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Privacy Notice and data security
Privacy and data security
Your privacy and the protection of your personal data (data security)
We employ secure technologies: our secure server software SSL is one of the best for secure online trading. Our secure server software encrypts all your personal data such as your name and address, telephone number, credit card number, bank code, bank account number, etc. These data cannot be read by anybody else while being transmitted through the Internet. The encryption converts the signs you enter into the computer into a code that can be safely transmitted through the Internet. Millions of customers worldwide already confide in this technology.
At Reptilica, your satisfaction is our highest priority. Protecting your privacy is part of our mission. We use the information with which you provide us for carrying out the sales transaction and in order to make your shopping experience at Reptilica as comfortable and pleasant as possible.
Which information do we collect? How do we use it?
When you place an order with us, we have to ask you for your name, e-mail address, delivery address, bank code, and bank account number (or alternatively, for your credit card number and its expiry date). We need this information to process your order and to keep you up-to-date about its status.
The only thing we need from you for our e-mail notification service is your e-mail address. The system saves your e-mail address in the distribution list, separately from your other data. There is no way of linking your e-mail address to your identity, meaning that as required by German law you remain anonymous.
Naturally, we’ll use the e-mail notification service exclusively to inform you about topics for which you have registered.
If you take part in a competition or other promotional activity, we need your name, address, and e-mail address etc. so as to be able to contact you if you win.
Your order data is further used to fine-tune our personal recommendations to you. In order to improve the appearance and structure of our online website, we analyze the behaviour of the customers on the website. We also use the stored information to notify you about special offers, new products, and other activities if you have agreed to be informed.
Insofar as the data are processed centrally in order to improve the customer service, or outside the company for technical reasons, we will take the necessary measures to ensure that the privacy and data security of our customers are assured to the fullest extent.
How does Reptilica protect customer information?
Reptilica uses a secure transmission process the so-called “secure socket layer (SSL)“ transmission in order to process customer data.
All of the information transmitted using this secure method is encrypted before being sent to us.
What are “cookies”?
Cookies are small information files that make it easier for you to use our online site. Your browser saves them on the hard drive of your computer. Of course, you can also place your order with Reptilica without using cookies. However, they allow us to provide you with comfortable functions and to save articles in your shopping cart between visits. Our cookies contain no person-specific information, meaning that your privacy is safeguarded. Most web browsers automatically accept cookies. Nonetheless, you can change the settings of your browser in order to change this. However, if you turn off the cookies, some applications may not function correctly, and you will reduce the level of comfort of your shopping experience.
Will Reptilica use my information for other purposes in the future?
Reptilica will not provide your personal data to anybody for use outside the company.
The data are used within the company for no other purpose than to process your order. In this context, it is unavoidable that a limited amount of your data are communicated outside the company in order to be able to deliver your purchase. For instance, the shipping company needs to know your address in order to deliver the parcel; but no further personal or order information is shared with other organizations or individuals. In case you do not meet your obligations arising from the contract partly or in full, we can, however, pass your data on to other parties.
Your security is our top concern!
We protect the private data you transmit to us. The information we collect on our website is used exclusively to make your order placement or gift selection/reclaiming at Reptilica as pleasant as possible. Reptilica will not provide your personal information to others. We do not exclude the possibility of allowing trustworthy third parties to analyze and improve our customer database. You can decide at any time to de-register from our notification service.
By using our website, you consent to our company’s collecting and using this information. Should we decide to change our privacy and data security guidelines, we will publish the changes on this website. This enables you to find out at any time which information we collect, how we collect it and under which circumstances we use it.