privacy policy

Welcome to shopgiraffe.com. This Privacy Policy applies when you visit shopgiraffe.com (“Site”) without purchasing any product and/or when you use the services provided for purchasing products on this Site. By using this Site, you accept the practices described in this Privacy Policy.   giraffe WALK LLC. is our corporate company name .

OUR POLICY

Everyone has the right to the protection of his/her personal data. giraffe WALK LLC. respects users' right to be informed about the collection and processing of their personal data. As the controller of personal data, giraffe WALK LLC.  independently determines the purposes and means by which your personal data is processed, including all security measures.

giraffe WALK LLC. independently ensures that personal data is processed in the United States in a correct and lawful manner and in accordance with good practice.

In processing data that can personally identify you, directly or indirectly, we apply the principle of reasonable necessity which means we will exercise best efforts to only collect such data as is reasonably required to fulfill your requests on this site. For this reason, this Site has been designed in such a way that the use of your personal data will be minimal and will not exceed the original purpose for which your personal data was collected and/or processed. In particular, we do not disclose your identity when the purpose for which your personal data is being processed can be achieved by using anonymous aggregate information. This Privacy Policy is intended to provide you with all the information you need in order to understand our privacy practices. However, if you have any question regarding our privacy practices and this Privacy Policy, please contact us at the following e-mail address: info.onlinestore@shopgiraffe.com. We do not sell products or services for purchase by children although we may sell children’s products or services for purchase by adults. If you are under 18, you may use our website with the involvement of a parent or guardian. 

WHO PROCESSES YOUR PERSONAL DATA

For organizational and operational purposes only, giraffe WALK LLC.  has appointed certain entities that will also process personal data of Users of this Site on the Data Controllers’ behalf (“Data Processors”). Such purposes are strictly connected to the performance of services provided on this Site by giraffe WALK LLC., including the sale of products. The above-mentioned Data Processors have been chosen by giraffe WALK LLC.  because of their experience in processing personal data, their sufficient guarantees with respect to compliance with applicable laws and regulations, as well as the technical security measures adopted by them in connection with the processing of personal data. In processing personal data of Users of this Site, our Data Processors will act only in accordance with instructions provided by giraffe WALK LLC. . We regularly verify that our Data Processors comply with our instructions and that they provide sufficient guarantees with respect to their compliance with applicable laws and regulations.

HOW DO WE USE PERSONAL DATA AND FOR WHAT PURPOSES

Your personal data is collected and processed by giraffe WALK LLC.  for purposes connected to the use of this Site, its services and the purchase of products on this Site. However, your personal data may also be used for other processing operations within the limits of such purposes. In particular, your personal data may be processed for the following purposes:

a) when you are executing purchasing procedures for products sold on this Site, including conclusion of an agreement for the purchase of products, we collect your personal data (for example, password, size, e-mail address, address for delivery, credit card numbers for payments and telephone numbers) on your order form only for the purpose of selling, picking and shipping the products ordered by you;

b) when you request service assistance, we collect your personal data (for example, your first and last names, e-mail address) for purposes strictly necessary to provide you with giraffe WALK LLC.  online Customer Service relevant to this Site and to the purchase of products on this Site;

c) when you request technical assistance, we collect your personal data in order to provide you with information on Internet browsing or viewing and downloading web pages;

d) when creating and sharing your Wish List, we process your personal data in order to customize our services for the purchase of products on the Site;

e) when you save a shipping address, we process personal data in order to simplify the drawing up of your orders if done in the future.

f) to provide you with customized communications and keep you updated on the latest promotions or products that may interest you.

g) when providing any services we may share any and all of the above information with our global affiliates, subsidiaries, suppliers and partners to complete and efficiently execute your requests or orders

giraffe WALK LLC.  will process your personal data generally by electronic means; however, in certain circumstances, paper-based means may be used (for example, when the processing of your personal data is required for the prevention of fraud against us). Your personal data is stored in a way which allows giraffe WALK LLC.  to identify you for the period that is reasonably necessary for the original purposes for which such personal data are collected and subsequently processed, except as specifically provided herein, all in accordance with applicable laws. Please report any changes to your personal data to the e-mail address: orders@shopgiraffe.com, Inc. ny.com in order to ensure that your personal data is always accurate and kept up-to-date. Except as provided herein, your personal data will not be disclosed to third parties for purposes not permitted by law or without your explicit consent. Your personal data may only be communicated to identified third parties when it is necessary to process an order placed by you. For example, your personal data is disclosed to natural persons or legal entity to (i) perform electronic payment services, through credit/debit cards, (ii) process all sales of products; (iii) pick, pack and ship products; (iv) issue invoices for the sales of products; (v) collect payments for the sales of products from customers, and (vi) process all returns of products from customers. Moreover, your personal data may be disclosed to the police or to judicial authorities, in compliance with applicable laws and regulations and upon a formal request by such authorities for example for the purposes of preventing a fraud against us (anti-fraud services) and collection of sales taxes. Data Processors will also have access to your personal data, as stated in Section 2 of this Privacy Policy, for the specific purposes stated in that Section. In all of the above circumstances, your consent for data processing will not be requested. We wish to inform you that giraffe WALK LLC.  processes its Users’ personal data for purposes that are reasonably connected to the supply of services through this Site, the execution of contracts related to the sale and purchase of products on this Site. giraffe WALK LLC.  may have access to third parties' personal data which is directly disclosed by its Users to giraffe WALK LLC.  , for instance when a User buys a product to be sent to a friend, when the user who pays the purchase price for such product is different from the recipient of such product, or when a User wishes to recommend to a friend a service provided through this Site or the sale of a particular product posted on this Site. In all cases involving the disclosure of information of a third party, you must obtain the consent of such individuals before disclosing their personal data to us and have informed said individuals about this Privacy Policy. You will be the only person liable in connection with the disclosure of information and data relevant to such third parties and with any other incompatible and unlawful use of such data if they have not provided you with their consent. You agree to indemnify, defend and hold giraffe WALK LLC.  and its respective affiliates harmless from any liability, loss, claims and expenses, including reasonable attorneys’ fees, arising from or related to any unauthorized disclosure of personally identifiable information of third parties or to any disclosure and use of your or third parties’ sensitive data.

