Effective: November 17, 2021
Hamelin collects information about you from a variety of sources, including (1) information you provide directly to us when you contact us, sign-up for an account, and purchase products from us through the Site, and (2) information we collect about you when you access and use the Site. The information we collect includes both certain identifying information from or about you (“Collected Information”), and other information that cannot be used to personally identify you. The following describes the personal information Hamelin may have collected about individuals within the previous 12 months.
Information You Provide Us. If you sign-up for an account, purchase products, or contact us through the Site, we collect the requested information that you provide including your name, e-mail, phone number, mailing address, billing address, and credit or debit card information. Such information is primarily collected in order to fulfill online orders, and if permission is granted, may also be used to distribute marketing information. In order to continuously improve your service and tailor our subsequent communications to you, we may also ask you to provide us with additional information regarding your demographics, comments, professional interests, and contact preferences. You may choose whether or not to provide such information; however, the information may be required to complete your transaction or respond to your request. If you are a parent or guardian of a minor, you may also be asked to provide certain Collected Information about such minor in order to obtain the products available on the Site. When you interact with the Site, we may also collect information such as social media handles, websites, URLs, and information provided during product reviews, e.g., information used to determine whether you are a verified purchaser, videos, and other review content.
Information Collected Automatically. We collect information automatically from you when you visit and use the Site. Such information includes the following:
Usage information. We collect information about how you interact with the Site. This includes information such as the dates and times that you visit the Site, the page you view, referring / exit URLs, your browser type, and the number of clicks on the Site. In some cases, we collect this information through cookies and similar technologies. To learn more about these technologies, please see the Cookies and Other Technologies section below.
Device Information. We may collect information about the devices you use to access the Site (e.g., computer, tablet, and mobile phone), including your device model, IP address, operating system, unique device identifiers, and mobile network operator information.
Transaction Information. We collect transaction details related to your purchases through the Site.
Geolocation Information. We collect geolocation details related to your interaction with the Site.
This information is collected in order to provide more tailored information and better customer service to Hamelin customers.
Information We Receive From Third Parties. We may receive information about you from third parties, e.g., geolocation information, age range, gender, general interests, user activity on the Site, email information (after purchase), and data received via Google Analytics (See Section 6 for additional information). Third party sources may include social media platforms, internet browser platforms, product review platforms, and marketing platforms.
Hamelin uses your information, including Collected Information, for a variety of business purposes, including:
We may also use Collected Information as necessary to ensure compliance with any Hamelin policies and any applicable law, regulation or order.
Hamelin shares and discloses your information, including Collected Information, to third parties under the following circumstances:
Specifically, the following categories of personal information are shared with the following third parties:
We will not provide or sell the identity of individual users to any third party for their own direct marketing purposes.
Please see below for more information regarding the technologies that we may use.
Log File Information. Log file information is automatically reported by your browser or mobile device each time you access the Site. The information collected from log files may include your web request, Internet Protocol (IP) address, browser type, referring / exit pages and URLs, number of clicks, landing pages, and pages viewed.
When submitting information, corresponding, making requests for information, and otherwise interacting with Hamelin and its representatives through or in connection with the Site, you choose what information to supply or submit, whether you wish to receive further information, and how you may be contacted. Please take care to share only such information as is needed or that you believe is appropriate. Hamelin provides you with the opportunity to update certain personal information and to opt-out of having information collected for certain purposes. For example, you may
You may exercise your choices by contacting us via the Contact Us information provided below or following the instructions provided in any of the electronic communications sent to you.
Because we plan our communications in advance, it may take several weeks for your request to become effective. If you continue to receive our communications after expressing an opt-out preference, please let us know so that we can investigate the situation. We will, however, continue to send transaction-based emails if you engage in a transaction, request customer support, or make similar requests.
In some cases, if you choose not to provide us with the requested information, we may not be able to complete your transaction.
If you have created an online account, you may also change your correspondence preferences by logging into your account.
Cookies and Other Technologies. You may opt-out of the automatic collection of some information by referring to your web browser’s or mobile device’s options or settings menu. However, doing so may disable many of the portions, features, or functionality of the Site. For example, most web browsers automatically accept cookies, but you have the choice to set your browser to accept or reject cookies. Each browser is different, so check the “Help” menu of your browser to learn how to change your cookie preferences or visit http://www.allaboutcookies.org for more information.
Google Analytics. Google provides users choice on how their data is collected by Google Analytics by developing an Opt-out Browser Add-on which can be located at: http://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout?hl=en. By installing this Add-on, no information is being sent to Google.
