PRIVACY STATEMENT

SECTION 1 - WHAT DO WE DO WITH YOUR INFORMATION?

When you purchase something from our store, as part of the buying and selling process, we securely collect the personal information you give us such as your name, address, and email address through SSL connection.

What is an SSL (Secured Socket Layer)?

SSL certificates create a foundation of trust by establishing a secure connection. To assure visitors their connection is secure, browsers provide special visual cues that we call EV indicators -- anything from a green padlock to branded URL bar. Click here to learn more.

When you browse our store, 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 store, new products, and other updates.

SECTION 2 – WHAT ARE YOUR DATAPROTECTION RIGHTS?

Worldchefs would like to make sure you are fully aware of all of your data protection rights. Every user is entitled to the following:

The right to access - You have the right to request Worldchefs for copies of your personal data. We may charge you a small fee for this service.

The right to rectification - You have the right to request that Worldchefs correct any information you believe is inaccurate. You also have the right to request Worldchefs to complete information you believe is incomplete.

The right to erasure - You have the right to request that Worldchefs erase your personal data, under certain conditions. (Refer to section 2 for more details on this)

The right to restrict processing - You have the right to request that Worldchefs restrict the processing of your personal data, under certain conditions.

The right to object to processing - You have the right to object to Worldchefs processing of your personal data, under certain conditions.

The right to data portability -You have the right to request that Worldchefs transfer the data that we have collected to another organization, or directly to you, under certain conditions.

If you make a request, we have one month to respond to you. If you would like to exercise any of these rights, please contact us via our email, Fill out an online contact form or see below options:

Phone: +33 (0) 1 80 06 58 30
Skype: worldchefs_skype

SECTION 3 - CONSENT

How do you get my consent?

When you provide us with 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 for that specific reason only.

If we ask for your personal information for a secondary reason, like marketing, we will either ask you directly for your expressed consent or provide you with an opportunity to say no.

How do I withdraw my consent?

If after you opt-in, you change your mind, you may withdraw your consent for us to contact you, for the continued collection, use or disclosure of your information, at any time, please contact us via our email, Fill out an online contact form or see below options:

Phone: +33 (0) 1 80 06 58 30
Skype: worldchefs_skype

SECTION 4 - DISCLOSURE

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

SECTION 5 - SHOPIFY

Your data is stored through Worldchefs data storage, databases, and the general Worldchefs application. They store your data on a secure server behind a firewall.

Payment:

Is done through Stripe. As a third party that we use the service of we are not responsible for the issues that might occur with its use. You can find Stripe User Agreement here

For more insight, you may also want to read Worldchefs Terms of Service here.

SECTION 6 - COOKIES

This policy ("Cookies Policy") is issued by WORLDCHEFS Ltd. (referred to as "us", "we", "our"). This Cookies Policy applies to our use of cookies in connection with our website www.worldchefs.org (collectively "Site").

By continuing to use our Site, you are agreeing to our use of cookies in the manner set out in this Cookies Policy.

If you do not wish to accept cookies in respect of your use of this Site, you should stop using the Site, or turn off your cookies but this may affect the functionality of the Site.

1. WHAT THIS COOKIE POLICY COVERS

This Cookies Policy sets out:

  • What is a cookie?
  • Overview of the different types of cookies we use
  • What to do if you don’t agree with the use of the cookies
  • Additional information about cookies.

2. WHAT IS A COOKIE?

After you enter a Site, the Site will make use of "cookies". Cookies are small text files containing small amounts of information that are downloaded and may be stored on any of your internet-enabled devices e.g. your computer, smartphone, or tablet - like a memory for a web page. This Cookies Policy provides you with information about the cookies we use and why. Our Privacy Policy sets out full details of the other information we may collect and how we may use your personal data. If you do not wish to accept cookies in connection with your use of this Site, you should stop using it or turn off your cookies but this may affect the functionality of the Site.

3. COOKIES USED ON THE SITE

We use the following first-party cookies:

a) Necessary cookies

Necessary cookies are critical as they help you navigate the Site, provide basic functionality, and helps support security. These cookies are necessary for our Site to operate properly, so if you block these cookies we cannot guarantee your use or the security of our Site during your visit.

b) Functional cookies

Functional cookies are used to help provide the best user experience. For instance, saving products or reservations in your shopping cart so that you can complete at a later date. These cookies could also recognize if a Site user has already signed up for something or if the user is seeing a certain page for the first time.

c) Performance cookies

Performance cookies help us to understand our visitor’s interests and their usage of the Site. This allows us to continuously improve the Site to provide you the best user experience. These cookies are also used to measure the effectiveness of our advertising. Some performance cookies are managed by third parties, and you may refer to the third parties' own website privacy notifications for further information.

d) Advertising cookies

Advertising cookies will help remember your preferences about your visit to the Site. These cookies help provide advertisements about our products and services relevant to you and your interests on other online platforms, where available. These cookies are also used to limit the number of times you see an advertisement as well as help measure the effectiveness of advertisements.

More specifically, we may use the following cookies on our Site:

Performance Cookies

  • Google Analytics stored by Google for 1 day to 2 years, depending on the cookies – We use Google Analytics including session cookies to help analyze which pages on our website visitors viewed. When you visit our website, your web browser automatically sends certain information to Google. For further information on how Google uses your data, please refer to https://www.google.com/intl/en/policies/privacy/partners/. To opt-out, please click: here.
  • Session cookies enable the website you are visiting to keep track of your movement from page to page so you don't get asked for the same information you've already given to the site. Cookies allow you to proceed through many pages of a site quickly and easily without having to authenticate or reprocess each new area you visit.
  • Ad server Cookies are used by third-party software for advertising to display different marketing banners and contents. We use this for the users who visited the marketing page from Worldchefs.

4. CONTROL YOUR COOKIE SETTINGS

We will store a cookie on your computer or device to remember this setting for next time. You can change your browser settings so that you receive a warning before certain cookies are stored. You can also adjust your settings so that your browser refuses most of our cookies or only certain cookies from third parties.

The following links may assist you in managing your cookies settings, or you can use the 'Help' option in your internet browser for more details.

5. OTHER INFORMATION

The following link contains further information about cookies:

SECTION 7 - THIRD-PARTY SERVICES

In general, the third-party providers we use 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 with 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 in 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 store’s website 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.

When you click on links on our store, 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.

SECTION 8 - 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.

The credit card information is given to Stripe when a payment is made. Your security is dependent on them. Read more about the Security of Stripe here.

SECTION 9 - 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.

SECTION 10 - 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 the 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 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.

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 via email, Fill out an online contact form or see below options:

Phone: +33 (0) 1 80 06 58 30
Skype: worldchefs_skype

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