INFORMATION ABOUT THE PROTECTION OF PERSONAL DATA
Information on Personal Data Protection for the beachme.gr online store
Protecting your privacy and individual rights when you visit our website plays a key role in facilitating the safe use of our offers. When you visit beachme.gr, personal data is collected, processed and used. With this data protection information, we wish to emphasize our commitment to manage your data in a secure and reliable manner and to clarify how we use our customers’ personal data. We comply with the provisions of data protection legislation.
What is personal data?
Personal data is information that can be attributed to you. These include, for example, information such as name, address, email address and telephone number.
In addition, during each visit to our website, further data is collected automatically for technical reasons, such as the IP address, which the internet access provider has on your computer for connecting to the internet, or information about the website from the which you visited our offer, or in relation to the internet browser used by you (technical information). This technical information may, in individual cases, constitute personal data. As a general rule, we use technical data, however, only to the extent that this is necessary for technical reasons, for the operation and protection of our website against attacks and abuse, as well as in pseudonymous or anonymous form for statistical purposes.
How we use your personal data
During your visit to the pages of beachme.gr, the following data will, as a rule, be stored for technical reasons in the so-called log files:
The IP address (Internet Protocol address) of the access computer
the website from which you are visiting us (recommendation)
websites you visit
the date and duration of the visit
browser type and browser settings
Data will be stored for a maximum of 30 days as a technical precaution to protect data processing systems against unauthorized access.
We use so-called cookies on our websites. Cookies are text files that allow us to make your visit to our website as comfortable as possible. This includes, for example, the default settings for the presentation of our website or shopping cart functions, as well as the possibility of single registration, so that you only have to register on our website once, even when you want to use the offers products of our partners. Cookies contain a unique combination of letters/numbers that identifies the browser used by you. These cookies are stored on your computer temporarily and are only transmitted to our server when you visit our website. We mainly use session cookies, which are not stored on your hard drive and are deleted when the browser is closed or after longer periods of inactivity. Only for the purchase you choose and for the “Remember me” function, a permanent cookie will be stored, which will expire within 30 days of your last visit to beachme.gr.
You can view and delete cookies stored on your computer, and control how cookies are generally handled through your web browser settings. You can get more information on this topic from the manufacturer or through the “Help” function of your internet browser. Please note that the functions of beachme.gr may be limited or unavailable if you do not allow cookies.
Use of Google Analytics
We use Google Analytics to evaluate data from the Double-Click cookie for statistical purposes. You can disable the use of this cookie with the help of Ads Manager and by entering the following link: https://www.google.com/settings/ads/onweb/?hl=en.
We also use Google Double-Click Display Tags to support online advertising and to analyze your use of our website. These tags are not used to transmit personal data to Google Double-Click. Details of the management of your data by Google Double-Click, the use and deactivation of the relevant cookies can be found in the data protection policy of Double-Click: https://support.google.com/adsense/answer/2839090?hl= en.
We also use Google Remarketing, a Google advertising service whereby previous visitors to the website can receive targeted advertising. It uses cross-device remarketing with Google AdWords and DoubleClick. If you have agreed to Google linking your online and browsing history to your Google Account, Google uses information from your Google Account together with data from Google Analytics to personalize advertising and to create target group data for repeat advertising between devices. As a Google user you can format your ad settings and disable personal ads in My Account. In addition, you can prevent data processing by Google by downloading and installing the available navigation plugin via the following link: https://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout?hl=en.
We use the Facebook Advertising platform, an advertising service of Facebook according to which previous visitors of the website can receive targeted advertising in relation to the pages visited on beachme.gr in services of the Facebook company such as Facebook, Instagram, Facebook Messenger. Uses cross-device remarketing. If you have consented to Facebook processing and storing your data for advertising purposes, then Facebook links your online and browsing history to your Facebook account to personalize advertising and to create target group data for repeat advertising across devices . As a Facebook user you can format your ad settings and disable the ad criteria you want in “Settings” and “Ad Preferences”. In addition, you can prevent data processing by Facebook by defining which of the data you provide is used for advertising purposes here: https://www.facebook.com/ads/preferences/
Register, login and order
When you register and are logged in, or when you place an order, or when you are logged in and attempt to place an order but do not complete it, we collect, process and use the personal data and information you provide to us within the framework of applicable lawon personal data protection. We may use your product and service information when attempting to place an order in order to contact you using the information you provided to us during registration, where you have provided us with your consent. The information we request from you in order to make the services you need possible are marked as required fields on the forms. Other information is optional. For the conclusion and execution of contracts, we request, as appropriate, contact information such as name, address for delivery and billing, as well as information about the payment method you have chosen. In addition, we use your data to maintain our customer database so that only relevant data is stored there. In order to avoid typing errors and to ensure that the items you have ordered have actually been received by you, we check that the address you have entered is complete and accurate.
Transmission of information of the beachme.gr product range and special promotions and other updates
We use your data to transmit the information you have ordered or attempted to order from the range of products and for other promotional actions from beachme.gr to the email address provided by you. You can disable this email feature at any time.
In addition, we may send you information about our goods and services to the email address provided by you during a purchase, even without your prior consent in this regard. You can object to the receipt of these e-mails at any time, without any charge, except for the costs of transmitting the e-mail according to the usual charges from the providers.
