Black Sand PR & Entertainment Inc. respects the privacy of their customers and clients and is fully committed to maintaining their privacy.
This website is currently hosted with e-Commerce platform Shopify. In addition to any Canadian laws (where our company is based) you may also be subject to any applicable American federal and state laws with respects to privacy and other regulations.
For more information regarding Shopify’s privacy practices please see https://www.shopify.com/legal/privacy?utm_source=social&utm_medium=forum&utm_campaign=guru%2Bask and also reference the Patriot Act.
SECTION 1 – PERSONAL INFORMATION WE COLLECT
When you visit the Site, we automatically collect certain information about your device, including information about your web browser, IP address, time zone, and some of the cookies that are installed on your device. Additionally, as you browse the Site, we collect information about the individual web pages or products that you view, what websites or search terms referred you to the Site, and information about how you interact with the Site. When you input your information in a contact form or subscription form you further consent to our collection of said information. We refer to this automatically-collected information as “Device Information.”
We collect Device Information using the following technologies:
– “Cookies” are data files that are placed on your device or computer and often include an anonymous unique identifier. For more information about cookies, and how to disable cookies, visit http://www.allaboutcookies.org.
– “Log files” track actions occurring on the Site, and collect data including your IP address, browser type, Internet service provider, referring/exit pages, and date/time stamps.
– “Web beacons,” “tags,” and “pixels” are electronic files used to record information about how you browse the Site.
Additionally when you make a purchase or attempt to make a purchase through the Site or offline, we may collect certain information from you, including your name, billing address, shipping address, payment information (including credit card numbers, PayPal ID, email address, and phone number.
If you are a customer of ours, or have booked a consultation with us, you may have submitted us information via a contact form or via email / phone, whether it's name, address, email, phone number. We refer to this information as “Order Information.”
When you consent by subscribing and choose to opt-in to our “Newsletter” we may collect certain information such as your email address and name to allow us to send you marketing offers and related news in accordance with applicable privacy laws. You may unsubscribe at any time. We refer to this information as “Newsletter Subscriptions”
SECTION 2 – HOW DO WE USE & COLLECT YOUR PERSONAL INFORMATION?
Order Information & Newsletter Subscriptions:
In order to aid a successful customer experience with your “Order Information” and/or where applicable “Newsletter Subscriptions”, Black Sand PR & Entertainment Inc. may use your personal information in order to: (1) effectively process your order; (2) facilitate enquiries about your order; (3) ship items you have ordered to your address or a friend, relative or associate’s address; (4) continue contact with you in order to provide an individualized service; (5) help us learn about your shopping preferences so we may better serve you and improve your customer experience; (6) perform marketing and performance research, to aid us in evaluating and developing our customer service, product selection, promotions and the general shopping experience; (7) when in line with your preferences, communicate with you (whether via email, post or otherwise) and provide you with additional marketing materials and promotional information concerning our products, services, promotions, special offers and contests.
If you are an “influencer” and have consented for us to bring you booking opportunities, we may share your social media profile(s) and/or provided demographics/rates/terms with our clients in order to facilitate this. In this circumstance, details such as name, shipping address and payment details may be shared with clients in order to facilitate a booking confirmed by you.
We use the “Device Information” that we collect to help us screen for potential risk and fraud (in particular, your IP address), and more generally to improve and optimize our Site (for example, by generating analytics about how our customers browse and interact with the Site, and to assess the success of our marketing and advertising campaigns).
As described above, we may use your Personal Information to provide you with targeted advertisements or marketing communications we believe may be of interest to you. For more information about how targeted advertising works, you can visit the Network Advertising Initiative’s (“NAI”) educational page at http://www.networkadvertising.org/understanding-online-advertising/how-does-it-work.
We use a number of different cookies on this website, including necessary, functional, performance and targeting cookies. They can be used in order to improve your browsing experience, our services and products and your general shopping experience.
We use industry standard analytics services such as Google Analytics to help us gain customer insights and understand how we can improve our services to you based on your shopping habits. We may use this information for Retargeting Marketing whereby we employ Google AdWords and Facebook Retargeting to create Black Sand PR & Entertainment Inc. advertisements that may appear in the future on your browser because you visited our website.
As a third party, Google and Facebook will be using cookies that have been placed on a user’s device during past visits to our website in order help us improve our services and to serve relevant advertisements to the user. Advertisements may appear on other websites you visit across the Internet.
For more information on Google Analytics and the Cookies it uses, please see the Google Information Page: https://developers.google.com/analytics/devguides/collection/analyticsjs/cookie-usage.
To opt out of Google Analytics cookies you may install the Google Analytics Opt-out Browser Add-On, which can be found here.
You can opt out of targeted advertising by:
COMMON LINKS INCLUDE:
FACEBOOK – https://www.facebook.com/settings/?tab=ads
GOOGLE – https://www.google.com/settings/ads/anonymous
BING – https://advertise.bingads.microsoft.com/en-us/resources/policies/personalized-ads
Additionally, you can opt out of some of these services by visiting the Digital Advertising Alliance’s opt-out portal at: http://optout.aboutads.info/.
