Effective Date: January 1, 2023

Our Company, SACAS COSTAS OVIDIU P.F.A., operates HowCommerce.com, which is the subject of this document.

This privacy policy explains how we use the personal data we collect from you when you use our website.

By accessing and using our website, you acknowledge that you have read, understood, and agreed to be bound by the terms of this Privacy Policy.

The following topics are covered in this document:

  1. What data do we collect?
  2. How do we collect your data?
  3. How will we use your data?
  4. How do we store your data?
  5. Marketing
  6. What are your data protection rights?
  7. What are cookies?
  8. How do we use cookies?
  9. What types of cookies do we use?
  10. How to manage your cookies
  11. Privacy policies of other websites
  12. Changes to our privacy policy
  13. How to contact us
  14. How to contact the appropriate authorities

What data do we collect?

Our Company collects personal identification information, including your IP address, name, and email address.

How do we collect your data?

We directly collect most of the data we process from you.

We collect data when you register to our newsletter, place an order for our products or services, complete a customer survey or provide feedback on our message boards, or use/view our website via cookies.

Additionally, we collect data when you contact us through our contact form.

How will we use your data?

Our Company uses the data we collect from you to process your order and manage your account.

We may also email you with special offers on other products and services that we believe you might be interested in.

Furthermore, we offer support for your inquiries through the data we collect.

In the event that you agree to it, Our Company may share your data with our partner companies, namely Shopify and Namecheap, for the purpose of enabling them to offer you their respective products and services.

Moreover, when Our Company processes your order, it may transmit your data to Stripe (www.stripe.com), which acts as our payment processor, and also utilize information obtained from credit reference agencies in order to prevent fraudulent purchases.

How do we store your data?

Our Company employs stringent measures to securely store the personal data we collect from you.

Your data is stored in data centers located within Europe, with data submitted through our newsletter form being specifically captured and stored in data centers based in the Netherlands.

It is worth noting that Our Company retains the data for an indefinite period. 

However, should you request data removal, we commit to expunging all your data from our storage repositories.

Marketing

Our Company may use your personal data to send you marketing communications about our products and services, as well as those of our partner companies, provided that you have given your consent to receive such communications. Our partner companies include Shopify and Namecheap, among others.

If you have previously agreed to receive marketing notifications from us, you may opt out at any time by contacting us or by clicking on the “unsubscribe” link included in our marketing communications.

You have the right to withdraw your consent for us to use your personal data for marketing purposes, and to prevent us from sharing your data with other companies within the SACAS COSTAS OVIDIU P.F.A. group.

If you no longer wish to receive marketing communications from us, you may send an email to request data removal, using the contact details provided in this Privacy Policy.

What are your data protection rights?

Our Company is committed to ensuring that you are fully informed of your data protection rights. As a user, you have the following rights:

The right to access – You have the right to request Our Company for copies of your personal data. We may charge a small fee for this service.

The right to rectification – You have the right to request that Our Company correct any information you believe is inaccurate. You also have the right to request Our Company to complete the information you believe is incomplete.

The right to erasure – You have the right to request that Our Company erase your personal data, under certain conditions.

The right to restrict processing – You have the right to request that Our Company restrict the processing of your personal data, under certain conditions.

The right to object to processing – You have the right to object to Our Company’s processing of your personal data, under certain conditions.

The right to data portability – You have the right to request that Our Company transfer the data that we have collected to another organization, or directly to you, under certain conditions.

If you wish to exercise any of these rights, please contact us via our contact page. Our Company will respond to your request within one month of receipt.

We take the privacy and security of your personal data seriously and are committed to complying with all applicable data protection laws and regulations.

Cookies

Cookies are an essential tool used by Our Company to provide our users with a more personalized and efficient experience on our website.

As text files placed on your computer, cookies collect standard Internet log information and visitor behavior information when you visit our website. For further information regarding cookies, please visit all aboutcookies.org.

Our Company uses cookies in a range of ways to improve your experience on our website, including but not limited to: keeping you signed in, understanding how you use our website, and processing orders.

Functionality cookies are used by Our Company to recognize you on our website and remember your previously selected preferences.

These preferences could include language preference and location.

Our Company uses a combination of first-party and third-party cookies.

Our Company also uses advertising cookies to collect information about your visit to our website, the content you viewed, the links you followed, and information about your browser, device, and your IP address.

This information is used for advertising purposes, and some limited aspects of this data may be shared with third parties.

Online data collected through cookies may also be shared with our advertising partners. This means that when you visit another website, you may be shown advertising based on your browsing patterns on our website.

You have the option to set your browser not to accept cookies. However, in some cases, this may affect the functionality of some features on our website. To remove cookies from your browser, please refer to the above-mentioned website.

Privacy policies of other websites

Our Company website may contain links to other websites that are not operated by us. If you click on a third-party link, you will be directed to that third party’s site. We strongly advise you to review the privacy policy of every site you visit.

Changes to our privacy policy

Our Company reserves the right to update or change this privacy policy at any time. Any changes will be effective immediately upon posting the updated policy on the website. We encourage you to periodically review this page for the latest information on our privacy practices.

How to contact us

If you have any questions or concerns about Our Company’s privacy policy, or if you wish to exercise any of your data protection rights, please contact us through the contact form on our website.

Email us through our contact page.