Privacy and Accessibility
At Boston General Store we are dedicated to protecting your privacy and safeguarding your personal identity.
Our main purpose in collecting your personal information is to provide you with a streamlined experience while making purchases at Boston General Store. We only collect information about you that we consider necessary for achieving this. Personally identifiable information is only obtained when making a purchase or signing up for our newsletter.
We do not gather sensitive personal data (eg. health, genetic, biometric data, racial or ethnic origin, political opinions, religious or philosophical beliefs, trade union membership, sexual orientation and criminal convictions.) We expressly request that you do not provide any such sensitive data to us.
We sometimes use data collection devices such as “cookies” on certain pages of the site to measure effectiveness and safety. A cookie is a small file that gets placed on your hard-drive that helps us provide our services.
By using and browsing our website, you consent to cookies being used. If you do not consent you must turn off cookies or refrain from using our site. You are free to decline cookies if you choose to. Most browsers allow you to turn off cookies.
We just said cookies a lot. If that makes you hungry, check out our Pantry section. If you purchase a cookie, then there will be all kinds of cookie exchanging going on.
At Boston General Store we take security seriously. When users make a purchase we use every precaution to safeguard it online and offline.
We do not share, sell, or trade email addresses, information collected as part of a survey, or specific details about you or your household. We do not contribute to or or participate in shared or cooperative databases, which give other companies access to your information.
CONTROLLING YOUR INFORMATION
If you are an EU resident, you have certain rights concerning the information we hold about you, as defined under the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR). If you wish to exercise these rights, please contact us.
Requesting: You may request a copy of any data we hold about you. Upon request we will provide a copy of the information that we hold about you.
Correcting: The accuracy of the information is important to us. If you have a change of email address, or if any of the other information we hold is inaccurate or out of date, please contact us so we may correct our records.
Deleting: You have the right to request erasure of your personal information. Unless there is a compelling reason for the data not to be erased (for example, we need to use that data to fulfill our contractual or legal obligations), your personal data will be deleted on request.
Boston General Store may amend this Privacy Statement from time to time in order to meet changes in the regulatory environment, business needs, or to satisfy the needs of our customers, properties, strategic marketing partners, and service providers.
We want everyone who visits the Boston General Store website to feel welcome and find the experience rewarding. Our accessibility statement will provide our current status regarding Web Content Accessibility and our physical location.
WHAT ARE WE DOING?
To help us make Boston General Store website a positive place for everyone, we’ve been using the Web Content Accessibility Guidelines (WCAG) 2.1. These guidelines explain how to make web content more accessible for people with disabilities, and user friendly for everyone.
HOW ARE WE DOING?
We’re working hard to achieve our goal of Level AA accessibility, but we realize there are some areas that still need improving.
Boston General Store is in the process of facilitating the accessibility and usability of its website for all people with disabilities. We will be implementing over time the relevant portions of the World Wide Web Consortium’s Web Content Accessibility Guidelines 2.1 Level AA (WCAG 2.1 AA) as its web accessibility standard or other standards to the extent required by the Americans with Disabilities Act (‘ADA”).
Please be aware that our efforts are ongoing. If, at any time, you have specific questions or concerns about the accessibility of any particular web page on www.bostongeneralstore.com, please contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org. If you do encounter an accessibility issue, please be sure to specify the web page in your email, and we will make all reasonable efforts to make that page accessible for you. You may also contact us via telephone at (781) 326-7560. We will make every possible effort to answer your questions and concerns.
CONTACTING US BY PHONE
If you have any questions concerning our company always feel free to call our main number at (781) 326-7560. We will return your message within 24 hours.