Buur Associates B.V. (hereinafter referred to as BUUR FASHION) is pleased with your visit to our website as well as your interest in our company. The protection of your personal data is very important to us. We respect your privacy and commit ourselves to protecting your data. BUUR FASHION issues this privacy statement to inform you about our data protection regulations and measures. You should also know how you can choose, in which form your information is recorded online and for what purpose it is used for. We have structured our websites in such a way that you can visit BUUR FASHION without having to identify yourself or provide any personal information. This information can be easily accessed on our homepage or in the footer of every BUUR FASHION webpage.
This privacy statement concerns personal data, the collection of non-personal data and collected reports for statistical analyzes.
Personal information identifies as individual data concerning personal and factual circumstances of you. BUUR FASHION uses your personal information to gain more insight into your needs and interests to provide you with a better service that is catered towards your interests. If you provide us with personal information, you can be confident that this information will only be used to optimize the personal customer services of BUUR FASHION. BUUR FASHION will not sell or rent your personal information to third parties for marketing purposes. We appreciate the trust you have in us.
On some BUUR FASHION websites you can order articles or services, request information, subscribe to marketing material or supporting material or apply for a job at BUUR FASHION. For example, on these pages you may be asked to provide the following personal information: name, address, telephone number, e-mail address, user ID and passwords, billing and transaction details, credit card details, preferred contact address, training and profession and job application details.
In order to personalize our website, services and communications and improvements for our products and services, we may also ask you for information about personal or professional interests, demographic data and experiences with our products and services. You are not obliged to provide this additional information.
Non-Personal data defines as the use of the website and service, to which no specific personal identity can be linked. BUUR FASHION collects and analyzes non-personal data to analyze the use of the websites by the visitors.
A 'cookie' is a small data file that is placed on your computer's hard drive by a website. HOME FASHION sends cookies, when you browse our website, buy something, request information or personalize and if you sign up for certain services. If you accept the cookies on our website, we do not have access to your personal data, but with the help of cookies we can identify your computer. Cookies are generally divided into 'session cookies' and 'permanent cookies'.
'Session cookies' do not remain on your computer when you leave our website or close your browser. With the help of the collected information we can analyze usage patterns and structures of our website. With this information we can continually improve our website by improving the content or personalization and simplifying the use.
'Permanent cookies' are cookies that remain on your computer. They are used to simplify your shopping, personalization and registration services. For example, cookies can remember what you wanted to purchase while you continue to shop. In addition, you will only need to enter your password on webpages for which a login is required. 'Permanent cookies' can be removed manually by the user.
Most browsers accept standard cookies. As a general rule, you can reject cookies or allow certain cookies by adjusting the settings of your browser accordingly. If you wish to deactivate cookies, certain features on our website may not be available to you and some web pages may not be displayed correctly.
Some web pages of BUUR FASHION and online newsletters in HTML format use web beacons in combination with cookies to compile general statistics for website use. A web beacon is an electronic, invisible image, also known as a single-pixel poison or a clear poison. Web beacons can recognize certain types of information on a visitor's computer, such as a visitor's cookie number, the time and date the page was opened, and the description of the page on which the web beacon is located. You can deactivate some web beacons by rejecting the cookies assigned to you.
External media companies
BUUR FASHION uses external media companies under certain circumstances to place ads for the items or services of BUUR FASHION on the websites of other companies. If you have opened a website on which the advertisements of BUUR FASHION appear, the relevant online media company may place a cookie or a web beacon on your computer. This way, the online media company can recognize the computer when the website is opened again with this computer, or it can be determined how the advertisements arrive at the users. This data is anonymous and neither linked to personal data on the users' computer nor to a BUUR FASHION database. A few newsletters from BUUR FASHION, made available by online media companies on behalf of BUUR FASHION, use the same technology. In both cases, this data is also used by online media companies to determine the interests of the users, the importance of advertisements and the content. BUUR FASHION does not have access to data collected by online media companies. To prevent online media companies from placing cookies on your computer, you must visit the websites of the individual media companies and delete the cookies according to the instructions or set the cookie filter of your browser accordingly.
