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BearPrints Privacy Policy

 

**1. Introduction**

1.1 At BearPrints, we are dedicated to protecting the privacy of our website visitors and service users.

1.2 This policy applies when BearPrints acts as a data controller for the personal data of our website visitors and service users, meaning we determine the purposes and methods of processing that personal data.

1.3 We utilize cookies on our website. If these cookies are not strictly necessary for providing our website and services, your first visit to our website implies your consent to our use of cookies.

**2. Throughout this document, “us,” “we,” and “our(s)” refer to BearPrints.**

**3. How We Use Your Personal Data**

3.1 In this Section 3, we outline:

(a) the general categories of personal data we may process;

(b) [in cases where we didn’t directly obtain personal data from you, the source and specific categories of that data];

(c) the purposes for processing personal data; and

(d) the legal basis for processing.

3.2 We may process data regarding your website and service usage (“usage data”). This may include your IP address, location, browser type, operating system, referral source, visit duration, page views, and website navigation. This data is processed to analyze website and service usage and for legitimate business purposes. By using our site, you agree to this processing for monitoring and improving our offerings.

3.3 We may process your account data, including your name and email address, for operating the website, providing services, ensuring security, maintaining backups, and communication purposes. The legal basis for this processing is your implied consent through website use and our legitimate interests in proper website and business management.

3.4 Your profile data, encompassing personal details, may be processed to enable and monitor website and service usage, based on your implied consent through website use and our legitimate interests.

3.5 Service data, provided during service usage, may be processed for website operation, service provision, security, backups, and communication purposes, based on implied consent through website use and our legitimate interests.

3.6 Information you publish on our website or services (“publication data”) may be processed to facilitate publication and website/service administration, based on your implied consent and our legitimate interests.

3.7 Inquiry data submitted regarding goods and/or services may be processed for offering, marketing, and selling relevant goods and/or services, based on your implied consent and our legitimate interests.

3.8 Customer relationship data, including contact information, may be processed for managing relationships, communications, record-keeping, and promoting products and services, based on your implied consent and our legitimate interests.

3.9 Transaction data, including purchase details, may be processed for supplying goods/services and maintaining transaction records, based on your implied consent and our legitimate interests.

3.10 Notification data provided for email subscriptions and newsletters may be processed for sending relevant notifications and newsletters, based on your implied consent and our legitimate interests.

3.11 Correspondence data, including communication content and metadata, may be processed for communication and record-keeping purposes, based on your implied consent and our legitimate interests.

3.12 Personal data may be processed for legal claims establishment, exercise, or defense, based on your implied consent and our legitimate interests in website and business protection.

3.13 Additionally, we may process personal data where necessary for legal compliance or to protect vital interests.

3.14 Please refrain from providing others’ personal data unless prompted.

3.15 When visiting or logging into our website, cookies and similar technologies may be used for targeted advertising. Opt-out options are available.

**4. Providing Your Personal Data to Others**

4.1 We may share personal data within our group of companies as necessary for the outlined purposes.

4.2 Personal data may be disclosed to insurers, professional advisers, and third-party organizations for legal compliance, risk management, professional advice, and legal matters.

4.3 Information may be shared with organizations using our site for their business purposes.

4.4 Financial transactions may involve sharing transaction data with payment services providers, like STRIPE, for payment processing and related inquiries.

4.5 Inquiry data may be shared with third-party suppliers for offering relevant goods/services, with each third party acting as a data controller.

4.6 Personal data may be disclosed for legal compliance, protection of vital interests, or legal claims management.

**5. Retaining and Deleting Personal Data**

5.1 Personal data will be retained only for necessary purposes, in compliance with legal obligations.

5.2 Personal data will not be retained longer than necessary, except as required by law or vital interests.

5.3 Deletion requests can be made to info@bearprints.com.

**6. Amendments**

6.1 This policy may be updated without notice. Amendments will supersede previous policy versions.

**7. About Cookies**

7.1 Cookies are used for website functionality and may store user information.

7.2 Cookies may be persistent or session-based.

7.3 Cookies do not typically contain personally identifying information, but such information may be linked to stored data.

**8. Our Details**

8.1 BearPrints owns and operates this website.

8.2 BearPrints is a limited liability company based in South Carolina.

8.3 Contact us via our website, telephone, or email for further inquiries.