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Privacy Statement

Effective Date: June 1st, 2018


Hydrant, Inc., its affiliates and subsidiaries (together, "Hydrant", "we", "us", or "our") appreciate the importance of privacy and are committed to ensuring that we keep your personal information secure. This Privacy Policy describes how we collect, use and disclose information that we obtain from users of www.drinkhydrant.com (the "Site") and the services offered therein (the Site, and services are collectively referred to as the "Services").

By using the Site, you agree to the collection, use, disclosure and transfer of your personal information, as well as to the use of cookies, as set out in this privacy policy. This privacy policy may be updated by us at any time and any changes will be effective once posted on the Site. If we make any substantial changes to this privacy policy, we may place a notice on the Site or contact you so that you are aware at all times of how your personal information is collected and used.

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SECTION 1 - INFORMATION WE COLLECT

When you purchase something from our Site, as part of the buying and selling process, we collect the personal information you give us such as your name, billing address, shipping address, email address and phone number.
When you browse our Site, we also automatically receive your computer’s internet protocol (IP) address in order to provide us with information that helps us learn about your browser and operating system.
Email marketing (if applicable): With your permission, we may send you emails about our Site, new products and other updates.

We may also acquire your personal information in other circumstances, such as when you post on the Site, generating User Content such as ratings and reviews. We may store such personal information and use it for general marketing purposes.

 

SECTION 2 - HOW WE USE YOUR INFORMATION

When you provide us with user content, or personal information to complete a transaction, verify your credit card, place an order, arrange for a delivery or return a purchase, we imply that you consent to our collecting it and using it as described in this Privacy Policy.

You may withdraw your consent for us to contact you, for the continued collection, use or disclosure of your information, at anytime, by contacting us at privacy@drinkhydrant.com or mailing us at: Hydrant, 205 Hudson St, 7th floor, New York, New York US 10013

We may use your information, including user content and personal information, for the following purposes:

Providing Our Services. To provide, maintain and improve our Services and for other customer service and support purposes.

Communications And Marketing. To communicate with you about your account and use of our Services, and to respond to your inquiries. If you opted in for our marketing emails, we will send you those.

Promotions. To conduct promotions that we sponsor, such as sweepstakes or contests, including to communicate with you regarding your participation in the promotion.

SECTION 3 - DISCLOSURE

We may disclose your information, including personal information and user content, as described to you at the time of collection or disclosure or as follows:

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

Service Providers. We may disclose your information to our vendors, service providers, agents, or others who perform functions on our behalf. We require all third parties to respect security of your personal data and to treat it in accordance with the law.

Hydrant Users. We may disclose your information to other Hydrant users. For example, if you purchase from Hydrant, we may display your first name, city and item ordered to all visitors to our Site.

Aggregate and De-Identified Information. We may disclose anonymous, aggregate, or de-identified information about users for marketing, advertising, research, compliance, or other purposes.

SECTION 4 - SHOPIFY

Our Site 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 Site and its service providers.
For more insight, you may also want to read Shopify’s Terms of Service (https://www.shopify.com/legal/terms) or Privacy Statement (https://www.shopify.com/legal/privacy).

 

SECTION 5 - THIRD-PARTY SERVICES

In general, the third-party providers used by us will only collect, use and disclose your information to the extent necessary to allow them to perform the services they provide to us.
However, certain third-party service providers, such as payment gateways and other payment transaction processors, have their own privacy policies in respect to the information we are required to provide to them for your purchase-related transactions.
For these providers, we recommend that you read their privacy policies so you can understand the manner in which your personal information will be handled by these providers.
In particular, remember that certain providers may be located in or have facilities that are located a different jurisdiction than either you or us. So if you elect to proceed with a transaction that involves the services of a third-party service provider, then your information may become subject to the laws of the jurisdiction(s) in which that service provider or its facilities are located.
As an example, if you are located in Canada and your transaction is processed by a payment gateway located in the United States, then your personal information used in completing that transaction may be subject to disclosure under United States legislation, including the Patriot Act.
Once you leave our Site or are redirected to a third-party website or application, you are no longer governed by this Privacy Policy or our website’s Terms of Service.

Links
When you click on links on our Site, they may direct you away from our site. We are not responsible for the privacy practices of other sites and encourage you to read their privacy statements.
Google analytics:
Our Site uses Google Analytics to help us learn about Site visits and the pages being viewed.

SECTION 6 - 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 a 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.

 

SECTION 7 - COOKIES

We may collect information about you through technology such as cookies. Cookies are small files that a website stores on your computer. We use cookies to enable the Site to work more efficiently and to provide us with information about your activities on the Site. You are not obliged to accept cookies and, using the settings of your internet browser, you can choose to turn off all cookies or to be warned each time a website attempts to use a cookie. You can also choose to have all cookies deleted from your computer. If you choose to turn off or delete cookies, some services on our Site may function differently. Here is a list of cookies that we use. We’ve listed them here so you that you can choose if you want to opt-out of cookies or not.

_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 Site 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.
PREF, persistent for a very short period, Set by Google and tracks who visits the Site and from where

To find out more about cookies, including how to see what cookies have been set on your computer and how to manage and delete them, visit www.allaboutcookies.org.

SECTION 8 - 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.

QUESTIONS AND CONTACT INFORMATION

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 our Privacy Compliance Officer at privacy@drinkhydrant.com or by mail at
Hydrant
[Re: Privacy Compliance Officer]
205 Hudson St, 7th Floor, New York, New York US 10013