Privacy Policy

PRIVACY POLICY

 

Thank you for using TopKol.net! TopKol Inc. ("TopKol", "we", "us", "our") provides this Privacy Policy to inform you of our policies and procedures regarding the collection, use and disclosure of personal information (“Information”) we receive from Users (“You”) of TopKol.net ("Website"). Protecting your privacy and your Information is our top priority. This Privacy Policy applies only to Information that you provide to us through the Website. This Privacy Policy may be updated from time to time. These Privacy Policy provisions are part of our Terms of Service.

 

By visiting the Website, you consent to our collection and use of your Information in accordance with this Privacy Policy and accept the practices described herein. We do not transfer, sell or rent your Information to third parties in any way other than what is stated in this Privacy Policy.

 

Please note that your access to our Website may be subject to certain third-party terms and conditions and privacy policies, including but not limited to third-party payment providers. You agree that TopKol is not responsible for any such third-party terms and conditions and their use of your Information. Unless stated otherwise, this Privacy Policy only deals with the use and communication of Information collected by TopKol.

 

1. WHAT INFORMATION IS COLLECTED

User Information

 

When you purchase something from our Website, as part of the buying and selling process, we collect the Information you give us such as your name, address and email address.

 

You can register to become a Member of TopKol by logging into your account with certain third-party social networking sites ("SNS") (including Facebook) via our Website. If you decide to create your Account by logging into a SNS via the Website, we may extract the Information you have provided to the SNS (such as your "real" name, email address and other information you make publicly available via the SNS) from the account you have with such SNS and use that information to create your Account. The information we extract may depend on the privacy settings you have with the SNS.

 

We may also collect Information you provide to us regarding your personal preferences and interests. You can choose not to provide us with any or all of the information we specify or request, but then you may not be able to register with us or to take advantage of some of the features provided through the Website.

 

Log Data

 

When you browse our Website, whether as a registered User or a non-registered Visitor, we automatically receive information that your browser sends whenever you visit a website ("Log Data"). This Log Data may include information such as your Internet Protocol (IP) address, the browser type, the webpage you were visiting before you came to our Website, pages of our Website that you visit, the time spent on those pages, information you search for on our Website, access times and dates, and other statistics.

 

Device Information

 

In addition to Log Data, we may also collect information about the device you’re using to visit the Website, including what type of device it is, what operating system you’re using, device settings, unique device identifiers, and crash data. Whether we collect some or all of this information often depends on what type of device you’re using and its settings. To learn more about what information your device makes available to us, please also check the policies of your device manufacturer or software provider.

 

Shopify

 

Our Website is hosted on 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.

 

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 store and its service providers.

 

For more insight, you may also want to read Shopify’s Terms of Service or Privacy Statement.

 

2. Consent

 

By using our Website, or by providing us with Information to complete a transaction, verify your credit card, place an order, arrange for a delivery or return a purchase, you consent to the collection and use of your Information as described in this Privacy Policy and our Terms of Service. Your use of our Website and any potential or actual dispute concerning privacy is subject to this Privacy Policy and our Terms of Service, including but not limited to, limitations on damages and resolution of disputes.

 

If we ask for your 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.

 

You may withdraw your consent for us to contact you or for the continued collection or use of your information, at anytime, by contacting us attopkol@topkol.net .

 

3. HOW THE INFORMATION IS USED

We treat all Information according to US law.

 

We use your Information as follows:

 

We use your Information to provide the Website, administer your inquiries and detect any errors and troubleshoot any problems

We use your Information to measure user interest in the Website, inform you about products, services, and updates, and customize your experience on the Website

We use your Information to enforce our Terms of Service

We use your Information to contact you about the functionality of our Website and updates to our Website or Terms of Service. If you want to stop receiving these system communications, you will have to de-activate your Account by e-mailing us attopkol@topkol.net

We also use your Information to contact you with newsletters, marketing or promotional materials and other information that may be of interest to you. If you decide at any time that you no longer wish to receive such communications from us, please follow the unsubscribe instructions provided in any of the communications

We use Log Data and Device Information to operate and improve the Website. We may use these information to monitor, analyze and improve the use of the Website, the Website’s technical administration, and the Website’s functionality, quality, value and overall user experience. For example, some of this information is collected so that when you visit the Website again, it may recognize you and serve advertisements and other information appropriate to your interests. We may also use Log Data and/or Device Information alone or in combination with your Information to provide aggregated information about WhatsMode

 

4. SHARING AND DISCLOSURE OF INFORMATION

We do not transfer, sell or rent your Information to third parties for their marketing purposes other than what is stated in this Privacy Policy. We request only the Information that we need to operate and improve our Website’s user experience.

 

User Information

 

When you register for an Account through the Website and submit Information to create a profile, other Users may see your name. If you choose to provide additional Information in your profile, other Users may see such additional Information, including, but not limited to, your photo, location, website and biography. Providing additional Information is voluntary.

