PRIVACY POLICY

Effective as of October 01, 2017

 

We have created this Privacy Policy to explain why we collect particular information, how we use it, and to whom and under what circumstances we may disclose it. 

 

In order to fully understand your rights, we encourage you to read this Privacy Policy, which is effective as of the date set forth above.  This Privacy Policy applies to all personal information we collect from and about you, including on our Site; through our retail partners; at fashion shows or promotional events; by phone, mail, email or text; in messages sent to us via social media; or otherwise when you visit the Site, purchase product from us, attend events that we sponsor or participate in, engage our customer service representatives, or buy or inquire about goods or services offered by us.  Except as explicitly provided herein, this Privacy Policy does not apply to the practices of entities that we do not own or control or to people that we do not employ or manage.

 

Questions regarding this Privacy Policy should be directed to Takihyo NY by emailing contact@takihyony.com

 

Your Consent

 

Your use of the Site indicates that you have read and accepted our Privacy Policy, as outlined.  This Privacy Policy is part of the Terms governing your use of the Site.  Any dispute over privacy is subject to this Privacy Policy and our Terms.  Please read the Terms.  If you do not agree with any part of this Privacy Policy, please do not use the Site.

 

Takihyo NY may change or revise this Privacy Policy at any time, for any or no reason, at our sole discretion, without notice, simply by posting such changes or revisions on this page.  Any such change will be effective immediately upon posting.  Your continued use of the Site signifies your acceptance of any such change or revision.  For this reason, please visit this page on a regular basis to ensure that you are familiar with the most recent version of this Privacy Policy and the Terms. Takihyo NY’s use of information is subject to the Privacy Policy in effect at the time that it uses such information.

 

What Information Do We Collect?

 

Your privacy is important to us.Takihyo NY collects personal information when you contact us through our Site.  When you contact us through our Site, we ask for your full name, email address, phone number. The personal information that you provide must be true, accurate and complete, including your real name, email address and other requested information.  You are responsible for keeping your information current and accurate.  We may combine information we collect from and about you online with information we collect from and about you through other means.  We may also combine your information with information we learn about you from other sources.

 

Please note that we may retain information that you provide us for a reasonable period of time for the purposes of recordkeeping, account management and fraud prevention activities.  

In some instances, we may ask for contact information for people other than yourself including, for example, e-mail addresses of friends to whom you send a link to the Site, or the mailing address of someone you wish us to notify about the Site.  The information we collect is used to send the notification or information you request and/or to inform the recipient of Takihyo NY updates and opportunities.  Such contact information is not shared with any other organizations, other than as provided in this Privacy Policy.

Our Site may log certain non-identifying Site usage data, such as the number of visits to our Site.  We may also collect information about the Internet protocol (IP) address used to connect your computer to the Internet; connection information such as browser type and version, operating system and platform; other software and hardware information; and information about your browsing behavior, such as the date/time you visit the Site, the Site pages that you visit, the time you spend visiting the Site or viewing a page, the number of times you return to the Site, and other click-stream data.  We may also use third-party website analytics tools (such as Google Analytics) that collect information about visitor traffic on our Site and any mobile applications.  The information collected by such third-party tools may include gender, age, and prior activities on the Internet.  This information is used for internal purposes by Takihyo NY to provide better technical support and may also be provided to others for support, marketing, research or other business purposes as described in this Privacy Policy.  We treat all information of the type referenced in this paragraph as non-personal, unless required by applicable law to do otherwise.  Additionally, any unsolicited information that you provide to us shall be deemed to be non-confidential, and we shall be free to reproduce, use, disclose and distribute such unsolicited information to others without limitation or attribution.

 

What Do We Use Your Information For?

 

Takihyo NY uses your information for these general purposes: to contact you about promotions and new products, to improve the Site, to improve customer service, to send periodic emails, to protect your rights, our rights and the rights of others, and to understand the shopping habits of our customers to improve their experience in the future. 

 

 

Do we disclose your personal identifiable information to outside parties?

 

Takihyo NY may share personally identifiable information about you to trusted third parties who assist us in operating the Site, providing the products or services to you, conducting our business, or servicing you, or to our affiliates or agents, so long as those parties agree to keep this information confidential.  Examples include providing the shipping company with your address for shipping an order to you, analyzing data, providing marketing assistance, providing search results and links (including paid listings and links), processing credit card payments, and providing customer service.  We also may share your personally identifiable information with affiliated businesses that we do not control but with which we engage in joint and co-branded offerings, and entities with which Takihyo NY may merge or which may acquire all or substantially all of Takihyo NY’s assets, as customer information likely will be one of the transferred assets.

 

Additionally, we will share personally identifiable information if we have a good faith belief that: (i) access, use, preservation or disclosure of such information is reasonably necessary to satisfy any applicable law, legal process (such as a court order or subpoena), request by law enforcement or governmental authorities; (ii) such action is appropriate to enforce our Terms, or other policies of our Site, including any investigation of potential violations thereof; (iii) such action is necessary to detect, prevent, or otherwise address fraud, security or technical issues associated with the Site; or (iv) such action is appropriate to protect our rights, property or safety, or the rights, property or safety of our employees, affiliates, agents, contractors, other users of the Site, or others.

 

Takihyo NY will not sell, trade, or rent your information to anyone.

 

Do We Use Cookies?

 

Yes, we use “cookies.”  Cookies are small files of information that a website either transfers to your computer's hard drive or stores temporarily in your computer's memory for record-keeping purposes. We may use cookies to monitor and maintain information about your use of this Site. Most browsers automatically accept cookies.  Through your browser, you may choose to have your computer alert you each time a cookie is being sent, or you can choose to turn off all cookies.  However, if you “turn off” cookies, you may not be able to take full advantage of certain features of this Site.

 

 

 

Security

 

Protecting your personal information is a priority to us. We would like you to have a secure user experience at Takihyo NY. We use Secure Socket Layer (SSL) protocol to protect the security of your online service as it is transmitted to our server.

 

Unfortunately, no transmission of data over the Internet, and no system for storage of physical data, is guaranteed to be completely secure.  It may be possible for hackers or other third parties not under the control of Takihyo NY to intercept or access private communications unlawfully.  While we strive to protect your personal information, Takihyo NY cannot ensure or warrant the security of any information you transmit or otherwise provide to us.  Any transmission or other provision of information is done at your own risk.

 

Children’s Online Privacy Protection Act Compliance

 

We are in compliance with the requirements of COPPA (Children’s Online Privacy Protection Act).  We will not knowingly collect any information from anyone under thirteen (13) years of age.  Our Site, products and services are all directed to people who are at least thirteen (13) years old or older.  No personally-identifiable information should be submitted to, or posted at, the Site by visitors under thirteen (13) years of age without the prior written consent of their parent or guardian.

 

Additional Information

 

This Privacy Policy is personal between you and us, and no one else shall be deemed a third party beneficiary of this Privacy Policy.

 

USE OF THIS SITE SIGNIFIES YOUR AGREEMENT TO THE TERMS OF USE AND THIS PRIVACY POLICY.

 

If you have any further questions regarding this Privacy Policy or the use of your personal information under this Privacy Policy, you can contact us at the following postal or email address:

 

Privacy Director

21 West 38th Street, 4th Floor, New York, NY 10018

E-mail: contact@takihyony.com