We might collect your personal data only if:
• we have your consent;
• the data is necessary to execute a contract such as to fulfill a purchase;
• it is necessary for compliance with a legal obligation;
• it is necessary to protect the vital interests of the data subject or of another person;
• it is justified by our legitimate interest of the company, of your legitimate interest or other’s.
Personal information is defined as being any information which can be linked to an identified or identifiable individual. Simply, if any information can be linked to you it becomes personal information and we therefore take great care when collecting and processing such information in order to protect the privacy of our users.
The Data Protection Regulation
Homemate Ltd processes personal data as per General Data Protection Regulation 2016/679. We, therefore, have a legal duty to respect and protect any personal data we collect from you and we will abide by such duty. We take all safeguards necessary to prevent unauthorized access and we do not pass on your details collected from you, to any third party unless you give us your consent to do so or unless we are obliged to do so as per the law.
This provides amongst other things that the data we hold about you should be processed lawfully and fairly. Have your personal information deleted, if such deletion is permissible by law and/or will not prejudice our position at law.
What personal data do we collect?
If you are a website visitor, we collect various types of information on you such as contact or feedback information and web page download information. In different parts of this website you will have the option to submit personal data (e.g. e-mail address, name, contact number and any additional data in a request). The submission of such data occurs on the basis of a freely chosen, explicit and voluntary option and entails acquisition of the sender’s email address, which is necessary to reply to any request, as well as the acquisition of such additional personal data included.
If you are a visitor in one of our stores, and employee or a collaborator, we might collect images of the CCTV system we have installed in our premises for securing our premises.
If you are a customer that has purchased a product or a service from us, we might collect your name, address and phone number.
If you are an employee we might keep your name, address, personal communication details such as phone and home address, your CV, your diplomas, ID number, social insurance number and IBAN number and any other financial information. If you are a candidate for recruitment we might keep the CV and the corresponding cover letter you have shared with us.
If you are a collaborator or supplier, we might keep your name, address, contact details and any other financial information will be necessary for our business purposes.
What do we do with your personal data?
The information we learn from customers helps us personalize and continually improve your shopping experience at Homemate Co. Ltd. We use the information to handle orders, deliver products and services, process payments, communicate with you about orders, products, services and promotional offers, update our records and generally maintain your accounts with us, display content such as customer reviews and recommend merchandise that might be of interest to you.
We also use this information to improve our store and platform, prevent or detect fraud or abuses of our website and enable third parties to carry out technical, logistical or other functions on our behalf.
To accomplish these purposes, we may combine personal and non-personal information we collect online with offline information, including information from third parties.
How is your personal data processed?
Your personal data is processed by persons who have been specifically appointed by Homemate Ltd and, if necessary, also by data processors, even external, appointed by Homemate Ltd itself. Adequate security measures are implemented to prevent the data from being lost, unlawfully and/or inappropriately used, or accessed without authorization.
What is the scope of communication and disclosure of your personal data?
Will your data be transferred abroad?
Your personal data may be transferred outside the national territory to countries located in the European Union. Should your personal data be transferred to countries outside the EU this shall occur exclusively in compliance with the appropriate and adequate guarantees for the purpose of the extended transfer in accordance with the applicable legislation and in particular article 27 of the Data Protection Act and articles 45 and 46 of the GDPR.
How long do we keep your data?
We will only store your personal data for the length of time required for the purpose for which it is collected.
Any data collected under the lawful basis of consent will be deleted when you withdraw your consent. You may withdraw your consent at any given time you desire.
Any data related to your employment will be deleted 3 years after the termination of the corresponding employment agreement.
Any data regarding employment candidates will be deleted 6 months after the corresponding vacancy fulfillment unless you have otherwise consented.
We keep your financial information for payment purposes and we will delete that data 6 years after the corresponding transaction.
We keep the CCTV images of our premises for the necessary period to ensure the security of the people visiting, working or studying in our premises and to secure our infrastructure and assets for unlawful actions.
GDPR grants specific rights, summarized below, which you can in principle exercise free of charge, subject to statutory exceptions. These rights may be limited, for example if fulfilling your request would reveal Personal Data about another person, or if you ask us to delete information which we are required by law to keep or have compelling legitimate interests in keeping. To exercise any of your rights, you can file a request via email at email@example.com .
• Right to withdraw consent
• Right to access and rectify your data
• Right to erasure
• Right to restriction of processing
Under certain circumstances described in GDPR, you may ask us to restrict the processing of your Personal Data. This is for example the case when you contest the accuracy of your Personal Data. In such event, we will restrict the processing until we can verify the accuracy of your data.
• Right to object to processing
Under certain circumstances described in GDPR, you may object to the processing of your Personal Data, including where your Personal Data is processed for direct marketing purposes.
• Right to data portability
Where you have provided your data directly to us and where the processing is carried out by automated means and based on your consent or the performance of a contract between you and us, you have the right to receive the Personal Data processed about you in a structured, commonly used and machine-readable format, and to transmit this data to another service provider.
In case you have any question or you want to exercise any of your rights, you can do so by contacting our Data Protection Officer at firstname.lastname@example.org
Or by post: 6 Vienna and Prague Corner Lakatamia, Lakatamia 2306
If you have a concern about the way we are collecting or using your personal data, you should raise your concern with us in the first instance or directly to the office of the Commissioner for the Protection of Private Data. You can be provided the complaint forms for the Commissioner’s office here.
Office of the Commissioner for the Protection of Private Data
1 Iasonos st.