Privacy Policy


  1. Your Privacy: Overview
    1. This privacy policy (“Privacy Policy”) sets out the privacy policies and practices for Foxsly Inc. (“Foxsly”). It also describes how Foxsly maintains, uses and discloses personal information and sets out how you can access certain information that Foxsly may collect about you.
    2. This Privacy Policy applies to information collected from you by Foxsly via this website (http://www.foxsly.com) (“Site”), Foxsly’s mobile applications, any other applications or services that display this Privacy Policy and other places where or means by which we may collect personal information.
    3. In this Privacy Policy, “personal information” means information or opinion about an individual whose identity is apparent or can be reasonably ascertained from the information or opinion as further defined under applicable privacy laws, including, but not limited to, other personal information collected through the Site or related Foxsly services.
    4. Our Site uses MarketPress and is hosted by Dreamhost to deliver an online e-Commerce platform that allows participating Merchants to sell their wares. In general, the third-party providers used by us will only collect, use and disclose your information to the extent necessary to allow them to perform the services they provide to us. However, certain third party service providers, such as payment gateways and other payment transaction processors, have their own privacy policies with respect to the information they obtain for your purchase-related transactions. For those providers, we recommend that you read their privacy policies so you can understand the manner in which your personal information will be handled by these providers. Certain such providers may be located in or have facilities located in a jurisdiction other than either you or us. Accordingly, your information may become subject to the laws of the jurisdiction(s) in which that service provider or its facilities are located.
    5. When you click on links on our Site, they may direct you away from our Site. We are not responsible for the privacy practices of other sites and encourage you to read their privacy statements. Once you leave our Site or are redirected to a third-party website or application, you are no longer governed by this Privacy Policy or our Site’s Terms of Use.
  2. Consent
    1. BY SUBMITTING PERSONAL INFORMATION TO FOXSLY OR ITS SERVICE PROVIDERS AND AGENTS, YOU AGREE THAT FOXSLY MAY COLLECT YOUR PERSONAL INFORMATION AND YOU CONSENT TO THE USE, DISCLOSURE AND TRANSFER OF YOUR PERSONAL INFORMATION IN ACCORDANCE WITH THIS PRIVACY POLICY AND AS PERMITTED OR REQUIRED BY LAW. Subject to legal and contractual requirements, you may refuse or withdraw your consent to certain of the purposes identified herein at any time by contacting Foxsly at the address provided below. If you refuse or withdraw your consent, you acknowledge that Foxsly may not be able to provide you or continue to provide you with certain services or information which may be of value to you.
    2. For Merchants participating on Foxsly, we may collect additional information such as a Merchant’s individual or business information including name, email address, mailing address, phone number(s), date of birth, business and tax registration numbers, PayPal email address and associated information. We may contact Merchants periodically to request further information regarding their Foxsly profiles, policies and product listings to ensure compliance with Foxsly’s Mandatory Terms of Use, as well as Foxsly’s policies and rules.
    3. Our collection of personal information will be limited to what is necessary for the purposes identified and we will collect personal information only by fair and lawful means.
  3. Collection of your information, cookies and third party analytics and tracking
    1. When you register or subscribe for updates on our Site or when you purchase something from one of Foxsly’s participating Merchants using the eCommerce platform on our Site, we may collect the personal information you disclose in the registration, subscription or purchase transaction processes such as your name, address, email address, phone number and, in the case of a purchase transaction, order confirmation details.
    2. For Merchants participating on Foxsly, we may collect additional information such as a Merchant’s individual or business information including name, email address, mailing address, phone number(s), date of birth, business and tax registration numbers, PayPal email address and associated information. We may contact Merchants periodically to request further information regarding their Foxsly profiles, policies and product listings to ensure compliance with Foxsly’s Terms of Use, as well as Foxsly’s policies and rules.
    3. Our collection of personal information will be limited to what is necessary for the purposes identified and we will collect personal information only by fair and lawful means.
    4. When you visit our Site or associated mobile application(s), we may also collect information that may not be personal information, which may include, but is not limited to, the frequency of user visits to the Site, the routes by which users access the Site, their navigation on the Site during visits and use of any hyperlinks available on the Site. Foxsly or its service providers and agents may process and use this aggregate data for trends and statistics, analysis of the Site’s performance, development of the Site and the Site’s features and offerings, assessing patterns of use, or planning, evaluating and executing marketing initiatives. This information is gathered by certain tools and methods such as the collection of your internet protocol (IP) address or the use of cookies and is maintained, used and disclosed in aggregate form unless otherwise noted.
    5. Foxsly uses automated devices and applications provided by third parties, such as Google Analytics and Facebook, to evaluate usage of our Site and to permit Foxsly to reach people who have previously visited our Site and show them relevant advertisements when they visit other sites across the Internet (often called “remarketing” or “retargeting”). We also may use other analytic means to evaluate our Site and assist in such advertising as well as to improve our Site, performance and user experience. These entities may use cookies, web beacons and other tracking technologies which collect information to perform their services including measurement services and ad targeting.  We do not share personal information that we collect directly with these third parties. However, these third parties may collect personal information directly through the use of cookies and other tracking technologies. For an explanation of the information collected by these third parties and their respective privacy policies, please go to the Google Analytics privacy policy (http://www.google.com/intl/en/policies/privacy/) and the Facebook privacy policy (https://www.facebook.com/policy.php).
