Privacy and Cookies

Welcome to our website (the "Website"). You should be of legal age to smoke in your country to visit or use this Website. These Privacy and Cookie Policy together with our Terms and Conditions (the "Terms") govern the use of this Website.

Privacy Policy

General

Galano Group LLC ("GALANO") is the controller of the processing of all personal data collected through this website (the "Website"). GALANO respects your privacy and complies with applicable privacy laws.

GALANO processes personal data that a user voluntarily provides on the Website. This information may include first and last name, e-mail address, date of birth, address of residence, preferences and interests, and other information relevant to customer surveys and/or offers. GALANO's purpose in gathering and transferring such personal data will be to provide a user with services available on the Website, for example to participate in a promotional campaign. We will not sell or lease your personal information to third parties unless we have your permission or are required by law to do so.

Transfer, storage and processing of data

The transfer, storage and processing of data collected through the Website is secured by means of current, usual technical measures. GALANO may transfer your personal data to any of its partners or affiliates. GALANO may also provide your personal data to third parties if needed to provide the services available on the Website. GALANO will not provide your personal data to any other third parties, unless there is a legal obligation to do so.

What we do with the information we gather

This Website collects information to understand your needs and provide you with a better service, and in particular for internal record keeping, improve our products and services, send promotional emails about new products, special offers or other information which we think you may find interesting using the email address which you have provided, to occasionally contact you for market research purposes, to contact you by email, phone, fax or mail, or to customise the website according to your interests.

Security

GALANO is committed to ensuring that your information is secure. In order to prevent unauthorised access or disclosure, we have put in place suitable physical, electronic and managerial procedures to safeguard and secure the information we collect online.

Cookie Policy

This Website uses "cookies". Cookies are small text files that the Website stores on your computer or electronic device.

The Website only uses the following cookies and for the following purposes:

Functional Cookies

This cookies are used to enhance the user experience of this Website for visitors. For example, a cookie is stored to remember that you passed the age verification webpage when you are above legal smoking age. Without this cookie, you would have to re-submit this information on every webpage.

Analytics Cookies

GALANO uses Google Analytics cookies, with the purpose to analyze how visitors use the Website. GALANO can then make improvements to the user experience of the Website. Google only processes data obtained via the Website in an anonymous form. Please visit www.google.com/analytics for more information on Google Analytics.

Third Party Cookies

The Website allows certain cookies and plugins of third parties. These plugins also enhance the user friendliness of the Website, like allowing you to share content in social media. The (use of the) data collected by these third parties via the social plugins are exclusively determined by such third party as GALANO cannot read these cookies (nor can these parties read the cookies of GALANO). For information regarding these third party cookies please check the respective third party's privacy policy.

e-Commerce Cookies

The Website collects cookies for e-commerce purposes including but not limited to: the association with your shopping cart, store the category info on the page, that allows to display pages more quickly, the items that you have in the Compare Products list, your preferred currency, an encrypted version of your customer id with the store, an indicator if you are currently logged into the store, an encrypted version of the customer group you belong to, to store the Customer Segment ID, to use as flags, which indicates whether caching is disabled or not, your sesssion ID on the server, to allow guests to edit their order, track categories visited, recent products viewed, indicate whether a new message has been received, indicate whether it is allowed to use cache, a link to information about your cart and viewing history if you have asked the site, the ID of any polls you have recently voted in, information on what polls you have voted on, the items that you have recently compared, information on products you have emailed to friends, the store view or language you have selected, indicate whether a customer allowed to use cookies, the products that you have recently viewed, an encrypted list of products added to your Wishlist, and the number of items in your Wishlist.

Changing Your Settings

By changing the settings in your web browser, you can establish that you will be given notice if a cookie is stored on your computer. By changing settings, you can also establish that your browser does not accept cookies from this Website.

Updates to Policies

This Privacy and Cookie Policy may be changed over time. Such changes shall be effective immediately upon the posting of the modified Privacy and Cookie Policy. Users of the Website are advised to regularly read the Privacy and Cookie Policy for possible changes.