Azadea Group companies, affiliates, subsidiaries, consultants, representatives, third party service providers, etc. and their employees, directors ("Azadea"), is committed to protect and respect the privacy of your Personal Data (as described below), whether collected in our stores, by phone or other means through our customer service, as well as through your use of the website www.azadea.com, any website/mobile applications owned by Azadea, and co-branded versions of the website located at URLs that point to the domain name azadea.com, or via any other applications or channels related to the business of Azadea. (collectively, the “Platform”)
You should review this Policy every time you provide us with Personal Data to make sure that you agree with it. If you do not agree with this Policy, please do not provide us with your Personal Data.
1. Pledge on Privacy
1.1.1 information you give us (e.g. name, address, country of residence, nationality, passport/ID details, phone, e-mail, website address, gender, date of birth, marital status, spouse and children details, social security details, various preferences, facial photos, video images, feedback, capacity, financial information, qualifications/education, employment history (i.e. titles, employers, job performance, capabilities), business contact details, goods and services provided or requested, order history (i.e. products, date of purchase, shipping information, due date and method of payment), network carriers, online behaviour, interests, etc. and in particular in addition for employees due diligence, screening, background checks, Curriculum Vitae etc.) by filling in forms on the Platform or by corresponding with us by phone, email or otherwise;
1.1.2 technical information, including the internet protocol (IP) address used to connect your computer to the internet, your login information, browser type and version, time zone setting, browser plug-in types and versions, operating system and platform;
1.1.3 information about your visit, including: the full uniform about your visit, including the full uniform resource locators (URL) clickstream to, through and from our website (including date and time); products you viewed or searched for; page response times; download errors; length of visits to certain pages; page interaction information (such as scrolling, clicks, and mouse-overs), and methods used to browse away from the page and any phone number used to call our customer service number; and
1.1.4 any other information relating to you collected or generated or in respect of your use of or visits to the Platform.
1.3 The next sections explain how and when we collect Personal Data from you.
2. Collection of Personal Data
Personal Data may be collected in our stores. It may also be collected online when you voluntarily register with us or update your existing profile with us, receive catalogues, newsletters or emails, use our customer services, answer surveys, enter contests or other promotional opportunities, and when you post on our social networks message boards, online chats or make other submissions to our Platforms. Furthermore, it may also be collected through the posting of your CV as a job candidate.
3. Intended Use of Personal Data
Personal Data will be used mainly to improve your shopping experience and to provide you with personalized communication and to market Azadea products and services which we think may be of interest to you and for the purposes of inter alia: performing profiling, data analysis, sales analysis, loyalty programs, commercial studies, employment, etc. which analysis, programs, and studies shall be owned by Azadea.
Furthermore, to protect you and us from error and fraud, to process your requests or orders and to keep track of and analyze your purchases, transactions, shopping patterns, account activity, payment history, to assess your credit-worthiness and to comply with legal requirements. We may also use this information to make offers to you, to help us target specific products to you, sending you commercial communications via email or any other equivalent electronic communication means (such as SMS) or through phone calls, and to help us develop and improve our Platform and tailor it to your interests. Finally, we may use the information to conduct surveys and analyses for research, statistical and product development purposes and achieve other purposes as may, from time to time, be permitted by law. (the “Purpose”)
We will collect, use or disclose your Personal Data only with your knowledge and consent, including as set out in the Policy, except where otherwise required or permitted by law. Your Consent should be in writing (including by electronic means) and explicit. Azadea is part of a network of retailers offering a unique mix of products. We share your Personal Data within the Azadea group of companies so that we can notify you about products, services, rewards and special offers you might enjoy. These notifications may be given to you by postal mail, e-mail, telephone, text message, automatic dialing-announcing device or other form of electronic means using the contact information that you provide to us. Occasionally, we may transfer your Personal Data outside the Azadea group of companies to trusted entities which may assist us in servicing you. When we do so, we require such entity to protect the information in a manner that is consistent with this Policy. You may change or withdraw your consent at any time, on reasonable notice, subject to legal or contractual restrictions. We will inform you of the implications of doing so. To amend your consent, refer to the Contact Us section below. If you provide us with Personal Data about another person, you represent and warrant to us that you have obtained all necessary consents from that other person to permit us to use that Personal Data as set forth in this Policy.
