What “Black Girls Do Swim” does not collect.
We do not keep or retain any payment info associated with any credit or debit cards We do not even have access to your payment methods. They are processed through a highly secure 3rd party processor that encrypts the data and keeps it secure.
What “Black Girls Do Swim” collects?
We may collect the following information:
- Your name
- Your contact information including email address
- Your medical information for training and swimming purposes.
- Your demographic information such as postcode, preferences and interests
- other information relevant to customer surveys and/or offers
- Cookies: a cookie is a small file which asks permission to be placed on your computer’s hard drive. Once you agree, the file is added and the cookie helps analyze web traffic or lets you know when you visit a particular site. 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 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.
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. A cookie in no way gives us access to your computer or any information about you, other than the data you choose to share with us. 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.
We also use personally identifiable information that you provide to us and information about your order. This may be combined with other personally identifiable information (such as demographic information and past purchase history) available from our records and other sources. We also use Pixel Tags to collect additional information regarding your browsing experience. This information will be used to make our future marketing efforts more efficient and to provide you with a more relevant and timelier brand and shopping experience. This information may also be shared with our third-party service providers that assist us with our marketing efforts and with other marketers whose products or services we feel may be of interest to you.
What “Black Girls Do Swim” does with the information?
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.
We may use the information to improve our products and services.
We may periodically send promotional emails about new products, special offers or other information which we think you may find interesting using the email address which you have provided.
From time to time, we may also use your information to contact you for market research purposes. We may contact you by email, phone, fax or mail. We may use the information to customize the website according to your interests.
We are committed to ensuring that your 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.
Links to Other Websites.
Our website may contain links to other websites of interest. However, once you have used these links to leave our site, you should note that we do not have any control over that other website. Therefore, we cannot be responsible for the protection and privacy of any information which you provide whilst visiting such sites and such sites are not governed by this privacy statement. You should exercise caution and look at the privacy statement applicable to the website in question.
Our commercial marketplace for products governs your access and use of features on the shop-page. We are not responsible and liable for any issue occurring between the consumer that is you and the vendor.
Why do we use your personal data?
We use your personal data to provide you with the information, products and services that you request or purchase from us, either online and in stores. In this context, we use your personal data to be able to process your purchase order and payment transactions and to manage your deliveries, claims, returns and refunds in a secure and effective manner.
Purchase order and payment data collected for the purpose above will also be used, under certain conditions and limitations, for marketing, business development and analytics purpose and to detect fraud and thefts in connection with online and offline sales and to comply with applicable laws.
Why do we use your personal data?
We use your personal data to provide you with the information, products and services that you request or purchase from us, either online and in stores. In this context, we use your personal data to be able to process your purchase order and payment transactions and to manage your deliveries, claims, returns and refunds in a secure and effective manner
Black Girls Do Swim will not sell, distribute or lease your personal information to third parties unless we have your permission or are required by law to do so. We may use your personal information to send you promotional information based on direct marketing of Black Girls Do Swim products or other products we sell on our site. If you have previously agreed to us using your personal information for direct marketing purposes, you may change your mind at any time by emailing us.
What does “Black Girls Do Swim” expedite through the website?
The goal of Black Girls Do Swim is to provide support, encouragement, education and community for African American women that desire to learn how to swim. In our communities it is rare to see Black girls swimming competitively or Black women participating in sports such as triathlon. We want to change that by motivating and encouraging African American women to learn how to swim. It is never too late to learn to swim and learning to swim could save your life.