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Metaphysicality Inc Privacy Policy 

Our management of Metaphysicality Inc store is conducted with the utmost concern for integrity, and for privacy for all customers no matter where they reside. This Privacy Policy describes how your personal information is collected, used, and shared when you visit, or make a purchase from, Metaphysicality Inc store ("Metaphysicality Inc store," or the “Site”).


GDPR COMPLIANCE

Metaphysicality Inc store complies with the terms of GDPR (General Data Protection Regulation). 


RELEVANT PERMISSIONS

This Site will not use your Personal Information for purposes other than disclosed to you throughout this page. When you visit our Site certain permissions are assumed, as they are deemed necessary for us to conduct business efficiently. 

In choosing to remain on this Site you are consenting to allow us to use cookies, and are giving consent for data from your device cookies to be used in the ways described on this pageWhen you make a purchase, unless you opt out of receiving email you will be considered opted in. As well, it will be assumed that when applicable we can send you abandoned cart notices, even if you opt out of email marketing (as our niche is quite small, this is essential). If you browse our Site, that counts as consent for us to use cookies and access and apply necessary information, that is standardly accessed during browsing sessions, sign in, and checkout. And also your browsing and shopping on our Site, is taken as you agreeing that the conditions and procedures we use are suitable to you. If they are not, we respectfully ask that you leave our Site.

If you choose, you may block cookies in your browser and proceed. If you do you may still browse our Site, but may find functionality limited; you will likely be able to browse without challenge, but will not be able to shop.


PERSONAL INFORMATION WE COLLECT

When you visit the Site, we automatically collect certain information about your device, including information about your web browser, your IP address and time zone, and we access cookies on your device. Additionally, as you browse the Site, we collect information about the individual web pages or products that you view, which websites or search terms referred you to the Site, and information about how you interact with the Site. We refer to this automatically-collected information as “Device Information.”


WE COLLECT DEVICE INFORMATION USING THE FOLLOWING TECHNOLOGIES:

"Cookies" are data files that are placed on your device or computer and often include an anonymous unique identifier. For more information about cookies and how to disable them, visit All About Cookies.org

“Log files” track actions occurring on the Site, and collect data including your IP address, browser type, Internet service provider, referring/exit pages, and date/time stamps.

“Web beacons,” “tags,” and “pixels” are electronic files used to record information about how you browse the Site.

Additionally when you make a purchase or attempt to make a purchase through the Site, we collect certain information from you, including your name, billing address, shipping address, payment information (including credit card numbers, email address, and phone number. We refer to this information as “Order Information.”

When we talk about “Personal Information” in this Privacy Policy, we are talking both about Device Information and Order Information.


HOW WE USE YOUR PERSONAL INFORMATION

We use the Order Information that we collect generally to fulfill any orders placed through the Site (including processing your payment information, arranging for shipping, and providing you with invoices and/or order confirmations). Additionally, we use this Order Information to communicate with you, to screen our orders for potential risk or fraud; and when in line with the preferences you have shared with us, provide you with information or advertising relating to our products and services, including our newsletter, and also abandoned cart notices.

When you make a purchase on our Site, you are automatically subscribed to our newsletter, unless you uncheck the box you are shown that refers to this as you check out. 

We use the Device Information that we collect to help us screen for potential risk and fraud (in particular, your IP address), and more generally to improve and optimize our Site (for example, by generating analytics about how our customers browse and interact with the Site, and to assess the success of our marketing and advertising campaigns).


SHARING YOUR PERSONAL INFORMATION

We share your Personal Information with third parties to help us use your Personal Information in the ways described above. For example, we use Shopify to power our online store--you can read more about how Shopify uses your Personal Information here.

We also use Google Analytics to help us understand how our customers use the Site--you can read more about how Google uses your Personal Information here. You can opt-out of Google Analytics here


PAYMENTS

As PayPal is our payment processor, we do not access your credit card information, PayPal does. As we have payments handled by them, we do our part in security in having payments handled on a secure server. [NOTE: in instances YOUR PHONE SETTINGS, will block your access to our secure server, and there is nothing we can to do help you, this is something you must resolve yourself. In this case, you should be blocked to purchasing by your browser. In some cases you may need to update your browser to avoid security issues.]


LEGALITIES ETC

Finally, we may share your Personal Information to comply with applicable laws and regulations, to respond to a subpoena, search warrant or other lawful request for information we receive, or to otherwise protect our rights. 


