Privacy Policy

Privacy Policy

Effective date: November 04, 2018

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Upbeat Vegan's Privacy Policy

Upbeat Vegan (“us”, “we”, or “our”) operates the https://upbeatvegan.co.uk website (hereinafter referred to as the “Service”).

This page informs you of our policies regarding the collection, use and disclosure of personal data when you use our Service and the choices you have associated with that data.

We use your data to provide and improve the Service. By using the Service, you agree to the collection and also the use of information in accordance with this policy. 

Definitions

  • Service Service is the https://upbeatvegan.co.uk website run by Upbeat Vegan
  • Personal Data Personal Data means data about a living individual who can be identified from the data (or from those and other information either in our possession or likely to come into our possession).
  • Usage Data Usage Data is data we collect automatically either by the your use of the Service or from the Service infrastructure itself (for example, the duration of a page visit).
  • Cookies Cookies are small files that we store on your device (computer or mobile device).
  • Data Controller Data Controller means the natural or legal person who (either alone or jointly or in common with other persons) determines the purposes for which and the manner in which any personal information are, or are to be, processed.For the purpose of this Privacy Policy, we are a Data Controller of your Personal Data.
  • Data Processors (or Service Providers)Data Processor (or Service Provider) means any natural or legal person who processes the data on behalf of the Data Controller.We may use the services of various Service Providers in order to process your data more effectively.
  • Data Subject (or User)Data Subject is any living individual who is using our Service and is the subject of Personal Data.

Information Collection and Use

We collect several different types of information for various purposes to provide and also improve our Service to you.

Types of Data Collected

Personal Data

While using our Service, we may ask you to provide us with certain personally identifiable information that we can use to contact or identify you (“Personal Data”). Personally identifiable information may include, but is not limited to:

  • Email address
  • First name and last name
  • Cookies and Usage Data

We may use your Personal Data to contact you with newsletters, marketing or promotional materials and also other information that may be of interest to you. You may opt out of receiving any, or all, of these communications from us by following the unsubscribe link or instructions provided in any email we send or by contacting us.

Usage Data

We may also collect information on how you access and use the Service, (“Usage Data”). This Usage Data may include information such as your computer’s Internet Protocol address (e.g. IP address), browser type, browser version, the pages of our Service that you visit, the time and date of your visit, the time spent on those pages, unique device identifiers and also other diagnostic data.

Location Data

We may use and store information about your location if you give us permission to do so (“Location Data”). We use this data to provide features of our Service, to improve and customise our Service.

You can enable or disable location services when you use our Service at any time by way of your device settings.

Tracking & Cookies Data

We use cookies and similar tracking technologies to track the activity on our Service and we also hold certain information.

Cookies are files with a small amount of data which may include an anonymous unique identifier. Cookies are sent to your browser from a website and stored on your device. Other tracking technologies are also used such as beacons, tags and scripts to collect and track information and to improve and analyse our Service.

You can instruct your browser to refuse all cookies or to indicate when a cookie is being sent. However, if you do not accept cookies, you may not be able to use some portions of our Service.

Examples of Cookies we use:

  • Session Cookies. We use Session Cookies to operate our Service.
  • Preference Cookies. We use Preference Cookies to remember your preferences and various settings.
  • Security Cookies. We use Security Cookies for security purposes.
  • Advertising Cookies. Advertising Cookies are used to serve you with advertisements that may be relevant to you and your interests.

Use of Data

Upbeat Vegan uses the collected data for various purposes:

  • To provide and maintain our Service
  • For notifying you about changes to our Service
  • To allow you to participate in interactive features of our Service when you choose to do so
  • For providing customer support
  • To gather analysis or valuable information so that we can improve our Service
  • For monitoring the usage of our Service
  • To detect, prevent and also address technical issues
  • For providing you with news, special offers and general information about other goods, services and events which we offer that are similar to those that you have already purchased or enquired about unless you have opted not to receive such information

Legal Basis for Processing Personal Data under the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR)

If you are from the European Economic Area (EEA), Upbeat Vegan’s legal basis for collecting and using the personal information described in this Privacy Policy depends on the Personal Data we collect and also the specific context in which we collect it.

Upbeat Vegan may process your Personal Data because:

  • We need to perform a contract with you
  • You have given us permission to do so
  • The processing is in our legitimate interests and it is not overridden by your rights
  • For payment processing purposes
  • To comply with the law

Retention of Data

Upbeat Vegan will retain your Personal Data only for as long as is necessary for the purposes set out in this Privacy Policy. We will retain and use your Personal Data to the extent necessary to comply with our legal obligations (for example, if we need to retain your data to comply with applicable laws), resolve disputes and enforce our legal agreements and policies.

Upbeat Vegan will also retain Usage Data for internal analysis purposes. We generally retain usage data for a shorter period of time, except when this data has to strengthen the security or to improve the functionality of our Service, or we have to legally retain this data for longer periods.

Transfer of Data

We may transfer and maintain your information, including personal data, on computers outside of your state, province, country or other governmental jurisdiction; therefore the data protection laws may differ from those of your jurisdiction.

If you choose to provide information to us from outside the United Kingdom, please note that we transfer the data, including personal data to the United Kingdom and also process it there.

Your consent to this Privacy Policy followed by your submission of such information represents your agreement to that transfer.

