Last Updated: October 5, 2022
This policy describes the types of information we collect from you or that you provide when you visit the website www.monii.shop (our “Website”) and our practices for collecting, storing, using, maintaining, protecting, and disclosing that information.
When you use the Website, your user information may be collected, stored, and used in a variety of manners. As detailed below, the type of user information collected may vary based on how it was gathered, but may include, among other things, your name, home address, email address, telephone number, and other information that you voluntarily submit (e.g., when contacting us via the website or purchasing one of our products), information automatically collected about your usage of the website (e.g., the content that you choose to view), and payment information (including credit card information), which is collected and processed by our third party e-commerce payment processor, Shopify. You can read more about how Shopify uses your personal information here: https://www.shopify.com/legal/privacy.
We may collect user information that is voluntarily provided by you or with your permission. For example, we collect certain nonpublic personal information about you from information that you provide when creating an account at our Website, when purchasing a product at our Website, on the contact form on our website (such as your name, home address, email address, telephone number and payment information). Some of this information is submitted directly by you, while at other times it may be collected automatically. You can manage and change your preferences as outlined below. If you choose not to provide the information we request, you can still visit the Website, but you may be unable to access certain options. When you provide information to us in any other manner, you agree to provide only true, accurate, current, and complete information.
A cookie is a small data file that is written to your computer's hard drive by your web browser. A cookie file can contain and/or automatically collect information, such as a user identification code or IP address, that a website will use to track the pages and number of times you have visited. The data read from these cookies may be linked to personally identifying (PII) and non-personally identifying (non-PII) information.
- safeguarding against spam and malware,
- analyzing trends, traffic, and user behavior,
- administering the website,
- gathering demographic information about our user base as a whole,
- performing location-related functionalities and analytics,
- participating in market research (e.g., website ratings), and
- educating ourselves about how we can continue to improve the website and its various elements.
Essential Cookies. Certain cookies are used for specific purposes that are essential to your secure use and navigation of the website. Without them, we may not be able to provide core website functions and features to you, and the website would not operate as well as you or we would like. These cookies collect and use information such as your server preferences, single-session data and corresponding identifier, web beacons and log files (detailed below), and other credential-related information. For EU individuals, essential cookies also help inform us whether you require, or have already been served, an affirmative consent request in connection with the GDPR. Essential cookies include analytics cookies, which provide us data that allows us to better understand our users and improve the website based on what we have learned from that data.
We encourage you to consider keeping your cookies enabled, as if you choose to disable the receipt of cookies from our website, you may not be able to use or benefit from certain features of the website, particularly the features that are designed to personalize your experience.
We use web beacons (invisible images often referred to as pixel tags or clear GIFs) on the website in order to recognize users, assess traffic patterns, identify preferred content and measure site engagement. We also include web beacons in our e-mail messages, including newsletters, in order to count how many e-mail messages have been opened.
We and our partners also use web beacons to collect various data provided by your browser while you are on our website. This data is collected in the aggregate but may include or be associated with other non-PII or PII that users have voluntarily submitted.
The website's web servers log information about a user's IP address, browser type and the current URL the user is requesting. This information is always provided by a user's browser and automatically logged by most websites. These log files are stored in a secure location and used in our internal analysis of traffic patterns within our website.
Use of Your Information
To Provide our Services to You
We use your personal Information to provide our services to you, which includes: offering products for sale, processing payments, shipping and fulfillment of your order, and keeping you up to date on new products, services, and offers.
To Provide Interactive Communications from the Website
To enhance your experience, we provide you with the ability to contact us via our Website with any questions you may have. If you choose to contact us, you will be asked to provide your name, email address and telephone number. Once we have that information, it is stored on our servers. We use the information to respond to you as requested and, from time to time, we may provide e-mails highlighting new features on the website to those users who have expressly provided us with their permission to send such communications as part of their user profile.
Sharing of Information
We restrict access to nonpublic personal information about you to those employees who need to know that information to provide requested or responsive information to you. You may be requested to voluntarily provide certain user information during your use of the Website. If you choose to do so, that user information may be shared with us as well as vendors providing hosting and other services for us.
We also use third party administrative support providers, such as e-mail service providers and hosting services on the website. We require these outside firms and agents to protect the confidentiality of your information and not to use it for any purpose.
We do not sell, rent or share your information with third parties for promotional or advertising purposes.
In the Event of Sale or Bankruptcy
The ownership of the website may change at some point in the future. Should that occur, we want this site to be able to maintain a relationship with you. In the event of a sale, merger, public offering, bankruptcy or other change in control of our company, your information may be shared with the person or business that owns or controls this site.
As Required By Law
We may disclose your personal information if required to do so by law such as to comply with a subpoena or in the good faith belief that such action is necessary to conform to the edicts of the law, protect your safety or the safety of others, investigate fraud or comply with a judicial proceeding, court order or legal process served on us or to protect and defend the rights or our property.
We will retain your information for as long as your account is active or as needed to provide you with our services. If you wish to cancel your account or request that we no longer use your information to provide you service, contact us at email@example.com. We will retain and use your information as necessary to comply with our legal obligations, resolve disputes, and enforce our agreements.
We care about the protection of your user information and use industry standard safeguards to do so. That said, no data transmission on the Internet is guaranteed to be 100% secure.
Your information is stored on our servers located in the United States. We use industry standard physical, electronic, and organizational safeguards to protect your user information against loss or theft as well as unauthorized access and disclosure to protect your privacy. We treat data as an asset that must be protected against loss and unauthorized access. We employ many different security techniques to protect such data from unauthorized access by users inside and outside of our company. However, "perfect security" does not exist on the Internet. If you are concerned that your privacy may have been breached, please contact us as provided below.
