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Privacy Policy

This Privacy Policy (“Privacy Policy”) is effective as of October 6th, 2020.

This Privacy Policy sets out how Philip Stein, Inc. and our subsidiaries and affiliates (“Philip Stein,” “we,” “our,” or “us”) uses and protects any personal information we obtain about you, including on www.philipstein.com (the “Website”). Philip Stein is committed to ensuring that your personal information is protected in accordance with this Privacy Policy. In our Privacy Policy, we describe the types of personal information we obtain, how we may use the information and the purposes for which we may use it, with whom we may share it and the choices available to you. We also describe the measures we take to safeguard the information and tell you how to contact us about our privacy practices.

Philip Stein may change this Privacy Policy from time to time, in our sole discretion, by updating this page. The modifications will be effective upon posting, unless some other date is specified. You should check this page periodically to ensure that you are aware of any modifications. Your use of any of our Website constitutes your full acceptance of the Privacy Policy in its then-current form.


What we collect

Information You Provide to Us

We may obtain personal information about you in different ways. We may collect information you provide to us when you are introduced to us, when we meet you in person, or when we are in contact by phone, email, via our Website or otherwise. The types of personal data you may provide includes:

  • First and Last Name
  • Job title and company name
  • Contact information including email address, phone number, and postal address
  • Information contained in any correspondence
  • Any other information you may voluntarily provide, such as your gender, age, and marketing and communications data, including demographic information such as preferences, and interests, and information relevant to customer surveys and/or offers

You may also provide us with information in the course of applying for a job with us, such as information about your education, work and military history, legal work eligibility status, background check information, and other information about you.

Information We Collect or Receive from Others

We may update and supplement personal information that we have collected directly from you with other information that we obtain from third parties. We also may collect information about you from public records and third party sources of information, including information that you have made public on websites associated with you or your company or on social media platforms such as LinkedIn and from other third parties, such as a person who has introduced you to us or other professionals you may engage. In addition, we may obtain personal information about individuals who are not yet users of our Website. When we associate information that we obtain from third parties with personal information that we have collected under the terms of this Privacy Policy, we will treat the acquired information in the same way we treat that information according to the terms of this Privacy Policy.  

Information We Collect Automatically

When you use the Website or view our emails, we may, ourselves or through a third party vendor, automatically collect, store and use information about your visits to our Website, such as: 

  • Technical information, including the Internet protocol (IP) address, browser type, internet service provider, device identifier, your login information, time zone setting, browser plug-in types and versions, operating system and platform, and geographical location;
  • Information about your visits and use of the Website, including the full Uniform Resource Locators (URL), clickstream to, through and from our Website, pages you viewed and searched for, page response times, length of visits to certain pages, referral source/exit pages, page interaction information (such as scrolling, clicks and mouse-overs), and website navigation and search terms used; and
  • Information collected by cookies, web beacons (including pixels and tags) and other technologies (for more information on cookies, please see the section on cookies below).


We use this data to (1) remember your information so you will not have to re-enter it; (2) track and understand how you use and interact with the Website; (3) personalize your visit to the Website; (4) measure the usability of the Website and the effectiveness of our communications; and (5) otherwise manage and enhance the Website.

What we do with the information we gather

We require this information to understand your needs and provide you with a better service, and in particular for the following reasons:

  • Internal record keeping purposes;
  • To operate, evaluate, develop, manage and improve our business (including operating, administering, analyzing and improving our Website, and our products and services; managing and evaluating the effectiveness of our communications; and performing other internal functions);
  • To establish your identity and communicate with you (and, where required by applicable law, we will obtain your explicit consent to do so), including by periodically sending you information regarding changes to our policies, terms and conditions and other administrative information, and/or promotional emails about new products, special offers or other information;
  • To establish and manage our business relationships;
  • To manage career opportunities, including for recruitment purposes, candidate screening and evaluation, and employee onboarding;
  • To perform analytics (including market research, trend analysis, financial analysis, and anonymization of personal information);
  • To enforce this Privacy Policy, our terms of use, and any other terms you have agreed to; 
  • To maintain and enhance the safety and security of our Website and prevent misuse;
  • To protect against, identify and prevent fraud and other criminal activity, claims and other liabilities; and
  • To comply with and enforce applicable legal requirements, relevant industry standards and policies.

We may retain information as needed or appropriate to serve our legitimate business purposes or as required by law.

We may contact you by email, phone, fax or mail. We may use the information to customize the website according to your interests.

