Last Update: September 3, 2019
1.1 PERSONAL DATA AND NON-PERSONAL DATA
2 COLLECTION OF YOUR PERSONAL INFORMATION
We collect different types of information from or through the Site. The legal bases for TrendyHomeInteriors’s processing of personal data are primarily that the processing is necessary for providing the Service in accordance with TrendyHomeInteriors’s Terms of Service and that the processing is carried out in TrendyHomeInteriors’s legitimate interests, which are further explained in the section “How We Use the Information We Collect” of this Policy. We may also process data upon your consent, asking for it as appropriate.
2.1 USER-PROVIDED INFORMATION.
When visitors leave comments on the site we collect the data shown in the comments form, and also the visitor’s IP address and browser user agent string to help spam detection.
If you upload images to the website, you should avoid uploading images with embedded location data (EXIF GPS) included. Visitors to the website can download and extract any location data from images on the website.
2.2 “AUTOMATICALLY COLLECTED” INFORMATION.
When you use the Service, we may automatically record certain information from your device by using various types of technology, including cookies, “clear gifs” or “web beacons.” This “automatically collected” information may include IP address or other device address or ID, web browser and/or device type, the web pages or sites visited just before or just after using the Service, the pages or other content you view or interact with on the Service, and the dates and times of the visit, access, or use of the Service.
3 HOW WE USE THE INFORMATION WE COLLECT
We use the information that we collect in a variety of ways in order to provide an enhanced user experience when using the Site and to operate our business, including the following:
We use the information to operate, maintain, enhance and provide all features of the Service, to provide the services and information that you request, to respond to comments and questions and to provide support and valuable information to users of the Service.
We use the information to understand and analyze the usage trends and preferences of our visitors and users, to improve the Site, and to develop new features, and functionality. Should this purpose require TrendyHomeInteriors to process personal data, then the data will only be used in anonymized or aggregated form.
We may use a visitor’s or user’s email address or other information to contact that visitor or user for administrative purposes such as (i) customer service, right of privacy violations or (ii) with updates on promotions and events, relating to products and services offered by us and by third parties we work with. You have the ability to opt-out of receiving any promotional communications as described below under “Your Choices.”
3.4 COOKIES AND TRACKING TECHNOLOGIES
We use automatically collected information and other information collected on the Service through cookies and similar technologies to: (i) personalize our Service, such as remembering a user’s or visitor’s information so that the user or visitor will not have to re-enter it during a visit or on subsequent visits; (ii) provide customized advertisements, content, and information; (iii) monitor and analyze the effectiveness of Service and third-party marketing activities; (iv) monitor aggregate site usage metrics such as total number of visitors and pages viewed; and (v) track your entries, submissions, and status in any promotions or other activities on the Service. You can obtain more information about cookies by visiting http://www.allaboutcookies.org.
We take measures to protect the technical information collected by our use of Google Analytics. The data collected will only be used on a need to know basis to resolve technical issues, administer the Site and identify visitor preferences; but in this case, the data will be in non-identifiable form. We do not use any of this information to identify visitors or users.
4 TO WHOM WE DISCLOSE INFORMATION
Except as described in this Policy, we will not intentionally disclose Personal Data that we collect or store on the Service to third parties without the consent of the applicable visitor, user or client. We may disclose information to third parties if you consent to us doing so, as well as in the following circumstances:
4.1 SERVICE PROVIDERS
We work with third party service providers who provide website, application development, hosting, maintenance, and other services for us. These third parties may have access to, or process Personal Data as part of providing those services for us. We limit the information provided to these service providers to that which is reasonably necessary for them to perform their functions, and our contracts with them require them to maintain the confidentiality of such information.
4.2 NON-PERSONALLY IDENTIFIABLE INFORMATION
We may make certain automatically-collected, aggregated, or otherwise non-personally-identifiable information available to third parties for various purposes, including (i) compliance with various reporting obligations; (ii) for business or marketing purposes; or (iii) to assist such parties in understanding our clients’, users’ and visitors’ interests, habits, and usage patterns for certain programs, content, services, and/or functionality available through the Service.
4.3 LAW ENFORCEMENT, LEGAL PROCESS AND COMPLIANCE
We may disclose Personal Data or other information if required to do so by law or in the good-faith belief that such action is necessary to comply with applicable laws, in response to a facially valid court order, judicial or other government subpoena or warrant, or to otherwise cooperate with law enforcement or other governmental agencies.
