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Please keep in mind that if you directly disclose about personally identifiable information or personally sensitive data through Astrakos.com and/or it’s subdomains’ public message boards, then may this information be collected and used by others. We do not collect any personal information about you unless you voluntarily provide it to us.
However, you may be required to provide certain personal information to us when you elect to use certain products or services available on the site. These may include registering for an account on our site, entering sweepstakes or contest sponsored by us or one of our partner, signing up for special offers from selected third parties sending us an email message, submitting your credit card or other payment information when ordering and purchasing products and service on our Site. To wit, we will use your information for, but not limited to, communicating with you in relation to services or products you have requested from us. We also may gather additional personal or non-personal information in the future. Astrakos.com and its subdomains collect and use your personal information to operate the website and deliver the services you have requested. Astrakos.com and its subdomains may also use your personally identifiable information to inform you of other products or services available from Astrakos.com and its affiliates.
Trade name of Astrakos.com and logo in the site Astrakos.com and it’s subdomains are trademarked and registered for Astrakos.com, all rights including but without limitation, copyright, database rights and trademarks in the Services and its contents, whether audio, text, images, video or any other form (Content), are owned by Astrakos.com “us” or licensed to us.
Sharing information with third parties
Astrakos.com and its subdomains do not sell or rent its customers’ lists, data or any information to third parties. Astrakos.com and it’s subdomains may share data with trusted partners to help perform statistical analysis, send you an email, provide you customer support, or arrange for deliveries if you buy or interact with something on our website. All such party are prohibited from using your personal information except to provide these services to Astrakos.com. Astrakos.com and it’s subdomains may disclose your personal information, without notice, if required to do so by law or in the good faith belief that such action is necessary to.
Automatically collected information
Information about your computer hardware and software may be automatically collected by Astrakos.com and it’s subdomains. This information can include your IP address, browser type, domain names and access time. The purpose of this information is to be used for the operation of the service, to maintain quality of the service and for statistical purpose.
Use of Site
These terms apply regardless of the type of device you use to access the services including computer, laptop, mobile phone and tablet. Harassment in any manner or form on the site, including via e-mail, chat, or by use of obscene or abusive language, is strictly forbidden. Impersonation of others, including an Astrakos.com, Alexander Astrakos or other licensed employee, host, or representative, as well as other members or visitors on the site is prohibited. You may not upload to, distribute, or otherwise publish through the site any content which is libellous, defamatory, obscene, threatening, invasive of privacy or publicity rights, abusive, illegal, or otherwise objectionable which may constitute or encourage a criminal offence, violate the rights of any party or which may otherwise give rise to liability or violate any law. You may not upload commercial content on the site or use the site to solicit others to join or become members of any other commercial online service or other organization. You are also responsible for ensuring that all persons who access the Services through your internet connection are aware of these terms and that they comply with them.
What types of cookies do we use?
We use four types of cookies, which we describe in this section.
Essential – cookies that are essential to provide you with the services you have requested. For example, these include the cookies that make it possible for you to stay logged into your Guardian account and make comments. If you set your browser to block these cookies, then these functions and services will not work for you. In particular, we won’t be able to save your preferences about cookies.
Performance – cookies which measure how often you visit our sites and how you use them. We use this information to get a better sense of how our users engage with our journalism and to improve our sites and apps so that users have a better experience. For example, we collect information about which of our pages are most frequently visited, and by which types of users. We also use third-party cookies to help with performance. For example, the Google Analytics cookie and AdSense give us information such as your journey between pages and whether you have downloaded anything (details of how to opt-out of it are below).
Functionality – cookies that are used to recognize you and remember your preferences or settings when you return to our site so that we can provide you with a more personalized experience. For example, if you are based in the United Kingdom, we will remember this and make sure that you receive the UK homepage when you visit our site, rather than the US or Australia homepage. A mix of first-party and third-party cookies are used.
Advertising – cookies that are used to collect information about your visit to our site, the content you have viewed, the links you have followed and information about your browser, device and your IP address. We have set out more details on this below.
When personal information such as credit card number is transmitted to another website it is protecting using encryption, such as the Secure Sockets Layer (SSL) protocol. Our priority is to protect your personal information but there is no guarantee 100% for the transitions of data over the internet or any wireless network.
We collect information about you during the checkout process on our store.
While you visit our site, we will track:
- Products you have viewed: we will use this to, for example, show you products you’ve recently viewed.
- Location, IP address and browser type: we will use this for purposes like estimating taxes and shipping.
- Shipping address: we will ask you to enter this so we can, for instance, estimate shipping before you place an order, and send you the order!
When you purchase from us, we will ask you to provide information including your name, billing address, shipping address, email address, phone number, credit card/payment details and optional account information like username and password. We’ll use this information for purposes, such as, to:
- Send you information about your account and order.
- Respond to your requests, including refunds and complaints.
- Process payments and prevent fraud.
- Set up your account for our store.
- Comply with any legal obligations we have, such as calculating taxes.
- Improve our store offerings.
- Send you marketing messages if you choose to receive them.
If you create an account, we will store your name, address, email and phone number, which will be used to populate the checkout for future orders.
We generally store information about you for as long as we need the information for the purposes for which we collect and use it, and we are not legally required to continue to keep it. For example, we will store order information for XXX years for tax and accounting purposes. This includes your name, email address and billing and shipping addresses.
We will also store comments or reviews if you choose to leave them.
Who on our team has access?
Members of our team have access to the information you provide us. For example, both Administrators and Shop Managers can access:
- Order information like what was purchased, when it was purchased and where it should be sent, and
- Customer information like your name, email address, and billing and shipping information.
Our team members have access to this information to help fulfil orders, process refunds and support you.
What we share with others
We share information with third parties who help us provide our orders and store services to you; for example:
Source: PayPal Checkout
We accept payments through PayPal. When processing payments, some of your data will be passed to PayPal, including information required to process or support the payment, such as the purchase total and billing information.
Embedded content from other websites
Suggested text: 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.
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.
If you leave a comment on our site you may opt into 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.
If you visit our login page, we will set a temporary cookie to determine if your browser accepts cookies. This cookie contains no personal data and is discarded when you close your browser.
When you log in, we will also set up several cookies to save your login information and your screen display choices. Login cookies last for two days, and screen options cookies last for a year. If you select “Remember Me”, your login will persist for two weeks. If you log out of your account, the login cookies will be removed.
If you edit or publish an article, an additional cookie will be saved in your browser. This cookie includes no personal data and simply indicates the post ID of the article you just edited. It expires after 1 day.
How long we retain your data
If you leave a comment, the comment and its metadata are retained indefinitely. This is so we can recognise and approve any follow-up comments automatically instead of holding them in a moderation queue.
For users that register on our website (if any), we also store the personal information they provide in their user profile. All users can see, edit, or delete their personal information at any time (except they cannot change their username). Website administrators can also see and edit that information.
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.