Any thoughts, designs or logos contained within the website are property of Origin 31 Ltd and is protected by international copyright. Users may download images for educational or personal use, but under no circumstance do we authorise downloads of images in order to reproduce items anywhere other than Origin31 Ltd. Any text or images are the thoughts of Origin 31 Ltd.
SECTION 1 – WHAT DO WE DO WITH YOUR INFORMATION?
When you purchase our ethical fine jewellery from our store, 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.
We do operate cookies on our website, if you agree to the cookies prior to entering our website you authorise us to better understand how you use our website and enable us to use analytics and study how we can better improve the site.
Cookies are small text files that are placed on your computer’s hard drive by websites that you visit. They save and retrieve pieces of information about your visit to the website – for example, how you entered the site, how you navigated through the site and what information and documentation was of interest to you. This means that when you go back to a website, it can give you tailored options of our colourful jewellery based on the information it has stored about you on your last visit.
Some of our cookies are used to simply collect information about how visitors use our website and these types of cookies collect the information in an anonymous form.
SECTION 2 – CONSENT
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 of our ethical fine jewellery, 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, like marketing, we will either ask you directly for your expressed consent, or provide you with an opportunity to say no.
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 anytime, by contacting us at firstname.lastname@example.org or select ‘unsubscribe’ at the bottom of an email.
In all cases, such consent will last for no more than 24 months from the date it is given (in writing).
You may reasonably ask at any time for information on how we hold your data, and how we use and safeguard it at all times, by email@example.com. We meet the new EU General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) response times of no more than one month from the date the request is received.
SECTION 3 – DISCLOSURE
We may disclose your personal information if we are required by law to do so or if you violate our Terms of Service.
SECTION 4 – PAYMENT
Our payment gateway is an external secured page operated by Sage Pay. 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. After that is complete, your purchase transaction information is deleted.
The Sage Pay payment gateway 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.
SECTION 5 – THIRD-PARTY SERVICES
In general, the third-party providers used by us will only collect, use and disclose your information to the extent necessary to allow them to perform the services 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 these providers.
In particular, remember that certain providers may be located in or have facilities that are located in a different jurisdiction than either you or us. So 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.
As an example, if you are located in Canada and your transaction is processed by a payment gateway located in the United States, then your personal information used in completing that transaction may be subject to disclosure under United States legislation, including the Patriot Act.
Third Party Services consist of;
Our website is hosted on Mesh Digital Ltd Servers. They provide us with the online platform that allows us to sell our products and services to you. Your data is stored through Mesh Digital’s data storage and databases. We are informed they store your data on a secure server behind a firewall abiding by industry standards.
We offer customers the opportunity to purchase online through Sage and Clearpay. 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 these providers.
We use an ever-changing range of carriers and distributors to deliver your products and orders as safely and as timely as we can. These include but are not exclusive to: Royal Mail, DHL and Fed Ex.
Email marketing is typically done in-house using a third party provider of automated marketing software, such as Mailchimp. Please see their Privacy Statements for how they process and handle your data, including its use on our behalf.
SECTION 6 – SECURITY
To protect your personal information, we take reasonable precautions and follow industry best practices to make sure it is not inappropriately lost, misused, accessed, disclosed, altered or destroyed. 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.; this includes but is not limited to SSL encryption throughout our website, anti-virus software, firewalls and other related cyber-security facilities. However, we cannot guarantee the security of any data that you disclose online and we will not be responsible for any breach of security unless this is due to our negligence or wilful default.
SECTION 7 – AGE OF CONSENT
By using this 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.
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.
QUESTIONS AND CONTACT INFORMATION
If you would like to: access, correct, amend or delete any personal information we have about you, register a complaint, or simply want more information contact our Privacy Compliance Officer at firstname.lastname@example.org
Data Complaints: if you have concerns about our handling or processing of your data, you can contact the Information Commission Office at ico.org.uk