If you are a California resident, please review our Privacy Notice for California Residents located at https://us.aime.co/content/24-california-privacy-policy.
Policy Effective: January 20th, 2023
Last Updated: January 20th, 2023
This Policy is subject to our Terms of Service (accessible at https://us.aime.co/content/22-terms-and-conditions) which are incorporated herein by reference. Please read it carefully. By using the Site, you understand and are accepting the practices described in this Policy and accept its terms. You also give your express permission for us to collect, process, store, and use personal information in accordance with this Policy.
The Company reserves the right to modify or amend this Policy at any time to reflect changes in our personal information practices, but should it be necessary to do so, will notify you and/or request your express consent, if required, of any material changes to this Policy by posting such changes at the Site or by other acceptable means. All amended terms will automatically take effect thirty (30) days after we provide such notice, or on a date that we specify in the notice. Each version of the Policy is identified at the top of the page by its Lasted Updated date. Your continued use of the Site after changes have been posted constitutes your acceptance of the Policy as amended, unless additional consent is required under applicable law. If you do not agree to the changes, please do not use the Site.
INFORMATION AUTOMATICALLY COLLECTED
INTEREST-BASED ADVERTISING / RE-TARGETING
PURPOSES OF INFORMATION COLLECTION, PROCESSING, AND/OR USE
YOUR CALIFORNIA PRIVACY RIGHTS
NOT INTENDED FOR USE OUTSIDE US AND CANADA
COLLECTION AND USE OF PERSONAL INFORMATION
Personal Information That You Provide To Us. You may provide us with following personal information: name, address (shipping and/or billing), email address, credit card number, user password, optional information during customer surveys and offers (including optional for the purpose of tailored marketing communications) and any information you provide when you communicate with us).
Further information about our practices is described below:
Create an Account: You are not required to create an account to access or use our Site. However, you are required to create an account if you choose to purchase goods from our Site. If you choose to create an account on our Site, we collect your email address and a password you create in order to create and administer your account. We also save your order history in your account, as well as any optional profile information you provide in our profile survey. We use this information in order to provide the best possible Site experience for you and for our legitimate interests, i.e., to be as efficient as we can to deliver the best service for you at the best price. We strongly recommend that you do not disclose your password to anyone. If you become aware of any unauthorized access to or use of your account, you are required to notify us immediately.
Online Purchases: If you make a purchase on the Site, we collect your email address, first and last name, shipping addresses, any gift note you provide, and your payment information (including billing address, credit card number, expiry date and CVV/CVC code) in order to process the transaction. If you purchase a gift card, we collect the name and email address of the gift recipient in order to deliver the gift card by email on your behalf. If you place items in your online cart without completing your transaction, if you have provided consent to do so, we may send you an email to remind you.
Marketing Communications: If you sign up to receive our marketing emails or we otherwise have your consent, we will collect and use your email address to send you emails about new products, special offers and other information. If you consent to behavioral advertising, as described below, these marketing emails may be of interest to you based on your purchases and interests. If you no longer wish to receive these communications, you can unsubscribe at any time by clicking the “unsubscribe” link included at the bottom of the newsletter. Alternatively, you can opt-out of receiving our newsletter by contacting us at the contact information under “Contact Us” below. Please note that you may continue to receive certain transactional or account-related communications from us, such as your receipt or online order confirmation. We may also use services provided by third-party platforms (such as social networking and other websites) to serve tailored advertisements on such platforms to you or others and we may provide a hashed version of your email address or other information to the platform provider for such purposes. To opt-out of the sharing of your information for such purposes, please contact us at email@example.com.
Contests and Promotions: When you enter a contest or participate in a promotion, we may collect your name, address, email address, and any additional information or content required for the contest or promotion (such as information you post on social media). We use this information to administer your participation in the contest or promotion, including prize fulfillment. As part of a contest or promotion, we may obtain your consent to share or otherwise publish the content you submit.
Contacting Us: When you contact us with a comment, question or complaint or complete our customer service form online, you may be asked for information that identifies you, such as your name, address and a telephone number, photos, along with additional information we need to help us promptly answer your question or respond to your comment. We may retain this information to assist you in the future and to improve our customer service and service offerings.
Responsibility for Personal Information Provided. You are responsible for the content of the personal information and you must ensure it is legal, honest, truthful, accurate and not misleading in any way. You must ensure that the personal information provided by you does not infringe on any rights of any third party (including, without limitation, rights of confidentiality), or is otherwise legally actionable by such third party. If you provide us with personal information about a third party, you are responsible for ensuring that you have authority to provide such information to us.
