Privacy policy


1. Introduction

BLESS Eine GmbH 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. Most of our processing of your personal data is necessary for us to perform our contractual obligations to you, and other kinds of processing relies on BLESS Eine GmbH’ legitimate interest for processing as set out below. If you have subscribed on the website with BLESS Eine GmbH, some of the processing is based on your consent, as set out below.

 

2. Who is responsible for the processing of your personal data?

The German company BLESS Eine GmbH, is the controller of your personal data.

We use your personal data (name and e-mail address) exclusively for sending our newsletter via MailChimp.


You may contact BLESS Eine GmbH at any time at:

BLESS Eine GmbH
Mail address: Ernst-Reuter Siedlung 15, 13355 Berlin, Germany
Phone: +49 30 440 10 100
E-mail: info@blessberlin.com

 

3. Categories of data processed, purpose and legal basis for processing

3.1 General

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. Please see section 8 below for information on how long we keep your data. Our processing of your personal data 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.


3.2 Customers

Contact details: If you make a purchase online we will collect your name, address, email address, telephone number, country of residence, date of birth, title (Ms./Mr. or other title). 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. If you request a digital receipt when purchasing our products in one of our physical stores, we will collect your email address in order to be able to send the digital receipt to you. This processing is necessary in order for us to be able to fulfill our contractual obligations to you. If you have subscribed to one of our newsletters, we will also use your name and email address to send out our newsletter via Mailchimp. We may also process your contact details that you have shared with us when you have purchased a product, to keep you informed, via email, of our special events or promotions. This processing is based our legitimate interest of being able to market our products to our existing customers.
Previous purchases and returns: If you have signed up for an account, we will store information regarding (i) your purchases online, and (ii) your purchases and returns in physical stores or by mail service, if you have provided your email address to our personnel. Such information encompasses product, size, price and date of purchase.

 

3.3 Consent and withdrawal

By accepting this privacy policy, you have confirmed that you have read and understood the content of this privacy policy, and that you, as applicable, consent to BLESS Eine GmbH’ processing of your personal data in accordance with the provisions herein. Should you wish to object to, or withdraw your consent, to any of our processing, please contact us at info@blessberlin.com. Please note however that your withdrawal will not affect our right to process your data when such processing is necessary to perform our contractual obligations to you, and/or to the extent we are required to process your data by law or to defend ourselves in a dispute, to prevent fraud or abuse, or to enforce our Terms and Conditions. If you withdraw your consent to any consent-based processing, we will cease all such processing.


4. Does BLESS Eine GmbH share your information with others?

BLESS Eine GmbH does not sell or rent our customer’s personal data to any other entity.

 

5. Transfer outside of the EU/EES

BLESS Eine GmbH does not transfer our customer’s personal data outside of the EU/EES.

 

6. Your data subject rights

In this section 6, we have summarized your data subject rights to request access, 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 info@blessberlin.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 BLESS Eine GmbH 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, BLESS Eine GmbH 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.
Right of access
You have the right to obtain confirmation of whether personal data concerning yourself are being processed and, where that is the case, access to the personal data and information regarding, inter alia, the purpose of processing, the categories of personal data concerned, the categories of recipients to whom your data have been or will be disclosed, and the envisaged period of time for which personal data will be stored (or the criteria for determining this).
Right of rectification
You have the right to request rectification of inaccurate personal data concerning yourself, and to complete incomplete data.
Right of erasure
Under certain circumstances you are entitled to request that we erase your personal data or restrict our processing of your data, for example when it is no longer necessary for us to process your data taking into consideration the purposes for which they were collected.
Right to objection - direct marketing
You have the right to object at any time to processing of your personal data. When any of your personal data is processed in terms of direct marketing purposes you have the right to object to direct marketing, to the extent that it is related to such direct marketing. If you object to our processing of your personal data for direct marketing purposes, we will cease such processing of your data.
Right to lodge a complaint with supervisory authority
Please note that if you consider the processing of your data to be in violation of applicable data protection laws, you have the right to lodge a complaint with a supervisory authority, in particular in the Member State of your habitual residence or the place of the alleged infringement.

 

7. How do I unsubscribe from BLESS Eine GmbH newsletters and emails?

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 info@blessberlin.com with the subject RGPD and indicating in the message your full name along with the phrase(s) ‘I do not want to receive newsletters from BLESS Eine GmbH’.

 

8. How long do we keep your data?

We will retain your personal information for as long as necessary in relation to the purposes for which they were collected or otherwise processed.
We will also 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.

 

9. Is it mandatory to provide personal data?

When you purchase our products online, or sign up for a membership with BLESS Eine GmbH, we will inform you which data is mandatory by marking certain fields with a symbol (*). The provision of mandatory data is necessary for BLESS Eine GmbH to be able to fulfill our contractual obligation to you, for example processing your order, or fulfilling the membership services requested by you.
When you purchase our products in our physical stores, you do not have to provide any personal data. Please note however that if you chose to receive a digital receipt, it is mandatory that you provide your email address or otherwise we will not be able to send you the digital receipt.

 

10. Children's privacy and legal purchase age

BLESS Eine GmbH 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 blesswebshop.com or any other website related to BLESS Eine GmbH.

 

11. Cookies

We use cookies on our website, but not to track any user data.


12. Modifications

BLESS Eine GmbH reserves the right to occasionally make changes to our privacy policy or practices. We will post the updated policy on our website, and thus we encourage you to review this page from time to time.


Last date for modification: May 2018