Poppy Barley

Privacy Policy

Effective Date: March 30, 2016

At Poppy Barley Inc, (“Poppy Barley”) your privacy is important to us and we are committed to protecting the privacy, confidentiality, security and accuracy of your personal information we collect, use and disclose. This Privacy Policy outlines what to expect when you interact with us.

When you visit the Poppy Barley Inc. website located at https://poppybarley.com/ (the “Site”) as well as any mobile application (“Application”), you agree to the collection, use, and disclosure of information submitted by you in accordance with this Privacy Policy and accompanying Terms and Conditions. In our Privacy Policy, the words “we”, “us”, and “our” refer to Poppy Barley. Our entire Privacy Policy is laid out below, please read it over carefully before submitting information through our website and/or mobile application (together making up our “Services”.)

Please note that there are links throughout Poppy Barley to third party websites and applications (“Third Party Services”) such as Facebook, Survey Monkey, Twitter, Instagram, Pinterest, and Google + that are not controlled or operated by Poppy Barley. This Privacy Policy does not apply to Third Party Services and we are not responsible for their practices, content or privacy policy. We encourage you to carefully read the Privacy Policy of Third Party Websites so that you understand how they use and share your information.

If you have any questions or comments about this Privacy Policy or your Personal Information, please contact us at hello@poppybarley.com or at #200 10822 82 Avenue, Edmonton, Alberta, T6E2B3.

What Information We Collect

Canadian privacy legislation defines personal information broadly as information about “an identifiable individual” or as information that allows an individual to be identified.

Personal information that we may collect from you from time to time include:

  • Your name;
  • Address;
  • Your contact information such as telephone number, email address, social media handle
  • Your footwear measurements;
  • Sales history;
  • And birthdate.

In addition, we may ask you to provide us with more detailed information to improve our services to better serve you. This information includes:

  • Your interests;
  • Occupation;
  • Demographic information;
  • Email or phone records in correspondence with our Services;
  • Survey responses, which may contain personal information.

Non-Personal Information may be collected throughout our website. They are not intrusive and provide information on how we can improve our Services. This information includes:

  • IP Address of your computer used to access our services;
  • The time and date you access our servers;
  • Website address, if any, that linked you to our Site;
  • Website address, if any, you leave our website and travel to;
  • Search engine search terms and advertising clicks;
  • Other non-personally identifiable traffic data.

We may set and access cookies on your computer. We may also allow other companies that show advertisements on some of our Site pages to set and access their cookies on your computer. Other companies’ use of their cookies is subject to their own privacy policies and not this one. Advertisers or other companies do not have access to our cookies. We may use web beacons to access our cookies inside and outside our Site and in connection with our products and services.

A Special Note Regarding Children

We are extremely sensitive to children’s information. We believe that Poppy Barley’s advertising does not appeal directly to children 13 years old and under. We do not knowingly direct our advertising at children under the age of 13. No personal information should be submitted to or posted on our websites by individuals under 18 years of age without their parents’ or guardians’ permission. All information submitted will be treated as laid out in this Privacy Policy.

How to Update and Correct your Personal Information

Upon written request, subject to certain exceptions, Poppy Barley will inform you of the existence, use, and disclosure of your personal information and will give you access to that information. Access requests should be sent to us. If we determine not to provide you access to your personal information, we will provide you with a full explanation. If you need to correct your personal information, please let us know and we will make the necessary corrections.

How We Collect Information

There are several ways your information may be collected when you use our Services.

When you make a purchase with us

If you purchase products through our Services, we may request Personal Information to facilitate the transaction so we deliver you your product(s). Personal information that we collect may include contact information such as your name, billing and shipping address, telephone number, and email address. Purchases made through the Poppy Barley website are processed through Stripe. All personal and credit card information transmitted is secured by 256 Bit Secure Socket Layer encryption. Poppy Barley does not store personal credit card information on our servers. All personal contact information transmitted to us will not be shared, sold or solicited.

Communications That You Initiate With Us

At Poppy Barley we do everything to provide you an exceptional experience overall. If you contact us through email, phone, social media, or by some other means (through our Services or Third Party Services) we may keep a record of your contact information and your correspondence to keep for later reference and to better serve you and to continually improve our service. When we send you email correspondence, we may track how frequently you open them and whether or not you are clicking through the links to better your email experiences with us.

Third Party Services

Our customers are active across different platforms and services, both online and offline. When you interact with us on other services, we are not responsible for the information that Third Party Services use. Our Services does not currently link up or connect to an account with Third Party Services, however we do operate on Third Party Services. We do not share your Personal Information with Third Party Services. However, note that there may be links in our Site that may lead to Third Party Services.

Single Sign-On

Our website includes social media features, such as the Facebook Like button and widgets such as the ShareThis button or interactive mini-programs that run on our site. These features may collect your IP address, which page you are visiting on our site, and may set a cookie to enable the feature to function properly. Social media features and widgets are either hosted by a third party or hosted directly on our web site. Your interactions with these features are governed by the privacy policy of the company providing it.

How Poppy Barley Uses Your Information

We collect your personal information to provide you with helpful, relevant information and the best shopping experience on our sites and through email communications. From time to time, we may use your personal information for the following purposes:

  • To understand your needs and preferences, including contacting and communicating with you to conduct surveys, research, and evaluations;
  • To administer contest runs on our sites;
  • To manage and develop Poppy Barley’s business and operations;
  • To meet all legal and regulatory requirements;
  • To engage in business transactions, including the purchase, sale, lease, merger, amalgamation or any other type of acquisition, disposal, securitization or financing involving Poppy Barley.

