Purpose of this website

This website is managed by Vaiva Sim and details information about Beauty by Vaiva - a Beauty Salon located in Kilkenny city.
This privacy policy is for this website and it sets out the privacy of the users who choose to use it. We outline how this website processes, stores and protects user data and information.

What personal information do we collect, and for what purpose?

We respect your right to privacy and will maintain any personal information we hold about you in accordance with GDPR. We do not sell or distribute any personal information to third parties for the purpose of marketing.

If you make a purchase through our website it is handled by Shopify Inc. They provide us with the online e-commerce platform that allows us to sell our products to you. Your data is stored through Shopify’s data storage, databases and the general Shopify application. They store your data on a secure server behind a firewall. You can read more about how Shopify uses your Personal Information here.

Information collected:
When you make a purchase or attempt to make a purchase through the Site, we collect certain information from you, including your name, billing address, shipping address, payment information (including credit card numbers, email address, and phone number.

If you choose a direct payment gateway to complete a purchase on our website, then Shopify stores your credit card data. 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.
All direct payment gateways 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.
For more information you may also want to read Shopify’s Terms of Service or Privacy Statement.

Email Marketing
With your permission, we may send you emails about our store, new products and other updates.

Security and retention of data

We do not share any personal data with suppliers or other customers. When you place an order through the Site, we will maintain your Order Information for our records unless and until you ask us to delete this information. We will retain your personal data and maintain a record of your transactions and other interactions with us for as long as we are required for financial reporting reasons. We will also retain your personal data for the purposes of providing access to our website and generally as required by law or applicable regulation and for the exercise or defence of legal claims (generally for 7 years).

Disclosures of your personal data
Under the GDPR You have the right to know what personal information of yours is held by us. You have the right to have this data corrected or removed from our system (where reasonable and where possible).

Any information requests should be made via email to the email address listed on the contact page of this website.

Use of Cookies

This website uses cookies. Our website uses cookies to distinguish you from other users of our website. We track visitor stats using Google Analytics which helps us monitor and analyze website traffic. This helps us to provide you with a positive and relevant experience when you browse our website and also allows us to improve our site and its functionality.

In addition - our online shop (powered by Shopify) needs Cookies to function properly.

List of cookies 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.

External Links

We reserve the right to place links to other websites on this website. We are not responsible for the privacy practices or the content of external websites.

Questions and more information

Please contact the owner of this website via our contact page if you have any further queries about the information we have about you.