The policy sets out the different areas where user privacy is concerned and outlines the obligations & requirements of the users, the Website and Website owners. Furthermore, the way this Website processes, stores and protects user data and information will also be detailed within this policy.
This Website and its owners take a proactive approach to user privacy and ensure that the necessary steps are taken to protect the privacy of its users throughout their visiting experience. This Website complies to all Dubai national laws and requirements for user privacy.
What type of Personal Data do we collect?
We do not collect more information than we need to fulfil our stated purposes and will not retain it for longer than is necessary.
The information we collect focuses on your usage of the Website. This will include:
- The device used to access the Website;
- Its operating system;
- Connection type; and
- IP address
When you engage with us on social media platforms, we will use your social media username (if you interact with us through those channels) to help us respond to your comments, questions or feedback.
Your name and email address to respond to any enquiries you make when you complete the contact form on our Website.
What is the information used for?
The information we collect about you when you visit our Website is used to analyse your activity on the site so that we can administer, support, improve and develop our business. It is also used for statistical and analytical purposes. Ultimately, this will allow us to optimise customer experience.
Where does the information come from?
We collect your personal information when you interact with us, such as when you visit our Website or when you utilize our ‘Contact us’ form on the Website. Information such as your name, email address is collected when you complete the ‘Contact us’ form on our Website. We may also collect personal information when you engage with us on social media, complete any surveys we send to you or when you enter prize draws or competitions.
We rely on legitimate interest as a basis for processing your personal information when you contact us using ‘Contact form’ on our Website or when you engage with us on social media. We carry out a ‘balancing test’ to ensure that our processing is necessary and that your fundamental rights of privacy are not outweighed by our legitimate interest of processing that information.
When we collect your information from surveys or entering prize draws, we will ask for your prior consent.
This Website operates an email newsletter program, used to inform subscribers about products and services supplied by the owners of this Website. Users can subscribe through an online automated process should they wish to do so, but do so at their own discretion. Some subscriptions may be manually processed through prior written agreement with the user.
Subscriptions are taken in compliance with the Federal Law of 2006 Electronic Commerce and Transactions. All personal details relating to subscriptions are held securely and in accordance with the applicable regulations. No personal details are passed on to third parties nor shared with companies / individuals outside the company, that operates this Website.
Email marketing campaigns published by this Website or its owners may contain tracking facilities within the actual email. Subscriber activity is tracked and stored in a database for future analysis and evaluation. Such tracked activity may include; the opening of emails, forwarding of emails, the clicking of links within the email content, times, dates and frequency of activity [this is by no mean a comprehensive and/or exhaustive list]. This information is used to refine future email campaigns and supply the user with more relevant content based around their activity.
According to the Federal Law of 2006 Electronic Commerce and Transactions, subscribers can un-subscribe at any time through an automated system. This process is detailed at the footer of each email campaign. If an automated un-subscription system is unavailable, clear instructions on how to un-subscribe will be detailed instead.
Social Media Platforms
Communication, engagement and actions taken through external social media platforms that this Website and its owners participate on, are in line with the Terms and Conditions as well as the privacy policies held with each social media platform respectively.
Users are advised to use social media platforms wisely and communicate / engage through them properly, with care, caution and due diligence, considering their own privacy and personal details. This Website nor its owners will ever ask for personal or sensitive information through social media platforms and encourage users wishing to discuss sensitive details to contact them through primary communication channels such as by telephone or email.
This Website may use social sharing buttons, which help share web content directly from web pages to the social media platform selected. Users are advised, before using such social sharing buttons, that they do so at their own discretion and note that the social media platform may track and save your request to share a web page respectively through your social media platform account.
Users should bear in mind that they visit external links at their own risk and this Website, its owners and administrators cannot be held liable for any damages or implications caused by visiting any external links mentioned.
The rights available to you depend on the processing reason by the Website owner. .
Access: You have the right to request copies of your personal information from the Website.
Rectification: You have the right to ask us to rectify information you think is inaccurate. You also have the right to ask us to complete information you think is incomplete.
Erasure: You have the right to request that we erase your personal information
Withdraw Consent: when personal information is processed on the basis of consent an individual may withdraw consent at any time. In the event that you no longer want to receive any marketing material from us, please use the unsubscribe option (which is in all of our marketing emails to you), or contact us on the details set out below.
