Privacy Policy


Selkirks Soaps and Crafts is based in Sandpoint, Idaho. It operates under The website url is This privacy policy applies to the following: our website, any and all subdomains, and affiliated programs within the company. It is applicable whenever you use our website or otherwise access any of our products or content.

This Privacy Policy describes:

  • What information we collect, how we collect it, and why
  • How we use that information, and with whom we share it

1. Information We Collect

1.1 Information You Provide

If you use our provided online contact form, we collect the following information: name, reason for contacting, and email address.

If you submit an order, we collect the following information: name, order details, email address, billing address, payment details, and shipping address.

If you choose to participate in an online chat, we collect the following information: name, email address, and any information you choose to share.

Children Under the Age of 13

Our website is not intended for those under 13 years of age. We do not knowingly collect personal information form children below that age. If you are under 13, please do not provide any information on this website.

1.2 Information We Collect Automatically

The following information is automatically collected:

  • Usage Date
  • IP Address
  • URL Clickstream, to, through, and from our Site
  • Number of visits to site
  • Length of visits, and date and time when they occurred

2. How We Collect Your Information

We collect your information directly from you, as well as automatically through your use of our services, and, in some cases, from third parties. 

Information That You Give Us: Typically the information we collect directly from you are the following: contact details, and other related information. 

Information Collected Automatically: When you use or interact with our site, we receive and store information generated by your activity, like usage data, and other information automatically collected from your browers and mobile device. This information may include: IP Address, browser type and version, preferred language, geographic location using IP address, the full Uniform Resource Locater (URL) clickstream to, through, and from the site. 

In most cases, this information is generated by various tracking technologies. These may include “cookies”, “web beacons”, or similar tracing technologies. You can read about how we use cookies and other tracking technologies here.

View our Cookies Notice for more information on the cookies and other similar technologies that we use. 

Google Analytics

Based on our legitimate interests (i.e., interest in the analysis, optimization, and economic operation of our online offer within the meaning of Art. 6 (1) lit. DSGVO), we use Google Analytics, a web analytics service provided by Google LLC (“Google”). Google uses cookies. The information generated by the cookie about the use of the online offer by the users are usually transmitted to a Google server in the USA and stored there.

Google is certified under the Privacy Shield Agreement, which provides a guarantee to comply with European privacy legislation (

Google will use this information on our behalf to evaluate the use of our online offer by users to compile reports on the activities within this online offer and to provide us with further services related to the use of this online offer and the internet usage. In this case, pseudonymous usage profiles of the users can be created from the processed data.

We only use Google Analytics with activated IP anonymization. This means that the IP address of the users will be shortened by Google within member states of the European Union or in other contracting states of the Agreement on the European Economic Area. Only in exceptional cases will the full IP address be sent to a Google server in the USA and shortened there.

The IP address submitted by the user’s browser will not be merged with other data provided by Google. Users can prevent the storage of cookies by setting their browser software accordingly; Users may also prevent the collection by Google of the data generated by the cookie and related to their use of the online offer as well as the processing of this data by Google by downloading and installing the browser plug-in available under the following link:

For more information about Google’s data usage, settings and opt-out options, please visit Google’s websites: (“Google’s use of your data when you use websites or apps of our partners”), (“Advertising use of data”), (“Managing information Google uses to show you ads”).

Incidentally, the personal data will be anonymized or deleted after a lapse of 26 months.

Opt-out for Google Analytics

3. Why We Collect Your Information

We use your personal information to:

  • Respond to your requests, inquiries, comments or concerns;
  • Evaluate and improve the services Empire offers
  • Identify and analyze usage trends and determine the effectiveness of our promotional campaigns,
  • Fulfill your submitted orders.


3. Why We Collect Your Information
We use your personal information to:
  • Respond to your requests, inquiries, comments or concerns;
  • Evaluate and improve the services Empire offers
  • Identify and analyse usage trends and determine the effectiveness of our promotional campaigns.
4. Communications Policy
Mailing Policy
When you send us an email, we will use your email to reply to your questions. Your communications and our reply will be stored for a minimum of six months within our system. 
When you request to receive information about our services, promotions, newsletters, etc…, we use your email address and any other infromtion you have given us to provide you with the relevant information. These communications will continue until you ask us to stop (using the “unsubscribe” instructions provided with each email communication).
We will never share, sell, rent, or lease your information to any third party. 


5. Cookie Policy
Empire employes the use of cookie on this website. Cookies are files, often including unique identifiers, that are sent by web servers to web browers and which may be sent back to the server each time the browser requests a page from the server. When you use this website, you will also be sent third party cookies. They use the informtion they obtain from your use of their cookies:
  1. to track your browser across multiple websites
  2. to build a profile of your web surfing
  3. to target advertisements which may be of particular interest to you.
In addition, we use Google Analytics to analyze the use of the website. 
Blocking Cookies
Most browers allow you to refuse to accept cookies. Blocking all cookies will, however, have a negative impact upon the usability of many websites. If you block cookies, you may not be able to use certain features on the website. 
Future Changes to Privacy Policy
We may update this Privacy Policy as necessary to reflect changes we make and to satisfy legal requirements. We will post a notice of material changes on your website. 


Questions Regarding This Privacy Policy?
If you have questions about this privacy policy, you can contact Empire via or via U.S. postal mail at Empire Property Management, LLC: Privacy, 1925 Empire Park Drive, Suite 200, Eugene, OR 97402, USA.
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