We may share personal information as follows or as otherwise described in this Policy:
- With suppliers, business partners, vendors, consultants, affiliates and other service providers, subsidiaries, and affiliates who need access to such information to provide services on our behalf including: website operation/hosting or information technology consulting services; website management; data analysis; fraud protection; product customization; customer service, marketing and promotions; data cleansing (if applicable); legal services; and other administrative and back-up and security services. These third parties do not have the right to use personal information we provide them in any way that is not authorized by us. Our service providers may be located in the U.S., Canada or other foreign jurisdictions.
- In response to a request for information if disclosure is required in accordance with any applicable law, regulation or legal process, or is otherwise required or permitted by any applicable law, rule or regulation (which may include lawful access by US or foreign courts, law enforcement or other government authorities).
- To comply with any legal obligation.
- To protect the rights, property, or safety of the Company and others, and/or investigate fraud.
- With others with your consent or at your direction, including if we notify you that the information you provide will be shared in a particular manner and you provide such information.
INFORMATION AUTOMATICALLY COLLECTED
Cookies & Other Technologies. A cookie is a small file containing a string of characters that may be sent to your web browser when you visit a website. Cookies might be used for the following purposes: (1) to enable certain functions; (2) to provide analytics; (3) to store your preferences; and (4) to enable ad delivery and behavioral advertising.
Cookies can either be session cookies or persistent cookies. A session cookie expires automatically when you close your browser. A persistent cookie will remain until it expires or you delete your cookies. Expiration dates are set in the cookies themselves, some may expire after a few minutes while others may expire at a later time. Cookies placed by the website you’re visiting are sometimes called “first party cookies,” while cookies placed by other companies are sometimes called “third party cookies.”
The following Information may automatically be received and/or collected from you through the Site: IP address, browser type, browser language, internet service provider (ISP), resource requested, date and time of resource request, and HTTP referring resource (if provided by the browser), operating system, and/or clickstream data. We aggregate this data, and may combine this data with other information we collect about you to better understand how visitors use our site, improving user experience, and to help manage, maintain, and report on use of our website. We also store IP addresses for fraud detection and prevention purposes.
More Information. You may learn more about cookies and how to opt out of them by visiting the following third party website:Allaboutcookies.org: http://www.allaboutcookies.org/
INTEREST-BASED ADVERTISING / RE-TARGETING
We partner with third parties such as ad networks and other advertising companies to display advertising on our Site and manage our advertising on other sites. Our third party partners may use technologies such as cookies and pixel tags to gather information about your activities on our Site and other sites (such as web pages you visit and your interaction with our advertising and other communications) in order to make predictions about your preferences and provide you with tailored advertising across the Internet based upon your browsing activities and interests.
Our third-party service providers include the following:
This information may also be used to evaluate the effectiveness of our online advertising campaigns. Our use of personal information for cross-contextual behavioral advertising purposes constitutes the “sharing” of personal information under the California Privacy Rights Act.
If you wish to not have this information used for the purpose of serving you interest-based ads, you may opt-out by clicking the link in the footer of this page and following the instructions. Please note this does not opt you out of being served advertisements. You will continue to receive generic advertisements from us, but the ads will not be targeted based on behavioural information about you and may therefore be less relevant to you and your interests.
For more information about interest-based advertising and to understand your options, including how you can opt-out of receiving behavioural ads from third-party advertising companies participating in the Digital Advertising Alliance, please visit http: //www.aboutads.info/choices/ or the Network Advertising Initiative: http://www.networkadvertising.org/choices/.
To successfully opt out, you must have cookies enabled in your web browser (see your browser’s instructions for information on cookies and how to enable them). Your opt-out only applies to the web browser you use so you must opt-out of each web browser on each computer you use. Once you opt out, if you delete your browser’s saved cookies, you will need to opt-out again.
We may also partner with third-party service providers to engage in “profiling” which is defined in the Virginia Consumer Protection Act and Colorado Privacy Act as “any form of automated processing performed on personal data to evaluate, analyze, or predict personal aspects related to an identified or identifiable natural person’s economic situation, health, personal preferences, interests, reliability, behavior, location, or movements.” Residents of Virginia and Colorado may opt out of processing of your personal information for purposes of profiling by emailing us at firstname.lastname@example.org..
DO NOT TRACK SIGNALS
The Site does not alter their practices when it receives Do-Not-Track (“DNT”) signals. To find out more about DNT, you may wish to visit the following third party website www.allaboutdnt.com. To opt-out of interest-based advertising, please see the section “Interest-Based Advertising” above.
PURPOSES OF INFORMATION COLLECTION, PROCESSING, AND/OR USE
We use Information to provide you with a superior experience and, as necessary, to administer and manage the operations of our Company. We use your personal information in the following ways:
- Provide you with functionality of the Site;
- Provide client service and/or marketing products or services;
- Conduct research and perform analysis to measure, maintain, protect, develop, and improve our products or services;
- Administer, enhance, and communicate with you regarding the Company’s events, marketing, and advertising; and/or
- Make communications necessary to notify you regarding order confirmations, products, services, market research, requests, marketing, security, privacy, and administrative issues.
