What do we do with your information?
When you purchase something from www.throatpunch.co.za, as part of the buying and selling process, we collect the personal information you give us such as your name, address and email address.
When you browse our store, we also automatically receive your computer’s internet protocol (IP) address in order to provide us with information that helps us learn about your browser and operating system.
Email marketing (if applicable): With your permission, we may send you emails about our store, new products and other updates.
How do you get my consent?
When you provide us with personal information to complete a transaction, verify your credit card, place an order, arrange for a delivery or return a purchase, we imply that you consent to our collecting it and using it for that specific reason only.
If we ask for your personal information for a secondary reason, such as marketing, we will either ask you directly for your expressed consent, or provide you with an opportunity to decline.
How do I withdraw my consent?
If after you opt in, you change your mind, you may withdraw your consent for us to contact you, for the continued collection, use or disclosure of your information, at any time, by contacting us via the Contact Us page.
We may disclose your personal information if we are required by law to do so, or if you violate our Terms and Conditions of Use.
Our store is hosted on Shopify Inc. They provide us with the online e-commerce platform that allows us to sell our products and services to you. Your data is stored through Shopify’s data storage, databases and the general Shopify application. They store your data on a secure server protected by a firewall.
If you choose Peach Payments as your preferred credit card payment gateway to complete your purchase, then Peach Payments stores your credit card data. It is encrypted through the Payment Card Industry Data Security Standard (PCI-DSS). Your purchase transaction data is stored only as long as is necessary to complete your purchase transaction. All direct payment gateways adhere to the standards set by PCI-DSS as managed by the PCI Security Standards Council, which is a joint effort of brands like Visa, MasterCard, American Express and Discover. PCI-DSS requirements help ensure the secure handling of credit card information by our store and its service providers.
For greater insight into this process, please reach out to www.peachpayments.com
In general, the third-party providers used by us will only collect, use and disclose your information to the extent that is necessary to allow them to perform the services that they provide to us. However, certain third-party service providers, such as payment gateways and other payment transaction processors, have their own privacy policies in respect to the information we are required to provide to them for your purchase-related transactions. For these providers, we recommend that you read their privacy policies so you can understand the manner in which your personal information will be handled by them. In particular, remember that certain providers may be located in or have facilities that are located in a different jurisdiction to either you or us. This means that if you elect to proceed with a transaction that involves the services of a third-party service provider, then your information may become subject to the laws of the jurisdiction(s) in which that service provider or its facilities are located.
To protect your personal information, we take reasonable precautions and follow industry best practices to make sure that your personal information is not inappropriately lost, misused, accessed, disclosed, altered or destroyed.
If you provide us with your credit card information, the information is encrypted using secure socket layer technology (SSL) and stored with an AES-256 encryption. Although no method of transmission over the Internet or electronic storage is 100% secure, we follow all PCI-DSS requirements and implement additional generally accepted industry standards.
Here is a list of cookies that we use. We’ve listed them here so you that you can choose if you want to opt-out of cookies or not.
|_session_id||Unique token, sessional, allows Shopify to store information about your session (referrer, landing page, etc).|
|_shopify_visit||No data held, persistent for 30 minutes from the last visit, used by our website provider’s internal stats tracker to record the number of visits.|
|_shopify_uniq||No data held, expires midnight (relative to the visitor) of the next day, counts the number of visits to a store by a single customer. cart, unique token, persistent for 2 weeks, stores information about the contents of your cart.|
|_secure_session_id||Unique token, sessional. storefront_digest, unique token, indefinite if the shop has a password, this is used to determine if the current visitor has access|
Age of consent
In the process of using this site, you represent that you are at least 18 years of age or older. No electronic cigarette products and e-liquids will be sold to minors.
If our store is acquired or merged with another company, your information may be transferred to the new owners so that the new entity may continue to sell products to you.
Questions and contact information
If you would like to access, correct, amend or delete any personal information we have about you; or if you would like to register a complaint, or simply obtain more information then contact our privacy compliance officer via the Contact Us page.