PRIVACY POLICY

This Policy applies between you, the User of this Web Site and Bel Lefosse the owner and provider of this Web Site.  This Policy applies to our use of any and all Data collected by us in relation to your use of the Web Site and our Services. This Policy was last updated on the 02 October 2020.

THE REGULATION

This Data Protection Policy applies to the services of Bel Lefosse. If you live in the European Economic Area, Regulation (EU) 2016/679 (General Data Protection Regulation) is the European Regulation and in the UK, it is the Data Protection Act 2018.

THE CONTROLLER

Bel Lefosse of [Company Address] is the Controller of your personal data.

THE SUPERVISORY AUTHORITY

The Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO) in the UK is the for us relevant authority in matters of data protection. You have the right to make a complaint at any time to the ICO (www.ico.org.uk). We would, however, appreciate the chance to deal with your concerns before you approach the ICO so please contact us in the first instance.

ACCURACY

It is important that the data we hold about you is accurate and current, therefore please keep us informed of any changes to your personal data.

CHILDREN DATA

Our website is not intended for children and we do not knowingly collect data relating to children.

WHAT IS PERSONAL DATA

Personal data refers to any information relating to an identified or identifiable natural person (“Personal Data”).

WHAT DATA DO WE COLECT?

We may collect data or ask you to provide certain data when you use our website and services. The sources from which we collect Personal Data are:

Data collected directly from you or your device relating to an identified or identifiable natural person (“Data Subject”) and may include direct identifiers such as name, address, email address, phone number.

Data collected online or through indirect identifiers such as login account number, login password, payment details, or IP address.

Data collected that is linked, for example if you have used our service and later choose us again, we will link your data and treat that linked data as Personal Data.

We organise collected Personal Data as Account Data and Billing Data.

Account Data is everything we need to set up your account and includes your email address and username, and information connected with our services, such as your First and Last Name, your address and phone number.

Billing data is everything we need to set up your payment including your name, email address, masked credit card number and in certain circumstances, your billing address and your phone number if this is not already collected.

As described above, we link data and if we have already collected some of your data, we will only ask you for the remaining data that is necessary to carry out the service contracted for.

HOW PERSONAL DATA IS COLLECTED

We collect personal data in the following ways:

Direct Interactions 

You may provide personal data when you complete online forms, request products/services, subscribe to our services, create a user account, join our mailing list, use our feedback form or otherwise or correspond with us (by post, phone or email)

Automated Technology

We automatically collect personal data (technical and usage) when you browse or interact with our website, by using cookies, and other similar technologies. We may also receive technical data about you if you visit other websites which use our cookies.

ON WHAT GROUNDS DO WE USE PERSONAL DATA?

We use your Personal Data for the following purposes and on the following grounds:

On the basis of fulfilling our contract (when you buy our service or products)

On the basis of your consent (when you subscribe to our newsletter)

On the basis of legal obligations (for obligations such as tax, accounting, anti-money laundering, or when a court or other authority asks us to)

On the basis of our legitimate interest (for communications about security, privacy and performance improvements of our services. Or for establishing, exercising or defending our legal rights.)

Of course, before relying on any of those legitimate interests we balance them against your interests and make sure they are compelling enough and will not cause any unwarranted harm.

WHEN DO WE DISCLOSE YOUR PERSONAL DATA?

We disclose your Personal Data in response to your business enquiry or your request for information within our Company in order to provide the best service possible and within our legitimate interest.

We may share your information with organisations that help us provide the services described in this Data Protection Policy and who may process such data on our behalf and in accordance with this Data Protection Policy, to support this website and our services. For example, with our legal other professional advisors or our shipping forwarder.

We may also share information with our secure payment gateway provider PayPal, and you may need to provide credit or debit card information directly to the provider in order to process payment details and authorise payment following a secure link. The information which you supply to in such cases is not within our control and is subject to the payment gateway provider’s own Privacy Notice and Terms and Conditions. Click the following to read PayPal`s Privacy Notice and Terms and Conditions.

In relation to information obtained about you from your use of our website, we may share a cookie identifier and IP data with analytic and advertising network services providers to assist us in the improvement and optimisation of our website which is subject to our Cookies Policy.

We may disclose personal information in other circumstances such as when you agree to it or if the law, a Court order, a legal obligation or regulatory authority ask us to. If the purpose is the prevention of fraud or crime or if it is necessary to protect and defend our right, property or personal safety of our staff, the website and its users.

DATA RETENTION

We will only retain your personal data for as long as necessary to fulfil the purposes we collected it for, including for the purposes of satisfying any legal, accounting, or reporting requirements.

Details of retention periods for different aspects of your personal data are available in our retention policy which you can request from us.  However, we are legally required to keep basic information about our customers (including contact, identity, financial and transaction data) for six years after they cease being customers, for tax purposes.

