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Privacy Policy

Effective July 2009

We at 'The Bag Shop' ("'The Bag Shop'") understand that you value your privacy and we strive to respect that privacy when you are using our services. This Privacy Policy describes what information we gather from you, how we use that information and what we do to protect it. By using the 'The Bag Shop' website, you are expressly consenting to the information handling practices described in this policy.

Information We Collect From You

When you sign up with 'The Bag Shop', you establish a password-protected personal account for subscribing to alerts and other items or services ("the Services"). During the account creation process and/or to register your subscription, we may request certain contact and billing information (such as your name, a valid email address and your cell phone number). We use this information to provide you with our Services and to contact you about the services in which you have expressed interest.

When you create a 'The Bag Shop' account, we keep track of your interactions with us, including but not limited to your site activity, order history, payment history and correspondence. We do this to provide you with better service, for billing and administrative functions, to improve your customer experience and for internal research and reporting purposes.

Online Account Profiles

We may request information from you through optional online account profiles, surveys or questionnaire. Participation in these profiles, surveys or questionnaire is completely voluntary and you have a choice whether or not to disclose this information. Information requested may include contact information (such as your mailing address), and demographic information (such as your age or education level). By submitting this information, you enable us to provide you a more personalized 'The Bag Shop' experience.

Please note that information you provide in an optional public profile can be viewed by anyone, and can potentially be used to contact you or send you unsolicited messages. If you use a bulletin board, blog or chat room on our site, you should be aware that any personally identifiable information you submit there can be read, collected, or used by other users of these forums, and could be used to send you unsolicited messages. We also permit users to upload their photos to our web site. We are not responsible for the personally identifiable information you choose to submit in these forums.

We post customer comments on our web site which may contain personally identifiable information such as the customer's name. We do obtain the customer's consent prior to posting the comment to post their name along with their comment.

Emails and SMS Messages

By registering for a 'The Bag Shop' account, you agree that we may send you the following types of email communications: welcome emails, our weekly newsletter, account status updates and promotional content. You may opt-out of receiving our email newsletter via the unsubscribe links in each email. You can also opt-out of specific types of email communications through your Account Settings.

Our Services feature the distribution of content to your mobile phone, and by registering for a 'The Bag Shop' account, you agree to receive SMS messages to your phone, including messages regarding Services you request, account status updates, and occasional SMS newsletters. You may also receive SMS adverts only when we send you information you request. You will also have the opportunity to opt-in and receive surveys and promotional content by our affiliates. You may opt out of our SMS newsletter by sending an email to customercare@thebagshop.com.ng or by responding to the SMS newsletter indicating that you would like to unsubscribe.

Our website provides you with the opportunity to refer your friends, family members or relatives to the 'The Bag Shop' Services. For this feature of our website to work, we need to collect your friends and families' email addresses. The email addresses we collect in this context are not used for any other purpose other than to send a one-time referral.

Technical Information

The 'The Bag Shop' website collects and retain technical information regarding visits to the 'The Bag Shop' website such as the IP address assigned to the computer visiting the site, the type of browser used by a visitor and the operating system running the user's connections to the service. This data is not linked to your personal account. It is used to analyze the ways in which our site is used, and how we can improve the user experience.

How We Use Your Information

'The Bag Shop' uses your personal information in the following general ways: To provide you with our Services, to allow for your identification and authentication onto the 'The Bag Shop' website, for billing and administrative functions, to contact you, and for internal research and reporting purposes. We also use the information optionally provided by you in surveys for purposes of monitoring or improving the use and satisfaction of the 'The Bag Shop' Service. Third parties who provide website support services, billing, processing, fulfillment, marketing, and other services on our behalf may also access your personal information to provide those services.

We may send you website and service announcement updates with important information about the service through the email address or cell phone number you provide. We may also notify you about special 'The Bag Shop'-specific promotions available through our trusted partners. You can opt-out of receiving these promotional emails, but not service related messages, at any time either through the unsubscribe link in the email we send you.

