Who we are
What personal data we collect and why we collect it
If You choose to use the Services, we may require You to provide contact and identity information, billing information, and other personal information as a part of registering an account with us. Once You register an account on the Site, You are no longer anonymous to us.
As part of your registration for the Services on the Site, You agree that You may receive certain administrative communications from us, such as administrative announcements and customer service messages regarding the Services during the period that we provide Services to You. You may not opt out of receiving such administrative communications.
Our communications will include notices about your account (for example, change in password or payment method, confirmation e-mails and other transactional information) and information concerning or related to the Services. These communications are part of your relationship with us.
The handling of your personal data within the scope of the registered account is carried out for the performance of the corresponding user contract.
We collect and store the following information:
– Email address you give us to contact you. Such email address may contain your name;
– Automatic information, such as computer sign-on data, browser type, browser language, statistics on page views, traffic to and from our user interfaces and ad data. Like many websites, we use identifiers such as “cookies” (for more information see below);
The handling of your personal data for the provision of the Site, the Services and for the communication with us is based on our legitimate interest. For the provision of the Site it is technically necessary that we process certain personal data (e.g. the IP address). For provision of the Services and for the communication with us it is necessary that we handle the above-mentioned personal data.
Within the scope of the necessary balancing of interests, we have weighed your interest in the respective confidentiality of your personal data and our interests in the provision of the Site and the establishment of contact with each other. Your interest in confidentiality weighs less in both cases. We may not otherwise provide the Site to you or respond to your contact request.
We do not collect or store the following information:
– Your credit card information;
Our Site may contain links to third-party websites. We are not responsible for the information practices or the content of such third-party websites. We encourage you to review the privacy policies of third-party websites to understand their information practices.
If you leave a comment on our site you may opt-in to saving your name, email address and website in cookies. These are for your convenience so that you do not have to fill in your details again when you leave another comment. These cookies will last for one year.
If you have an account and you log in to this site, we will set a temporary cookie to determine if your browser accepts cookies. This cookie contains no personal data and is discarded when you close your browser.
When you log in, we will also set up several cookies to save your login information and your screen display choices. Login cookies last for two days, and screen options cookies last for a year. If you select “Remember Me”, your login will persist for two weeks. If you log out of your account, the login cookies will be removed.
If you edit or publish an article, an additional cookie will be saved in your browser. This cookie includes no personal data and simply indicates the post ID of the article you just edited. It expires after 1 day.
Embedded content from other websites
Articles on this site may include embedded content (e.g. videos, images, articles, etc.). Embedded content from other websites behaves in the exact same way as if the visitor has visited the other website.
How long we retain your data
If you leave a comment, the comment and its metadata are retained indefinitely. This is so we can recognize and approve any follow-up comments automatically instead of holding them in a moderation queue.
For users that register on our website (if any), we also store the personal information they provide in their user profile. All users can see, edit, or delete their personal information at any time (except they cannot change their username). Website administrators can also see and edit that information.
You can reach our data protection officer by sending e-mail to [email protected]
Accessing, Reviewing and Changing Your Personal Information
If you are registered to receive Services, You can access, review and modify Your personal information at any time by logging into your Profile page located at https://themehills.com/my-account/
You have the right to object at any time on grounds arising from your particular situation to the processing of personal data concerning you on the basis of Article 6(1)(e) GDPR and Article 6(1)(f) GDPR. If you object, we will no longer process your personal data unless we can prove compelling legitimate reasons for the processing that outweigh your interests, rights and freedoms, or the processing serves to assert, exercise or defend legal claims.
If you are of the opinion that the processing of your personal data violates legal requirements, you have the right of appeal to a data protection supervisory authority responsible for us.
We will delete personal information when we no longer need it for the purposes we described earlier. We may retain personal information as permitted by law to resolve disputes, enforce our policies, and prevent the recurrence of fraud or other illegal or improper activity.
Who on our team has access
Members of our team have access to the information you provide us. For example, both Administrators and Shop Managers can access:
- Order information like what was purchased, when it was purchased and where it should be sent, and
- Customer information like your name, email address, and billing and shipping information.
Our team members have access to this information to help fulfill orders, process refunds and support you.
We accept payments through PayPal. When processing payments, some of your data will be passed to PayPal, including information required to process or support the payment, such as the purchase total and billing information.
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.
All the personal data we process is located on servers within the United States on a secure server behind a firewall. No 3rd parties have access to your personal data unless the law allows them to do so.
We have a data protection regime in place to oversee the effective and secure processing of your personal data.
Notification of Changes
Last modified 12 January 2023