Modified version on January 10th 2017
I – Introduction
II – Your Privacy Classification
•CUSTOMERS: Individuals and entities that are GENDER’s direct customers as well as customer’s employees that are assigned a login id and are authorized to access and use our Application and Website, are referred to as “Customers.” Personally identifiable information of Customer employees associated with their GENDER accounts is treated as End-User information, and will not be used for any purpose other than providing and supporting our Services through the Website and the Application (other than for limited exceptions described in the section below titled “How We Use Information” where applicable).
•END-USERS: Customers’ business contacts, which may include their own current and prospective customers, members, marketing partners, or other third party contacts that use our Application and Website to interact with our Customers (for example, individuals that register on the Website or the Application and that are invited by Customers are referred to as “Application End-Users” or simply “End-Users”). GENDER does not use personally identifiable information of End-Users for any purpose other than providing and supporting the Services through the Application and the Website (other than for limited exceptions described in the section below titled “How We Use Information” where applicable).
III – Information We Collect and How We Collect It
GENDER may collect several types of information from and about End-Users, including:
•“Personal Information” that identifies an End-User as an individual or relates to an identifiable person. For example, this includes name, organization, title, position, postal address, e-mail address, telephone number, IP Address or other identifiers by which End-Users may be contacted online or offline. This also may include information that permits End-Users to purchase services provided by GENDER ;
•“Other Information” that does not reveal a person’s identity or directly relate to an individual, on its own or in combination with other information we have collected, such as browser and device information, app usage data, information collected through cookies, pixel tags and other technologies.
GENDER may also collect Personal Information and Other Information from Customers. GENDER is able to combine Other Information with Personal Information (such as combining a Website Visitor’s name with information about this individual’s use of the Website or the Application). If GENDER combines any Other Information with Personal Information, the combined information will be considered and treated by GENDER as Personal Information as long as it is combined.
GENDER collects such information:
•Directly from End-Users as they apply through the application form, or from the Website and/or the Application. Information collected automatically may include browser and device information, details regarding use of the Services, IP addresses and information collected through cookies and other technologies.
•From third party sources, such as public databases, joint marketing partners, and social media platforms. For example, if a Website Visitor elects to connect his social media account to his account for our Website, certain Personal Information from the social media account will be shared with us.
IV – How We Use Information
We may use information that we collect or that is provided to us, including Personal Information, for any of the following purposes:
•To inform you on our business and our fashion fairs.
•To provide End-Users with information, products, or services they requested from GENDER such as for example by processing event registrations, enrolling End-Users in programs in which they choose to participate, or providing End-Users with mobile Application access for a fashion fair organized by GENDER ;
•To manage User’s accounts and provide Services ;
•To provide Customers with notices about their GENDER accounts, including expiration and renewal notices.
•To communicate with Customers and Visitors by e-mail, postal mail, telephone and/or mobile devices about Services they could be of interest in and/or that are offered by us or other third parties.
•For our business purposes, such as data analysis, audits, fraud monitoring and prevention, developing new products, enhancing, improving or modifying our business, identifying usage trends, determining the effectiveness of our promotional campaigns and operating and expanding our business activities.
•As we believe to be necessary or appropriate: (a) under applicable law, including laws outside your country of residence; (b) to comply with legal process; (c) to respond to requests from public and government authorities including public and government authorities outside your country of residence; (d) to carry out our obligations and enforce our terms and conditions applicable to the Services and other agreements, including for billing and collection purposes; (e) to protect our operations or those of any of our affiliates; (f) to protect our rights, privacy, safety or property, and/or that of our affiliates, you or others; (g) to allow us to pursue available remedies or limit the damages that we may sustain; and (h) to protect against or identify fraudulent transactions. This includes exchanging information with other companies and organizations where reasonably necessary for the purposes of fraud protection and credit risk reduction.
•In any other way we may describe when you provide the information.
•To fulfill any other purpose for which you provide it or with your consent.
V – Disclosure of Your Information
If you choose to use our Website or Application (for example, register for an event or download a mobile application), none of the information you provide to us will be disclosed to a third party.
You allow GENDER to disclose Personal Information that we collect or you disclosed:
•To contractors, service providers and other third parties as reasonably necessary or prudent to provide, maintain and support our Application and Website.
•To a third party in the event of a merger, divestiture, restructuring, reorganization, dissolution or other sale or transfer of some or all of GENDER’s assets, whether as a going concern or as part of bankruptcy, liquidation or similar proceeding, in which Personal Information held by GENDER about our Website Visitors, Customers and End-Users is among the assets transferred.
•To fulfill the purpose for which information is provided such as the following example: if End-Users provide an email address when registering for a fashion fair, we will use the e-mail address to send the End-User information and announcements relating to that fashion fair.
