Privacy Policy

 

last update: may 23rd, 2018

we created this policy with a fundamental respect for our users’ right to privacy and to guide our relationships with our users. this page provides information on:

– how we process your personal data

– the information we collect from you,

– how we use that information,

and

– your rights to edit/delete the information you provide us

data protection controller

registered users are welcome to ask us to edit or delete their stored data on designboom at anytime, for any reason.

the data controller is designboom srl, via francesco olgiati 25, milan, italy

the person responsible for privacy protection is massimo mini <[email protected]>.

data we collect

we collect information about the ways people visit and interact with our site in the form of anonymous traffic analytics.

for certain selected services, users must first register. below are the services in which users would provide data to designboom:

– freely register to receive designboom’s newsletters.

– freely register to comment on our articles.

– freely register to submit articles via the readers submissions platform.

– freely register to participate in a designboom competition.

– freely register to promote a competition on designboom.

– freely register to join offline events curated by designboom.

– freely register to use the online shop platform on designboom.

– freely register to buy items on the designboom shop

– for newsletter subscribers, we only store e-mail addresses.

– for all the other listed required services, we store email addresses, passwords, names, surnames and country of residence.

– for users registering to buy items on the designboom shop, we store email addresses, passwords, names, surnames, full addresses and telephone numbers

how we use this information

we use the information we collect for the following purpose:

to enable us to provide users with the service they registered for, and provide them with the best experience possible.

how this information is shared

generally speaking, we do not share personally-identifiable information with anyone.

when users register to submit articles via the readers submissions platform, or to comment on published articles,

we publish only the chosen signature at the bottom of the article, or in the comment — no other data is made public.

when users register for participating in co-branded design competitions, or when users register to join offline co-branded events curated by designboom, we may share your email address, your name, surname and country of residence with the co-organizer with the only purpose to provide the users with the service they registered for.

when users register to use the online shop platform on designboom, email addresses, passwords, names, surnames, full addresses and telephone numbers are shared with the seller of the item you have purchased with the only purpose to provide the service you’ve registered for.

requests for support or information may be forwarded as needed in response to a specific request.

links to other websites and services

when you use a link on designboom that directs to an external site or service, the privacy policy and data processing procedure for that site may be different from our own privacy policy. we encourage readers to always check each site or service privacy policy.

retention

we will retain information as long as necessary to provide users with the services they registered for.

for users registering for services which foresee the possibility to apply for the same service multiple times in the future,

(like buying a second item when they register to purchase items on the designboom shop)

we will store their data to facilitate the services they registered for.

your rights

your rights include the ability to edit and request the deletion of your personal information.

remember, users are welcome to ask designboom to delete their stored data on designboom at anytime.

the person responsible for privacy protection is massimo mini <[email protected]>.

security

for services which require a password, we encourage users to choose it carefully and keep it secure.

we use reasonable precautions to protect our users’ personal information and to store it securely on our own property servers.

our servers are accessed only by our dedicated team, which respond directly to the person responsible for privacy protection.

we follow industry-standard practices to protect the data we collect, and we use the highest encryption

and security systems both for storage and backup.

no method of transmission over the internet or electronic storage is completely secure though.

in case of a data breach, our dedicated team will enact all the possible measures to mitigate the damages.

data protection authority

designboom is a registered italian company – IT 06392880966

the italian data protection authority is the:

GARANTE PER LA PROTEZIONE DEI DATI PERSONALI

Piazza di Monte Citorio, 121 – 00186 Roma

Phone: +39-06-6967 71

Fax: +39-06-6967 73785

http://www.garanteprivacy.it/home_en