Last updated 04.04.2024

Barmetal Clothing (the “Company”) recognizes the importance of privacy and values your trust. This Privacy Policy (“Policy”) elucidates how personal information about you is gathered, utilized, and divulged by the Company. Personal information covered by this Policy encompasses data collected during your interactions with us, such as when you shop in our stores, use our websites, participate in activities and events, or engage with us in other ways. We may issue varied or supplementary notices regarding personal information practices tailored to specific programs or activities.

Collection of Personal Information

We gather personal information provided by you. “Personal Information” encompasses any data that identifies, relates to, describes, is capable of being associated with, or could reasonably be linked, directly or indirectly, to a particular individual or household. Examples include name, postal address, phone or fax number, email address, and account information (e.g., credit card and online registration details). This information is collected when you create an account, set up a profile, use the interactive features on our site, make a purchase, register for events, or communicate with us via email, phone, or other means. Adhering to the principle of data minimization, we only collect information necessary for providing and enhancing our services to you. Any additional information you opt to provide is done so voluntarily.

Automatic Collection of Information

We automatically receive certain types of information when you utilize our services or sites. This encompasses information obtained through tools and technologies such as cookies, web beacons, and server logs. For instance, when your web browser accesses our site, we collect certain types of information, such as your IP address, browser type, access times, and the page visited prior to our site. We may also gather details about your computer’s operating system and your activity and usage on our site. This information is collected to enhance our services, comprehend usage patterns, and optimize user experience.

Cookies

We automatically collect data using cookies. A “cookie” is a small data file transferred by our sites to your computer. We deliver these cookies and collect data on our sites, and we may engage third-party agents to deliver cookies and gather data. We utilize the data collected through cookies to support the integrity of the registration and purchasing processes on our sites, retain your preferences and account settings, understand your potential interests for personalized marketing and information, and improve our sites and your experience. When you watch a video on our site that utilizes Adobe Flash Player, a third party (Adobe Systems Inc.) may place a “flash cookie” on your computer. Visit Adobe Flash Player’s privacy and security page to learn more about how Adobe Systems Inc. safeguards your privacy.

Web Beacons

We also gather information using Web beacons. Web beacons are electronic images that may be utilized on our site or in our emails. We utilize Web beacons to deliver cookies, count visits, understand usage and campaign effectiveness, and ascertain whether an email has been opened or acted upon. We may enlist third-party providers who employ Web beacons on our behalf, and their usage of Web beacons will conform to their own privacy policies.

Personal Information from Other Sources

We may also receive personal information about you from other sources, such as social media platforms or other third-party data aggregators, and merge or link that with information we possess about you. The collection and use of information by these third parties are governed by their respective privacy policies, which we recommend you review.

Use of Personal Information

We employ the personal information collected about you for various purposes, including:

Providing and delivering products and services, processing transactions, and disseminating related information, such as purchase confirmations, invoices, updates, security alerts, recall notices, and support and administrative messages; 

Addressing your comments and inquiries and furnishing customer service;

Sending you communications regarding the Company and partner products, services, offers, promotions, news, upcoming events, and location-specific information;

    Handling contest or sweepstakes entries and prizes;

    Managing and administering your account; and

    Operating and enhancing our sites and services.

By subscribing to text notifications, you consent to receive recurring automated marketing text messages at the provided phone number. Consent is not obligatory for purchase. Text STOP to unsubscribe or HELP for assistance. Message and data rates may apply. View Terms of Use and Privacy Policy.

We may store and process personal information in Switzerland and other countries. We ensure that international data transfers adhere to relevant laws, providing adequate protection for the privacy and rights of users.

Sharing of Personal Information

Personal information about you may be shared outside of the Company and its affiliates, including but not limited to:

Sharing personal information with third parties who execute transactions or render services on our behalf. For instance, to facilitate product purchases and provide customer service, we may need to furnish your credit card number to financial-services firms such as credit-card processors and issuers.

Sharing aggregated or anonymized information (such as daily visitor counts to a specific webpage, or the size of orders placed on a particular date) with third parties like advertising partners. This information does not directly identify you or any user.

Posting or publishing any content you submit on our sites, such as comments, stories, photos, blog postings, and videos, or content sent to us by others about your activities or postings.

Sharing personal information as part of a corporate business transaction, such as a merger, acquisition, joint venture, corporate reorganization, financing, or sale of company assets. It may also be shared in cases of insolvency, bankruptcy, or receivership, where personal information could be transferred to third parties as part of the business assets in the transaction.

