Privacy Policy

1. Please read carefully!
Patoe-ateliers.eu cares deeply about the privacy of its visitors and users. To that end, this Privacy Policy (“Privacy Policy”) describes how Patoe Ateliers (“Patoe Ateliers”, “we”, “our”, or “us”), collect, use, and share your Personal Information, as well as an explanation of the data rights you may have in that Personal Information. This Privacy Policy applies to all users, including unregistered visitors, registered users, including our websites (including www.patoe-ateleirs.eu and any of its subdomains, the “Website”), mobile applications (“Mobile Apps”), and related services (collectively, the “Services”). This Privacy Policy is not intended to override the terms of any contract you have with us, nor any rights you may have under other applicable data privacy laws.

Prior to accessing or using our Services, please read this policy and make sure you fully understand our practices in relation to your Personal Information. If you read and fully understand this Privacy Policy, and remain opposed to our practices, you must immediately leave and discontinue all use of any of our Services. If you have any questions or concerns regarding this policy, please contact us at info@patoe-ateliers.eu.

2. What Personal Information do we collect
User Information:
To provide you the Services, we must collect Personal Information relating to an identified or identifiable natural person (“Personal Information”). We collect Personal Information you provide us, from your use of the Services, and from other sources. Here are the types of Personal Information we collect about you:

Information you provide us. When you register for our Services, use any of our Services; and/or when you contact us directly by any communication channel (e.g., Contact forms, emails, phone), you may provide us Personal Information, such as name, email address, phone number, payment information, information you include in your communications with us, and Personal Information contained in scanned identification documents (such as an ID card, driver’s license, passport, or official company registration documents).

Information we collect when you use the Services. When you visit or use any of our Services, we may collect aggregated usage Personal Information, such as Visitors’ and Users’ browsing and ‘click-stream’ activity on the Services, session heatmaps and scrolls, non-identifying Personal Information regarding the Visitor’s or User’s device, operating system, internet browser, screen resolution, language and keyboard settings, internet service provider, referring/exit pages, date/time stamps, etc

Information we collect from other sources. We may receive Personal Information about you from third-party sources, such as i) security providers, fraud detection and prevention providers for example to help us screen out users associated with fraud, ii) social media platforms, when you log-in or sign-up using your social media account, we may receive Personal Information from that service (e.g., your username, basic profile Personal Information) and in some cases, we may collect Personal Information from lead enhancement companies which help us to improve our service offering; iii) advertising and marketing partners in order to monitor, manage and measure our ad campaigns.

3. Why do We collect such Personal information

We use your Personal Information for the following purposes: To provide and operate the Services; To further develop, customise, expand, and improve our Services, based on Users’ common or personal preferences, experiences and difficulties; To be able to contact our Users with general or personalised service-related notices and promotional messages (as further detailed in Section 7 below); To help us to update, expand and analyse our records to identify new customers; To facilitate, sponsor, and offer certain contests, events, and promotions, determine participants’ eligibility, monitor performance, contact winners, and grant prizes and benefits; To create aggregated statistical data and other aggregated and/or inferred information, which we or our business partners may use to provide and improve our respective services; To provide you with professional assistance, only upon your request; To enhance our data security and fraud prevention capabilities; To comply with any applicable laws and regulations.​

4. How we share your Personal Information
4.1. We may share your Personal Information with service providers and others (or otherwise allow them access to it) in the following manners and instances:

Third Party Service Providers: Our Website platform "Wix" has partnered with a number of selected service providers, whose services and solutions complement, facilitate and enhance our own. These include hosting and server co-location services, communications and content delivery networks (CDNs), data and cyber security services, billing and payment processing services, domain name registrars, fraud detection and prevention services, web analytics, e-mail distribution and monitoring services, session recording and remote access services, performance measurement, data optimisation and marketing services, content providers, and our legal and financial advisors (collectively, “Third Party Service Provider(s)”).

We may share the following categories of Personal Information with Third Party Service Providers for a business purpose:
- identifiers, including name, alias, postal address, unique personal identifier, online identifier, internet protocol address, email address, account name, or other similar identifiers
- commercial information, for example information regarding products or services purchased, obtained, or considered

4.2. Law Enforcement, Legal Requests and Duties: We may disclose or otherwise allow access to your Personal Information pursuant to a legal request, such as a subpoena, legal proceedings, search warrant or court order, or in compliance with applicable laws, if we have a good faith belief that the law requires us to do so, with or without notice to you.

