How do we protect your information?
Our website is scanned on a regular basis for security holes and known vulnerabilities in order to make your visit to our site as safe as possible.
Your personal information is contained behind secured networks and is only accessible by a limited number of persons who have special access rights to such systems, and are required to keep the information confidential. In addition, all sensitive/credit information you supply is encrypted via Secure Socket Layer (SSL) technology.
We implement a variety of security measures when a user places an order to maintain the safety of your personal information.
All transactions are processed through a gateway provider and are not stored or processed on our servers.
Covenofthegoddess.com has security measures in place to protect and prevent the loss, misuse, and alteration of the information under our control. Covenofthegoddess.com uses industry standard efforts to safeguard the confidentiality of your personal identifiable information such as firewalls. While “perfect security” does not exist on the Internet, our technical experts at Covenofthegoddess.com work hard to ensure your secure use of our services.
What personal information do we collect from the people that visit our site?
When ordering or registering on our site, as appropriate, you may be asked to enter your name, email address, mailing address, phone number or other details to help you with your experience. We may collect other information about you, such as IP address, birthdate, gender, business information, etc. We may also collect your relevant payment or credit card information. Please be aware that all payment information shall be stored and processed by our third-party payment processors in compliance with the Payment Card Industry Data Security Standard (PCI DSS). For more information, please visit the PCI Security Standards Council website.
Please be aware that we may collect and aggregate personally identifiable information and may anonymize that information for our own research or internal purposes. Once such data has been anonymized, it cannot be traced back to you, the user.
When do we collect information?
We collect information from you when you register on our site, make a purchase, subscribe to a newsletter, respond to a survey, fill out a form, use live chat, or otherwise enter information on our site.
How do we use your information?
We may use the information we collect from you when you register, make a purchase, sign up for our newsletter, respond to a survey or other marketing communication, browse our website, or use certain other site features in the following ways:
- To personalize your experience and to allow us to deliver the type of content and product offerings in which you are most interested.
- To improve our website in order to better serve you.
- To allow us to better service you in responding to your customer service requests.
- To administer a contest, promotion, survey or other site feature.
- To quickly process your transactions.
- To ask for ratings and reviews of services or products.
- To follow up with them after correspondence (live chat, email or phone inquiries).
Coven of the Goddess’s collection and processing of your personal data is lawful under the GDPR Article 6(1)(a) on the basis that you have consented to said collection and processing, and as necessary to the performance of the contract between you and Coven of the Goddess pursuant to Article 6(1)(b), and Article 6(1)(f) and Recital 47, to the extent that processing is necessary for our legitimate interests in providing our services to you and such interests are not overridden by the privacy interests or expectations of you, the user of our services.
Do we use ‘cookies’?
- Understand and save user’s preferences for future visits.
- Keep track of advertisements.
- Compile aggregate data about site traffic and site interactions in order to offer better site experiences and tools in the future. We may also use trusted third-party services that track this information on our behalf.
You can choose to have your computer warn you each time a cookie is being sent, or you can choose to turn off all cookies. You do this through your browser settings. Since Web browsers are different, look at your browser’s Help Menu to learn the correct way to modify your cookies.
If you turn cookies off, some of the features that make your site experience more efficient may not function properly.
We also use web technologies such as transparent GIFs and/or tracking beacons which are invisible to the user but allow us to determine whether or not a user has viewed a particular web page or HTML-based email, to help us determine the effectiveness of our communications with you.
We sometimes sell, trade, or otherwise transfer to outside parties your Personally Identifiable Information (‘PII data’) and/or Personal Data for purposes of marketing, providing for payment of membership fees via your financial institution and other use cases meant to serve our members and clients.
We may also release information when its release is appropriate to comply with the law, enforce our site policies, or protect ours or others’ rights, property or safety.
However, non-personally identifiable visitor information may be provided to other parties for marketing, advertising, or other uses at any time without prior notice to you.
Occasionally, at our discretion, we may include or offer third-party products or services on our website. These third-party sites have separate and independent privacy policies. We, therefore, have no responsibility or liability for the content and activities of these linked sites. Nonetheless, we seek to protect the integrity of our site and welcome any feedback about these sites.
Use of Google Services
Google’s advertising requirements can be summed up by Google’s Advertising Policies. They are put in place to provide a positive experience for users. Learn more about these policies here: https://support.google.com/adwordspolicy/answer/1316548?hl=en
This site may use any of the following services:
- Remarketing with Google AdSense
- Google Display Network Impression Reporting
- Demographics and Interests Reporting
- DoubleClick Platform Integration
We, along with third-party vendors such as Google use first-party cookies (such as the Google Analytics cookies) and third-party cookies (such as the DoubleClick cookie) or other third-party identifiers together to compile data regarding user interactions with ad impressions and other ad service functions as they relate to our website.
Users can set preferences for how Google advertises using the Google Ad Settings page. Alternatively, you can opt out by visiting the Network Advertising Initiative Opt-Out page or by using the Google Analytics Opt-Out Browser add-on.
Third-Party Ad Servers and Networks
COPPA (Children Online Privacy Protection Act)
When it comes to the collection of personal information from children under the age of 13 years old, the Children’s Online Privacy Protection Act (COPPA) puts parents in control. The Federal Trade Commission, United States’ consumer protection agency, enforces COPPA, which spells out what operators of websites and online services must do to protect children’s privacy and safety online.
We do not specifically market to children under the age of 13 years old.
California Online Privacy Protection Act
Because we value your privacy we have taken the necessary precautions to be in compliance with the California Online Privacy Protection Act. We therefore will not distribute your personal information to outside parties without your consent.
The CAN-SPAM Act is a law that sets the rules for commercial email, establishes requirements for commercial messages, gives recipients the right to have emails stopped from being sent to them, and spells out penalties for violations.
We may collect your email address in order to:
- Send information, respond to inquiries, and/or other requests or questions.
- Market to our mailing list or continue to send emails to our clients after the original transaction has occurred.
To be in accordance with CAN-SPAM, we agree to the following:
- Not use false or misleading subject lines or email addresses.
- Identify the message as an advertisement in some reasonable way.
- Include the physical address of our business or site headquarters.
- Monitor our third-party email marketing services for compliance.
- Honor opt-out/unsubscribe requests quickly.
- Allow users to unsubscribe at any time.
If at any time you would like to unsubscribe from receiving future emails, you can contact us here and we will promptly remove you.