Thank you for visiting Vassoul, owned and operated by , Vassoul (referred to as “Vassoul,” “us,” “our,” “we”). We are committed to respecting privacy rights and concerns and have established and implemented this Privacy Policy to inform users of our website and our customers, of what personal information we collect, and how we use, share, and protect such information. If you have any questions regarding this information or our privacy practices, please see the section entitled Contact Us at the end of this Privacy Policy.


1. Consent to Privacy Policy

If you do not agree with the terms of this Privacy Policy or our Terms of Use, then you should immediately discontinue use of the Vassoul website (the “Site”) and/or our services without providing us any personally identifiable information.

 

2. The Information We Collect

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.
  • “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.

 

3. Children’s Privacy

Our Sites are general audience Sites not directed at children under the age of 13. If we obtain actual knowledge that any information we collect has been provided by a child under the age of 13, we will promptly delete that information.

 

4. How We May Use the Information We Collect about You

We may use the Order Information that we collect generally to fulfill any orders placed through the Site (including processing your payment information, arranging for shipping, and providing you with invoices and/or order confirmations). Additionally, we use this Order Information to:

Communicate with you;

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).


5. Do Not Track

Please note that we do not alter our data collection and use practices in response to Do Not Track signals from your browser.

 

6. How We Share Your Personal Information

We may share the personal information we collect with our parent, affiliate and subsidiary companies, business partners, ad network vendors and their participants, and other third parties for the purposes described in this Privacy Notice, including to communicate with you about products and services, offers, events and promotions that we believe may be of interest to you. We also may share personal information with our service providers who perform services on our behalf. These service providers are not authorized by us to use or disclose the information except as necessary to perform services on our behalf or comply with legal requirements.

We also may disclose information about you (i) if we are required to do so by law or legal process (such as a court order), (ii) in response to a request by law enforcement authorities, or (iii) when we believe disclosure is necessary or appropriate to prevent physical harm or financial loss or in connection with an investigation of suspected or actual illegal activity. We also reserve the right to transfer personal information we have about you in the event we sell, merge or transfer all or a portion of our business or assets. Following such a sale, merger or transfer, you may contact the entity to which we transferred your personal information with any inquiries concerning the processing of that information.


7. How We Use Cookies

A cookie is a small string of information that a website that you visit transfers to your browser for identification purposes. Cookies can be used to follow your activity while using a website or across websites, and that information helps companies understand your preferences and tendencies, as well as improve and personalize your website experience. Some cookies are necessary to operate a website, while others can be functional, analytical, or used for targeted advertising (as discussed in more detail below). Cookies are data files which are sent from a website to a browser to record information about users for various purposes.

We use cookies and similar technologies on our website, including essential, functional, analytical and advertising cookies and web beacons.

You can reject some or all of the cookies we use on or via our website by changing your browser settings or non-essential cookies by using our cookie control tool, but doing so can impair your ability to use our website or some or all of its features.

 

8. Your Privacy Choices

At checkout and upon first arriving to the site you will have the option to receive marketing communications from us, by ticking a box indicating that you would like to receive such communications during checkout or at any time while browsing the site by entering your email address into our newsletter sign-up form.  You may sign-up for our e-newsletter on our website or opt-in to receive news, offers, or updates on out-of-stock items.

You have control regarding our use of your personal information for direct marketing.  If you no longer wish to receive any marketing communications, remain on a mailing list to which you previously subscribed, or receive any other marketing communication, you can choose to not receive such communications at any time.  Please follow the unsubscribe link in the relevant communication (e.g., ticking a box to opt-out, clicking “unsubscribe” in email from us, or replying STOP to a text message) or contact us as detailed below.


9. How We Protect Personal Information

We maintain administrative, technical and physical safeguards designed to assist us in protecting the personal information we collect against accidental, unlawful or unauthorized destruction, loss, alteration, access, disclosure or use. For example, we use Secure Sockets Layer encryption to protect certain of your purchase information while in transit.

Please note that no electronic transmission of information can be entirely secure. We cannot guarantee that the security measures we have in place to safeguard personal information will never be defeated or fail, or that those measures will always be sufficient or effective.

To further protect yourself, you should safeguard your Vassoul account user name and password and not share that information with anyone. You should also sign off your account and close your browser window when you have finished your visit to our sites. Please note that we will never ask for your Vassoul  account user name or password via email.

 

10. Your California Privacy Rights

If you reside in California, you have the right to ask us one time each year if we have shared personal information with third parties for their direct marketing purposes. Under California law, you have the right to send us a request at the designated address listed below to receive the following information:

  • The categories of information we disclosed to third parties for their direct marketing purposes during the preceding calendar year;
  • the names and addresses of the third parties that received the information;
  • if the nature of the third party's business cannot be determined from their name, examples of the products or services marketed.

This information may be provided in a standardized format that is not specific to you. The designated email address for these requests is: info@vassoul.com

Additional Rights

If you are a California resident, you may also request that we take the following actions:

  • Disclose the categories of and sources from which we collect personal information;
  • Disclose details about whether we sell personal information, and if applicable, what categories of personal information we sell and for what purposes;
  • Provide you with personal information we have collected about you in a readily usable format;
  • Delete personal information that we have collected about you; and
  • Abstain from selling your personal information.

 

We will make efforts to comply with your request if required by and as permissible by law.

 

11. Third Party Links and Websites

Our website and some of our email communications contain links to other websites that we are not responsible for.  We do not control, recommend or endorse these other websites.  These other websites may also collect your personal information, and they may have their own privacy policies.  We recommend that you review the privacy policy of any website that you access through this website.

 

12. Date 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.

 

13. Changes to this Privacy Policy

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.

 

14. How You Can Contact Us

Please contact us if you have any questions or comments about our privacy practices or this Privacy Policy. You can reach us by email at info@vassoul.com