This Privacy Statement describes the method of data collection from our website, ipc2u.com and the use of such data. This Privacy Statement relates solely to the personal data that you provide us when you access and place orders within our website.
1. Information IPC2U collects
When you visit our website, we collect information sent to us by your computer, mobile phone or other access device. The information sent to us includes data on the pages you access, your computer IP address, the type of operating system you are using, your location, standard web log data and other information. Web log data includes the browser type you are using and traffic to and from our site.
In addition, if you decide to buy a product from our website, you will need to register and therefore we will also collect the following types of information: Contact information, such as your name, surname, address, postal code, phone, email, and other similar information.
It is your sole responsibility for the accuracy, genuineness, relevance and legitimacy of the personal information you disclose to us.
We will never ask for any financial information, such as your bank account number, credit card numbers, or any other information related with financial data.
2. How We Protect Your Data
Any personal information you provide when setting up your customer account and during the ordering process will be SSL encrypted (1024 Bit RSA keys in combination with a triple DES 1024 algorithm) before being transferred to our server. We only reveal the last four digits of you credit card, except where payment instructions and details are sent by us to the credit card provider or company to process matters relating to payments.
It is your responsibility to protect your account name and password from any unauthorized use.
3. How IPC2U Uses Your Personal Information
We take the protection of our customers personal information very seriously. You may browse our webpage without providing any personal or otherwise sensitive information.
The use of any personal information will be limited to:
- Ensuring a timely processing of your order and the smooth delivery of the purchased items. We will forward your email address to our chosen shipping contractor, to enable communication between you and our contractor with regard to order tracking and precise delivery times
- Providing customer support
- Preventing potential illegal activities
- Sending you news and information about our products and services and general promotional material which we believe may be of interest to you. However, the use of your personal information in this context is limited to IPC2U and IPC2U subsidiaries and affiliates as described in our Terms & Conditions
- Contacting you on telephone or email as authorized by you by accepting our Terms & Conditions
We will not pass on personal information to any other third party. If you subscribe to our newsletter, we will use the data you provided during the sign-up process to make sure you receive our newsletter regularly.
All personal information you provide when setting up your customer account and during the ordering process will be stored on our servers. Unless required by law, we shall no longer store your data after:
- You have sent us a request to delete the personal information we hold on you
- The reason the data were collected and stored does no longer apply
4. What Happens To Your Personal Information?
The data you provide will be automatically processed in full compliance with the applicable Data Protection Laws. Accesses to our website are logged for the purpose of security analysis reports and to defend against cyber-attacks. With the exception of the IP address, no personal data is ever collected or used in this connection. IP addresses are analyzed only in the event of a cyber-attack. Log data is promptly deleted on a regular basis.
In addition, we collect personal data (e.g., names, addresses, telephone numbers, or e-mail addresses) in connection with the operation of our websites only when you have voluntarily provided such data to us (e.g., through registration, contact inquiries, surveys, etc.) and when we are entitled to process or use such data by virtue of permission granted by you or on the basis of a statutory provision.
As a general rule, we use such data only for the purpose for which you divulged the data to us, such as to answer your inquiries, process your orders, or grant you access to certain information or offerings.
5. What information can you access?
ipc2u.com provides you with a range of information about your account and your interactions with ipc2u.com for the limited purpose of viewing and when applicable updating that information.
6. Cookies and Cookie-based Services
When you access our website, we (including companies we work with) may place small data files on your computer or other device. These data files may be cookies, pixel tags, Flash cookies or other local storage provided by your browser or associated applications (“Cookies”).
We use these technologies to:
- Recognize you as a customer help ensure that your account security is not compromised and mitigate risk and prevent fraud
- Identify your computer in order to enable us to personalize your session, making it easy for you to add items to your basket manage your orders, compile wish lists etc
- Deliver content, such as advertising relevant to your interests and preferences on ipc2u.com
- Conducting research and diagnostics to improve our Services and Products
We may use both session and persistent Cookies. Session Cookies expire and no longer have any effect when you log out of your account or close your browser. Persistent Cookies remain on your device until you erase them or they expire.
We encode our Cookies so that we can interpret the information stored in them. You are free to decline our Cookies if your browser or browser add-on permits, but doing so may interfere with your use of our website and our services. If you do not agree with IPC2U using cookies you can usually modify your browser setting to decline cookies. If you wish to do so, go to the Extras menu of your browser and select “Settings” or “Internet Options”. However, declining cookies means that certain functional aspects of our webpage will no longer be available to you. Please note: the use of our online shopping basket requires the presence of session cookies.
6.1. Server Logs
Every time you visit our website, our servers automatically create a log file containing information about the request, including client IP address, request date/time, page requested, HTTP code, bytes served, user agent, and the referrer URL.
6.2. Google Analytics
We use Google Analytics (GA), a web stats service offered by Google. Therefore, the source code of our webpage and mobile apps contain cookies provided by Google that collect visitor data transferring them to the Google mainframe based in the US. Google uses the collected data to produce web analysis reports for its GA clients, including IPC2U. In case of visitors using IP anonymizers, and according to EU regulations, IP addresses located in all member states of the EU will be truncated before being transferred to Google’s US-based mainframe. If you object to Google collecting and using data related to your use of this website please adjust your browser settings accordingly. However, declining cookies will result in certain functional aspects of our website being no longer available to you. Moreover, to prevent your data (including your IP address) from being collected and used by GA, you may download and install the Google Analytics Opt-out Browser Add-on.
Alternatively, if you are visiting our website using a mobile device, click the Google Analytics deactivate link.
N.B.: This opt-out only applies to a) the browser you are using and, b) to the URL of our website. Deleting cookies before closing the browser window means you will need to click the link again during your next visit to keep preventing GA from collecting your data.
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