Welcome to Ephesus Jewelry, your privacy is our utmost priority. When you visit our website, accessible from www.ephesusjewelry.com, we are committed to protecting and respecting your privacy in compliance with applicable global privacy laws, including but not limited to the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) and the California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA).
You have the right to withdraw your consent at any time. To do so, please contact us via [Contact Us page/link to contact form] or email us at [official email address]. Please note that withdrawal of consent will not affect the lawfulness of processing based on consent before its withdrawal.
Information We Collect
We strive for transparency when collecting your personal information. When asked to provide personal information, the purpose will be expressly stated at the point of collection.
- Direct Contact: If you contact us directly, we may collect your name, email address, phone number, message content, and/or attachments. This data enables us to communicate with you and address your inquiries or concerns.
- Account Registration: Registering for an Account may require providing contact information, such as your name, company name, address, email address, and telephone number, which facilitates account creation and management.
How We Use Your Information
We utilize the information collected for various purposes, each with a justified legal basis:
- Provide, Operate, and Maintain Our Website: Ensuring functionality and accessibility (Legal Basis: Legitimate Interests).
- Improve, Personalize, and Expand Our Website: To enhance user experience and service delivery (Legal Basis: Legitimate Interests).
- Understand and Analyze Usage: To optimize our offerings based on user interactions (Legal Basis: Legitimate Interests)
- Develop New Products/Services: Innovating and expanding our offerings (Legal Basis: Legitimate Interests).
- Communicate with You: Managing our relationship with you, providing updates, or relaying information related to our website (Legal Basis: Consent/Contract Performance).
- Marketing and Promotional Purposes: Only with your explicit consent, we may send you promotional and marketing materials (Legal Basis: Consent). You have the right to opt-out of receiving marketing communications from us at any time.
- Send You Emails: Correspondence related to your account, transactions, or inquiries (Legal Basis: Contract Performance).
- Find and Prevent Fraud: Implementing measures to secure our services and protect our users (Legal Basis: Legitimate Interests).
Should you have any inquiries or wish to withdraw your consent, please contact us through [Contact Us page/link to contact form] or email at [official email address].
Ephesus Jewelry adheres to a standard practice of utilizing log files. Log files log visitors when they interact with websites—a common practice executed by hosting companies and an integral part of hosting services’ analytics.
Information Collected: Log files capture data including:
- Internet Protocol (IP) addresses
- Browser type
- Internet Service Provider (ISP)
- Date and time stamp
- Referring/exit pages
- Potential number of clicks
These data are not linked to any information that is personally identifiable to protect your privacy.
Purpose and Use: The information retrieved from log files is employed for:
- Analyzing trends to enhance our web functionality and offerings
- Administering the site efficiently
- Observing user navigation on the website
- Gathering demographic information for analytical insights
Anonymization and Security: Ephesus Jewelry ensures that the log file data is stored in a manner where it cannot be associated with any individual user. We implement robust security measures to safeguard this information against unauthorized access and disclosure.
Retention: Log file data is retained for a period that is strictly necessary for the purposes outlined above and in adherence to our data retention policy. Should you have questions or require further details about our data retention practices, please contact us.
For any concerns or queries related to our use of log files, please get in touch through [Contact Us page/link to contact form] or by emailing us at [official email address].
Cookies and Web Beacons
At Ephesus Jewelry, we value your online experience, and in an effort to make it as user-friendly as possible, we, like many websites, use “cookies” and “web beacons”.
What Are Cookies and Web Beacons?
- Cookies are small data files stored on your browser by the website to remember information about your visit, such as your preferences or items in your shopping cart.
- Web Beacons are transparent pixel images that are used in collecting information about website usage, email response, and tracking.
- Experience Enhancement: Optimizing your experience by customizing our webpage content based on your browser type and/or other information.
- Analytical Purposes: Understanding how our website is being used, which helps us improve user experience.
Types of Cookies and Their Purpose:
- Essential Cookies: Vital for the functionality of our website and non-negotiable for website operation.
- Performance Cookies: Used to analyze how visitors use our website and monitor its performance.
- Targeting/Advertising Cookies: Used to present targeted advertising based on your browsing patterns and preferences.
Your Control and Consent:
- Obtaining Consent: Before any non-essential cookies are placed on your device, we will seek your explicit consent. A cookie banner will provide you with the option to accept or reject cookies.
- Managing Preferences: You have the ability to accept, reject, or manage your cookie preferences via your browser settings. Refer to your browser’s help section for instructions on how to do this.
For any concerns or inquiries, please connect with us through [Contact Us page/link to contact form] or email us at [official email address].
Advertising Partners Privacy Policies
Note that Ephesus Jewelry has no access to or control over these cookies that are used by third-party advertisers.