California Privacy Rights
Under the California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA), California consumers have a right to knowledge, access, and deletion of information that identifies, relates to, describes, is capable of being associated with, or could reasonably be linked, directly or indirectly, with them or their household. California consumers also have a right to opt out of the sale of this information by a business and a right not to be discriminated against for exercising one of their California privacy rights. Monii does not sell this information in relation to California consumers and does not discriminate in response to privacy rights requests.
California consumers can exercise their privacy rights by contacting us at firstname.lastname@example.org. We will ask you for information which we consider necessary to verify your identity for security and to prevent fraud. This information may include name, contact information, and information related to your relationship with us, but the specific information requested may differ depending on the circumstances of your request for your security and to protect privacy rights. If we delete your personal information, we will both render certain personal information about you permanently unrecoverable and also de-identify certain personal information.
Under the CCPA, a California consumer may use an authorized agent to make a CCPA privacy request on the consumer's behalf. To make a request on behalf of a Site user, the authorized agent must first provide a copy of a valid power of attorney issued pursuant to California Probate Code sections 4000 to 4465. The authorized agent must email this document to email@example.com and include a phone number where the agent may be reached during regular business hours.
Cross-border Transfers – General Data Protection Regulation
This Privacy Statement and its enumerated policies are intended to comply with Regulation (EU) 2016/679 of the European Parliament and of the Council of 27 April 2016 (the “General Data Protection Regulation” or “GDPR”) and provide appropriate protection and care with respect to the treatment of your user information in accordance with the GDPR.
Your user information may be transferred to other countries in connection with your use of the website. If you access or use the website outside of the United States, your user information will be transferred to our servers in the United States.
Our legal ground for processing: As outlined in this Privacy Statement, We will not process your user information without a lawful basis to do so, as such bases are defined in Article 6 of the GDPR. In general, we will process your user information on the legal bases of consent, contract (if you have entered into an agreement with us and such processing is a necessary part thereof), or legal obligation (as noted above). We may also process certain user information on the basis of the following legitimate interests, provided that such interests are not overridden by your privacy rights and interests: delivering and continuing to develop and improve the website, learning from your behavior on the website (e.g., analyzing traffic) to better serve you and other website users, helping us modify or enhance the website and its content, receiving insight as to what users do (and don't) like about our website or aspects thereof, and providing a stable, consistent, and secure user experience in connection with the website. Where it is not an obligation to provide the personal data we have explained the possible consequences if you choose not to. We will use standard contractual clauses as a safeguard for transferring your user information to third parties.
Right to access: You have the right to request information about the personal data we hold on you at any time. You can contact us and we will provide you with your personal data.
Right to portability: Whenever we process your personal data by automated means based on your consent or based on an agreement you have the right to get a copy of your data in a structured, commonly used and machine-readable format transferred to you or to another party. This only includes the personal data you have submitted to us.
Right to rectification: You have the right to request rectification of your personal data if it is incorrect, including the right to have incomplete personal data completed. If you have an account you can edit your personal data under your account and membership pages.
Right to erasure: You have the right to erase any personal data processed by us at any time except for the following situations:
- you have an ongoing matter with Customer Service.
- you have an open order which has not yet been shipped or partially shipped
- you have an unsettled debt with us, regardless of the payment method
- if you are suspected or have misused our services within the last four years
- your debt has been sold to a third party within the last three years or one year for deceased customers
- your credit application has been rejected within the last three months
- if you have made any purchase, we will keep your personal data in connection to your transaction for bookkeeping rules
Your right to object to processing based on legitimate interest: You have the right to object to processing of your personal data that you believe is not based on our legitimate interest. We will suspend processing of the personal data unless we can demonstrate a legitimate ground for the process which overrides your interest and rights or due to legal claims.
Right to restriction: You have the right to request that we restrict the processing of your personal data under the following circumstances:
- if you object to a processing based on our legitimate interest, we shall suspend all processing of such data pending the verification of the legitimate interest.
- if you claim that your personal data is incorrect, we will restrict all processing of such data pending the verification of the accuracy of the personal data.
- if the processing is unlawful you can oppose the erasure of personal data and instead request the restriction of the use of your personal data instead
- if we no longer need the personal data but it is required for you to make of defending legal claims.
How can you exercise your rights?: We have dedicated personnel who handle your requests in relation to your rights stated above. You can reach us at: firstname.lastname@example.org.
Right to complain to a Supervisory Authority: In addition to contacting us, if you believe we are processing your personal data in an incorrect way you have the right to complain to a Supervisory Authority.
How to Contact Us
If you have any questions regarding this Privacy Statement or how to remove or modify your user information or related consents, please feel free to contact us by e-mail at email@example.com or the mailing address below. Our mailing address is PO Box 59423, Rockville, MD 20842.
How Will I Know if the Privacy Statement Is Changed?
If we make any material changes, we will notify you by means of a notice on our website prior to the change becoming effective. We encourage you to periodically review this page for the latest information on our privacy practices.
This Privacy Statement only covers our Website and out collection and use of your information. Any links from our website to other websites, such as to any of our partners or providers are not covered by this Privacy Statement, unless explicitly stated to apply. This Privacy Statement does not apply to the activities of any third parties who may collect your user information while accessing or using such third party's services in connection with your use of our Website. We encourage you to read and review the privacy statements of each third party service that you may choose to use in connection with the website.
Note on Translated Version(s): For your convenience, we may make translated versions of this Privacy Statement available on the Website. In the event that the terms of any such translated version conflict with the terms of the English version, the terms of the English version of this Privacy Statement will control in all instances.