Sharing personal information (i) to comply with laws or respond to lawful requests and legal processes, (ii) to safeguard the rights and property of the Company, our agents, and others, including enforcing our agreements, policies, and terms of use, or (iii) in emergencies to protect the personal safety of the Company, our customers, or any other individual.

We mandate that third parties respect the security of your data and handle it in accordance with the law. We do not permit our third-party service providers to utilize your personal data for their own purposes and only authorize them to process your personal data for specified purposes and in accordance with our instructions.

Your Choices

You possess certain rights and choices concerning the personal information we collect and how it is used.

Email Communications: You can opt out of receiving promotional emails from the Company by following the instructions in those emails. If you opt out, we may still send you non-promotional emails, such as emails regarding your purchases, account, or ongoing business relations.

Postal Mail: You can adjust your postal mail preferences by contacting us at info(at)barmetalclothing.com.

Information Correction & Deletion: You are welcome to correct or update your personal information by contacting us if it changes. You may also request deletion of your personal information, and you can ask us not to share your personal information with third parties for their marketing purposes by contacting us.

Cookies: You can opt to cease data collection by cookies on our site by adjusting your browser settings or following the instructions in our Cookie Policy.

Please note that exercising these choices does not guarantee complete or comprehensive removal of posted content or information online, and there may be instances where the law does not mandate or allow removal even upon request.

Security of Personal Information

The Company is dedicated to safeguarding your personal information. We employ commercially reasonable physical, electronic, and procedural measures to protect personal information from loss, misuse, unauthorized access, disclosure, alteration, and destruction. This includes employing secure socket layer (SSL) technology to encrypt the transmission of sensitive information and storing your information in secure databases protected by a variety of access controls.

However, no method of transmission over the Internet or electronic storage is 100% secure. Therefore, while we endeavor to use commercially acceptable means to protect your personal information, we cannot guarantee its absolute security.

In the event of any data breach likely to pose a high risk to your rights and freedoms, we will notify you and the pertinent authorities as required by law.

Advertising and Analytics Services Provided by Others

We allow third parties, including Google to deliver analytics services and serve advertisements on our behalf across the internet and in applications. These entities may employ cookies, web beacons, device identifiers, and other technologies to collect information about your use of the Services and other websites and applications, such as your IP address, web browser, mobile network information, pages viewed, time spent on pages or in apps, links clicked, and conversion information. This information may be utilized by the Company and others to, among other things, analyze and track data, determine the popularity of particular content, deliver advertising and content tailored to your interests on our Services and other websites, and better understand your online activity. 

Changes to This Policy

The Company may amend this Policy periodically to reflect changes in legal, regulatory, or operational requirements. If we make any alterations to this Policy, we will notify you by revising the “Last Updated” date at the top of this policy, and in certain cases, we may provide more prominent notice or seek your consent. Your continued use of our services subsequent to any changes to the Privacy Policy becoming effective indicates your consent to the provisions of the revised policy.

European Economic Area and UK Residents

If you are a resident of the European Economic Area (EEA) or the United Kingdom (UK), you possess specific rights regarding your personal data under the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR). These rights encompass the right to access, correct, or delete your personal data, and to transfer your data to other providers. You also have the right to object to, or restrict, certain types of processing of your personal data.

To exercise these rights, you can contact us info(at)barmetalclothing.com. If you have a complaint about our handling of your personal data, you can also contact your local data protection authority.

International Data Transfers

Our operations are headquartered in Switzerland, and thus, your data may be transferred to, stored, or processed in Switzerland. Although the data protection, privacy, and other laws of Switzerland may not be as comprehensive as those in your country, we take necessary measures to ensure the protection of your privacy. By utilizing our services, you comprehend and consent to the collection, storage, processing, and transfer of your data to our facilities in Switzerland and those third parties with whom we share it, as described in this policy.

Third-Party Websites and Services

Our site may feature links to third-party websites or services. We do not oversee these third-party websites or services, and we are not responsible for their privacy practices or content. We advise you to peruse the privacy policy of each website you visit.

Contact Us

For inquiries, comments, or concerns regarding this Policy or our privacy practices, please contact us at info(at)barmetalclothing.com. Please bear in mind that email communications are not always secure. Kindly refrain from including sensitive information in your emails to us.