Privacy Policy

Effective Date: September 18, 2019

Breathe Plastic knows that you care about how your Personal Data is used and shared, and we take your privacy seriously. Please read the following to learn more about our privacy policy. This Privacy Policy describes how we collect, use, share, and safeguard your Personal Data when you access the Breathe-Plastic.org website and domain name or otherwise interact with us (also known as ‘the Service’). “Personal Data” means any data related to an identified or identifiable individual. By accessing or using the Service, you acknowledge that you accept the practices and policies outlined in this Privacy Policy.

What Personal Data Do We Collect?

  • User information, such as the name, username, password, email address, photograph or other likeness, settings, purchase history, and any other information you provide in connection with your user account.
  • User financial information, Paypal is the only payment option. This information is collected and processed by Paypal, as necessary to complete your purchase. We receive information about the transaction, such as the date and time it occurred. This information may or may not be associated with an existing user account on the website.
  • Emails and messages, including receipts, newsletters, and support contact. This information consists of the emails we send to individuals, and the messages that users may send to one another.

In addition to the above, we may automatically collect the following types of information:

  • Website activity information, such as application logs, data files, information collected by cookies, IP address, browser information, and metrics generated in the normal operation of a website. “Application logs” are text files in which are recorded most of the activities on a website, including page visits, payments, and usage. Website activity information is sometimes associated with an IP address or other Personal Data.
  • Information collected via cookies. Cookies are alphanumeric identifiers that we transfer to your computer’s hard drive through your browser to enable our systems to recognize your browser and tell us how and when pages in our site are visited and by how many people. Breathe-Plastic cookies do not collect Personal Data, and we do not combine the general information collected through cookies with other Personal Data to tell us who you are or what your screen name or email address is.
    Most browsers have an option for turning off the cookie feature, which will prevent your browser from accepting new cookies, as well as (depending on the sophistication of your browser software) allowing you to decide on acceptance of each new cookie in a variety of ways. We strongly recommend that you leave the cookies activated, however, because cookies enable you to take advantage of the webshop features. If you choose to disable cookies or similar technologies, some parts of our Service may not work properly.
  • We use Google Analytics to collect and process analytical data about users of Breathe-Plastic’s website. Google Analytics tracks your interaction with the Site and stores information about IP address, operating system, web browser, pages visited, information about demographics of our website users, the device used, and where the visit originated. You can learn about Google’s practices by going to https://www.google.com/policies/privacy/partners/, and opt out of them by downloading the Google Analytics opt-out browser add-on, available at https://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout.

For Which Purposes Will Breathe Plastic Use Your Personal Data?

The Personal Data collected by Breathe Plastic is used for the following purposes:

  • To allow you to use the Service, to set up a user account and profile that can be used to purchase from the Breathe Plastic webshop;
  • To process sales and purchases, and to provide the expected receipts, statistics, and reports;
  • To respond to your inquiries;
  • To comply with law enforcement requests and other legal obligations;
  • To apply and enforce our Terms of Use and other agreements;
  • To protect the rights, property, or safety of Breathe Plastic, our users, or others, including by taking measures to prevent fraud and reduce credit risk;
  • To comply with industry standards and our policies.

We also may use the information in other ways for which we provide specific notice at the time of collection.

Email Communications:

You will receive an email when you create an account or place an order with Breathe Plastic. Emails will also be sent when you subscribe to our newsletter. If you want to stop receiving these emails you can unsubscribe at the bottom of these emails.

When Does Breathe Plastic Collect Personal Data Relating To You?

We may collect and use Personal Data relating to you when:

  • You have consented to the use of your Personal Data;
  • We need your Personal Data to provide you with services and products requested by you, or to respond to your inquiries;
  • We have a legal obligation to use your Personal Data;
  • We have a legitimate interest in using your Personal Data. This includes our legitimate interests to ensure and improve the safety, security and performance of our products and services.

How Does Breathe Plastic Receive Personal Data About To You?

We may receive Personal Data relating to you from:

  • You directly when you provide us with information about you;
  • Your use of Breathe Plastic’s Service;
  • Third parties that provide us with information about you.

For How Long Does Breathe Plastic Keep Your Personal Data?

Breathe Plastic stores Personal Data only for as long as it is necessary for the fulfillment of the purpose for which it was collected, unless otherwise required or authorized by applicable law. We take measures to destroy or permanently de-identify Personal Data if required by law or if the Personal Data is no longer required for the purpose for which we collected it.

How Will Breathe Plastic Share the Personal Data It Receives?

Personal Data about our customers is an integral part of our business. We neither rent nor sell your Personal Data to anyone. We share your Personal Data only as described below.

  • Communication in response to User Submissions: As part of the Service and Services, you will receive from Company email and other communication relating to your User Submissions. You acknowledge and agree that by posting such User Submissions, Company may send you email and other communication that it determines in its sole discretion relate to your User Submissions.
  • Compliance with the Law, Protection of Breathe Plastic and Others: We may access, preserve, and disclose collected information, if we believe doing so is required or appropriate to: comply with law enforcement requests and legal process, such as a court order or subpoena; enforce or apply our conditions of use and other agreements; or protect the rights, property, or safety of Breathe-Plastic, our users, or others. This includes exchanging information with other companies and organizations for fraud protection and credit risk reduction.
  • With Your Consent: Except as set forth above, you will be notified when your Personal Data may be shared with third parties, and will be able to prevent the sharing of this information.

