Privacy Policy

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📖 Introduction

Welcome to 42shops. We place great importance on the privacy and security of your personal information. This privacy policy is designed to transparently communicate how we collect, use, safeguard, and how you can manage your personal information in compliance with the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) for European Union (EU) residents, and the California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA) for residents of California, USA, alongside other applicable laws.

🕵️‍♂️ Information We Collect and How We Collect It

  • Personal Information: We collect information such as your name, address, email address, and phone number through transactions, user registration, and interactions. Before collecting this information, we will inform you of the purpose and seek your explicit consent where required by law.
  • Non-Personal Information: Information like your browser type and IP address is automatically collected to improve service quality. This data is collected through cookies and analytics tools, for which we provide detailed usage explanations and opt-out options.

💡 Use of Information

🚚 For Efficient Deliveries

Shipping Information: To ensure that shipping companies can deliver your package efficiently, we require your name, shipping and billing address, and contact details.

💡 To Enhance Your Experience

  • Ease of Use: By storing your information, we aim to simplify your site experience, allowing for less repeated information entry.
  • Content Relevance: We use your data to tailor content that matches your interests and preferences, ensuring you find what you're looking for.
  • Updates and Alerts: Stay informed about new products, services, and offers that we believe you'll find valuable.

💌 Newsletters and Promotions

  • After signing up, you'll receive our newsletters filled with details on sales, coupons, and special promotions.
  • If you wish to unsubscribe, you can easily do so through a link provided in every email newsletter.

🔑 Registration and Ordering Process

  • Personal Details: During registration or ordering, we'll ask for essential information like your name, contact details, and shipping address.
  • Order Issues: Should any issues arise with your order, we'll use the information you've provided to get in touch and resolve them promptly.

🌐 Sharing and Disclosure of Information

We share information with third-party partners who assist in our service delivery and marketing efforts, such as logistics providers and advertising agencies. We commit to sharing details about these third parties and the purposes of data sharing, ensuring all partners maintain data protection standards akin to ours.

For EU residents, any transfer of data outside the EU is conducted in compliance with GDPR, utilizing appropriate safeguards.

🔒 Data Retention and Protection

We retain your personal information as long as necessary for the purposes it was collected, or as required by law. Our retention policies are designed to meet these criteria, and we offer ways to delete your personal information upon request.

Our security measures include advanced encryption, regular security audits, and immediate action plans for data breach incidents, ensuring the highest level of data protection.

⚖️ Rights of the Individual (GDPR and CCPA)

  • GDPR Rights: If you are a resident of the EU or EEA, you have the right to access, correct, delete your personal data, and object to or restrict its processing. You also have the right to data portability.
  • CCPA Rights: California residents have the right to know about the personal information collected, its purpose, and any disclosures. You also have the right to request deletion of your personal information and to opt-out of its sale.

👶 Children’s Privacy

We do not knowingly collect information from children under 13. If we become aware of any accidental collection, we will take steps to promptly delete such information.

🌍 International Data Transfers

For users in the EU, we ensure that data transferred outside the EU is protected by equivalent standards, using mechanisms like Standard Contractual Clauses or adhering to the Privacy Shield framework.

☎️ Contact Us

For any questions, concerns, or to exercise your privacy rights, please contact us via:

Mailing Address: Changping District, Beijing Jinshiqiao Building B, Huilongguan Longxiang park, Beijing, 102218 Beijing, China

🆕 Updates to This Policy

We may update this policy to reflect changes to our information practices. Any changes will be posted on this page, along with the updated effective date. We encourage you to periodically review this page for the latest information on our privacy practices.

Effective Date: March 12, 2024