SmartBride Boutique

SmartBride Privacy Policy

This Privacy Policy describes how SmartBride Boutique collects, stores, uses, discloses and protects your personal information.

1. Privacy Protection

SmartBride takes the privacy of your personal information seriously. With this in mind, SmartBride Boutique:

  • Does not share your information with third parties for marketing purposes.
  • Does not send you unsolicited communications for marketing purposes.
  • Does not knowingly collect any information from persons under the age of 13.
  • Offers email anonymization and relay in order to reduce third party harvesting and spam.
  • Uses passwords to protect account information.
  • Uses a certified and secure third party payment processor to complete financial transactions and does not store any credit card or financial information.
By using SmartBride boutique, you agree to the collection, transfer, use and disclosure of your personal information by SmartBride Boutique for the purposes described below on servers located in Toronto, Ontario, Canada. You also agree to receive marketing communications from SmartBride unless you tell us that you prefer not to receive such communications.

2. Information Collection

SmartBride Boutique may collect and store the following personal information:

  • Your email address, for the purpose of sending self-publishing and confirmation emails, authenticating user accounts, providing subscription email services, and registering for forums.
  • Your first and last name, for the purpose of authenticating your user account and registering for forums.
  • Cookies which capture computer sign-on data, statistics on page views, traffic to and from SmartBride Boutique and advertisement data. This cookie data is collected for the purpose of administering SmartBride Boutique's advertising programs and allowing users to default to their location of choice.
  • Standard web log entries for each page served, including your IP address, page URL, and timestamp. This web log data enables SmartBride Boutique to diagnose server problems, administer the SmartBride Boutique website, and provide functional service to users.
SmartBride Boutique may collect personal information if you choose to provide such information in posts, messages or forums on SmartBride Boutique. Please do not post any personal information on SmartBride's forums or posting areas that you wish to keep private such as your phone number, address or financial information.

3. Information Storage

SmartBride Boutique may store and archive all postings and forum messages in its database, even after a user has deleted it from the public portion of the site. SmartBride Boutique stores its web logs and other records indefinitely. SmartBride Boutique makes good faith efforts to store personal information in a secure and private operating environment, but cannot guarantee complete security.

SmartBride Boutique may delete personal information at its sole discretion when it is no longer necessary for the purposes described above.

You may see, modify or delete your personal information by reviewing your 'My SmartBride' user dashboard and clicking on 'My Account'. To review any personal information that we store that is not available on your 'My Account' page, please contact our Privacy Officer at privacy@smartbrideboutique.com.

4. Information Use

SmartBride may use the personal information of users in order to:

  • Provide its services, troubleshoot technical problems, and enforce its policies.
  • Customize users' experiences.
  • Measure interest in SmartBride’s services, and inform users about services and updates.
  • Communicate marketing and promotional offers to you should you choose to receive such information.
  • Do any other thing for users as described upon collection of the information.

5. Information Disclosure

SmartBride Boutique may disclose information about its users if required to do so by an order of a court in the Province of Ontario. SmartBride Boutique may also disclose information about its users to law enforcement officers in the good faith belief that such disclosure is reasonably necessary to enforce SmartBride Boutique's Terms of Use, or protect the rights, property or personal safety of SmartBride Boutique, its users or the general public.

SmartBride Boutique will not disclose personal information to third parties for their marketing purposes without your explicit consent.

6. Using information obtained from SmartBride Boutique

You agree to use personal information gathered from SmartBride Boutique only to follow up with another user regarding a specific posting. You agree not to use such information to spam users or collect more personal information.

7. Archiving and display of SmartBride Boutique Postings on Search Engines

Search engines and other sites not affiliated with SmartBride Boutique may archive or otherwise make available SmartBride Boutique postings.

8. General

SmartBride Boutique may update this policy at any time without notice. Such updates will take effect at the time of your next post or after 30 days, whichever is sooner.

If you have any questions regarding this policy, please feel free to contact our Privacy Officer at privacy@smartbrideboutique.com.