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Vinted.co.uk Privacy Policy

Date of last revision: October 19th 2015

INTRODUCTION

Vinted SAS (company number 79182599500016) whose registered office is at 57, rue d’Amsterdam – 75008 Paris - France (“Vinted”) is committed to protecting the privacy and security of your personal information.  We want to share with you how we treat personal information about you that we receive in connection with your use of our website and mobile applications (collectively, the “Site”).

By visiting our Site and/or using our services you are accepting and consenting to our use of your personal information as set out in this Privacy Policy. Also, please bear in mind that use of this Site is governed by the Terms and Conditions posted on the Site.

WHERE WE STORE YOUR PERSONAL DATA (DATA TRANSFERS)

Although we operate internationally, Vinted is a company organized under the laws of France.  The servers that host this Site are located in the Netherlands and in Lithuania, and any personal details you provide to us will be processed by Vinted in the Netherlands and in Lithuania.  If we transfer personal data out of the European Economic Area we shall ensure that we have in place measures which provide an adequate level of protection as required by the Data Protection Act 1998.

INFORMATION WE COLLECT

In general, you can visit our Site without telling us who you are or revealing any personal information about yourself.  We will usually only collect your personal information if you voluntarily submit the information to us for such purposes as registering for the use of certain services, completion of surveys, submitting applications for employment, product or service purchases, or requests for information or services.  This includes any information which you submit to us using a third party service, such as Facebook Connect.  

RIGHTS OF ACCESS

The Data Protection Act 1998 gives you the right to access the personal information we hold about you. You can exercise this right by contacting our Customer Support department by filling in the contact form . In addition, at any time you can request that we modify or delete your personal information by using the contact form with the words “UPDATE MY INFORMATION” in the subject line.  Please be aware that, to protect your security and privacy, Vinted may take reasonable steps to verify your identity prior to making changes to your personal information or satisfying a request for access to that information.

HOW WE USE THE INFORMATION WE COLLECT

Vinted uses, data about you (contact and personal data, usage history, etc.) that we collect from you through the Site in order to provide to you with, and develop and improve, the services on our Site.  We use the personal information about you that you provide to us for our internal purposes such as responding to your requests for information or materials, delivering newsletters to you, contacting you, assessing your application for a position with Vinted and entities related to Vinted, processing and completing orders, processing your payment, administering your account, administering and developing our business relationship with you or the company you represent and to provide you with administrative communications regarding your account.  We also use your personal information to communicate with you, such as, for example, newsletters, press releases, or information relating to products, offers, or programs that may be of interest to you. Please see the section on opting in and opting out for more information.

LOCATION DATA

If you provide details of your location, such as your address, we may use that information to tell other users how far away they are from you. For example, to tell a buyer how far away they are from a seller. We will not use details of your location for any other purpose and we will not disclose the exact location, just an approximate area. You can opt-out of your location being used in this way at any time, just go to “My Settings”, find the “Privacy Settings” section and adjust your permissions for the “Nearby” feature. If you use our app on a mobile device, we may use your location for the same purposes, but only if you agree to this service in advance. 

WHO DO WE SHARE INFORMATION WITH?

Vinted will not disclose your personal information to third parties except as set out in this Privacy Policy or if you have consented to such sharing.  We may share the personal information about you that you provide to us with trusted companies we have hired to provide services for us, such as sending out our newsletters, fulfilling orders you may submit, or collecting and processing information on our behalf.  These companies – our vendors – are contractually bound to use personal information that we share with them only to perform the services we have hired them to provide and to have appropriate security in place to protect such personal information.

If you enable third party services to be directly integrated into your account (for example Facebook Connect), you agree that we may pass your account information to the providers of such services to enable them to provide you with the services which you have requested. Vinted does not exercise any control over such service providers, such service providers process your account information independently and in accordance with their own privacy policies.

We may also share your personal information in the event that the business of Vinted is transferred to another entity by way of merger, sale of the company’s assets, or otherwise.  If you consent , we may share your information with Vinted related entities and selected third parties so that they may provide you with or contact you regarding information and materials that may be of interest to you. Please refer to the section below on opting in and out.

We may share your personal information with a third party if we are required to do so to comply with applicable law or a court order, or if it is reasonable to do so, to enforce our Terms and Conditions or to assist with a legitimate investigation (for example, in relation to suspected fraud or third party intellectual property infringement).

THE NON-PERSONAL AGGREGATE DATA WE COLLECT

We may also collect and group demographic and preferences information, responses to surveys and other personal information that we collect from you into an aggregate, anonymous form for disclosure to our existing or potential business partners, affiliates, sponsors or other third parties.  However, please be assured that this aggregate data will in no way identify you as an individual or any other visitors to the Site.

We may collect general, non-personal, statistical information about the use of the Site, such as how many visitors visit a specific page on the Site, how long they stay on that page and which hyperlinks, if any, they “click” on.  We collect this information through the use of “cookies” and other tracking technologies. For more information about how we and other third parties use cookies, please see our Cookies Policy .

We collect this information in order to determine which areas of the Site are most popular and to enhance the Site for visitors.  As with other aggregated data, we may disclose such data to our existing or potential business partners, affiliates, sponsors or other third parties, but this aggregate data will in no way identify you as an individual or any other visitors to the Site.

OPTING IN AND OUT

When you submit personal information to us through the Registration Page on this Site, you consent to receiving additional information from Vinted. If you decide that you don’t want to receive information such as promotion and marketing messages, you are given the option to opt out of receiving these messages from us. Vinted will not send you information from third parties and/or partners unless you specifically consent to this.

LINKS TO OTHER SITES AND SITE ACCOUNTS

For your convenience, the Vinted Site may from time to time include links to third-party sites whose information practices may be different than ours. Visitors should consult the other sites' privacy policies, as we have no control over information that is submitted to, or collected by, these third parties. 

Site Accounts are pages on certain websites operated by other companies (for example, the Vinted page on Facebook), where Vinted content is provided. The Terms and Conditions, this Privacy Policy, the Terms and Conditions and other applicable rules published on this Site are binding on and apply to the users and visitors of Site Accounts. Users and visitors should carefully read the terms and conditions and privacy policies of such websites, over which Vinted has no control. Vinted has Site Accounts on the following websites: Facebook, Google+, Twitter, Pinterest, Youtube, and other social networks.

SECURITY OF INFORMATION

Vinted uses industry standard security measures to safeguard information concerning, and submitted by you. Despite the security measures employed by Vinted, you should be aware that it is impossible to guarantee absolute security with respect to information sent through the Internet.

DISCLOSURES

Vinted will, to the extent possible, control your personal information, and, except as otherwise set forth in this Privacy Policy, we will not disclose your personal information to third parties.  Although we are committed to maintaining the confidentiality of your personal information, if required by law or regulation, we reserve the right to disclose such information without first obtaining your consent.

CHANGES TO THE PRIVACY POLICY

The Site and services may change from time to time. As a result, it may be necessary for Vinted to make changes to this Privacy Policy from time to time. Vinted reserves the right to update or modify this Privacy Policy at any time and from time to time without prior notice by updating this page.

We ask that you please review the Privacy Policy periodically, and especially before you provide personal information. This Policy was last updated on the date indicated above. Your continued use of this Site subsequent to any modification of this Privacy Policy shall constitute your acceptance of the modified Privacy Policy.

CONTACTING US

 

For all support based enquiries, you can contact the team here: Contact us. For all legal based enquiries, please contact us through legal@vinted.co.uk Member support queries will not be answered through this email.