Our website, www.apricart.pk is hosted on Amazon Web Services (AWS), a comprehensive and broadly adopted cloud platform provided by Amazon. Our website and backend e-commerce management systems follow industry standard security protocols and securely store the databases and relevant information.
The brand ‘Apricart’ is owned by Apricart E-Stores Private Ltd. This website (www.apricart.pk) is operated by Apricart E-Stores Private Ltd. Apricart is a grocery and pharmacy orders delivery service. The policy only covers information collected through this application, and does not cover any information collected offline by Apricart E-Stores Private Ltd.
The following are the definitions of Personal Information:
Personal Information (PI): ): Any information that reasonably identifies or can be used to identify an individual directly or indirectly. Personal information may relate to any individual, such as a customer, employer, vendor, or contractor.
Personally Identifiable Information (PII): Any representation of information that permits the identity of an individual to whom the information applies to be reasonably inferred by either direct or indirect means. Further, PII is defined as information: (i) that directly identifies an individual (e.g., name, address, social security number or other identifying number or code, telephone number, email address, etc.) or (ii) by which an agency intends to identify specific individuals in conjunction with other data elements, i.e., indirect identification. (These data elements may include a combination of gender, race, birth date, geographic indicator, and other descriptors). Additionally, information permitting the physical or online contacting of a specific individual is the same as personally identifiable information. This information can be maintained in either paper, electronic or other media.
Personal information provided on the website and online credit card transactions are transmitted through a secure server. We are committed to handling your personal information with high standards of information security. We take appropriate physical, electronic and administrative steps to maintain the security and accuracy of personally identifiable information we collect, including limiting the number of people who have physical access to our database servers, as well as employing electronic security systems and password protections that guard against unauthorized access.
Our website uses encryption technology, like Secure Socket Layer (SSL) to protect your personal information during data transport. SSL encrypts ordering information such as your name, address, email address and telephone number.
The Information We Collect
Generally, you may browse the www.apricart.pk website without providing any personally identifiable information. However, we may ask you to provide personally identifiable information at various times and places on this website. In some cases, if you choose not to provide us with the requested information, you may not be able to access all, parts of this website or participate in all of its features, product selection and place orders.
We collect the following information when you create an account on our website:
- First Name
- Last Name
For online orders, we collect the following information:
- First Name
- Last Name
- Phone Number
Your Computer’s IP Address
The Internet uses a specific communication protocol known as “Internet Protocol” (IP) to send information between computers. We receive your Internet Protocol (IP) address when you browse through our website. This primary use of this information is to identify your location.
Email Marketing (where applicable): We collect your email address when you subscribe to our newsletter. We may periodically send you marketing emails about our promotions, discounts, new products, services and other important updates.
Payment By Credit or Debit Cards
Our online payment gateway provider is Safepay, which is a PCI-certified, auditor certified, payment service provider. All credit/debit card transactions are encrypted as per the Payment Card Industry Data Security Standard (PCI-DSS).
Safe Pay abides by the PCI-DSS standards and requirements as managed by the PCI Security Standards Council, which is a joint effort of brands like Visa, MasterCard, American Express and Discover.
Consent for Collecting Your Information
When you create an account, place an order, arrange a delivery or book a service on apricart.pk, we imply that you are giving us your consent to collect and use that information for the purposes defined in this policy.
In case you want to opt-out from this consent, please send us an email on email@example.com and we will remove your contact details from our database.
Disclosure of Personal Information
We may disclose your personal information where required by law and if you violate any laws relevant to our policies.