BUUR FASHION uses third-party technologies to provide its customers with personalized offers on other websites at a later date. For this purpose, completely anonymized data about categories and articles viewed are collected. This is done by placing so-called cookies. At no time will personal data from customers be provided to third parties. Neither the technology supplier nor BUUR FASHION itself wants and can make a link with your person, your personal details or your place of residence. In addition, no links can be derived from the data that you provided during the registration. You are, were and will remain completely anonymous at any time. The collected data is exclusively used for the optimization of promotional activities in the form of advertising banners. Each of these advertising banners has an 'i' symbol, which allows customers to opt out of this technology and receive more information about the technology used.
BUUR FASHION uses your personal information to gain more insight into your needs and interests to provide you with a better service. We mainly use your data to process your transactions and orders, to communicate with you, to offer you services and support, to inform you about current services and promotions and to personalize special offers and a few BUUR FASHION websites to better your experience on our sites. We use personal information with a view to the completion of the order and maintaining contact with the customer and, where necessary, also provide these to third parties such as suppliers of our goods. We also use your information occasionally to contact you in the context of market research into the items and services of BUUR FASHION. With this form of communication you have the option to select your personal data protection settings (see section 4 'Data protection settings and freedom of choice'). Credit card details are only used with a view to fraud prevention and settlement of payment transactions. Confidential personal information will only be used to simplify the processing of payments with our financial partners and will only be provided to you with your explicit consent.
Personal, online collected data can also be combined with information that you make available to BUUR FASHION through other channels, for example via product registrations, a call center or public events such as trade fairs or seminars.
Personal data provided to BUUR FASHION may be transmitted transnationally and cross-border for merging and storing data and for simplifying customer information management.
Non-personal data is collected with a view to obtaining data on the usability, performance and effectiveness of the BUUR FASHION website. With the help of this data, usability and content of the website are improved.
This website uses Google Analytics, a web analysis service from Google Inc. ("Google"). Google Analytics uses so-called 'cookies', text files that are stored on your computer and with your use of the website it can be analyzed. The information generated by the cookie about your use of this website is usually transferred to a Google server in the United States and stored there. However, by activating IP anonymization on this website, your IP address will first be shortened by Google within the member states of the European Union and other treaty countries of the European Economic Area.
Only in exceptional cases will the full IP address be transferred to a Google server in the United States and shortened there. On behalf of the website manager, Google will use this information to evaluate how you use the website, compile reports of the activity on the website and to offer other services with regard to website and internet use in relation to the website operator of the website. The IP address sent by your browser within the framework of Google Analytics is not linked to other data from Google.
You can prevent the storage of cookies by means of a corresponding setting of your browser software; we would like to draw your attention to the fact that in this case you may not be able to fully use all functions of this website. In addition, you can prevent the data collected by the cookie and related to your use of the website (including your IP address) from being sent to Google and that this data will be processed by Google, by using the following link the available browser plug-in. to download and install: http://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout?hl=en
In the case of 'purchase on account', Buur Associates B.V. conducts a credit check to protect our legitimate interest in correct payment. For this purpose, the information about you that is required for the creditworthiness examination is used to process the order. The statistical probability of default calculated on the basis of this data is used to arrive at a well-considered decision about the existence, execution or termination of the contractual relationship. The credit assessment may contain probability values ('score values') that are calculated on the basis of scientifically recognized mathematical statistical methods and for which, in the calculation, address data are used. Your legitimate interests are complied with in accordance with the legal provisions.
In the context of the credit assessment, information about your previous payment behavior and credit information based on mathematical statistical methods using address data ('scoring') for calculating the probability of payment will be provided as part of the legally permissible and with due observance of your respective legitimate interests involved from the following company:
Infoscore Consumer Data GmbH Rheinstr. 99 76532 Baden-Baden, Germany
Detailed information on the Infoscore Consumer Data GmbH process can be found at http://www.arvato-infoscore.de/verbraucher/selbstauskunft/infoscore-consumer-data-gmbh/.
Information about the data stored about you can be obtained from Infoscore Consumer Data GmbH.
BUUR FASHION does not receive detailed information about you in the context of the creditworthiness survey.
If a particular payment method is not available, you will be informed of the main reasons for this decision on request. You will then have the opportunity to submit your comments by e-mail via firstname.lastname@example.org or by telephone on +31 (0) 251-316313, after which the decision will be considered by one of our employees. This procedure can be revoked at any time with consequences for the future by sending a short, informal message to Buur Associates B.V., Neulehenstr. 8, 33790 Halle / Westfalen, Germany or by e-mail to email@example.com.
