PRIVACY POLICY

Fins & Flash is committed to ensuring that your privacy is protected. Should we ask you to provide certain information by which you can be identified when using this website, you can be assured that it will only be used in accordance with this privacy statement. Fins & Flash may change this policy from time to time by updating this page.  You should check this page from time to time to ensure that you are happy with any changes.

Who are we

Our website address is: https://finsandflash.com.

What information we collect and why we collect it

 

Personal Information

We collect the following data:
  • Name
  • Contact information including email address
  • Demographic information such as postcode, preferences and interests
  • Other information relevant to customer surveys and/or offers

For the exhaustive list of cookies we collect see the List of cookies we collect section below.

Comments

When visitors leave comments on the site we collect the data shown in the comments form, and also the visitor’s IP address and browser user agent string to help spam detection.

An anonymized string created from your email address (also called a hash) may be provided to the Gravatar service to see if you are using it. The Gravatar service privacy policy is available here: https://automattic.com/privacy/.  After approval of your comment, your profile picture is visible to the public in the context of your comment.

Media

If you upload images to the website, you should avoid uploading images with embedded location data (EXIF GPS) included. Visitors to the website can download and extract any location data from images on the website.

Contact forms

Information you fill in any contact form on this website are stored in our database and sent to us as notification emails in order to  fulfill your request and to provide you a better user experience.

Cookies

If you leave a comment on our site you may opt-in to saving your name, email address and website in cookies. These are for your convenience so that you do not have to fill in your details again when you leave another comment. These cookies will last for one year.

If you visit our login page, we will set a temporary cookie to determine if your browser accepts cookies. This cookie contains no personal data and is discarded when you close your browser.

When you log in, we will also set up several cookies to save your login information and your screen display choices. Login cookies last for two days, and screen options cookies last for a year. If you select “Remember Me”, your login will persist for two weeks. If you log out of your account, the login cookies will be removed.

If you edit or publish an article, an additional cookie will be saved in your browser. This cookie includes no personal data and simply indicates the post ID of the article you just edited. It expires after 1 day.

Embedded content from other websites

Articles on this site may include embedded content (e.g. videos, images, articles, etc.). Embedded content from other websites behaves in the exact same way as if the visitor has visited the other website.

These websites may collect data about you, use cookies, embed additional third-party tracking, and monitor your interaction with that embedded content, including tracking your interaction with the embedded content if you have an account and are logged in to that website.

Who we share your data with

We respect your privacy. Your data is stricktly used by our website and is never sold to third party whatsoever. However, we may share all or some of your content with third party providers for usage analysis puroses only.

How long we retain your data

If you leave a comment, the comment and its metadata are retained indefinitely. This is so we can recognize and approve any follow-up comments automatically instead of holding them in a moderation queue.

For users that register on our website, we also store the personal information they provide in their user profile. All users can see, edit, or delete their personal information at any time (except they cannot change their username). Website administrators can also see and edit that information.

What rights you have over your data

If you have an account on this site, or have left comments, you can request to receive an exported file of the personal data we hold about you, including any data you have provided to us. You can also request that we erase any personal data we hold about you. This does not include any data we are obliged to keep for administrative, legal, or security purposes.

Additional information

 

What we do with the information we gather

We require this information to understand your needs and provide you with a better service, and in particular for the following reasons:

Internal record keeping;

  • We may use the information to improve our products and services.
  • We may periodically send promotional emails and customized online advertisement about new products, special offers or other information which we think you may find interesting using the email address which you have provided.
  • We share information in the required amount to the transportation company in order to fulfill your order.
  • In order to fulfill our Legal obligations, information can also be shared with administrative agencies of government, if required.
  • From time to time, we may also use your information to contact you for market research purposes. We may contact you by email, phone, fax or mail. We may use the information to customize the website according to your interests.  

How we protect your data

We are committed to ensuring that your information is secure. In order to prevent unauthorized access or disclosure, we have put in place suitable physical, electronic and managerial procedures to safeguard and secure the information we collect online.

Links to other Websites

Our website may contain links to other websites of interest. However, once you have used these links to leave our site, you should note that we do not have any control over that other website. Therefore, we cannot be responsible for the protection and privacy of any information which you provide whilst visiting such sites and such sites are not governed by this privacy statement. You should exercise caution and look at the privacy statement applicable to the website in question.

Data removal/modification requests

If you desire to delete your account and customer data, in most cases your account will be deactivated and then deleted from our user registration database in approximately Thirty (30) days. This delay is necessary to discourage users from engaging in fraudulent activity. Tax relevant data and documents will be stored in accordance with requirements of Accounting Act (legal obligation to preserve accounting documents).

