Who is responsible for the data collection on this website?
The data collected on this website are processed by the website operator. The operator’s contact details can be found in the website’s legal notice.
How does Creative Sofa collect your data?
Some data are collected when you directly provide it to Creative Sofa. This could, for example, be data you enter on a contact form. Other data are collected automatically by IT systems when you visit the website. These data are primarily technical data such as the browser and operating system you are using or when you accessed the page. These data are collected automatically as soon as you enter our website.
What does Creative Sofa use your data for?
Part of the data is collected to ensure the proper functioning of the website. Other data can be used to analyze how visitors use the site in order to optimize the content. Third-party advertisers might use the data to evaluate the results of running campaigns.
Analytics and third-party tools
When visiting our website, statistical analyses may be made of your surfing behavior. This happens primarily using cookies and analytics. The analysis of your surfing behavior is usually anonymous, i.e. Creative Sofa will not be able to identify you from this data. You can object to this analysis or prevent it by not using certain tools. This page will inform you below about how to exercise your options in this regard.
What rights do you have regarding your data?
You always have the right to request information about your stored data, its origin, its recipients, and the purpose of its collection at no charge. You also have the right to request that it be corrected, blocked, or deleted. You can contact Creative Sofa at any time using the address given in the legal notice if you have further questions about the issue of privacy and data protection. You may also, of course, file a complaint with the competent regulatory authorities.
Traffic analysis helps Creative Sofa to identify popular parts of the site, such as mockups genres or other services and shows ways in which way to grow. That is why the site uses Google Analytics, a web analysis service of Google Inc, (1600 Amphitheatre Parkway Mountain View, CA 94043, USA; “Google”). The use includes the “Universal Analytics” operating mode. This facilitates the assignment of data, sessions, and interactions across several devices to a pseudonymous user ID and thus the analysis of a user’s activities across devices.
A written and signed Data Processing Agreement with Google does exist.
Newsletter – Mail Chimp
Creative Sofa offers a free weekly newsletter that offers news about the latest additions to the catalog, exclusive free mockups, and updates on current freebies that you can find on the web. In order to sign up, you will have to share your first name and your email address. Creative Sofa only use this data to send the requested information and does not pass it on to third parties.
The newsletter subscription is managed by the Mail chimp platform. In order to sign up, you will only be asked to leave your email address, that will be sent to Mail Chimp where it will be stored in accordance with European data privacy laws. Mail Chimp undertakes all pertinent precautions in order to preserve the security of the data and, in particular, to protect them against any accidental or unlawful destruction, accidental loss, corruption, unauthorized circulation or access, as well as against any other form of unlawful processing or disclosure to unauthorized persons. Mail Chimp data storage center has information storage security certificate (ISO 27001) as well as a certificate of IT service management (ISO 20000). After your registration, you will receive a mail for your explicit subscription confirmation (double opt-in). Mail Chimp does also offer analytics functions that show which and how many emails have been sent and opened, if mailings have bounced or which mails caused users to unsubscribe. The analytics are group-related and are not used for individual tracking.
You may unsubscribe from this newsletter at any time by sending a mail to firstname.lastname@example.org or by clicking the “unsubscribe” link you’ll find in every mail. After unsubscribing your data will get deleted.
A written and signed Data Processing Agreement with Mail Chimp does exist.
Google AdSense (Google Inc.) Google AdSense is an advertising service provided by Google Inc. This service uses the “Doubleclick” Cookie, which tracks use of this website and User behavior concerning ads, products and services offered. Users may decide to disable all the Doubleclick Cookies by clicking on this link.
Place of processing: United States
Privacy Shield participant.
Facebook plugins (Like & Share buttons)
Creative Sofa allows you to view content hosted on external platforms directly from the pages of this website and interact with them. This type of service might still collect web traffic data for the pages where the service is installed, even when users do not use it.
Google Fonts (Google Inc.) Google Fonts is a typeface visualization service provided by Google Inc. that allows this website to incorporate content of this kind on its pages.
Place of processing: United States
Privacy Shield participant
YouTube video widget (Google Inc.) YouTube is a video content visualization service provided by Google Inc. that allows this website to incorporate content of this kind on its pages.
Personal Data collected: Cookies and Usage Data
Creative Sofa uses SSL encryption for security reasons and for the protection of the transmission of confidential content, such as the inquiries you send to Creative Sofa as the site operator. You can recognize an encrypted connection in your browser’s address line when it changes from “http://” to “https://” and the lock icon is displayed in your browser’s address bar. If SSL or TLS encryption is activated, the data you transfer to the site cannot be read by third parties.
The rights of Users
Users may exercise certain rights regarding their data processed by Creative Sofa. In particular, users have the right to do the following:
- Withdraw their consent at any time. Users have the right to withdraw consent where they have previously given their consent to the processing of their Personal Data.
- Object to processing of their Data. Users have the right to object to the processing of their Data if the processing is carried out on a legal basis other than consent. Further details are provided in the dedicated section above.
- Access their Data. Users have the right to learn if Data is being processed by the Owner, obtain disclosure regarding certain aspects of the processing and obtain a copy of the Data undergoing processing.
- Verify and seek rectification. Users have the right to verify the accuracy of their Data and ask for it to be updated or corrected.
- Restrict the processing of their Data. Users have the right, under certain circumstances, to restrict the processing of their Data. In this case, the Owner will not process their Data for any purpose other than storing it.
- Have their Personal Data deleted or otherwise removed. Users have the right, under certain circumstances, to obtain the erasure of their Data from the Owner.
- Receive their Data and have it transferred to another controller. Users have the right to receive their Data in a structured, commonly used and machine readable format and, if technically feasible, to have it transmitted to another controller without any hindrance. This provision is applicable provided that the Data is processed by automated means and that the processing is based on the User’s consent, on a contract which the User is part of or on pre-contractual obligations thereof.
- Lodge a complaint. Users have the right to bring a claim before their competent data protection authority.
Where Personal Data is processed for a public interest, in the exercise of an official authority vested in the Owner or for the purposes of the legitimate interests pursued by the Owner, Users may object to such processing by providing a ground related to their particular situation to justify the objection. Users must know that, however, should their Personal Data be processed for direct marketing purposes, they can object to that processing at any time without providing any justification. To learn, whether the Owner is processing Personal Data for direct marketing purposes, Users may refer to the relevant sections of this document.
Any requests to exercise User rights can be directed to the Owner through the contact details provided in this document. These requests can be exercised free of charge and will be addressed by the Owner as early as possible and always within one month.