Belger Photo Supply
(Belger Photography) a large non-chain photo and store in the Unites States.
The business operates a website retail (www.belgerphotography.com), and
also sells their products on Amazon, eBay and through select resale companies
throughout the United States.
Due to the nature of e-commerce
business, Belger Photography is often required to obtain Personal Information
from our consumers, organizational sale customers, affiliates and vendors to
successfully operate. Belger Photography recognizes the need to maintain the
confidentiality of private, highly confidential and proprietary information.
breakdown of how Belger Photography and our strategic partners protect the
confidentiality of the information collected by Belger Photography.
Belger Photography is
a "Data Controller", a legal term which means we make decisions
regarding how and why we collect and use your Personal Data. As the "Data
Controller" we are responsible for ensuring that your Personal Information
is only used for the purposes for which it was originally collected and in
compliance with all applicable data protection laws. We are also responsible
for ensuring that any third party that we authorize to process the data on our
behalf, known as "Data Processors", also follow these standards and
use the data only for these same reasons.
If you have concerns
Personal Data by Belger Photography, or if you require more details on how we
collect, store or use your Personal Information, you can contact our Compliance
team at .
This Policy should be
read in conjunction with all the Belger Photography Website Terms and Conditions.
This Policy covers Belger
Photography and its affiliated Partners. It explains the Legal Basis that Belger
Photography has in processing your Personal Data, how and what data we collect
about you and what we do with that data. This policy will also inform you of
your data privacy rights and how you can exercise those rights.
In this policy, when
we talk about "Personal Data", we are referring to any information
that relates to you; such as your name, email address, mailing address,
telephone number etc.
When we talk about the
Belger Photography Platform we mean the Belger Photography website and 3rd
party sites we sell our product line on.
information about Privacy Shield, See Section L below.
We collect Personal
Information from you and any devices (including mobile devices) you use when
you use our Platform, register for an account with us, provide us information
on a web form, update or add information to your account, participate in a
community board discussion chat, or when you otherwise correspond with us.
The provision of
Personal Information is voluntary, but may be necessary in order to use our
Services, such as setting up an account, conducting a transaction, commenting
on a blog post or reviewing a product.
Identifying information such as your name,
addresses, telephone numbers or email addresses when you register for an
account with us.
Name, telephone number, email address, mailing
address, billing and other information used to process an order and send you
the items you purchased. If needed, information required to clear customs (such
as Tax ID or other identification numbers) and relevant postage information
(such as tracking numbers and tracking updates) can be provided as well.
You may also provide us with other information
through a web form, by updating or adding information to your account, through
your participation in blog posts, community discussions, and chats, or when you
otherwise communicate with us regarding our Services.
You may provide us with your name and contact
information when you register for an event on our website or in our store.
Additional information we are required or
authorized by applicable national laws to collect and process in order to
authenticate or identify you or to verify the information we have collected.
Note: Belger Photography does not collect
credit card or other financial information from you; that information is
collected directly by our trusted third party payment processing partners. On
occasion, for some international customers Belger Photography will require bank
We collect information about your interaction
with our Services, and your communications with us. This is information we
receive from devices (including mobile devices) you use when you access our
Services. This information could include the following: Device ID or unique
identifier, device type, ID for advertising and a unique device token.
Computer and connection information such as
statistics on your page views, traffic to and from the sites, referral URL, ad
data, your IP address, your browsing activity, history and your web log
identifiers and similar technologies to collect information about the pages you
view, the links you click on and other actions you take when using our
Services, within our advertising or email content.
For more information about our use of these
technologies, and how to control them, see section on Cookies (Section I).
: You have a right to know how and what
Personal Data we collect from you and what we use it for. You will find that
information in this policy.
: You have the right to request
access to the Personal Data held about you, to obtain confirmation that it
is being processed, and to obtain certain prescribed information about how we
applies to the processing of your
Personal Data where it is based on Legitimate Interests and where your data is
processed for direct marketing or processed for the purposes of collating
or 'block' the use of your Personal
Data, for instance where you believe your Personal Data is not accurate (until the
accuracy can be verified).