We also reserve the right to disclose Personal Data or other information that we believe, in good faith, is appropriate or necessary to (i) take precautions against liability, (ii) protect ourselves or others from fraudulent, abusive, or unlawful uses or activity, (iii) investigate and defend ourselves against any third-party claims or allegations, (iv) protect the security or integrity of the Service and any facilities or equipment used to make the Service available, or (v) protect our property or other legal rights, enforce our contracts, or protect the rights, property, or safety of others.
4.4 CHANGE OF OWNERSHIP
5 YOUR CHOICES
5.1 ACCESS, CORRECTION, DELETION
We respect your privacy rights and provide you with reasonable access to the Personal Data that you may have provided through your use of the Services. If you wish to access or amend any other Personal Data we hold about you, or to request that we delete or transfer any information about you that we have obtained from an Integrated Service, you may contact us as set forth in the “How to Contact Us” section. At your request, we will have any reference to you deleted or blocked in our database.
Please note that while any changes you make will be reflected in active user databases instantly or within a reasonable period of time, we may retain all information you submit for backups, archiving, prevention of fraud and abuse, analytics, satisfaction of legal obligations, or where we otherwise reasonably believe that we have a legitimate reason to do so.
You may decline to share certain Personal Data with us, in which case we may not be able to provide to you some of the features and functionality of the Service.
At any time, you may object to the processing of your Personal Data, on legitimate grounds, except if otherwise permitted by applicable law. If you believe your right to privacy granted by applicable data protection laws has been infringed upon, please write to us at contact @ TrendyHomeInteriors.com. You also have a right to lodge a complaint with data protection authorities.
5.2 NAVIGATION INFORMATION
You may opt out from the collection of navigation information about your visit to the Site by Google Analytics by using the Google Analytics Opt-out feature available through https://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout.
5.3 OPTING OUT FROM COMMERCIAL COMMUNICATIONS
If you receive commercial emails from us, you may unsubscribe at any time by following the instructions contained within the email or by sending an email to the address provided in the “How to Contact Us” section.
Please be aware that if you opt-out of receiving commercial email from us or otherwise modify the nature or frequency of promotional communications you receive from us, it may take up to ten (10) business days for us to process your request.
6 THIRD-PARTY SERVICES
The Service may contain features or links to web sites and services provided by third parties. Any information you provide on third-party sites or services is provided directly to the operators of such services and is subject to those operators’ policies, if any, governing privacy and security, even if accessed through the Service. We are not responsible for the content or privacy and security practices and policies of third-party sites or services to which links or access are provided through the Service. We encourage you to learn about third parties’ privacy and security policies before providing them with information.
8 THIRD PARTY COOKIES
The information gathered by these third parties is used to remember users’ settings (e.g. language preference) and for sessions for logged in users.
We do not share with these third parties any information that would readily identify you (such as email address); however, these third parties may have access to information about your device (such as IP or MAC address). We do not have access to, or control over, the technologies that these third parties may use to collect information about your interests, and the information practices of these third parties are not covered by this Privacy Notice. Other than as discussed in this document, we have no control over these third parties.
The Following Types of Cookies Are Used in the Site:
- strictly necessary/essential cookies – These cookies are essential in order to enable you to move around the website and use its features, such as accessing secure areas of the website. Without these cookies services you have asked for cannot be provided. These cookies don’t collect information that identifies a visitor.
- performance cookies – These cookies collect information about how visitors use a website, for instance which pages visitors go to most often, and if they get error messages from web pages. These cookies don’t collect information that identifies a visitor. All information these cookies collect is aggregated and therefore anonymous. It is only used to improve how a website works.
- functionality cookies – These cookies allow the website to remember choices you make (such as your user name, language or the region you are in) and provide enhanced, more personal features. These cookies can also be used to remember changes you have made to text size, fonts and other parts of web pages that you can customize. They may also be used to provide services you have asked for such as watching a video or commenting on a blog. The information these cookies collect may be anonymized and they cannot track your browsing activity on other websites.
8.1 THE FOLLOWING COOKIES ARE USED IN THE SITE:
Cookie name: _cfduid This is a cookie associated with sites using CloudFare, used to speed up page load times. According to CloudFare it is used to override any security restrictions based on the IP address the visitor is coming from. It does not contain any user identification information.
Cookie name: _ga This cookie is associated with Google Analytics. It is used to distinguish unique users by assigning a randomly generated number as a client identifier. It is included in each page request in a site and used to calculate visitor, session and campaign data for the sites analytics report.
