Garbo&Friends recognizes the importance of protecting the privacy of your personal data. We have instituted strict policies and security measures to protect the information you provide us.
The Swedish company Garbo&Friends AB, reg. No. 556872-1319 (“Garbo&Friends”), is the controller of your personal data. Garbo&Friends’ affiliated companies (including joint ventures, franchisees and licensees) and selected suppliers may process your personal data on Garbo&Friends’ behalf and in accordance with Garbo&Friends’ instructions as stated below and are thereby processors of your personal data. You may contact Garbo&Friends at any time, please find our contact details below.
You may contact our Data Protection Officer at DPO@garboandfriends.com
Below is a summary of the categories of data that we process, the purposes of processing the data and on what legal basis we are processing your data. Our processing of your personal data partly depends on whether you have subscribed for membership with us or not. The processing of personal data relating to customers that are not members is described in section 3.2 below. The processing of our members’ personal data is described in section 3.3 below.
If you make a purchase online we will collect your name, address, e-mail address, telephone number, country of residence, date of birth, title (Ms./Mr. or other title) and social media account contact details. Not all information is mandatory for making a purchase. We have marked mandatory information with the symbol (*) on our website. We will use your contact information to (i) process your purchase/orders and any returns, exchanges and complaints you may have relating to your purchase; and to (ii) communicate with you regarding your purchase and to answer and administer any questions or comments you may have regarding our products or services. The legal basis is that it is necessary to process your data in order for us to be able to fulfill our contractual obligations to you under the purchase agreement. We will retain your data for as long as necessary for this purpose. We may also process your contact details to keep you informed, via email, SMS, letters, telephone, WeChat, Whatsapp and other social media, of our special events or promotions. The legal basis is our legitimate interest of being able to market our products to our existing customers. We may use your contact details for direct marketing purposes for up to 12 months after your latest purchase subject to your ongoing right to opt-out. You are entitled to reject our marketing messages at any time by clicking on the unsubscribe link included in each message or by contacting customer service at email@example.com.
If you make a purchase online and chose to pay by credit card, you will provide your credit card information on our website to finalize your purchase. Your credit card details will be protected using Global Sign Encryption. The legal basis is that the processing is necessary in order for us to be able to fulfill our contractual obligations to you under the purchase agreement. We will retain your data for as long as necessary for this purpose.
If you have signed up for an account we will store information regarding (i) your purchases and returns online, and (ii) your purchases and returns in physical stores, if you have provided your e-mail address to our personnel. Such information encompasses product, size, price and date of purchase. We will also store information regarding your recently viewed items. This will allow you to keep track of your purchases and returns, by logging into your personal account. The legal basis is our legitimate interest to provide you with the service of a personal account as requested by you when you signed up for the account. You may choose to deregister your account at any time. We will also save information on your contact details and previous purchases and returns during 36 months after the purchase to be able to administer returns and/or complaints. The legal basis is our legitimate interest to provide our customers with speedy and efficient service after the purchase.
If you chose to make your payment by invoice, you may be required to provide your personal ID number on our website. Your ID number will be directly transferred and available only to our payment service provider, which will process your ID number to be able to obtain a credit report and to facilitate your payment. The legal basis is that the processing is necessary for us to ensure accurate identification of our customers for invoice purposes and to fulfill our contractual obligations to you under the purchase agreement. We will retain your data for as long as necessary for this purpose.
You may sign up for membership by subscribing to the services provided by Garbo&Friends in accordance with the Membership Policy. The membership is completely voluntary and subscribing for membership is not a requirement for purchasing Garbo&Friends’ goods. When you subscribe to become a member, you will enter into an agreement with Garbo&Friends (the Membership Policy).
When you sign up for membership, Garbo&Friends collects your name, address, e-mail address, telephone number, country of residence, date of birth, title (Ms./Mr. or other title) and social media account contact details. Garbo&Friends processes the data to create your personal account and to process the membership which includes certain features such as (i) sending digital receipts (ii) sending out invitations to special events/promotions, (iii) personalized services in store, and (iv) profiled marketing offers through e-mail or other messenger services. The legal basis is that the processing is necessary in order for us to be able to fulfill our contractual obligations to you under the Membership Policy. We will retain your data for as long as necessary for this purpose.
