Privacy

Privacy Policy
This Privacy Policy outlines how Made in the Maritimes Artisan Boutique Inc. collects, uses, discloses and manages the personal information of our customers and partners.  This Privacy Policy applies to all business transactions in our physical location in Bedford, Nova Scotia and on our website at www.madeinthemaritimes.com

What information may we collect and how do we use it?
 
We may collect personal information when you:
Purchase or return products on our Website or in our store
Sign-up to receive promotional e-mail or other communications from us;
Participate in our contests, promotions or events;
Submit an application for employment
Contact us with a comment, question or complaint.
    Product Purchases & Returns
    Customers who make a purchase on the Made in the Maritimes Artisan Boutique Online Shop, are asked to provide personal information such as name, e-mail address, shipping and billing address and your payment details.  This information is used strictly to process your purchase. If you opt to purchase a gift card in our online shop, we will require the name and either email address or mailing address of the recipient so we are able to deliver the gift card directly.  
     
    Electronic Communications
    Made in the Maritimes Artisan Boutique Inc. online Newsletter is available to anyone through a registration process. To receive our monthly newsletter, we will request personal information such as your name and e-mail address. The information you provide for this service will be used for no purpose other than to register to receive our monthly newsletter via e-mail.  Occasionally, we may ask for your consent to distribute electronic communication regarding special upcoming events, promotions or anything that we feel you may be of interest to you.  You may opt out of receiving our newsletter or other emails by sending a simple reply email asking to be removed.
     
    Contests
    If you choose to enter a contest we require personal information such as name, address, phone number and e-mail address. This information will be used strictly for the administration of the contest entered and all information will be kept confidential.  If there is a shared competition with another sponsor, your details may be shared but will only be done so upon receiving your permission at the time of entering the contest. We are unable to control how third parties will manage the information we provide in circumstances where you provide us permission to share the information. 

    Employment
    Any and all information provide to us for the purpose of employment searches will be held in strict confidentiality and be used solely for the purpose of communicating with you regarding your employment application. 

    Service Quality
    If you contact us with a comment, question or complaint, we may need to ask for identifying information such as your name, address and a phone number along with additional information to help us provide a timely and accurate response. We may retain this information for future use to assist in training and to ensure quality customer service in future for all customers. 

    To whom do we disclose information? 
    Under no circumstance will we provide your personal information to any third party in any format without first obtaining your consent, except in situations described herein.  
     
    Service Providers 
    We may make available your personal information to any third parties who provide services on our behalf. Service providers may include service providers to authorize and process online payments, host our Website and manage some of its features.  The information such providers have access to will be limited to the minimum information needed to allow them to provide the service.  We do not authorize any third parties to use or disclose your personal details in any fashion.  Along with our service providers, we may also use your personal information for the purpose of fraud detection and prevention.
     
    Legal Disclosures 
    Made in the Maritimes Artisan Boutique Inc. or any of it's service providers may provide your personal information in response to a search warrant or other legally valid inquiry or order, or to an investigative body in the case of a breach of an agreement or contravention of law, or as otherwise required by applicable Canadian law.  Made in the Maritimes Artisan Boutique Inc. may also disclose personal information as necessary for the support of legal claims, or as otherwise permitted by applicable law.
      
    How do we safeguard your personal information?
    All personal information in the custody and control of Made in the Maritimes Artisan Boutique Inc. is protected though the use of reasonable administrative, technical and physical safeguards in an effort to protect against unauthorized access. 

    How can you contact us? 
    You may contact us with any questions, comments or concerns in the following manner:

    Email:  hello@madeinthemaritimes.com
    Made in the Maritimes Artisan Boutique Inc.
    5527 Young St.
    Halifax, NS
    B3K 1Z7
    Canada

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