Privacy Policy

PRIVACY POLICY

This Privacy Policy agreement carries out the legal requirements between Kounouz, “We”, and the Customer “you”. Changes to our privacy policy may be made at any time where it is your responsibility to remain informed. When concerning your data, we work within the laws and regulations of the government of the United Kingdom.


COLLECTING YOUR DATA 

All data is voluntarily provided when you register to our services, complete any feedback forms or any other information you may exchange with us. We collect data from your device’s cookies for each time you may use or visit our app and website. All merchants consent to the use of their data being shared with the card payment merchants.

 

USING YOUR DATA 

We take the protection of your personal data seriously where we promise to remain honest and transparent with how we process this information.

We will only collect and use your personal data to:

  • fulfil your order(s)
  • fulfil orders made on your behalf (e.g., gift card orders)
  • keep you informed with the latest trends and promotions
  • provide you with a better shopping experience
  • help us to make our marketing more relevant to you and your interests
  • improve our services
  • meet our legal responsibilities

We will only collect and use the data that you have provided us with. All data collected will be consented by you and personal data, for example processing a payment, will allow a contract to be formed; where a legal obligation to disclose personal or collect personal data for you is carried out.

The type of data we collect:

  • Your identity
  • Your contact information
  • Your payment details
  • Device and usage information
  • Purchase history
  • Preferred marketing communications

 Your data is collected when you sign up to our mailing list or create an order as a guest. It is also collected any time you are in correspondence with Kounouz for any marketing and website purposes. Your data may also be used by third party creditors to prevent fraudulent purchases against payments.

 

STORING YOUR DATA 

We will store your personal details upon registration to Kounouz. The information you have provided to us is saved into our system to provide our services to you and support related activities.

In certain cases, we may hold some of your information after closing your account to meet legal or regulatory requirements; resolve disputes, prevent fraud and abuse, or enforce our terms and conditions.

We reserve the right to update and amend our Privacy Policy for operational, legal or regulatory reasons.


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 using the links below:

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/.


THIRD PARTY

We share your Personal Information with third parties to help us use your Personal Information, as described above. For example, 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.

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. 

 

DATA PROTECTION RIGHTS

We work in line with the laws and regulations permitted by the government of the United Kingdom in accordance with your data protection rights. You reserve the right to access, rectify and delete any of your data in our system at any time. If you would like to exercise this right, please contact us.

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 website), 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. 

For further information, please contact us. 

 

COOKIES

We may use your cookies for the intent of advertising or marketing and functionality. You may remove or alter these cookies within your browser.

  • “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.
  • “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, including your name, billing address, shipping address, payment information (including credit card numbers, email address, and phone number. We refer to this information as “Order Information”.

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

 

CONTACT US

Should you have any concerns regarding our privacy policy or your data protection rights, please contact us.