Privacy Statement

 

General

Spark Design & Innovation B.V., having its corporate seat at Benjamin Franklinstraat 515, 3029 AC in Rotterdam, the Netherlands (hereinafter, together with its subsidiaries and affiliates, "SPARK"), understands and respect the importance of your privacy. The purpose of this Privacy statement is to inform you of the ways in which SPARK is processing your personal data. By ‘personal data’ we mean any personally identifiable information.

Scope

This Privacy statement applies to all personal data of visitors of www.sparkdesign.nl (the “Website”).

Our Use of Your Personal Data

We would like to know you better so we can serve you better. When you interact with us, we may ask you to supply us with personal data. We will only process your personal data in ways that are compatible with the purposes described in this Privacy statement. We will retain your personal data for no longer than necessary for the purposes for which the data are processed, unless otherwise required by law.

Personal Data and processing

SPARK processes your personal data for the following purposes:

1. Communicating with us
When you communicate with us, you may provide us with personal data about yourself. This enables us to process your requests and to answer your questions. Your communication with us may be retained in our systems.

2. Forums and chat rooms
If you choose to enter, apply to or make use of chat rooms, forums, message boards and/or newsgroups available on the Website, please remember that you may be providing personal data. Any personal data you provide in these areas is also available to other users. Please exercise caution before deciding to disclose such data.

3. Website visits
We keep records of the activity that takes place on our Website. These records may include personal data. SPARK uses these log files to service the Website and to prevent abuse. If we detect an attack on our Website, we may use log file data to try to determine the source of the attack. We may also share or report to law enforcement data about malicious attacks.

4. E-mail notifications and newsletters
The Website offers you the possibility to subscribe to newsletters and e-mail notifications on subjects like events, press releases, career opportunities or quarterly and annual results. If you decide at any time that you no longer wish to receive communications from us, please follow the unsubscribe instructions found at the end of every e-mail notification or newsletter. You may also contact us through info@sparkdesign.nl.

SPARK may share your personal data with any group member and with any affiliate and/or subsidiary. SPARK may also transfer your personal data to a purchasing company, as part of a transfer of ownership of one or more parts of its business. Please be aware that these companies may communicate with you about our products or special offers you may find useful.

Our use of Cookies

SPARK uses cookies to improve the user experience and to understand how the Website is used. 

Sharing information

SPARK will not share your personal data with other third parties than carefully selected third parties that we may engage to perform services on our behalf, provided those parties agree to keep your personal data confidential and to process your personal data only on our behalf. We may also release your information when we are obliged to do so or when we in any way believe such release is appropriate to comply with the law. Please be aware that your personal data may be transferred outside the European Union. When your personal data is transferred to countries that do not ensure an adequate level of protection SPARK will ask for your prior consent.

Safeguarding information

We recognize our responsibility to protect the data you entrust to us. SPARK uses a variety of secure techniques and organizational measures to protect your data. Our employees are required to respect your privacy at all times. When we engage third parties to perform services on our behalf, we protect the confidentiality of your personal data through contractual arrangements.

Your rights

Once you have provided personal data to SPARK, you have a right to reasonable access, so that you can verify, update and/or modify your personal data. You may also request us to delete your personal data. You can send your personal data access request to info@sparkdesign.nl. We encourage you to keep your personal data up-to-date.

Links to other websites

Our Website may contain links to other websites. When you use these links to connect to another website, this Privacy statement is no longer applicable. Please note that the website you enter, after having made use of such link, may apply its own privacy statements. SPARK is not responsible for the processing of your personal data on other websites than our own Website.

Contacting us

You may contact us through info@sparkdesign.nl or the address listed below:

Spark Design & Innovation B.V.
Benjamin Franklinstraat 515
3029 AC Rotterdam
The Netherlands

If you have any problem with our use of your personal data, please let us know and we will make all reasonable efforts to solve it.

 

Changes to this statement

We may change this Privacy statement from time to time. If we make changes, we will post the updated version on this Website and update the statement’s revision date. This version is dated November 2017. We encourage you to regularly check this Website and the Privacy statement for updates.

All rights are reserved.