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Privacy policy

BETSY, as owner of several domain names containing BETSY trademark, including but not limited
to the ones at the address www.betsy-shoes.com (including all sub-domains), www.betsy-shoes.ru and www.betsy.ru (hereinafter referred to collectively as the “Site”), uses the Site not only to inform you about its products and business but also to collect and process personal data when you visit the Site and make use of its services and functionalities.

This Privacy Policy applies each time you visit the Site whether browsing or using its services and functionalities; therefore by visiting and using the Site you accept and consent to the processing of your data as described in this Privacy Policy.

BETSY respects your privacy and understands the importance of protecting your personally identifiable information. This privacy statement identifies and describes the types of personally
identifiable information we may collect from you when you visit the Site, how we use this information, when we share this information with third parties, and how we protect this information.

DATA CONTROLLER

The Data Controller is BETSY.

DATA COLLECTION

BETSY collects personal data directly from you when you (i) visit the Site (ii) interact with the Site functionalities. BETSY may combine the information directly provided by you online with the information received by you offline for the purposes defined below.

NATURE AND TYPE OF DATA, COLLECTED AND PROCESSED SURFING DATA

Our processing programs required to run the Site, logs certain data automatically and inevitably
(whenever Internet protocols are used) which may, in combination with other information, enable you to be identified. Examples of surfing data that BETSY may collect include the date and the time of each visit to the Site, the originating IP address, the pages viewed, sections or images of the Site requested.

Such Information will be used with the sole aim of obtaining statistical information regarding the use of the Site and to verify that it is operating correctly.

BETSY will not collect surfing data in order to associate it with other information about you or to identify you.

If expressly requested, such Information may be used by the Public Authority to determine responsibility in the case of crimes against the Site and/or realised through the Site, in compliance with the relevant procedures of the appropriate Authorities. Except for such cases, BETSY will retain surfing data temporarily in accordance to the applicable legislation.

PERSONALLY IDENTIFIABLE INFORMATION

Personally Identifiable Information is provided voluntarily by you when interacting with the Site functionalities, for example when you subscribe to the Site or to the BETSY newsletter or request information or send communications to BETSY.

Personally Identifiable Information collected and processed by BETSY may include but is not limited to: name, gender, place and date of birth, nationality, and identification codes and contact details such as: email address. Additionally, we may request additional information as a result of authentication or identity verification checks.

Processing of your data will be limited to common and non-sensitive data provided by you.

PURPOSES OF DATA COLLECTION AND PROCESSING METHODS

BETSY will process your personal data (Personally Identifiable Information) for the following purposes:

1. managing subscriptions to the Site, newsletters or mailing lists;
2. managing participation of promotions or in other initiatives and events organised through the Site;
3. tailoring information to fit your personal preferences;
4. reply and manage your request for information, your questions or communication.

Furthermore, with your voluntary and optional consent, BETSY may process information for promotional, marketing and profiling purposes or for marketing research or for sending you, through email any promotional material and information on BETSY products or for initiatives such as events, exhibitions, fairs or discounts organised by BETSY or those where BETSY participates, including the relevant invitations.

You will always have the opportunity to opt out or request that you no longer receive promotional
and commercial material or information. With each communication type, it will be explained how to opt out of receiving future promotional materials or information.

BETSY will only keep your personal data for the time necessary to fulfil the specific purposes for which they were collected.

PERSONAL DATA SUBMISSION

Submission of your personal data is necessary to comply with the applicable legislation and to perform the services and functionalities offered by the Site. Your denial to the provision of personal data required will make it impossible for BETSY to provide you with the requested services, products or information.

The submission of personal data for marketing, promotional and profiling purposes is optional:
denial thereof will have no consequences on the provision of any requested services, products or information being understood that you cannot further participate in initiatives organised by BETSY or that where BETSY participates.

PERSONAL DATA SHARING, COMMUNICATION AND DISCLOSURE

Your personal data will be accessible within the BETSY organisation on a need to know basis. Your personal data may be communicated to institutions, authorities to comply with applicable contracts, laws and regulations.Your personal data may also be communicated to professionals, consultants, associates, companies belonging to the Group Companies, business partners and others to BETSY and Group

Companies may employ in relation to business performance reporting, professional and technical services and processing purposes herein specified, or to BETSY subsidiaries, wholesale clients, agents or finders.

These third parties, duly appointed as Data Processors, will be provided only with the information necessary to perform their respective functions and within the purposes herein specified. The updated list of Data Processors is at your disposal from BETSY free of charge and upon your request.

In addition your personal data may be communicated to third parties in case of mergers, acquisitions, transfer of assets or other extraordinary operations.

Some of data recipients mentioned above may be located outside the EU or in third world countries which does not guarantee an adequate level of data protection. In this event your personal data will be transferred by BETSY with adoption of adequate and appropriate precautions as required by requisite laws.

Furthermore, your personal data may also be communicated in response to a judicial process or upon requests by competent courts of authorities or to protect and defend the rights and property of BETSY and the Site.

SECURITY OF PERSONAL DATA

BETSY is committed to safeguarding the security of your personal data and to prevent it from being altered, corrupted, destroyed or accessed by unauthorised third parties.

BETSY complies with security provisions set forth by the applicable laws and regulations. BETSY has implemented and regularly updates their security provisions, in particular with regards to the information systems, a variety of technical organisational and physical security measures and procedures to help to protect your personal data.

Moreover information systems and software programs are configured to minimise the use of personal and identification data which are only used if and when necessary for the specific purposes.

Please note that whilst BETSY maintains appropriate safeguards, it does not control each and every risk related to the use of Internet and therefore warns you of the potential risks involved in the functioning and use of Internet.

THIRD PARTY WEBSITES

This Privacy Policy is provided solely for the Site and the activities carried out by BETSY and do not extend to other websites. This privacy statement does not describe the information collection and disclosure practices of such third parties. We encourage you to review the privacy policies and statements of such third parties.

DOES BETSY COLLECT INFORMATION FROM CHILDREN UNDER THE AGE OF 13?

The BETSY website is intended for general audiences and is not targeted to or intended for use by children. We do not intentionally collect personally identifiable information from children under the age of thirteen. If we become aware that a child under the age of thirteen has submitted personally identifiable information through the BETSY website without prior verifiable parental consent, we will remove such information from our files.

Equality Act 2010

The Site was created and is maintained with accessibility in mind. We aim to reach conformance level [a/aa/aaa] from the Web Content Accessibility Guidelines (WCAG). Visit the accessibility section for full details.

DISCLAIMER

We reserve the right to modify, alter, or otherwise update this statement at any time, and we encourage you to check back periodically so that you are always aware of the most current policies and practices that BETSY has in place to protect your personally identifiable information. Please contact our customer care team info@betsy-shoes.com if you have any questions about our privacy statement.