Privacy Policy

Collection of your information:
When you purchase something from Blokes Advice, we collect your personal contact information such as your name as part of the normal buying and selling process.


When you visit our website, we automatically receive your computer’s internet protocol address in order to provide us with information that helps us learn about your browser and operating system.

When you sign up to our mailing list, we send you emails about our store and other news relating to Blokes Advice.

Consenting to the collection of your information:
When you provide us with your information as part of the buying and selling process, you are consenting to Blokes Advice collecting this information and using it for that specific reason only.

If we ask for your information for marketing reasons, you will be asked for consent.

Should you wish to withdraw your consent for us to contact you please contact us at brock@blokesadvice.com

Disclosure:
If we are required to do so by law, we may disclose your personal information. Similarly, if you violate our Terms of Service.

Hosting:
Blokes Advice is hosted on Shopify Inc, an e-commerce platform that sells our products to you. Shopify stores your data in their data storage, databases and the general Shopify application on a secure server behind a firewall.

Shopify stores your credit card data if you choose a direct payment gateway to complete your purchase. It is encrypted through the Payment Card Industry Data Security Standard (PCI-DSS) and the data is stored only for the duration of your purchase transaction and then deleted.

All direct payment gateways adhere to the standards set by PCI-DSS as managed by the PCI Security Standards Council. PCI-DSS requirements help ensure the secure handling of credit card information by our store and its service providers.

Third parties:

Third party providers used by Blokes Advice will only store your data as necessary to perform the action they are required to do.

However, payment gateway providers 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 these providers, which may be located in a different jurisdiction to you, therefore your information may become subject to the laws of the jurisdiction in which that service provider or its facilities are located.

Once you leave our store’s website or are redirected to a third-party website or application, you are no longer governed by this Privacy Policy or our website’s Terms of Service.

Our website may have links which direct you away from our site. We are not responsible for the privacy practices of other sites and encourage you to read their privacy statements.

Security:
We take precautions and follow industry best practices to ensure your information is protected, and not misused or accessed inappropriately. If you provide us with your credit card information, the information is encrypted using secure socket layer technology (SSL) and stored with a AES-256 encryption and we follow all PCI-DSS requirements and implement additional generally accepted industry standards.

Cookies that we use:
_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.
Google analytics:
PREF, persistent for a very short period, Set by Google and tracks who visits the store and from where

Age and consent:
When you visit the Blokes Advice site, you represent that you are at least the age of majority in your state or province of residence, or that you are the age of majority in your state or province of residence and you have given us your consent to allow any of your minor dependents to use this site.

Changes to our privacy policy:
We reserve the right to modify this privacy policy at any time, so please review it frequently. Changes and clarifications will take effect immediately upon their posting on the website. If we make material changes to this policy, we will notify you here that it has been updated, so that you are aware of what information we collect, how we use it, and under what circumstances, if any, we use and/or disclose it.
If our store is acquired or merged with another company, your information may be transferred to the new owners so that we may continue to sell products to you.