Privacy Policy

Last updated: August 8th, 2020

By accessing this site, you agree that you have read and understand ShipHype's (ShipHype.com) privacy policy which describes how we use your personal information, and what options you have to update or request the deletion or correction of information submitted to us via ShipHype.com. If you do not agree with the terms and conditions of this policy, please do not use the Site.

Your privacy is critically important to us. At ShipHype we have a few fundamental principles:

  • We won't ask you for personal information unless we really need it.

  • We don't share your personal information with anyone except to comply with the law, develop our products, or protect our rights.

  • We don't store personal information on our servers unless required for the on-going operation of our services.

  • In our service, we aim to make it as simple as possible for you to control what's visible to the public, kept private, and permanently deleted.

  • It is ShipHype policy to respect your privacy regarding any information we may collect while operating our website. If you have questions about accessing or correcting your personal data please send a message via our Contact Page.

    Website Visitors
    Like most website operators, ShipHype collects non-personal 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. ShipHype' purpose in collecting non-personally identifiable information is to better understand how ShipHype' visitors use ShipHype.com. From time to time, ShipHype may release non-personal information in the aggregate, e.g., by publishing a report on trends in the usage of its website.

    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. ShipHype uses cookies to help ShipHype identify and track visitors, their usage of ShipHype.com, and their website access preferences. ShipHype.com visitors who do not wish to have cookies placed on their computers should set their browsers to refuse cookies before using ShipHype.com, with the drawback that certain features of ShipHype may not function properly without the aid of cookies.

    ShipHype also collects potentially personally-identifiable information like Internet Protocol (IP) addresses. ShipHype does not use such information to identify its visitors, however, and does not disclose such information, other than under the same circumstances that it uses and discloses personal information, as described below.

    Aggregated Statistics
    ShipHype may collect information that does not contain personal information in order for the purpose of creating statistics about the behavior of visitors to ShipHype. For instance, ShipHype may monitor the most popular pages on the ShipHype site. ShipHype may display this information publicly or provide it to others.

    Protection of Certain Personally-Identifiable Information
    ShipHype discloses potentially personal and personally-identifiable information only to those of its employees, contractors and affiliated organizations that (i) need to know that information in order to process it on ShipHype' behalf or to provide services available at ShipHype.com, 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 ShipHype, you consent to the transfer of such information to them.

    ShipHype may disclose personal information only in response to a subpoena, court order or other governmental request, or when ShipHype believes in good faith that disclosure is reasonably necessary to protect the property or rights of ShipHype, third parties or the public at large. If you are a registered user of ShipHype and have supplied your email address, ShipHype 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 ShipHype and our services. You may change this setting in your account preferences.

    ShipHype takes all measures reasonably necessary to protect against the unauthorized access, use, alteration or destruction of personal information.

    Business Transfers
    If ShipHype, or substantially all of its assets were acquired, or in the unlikely event that ShipHype goes out of business or enters bankruptcy, user information would be one of the assets that is transferred or acquired by a third party. You acknowledge that such transfers may occur, and that any acquirer of ShipHype may continue to use your personal information as set forth in this policy.

    Governing Law
    This policy, and all related matters are governed solely by the laws of British Columbia, Canada and applicable federal laws of Canada. Any dispute between you and ShipHype or any other person arising from, connected with or relating to this Privacy Policy, or any related matters (collectively "Disputes") will be resolved solely in accordance with this Privacy Policy.

    If there is any dispute arising out of or relating to this Privacy Policy, then the parties will first use reasonable and good faith efforts to resolve such dispute, first by direct negotiation and then, if that is not successful, by mediation with a neutral third party mediator acceptable to both parties. Each party will bear its own costs and expenses in connection with any mediation and all costs and expenses of the mediator will be shared equally by the parties.

    Privacy Policy Changes
    Although most changes are likely to be minor, ShipHype may change ShipHype' Privacy Policy from time to time, and at ShipHype' sole discretion. ShipHype 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.

    Acknowledgment
    ShipHype thanks Automattic for writing a straightforward Privacy Policy and making it available under the Creative Commons Attribution-Share Alike 2.5 Generic License.

    Protecting your personal data is our priority. This Privacy Policy describes and applies to the processing of your personal data by ShipHype. (together with any affiliated entities, “ShipHype.,” “we,” or “us”). This Privacy Policy explains your rights and our obligations concerning the processing of your personal data (we define both “processing” and “personal data” below), so you should read it carefully and contact us if you have questions or want to make any requests.

    When this Privacy Policy Applies

    This Privacy Policy applies to our processing of your personal data in connection with your browsing of our websites (hosted at www.shiphype.com). If we have received your personal data in other situations, that processing is explained in a different privacy policy.

    This Privacy Policy describes and applies to ShipHype’s processing of your personal data. We are not responsible for, nor do we make any promises with respect to, processing undertaken by third parties (e.g., other websites). If you are curious as to how other websites or services process your personal data, we encourage you to check out their privacy policies.

    Important Terms

    As used in this Privacy Policy:

    “personal data” means any information that can be used to identify you, which may consist of information within the following categories: identifiers (e.g., name, email address, username), commercial information (e.g., records of product or service purchases, information concerning purchase histories), internet or other electronic network activity information (e.g., browsing and search history and information regarding interaction with a website), geolocation data, and professional or employment-related information; and

    “processing” means anything we might do with respect to personal data, including collecting it, using it, disclosing it, and deleting it.

    Collection of Your Personal Data

    ShipHype collects the following personal data about you:

    Internet / network activity information: IP address.

