This page informs you of our policies regarding the collection, use, and disclosure of personal data when you use this site and the choices you have associated with that data.
We use your data to provide and improve www.velvetkaratzas.com (the site). By using this site, you agree to the collection and use of information in accordance with this policy.
While using our site, we may ask you to provide us with certain personally identifiable information that can be used to contact or identify you (“Personal Data”). Personally identifiable information may include, but is not limited to:
- First Name / Email address
- Cookies and Usage Data
We may use your Personal Data to contact you with notifications, newsletters, marketing or promotional materials and other information that may be of interest to you. You may opt out of receiving any, or all, of these communications from us by following the unsubscribe link or instructions provided in any email we send.
We may also collect information how this site is accessed and used (“Usage Data”). Some cookies on this site are essential, and the site won’t work as expected without them. These cookies are set when you submit a form, comment or interact with this site by doing something that goes beyond clicking on simple links. Also, this Usage Data may track anonymously and include information such browser type, browser version, the pages of our Service that you visit, the time and date of your visit, the time spent on those pages, unique device identifiers and other diagnostic data (i.e. IP address and/or the site which referred you to this site). No personal information is stored, saved or collected.
We use this data to provide features of our Service, to improve and customize our Service.
You can enable or disable location services when you use our site at any time, through your device settings by adjusting your browser settings. Here are the links to instructions to adjust your cookie settings in the following browsers:
Firefox, IE9, Microsoft Edge, Safari, Chrome, IOS Safari.
IP addresses collected via forms are primarily used to obtain, confirm, and record consent for the mailing list. Occasionally though, they may be used to block the IP addresses of spammers.
Tracking Cookies Data
Cookies are files with small amount of data which may include an anonymous unique identifier. Cookies are sent to your browser from a website and stored on your device. Tracking technologies also used are beacons, tags, and scripts to collect and track information and to improve and analyze our site.
You can instruct your browser to refuse all cookies or to indicate when a cookie is being sent. However, it is important to note that disabling or restricting cookies may prevent this website from functioning correctly.
Use of Data
www.velvetkaratzas.com uses the collected data for various purposes:
- To provide and maintain this site
- To notify you about changes to the site
- To allow you to participate in interactive features of our site when you choose to do so
- To provide customer support
- To gather analysis or valuable information so that we can improve our site
- To monitor the usage of our site
- To detect, prevent and address technical issues
- To provide you with news, post notifications, special offers and general information about other goods, services and events which we offer that are similar to those that you have already purchased or enquired about unless you have opted not to receive such information.
Legal Basis for Processing Personal Data Under General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR)
No personal details are passed on to third parties nor shared with companies / people outside of the people that operate this site.
www.velvetkaratzas.com will not pass on your name, address, email address and/or telephone number to any third parties unless we have received authorization from you to do so, or are required to do so by law.
www.velvetkaratzas.com may process your Personal Data because:
- We need to perform a contract with you
- You have given us permission to do so
- The processing is in our legitimate interests and it’s not overridden by your rights
- To comply with the law
Retention of Data
www.velvetkaratzas.com will also retain Usage Data for internal analysis purposes. Usage Data is generally retained for a shorter period of time, except when this data is used to strengthen the security or to improve the functionality of our site, or we are legally obligated to retain this data for longer time periods.
Transfer Of Data
Your information, including Personal Data, may be transferred to — and maintained on — computers located outside of your state, province, country or other governmental jurisdiction where the data protection laws may differ than those from your jurisdiction.
If you are located outside Greece and choose to provide information to us, please note that we transfer the data, including Personal Data, to Greece and process it there.
Disclosure Of Data
www.velvetkaratzas.com may disclose your Personal Data in the good faith belief that such action is necessary to:
- To comply with a legal obligation
- To protect and defend the rights or property of Velvet Karatzas Interior Atelier (www.velvetkaratzas.com or https://velvetkaratzas.com)
- To prevent or investigate possible wrongdoing in connection with the website
- To protect the personal safety of users of the site or the public
- To protect against legal liability
Security Of Data
The security of your data is important to us, but remember that no method of transmission over the Internet, or method of electronic storage is 100% secure. While we strive to use commercially acceptable means to protect your Personal Data, we cannot guarantee its absolute security.
Your Data Protection Rights Under General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR)
If you are a resident of the European Economic Area (EEA), you have certain data protection rights. www.velvetkaratzas.com aims to take reasonable steps to allow you to correct, amend, delete, or limit the use of your Personal Data.
If you wish to be informed what Personal Data we hold about you and if you want it to be removed from our systems, please contact us.
Moreover, in certain circumstances, you have the following data protection rights:
The right to access, update or to delete the information we have on you. Whenever made possible, you can access, update or request deletion of your Personal Data directly within your account settings section. If you are unable to perform these actions yourself, please contact us to assist you.
The right of rectification. You have the right to have your information rectified if that information is inaccurate or incomplete.
The right to object. You have the right to object to our processing of your Personal Data.
The right of restriction. You have the right to request that we restrict the processing of your personal information.
The right to data portability. You have the right to be provided with a copy of the information we have on you in a structured, machine-readable and commonly used format.
The right to withdraw consent. You also have the right to withdraw your consent at any time where www.velvetkaratzas.com relied on your consent to process your personal information.
Please note that we may ask you to verify your identity before responding to such requests.
You have the right to complain to a Data Protection Authority about our collection and use of your Personal Data. For more information, please contact your local data protection authority in the European Economic Area (EEA).
We may employ third party companies and individuals to facilitate our website (“Service Providers”), to provide the site on our behalf, to perform Service-related services or to assist us in analyzing how our site is used.
These third parties have access to your Personal Data only to perform these tasks on our behalf and are obligated not to disclose or use it for any other purpose.
We may use third-party Service Providers to monitor and analyze the use of our Service.
Google Analytics is a web analytics service offered by Google that tracks and reports website traffic. Google uses the data collected to track and monitor the use of our Service. This data is shared with other Google services. Google may use the collected data to contextualize and personalize the ads of its own advertising network. IP tracking by Analytics in this website has been anonymized and data will be collected for 14 months.
For more information on the privacy practices of Google, please visit the Google Privacy Terms web page: http://www.google.com/intl/en/policies/privacy/
Third Party Disclosure
We do not sell, trade, or otherwise transfer to outside parties your personally identifiable information unless we provide you with advance notice. This does not include website hosting partners and other parties who assist us in operating our website, conducting our business, or servicing you, so long as those parties agree to keep this information confidential. We may also release your information when we believe release is appropriate to comply with the law, enforce our site policies, or protect ours or others’ rights, property, or safety.
Links To Other Sites
We have no control over and assume no responsibility for the content, privacy policies or practices of any third party sites or services.
Our Service does not address anyone under the age of 18 (“Children”).
We do not knowingly collect personally identifiable information from anyone under the age of 18. If you are a parent or guardian and you are aware that your Children has provided us with Personal Data, please contact us. If we become aware that we have collected Personal Data from children without verification of parental consent, we take steps to remove that information from our servers.
We are not responsible for republished content from this site on other blogs or websites without our permission.
This policy is valid from 07 September 2022
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