Apparis, Inc. respects your privacy and is committed to protecting the personal information we hold about you. Please review the following to understand how we process and safeguard personal information about you. By using any of our Services, whether by visiting our website or otherwise, and/or by voluntarily providing personal information to us, you acknowledge that you have read and understand the practices contained in this Privacy Statement.
Modifications and Updates to this Privacy Statement
We reserve the right, at any time, to modify, alter, and/or update this Privacy Statement, and any such modifications, alterations, or updates will be effective upon our posting of the revised Privacy Statement. Your continued use of the Services following our posting of any revised Privacy Statement will constitute your acknowledgement of the amended Privacy Statement.
Applicability of this Privacy Statement
This Privacy Statement is subject to the Terms and Conditions that govern your use of the Services. This Privacy Statement applies regardless of the means used to access or provide information through the Services. This Privacy Statement does not apply to information from or about you collected by any third party services, applications, or advertisements associated with, or websites linked from the Services, including, but not limited to, Shopify (that hosts our store), PayPal (that processes payments on our behalf), and social media pages. The collection or receipt of your information by such third parties is subject to their own privacy policies, statements, and practices and under no circumstances are we responsible or liable for any third party’s compliance therewith.
What Information Do We Collect?
How Do We Process Personal Information?
We process personal information for two general purposes, pursuant to various legal bases: For our business operations (including communicating with you, fulfilling orders, providing information about our products and services, improving the Services, and complying with applicable legal requirements); and To market and promote our, and our partners’, products and offerings. We disclose personal information to our service providers to allow them to provide services to us and assist in carrying out your requests, and to our partners in aggregate, demographic form in connection with our marketing and business development efforts. In addition, we may disclose information we maintain, including personal information: when permitted or required to do so by law; in response to a request from a law enforcement agency or authority or any regulatory authority; and/or to protect the integrity of the Services or our interests, rights, property, or safety, and/or that of our users and others. See the “Your Choices” section below for information about how you can make decisions about how we process personal information, including how to opt out of certain marketing communications. We process personal information for, or based on, one or more of the following: (i) based on your consent; (ii) as required or permitted by law; (iii) for our legitimate business purposes; (iv) as necessary to perform a contract with you, complete a transaction or provide you with information or services you have requested or authorized; and/or (v) to fulfill our legal responsibilities, in each case as provided in this Privacy Statement. · Operational Uses. We process your personal information as part of our operations, which include: Providing you with information tailored to your requests, responding to inquiries, and delivering services and products; Operating, maintaining, and improving the quality of the Services and such content, products and/or services as we may make available through the Services; Communicating with you by email and push notification, in each case with your consent if such consent is required in accordance with applicable laws or software platforms, about products, services, order status, and other topics; Compliance with applicable laws, regulations, rules and requests of relevant law enforcement and/or other governmental agencies; Endeavoring to protect our and our partners’ rights, property, or safety, and the rights, property, and safety of our users and other third parties; and For other purposes, as permitted or required by law. · Marketing Uses. We process your personal information to send messages to you about us, our partners, and the products and services we offer, which may from time to time include contests, rewards, events, and special offers for products and services. These communications may be tailored based on the communications preferences you select when providing us with your information and will only occur with your prior consent, if such consent is required in accordance with applicable laws.
Protecting Personal Information
We employ reasonable safeguards designed to promote the security of our systems and protect your personal information from unauthorized destruction, use, modification, or disclosure. Personal information is protected using various physical, administrative and/or technical safeguards. However, no method of safeguarding information is completely secure. While we use measures designed to ensure the protection of your personal information, we cannot guarantee that our safeguards will be effective or sufficient. In addition, you should be aware that Internet data transmission is not always secure, and we cannot warrant that information you transmit utilizing the Services is secure.
Your Rights Regarding Personal Information
You have a variety of legal rights regarding the collection and processing of personal information. You may exercise these rights, to the extent they apply to you, by contacting us at the contact information provided at the end of this Privacy Statement, or by following instructions provided in communications sent to you. Please be prepared to provide reasonable information to identify yourself and authenticate your requests. These rights vary depending on applicable law, but may include: The right to know whether, and for what purposes, we process personal information about you; The right to know what personal information we process about you; The right to learn the source of personal information about you we process, where we obtain that personal information from a source other than you. The right to access, modify, and correct personal information about you (as set forth in more detail below under “Access, Modifications, and Corrections to Collected Personal Information”) The right to know with whom we have shared personal information about you, for what purposes, and what personal information has been shared; Where processing of personal information about you is based on consent, the right to withdraw your consent to such processing; The right to request restriction of processing of personal information or object to processing of personal information; and The right to complain to a supervisory authority. See “Your California Privacy Rights” and “Your Canadian Privacy Rights” for more information about certain legal rights. · Access, Modifications and Corrections to Collected Personal Information. We strive to maintain the accuracy of any personal information that may be collected from you, and will use commercially reasonable efforts to respond promptly to update our database when you tell us the information in our database is not accurate. However, we must rely upon you to ensure that the information you provide to us is complete, accurate, and up-to-date, and to inform us of any changes. Please review all of your information carefully before submitting it to us, and notify us as soon as possible of any updates or corrections. In accordance with applicable law, you may obtain from us certain personal information in our records, although we may request certain reasonable additional information to help us authenticate such requests. If you wish to access, review, or make any changes to personal information you have provided to us through the Services, you may do so at any time by contacting us as provided below or, for certain information, through your account on the Services. Please note, however, that we reserve the right to deny access as permitted or required by applicable law. · Your California Privacy Rights. California Civil Code Section 1798.83, known as the “Shine the Light” law, permits our users who are California residents to request and obtain from us a list of what personal information (if any) we disclosed to third parties for their own direct marketing purposes in the preceding calendar year and the names and addresses of those third parties. Requests may be made only once per year per person, must be sent to the email address below, and are free of charge. We do not disclose personal information protected under the “Shine the Light” law to third parties for their own direct marketing purposes. · Your Canadian Privacy Rights. Residents of Canada are permitted to request and obtain from us information respecting the existence, use, and disclosure of their personal information as well as access to that information (subject to certain exceptions pursuant to applicable laws). Without limiting the above, residents of Canada will, upon request: Be informed of whether we hold personal information about you; · Be provided with an account of third parties to which we have disclosed your personal information; · Be able to challenge the accuracy and completeness of your personal information and have it amended as appropriate; and · Be provided with information about our policies and practices with respect to the management of personal information, including: the name or title, and address, of the person who is accountable for our privacy policies and practices; the means of gaining access to personal information; a description of the type of personal information held by us, including a general account of its use; a copy of any brochures or other information that explain our policies, standards, or codes; and what personal information is made available to related organizations. In addition, commercial electronic messages (including emails, SMS, MMS and text messages) will not be sent to persons in Canada unless they have provided explicit consent to receive such messages, or we have implied consent to send such messages pursuant to applicable legislation. However, we may still send transactional messages as permitted under applicable laws.
Other Important Information About Personal Information and the Services.
If you have any questions or complaints about this Privacy Statement and/or how we process personal information, or would like to exercise any of the rights set forth above, please contact us at: Attn: Director of Web Operations Apparis 255 Canal Street New York, NY 10013 firstname.lastname@example.org