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    Privacy Policy

    Ashley Lynn is committed to safeguarding your privacy. Contact us at if you have any questions or problems regarding the use of your Personal Data and we will gladly assist you.

    By using this site or/and our services, you consent to the Processing of your Personal Data as described in this Privacy Policy.

    Table of Contents

    1. Definitions used in this Policy
    2. Data protection principles we follow
    3. What rights do you have regarding your Personal Data
    4. What Personal Data we gather about you
    5. How we use your Personal Data
    6. Who else has access to your Personal Data
    7. How we secure your data
    8. Information about cookies
    9. Contact information

    Definitions

    Personal Data – any information relating to an identified or identifiable natural person.
    Processing – any operation or set of operations which is performed on Personal Data or on sets of Personal Data.
    Data subject – a natural person whose Personal Data is being Processed.
    Child – a natural person under 16 years of age.
    We/us (either capitalized or not) –

    Data Protection Principles

    We promise to follow the following data protection principles:

    • Processing is lawful, fair, transparent. Our Processing activities have lawful grounds. We always consider your rights before Processing Personal Data. We will provide you information regarding Processing upon request.
    • Processing is limited to the purpose. Our Processing activities fit the purpose for which Personal Data was gathered.
    • Processing is done with minimal data. We only gather and Process the minimal amount of Personal Data required for any purpose.
    • Processing is limited with a time period. We will not store your personal data for longer than needed.
    • We will do our best to ensure the accuracy of data.
    • We will do our best to ensure the integrity and confidentiality of data.

    Data Subject’s rights

    The Data Subject has the following rights:

    1. Right to information – meaning you have to right to know whether your Personal Data is being processed; what data is gathered, from where it is obtained and why and by whom it is processed.
    2. Right to access – meaning you have the right to access the data collected from/about you. This includes your right to request and obtain a copy of your Personal Data gathered.
    3. Right to rectification – meaning you have the right to request rectification or erasure of your Personal Data that is inaccurate or incomplete.
    4. Right to erasure – meaning in certain circumstances you can request for your Personal Data to be erased from our records.
    5. Right to restrict processing – meaning where certain conditions apply, you have the right to restrict the Processing of your Personal Data.
    6. Right to object to processing – meaning in certain cases you have the right to object to Processing of your Personal Data, for example in the case of direct marketing.
    7. Right to object to automated Processing – meaning you have the right to object to automated Processing, including profiling; and not to be subject to a decision based solely on automated Processing. This right you can exercise whenever there is an outcome of the profiling that produces legal effects concerning or significantly affecting you.
    8. Right to data portability – you have the right to obtain your Personal Data in a machine-readable format or if it is feasible, as a direct transfer from one Processor to another.
    9. Right to lodge a complaint – in the event that we refuse your request under the Rights of Access, we will provide you with a reason as to why. If you are not satisfied with the way your request has been handled please contact us.
    10. Right for the help of supervisory authority – meaning you have the right for the help of a supervisory authority and the right for other legal remedies such as claiming damages.
    11. Right to withdraw consent – you have the right withdraw any given consent for Processing of your Personal Data.

    Data we gather

    Information you have provided us with
    This might be your e-mail address, name, billing address, home address etc – mainly information that is necessary for delivering you a product/service or to enhance your customer experience with us. We save the information you provide us with in order for you to comment or perform other activities on the website. This information includes, for example, your name and e-mail address.

    Information automatically collected about you
    This includes information that is automatically stored by cookies and other session tools. For example, your shopping cart information, your IP address, your shopping history (if there is any) etc. This information is used to improve your customer experience. When you use our services or look at the contents of our website, your activities may be logged.

    Information from our partners
    We gather information from our trusted partners with confirmation that they have legal grounds to share that information with us. This is either information you have provided them directly with or that they have gathered about you on other legal grounds. See the list of our partners here.

    Publicly available information
    We might gather information about you that is publicly available.

    How we use your Personal Data

    We use your Personal Data in order to:

    • provide our service to you. This includes, for example, registering your account; providing you with other products and services that you have requested; providing you with promotional items at your request and communicating with you in relation to those products and services; communicating and interacting with you; and notifying you of changes to any services.
    • enhance your customer experience;
    • fulfill an obligation under law or contract;

    We use your Personal Data on legitimate grounds and/or with your Consent.