See our detailed Cookies Policy
DO NOT TRACK
Please note that we do not alter our Site’s data collection and use practices when we see a Do Not Track signal from your browser.
MAILCHIMP & WEB BEACONS
To improve the performance of our email marketing campaigns, our features and your user experience, our use of third-party company MailChimp to deliver newsletter emails may mean the use of Web Beacons. These may track behaviour such as who opened our marketing emails and clicked the links contained within. Web beacons allow us to collect information about what time you open the email, your IP address, your browser or email client type, which links you clicked and other similar details. Adjustments to our marketing strategy can be made from this information.
Please remember that you may unsubscribe from our mailing list at any time using the link on the bottom of each email, or by contacting email@example.com
SECTION 3 – THIRD PARTIES & DISCLOSURE
We share your Personal Information with third parties to help us use your Personal Information, as described above. For example, we use Shopify to power our online store–you can read more about how Shopify uses your Personal Information here:
In general, the third-party providers used by us will only collect, use and disclose your information to the extent necessary to allow them to perform the services they provide to us. However, certain third-party service providers, such as payment gateways and other payment transaction processors, have their own privacy policies in respect to the information we are required to provide to them for your purchase-related transactions. For these providers, we recommend that you read their privacy policies so you can understand the manner in which your personal information will be handled by these providers. In particular, remember that certain providers may be located in or have facilities that are located in a different jurisdiction than either you or us. So if you elect to proceed with a transaction that involves the services of a third-party service provider, then your information may become subject to the laws of the jurisdiction(s) in which that service provider or its facilities are located. As an example, if you are located in Canada and your transaction is processed by a payment gateway located in the United States, then your personal information used in completing that transaction may be subject to disclosure under United States legislation, including the Patriot Act.
As mentioned, we also use Google Analytics to help us understand how our customers use the Site–you can read more about how Google uses your Personal Information here: https://www.google.com/intl/en/policies/privacy/. You can also opt-out of Google Analytics here: https://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout.
To help reach our customers and serve them better, our website makes use of the Conversions API, which shares data directly from Shopify's servers to Facebook. This means the data can't be blocked by ad blockers.
We strongly urge you to regularly review the Privacy Policies and Terms & Conditions of our own website as well as that of the following third parties as it may affect the use of your information and may be subject to change without notice. Facebook, Google, Shopify, Mailchimp.
We reserve the right to disclose your personal information as required by law, in response to legal process and law enforcement requests, if you violate our terms of service, and as necessary in order to protect the rights, interests and property of Black Sand PR & Entertainment Inc..
SECTION 4 – HOW DO I WITHDRAW MY CONSENT?
If after you opt-in and you change your mind, you may withdraw your consent for us to contact you, for the continued collection, use or disclosure of your information, at anytime, by contacting us using the contact form on our contact page, or by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org. You are entitled to request access to and the correction of your personal information collected by us. In order to make such a request, please contact us by filling the form you will find or our contact page or by emailing email@example.com. Please use the subject title “Att: Privacy Compliance Officer – Black Sand PR”.
If you have consented to the collection, use and/or disclosure of personal information as identified herein, please note that you can also withdraw your consent at any time by communicating with us as provided above.
You can also opt out of targeted advertising as described above.
If you are from California, you can visit "Do Not Sell My Personal Information" to opt-out.
If you are a European resident, you have the right to access personal information we hold about you and to ask that your personal information be corrected, updated, or deleted. If you would like to exercise this right, please contact us through the contact information below.
Additionally, if you are a European resident we note that we are processing your information in order to fulfill contracts we might have with you (for example if you make an order through the Site), or otherwise to pursue our legitimate business interests listed above. Additionally, please note that your information will be transferred outside of Europe, including to Canada and the United States.
Your rights under the California Consumer Privacy Act
The California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA) provides you with rights regarding how your data or personal information is treated. Under the legislation, California residents can choose to opt out of the “sale” of their personal information to third parties. Based on the CCPA definition, “sale” refers to data collection for the purpose of creating advertising and other communications. Learn more about CCPA and your privacy rights.
How to opt out (California Consumer Privacy Act)
California Opt Out - Please visit "Do Not Sell My Personal Information" to opt-out.
When you place an order through the Site, we may maintain your Order Information for our records unless and until you ask us to delete this information.
SECTION 5 – MISCELLANEOUS
AGE OF CONSENT
The Site is not intended for individuals under the age of 18 years old. By using this site, you represent that you are at least the age of majority in your state or province of residence, or that you are the age of majority in your state or province of residence and you have given us your consent to allow any of your minor dependents to use this site.
If our store is acquired or merged with another company, your information may be transferred to the new owners so that we may continue to sell products to you.
SECTION 6 – QUESTIONS AND CONTACT INFORMATION
For more information about our privacy practices, if you have questions, or if you would like to make a complaint, please contact us by e-mail at firstname.lastname@example.org with the subject title “Att: Privacy Compliance Officer – Black Sand PR”.
Google Analytics Information Page: https://developers.google.com/analytics/devguides/collection/analyticsjs/cookie-usage
Google Analytics Opt-out Browser Add-on – https://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout/
Last Updated: November 18th 2021