BEHAVIOURAL ADVERTISING

As described above, we use your Personal Information to provide you with targeted advertisements or marketing communications we believe may be of interest to you. For more information about how targeted advertising works, you can visit the Network Advertising Initiative's educational page.

You can opt out of targeted advertising by visiting the link below:

GOOGLE.  (At this time Google's services are the only ones we use).

Additionally, you can opt out of advertising services that we use, as well as those we do not use, by visiting the Digital Advertising Alliance’s opt-out portal.


DO NOT TRACK

Please note that we do not alter our Site’s data collection and use practices when we see a Do Not Track signal from your browser.


YOUR RIGHTS

If you are a European resident, you have the right to access personal information we hold about you and to ask that your personal information be corrected, updated, or deleted. If you would like to exercise this right, please reach us via our contact page. There are, however, exceptions where some information is not instantly deleted, such as when the information is being used in an order that is processing, or otherwise where there is a legitimate interest in it--which would be a legal or administrative application, that would be necessary, compelling, and expected, to use the information for.

Additionally, if you are a European resident we point out that we are processing your information in order to fulfill contracts we might have with you (for example if you make an order through the Site), or otherwise to pursue our legitimate business interests listed above. Please note that your information will be transferred outside of Europe, including to Canada and the United States.


DATA RETENTION

When you place an order through the Site, we will maintain your Order Information for our records unless and until you ask us to delete this information.


NEWSLETTER MAILING LIST

We make it very simple to unsubscribe from our store newsletter. Of course if you ask us to delete your Personal Information, you will also be removed from our newsletter mailing list--providing the email address or name given allows us to make the connection to which entry on our mailing list you are. If we cannot unsubscribe you for this reason, you must unsubscribe using the link in our newsletter, or contact us and we will assist you. The information collected for newsletter signups, is only accessed by entities essential in us creating and sending our newsletter.


MINORS

The Site is not intended for individuals under the age of 18. In browsing and buying here it is understood that the Site visitor is 18 years of age or older.


CHANGES

We may update this privacy policy from time to time in order to reflect, for example, changes to our practices or for other operational, legal or regulatory reasons.


CONTACT US

For more information about our privacy practices, if you have questions, or if you would like to make a request concerning your own information in our care, please contact us via our contact page


MORE POTENTIALLY RELEVANT SHOPIFY LINKS

Shopify Data Processing Addendum

Shopify GDPR Whitepaper

Processing Data Requests (on Shopify)

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Our Privacy Policy as it Applies to Google Advertising

This Site uses Google advertising technology, as such we disclose how we use any information obtainable through Google marketing applications. Our policy is as follows:  


Advertising Disclosure 

Through this Site's use of Google advertising technology, your information is used to serve targeted advertising (unless you opt out). We at Metaphysicality Inc store, will not support the merging of information that can identify you with information that cannot identify you, that was previously gained through Display Advertising features (based on the DoubleClick cookie), unless we have properly timely notice of, and the user's prior consent to such a merger.

Here is Google's url providing the link by which you can opt out of targeted ads through your Google user account. 


Analytics Disclosure 

The Google Analytics features we at Metaphysicality Inc store have implemented provide us with all technical information accessible through Google Analytics statistics. This does not include identifying information nor does it include contact information of Site visitors. 

We at Metaphysicality Inc store and third-party vendors, including Google, use first-party cookies (such as the Google Analytics cookies) and third-party cookies (such as the DoubleClick cookie) together to report how our ad impressions, other uses of ad services, and interactions with these ad impressions and ad services are related to visits to our Site.

Metaphysicality Inc store uses statistics gained through Site visitor information, supplied through Google Analytics (such as gender, interests, location etc), to build a more targeted and effective Site.

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PLACEHOLDER INFORMATION ONLY

The Below Information Serves Exclusively as a Placeholder for Such Time that We May Ever Utilize the Google AdWords Program (to remind the Site owner to update this page at that time). At any time a person can opt out of Google targeted advertising via the url provided above. 

If at any time we choose to use Google AdWords advertising program (which we have not yet done), we at Metaphysicality Inc store will: 

  • Use Google Analytics to advertise online.
  • Third-party vendors, including Google, may show our ads on sites across the Internet.
  • We and third-party vendors, including Google, will use first-party cookies (such as the Google Analytics cookie) and third-party cookies (such as the DoubleClick cookie) together to inform, optimize, and serve ads based on someone's past visits to our Site.