Opting Out

There is always an option for you to opt out of email correspondence or direct mail you receive messages from Poppy Barley. In general, email correspondence from Poppy Barley will have an “unsubscribe” option to provide for you an easy and simple way to stop receiving our correspondence. Unsubscribing will stop you from receiving most Poppy Barley emails except for emails relating to your Poppy Barley purchase and any correspondence you initiate with us.

Behavioural Targeting / Re-Targeting

We partner with a third party ad network to either display advertising on our Site or to manage our advertising on other sites. Our ad network partner uses cookies and Web beacons to collect non-personal data about your activities on this and other web sites to provide you targeted advertising based upon your interests. If you wish to not have this information used for the purpose of serving you targeted ads, you may opt-out by clicking HERE. You may opt out of Google retargeting by clicking HERE. Please note this does not opt you out of being served advertising. You will continue to receive generic ads.


Unless otherwise stated in this Privacy Policy, or unless we’ve obtained your prior consent, generally, we will not disclose your Personal Information to unaffiliated third parties.

Poppy Barley, like many businesses, sometimes hires other companies to perform certain business-related functions. For example, we may pass your Personal Data and Billing Information to our designated service providers in order to process payments, ship products, send mailing, distribution of marketing materials on our behalf and maintain databases. If we employ another company to perform a function of this nature; we provide the company only with the information they need to perform their specific function. These companies are authorized to use your personal data only as necessary to provide these services to use. By engaging in any transactions with our Site, you agree and consent to Poppy Barley’s forwarding of your Personal Data, Billing Information and Other Information to said third parties.

We may provide your Personal Information to our employees, contractors, agents, service providers and designees (“Agents”) to enable them to perform certain services for us exclusively, including:

  • Order fulfillment like shipping your product;
  • Payment processing;
  • Website-related services such as web hosting;
  • Improvement of website-related services and features;
  • Maintenance services;

Distribution of advertisements and other marketing materials on our behalf.

Using your Personal Information WITHOUT Consent

There are times where we can use your Personal Information without consent. The information is generally used for law enforcement and we are bound by law to provide such information to those with authority.

Law Enforcement and Legal Disclosure

Poppy Barley may disclose your personal information to a government institution that has asserted its lawful authority to obtain the information of where Poppy Barley has reasonable grounds to believe the information could be useful in the investigation of unlawful activity, or to comply with a subpoena or warrant or an order made by a court, person or body with jurisdiction to compel the production of information, or to comply with court rules regarding the production of records and information, or to Poppy Barley’s legal counsel. If you would prefer for us NOT to share you information as described above, simply inform us.

As per The Digital Privacy Act, Poppy Barley can disclose information without consent to another organization in certain circumstances. The disclosure must be reasonable for the purpose of i) investigating a breach of an agreement or contravention of a law that has been, is being or is about to be committed; or ii) detecting or suppressing fraud or of preventing fraud that is likely to be committed. We will only disclose your information without your consent if the knowledge or consent of the disclosure would compromise the investigation or the ability to prevent, detect or suppress the fraud.

Business Transactions

Business transactions are defined in The Digital Privacy Act and include the sale, purchase or acquisition of a business, a merger or amalgamation of two or more, organizations or the lease of a company’s asset and any other prescribed arrangement between two or more organizations to conduct a business activity.

If there is a prospective business transaction between Poppy Barley and other organizations, we can use and disclose your Personal Information ONLY if it is necessary to decide whether to proceed with or complete the transaction. The organization that is receiving your Personal Information will enter into an agreement to use or disclose the information for the sole purpose of the transaction, to protect it, and to return or destroy the information if the business transaction does not proceed.

In the event that a business transaction is completed between Poppy Barley and another organization, you will be notified that your Personal Information has been transferred to a new owner. In this scenario, the information transferred must be necessary for carrying on the activity that was the object of the transaction. Otherwise, if the business transaction is completed, the parties have to enter into an agreement to limit the use or disclosure of the information to the purposes for which your information was collected, to protect it, and give effect to any withdrawals of consent.

In the case where a government institution has requested information, identified its lawful authority to obtain the information, and indicated that the disclosure is requested for the purpose of communicating with the next of kin or authorized representative of an injured, ill or deceased person, we have the discretion to disclose your Personal Information without consent.

Poppy Barley Reserves the Right to Update and Revise This Privacy Policy

From time to time Poppy Barley will revise this Privacy Policy to make sure it conforms to applicable laws and changes within our business. We reserve the right to update, modify, or supplement this Privacy Policy at any time. When we update the Privacy Policy, we will change the “Effective Date” at the top of this policy to reflect when changes were made. Your use of our Services constitutes as your acceptance to the terms of the Privacy Policy as revised or amended by us.

How Long Does Poppy Barley Retain Information?

Poppy Barley keeps your information, including your Personal Information, for as long as we will need to fulfill the purposes we have outlined in this policy and to best serve you as our customer. We may also retain the information for longer if it is required or permitted by applicable law.

Where Is Personal Information Stored?

Your personal information is stored in secured locations and on servers hosted by WP Engine. For access to your personal information, please contact us at hello@poppybarley.com.

What Personal Information Can I Access?

You can see what information has been provided to Poppy Barley under “My Account” which is accessible on the Site.