Privacy policy

SECTION 1 – WHAT DO WE DO WITH YOUR INFORMATION?

When you purchase something from our store, as part of the buying and selling process, we collect the personal information you give us such as your name, address and email address.
When you browse our store, we also automatically receive your computer’s internet protocol (IP) address in order to provide us with information that helps us learn about your browser and operating system.
Email marketing (if applicable): With your permission, we may send you emails about our store, new products and other updates.

SECTION 2 – CONSENT

How do you get my consent?
When you provide us with personal information to complete a transaction, verify your credit card, place an order, arrange for a delivery or return a purchase, we imply that you consent to our collecting it and using it for that specific reason only.
If we ask for your personal information for a secondary reason, like marketing, we will either ask you directly for your expressed consent, or provide you with an opportunity to say no.

How do I withdraw my consent?
If after you opt-in, you change your mind, you may withdraw your consent for us to contact you, for the continued collection, use or disclosure of your information, at anytime, by contacting us at support@amerystore.com

SECTION 3 – DISCLOSURE

We may disclose your personal information if we are required by law to do so or if you violate our Terms of Service.

SECTION 4 – THIRD-PARTY SERVICES

In general, the third-party providers used by us will only collect, use and disclose your information to the extent necessary to allow them to perform the services they provide to us.
However, certain third-party service providers, such as payment gateways and other payment transaction processors, have their own privacy policies in respect to the information we are required to provide to them for your purchase-related transactions.
For these providers, we recommend that you read their privacy policies so you can understand the manner in which your personal information will be handled by these providers.
In particular, remember that certain providers may be located in or have facilities that are located a different jurisdiction than either you or us. So if you elect to proceed with a transaction that involves the services of a third-party service provider, then your information may become subject to the laws of the jurisdiction(s) in which that service provider or its facilities are located.
As an example, if you are located in Canada and your transaction is processed by a payment gateway located in the United States, then your personal information used in completing that transaction may be subject to disclosure under United States legislation, including the Patriot Act.
Once you leave our store’s website or are redirected to a third-party website or application, you are no longer governed by this Privacy Policy or our website’s Terms of Service.

Links
When you click on links on our store, they may direct you away from our site. We are not responsible for the privacy practices of other sites and encourage you to read their privacy statements.

SECTION 5 – SECURITY

To protect your personal information, we take reasonable precautions and follow industry best practices to make sure it is not inappropriately lost, misused, accessed, disclosed, altered or destroyed.
If you provide us with your 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, we follow all PCI-DSS requirements and implement additional generally accepted industry standards.

SECTION 6– COOKIES

8.1 We want to provide you with an optimal and meaningful user experience. Therefore, we use cookies and other technologies on the Marketplace and within our services (a) in order to better understand how our users use the Marketplace and our services; (b) for the optimization of the Marketplace and our services; (c) in order to provide and maintain, to the extent possible and reasonable, a smoothly and accurately functioning Marketplace; as well as (d) for marketing purposes and market research.

Cookies and other technologies help us in many ways to make your visit of the Marketplace more enjoyable and meaningful.

Cookies are text information files that our web server sends to and places on your computer when you visit the Marketplace. Most browsers accept cookies automatically, but can be configured in their settings not to accept cookies or to indicate when a cookie is being sent. For more information please check the help menu of your browser. Some or all of our cookies may be disabled or deleted later. You can either disable our cookies via the browser settings or via the opt-out possibilities as set out in the table under item 8.3 below. Please note that you do not have to accept our cookies in order to use the Marketplace. However, if you opt out of the cookie function, some areas and functions of the Marketplace may be disabled.

8.2 We use the following types of cookies on the Marketplace for the following purposes:

(a) Technical cookies

Cookies that allow the navigation through the Marketplace and the use of different options or services that exist in it, such as allowing the communication of data, identifying your user account, accessing restricted access Marketplace areas, storing products from orders, completing the purchase process of an order or storing content for the broadcast of videos and sound and share content.

This processing is necessary for the performance of our contract.

(b) Customization cookies

Cookies that allow the access to the Marketplace with some general predetermined characteristics according to several criteria out of the user’s device, such as the language, the web browser, the regional settings etc.

This processing is necessary for the performance of our contract.

(c) Advertising cookies

Cookies that allow Amerystore to analyse and manage the information related to the advertisements displayed to each user on the Marketplace. Those cookies allow to manage, in the most efficient way, the advertising spaces of the Marketplace pursuant to different information such as the edited content or the frequency in which such advertisements are displayed.

This processing is necessary for the purpose of our legitimate interests. Our legitimate interests are to provide a user-friendly and meaningful Marketplace which fulfils your expectations and needs as well as our commercial interests.

(d) Conduct or behavior advertising cookies

These cookies store information on the behavior of users obtained through the continuous observation of their browsing habits, which allows the development of a specific profile in order to display different advertisements based on such profiling process.

It is also possible that by visiting a website or by opening an e-mail where an advertisement or promotion about our services is displayed, a cookie will be installed in your browser that will be useful to show to the user some other advertisements related to the searches that it has carried out, to develop a control of our advertising in connection, for example, with the number of times each advertisement is displayed, where or at what time it is displayed etc.

This processing is necessary for the purpose of our legitimate interests. Our legitimate interests are to provide a user-friendly and meaningful Marketplace which fulfils your expectations and needs as well as our commercial interests.

(e) Third-party analytics cookies

Together with our server logs and other web analysis programs, analytical cookies enable Amerystore to ascertain the total number of users visiting the website and the most popular areas. Thanks to them, Amerystore can obtain information to improve browsing and offer a better service to users.

This processing is necessary for the purpose of our legitimate interests. Our legitimate interests are to provide a user-friendly and meaningful Marketplace which fulfils your expectations and needs as well as our commercial interests.

(f) Third-party social networks cookies

If you interact with the content of the Marketplace, third-party cookies may also be installed (for example, by clicking on social media buttons or viewing videos housed on other websites). Third-party cookies are those established by a domain different to the Marketplace and subject to the relevant social network’s policies.

This processing is necessary for the purpose of our legitimate interests. Our legitimate interests are to provide a user-friendly and meaningful Marketplace which fulfils your expectations and needs as well as our commercial interests.

8.3 In particular, we use the following third-party services which use cookies and other technologies. If you do not agree to this use, you may deactivate these services by refusing to accept the cookies in your browser. You may also deactivate the service by clicking on the opt-out link or using other opt-out possibilities. For the opt-out links and other opt-out possibilities, please see the column “Opt-out” in the table below. You will find further information about the services in the related privacy policies, accessible via the links provided in the section “Privacy and/or security policy” in the table below. The table further displays under “Countries where data is transferred and appropriate safeguards” to which country the data is transferred and if appropriate safeguards are fulfilled.