the stories protects your personal information and privacy. In this privacy statement, you can find what personal information we collect and how we collect and use this data. This privacy statement is applicable to www.thestories.ch.
We may change this Policy from time to time so please check this page occasionally to ensure that you’re happy with any changes. By using our website, you’re agreeing to be bound by this Policy.
Any questions regarding this Policy and our privacy practices should be sent by email to firstname.lastname@example.org or by writing to the stories Kasimir-Pfyffer-Strasse 16, CH-6003 Luzern
What personal information do we store?
Your personal information is collected when you use our website, for example, when you place an order, create an account, subscribe for our newsletter or contact us. We store information like your name, email address, IP address and your activity on our website. We can also store non-personal information like; your browser type, operating system and technical information on how you access our website. If you purchase a product from us, your card information is not held by us, it is collected by our third-party payment processors, who specialize in the secure online capture and processing of credit/debit card transactions, as explained below.
Why do we store your personal information?
We store and process your personal information to present you the right information, to send emails, to improve our services and to protect and maintain your personal account. Sometimes we will use your personal information to send you interesting content or important information like changes to our terms and conditions or privacy statement.
How is your personal information used?
- process orders that you have submitted;
- to carry out our obligations arising from any contracts entered into by you and us;
- seek your views or comments on the products we provide;
- send you communications which you have requested and that may be of interest to you. These may include information about products, sales and other activities;
- process a job or internship application;
We review our retention periods for personal information on a regular basis. We are legally required to hold some types of information to fulfill our statutory obligations. We will hold your personal information on our systems for as long as is necessary for the relevant activity, or as long as is set out in any relevant contract you hold with us.
How do we protect your personal information?
We do everything possible to protect your personal information from getting lost or destroyed and to protect your personal information from usage, changes and distribution by unauthorized people. We do this by encrypting sensitive information, processing usage data anonymously and where needed through a Secure Socket Layer (SSL). In this way we prevent your data from getting in the wrong hands.
We only use your data for the benefit of our services. This means that the purpose of the processing is always directly related to the assignment you provide. Your information will not be shared with third parties, other than to comply with accounting and other administrative obligations. These third parties have all been kept confidential on the basis of the agreement between them and us or an oath or legal obligation.
How can I view, change and delete my personal information and settings?
You have a choice about whether or not you wish to receive information from us. If you do not want to receive direct marketing communications from us about our exciting products or news about our promotions, then you can select your choices by ticking the relevant boxes situated on the form on which we collect your information. In the checkout process, there is a box that allows you to sign up for our newsletter. If you wish to be included in our newsletter, you must tick this box giving us permission to use your information in our mailing list.
We will not contact you for marketing purposes by email, phone or text message unless you have given your prior consent. You can change your marketing preferences at any time by contacting us by email to email@example.com
How can I unsubscribe from emails send by the stories?
A few times a year the stories will send you notifications regarding special events and sales. In this way you stay up to date with new designs and promotions. If you no longer want to receive e-mails you can unsubscribe from our newsletters.
If you linked to our website from a third-party site, we cannot be responsible for the privacy policies and practices of the owners and operators of that third-party site and recommend that you check the policy of that third party site.
Changes to this privacy statement
We might change this privacy statement over time. When we make big changes to this privacy statement we will announce this on our website and send you an e-mail.
If you have any questions, you can always send an email to us at firstname.lastname@example.org