RETENTION OF INFORMATION
We retain Information as long as needed and in accordance with any applicable laws. We will retain and use personal information as necessary as long as your account is active, it was reasonably useful for commercial purposes, and/or to comply with our legal obligations, resolve disputes, and enforce our agreements.
USER CHOICES AND RIGHTS
Depending on your jurisdiction, you may have the right to access, update, delete and correct inaccuracies in your personal information in our custody and control, subject to limited exceptions under applicable law. If you would like to access, review, delete, or request changes to any of your personal information that is in our control, please contact us at the postal address listed at the end of this Policy, at the following email address: email@example.com., or by clicking the link in the footer of this page and following the instructions.
YOUR CALIFORNIA PRIVACY RIGHTS
If you are a California resident, California law may provide you with additional rights regarding our use of your Personal Information. To learn more about your California privacy rights, please review our Privacy Notice for California Residents located at https://us.aime.co/content/24-california-privacy-policy.
California’s “Shine the Light” law (Civil Code Section § 1798.83) permits users of our Websites that are California residents to request certain information regarding our disclosure of Personal Information to third parties for their direct marketing purposes. To make such a request, please send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org..
YOUR STATE PRIVACY RIGHTS: VIRGINIA, COLORADO, UTAH, CONNECTICUT, NEVADA RESIDENTS
If you are a resident of the states of Virginia, Colorado, Utah, Nevada, or Connecticut, your state may have provided you with additional rights regarding our use of your Personal Information. The rights granted in this Section apply solely to visitors, users, and others who reside in the states of Virginia, Colorado, Nevada, Utah and/or Connecticut:
The Right to Know / Confirm & Right to Access
You have the right to know/confirm whether we are processing your personal data and access any personal data we have processed, including:
- The categories of Personal Information we have collected about you
- The categories of sources from which the Personal Information was collected
- Our business or commercial purpose for collecting, selling, or sharing Personal Information
- The categories of third parties with whom we sell or share Personal Information, if any; and
- The specific pieces of information we have collected about you
You also have the right to obtain a copy of the Personal Information you have provided to us in a portable, readily usable format that can be easily transferred to a third party.
Please note that we are not required to:
- Retain any Personal Information about you that was collected for a single one-time transaction if, in the ordinary course of business, that information about you is not retained;
- Re-identify, de-aggregate, or otherwise link any data that, in the ordinary course of business, is not maintained in a manner that would be considered Personal Information; or
- Provide the Personal Information to you more than twice in a 12-month period.
The Right to Delete or Correct
You have the right to delete or correct the information we have retained about you. Subject to certain exceptions, on receipt of a verifiable request from you, we will:
- Delete your Personal Information from our records;
- Direct any service providers to delete your Personal Information from their records; and
- Correct any inaccuracies in your Personal Information.
Your request to know or delete may be denied for any reason allowable under applicable state privacy law. For example, we may deny your request to delete if the Personal Information is necessary for us or a service provider to complete the transaction for which we collected the Personal Information, comply with a legal obligation, or make other internal or lawful uses of that information that are compatible with the context in which you provided.
The Right to Opt-Out
You have the right to opt-out of the following uses of your Personal Information:
We will act upon your request to opt-out no later than 15 days from the date we received the request. Note that we may deny a request to opt-out if we have a good-faith, reasonable, and documented belief that the request is fraudulent or for any other reason allowable under applicable state privacy law. Once you make an opt-out request, we will wait at least twelve (12) months before asking you to reauthorize Personal Information sales. However, you may change your mind and opt back in to Personal Information sales at any time by clicking the following link: https://us.aime.co/politique-confidentialite and following the instructions.
The Right to Non-Discriminatory Treatment
You have the right to not be discriminated against by us because you exercised any of your rights under the applicable state privacy law. This means we cannot, among other things:
- Deny goods or services to you;
- Charge different prices or rates for goods or services, including through the use of discounts or other benefits or imposing penalties;
- Provide a different level or quality of goods or services to you; or
- Suggest that you will receive a different price or rate for goods or services or a different level or quality of goods or services.
The Right to Limit Use of Sensitive Information
You have the right to limit our use of your Sensitive Data to only purposes necessary to perform the service or provide the goods that you request from use, with the exception of the following:
- Collection or processing of sensitive personal data for security purposes;
- Maintaining/servicing accounts; and
- Undertaking activities to verify/maintain the quality of a service
How to Exercise Your Rights
It is important that the Personal Information we hold about you is accurate and current. Please keep us informed if your Personal Information changes. If you are a resident of Virginia, Colorado, Utah, Connecticut, or Nevada, you may exercise the rights described above, subject to limited exceptions under applicable law.
