Akentu takes our customer’s privacy seriously and we will only collect, record, hold, store, disclose, transfer and use your personal information as outlined below.
We will only keep your information for as long as we are either required to by law or as is relevant for the purposes for which it was collected.
We are committed to comply with Republic Act 10173 or the Data Privacy Act of 2012, and its implementing rules and regulations.
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 collect the personal information you give us such as your name, address and email address. When you browse our store, we also automatically receive your computer’s internet protocol (IP) address in order to provide us with information that would help us learn about your browser and operating system.
1.1 Email marketing (if applicable):
With your permission, we may send you emails about our store, new products, promos, and other updates.
SECTION 2 – CONSENT
2.1 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 collection and usage of such data for those specific reason only. If we ask for your personal information for a secondary reason, example: marketing, we will either ask you directly for your expressed consent, or provide you with an opportunity to say no.
2.2 How do I withdraw my consent?
If after you opt-in and 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, by contacting us at email@example.com.
SECTION 3 – 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 4 – THIRD-PARTY SERVICES
In general, the third-party providers used by us will only collect, use and disclose your information up 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 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 may understand the manner in which your personal information will be handled by these providers. In particular, please be reminded that certain providers may be located in or may have facilities that are located in a different jurisdiction than either you or us. Thus, if you elect to proceed with a transaction that involves the services of a third-party service provider, your information may become subject to the laws of the jurisdiction(s) in which that service provider or its facilities are located.
Links that may appear in our store 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 5 – 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. If you provide us with your credit card information, the information is encrypted using secure socket layer technology (SSL) and stored with a AES-256 encryption. Although no method of transmission over the Internet or electronic storage is 100% secure, we follow all PCI-DSS requirements and implement additional generally accepted industry standards.
SECTION 6 – COOKIES
6.1 What are cookies?
In addition to cookies, Akentu also uses pixel tags which are small transparent images embedded in a web page or an email. We use pixel tags in connection with cookies to help operate our website and emails. For example, Akentu may include pixel tags in email messages or newsletters in order to determine whether or not they are opened or acted on. Third parties may also use pixel tags to help compile aggregated statistics and determine the effectiveness of Akentu promotional campaigns.
What are your options with cookies?
You have a number of options on how you manage your cookies. Through your browser settings, you can accept, refuse or delete cookies. However, if you choose to delete or refuse to accept cookies, some or all of the functions on our Akentu website may not be available to you. To change your browser cookies settings, you may visit the following help pages:
Google Chrome https://support.google.com/chrome/answer/95647
Microsoft Internet Explorer https://support.microsoft.com/en-ph/help/17442/windows-internet-explorer-delete-manage-cookies
Apple Safari https://support.apple.com/en-ph/guide/safari/manage-cookies-and-website-data-sfri11471/mac
Mozilla Firefox https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/kb/enable-and-disable-cookies-website-preferences
SECTION 7 – 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 consent to allow any of your minor dependents to use this site.
QUESTIONS AND CONTACT INFORMATION
If you would like to: access, correct, amend or delete any personal information we may have about you, register a complaint, or simply want more information, contact our Customer Service at firstname.lastname@example.org.