5. Disclosure of Personal Data
- our group companies;
- our franchisors;
- third party databases to which the Azadea and/or one of our brands subscribes; government bodies or other authorities if necessary to comply with regulations or law or to assist with law enforcement, or to protect our property and other rights;
- agencies who help us collate statistics about site traffic, sales, demographics and other commercial information to enable us to tailor the services we provide to you and other customers.
5.2 Personal Data collected from you may be transferred to a third party in the event that Azadea and/or its business (or a part of either of them) and the customer data connected with them is sold, assigned or otherwise transferred.
5.4 Personal Data may be disclosed to a third party if Azadea is required to do so because of any applicable law, court order or governmental regulation, or if such disclosure is otherwise necessary in support of any criminal or other legal investigation or proceedings in accordance with any applicable laws and regulations.
6. Personal Data Transfers
If you are accessing the Platform and providing your Personal Data from a country within the European Union, or another country with strict data privacy laws, you should be aware that your Personal Data may be transferred to and held in countries with less strict data protection laws – we will, however, take reasonable and appropriate technical and organizational measures and steps to safeguard and protect all Personal Data that we collect. By Submitting your Personal Data, you are agreeing to this transfer, storing or processing. Please do not proceed if you do not agree on the abovementioned Personal Data usage and cross border transfer.
7. Retention of Personal Data
8. External websites
Some of the links on our website may lead you to external websites of our partners, advertisers or affiliates, which are not operated by the Azadea. Such external websites will be governed by their own privacy policies and terms which the Azadea accepts no responsibility or liability for.
9. Information collected from children
This Platform is a general audience website and we do not knowingly collect information from children under the age of 18. If you are under the age of 18, you are not permitted to submit any Personal Data to this Platform.
10. Right of Access
Whenever we process Personal Data, we take reasonable steps to ensure that your Personal Data is protected and kept accurate and up-to-date for the purposes for which it was collected. In the case of electronic direct marketing, we will provide you with a method to opt-out/unsubscribe of receiving further marketing materials or with a method to opt-in if required by law. The Platform provides you with a secure way to access and update your Personal Data at any point in time, however should you need to contact us to exercise your correction rights please let us know by emailing us at firstname.lastname@example.org.
11. Security and Confidentiality
11.1 Unfortunately, the transmission of information via the internet is not completely secure. Although we will take reasonable measures to protect your Personal Data, we cannot guarantee the security of your data transmitted to our Platform; any transmission is at your own risk. Once we have received your information, we will use strict procedures and security features to try to prevent unauthorised access.
11.2 To ensure the confidentiality, integrity and availability of Personal Data that we collect, we use appropriate technical and organization measures to ensure protection of Personal Data and data networks protected by, inter alia, industry-standard firewall and password protection. In the course of handling your Personal Data, we take measures reasonably designed to protect that information from loss, misuse, unauthorized access, disclosure, alteration or destruction.
12. Rights Including Withdrawal of Consent
At any time, you may ask for a copy of your Personal Data, access, rectify, ask for deletion, data portability, not to be subject to automated decision-making including profiling, object/restrict the processing of your Personal Data, or withdraw your consent at any time with effect for the future by providing notification to Azadea in this respect by e-mail to the following e-mail address: email@example.com.
We will inform individuals who make enquiries or lodge complaints about our enquiry or complaint procedures, as applicable. If a complaint is found to be justified, we will take appropriate measures, including, if necessary, amending our policies and practices.
13. Cookies Policy
A cookie is a small file which asks permission to be placed on your computer’s hard drive. Once you agree, the file is added and the cookie helps analyze web traffic or lets you know when you visit a particular site. Cookies allow web applications to respond to you as an individual. The web application can tailor its operations to your needs, likes and dislikes by gathering and remembering information about your preferences.
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 information about you, other than the data you choose to share with us.
You can choose to accept or decline cookies. Most web browsers automatically accept cookies, but you can usually modify your browser settings to decline cookies if you prefer. This may prevent you from taking full advantage of the website.
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