Privacy Policy – Faceless Niches

1. Introduction

This Privacy Policy governs the manner in which Faceless Niches ("we", "us", or "our") collects, uses, maintains, and discloses information collected from users (each, a "User") of the website ("Site"). This privacy policy applies to the Site and all products and services offered by Faceless Niches.

2. Definitions

For the purposes of this Privacy Policy:

  • "Personal Data" means any information relating to an identified or identifiable natural person ("Data Subject"); an identifiable natural person is one who can be identified, directly or indirectly, in particular by reference to an identifier such as a name, an identification number, location data, or an online identifier.
  • "Processing" means any operation or set of operations which is performed on Personal Data or on sets of Personal Data, whether or not by automated means, such as collection, recording, organization, structuring, storage, adaptation or alteration, retrieval, consultation, use, disclosure by transmission, dissemination or otherwise making available, alignment or combination, restriction, erasure, or destruction.
  • "Controller" means the natural or legal person, public authority, agency, or other body which, alone or jointly with others, determines the purposes and means of the processing of Personal Data.
  • "Processor" means a natural or legal person, public authority, agency, or other body which processes Personal Data on behalf of the Controller.

3. Consent and Rights

By using our Site, you consent to the collection, use, and sharing of your Personal Data as outlined in this Privacy Policy. We respect your rights to privacy and will comply with all applicable laws and regulations in respect of Data Protection. You have the right to access your Personal Data, to have it corrected or deleted, to restrict its processing, or to object to its processing, as well as the right to data portability. Where the processing of your Personal Data is based on consent, you have the right to withdraw that consent at any time.

4. Information Collection

We may collect Personal Data from Users in a variety of ways, including, but not limited to, when Users visit our Site, register on the Site, place an order, subscribe to the newsletter, respond to a survey, fill out a form, and in connection with other activities, services, features, or resources we make available on our Site. Users may be asked for, as appropriate, name, email address, mailing address, phone number, credit card information. We will collect Personal Data from Users only if they voluntarily submit such information to us. Users can always refuse to supply Personal Data, except that it may prevent them from engaging in certain Site-related activities.

5. Information from Children

We do not knowingly collect Personal Data from children under the age of 16. If we become aware that we have inadvertently received Personal Data from a child under the age of 16, we will delete such information from our records. Furthermore, we comply with all provisions of the Children's Online Privacy Protection Act (COPPA) and the GDPR regarding the collection of Personal Data from individuals under the age of 16.

6. Use of Personal Information

The Personal Data we collect may be used for the following purposes:

  • To personalize user experience: We may use information in the aggregate to understand how our Users as a group use the services and resources provided on our Site.
  • To improve our Site: We may use feedback you provide to improve our products and services.
  • To process payments: We may use the information Users provide about themselves when placing an order only to provide service to that order. We do not share this information with outside parties except to the extent necessary to provide the service.
  • To send periodic emails: We may use the email address to send User information and updates pertaining to their order. It may also be used to respond to their inquiries, questions, and/or other requests.

7. Payment Processing

We engage with third-party payment processors to assist in securely processing your personally identifiable payment information, including the payment service provider Klarna. The processing of payments will be subject to the terms, conditions, and privacy policies of the payment processors in addition to our Privacy Policy. We are not responsible for the error by any third-party payment processor.

When you choose to use Klarna to finalize and pay for your order, you will provide your personal information directly to Klarna. Klarna's use of your personal data is governed by their privacy policy, which we recommend you review to understand their practices and procedures.

8. Legal Basis for Processing

We process Personal Data under the following legal bases:

  • Consent: We may process your data if you have given us specific consent to use your personal information for a specific purpose.
  • Legitimate Interests: We may process your data when it is reasonably necessary to achieve our legitimate business interests.
  • Performance of a Contract: Where we have entered into a contract with you, we may process your personal information to fulfill the terms of our contract.
  • Legal Obligations: We may disclose your information where we are legally required to do so in order to comply with applicable law, governmental requests, a judicial proceeding, court order, or legal process.
  • Vital Interests: We may disclose your information where we believe it is necessary to investigate, prevent, or take action regarding potential violations of our policies, suspected fraud, situations involving potential threats to the safety of any person, and illegal activities, or as evidence in litigation in which we are involved.

9. Data Sharing and Disclosure

We may share your Personal Data with third parties in the following circumstances:

  • Service Providers: We may share your data with third-party vendors, service providers, contractors, or agents who perform services for us or on our behalf and require access to such information to do that work.
  • Business Transfers: We may share or transfer your information in connection with, or during negotiations of, any merger, sale of company assets, financing, or acquisition of all or a portion of our business to another company.
  • Third-Party Partners: We may share your data with our partners to offer you certain products, services, or promotions.
  • With your consent: We may disclose your personal information for any other purpose with your consent.

