Privacy Policy concerning the use of the website and the use of cookies

Agoria understands the importance of the privacy of its customers and the protection of their personal data. Present policy outlines the handling and processing of the personal data we collect.

1. Scope
This website is operated by Agoria . It is important for us that we create and maintain an environment where our customers feel comfortable that their information will not be misused.

We comply with the applicable data protection laws, such as the General Data Protection Regulation 2016/679 and national data protection laws. These data protection laws relate to the protection of your personal data and grants you rights in respect of your personal data.

This policy aims to tell you which personal data we collect from you and how your data will be used following the use of our website to try to ensure you the proper handling of your data.


2. What personal data is collected
You do not have to provide your personal data to us in order to use most of our website.

For the purposes as mentioned hereafter, Agoria may gather and process the following categories of personal data about you:

  • Name, title, address;
  • Contact details (e-mail, phone number);
  • Company

You may also choose to provide additional/optional information when completing forms on our website or that you give us when we have contact with you (by telephone, by e-mail or at trade fairs or events).

Furthermore, we may also collect and process information obtained through our websites or the devices you are using. This information can be :

  • Location data (location information collected from social media networks or IP addresses from your device; GPS signals sent by a mobile device);
  • Information from cookies, web beacons or from the internet. This information will be gathered automatically and may be the website that you have visited before browsing our website or the website that you are visiting after ours. We may also collect information on which pages of our website you are visiting, your IP addresses, type of browser, access times, operating system. This information is aggregated and is not used to identify you. You can find out more about how we do that in the articles on the use of cookies;
  • Data we obtain from other websites, for example if you ask us to connect with your Facebook account;

We may record any telephone calls for quality assurance and for training purposes; Agoria may also collect publicly accessible information in order to verify information we have collected and to manage and expand our business.

3. Why do we collect this information
Agoria collects the abovementioned information to understand your needs and to provide you with a better service, and more specifically we collect your information for the following purposes:

  • Your personal data will be used to respond to your (online) queries about our products or services, to provide you with information on our products, and to follow-up online offers;
  • Provide the products and services you have ordered;
  • Verify your identity and financial data for payment of our products and services;
  • The information will be used to improve our products and services;
  • Investigate complaints about the products or services or regarding our website;
  • Meet legal, regulatory and compliance obligations and requirements;
  • Analyse and monitor the use of accounts to prevent, investigate fraud, terrorism, misrepresentation, security incidents or crime and/or report this to the competent authorities;
  • Sending promotional e-mails periodically about our products and services, about special offers or other information which we think that it might be interesting for you;
  • Contacting you for market research purposes from time to time. We may contact you by e-mail or phone;
  • Process your personal data for specific purposes as mentioned on specific forms as published on our website, on written notices or via e-mail;

4. How will your information be used and shared
Agoria may share your personal data:

  • with companies in our group and/or our affiliates; or
  • with any third party you have asked us to share your personal data with – such as Facebook or any other social media site if you have asked us to connect with your account; or

We can also share your personal data, based on our legitimate interest, to third party providers who help us with our products and services. Examples include hosting our web servers, analysing data, providing
marketing assistance (Hubspot, Network app, Facebookpixel), and providing customer service. These companies will have access to your personal data but only when strictly necessary to perform their functions and they may not use that data for any other purpose.

Your personal data will not be sold or rented to third parties.

We may disclose your personal data to enforce our policies, to comply with our legal obligations or in the interests of security, public interest or law enforcement in any country where we have entities or affiliates. For example, we may respond to a request by a law enforcement agency or regulatory or governmental authority. We may also disclose data in connection with actual or proposed litigation, or to protect our property, security, people and other rights or interests.

In the event that the business of Agoria is sold or integrated with another business, your details will be disclosed to any prospective purchaser’s adviser and will be transferred to the new owners of the business. In this case, we will implement the appropriate safeguards to ensure the integrity and confidentiality of your personal data. However, use of your personal information will remain subject to this Policy.

5. Transfer of your personal data
DATA TRANSFER OUTSIDE THE EUROPEAN ECONOMIC AREA
We may transfer your personal data to third party providers who are located in third countries (outside the European Economic Area (EEA)), i.e. America since we use hubspot. This data transfer outside the EEA is legitimate if the recipient of the data is located in a country which provides an adequate level of protection following a European Commission adequacy decision. Some of these countries may not have equivalent data protection legislation to protection the use of your personal data. In this case, we have assessed whether
appropriate safeguards as within the EU are possible by, for example, executing standard contractual clauses. In particular cases, we will obtain your preliminary consent for transferring your personal data outside the EEA. For more information regarding the transfer of information you can follow the procedure as described in the Article on the ‘Rights of the Data Subjects’.

6. How we use cookies
Some features of this website are designed to give you a better online experience on our website and will only work if we use cookies. We also use cookies to collect information about your online preferences. Cookies are
text files which contain small pieces of information,sent by a web server to a web browser which allows the server to uniquely identify the browser on each page. They will be stored on your computer, tablet or phone when you visit a website. Cookies may contain identifying information. Cookies enable us to gain information about the use of its websites. This information may be analysed by third parties on our behalf.

a. We use the following categories of cookies on our website:
Strictly Necessary Cookies

These cookies are essential in order to enable you to move around the website and use its features. Without these cookies, services you have asked for such as remembering your login details or shopping basket items cannot be provided.

Performance Cookies
These cookies collect anonymous information on how people use our Website. For example, we use example Google Analytics cookies to help us understand how customers arrive at our site, browse or use our site and highlight areas where we can improve areas such as navigation, shopping experience and marketing campaigns. The data stored by these cookies never shows personal details from which your individual identity can be established.

Functionality Cookies
These cookies remember choices you make such as the country you visit our website from, language and search parameters such as size, colour or product line. These can then be used to provide you with an experience more appropriate to your selections and to make the visits more tailored and pleasant. The information these cookies collect may be anonymised and they cannot track your browsing activity on other websites.

Targeting cookies or advertising cookies
These cookies collect information about your browsing habits in order to make advertising more relevant to you and your interests. They are also used to limit the number of times you see an advert as well as help measure the effectiveness of an advertising campaign. The cookies are usually placed by third party advertising networks. They remember the websites you visit and that information is shared with other parties such as advertisers. For example, we use third party companies such as Hubspot to provide you with more personalised adverts when visiting other websites.

Social Media Cookies
These cookies allow you to share what you’ve been doing on the website on social media such as Facebook and Twitter. These cookies are not within our control. Please refer to the respective privacy policies for how their cookies work.

Google Analytics
We also use third party services such as Google Analytics to collect information about visitors to our websites. This information is aggregated to determine number of visits, average time spent, pages viewed, etc. We use
this information to measure site usage, as well as to improve the content and value of our site. More information about the way Google processes your information is here – https://policies.google.com/privacy?hl=en. If you wish to disable Google Analytics on your browser: https://support.google.com/analytics/answer/181881?hl=en