Information We Collect
We may obtain certain personal information such as name and contact details when you choose to provide them through our Site. The types of personal information we may collect include:
- Contact information (such as name, postal address, e-mail, telephone number)
- Date of birth
- Username and password
- Personal information in content you provide on our Site (such as text you submit on our contact form using this Site)
- Payment information (such as payment card details when placing an order)
In addition, when you visit our Site, your browser will automatically provide certain information to us. The information we collect which includes IP address, browser characteristics, device characteristics, operating system, language preferences, referring URLs, information on actions taken on our site, dates and times of website visits, and other technical information.
We may also collect certain information by automated means, such as cookies and web beacons. A “cookie” is a text file that websites send to a visitor’s computer or other Internet-connected device to uniquely identify the visitor’s browser or to store information or settings in the browser. A “web beacon,” also known as an Internet tag, pixel tag or clear GIF, links web pages to web servers and their cookies and may be used to transmit information collected through cookies back to a web server. Through these automated collection methods, we obtain “clickstream data,” which is a log of content on which a visitor clicks while browsing a website. As the visitor clicks through the website, a record of the action may be collected and stored. If you wish to disable the storage of cookies on your computer, you may do so using the settings on your browser or device. Please note, however, that without cookies you may not be able to use all of the features of our Site. For more information on deleting or controlling cookies, visit www.aboutcookies.org.
How We Use The Information We Collect
- Create and manage your account
- Conduct a transaction you request (such as adding an item to your order)
- Communicate with you about our products and services (such as newsletter emails)
- Display content on our Site (such as stories and product reviews)
- Respond to and communicate (such as replying to your email)
- Process claims we receive in connection with our products and services (such as warranties)
- Operate, evaluate and improve our business (managing our communications; determining the effectiveness of our sales, marketing and advertising; analyzing and enhancing our Site; and performing accounting, auditing, billing, reconciliation and collection activities)
- Perform data analyses and other processing (such as market and consumer research, trend analysis)
- Protect against, identify and prevent fraud and other criminal activity, claims and other liabilities
- Comply with and enforce applicable legal requirements, relevant industry standards and our policies
We may use third-party web analytics services on our Site, such as those of Google Analytics. The analytics providers that administer these services use technologies such as cookies, web server logs and web beacons to help us analyze how visitors use the Site. The information collected through these means (including IP address) is disclosed to these analytics providers, who use the information to evaluate use of the Site. To learn more about Google Analytics and how to opt out, please visit www.google.com/analytics/learn/privacy.html.
Information We Share
We do not sell or otherwise share personal information about you, except as described in this Online Privacy Notice. When you post a product review on our Site, we may publish your name on the Site with your review or repost your name and review on other websites.
We share the personal information we obtain with third parties who perform services on our behalf (such as our marketing and newsletter software company). These third parties 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, regulation or legal process (such as a court order or subpoena), (ii) in response to requests by government agencies, such law enforcement authorities, (iii) for the purpose of or in connection with legal proceedings, or otherwise for the purpose of establishing, exercising or defending our legal rights, or (iv) 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 reserve the right to transfer any information we have about you (such as the information in regards to orders you have placed) in the event we sell or transfer all or a portion of our business or assets (including in the event of a reorganization, dissolution or liquidation).
Links To Other Websites
Our Site may contain links to other websites for your convenience and information (such as social media links). These websites may be operated by companies not affiliated with Vape Royalty. Linked websites may have their own privacy policies or notices, which we recommend you review if you visit any linked websites. We are not responsible for the content of any websites that are not affiliated with Vape Royalty, any use of those websites, or the privacy policies or privacy practices of those websites.
Subject to certain limits under California Civil Code § 1798.83, California residents may ask us to provide them with (i) a list of certain categories of personal information that we have disclosed to third parties for their direct marketing purposes during the immediately preceding calendar year, and (ii) the identity of those third parties. To make this request, California residents may contact us by using our Contact page on this Site.
This Privacy Notice may be updated periodically and without prior notice to you to reflect changes in our personal information practices. We will post a notice on our Site to notify you of any significant changes to our Privacy Notice, and indicate at the top of the notice when it was most recently updated.
How To Contact Us
If you have any questions about this Privacy Notice, or if you would like us to update information we have about you or your preferences, please contact us by using our Contact page on this Site. If you believe that any information we are holding on you is incorrect or incomplete, please contact us by using our Contact form on this Site as soon as possible. We will promptly correct any information found to be incorrect.