10. International Data Transfers

Your information, including Personal Data, may be transferred to — and maintained on — computers located outside of your state, province, country, or other governmental jurisdiction where the data protection laws may differ from those in your jurisdiction. If you are located outside The Netherlands and choose to provide information to us, please note that we transfer the data, including Personal Data, to The Netherlands and process it there. We will take all the steps reasonably necessary to ensure that your data is treated securely and in accordance with this Privacy Policy and no transfer of your Personal Data will take place to an organization or a country unless there are adequate controls in place including the security of your data and other personal information.

11. Data Security

We take the security of your Personal Data seriously and use appropriate technical and organizational measures to protect your Personal Data against unauthorized or unlawful processing and against accidental loss, destruction, or damage. However, no method of transmission over the Internet or method of electronic storage is 100% secure, and we cannot guarantee the absolute security of your Personal Data.

12. Your Data Protection Rights Under General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR)

If you are a resident of the European Economic Area (EEA), you have certain data protection rights. Faceless Niches aims to take reasonable steps to allow you to correct, amend, delete, or limit the use of your Personal Data. If you wish to be informed about what Personal Data we hold about you and if you want it to be removed from our systems, please contact us.

13. Your Data Protection Rights Under California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA)

If you are a resident of California, you have certain rights under the CCPA. These include the right to request access to the Personal Data we collect, the right to request that we delete all of your Personal Data, and the right not to be discriminated against for exercising these rights.

14. Cookies and Tracking Technologies

We use cookies and similar tracking technologies to track the activity on our Site and hold certain information. Cookies are files with a small amount of data which may include an anonymous unique identifier. Cookies are sent to your browser from a website and stored on your device. Other tracking technologies are also used such as beacons, tags, and scripts to collect and track information and to improve and analyze our Service.

15. Data Analytics and Usage Tracking

We engage with third-party service providers to observe and analyze the usage patterns of our Service. These entities may employ cookies and similar tracking mechanisms to gather data regarding your interactions on our Site and across other digital platforms. This data aids us in enhancing our Service and can be utilized to tailor user experiences, including advertising that aligns with your interests.

16. Communication Preferences

We may process your Personal Data to send you newsletters, marketing materials, and other information that might be relevant to your interests. Should you decide not to receive these communications, you are provided with the option to unsubscribe by following the specific instructions included in the communications we send.

17. External Web Links

Our Service may include links to external websites not under our administration. We encourage you to review the Privacy Policy of any external websites you access through our links. We do not govern the privacy practices of these third-party websites and bear no responsibility for their policies or procedures.

18. Privacy of Minors

We do not intentionally gather personal information from minors. If a parent or guardian becomes aware that a minor has provided us with personal information without their consent, they should contact us, and we will take steps to remove such information and terminate the minor's account.

19. Data Retention Policy

We will retain your Personal Data only for as long as is necessary for the purposes set out in this Privacy Policy. We will retain and use your Personal Data to the extent necessary to comply with our legal obligations, resolve disputes, and enforce our legal agreements and policies.

20. Automated Decision-Making and Profiling

We may use technology to make automated decisions based on personal information we have or are allowed to collect from you. This may include using your Personal Data to profile you, such as assessing your preferences and interests. If we use such methods, we will ensure transparency and implement procedures to protect your rights and freedoms, including the right to human intervention.

21. Rights of Data Subjects

Under certain jurisdictions, you have rights in relation to your personal data, which include the right to access, correct, update, or request deletion of your personal data. We take reasonable steps to allow you to correct, amend, delete, or limit the use of your personal data. If you wish to be informed about what personal data we hold about you and if you want it to be removed from our systems, please contact us.

22. Right to Withdraw Consent

You have the right to withdraw your consent at any time where we rely on your consent to process your personal information. Please note that this will not affect the lawfulness of the processing before your consent withdrawal.

23. Data Protection Officer

We have appointed a Data Protection Officer (DPO) who is responsible for overseeing questions in relation to this Privacy Policy. If you have any questions about this Privacy Policy, including any requests to exercise your legal rights, please contact the DPO using the details set out below.

24. Changes to This Privacy Policy

We may update our Privacy Policy from time to time. We will notify you of any changes by posting the new Privacy Policy on this page. You are advised to review this Privacy Policy periodically for any changes. Changes to this Privacy Policy are effective when they are posted on this page.

25. Contact Us

If you have any questions about this Privacy Policy, please contact us by email or postal mail as provided on our website.

26. Governing Law and Jurisdiction

This Privacy Policy shall be governed and construed in accordance with the laws of The Netherlands, without regard to its conflict of law provisions. Any disputes arising from or in connection with this Privacy Policy are subject to the exclusive jurisdiction of the competent courts of The Netherlands.

27. Complaints

If you have a complaint about our handling of your Personal Data, you have the right to contact the data protection authority in the country where you reside, where you work, or where an alleged infringement of data protection laws occurred.