Privacy

Scope:

This statement applies to Archibazaar only. Registration : 53277758A

Welcome to archibazaar.com, where architects and construction professionals (project managers, interior designers, engineers and students) can enquire about the products they like by direct enquiry to the manufacturer or to supplier via the easy-to-use reader enquiry system. You’ll also find articles, news and press releases in relations to architectural, building, interior and landscape products and materials. (“Archibazaar”, “we”, “us” and “our”) is committed to protecting your privacy. We have prepared this Privacy Policy to describe our practices regarding the Personal Information (defined below) we collect from users through our website, located at www.archibazaar.com, (“Site”) and services made available through the Site (collectively “Services”). Capitalized terms not otherwise defined in this Privacy Policy have the meanings given in our Terms of Use located at Terms of Use (the “Terms”).

This Privacy Policy will apply whether you are a “Visitor” (which means that you simply browse the Services) or an “Authorized User” (which means you have registered to use the Services). Visitors and Authorized Users are individually referred to as a “User” and collectively as “Users”.

User Consent.

By submitting Personal Information through our Services, you agree to the terms of this Privacy Policy and you expressly consent to the collection, use and disclosure of your Personal Information in accordance with this Privacy Policy.

Information You Provide to Us.

  • When you register to become an Authorized User and open an account (an “Archibazaar Account”), we collect your name, email address and a password.

  • Profiles and Projects. The information collected during registration is used to initiate a personal profile. You can add to your personal profile by providing your name, mailing address, firm and projects with which you are associated. If you represent an architectural firm, large or small, you may create a firm profile in which case we will collect the information provided within the firm profile, including the firm name, description, street address, website, social links and descriptions and images of your firm’s projects. We collect the images and descriptions you provide when you upload a project.

  • Product and firm Pages. If you represent a product manufacturer, supplier or brand and purchase a subscription to list your products in our website, we will collect all of the information that you post to your dedicated brand page.

  • Postings. When you post comments on our Site, the information contained in your posting will be stored on our servers or the servers of third parties working on our behalf.

  • If you provide us feedback or contact us via e-mail, we will collect your name and e-mail address, as well as any other content included in the e-mail, in order to send you a reply.

1) Disclosure of Your Personal Information.

We disclose your Personal Information as described below and as described elsewhere in this Privacy Policy.

  1. Projects and Products. Connecting projects, products and firms is   an    essential element of the Services. As such products, firm profiles and   projects are made publicly available within the Services, with the understanding that within these pages, we do not make your mailing address, phone number or age publicly available unless you expressly make them available. In addition, you may make comments or post material in other public areas of the Services. Once displayed on publicly viewable web pages, please be aware that the information can be collected and used by others. We cannot control who reads your projects or posts, so please be thoughtful about the information you make publicly available within the Services. Once information is posted publicly, while you will still be able to edit and delete it within the Services, you will not be able to edit or delete such information cached, collected, and stored elsewhere by others (e.g., search engines).

  2. Use and purpose of collection personal information.Your personal data is collected and processed by Archibazaar for purposes strictly related to using the website and its information services with information also provided by third-party advertisers. Your personal information may also be used in other processing operations, however, in a manner in line with these purposes. In particular, your personal data may be processed for the following purposes:

  • within the website registration process we collect your data (for example, your personal data,  phone number, your user ID and password, e-mail address) through the relevant registration form in order to send you our free newsletters and to provide access to the restricted areas and functions of our websites;

  • to provide you with support services.

  • we process your data (e.g., personal data, email address, postal address, telephone number) to respond to your requirements including, but not limited to, insertion and management of professional profiles, requesting and obtaining catalogues, brochures, information also provided by third parties like our advertisers.

  • Your personal data is processed mainly electronically. Your personal data will be stored in a way that allows you to be identified for the time strictly necessary for the purpose for which the data was collected and subsequently processed and, in any case, within the limits of the law. To ensure that your personal information is always correct and up-to-date, relevant and complete, please inform us of any changes at: privacy@archibazaar.com. Your personal information will not be disclosed to third parties for purposes not permitted by law or without your explicit consent. Moreover, your personal data may be disclosed to law enforcement or judicial authorities, in accordance with law and prior to formal request by these authorities, for instance within anti-fraud services. Your data will also be accessible to data processing chiefs as indicated in par. 2 and for the specific purposes indicated in the same paragraph. In all these cases, your consent is not required. Your personal information may be disclosed to the public only with your consent and only while providing the services rendered by our websites. Please note that archibazaar.com processes personal data of its users only for purposes strictly related to the provision of the services rendered through its websites and to inform you about new commercial initiatives closely related to the activities and services of the website. archibazaar.com processes your personal data for direct marketing purposes, also by email, with your consent alone.

