Privacy and Cookies Policy
1. What personal information does Sotechy collect through this website and how does Sotechy collect it?
We only collect personal information that YOU want to provide to us or that is needed to provide (and improve) our service to you. We collect direct personal information such as name, address and e-mail address as well as indirect information such as cookies, connection and system information.
You may want to give us your e-mail address, name, telephone number etc. so that we can provide you with information on our products; enter you into our competitions or surveys; or just keep you updated about exciting Sotechy developments that you are interested in.
Alternatively, you may want to develop your career with Sotechy and apply for job vacancies by posting your CV on our on-line recruitment sites.
2. How does Sotechy keep your personal information secure?
3. What purposes does Sotechy use your personal information for?
Your personal information will be used for the purposes for which you provided it to Sotechy. It will also be used to administer, support and obtain feedback on the level of our services and to prevent breaches of security, the law or our contract terms.
4. How can you see, check, change or delete the Personal Information you send to us?
You have the right in a number of countries to ask companies (such as Sotechy) to provide you with all the information it stores on you. Certain national laws may require you to pay a small charge for this activity. You may also have your personal information deleted, corrected or revised by sending an e-mail to firstname.lastname@example.org
5. What happens to my personal information if I participate in an on-line survey from Sotechy through this website?
From time to time, we may ask our website visitors to answer survey questions. Surveys generally will relate to the content of the website, our products or categories of products. We may ask for age or age ranges, gender, and/or other non-personally identifiable information. For the purposes of these surveys, we may add information obtained from cookies to your survey answers but no personally identifiable information will be requested. The personal information collected is not tied to any personal information that you may already have given to us. Personal information gathered from polls and surveys are for Sotechy internal use only but aggregated information (not capable of personally identifying anyone) may be shared with others.
6. What is One-Time Registration?
In order to make the registration process easier, we use a one-time registration tool across many Sotechy websites. With this tool, when you register with our website, this information can be automatically made available to you for registration at other Sotechy website(s). Your personal information remains protected and we always ask for your express consent or “Opt-In” to receive information from Sotechy website(s) before you are added to any mailing list.
7. Can Sotechy change the terms of this Privacy Notice?
Sotechy will occasionally make changes and corrections to this Privacy Notice. Please check this Privacy Notice regularly to see the changes and how these may affect you.
8. How We Share Your Personal Data
We may need to share your personal data with third parties for the following purposes:
- Sale of products and services: In order to deliver your products and services purchased on our marketplace from third parties, we may be required to provide your personal data to such third parties.
- Working with third party service providers: We engage third parties to perform certain functions on our behalf. Examples include fulfilling orders for products or services, delivering packages, analyzing data, providing marketing assistance, processing payments, transmitting content, assessing and managing credit risk, and providing customer service.
- Business transfers: As we continue to develop our business, we might sell or buy other businesses or services. In such transactions, customer information may be transferred together with other business assets.
- Detecting fraud and abuse: We release account and other personal data to other companies and organizations for fraud protection and credit risk reduction, and to comply with the law.
When we share your personal data with third parties we:
- only permit them to process your personal data for specified purposes and in accordance with our instructions. We do not allow our third-party service providers to use your personal data for their own purposes.
9. Data Security
We have put in place appropriate security measures to prevent your personal data from being accidentally lost, used or accessed in an unauthorised way, altered or disclosed.
In addition, we limit access to your personal data to those employees, agents, contractors and other third parties who have a business need to know. They will only process your personal data on our instructions and they are subject to a duty of confidentiality.
We have put in place procedures to deal with any suspected personal data breach and will notify you and any applicable regulator of a breach where we are legally required to do so.
10. Which address is available for me to contact Sotechy if I have other questions regarding my personal information?
The address is: email@example.com
20A Etete Road GRA Benin City
11. IMPORTANT – Why do I have to accept the terms of this Privacy Notice?
Sotechy is a global company that uses the Internet to collect and process your personal information. This naturally involves the Processing and transmission of your personal information across borders.
This Privacy Notice provides you with all information necessary (in an easily accessible way) to make an informed choice as to whether to use this website and to send your personal information to Sotechy or not.
Therefore, by browsing this website and communicating electronically with us, you acknowledge and agree to our Processing of your indirect personal information (cookies, connection and system information) in the manner set out in this Privacy Notice.
If you ask us to provide a certain service to you (i.e. a competition, newsletter or new product details etc.) we will need additional direct personal information (name, address and e-mail address) from you. In this case, we will ask you for your express consent to collect and use this personal information. This personal information will be used only for the purposes for which you gave it to us.
Please note that we have the right to cancel any order at any time or delete accounts from Sotechy Store without getting back to the account owner.
Cookies and other Identifiers consist of portions of code placed on the User’s device that assist the Owner in providing the Service according to the purposes described. Some of the purposes for which Identifiers are used may also require the User’s consent. Whenever consent is given, it can be freely withdrawn at any time following the instructions provided in this document.
ACTIVITIES STRICTLY NECESSARY FOR THE OPERATION OF Sotechy STORE AND DELIVERY OF THE SERVICE
TRAFFIC OPTIMIZATION AND DISTRIBUTION
This type of service allows sotechy.shop to distribute their content using servers located across different countries and to optimize their performance. Which Personal Data are processed depends on the characteristics and the way these services are implemented? Their function is to filter communications between sotechy.shop and the User’s browser. Considering the widespread distribution of this system, it is difficult to determine the locations to which the contents that may contain Personal Information of the User are transferred.
CLOUDFLARE (CLOUDFLARE INC.)
