The confidentiality of your personal data
Polaar is fully committed to protecting the privacy of visitors to our website, hereinafter the "Site", and of our customers. We do not disclose information about our customers to third parties unless it is necessary to do so in order to provide you with a service - for example, to arrange shipment of a product, carry out banking or security checks, carry out customer research and surveys, or where you have given us your express consent to do so.
Polaar receives a certain amount of personal data as a result of your use of the Website services. This data includes your name, address, e-mail address, gender, payment information and date of birth. This information is collected to enable us to process orders, to communicate with you about your orders and your account, to manage our records, to improve our sites, to prevent and detect fraud and to enable third parties to provide technical, logistical or other services on our behalf.
The collection, recording, storage and use of this personal data are carried out in strict compliance with the French Data Protection Act no. 78-17 of January 6, 1978, as amended.
We may share your information with other Polaar affiliates as well as with third parties who provide services on our behalf (e.g. delivery companies, payment processors or companies providing IT services). This information is only provided to them to enable them to provide these services and may not be used for any other purpose. We require any third parties with whom we share personal data to treat it with the utmost confidentiality and in accordance with applicable laws.
We may also share your personal data as required by law or, where applicable, to implement our Terms of Sale.
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You may choose to register your payment details with Polaar to facilitate your payments. This information will be held securely by us and, if you wish to change or remove this information from your account, you can do so in the "My Account" section.
If you have any questions regarding the storage of your payment details, please send an e-mail to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Communication and marketing
If you have made a purchase from our Website, we may occasionally keep you informed of new products, news and special offers by e-mail, regular mail and phone about products or services similar to the ones you have ordered. You will also have the opportunity to receive communications from us or selected third parties when you become a Polaar member by checking the appropriate box.
All Polaar members have the opportunity to opt-out of receiving marketing communications from us and/or selected third parties by going to the Polaar Website, in the "Your Account" section, after registering and logging in. You can also click on the "unsubscribe" link in any e-mail we may send you.
A cookie is a small file that is sent to your computer, phone or other device when you visit a website, and which will recognize your device on future visits. This type of program performs various tasks, such as recognizing your preferences or the products you have chosen. It helps improve the way you enjoy the Website and ensures that the advertisements and offers you see online are more relevant to you. These cookies can be divided into 4 categories, each of which is described below
1st category: Strictly necessary cookies>.
These cookies are essential to enable the Website to provide you with the services you have requested, such as recapitulating the products placed in your cart.
2nd Category: Performance cookies
This type of cookie collects anonymous information about how people use the Website and the data is merged with that of other users to enable us to improve the operation of the Website. For example, we use Google Analytics cookies to help us understand how consumers arrive at, surf or use our Website and highlights areas where we can make improvements, such as navigation, order experience and marketing campaigns. The data stored by these cookies never includes details of personal data from which your identity could be established.
3rd Category: Functionality cookies
These cookies enable us to retain the choices you've made, such as language, search parameters like color and product line. These cookies can then be used to provide you with a more tailored and enjoyable experience. This information is also merged with that of other users, anonymously, to enable us to improve the operation of the Website. For example, our "Abandoned Shopping Cart" feature uses a cookie to keep track of the products you wanted to keep when you browsed the website but did not complete your order.
4th Category: Target or Advertising Cookies
These cookies collect information about your Internet search habits so that advertising is tailored to you and your interests. They remember which websites you have visited and this information is shared with other parties such as advertisers. For example, we use third parties like Critéo to provide you with more targeted advertising when you visit other sites.
Polaar informs you that you may refuse to accept cookies by configuring your browser as follows:
For Mozilla Firefox: Select the "Tools" menu, then "Options", click on the "Privacy" icon, locate the "Cookie" menu and select the options you require.
For Microsoft Internet Explorer 6.0 and above: Select the "Tools" menu, then "Internet Options", Click on the "Confidentiality" tab, Select the desired level using the slider.
For Opera 6.0 and above: Choose "File" > "Preferences", Privacy and select the options you want.
For Safari: In the Safari menu, choose "Preferences" > "Security" and select the options you require.
We may disclose aggregate, anonymous statistics concerning the number of visitors to the Website or the number of purchases made, as requested by our investors. We use an independent company specializing in statistical studies and research to collect, on our behalf, data relating to visitors to this website, using cookies and a code integrated into the website. The cookies and integrated code make it possible to obtain statistical information on the number of visits to each of the Site's pages, the length of time each page is viewed, the itineraries chosen by visitors, as well as data on visitors' usage parameters and any other information of a general nature. Polaar uses and stores this type of information, together with that obtained from the cookies used on the Website, in order to improve the services provided to our users. For further information on how to obtain and use this information, please contact us at email@example.com.
Protecting your safety
We may use your personal information to carry out fraud checks. The personal information you provide to us may be passed on to a credit bureau or fraud prevention agency, which may keep a record of this information. This is a simple verification of identity. No credit check will be carried out and your credit rating will remain unchanged.
Security of your personal data
Unfortunately, the transmission of information via the Internet is not completely secure. While we will do our utmost to protect your personal data, we cannot guarantee the security of data transmitted to our website. Any transmission of information via the Internet is therefore at your own risk. Once we have received your personal information, we use strict procedures and security features to prevent unauthorized access to your personal information.
Our Website may contain hyperlinks to and from the websites of members of our network of partners, advertisers and third parties. If you follow a link to one of these websites, please note that they each have their own privacy policies and that we cannot be held responsible for these policies. Please consult these policies before submitting your personal data to these sites.
Verify your information
If you wish to verify the personal information you have provided to Polaar, you may do so by contacting us at the e-mail address or address listed below. Due to our security procedures, we may ask you for proof of your identity before revealing this information. This proof consists of your e-mail address and password requested during registration. This information should be kept safe, as you will be responsible for any action we may take in response to a request from a third party using your e-mail address and password. We recommend that you do not use your browser's function for storing passwords, as this allows third parties using your computer equipment to access your personal information.
Nominative information on the Customer is collected by the Vendor for the purpose of processing and dispatching the Customer's order for Products and transmitted to Polaar for commercial purposes. This personal data is processed in accordance with the French Data Protection Act no. 78-17 of January 6, 1978. Pursuant to articles 38 et seq. of the French Data Protection Act, customers have the right to access, rectify, delete or object to their personal data, which they may exercise by writing to the following address: Polaar, 53 rue du Rocher, 75008, Paris.
Furthermore, the Vendor will keep data relating to transactions on the Site within the limits of the provisions of law n°78-17 of January 6, 1978.
We are always happy to respond to our customers (even if it's a complaint). Please do not hesitate to contact the Polaar Customer Service Team who will be happy to answer any questions or comments you may have, particularly in relation to this statement, or if you would like us to stop processing your personal information.
You can contact customer service: firstname.lastname@example.org by phone on +33 (0)1 40 33 71 27 from Monday to Friday, 9.30am to 12.30pm and 2pm to 6pm (excluding public holidays).