Privacy Policy

Created March 21, 2018. Latest update made and effective as of March 23rd, 2020.

By using our site, you consent to Utu Textiles Terms and Conditions and this Privacy Policy.
This Privacy Policy applies to Utu Textiles Customer Register, which consists of (i) information contained and collected on this website and (ii) information made available to Utu Textiles when registering for services, contests and special events.

What Personal Information We Collect

We only collect personally identifiable information from you on this site when you create a user account, purchase a product, or enter information into our form fields. You may be asked to enter your basic information including your name, email address, mailing address or phone number.

Your IP address is automatically collected and used to identify your country in order to include or exclude value-added tax (VAT) in product pricing depending on your location.

Apart from the IP address mentioned above, no personal information is collected on this website unless that information is explicitly submitted via a fill-in form. We do not receive any bank or credit card information from you when you place an order as all payments are processed via trusted, highly secure and widely used payment providers. For more information on payments, kindly refer to the Payments section in our Terms and Conditions.

How We Use the Information We Collect

Any of the information we collect from you may be used for one or more of the following:

  • processing and completing your order efficiently
  • personalizing your experience and responding to your individual needs
  • improving our website, products and customer service
  • contacting you at your request
  • sending periodic emails as listed below

We may send related information, promotions and special discounts to the email address you provide to us. However, you may opt-out from receiving these emails at any time by sending an email to info@ututextiles.com.

How Your Information is Protected

We take all reasonable steps to protect our customers’ personal information against loss, misuse, and alteration. When you submit your information on this website, your information is protected via SSL technology. All the information you submit is encrypted and transmitted to us in a secure way. You can verify this by looking for a closed lock icon within your web browser, or by looking for “https” within the address of our web pages. In order to ensure the highest possible security of your personal information, any and all personal information you enter, submit, send, or otherwise provide to use is maintained in a password protected and encrypted database.

Disclosure to Third Parties

We do not sell, trade, or otherwise transfer your personally identifiable information to outside parties. This does not include trusted third parties who assist us in operating our website, conducting our business, or servicing you, so long as those parties agree to keep this information confidential. Non-personally identifiable visitor information may be provided to other parties for marketing, advertising, or other uses.

We may release your information when we believe release is appropriate to comply with the law, enforce our site policies, or protect ours or others’ rights, property, or safety.

Google Analytics Cookies

This website uses Google Analytics, a web analytics service provided by Google, Inc. (Google). Google Analytics uses “cookies”, which are text files placed on your computer, to help the website analyse how users use the site. The information generated by the cookie about your use of the website will be transmitted to and stored by Google on servers in the United States.

In cases, where Google transfers personal data outside of the EU or EEA, the legal basis for the data transfer is the Privacy Shield framework between the EU and the US.

Google will use this information to evaluate your use of the website, compiling reports on website activity for website operators and providing other services related to website activity and internet usage. For further information on the Google Analytics Privacy Policy, kindly refer to Google’s article here.

You may refuse the use of cookies by selecting the appropriate settings on your browser. However please note that if you do this you may not be able to use the full functionality of this website. By using this website, you consent to process data about you by Google in the manner and for the purposes set out above. Alternatively you can prevent Google’s cookie generated collection of data, referring to your use of the website (incl. your IP address), plus the processing of the data, by downloading and installing the browser-plugin, which you can find here.

Social Media Widgets

In case you use any of the following social media widgets embedded on our website, the widget used may collect information as listed below.

Facebook

We embed a Facebook widget to allow you “like/share” our webpages. This widget may collect your IP address and your web browser User Agent. It may also store and retrieve cookies on your browser, embed additional tracking, and monitor your interaction with the widget, including correlating your Facebook account with whatever action you take within the widget (such as “liking/sharing” our webpage), if you are logged in to Facebook. For more information about how this data may be used, please see Facebook’s data privacy policy.

Twitter

We use a Twitter Tweet widget at our website. As a result, our website makes requests to Twitter’s servers for you to be able to tweet our webpages using your Twitter account. These requests make your IP address visible to Twitter, who may use it in accordance with Twitter’s data privacy policy.

GooglePlus

We use a GooglePlus widget at our website. As a result, our website makes requests to Google’s servers for you to be able to share our webpages using your GooglePlus account. These requests make your IP address visible to Google, who may use it in accordance with Google’s data privacy policy.

Linkedin

We use a Linkedin Share widget at our website to allow you to share our webpages on Linkedin. These requests may track your IP address in accordance with LinkedIn’s data privacy policy.

Pinterest

We use Pinterest Save widget at our website to allow you to pin images to Pinterest from our webpages. These requests may track your IP address in accordance with Pinterest’s data privacy policy.

Accessing and Updating User Information

If you have registered an account, you can help ensure that your contact information and preferences are accurate, complete, and up to date by logging in to your account at My Account. Otherwise, we make good faith efforts to enable you to review, update or correct your personal data in our possession by contacting us at info@ututextiles.com or via the contact form. We will need sufficient information from you to establish your identity and to verify your access request, and also to assist us in handling your request.

The Use of Cookies

A “cookie” is a small file stored by your browser when told to do so by a website. Utu Textiles’ cookies do not include any personally identifiable information. We use cookies to remember, understand and save your preferences for future visits and to compile aggregate data about site traffic and interaction for purposes of functionality and website performance. Many web browsers allow you to manage your preferences. You can disable cookies or delete certain cookies. However, please note that disabling cookies may affect your ability to use the Utu Textiles website.

Children

Utu Textiles does not knowingly collect personal information from children under 13 years of age. If we learn that Utu Textiles has inadvertently gathered personal data from children under 13 years of age, we will take reasonable measures to promptly delete such personal data from our records.

Third Party Links

This site may contain links to other websites for your convenience. These third party sites have separate and independent privacy policies. We, therefore, have no responsibility for the content and activities of these linked sites. Nonetheless, we seek to protect the integrity of our site and welcome any feedback about these sites.

Changes to the Privacy Policy

We want to make sure that you and your information are protected to the best of our ability. We, therefore, reserve the right to update our privacy policy from time to time to comply with ever-changing security concerns. We’ll inform you of any changes as appropriate under the circumstances, e.g., by displaying a prominent notice within the website or by sending you an email. Your continued use of the site after the changes have been made will constitute your acceptance of the changes. Any changes made to our privacy policy will also be posted here on this page.

Further Information

This Privacy Policy is governed by Finnish law, excluding its choice of law provisions.

If you have any questions or concerns regarding our privacy policy, please email us at info@ututextiles.com or send a message via the contact form.

Controller

Utu Textiles, FI24785658

info@ututextiles.com

Uittamontie 4B 62, 00940 Helsinki, Finland

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