This statement (the "Statement") details the policy of ALMA SWIMWEAR, and / or its affiliates (hereinafter "we", "our", "ALMA " / “MAISON MER SAS”) regarding personal data and cookies. This Statement aims to inform you of the conditions under which Alma swimwear collects your personal data, the reasons for which this data is collected, the use that is made of it and your respective rights. It applies to all information provided by yourself or collected by ALMA SWIMWEAR during your interaction (s) with us.

ALMA SWIMWEAR, in its capacity as data controller, attaches great importance to the protection and respect of your privacy. As this is an important subject, we invite you to read this Statement carefully in its entirety to know and understand our practices regarding the processing of your personal data. This Statement sets out the rules relating to the personal data of all our customers and prospects, regardless of the data collection channel.

When we refer to our Platform, we are targeting one of the digital and / or physical channels and / or means that you can use to interact with us via the website, www.almaswimwear.fr (the "Site"), when using our Platform, ALMA SWIMWEAR  may be required to process personal data concerning you, which we have collected from you or which you have provided to us

As soon as you use our Platform, you are subject to this Statement then in force and signify that you accept it. Since we can modify our Statement at any time under the conditions set out in Article 6, we invite you to check it before each use of our Platform.

GENERAL INFORMATION

The responsible entity for processing your personal data is: MAISON MER SAS, having its registered office at 11-15 rue Jean Bologne 75016 Paris, France. Registered with the RCS of Paris under the number 848 229 373 This is how, we have established directives and we ensure the processing and protection of your personal data. Through our Platform, you may be invited to communicate to ALMA SWIMWEAR personal data, for example in the context of the creation of a customer account, product orders or subscription to the newsletter. ALMA SWIMWEAR may also be required to collect certain information relating to your browsing on the Site, under the conditions more fully described in the "Cookies" section below. 

1-VISITS TO OUR ONLINE SHOP
If you call up the Online Shop, ALMA SWIMWEAR will temporarily store your access data, which will be summarized in a log file on our web servers. The access data include the following information:
  • IP number of the terminal
  • Operating system of the terminal
  • Browser type/version
  • Referrer URL (the previously visited page)
  • Date and time of the call-up
  • Name and URL of the requested page, including the transmitted data volume
  • Name and URL of the called-up files, and
  • Notification of a successful call-up

Those data cannot be traced back to an individual by ALMA SWIMWEAR. Unfortunately, a use of the Online Shop without providing your IP address is not possible for technical reasons.

2-CONTACT REQUEST
You can send us a message through the links, “Contact Form” and privacy@almaswimwear.fr in the Online Shop. The data fields in the “Contact Form” marked with an asterisk are mandatory and serve the processing of your request. Depending on your capacity as a prospective customer or an existing customer, this serves the implementation of pre-contractual measures or the performance of the contract. The other details are voluntary. If you do not provide mandatory details, ALMA SWIMWEAR will be unable to reply to your request. If you do not provide the voluntary details, this will be without any consequences.


3-ORDERS
The data requested in the order process are used to implement pre-contractual measures or to perform the contract. In that respect, a difference is made between mandatory data (marked with an asterisk) and data to be provided voluntarily. No contract can be concluded without the mandatory data (size and form of the desired product, salutation, first and last name, address and email address).

The request to provide your fixed-line or mobile phone number is a voluntary detail and made in our legitimate interest to be able to contact you directly in the event of questions or problems regarding the delivery. If you do not provide us with those data, alma swimwear might be unable to reach you in good time. If you select “Credit card” or “Debit card” as the means of payment, your credit card details will be collected and processed. If you wish to pay via PayPal, the payable amount will be transmitted to PayPal (Europe) S.à r.l. et Cie, S.C.A., 22-24 Boulevard Royal, L-2449 Luxembourg (hereinafter “Paypal”). Thereafter, your log-in data will be collected by Paypal. The data processing in connection with the selection of the respective means of payment serves the settlement of the payment and our economic interest to outsource processes which do not form part of our core business.

Further details regarding data protection can be found on the website of Paypal (https://www.paypal.com/de/webapps/mpp/ua/privacy-full). If you do not wish to provide the data requested upon the selection of the respective means of payment, you will have to select a different means of payment.