You can learn how long your information is held and when it is destroyed from our Data Retention Policy which you can request using hello@bellefosse.com

YOUR RIGHTS

You have the right to:

  • information about the processing of your personal data

  • obtain access to the personal data held about you

  • ask for incorrect, inaccurate or incomplete personal data to be corrected

  • request that personal data be erased when it’s no longer needed or if processing it is unlawful

  • object to the processing of your personal data for marketing purposes or on grounds relating to your particular situation

  • request the restriction of the processing of your personal data in specific cases

  • receive your personal data in a machine-readable format and send it to another controller (‘data portability’)

  • request that decisions based on automated processing concerning you or significantly affecting you and based on your personal data are made by natural persons, not only by computers. You also have the right in this case to express your point of view and to contest the decision

  • Where the processing of your personal information is based on consent, you have the right to withdraw that consent without detriment at any time through hello@bellefosse.com.

If you feel that your request is not satisfactorily resolved by us, you may approach your local data protection authority. The Information Commissioner`s Office (ICO) is the supervisory authority in the UK and relevant to Bel Lefosse.

HOW DO WE PROTECT YOUR PERSONAL DATA?

We protect your data using state of the art technical, and physical safeguards and operate a firm system of policies, confidentiality agreements, digital safeguards and procedures to ensure the highest level of administrative protection.

In more detail to access our database the user must be authorised, is challenged through a two-way authentication system and use an encrypted VPN. Also, the removal of Personal Data from our location is forbidden and made by using a complex encryption system very difficult. We use cutting edge antivirus and anti-malware software and up-to-date firewall protection. Moreover, authorised personnel must have a legitimate need to know interest such as being your point of contact or service your user account.

The data we collect from you may be stored, with appropriate technical and organisational security measures applied to it, on our servers in the UK. In all cases, we follow generally high data protection standards and advanced security measures to protect the personal data submitted to us, both during transmission and once we receive it.

To exercise any of your rights, or if you have any questions or complaints about our use of your Personal Data and this policy, please contact us using hello@bellefosse.com.

INTERNATIONAL TRANSFERS

We do not transfer your personal data outside the European Economic Area (EEA).

AUTOMATED DECISION-MAKING & PROFILING

We do not use automation for decision-making and profiling

COOKIES

What is a cookie?

Cookies are small pieces of data, stored in text files, that are stored on your computer or other device when websites are loaded in a browser. They are widely used to “remember” you and your preferences, either for a single visit (through a “session cookie”) or for multiple repeat visits (using a “persistent cookie”). They ensure a consistent and efficient experience for visitors, and perform essential functions such as allowing users to register and remain logged in. Cookies may be set by the site that you are visiting (known as “first party cookies”), or by third parties, such as those who serve content or provide advertising or analytics services on the website (“third party cookies”).

Both websites and HTML emails may also contain other tracking technologies such as “web beacons” or “pixels.” These are typically small transparent images that provide us with statistics, for similar purposes as cookies. They are often used in conjunction with cookies, though they are not stored on your computer in the same way. As a result, if you disable cookies, web beacons may still load, but their functionality will be restricted.

Advertising technologies

Our website uses the below technologies for advertising purposes. Those are modern, advanced analysis methods and tools to understand users’ habits on our website. This information helps us improve our products and services and provide relevant services and information. In principle, we use only anonymized data that does not allow us to identify the user.

Below we describe the analysis services and technology that we use for such purposes. Additionally, we show how you can prevent these services from analysis of your use of our website.

  • Google Analytics

We use Google Analytics to help us understand how you engage with our site so that we can improve it. Google Analytics reports website trends without identifying individual visitors. You may install a Google Analytics Opt-Out Browser Button here. The Google Analytics Privacy Policy can be read here.

  • Wix ShoutOut

We use the Wix ShoutOut to send newsletters. By agreeing to receive our newsletters, you are transferring and permitting the processing of your data in accordance with the Wix ShoutOut Privacy Policy which is available here

  • Social Media Widgets

We display sharing buttons so you can use social networking to share items from our site. It also includes the recommend buttons and other interactive programs that run on our site that collect your IP address, which page you are visiting on our site, and sets a cookie to enable the widget to function properly. Your interactions with these Widgets are governed by the privacy policy of the company providing them.

How we use cookies

We use cookies for a number of different purposes. Some cookies are necessary for technical reasons; some enable a personalized experience for both visitors and registered users; and some allow the display of advertising from selected third-party networks. Some of these cookies may be set when a page is loaded, or when a visitor takes a particular action (clicking the “like” or “follow” button on a post, for example).

Types of Cookie

The table below explains the types of cookies we use on our websites and why we use them.

Category of cookies      

Why we use these cookies

Strictly Necessary 

These cookies are essential for websites on our services to perform their basic functions.

Functionality

These cookies are used to store preferences set by users.

Security

We use these cookies to help identify and prevent potential security risks.

Analytics and Performance      

Performance cookies collect information on how users interact with our websites, including what pages are visited most, as well as other analytical data. We use these details to improve how our websites function and to understand how users interact with them.

Cookie list:
Below are the cookies that require prior consent from EU users to be installed:

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CHANGES

This Data Protection Policy and our commitment to protecting the privacy of your personal data can result in changes to this Data Protection Policy. Please regularly review this Data Protection Policy to keep up to date with any changes.

QUERIES & COMPLAINTS

Any comments or queries on this policy should be directed to us using the following contact details.

Bel Lefosse

hello@bellefosse.com

www.bellefosse.com

If you believe that we have not complied with this policy or acted otherwise than in accordance with data protection law, then you should notify us. You can also make a referral to, or lodge a complaint with, the Information Commissioner’s Office.

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