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Privacy Policy

Privacy Policy

The Elle& website (“Site”) is owned and operated by Elle and Eve. This Privacy Policy describes how information is collected from you and subsequently used, shared, secured and otherwise processed by Elle& This Privacy Policy is part of our User Agreement, available here (insert Merchant Agreement link) By accessing this Site and making use of our services you explicitly agree to the terms of this Privacy Policy and the User Agreement.

  1. Effective date and updates to our Policy.

This Privacy policy is effective as of December 25, 2014. As our services evolve and we perceive the need or desirability of collecting or using information collected in other ways, we may from time to time amend this Privacy Policy and will provide a new effective date on the revised policy. We encourage you to check our site frequently to see the current Privacy Policy and User Agreement in effect and any changes that may have been made to them.

  1. Information Elle& collects from you.

In general, you can visit Elle& without telling us who you are or revealing any information about yourself. However, if you request information from us through our Contact Us page, or disclose information in any other way to us we will retain the information that you provide. To take advantage of some of our services you are required to register and create an account via our Site. When you open an individual account at Elle&, we ask you to provide personal information (such as your name, address, phone number, email address, business affiliation and contact information). When you open a consignment account with Elle& you will also be required to provide information such as about your company and any reseller or trade association information in addition to entering into a Merchant Agreement. All Elle& account holders are required to create a user password that, combined with your login email address, allows access to your account. This data is used to identify you as a Elle& registered user. Elle& is a marketplace offering a forum for merchants to offer items for sale and for buyers to browse, and make purchases. Elle & Eve facilitates the communication between merchants and purchasers in the sale transactions. Once your offer is submitted, your information will be delivered by Elle& to that dealer and your order will be placed. We will ask you to provide credit card or other payment details as well as shipping information for orders. Once your order is confirmed you irrevocably authorize the charging to your credit card or other payment mechanism for the purchase. We also collect information from Site visitors that does not personally identify themselves. Information that is collected in aggregate form includes browser type (e.g. Internet Explorer, Firefox, Chrome, Safari), operating system (e.g. Windows, Macintosh), IP address and Internet domain (e.g. AOL, Hotmail).

  1. Children’s Privacy

Elle& is not designed nor intended to be attractive to use by children under the age of 13. Our Terms of Use require that users must be 18 years old or older in order to register on our Site and use our services. If you are under the age of 18 please do not submit any information to us.

  1. Elle& uses cookies.

Cookies are small text files that our Site places on your browser to enable our system to recognize your computer and allow us to see how you use our site. Further general information about cookies and how they work is available at

The cookies we use on our Site include:

Session cookies: These temporary cookies expire and are automatically erased whenever you close your browser window. We use session cookies to grant our users access to content and to enable actions they must be logged in to do.

Third party cookies: We permit limited third parties to place cookies through the Site to provide us with better insights into the use of the Site or user demographics or to provide relevant advertising to you. For example, we utilize Google Analytics to analyze usage patterns of the Site. Google Analytics generates a cookie to capture information about your use of the Site which Google uses to compile reports on website activity for us and to provide other related services. Google may use a portion of your IP address to identify their cookie, but this will not be associated with any other data held by Google.

We may also permit third party service providers to place cookies through our Site, as indicated above, to perform analytic or marketing functions where you are notified of them and you have consented to the usage. We do not control the use of such third party cookies or the resulting information and we are not responsible for any actions or policies of such third parties.

Your use of our Site will be deemed to be your consent to the placement of cookies on your computer or other device. If you prefer not to receive cookies through our Site, you can set your browser to either reject all cookies, to allow only “trusted” websites to set them, or to accept only those cookies from those sites you are currently on. Unless you have adjusted your browser setting so that it will refuse cookies, our system will issue cookies when you log on to our Site and use it.

If you refuse cookies, this will limit system performance and may even cause certain features of the Site to malfunction or not to work at all.

  1. How does Elle&Eve.cause your data?

We use your personal information according to the terms of the Privacy Policy and User Agreement in effect at the time of our use.

We may use your personal information for our general commercial purposes including, among other things, to send you communications about (1) our own products and services, (2) products and services offered by dealers or advertisers on our site and (3) products and services of third parties (those not offered by dealers on our site) to you that we think you may find of interest. We use email as the primary form of communicating transactional and relationship information with registered dealers and registered Site users. We may also use your street addresses and telephone numbers to provide these communications.

We also use your information to verify that you qualify as a member of Elle&, to customize the content you see on Elle&, to help manage your transactions on the site and to contact you as necessary. We may use your contact information to respond to your inquiries or to provide information on the products or services of our registered dealers with whom you are placed in touch with in connection with a prospective purchase.