4-CUSTOMER ACCOUNT
You have the option to create a customer account for the Online Shop. To do this, you must enter your salutation, your first and last name, an email address and a password. In the customer account, you have the option to enter data regarding your means of payment, as well as invoice and shipping addresses. In addition, your orders will be saved in your personal customer account. The creation of a personal customer account is voluntary. You may at any time also place orders without a customer account. Without providing your email address and a password, ALMA SWIMWEAR will not be able to authenticate you and will not be able to offer a customer account. If you do not provide the voluntary details, this will be without any consequences. After you have created a customer account, you can inspect and edit your personal details, orders and your wish list in the account. If you provide the name and address of a third party (for example, as the shipping address), you must ensure that you are authorized to do so.

Please make sure that you log off from your customer account before leaving our website. You can do this by clicking the button, “log off”, on our website. This serves the protection of the data against unauthorized access by third parties.

You may at any time terminate your customer account by a declaration to us. ALMA SWIMWEAR reserves the right to terminate the account at four weeks notice if the account has not been used for a period of three years.

 

5-NEWSLETTER

If you subscribe for our newsletter service, the stated email address will be used to provide that service. If you no longer wish to receive our newsletter, you may unsubscribe for the newsletter, through the settings in your personal customer account.

By subscribing for the newsletter, you have made the following declaration:” I agree that ALMA SWIMWEAR will regularly (not more than twice a week) inform me by email about its news and offers. I may revoke this consent at any time with effect for the future.” You may revoke that consent at any time with effect for the future. You may notify us of such revocation through any communications channel (e.g., by mail, email, a link in the newsletter). Alternatively, who may unsubscribe for the newsletter through the settings in your customer account.

ALMA SWIMWEAR may also  send you emails with offers regarding products which are similar to the products you have ordered. You may at any time object to the use of your email address for advertising purposes by sending an email to service@almaswimwear.fr  or in another manner, without incurring any additional costs other than the transmission costs at the base rates.

6-STORAGE PERIOD AND DELETION OF DATA 
The data provided by you in connection with an order of products will be deleted after the settlement of the contract, unless there exist statutory retention duties. In such case, the data will be retained for a period of up to 10 years. Your data will be blocked for any other use, except admissible advertising by mail and/or email. The data provided by you in connection with the creation of your customer account will be stored until you terminate your customer account, or if you have not logged in into your customer account for a period of three years and ALMA SWIMWEAR has terminated your customer account. ALMA SWIMWEAR will delete your email address provided to www.almaswimwear.fr exclusively in connection with a subscription for our newsletter once you have unsubscribed for our newsletter or have revoked your consent otherwise, without simultaneously ordering a product from us. The data provided by you when using our contact form will be deleted once the communication ends, or once your request has been finally settled, and the data have not been collected for contractual purposes at the same time. Any communication regarding legal claims will be stored during the regular limitation period.


7-DISCLOSURE OF YOUR DATA
ALMA SWIMWEAR will only disclose your data to third parties if ALMA SWIMWEAR is entitled, or obliged, to do so under applicable law. The same applies if ALMA SWIMWEAR receives your data from third parties. An entitlement will also exist if third parties process the data on behalf of ALMA SWIMWEAR. If ALMA SWIMWEAR does not perform its business activities (for example, the operation of the website, offer adjustments, customer service, preparation and sending of advertising materials, data analysis and (if applicable) data cleansing, payment processing) itself but, rather, has such activities performed by other business enterprises, and if such activities relate to the processing of your data, ALMA SWIMWEAR has contractually obliged those business enterprises before to use the data only for the purposes permitted by law. ALMA SWIMWEAR may monitor those business enterprises in that respect.

 

8-DATA SECURITY 
ALMA SWIMWEAR will take all necessary technical and organizational security measures to protect your personal data against loss and misuse. For example, your data will be stored in a secure operating environment which is not publicly accessible. In connection with your order of a product, your personal data will be transmitted in encrypted form. To this end, ALMA SWIMWEAR uses, in particular, the encryption technology, SSL (Secure Socket Layer). Any access to your customer account requires the entry of your personal password. You should always treat your access information confidentially and close the browser window once you have ended your communication with us, in particular, if you use your terminal together with others. Please note that, while ALMA SWIMWEAR endeavors to design a safe and reliable website for users, the confidentiality of any communications or materials transmitted to, or from, the website in unencrypted form cannot be guaranteed. Please note that confidentiality and data security cannot be fully warranted in the case of communications by email. Therefore, ALMA SWIMWEAR, recommends a communication by mail in the case of confidential information.

