Privacy Policy

OBXDesignsByM.com knows that you care how information about you is used and shared, and we appreciate your trust, that we will do so carefully and sensibly.  Be sure to read this privacy policy before using our website or submitting any personal information and be aware that by using our website, you are fully accepting the practices described in this policy.  We reserve the right to make changes to our website policy at any time without prior notice.

 

Collection of Information

When you visit or purchase something from our store, we collect anonymous and/or personally identifiable information.

 

  • When you browse our website, we collect anonymous information from visits to our site to help us understand traffic patterns to our website. The information collected is provided automatically by the computer systems that you use to connect to our site.  For example, we keep track of the time of day, the pages visited and length of visit.  This information is provided to us in aggregate form to allow us to look at patterns to provide better customer service.

  • We collect personally identifiable information such as your name, postal codes, addresses, emails, and so on, that are voluntarily submitted by our visitors like you. The information you provide and that is collected is used to fulfill your specific request and may be shared with third parties to complete these requests. Examples of sharing are:
    • Name, address and email sharing with shipping partner,
    • Name and credit card information with credit card processer.

  • Our website and store is hosted by Shopify Inc. They provide us with the online e-commerce platform that allows us to sell our products 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.  To obtain more details regarding OBX Designs By M interface with Shopify view Shopify’s Privacy Policy and Terms of Use Policy.  

    • When you complete a purchase with us, Shopify stores your credit card data. It is encrypted through the Payment Card Industry Data Security Standard (PCI DSS).  Shopify is a certified PCI DSS Level 1 compliant service provider, which is the highest level of compliance available.  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.

    • Shopify conducts an audit of their platform annually by a third-party qualified security assessor.

    • Your personally identifiable information is kept secure and encrypted during transmissions. Only authorized employees, agents and contractors have access to this information.  However, no method of transmission over the Internet, or electronic storage, is 100% secure.  Therefore, we cannot guarantee the absolute security of your Personal Information.

 

Cookie/Tracking Technology

  • A cookie is a small amount of data, which may include a unique identifier. Cookies are sent to your browser from a website and stored on your device.  A different cookie is assigned to each device that access our website.

  • OBXDesignsByM.com uses cookies to recognize your device and provide you with a personalized experience. We may use cookies and other tracking technologies for gathering information such as browser type and operating system and tracking the number of visitors to our website, pages viewed, etc., in our efforts to better understand how visitors use our website.  Aggregate cookie and tracking information may be shared with third parties.

 

Distribution of Information

  • In the event of fraud prevention or investigation, we may be asked to share collected information with governmental agencies or other companies assisting us. We may do so, with or without notice to you, when: (1) we have a good faith belief that the law permitted or requires us to do so; or, (2) trying to protect against or prevent actual or potential fraud or unauthorized transactions; or, (3) investigating fraud which has already taken place.

  • Information and data gathered solely by OBXDesignsByM.com will never be sold, traded or shared with third-parties for any other reason other than those listed.

  • Periodically, OBXDesignsByM.com may contact our registered users, via email, who have opted to provide their email for informational mailings. At any time, you change your mind and wish to opt-out of these emails, you can do so by contacting us at info@OBXDesignsByM.com and we will remove your email from our list.

  • If our store is acquired or merged with another company, your information may be transferred to the new owners so that we may continue to sell products to you.

 

Changes to this 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 our 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 have any questions or concerns about your personal information or this policy, please contact us by email at privacy@OBXDesignsByM.com or by mail to us at:

 

                                                OBX Designs By M

                                                Attention:  Privacy Officer

                                                1614 Harbour View Drive

                                                Kill Devil Hills NC 27948-9137