We want you to enjoy reading our emails. Therefore, we try to include only information that is likely to be of interest to you. Therefore, we measure and store in your user profile message open and click rates, i.e. if and when you open our emails, what the content of the emails is when you click, and whether and why our emails may not have been delivered. We may also use this data for statistical purposes.
Certain information notices which are necessary for the execution of the contract and the operation of beachme.gr for example regarding services (e.g. confirmation of registration) or a package subject to charges (e.g. order confirmation, regarding the contract documents) cannot be deactivated. Such notifications will be sent to the contact information provided by you.
We store and use your data when you contact us by phone, e-mail or via our contact form, or when you wish to send us information in some other way and you therefore transmit your data to us for this purpose.
In addition, we store and use personal data and technical information to the extent necessary to prevent or prosecute abuse or other illegal behavior on our website, e.g. to maintain data security in the event of attacks against our IT systems. Finally, we store and use your data, to the extent that we are legally obliged to do so, such as in view of an official directive or a judicial or other decision of the Authorities, as well as to safeguard our rights and claims, as well as to legal defense.
To whom we transfer your personal data
When transmitting your personal data, we always ensure the highest possible level of security. Therefore, your data will only be transmitted to service providers and partner companies, which have been carefully selected and contractually bound in advance. In addition, your data is only transmitted to entities located within the European Economic Area and therefore subject to the strict EU legislation on the protection of personal data, or to those who are committed to compliance based on corresponding security standards.
Transmission to the company “I. Kirlagkitsis and Co. O.E.”
We transmit your personal data for the completion and execution of contracts in relation to the offers on our website to the company “I. KIRLAGITSIS AND CO., Ltd., which has beachme.gr as its exclusive property, with the purpose of storing it in central databases, as well as for invoicing and accounting purposes within the company. This is necessary, in particular, so that you can make use of all our offers. If you request collection from the beach me boutique store, the beach me boutique staff receives information about your order so that they are able to process it. When you contact the beach me boutique in case of questions, complaints or returns, as well as for other reasons, they also receive access to your order data in order to be able to process your request.
Transmission to service providers
Regarding the operations of beachme.gr and for the execution of contracts, various service providers work for us, e.g. for central IT services or the hosting of beachme.gr, for the payment and delivery of the products, or for the installation of hardware, to whom we transmit the necessary information (e.g. name, address) to fulfill their duties.
In contrast to external data processing, we transfer data to third parties in connection with the performance of contracts in the following cases:
For the delivery of goods to transport companies and to companies providing postal services, as specified by placing the order.
To pay for the goods to the payment service providers you specify when placing the order. In case of payment by credit card, it is carried out through the payment server service provider to the Bank.
During the payment process, we do not record or store payment information during that transaction, such as credit card numbers or other banking or other information. You provide this information directly to the respective payment service provider exclusively.
Transfer to third parties
Finally, we pass on your data within the framework of the application of existing data protection laws to third parties or to official authorities if we are legally obliged to do so due to an official directive or court order, or we have the right to do so, for example, because this is necessary for the prosecution of criminal offences, or for the protection and enforcement of our rights and claims.
The security of your personal data is a high priority for us. Therefore, we protect your data, stored with us through technical and organizational measures to effectively prevent loss or misuse by third parties. In particular, our employees, who process personal data, are committed to maintaining confidentiality.
You have a legal right to be informed about your personal data stored with us, as well as to request its correction or deletion. You can make a request for customer service to send you all the data we have about you as well as make a request for erasure where in the written communication you will be clearly informed about your requests. Data that we are required to store due to legal, statutory or contractual obligations to retain commercial documents will be locked rather than deleted to prevent their use for other purposes.
Consent, right to object
To the extent that we will use data for a purpose which, according to the legal provisions, requires your consent, we will always ask for your express permission and link the permission you grant in accordance with the provisions on data protection. Once granted permission can be revoked at any time, with effect for the future and/or you can object to future uses of your data for advertising, market research and opinion purposes. Please understand that implementing your objection/revocation of consent may take some time for technical reasons and that you may continue to receive notices from us in the meantime.
For the purposes of withdrawing your consent or objecting, a simple notification of these to us is sufficient.
By email: firstname.lastname@example.org. To the extent that you receive information from us by e-mail, you can even more easily by clicking on the link included in the e-mail.
Social Network Button
We offer you so-called social plugins of various social networks (e.g. the Facebook “Like” button) on our website. The integration of these plugins is implemented via facebook.com.
If you are a member of a social network and click on the relevant social plugin, the provider of the social network may be able to link the information about the visit to our website with your profile data on the network. Therefore, please contact the agencies of social networks used by you for information about these features. Find out about your individual browser setting options in relation to how you can manage cookies and web beacons. You can get this information from your browser manufacturer. In addition, third-party providers offer so-called browser extensions and plugins with which you can configure the way your browser manages cookies and personal information.
Linking to websites of other companies
beachme.gr may contain links to the websites of other companies. We are not responsible for the data protection measures of the external websites that you may access through these links. Please be informed in relation to the protection of your data on these external websites.
Changes to this Privacy Notice
We wish to always present our customers with attractive product offers and therefore constantly adapt our product range to our customers’ wishes. Therefore, it may be necessary to renew and amend this data protection notice again. We therefore recommend that you be informed of any modifications to this page on a regular basis. To the extent that such modifications may affect the consent granted by you, we will notify you separately.
If you receive information from us by email, you can even more easily stop receiving it by clicking on the link included in the email and following the instructions.