Privacy

I fully respect you and your privacy, which is why the safety of your data is important to me. The EU General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) obliges me to inform you why I collect you data, how it is being stored and if it is forwarded. In the following you will find how your data will be collected and used.
 

ADMINISTRATOR

Company: Helene Vienna – Fotografie + Illustration
Security Administrator: Helene Vienna
Address: Sebastianusstr. 2–4, 41460 Neuss, DE
Contact: hello@helenevienna.com, +49 (0) 152-5660 3570

When you purchase something from my store, as part of the buying and selling process, I collect the personal information you give me such as your name, address, telephone number and email address. With your permission, your data is used and saved for the purpose of your purchase. You can refuse the use of your data by using the contact form at any time. Please know that without the information a purchase cannot be made.

If you are a minor and/or the national law contains provision to this effect, your data can only be used with the permission of your legal guardians.

I may disclose your personal information if I am required by law to do so or if you violate my Terms of Use.

When you browse my store, I also automatically receive your computer’s internet protocol (IP) address in order to provide me with information that helps me learn about your browser and operating system. For more information see below.
 

Data encryption 

My store is hosted on Squarespace, Inc. (Squarespace). They provide me with the online e-commerce platform that allows me to sell my products and services to you. Your data is stored through Squarespace's data storage, databases and the general Squarespace application. They store your data on secure databases protected via a variety of industry-standard access controls. Secure passwords, SSL encryption, disk-based encryption, firewalls, and other measures are in place that helps them to protect your data. However, no company, including Squarespace, can fully eliminate security risks associated with the transmission of personal information through online transactions, and you do so at your own risk.
 

Payment process

Payments for my products are currently processed and managed using the third party vendor PayPal. PayPal is a company of PayPal (Europe) S.à.r.l et Cie, S.C.A. 22–24 Boulevard Royal, L–2449 Luxembourg. Your personal data will only be collected for the payment processing with PayPal. You can read their privacy policy here

Squarespace analytics

This website uses Squarespace Analytics, a web analysis service offered by Squarespace, Inc. ("Squarespace"). Squarespace Analytics uses text files stored on your computer, so-called "cookies", to analyze your website usage. Information on usage of this website (including your IP address) generated by a cookie is transmitted to a Squarespace server in the US where it is stored. Squarespace uses this information to evaluate your usage of the website, to compile reports on website activities for the website operator and to provide further services associated with website and Internet usage.

Squarespace may also transmit this information to third parties if the law prescribes this or if third parties process this data on behalf of Squarespace. Squarespace shall under no circumstances link your IP address to other Squarespace data. Although your browser software may be set to prevent the installation of cookies, I point out that this may prevent full usage of website functionality. By using this website, you agree that Squarespace may process your data as described and for the purposes mentioned above.

Google Analytics

This website uses Google Analytics, a web analytics service provided by Google, Inc. ("Google"). Google Analytics uses "cookies", which are text files placed on your computer, to help the website analyze how users use the site.

The information generated by the cookie about your use of the website (including your IP address truncated by the last octet prior to its storage using the "_anonymizeIp()" method) will be transmitted to and stored by Google on servers in the United States. Google will use this information for the purpose of evaluating your use of the website, compiling reports on website activity for the website operators and providing other services relating to website activity and internet usage. Google may also transfer this information to third parties where required to do so by law, or where such third parties process the information on Google’s behalf.

Google will not associate your IP address with any other data held by Google. You may refuse the use of cookies by selecting the appropriate settings on your browser, however please note that if you do so, you may not be able to use the full functionality of this website. By using this website, you consent to the processing of data about you by Google in the manner and for the purposes set out above.

Click here to opt-out from being tracked by Google Analytics on this website by using a cookie in your internet web browser. Cookies must be enabled on your system. You can also opt-out from being tracked by Google Analytics with effect for the future by downloading and installing Google Analytics Opt-out Browser Add-on for your current web browser: http://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout?hl=en.