Privacy Policy

Protecting your information and privacy is extremely important to us. Please read our privacy policy and guidelines updated as of May 24, 2018

Who we are

Ripawear.com is the website of the US privately held company, Ripa Wear Inc. of 1658 Ponus Ridge, New Canaan CT. Ripawear.com currently does not operate in the EU.

What personal data we collect and why we collect it

Comments

When visitors leave comments on the site we collect the data shown in the comments form, and also the visitor’s IP address and browser user agent string to help spam detection.

An anonymized string created from your email address (also called a hash) may be provided to the Gravatar service to see if you are using it. The Gravatar service privacy policy is available here: https://automattic.com/privacy/. After approval of your comment, your profile picture is visible to the public in the context of your comment.

Ripa Wear Inc. may use information we collect for the following purposes: maintain and provide ripawear.com and its products and services, improve our site and services, process transactions.

Ripa Wear does not retain any full credit card data or personal data beyond the user name and email address you have provided for your purchase or if you chose to join the friends and family customer list. We retain that data so that we can contact you or reimburse you for any returns you might make. Because Ripa Wear inc. does not retain full credit card information, we cannot ever charge anything to your card. We can only reimburse. Chimpmail.com is the provider of the mailing list option and the information you provide is retained so that we can include you in mailing.

Ripawear.com is a WordPress site. By default, WordPress does not collect any personal data about visitors, and only collects the data shown on the User Profile screen from registered users. When visitors leave comments on the site we collect the data shown in the comments form, and also the visitor’s IP address and browser user agent string to help spam detection.

Cookies

If you leave a comment on our site you may opt-in to saving your name, email address and website in cookies. These are for your convenience so that you do not have to fill in your details again when you leave another comment. These cookies will last for one year.

If you have an account and you log in to this site, we will set a temporary cookie to determine if your browser accepts cookies. This cookie contains no personal data and is discarded when you close your browser.

When you log in, we will also set up several cookies to save your login information and your screen display choices. Login cookies last for two days, and screen options cookies last for a year. If you select “Remember Me”, your login will persist for two weeks. If you log out of your account, the login cookies will be removed.

If you edit or publish a comment, an additional cookie will be saved in your browser. This cookie includes no personal data and simply indicates the post ID of the article you just edited. It expires after 1 day.

Embedded content from other websites

Third party partners also collect cookies. For information on this visit: MailChimp (https://mailchimp.com/legal/privacy), Facebook, Instagram, WordPress, Authorize.net and Total Merchant Services for their privacy policies.

These websites may collect data about you, use cookies, embed additional third-party tracking, and monitor your interaction with that embedded content, including tracing your interaction with the embedded content if you have an account and are logged in to that website.

Analytics

Cookies are collected by Google analytics, FaceBook and MailChimp to help us optimize our communication and website. Ripa Wear inc. also provides information to our security partner, Sucuri Security to detect and prevent fraud, and improve security. Please refer to their company privacy policy for information.

Who we share your data with

We only share data with our partners to improve the performance of our site, help process orders, analyze website performance and promotional programs and improve security.  Partners include: InMotion hosting, and payment processors include Authorize.net and Total Merchant Services, MailChimp, WordPress and Sucuri Security. Please see their websites for cookie and data policies.

If you leave a comment, the comment and its metadata are retained indefinitely. This is so we can recognize and approve any follow-up comments automatically instead of holding them in a moderation queue.

For users that register on our website, we also store the personal information they provide in their user profile. All users can see, edit, or delete their personal information at any time (except they cannot change their username). Website administrators can also see and edit that information. Information can be held up to 10 years.

How long we retain your data

If you leave a comment, the comment and its metadata are retained indefinitely. This is so we can recognize and approve any follow-up comments automatically instead of holding them in a moderation queue.

For users that register on our website (if any), we also store the personal information they provide in their user profile. All users can see, edit, or delete their personal information at any time (except they cannot change their username). Website administrators can also see and edit that information.

What rights you have over your data

If you have an account on this site, or have left comments, you can request to receive an exported file of the personal data we hold about you, including any data you have provided to us. You can also request that we erase any personal data we hold about you. This does not include any data we are obliged to keep for administrative, legal, or security purposes.

Where we send your data

Visitor comments may be checked through an automated spam detection service.

How we protect your data

Full credit card information is never stored by Ripa Wear inc.  Moreover, we require extra authentication when using the payment system. Total Merchant services encrypts all transactions for your safety. We also employ a security company Sucuri Security to monitor the ripawear site on a daily basis for any malware attacks. You can view their privacy policy at https://sucuri.net/privacy/?utm_source=HubSpot&utm_medium=Email&utm_campaign=GDPR&utm_content=Privacy_Policy&_hsenc=p2ANqtz-_KdsQIfp435V5P9rtWXdFlpxYJTE7A3uyNI2EV2X-Pt_eAzdxlHv_KwyT89tQ0HWlUy01Dx3yL6Pnj8rDRMpe9GTjIOA&_hsmi=63208749

Consent and Opt-out

By engaging with the Ripa Wear website and all of its partners/programs and Ripa Wear stores/pages on other sites, you have consented to our policy. If you offer any feedback, data, answers, questions, comments, suggestions, ideas or the like, Ripa Wear will treat that portion of the information as non-confidential and nonproprietary and, except as otherwise expressed in this Policy, Ripa Wear Inc. assumes no obligation to protect such information from disclosure.

Members and Visitors to the site who have opted in to our marketing emails can opt out of receiving by clicking the “unsubscribe” link at the bottom of our marketing messages. Opt-out requests can also be made by emailing at customerservice@ripawear.com

 

If you have any questions, comments, email us at customerservice@ripawear.com

Industry regulatory disclosure requirements

Ripa Wear Inc. is in compliance with US based regulatory disclosure requirements. Ripawear.com only accepts site orders from within the USA.

Please direct questions, comments to Customerservice@ripawear.com