Welcome to the Avani privacy notice.
Who we are
You have the right to make a complaint at any time to the Dutch Data Protection Authority (DPA) – in Dutch: Autoriteit Persoonsgegevens (AP). The DPA is the Dutch supervisory authority for data protection issues (www.autoriteitpersoonsgegevens.nl/n).
We would, however, appreciate the chance to deal with your concerns before you approach the DPA – so please contact us in the first instance.
Changes to the privacy notice: This version was last updated on 27.09.2020 (Historic versions can be obtained by contacting us).
What personal data we collect and why we collect it
Personal data, or personal information, is any information about an individual from which that person can be identified. Personal information/Personal data does not include data where the identity of that person has been removed (anonymous data).
We may collect, use, store and transfer different kinds of personal data in order to fulfill the order, shipping and after-care process:
Identity data: first name, last name, username or similar identifier, title date of birth
Contact data: includes billing address, delivery address, email address and telephone number(s)
Financial data: includes bank account and payment card details
Transaction Data includes details about payments to and from you and other details of products and services you have purchased
Technical Data includes internet protocol (IP) address, your login data, browser type and version, time zone setting and location, browser plug-in types and versions, operating system and platform and other technology on the devices you use to access this website
Profile Data includes your username and password, purchases or orders made by you, your interests, preferences, feedback and survey responses
Who we share your data with
We want to point out that we will only use your personal data when the law allows us to. Most commonly, we will use your personal data in the following circumstances:
Where we need to perform the contract we are about to enter into or have entered into with you.
Third-party services such as vendors, distribution, logistics partners and payment providers
Third party companies may perform functions on our behalf. These functions may include order fulfillment, package delivery, marketing assistance, postal and e-mail delivery, customer service, data analysis, and credit processing. We have agreed on with the third parties we are contracting with to have only limited access to your personal information. The third-party providers used by us will only collect, use and disclose your information to the necessary extent which allows them to fulfill the services they provide to us.
Vendors will receive the necessary information to process and ship your order. Furthermore, the vendor’s logistics partners will receive your customer number, order number, name and delivery address to ensure they can process your shipment in the right way.
Besides that, it is prohibited for third parties to use your personal data for other purposes.
We would like to inform you that certain third-party service providers, such as payment gateways and other payment transaction processors, have their own privacy policies with regard to the information which we are obliged to provide to them for your purchase-related transactions.
Links to our payment gateways:
Please be aware that certain providers may be located in or have facilities that are located in a different jurisdiction than the Netherlands. This means that if you select to proceed with a transaction which includes the services of a third-party service provider, then your disclosed information may become subject to the laws of the jurisdiction(s)in which that service provider or its facilities are located.
We reserve the right to disclose your personally identifiable information as required by law and if we have the impression that disclosure is necessary to protect our rights, court order and/or comply with a judicial proceeding.
Where we need to comply with a legal or regulatory obligation. Meaning that we sometimes need to transfer personal data to the Government. This can occur if certain governmental agencies require this information to carry out their tasks, such as the tax authorities. Also, the police or justice can ask for certain data in the case of fraud or abuse.
We use Google Analytics to monitor and analyze our website and to keep track of how visitors are using our website.
This website may include links to third-party websites. Clicking on those links or enabling those connections may allow third parties to collect or share data about you. We do not control these third-party websites and are not responsible for their privacy statements. When you leave our website, we encourage you to read the privacy notice of every website you visit.
How long we retain your data
If you leave a comment, the comment and its metadata are retained indefinitely. This is so we can recognize and approve any follow-up comments automatically instead of holding them in a moderation queue.
For users that register on our website (if any), we also store the personal information they provide in their user profile. All users can see, edit, or delete their personal information at any time (except they cannot change their username). Website administrators can also see and edit that information.
What rights you have over your data
If you have an account on this site, or have left comments, you can request to receive an exported file of the personal data we hold about you, including any data you have provided to us. You can also request that we erase any personal data we hold about you. This does not include any data we are obliged to keep for administrative, legal, or security purposes.
Right to correct
You have the right to correct your personal data if it is incorrect. Please contact email@example.com or access your personal account.
Right to be forgotten/request for account delete
You have the right to request the deletion of your data. When you submit a request to delete your account, we will remove your personal data except the information we are obliged to keep on the basis of the law. You can send any requests to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Right to complain
You have the right to file a complaint about the way we handle your data. We prefer to solve the complaint with you directly. Please contact us via email@example.com. If we are not able to solve it together, you have the right to file your complaint to the authority personal data.
How we protect your data
We are very cautios in respect to security incidents and/or fraud. To prevent this we use personal data (including IP addresses and search, surfing and buying habits) to prevent unauthorized access and to investigate, prevent and counter fraud.
What data breach procedures we have in place
We have put in place appropriate security measures to prevent your personal data from being accidentally lost, used or accessed in an unauthorised way, altered or disclosed. In addition, we limit access to your personal data to those employees, agents, contractors and other third parties who have a business need to know. They will only process your personal data on our instructions and they are subject to a duty of confidentiality.
We have put in place procedures to deal with any suspected personal data breach and will notify you and any applicable regulator of a breach where we are legally required to do so.
When visitors leave comments on the site we collect the data shown in the comments form, and also the visitor’s IP address and browser user agent string to help spam detection.
If you upload images to the website, you should avoid uploading images with embedded location data (EXIF GPS) included. Visitors to the website can download and extract any location data from images on the website.
If you leave a comment on our site you may opt-in to saving your name, email address and website in cookies. These are for your convenience so that you do not have to fill in your details again when you leave another comment. These cookies will last for one year.
If you visit our login page, we will set a temporary cookie to determine if your browser accepts cookies. This cookie contains no personal data and is discarded when you close your browser.
When you log in, we will also set up several cookies to save your login information and your screen display choices. Login cookies last for two days, and screen options cookies last for a year. If you select “Remember Me”, your login will persist for two weeks. If you log out of your account, the login cookies will be removed.
If you edit or publish an article, an additional cookie will be saved in your browser. This cookie includes no personal data and simply indicates the post ID of the article you just edited. It expires after 1 day.
Embedded content from other websites
Articles on this site may include embedded content (e.g. videos, images, articles, etc.). Embedded content from other websites behaves in the exact same way as if the visitor has visited the other website.
How are we handling information from children?
Our services are not for children. The use of this marketplace by customers under the age of 18 years is permitted only with the permission of a parent or guardian.
If you fail to provide personal data
Where we need to collect personal data by law, or under the terms of a contract we have with you and you fail to provide that data when requested, we may not be able to perform the contract we have or are trying to enter into with you (for example, to provide you with goods or services). In this case, we may have to cancel a product or service you have with us but we will notify you if this is the case at the time
If you have any questions, please feel free to contact us via firstname.lastname@example.org. We are more than happy to help you.