INA KESS AG, Brandschenkestrasse 96, 8002 Zürich, Switzerland, is the operator of the website [www.inakess.com, hereinafter “Website”] and responsible for the products and content placed on the Website as well as the use of personal data of the customer or visitor (hereinafter “visitor”).
INA KESS respects the privacy rights of all visitors and the protection of their data.
SECTION 1 – USE OF VISITOR’S PERSONAL INFORMATION
Each visitor to the Website may, at her/his option, provide INA KESS with personal information, in order for INA KESS to better understand visitors’ expectations, and to provide information on INA KESS products or services to visitors who have opted for receiving such information. If the visitor has notified INA KESS that she/he does wish to receive any details of INA KESS products or services, INA KESS may contact the visitor by email, telephone or post to provide the visitor with details of INA KESS products or services or any other information, which INA KESS believes may be of interest.
When the visitor purchases something from the Website, as part of the buying and selling process, INA KESS collects the personal information given by the visitor such as the name, address and email address.
When the visitor browses the Website, INA KESS automatically receives visitor’s computer internet protocol (IP) address. This enables INA KESS to learn more about visitor’s browser and operating system.
SECTION 2 - CONSENT
When the visitor provides INA KESS with personal information to complete a transaction, verify her/his credit card, places an order, arranges for a delivery or returns a purchase, creates an account, signs up for the newsletter, INA KESS implies that the visitor consents to INA KESS collecting it and using it for that specific reason.
If INA KESS asks for the visitor’s personal information for a secondary reason, like marketing, INA KESS will either ask the visitor directly for her/his expressed consent, or provide the visitor with an opportunity to decline.
The visitor may withdraw her/his consent to share, use or disclose personal information, by contacting INA KESS at email@example.com or writing to: INA KESS Ltd., Brandschenkestrasse 96, Zurich, ZH, 8002, Switzerland.
SECTION 3 - DISCLOSURE
INA KESS may disclose the visitor’s personal information if required by law to do so or if the visitor violates INA KESS’ Terms and Conditions.
SECTION 4 - SHOPIFY
The Website is hosted on Shopify Inc., which provides the online e-commerce platform that allows INA KESS to sell its products and services to its visitors via the Website.
The visitor’s data is stored through Shopify’s data storage, databases and the general Shopify application.
If the visitor chooses a direct payment gateway to complete her/his purchase, then Shopify stores her/his credit card data. It is encrypted through the Payment Card Industry Data Security Standard (PCI-DSS). The purchase transaction data is stored only as long as is necessary to complete the purchase transaction. Upon completion of the purchase, purchase transaction information is deleted.
All direct payment gateways adhere to the standards set by PCI-DSS as managed by the PCI Security Standards Council, which is a joint effort of brands like Visa, MasterCard, American Express and Discover.
PCI-DSS requirements help to ensure the secure handling of credit card information by the Website and its service providers.
SECTION 5 - THIRD-PARTY SERVICES
In general, the third-party providers engaged by INA KESS will only collect, use and disclose the visitor’s information to the extent necessary to allow them to perform the services they provide to INA KESS.
Certain third-party service providers, such as payment gateways and other payment transaction processors, have their own privacy policies in respect to the information INA KESS is required to provide to them for the visitor’s purchase-related transactions.
If the visitor requires to know more about the handling of her/his personal data by these providers, it is recommended that the visitor reads the respective privacy policies (https://stripe.com/ch/privacy).
Certain providers and/or its facilities may be located in a different jurisdiction than either the visitor or INA KESS. Proceeding with a transaction that involves the services of a third-party service provider, the visitor’s information may become subject to the laws of the jurisdiction(s) in which that service provider or its facilities are located (e.g. if the visitor is located in Switzerland and her/his transaction is processed by a payment gateway located in the United States, then the visitor’s personal information used in completing that transaction may be subject to disclosure under United States legislation, including the Patriot Act).
Clicking on links of the Website, the visitor may be directed away from the Website. INA KESS is not responsible for the privacy practices of other sites and encourages the visitor to read their respective privacy statements.
SECTION 6 - SECURITY
To protect the visitor’s personal information, INA KESS takes reasonable precautions and follows industry best practices to make sure it is not inappropriately lost, misused, accessed, disclosed, altered or destroyed.
If the visitor provides INA KESS with her/his credit card information, the information is encrypted using secure socket layer technology (SSL) and stored with a AES-256 encryption. Although no method of transmission over the Internet or electronic storage is 100% secure, INA KESS follows all PCI-DSS requirements and implements in addition generally accepted industry standards.
Here is a list of cookies that is used by the Website:
_session_id, unique token, sessional, allows Shopify to store information about visitor’s session (referrer, landing page, etc).
_shopify_visit, no data held, persistent for 30 minutes from the last visit, used by the Website provider’s internal stats tracker to record the number of visits
_shopify_uniq, no data held, expires midnight (relative to the visitor) of the next day, Counts the number of visits to a store by a single visitor.
cart, unique token, persistent for 2 weeks, stores information about the contents of visitor’s cart.
_secure_session_id, unique token, sessional
storefront_digest, unique token, indefinite If the shop has a password. Used to determine if the current visitor has access.
QUESTIONS AND CONTACT INFORMATION
If the visitor would like to access, correct, amend or delete any personal information INA KESS may have, register a complaint, or request more information, INA KESS can be contacted at firstname.lastname@example.org or by mail at
INA KESS Ltd.
This Private Policy was last updated July 2016.
© INA KESS, 2016 All Rights Reserved.