WHAT IS PERSONAL INFORMATION? “Personal Information” is any factual or subjective information about an identifiable individual. Your Personal Information may include, but is not limited to, your name, mailing address, phone numbers, gender, email address, identification numbers, etc.
PURPOSE Why do we collect, use or disclose your Personal Information? We may collect, use and disclose your Personal Information for a variety of reasons, including, creating an account, sending you information and communications, responding to product inquiries and other requests, conducting contests and promotions, processing transactions, optimizing your experience on our Sites, and for internal purposes such as analyzing and managing our business, security, and improving our products, services, and promotion efforts. In certain circumstances consent may be implied, such as where your name, address and payment information is provided as part of the order process. Any Personal Information provided by you or otherwise collected on our Sites will only be used for the purpose it was originally provided or collected. We may also use, or disclose your Personal Information, if we have reason to believe that using or disclosing such information is necessary to protect our rights, safety or property, including by detecting and preventing fraud. We may also use your Personal Information as otherwise permitted by law.
COLLECTION OF PERSONAL INFORMATION How do we collect your Personal Information? Your Personal Information may be collected in the following ways: • Directly from you as you use one of our Sites - for example, by creating an account, entering a contest, signing up for email communications, registering on our Sites, or participating in a survey; • Data processing – For security and technical reasons, we automatically collect and save information transmitted by your browser to our system protocols. This includes, for example, browser type/version, operating system used, referrer URL (the website that referred you to ours), host name and full IP address of the computer accessing the Site, data and time of call, data volumes and file types called and country of origin. • We sometimes collect Personal Information from you through third party service providers. We may also collect anonymous information of users on our Sites. This anonymous information is collected for Bkarma Group’s internal use to analyze and continually optimize our Sites, for example, enhance website security and performance, detect broad demographic trends, assist us in providing content tailored to your interest and to otherwise enhance your experience. This information is obtained and processed exclusively for the Bkamra Group and under no circumstances used for other purposes or resold.Do we use “cookies”? We may use a “cookie” or similar technology to assist us to customize our Sites. Cookies are small text files that are stored on your computer and are saved by your browser. They are used to make our Sites more user-friendly, effective and secure. For example, they enable the technical implementation of a user session in Bkarma Group’s online catalog. These cookies also provide information which enables us to optimize our Sites in line with user requirements. Most cookies used by us are transient cookies. These are automatically deleted once you exit our website. However, some cookies are persistent for a longer period of time. If you wish to prevent cookies from being saved, select “Do not accept cookies” under your browser settings. Please note, declining cookies may significantly impair your use of our Sites. For example, several functions will no longer be available.
CONSENT When and how do we obtain consent? Consent is required for the collection, use or disclosure of Personal Information except where required or permitted by law. Providing us with your Personal Information is always your choice. However, your decision not to provide certain information may limit our ability to provide you with our products or services. We will not require you to consent to the collection, use, or disclosure of information as a condition to the supply of a product or service, except as required to be able to supply the product or service. We obtain your consent prior to collecting, using or disclosing your Personal Information for any purpose. The form of consent that we seek, including whether it is express or implied, will largely depend on the sensitivity of the Personal Information and the reasonable expectations you might have under the circumstances. In limited circumstances, we may rely on a third party to obtain your consent to the sharing of your Personal Information with us. See the Bkarma Group Communications section below to learn how you can revoke your consent to our use of your Personal Information. Bkarma Group Communications Through our Sites and various offline means, you may sign up or opt-in to receive communications from Bkarma Group (i.e. our newsletter or promotional materials). Each communication sent to you by Bkarma Group may contains an “unsubscribe” link or other unsubscribe mechanism, allowing you to opt-out at any time.
THIRD PARTY WEBSITES/SERVICES
Third Party Websites