Sonofields strives to comply with all laws applicable to the protection of privacy and security of personal data.
1. Collection and Sharing of Information
This section explains in detail how user information is handled.
Except for the cases mentioned in this section, we do not share users’ data with third parties.
In the event you wish to purchase any of Sonofields’ products, you will be dealing with an authorized third party called Gumroad. You may be asked to supply some or all of the following information:
- First and Last Name;
- Business Name;
- VAT Number;
- Email Address;
- Residence: Country, Address, City, State, Postal Code;
- Paypal or Credit/Debit Card;
This information needs to be collected by Gumroad to (1) fulfill your order and (2) for Gumroad to stay compliant with the VAT MOSS tax regulation, which requires the collection of identifiable data from our clients regarding their physical locations and IP addresses.
1.2 Communication by Email
When the user contacts Sonofields by e-mail or in any other way, Sonofields will retain that communication to deal with and respond to your request.
1.3 Optional Cookies
This Site uses services that allow us to better understand the behavior of its users.
To make this possible, these services place small data files called cookies on your device. This is a common practice for most sites.
These services are:
1.3.1 Google Cookies: Analytics, Conversion Tracking, Remarketing, DoubleClick and Signals
- Visiting time, pages visited, and time spent on each page of the web pages;
- Details of the referring site (how the user arrived at this site)
- Web browser type
- Operating system (OS) type
- Network location and IP address (shortened/anonymized).
Through Google Signals technology, Google Analytics will associate the information it collects from your visit to our Site, with information from Google accounts of signed-in users who have consented to this association for the purpose of ads personalization. If you have enabled personalised advertising in your Google account, Google will be able to prepare data models and reports on website habits, which show for instance on which device you first clicked on an advertisement and on which device any eventual purchase took place.
You may opt out of interest-based advertising by visiting the Google Ads Settings web page: http://www.google.com/ads/preferences/
In all cases, Google will truncate your IP address before analysis of the usage statistics, which means that conclusions cannot be drawn as to your identity.
The data generated is transmitted to Google Ireland Limited and stored on servers in the United States. The servers of this service are located in the territory of the United States of America under the “ EU – USA Privacy Protection Shield ”, so your data may be transferred to that country.
1.3.2 Facebook Pixel
Our website measures conversions using visitor action pixels from Facebook.
These allow the behavior of site visitors to be tracked after they click on a Facebook ad to reach the provider’s website. This allows an analysis of the effectiveness of Facebook advertisements for statistical and market research purposes and their future optimization.
You can also deactivate the custom audiences remarketing feature in the Ads Settings section at https://www.facebook.com/ads/preferences/?entry_product=ad_settings_screen. You will first need to log into Facebook.
The data generated is transmitted to Facebook Inc. and stored on servers in the United States. The servers of this service are located in the territory of the United States of America under the “ EU – USA Privacy Protection Shield ”, so your data may be transferred to that country.
1.4 Strictly Necessary Cookies
Strictly necessary cookies are unaffected by the consent bar, because they are needed to enable the user to navigate through our Site and use its resources. These cookies will always be used.
You can see which cookies are these in the List of All Cookies section below.
1.5 Cookie Consent
By ignoring or refusing, none of the previously non-essential cookies will be placed on his system. If he accepts, all previously mentioned cookies will be placed on the client’s system.
If the user wants to refuse or revoke consent, he can use the following button:
1.6 List of All Cookies
1.7 External Cookies
Articles and Pages on this site may include embedded videos from YouTube. These videos have been embedded using YouTube’s optimized privacy mode, which means the following information will not apply until you actually press play on the video.
On certain pages and articles on our Site, we may implement so-called Social Media sharing plugins. The plugin used by us does not collect any data about the user.
However, when the user decides to click the plugin in question, he will be redirected to the social network he chose, in which case he will be subject to the privacy policies and cookies of that site.
2. Rights to Your Data
The user has the right to access, rectify, delete, demand the limitation of the treatment, exercise the opposition to the treatment as well as the right to portability in relation to his personal data, and for this purpose, he must request access to Sonofields via email .
3. Data Retention Time
The collected data will be processed and stored for the period necessary to achieve the purpose of storage, or by legal imposition when applicable.
The data will be kept for the following purposes for the periods indicated:
- Google Analytics cookie : 26 months, renewed for each new visit to the Site;
- Consent Bar Cookie: indefinitely;
- Comments on the Site and respective Metadata : indefinitely;
- Name, Email, Website in the comment forms: 12 months;
- Newsletters: indefinitely;
- Contact by Email: indefinitely;
- Buying Customer Data: indefinitely;
4. Data Security
Sonofields is committed to striving for the protection and security of the data collected, keeping in mind the due concern and commitment in the defense of the privacy of its Users and taking the necessary measures to prevent its dissemination, loss, misuse, alteration, treatment , unauthorized access or any other form of illicit use.