Restriction: You have the right to ask us to restrict the processing of your information
Objection to Processing: the right to object on legitimate grounds to the processing of your personal information. In certain circumstances we may not be able to stop using your personal information, if that is the case, we will advise you accordingly, giving reasons.
Data Portability: the right to request that some of your personal information is provided to you, or to another data controller, in a commonly used, electronic format
If you would like to exercise any of the above rights, please contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org.
The security of your personal information is important to us. We will take appropriate technical and organisational measures to keep your personal data confidential and secure in accordance with our internal procedures covering the storage, disclosure of and access to personal data.
Questions, comments, complaints and requests regarding this policy are welcomed and should be addressed to the below contact address at email@example.com.
Resources & Further Information
- EU General Data Protection Regulation
- Article 31 of UAE Constitution
- Article 378 of 1987 Penal Code
- Federal decree Law No (5) of 2012 on Combating Cybercrimes
- Federal Law No (1) of 2006 Electronic Commerce and Transactions
- 2017 The Consumer Protection Regulations
Terms and Conditions
Please read these Terms and Conditions (“T&C” and “Terms and Conditions”) carefully before using the (www.bellagiointeriors.co.za) Website.
1. Acceptance of Terms and Conditions
1.1. By accessing and using the Website you agree to the following Terms and Conditions, which shall take effect immediately upon your first use of the Website. If you do not agree with these Terms and Conditions you should not access or use the Website.
1.2. These Terms and Conditions may change from time to time, at the Website owners’ discretion, and without prior notice. You should regularly check for relevant updates as your continued use will be deemed as acceptance of any revised or amended terms. If you do not agree with any changes, you should cease accessing or using the Website immediately.
2. Intellectual Property
2.1. Unless explicitly stated, all intellectual property in/on the Website or any of its content including, but not limited to, all copyrights, trademarks and names, service marks, text, graphics, branding, themes and Website design are the property of, or licensed to, the owners of the Website, or under other lawful authorized use.
2.2. You agree and acknowledge that by accessing the Website, you do so only for your own personal use and benefit. None of the content contained in/on the Website may be downloaded, copied, inverted, sold, broadcasted, distributed or otherwise used for any commercial purpose. You may download and copy content from the Website for your own personal and non-commercial use.
3. Content and Contributions
3.1. The Website owners may change or remove any section of the Website and/or its content, in whole or in part, without prior notice and free of any liability for any such changes.
3.2. None of the Website content shall be taken as advice or recommendations, professional or otherwise, and you should not rely upon the Website content to make any decisions or reach any conclusions.
3.3. Where the Website permits users to contribute content in any form, including but not limited to posting comments and uploading files (“User Contributions”) the following shall apply:
- The Website owners assume no responsibility whatsoever for User Contributions or for any distress, injury or damage that these may cause.
- The Website owners reserve the right to control User Content that appears on the Website and may remove any User Content, without prior notice, which they deem to be unfit or inappropriate, at their sole discretion.
4. Links to Third Party Websites and Resources
The Website may contain links or references to external Websites or resources, owned, controlled or hosted by third parties. Any such link or reference does not constitute an endorsement of, claim of ownership over, or assumption of responsibility for any of the content of these external Websites or resources by the Website or Website owners.
5. Disclaimers and Liability
5.1. The Website owners make no warranty of any kind, whether expressed or implied in regards to any of the following:
- The uninterrupted or stable availability, accessibility of the Website or any of its content.
- The suitability or compatibility of the Website or any of its content with any computer system, software or information storage or retrieval system.
- The security of the Website or its content, or of any information which the users submit to the Website.
- The absence of virus or malicious software or machine-readable code.
5.2. The Website owners indisputably, to the fullest extent permitted by law, shall bare no liability for any loss or damage which may be caused by using or accessing the Website or its content, whether direct or consequential and howsoever caused.
5.3. Nothing in these terms or conditions shall be construed or interpreted as attempting to exclude or limit liability for death or personal injury which results from the negligence of the Website owners or any of their agents or employees.
6. Jurisdiction and Severability
6.1. All clauses, sub-clauses and parts thereof shall be severable and shall be read and construed independently. Should any part of these Terms and Conditions be found invalid, it will not affect the validity or enforceability of the remaining Terms and Conditions as a whole, and insofar as they are applicable.
6.2. These Terms and Conditions shall be construed and interpreted in accordance with the laws of, South Africa and shall be subject to the exclusive jurisdiction thereof.