Privacy Policy

It is Pretty Royale’s policy to respect your privacy regarding any information we may collect while operating our website. This Privacy Policy applies to www.prettyroyale.com (hereinafter, “us”, “we”, “our” or “www.prettyroyale.com”). We respect your privacy and are committed to protecting personally identifiable information you may provide us through the Website. We have adopted this privacy policy (“Privacy Policy”) to explain what information may be collected on our Website, how we use this information, and under what circumstances we may disclose the information to third parties.

This Privacy Policy applies only to information we collect through the Website and does not apply to our collection of information from other sources.

This Privacy Policy, together with the Terms and conditions posted on our Website, set forth the general rules and policies governing your use of our Website. Depending on your activities when visiting our Website, you may be required to agree to additional terms and conditions.

Who we are

Pretty Royale is an online-only jewellery eCommerce site and style blog. We write about all things jewellery related and, even sell a range of jewellery items through our online shop. For those who are unaware, our website address is: http://www.prettyroyale.com/

Website Visitors

Like most website operators, Pretty Royale collects non-personally-identifying information of the sort that web browsers and servers typically make available, such as the browser type, language preference, referring site, and the date and time of each visitor request.

Pretty Royale’s purpose in collecting non-personally identifying information is to better understand how our visitors use its website. From time to time, we may release non-personally-identifying information in the aggregate, e.g., by publishing a report on trends in the usage of its website.

Pretty Royale also collects potentially personally-identifying information like Internet Protocol (IP) addresses for users leaving comments on our blog posts. We only disclose commenter IP addresses under the same circumstances that it uses and discloses personally-identifying information as described below.

Customer Information

As stated earlier, we also sell jewellery online via our website. When a user makes a purchase on our site, we collect the following personally-identifying information:

  • Full name
  • Shipping Address
  • Email Address
  • Phone Number
  • Payment details (such as credit card information)
  • And other details at the checkout to process your payment

Payment Information

We store only very limited, if any, payment information that we collect. Otherwise, all payment information is stored by our payment processor, Stripe. You are encouraged to review their privacy policy and contact them directly for responses to your questions in this area.

Gathering of Personally-Identifying Information

Certain visitors to Pretty Royale’s website choose to interact with Pretty Royale in ways that require us to gather personally-identifying information. The amount and type of information that Pretty Royale gathers depends on the nature of the interaction. For example, we ask visitors who sign up for our newsletter to provide an email address and name. All users making a purchase via our site will also need to provide personally identifying information (please see section above).

Use of Your Information

Having accurate information about you permits us to provide you with a smooth, efficient, and customized experience. Specifically, we may use information collected about you via the Site to:

  • Administer sweepstakes, promotions, and contests.
  • Assist law enforcement and respond to subpoena.
  • Compile anonymous statistical data and analysis for use internally or with third parties.
  • Create and manage your account.
  • Deliver targeted advertising, coupons, newsletters, and other information regarding promotions and the Site to you.
  • Email you regarding your account or order.
  • Enable user-to-user communications.
  • Fulfill and manage purchases, orders, payments, and other transactions related to the Site.
  • Generate a personal profile about you to make future visits to the Site more personalized.
  • Increase the efficiency and operation of the Site.
  • Monitor and analyze usage and trends to improve your experience with the Site.
  • Notify you of updates to the Site .
  • Offer new products, services, and/or recommendations to you.
  • Perform other business activities as needed.
  • Prevent fraudulent transactions, monitor against theft, and protect against criminal activity.
  • Process payments and refunds.
  • Request feedback and contact you about your use of the Site
  • Resolve disputes and troubleshoot problems.
  • Respond to product and customer service requests.
  • Send you a newsletter.
  • Solicit support for the Site.

Security

The security of your Personal Information is important to us, but remember that no method of transmission over the Internet, or method of electronic storage is 100% secure. While we strive to use commercially acceptable means to protect your Personal Information, we cannot guarantee its absolute security.

Advertisements

Ads appearing on our website may be delivered to users by advertising partners, who may set cookies. These cookies allow the ad server to recognize your computer each time they send you an online advertisement to compile information about you or others who use your computer. This information allows ad networks to, among other things, deliver targeted advertisements that they believe will be of most interest to you. This Privacy Policy covers the use of cookies by Pretty Royale and does not cover the use of cookies by any advertisers.

Links To External Sites

Our Service may contain links to external sites that are not operated by us. If you click on a third party link, you will be directed to that third party’s site. We strongly advise you to review the Privacy Policy and the terms and conditions of every site you visit.

We have no control over and assume no responsibility for the content, privacy policies or practices of any third party sites, products or services.

Protection of Certain Personally-Identifying Information

Pretty Royale discloses potentially personally-identifying and personally-identifying information only to those of its employees, contractors and affiliated organizations that:

  • (i) need to know that information in order to process it on Pretty Royale’s behalf or to provide services available on our website, and
  • (ii) that have agreed not to disclose it to others.