If you elected to subscribe to any online services provided via the Site, including the ability to access any password-protected areas of the Site, you will be required to submit personal information (including some Collected Information) for the purpose of verifying your identity and your authority to manage the account. This Collected Information will be used exclusively by Hamelin, our agents, suppliers and third-party service providers for internal use and to respond to your service requests.
On the Site, you may wish to participate in certain online polls, surveys, contests, sweepstakes and other promotions that may be offered from time to time by us, a partner, or other entity through which you are using the Site. Participation in these polls, surveys, contests, sweepstakes and promotions is completely voluntary; you have a choice about whether or not to disclose information required to enter. Information requested may include Collected Information such as your name, address, date of birth, phone number, mobile phone number, e-mail address, username, and/or similar information. Through these online polls, surveys and promotions, you may choose to participate in activities such as sharing information with others and sending email invitations. In connection with any online polls, surveys, contests, sweepstakes and other promotions that may be offered from time to time via the Site by us, we use the information you provide to administer the polls, surveys, contests, sweepstakes and other promotions. Subject to applicable contractual or legal restrictions, we also may use the information to communicate with you, or the other people you select, about our services or products. Any information that you submit to one of our partners or another entity through which you are using the Site in the course of any poll, survey, contest, sweepstakes, or promotion offered by any third party shall be fully at your own risk, and Hamelin hereby disclaims all responsibility for any losses, liability, damages, or expenses that may arise from your submission of such information.
Hamelin implements commercially reasonable physical, electronic, and administrative safeguards to help us protect your information from unauthorized access, use, and disclosure. If you choose a direct payment gateway to complete your purchase, your credit card data is encrypted through the Payment Card Industry Data Security Standard (“PCI-DSS”). All direct payment gateways adhere to the standards set by PCI-DSS as managed by the PCI Security Standards Council, which is a joint effort of brands like Visa, MasterCard, American Express and Discover. PCI-DSS requirements help ensure the secure handling of credit card information by the Site and our service providers.
If you are a California resident, you may request certain information from or certain action by us, such as exercising the access and deletion rights described below, or you may authorize an agent to make such a request on your behalf. We will seek to verify your identity and your agent’s authority when we receive an individual rights request from you or on your behalf to ensure the security of your personal information, and may need to collect additional personal information to do so.
California residents have the right to request to delete personal information that we have collected from you, including content or information that you have posted on our Site or otherwise in connection with your use of Hamelin’s Services. To make such a request, please contact us by sending an e-mail to email@example.com. Please note that Hamelin may not be obligated to remove such information or content, as required or permitted by applicable law, such as in the following circumstances, where the information is necessary to:
If you are a California resident, you may also request to receive details about how we collect, use, and share your personal information. You may also request to receive the specific pieces of personal information that we have collected about you.
If a business sells personal information, you have a right to opt-out of that sale. We do not, and do not intend to, sell the personal information of California residents and, furthermore, do not have actual knowledge that we sell the personal information of consumers under 16 years old.
Businesses may not, and we do not, discriminate against you for exercising any CCPA rights, such as the access and deletion rights described above.
Residents of the State of California may request a list of all third parties to which we have disclosed certain personal information (as defined by California law) during the preceding year for those third parties’ direct marketing purposes. If you are a California resident and want such a list, please contact us via the Contact Us information provided below. For all such third party marketing requests, you must put the statement “Your California Privacy Rights” in the body of your request, as well as your name, street address, city, state, and zip code. Please note that we will not accept requests via the telephone, and we are not responsible for notices that are not labeled or sent properly, or that do not have complete information. Please allow 30 days for a response.
Certain State laws require that we indicate whether we honor “Do Not Track” settings in your browser concerning targeted advertising. At this time, there is no worldwide uniform or consistent industry standard or definition for responding to, processing, or communicating Do Not Track signals. Thus, like many other websites and online services, the Site is currently unable to respond to Do Not Track Signals. To find out more about “Do Not Track”, you may wish to visit http://www.allaboutdnt.com.
The Site is provided from within the United States, and our products sold through the Site and shipped from the United States, and are subject to the applicable state and federal laws of the United States. If you use the Site from outside the United States, please be aware that your information may be transferred to, stored, or processed in the United States where our servers are located and our database is operated. The data protections and other laws of the United States may not be as comprehensive as those in your country.
We do not knowingly solicit or collect personally identifiable information online from children under the age of 13 without verified parental or guardian consent. If you are under the age of 13, you must ask your parent or guardian to assist you in using the Site. Please contact us as provided below in the Contact Us section if you believe we may have collected such information without parental or guardian consent.
“Phishing” is a scam designed to steal your personally identifiable information. If you receive an e-mail that looks like it is from Hamelin asking you for your personally identifiable information, including account information, please notify us as provided below.
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