    On the grounds of entering into a contract or fulfilling contractual obligations, we Process your Personal Data for the following purposes:

    • to identify you;
    • to provide you a service or to send/offer you a product;
    • to communicate either for sales or invoicing;

    On the ground of legitimate interest, we Process your Personal Data for the following purposes:

    • to send you personalized offers* (from us and/or our carefully selected partners);
    • to administer and analyze our client base (purchasing behavior and history) in order to improve the quality, variety, and availability of products/ services offered/provided;
    • to conduct questionnaires concerning client satisfaction;

    As long as you have not informed us otherwise, we consider offering you products/services that are similar or same to your purchasing history/browsing behavior to be our legitimate interest.

    With your consent we Process your Personal Data for the following purposes:

    • to send you newsletters and campaign offers (from us and/or our carefully selected partners);
    • for other purposes we have asked your consent for;

    We Process your Personal Data in order to fulfill obligation rising from law and/or use your Personal Data for options provided by law. We reserve the right to anonymize Personal Data gathered and to use any such data. We will use data outside the scope of this Policy only when it is anonymized. We save your billing information and other information gathered about you for as long as needed for accounting purposes or other obligations deriving from law, but not longer than 26 months.

    We might process your Personal Data for additional purposes that are not mentioned here, but are compatible with the original purpose for which the data was gathered. To do this, we will ensure that:

    • the link between purposes, context and nature of Personal Data is suitable for further Processing;
    • the further Processing would not harm your interests and
    • there would be appropriate safeguard for Processing.

    We will inform you of any further Processing and purposes.

    Personal Data

    While using our Service, we may ask you to provide us with certain personally identifiable information that can be used to contact or identify you (“Personal Data”). Personally identifiable information may include, but is not limited to:

    • Email address
    • First name and last name
    • Phone number
    • Address, State, Province, ZIP/Postal code, City
    • Cookies and Usage Data

    Who else can access your Personal Data

    We do not share your Personal Data with strangers. Personal Data about you is in some cases provided to our trusted partners in order to either make providing the service to you possible or to enhance your customer experience. We use Google Analytics only.

    We only work with Processing partners who are able to ensure adequate level of protection to your Personal Data. We disclose your Personal Data to third parties or public officials when we are legally obliged to do so. We might disclose your Personal Data to third parties if you have consented to it or if there are other legal grounds for it.

    How we secure your data

    We do our best to keep your Personal Data safe.  We use safe protocols for communication and transferring data. We use anonymizing and pseudonymizing where suitable. We monitor our systems for possible vulnerabilities and attacks.

    Even though we try our best we can not guarantee the security of information. However, we promise to notify suitable authorities of data breaches. We will also notify you if there is a threat to your rights or interests. We will do everything we reasonably can to prevent security breaches and to assist authorities should any breaches occur.

    If you have an account with us, note that you have to keep your username and password secret.

    Children

    We do not intend to collect or knowingly collect information from children. We do not target children with our services.

    We do not address anyone under the age of 18 (“Children”).

    We do not knowingly collect personally identifiable information from anyone under the age of 18. If you are a parent or guardian and you are aware that your Child has provided us with Personal Data, please contact us. If we become aware that we have collected Personal Data from children without verification of parental consent, we take steps to remove that information from our servers.

    Cookies and other technologies we use

    We use cookies and/or similar technologies to analyze customer behavior, administer the website, track users’ movements, and to collect information about users. This is done in order to personalize and enhance your experience with us.

    A cookie is a tiny text file stored on your computer. Cookies store information that is used to help make sites work. Only we can access the cookies created by our website. You can control your cookies at the browser level. Choosing to disable cookies may hinder your use of certain functions.

