Privacy

 Privacy Policy

 

This privacy policy sets out how Maapstudio uses and protects any information that you give us when you use this website. Maapstudio is committed to ensuring that your privacy is protected. Should we ask you to provide certain information by which you can be identified when using this website,then you can be assured that it will only be used in accordance with this privacy statement. Maapstudio may change this policy from time to time by updating this page in order to reflect, for example, changes to our practices or for other operational, legal or regulatory reasons. You should check this page from time to time to ensure that you are happy with any changes. Any questions regarding this Policy and our privacy practices should be sent to info@maapstudio.com

 

What personal information do 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”.

By registering, subscribing or using our services you consent to the use of your personal information in line with this privacy policy.

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 , 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.

If you purchase a product from us, your card information is not held by us, it is collected by our third-party payment processors, who specialise in the secure online payments and processing of credit/debit card transactions.

 

How do we use your personal information?

 

We 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:

- Keep internal records up to date and for accounting requirements.

- 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).

 

Sharing your personal information

 

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. Compliance with laws. We may collect, use, retain, and share your information if we have a good faith belief that it is reasonably necessary to: (a) respond to legal process or to government requests; (b) enforce our agreements, terms and policies; (c) prevent, investigate, and address fraud and other illegal activity, security, or technical issues; or (d) protect the rights, property, and safety of our customers, or others.

 

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:

- Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/settings/?tab=ads

- Google: https://www.google.com/settings/ads/anonymous

- Bing: https://advertise.bingads.microsoft.com/en-us/resources/policies/personalized-ads

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/.

 

Do not track

 

Please note that we do not alter our Site’s data collection and use practices when we see a Do Not Track signal from your browser.


Your rights

 

If you are a European resident, you have the right to access personal information we hold about you and to ask that your personal information be corrected, updated, or deleted. If you would like to exercise this right, please contact us through the contact information below.

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 Site), 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. If you are not happy for us to share your data , please do not use our services.


Data retention


We retain your personal information only for as long as necessary to provide you with our services and as described in our Privacy Policy. However, we may also be required to retain this information to comply with our legal and regulatory obligations, to resolve disputes, and to enforce our agreements. We generally keep your data for the following time period of 6 years.

 

Security

 

We are committed to ensuring that your information is secure. In order to prevent unauthorised access or disclosure, we have put in place suitable physical, electronic and control procedures to safeguard and secure the information we collect online.

Payment

Maapstudio don't store financial information like credit or debit card numbers on this site. All transactions are handled by a secure online independent payment service providers like PayPal Express Checkout and Shopify Payments. We accept payment online by Visa, MasterCard, AmericanExpress processed on behalf of Shopify Payments by Stripe Payments Europe, Ltd

 

Links to Other Websites

 

Our website may contain links to other websites of interest. However, once you have used these links to leave our site, you should note that we do not have any control over that other website. We cannot be responsible for the protection and privacy of any information which you provide whilst visiting such sites and such sites are not governed by this privacy statement. Please exercise caution and refer to the privacy policy applicable to the website in questions.

 

Cookie Policy

 

We collect information about your use of our online services using cookies. Cookies are very small text files that are stored on your computer or other device when you first visit our site. When you visit our site again in the future these files help us remember who you are and personalise your browsing experience with us. Most websites use cookies.

You can accept or decline cookies. Most web browsers automatically accept cookies, but you can modify your browser settings to decline cookies . That may impact your browsing experience when using our site.

The cookies we collect are:

- website functionality cookies like items in your shopping cart and account functionality, search terms entered into our search bar ,items on your wish list.

- website analytics cookies like counting the number of visitors to our website, user statistics for Google Analytics which allow us to improve our website in order to better serve you.

 For more information about cookies, and how to disable cookies, visit http://www.allaboutcookies.org.

 

Your Consent

 

By visiting Maapstudio website, you are accepting and consenting to the practices described in our Privacy Policy and the Terms and Conditions. By submitting your information you can censor the use of that information as set out in this policy.

 

How you can update your information

 

The correct information we hold about you is important to us. If you'd like to update your email address or any other information we hold, please email info@maapstudio.com

 

Policy Review

This Policy is under regular review and it was last updated on 04 of November 2020