Privacy Policy



PRIVACY POLICY
At Mary Kate on Newtown your privacy is very important to us. Our privacy and security policy outlines the information we collect about you and how we use this information.

HOW WE USE YOUR INFORMATION
When you purchase something from our store, we collect personal information you give us such as your name, address and email address so we can send you your clothes.
When you browse our store, we automatically receive your computer’s internet protocol (IP) address. This helps us learn about your browser and operating system.
Email marketing (if applicable): After you give us your permission, we may send you emails about our store, new products and other updates.

CONSENT
How do you get my consent?
When you complete a transaction, verify your credit card, place an order, arrange for a delivery or return a purchase, we imply that you consent to our collecting that information it and using it for that specific reason only.
If we ask for your personal information for any other reason, such as marketing, we will specifically ask you for your consent, or provide you with an opportunity to say no.

How do I withdraw my consent?
If you change your mind, you may withdraw your consent for us to contact you. And for the continued collection, use or disclosure of your information, at anytime, by contacting us at info@marykateonnewtown.com

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

SHOPIFY
Our store is hosted on Shopify Inc. They provide 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 application. They store your data on a secure server behind a firewall.

Payment:
If you choose a direct payment gateway to complete your purchase, Shopify will store your credit card information. It is encrypted through the Payment Card Industry Data Security Standard (PCI-DSS). Your purchase transaction data is stored only as long as is necessary to complete your purchase transaction. After that is complete, your purchase transaction information is deleted.
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 our store and its service providers.
For more insight, you may also want to read Shopify’s Terms of Service here or Privacy Statement.

THIRD-PARTY SERVICES
In most cases, the third-party providers used by us will only collect, use and disclose your information to the extent necessary to allow them to perform the services they provide to us. We use these services to give you a smoother browsing and buying experience.
However, certain third-party service providers, such as previously mentioned payment gateways and other payment transaction processors, use their own privacy policies in regards to the information we are required to provide to them for your transactions.
For these providers, we recommend that you read their privacy policies so you can understand the manner in which your personal information will be handled by these providers.
Remember that certain providers may be located in or have facilities that are located a different jurisdiction than either you or us. So if you elect to proceed with a transaction that involves the services of a third-party service provider, then your information may become subject to the laws of the jurisdiction(s) in which that service provider or its facilities are located.
For example, if you are located in New South Wales and your transaction is processed by a payment gateway located in the United States, then your personal information used in completing that transaction could be subject to disclosure under United States legislation, including the Patriot Act.
Once you leave our store’s website or are redirected to a third-party website or application, you are no longer governed by our Privacy Policy or Terms of Service.

Links
In the event that a link you use directs you away from our site, we are no longer responsible for the privacy practices of other sites and encourage you to read their privacy statements.

Google analytics:
Our store uses Google Analytics to help us learn about who visits our site and what pages are being looked at

SECURITY
To protect your personal information, we take reasonable precautions and follow industry best practices to make sure it is not inappropriately lost, misused, accessed, disclosed, altered or destroyed.
If you provide us with your credit card information, the information is encrypted using secure socket layer technology (SSL) and stored with a AES-256 encryption. Although no method of transmission over the Internet or electronic storage is 100% secure, we follow all PCI-DSS requirements to make sure that we are keeping your information as secure as possible.

AGE OF CONSENT
By using our site, you agree that you are at minimum the age of majority in your place of residence, or that you are the age of majority in your place of residence and you have given us your consent to allow any of your minor dependents to use this site.

CHANGES TO THIS PRIVACY POLICY
We reserve the right to modify this privacy policy at any time. Please review it frequently. Changes and clarifications will immediately take effect upon their posting on the website. If we make material changes to this policy, we will notify you here, so that you can be 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 there's anything you're unsure about, or if you'd like to ammend the way we us your personal information, please contact us at info@marykateonnewtown.com