Privacy Policy

PRIVACY POLICY

When you purchase from STARability and its subsidiary domain https://starability.myshopify.com/ you are consenting to us collecting your personal information such as your name, address, and email address, and credit card information as part of the buying and selling process. This information will not be sold or distributed to anyone outside of the STARability Foundation. 

When you browse our online store https://starability.myshopify.com/ or its parent site www.STARability.org, you consent to us automatically retrieving and registering your computers internet protocol (IP) address for security reasons (to identify attacks on our website) or to help provide us with information that helps us learn about your browser, operating system, the website from which you visit our site, the pages you browse on our website, and the date of your visit. This information is collected purely for security and demographic research purposes only. This information will not be shared or sold to third parties who are not explicitly under the supervision or instruction of the STARability.

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.

DISCLOSURE

We may disclose your personal information if we are required by law to do so or if you violate our Terms of Service. 

SHOPIFY SERVICES

Our STARShopstore is hosted on Shopify Inc. They provide us with the online e-commerce platform that allows us to sell our products and services 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.

Payment: If you choose a direct payment gateway to complete your purchase, 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 insight, you may also want to read Shopify’s Terms of Service here or Privacy Statement https://www.shopify.com/legal/terms.

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.

If you provide us with your credit card information, the information is encrypted using secure socket layer technology (SSL) and stored with an AES-256 encryption.  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.

 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.

CHANGES TO PRIVACY POLICY

We reserve the right to modify this privacy policy at any time, so please review it frequently. Changes and clarifications will take effect immediately upon their posting on the website. If we make material changes to this policy, we will notify you here that it has been updated, so that you are aware of what information we collect, how we use it, and under what circumstances, if any, we use and/or disclose it.

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 us at shop@STARability.org or call 239-594-9007.