privacy policy

this privacy policy describes how your personal information is collected, used, and shared when you visit or make a purchase from Beads, Inc.

 

here at Beads, Inc. we value our guests and their privacy. we automatically collect certain limited information about our shoppers in order to improve the overall experience of our website. this policy was most recently updated in July of 2021.

 

why do we need your personal information?

when you make a purchase on our site, we use the information collected during checkout to charge your card, ship your order, and protect ourselves from fraudulent purchases. additionally, we use this information to get in touch with you if there are issues with the fulfillment or shipping process, and to provide invoices and order confirmations. if you subscribe to our email list, we use your contact information to send you updates about sales, new products, and other content.

when you visit our site, we automatically collect information about your location, server, device type, and more, as well as using cookies. this information helps us to reduce the risk of fraud, as well as to optimize our site for our guests.

cookies are data files that are placed on your device or computer and often include an anonymous unique identifier. For more information about cookies, and how to disable cookies, visit http://www.allaboutcookies.org.

the personal information mentioned in this policy refers to both order information and device information. 

 

third party access:

our site is powered through shopify, meaning all of the personal information collected is shared with shopify through our business acount. we also use google analytics to track our customers and improve our advertisements. you can read more about how google uses personal information here: https://www.google.com/intl/en/policies/privacy/. you can also opt-out of google analytics here: https://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout.

we may also share your personal information to comply with applicable laws and regulations, to respond to a subpoena, search warrant or other lawful requests for information we receive, or to otherwise protect our rights.

 

data retention:

your order information will be stored in our site for future orders, or possible refunds + returns, unless we are explicitly asked to delete it. if you wish for us to delete your information after placing an order, please reach out via email.

 

changes:

we may update this privacy policy from time to time in order to reflect, for example, changes to our practices or for other operational, legal or regulatory reasons.

 

get in touch:

please send questions, concerns, or comments to us through our customer support email, support(at)beadsinc.com, or giving us a call at 704.334.1110.