Cookie name: _skimlinks When clicking on certain external links within Trendyhomeinteriors.com, the user’s browser establishes a link to a Skimlinks server before the user is directed to the actual link target address. During this, Skimlinks can collect various data, in particular the IP address of the user. Additionally, Skimlinks places a cookie on the reader’s device that is able to confirm if the reader makes a purchase from the retailer’s website. Skimlinks then attributes a commission from the sale to Trendyhomeinteriors. Skimlinks collects, stores and uses data about: the website that users visit if these contain affiliate links, the affiliate links the users click on, and whether they make a purchase. For more information on the cookies Skimlinks uses, visit this page https://skimlinks.com/user-cookies or you can also check their Opt Out page http://skimlinks.com/opt-out
If you leave a comment on our site you may opt-in to saving your name, email address and website in cookies. These are for your convenience so that you do not have to fill in your details again when you leave another comment. These cookies will last for one year. If you visit our login page, we will set a temporary cookie to determine if your browser accepts cookies. This cookie contains no personal data and is discarded when you close your browser.
Embedded content from other websites
Articles on this site may include embedded content (e.g. videos, images, articles, etc.). Embedded content from other websites behaves in the exact same way as if the visitor has visited the other website.
9 MINORS AND CHILDREN’S PRIVACY
Protecting the privacy of young children is especially important. Our Service is not directed to children under the age of 18, and we do not knowingly collect Personal Data from children under the age of 18 without obtaining parental consent. If you are under 18 years of age, then please do not use or access the Service at any time or in any manner. If we learn that Personal Data has been collected on the Service from persons under 18 years of age and without verifiable parental consent, then we will take the appropriate steps to delete this information.
10 DATA SECURITY
We follow generally accepted industry standards to protect the information submitted to us, both during transmission and once we receive it. We maintain appropriate administrative, technical and physical safeguards to protect Personal Data against accidental or unlawful destruction, accidental loss, unauthorized alteration, unauthorized disclosure or access, misuse, and any other unlawful form of processing of the Personal Data in our possession. This includes, for example, firewalls, password protection and other access and authentication controls.
However, no method of transmission over the Internet, or method of electronic storage, is 100% secure. We cannot ensure or warrant the security of any information you transmit to us or store on the Service, and you do so at your own risk. We also cannot guarantee that such information may not be accessed, disclosed, altered, or destroyed by breach of any of our physical, technical, or managerial safeguards. If you believe your Personal Data has been compromised, please contact us as set forth in the “How to Contact Us” section.
If we learn of a security systems breach, we will inform you and the authorities of the occurrence of the breach in accordance with applicable law.
11 DATA RETENTION
We only retain the Personal Data collected from a user for as long as we need it to fulfill the purposes for which we have initially collected it, unless otherwise required by law.
Although we may allow you to adjust your privacy settings to limit access to certain Personal Data, please be aware that no security measures are perfect or impenetrable. We are not responsible for circumvention of any privacy settings or security measures on the Service. Additionally, we cannot control the actions of other users with whom you may choose to share your information. Further, even after information posted on the Service is removed, caching and archiving services may have saved that information, and other users or third parties may have copied or stored the information available on the Service. We cannot and do not guarantee that information you post on or transmit to the Service will not be viewed by unauthorized persons.
13 DATA TRANSFER
The Service is hosted in the EU. Regardless of the database being hosted in the EU, if you choose to use the Service from the European Union or other regions of the world with laws governing data collection and use that may differ from U.S. law, then please note that you may be transferring your Personal Data outside of those regions to the United States for storage and processing by our service providers listed in the TrendyHomeInteriors Terms of Service. We will comply with GDPR requirements providing adequate protection for the transfer of personal information from Europe to the U.S. Also, we may transfer your data to the U.S., the EEA, or other countries or regions deemed by the European Commission to provide adequate protection of personal data in connection with storage and processing of data, fulfilling your requests, and operating the Service.
14 DATA CONTROLLER AND DATA PROCESSOR
TrendyHomeInteriors Inc processes Personal Data both as a Processor and as a Controller as defined in the GDPR.
15 CHANGES AND UPDATES TO THIS POLICY
Please revisit this page periodically to stay aware of any changes to this Policy, which we may update from time to time. If we modify the Policy, we will make it available through the Service, and indicate the date of the latest revision, and will comply with applicable law. Your continued use of the Service after the revised Policy has become effective indicates that you have read, understood and agreed to the current version of the Policy.
HOW TO CONTACT US
Please contact us with any questions or comments about this Policy, your Personal Data, our use and disclosure practices, or your consent choices by email at contact @ TrendyHomeInteriors.com. If you have any concerns or complaints about this Policy or your Personal Data, you may contact TrendyHomeInteriors’s Data Protection Officer by email at contact @ TrendyHomeInteriors.com.