We respect your privacy and treat your personal information as confidential.

Our Privacy Notice explains how we use, collect and share your personal information.

Who we are

Our website address is: http://yvesauthenticcollections.com.

What personal data we collect and why we collect it


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.


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

Contact forms

If you leave information on our contact form, you may opt-in to saving your details in cookies for your convenience. If you have registered on our site as a customer or user your information will be stored in our back office for customer service purposes. You may wish to delete your information by deleting your user profile. We do not keep your information if you wish to delete your user profile.


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 visit our login page, 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.

If you edit or publish an article, an additional cookie will be saved in your browser. This cookie includes no personal data and simply indicates the post ID of the article you just edited. It expires after 1 day.

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.


By default website does not collect any analytics data, however, we do use anonymous tracking for analytics purposes. These being Facebook, Google and Instagram and payment gateways such as PayFast. and Yoco. Your information will be subject to their privacy policies which you can view by click on the links provided.

Wherever possible we collect the absolute minimum information that will enable us to deliver a good service without compromising your privacy. We like to stick to anonymous whenever we can.

Who we share your data with

We do not share or sell your 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 receive an exported file of the personal data we hold about you, including any data you have provided to us. You can also request that we erase any personal data we hold about you. 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 an automated spam detection service.

Your contact information

We do not share, sell or use your contact information for any other purpose than our own company marketing activities.

How we protect your data

We use known technology through Jetpack and The Internet Defense League to protect your data.

What data breach procedures we have in place

All our data is protected through well known service providers like Jetpack Firewall and Brute Force and Akismet Anti-spam.

Your privacy is important to us. We do not sell your information and don’t plan to sell your information ever.

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