    6. Please note that these aforementioned third parties use cookies, which are text files stored on your computer enabling an analysis of your use of the Site. You can prevent the collection of data concerning your use of the Site (including your IP address), which are generated by the cookie, and the processing of that data by Google by downloading and installing the browser plug-in that is available under the following link: download and install the browser plug-in (https://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout). To opt out of the collection and use of information for ad targeting you can access a mechanism for exercising such choice here: (http://www.aboutads.info/choices/).
  4. How do we use your personal information?
    1. ​We may use your personal information for the following purposes:
      • to communicate with you or the relevant Merchant(s) regarding your order(s) placed via the Site or your other usage of the Site as the case may be
      • to develop, enhance, market, sell or otherwise provide information, products or services
      • to perform analytics on the browsing and user experience for general Site improvement and enhancement
      • to personalize your experience which also helps us better respond to your needs
      • to troubleshoot problems with the Site and/or related Foxsly services
      • to develop and manage Foxsly’s business and operations
      • to enforce Foxsly’s Terms of Use or comply with this Privacy Policy
      • to detect and protect Foxsly and other third parties against error, negligence, breach of contract, fraud, theft and other illegal activity, and to audit compliance with Foxsly’s policies and contractual obligations
      • as permitted by, and to comply with, any legal or regulatory requirements or provisions
      • for any other purpose to which you consent including, but in no way limiting the generality of the foregoing, your express consent for Foxsly to send you periodic email with news, updates or promotions on our Site, as well as to administer contests and surveys, or otherwise provide specific information about Merchants and their wares (which Foxsly email will include unsubscribe instructions for that purpose in the event you wish to stop receiving such email communications from us)
    2. Personal and business information which Merchants provide to us for creation of a Merchant profile will be displayed on our Site but otherwise the contents of completed Merchant Applications are for Foxsly’s internal processes and uses only.
    3. We may use Merchant’s personal and business related information for the following:
      • to build and maintain your “Foxsly Creative” merchant profile including your product pages on the Site for listed wares, as well as to establish your tax, shipping and related charges for transaction purposes on the Site
      • to communicate with you in your capacity as a Merchant on the Site
      • to enforce Foxsly’s Terms of Use or comply with this Privacy Policy
      • to detect and protect Foxsly and other third parties against error, negligence, breach of contract, fraud, theft and other illegal activity, and to audit compliance with Foxsly’s policies and contractual obligations
      • as permitted by, and to comply with, any legal or regulatory requirements or provisions
      • for any other purpose to which Merchant consents
  5. Choice and opt-out preferences
    1. Foxsly does not collect your personal information unless you choose to provide it. If, at any time, you prefer not to receive further email communications from Foxsly (except in connection with information, products or services that you specifically request), you will have the ability to unsubscribe from such communications by means of a link provided in every broadcast email that is sent to you by Foxsly.
    2. You may withdraw your consent for us to contact you at any time by contacting us at contact@foxsly.com or by mailing us at: Foxsly Inc. 102 Ravenscraig Drive, Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada, B3P 0B6.
    3. Merchants who have submitted information to Foxsly (via Merchant Application or in some other manner) impliedly consent for Foxsly to continue using same without restriction until such time as Merchant ceases to be a Foxsly Creative in accordance with Foxsly’s Terms of Use.
  6. Disclosure
    1. ​Except as otherwise provided for herein, we will not use or disclose to third parties your personal information for purposes other than the self-evident or otherwise stated purposes for which it was collected unless we have your express written consent, you have violated our Terms of Use or otherwise we are required at law to disclose such information.
    2. ​​Note that whenever you provide personal information on the internet including via email, that information can be intercepted in transit. While we endeavour to protect any personal information we obtain from you, we cannot guarantee the security of information you disclose online and you do so at your own risk.
  7. Updates and changes to our privacy policy
    1. ​By using this Site, you agree to Foxsly’s Privacy Policy. If you do not agree to this Privacy Policy, please do not use our Site.
    2. You can review the most current version of our Privacy Policy at any time on this page. We reserve the right to update, modify, revise, replace or otherwise change any part of our Privacy Policy at any time and without advance notice to you. Any such changes to our Privacy Policy posted on the Site shall take effect immediately upon posting.
    3. ​It is your responsibility to check this page periodically for changes to our Privacy Policy. In any event, your continued use of or access to the Site following the posting of any changes consitutes acceptance of those changes and the entirety of our Privacy Policy.
  8. Questions and contact information
    1. ​If you would like to access, correct amend or delete any personal information we have about you, register a complaint, or if you simply want more information, contact our Privacy Compliance Officer at contact@foxsly.com or by mail at: Foxsly Inc. (Attn: Privacy Compliance Officer) 102 Ravenscraig Drive, Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada B3P 0B6.

LAST UPDATED: February 12, 2015

(Version 1: created August 8, 2014; published September 15, 2014)

(Version 2: updated and published February 12, 2015)