Who we are

Our website address is: ThePodKing.com and we are a third party eCommerce store for e-cig products.

All orders placed on this website are forwarded to our distributor for packing and shipping.

ThePodKing.com works off a drop shipping model, specializing in juul pods.

Drop shipping is a business model where ThePodKing.com provides the eCommerce platform for you to make an informed purchase decision, and our distributor handles stock management and order fulfillment (packaging and shipping).

ThePodKing.com may change this policy from time to time by updating this page. You should check this page monthly to ensure that you are happy with any policy changes. This policy is effective from 09/10/2018.

What personal data we collect and why we collect it

Comments

When visitors 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.

Media

If you upload images to the website, you should avoid uploading images with embedded location data (EXIF GPS) included. Visitors to the website could potentially re-download and extract any location data from images on the website.

Contact forms

ThePodKing.com uses contact forms which require the collection of your email. Email data submitted through the contact form will only be saved for the purposes of the email communication started by the visitor.

Do not send any sensitive information via our contact forms, like credit card information or passwords.

Cookies

A computer “cookie” is more formally known as an HTTP cookie, a web cookie, an Internet cookie, or a browser cookie.

The purpose of the cookie is to help the website keep track of your visits and activity. This isn’t always a bad thing.

Cookies have a wide variety of uses, like keeping track of your shopping cart as you browse ThePodKing.com. But cookies can also be used to collect some information for the purpose of enhancing user experience, or for advertising platforms to use.

If you leave a comment on our site you may opt-in to saving your name, email address and website in cookies. These are for your convenience so that you do not have to fill in your details again when you leave another comment. These cookies will last for one year.

If you have an account and you log in to this site, 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 log in, 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.

Cookies allow ThePodKing.com to tailor its operations to your needs, likes and dislikes – by gathering and remembering information about your preferences.

We use traffic log cookies to identify which pages are being used. This helps us analyse data about web page traffic and improve our website in order to tailor it to customer needs.

Overall, cookies help us provide you with a better website, by enabling us to monitor which pages you find useful and which you do not. A cookie in no way gives us access to your computer or any personal information about you, because cookies are stored inside your browser.

You can choose to accept or decline cookies. Most web browsers automatically accept cookies, but you can usually modify your browser setting to decline cookies if you prefer. This may prevent you from taking full advantage of the website.

We also use third part cookies for re marketing advertising purposes, like Google Ad, and Facebook cookies for their ads platform.

Third party cookies allow ThePodKing.com to target Ads to you across third party ad vendors, including the Google ad network. If you don’t wish to receive these targeted ad you can opt out by visiting the Network Advertising Initiative opt-out page.

Cookies can also be cleared from your browser cache. This option will be available in your browser’s options.

Embedded content from other websites

Articles on this site may include embedded content (e.g. videos, images, articles, etc.). Embedded content from other websites behaves in the exact same way as if the visitor has visited the other website.

These websites may collect data about you, use cookies, embed additional third-party tracking, and monitor your interaction with that embedded content, including tracking your interaction with the embedded content if you have an account and are logged in to that website.

Analytics

ThePodKing.com uses Google Analytics which is a data collection app Google offers for website owners.

Google Analytics uses cookies and sessions to track metrics like the pages your visit, time spent on page, items you add to the shorting cart, and purchasing activity.

No personal information is gathered like name or credit card information, only ‘use data’.

We use this data to determine how well the website is performing, or what products are performing well, or not performing at all.

Google Analytics uses cookies to track metrics like if you are a ‘re-visitor’ to the website. Because this is cookie based tracking, no personal information is collected.

Who we share your data with

ThePodKing.com is a drop shipping partner of our distributor.

Drop shipping is a business model where we provide the eCommerce platform for you to make an informed purchase decision, and our distributor handles stock management and order fulfillment (packaging and shipping).

All data from eCommerce orders on ThePodKing.com is securely sent to our distributor, as they perform all the packing and shipping to fulfill your orders.

Credit card payments are process by the online merchants Authorize.net, PayPal.com, Stripe.com using secure technology.

Communication with our payment processors uses HTTPS secure technology with 512 bit encryption.

Your credit card data may be used with fraud detection algorithms to stop credit card fraud.

We do not store credit card 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

If you have an account on this site, or have left comments, you can request to have personal data we hold about you deleted, including any data you have provided to us.

This does not include any data we are obliged to keep for administrative, legal, or security purposes.

Where we send your data

Visitor comments may be checked through third party automated spam detection services.

Your contact information

If you create an account on ThePodKing.com, or complete an eCommerce order, you contact information will be collected for the purpose of getting in touch with you if we need to fix a problem with your order.

Contact information you provide can help make your next ThePodKing.com eCommerce experience easier by allowing ThePodKing.com to auto fill out your shipping information if you login to your ThePodKing.com account before processing an eCommerce purchase.

Our eCommerce Product Disclosure

ThePodKing.com sells products that contain nicotine. Nicotine is an addictive chemical.

Use of ThePodKing.com and any eCommerce purchases are restricted only to users over the legal age of 21.