 

Service Providers

 

We may employ third party companies or individuals to perform Website-related services including, but not limited to, Website maintenance, database management, web analytics, improvement of Website features, marketing, and e-mail. These third parties may have access to your Information only to perform these tasks on our behalf and are obligated not to disclose or use it for any other purpose.

 

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 Information will be handled by these providers.

 

Compliance with Laws and Law Enforcement

 

TopKol may cooperate with law enforcement authorities and other third parties to enforce and comply with the laws. In response to a verified request by government or law enforcement officials relating to a criminal investigation or alleged illegal activity, we may disclose any Information about you to government or law enforcement officials or other third parties as we believe necessary or appropriate. Without limiting the above, we will not disclose your Information to any law enforcement or other governmental officials without a subpoena or court order, except when we believe in good faith that the disclosure of information is necessary to protect our rights, enforce our policies, respond to claims that your use of our Website violates TopKol’s policies or rights or others, or protect anyone’s rights, property or safety.

 

5. HOW TO CHANGE OR DELETE YOUR INFORMATION

We save your Information in our database in order to maintain and improve our Website’s user experience and in accordance with our Terms of Service. If you wish that your Information be permanently deleted from our database when you stop using our Website, please notify us attopkol@topkol.net .

 

6. HOW YOUR INFORMATION IS SECURED AND PROTECTED

To protect your Information, we take reasonable precautions and follow industry best practices to make sure it is not inappropriately lost, misused, accessed, disclosed, altered or destroyed. Please note that no transmission over the Internet can guarantee confidentiality and non-disclosure, and as such, you transmit at your own risk.

TopKol maintains a variety of physical, electronic, and procedural security measures to protect Information from unauthorized access. When the Website is accessed using the Internet, we use Secure Sockets Layer (SSL) protocol and encryption technologies to protect your Information. These technologies help ensure that your Information is safe, secure, and only available to you and to whom you have granted access.

TopKol does its utmost to secure communications and data storage in order to protect confidentiality of your Information against loss and interception by third parties. However, it is important to know that there is no zero-risk against loss or interception by others of your Information.

You should keep your Account’s username and password safe and confidential to protect against unauthorized access to your Account Information or computer. You should adopt passwords that others cannot figure out easily. You should also be sure to sign off of your computer or any shared computers when you are finished using them.

 

7. HOW THE INFORMATION IS STORED AND TRANSFERRED INTERNATIONALLY

If you use our Website or choose to provide Information to us from outside of the United States, you understand and agree that Information we collect from you may be stored within or outside the United States or your home country, or may be transferred to the United States. The United States may not have the same data protection laws as the country in which you initially provided the Information. When we transfer your Information to the United States, we will protect it as described in this Privacy Policy. By visiting our Website or providing TopKol with your Information, you fully understand and consent to this Privacy Policy followed by your submission of such Information represents your agreement to the transfer, processing and storage of your Information in the United States.

 

8. COOKIES

Like many websites, our Website uses "cookies" to collect information and improve your user experience. A cookie is a small text file that is stored on your computer or mobile device’s hard disk for record-keeping purposes. You can delete these cookies at any time through your web browser settings. Standing alone, cookies do not personally identify an individual. Cookies merely recognize the web browser. Unless an individual chooses to identify himself/herself to TopKol, such as through purchasing something from our Website or registering and opening an Account, individuals remain anonymous to TopKol.

 

We use cookies for two purposes. First, we utilize persistent cookies to save your login information for future logins to the Website. Persistent cookies allow us to identify when you sign in to our Website, recognize you as a member, and provide other customized features. Second, we utilize session ID cookies to enable certain features of the Website, to better understand how you interact with the Website and to monitor aggregate usage by Users and web traffic routing on the Website. Unlike persistent cookies, session cookies are deleted from your computer when you log off from the Website and then close your browser. We may also use cookies for other purposes such as improving security, protecting the Website from fraudulent activity, conducting research, analytics, or diagnostics to improve the Website, or save specified preferences that you have selected.

 

When you use our Website, a third party may place or read cookies on your web browser. Third-party companies like analytics companies and ad networks generally use cookies to collect user information on an anonymous basis.

 

If you do not wish to accept cookies, you can instruct your web browser, by changing its options or settings, to stop accepting cookies or to prompt you before accepting a cookie from the websites you visit. If you do not accept cookies, however, you may not be able to use all functionality or features of the Website.

 

By visiting the Website with your web browser settings adjusted to accept cookies informs us that you desire to utilize our Website and that you consent to our use of cookies as described in this Privacy Policy.

 

9. LINKS TO OTHER WEBSITES

Our Website contains links to other Websites that are not owned or controlled by TopKol. Please be aware that we are not responsible for the privacy practices of such other websites. Other websites may follow different rules regarding the use or disclosure of the Information you submit to them. We encourage you to read the privacy policies or statements of the other Websites you visit. This privacy policy applies only to information collected by this Website.

 

10. AGE OF CONSENT

By using this Website, 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 Website.

 

11. UPDATES TO PRIVACY POLICY

We reserve the right to modify this Privacy Policy at any time. 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 Website 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.