We use personal data collected upon visiting our Web Site according to the validly applicable data protection and privacy laws and regulations and only to the extent that this is necessary for the intended purpose or any consent given by you. When we refer in this Policy to the “processing” of personal data, we mean any handling of personal data – for example, collecting, management, storing, using, transferring, disclosing, deleting, accessing, etc. DPP reserves the right to process personal data in such a form that is legally required in order, for instance, to reasonably investigate user complaints or possible violations of the law, protect the integrity of the Web Site, answer your questions and inquiries, or provide requisite support and assistance as prescribed by law within the context of state and government investigations into legal violations.
In addition to this Policy, the Terms & Conditions must be observed.
Certain areas of the Web Site are accessible to you without the requirement of any information from you about who you are or any entry of personal information. During such visits of our Web Site, we process usage data about your use of our Web Site (the “Session Data”) such as how our Web Site is navigated, how many visitors arrive at the Web Site, the length and frequency of stays at our Web Site, the location of our visitors, the language selected by our visitors, the types of browsers and computer operating systems used by our visitors and Internet Protocol (“IP”) addresses from which our visitors connect to our site (meaning the address that identifies the device you use to connect to our site). We process Session Data to analyze the Internet traffic on our Web Site, to improve our Web Site functions and to combat misuse of our systems and fraud. Session Data will be used without any specific reference to you. Upon suspicion of illegal use or technical disturbances with respect to the security of the platform, we reserve the right to evaluate and use existing Session Data to prevent or address such activity.
You can use the services on the Web Site as Registered Member with your first registration on the Web Site. By this registration, certain information is required by us. We will only process the information about you that you voluntarily share with us. Information you may share with us includes your name, e-mail address, mailing address, home or work telephone number, birthday, password, gender (the “Personal Data”).
If you decide to register with us, we may process the Personal Data for the purpose of managing and providing the services offered on our Web Site, preventing the misuse of our services, for market research, follow-up questions, and notifications of any information of personal interest by newsletter. During the registration process you will receive an e-mail requesting you to confirm your registration information according to the instructions outlined in the e-mail. All other information about yourself including any other written information or other contributions (photographs) on our Web Site is voluntary (especially using the tool “Create your Profile” in your DPP account).
Your Session Data and Personal Data may be shared by us if we consider it necessary or appropriate to do so in order to comply with any applicable laws and regulations, in case of judicial proceedings, request by competent courts and authorities or other legal obligation, to protect or to defend our rights and property.
No Personal Data will be transferred to third parties, unless you have provided your consent or this occurs for some other reason pursuant to this Policy.
Occasionally we will send you an e-mail informing you about current themes and other general news at DPP (the “Newsletter”). You may stop the future dispatch of these Newsletters at any time by clicking on the corresponding link at the end of the e-mail.
Please note, however, that by using the appropriate settings in your browser software to prevent cookies from being saved, doing so may prevent you from being able to utilize all the website’s functions. Moreover, you can prevent Google’s collection and compilation of data (incl. your IP address) related to your use of the website generated by the cookie as well as Google from processing this data by downloading and installing a browser plug-in available at the following Link.
Our Web Site use social plugins (“Plugins”) provided by social networks. The Plugins are identifiable by the logo or the respective social network. The Plugins enable you to set bookmarks on these pages and share the bookmarks with other users of social networks. When you visit a page of our Web Site that contain Plugins, your browser establishes a direct connection to the social network servers. The embedded Plugins provide the social network with the information that you have accessed the corresponding page of our Web Site. If you are logged into the social network, your visit can be assigned to your social network account. If you interact with the Plugins, for example by clicking the Facebook “Like-Button”, or entering a comment, the corresponding information is transmitted from your browser directly to the social network and stored by it. Even if you are not logged into the social network, there is a possibility that the Plugins will transmit your IP-address to the social network.
We maintain technical and organizational security procedures to maintain the security of your Session Data and Personal Data and to safeguard your Session Data and Personal Data against unauthorized or unlawful processing and/or against accidental loss, alteration, disclosure or access. Our security procedures include contractual terms with any Service Providers to ensure that they protect the security and confidentiality of your Session Data and Personal Data in accordance with our standards. However, please be aware that there are inherent risks in transmitting information by use of the Internet and other online or electronic transmission systems and that we cannot guarantee the security of information transmitted in this way.
We will retain your Session Data and Personal Data for as long we consider it necessary or appropriate to do so in order to comply with applicable laws, or for as long as we consider it necessary for the purposes for which it is processed. We will delete your Session Data and Personal Data when it is no longer needed and, in any case, upon expiration of the maximum storage term set forth by applicable law.
Please note that while cancelling or deleting an account, it will be deactivated immediately and no public user will have access to this Session Data and Personal Data. However, these Data will be retained in accordance with this provision.
You have a right to know about the Personal Data that has been saved about you and a right to have data blocked from disclosure, deleted or corrected. If you would like information about what Personal Data has been saved about you, to correct, block or delete certain information, or for other questions regarding the use of your Personal Data and information that has been firstname.lastname@example.org.
If DPP’s use of your Personal Data and information is based on consent which you have given, you may withdraw such consent at any time by sending us an e-mail, which will become effective after the date thereof. Independent of any prior assent, you may generally object to the use of your data by simply informing us about this fact.
We may change this Policy from time to time. If we decide to change this Policy in a material way, we will post notice of the change on our Web Site and will inform you about any change, modification, addition or removal of these Policy by notification via e-mail.
If any proposed change is unacceptable to you, you may request to that we remove your Session Data and Personal Data from our records. Please note that such removal request may in some instances entail the need to delete your entire account. For any questions regarding the removal of data contact us at email@example.com.
If you have any questions or concerns about (a) access to Session Data and/or Personal Data, (b) the processing of Session Data and Personal Data, or (c) this Policy or our information handling practices, (d) with whom your Session Data and Personal Data is shared, or if you need further assistance with respect to our Policy, you may contact us by regular mail or email as follows: Dirkx Premium Photography, Schädrütistrasse 61b, 6006 Luzern, Switzerland, firstname.lastname@example.org. We will attempt to respond to your questions or concerns promptly after we receive them.
Effective: March 1, 2015