Privacy Policy

1. GENERAL INFORMATION

This Privacy Policy applies each time you visit the Site whether browsing or using its services and functionalities; therefore by visiting and using the Site you accept and consent to the processing of your data as described in this Privacy Policy.

MICHAEL STONE respects your privacy and understands the importance of protecting your personally identifiable information. This privacy statement identifies and describes the types of personally identifiable information we may collect from you when you visit the Site, how we use this information, when we share this information with third parties, and how we protect this information.

2. DATA CONTROLLER

The Data Controller is MICHAEL STONE.


DATA COLLECTION

MICHAEL STONE collects personal data directly from you when you (i) visit the Site (ii) interact with the Site functionalities or (iii) request services provided by the Site (i.e make a purchase). 
MICHAEL STONE may combine the information directly provided by you online with the information received by you offline for the purposes defined below.

NATURE AND TYPE OF DATA, COLLECTED AND PROCESSED

SURFING DATA

Our processing programs required to run the Site, logs certain data automatically and inevitably (whenever Internet protocols are used) which may, in combination with other information, enable you to be identified. Examples of surfing data that MICHAEL STONE may collect include the date and the time of each visit to the Site, the originating IP address, the pages viewed, sections or images of the Site requested.

Such Information will be used with the sole aim of obtaining statistical information regarding the use of the Site and to verify that it is operating correctly.

MICHAEL STONE will not collect surfing data in order to associate it with other information about you or to identify you.

If expressly requested, such Information may be used by the Public Authority to determine responsibility in the case of crimes against the Site and/or realised through the Site, in compliance with the relevant procedures of the appropriate Authorities. Except for such cases, MICHAEL STONE will retain surfing data temporarily in accordance to the applicable legislation

3. PERSONALLY IDENTIFIABLE INFORMATION

Personally Identifiable Information is provided voluntarily by you when interacting with the Site functionalities, for example when you subscribe to the Site or to the MICHAEL STONE newsletter, purchase products, take part in initiatives through the Site or request information or send communications to MICHAEL STONE.

Personally Identifiable Information collected and processed by MICHAEL STONE may include but is not limited to: name, gender, place and date of birth, nationality, and identification codes and contact details such as: email address, telephone numbers, billing and delivery addresses. Additionally, we may request additional information as a result of authentication or identity verification checks.

Processing of your data will be limited to common and non-sensitive data provided by you.

4. PURPOSES OF DATA COLLECTION
AND PROCESSING METHODS


MICHAEL STONE will process your personal data (Personally Identifiable Information) for the following purposes:

  1. managing subscriptions to the Site, newsletters or mailing lists;
  2. managing the purchase of the products through the Site (which includes all activities related to the sale and after sale activities including but not limited to fraud prevention, delivery of the products, managing return items and customer support);
  3. managing participation of promotions or in other initiatives and events organised through the Site;
  4. tailoring information to fit your personal preferences;
  5. reply and manage your request for information, your questions or communication.

5. PERSONAL DATA SUBMISSION

Submission of your personal data is necessary to comply with the applicable legislation and to perform the services and functionalities offered by the Site. Your denial to the provision of personal data required will make it impossible for MICHAEL STONE to provide you with the requested services, products or information.

The submission of personal data for marketing, promotional and profiling purposes is optional: denial thereof will have no consequences on the provision of any requested services, products or information being understood that you cannot further participate in initiatives organised by MICHAEL STONE or that where MICHAEL STONE participates

6. YOUR RIGHTS

At any time, you may amend your personal data (not that attached to any orders) by logging into the Site and accessing the “My Account” section of the Site. You may exercise the rights including, but not limited to, the right to obtain a copy of processed Personal Information, the updates, modifications, integration and, in certain cases, their cancellation or blocks. For any such requests please revert to MICHAEL STONE. If you experience any difficulties amending your personal data, please contact us by emailing