DFI Club respects your right to privacy.
Below, we tell you in detail how we use and store all of your personal and
web-use data but, in summary, any personal information you give us is safe and
confidential: we store all of your information on a secure server and do not
sell your information to outside organizations. Our goal in gathering
information is to consistently improve our relationship with you.
Your personal details
Your privacy is important to us. We do not
sell your information to outside organizations. We treat all of your personal
information as confidential and keep it on a secure server.
When we may use your personal details
To provide you with the best possible
service, we’d like to keep you up-to-date with a range of products and services
provided by DFI Club. This may include news of special events, promotions,
product launches and catalogues.
Purpose of Use
When you do provide us with personal data,
we usually use it to respond to your inquiry, process your order or provide you
access to specific information or offers. Also, to support our customer
relationship with you: we may store and process personal data and share it with
our worldwide affiliates and partners to better understand your business needs
and how we can improve our products and services; or we (or a third party on
our behalf) may use personal data to contact you about an DFI Club offer in
support of your business needs or to conduct online surveys to understand
better our customers’ needs.
If you choose not to have your personal
data used to support our customer relationship (especially direct marketing or
market research), we will respect your choice. We do not sell or market your
personal data to third parties, except to DFI Club’s affiliates and partners.
Using this website and your personal
You do not have to provide any information
to us to use this website. However, certain sections of the site or facilities
within the site may not be accessible if you choose not to share essential
information with us.
When you visit DFI Club Web site and
register for the subscription service, we will ask you to submit personal
information, including: your name, email address and contact information. We
may collect information about your internet connection and website-use, e.g.
the URL you came from, IP address, domain type, browser type, the country and
telephone code where your computer is located, the web pages viewed during your
visit and any search terms you entered on our website. We may collect this
information from registered and unregistered users. We use this information to
help us make improvements to our website and online services.
Any personal information you provide to us
(or which is available on public registers) and any User Information from which
we identify you is used for the following purposes only:
• For statistical purposes to improve this
website and the services we offer
• to provide you with relevant content
• to administer this website.
If you have registered to receive
notification of new content that may be of interest to you, then we may use
your personal information to send you these notifications by email.
Your personal information may be disclosed
to other businesses within DFI Club and to reputable third-parties who will
help process your request. DFI Club requires all such third-parties to treat
your personal information as confidential at any given time.We may access or
process your personal data on a global basis as necessary for the purposes for
which such access or process is granted. To the extent such global processing
involves a transfer of personal information to our affiliates or third parties
located outside the EEA that have not received a binding adequacy decision by
the European Commission, such transfers are subject to (i) EU standard
contractual clauses; or (ii) other binding and appropriate transfer mechanisms
that provide an adequate level of protection in compliance with GDPR, such as
approved binding corporate rules.
DFI Club will collect, use or disclose
personal data supplied by you online only for the purposes disclosed to you,
unless the disclosure:
• is a use of the personal data for any
additional purpose that is directly related to the original purpose for which
the personal data was collected,
• is necessary to prepare, negotiate and
perform a contract with you,
• is required by law or the competent
governmental or judicial authorities,
• is necessary to establish or preserve a
legal claim or defense,
• is necessary to prevent fraud or other
illegal activities, such as willful attacks on DFI Club IT systems.
Our legal basis to process personal data
includes processing that is necessary for the performance of the contract
between you and DFI Club, necessary to comply with legal requirements,
necessary for our or a third party’s legitimate interests, and based on your
consent which may subsequently be withdrawn at any time without affecting the
lawfulness of processing based on consent before its withdrawal.
How we collect User Information using
On DFI club Web site, cookies record
information about your online preferences. Cookies help us to provide a more
personalized online service to you and our cookies do not store any sensitive
or confidential information. You can set your computer/mobile phone/other
device to accept all cookies, notify you when a cookie is issued, or not
receive cookies at any time. Please bear in mind that certain personalized
Each browser is different so check the ‘Help’ menu of your browser to learn how
to change your cookie preferences if you wish to do so.