WHAT HAPPENS IF YOU DO NOT DISCLOSE YOUR PERSONAL DATA?

Except as provided in the following section, the personal data we request you provide to us, including your e-mail address, your address, your credit/debit card numbers and your telephone number, is necessary for the processing of your order for the purchase of products on this Site to carry out obligations arising out of applicable laws and regulations or to supply other services provided through this Site upon your request.

Your refusal to provide certain personal data may prevent us from processing your order for the purchase of products sold on the Site or from providing other services through this Site such as giraffe WALK LLC.  Online Store Customer Service, use of the Wish List, or recommending a product to a friend. Your failure to provide personal data may justify our refusal to process your order for the purchase of products sold or to provide one or more services through this Site. We will inform you if the personal data we ask you to provide is necessary or optional by marking with an asterisk (*) the information that is necessary. Your failure to disclose optional personal data will not result in any obligation or penalty to you. The disclosure of sensitive data is never requested and always not allowed.

TO WHOM YOUR PERSONAL DATA WILL BE DISCLOSED 

Your personal data may be disclosed to our affiliates, subsidiaries and such third parties who provide specific services as Data Processors or product fulfillment on behalf of giraffe WALK LLC. or who autonomously process personal data collected by giraffe WALK LLC. in connection with the performance of a contract for the purchase of products on this Site. Any such disclosure will be conducted, in each instance, without exceeding the original purposes for which your personal data was collected and subsequently processed. In addition, your personal data may be disclosed to third parties in order to (1) comply with applicable laws, (2) respond to governmental and judiciary inquiries, (3) comply with valid legal process, and (4) protect the rights or property of giraffe WALK LLC..  In the event there is a change in the corporate structure of giraffe WALK LLC. including, without limitation, by merger, consolidation, sale, liquidation, or transfer of substantial assets, giraffe WALK LLC.  may, in its sole discretion, transfer, sell or assign personal data collected on and through this Site, including, without limitation, personally identifiable information and aggregate information concerning Users, to one or more affiliated or unaffiliated third parties. In any event your personal data will not be disclosed to third parties without you being informed or without your consent, when such consent is required by law, except as provided herein.

SECURITY MEASURES

We have adopted security measures to protect personal data against accidental or unlawful destruction, loss, alteration, unauthorized disclosure or access and against other unlawful forms of data processing, as provided in this Privacy Policy. Nevertheless, giraffe WALK LLC.  cannot guarantee that the security measures adopted for the protection of this Site and the transmission of data and information through this Site will prevent or exclude any risk of unauthorized access to or loss of data. It is advisable that your computer be equipped with software devices for the protection of network data transmission and receipt (such as updated antivirus systems) and that your Internet service provider take appropriate measures for the security of network data transmission (such as firewalls and anti-spam filtering).

COOKIES 

giraffe WALK LLC.  uses automatic systems of data collection, such as cookies. A cookie is a device transmitted to the hard drive of an Internet user. 'Cookies' are small data files that one of our servers sends to your computer via your Web browser when you connect with our Web site. Their primary function is to help us remember you by tracking your browsing sessions, which enables us to collect non-personally identifiable information (such as your IP address, browser type, and domain name, etc.), and provide you with a more relevant shopping experience. While cookies do not contain intelligible information, they allow us to link an Internet user to personal information provided by such user through this Site. Cookies are disseminated by our servers and no one may gain access to the information contained therein. Only giraffe WALK LLC.  processes information collected by cookies, in order to optimize its services and this Site for the needs and preferences of Users and to prepare customized web pages. We disseminate cookies in connection with functions such as browsing the catalogue, purchasing products on-line and supplying services reserved to registered users. As you may know, each Internet browser allows the deletion of cookies after each session. Your Internet browser contains instructions on how to carry out these procedures of deletion. Please access the appropriate instructions section on your Internet browser if you wish to delete cookies. Your acceptance of our automatic procedures of collection of data and the use of cookies is necessary to take advantage of many features and services offered through this Site, including the purchase of products. If you set your browser to block or delete cookies, we cannot guarantee that you will have access to all the features and services offered through this Site (for example, your computer may not be able to display the image of the product you are in the process of purchasing).

GOVERNING LAW

The processing of personal data by giraffe WALK LLC.  will be conducted in compliance with applicable United States and New York Laws. For the avoidance of doubt any and all ecommerce transactions effected on this site shall not be deemed sufficient contacts for the conduct of business outside any jurisdiction but the State of New York. giraffe WALK LLC.  shall not be deemed to have entered into any jurisdiction by the mere fact of collection of data at this site, the sale of goods nor the shipping of the same from New York to another jurisdiction. 

MODIFICATION AND UPDATING

giraffe WALK LLC.  may amend or update from time to time all or any part of this Privacy Policy, whether or not required by a change in the applicable laws and regulation. Our users will be notified of any amendment to or update of our Privacy Policy on our homepage. All amendments and updates will become effective upon publication on this section of this Site. You should regularly access this section of this Site in order to review the most recent and updated version of our Privacy Policy.

giraffe WALK LLC.  for more info please call 212 223 9233 or email us at david@shoelabnyc.org