2. Data processed in connection with the provision of Services
2.1. Information provided by You
You are free to decide whether and how to use the Services provided through the Platform. We clearly indicate in the personal data entry forms whether the data is mandatory or voluntary. Mandatory data is data without which We would be unable to provide the relevant Service or any part of it.
(а) Private account registration. Certain Services are only provided after registration. To create an account as a private person, you need to enter: name, surname, email address, mobile phone, etc. This data is necessary in order to confirm the registration and subsequent communication with You in relation to services You use. When posting on the Website, the name and mobile phone specified are part of the content you post and are visible to the Website’s visitors. In addition, information on the registration and acceptance of the Terms (date, time and IP address) is stored.
(b) Company account registration. When registering a company, the name of the company, UIC, Representatives (incl. administrative contact person), contact telephone numbers, e-mail address, mailing address and other information specified in the registration form are required. In addition, information on the registration and acceptance of the Terms (date, time and IP address) is stored.
(c) Data stored in relation to your account
Posts and photos
When posting, it is Your decision whether and what data related to you to include.
When using the Map option, coordinates of the marked location are stored.
The platform allows You to subscribe and receive notifications for new Ads and offers published in the Platform at your e-mail address, based on criteria selected by You. The subscription can be terminated at any time.
The platform allows you to save ads selected by You and to view them at a time convenient for you. You can add new or delete previously saved ads at any time.
Correspondence, complaints and signals
In order to resolve complaints, signals, disputes, requests, applications or other issues addressed to Us via electronic forms on the Platform, calls through the phone exchange system of Fashion Connectors OOD, using postal services or e-mail, We store and process this information, as well as the result of this processing.
Special categories of data
The services of Fashion Connectors and functionalities provided on the Platform are not intended for storage and processing of special categories of data within the meaning of Art. 9 and Art. 10 of the Regulation. You undertake not to store or transmit through the Platform, in any form, any information containing special categories of data and/or sensitive data. Fashion Connectors has no obligation and does not monitor the availability of the data specified here on the Platform. The provision of such information is entirely at the risk and responsibility of the person providing it.
Fashion Connectors Fashion Connectors may also process other data relating to You in the cases where You voluntarily provide such data by filling in the relevant electronic forms on the Website, adding preferences, settings, etc.
2.2. Data processing for the purpose of providing the Services
This section refers to the sending of requests (messages) relating to advertisements and/or offers, in which the requests (messages) sent by you are sent to the e-mail address of the user who published the respective request and/or offer on the Platform. When sending a request, it is automatically sent to the administrator of Fashion Connectors and upon approval is sent to the email address provided by the user who has posted the request and/or offer on the Platform.
Settings and notifications
Settings and notifications option (including by email) is available with certain Services to facilitate your operations on the Website. Fashion Connectors processes the relevant information for this purpose.
Logs related to security, technical maintenance, development, etc.
The Website uses logs for the following purposes:
• to ensure reliable functioning of the Services and to detect technical problems;
• to ensure the security of the Services and to detect malicious activities;
• logs in cases where this is required by law.
Logging in the Login account. This log makes it possible to detect and automatically block unauthorized attempts to access any account. It is maintained for up to 1 /one/ year (or until the deletion of the account), and contains date and time the account is logged in, status, whether the login is through a mobile version, application or desktop browser, IP address..
Server logs, Web Application Firewalls and other devices falling under this category. Such logs are required to detect technical problems, malicious activities, etc., as described above. They are stored for a period of up to 1 /one/ year. The logs may contain the following information: date and time, IP address, URL, browser and device information. In addition, some devices are able to use cookie-based security technologies.
3. Purpose of personal data processing
Fashion Connectors collects, uses and processes information, the information described earlier for the purposes provided for in this Policy and in the Terms of Service. These include:
• purposes necessary for the conclusion and performance of the contract for the provision of Services between You and Fashion Connectors;
• purposes necessary for the protection and exercising the legitimate interests of other users of the Services, third parties and Fashion Connectors;
• purposes you have explicitly agreed to;
• purposes for the fulfilment of Fashion Connectors’ legal obligations.
Contract conclusion and performance
These are the purposes necessary for the conclusion and performance of the contract between You and Fashion Connectors, including data processing upon registration, creating an account and the activities related to the provision of Services available on the Website. Furthermore, these purposes include communication with You, including via email, in relation to the provisioning of Services and/or for notifying You of any changes in the Services offered. To this end, processing of some or all of the above categories of data may be necessary.
