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RAshop respects your privacy and takes your online safety seriously. In order to provide you with the best products, efficient customer service, and timely updates, we record a variety of information from your visit to our site. To better protect your privacy, we provide the notice below explaining our online information practices and the choices you can make about the way your information is collected and used.

RAshop's Privacy Policy

Thank you for accessing the website ("Site") of RepublicOfArmenia.com/shop (all references to “us” and “our" refer to RAshop). We respect your privacy and want you to know about the policies we have in place to protect your personal information.

 This Privacy Policy explains:

  • How we collect, use, and (under certain conditions) disclose your personal information.
  • The steps we’ve taken to secure your personal information.
  • Your options regarding the collection, use, and disclosure of your personal information.

 This Privacy Notice applies only to this website and does not necessarily apply to personal information we collect from you offline. We are not responsible for the content or privacy practices on any website other than RepublicOfArmenia.com to which this Site links or that links to this Site.

By visiting our Site, you accept the practices described in this Policy.

 In general, any information you provide to RAshop will only be used within RA. Your information will be disclosed where we are obliged or permitted by law. Also, if you post or send offensive, inappropriate or objectionable content anywhere on or to RAshop or otherwise engage in any disruptive behavior on RA, we can use whatever information is available to stop such behavior. This may involve informing relevant third parties such as your employer, school e-mail/Internet provider and law enforcement agencies about the content and your behavior.

 We will hold your personal information on our systems for as long as you use the service you have requested, and remove it in the event that the purpose has been met, or, in the case of RAshop membership you terminate your account with our RAshop.

We collect information from Site users in several different ways, with the goal of providing an efficient, meaningful, and customized RAshopping experience. For example, we can use your personal information to:

  • Record and quickly bring up information you’ve given previously
  • Help you quickly find information, products, and services
  • Create content that is relevant to you
  • Alert you of our new information, products, and services

Registration and Ordering:

 In order to use certain parts of this Site or order products, all customers must fill out an online registration form with personal information, including but not limited to, your name, gender, shipping and billing address(es), phone number, email address, and credit card number or PayPal account information. In addition, we may ask for your country of residence and/or your organization's country of operation, this information is used for billing, order processing and internal marketing as well as to communicate with you about your order and our site.

Email Addresses: Several locations on the Site allow you to enter your email address for purposes including but not limited to: registering for free promotional notices, requesting notification when new brands or product styles arrive, or signing up for our email newsletter. In addition, any participation in promotional contests organized by RAshop is completely voluntary and requires disclosure of contact information needed to notify winners and award prizes. We may post the names and cities of contest winners on our Site.

Log Files: Like most websites, the Site server automatically recognizes the Internet URL from which you access this Site. We may also log your Internet protocol (IP) address, Internet service provider, and date/time stamp for system administration, order verification, internal marketing and system troubleshooting purposes. (An IP address may indicate the location of your computer on the Internet.)

Product Reviews: We ask for an email address and location along with the submission of all product reviews. Your email address will be kept private, but all other personal information that you choose to submit as part of the review will be available to other visitors to the Site.

 

Use of Personal Information

Internal Use: We use your personal information to process your order and provide you with customer service. We may use your personal information internally to collect general information about visitors to this Site, improve Site content and layout, improve our outreach, and market our services and products.

Communication with You: We will use your personal information to communicate with you about our Site and your orders. All customers must provide an email address to allow communication with RAshop regarding orders placed. We may send you a confirmation email after you register with us as well as service-related announcements as necessary (for example, temporary suspension of service for maintenance.) You may also submit your email address to request notification when we receive a new brand, product style or product, or to sign up for our email newsletter and special offers. You can unsubscribe or opt out of future emails at any time.

We sell merchandise, not information — We do not sell, rent, trade, license, or otherwise disclose your personal or financial information to anyone.

 Third-party service providers: Like most online retailers, we sometimes use third-party service providers to perform specific functions on our behalf. Any information disclosed to them is solely to help in their provision of service. For example, we provide your name, shipping address, email and phone number to partners such as DHL and UPS in order to guarantee delivery of your orders, and we may use relevant customer information in order to monitor the quality of the third party’s service.

 Similarly, we must provide your credit card number to financial services organizations such as credit card processors and issuers in order to process payments. We protect all submissions of your credit card number for authorization with state-of-the-art data encryption.

Legal requirement to disclose information: We may be required to disclose information by court order or requested by law-enforcement officials conducting investigations, or if we are otherwise required by law to disclose such information. We will also release  personal information when necessary to protect our legal rights or enforce our Terms of Use and other agreements. For example, we may share information to reduce the risk of fraud, or to prevent fraud by users who attempt fraud or other illegal activity on our Site.

 Non-personally identifiable information: We may share information that does not identify you or any user, such as the number of daily visitors to a particular page, or the size of an order placed on a certain date, with third parties such as advertising partners.

Information Security

This Site incorporates physical, electronic, and administrative procedures to safeguard the confidentiality of your personal information, such as:

  • Safeguarding all financial transactions done through this Site with Secure Sockets Layer ("SSL") encryption
  • Granting only employees who are providing a specific service access to your personal information
  • Working only with third-party service providers who we believe adequately secure all computer hardware.

While our business is designed with safeguarding your personal information in mind, please remember that 100% security does not presently exist anywhere, online or offline.

What choices do I have regarding RepublicOfArmenia.com .com’s collection of my information?

With regard to RAshop’s collection of your information you may choose to:

  • Correct or update your personal information
  • Stop receiving mail to your email address
  • Disable your account to prevent any future purchases through that account

To correct or update your personal information, log in to My Accounts and submit a request through the online Customer Service.

To unsubscribe from emails you receive from RAshop, follow the unsubscribe link at the bottom of the email and select the option appropriate for you.

Users 16 and under

We respect children's privacy.  If you are aged 16 or under, please get your parent/guardian's permission beforehand whenever you provide personal information to the RAshop’s website. Users without this consent are not allowed to provide us with personal information.

We do not knowingly or intentionally collect personal information from children under age 16. Elsewhere on this Site, you have represented and warranted that you are either of legal age or are using the Site with the supervision of a parent or guardian.

As RAshop collects most information through our Site, this Privacy Policy applies only to online collection of personal information.  We also protect all personal information that is collected from you offline, such as through phone calls. If we contact you by telephone regarding an order or payment, we will ask only for the personal information needed to place your order or resolve your issue. When we need to store information related to an order, we enter it into our database through SSL encryption (See the Data Security section above for more information).

This Policy does not attempt to cover all possible offline methods of collecting or using personal information, however, we will treat any offline collection, use, or disclosure of personal information in a manner consistent with our online practices.

Changes to this Policy

 Please note this Privacy Policy will change from time to time. We expect most such changes to be minor, but there may be changes that are more significant. Regardless, we will post those changes on this page and, if the changes are significant, we will also provide a more prominent notice. Each version will be noted at the top of the page.