PERSONAL INFORMATION USE AND PROCESSING
- ALFA THE GmbH uses your personal information for following purposes:
- purchase of products or services incl. registration to webshop
- registration for the newsletter
- customer service incl. Buyers requests, inquiries, complaints etc.
- communication of Buyers data to third parties
- ALFA THE GmbH will process following data:
- identification data: name, surname and identification number
- contact information: e-mail address, telephone number and postal address
- financial data: bank card.
- browsing data
When you provide ALFA THE GmbH with personal information to complete a transaction, verify your credit card, place an order, arrange for a delivery or return of an item, we imply that you consent to our collecting it and using it for that specific reason only.
If we ask for your personal information for marketing purposes (newsletter and other marketing communications), we will either ask you directly for your expressed consent, or provide you with an opportunity to say no. If you have opted in to receive marketing communications, ALFA THE GmbH may share your information to third party service providers who provide email distribution services or with social media companies providing digital marketing services.
By using this site, you represent that you are at least the age of majority in your state of residence, or that you are the age of majority in your state of residence and you have given us your consent to allow any of your minor dependents to use this site.
You can exercise the rights that the law governs you regarding your personal data by writing to firstname.lastname@example.org. We will reply to your request as soon as possible and no later than 30 days upon receipt. In some cases, we may request a copy of an identification document if required in conjunction with your request, to enable us to verify your identity.
- Right of access
You have the right to know if your personal data is being processed and if confirmed, to obtain a copy of such data and be informed about: the source of the data, the categories of personal data processed, data recipients, the processing purposes, the existence of an automated decision-making process, (including profiling) the data retention period and the rights provided by Regulation.
- Right of rectification
You have the right to obtain a rectification of data in our possession that concerns you or to update data that is incomplete.
III. Right of erasure
You have the right to request the erasure of your personal data if it is no longer needed for the purpose for which they were collected, or if we are no longer authorised to process this.
- Right of restriction of processing
You have the right to obtain processing restrictions.
- Right of consent withdrawal
You can withdraw your consent in relation to all processing of data that requires it.
- Right of data portability
In the event that we process data based on your consent or in the sales contract, or if the processing is carried out by automated means, you can exercise the right of data portability.
VII. Right of opposition
You have the right to object to the processing of your personal data at anytime based on our legitimate interest, including profiling.
We also inform you that if you believe that the processing of your personal data goes against the provisions of EU Regulation 2016/679 you have the right to file a complaint with the competent data protection supervising authority.
THIRD PARTIES AND THIRD PARTY SERVICES
Third-party providers used by ALFA THE GmbH will only collect, use and disclose your information to the extent necessary to allow them to perform the services they provide to us. However, certain third-party service providers, such as payment gateways, have their own privacy policies in respect to the information we are required to provide to them for your purchase-related transactions. For these providers, we recommend that you read their privacy policies so you can understand the manner in which your personal information will be handled by these providers. Please note that certain providers may be located in or have facilities that are located in a different jurisdiction than either you or ALFA THE GmbH. If you choose to proceed with a transaction that involves the services of a third-party service provider, then your information may become subject to the laws of the jurisdiction(s) in which that service provider or its facilities are located.
Furthermore, you may find social network button(s) on the ALFA THE GmbH website. These are special “buttons” showing the icons of social networks (for example, Facebook or Instagram). These “buttons” allow you to reach and interact directly with the social networks with a “click”. Your click on the social buttons will allow the social network to acquire the data relative to your visit. Hereby you agree with to share the data of your web activity with your chosen social networks.
TYPES OF COOKIES WE USE
Session cookies: these are deleted and disappear from the device once you leave the website and close your browser.
Persistent cookies: these remain on your device even after you leave the website, until you delete them or they reach their expiration date.
First-party cookies: these are set by the website you are visiting.
Third-party cookies: these are set by a different website to the one you are visiting (for example: ALFA THE GmbH service providers such as Google Analytics etc.).
Strictly necessary or so-called ‘technical’ cookies: these are essential for moving around the website you are visiting and using certain of its functions.
Performance cookies: these collect anonymous information and help ALFA THE GmbH to understand how users interact with our website/webshop.
Functionality cookies: these allow the website to remember your choices and provide the customised functions you have selected. These can also be used to offer online or to avoid repeatedly proposing services or messages you have already declined in the past.
Advertising or targeting cookies: advertising cookies are used to collect information on your browsing habits, in order to target relevant advertising messages that best reflect your interests.
HOW TO REFUSE OR BLOCK COOKIES ?
Most Internet browsers are initially configured for accepting cookies automatically. This means you can at any time choose to set your browser to accept all cookies, certain cookies only or to refuse them, by disabling their use by websites. You can also set your browser preferences to warn you whenever a cookie is downloaded to your computer and to delete cookies after each browsing session.
Here is how to manage the most common browser’s cookie settings:
- Chrome: Settings —> Privacy
- Firefox: Tools —> Options —> Privacy
- Internet Explorer: Tools —> Internet Options —> Privacy
- Safari: Preferences —> Privacy
ALFA THE GmbH uses Google Analytics to analyse the use of its website. Google Analytics generates statistical and other information about website use by using cookies, as follows:
- determine which domain to measure
- distinguish unique users
- remember the number and time of previous visits
- remember traffic source information
- determine the start and end of a session
- remember the value of visitor-level custom variables