shopify and all online stores powered by Shopify are Level 1 PCI-DSS compliant.   

Shopify uses third-party data centers with industry-standard certifications. Examples include: 

  • Tier III ● ISO 27001  ● PCI-DSS 

No method of transmission over the Internet, or method of electronic storage, is 100% secure. Therefore, we cannot guarantee the absolute security of your personal information.

 

SHARING YOUR PERSONAL INFORMATION

We share your Personal Information with third parties to help us use your Personal Information, as described above.  We use Shopify to power our online store--you can read more about how Shopify uses your Personal Information here:  https://www.shopify.com/legal/privacy. 

We also use Google Analytics to help us understand how our customers use the Site--you can read more about how Google uses your Personal Information here: https://www.google.com/intl/en/policies/privacy/. 

You can also opt-out of Google Analytics here:  https://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout.

For email marketing  purposes, to be able to keep you up to date with new arrivals, new offers etc. we use and share some of your personal information with Mailchimp. You can read more about how Mailchimp uses your Personal Information here: https://mailchimp.com/legal/privacy/.

For site security we use McFee Secure. You can read more about how McFee Secure uses your Personal Information here: https://www.mcafeesecure.com/privacy

For shipping we use Fedex. You can read more about how Shopify uses your Personal Information here: http://www.fedex.com/us/security/index.html,

Akis Express. You can read more about how Akis Express uses your Personal Information here  http://www.gapak<isexpress.com/privacy/ ,

Cyprus Post. You can read more about how Cyprus Post uses your Personal Information here: https://www.cypruspost.post/en/privacy-statement.

 

Finally, we may also share your Personal Information to comply with applicable laws and regulations, to respond to a subpoena, search warrant or other lawful request for information we receive, or to otherwise protect our rights.

 

BEHAVIOURAL ADVERTISING

As described above, we use your Personal Information to provide you with targeted advertisements or marketing communications we believe may be of interest to you.  For more information about how targeted advertising works, you can visit the Network Advertising Initiative’s (“NAI”) educational page at http://www.networkadvertising.org/understanding-online-advertising/how-does-it-work.

You can opt out of targeted advertising by:

    FACEBOOK - https://www.facebook.com/settings/?tab=ads

    GOOGLE - https://www.google.com/settings/ads/anonymous

Additionally, you can opt out of some of these services by visiting the Digital Advertising Alliance’s opt-out portal at:  http://optout.aboutads.info/.

 

DO NOT TRACK

Please note that we do not alter our Site’s data collection and use practices when we see a Do Not Track signal from your browser.

 

YOUR RIGHTS

If you are a European resident, you have the right to access personal information we hold about you and to ask that your personal information be corrected, updated, or deleted, the right to stop direct marketing messages, the right to complain to your data protection regulator. If you wish to contact us regarding our use of your personal data, please e-mail us at: info@bazicscy.com.

Additionally, if you are a European resident we note that we are processing your information in order to fulfill contracts we might have with you (for example if you make an order through the Site), or otherwise to pursue our legitimate business interests listed above.  Additionally, please note that your information will be transferred outside of Europe, including to Canada and the United States. As we have mentioned above, we use Shopify to power our online store. You can read more about how Shopify uses and stores your Personal Information here:  https://www.shopify.com/legal/privacy

 

DATA RETENTION

When you place an order through the Site, we will maintain your Order Information for our records unless and until you ask us to delete this information.

 

MINORS

The Site is not intended for individuals under 16 years of age.

 

CHANGES

We may update this privacy policy from time to time in order to reflect, for example, changes to our practices or for other operational, legal or regulatory reasons.

 

CONTACT US

For more information about our privacy practices, if you have questions, or if you would like to make a complaint, please contact us by e-mail at info@bazicscy.com or by mail using the details provided below:

BAZICS TRADING CY:

EKALIS 4, DROMOLAXIA

7020, LARNACA

CYPRUS