Effective date: 7th of November 2017
2.1 Interior Professionals and other users of the Website are provided with an opportunity to register a user account on the Website (hereinafter, referred to as “Your Account”). When you register Your Account on the Website, the Company collects the following personal data from you:
2.2 If you are an unregistered user of the Website and you sign up for our newsletter by using the “Sign up for newsletter” functionality available on the Website, the Company will collect your email address. Please note that the functionality “Sign up for newsletter” may not be available on the Website at all times.
2.3 When you visit the Website, the Company collects your IP address.
2.4 If you use your social media accounts (e.g., Facebook and Twitter) to register Your Account or to log in to the Website, the social media provider may send us the following personal data: (1) date of birth; (2) e-mail address; (3) gender; (4) a list of your friends and contacts; (5) location; (6) name; (7) profile picture; (8) user id; (9) user name; and (10) access token. We will add the personal data collected pursuant to this Section 2.4 in our database in order to register Your Account. Please note that the provision of the personal data by the social media providers is subject to their individual privacy policies. Please check the privacy settings of your social media account carefully in order to manage your personal data that will be sent to us.
2.5 When you make payments through the Website, your payments will be processed by our third party payment processor, 2Checkout.com, Inc. having a registered place of business at 855 Grandview Avenue, Suite 110 Columbus, OH 43215 USA (hereinafter, referred to as the “Third Party Payment Processor”). The Third Party Payment Processor may collect payment information from you, which is necessary to make the payments requested by you. Please note that we do not store your credit/debit card information. The Third Party Payment Processor handles all the steps in the payment process on its website, including data collection and data processing.
2.6 Please note that the Company complies with data minimization principles. We collect and process only minimal amount of information that is necessary for performing the operations requested by you. The Company does not attempt to collect any personal information from you that is not strictly necessary for performing the requested operations.
2.7 The Company does not collect or process any sensitive data about you (e.g., your health information, opinion about your religious and political beliefs, racial origins and membership of a professional or trade association).
3.1 The Company respects data protection principles and uses the personal data only for the purposes for which such data was provided.
3.2 The personal data collected through the Website is used only for:
3.3 If the Company receives your prior consent, the Company shall use your personal data for marketing purposes, such as:
3.4 In case the Company is being sold partly or fully, the Company may also provide your personal data to a purchaser or successor entity.
3.5 At any time, you have the right to opt out from receiving our newsletter and any other marketing materials by (1) clicking on the “unsubscribe” link contained in the newsletter or any other marketing materials submitted by the Company to you, (2) adjusting newsletter settings through your Account, or (3) contacting us by email at email@example.com.
4.1 The Company may collect non-personal data, such as browser types, operating systems, and the URL addresses of websites clicked to and from the Website.
4.2 The Company collects the non-personal data mentioned in this Section 4.1 in order to analyze what kind of users visit the Website, how they find it, how long they stay, from which other websites they come to the Website, what pages they look at, to which other websites they go from the Website.
5.2 The Company employs information security tools to protect personal data collected and processed through the Website. Such information security tools include, but are not limited to, secured networks and encryption.
5.3 However, please note that, due to the inherent risks of using the Internet, we cannot be liable for any destruction, loss, leakage, and falsification of personal data caused by circumstances beyond our reasonable control.
5.4 We will put reasonable efforts to maintain the security of and to prevent misuse, loss, unauthorized access, and modification of your personal data.
5.5 You are solely responsible for keeping your login details in a private and secure manner.
6.1 Please note that your personal data (e.g., information about Interior Professionals) may be visible and accessible to other users of the Website. Please be sensible in disclosing any personal or sensitive data about yourself.
6.3 The Company does not sell your personal information to third parties, and does not intend to do so in the future.
6.4 The Company may respond to lawful requests from the public authorities to disclose information about the users of the Website to the extent necessary for pursuing a public interest objective, such as national security or law enforcement.
6.5 Your personal data collected and processed by the Company is stored in servers located in the USA. The hosting services for the Website are provided by HostGator.com LLC having a principal place of business at 5005 Mitchelldale, Suite #100, Houston, Texas 77092, the USA. By using the Website, you consent to transfer of your personal data to the USA.
7.1 The Company takes reasonable steps to ensure that the personal data collected and processed by the Company is accurate, complete, and up-to-date. Thus, we ask you to you to keep your personal data as current as possible and update your personal data on the Website if necessary.
7.2 If you would like to access, modify, or delete your personal data that is processed through the Website, please send an email to the following email address: firstname.lastname@example.org. The Company will answer to your request as soon as possible but no later than two weeks.
8.1 Your personal data will be kept for as long as is necessary to provide you with the requested service. For instance, if your personal data is collected to deliver the newsletter, your personal data will be kept until you unsubscribe from the newsletter service.
8.2 When your personal data is no longer necessary to deliver the requested service, the Company will keep your personal data for a maximum of one year in identifiable form.
10.1 The Website may contain links to other websites provided by third parties. The Company is not responsible for the privacy practices of those websites.
11.4 Google Analytics. The Company uses Google Analytics to analyze your use of the Website. Google Analytics generates statistical and other information about the Website by means of cookies. The information generated by Google Analytics in relation to the Website is used to create reports about the use of the Website. We use the following Google Analytics advertising features: (1) Remarketing with Google Analytics; (2) Google Display Network Impression Reporting; (3) Google Analytics Demographics and Interest Reporting; and (4) Integrated services that require Google Analytics to collect data via advertising cookies and identifiers. If you would like to opt out from Google Analytics advertising features, you can do so through Ads Settings, Ad Settings for mobile apps, or any other available means (for example, the NAI’s consumer opt-out). You can also install a Google Analytics opt-out browser add-on available at https://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout?hl=en .
12.1 The Website provides you with a possibility to submit online content, such as text, images, videos, and question-answer interactions (hereinafter, collectively referred to as the “User-Generated Content”). You agree not to submit any User-Generated Content on the Website that violates the applicable privacy and other laws. Please beware that the User-Generated Content may become public. Please keep this in mind before submitting any User-Generated Content to us. 12.2 We shall not be liable for any direct or indirect damages caused by your publication of unlawful content.