Basic interactions & functionalities
INTERACTION WITH LIVE CHAT PLATFORMS
This type of service allows Users to interact with third-party live chat platforms directly from the pages of sotechy.shop, for contacting and being contacted by sotechy.shop support service. If one of these services is installed, it may collect browsing and Usage Data in the pages where it is installed, even if the Users do not actively use the service. Moreover, live chat conversations may be logged.
FACEBOOK MESSENGER CUSTOMER CHAT (FACEBOOK, INC.)
Content commenting services allow Users to make and publish their comments on the contents of sotechy.shop. Depending on the settings chosen by the Owner, Users may also leave anonymous comments. If there is an email address among the Personal Data provided by the User, it may be used to send notifications of comments on the same content. Users are responsible for the content of their own comments. If a content commenting service provided by third parties is installed, it may still collect web traffic data for the pages where the comment service is installed, even when Users do not use the content commenting service.
FACEBOOK COMMENTS (FACEBOOK, INC.)
DISPLAYING CONTENT FROM EXTERNAL PLATFORMS
This type of service allows you to view content hosted on external platforms directly from the pages of sotechy.shop and interact with them. This type of service might still collect web traffic data for the pages where the service is installed, even when Users do not use it.
GOOGLE MAPS WIDGET
INTERACTION WITH EXTERNAL SOCIAL NETWORKS AND PLATFORMS
This type of service allows interaction with social networks or other external platforms directly from the pages of sotechy.shop The interaction and information obtained through sotechy.shop are always subject to the User’s privacy settings for each social network. This type of service might still collect traffic data for the pages where the service is installed, even when Users do not use it. It is recommended to log out from the respective services in order to make sure that the processed data on sotechy.shop isn’t being connected back to the User’s profile.
ADDTHIS (ORACLE CORPORATION)
FACEBOOK LIKE BUTTON AND SOCIAL WIDGETS (FACEBOOK, INC.)
The services contained in this section enable the Owner to monitor and analyze web traffic and can be used to keep track of User behavior.
GOOGLE ANALYTICS (GOOGLE LLC)
FACEBOOK ADS CONVERSION TRACKING (FACEBOOK PIXEL) (FACEBOOK, INC.)
TARGETING & ADVERTISING
FACEBOOK AUDIENCE NETWORK (FACEBOOK, INC.)
FACEBOOK LOOKALIKE AUDIENCE (FACEBOOK, INC.)
REMARKETING AND BEHAVIORAL TARGETING
This type of service allows sotechy.shop and its partners to inform, optimize and serve advertising based on past use sotechy.shop by the User. This activity is facilitated by tracking Usage Data and by using Cookies and other Identifiers to collect information which is then transferred to the partners that manage the remarketing and behavioral targeting activity. Some services offer a remarketing option based on email address lists. In addition to any opt-out feature provided by any of the services below, Users may opt out by visiting the Network Advertising Initiative opt-out page: https://optout.networkadvertising.org/?c=1. Users may also opt-out of certain advertising features through applicable device settings, such as the device advertising settings for mobile phones or ads settings in general.
FACEBOOK REMARKETING (FACEBOOK, INC.)
FACEBOOK CUSTOM AUDIENCE (FACEBOOK, INC.)
HOW TO PROVIDE OR WITHDRAW CONSENT
OWNER AND DATA CONTROLLER
sotechy.shop, LOCATED 20A Etete Road GRA Benin City
OWNER CONTACT EMAIL: info@Sotechy.shop
Since the storing of third-party Cookies and other Identifiers through the services used within sotechy.shop cannot be technically controlled by the Owner, any specific references to Identifiers stored by third parties are to be considered indicative. In order to obtain complete information, the User is kindly requested to consult the privacy policies of the respective third-party services listed in this document. Given the objective complexity surrounding technologies related to Cookies and other Identifiers, Users are encouraged to contact the Owner should they wish to receive any further information on the use of such Identifiers by sotechy.shop
DEFINITIONS AND LEGAL REFERENCES
Personal Data (or Data)
Any information that directly, indirectly, or in connection with other information — including a personal identification number — allows for the identification or identifiability of a natural person.
Information collected automatically through sotechy.shop (or third-party services employed in sotechy.shop), which can include: the IP addresses or domain names of the computers utilized by the Users who use sotechy.shop, the URI addresses (Uniform Resource Identifier), the time of the request, the method utilized to submit the request to the server, the size of the file received in response, the numerical code indicating the status of the server’s answer (successful outcome, error, etc.), the country of origin, the features of the browser and the operating system utilized by the User, the various time details per visit (e.g., the time spent on each page within the Application) and the details about the path followed within the Application with special reference to the sequence of pages visited, and other parameters about the device operating system and/or the User’s IT environment.
The individual using sotechy.shop who, unless otherwise specified, coincides with the Data Subject.
The natural person to whom the Personal Data refers.
DATA PROCESSOR (OR DATA SUPERVISOR)
DATA CONTROLLER (OR OWNER)
The natural or legal person, public authority, agency or other body which, alone or jointly with others, determines the purposes and means of the processing of Personal Data, including the security measures concerning the operation and use of sotechy.shop. The Data Controller, unless otherwise specified, is the Owner of sotechy.shop.
sotechy.shop (OR THIS APPLICATION)
The means by which the Personal Data of the User is collected and processed.
The service provided by sotechy.shop as described in the relative terms (if available) and on this site/application.
EUROPEAN UNION (OR EU)
Unless otherwise specified, all references made within this document to the European Union include all current member states to the European Union and the European Economic Area.
Cookies are Identifiers consisting of small sets of data stored in the User’s browser.
Any technology – including Cookies – that allows for the storing of information, or the accessing of already-stored information, on the User’s device.
LATEST UPDATE: NOVEMBER 20, 2022