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What information do we collect?
We may collect the following types of information from you when you use our website or services:
Personal information: This is information that can identify you as an individual, such as your name, email address, or phone number. We may collect personal information from you when you contact us, subscribe to our newsletter, leave a comment on our website, or participate in any surveys, contests, or promotions we may offer.
Non-personal information: This is information that cannot identify you as an individual, such as your IP address, browser type, device type, operating system, language preference, referring URL, pages visited, time spent, and other technical data. We may collect non-personal information from you automatically using cookies and similar technologies. Cookies are small files that are stored on your device when you visit a website. They help us improve our website performance, functionality, and user experience. You can disable cookies in your browser settings, but this may affect the functionality of our website.
Third-party information: This is information that we receive from third-party platforms or services that you link to or interact with on our website. For example, if you click on a social media button or an affiliate link on our website, we may receive information from those platforms or services. We are not responsible for the privacy practices of these third-party platforms or services. Please refer to their privacy policies for more details.
How do we use the information we collect?
We use the information we collect for the following purposes:
To provide and improve our website and services: We use the information to deliver our content, respond to your inquiries, send you newsletters and updates, monitor and analyze our website performance and user behavior, and enhance our website features and functionality.
To comply with legal obligations: We use the information to comply with applicable laws and regulations, such as data protection laws and tax laws.
To protect our rights and interests: We use the information to prevent fraud, abuse, unauthorized access, or other illegal activities on our website. We also use the information to enforce our terms and conditions and defend ourselves against any claims or disputes.
Who do we share the information with?
We may share the information we collect with the following parties:
Service providers: We may share the information with third-party service providers that help us operate and maintain our website and services. For example, we may use web hosting providers, email marketing providers, analytics providers, payment processors, or shipping providers. These service providers only have access to the information necessary to perform their functions and are contractually obligated to protect the information and use it only for the purposes we specify.
Affiliates: We may share the information with third-party affiliates that offer products or services that may be of interest to you. For example, we may share the information with binocular manufacturers or retailers that we review or recommend on our website. These affiliates may use the information to send you promotional offers or advertisements. You can opt out of receiving these communications by following the instructions in their messages or contacting them directly.
Law enforcement or regulators: We may share the information with law enforcement or regulators if we are required to do so by law or if we believe that such disclosure is necessary to protect our rights or interests or the rights or interests of others.
What are your rights and choices?
Depending on where you live and what laws apply to you, you may have certain rights and choices regarding your information. These may include:
- Access: You may have the right to request access to the personal information we hold about you.
- Correction: You may have the right to request correction of any inaccurate or incomplete personal information we hold about you.
- Deletion: You may have the right to request deletion of any personal information we hold about you, unless we have a legal obligation or a legitimate interest to keep it.
- Objection: You may have the right to object to our use of your personal information for direct marketing purposes or for any other purpose that is based on our legitimate interest.
- Restriction: You may have the right to request restriction of our use of your personal information in certain circumstances, such as when you contest its accuracy or when you object to its use.
- Portability: You may have the right to request transfer of your personal information to another party in a structured, commonly used, and machine-readable format.
To exercise any of these rights, please contact us at [email protected] We will respond to your request within a reasonable time frame and in accordance with applicable laws.
You also have the right to lodge a complaint with a supervisory authority if you believe that we have violated your data protection rights.
How do we protect your information?
We take appropriate technical and organizational measures to protect your information from unauthorized access, use, disclosure, alteration, or destruction. These measures include encryption, firewalls, password protection, access control, backup systems, and regular security audits. However, no method of transmission or storage is 100% secure. Therefore, we cannot guarantee the absolute security of your information.
How long do we keep your information?
We keep your information for as long as necessary to fulfill the purposes for which we collected it, unless we have a legal obligation or a legitimate interest to keep it longer. We will delete or anonymize your information when it is no longer needed or when you request us to do so.
How can you contact us?