Some of those employees, contractors and affiliated organizations may be located outside of your home country; by using Pretty Royale’s website, you consent to the transfer of such information to them.

We will not rent or sell potentially personally-identifying and personally-identifying information to anyone. Other than to its employees, contractors and affiliated organizations, as described above.

Pretty Royale discloses potentially personally-identifying and personally-identifying information only in response to a subpoena, court order or another governmental request, or when we believe in good faith that disclosure is reasonably necessary to protect the property or rights of Pretty Royale, third parties or the public at large.

If you are a registered user of http://www.prettyroyale.com/ and have supplied your email address, Pretty Royale may occasionally send you an email to tell you about new features, solicit your feedback, or just keep you up to date with what’s going on with Pretty Royale and our site.

We primarily use our blog to communicate this type of information, so we expect to keep this type of email to a minimum. If you send us a request (for example via a support email or via one of our feedback mechanisms), we reserve the right to publish it in order to help us clarify or respond to your request or to help us support other users.

Pretty Royale takes all measures reasonably necessary to protect against the unauthorized access, use, alteration or destruction of potentially personally-identifying and personally-identifying information.

Aggregated Statistics

Pretty Royale may collect statistics about the behaviour of visitors to its website. We may display this information publicly or provide it to others. However, we will not disclose your personally-identifying information.

Affiliate Disclosure

This site uses affiliate links and does earn a commission from certain links. This does not affect your purchases or the price you may pay.

Cookies

To enrich and perfect your online experience, Pretty Royale uses “Cookies”, similar technologies and services provided by others to display personalized content, appropriate advertising and store your preferences on your computer.

A cookie is a string of information that a website stores on a visitor’s computer, and that the visitor’s browser provides to the website each time the visitor returns.

We use cookies to help us identify and track visitors, their usage of http://www.prettyroyale.com/, and their website access preferences. Pretty Royale visitors who do not wish to have cookies placed on their computers should set their browsers to refuse cookies before using our websites, with the drawback that certain features of Pretty Royale’s websites may not function properly without the aid of cookies.

How long we retain your data

If you leave a comment, the comment and its metadata are retained indefinitely. This is so we can recognise and approve any follow-up comments automatically instead of holding them in a moderation queue.

For users that register for our mailing lists on the website (if any), we also store the personal information they provide in on a third-party email provider. The email provider we use is MailChimp. If you unsubscribe from all our mailing lists, we will delete all saved information and data relating to your account.

What rights you have over your data

You may at any time review or change the information in your account or terminate your account by:

  • Logging into your account settings and updating your account
  • Contacting us using the contact information provided below

Upon your request to terminate your account, we will deactivate or delete your account and information from our active databases. However, some information may be retained in our files to prevent fraud, troubleshoot problems, assist with any investigations, enforce our Terms of Use and/or comply with legal requirements.

General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR)

Our legal basis for collecting and using the personal information described in this Privacy Policy depends on the Personal Information we collect and the specific context in which we collect the information:

  • Pretty Royale needs to perform a contract with you
  • You have given Pretty Royale permission to do so
  • Processing your personal information is in Pretty Royale legitimate interests
  • We need to comply with the law

Pretty Royale will retain your personal information only for as long as is necessary for the purposes set out in this Privacy Policy. We will retain and use your information to the extent necessary to comply with our legal obligations, resolve disputes, and enforce our policies.

If you are a resident of the European Economic Area (EEA), you have certain data protection rights. If you wish to be informed what Personal Information we hold about you and if you want it to be removed from our systems, please contact us.

In certain circumstances, you have the following data protection rights:

  • The right to access, update or to delete the information we have on you.
  • The right of rectification.
  • The right to object.
  • The right of restriction.
  • The right to data portability.
  • The right to withdraw consent.

Sale or Bankruptcy

If we reorganise or sell all or a portion of our assets, undergo a merger, or are acquired by another entity, we may transfer your information to the successor entity. If we go out of business or enter bankruptcy, your information would be an asset transferred or acquired by a third party. You acknowledge that such transfers may occur and that the transferee may decline honor commitments we made in this Privacy Policy.

We are not responsible for the actions of third parties with whom you share personal or sensitive data, and we have no authority to manage or control third-party solicitations. If you no longer wish to receive correspondence, emails or other communications from third parties, you are responsible for contacting the third party directly.

Privacy Policy Changes

Although most changes are likely to be minor, Pretty Royale may change its Privacy Policy from time to time, and in our sole discretion. Pretty Royale encourages visitors to frequently check this page for any changes to its Privacy Policy. Your continued use of this site after any change in this Privacy Policy will constitute your acceptance of such change.

Contact Information

If you have any questions or issues, please use our contact form or send us an email at: hello(at)prettyroyale.com. We will aim to reply within 3 to 5 days of receiving your email.

Policy last updated: February 2021

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