    We collect your personal data primarily through technological measures like cookies or third-party technology providers. You should consult your browser settings regarding cookie settings, but note that disabling certain cookies may affect your browsing experience.

    Use of Your Personal Data

    Business Purposes

    ShipHype collects, stores, and uses your personal data for the following business purposes:

    Internet / network activity information: We monitor internet and network activity to operate our websites, understand user profiles of website visitors, and analyze traffic to our websites for purposes of improving them. We may also use this information to deliver customized content and advertising within ShipHype to customers whose behavior indicates that they are interested in a particular subject area.

    ShipHype does not process your personal data without a lawful basis for doing so. In this case, our processing advances our legitimate interest in expanding our business by marketing our products and services effectively through our website. Given the limited nature of data processing and limited effects on our data subjects (e.g., you), we do not view this processing as harmful to data subject rights or freedoms.

    Note specifically that (1) the provision of your personal data is not a statutory or contractual requirement, and (2) we do not conduct automated decision-making, including profiling, with respect to your personal data.

    Duration of Storage

    ShipHype will store your personal data for so long as it is necessary for us to process it to meet the purposes described above. While we may retain data for a longer period, we will only do so if an appropriate lawful basis applies.

    Deletion of Data

    Upon request, ShipHype will delete all data associated with your account from all company records except accounting records that must be maintained for a set period of time as per law.


    Disclosures to Third Parties

    We do not sell, rent, or lease your personal data to third parties. However, we may disclose personal data to third parties for commercial purposes, as described in this “Third-Party Disclosures” section.

    Service Providers

    Some of our third-party service providers may see your personal data (from all categories) from time to time. These include companies like Google (our website analytics provider), Shopify, Amazon and other marketplaces and targeted advertising partners (e.g., Google, Facebook, and LinkedIn). Each of these companies—and others that we may engage from time to time for similar purposes—may have access to your personal data solely as required to provide their services to us. They are required to maintain the confidentiality of your personal data and keep it secure.

    Note that we may use some of these service providers to help us perform statistical analyses regarding our products or services (including operation of our websites), to send you email or postal mail with relevant information, provide customer support, or arrange for deliveries.

    Sale of our Business

    We may share your personal data (in all categories) if ShipHype, in its entirety or with respect to a portion of its business, is sold to or merges with a third party (regardless of how that transaction is structured). This may include sharing personal data with the relevant third party prior to consummating the transaction. Unless you are told otherwise, that third party will be required to continue processing your personal data in line with this Privacy Policy.

    Law Enforcement

    ShipHype will disclose your personal data (in any relevant category), without notice, only if required to do so by law or in the good faith belief that such action is necessary to: (a) conform to the edicts of the law or comply with legal process served on ShipHype or the site; (b) protect and defend the rights or property of ShipHype; and/or (c) act under exigent circumstances to protect the personal safety of users of ShipHype, or the public.

    Where Your Data Goes

    ShipHype is based in Canada and processes personal data in the Canada. Where your personal data was obtained through a third party, any cross-border transfers were carried out pursuant to appropriate safeguards that third party has applied. Where you provide information directly to us, you are knowingly consenting to transferring your data to Canada, where it will remain (well-protected) until you ask for deletion.


    Data Security

    ShipHype secures your personal information from unauthorized access, use, or disclosure using appropriate technical and organizational measures ensuring a level of security appropriate to the risk. To the extent possible, we work to ensure that our service providers (the third parties described above under “Disclosures to Third Parties”) apply similarly stringent security measures.

    Children and Minors

    ShipHype does not knowingly process or sell personal data from children under the age of sixteen, nor are our products or services directed at minors.

    If you are under the age of thirteen, you must ask your parent or guardian for permission to use this website.

    Your Privacy Rights

    We respect your privacy and will do our best to honor your privacy rights under applicable laws (to the extent practicable).

    Privacy Rights

    Depending on where you live, you may have specific rights to control our processing of your personal data. These rights include:

    Right to Know: You may have the right to request information about the processing of your personal data if you think it is missing from this Privacy Policy. You may also have the right to know what specific pieces of personal data of yours we process.

    Right to Access: You may have the right to access your personal data that we process.

    Right to Rectification: You may have the right to request that we fix errors or omissions in your personal data that we process.

    Right to Deletion: Also known as the “right to erasure” or the “right to be forgotten,” you may have the right to have us delete your personal data.

    Right to Object: You may have the right to object to our processing of your personal data or to stop it altogether.

    Right to Restrict Processing: You may have the right to limit the ways in which we process your personal data.

    Right to Data Portability: You may have the right to request a portable version of your personal data, either to be given to you or an alternative provider.

    Right to Non-Discrimination: We will not treat you unfairly as a result of your choice to exercise any of the above rights.

    Some of these rights are subject to prerequisites for their exercise. We will fill you in on those prerequisites should you seek to exercise one of these rights.

    Exercising Your Rights

    You may exercise these rights by contacting us through one of the methods set forth below under “Contact Information.” Upon receiving your request, we may take certain actions to verify your identity before acting on your request. While those steps depend on the nature of your request, we will usually use your personal data in our possession to verify your identity.

    If you are a California resident, you may be able to appoint an authorized agent to exercise your privacy rights on your behalf. Where we receive a request from an authorized agent, we may take actions to verify that the agent is appropriately authorized to act on your behalf, including by asking for written proof of authorization or confirming directly with you.

    Problems or Concerns
    You should reach out to us right away if you have concerns with our processing of your personal data or believe we have violated this Privacy Policy or applicable law or regulation. This does not prevent you from filing complaints concerning alleged violations with appropriate government agencies, including, if you live in Europe, your local supervisory authority.

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