Privacy Policy

Sharing your personal information

We do not sell, trade, or rent Users’ personal identification information to others. We may share generic aggregated demographic information not linked to any personal identification information regarding visitors and users with our business partners, trusted affiliates and advertisers for the purposes outlined herein. We may use third party service providers to help us operate our business and the Site or administer activities on our behalf, such as sending out newsletters or surveys. We may share your information with these third parties for those limited purposes provided that you have given us your permission. We may also use your information in the following ways:
• when necessary for our employees, agents, subcontractors, suppliers or commercial partners to provide us with a related service or perform a task on our behalf. Any third parties employed by us to process your data on our behalf are subject to contractual obligations to protect the security of your data in accordance with the terms of this form;
• when we are of the opinion that it is necessary for other companies, financial institutions or institutions to enforce the law in the context of fraud prevention or detection;
• in the form of statistical aggregated information, including information relating to sales and web-usage, for advertisers and our business partners to monitor the efficacy of our business partnerships and to sell advertising. We may also pass such information onto reputable third parties for onward sale;
• in the event that Kinfolk is, or its assets are substantially, acquired by one or more third parties as a result of a merger, sale, consolidation or liquidation, then customer information may be one of the transferred assets;
• when necessary to pursue Kinfolks’ legitimate interests or when required or permitted by law.

Any distribution of your personal data by us to a carefully selected third party or to one of the third parties mentioned in the above list is in accordance with the provisions of the General Data Protection Regulation. Third parties may not use your personal data for purposes other than those we have recorded, in accordance with the purposes described in this document and third parties must have taken the security measures necessary for the protection of the personal data against unauthorized processing and against unintentional loss, destruction or damage to your personal data.

Google Analytics

We use this tool in order to see which articles are interesting for you and to see our monthly visitors: From which city, country and which Browser do they use.

View, edit or delete your personal information

You have the right to view, edit or delete the personal data we have collected about you. Furthermore, you have the right to withdraw consent or to object to the processing of your personal data. And you have the right to data portability: this means that you can request that we send you, or another organization named by you, the personal data that we have about you in a computer file. Requests to view, edit, delete or port your personal data, and withdrawals of consent can be sent to hello@thisorient.com.

Information for protecting minor’s data

We encourage all parents and guardians to educate minor’s in their care to share personal information in a safe and responsible manner when using our Site products and services. We do not intentionally collect information that relates to or originates from a minor, unless we have received the permission of the minor’s parent or guardian. If we are informed that a user of the products or services on our websites is a minor who does so without the consent of a parent or guardian, we will take reasonable and necessary measures to ensure that all information provided by the minor is expunged as soon as possible to ensure that this information is neither communicated to third parties nor used by us for direct marketing purposes or otherwise.

Personal identification information

We may collect personal identification information from Users in a variety of ways, including, but not limited to, when Users visit our site, register on the site, fill out a form, place an order, subscribe to the newsletter, respond to a survey, email or call us, and in connection with other activities, services, features or resources we make available on our Site. Users may be asked for, as appropriate, name, email address, mailing address, phone number, credit card information. Users may, however, visit our Site anonymously. We will collect personal identification information from Users only if they voluntarily submit such information to us. Users can always refuse to supply personal identification information, except that it may prevent them from engaging in certain Site-related activities.

We do not seek sensitive personal information such as your race, political beliefs, religion, political associations, sexual preference, or genetic information.

Occasionally, we may request demographic information (like your age or gender) or information about your interests and preferences. In most instances, you do not have to provide us with this information to receive the publication, product or service you have requested. We use this optional demographic and preference information to tailor or improve our products and service offerings, as well as for internal marketing research purposes.

We only ask for personal information that is relevant to the objective as agreed in the terms of service contract.

Non-personal identification information
We may collect non-personal identification information about Users whenever they interact with our Site. We use this information to monitor and improve our websites. Non-personal identification information may include the browser name, the type of computer and technical information about Users’ means of connection to our Site, such as the operating system, browser type and the Internet service providers utilized, information about your visits to and your activity on our Site including content you view and interact with, the address of the website you arrived from and other clickstream behavior (including pages you view, links you click, products you add to your cart, the length of your browsing session, your IP (Internet Protocol) address and your device’s approximate location at the time of browsing). IP addresses are not linked to personally identifiable information.

Product Purchases
When you purchase products offered through one of our websites or publications, we collect your credit card and other payment information. We use this information to process your orders, to better assist you when you visit or contact us in the future, as well as to improve our product offerings. Your credit card transaction is processed through a secure Payment Service Provider and your card data is not retained.

Exchanges and Refunds
We are unable to exchange and refund delivered print items, such as magazines and newspapers. However, if you never received your print items or received the wrong item please contact our customer service at hello@thisorient.com and we will resolve the issue. Should a product be subject to further conditions relating to its eligibility for a refund or exchange it will be advertised accordingly. Refunds will be issued to your original payment method. This does not affect your statutory rights.

Prices and Currency
Prices are expressed in USD, specified on the receipt of purchase and must be paid in the Sell Currency. When the purchase is paid with a foreign currency, the exchange rate is determined by the customer’s bank. Sales taxes such as GST or VAT may be charged in accordance with the laws of the customer’s location, and where applicable will be converted at a rate determined by the customer’s bank.

Eligibility
The shop is intended for Users who are sixteen (16) years of age or older, and any purchases made on the Site’s shop by a person fifteen (15) years of age or younger should be made under the supervision of a legal parent or guardian who is fully able and competent to comprehend and adhere to the terms, conditions, obligations, affirmations, representations, and warranties set forth in this Agreement and on the shop, and to abide by and comply with this Agreement.

Web browser cookies

Our Site may use “cookies” to enhance User experience. User’s web browser places cookies on their hard drive for record-keeping purposes and sometimes to track information about them. User may choose to set their web browser to refuse cookies, or to alert you when cookies are being sent. If they do so, note that some parts of the Site may not function properly. For more information, refer to the ICO website

All content appearing in this site is the exclusive property of Hassen Ben Chtioui (-’THIS ORIENT) and/or contributors operating under licensing agreements with ’THIS ORIENT, and is protected under international copyright laws. Content is not to be downloaded, reproduced, copied, stored, manipulated, projected, used or altered in any way, alone or with any other material, or by use of computer or other electronic means without the express written permission of ’THIS ORIENT. The use of any material as the basis for another creative concept is a violation of copyright.

Changes to this privacy policy

We encourage Users to frequently check this page for any changes to stay informed about how we are helping to protect the personal information we collect. You acknowledge and agree that it is your responsibility to review this privacy policy periodically and become aware of modifications.

Your acceptance of these terms

By using this Site, you signify your acceptance of this policy. If you do not agree to this policy, please do not use our Site. Your continued use of the Site following the posting of changes to this policy will be deemed your acceptance of those changes.
Contact us

If you have any questions about this Privacy Policy, the practices of this site, or your dealings with this site, please contact us at:
hello@thisorient.com

This document was last updated on May 24, 2018.