Privacy Policy

Beadz is the data controller for all personal data collected on the website. If you want to complain about the processing of your personal information, you are welcome to contact us, for example, by e-mail: info@beadz.be.

In order for you to enter into an agreement with us at beadz.be, we need you to enter the following personal information:

Name

Address

Phone number

Email address

We collect and use your personal information in connection with the execution of your order on our website, including for sending your order confirmation and ordered goods, for making payments, processing complaints, and in case you exercise your right of withdrawal. The payment / credit information that you enter in connection with the purchase is only used to process your payment and is not stored by us thereafter. In connection with your visit to beadz.be, your IP address is automatically registered. The IP address is registered to ensure that we can always find the computer used in case of abuse or illegality in connection with the visit to beadz.be.

We do not store or transmit customer information encrypted. Personal information provided to beadz.be is not sold to third parties and we do not register any sensitive information. When you sign up for our newsletter, we register your email address for sending the newsletter. The email address is not passed on to a third party. The personal data can be stored and processed internally within the company. The personal information may be disclosed to selected and trusted third parties to carry out orders, including payment processing and shipment of goods or delivery of services, including administration, complaints and returns. In addition, personal data may be disclosed to the appropriate authorities in the event of abuse or criminal proceedings. You have the right at any time to gain access to the information we hold about you.

You also have the right to object to the collection and further processing of your personal information, and to correct the information we hold about you if these are not correct. The personal data is registered with Beadz and stored for five years, after which the personal data is deleted. However, the information can be processed and stored longer in anonymized form.

Social plugins

We use social plugins for Facebook, Instagram and Pinterest. This allows you to share content on social networks or recommend products and services.

By using these social plugins, a direct connection is established between your browser and the individual provider of the social media. In this connection, the social networks may collect information about you. We therefore recommend that you read the privacy policies of the individual social networks to learn more about which specific information is compiled. 

If you do not want these overactive social plugins to collect information about you, you can disable the social plugins ‘blocking third-party cookies’ by clicking in your browser’s settings. With this option, the use of our website may be limited.

Cookies

This website uses cookies. We use these to complete your website purchases, as well as to customize and improve our content. If you do not want information collected, you should not accept cookies on our website. Please note that there may be features on the website that you cannot use.

What is a cookie?

Cookies are small text files that are stored on your computer, mobile phone, tablet or other IT equipment (hereafter collectively “computer”). They enable you to recognize your computer and gather information about your behavior on our website. However, cookies do not collect information about who you are or who uses your computer. Cookies also cannot spread computer viruses or other malicious programs. beadz.be uses first-party and third-party cookies:

First party cookies

First-party cookies are cookies that are placed on your computer by our website and can only be read by beadz.be. We use the following types of first-party cookies for various purposes: 

Technical cookies – which are absolutely necessary for our website to function. For example, cookies enable basic functions such as page navigation.

Personalized cookies – which collect information about your behavior on our website. We use this information to show you content and products on the website that best suit your needs based on the experience you have had at beadz.be. 

Statistics cookies – which collect information about the number of visits to the website, the duration of the individual visits, etc. We use this information to optimize the usability of our website and for statistical purposes.

Third party cookies

Third-party cookies are cookies that we do not place on the website ourselves, but which we have allowed third parties to place. Thus, when we include content from third-party websites such as Google, you also get cookies from those websites stored on your computer.

Beadz.be uses Google Analytics which stores and accesses cookies on our website in order to generate statistics of users’ visits to beadz.be. We also use cookies from Google Analytics to optimize the usability and functionality of our website. 

In addition, we use cookies from the third-party vendors below. We recommend that you read the privacy policy of third-party vendors for more information about what information they collect about you.

Instagram We use cookies from Instagram to display images directly from our Instagram profile on the website. Read more about Instagram’s privacy policy here. Stripe (payment solution) We use cookies from Stripe in order to process your payment on the website.

 

Removing and managing cookies

Most internet browsers allow you to manage and remove cookies in the browser settings. Read this guide on how to manage cookies: https://ico.org.uk/for-the-public/online/cookies/.

Contact details

If you have any questions concerning cookies and our use of cookies, please do not hesitate to contact us: Beadz kreupelstaat 4 8550 Zwevegem Belgium Email: info@beadz.be