Cookie and Similar Technologies
create the most effective website possible for you, as explained in more detail
What are Cookies
A cookie is a small text file that can be
stored on and accessed from your device when you visit our websites. This
allows us to store or retrieve information about you, your preferences or your
device and to ensure the website performs as you expect it to. We may also use
web beacons or similar technologies on our websites to enable us to know
whether you came to our websites from an online advertisement displayed on a
third-party website, measure the success of email marketing campaigns, and
improve our website performance.
Strictly Necessary Cookies
are required to operate our websites and
cannot be switched off. We may use them to prevent fraudulent activity, to
improve security, for system administration and to allow you to make use of
shopping-cart functionality.Without these, the website will not perform as
smoothly for you as we would like it to and we may not be able to provide the
website or certain services or features.
collect data for statistical purposes on
how you and other users use this website and its features. They are used to
generate aggregated, anonymous information and allow us to see the overall
patterns of usage on the Site, rather than the usage of a single person. We use
these cookies to improve the performance of our websites, advertisements and
allow users to customize how the website
looks for them. These cookies remember your preferences and setting and ensure
that the information displayed on your next visit to our websites will match up
with your user preferences.
Third Party Cookies
Your use of our websites may result in some
cookies being stored that are not controlled by DFI Club. This may occur when
the website you are visiting makes use of a third party analytics or marketing
automation tool or includes content displayed from a third party website. We do
not control the storage of these cookies and you should refer to the privacy
policies of the relevant third party for more information.
How long do Cookies Last
Cookies last for different lengths of time
depending on what they are used for:
are only stored until you leave the website
or close web browser.
remain on your computer until you delete
them or they expire. The length of time a persistent Cookie stays on your
device varies from Cookie to Cookie.
How Do I Manage Cookies
There are several options for managing,
disabling and deleting cookies:
Change your browser settings
It is also possible to stop your browser
from accepting cookies altogether by changing your browser’s cookie settings.
These cookie settings are usually found in the “options” or “preferences” menu
of your internet browser. In order to understand these settings, the following
links may be helpful. Otherwise you should use the “Help” option in your
internet browser for more details.Cookie settings in Internet Explorer
• Cookie settings in Internet Explorer
• Cookie settings in Firefox
• Cookie settings in Chrome
• Cookie settings in Safari
If you’d like to learn more about cookies
in general or how to opt out of them, visit theAll About Cookies site, or if
you’re located in the US/ European Union, visit the Your Online Choices site..
Please be aware that if you choose not to
receive our cookies, we cannot guarantee that your experience will be as
fulfilling as it would otherwise be.
Links to Other Web Sites
DFI Club Web sites contain links to other
Web sites. DFI Club is not responsible for the privacy practices or the content
of other Web sites.
We retain personal data for the period
necessary to respond to your requests, as needed to comply with legal
obligations, and to otherwise fulfill the purposes outlined in this Privacy
Policy. Retention periods can vary significantly based on the type of information
and how it is used. When assessing these periods we carefully examine our need
to collect personal information and if we establish a relevant need we only
retain it for the shortest possible period unless a longer retention period is
required by law. Following the expiration of the retention period, electronic
records are permanently erased so as to ensure that they cannot be restored and
physical records are destroyed in a manner where they cannot be reproduced.
Exercising Your Rights
You have a legal right to obtain a copy of
your personal data free of charge, and the right to correct or update your
personal data, or to request deletion of your personal data. You can also
object to processing of your personal data, ask us to restrict processing of
your personal data or request portability of your personal data. Under the laws
of some jurisdictions, we may decline your requests that are unreasonably
repetitive, require disproportionate technical effort, jeopardize the privacy
of others, or are extremely impractical. If you request a change to or deletion
of your personal data, please note that some of your information may remain
within our systems and other records where necessary for compliance with
Changes to the Policy
We may update this Policy from time to
time. If we make significant changes we will revise this Policy to reflect such
changes. We encourage you to periodically review this Policy to be informed of
the most updated version.
If you would like to exercise your rights
use of your data or a possible breach of privacy laws, you can write to us at
the appropriate address below including your name, email address and purpose of