4.3. Protecting Rights and Safety: We may share your Personal Information if we believe in good faith that this will help protect the rights, property or personal safety of Patoe Ateliers, any of our Users, any Users-of-Users, or any member of the general public, with or without notice to you.

4.4. Social Media Features and Framed Pages: Our Services include certain Social Media features, widgets, and single sign on features, such as the “Facebook Connect,” “Google Sign-in,” “Facebook Like”, or “Share this” button or other interactive mini-programs (“Social Media Features”). These Social Media Features may collect certain Personal Information such as your IP address or which page you are visiting on our Website and may set a cookie to enable them to function properly. Social Media Features are either hosted by a third party or hosted directly on our Services. Your interactions with these third parties’ Social Media Features are governed by their policies and not ours.

In addition, our Services may enable you to share your Personal Information with third parties directly, such as via page framing techniques to serve content to or from Third-Party Service Providers or other parties, while preserving the look and feel of our Website and Services (“Frames”). Please be aware that if you choose to interact or share any Personal Information via such Frames, you are in fact providing it to these third parties and not to us, and such interactions and sharing are governed by those third parties’ policies and not ours.

4.5. Connection With a Change in Corporate Control: In addition, should Patoe Ateliers or any of its affiliates undergo any change in control, including by means of merger, acquisition or purchase of substantially all of its assets, your Personal Information may be shared with the parties involved in such event.

4.6. Upon Your Further Direction: Patoe Ateliers may also share your Personal Information with third parties for other purposes upon your further direction or with your explicit approval.

5. Where do we store your Personal Information?
5.1. Users’ and Users-of-Users’ Personal Information may be stored in data centers located (through Wix.com) in the United States of America, Ireland, Japan and Israel or in The Netherlands & United Kingdom (the location of workplaces).

5.2. Transfer of EU Personal data: If you are located in Europe, when we will transfer your Personal Information to the United States or anywhere outside Europe, we will make sure that (i) there is a level of protection deemed adequate by the European Commission or (ii) that the relevant Model Standard Contractual Clauses are in place. We participate in, and has certified its compliance with, the EU-U.S. Privacy Shield Framework and the Swiss-U.S. Privacy Shield Framework. To learn more about the Privacy Shield Framework, visit the U.S. Department of Commerce’s Privacy Shield List, here.

6. Use of cookies and other third-party technologies
We and our Third Party Service Providers use cookies and other similar technologies (“Cookies”) in order for us to provide our Service and ensure that it performs properly, to analyse our performance and marketing activities, and to personalise your experience.

Please note that we do not change our practices in response to a “Do Not Track” signal in the HTTP header from a browser or mobile application, however, most browsers allow you to control cookies, including whether or not to accept them and how to remove them. You may set most browsers to notify you if you receive a cookie, or you may choose to block cookies with your browser.

7. Communications from Patoe Ateliers
7.1. Promotional Messages
We may use your Personal Information to send you promotional content and messages by e-mail, text messages, notifications within our platform, marketing calls and similar forms of communication from Patoe Ateliers or our partners (acting on Patoe Atelier’s behalf) through such means.

If you do not wish to receive such promotional messages or calls, you may notify Patoe Ateliers at any time or follow the “unsubscribe” or STOP instructions contained in the promotional communications you receive.

7.2. Service and Billing Messages
Patoe Ateliers may also contact you with important information regarding our Services, or your use thereof. For example, we may send you a notice (through any of the means available to us) if a certain Service is temporarily suspended for maintenance; reply to your support ticket or e-mail; send you reminders or warnings regarding upcoming or late payments for your current or upcoming subscriptions; forward abuse complaints; or notify you of material changes in our Services.

It is important that you are always able to receive such messages. For this reason, you are not be able to opt-out of receiving such Service and Billing Messages unless you are no longer a Patoe Ateliers User (which can be done by deactivating your account).

