PRIVACY POLICY

Our Website address is: www.skara.co.nz

 

What personal data we collect and why we collect it

We may collect personal identification information in a variety of ways including but not limited to when visiting, registering or placing an order, and in connection with other activities, services, features or resources on our website. You may be asked for as appropriate your name, email address, mailing address or phone number. Our website will not collect any credit card details from the customer as this is all taken care of by our payment gateway provider.

Users of our website may however visit anonymously.

We will collect personal identification information only if voluntarily submitted to us to use. Users of our website can always refuse to supply personal identification information, except that it may prevent them from engaging in certain website related activities.

 

Comments

When visitors leave comments on this website, we collect the data shown in the comments form, and also the visitors I.P address and browser user agent string to help spam protection.

Any anonymized string created from your email address (also called a hash) maybe provided to the Gravatar service to see if you are using it.

The Gravatar service policy is available here: http://automattic.com/privacy/.

After approval of your comment, your profile picture is visible to the public in the context of your comment.

 

Media

If you upload images to the website, you should avoid uploading images with embedded location data (EXIF GPS) included. Visitors to the website can download and extract any location from images on the website.

 

Contact Forms

Any information you provide through a contact form (including placing an order through the checkout will be stored by Skara Ltd. The information may be shared with third party providers such as email marketing platforms, payment processing gateways, product suppliers (to fulfil your specific order) Your data will only be shared with the third parties directly relating to your order or the service we offer you. Your information will not be sold or passed on to any third parties not relating to the fulfilment of your order or our operating procedures.

 

 

 

Cookies

 

If you leave a comment on our website, you may opt-in to saving your name, email address and website in cookies. These are for your convenience so that you do not have to fill in your details again when you leave another comment. These cookies will last for one year.

If you visit our login page, we will set a temporary cookie to determine if your browser accepts cookies. This cookie contains no personal data and is discarded when you close your browser.

When you log in, we will also set up several cookies to save your login information and your screen display choices. Login cookies last for two days and screen option cookies last for a year. If you select `Remember me` your login will persist for two weeks. If you log out of your account the login cookies will be removed.

If you edit or publish an article, an addition cookie will be saved in your browser. This cookie includes no personal data and simply indicates the post I.D of the article you just edited. it expires after 1 day.

 

Embedded content from other websites

 

Articles on this site may include embedded content (e.g videos, images, articles etc) Embedded content from other websites behaves in the exact same way as if the visitor visited the other website.

These websites may collect data about you, use cookies, embed additional third-party tracking and monitor your interaction with that embedded content, including tracking your interaction with the embedded content if you have an account and are logged in to that website.

 

Analytics

 

Skara.co.nz uses Google Analytics to help us monitor our website performance. We may collect non-personal identification information whenever you interact with our website. Non-personal information may include the browser name, the type of computer and technical information and means of connection to our site, such as the operating system, the internet service provider and any other similar information.

This information may also be used for Google remarketing purposes.

 

 

 

 

 

Who we share your data with, how long we retain your data

 

If you leave a comment, the comment and its metadata are retained indefinitely. This is so we can recognise and approve any follow-up comments automatically, instead of holding them in a moderation queue.

For users that register on our website (if any) we also store the personal information they provide in their user profile. All users can see, edit or delete their personal information at any time (except they cannot change their username) Website administrators can also see and edit that information.

 

What rights you have over your data

 

If you have an account on this website, or have left comments, you can request to receive an exported file of your personal data we hold about you, including any data you have provided to use. You can also request we erase any personal data we hold about you. This does not include any data we are obliged to keep for administration, legal or security purposes.

 

Where we send your data.

 

Visitor comments may be checked through an automated spam detection service. Customers that order through our website have their information stored in our email marketing database.

We do not sell, sell, trade or rent personal identification information to others. We may share generic aggregated demographic information not linked to any personal identification information regarding visitors with our business partners, trusted affiliates and advertisers for the purpose outlined above. We may use third party service providers to help us operate our business, or administer activities on our behalf, such as sending out newsletters or surveys. We may share your information with these third parties for those limited purposes provided that you have given us your permission.

 

How we use your data

To improve customer service and Website

Your information helps us to more effectively respond to your customer service requests and support needs. We continually strive to improve our website offerings based on the information and feedback we receive from you.

To process transactions

We may use the information provided about themselves when placing an order only to provide service to that order. We do not share this information with outside parties except to the extent necessary to provide the service.

 

To administer a content, promotion, survey or other features.

To send users information they agreed to receive about topics we think will be of interest to them.

 

To send periodic emails

The email address provided for order processing, will only be used to send them information and updates pertaining to their order. It may also be used to respond to their inquiries and/or other requests or questions.

 

How we protect your data.

We adopt appropriate data collection, storage, processing practices and security measures to protect against unauthorized access, alteration, disclosure or information and data stored on our site.

 

Changes to this privacy policy

Skara Ltd has the discretion to update this privacy policy at any time. We encourage you to frequently check this page for any changes to stay informed about how we are helping to protect the personal Information we collect. You acknowledge and agree that it is your responsibility to review this privacy policy periodically and become aware of modifications.

 

Your acceptance of these terms

By using our website, you signify your acceptance of this policy and terms of service. If you do not agree to this policy, please do not use our website. Your continued use of the website following the posting of changes to this policy will be deemed your acceptance of those changes.

 

Contacting us.

If you have any questions about this privacy policy, the practices of this website, or your dealings with this website, please contact us at: admin@skara.co.nz

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