Privacy Statement

Privacy Statement

Bizou International Inc. ("Bizou") is committed to protecting your personal information online. Please read the following policy in order to understand how your personal information will be handled when you shop on our Web site. Bizou created this statement to demonstrate its commitment to confidentiality and security. The information that follows has to do with the collection of information and the broadcasting practices on our Web site.

Collection of Information

Bizou does not collect information that can easily be traceable to an individual or a legal entity, unless the information is provided voluntarily. For example, this information can be gathered from a registration form or an application form. During the collection of information, the user can indicate whether or not they wish to receive promotional or commercial information concerning Bizou's products, services and offers. Furthermore, regardless of the user's refusal regarding the receipt of personal information, Bizou reserves the right to communicate with a user concerning the account's status, changes to the agreement signed by the user and other subjects related to the service and/or the information gathered.

We use your data simply to enhance your experience. By using our website, you accept the collection and use of information in accordance with this policy.

Types of data that may be collected:

Personal data
We may ask you to provide us with some personal information to contact you or identify you, eg

  • E-mail adress
  • First and last name
  • Address, State, Province, Postal Code, City
  • Cookies and usage data

We may use this personal data to contact you via our newsletters or other emails that may interest you. You can easily refuse to receive these communications through the unsubscribe link inserted in our mailings.

Usage data
We may also collect information about your use of our website (the IP address of your computer, the pages visited during your browsing, the time of your visit as well as the time spent, the browser and its version, and other.

Cookies
We use cookies and tracking information to know the activity on our site (See the ''Cookies'' section below).

Cookies

A cookie is an information element on the hard drive of your computer that contains information about you. The use of a cookie does not allow anyone to access your personal information while you navigate on our Web site. In order to process your order, we need to be able to know and memorize some parameters that are communicated to us by your computer, and we need to know who you are, and what products you are purchasing. The cookies are used for this sole purpose: to memorize the time of your visit, your identity (communicated by your user name and password) and the contents of your shopping cart, as you add to it. Once your shopping is done, this information is automatically deleted. Our cookies expire as soon as you sign out.

Re-targeting technologies

Our websites and (mobile) applications use re-targeting technologies within the internet. This enables us to show our visitors, who were already interested in our shop and our products, advertisements from us on partner websites. We believe that the display of a personalised, interest-based adversiting is more interesting for our customers than advertising that does not have a personal connection. We also work with other companies who use tracking technologies to serve ads on our behalf across the Internet. These companies may collect non-personally identifiable information about your visits to our websites or (mobiles) applications and your interaction with our communications, including advertising. Re-targeting technologies analyse your cookies and display advertisement based on your past surfing behaviour.

We do not store any personal information data about you with this technology and the usage of our retargeting technology is in compliance with applicable privacy laws.

Users can opt-out of the Advertising Features that we use on our websites and (mobile) applications, including through Google Ads Settings and Ad Settings for mobiles apps, or any other available mean, such as the consumer opt-out tool pertaining to interest-based advertising developed and offered by the Network Advertising Initiative ("NAI"). In case you do not wish such a data transfer between Facebook and our websites and (mobile) application, please log off in Facebook before enter our website. We cannot influence this data collection and data transfer by the Facebook Plug-ins. For detailed information about the collection and processing by Facebook, what rights you have and how you can achieve a satisfactory privacy setting, please visit Facebook' s Privacy policy: http://www.facebook.com/about/privacy/

Social networks

Our websites and (mobile) applications provide you Social Plug-ins from various social networks. If you choose to interact with a social network, your activity on our website or via our (mobile) applications will also be made available to social networks such as Facebook and Twitter.

If you are logged in on one of these socail networks during your visit to one of our websites or (mobile) applications the social network might add this information to your profile. If you are interacting with one of the Social Plug-ins, this information will be transferred to the social network. In case you do not wish such a data transfer, please log off on your social network before you enter one of our websites or (mobile) applications.

We cannot influence this data collection and data transfer via the Social Plug-ins. Please read the privacy policies of those social networks for detailed information about the collection and transfer of personal data, what rights you have and how you can achieve satisfactory privacy settings.

Log Files

We use IP addresses (Internet Protocol) to analyze trends, manage the Web site, follow the navigation of users on the Web site and gather global demographics. IP addresses do not in any way give access to nominative information.

Exchange of Information

We are committed to not selling or transferring information to an independent third party.

Hyperlinks to Other Web Sites

Our Web site displays, or could display, hyperlinks directing the user to other Web sites. Bizou declines any responsibility regarding the privacy and confidentiality practices of the other Web sites. We urge caution when visiting these Web sites and suggest users read the confidentiality policies applied on the Web sites that gather nominative information. This privacy statement relates only to Bizou and to the information Bizou gathers.

Flyers

When a user asks to subscribe to a flyer or a similar online service, we ask them to provide us information allowing us to communicate with them, such as their name and email address.

Surveys and Contests

It is possible that from time to time, our Web site offers surveys or contests that ask users to provide certain information. Participation to these surveys and contests is completely optional. The user is free to provide or not this information, which can include contact information (name and address) or demographic data (postal code or fields of interest).

Transaction Security

We take many precautions to protect the information of the users of our Web site. All sensitive information transmitted by the user using our Web site is protected, whether or not the user is connected.
Credit card payment is assured by Moneris, renowned for their reliability concerning Internet transactions. The transaction that occurs between Moneris and you is crypted (SSL). Furthermore, our Web site has been verified by Visa and Mastercard to guarantee its full security.

The banking information that you provide, which is crypted on your own computer, will never be transmitted in the clear on the Internet. No credit card number is stored on our Web site or in our data banks.

We apply many measures in order to protect the information we store regarding our users. We control the access to this information that is kept in our offices. Only the employees that need this information for specific tasks (for example, to send a package) are authorized to look up this information. All employees are made aware of updates to the confidentiality and security practices. Every time a new policy is added, we inform our employees of this, and we remind them of the importance that we attach to confidentiality as well of the measures to take in order to protect our customers' information.

If you have any questions regarding the security of our Web site, please send them to us by email at the following address: boutique@bizou.com

Special Offers

We send a welcome email to our new subscribers in order to verify their password. Our subscribers sometimes receive information regarding our products and services, as well as notices, electronic newsletters and flyers. We offer our users the possibility to opt out of these communications

Changes/Updates to Personal Information

When the user needs to update their personal information (such as their postal code) or wishes to unsubscribe, a mechanism is available that allows them to correct, update the personal information.