The personal data policy put in place by BELL & ROSS can be accessed from every page of the BELL & ROSS website www.bellross.com, including the versions optimised for browsing on tablets and smartphones. You expressly recognise and accept that personal data relating to you is gathered on the Website.
This document details the way in which BELL & ROSS uses and gathers your personal data and informs you of the measures taken by BELL & ROSS to ensure the protection of your personal data.The new General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) will come into effect on 25th May. BELL & ROSS has updated its confidentiality policies to provide you with more information on how we use your personal data and on your new rights.
To ensure these rules are being correctly implemented, BELL & ROSS has appointed a data protection officer who will be the point of contact with the French national data protection authority, CNIL. BELL & ROSS is also putting the corresponding internal procedures in place to ensure its employees are well-informed and to ensure these rules are respected within its organisation.
2. GATHERING, USE AND RETENTION OF DATA
2.1 GATHERING OF DATA
BELL & ROSS may gather your personal data, specifically via the "contact" section, when signing up for the electronic Newsletter offered by BELL & ROSS, when subscribing to the BELL & ROSS News (RSS feed), when making an application for a job at BELL & ROSS, or when creating your customer account in the BELL & ROSS Online Boutique.
"Personal data" refers to the information relating to you as an individual that you communicate of your own free will when completing a form found on the Website, or which BELL & ROSS gathers when you browse the Website and which, regardless of its nature, enables you to be directly or indirectly identified.
Personal data refers to nominative data (such as your name, address or photographs that you have provided) and electronic identification data available on or from your computer (such as cookies or IP addresses). Your electronic identification data enables the terminal used for Internet access to be identified or geolocated (in no more detail than the town or city) or the pages consulted on the Website during your browsing history to be identified, and is not generally sufficient by itself to identify you personally.
Furthermore, to combat counterfeiting, BELL & ROSS has put automated processing systems in place which gather information relating to companies or people who have committed or are likely to commit acts in violation of its rights. This information is available to any company legally using the BELL & ROSS trademarks, in France or abroad, which has been victim of these violations, to enable them to act or take any measures necessary to safeguard their rights.
BELL & ROSS undertakes to respect the regulation applicable to all personal data processing for which it is responsible. More specifically, BELL & ROSS undertakes to respect the following principles:
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BELL & ROSS is responsible for publishing a BELL & ROSS introductory and information page on various social networks such as facebook™, twitter™ and instagram™.
You can follow the BELL & ROSS pages on these social networks. Any personal information that you have designated as public and accessible from your profile can be accessed by BELL & ROSS. BELL & ROSS has not created, nor does it use, any database independent of these social networks based on personal information that you may post there.
If you wish to prevent BELL & ROSS from accessing the personal information that you have published on your profile (and which is visible publicly), we would remind you that the social networks have settings which give you the option to check and/or restrict access to your data. We recommend that you regularly check the personal data policy for these social networks.
BELL & ROSS recruitment
BELL & ROSS will collect your personal data specifically via the "recruitment space" on the Website so that it can assess and respond to your application.
You expressly recognise and accept that BELL & ROSS and its subsidiaries located within the European Economic Area are the recipients of your personal data and that this data may be transmitted, depending on the positions to be filled, to recruitment agencies.
BELL & ROSS Online Boutique
BELL & ROSS may also gather your personal data when you make a purchase from the BELL & ROSS Online Boutique, to enable you to place an order online.
Click to chat direct contact
The data generated by the cookies relating to your use of the Website (including your IP address) will be transmitted to servers where they will be stored by one of BELL & ROSS's service providers located within the European Union. This service provider will only use this information for the purpose of evaluating your use of the Website, compiling reports on the Website's activity, and on the history of your Click to Chat exchanges.
The data gathered by BELL & ROSS as part of the Click to Chat service will never be used by BELL & ROSS or its service providers for purposes other than providing you with the service described above.
2.2 USE OF DATA
The information that you communicate on the Website enables BELL & ROSS to:
Where applicable, information that is essential in enabling BELL &ROSS to fulfil the tasks set out above is denoted by an asterisk in the various pages of the Website. The other information is optional in nature, and enables us to find out more about you and improve the communications and services that we provide to you.
The information gathered by BELL & ROSS is specifically your surname, first name(s), postal address, e-mail address, date of birth and telephone number. This information enables BELL & ROSS to send you personalised communications based on your profile and your browsing history on the Website (using cookies) to continue to be able to offer you a high-quality, tailored service.
2.3 RETENTION OF DATA
BELL & ROSS may be required to retain your personal data for a period which shall not exceed ten years from the date of last contact. The data gathered in the recruitment space on www.bellross.com is retained for 24 months from the date of your last visit to the applicant space. The Cookies used by BELL & ROSS are retained for six months.
A cookie does not enable you to be identified; it simply records information relating to (i) your computer's browsing history on the Website (the pages that you have consulted, the date and time these were consulted, etc.) that BELL & ROSS will be able to read during your subsequent visits or (ii) the number of times our advertising content or that of third-party sites or applications has been displayed or (iii) the opening and reading of electronic communications that BELL & ROSS may have sent to you, with your agreement.
BELL & ROSS may gather information by placing a cookie or a web tag on your computer via the Website or count the clicks on elements that BELL & ROSS sends to you. BELL & ROSS uses these to store choices and login or identification information during the visit to an online service. Depending on the configuration options made on your terminal, which you may edit at any time, the Cookies that BELL & ROSS sends from the Website enable the company to:
Certain services, such as the online wish list that BELL & ROSS offers you, can only be used if cookies have been activated. You can review your choice relating to these services at any time when using one of these services.
BELL & ROSS may also purchase advertising space to promote its products, via advertising content published on third-party sites, online platforms or applications, which may contain one or more cookies. Subject to the configuration options made on your terminal, which you may edit at any time, this cookie may be saved in your terminal in order to:
BELL & ROSS would also like to inform you that you can prevent "cookies" being saved by configuring your browser as follows:
For Mozilla Firefox:
Select the "Tools" menu, then "Options", and select your preferred options in the "History" section.
For Microsoft Internet Explorer 6.0 and later
Select the "Tools " menu, then "Internet Options", click the "Privacy" tab, and select the required level using the cursor.
For Opera 6.0 and later:
Select the "File" menu, "Preferences ", "Privacy" and select your preferred
In the Safari menu, select "Preferences ", "Security" and select your preferred options.
For Google Chrome:
Select the Chrome menu from the browser tool bar, select Settings then click "Show advanced settings"; in the "Privacy" section, click the "Content settings" button, then you can select your preferred options in the "Cookies" section.