How we disclose the information we obtain

We do not share personal information about you except as described in this Privacy Policy. We will not sell or lease your personal information to third parties unless we have your permission or are required by law to do so. We may share information collected about you in the following ways:

  • With service providers, sellers, and partners to perform functions and process your data and to help operate our Website, including hosting and storage providers or email service providers. In addition to using your information to help us provide our Website, service providers may use your personal information internally to improve their own services and may share it in connection with a sale, divestiture, or transfer of business assets; to protect their rights; or to comply with the law. In addition, our providers may share your personal information with their own third-party service providers. 
  • With analytics service providers and advertisers to collect information about how you use our Website over time and across different services. This information may be used to, among other things, analyze and track data, determine the popularity of certain content, and better understand your online activity. Some companies may use information collected on our Website to deliver advertisements on behalf of us or other companies, targeted to your interests and preferences, on other websites or apps you may visit or on your social media feed and to gauge their effectiveness. 
  • With third parties for legal reasons, namely if we reasonably believe that disclosing the information is needed to (a) comply with any valid legal process, governmental request, or applicable law, rule, or regulation; (b) investigate, remedy, or enforce potential violations of our terms of use or this Privacy Policy; (c) protect the rights, property, and safety of us, our users, or others; (d) detect and resolve any fraud or security concerns; or (e) otherwise with your consent.
  • With third parties as part of an acquisition or liquidation, namely if we are involved in a merger, asset sale, financing, corporate divestiture, reorganization, or acquisition of all or some portion of our business to another company, or if we undergo liquidation or bankruptcy proceedings.

 

Security and protection of personal information

We are committed to ensuring that your personal information is secure. In order to prevent unauthorized access or disclosure, we have put in place suitable physical, electronic and managerial procedures to safeguard and secure the information we collect online. Although we use our best efforts to protect the security of your personal information and our system, due to the inherent open nature of the Internet, we cannot assure you that personal information that we collect will never be disclosed in a manner inconsistent with this Privacy Policy. Inadvertent disclosures may occur. As a result of this and other factors beyond our control, we cannot guarantee the security of the information that you transmit to us, and you do so at your own risk.

How we use cookies

Cookies may be set and accessed on your computer. A cookie is a small file that websites send to a visitor’s computer or other Internet-connected device to uniquely identify your browser or to store information or settings in the browser. A “web beacon,” also known as an Internet tag, pixel tag or clear GIF, links web pages to servers and may be used to transmit information collected through cookies back to a web server. We refer to all of these technologies as “Cookies” for purposes of this notice.

Cookies allow web applications to respond to you as an individual. The web application can tailor its operations to your needs, likes, and dislikes by gathering and remembering information about your preferences.

We, or our service providers, use Cookies to customize and improve users’ visits to our Website, to deliver content tailored to users’ interests and the manner in which they browse our Website, and to manage our Website and other aspects of our business. Below is more detail about the types of Cookies that we use:

  • Required Cookies are required for the functioning of the website and may be used to implement security features or embed video or sound files. Disabling these Cookies will encumber the Website’s performance and may make these services and features unavailable.

  • Functional Cookies allow the Website to maintain your session and remember choices you have made in order to provide functionality for your benefit. For example, functional “session” Cookies allow the Website to remember settings specific to you, such as whether you have previously visited the Website and clicked to acknowledge our Cookie banner, which ultimately improves your web experience. Functional Cookies also include persistent Cookies which are used to remember your preferences when you subsequently visit our Website.

  • Analytics Cookies are used to gather statistics about the use of the Website in order to improve the performance and design of the Website. For these purposes, analytics Cookies collect information about your device type, operating system type, browser type, domain, other system settings, IP-address, referring URLs, information on actions taken on the Website and the dates and times of your visits, as well as the country and time zone in which your device is located. These Cookies are provided by third-party analytics providers, including Google Analytics and Wistia, and the information obtained through these Cookies will be disclosed to or collected directly by these third-party service providers.

  • Advertising Cookies are used to control and manage advertisements and our marketing initiatives. These Cookies may collect information about how you interacted with our Website, whether you interacted with an advertisement, and whether you visited another website. Such Cookies help us to offer you content that may be of interest to you and provide targeted information that seems more relevant to your interests. They also help us to measure the effectiveness of our advertisements and to control and limit the frequency of advertisements and other information being displayed to you. Some of these Cookies are persistent Cookies, which remain on your computer or other Internet-connected device for a certain period of time after you end your browsing session, unless you delete them. These Cookies are provided by third parties such as LinkedIn, YouTube and Google Ads.


To learn how to opt out of interest-based advertising, please visit www.aboutads.info/choiceshttp://www.networkadvertising.org/choices/, and http://preferences-mgr.truste.com/.

In particular, we use traffic log Cookies to identify which pages are being used. This helps us analyze data about web page traffic and improve our website in order to tailor it to customer needs. We only use this information for statistical analysis purposes and then the data is removed from the system. An exhaustive list of Cookies we use is identified at the end of this Privacy Policy.

Overall, Cookies help us provide you with a better Website, by enabling us to monitor which pages you find useful and which you do not. You can choose to accept or decline Cookies. Most web browsers automatically accept Cookies, but you can usually modify your browser setting to decline Cookies if you prefer. This may prevent you from taking full advantage of the website. For mobile devices, you can manage how your device and browser share certain device data by adjusting the privacy and security settings on your mobile device or browsers.

Our Website includes social media features, such as Facebook and Twitter buttons. These features may collect your IP address, which page you are visiting while using the Website, and any Facebook cookies on your device (including your Facebook ID). These features may set Cookies to enable the feature to function properly. Please note that the social media services may collect this information, even if you are not logged in to the relevant social media account when you are using the Website. Your interactions with these features are governed by the privacy policy of the company providing it.