8. Your rights in relation to your Personal Information
Patoe Ateliers agrees that it is imperative that you have control over your Personal Information. Pursuant to privacy regulations worldwide, we take steps to enable you to request access to, receive a copy of, update, amend, delete, or limit the use of your Personal Information.

Before fulfilling your request, we may ask you for additional information in order to confirm your identity and for security purposes. We reserve the right to charge a fee where permitted by law (e.g. if your request is unfounded or excessive).

You have the right to file a complaint with your local supervisory authority for data protection (but we still recommend that you contact us first).

If you are a Patoe Ateliers User, and you wish to receive a copy, access and/or request us to make corrections to the Personal Information that you have stored with us, you can email your request to info@patoe-ateliers.eu, mail to Patoe Ateliers, Alexander Battalaan 50/54, 6221CE Maastricht, Netherlands. We will make reasonable efforts to honour your request promptly (unless we require further information from you in order to fulfil your request), subject to legal and other permissible considerations.

9. Questions and Complaints
If you have any questions or concerns about our collection, use or disclosure of Personal Information, or if you believe that we have not complied with this Privacy Policy or applicable data protection laws, please contact us – our details are set out at the end of this Privacy Policy.

Our Data Protection Officer team will investigate the complaint and determine whether a breach has occurred and what action, if any, to take. We take every privacy complaint seriously and will make all reasonable efforts to resolve your complaint promptly and in accordance with applicable law.

You can file a complaint with your local supervisory authority for data protection at any time, however we recommend that you contact us first so we can try to resolve it.

10. Data Retention
We may retain your Personal Information (as well as your Users-of-Users’ Personal Information) for as long as your User Account is active, as indicated in this Privacy Policy, or as otherwise needed to provide you with our Services.

We may continue to retain your Personal Information after you deactivate your User Account and/or cease to use any particular Services, as reasonably necessary to comply with our legal obligations, to resolve disputes regarding our Users or their Users-of-Users, prevent fraud and abuse, enforce our agreements and/or protect our legitimate interests.

We maintain a data retention policy which we apply to Personal Information in our care.

11. Security
Patoe Ateliers has implemented security measures designed to protect the Personal Information you share with us, including physical, electronic and procedural measures.

Regardless of the measures and efforts taken by us, we cannot and do not guarantee the absolute protection and security of your Personal Information, your Users-of-Users’ Personal Information or any other information you upload, publish or otherwise share with Patoe Ateliers or anyone else. We encourage you to set strong passwords for your User Account and User Website, and avoid providing us or anyone with any sensitive Personal Information of which you believe its disclosure could cause you substantial or irreparable harm.

Furthermore, because certain areas on our Services are less secure than others (for example, if you set your Support forum ticket to be “Public” instead of “Private”, or if you browse to a non-SSL page), and since e-mail and instant messaging are not recognised as secure forms of communications, we request and encourage you not to share any Personal Information on any of these areas or via any of these methods.

If you have any questions regarding the security of our Services, you are welcome to contact us at info@patoe-ateliers.eu.

12. Third-Party Websites
Our Services may contain links to other websites or services. We are not responsible for such websites’ or services’ privacy practices. We encourage you to be aware when you leave our Services and to read the privacy statements of each and every website and service you visit before providing your Personal Information. This Privacy Policy does not apply to such linked third party websites and services.

13. Updates and interpretation
We may update this Privacy Policy as required by applicable law, and to reflect changes to our Personal Information collection, usage and storage practices. If we make any changes that we deem as “material” (in our sole good faith discretion). We encourage you to periodically review this page for the latest Information on our privacy practices. Unless stated otherwise, our most current Privacy Policy applies to all information that we have about you and your Users-of-Users, with respect to our Website, Mobile Apps and other Services.

This Privacy Policy was written in English, and may be translated into other languages for your convenience. If a translated (non-English) version of this Privacy Policy conflicts in any way with its English version, the provisions of the English version shall prevail.

14. Contacting us
If you have any questions about this Privacy Policy or wish to exercise any of your rights, please refer to those sections or contact the team at info@patoe-ateliers.eu. We will attempt to resolve any complaints regarding the use of your Personal Information in accordance with this Privacy Policy.

You may also contact us by mail at:
Patoe Ateliers
Alexander Battalaan 50/54
6221CE, Maastricht
Netherlands