Privacy Policy

SECTION 1 - WHAT DO WE DO WITH YOUR INFORMATION?

When you purchase something from our store or site, as part of the buying and selling process, we collect the personal information you provide us with such as your name, address and email address.
When you browse our site, we also automatically receive your computer’s internet protocol (IP) address in order to provide us with information that helps us learn about your browser and operating system. 
Email marketing (if applicable): Only with your permission, we may send you emails about our store, new products and other updates.

SECTION 2 - CONSENT

How do you get my consent?
When you provide us with personal information to complete a transaction, such as verifying your credit card, placing an order, arranging for a delivery or a return of purchase, we imply that you consent to our collecting it and using it for that specific reason only.
If we request your personal information for a secondary reason, such as marketing, we will either ask you directly for your expressed consent, or provide you with an opportunity to say decline.

How do I withdraw my consent?
If after you opt-in, you can change your mind at anytime. 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 at info@luxurydiamonds.ca or mailing us at:
LuxuryDiamondsCanada
608-1199 West Pender Street Vancouver British Columbia CA V6E 2R1

SECTION 3 - DISCLOSURE

We may disclose your personal information if we are required by law to do so, or if you are in violation of our Terms of Service.

SECTION 4 - SHOPIFY

Our store is hosted on Shopify Inc. Shopify provides us with the online e-commerce platform that allows us to sell our products and services to you.
Your data is stored through Shopify’s data storage, databases and the general Shopify applications. They store your data on a secure server behind a firewall in regluations with Shopify's Privacy Policy.

Payment:
If you choose a direct payment gateway to complete your purchase, then Shopify will store your credit card data. It is encrypted through the Payment Card Industry Data Security Standard (PCI-DSS). Your purchase transaction data is stored only as long as necessary to complete your purchase transaction and no longer. After this is complete, your purchase transaction information is deleted by Shopify.
All direct payment gateways comply to the standards set by PCI-DSS as governed 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 our store and its related service providers.
For more information, you may also want to read Shopify’s Terms of Service (https://www.shopify.com/legal/terms) or Privacy Statement (https://www.shopify.com/legal/privacy).

SECTION 5 - THIRD-PARTY SERVICES

In general, third-party providers used by Luxury Diamonds will only collect, use and disclose your information to the extent necessary to allow them to perform the services they provide to us.
Nonetheless, certain third-party service providers, such as payment gateways and similar payment transaction processors, have their own individual privacy policies in respect to the information we are required to provide to them for your purchase-related transactions.
For these providers, we propose that you read their privacy policies so you are aware of the manner in which your personal information will be handled by these outlets.
Please note, that certain providers may be located in or have facilities that are in a different jurisdiction than either you or us. If you elect to continue with a transaction that involves the services of a third-party service provider, then your information may become subject to the laws of that particular jurisdiction(s) in which that service provider or its facilities are located.
For example, if you are located within Canada and your transaction is processed by a payment gateway located in the United States, then your personal information used in that transaction may be subject to disclosure under United States legislation, including the Patriot Act.
Once you leave our website, or are redirected to a third-party site or application, you are no longer governed by this Privacy Policy or our website’s Terms of Service.

Links
When you click on links on our store site, they may direct you away from our site. We are not responsible for the privacy practices of other sites and encourage you to read their privacy policies in detail.


SECTION 6 - SECURITY

To protect your personal data, we take reasonable precautions and follow industry best practices to make sure it is not lost, misused, accessed, disclosed, altered or destroyed.
If you provide us with your credit card information, this data is encrypted using secure socket layer technology (SSL) and stored with a AES-256 encryption. Although no method of transmission over the Internet or any electronic storage is 100% protected, we strictly follow all PCI-DSS guidelines and implement additional generally accepted industry standards to protect your privacy.

SECTION 7 - COOKIES

Here is a list of cookies that we use. We’ve listed them here so you that you can choose if you want to opt-out of cookies or not.
_session_id, unique token, sessional, Allows Shopify to store information about your session (referrer, landing page, etc).
_shopify_visit, no data held, Persistent for 30 minutes from the last visit, Used by our website provider’s internal stats tracker to record the number of visits
_shopify_uniq, no data held, expires midnight (relative to the visitor) of the next day, Counts the number of visits to a store by a single customer.
cart, unique token, persistent for 2 weeks, Stores information about the contents of your cart.
_secure_session_id, unique token, sessional
storefront_digest, unique token, indefinite If the shop has a password, this is used to determine if the current visitor has access.



SECTION 8 - AGE OF CONSENT

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.

SECTION 9 - CHANGES TO THIS PRIVACY POLICY

We reserve the right to modify this privacy policy at any time, so please review it frequently. Changes and clarifications will take effect immediately upon their posting on the website. If we make material changes to this policy, we will notify you here that it has been updated, so that you are aware of what information we collect, how we use it, and under what circumstances, if any, we use and/or disclose it.
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.

QUESTIONS AND CONTACT INFORMATION

If you would like to: access, correct, amend or delete any personal information we have about you, register a complaint, or simply want more information contact our Privacy Compliance Officer at info@luxurydiamonds.ca or by mail at
LuxuryDiamondsCanada
[Re: Privacy Compliance Officer]
608-1199 West Pender Street Vancouver British Columbia CA V6E 2R1