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COLAB Gallery GmbH – Privacy Policy Online Shop

We at COLAB Gallery GmbH appreciate the trust of our customers. Therefore, we respect your privacy when handling your personal data. This privacy policy describes, who is responsible for the collection, processing and use of personal data we collect from you via our online shop available on www.colab-gallery.com, which types of personal data we collect from you and what we do with the data.

1. Data controller
The collection, processing and use of the personal data collected from you on our website is conducted by COLAB Gallery GmbH, Hegenheimer Strasse 16, 79576 Weil am Rhein, Germany ("COLAB").

2. Types of data
We collect personal data you voluntarily provide to us if you register on the website or conduct a transaction on our website as well as personal data in connection with processing your orders. Such date comprise, for example the following: Title, first and last name; e-mail-address; username and password; delivery address, invoice address (including postal code, city and country); telephone and fax number; type and quantity of ordered products; order number, order date, order status; date and time of delivery; order value, currency; payment information such as credit card details, expiry date; returns and offers to you (together "Transaction Data").

We may also collect usage data with regard to your use of our website, e.g. your IP address; which products you have viewed; and which products you have placed into the shopping basket (together "Usage Data").

Use of the website is – except in case of an order – also possible by using pseudonyms. If you would like to issue an order via the website, we do require personal data from you.

3. Categories of recipients
We share your personal data we collect on our website only with the following third parties:

  • With the delivery service we use for the delivery in order to process and deliver your order.
  • With banks / credit card companies to process your payment.
  • With services providers as data processors (United Parcel Service Deutschland Inc. & Co. OHG, Goerlitzer Strasse 1, 41460 Neuss, Germany), assisting us with shipping the products and product information.

We share your personal data with other third parties only if we are obligated to do so on the basis of legal requirements (e.g. to courts or criminal prosecution authorities), you have consented to the respective transfer or the transfer is otherwise lawful under applicable law.

4. Purposes of the collection, processing and use
Unless otherwise provided, we collect, process and use your data only to the extent required for the conclusion or performance of a contract with you (e.g. for payment processing), for sending product information, invitations or brochures or for other lawful purposes.

We also use Usage Data – in case of registered customers together with Transaction Data (with the exception of payment information) – to better adapt our website to the preferences of our customers.

To the extent you have consented to receive our e-mail newsletter, we collect, process and use your personal data also for sending our e-mail newsletter.

If you have consented to receive our e-mail newsletter, the wording of your consent was ad follows:

  • "I subscribe to the e-mail newsletter of COLAB Gallery GmbH with information and advertisement to their products and events (e.g. vernissages, photo evenings). By subscribing to the e-mail newsletter I consent to a use of my e-mail address for that purpose. I can withdraw my consent at any time with effect for the future and can object to a use of my data for marketing purposes or market or opinion research."

If you want to withdraw your consent or want to object to the relevant use of your data, please send us an e-mail to info@colab-gallery.com.

5. Cookie usage
Our website uses session and persistent cookies to collect and store certain information about you. A cookie is a small piece of data that is sent to your computer from the website and stored on your computer’s hard drive and when you access our website, cookies that are placed on your computer will send information to the party that has placed the cookie. Session cookies are necessary, for example, to keep you logged in during your visit to the website, and they disappear from your computer when you close the browser. Persistent cookies remain on your computer after the browser has been closed, but can be deleted at any time through your browser settings. To learn more about cookies, please visit: www.allaboutcookies.org.

Our website uses session cookies, to store the selected products in the shopping cart and to keep you logged-in if you have logged in into our website as a registered user. The session cookies store the relevant information together with your IP address and the cookie ID. These session cookies are transactional cookies necessary for the usage of the website and do not require your consent.

Our website may also use persistent cookies to remember your login details so that you do not have to re-enter your login details each time your return to the website.

6. Google Analytics
This website uses Google Analytics, a web analytics service provided by Google, Inc. (“Google”). Google Analytics uses cookies, which are text files placed on your computer, to help the website analyze how you use the website. The information generated by the cookie about your use of this Website is generally transmitted to and stored by Google on servers in the United States. On this website IP anonymization has been activated so that Google will truncate/anonymize the user's IP address within Member States of the European Union or other parties to the Agreement on the European Economic Area. Only in exceptional cases, the full IP address is sent to and shortened by Google servers in the USA. On behalf of the website provider Google will use this information for the purpose of evaluating your use of the website, compiling reports on website activity and providing other services relating to website activity and internet usage to the website provider. Google will not associate your IP address with any other data held by Google. You may refuse the use of cookies by selecting the appropriate settings on your browser. However, please note that if you do this, you may not be able to use the full functionality of this website. Furthermore you can prevent Google’s collection and use of data (including your IP address) by downloading and installing the browser plug-in available under http://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout?hl=de.

7. Facebook Social Plugins
Our website uses social plugins ("Plugins") provided by the social network facebook.com, operated by Facebook Inc., 1601 S. California Avenue, Palo Alto, CA 94304, USA ("Facebook"). The Plugins are identifiable by one of the Facebook logos (white letter f on blue background or a thumb up icon) or the notice "Facebook Social Plugin". For a full list of all Plugins and their appearance please see http://developers.facebook.com/plugins.

When you visit a page of our website that contains such a Plugin, your browser establishes a direct connection to Facebook servers. Facebook directly transfers the Plugin content to your browser which embeds the latter into the website. Thus, COLAB has no influence on the data gathered by the Plugin and informs you according to its state of knowledge: The embedded Plugins provide Facebook with the information that you have accessed the corresponding page of our website. If you are logged into Facebook, your visit can be assigned to your Facebook account. If you interact with the Plugins, for example by clicking "Like", or entering a comment, the corresponding information is transmitted from your browser directly to Facebook and stored by it. Even if you are not logged into Facebook, there is a possibility that the Plugins transmit your IP-address to Facebook. According to Facebook in Germany only an anonymized IP address is stored.

For information on the purpose and scope of data collection and procession by Facebook, as well as your rights in this respect and settings options for protecting your privacy please visit Facebook’s privacy policy: https://www.facebook.com/about/privacy/.

If you are a Facebook member and do not want Facebook to connect the data concerning your visit to our website with your member data already stored by Facebook, please log off Facebook before entering our website. Further you can block Facebook social Plugins by using add-ons for your browser, like the "Facebook Blocker".

8. Contact informations
If you have any questions about the privacy policy or would like to complain about our handling of your personal data by COLAB, please contact us by using one of the following contact details:

E-mail: info@colab-gallery.com
Ordinary mail: COLAB Gallery GmbH, Hegenheimer Strasse 16, 79576 Weil am Rhein
Telephone: +49 (0)7621 16 29 46 13 Fax: +49 (0)7621 16 29 46 11

Version: 02.12.2014


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