1.2 The PARPA is a controller of your data. This means that we have regulated and are responsible for processing and protecting your personal data.
1.3 If you have any questions regarding our use of your personal data, please contact us at [email protected] or Kobellstrasse 2 a, 80336, Munich, Germany.
2. USE OF THE SITE
2.1 By registering on the Site and purchasing goods in the Online Store, the Customer expresses his consent to the terms of this Policy. In case the Customer does not agree with the terms of this Policy, the use of the Site and shopping in the Online Store shall be terminated immediately.
2.2 The PARPA, acting reasonably and in good faith, believes that you:
2.1.1. have all necessary rights to register on and use the Site and make purchases at the Online Store;
2.1.2. provide true information about yourself to the extent necessary to make purchases;
2.1.3. are responsible for the actions you take on the Site;
We do not check the Customer information received from you, except where such check is necessary in order for us to fulfill our obligations to you.
2.3 You hereby warrant that the personal information you have provided to us is true and accurate and undertake to report any changes or modifications to it. You will be liable for any harm or damage caused to the Site, PARPA or any third party by the provision of incorrect, inaccurate or incomplete information on registration forms.
2.4 If you provide us with personal data of a third party, you should to inform that person of the use of such data and to obtain the express consent of that third party. In such a case, the third party’s data provided by the Customer shall be used for the purposes of arranging delivery and/or verifying the correct receipt of the relevant goods.
2.5 We hereby inform you that the data we gather regarding your activity, which have been collected through the different channels of the Site and which include your purchases, shall remain linked to your account so that all the information can be accessed together.
3. CATEGORIES OF INFORMANTION WE PROCESS AND PURPOSES OF SUCH PROCESSING
3.1 In order to implement the agreement between you and us (please refer to General Terms), and provide you with access to the use of the Site functionality, in compliance with applicable laws, we will collect, store, aggregate, organize, extract, compare, use, and supplement your data (hereinafter “processing”).
3.2 The information that we receive in connection with and within the scope of your use of the Site (e.g. in connection with a product or service request, contact form, registration, communication with you personally online, or your use of Site’s services), comprise the following categories:
(a) Your personal data that you voluntary provide and that are minimally necessary for registration on the Site (creating Customer account) and ordering: full name, language and country from which you interact with us, e-mail, phone number, delivery address.
We use this information in order to manage and administer the Online Store including providing our services to you. In particular we need to process your data to identify you as a user of the Site and grant you access to its various functionalities, products and services. You may cancel your registered Customer account by contacting us through Customer Support.
We process these data also for development, performance and execution of the purchase contract that you executed with us on the Site, in particular to inform on the status of the order, delivery of ordered goods to you, goods return, as well as for the purpose of sending you automatic newsletters (exclusively with your consent), as well as for performance of other obligations to you, including those required by law.
(b) Certain information that we may also automatically collect from your device when you visit the Site: IP address, name of the file accessed, date and time of access, amount of data transmitted, notification of successful access, web browser, device type and unique device identification numbers.
We may also collect information about how your device interacted with the Site, such as which pages were accessed and which links were clicked.
By collecting this information, we can better understand who visits the Site, where visitors come from and what type of goods they are interested in. We use this information for our internal analysis and to improve the quality of our goods and the Online Store and to better tailor it to the interests of our Customers. Furthermore, the data can be used to guarantee network and data security.
(c) Information that is created by you while placing requests to our technical support.
We use this information in order to verify your identity and to fulfil your support request. We may also use this data in order to investigate any complaints on your behalf and to provide you with a more efficient service.
(d) Information that is received as the result of your behavioral actions on the Site (in particular, when you place items in the shopping basket or “like” an item).
We use this information for marketing and analytical purposes as well as to improve our Site services and Customer experience (where your consent is not required).
4. LEGAL BASIS FOR PROCESSING PERSONAL DATA
4.1 The legal basis for the collection and processing of personal data depends on the specific context in which we collect it:
4.1.1 Contractual obligations (Art 6 para 1 lit b GDPR): Your personal data will be processed in order to manage and fulfill the contract with you.
4.1.2 Legal obligations (Art 6 para 1 lit c GDPR): In part, we are required by statutory or regulatory obligations to process your personal data.
4.1.3 Consent (Art 6 para 1 lit a GDPR): If we have received your consent, the PARPA will process your data only to the extent of the consent given. You can withdraw your consent at any time with effect for the future.
4.1.4 Legitimate interests (Art 6 para 1 lit f GDPR): Furthermore, we may process your data on the basis of legitimate interests of the PARPA or a third party. These legitimate interests include:
• Effective business administration and development;
• Improving our processes and practices;
• Ensure compliance with internal guidelines and policies as well as applicable laws and business standards;
• to avoid or mitigate damages for you, us and third parties.
