Privacy Policy

Essentialistics processes personal data which is privacy sensitive. Essentialistics handles this data with great care. Personal data is therefore carefully processed and secured by us. We handle this data following the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR). That means, among other things, that we:

  • clearly mention for which purposes we use this data. We make that clear in this privacy policy;
  • limit our collection of personal data to the data that is necessary for legitimate purposes;
  • ask you for explicit permission to process your personal data in cases that require your permission;
  • take appropriate security measures to protect your personal data and require the same from parties that process personal data on our behalf;
  • respect your right to view, correct or delete your personal data.

Essentialistics is responsible for data processing. In this privacy and cookie policy we explain which personal data we collect and use and for what purpose. We recommend that you read this carefully.

 

Use of personal data

By using our service you leave certain information with us. This can be personal data. We only store and use personal data that is provided directly by you, in the context of the service you have requested, or for which it is clear that it is provided to us for processing. We use the following data for the purposes stated in this privacy and cookie statement:

  • Name and address data
    We need your name, address, residence, phone number and e-mail to be able to deliver your order correctly or to contact you regarding our service.
  • Billing address
    We need your billing address to send you invoices.
  • IP-address
    We use IP-addresses to be able to apply an IP-ban in dire necessity. We can also use your IP-address for profiling.
  • Company name, VAT number and Chamber of Commerce number
    We only collect company names, VAT numbers and Chamber of Commerce numbers from business customers in order to provide the correct invoice.

 

Time of data storage

Essentialistics does not store your personal data for longer than is strictly necessary to achieve the purposes for which your data is collected. Your data will not be stored for longer than legally necessary.

 

Transmission to third parties

Essentialistics only provides your personal data to third parties if this is necessary for the implementation of an agreement with you or to comply with a legal obligation.

Data that you enter when placing an order or sending a message is processed by SiteGround. SiteGround ensures a security level that matches the data to be processed and takes adequate measures to protect data against loss or any form of unlawful processing. For example, a secure SSL connection is used as standard.

Essentialistics transfers your package to PostNL or UPS. They need your name and address in order to deliver the package. We recommend that you also read the privacy statements of these companies. Your data is not passed on to countries outside the EU, unless your package has to be delivered there, then PostNL or UPS needs your data to deliver the package. In the event of a suspicion of fraud or misuse of our website, we may hand over personal data to the competent authorities.

Social media buttons are included on our website. With this, the administrators of these services collect your personal data. We recommend you to read the privacy statements of these third parties for more information.

 

Tracking website visits

General visitor data is recorded on the website of Essentialistics, including the IP-address of your computer, the time of retrieval, and the data that your browser sends. This data is used for analysis of visit and click behavior on the website. Essentialistics uses this information to improve the functioning of the website. This data is made anonymous as much as possible and is not provided to third parties.

 

Adds

In addition to the information on our website, we can inform you about new products and services via:

  • e-mail
  • social media
  • adds on other websites

We can apply profiling when we provide information, for example by showing you an add when you are on another website. Your permission is given by accepting our cookies.

 

Register

You can first register for our service. After registration, we save the user name you have chosen and the personal details you have provided. We save this data so you do not have to enter it repeatedly, so we are able to contact you in the context of execution of the agreement, billing, payment, and to provide an overview of the products and services you have purchased from us.

 

Contact form and newsletter

We offer a newsletter in which we want to inform interested parties about our products and promotions. You sign up for this newsletter via the website. Every newsletter contains a link that you can use to unsubscribe.
When you use our contact form, you leave personal data. This information will only be used to contact you.

 

Location data

When it is necessary for our service, we could collect location data (GPS). In this case, your permission will be requested.
This (location) data can also be stored and processed by the provider of services like navigation/map software, such as Google Maps. The data can also be used by, for example, Google or Apple itself. We have no influence on this. We recommend you to read the relevant privacy statements from those providers.

 

Security

Essentialistics takes the protection of your data seriously and takes appropriate measures to prevent abuse, loss, unauthorized access, unwanted disclosure, and unauthorized changes. The website of Essentialistics uses a reliable SSL Certificate to ensure that your personal data does not fall into the wrong hands.

 

Cookies

Cookies are small information files from visited websites which the browser stores on the user’s computer. This occurs in the browser of the device.
On our website, cookies or similar technologies (for ease of reading, all such techniques are referred to as “cookie”) are used to:

  • Facilitate certain functions of the website (technical or functional cookies);
  • Analyze the use of the website and optimize the website accordingly (analytics cookies);
  • Enable the visitor to directly interact with certain social media (social media cookies), and;
  • Provide the visitor with (personalized) adds (advertising cookies).

The obtained information from cookies by using our website can be transmitted to our secured servers or a third party’s server. Your permission is required for the use of social media cookies and advertising cookies. You agree with these cookies by clicking on agree in our cookie notification.

 

Google Analytics

We use Google Analytics to track how visitors use our website and how effective the AdWords ads are. The gained information (including your IP-address) will be transferred to Google, and will be saved by Google on servers in the United States. We have entered into a processors agreement with Google to make agreements about how to handle our data. Google uses this information to keep track of how our website is used, to provide reports of the website to Essentialistics and to be able to offer its advertisers information about the effectiveness of their campaigns. Furthermore, we do not allow Google to use the obtained information for other Google services. However, Google can provide this information to third parties in cases were that is legally required or when these third parties process the information on behalf of Google. We have no further influence on this. View the Google Analytics privacy policy for more information.

 

Changes in this privacy and cookie statement

We maintain the right to make changes to this privacy statement. That is why we recommend you to regularly check this privacy statement to be aware of those changes.

 

Inspect and change your data

We respect your right to access, rectify and forget your personal data. That is why you can contact us regarding the removal of your login details. For questions about our privacy policy or questions regarding inspection, changes or removal of your personal data, you can contact us via the details below.

Essentialistics
Meerenstraat 22
5335 LD Alem
the Netherlands
+31628522363
hello@essentialistics.com
Chamber of Commerce: 61447005