Who we are
Growler Sling. Our website address is: https://growlersling.com (also known as “the Site” ). We are based in Vancouver, BC, Canada.
What personal data we collect and why we collect it
A. OVERVIEW Information Collected By Us
Growler Sling may collect, and is responsible for certain personal information that you provide when you voluntarily sign up for e-mails or free gifts, order a product, fill out any type of form, or otherwise contact Growler Sling via an online form or e-mail. The information collected may include your name, e-mail, address, phone number, and/or billing information. You are not required to provide any personally identifiable information to merely access or visit this website.
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.
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.
B. INFORMATION COLLECTED FROM OTHER SOURCES
E-commerce / Shopify
If you purchase a growler sling (and we certainly hope you do!), we will use Shopify and PayPal to process that payment.
When you make a purchase or attempt to make a purchase through the Site, we collect certain information from you, including your name, billing address, shipping address, payment information (including credit card numbers**), email address, and phone number. We refer to this information as “Order Information”.
Currently we are processing all credit-card transactions via Shopify https://www.shopify.ca/ and using PayPal as a payment gateway. The Shopify processing url is : deannes-studio.myshopify.com. Here is the document that explains PayPal’s policies: https://www.paypal.com/ca/webapps/mpp/ua/privacy-full
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.
Contact forms / Mailchimp
We use the premium plugin Gravity Forms to voluntarily collect information from you, and if you sign up for our newsletter, we use Mailchimp to collect this information. https://mailchimp.com/legal/privacy/
HOW DO WE USE YOUR PERSONAL INFORMATION?
We use the Order Information that we collect generally to fulfill any orders placed through the Site (including processing your payment information, arranging for shipping, and providing you with invoices and/or order confirmations).
We may also collect such information in order to send e-mails, oversee contests and promotions and improve website performance and customer service.
We also screen our orders for potential risk or fraud; and When in line with the preferences you have shared with us, provide you with information or advertising relating to our products or services.
How long we retain your data
If you leave a comment, the comment and its metadata are retained for up to six years. This is so we can recognize and approve any follow-up comments automatically instead of holding them in a moderation queue. If you sign up for our newsletter, we will keep this information for up to six years. If you never open one of our newsletters, we may remove you from the newsletter. If you hit the unsubscribe link, you will be automatically removed from the newsletter.
What rights you have over your data
If you have an account on this site, or have left comments, you can request to receive an exported file of the personal data we hold about you, including any data you have provided to us. You can also request that we erase any personal data we hold about you. This does not include any data we are obliged to keep for administrative, legal, or security purposes.
Where we send your data
Visitor comments may be checked through an automated spam detection service. The third party services we use are listed above.
growlersling AT gmail DOT com or via our contact form
The Site is currently hosted via Flywheel (premium WordPress hosting), uses an SSL (secure socket layer) certificate and if any e-commerce transactions are process they are done securely via Shopify and Paypal. We do not directly store any credit card information.
Our services are not targeted to, intended to be consumed by or designed to entice individuals under the age of 18. If you know of or have reason to believe anyone under the age of 18 has provided us with any Personal Information, please contact us
We are currently (May 27th, 2019) a small crew of two individual artists and artisans. Please bear this in mind when reading above policies. Have a fabulous day and Keep Calm and Carry On!