If you or an authorized representative want to review, verify, correct, or withdraw consent to the use of your Personal Information you may send us an email at email@example.com. to request access to, correct, or delete any Personal Information that you have provided to us. We may not accommodate a request to change information if we believe the change would violate any law or legal requirement or cause the information to be incorrect. We may request specific information from you to help us confirm your identity and your right to access, and to provide you with the Personal Information that we hold about you or make your requested changes. Any Personal Information we collect from you to verify your identity in connection with you request will be used solely for the purposes of verification. To verify a request, you will need to provide:
- Enough information to identify you;
- Proof of your identity and address; and
- A description of what right you want to exercise and the information to which your request relates.
- If your request is submitted on your behalf by an authorized representative, you may also have to provide a copy of the written authorization contract.
If we are unable to verify your request, we may deny the request or ask you for additional information that is reasonably necessary to authenticate your identity in connection with the consumer request.
Once submitted, you will receive an email within 10 days that we will use to verify your identity and provide confirmation of your request. We will respond to your request to know or delete or correct within 30 days from the day we receive the request. If necessary, we may extend the time period to a maximum of 30 additional days from the day we receive the request. In such case, you will receive an email notifying you of the extension and explaining the reason for the extension. Any disclosure in response to a request to know will cover the 12 month period preceding the business’s receipt of the request and will be delivered in a readily useable format, by mail or electronically at the consumer’s option.
Applicable law may allow or require us to refuse to provide you with access to some or all of the Personal Information that we hold about you, or we may have destroyed, erased, or made your Personal Information anonymous in accordance with our record retention obligations and practices. If we cannot provide you with access to your Personal Information, we will inform you of the reasons why, subject to any legal or regulatory restrictions.
If you are a resident of Virginia, Colorado, or Connecticut, you also have the right to appeal our decision if we deny your consumer request.If we deny your consumer request, you can send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org. requesting an appeal of the denial. Within 45 days of receipt of your appeal, we will inform you of the action we took or did not take in response to your appeal. We may extend the 45-day period by an additional 15 days where reasonably necessary and inform you of the delay and the reasons for the delay. If your appeal is denied, we will provide you with an online mechanism to contact the Attorney General to submit a complaint in your respective state.
We will provide access to your Personal Information, subject to exceptions set out in applicable privacy legislation. Examples of such exceptions include:
- Information that is aggregated or de-identified.
- Information that is part of a formal dispute resolution process.
- Information that is about another individual that would reveal their Personal Information or confidential commercial information.
- Information that is prohibitively expensive to provide.
If you are concerned about our response or would like to correct the information provided, you may contact our Privacy Officer at email@example.com..
PERSONAL INFORMATION STORAGE
Personal information, including email addresses, may be stored on databases and/or servers that are operated by our vendors. Credit card information is not stored by Aime, but is processed and stored by our payment processors. Social media log-in information is not stored by Aime. It may be stored by the specific social media site for which it is intended.
NOT INTENDED FOR USE OUTSIDE US
The Site is intended for use within the United States, and is not intended to be used in any other territory. The Site may function and be hosted in countries other than the United States, including France. If you use the Site from outside the United States, you explicitly accept that your personal information may be transferred to, stored, and processed outside of the United States where laws regarding processing of personal information may differ than the laws of other countries. You are responsible for compliance with the laws of the jurisdiction in which you choose to use the Site.
The Company takes appropriate security measures to secure personal information. For example, access to databases are password protected and restricted to technical users with authorized credentials and personnel on a need-to-know basis. Note that the transmission of personal information via the internet is not completely secure. Although we will do our best to protect personal information, we cannot guarantee the security of personal information transmitted through the Site.
The Site is marketed for, and directed to, purchase by adults or with the consent of adults. Individuals under the age of 18 (or the age of majority in their jurisdiction of residence, if different) are not permitted to use the Site without the supervision of a parent or legal guardian.
We do not knowingly collect or solicit personal information from anyone who we know to be under the age of 13, or knowingly allow such persons to use the Site. Should we learn that someone under the age of 13 has personal information through the Site, we will remove that personal information as soon as possible.
If you are under the age of 13, you should use the Site only with the involvement of a parent or guardian and should not submit any personal information to us at all. To the extent possible, any personal information from anyone who we know to be under the age of 13 will be destroyed.
LINKS TO OTHER WEBSITES
CONSUMERS WITH DISABILITIES
To request this Policy in an alternative format, please reach out to us at the contact information provided below.
Questions and requests related to this Policy or the manner in which we or our service providers treat your personal information, or to request access to our collection of your personal information may be directed to the Privacy Officer at the postal address listed below, at the following email address: firstname.lastname@example.org.. We will respond to such requests in accordance with applicable law.
Aime International USA Inc.
Attn: Privacy Officer
954 Lexington Ave, STE 3006, New York, NY10021