● remember who you are after you log in so that you do not need to authenticate at each click;
● monitor that our website is running with the high performance we are dedicated to providing;
● let you browse between products without having to start back from the home page at each click;
● remember if you put something in your shopping cart before you decide to checkout;
● control that your data is processed securely;
Personalization: We also use some specific information related to your visit, such as the timestamp of your visit, the page or the product you viewed, where you are coming from (if you came to our store because you clicked on an advertisement or you just opened our direct link). This is very similar to the “essential information,” but we use it to provide you with a personalized experience. The information on your visit provides us with insights on your interests and allows us to send you relevant communications. We capture this information through cookies, called a "beacon," that we allow you to block. How do we process your information? We use an external provider to run our store. This source is based in the US and is a participant in the EU-US Privacy Shield Framework and committed to providing best-in-class service and data protection. You can check its participation in the Privacy Shieldhere on the official site of The International Trade Administration (ITA), U.S. Department of Commerce.
Through this source, we also use other, highly specialized external providers to provide the most competitive services. For example: [ssl encryption certified-DSS compliant (a very strict industry standard with requirements for the security of credit card information), but we want to use accredited companies to process your credit card information.[Amazon, PayPal By braintree, and other well trusted payment processors. Shipping:We integrate with a number of shipping companies to fulfill your orders.] Partnering with highly specialized external companies allows us to focus on what we do best: selling great products. How can you control your personal data? If you are one of our customers who is in the EU, and we are specifically selling our products to the Member State where you are located, you have specific rights that we are honored to enforce without undue delay: Access, Correct, Erasure, Port, Object. If you cannot exercise your choice on your account page or if you do not have an account with us, please reach out to us, at the contact details at the bottom of this page. We will be more than happy to help. How long do we keep your data? We keep your data for as long as you have an account with us. We also keep some data for security investigation. Most importantly, we have specific obligations for fraud detection and tax reasons. Therefore, we might need to retain certain data even if you ask to delete it.] Do we have any legal obligations when handling your data? Many. We might need to share your personal information to comply with applicable legal obligations.]
US Global Health Team