Vegan9.net (from here on referred to as ‘we’, ‘our’, ‘us’) is committed to protecting the privacy of every one of our customers. We are always here to answer your questions about the privacy of the personal information you register with us and we obtain by other means and how we use and share it. Just call our Customer Service Helpline or email our customer care team if you have any questions or concerns that haven’t been answered by this document.
How we use your information
We only use your information to carry out your order and send you specially selected emails about deals that we think will interest you. We don’t sell your information to any third party organizations and only share it with our trusted partners who help make your experience on Vegan what it is. It is our responsibility to protect your personal information from unauthorized access by third parties. The details collected from you do not include your credit card details.
How we obtain your information
We collect a combination of personal and statistical information about everyone who uses our site- whether or not you are a registered user. We store all your information with utmost attention to privacy and security. We also comply with the Payment Card Industry Data Security Standards, which means we regularly assess the vulnerability of all our IP addresses to external interference and we use Secure Socket Layers (SSLs), which encrypt data when you log in or make a payment.
Personal Information we require
All our registered users are asked to provide us with the following personal details:
- Full Name
- Email address
- Contact Number
- Billing Address
- Shipping Address(es)
- Name/ Date of birth/ Gender of Child/ Children (if applicable)
Other information we might collect
Vegan and our third party partners, for example advertisers and content providers, may also collect statistical information about you while you use our site. Statistical information that we gather may include where a user is and on the Internet (e.g. the URL that they last came from, the computer’s IP address and the domain types like .com and .ae that the user uses), browser type, which language content is being viewed in, the country and telephone area code where the computer is located, the pages of our website that were viewed during the visit, the advertisements that were clicked on and any search terms that were entered on our website. We do not use this information to identify you personally and we may collect it even if you are not a registered vegan user.
We also record all telephone calls and save all email contact that our customers have with Vegan. This is for the purpose of quality control and the development of our services- but we may also collect additional personal data and information from your telephone calls and emails.
Why we collect this information
We collect this information so we can personalize your shopping experience and make sure you can easily find what you really want and need. We also use it to process your orders efficiently and accurately (i.e. we might have to call you to confirm an address), for statistical and survey purposes, to make sure you’re included when we consider making site changes and/or adding new product lines and ensure the web content advertisements appearing on your screen are specially tailored to your needs. We will only contact you by email about special offers and deals with your prior consent.
Who do we share your information with?
We share your personally identifiable information with the reputable third parties who help process your order, such as delivery and logistics teams and payment processing agencies. All of the third parties that work together with in processing your order have stringent confidentially and security measures and are committed to preventing the misuse of your personal information. We also reserve the right to share your personal details if we believe it is necessary to comply with the law, to protect the safety of Vegan or the safety of our users or to protect Vegan property rights.
We may share non-personally identifiable information, such as your URL or IP address with third party advertisers or third party advertising companies. This information CANNOT be traced to your personal details.
Your Product Reviews
You can chose to add product reviews and you may be asked to contribute them after purchasing an item, this is an optional rather than obligatory part of being a Vegan registered user. Your product reviews may be used in Vegan marketing and/or promotional material and or that of the manufacturer of the reviewed product and/or any of our partner companies who we work with to serve customers. You have the right to have your review removed at any time, in this event you should send our customer service team your request by email. You have the option to can submit reviews anonymously.
As with product reviews, your comments and contributions to the Vegan community may be used by Vegan in its marketing and/or promotional material as well as that of any of our featured brands, manufacturers or merchants. Your comments and contributions may also be used in the marketing/ promotional material of any of our partner companies with whom we work to serve customers. You have the option of contributing to the Vegan community anonymously.
The security of your personal details is of utmost importance to us and we employ stringent security measures to make sure that your details cannot be accessed by third parties who we do not already have a trusted relationship and agreement with. We comply with the Payment Card Industry Data Security Standards, which means we regularly assess the vulnerability of all our IP addresses to external interference and we use Secure Socket Layers (SSLs), which encrypt data when you log in or make a payment.
Your information, your rights
You have the right to view all and any part of the personally identifiable information we keep about you if you inform us of your request in writing. Just contact us at [email protected] and request us to provide you with all the personally identifiable information that we store about you. You also have the right to change all personally identifiable information that we keep on our records. See the following paragraph for more details.
Changing your personal information on Vegan
Once you change or revise your personal information on Vegan, we will only contact or refer to you by the newest information that you have provided. Because we make periodic back-ups of information, we may not be able to completely delete your former details, but we will not use them for any promotional and/or customer contact reasons.
To change or revise any of the personal information we hold about you, just drop us an email.
:Conditions of Use
Vegan users are given the option of registering for our newsletter and other news about special offers and deals. If, at any time, you prefer not to receive email marketing information from us please follow the unsubscribe link at the bottom of each email OR contact us at [email protected] and instruct us to remove your email address from our database. For us to be able to do so, please include your email address in the body of your email and write "Unsubscribe" in the subject line." We will process your request as soon as we can. In this way you are modifying your vegan account settings, rather than cancelling your membership.
If you wish to cancel your vegan account, please send our Customer Services department an email - with the words ‘Cancel Account’ in the title. Your account will be cancelled and we will delete all personal details that we have stored about you within 28 days. However, we are not responsible for contacting and/ or deleting the personal details about you that we have shared with our trusted partners.
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