At Contessa Berlin we are very attentive to the need for appropriate protection and responsible processing of all personal information, that we receive and we give data security and confidentiality high priority. This Personal Data Policy sets out clear guidelines for how Contessa Berlin will process your personal information, and we update our policy on an ongoing basis, in accordance with internal processes and applicable legislation.
Contessa Berlin assures full confidentiality in respect of your personal data. We are responsible for personal data that is submitted via www.contessaberlin.com.
The following is an account of how we use the personal information you leave and/or submit when you visit our website and when you use the various services on our website.
Collection of information
Contessa Berlin collects information about you when you actively submit information to www.contessaberlin.com subscribe to the newsletter, place an order, participate in competitions and/or participate in other activities on the website. You will always be informed in connection with the collection of personal information about you. The personal information that we collect can include, for example your name, your e-mail address, your private address, your phone number and similar identification data, information about an online purchase and on your navigation of the website.
When submitting information, you will always be informed whether the input is voluntary or a requirement for the implementation of the desired action, such as completing a transaction in our webshop.
- We collect your personal information in one or more of the following cases:
- When you make an online purchase at www.contessaberlin.com.
- When you subscribe to Contessa Berlin's newsletter
- When you create a customer account at www.contessaberlin.com
- When you take part in one of Contessa Berlin's competitions-Subscribing to our newsletter
Subscribing to our newsletter
Entering your details and subscribing to the newsletter means that you are giving Contessa Berlin your consent to collect and process your personal information, for the purpose of sending you our newsletter. Only Contessa Berlin will receive and be able to access to your information and you may withdraw your consent at any time.
When you create a Contessa Berlin account
When you create an account with Contessa Berlin, your personal information will be processed in accordance with current personal data legislation. This means that your personal information is treated as confidential.
You may at any time contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org to obtain a copy of the personal information we have registered about you. In addition, you can always ask us to rectify incorrect information, delete or raise an objection to or limiting the processing of your information. If you have any questions about our processing of your information, you are also welcome to contact us at the above e-mail address. If you would like your entire Contessa Berlin account to be deleted, send an email to email@example.com any time, asking us to delete your account.
How we use personal information
- Personal information is collected and used for the following purposes:
- Fulfilment of an order in our webshop
- Subscribe to the newsletter
- Management of user account
- Participation in competitions or other events
- Transmission of other marketing material, including invitations to events and the allocation of value codes
- The collection and evaluation of consumer reviews
- Summary of purchase history
- Statistics and analysis of traffic on www.contessaberlin.com
Other marketing measures
Contessa Berlin maintains statistics about which areas of the website our users visit and what products are user’S favourites. These data does not contain personal information. The collected data gives us knowledge about how users use the website. This information is used to improve the website. We cannot see where you are visiting from or where you surf to on the Internet when you leave our site. We do not sell or in any other way disclose information about our user’s use and navigation of our website and we neither sell nor distribute information about your purchases to a third party.
Disclosure to other data controllers
Your personal information will not be disclosed to a third party without your permission. However, under certain circumstances and in accordance with legislation, we may be required by law to disclose information to public authorities or the police. For example, we are required to disclose information to the police in cases of suspected credit card fraud.
Handover to other data processors
Information for use in the product delivery is handed over to the shipping company that Contessa Berlin is using. This partner only process personal information on Contessa Berlin's behalf and in accordance with Contessa Berlin's instructions.
You are entitled to gain insight into the information that we process about you (subject to certain statutory exclusions). You are also entitled to raise objections to the collection and further processing of your personal information. Furthermore, you are entitled to have your personal information corrected, deleted or blocked, in accordance with relevant regulations You are additionally entitled to obtain information about yourself that you have given to us and to have this data transmitted to another data controller.
Links to other websites etc.
Our website may contain links to other websites or to integrated websites. We are not responsible for the content of other company websites or for their practices in connection with the collection of personal information. When you visit other websites, we encourage you to read on the site owner's policy for the protection of personal information and other relevant policies.
How to lodge a complaint
If you would like to lodge a complaint about the processing of your personal information, please contact us by telephone or e-mail, as presented above.
Payment service providers and resellers
Among other options, we offer payment via PayPal on our website. The provider of this payment processing service is PayPal (Europe) S.à.r.l. et Cie, S.C.A., 22-24 Boulevard Royal, L-2449 Luxembourg (hereinafter referred to as “PayPal”).
If you choose payment via PayPal, we will share the payment information you enter with PayPal.
The legal basis for the sharing of your data with PayPal is Art. 6 Sect. 1 lit. a GDPR (consent) as well as Art. 6 Sect. 1 lit. b GDPR (processing for the fulfilment of a contract). You have the option to at any time revoke your consent to the processing of your data. Such a revocation shall not have any impact on the effectiveness of data processing transactions that occurred in the past.