Links to other websites

For your convenience and information, our Website may contain links to other websites of interest and online services, and may include third-party features such as apps, tools, widgets and plug-ins. These online services and third-party features may operate independently of Philip Stein. However, once you have used these links to leave our Website, you should note that we do not have any control over that other website, and the privacy practices of these third parties, including details on the information they may collect about you, is subject to their own privacy policies or notices, which we strongly suggest you review. Therefore, we cannot be responsible for the content of any online services that are not affiliated with Philip Stein, any use of those services, or the privacy practices of those services.

The providers of third-party apps, tools, and plug-ins on our Website also may use automated means to collect information regarding your interactions with these features. These third parties may collect information about your online activities over time and across third-party websites. This information is collected directly by the providers of the features and is subject to the privacy policies or notices of these providers. To the extent permitted by applicable law, we are not responsible for these providers’ information practices.

Controlling your personal information

You may choose to restrict the collection, processing or use of your personal information in certain ways, including the following:

  • Whenever you are asked to fill in a form on the Website, look for the box that you can click to indicate that you do not want the information to be used by anybody for direct marketing purposes.
  • If you have previously agreed to us using your personal information for direct marketing purposes, you may change your mind at any time by writing to or emailing us at the below address.
  • You may request details of personal information which we hold about you under the Data Protection Act 1998. A small fee will be payable. If you would like a copy of the information held on you please write to the address identified below.
  • If you believe that any information we are holding on you is incorrect or incomplete, please write to or email us as soon as possible, at the below address. We will promptly correct any information found to be incorrect.
  • You may also request the portability of your personal information and raise concerns regarding automated decision-making process.


You may also have other rights under local law. If you wish to do any of the above, please send an email request to info@philipstein.com and/or write to us at 4350 W Hallandale Beach Blvd, 3rd Floor, Pembroke Park, FL 33023. We may refuse to comply with a request if the request is manifestly unfounded, excessive, or repetitive in nature or if the request is for erasure of personal information, i.e., where the processing is necessary to comply with a legal obligation or necessary for the establishment, exercise or defense of legal claims or for record-keeping and research purposes. We also may be entitled to refuse your request, wholly or partly, where exceptions under the applicable law apply.

Information From Users Outside of the USA and Consent to Transfer Jurisdiction

We transfer, process, and store information about you on servers located in the United States. Therefore, your information may be transferred to, stored, or processed in the United States, whose data protection, privacy, and other laws may not provide the same level of protection as those in your country of residence. For example, government entities in the United States and other countries may have certain rights to access your personal information. If we transfer your information outside of your country of residence in this way, we will take steps to ensure that appropriate security measures are taken with the aim of ensuring that your privacy rights continue to be protected as outlined in this Privacy Policy. By using the Website you understand and consent to the collection, storage, processing, and transfer of your information to our facilities in the United States and to those third parties with whom we share it as described in this Privacy Policy.

QUESTIONS OR COMMENTS

If you have any questions, comments or concerns regarding this Privacy Policy and/or the practices described herein, please email us at info@philipstein.com, call us at 1-855-533-3939 or (305) 373-0037 or write us at Philip Stein, Inc. 4350 W Hallandale Beach Blvd, 3rd Floor, Pembroke Park, FL 33023.

List of cookies we collect

The table below lists the cookies we collect and what information they store.

• COOKIE Name COOKIE Description.
• CART The association with your shopping cart.
• CATEGORY_INFO Stores the category info on the page, that allows pages more quickly.
• COMPARE The items that you have in the Compare Products list.
• CURRENCY Your preferred currency.
• CUSTOMER An encrypted version of your customer id with the store.
• CUSTOMER_AUTH An indicator if you are currently logged into the store.
• CUSTOMER_INFO An encrypted version of the customer group you belong to.
• CUSTOMER_SEGMENT_IDS Stores the Customer Segment ID.
• EXTERNAL_NO_CACHE A flag, which indicates whether caching is disabled or not.
• FRONTEND You session ID on the server.
• GUEST-VIEW Allows guests to edit their orders.
• LAST_CATEGORY The last category you visited.
• LAST_PRODUCT The most recent product you have viewed.
• NEWMESSAGE Indicates whether a new message has been received.
• NO_CACHE Indicates whether it is allowed to use.
• PERSISTENT_SHOPPING_CART A link to information about your cart and viewing history if you have asked the site.
• POLL The ID of any polls you have recently voted in.
• POLLN Information on what polls you have voted on.
• RECENTLYCOMPARED The items that you have recently compared.
• STF Information on products you have emailed to friends.
• STORE The store view or language you have selected.
• USER_ALLOWED_SAVE_COOKIE Indicates whether a customer allowed to use cookies.
• VIEWED_PRODUCT_IDS The products that you have recently viewed.
• WISHLIST An encrypted list of products added to your Wishlist.
• WISHLIST_CNT The number of items in your Wishlist.