Your information and where it goes
Damn Socks (“Damn Socks”) and/or any of its international partners or associated companies (“Damn Socks” or “we” or “us”) take our relationship with all our users seriously, and this includes how we handle the data you give us.
Our privacy principles
We have an accountability-based program and are committed to the following principles, which are based on internationally-recognized frameworks and principles of privacy and data protection:
We process personal data in accordance with law and with transparency and fairness to you. Our data processing activities are conducted: 1) with your consent; 2) in order to fulfill our obligations to you; 3) for the legitimate purposes of operating our business, advancing innovation and providing a seamless customer experience; or 4) otherwise in accordance with law.
We are transparent and provide clear notice and choice to you about the types of personal data collected and the purposes for which it is collected and processed. We will not use personal data for purposes that are incompatible with these Principles, our Privacy Statement or specific notices associated with Damn Socks Services.
We provide you with reasonable access along with the ability to review, correct, amend or delete the personal data you have shared with us.
We only use personal data for the purposes described at the time of collection or for additional compatible purposes in accordance with law. We take reasonable steps to ensure that personal data is accurate, complete and current.
To protect personal data against unauthorized use or disclosure we implement strong information security controls in our own operations and offer market-leading products and solutions with high levels of data security protection.
We acknowledge our potential liability for transfers of personal data among Damn Socks entities or to third parties. Personal data will only be shared when third parties are obligated by contract to provide equivalent levels of protection.
We are committed to resolving any concerns regarding your personal data. We voluntarily participate in several international privacy programs that provide recourse to individuals if they feel Damn Socks has not adequately respected their rights.
1. WHEN DO WE COLLECT PERSONAL INFORMATION?
Our Website is free for you to browse through and read.
We only ask for your personal information for the following reasons:
If you want to purchase product(s) from the Website
If you want to take part in a Prize Draw or Competition
If you want to contact us, send us an email or offer feedback
If you want to receive Damn Socks news and exclusive offers via email
We only collect personal information (such as your name, e-mail, and address details) if you choose to provide that information to us in response to our request.
WHAT IF I AM UNDER 16?
If you are a child under 16 and want to receive Damn Socks news, we ask that a parent or guardian register. By this we mean that a parent or guardian can register on your behalf using their details. We ask this so that as a child, your personal details are protected, and also to ensure that you have parental consent to take part. Damn Socks does not ask a person under 16 for more personal information as a condition of participation than is necessary for a given promotion.
2. WHAT DO WE DO WITH THE INFORMATION?
We will require you to provide particular personal information such as your credit card details and your billing address for the purposes of completing your order. We will only use this information for the purposes of managing your order or your usage of the Website.
Providing additional personal information is up to you. We collect personal information to enter you in contests and notify you of results, to e-mail you with updates, news and special offers, to respond to your questions or comments, to register you for certain features on the Website.
Damn Socks (and those people or companies employed by Damn Socks who help make this Website, its content and its services) will process and use your personal information in order to respond to your feedback – like responding to problems, improving our services and gearing what we do to suit your requirements further.
Beyond this, we will not share your information with any other company without your consent unless we are required to do so by law, if you have won a prize or if you have made a request for specific information. If you give us consent then we may share your information with our partners in order that they can contact you with information, promotions, products, services and offers that may be interesting to you.
By entering competitions on the Website where you can receive third party prizes, you give your consent to share your details with the provider of the third party prize.
We will never sell your information to any other company.
3. ASKING YOUR PERMISSION
If you register on the Website or make a purchase, we may also contact you by email with further information or updates concerning our products.
4. HOW TO UNSUBSCRIBE
Our policy is to allow users to unsubscribe from our regular emails at any time. You can do this by sending an e-mail to firstname.lastname@example.org requesting your information be removed from the mailing list.
If you have asked us to stop sending emails, and this hasn’t happened, it may be because the email address to which we are sending them is not the same as the address you sent your request from. Please check the address we are using and include this information in your request. The easiest way to do this is to return to us the whole of the unwanted email. The address we are sending to is included within the message.
5. WHO PROCESSES YOUR INFORMATION?
Damn Socks (and those people or companies employed by Damn Socks who help make this Website, its content and certain affiliated companies) will process the information you tell us in order to respond to your feedback – like responding to problems, improving our services and gearing what we do to suit your requirements further.
7. WHAT DO WE DO TO SAFEGUARD PERSONAL INFORMATION?
We will use our best efforts to be sure that third parties who work with us as our agents to make this Website and its contents available to you, and to fulfil your orders and requests, agree to protect personal information that they must access in order to serve our Website and our visitors. We limit access to personal information about you to employees who we believe reasonably need to come into contact with that information to provide products or services to you or in order to do their jobs.
8. LINKS TO OTHER WEBSITES
We may offer links to other websites we use and recommend. However, we are not responsible for the content or information collection policies of websites operated by other companies. If you visit another website, we advise you to review their privacy and other policies.
10. ANYTHING ELSE I SHOULD KNOW?
WHAT ARE COOKIES AND WHY DO I NEED TO ALLOW THEM?
We recommend that you visit this page on a regular basis to get the latest information regarding the cookies we use on our website.
What is a cookie?
Persistent cookies remain on your device for the period of time specified for each cookie or until you manually delete the cookies from your device.
Session cookies are stored during the period there is an active web browser session. Session cookies are normally deleted when you close your web browser.
First-party cookies are set by the website that you are browsing (e.g. cookies placed by our domain, i.e. damnsocks.com).
Third-party cookies are cookies that are set by a domain other than that of the website being visited by you. If you browse a website and another entity sets a cookie through that website, this would be a third-party cookie.
Can I withdraw my consent?
Yes. If you wish to withdraw your consent, you will need to delete the cookies stored on your device in your web browser settings. Moreover, if you wish to prevent that cookies are stored on your device, you need to change your web browser settings to disable cookies. Please note, however, that if you choose to disable cookies, the website may not work properly or at all.