: The right to have your Personal Data
erased, also known as the "right to be forgotten", enables you to
request the deletion or removal of Personal Data where there is no compelling
reason for its continued use. Requests for erasure may be refused in some
circumstances such as where the Personal Data must be retained to comply with a
legal obligation or to exercise or defend legal claims.
: You have the right to request to have your
Personal Data correctedif it is
inaccurate and to have incomplete Personal Data completed in
allows you to
obtain and reuse your Personal Data for your own purposes across different
services; to move copy or transfer your Personal Data easily from one
environment to another in a safe and secure way without hindrance to usability.
You may exercise your
rights in relation to in circumstances which have a legal effect or otherwise
significantly affects you. This right allows individuals in certain
circumstances to access certain safeguards against the risk that a potentially
damaging decision is taken solely without human intervention. In specific instances,
you have the right to request human intervention and an explanation of the
automated decision, and you may be able to challenge that decision.
If you are a resident
or national of the European Economic Area (EEA) and would like to exercise your
individual data subject access rights, please contact our Compliance team using
the details at the top of this policy.
If you are a
California resident, you have the right to receive: (a) information identifying
all third-party companies to whom Belger Photography may have disclosed, within
the past year, Personal Information pertaining to you and your family for that
company's direct marketing purposes; and (b) a description of the categories of
Personal Information disclosed. To obtain this information, please email your
request to .
As part of our GDPR
compliance program, we would like to inform our customers about the legal
reasons why we collect your Personal and Sensitive information. We collect and
process your Personal Information for a range of different business and legal
purposes. The following is detail of how and according to which Legal Basis we
use your Personal Information.
We use your Personal Information to fulfil
sales and provide you with our Services. This includes the following:
To manage your registration as a user on the Belger
Photography Platform. This helps us identify you as a Platform user, and offers
you access to different functionalities, and a better experience.
To complete business transactions and fulfil
orders (online or in our store), including providing your Personal Information
to our partners for shipping and tracking requirements.
To process payments. We do not store or
capture any credit card information. This information is collected directly by
our payment processing partners. Since this information is collected from our
site and from you, our customer, we would like to inform you about its
To provide you with the best quality of
customer service via our chat, email and phone lines.
To provide you with services related to the
warranty of your purchase, usually provided through our warranty partners or sometimes
directly from the manufacturer of your purchased product.
To provide you with important information
about your purchased product including any updates or other manufacturer
To ask you to review your purchase, your
experience on our Platform and review us as a company.
To update, confirm and inform you about events
you may have registered for, held in our stores, event spaces or virtually on
To detect, prevent, mitigate and investigate
fraud, or other criminal or potentially prohibited activities.
We may use your Personal Information to comply
with our local laws and regulations, including:
To comply with all relevant tax and financial
reporting requirements and regulations.
To comply with all legal proceedings.
To deal with requests from you to exercise
your Data Subject access rights.
To process information regarding a crime or
offence and support associated proceedings.
To monitor activities and safeguard your
welfare on our Platform and premises.
To protect you, ourselves and our employees
through appropriate legal action against third parties who have committed a
criminal act or are in breach of their legal obligations.
We may use your Personal Data to pursue our
Legitimate Interests where your rights and freedoms do not outweigh those
interests. We have implemented controls to balance our interests with your
rights. Our use of your Personal Data for our Legitimate Interest includes:
Improving our services; for example, reviewing
information associated with nonfunctioning pages or links, so that we can fix
them and give you a frustration free experience on our Platform.
Personalize, measure and improve our advertising
based on your activities on our Platform.
Contact you view email, push notifications on
your browser and mobile app and by SMS/text message to offer you information
about your purchased products, our products, sales, offers and services.
Measure the performance of our marketing
campaigns; for example, analyzing the open and click rates of an email
To respond to your posts, comments and provide
customer service on our Platform and other social media platforms, including,
but not limited to, Twitter, Facebook, and Instagram.
To provide customer service to you via chat
Data Subjects who are
residents and nationals of EEU region are covered by GDPR, and can withdraw
consent from Belger Photography at any time.
For email marketing and communications, please
visit our in your profile which can be
accessed from the 'My Account' menu on the top of any page on our Platform. You
can also unsubscribe using the links at the bottom of any of our emails to you.