Is Personal Data About You Secure?

Breathe Plastic endeavors to protect user information to ensure that your Personal Data is kept private. We use physical, managerial, and technical security measures to protect your Personal Data against accidental or unlawful destruction, loss, alteration, unauthorized disclosure or access. In particular, we take steps to ensure that anyone who has access to your Personal Data only process it upon our instructions, unless otherwise required by law.

However, no measures are 100% secure and unauthorized entry or use, hardware or software failure, and other factors, may compromise the security of your Personal Data. To protect the security of your data, you need to select and protect your password appropriately and limit access to your computer and browser by signing off after you have finished accessing your account.

The Service may contain links to other sites. Breathe Plastic is not responsible for the privacy policies and/or practices on other sites. When linking to another site you should read the privacy policy stated on that site. This Privacy Policy only governs information collected by Breathe Plastic.

What Choices And Rights Do You Have Regarding Your Personal Data?

You have certain rights regarding the Personal Data we maintain about you. We also offer you certain choices about what Personal Data we collect from you, how we use that information, and how we communicate with you.

  • Sometimes you may be required by law or by contract to provide us with your Personal Data to be able to use our products or services. In other cases, you may provide us with your personal data voluntarily. The particular reasons for using your Personal Data, whether you are required to provide your Personal Data, and the possible consequences of not providing your Personal Data will be indicated at the time the information is collected.
  • You may designate certain User Submissions as private so that they are not shared with others. Not all User Submissions may be designated as private.
  • You can add or update certain information on pages, such as your username and password, your email address, and your user profile information.
  • Where required by law, we obtain your prior opt-in consent at the time of collection for certain processing of Personal Data, such as for direct marketing purposes. If we rely on consent for the processing of your Personal Data, you have the right to withdraw your consent at any time and, when you do so, this will not affect the lawfulness of the processing before your consent withdrawal.
  • You can opt out of the collection and use of certain information, which we collect about you by automated means, when you visit our website. Your browser may tell you how to be notified and opt out of receiving certain types of cookies and similar technologies. Please note, however, that without cookies you may not be able to use all of the features of our website.
  • You can at any time tell us not to send you marketing communications by email by clicking on the unsubscribe link within the marketing emails you receive from us or by contacting us as specified on the “Contact Us” page. Please note that if you do not want to receive legal notices from us, such as this Privacy Policy, those legal notices will still govern your use of the Breathe Plastic Website Service, and you are responsible for reviewing such legal notices for changes.
  • To the extent provided by applicable law, you may withdraw any consent you previously provided to us, or object at any time on legitimate grounds, to the processing of your Personal Data. We will apply your preferences going forward. In some circumstances, withdrawing your consent to the use or disclosure of your Personal Data will mean that you cannot take advantage of some Breathe Plastic webshop features.
  • Subject to applicable law, you may have the right to: obtain confirmation that we hold Personal Data about you, request access to and receive information about the Personal Data we maintain about you, receive copies of the Personal Data we maintain about you, exercise your right to data portability, update and correct inaccuracies in your Personal Data, object to or restrict the processing of your Personal Data, and have the information blocked, anonymized or deleted, as appropriate. These rights may be limited in some circumstances by local law requirements. You may also have the right to lodge a complaint with your local data protection authority.
  • If we fall short of your expectations in processing your Personal Data or you wish to make a complaint about our privacy practices, please tell us because it gives us an opportunity to fix the problem. You may contact us by using the contact details provided in the “Contact Us” page. To assist us in responding to your request, please give full details of the issue. We attempt to review and respond to all complaints within a reasonable time.
  • If you provide us with any Personal Data relating to another individual, you should make sure that the sharing with us and our further use as described to you from time to time is in line with applicable laws, so for example you should duly inform that individual on the processing of her/his Personal Data and obtain her/his consent, as may be necessary under applicable laws.
  • To exercise your rights and choices as described above, please contact us as specified on the “Contact Us” page.

Does Breathe Plastic Collect Children’s Data?

We do not knowingly collect, maintain, or use Personal Data from children under 16 years of age, and no part of the Service is directed to children under the age of 16. If you learn that your child has provided us with Personal Data without your consent, you may alert us by using the contact details provided on the “Contact Us” page. If we learn that we have collected any Personal Data from children under 16, we will promptly take steps to delete such information and terminate the child’s account.

Changes to this Privacy Policy

Breathe Plastic may amend this Privacy Policy from time to time. Use of information we collect now is subject to the Privacy Policy in effect at the time such information is used. If we make changes in the way we use Personal Data, we will notify you by posting an announcement on our Service or sending you an email. Users are bound by any changes to the Privacy Policy when they use the Service after such changes have been first posted.

How to Contact Us

If you have any questions or concerns regarding the privacy of your Personal Data by Breathe Plastic, or if you would like to exercise your rights to your Personal Data, please send a detailed message to records@breathe-plastic.org. Please specify the subject of your request on the subject line and in the body of your message (e.g. “Request for access to my personal data” etc.). We will provide the requested information and make every effort to resolve your concerns.