Measures for recognition and prevention of abuse
The following data are collected, processed and used by us to check automatically whether there are indications of misuse in the web shop:
You must ensure that you inform third parties to whom you provide your used equipment, to ensure they also accept the specified measures otherwise not visit the webshop of the Buur Fashion with your terminal equipment.
The user data of your visit to the websites is extracted from a database in which you are stored under a pseudonym. Buur Associates B.V. has in view of the implementation of recognition and prevention of abuse
Infoscore Consumer Data GmbH
charged with the processing. If there is a suspicion of abuse, an employee of ours checks the assessment and the indications on which this is based. If the conclusion of an agreement is rejected, you will be notified of this and you will be informed of the main reasons for this decision on request. You will then have the opportunity to make your point of view known by e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org or by phone: +31 (0) 251-316313 (local rate), after which the decision is again, checked by an employee. This procedure can be revoked at any time with consequences for the future by sending a short, informal message to Buur Associates B.V., Neulehenstr. 8, 33790 Halle / Westfalen, Germany or by e-mail to email@example.com. A further use of the web shop of Buur Fashion is then possible from our point of view or not possible anymore.
BUUR FASHION will not sell or rent out your personal information to third parties or make any informatoin available to third parties. BUUR FASHION does not provide your information to third parties unless you are interested in items and services from third-party providers. Your consent is required when providing your data. BUUR FASHION provides customer information to other BUUR FASHION organizations and business partners of BUUR FASHION, but only for the section "How are your data used?" described purpose.
BUUR FASHION works with external service providers and third-party providers to provide you with complete articles, services and customer solutions in accordance with the 'How are your data used?' to offer. Providers and service providers are obliged to treat the data received by BUUR FASHION confidentially and to use it exclusively for the service and business process of BUUR FASHION. In order to provide our customers with the best possible service, BUUR FASHION can change service providers or conclude cooperation agreements with other service providers. BUUR FASHION does not provide personal information to third parties without your explicit consent, unless we are required by legal provisions.
BUUR FASHION or its partner companies can merge with another company or be taken over by them, or a few resp. all related company values can be assumed. If an incorporation or takeover takes place, BUUR FASHION will do everything in its power to inform you in ahead of time about this in the event of a transfer of your personal data to the merging or acquiring company in order to provide you with the best possible service in the future.
Services without a subscription
BUUR FASHION only uses your personal information for the purpose that you specified in the data registration. For an example, your data will not be used to give information or send messages about special offers, certain items or marketing campaigns. You can choose to receive this form of subscription-free information on request.
For deselecting and canceling actions and information that you have explicitly requested at an earlier time (ex. newsletter by e-mail, software updates, etc.), you must use one of the following methods:
Some of the services BUUR FASHION are connected to are the services of external third-party providers. Some of these providers offer you the possibility to pass on the personal data you have provided to BUUR FASHION employees as well as third-party employees. Personal data will not be provided to third parties by us if you have not expressly agreed to this in advance.
BUUR FASHION strives to store your personal data correctly. We have implemented technologies, administrative procedures and guidelines to ensure correct storage of customer data. We provide you with access to your personal data and offer you online access, so that you can change your data if necessary. To protect your privacy and your security, we also take the necessary measures to verify your identity (by entering a password and a user ID) before we give you access to your data. Certain parts of the BUUR FASHION websites are only accessible to authorized persons under certain circumstances by entering a special password or another personal identification mark. The most effective way to view and change your personal information is to return to the website, on which you originally entered your details, and follow the instructions on this website.
If there are updates to the conditions of the BUUR FASHION online privacy statement, we will make these changes available and we will update the modification date of this document accordingly. This way you know at all times which information we collect online, how these are used and which options are available to you. In the event of changes to the documents underlying this declaration, the relevant customers will be informed at an early stage.
All interested parties and customers of Buur Fashion GmbH can contact us at the following address:
Buur Associates B.V.
1948 RK Beverwijk
Telephone: +31 (0) 251-316313 (local rate) (Monday to Friday from 8.30 am to 5 pm)
If you have any questions or suggestions regarding your data protection, you can contact our data protection supervisors directly: firstname.lastname@example.org. You have the right to free information about your stored data and possibly a right to correct, block or delete this data.
By using our websites you agree to this privacy statement.
Version 1 of 1 March 2018