Privacy Policy


When you purchase something from our store, as part of the buying

and selling process, we collect the personal information you give us

such as your name, address, and email address.

When you browse our store, we also automatically receive your

computer’s internet protocol (IP) address in order to provide us with

information that helps us learn about your browser and operating


Email marketing (if applicable): With your permission, we may send

your emails about our store, new products, and other updates.


By using our website, you (the visitor) agree to allow third parties to process your IP address, in order to determine your location for the purpose of currency conversion. You also agree to have that currency stored in a session cookie in your browser (a temporary cookie which gets automatically removed when you close your browser). We do this in order for the selected currency to remain selected and consistent when browsing our website so that the prices can convert to your (the visitor) local currency.

How do you get my consent?

When you provide us with personal information to complete a

The transaction, verify your credit card, place an order, arrange for a

delivery or return a purchase, we imply that you consent to our

collecting it and using it for that specific reason only.

If we ask for your personal information for a secondary reason, like

marketing, we will either ask you directly for your expressed consent,

or provide you with an opportunity to say no.

How do I withdraw my consent?

If after you opt-in, you change your mind, you may withdraw your

consent for us to contact you, for the continued collection, use or

disclosure of your information, at anytime, by contacting us at or mailing us at:

Brooch Bee
P. O. Box 1576
Bay Roberts
NL A0A 1G0


We may disclose your personal information if we are required by law

to do so or if you violate our Terms of Service.


Our store is hosted on Shopify Inc. They provide us with online e-commerce

platform that allows us to sell our products and services

to you.

Your data is stored through Shopify’s data storage, databases, and

the general Shopify application. They store your data on a secure

server behind a firewall.


If you choose a direct payment gateway to complete your purchase,

then Shopify stores your credit card data. It is encrypted through the

Payment Card Industry Data Security Standard (PCI-DSS). Your

purchase transaction data is stored only as long as is necessary to

complete your purchase transaction. After that is complete, your

purchase transaction information is deleted.

All direct payment gateways adhere to the standards set by PCI-DSS

as managed by the PCI Security Standards Council, which is a joint

effort of brands like Visa, Mastercard, American Express and


PCI-DSS requirements help ensure the secure handling of credit card

information by our store and its service providers.

For more insight, you may also want to read Shopify’s Terms of

Service ( or Privacy Statement



In general, the third-party providers used by us will only collect, use

and disclose your information to the extent necessary to allow them

to perform the services they provide to us.

However, certain third-party service providers, such as payment

gateways and other payment transaction processors have their own

privacy policies in respect to the information we are required to

provide to them for your purchase-related transactions.

For these providers, we recommend that you read their privacy

policies so you can understand the manner in which your personal

information will be handled by these providers.

In particular, remember that certain providers may be located in or

have facilities that are located a different jurisdiction than either you

or us. So if you elect to proceed with a transaction that involves the

services of a third-party service provider, then your information may

become subject to the laws of the jurisdiction(s) in which that service

provider or its facilities are located.

As an example, if you are located in Canada and your transaction is

processed by a payment gateway located in the United States, then

your personal information used in completing that transaction may be

subject to disclosure under United States legislation, including the

Patriot Act.

Once you leave our store’s website or are redirected to a third-party

website or application, you are no longer governed by this Privacy

Policy or our website’s Terms of Service.

Text Marketing and notifications: By subscribing to text notifications you agree to receive recurring automated marketing messages at the phone number provided. Consent is not a condition of purchase.

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When you click on links on our store, they may direct you away from

our site. We are not responsible for the privacy practices of other

sites and encourage you to read their privacy statements.

Google analytics:

Our store uses Google Analytics to help us learn about store visits

and the pages being viewed.


To protect your personal information, we take reasonable precautions

and follow industry best practices to make sure it is not

inappropriately lost, misused, accessed, disclosed, altered or


If you provide us with your credit card information, the information is

encrypted using secure socket layer technology (SSL) and stored

with AES-256 encryption. Although no method of transmission over

the Internet or electronic storage is 100% secure, we follow all PCIDSS

requirements and implement additional generally accepted

industry standards.


Here is a list of cookies that we use. We’ve listed them here so you

that you can choose if you want to opt-out of cookies or not.

_session_id, unique token, sessional, Allows Shopify to store

information about your session (referrer, landing page, etc).

_shopify_visit, no data held, Persistent for 30 minutes from the last

visit, Used by our website provider’s internal stats tracker to record

the number of visits

_shopify_uniq, no data held, expires midnight (relative to the visitor)

of the next day, Counts the number of visits to a store by a single


cart, unique token, persistent for 2 weeks, Stores information about

the contents of your cart.

_secure_session_id, unique token, sessional

storefront_digest, unique token, indefinite If the shop has a

password, this is used to determine if the current visitor has access.

PREF, persistent for a very short period, Set by Google and tracks

who visits the store and from where


By using this site, you represent that you are at least the age of

majority in your state or province of residence, or that you are the age

of majority in your state or province of residence and you have given

us your consent to allow any of your minor dependents to use this



We reserve the right to modify this privacy policy at any time, so

please review it frequently. Changes and clarifications will take effect

immediately upon their posting on the website. If we make material

changes to this policy, we will notify you here that it has been

updated, so that you are aware of what information we collect, how

we use it, and under what circumstances, if any, we use and/or

disclose it.

If our store is acquired or merged with another company, your

information may be transferred to the new owners so that we may continue to sell products to you.


If you would like to: access, correct, amend or delete any personal

information we have about you, register a complaint, or simply want

more information contact our Privacy Compliance Officer at or by mail at

Brooch Bee
[Re: Privacy Compliance Officer]
P. O. Box 1576
Bay Roberts, NL Canada
A0A 1G0