5.1 You can sign up for one or more of our newsletters on the Site. We process the data you enter in the registration form to send you the newsletter. Once you have entered your details, you will receive an email confirming your consent to receive the newsletter. Only after receiving this confirmation will we send you the newsletter you want. We may insert small pixel tags (small image files) into our newsletters to determine if they open and/or click hyperlinks in our newsletters. We may also collect information about your browser, location and the device you use to access our email newsletters. This information allows us to better understand whether we are meeting the needs of our newsletter recipients and how we can improve our communications.
5.2 You can withdraw the abovementioned consent at any time by unsubscribing from the newsletter in question or by sending an email to [email protected].
6. SPECIAL CATEGORIES OF PERSONAL DATA (SENSITIVE DATA)
6.1 Please note, that we do not collect on the Site and do not process special categories of personal data revealing racial or ethnic origin, political opinions, religious or philosophical beliefs, or trade union membership, and the processing of genetic data, biometric data, data concerning health or data concerning a natural person’s sex life or sexual orientation.
7. PAYMENT DATA
7.1 Please note, that we do not process your payments for use the Site and have no access to your credit card information. The payment providers around the world process and store your credit card details. Although we work with payment providers, they are completely independent of the PARPA. Please review their respective privacy policies before providing them with your data.
7.2 When you make a payment, you enter your credit card details into a form provided by the payment provider that will process the payment, and this information goes directly to the payment provider’s server. Your credit card information never reaches the PARPA servers. When you save your credit card information, it is stored on the servers of the relevant payment provider, and the payment provider provides us with a token that you can reuse for future payments. Your credit card information cannot be recovered from the token.
7.3 Due to the fact that we do not process credit card data or transaction information, we are not authorized to handle complaints about these matters. Any disputed payments are the responsibility of the payment providers and banks involved in the exchange.
8. RECIPIENTS OF PERSONAL DATA
8.1 We may share the personal data with the following recipients:
8.1.2 with any competent authority, such as tax, supervisory or safety authorities, or public authorities, a court or other third parties, when disclosure is necessary (i) by law or regulation, (ii) to exercise, protect or defend our statutory rights, or (iii) to protect your important interests or the important interests of another person; data is currently disclosed or who currently are processing personal information on our behalf, is available on request. All recipients are obliged to treat your data confidentially and to process it only within the framework of the provision of services;
8.1.3 If we merge with or are acquired by another company, sell an Adobe website, app, or business unit, or if all or a substantial portion of our assets are acquired by another company, your information will likely be disclosed to our advisers and any other prospective purchaser’s advisers and will be one of the assets that is transferred to the new owner.
9. OBLIGATION TO PROVIDE DATA
9.1 We need the abovementioned data for the performance of the obligations to you and/or in order to comply with legal obligations we are subject to. If you refuse to provide personal data which is required for the performance of the agreement or which we are obliged to process due to legal obligation it may not be possible for us to provide the Site’s services, more specifically, the purposes listed above and/or it would significantly slow down the relevant purpose.
10. INTERNATIONAL DATA TRANSFER / INTRA-GROUP PROCESSING
11. DATA STORAGE
11.1 Your personal data and files are stored on PARPA’s servers and those of the companies we hire to provide services to us.
12. DATA RETENTION
12.1 We keep your personal data during the business relationship as long as this is necessary for the fulfilment of the purpose or as long as contractual or legal obligations or legitimate interests exist (e.g. to fulfil our obligations or legal storage obligations, or to assert legal claims).
12.2 As soon as there are no legitimate purposes for the further storage of personal data, these will either be deleted or made anonymous. If this is not possible (for example because your personal data was stored in backup archives), we will store your personal data securely and make it inaccessible to further processing until deletion is possible.
13. AUTOMATED DECISIONS INCLUDING PROFILING
13.1 Automated decisions within the meaning of Art 22 GDPR mean that a decision that has legal effect on you or significantly affects you in a similar way is automatically made – including profiling – without verification by a natural person. We do not use automated decisions.
14. DATA SUBJECT RIGHTS
14.1 In accordance with applicable law, you have the right to access, correct, request deletion of your personal data, to object to the processing of your personal data, and portability of your personal data, to request restriction of the processing of your personal data, and to file a complaint with the data protection authority, when you believe your data protection rights have been violated.
14.2 To exercise these rights you can send an email to [email protected]. We will aim to respond to you within one month of receipt of the request. That period may be extended by two further months where necessary, considering the complexity and number of the requests.
14.3 Many of our services allow you to edit your personal information by accessing the “my profile”, or a similar feature of the service you are using.
14.4 If you have unresolved concerns, you have the right to report them to your local privacy regulator or data protection authority.
Last update: 01.10.2022