    We use cookies for the following purposes:

    • Necessary cookies – these cookies are required for you to be able to use some important features on our website, such as logging in. These cookies don’t collect any personal information.
    • Functionality cookies – these cookies provide functionality that makes using our service more convenient and makes providing more personalized features possible. For example, they might remember your name and e-mail in comment forms so you don’t have to re-enter this information next time when commenting.
    • Analytics cookies – these cookies are used to track the use and performance of our website and services
    • Advertising cookies – these cookies are used to deliver advertisements that are relevant to you and to your interests. In addition, they are used to limit the number of times you see an advertisement. They are usually placed to the website by advertising networks with the website operator’s permission. These cookies remember that you have visited a website and this information is shared with other organizations such as advertisers. Often targeting or advertising cookies will be linked to site functionality provided by the other organization.

    You can remove cookies stored in your computer via your browser settings. Alternatively, you can control some 3rd party cookies by using a privacy enhancement platform such as optout.aboutads.info or youronlinechoices.com. For more information about cookies, visit allaboutcookies.org.

    We use Google Analytics to measure traffic on our website. Google has their own Privacy Policy which you can review here. If you’d like to opt out of tracking by Google Analytics, visit the Google Analytics opt-out page.

    Contact Information

    Supervisory Authority

    Changes to this Privacy Policy

    We reserve the right to make changes to this Privacy Policy.
    Last modification was made March 2, 2020.

    Privacy Policy

    Owner and Data Controller

    Ashley
    thevegvixen.com

    Owner contact email:  thevegvixen@gmail.com or a.lynnartsmail@gmail.com

    Types of Data collected

    Among the types of Personal Data that this Application collects, by itself or through third parties, there are: Cookies and Usage Data.

    Complete details on each type of Personal Data collected are provided in the dedicated sections of this privacy policy or by specific explanation texts displayed prior to the Data collection.
    The Personal Data may be freely provided by the User, or, in case of Usage Data, collected automatically when using this Application.
    All Data requested by this Application is mandatory and failure to provide this Data may make it impossible for this Application to provide its services. In cases where this Application specifically states that some Data is not mandatory, Users are free not to communicate this Data without any consequences on the availability or the functioning of the service.
    Users who are uncertain about which Personal Data is mandatory are welcome to contact the Owner.
    Any use of Cookies – or of other tracking tools – by this Application or by the owners of third-party services used by this Application serves the purpose of providing the service required by the User, in addition to any other purposes described in the present document and in the Cookie Policy, if available.

    Users are responsible for any third-party Personal Data obtained, published or shared through this Application and confirm that they have the third party’s consent to provide the Data to the Owner.

    Mode and place of processing the Data

    Methods of processing

    The Data Controller processes the Data of Users in a proper manner and shall take appropriate security measures to prevent unauthorized access, disclosure, modification, or unauthorized destruction of the Data.
    The Data processing is carried out using computers and/or IT enabled tools, following organizational procedures and modes strictly related to the purposes indicated. In addition to the Data Controller, in some cases, the Data may be accessible to certain types of persons in charge, involved with the operation of the site (administration, sales, marketing, legal, system administration) or external parties (such as third-party technical service providers, mail carriers, hosting providers, IT companies, communications agencies) appointed, if necessary, as Data Processors by the Owner. The updated list of these parties may be requested from the Data Controller at any time.

    Place

    The Data is processed at the Data Controller’s operating offices and in any other places where the parties involved with the processing are located. For further information, please contact the Data Controller.

    Retention time

    The Data is kept for the time necessary to provide the service requested by the User, or stated by the purposes outlined in this document, and the User can always request that the Data Controller suspend or remove the data.

    The use of the collected Data

    The Data concerning the User is collected to allow the Owner to provide its services, as well as for the following purposes: Analytics.

    The Personal Data used for each purpose is outlined in the specific sections of this document.

    Detailed information on the processing of Personal Data

    Personal Data is collected for the following purposes and using the following services:

    ·        Analytics
    ·   Email address (if entered) for regularly sent emails (opt out at any time from the emails) via MailChimp.

    The services contained in this section enable the Owner to monitor and analyze web traffic and can be used to keep track of User behavior.

    Google Analytics (Google Inc.)

    Google Analytics is a web analysis service provided by Google Inc. (“Google”). Google utilizes the Data collected to track and examine the use of this Application, to prepare reports on its activities and share them with other Google services.
    Google may use the Data collected to contextualize and personalize the ads of its own advertising network.