These are purposes relating to the legitimate interests of Fashion Connectors and/or of third parties (such as other users of the Website and persons whose data are provided on the Website by a user of the Website, employees of Fashion Connectors, and its subcontractors or service providers, etc.). These goals include:
• ensuring the Website’s normal operation and use by You and by the other users, maintenance and administration of the Services, dispute resolution, detection and prevention of malicious activities;
• identifying and resolving technical or functionality problems;
• ensuring communication with You, including via electronic means, on important issues relating to Services offered;
• receipt and processing of claims, complaints, requests and other correspondence;
• exercising and protecting Fashion Connectors’ rights and legal interests, including court proceedings, and rendering assistance to other users of the Website and/or affected third parties in exercising and protecting their rights and legitimate interests.
For these purposes, it may be necessary to process some or all of the above categories.
The objectives relating to Fashion Connectors ‘compliance with legal obligations include fulfillment of statutory obligations to retain or provide information upon receipt of a relevant order from the competent state or judicial authorities, while enabling the competent state authorities to exercise their control powers, in fulfilling its legal obligations Fashion Connectors to notify You of various circumstances related to your rights, to Services provided or the protection of Your data, etc. under. For these purposes, it may be necessary to process some or all of the above date categories.
Your data may be processed on the basis of your explicit consent. In such case, the processing is specific, to the extent and within the scope provided for in the respective consent.
4. Duration of data retention
Here you can find information about how long different types of data may be retained. We apply the general Data storage principle- in minimal volume and for a period not exceeding the period necessary for the provision of Services, ensuring their security and reliability, and meeting the legal requirements.
Registration-related data (as name, surname. phone number. E-mail, postal address) or company account details, representatives, incl. administrative contact and information for registration, agreement to the Terms (date, time, IP address)
For the entire period of servicing the account on the Website until the termination of registration
Data identifying You as a party to the Service Contract on the Website.
Materials (incl. photos) and further information, poste by you
Until You erase the data or until termination of your registration.
As regards advertisements and other information published by you through the Website, Fashion Connectors has no obligation to review and monitor for illegal content or illegal activities with respect to this data. However, in the event that Fashion Connectors is notified of such illegal activity or such illegal content or receives an order from a competent public authority, Fashion Connectors may be required to retain the relevant content, regardless of its possible deletion.
Subscriptions for notification of new Ads under selected criteria (e-mail, criteria/filters)
For the period of subscription, until its termination/account deletion
There is an option for You to subscribe and receive via e-mail notifications for new announcements under selected criteria published on the Platform. The service can be used with or without registration. In case you use the service without registration, you need to provide an email address to which the service to be provided. The subscription can be terminated at any time.
For a period of up to 6 /six/ months from the last logging.
This option allows you to automatically log in the Website from a PC on which you have selected this option. You should not use this option if other people have access to this PC.
Until You erase the data or until the termination of your registration. In case they are stored in a cookie, up to 6 /six/ months after it was used last.
This category includes settings supported by the functionality of the Platform.
Account log ins (contains data and time of logging the account, status, whether the login is via a mobile version, application or desktop browser, IP address)
For a period of up to 1 /one/ year as from the last logging or until the account deletion
This log provides an option to detect and block automatically unauthorized attempts to access accounts.
Systems logs (may contain information such as date and time, IP address, URL, browser version and device information)
For a period of up to 1 /one/ year
Server logs, Web Application Firewalls, and other devices falling into this category. These logs are necessary to identify technical problems and / or detect malicious activity.
Correspondence, complaints, claims and signals, incoming phone calls
These are stored for a period of 5 /five/ years. In order to ensure the reliability of the service, incoming phone calls are stored for up to 3 / three/months
In order to resolve claims submitted, signals, disputes, inquiries, requests or other issues addressed in communication to Us, received by the electronic forms on the Website, Fashion Connectors’ telephone exchange system, via regular postal service or by e-mail, We store and process this information, as well as the result of that processing. Given prescription periods envisaged under Bulgarian legislation, this information is stored for up to 5 /five/ years.
