Who we are

We take your privacy very seriously and we are committed to protecting it. We believe that you should easily know what personal data we collect and use, as well as to understand your rights in respect of your personal data.

What personal data we collect and why we collect it

Personal data is information relating to an identified or identifiable natural person. For example, it may include an individual’s name, address, and gender.

We may collect personal data either directly from you (for example when you call us or we call you) or indirectly (for example from your electronic devices that interact with our websites, and electronic forms.  


When you leave comments on the site we collect the data shown in the comments form, and also the visitor’s IP address and browser user agent string to help spam detection.

An anonymized string created from your email address (also called a hash) may be provided to the Gravatar service to see if you are using it. The Gravatar service privacy policy is available here: https://automattic.com/privacy/. After approval of your comment, your profile picture is visible to the public in the context of your comment.

Contact forms

When you fill in our form on the website we collect the date shown in the form. We may collect your name, contact (addresses, phone number, email address, gender)


If you visit our login page, we will set a temporary cookie to determine if your browser accepts cookies. This cookie contains no personal data and is discarded when you close your browser.

When you login, we will also set up several cookies to save your login information and your screen display choices. Login cookies last for two days, and screen options cookies last for a year. If you select “Remember Me”, your login will persist for two weeks. If you log out of your account, the login cookies will be removed.

If you edit or publish an article, an additional cookie will be saved in your browser. This cookie includes no personal data and simply indicates the post ID of the article you just edited. It expires after 1 day.

Who we share your data with

– We disclose your personal data to our employees, customer relationship, retail, e-commerce, communication, legal affairs, finance, internal audit, and IT management that need to have access to your personal data and are authorized to process them in order to achieve the aforementioned purposes and who are committed to confidentiality. 

We may disclose personal data to third-party providers acting on our behalf of us and approved by us.
All such processing is based on our prior instructions set out in a binding contract that is compliant with the requirements of applicable law. Such disclosures are made for different purposes including:
o    IT development and support;
o    Hosting and carrying out marketing and business studies and marketing campaigns;
o    Verifying your information, authenticating payments, and processing orders and payments, to third parties that provide credit reporting, payment or order fulfillment services;
o    Delivery services
o    Data quality management services (standardization, deduplication…)…
These providers are committed to confidentiality and are not permitted to use your personal data for any other purposes. We also require them to use appropriate security measures to protect your personal data. 

How long we retain your data

If you leave a comment, the comment and its metadata are retained indefinitely. This is so we can recognize and approve any follow-up comments automatically instead of holding them in a moderation queue.

For users that register on our website (if any), we also store the personal information they provide in their user profile. All users can see, edit, or delete their personal information at any time (except they cannot change their username). Website administrators can also see and edit that information.

What rights you have over your data

Your personal data are processed for the period necessary for the purposes for which they have been collected, to comply with legal and regulatory obligations and for the duration of any period necessary to establish, exercise or defend any legal rights.

How we protect your data

All your personal data is strictly confidential and will only be accessible, on a need-to-know basis, to duly authorized personnel of Smiry Store and other entities of the Smiry Store and third providers acting on our behalf with appropriate technical and organizational security safeguards.

We also have procedures in place to deal with any suspected data security breach. We will notify you and any applicable regulator of a suspected data security breach where we are legally required to do so.

Information about CCPA Do not Sell

We do not “sell” Personal Information (“PI”) that we collect directly from you, in accordance with the definition of “sell” in the California Consumer Privacy Act (“CCPA”).  We do allow third parties to collect information relating to your use of our websites and mobile apps through the use of cookies and similar technologies. There is not yet a consensus as to whether data collection by third party cookies associated with our websites and mobile apps constitutes a “sale” of your PI as defined by the CCPA.  

You can disable cookies through your web browser or opt-out of certain types of cookie-based sharing.