    Personal Data collected: Cookies and Usage Data.

    Place of processing: US – Privacy Policy – Opt Out

    Additional information about Data collection and processing

    Legal action

    The User’s Personal Data may be used for legal purposes by the Data Controller, in Court or in the stages leading to possible legal action arising from improper use of this Application or the related services.
    The User declares to be aware that the Data Controller may be required to reveal personal data upon request of public authorities.

    Additional information about User’s Personal Data

    In addition to the information contained in this privacy policy, this Application may provide the User with additional and contextual information concerning particular services or the collection and processing of Personal Data upon request.

    System logs and maintenance

    For operation and maintenance purposes, this Application and any third-party services may collect files that record interaction with this Application (System logs) or use for this purpose other Personal Data (such as IP Address).

    Information not contained in this policy

    More details concerning the collection or processing of Personal Data may be requested from the Data Controller at any time. Please see the contact information at the beginning of this document.

    The rights of Users

    Users have the right, at any time, to know whether their Personal Data has been stored and can consult the Data Controller to learn about their contents and origin, to verify their accuracy or to ask for them to be supplemented, cancelled, updated or corrected, or for their transformation into anonymous format or to block any data held in violation of the law, as well as to oppose their treatment for any and all legitimate reasons. Requests should be sent to the Data Controller at the contact information set out above.

    This Application does not support “Do Not Track” requests.
    To determine whether any of the third-party services it uses honor the “Do Not Track” requests, please read their privacy policies.

    Changes to this privacy policy

    The Data Controller reserves the right to make changes to this privacy policy at any time by giving notice to its Users on this page. It is strongly recommended to check this page often, referring to the date of the last modification listed at the bottom. If a User objects to any of the changes to the Policy, the User must cease using this Application and can request that the Data Controller remove the Personal Data. Unless stated otherwise, the then-current privacy policy applies to all Personal Data the Data Controller has about Users.

    Information about this privacy policy

    The Data Controller is responsible for this privacy policy, prepared starting from the modules provided by Iubenda and hosted on Iubenda’s servers.

    Direct Link to Google Analytics Privacy Information Page:
    https://www.google.com/policies/privacy/partners/

    Definitions and legal references

    Personal Data (or Data)

    Any information regarding a natural person, a legal person, an institution or an association, which is, or can be, identified, even indirectly, by reference to any other information, including a personal identification number.

    Usage Data

    Information collected automatically from this Application (or third-party services employed in this Application), which can include: the IP addresses or domain names of the computers utilized by the Users who use this Application, the URI addresses (Uniform Resource Identifier), the time of the request, the method utilized to submit the request to the server, the size of the file received in response, the numerical code indicating the status of the server’s answer (successful outcome, error, etc.), the country of origin, the features of the browser and the operating system utilized by the User, the various time details per visit (e.g., the time spent on each page within the Application) and the details about the path followed within the Application with special reference to the sequence of pages visited, and other parameters about the device operating system and/or the User’s IT environment.

    User

    The individual using this Application, which must coincide with or be authorized by the Data Subject, to whom the Personal Data refers.

    Data Subject

    The legal or natural person to whom the Personal Data refers.

    Data Processor (or Data Supervisor)

    The natural person, legal person, public administration or any other body, association or organization authorized by the Data Controller to process the Personal Data in compliance with this privacy policy.

    Data Controller (or Owner)

    The natural person, legal person, public administration or any other body, association or organization with the right, also jointly with another Data Controller, to make decisions regarding the purposes, and the methods of processing of Personal Data and the means used, including the security measures concerning the operation and use of this Application. The Data Controller, unless otherwise specified, is the Owner of this Application.

    This Application

    The hardware or software tool by which the Personal Data of the User is collected.

    Cookies

    Small piece of data stored in the User’s device.

    Legal information

    Notice to European Users: this privacy statement has been prepared in fulfillment of the obligations under Art. 10 of EC Directive n. 95/46/EC, and under the provisions of Directive 2002/58/EC, as revised by Directive 2009/136/EC, on the subject of Cookies.

    This privacy policy relates solely to this website/Application.

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