Up to 6 /six/ months as from the last time the Services have been used
Please, refer to Cookies Policy section for more information
In case of a legal dispute or proceedings requiring data retention and/or at the request of a competent public authority, data may be stored for longer than specified above until the final settlement of the dispute or the proceedings before all instances. The storage duration may be changed according to the applicable legislation.
Any change in or termination of relations between a company and its Representatives shall not entail a change in the storage periods specified above, due to the fact that the information regarding the orders, instructions and activities of the Representatives is necessary as proof and for reporting purposes with regard to contractual and legal obligations.
Backup. With a view of ensuring the reliability of Services and preventing data loss for technical reasons, a backup policy is applied. The maximum period for updating (data deletion) from all backup copies is 30 days.
5. Providing information
Fashion Connectors shall not provide your personal data to third parties in any way other than those set out in this Policy, the Terms and as prescribed by law.
This Policy applies to the storage and processing of personal data by Us.
Fashion Connectors is not an intermediary and does not participate in any way in a subsequent communication between users and negotiating terms. Fashion Connectors has no control over the way in which the other users process Your data.
Company representatives. Company account data, such as the data related to Representatives, services, published materials and other actions, is available to the company and its Representatives depending on the level of access.
Suppliers & Partners
5.1. Third parties
Your personal data may only be provided to third parties in the following cases: when this is provided for by a legislative act; if requested by a competent public or judicial authority; with your explicit consent; if necessary to protect the rights and legitimate interests of Fashion Connectors and/or other Services users.
5.4. Change in ownership
In the event of a merger, acquisition or sale of assets affecting personal data processing, You will be given an advance notice.
6. Rights with regard to personal data
The Regulation provides for the right to be informed, right of access, right to rectification, right to erasure, right to restriction, third parties notification, objection to automated processing, including profiling, portability, withdrawal of consent, objection.
You are entitled to lodge a complaint with a supervisory authority if You consider that the processing of personal data concerning You infringes the applicable data protection legislation. The supervisory authority in the Republic of Bulgaria is the Commission of Personal Data Protection, address: 2 Prof. Tsvetan Lazarov Blvd., Sofia 1592.
7. Information accuracy
Fashion Connectors assumes no responsibility regarding the accuracy of data provided by You, shall not perform any reviews in this respect and does not guarantee the actual identity of the data subjects. In any case of doubt, identified fraud and/or misuse, please notify Us immediately. When providing any data on the Website, You undertake not to violate other people’s rights in relation to the protection of their personal data or their other rights.
8. Data Protection Officer
Questions and requests concerning your personal data protection rights can be addressed to the Data Protection Officer of Fashion Connectors:
Correspondence address: Izgrev 2 Str., Ruse 7000
Here you can find information about the cookies and similar technologies used for storage of information related to the services provided(“Services”) on the website www.fashionconnectors.com (“Platform”).
Important: The policy shall enter into force on 25 May 2018.
Cookies is information stored in your browser (or mobile application). They are used to store settings and identifiers required for some of services provided on the Website.
Fashion Connectors applies strict policy in line with the new EU requirements.
Cookies are used for the following purposes:
Session and navigation management (session identifier, security protection, previous steps for the ‘back button’, etc.)
Temporarily (for the duration of your visit on the Website)
These cookies are technically required to login, navigate and use the Website. The Website cannot function properly and reliably without them.
Settings (Website language, mobile or desktop version preference, hiding of information boxes)
Up to 6 /six/ months from the last use
These are cookies used to save your settings; allowing you to hide information boxes you have become familiar with, etc.
Up to 6 /six/ months from the last use
The Website allows you to save your selected ads. You have the option to view them at your convenience. You can add new or delete ads saved previously at any time.
Quick search links functionality
Up to 6 /six/ months from the last use
In case you use this option, you can quickly and easily repeat a previous search (from the last 10 searches).
Automatic log in to the account functionality
Up to 6 /six/ months from the last use
In case you use this option, it allows you to automatically log in to your account.
Deleting cookies from your browser (This option will be available from May 25, 2018)
A special functionality is provided on Fashion Connectors, allowing you to delete all cookies from FashionConnectors.com. Should you wish to do so, use this link: Delete all cookies from this browser
Control of cookies in the browser
If you wish, you can also use your browser settings to delete and/or disable the receipt of cookies from a particular or all websites. For more details about cookies and details of how to delete and disable cookies, please visit www.aboutcookies.org.