Third-Party Privacy Policies
Privacy Practices of Third Parties:
- Different privacy practices govern these third-party entities, and we highly recommend consulting their respective Privacy Policies for in-depth understanding and insights into their data handling, collection, and usage practices.
Your Choices and Control:
- You have the autonomy to manage your data interaction by disabling cookies through your browser settings, thereby limiting the data that is accessible to websites and advertisers.
- For a detailed guide on how to manage and disable cookies for popular browsers, please visit:
Opting-Out and Managing Preferences:
- Many third-party entities offer options for you to opt-out of certain data practices, which might be detailed within their Privacy Policies. Ensure to explore these to manage your digital footprint effectively.
- Online tools such as the Digital Advertising Alliance’s WebChoices Tool (Link to WebChoices) can also aid in managing your online advertising preferences across various platforms.
Should you have further inquiries or require additional guidance in navigating third-party digital practices, please feel free to contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org.
CCPA Privacy Rights (Do Not Sell My Personal Information)
Ephesus Jewelry deeply values and respects the privacy rights of consumers under the California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA). As such, if you reside in California, you are granted specific rights regarding your personal information.
Your Rights Under CCPA:
- Right to Know: You have the right to request disclosure of your personal data that we collect, use, disclose, or sell.
- Right to Delete: You can request that we delete any personal information about you which we have collected.
- Right to Opt-Out: You have the right to direct us not to sell your personal information.
To exercise the above rights, it is pertinent that we can verify your identity to protect your data from unauthorized access or deletion.
How to Exercise Your Rights:
- Submit a Request: You can submit a verifiable consumer request via email at email@example.com or through our website’s Contact Us page.
- Verification: Upon receiving your request, we will need to verify your identity before processing. The information required for verification will be detailed in our response to your initial request.
- Response Time: We strive to respond to a verifiable consumer request within 45 days of its receipt. If we require more time, we will inform you of the reason and extension period in writing.
Note: Under the CCPA, businesses cannot discriminate against consumers for exercising their CCPA rights.
If you have any questions or concerns about our privacy practices and policies, please do not hesitate to contact us.
GDPR Data Protection Rights
At Ephesus Jewelry, we are dedicated to ensuring that your data protection rights are respected and upheld. Every user, within the bounds of the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), is entitled to the following:
- Right to Access: You can request copies of your personal data.
- Right to Rectification: You can request that we correct any information you believe is inaccurate and complete any information you believe is incomplete.
- Right to Erasure: You can request that we erase your personal data, under certain conditions.
- Right to Restrict Processing: You have the right to request the restriction of processing your personal data, under specific circumstances.
- Right to Object to Processing: You can object to our processing of your personal data, under particular conditions.
- Right to Data Portability: You can request the transfer of your data to another organization or directly to you, under certain conditions.
If you wish to exercise any of these rights, please contact us in the following ways:
- Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
- Contact Form: Through our website’s Contact Us page.
Upon receiving your request, we will respond within one month. Should we need more time due to the complexity or number of requests, we may extend this period by another two months and will inform you of the extension and its reasons.
Note: Generally, we will not charge a fee to process or respond to your legitimate request unless it is excessive, repetitive, or manifestly unfounded. If we determine that the request warrants a fee, we will tell you why we made that decision and provide you with a cost estimate before completing your request.
For further inquiries or any assistance you might require regarding your data protection rights, do not hesitate to get in touch with us.
Protecting the privacy of the young is especially important to us at Ephesus Jewelry. We adhere to the guidelines and regulations set forth by the Children’s Online Privacy Protection Act (COPPA) and are committed to safeguarding children’s online privacy.
Parental Involvement: We encourage parents and guardians to spend time online with their children to observe, participate in, and/or monitor and guide their online activity.
No Knowingly Collected Data from Under-13s: Ephesus Jewelry does not knowingly collect any Personal Identifiable Information (PII) from children under the age of 13. If we discover that we have inadvertently collected personal information from a child under 13, we will take all reasonable measures to delete the data as soon as possible.
Action Upon Unintended Collection: If you believe that your child, under the age of 13, has provided personal data on our website, please contact us immediately at email@example.com. We will exert our best efforts to promptly locate and remove such information from our records and ensure that no further collection or processing occurs.
Prevention Measures: We are in the process of putting additional preventive measures in place, including age verification mechanisms to minimize the possibility of data collection from minors.
Data Deletion Request: Parents or guardians can review, request deletion, and forbid the further collection or use of the information. Please reach out to us to initiate this process.
Review Period: We encourage users to review this policy periodically and stay informed about how we are helping to safeguard the personal information we collect. Your continued use of our platform after the policy change notifications will signify your acknowledgment and agreement to the revised policy.
- Email: firstname.lastname@example.org