 

9-YOUR RIGHTS (INFORMATION, CORRECTION, BLOCKING, DELETION, OBJECTION, REVOCATION, TRANSMISSION, COMPLAINT)
You may at any time receive information free of charge as to what data about you are stored by ALMA SWIMWEAR and for what purpose the data are stored. In addition, you may object to the data processing and have your data transferred to another person by ALMA SWIMWEAR. You also have the right to have incorrect data corrected and to have data blocked or deleted if the storage is admissible or no longer necessary. Furthermore, you have the right to revoke any consent granted with effect for the future. You can address your respective request to ALMA SWIMWEAR by using the contact data specified in section 1. above. In addition to the aforementioned rights, you also have the right to file a complaint with a data protection authority. In France, the supervisory authority is as follows: National Commission for Information Technology and Liberties (CNIL), 3 Place de Fontenoy - TSA 80715 - 75334 PARIS CEDEX 07, Tel: 00 33 1 53 73 22 22

 

10-VOLUNTARY AND MANDATORY DETAILS 
Wherever ALMA SWIMWEAR collects data, you will find information as to whether the data are required to be provided, for example, your address to send your order to you, or whether the provision of the details is voluntary. Any mandatory details are always marked with an asterisk. In addition to the processing of your request, voluntary details will also be analyzed for statistical purposes and to improve our offer in anonymized form.

 

11-COOKIES

11-1 USE TO WARRANT USER-FRIENDLINESS
ALMA SWIMWEAR will store cookies on the storage medium of your terminal to make the visit to the website attractive and to facilitate the use of specific functions. This servesALMA SWIMWEAR’s sales interests as a legitimate interest.

“Cookies” are small text files which are sent from the web server of our provider to the browser of your terminal and are stored there. Cookies are required, for example, to be able to identify and authorize you for the entire duration of your visit after a successful log-in to your customer account. They are also required if you provide details, for example, in connection with an order of products without having registered to spare you multiple entries of your data. Those cookies will be deleted from the storage medium of your terminal after the end of your browser session (“session cookies”).

In most cases, the browser of your terminal will be set such that the browser will accept the creation and storage of cookies. You may set your browser such that the browser will not accept the storage and use of cookies generally or in an individual case. In that case, however, the range of functions of our website may be limited. Depending on the browser used, you can find details here:

11-2 USE FOR ADVERTISING, MARKET ANALYSIS AND NEEDS-BASED DESIGN (GOOGLE ANALYTICS)
Our website uses Google Analytics, a web analysis service provided by Google LLC. ” Google ”. Google Analytics uses cookies, small text files, which are stored on your computer and facilitate an analysis of the use of the website by you. The information generated by the cookies regarding your use of this website will normally be transmitted to a server of Google in the USA and will be stored there. Google will use that information on our behalf to analyze your use of the website, to compile reports on the website activities, and to provide other services to us in relation to the use of the website and the Internet. Therefore, the use serves our sales interests as a legitimate interest.

To warrant an anonymized collection of IP addresses, the source code of Google Analytics was expanded by the code,” anonymize IP”, so that IP addresses will only be processed in shortened form to exclude an individual identification of users. The IP address transmitted by your browser in connection with Google Analytics will not be consolidated with other data of Google.

You can prevent the storage of cookies by setting your browser accordingly. In addition, you can prevent the collection of the data in relation to your use of the website (including your IP address) generated by the cookie and the collection of those data by Google by downloading and installing the browser plug-in which is available at the following link:

http://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout?hl=en.

You can also prevent the collection and use of your data by Google by clicking the following link:

https://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout?hl=en

By clicking that link, an opt-out cookie will be set, which prevents the collection of your data by Google.

More detailed information regarding terms of use and data privacy can be found at the following links:

 

For more information on cookies and their use, you can consult the file of the National Commission for Data Protection at the following address: https://www.cnil.fr/fr/site-web-cookies

12 CONTACT DETAILS OF OUR DATA PROTECTION COMMISSIONER
Our data protection commissioner can be contacted as follows:

privacy@almaswimwear.fr

13-MODIFICATIONS OF THIS DATA PRIVACY STATEMENT

ALMA SWIMWEAR may update this data privacy statement if services or products change, or if this is required for legal reasons. In the event of modifications, ALMA SWIMWEAR will inform you of the modification by email and will integrate into the Online Shop at a prominent place a notification of the modification after reasonable advance notice.