“customer” means an individual who: (a) has contacted us through any means to find out more about any goods or services we provide; or (b) may, or has, entered into a contract with us for the supply of any goods or services by us;
“personal data” means data, whether true or not, about a customer who can be identified: (a) from that data; or (b) from that data and other information to which we have or are likely to have access; and
"Website" means the Masquerade Candles Shop website.
COLLECTION, USE AND DISCLOSURE OF PERSONAL DATA
We may collect personal data from you through: (a) your use of our Website and when you communicate with us (either by email, telephone, in writing, or in person) or via a third party who has been duly authorized by you to disclose your personal data to us (your "authorized representative") after: (i) you (or your authorized representative) have been notified of the purposes for which the data is collected; and (ii) you (or your authorized representative) have provided written consent to the collection and usage of your personal data for those purposes; or (b) collection and use of personal data without consent is permitted or required by the CCPA or other laws. The types of personal data we collect may include your name and your email address.
We shall seek your consent before collecting any additional personal data and before using your personal data for a purpose which has not been notified to you (except where permitted or authorized by law).
We may collect and use your personal data for any or all of the following purposes:
performing obligations in the course of, or in connection with, our provision of the goods and/or services requested by you;
verifying your identity;
responding to, handling, and processing queries, requests, applications, complaints, and feedback from you;)
managing your relationship with us;
sending you marketing information about our goods or services including notifying you of our marketing events, initiatives and promotions, and membership schemes;
complying with any applicable laws, regulations, codes of practice, guidelines, or rules, or to assist in law enforcement and investigations conducted by any governmental and/or regulatory authority;
any other purposes for which you have provided the information;
We may disclose your personal data:
where such disclosure is required for performing obligations in the course of, or in connection with, our provision of the goods or services requested by you; or
to third party service providers, agents and other organizations we have engaged to perform any of the functions listed in clause 5 for us.
The purposes listed in clauses 4 to 6 may continue to apply even in situations where your relationship with us has been terminated or altered in any way, for a reasonable period thereafter (including, where applicable, a period to enable us to enforce our rights under any contract with you).
WITHDRAWING YOUR CONSENT
The consent that you provide for the collection, use and disclosure of your personal data will remain valid until such time it is being withdrawn by you in writing. You may withdraw consent and request us to stop using and/or disclosing your personal data for any or all of the purposes listed above by submitting your request in writing or via email to our Data Protection Officer at the contact details provided in clause 20.
Upon receipt of your written request to withdraw your consent, we may require reasonable time (depending on the complexity of the request and its impact on our relationship with you) for your request to be processed and for us to notify you of the consequences of us acceding to the same, including any legal consequences which may affect your rights and liabilities to us. In general, we shall seek to process your request within ten (10) business days of receiving it.
Whilst we respect your decision to withdraw your consent, please note that depending on the nature and scope of your request, we may not be in a position to continue providing our goods or services to you and we shall, in such circumstances, notify you before completing the processing of your request. Should you decide to cancel your withdrawal of consent, please inform us in writing in the manner described in clause 8 above.
Please note that withdrawing consent does not affect our right to continue to collect, use and disclose personal data where such collection, use and disclose without consent is permitted or required under applicable laws.
ACCESS TO AND CORRECTION OF PERSONAL DATA
If you wish to make: (a) an access request for access to a copy of the personal data which we hold about you or information about the ways in which we use or disclose your personal data; or (b) a correction request to correct or update any of your personal data which we hold about you, you may submit your request in writing or via email to our Data Protection Officer at the contact details provided below.
We will respond to your request as soon as reasonably possible. Should we not be able to respond to your request within thirty (30) days after receiving your request, we will inform you in writing within thirty (30) days of the time by which we will be able to respond to your request. If we are unable to provide you with any personal data or to make a correction requested by you, we shall generally inform you of the reasons why we are unable to do so (except where we are not required to do so under the CCPA).
PROTECTION OF PERSONAL DATA
To safeguard your personal data from unauthorized access, collection, use, disclosure, copying, modification, disposal or similar risks, we have introduced appropriate administrative, physical and technical measures such as up-to-date antivirus protection, encryption and the use of privacy filters to secure all storage and transmission of personal data by us, and disclosing personal data both internally and to our authorized third party service providers and agents only on a need-to-know basis.
You should be aware, however, that no method of transmission over the Internet or method of electronic storage is completely secure. While security cannot be guaranteed, we strive to protect the security of your information and are constantly reviewing and enhancing our information security measures.
ACCURACY OF PERSONAL DATA
We generally rely on personal data provided by you (or your authorized representative). In order to ensure that your personal data is current, complete and accurate, please update us if there are changes to your personal data by informing our Data Protection Officer in writing or via email at the contact details provided below.
RETENTION OF PERSONAL DATA
We may retain your personal data for as long as it is necessary to fulfill the purpose for which it was collected, or as required or permitted by applicable laws.
We will cease to retain your personal data, or remove the means by which the data can be associated with you, as soon as it is reasonable to assume that such retention no longer serves the purpose for which the personal data was collected, and is no longer necessary for legal or business purposes.
DATA PROTECTION OFFICER
You may contact our Data Protection Officer if you have any inquiries or feedback on our personal data protection policies and procedures, or if you wish to make any request, at the following email address: Masqueradecandle1959@gmail.com
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