  • Your personal data may be made available to third party companies who process the data independently only to carry out the operations described on our websites as indicated above and only when such a purpose is not incompatible with the purposes for which your data was collected and subsequently processed and, in any case, in accordance with the law. The data will not be communicated, sold or otherwise transferred to third parties, without the users having been informed beforehand and, with their consent, when it is required by law.

2) Your Choices Regarding Your Personal Information.

  1. Email and newsletters. We will periodically send you newsletters and e-mails that promote the use of Archibazaar. When you receive newsletters or promotional communications from us, you may indicate a preference to stop receiving further communications from us and you will have the opportunity to “opt-out” by following the unsubscribe instructions provided in the e-mail you receive, by terminating your Archibazaar Account or by contacting us directly.

  2. Changing personal information. You may change any of your Personal Information in your Archibazaar Account by editing your profile or by sending an e-mail to us at the e-mail address set forth below. You may request deletion of your Personal Information by us, but please note that we may be required to keep this information and not delete it entirely. Additionally, it is important to note that system-recorded personal information is not editable. When we delete any information, it will be deleted from the active database, but may remain in our archives folder. We may retain your information for fraud prevention or similar purposes.

 3 ) Security Measures.

We have adopted security measures so as to minimize the risks of destruction or loss, even accidental, of the data itself, of unauthorized access or data processing not permitted by or not compliant with the purposes of collection set out in our Privacy Policy. However archibazaar.com cannot guarantee its users that the measures adopted for the security of the website and of the transmission of the data and information limit or totally exclude any risk of unauthorized access or data loss. We recommend that you ensure that your computer has suitable software installed for protecting data transmission on the web, both incoming and outgoing (like updated antivirus systems) and that your Internet service provider has taken appropriate measures for the security of data transmitted over the web.

4) Third Party Websites.

When you click on a link to any other website or location, you will leave our Services and go to another site and another entity may collect Personal Information or Anonymous Information from you. We have no control over, do not review, and cannot be responsible for, these outside websites or their content. Please be aware that the terms of this Privacy Policy do not apply to these outside websites or content or to any collection of Information after you click on links to connect to such outside websites.

5) Use of Cookies.

A cookie is a small piece of information that is placed on your computer when you visit certain websites. Most websites like ours use cookies to enhance your online experience.

Archibazaar uses cookies on its websites for the following purposes:

  1. Enabling certain features and functions on our websites, eg. remembering your user-id, browsing and other service preferences

  2. building up a profile of how you and other users use the website

  3. improving the efficiency of our website

  4. administering services to you and to advertisers; and

  5. establishing usage statistics

Most internet browsers provide you the option of turning off the processing of cookies (please see the “help” section of your browser), but this may result in the loss of functionality, restrict your use of the website and/or delay or affect the way in which it operates.

Advertisements on the Archibazaar website may be provided by third party advertisers and their agencies. These may generate cookies to track how many people have seen a particular advertisement (or use the services of third parties to do this), and to track how many people have seen it more than once. Archibazaar does not control these third parties and their cookie policies and if you have questions about their cookie policies, please contact Archibazaar and we will try our best to assist by providing you information about these third party advertising agencies.

Archibazaar is not responsible for the Personal Data policies (including Personal Data protection and cookies), content or security of any third party websites linked to the Archibazaar website.

6) Google Analytics.

Archibazaar uses Google Analytics to collect information about how people use this website. The information we obtain from Google Analytics is used to help us understand users’ needs so that we can offer a better user experience.

When you log on to the Archibazaar website, Archibazaar with the help of Google Analytics may use your browsing behaviour to connect it with any other data that has previously been provided by you, in accordance with this Personal Data Protection Policy.

7 ) Security of Your Personal Information.

Archibazaar is committed to protecting the security of your Personal Information. We use a variety of industry-standard security technologies and procedures to help protect your Personal Information from unauthorized access, use, or disclosure. We also require you to enter a password to access your Archibazaar Account information require you to enter that same password again in order to access sensitive information, including credit card information. Please do not disclose your Archibazaar Account password to unauthorized people. No method of transmission over the Internet, or method of electronic storage, is 100% secure, however. Therefore, while Archibazaar uses reasonable efforts to protect your Personal Information, Archibazaar cannot guarantee its absolute security.

CHANGES TO THE PRIVACY STATEMENT.

Any changes we may make to our privacy statement in the future will be posted on this website and, where appropriate, notified to you by e-mail. Please check back frequently to see any updates or changes to our privacy statement.

Contact us.

Archibazaar welcomes your comments or questions regarding this Privacy Policy. Please e-mail us at enquiry@archibazaar.com.

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