Controlling your personal information

If you have previously given us consent to use your personal information for direct marketing purposes, you may change your mind at any time by emailing us at customerservice@finsandflash.com or unsubscribing.

We will not sell, distribute or lease your personal information to third parties unless we have your permission or are required by law to do so. We may use your personal information to send you promotional information about third parties which we think you may find interesting if you tell us that you wish this to happen.

You may request details of personal information which we hold about you under the General Data Protection Regulation.

If you would like a copy of the information held on you, please email us at customerservice@finsandflash.com. If you believe that any information we are holding on you is incorrect or incomplete, please email us at customerservice@finsandflash.com as soon as possible. We will promptly correct any information found to be incorrect.

How we use cookies

A cookie is a small file which asks permission to be placed on your computer’s hard drive. Once you agree, the file is added, and the cookie helps analyses web traffic or lets you know when you visit a particular site. Cookies allow web applications to respond to you as an individual. The web application can tailor its operations to your needs, likes and dislikes by gathering and remembering information about your preferences.

We use traffic log cookies to identify which pages are being used. This helps us analyze data about web page traffic and improve our website in order to tailor it to customer needs. We only use this information for statistical analysis purposes and then the data is removed from the system.

Overall, cookies help us provide you with a better website, by enabling us to monitor which pages you find useful and which you do not. A cookie in no way gives us access to your computer or any information about you, other than the data you choose to share with us. You can choose to accept or decline cookies. Most web browsers automatically accept cookies, but you can usually modify your browser setting to decline cookies if you prefer. This may prevent you from taking full advantage of the website.

Cookies List

To the best of our knowledge, the table below lists the cookies we use and what information they collect.  

COOKIE NAME
COOKIE DESCRIPTION
CART The association with your shopping cart.
CATEGORY_INFO Stores the category info on the page, that allows to display pages more quickly.
COMPARE The items that you have in the Compare Products list.
CURRENCY Your preferred currency
CUSTOMER An encrypted version of your customer id with the store.
CUSTOMER_AUTH An indicator if you are currently logged into the store.
CUSTOMER_INFO An encrypted version of the customer group you belong to.
CUSTOMER_SEGMENT_IDS Stores the Customer Segment ID
EXTERNAL_NO_CACHE A flag, which indicates whether caching is disabled or not.
FRONTEND You sesssion ID on the server.
GUEST-VIEW Allows guests to edit their orders.
LAST_CATEGORY The last category you visited.
LAST_PRODUCT The most recent product you have viewed.
NEWMESSAGE Indicates whether a new message has been received.
NO_CACHE Indicates whether it is allowed to use cache.
PERSISTENT_SHOPPING_CART A link to information about your cart and viewing history if you have asked the site.
POLL The ID of any polls you have recently voted in.
POLLN Information on what polls you have voted on.
RECENTLYCOMPARED The items that you have recently compared.
STF Information on products you have emailed to friends.
STORE The store view or language you have selected.
USER_ALLOWED_SAVE_COOKIE Indicates whether a customer allowed to use cookies.
VIEWED_PRODUCT_IDS The products that you have recently viewed.
WISHLIST An encrypted list of products added to your Wishlist.
WISHLIST_CNT The number of items in your Wishlist.

Partners Cookies

To the best of our knowledge, the table below lists our partners cookies and what information they collect.

COOKIE NAME                  
COOKIE DESCRIPTION
FACEBOOK  
C_USER User ID of the currently logged in user.
DATR To provide fraud prevention.
DPR Performance delivery
FR To provide ad delivery or retargeting. 
SB Stores browser details.
SPIN Tailored user ads based on preferences.
XS Store unique session ID.
GOOGLE  
1P_JAR Remember preferences and website statistics and track conversion rates.
NID Unique ID to remember preferences and other information, such as language.
SECURE-3PAPISID Build profile of website visitor interests for relevant and personalized ads.
SECURE-3PSID Personalized ads through targeting.
3PSIDCC Relevant ads delivery to you based on interests.
TAWK.TO  
SS Session management.
TAWKUUID Visitor Tracking.
YOUTUBE  
LOGIN_INFO Storing of user preferences.
VISITOR_INFO1_LIVE To brovide bandwidth estimation
YSC Store unique user ID
SECURE-3PAPISD Build profile of website visitor interests for relevant and personalized ads.
SECURE-3PSID Personalized ads through targeting.
SECURE-3PSIDCC Relevant ads delivery to you based on interests.

This list may change at anytime without notice. For better user experience, partners may also add cookies to our site without prior notification, and we do our best to update it regularly.

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