What we collect
We may collect the following information:
1.1 We will collect information about your personal details, tastes and preferences both when you tell us what these are and by analysis of traffic on the Website, including by using cookies.
1.1.2 A cookie is a piece of information that is stored on your computer's hard drive by your web browser. On revisiting the Website our computer server may recognize the cookie, giving us information about your last visit. Most browsers accept cookies automatically, but usually you can alter the settings of your browser to prevent automatic acceptance. If you choose not to receive cookies, you may still use most of the features of the Website.
For the exhaustive list of cookies we collect see the List of cookies we collect section. If you wish to find out further information about cookies you can obtain additional details from www.aboutcookies.org. This site offers a comprehensive guide on cookies and how to remove them from your computer.
What we do with the information we gather
1.2 We use information collected about you to help us (a) develop the design and layout of the Website to ensure that it is as useful and enjoyable as possible and (b) provide the products and services which interest you. Sometimes this information may also be used by us and our associated companies to inform you about changes to the Website, new services and products or offers that you might find interesting. If you do not wish to receive this information, simply use the 'Unsubscribe' function.
1.3 In addition, we may provide aggregate statistics about our services, competitions, clients, traffic patterns and other site information to third parties, but these statistics will not include any information that could personally identify you. In the event that your personal details become untrue, inaccurate or incomplete, or in any event, you have the right to access your personal details and may rectify the same.
You agree that you do not object to us, our associated companies or such third parties contacting you for any of the above purposes whether by telephone, email, fax or in writing, and you confirm that you do not and will not consider any of the above as being a breach of any of your rights under the Canadian Data Protection Laws.
1.4 We reserve the right to access and disclose individually identifiable information to comply with applicable laws and lawful government requests or requests by the police investigating suspected illegal activities, to operate our systems properly or to protect ourselves or other Users. We also reserve the right to disclose individually identifiable information to third parties if a complaint arises concerning your use of the Website, and that use is deemed by us inconsistent with the Conditions.
1.5 When you input information or request services from us, we offer appropriate physical, electronic and managerial security measures in order that you may input information safely whilst effectively preventing that information from being accessed by unauthorized persons. In addition, we have strict security procedures covering the storage and disclosure of your information in order to prevent unauthorized access to comply with the Canadian Data Protection Laws. This means that sometimes we may ask for proof of identity before we disclose personal information to you.
We are committed to ensuring that your information is secure. In order to prevent unauthorized access or disclosure, we have put in place suitable physical, electronic and managerial procedures to safeguard and secure the information we collect online.
A cookie is a small file which asks permission to be placed on your computer's hard drive. Once you agree, the file is added and the cookie helps analyze web traffic or lets you know when you visit a particular site. Cookies allow web applications to respond to you as an individual. The web application can tailor its operations to your needs, likes and dislikes by gathering and remembering information about your preferences.
We use traffic log cookies to identify which pages are being used. This helps us analyze data about web page traffic and improve our website in order to tailor it to customer needs. We only use this information for statistical analysis purposes and then the data is removed from the system.
Overall, cookies help us provide you with a better website, by enabling us to monitor which pages you find useful and which you do not. A cookie in no way gives us access to your computer or any information about you, other than the data you choose to share with us. You can choose to accept or decline cookies. Most web browsers automatically accept cookies, but you can usually modify your browser setting to decline cookies if you prefer. This may prevent you from taking full advantage of the website.
Links to other websites
Our website may contain links to other websites of interest. However, once you have used these links to leave our site, you should note that we do not have any control over that other website. Therefore, we cannot be responsible for the protection and privacy of any information which you provide whilst visiting such sites and such sites are not governed by this privacy statement. You should exercise caution and look at the privacy statement applicable to the website in question.
Controlling your personal information
We welcome your questions and comments about privacy issues and the design of the Website. Should you have such comments or have a complaint about how we are using your personal data, please send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org.
You can ask us to update or remove your personal information by emailing email@example.com or by writing to us at Customer Services, Music Balcony. However please note that we may need to retain some information in order to process orders or to comply with customer service or after sales obligations.
The table below lists the cookies we collect and what information they store.
|COOKIE name||COOKIE Description|
|CART||The association with your shopping cart.|
|CATEGORY_INFO||Stores the category info on the page, that allows to display pages more quickly.|
|COMPARE||The items that you have in the Compare Products list.|
|CURRENCY||Your preferred currency|
|CUSTOMER||An encrypted version of your customer id with the store.|
|CUSTOMER_AUTH||An indicator if you are currently logged into the store.|
|CUSTOMER_INFO||An encrypted version of the customer group you belong to.|
|CUSTOMER_SEGMENT_IDS||Stores the Customer Segment ID|
|EXTERNAL_NO_CACHE||A flag, which indicates whether caching is disabled or not.|
|FRONTEND||You sesssion ID on the server.|
|GUEST-VIEW||Allows guests to edit their orders.|
|LAST_CATEGORY||The last category you visited.|
|LAST_PRODUCT||The most recent product you have viewed.|
|NEWMESSAGE||Indicates whether a new message has been received.|
|NO_CACHE||Indicates whether it is allowed to use cache.|
|PERSISTENT_SHOPPING_CART||A link to information about your cart and viewing history if you have asked the site.|
|POLL||The ID of any polls you have recently voted in.|
|POLLN||Information on what polls you have voted on.|
|RECENTLYCOMPARED||The items that you have recently compared.|
|STF||Information on products you have emailed to friends.|
|STORE||The store view or language you have selected.|
|VIEWED_PRODUCT_IDS||The products that you have recently viewed.|
|WISHLIST||An encrypted list of products added to your Wishlist.|
|WISHLIST_CNT||The number of items in your Wishlist.|
|IS_DEVELOPER_MODE||Session crypt key to indicate whether system is in developer mode.|
|SAAS_DESIGNEDITOR_VISUAL_BLOCK_MANAGEMENT_MODE||Indicates whether system is in visual block management mode.|
|SAAS_DESIGNEDITOR_THEME_PREVIEW_MODE||Indicates whether system is in theme preview mode.|
|SAAS_DESIGNEDITOR_INLINE_TRANSLATION_MODE||Indicates whether system is in inline translation mode.|
|MAGE_COOKIE||Indicates that cookies are initialized.|