Upbeat Vegan will take all the steps reasonably necessary to ensure that your data is treated securely and in accordance with this Privacy Policy and no transfer of your Personal Data will take place to an organisation or a country unless there are adequate controls in place including the security of your data and other personal information.

Disclosure of Data

Business Transaction

If Upbeat Vegan becomes part of a merger, acquisition or asset sale, we may transfer your personal data. We will provide notice before we transfer your Personal Data and it becomes subject to a different Privacy Policy.

Disclosure for Law Enforcement

Under certain circumstances, Upbeat Vegan may have to disclose your Personal Data if we have to do so by law or in response to valid requests by public authorities (e.g. a court or a government agency).

Legal Requirements

Upbeat Vegan may disclose your Personal Data in the good faith belief that such action is necessary to:

  • Comply with a legal obligation
  • Protect and defend the rights or property of Upbeat Vegan
  • Prevent or investigate possible wrongdoing in connection with the Service
  • To protect the personal safety of users of the Service or the public
  • Protect against legal liability

Security of Data

The security of your data is important to us but remember that no method of transmission over the Internet or method of electronic storage is 100% secure. While we strive to use commercially acceptable means to protect your Personal Data, we cannot guarantee its absolute security.

Your Data Protection Rights under the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR)

If you are a resident of the European Economic Area (EEA), you have certain data protection rights. Upbeat Vegan aims to take reasonable steps to allow you to correct, amend, delete and also limit the use of your Personal Data.

If you wish to know what Personal Data we hold about you or you want us to remove your personal data from our systems, please contact us.

In certain circumstances, you have the following data protection rights:

  • The right to access, update or delete the information we have on you. Whenever made possible, you can access, update or request deletion of your Personal Data directly within your account settings section. If you are unable to perform these actions yourself, please contact us to assist you.
  • The right of rectification. You have the right to have your information rectified if that information is inaccurate or incomplete.
  • The right to object. You have the right to object to our processing of your Personal Data.
  • The right of restriction. You have the right to request that we restrict the processing of your personal information.
  • The right to data portability. You have the right to be provided with a copy of the information we have on you in a structured, machine-readable and commonly used format.
  • The right to withdraw consent. You also have the right to withdraw your consent at any time where Upbeat Vegan relied on your consent to process your personal information.

Please note that we may ask you to verify your identity before responding to such requests.

You have the right to complain to a Data Protection Authority about our collection and use of your Personal Data. For more information, please contact your local data protection authority in the European Economic Area (EEA).

Service Providers

We may employ third party companies and also individuals to facilitate our Service (“Service Providers”), provide the Service on our behalf, perform relative services or assist us in analysing the use of our Service.

These third parties have access to your Personal Data only to perform these tasks on our behalf and we therefore prohibit them from disclosing or using it for any other purpose.

Analytics

We may use third-party Service Providers to monitor and also analyse the use of our Service.

  • Google AnalyticsThis is a web analytics service that Google offers to track and report website traffic. Google uses the data collected to track and monitor the use of our Service. This data is shared with other Google services; therefore Google may use the collected data to contextualise and personalise the ads of its own advertising network.You can opt-out of having made your activity on the Service available to Google Analytics by installing the Google Analytics opt-out browser add-on. The add-on prevents the Google Analytics JavaScript (ga.js, analytics.js and dc.js) from sharing information with Google Analytics about visits activity.

    For more information on the privacy practices of Google, please visit the Google Privacy & Terms web page: https://policies.google.com/privacy?hl=en

Advertising

We may use third-party Service Providers to show advertisements to you to help support and maintain our Service.

  • Google AdSense & DoubleClick CookieGoogle, as a third party vendor, uses cookies to serve ads on our Service. Google’s use of the DoubleClick cookie enables it and its partners to serve ads to our users based on their visit to our Service or other websites on the Internet.You may opt out of the use of the DoubleClick Cookie for interest-based advertising by visiting the Google Ads Settings web page: http://www.google.com/ads/preferences/

Payments

We may provide paid products and/or services within the Service. In that case, we use third-party services for payment processing (e.g. payment processors).

We will not store or collect your payment card details. That information is provided directly to our third-party payment processors whose use of your personal information is governed by their Privacy Policy. These payment processors 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 payment information.

The payment processors we work with are:

Links to Other Sites

Our Service may contain links to other sites that we do not operate. If you click a third party link, you will be directed to that third party’s site. We strongly advise you to review the Privacy Policy of every site you visit.

We have no control over and assume no responsibility for the content, privacy policies or practices of any third party sites or services.

Children’s Privacy

Our Service does not address anyone under the age of 18 (“Children”).

We do not knowingly collect personally identifiable information from anyone under the age of 18. If you are a parent or guardian and you are aware that your Child has provided us with Personal Data, please contact us. If we become aware that we have collected Personal Data from children without verification of parental consent, we take steps to remove that information from our servers.

Changes to This Privacy Policy

We may update our Privacy Policy from time to time. Upbeat Vegan will notify you of any changes by posting the new Privacy Policy on this page.

Upbeat Vegan will let you know via email and/or a prominent notice on our Service, prior to the change becoming effective and update the “effective date” at the top of this Privacy Policy.

We advise you to review this Privacy Policy periodically for any changes. Changes to this Privacy Policy are effective when they are posted on this page.

Contact Us

If you have any questions about this Privacy Policy, please contact us:

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