If you have contacted Garbo&Friends regarding a complaint, return or question, the e-mail or chat conversation will be stored for as long as it is necessary to administer your matter, including following up on the matter within 12 months. Depending on the nature of the matter for which you are contacting us, the legal basis may be that our processing is necessary for us to be able to fulfill our obligations under the purchase agreement or Membership Policy, or that we have a legitimate interest of being able to communicate with individuals who contact our customer service
Garbo&Friends does not sell or rent our customer’s personal data to any other entity.
We may share your data with affiliated companies including joint ventures, franchisees and licensees. If you have subscribed for membership with Garbo&Friends, we may combine your data provided to us with data that you have provided to such affiliated companies, for the purpose of improving our services to you. The legal basis for the processing is that it is necessary for Garbo&Friends’ performance of the Membership Policy.
Garbo&Friends may also share your data with selected suppliers who perform functions on our behalf such as fulfilling orders and delivery of orders, processing payments, carrying out promotional services or data management, to maintain our website, to distribute e-mails, to send out our newsletter, to provide client communications and to manage our customer database. As necessary, the personal data you provide to us may be processed by these third parties, solely on Garbo&Friends’ behalf and in accordance with Garbo&Friends’ instructions as data processors. We do not authorize any of our suppliers to make any other use of your personal data.
If Garbo&Friends and/or its subsidiaries are subject to an actual or potential merger or acquisition or similar transaction, we may share your data with potential and actual buyer(s) and their financial and legal advisers, subject to such third parties undertaking appropriate confidentiality.
We may share your data with our selected suppliers, who may process your data in countries both inside and outside of the EU/EEA when performing functions on our behalf as set out in section 4 above.
If you have subscribed to membership with Garbo&Friends, we will share your contact details and information on previous purchases and shopping preferences with our affiliated companies both inside and outside of the EU/EEA (please see further under section 4).
Please note that countries outside of the EU/EEA may not provide an adequate level of protection for your personal data. Garbo&Friends has however taken appropriate safeguards to ensure that the receiving parties of your data in countries outside of the EU/EEA shall provide an adequate protection of your data. Such safeguards may be that the receiving party has joined the Privacy Shield (if the receiving party is a company established in the United States) or that the receiving party has signed so called standard data protection clauses adopted by the EU Commission. Please contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org if you want further information on what safeguards have been taken and if you want a copy of such safeguards.
In this section 6, we have summarized your data subject rights to request access, portability, rectification, erasure of your personal data, to restrict the processing of your personal data, to object to processing, and your right to lodge a complaint with the supervisory authority.
If you want to exercise your rights, please send us an email at email@example.com. Please note however that if you want to lodge a complaint with the supervisory authority, you need to contact the authority directly.
If you have signed up for a membership with Garbo&Friends you will also be able to access, rectify and erase some of your data by logging in to your private account.
Notwithstanding anything to the contrary herein, Garbo&Friends reserves the right to keep and process your personal data in accordance with this policy to the extent necessary to perform our contractual obligations to you, and to the extent we are required to process your data by law or in order to defend ourselves in a dispute, to prevent fraud or abuse, or to enforce our Terms and Conditions.
If you do no longer wish to receive our newsletters or other emails, you can unsubscribe as indicated in the particular communication, i.e. by using the unsubscribe link which is included on all newsletters and other emails. You may also contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org.
We will retain your personal information for as long as necessary in relation to the purposes for which the data was collected or otherwise processed. Under section 3 above, we have specified the retention time, or the criteria for determining the retention time, for our processing of data in relation to the different purposes the data is being processed. In addition to the retention time stated under section 3 above, please also note the following;
Members: If you have not made any purchases, logged in to your account or used any of our services during a consecutive period of 36 months, we will terminate your membership and consequently we will not use your data for any membership services or marketing purposes thereafter. In such case we will delete your data unless we need to keep it for other purposes that are legally justifiable.
We will retain your personal information as necessary to comply with applicable legal obligations, to resolve disputes, and to enforce our agreements. Statutory obligations to retain data further remain unaffected.
When you purchase our products online, or sign up for a membership with Garbo&Friends, we will inform you which data is mandatory by marking certain fields with a symbol (*). The provision of mandatory data is necessary for Garbo&Friends to be able to fulfill our contractual obligation to you, for example processing your order, or fulfilling the membership services requested by you.
Garbo&Friends does not wish to collect personal information from anyone under the age of sixteen (16). If you are under eighteen (18), we require that you inform and get your parents’ or guardians’ consent before purchasing anything or provide any personal data to us at garboandfriends.com or any other website related to Garbo&Friends.
Last date for modification: March, 2021
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