Information Relating to Children

'The Bag Shop' Services are intended for users age 13 and up. By registering for a 'The Bag Shop' account or providing information on other parts of the 'The Bag Shop' site, you represent that you are 13 years of age or older. If you are between 13 and 17, you agree that you received parental permission both to complete the registration process and to receive content on your mobile phone. We will not knowingly collect personal information of children under 13 years of age, and if we learn that we have inadvertently collected such information, we will promptly delete it.

Viewing and Updating Your Account Information

If your personal information changes, or if you want to update your email preferences, or if you want to cancel the 'The Bag Shop' Service, you may update your profile by visiting the Account Settings section of your profile on our Web site. You must be signed in to access your Account Settings. You can also email customercare@thebagshop.com.ng or contact us by telephone or postal mail at the contact information listed below.

Cookies

'The Bag Shop' uses cookies in order to manage your individual visits to the 'The Bag Shop' website. Cookies are also used to determine how you were referred to the 'The Bag Shop' website, as well as your browsing and buying activities, to assist us with marketing and product development. You must enable cookies to use the 'The Bag Shop' Service.

'The Bag Shop' allows other companies that display advertisements on our website to set and access their own cookies on your computer. Use of cookies by other companies is subject to those companies' own privacy policies, not this policy. Advertisers and other companies do not have access to 'The Bag Shop' 's cookies.

Disclosure of Personal Information to Third Parties

We do not rent, sell or share your personal information with non-affiliated third parties except to provide products and services you have requested, when we have permission, or as described in this policy, including under the following circumstances.

- when we believe in good faith that it is necessary to respond to subpoenas, court orders, or other legal process, or to exercise our legal rights or defend against legal claims;

- when we believe in good faith it is necessary in order to investigate, prevent, or take action regarding illegal activities, suspected fraud, situations involving potential threats to the physical safety of any person, violations of our terms and conditions, or as otherwise required by law.

Finally, we may transfer information, including any personally identifiable information, in the event 'The Bag Shop' is acquired by or merged with another company.

Third Party Sites Appearing on the 'The Bag Shop' Site

The 'The Bag Shop' website contains links to and advertisements for sites operated by third parties whose policies regarding the handling of personal information may differ from ours. While we endeavor to associate only with reputable websites, 'The Bag Shop' cannot be responsible for the information handling practices of these other websites. Any information you provide on those sites is subject to their privacy policies, and not this policy.

Protecting your information

'The Bag Shop' takes reasonable measures to safeguard your personal information during transmission and when stored on our network. However, due to the open communication nature of the Internet, communications between you and the website, and the website and you, may not be secure, depending on the network you are using to communicate with us.

If 'The Bag Shop' learns of a security breach through which sensitive personal information may have been compromised, we may notify you electronically so that you can take appropriate protective steps. By using this web site, or providing personal information to us through any means, you agree that we can communicate with you electronically regarding security, privacy, and administrative issues relating to your use of this site.

If you have any questions about security on our web site, you can contact us at customercare@thebagshop.com.ng"

Referral Program

Our Referral Program allows you to easily tell your friends and family about 'The Bag Shop'. When you use the Program, we will ask you for you and your friend's name, phone number and/or email address. We will enable you to send your friend a one-time email or SMS message inviting him or her to visit 'The Bag Shop', and the contact information you provide for this purpose will not be maintained by 'The Bag Shop' after your message is sent.

'The Bag Shop' may use third party service providers to administer the Referral Program. The personal information collected and stored through the Referral Program is only used for the operation and ongoing maintenance of the Referral Program and will not be used for any other purposes or disclosed to any third parties other than those service providers that help administer the Program. If you use our Referral Program to download your address book information from your web based email account, we will immediately delete any account information that you have provided us once the download is complete.

You and your friends may opt-out of participation in the Referral Program at any time via opt-out links in all Referral Program communications or by sending an email to customercare@thebagshop.com.ng

Changes to this Privacy Policy

As we update and expand our Services, we reserve the right to modify this privacy policy at any time. Any changes to the policy will be posted at http://www.thebagshop.com.ng/info/privacy.aspx If we make material changes to this policy, we will notify you here, by email, or by means of a notice on our home page. By continuing to use the site after changes to this policy, you agree to those changes.

Contact Information

If you have any questions or suggestions regarding our Privacy Policy, please contact us by email at customercare@thebagshop.com.ng.

 
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