Slowtide securely retains all personal details, account information, and correspondence on a securely encrypted server hosted by shopify.com. Slowtide retains these records in order to fulfill your online purchases and analyze it to improve our customer service and website experience. Slowtide doesn’t share, sell, or exchange this information with any individual or company outside of performing the aforementioned tasks. We don’t collect, retain, or store any credit card, bank, or financial information whatsoever – this is handled by our payment gateways so please read their privacy policies (PayPal or SecurePay). When purchasing from us, your financial details are passed through to payment gateways via a secure/private Shopify server using the latest 128-bit SSL encryption. The technology is an accepted worldwide standard for sharing sensitive financial data. Contact us if you have any further issues or concerns about your privacy or security.