We may use your information, in either an identifiable or an anonymized form (independent of any personal identifiers) to do internal research on our Site visitors’ interests and behaviors to better understand and serve our members.

  1. With whom does Elle&Eve.cashare your data?

Elle& does not sell, share, trade or give away personal data other than as described in this Privacy Policy.

We reveal your information to unaffiliated third parties when you request or authorize it, or to help complete a transaction for you which you have requested. Where you use our Site to enter into a transaction or correspond with another individual or business registered as a dealer on our site, we provide your data to that other party in order to facilitate the transaction or the correspondence you have requested. Third parties who will have access to your data include (without limitation) dealers selling items on Elle& that you have contacted or made a purchase from, shipping companies selected by you or the dealer, and payment processors completing the transaction at your request. Dealers from whom you purchase items may use your information for their own purposes including marketing purposes. Dealers will have their own privacy practices regarding the information they receive. We encourage you to read such applicable privacy policies. We are not responsible for the processing of your information by such third parties.

We may share your data with other companies or agents affiliated to Elle& who have been carefully selected and who perform functions on our behalf (e.g., analyzing data, providing marketing assistance, providing customer service, processing orders, etc.). These companies may use your information for their own purposes including marketing to you where you have consented to receive notifications relating to their products and services. We may also disclose your data to comply with the law, applicable regulations, governmental and quasi-governmental requests, court orders or subpoenas, to protect our rights, property or safety or the rights, property or safety of our users or others (e.g., to a consumer reporting agency for fraud protection etc.).

In the event of a corporate transaction, such as the purchase, sale or other transfer of all or part of our services or assets, we may transfer your data along with those assets or services to a prospective transferee.

  1. International transfers

The personally identifiable information we receive may be held on our computers and systems in the European Union and in the computers and systems of our offices and datacenters in the United States and may be accessed by or given to our staff working outside the European Union. Your information may be processed by us in Canada, where laws regarding data protection may be less stringent than the laws in your country. By using this Site and by providing any personal information to the Site, all users, including without limitation users in Canada, US, and the European Union, fully understand and unambiguously consent to the collection and processing of such information in Canada.

In addition, merchants registered on Elle& are located around the world. Due to the nature of our business and to enable us to offer goods and services world-wide, your data may be transferred to, and held by merchants or dealers in any country in the world. By using this Site and by providing any personal information to the Site, all users, including without limitation users in Canada and the European Union, fully understand and unambiguously consent to the collection and processing of such information by such third parties.

  1. How you can access your data, amend your data.

Subject to any legislation which might, from time to time, oblige us to store the information for a certain period of time, we will respect your wishes to correct inaccurate information. Otherwise, we will hold your information for as long as we believe it will help us to achieve our aims as detailed in this policy.

You can ask us whether we are keeping personal information about you and you can ask to receive a copy of that personal information. Before sending you any personal data, we will ask you to provide proof of your identity. If you are not able to provide proof of your identity, we reserve the right to refuse to send you any personal data. We will respond as quickly as we can to your requests for details of personal information we hold about you.

  1. Security

We use reasonable physical, electronic, and administrative safeguards to help us protect the security, integrity and confidentiality of data stored on our system. Except as specified in this Privacy Policy, we use commercially reasonable efforts to limit access to your information to the employees, officers, third-party contractors, and strategic partners of Elle& who need the information in order to perform their duties.

Please note that any information you provide us by email is unencrypted.

Please note that transmission of information via the internet is not completely secure and although we will endeavor to protect your information, we cannot guarantee the security of your information transmitted to our Site; any transmission is therefore at your own risk. Once we have received your information, we will use procedures and security features to try to prevent unauthorized access however.

  1. Opt Out

If you do not wish to receive offers or other notices from us in the future, you can elect not to receive emails from us either by “unsubscribing” to an email you receive or by contacting us as indicated below. Any changes will affect only future uses of your information.

  1. Links to Third-Party Sites

When you use the Site or our service, you may be directed to other websites that are beyond our control. These may include merchant sites where you select items for purchase or payment sites where you pay for your purchases. We may also allow thirds-party sites or applications to link to the Site. We are not responsible for the privacy practices of any third parties or the content of linked sites but we do encourage you to read the applicable privacy policies and terms and conditions of such parties or web sites. This Privacy Policy only applies to Our Sites.

  1. Contacting Us

The Site is owned and operated by Elle& If you have any questions or suggestions with respect to this Privacy Policy or if you wish to ask us to correct or show you your information as provided above, you can simply click on Contact Us to send us an email to [email protected]