To make sure we have the same understanding of what is written here, it is important that certain notions are interpreted in the same way by you and by us.
2.Types of personal data we process
Here we explain which types of personal data we collect in any case whenever you visit our Website, Webshops and Social Media Channels.
Here we explain which types of personal data we collect when you actively seek to contact us or want us to contact you.
Here we explain which types of personal data we collect when you make an order on one of our Webshops. We have Webshops for customers as well as suppliers, so for both these categories we will collect personal data.
· Google: www.Google.com/intl/en/policies/privacy/
· TYPO3: typo3.org/privacy-policy/
· Facebook: www.facebook.com/about/privacy
· YouTube: www.google.de/intl/de/policies/privacy
We would like to make it clear that most of the personal data we process, we receive directly from you. However, from time to time we may receive personal data from third parties, who we have listed in this clause. We have no control over what these parties do with your personal data, which is why we refer you to their privacy policies.
3.Purposes for processing
We first and foremost collect and process your personal data to provide you with the things you request by contacting us or by surfing to our Website and Social Media Channels.
Unless you are an existing customer who has already purchased similar goods or services from us and who we wish to target with our own marketing material, We will only send you communications, promotions, offerings, newsletters and other advertisements via e-mail or other person-to-person electronic communications channels if you have explicitly consented to receiving such communications, promotions, offerings, newsletters and other advertisements.
We want to use your personal data for marketing purposes. This means that we collect information regarding your preferences and interests and use this information to make our marketing material more relevant to you.
When we want to send you marketing material via e-mail, WhatsApp, LinkedIn InMail, Facebook Messenger or other person-to-person electronic communications channels, we will in principle first seek your prior approval with receiving our marketing via such channels.
You can always change your preferences regarding receiving our marketing material, by going to our Preference Center (see below, clause 7.5).
Your personal data may be transferred upon our own initiative to the police or the judicial authorities as evidence or if there are justified suspicions of an unlawful act or crime committed by you through your registration with or use of the Website, Webshops, our Social Media Channels or other communication with us.
From time to time we may be legally required to transfer your personal data to governmental authorities.
When we offer online payment systems to pay in our Webshops, our payment service provider or financial institution may require personal data to do legally obligatory checks. Hence, we must collect and transfer such data to the payment service provider or financial institution.
This provision is self-explanatory.
This provision is self-explanatory.
Here we reserve the right to process your personal data if you use our Website, Webshops, Social Media Channels or other communication channels in any way that may harm us or someone else or is illegal.
4.Legal basis for processing your personal data
The law requires us to state precisely which legal basis we use to process your personal data, considering the purposes we have listed in the previous article.
We ask first and foremost your consent with its processing of your personal data when you fill out our contact form or order something from our Website. When you contact us directly via telephone, fax, e-mail or Social Media Channels, you also implicitly consent to our processing of your personal data.
When you request information or when you purchase something via the Webshops, personal data must be processed in order to ensure that we can fulfill our agreement with you.
Sometimes the law obliges us to process your personal data.
We may also process your personal data for our own legitimate interests, which are mainly concerned with successfully conducting our business as any other company would do.
We do not share your personal data with third parties unless you consent to it or unless we have anonymized your personal data. You understand however that when you use Facebook for instance to communicate, Facebook also processes your personal data. Likewise, if you make or receive payments, your bank or payment service provider will process your personal data.
Our Website and Webshops may be developed, maintained or hosted by third parties. Similarly, we rely on the services of third parties such as cloud providers to process your personal data internally.
This clause is self-explanatory. We ensure that all our entities take due care when it comes to the processing of your personal data.
6.Location and transfer
We send your personal data to countries outside the EEA, because we share certain systems with other entities in our group of companies or because we use a foreign service provider. We make sure, however, that your personal data are safe when we send your personal data to countries outside the EEA.
We may anonymize your data or combine it with data of others thereby making it impossible to identify you. Such anonymous or aggregated information may also be transferred to countries outside the EEA.
We will not process more personal data about you than we need for the purposes we have communicated to you.
Here we explain how long we will keep your personal data in a way that allows us to identify you.
This clause states that we make profiles about you based on preferences, surfing behavior and purchases so that we may better target our marketing activities.
We are committed to keeping your personal data safe.
In this article we explain which rights you have vis-à-vis the processing of your personal data. The rights themselves are self-explanatory.
Instead of deletion you can also ask that we limit the processing of your personal data if and when (a) you contest the accuracy of that data, (b) the processing is illegitimate or (c) the data are no longer needed for the purposes listed under article 3 but you need them to defend yourself in judicial proceedings.
We will promptly inform you of having received this request. If the request proves valid, we shall honour it as soon as reasonably possible and at the latest thirty (30) days after having received the request.
If you have any complaint regarding the processing of your personal data by us you may always contact us via the e-mail address listed in this clause 8.7. If you remain unsatisfied with our response, you are free to file a complaint with the competent data protection authority, i.e. the Netherlands DATA PROTECTION AUTHORITY For more information, visit Autoriteit Persoonsgegevens.