•For any other purpose disclosed by us when you provide the information or with your consent.
VI – Third Party Services
GENDER is not responsible for information or other practices of any third parties, including any non-customer third party operating any site or service to which the Website or Application link. The inclusion of a link on the Website or Application does not imply endorsement of the linked site or service by us.
Please note that we are not responsible for the collection, usage and disclosure policies and practices (including the data security practices) of other non-customer organizations, such as Facebook, Apple, Google, Microsoft, BlackBerry, or any other company, including app developers, app providers, social media platform providers, operating system providers, wireless service providers or device manufacturers, including any Personal Information you disclose to other organizations through or in connection with the Applications.
VII – Cookies and Similar Technologies
GENDER may use automatic data collection technologies to collect certain information about your equipment, browsing actions and patterns, including:
•Details of your visits on our Website and Application, such as the date and time you access Website and Application, length of time you spend on our Website or Application etc…
•Information about your computer and internet connection, such as computer type (Windows or Macintosh), screen resolution, language, Internet browser type and version and the name and version of the Services (such as the Application) you are using.
The technologies we use for this automatic data collection may include:
• Cookies (or browser cookies). A cookie is a small file placed on the hard drive of your computer. You may refuse to accept browser cookies by activating the appropriate setting on your browser. However, if you select this setting the Website and the Application won’t be optimized.
• Session Cookies and Persistent Cookies. A “session” cookie lasts for a single browser session only and is deleted when the user closes the web browser. A “persistent” cookie remains on the user’s device until it expires or is deleted. A persistent cookie will be reactivated when a user returns to the Website or Application which posted the cookie. Cookies cannot read or access other cookies or any data from a user’s hard drive. Cookies alone will not personally identify a user, however a cookie may recognize a user’s individual web browser or device through an IP Address, browser version, operating system and other information, and end users of our Website or Application who log in to their GENDER accounts may be individually identifiable using session cookies.
VIII – Accessing and Correcting Your Information
If you are a registered user of the Website and/or the Application, you can review and change your Personal Information and/or email marketing preferences by logging and visiting your account profile page.
For example: Users may update or correct their Personal Information, other profile settings and user preferences by using the User Profile Manager within the “My Account” section of the App or the Website.
You may also send us an e-mail at firstname.lastname@example.org to request access to, correct or delete any Personal Information that you have provided to us. In your request, please make clear what Personal Information you would like to have changed, whether you would like to have your Personal Information that you have provided to us suppressed from our database or otherwise let us know what limitations you would like to put on our use of your Personal Information that you have provided to us. For your protection, we may only implement requests with respect to the Personal Information associated with the particular email address that you use to send us your request, and we may need to verify your identity before implementing your request. We will try to comply with your request as soon as reasonably practicable. We may not accommodate a request to change information if we believe the change would violate any law or legal requirement or cause the information to be incorrect.
Please note that we may need to retain certain information for recordkeeping purposes. There may also be residual information that will remain within our databases and other records, which will not be removed.
Your login information such as your email address and the password you chose or we set to access your Account is personal and should not be disclosed to any other party. You are responsible for your login information.
You should inform GENDER about any fraud revealed to you on the use of your login in order that GENDER could take all necessary measures to limit the prejudice.
IX – For Business only
Our Website and Application are not intended for non-professional and are exclusively provided for professional buyers, retailers, brand employees and press contact (internet, blogs, newspaper and specialized magazine) in relation with the fashion industry. If you are not a professional of the fashion industry, do not (i) use or provide any information on the Application and Website, (ii) register to use our Application and Website, (iii) use any of the interactive or public comment features or provide any information about yourself to us, including your name, address, telephone number, e-mail address or any screen name or user name you may use.
X – Cross-Border Transfer
The information, including Personal Information and Other Information are controlled and operated by us from the European Union, and are not intended to subject us to the laws or jurisdiction of any state, country or territory other than that of France. Your Personal Information may be accessed by GENDER employees in any country where we have facilities or in which we engage service providers. You consent to the transfer of information to France and Holland, which may have different data protection rules than those of your country.
XI – Data Security
We seek to use reasonable organizational, technical and administrative measures to protect Personal Information within our organization. Unfortunately, no data transmission or storage system can be guaranteed to be 100% secure. If you have reason to believe that your interaction with us is no longer secure (for example, if you feel that the security of any account you might have with us has been compromised), please immediately notify us of the problem by contacting us in accordance with the “Contact Information” section below.
XIII – Contact Information
19, rue Notre-Dame de Nazareth
75003 Paris, France
Please note that email communications are not always secure; so please do not include bank or sensitive information in your emails to us.