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Privacy Policy

The site www.aaltas.com (hereinafter referred to as "Website") is edited and published by Sonia Lacroix SARL (hereinafter referred to as "AALTAS"). Please refer to our Legal Notice for more information about our company, as well as the other terms and conditions governing access to our Website:

By using our Website, you signify your consent and agreement to all of these terms and conditions. If you do not agree to these terms, you are not permitted to continue using the Website and our services.

When you order our products by email or through our Website, you acknowledge being 18 years old or older. You must also read and accept the applicable General Conditions of Sale, which will govern the terms and conditions of all orders of our products.

Our Website is aimed at an adult audience. It is forbidden for minors to transmit personal data about themselves to us. If we detect that such data has been transmitted to us, it will be deleted from our database. The parents (or legal guardians) of the child may contact us and request deletion of the data or de-registration. For this purpose, we require a copy of an official document confirming you as a parent or guardian.

AALTAS respects your right to privacy in the online world when you use our Website and also when you visit us at an event organized at our company or in our presence with a partner.

This Privacy Policy explains how and for what purpose we use information collected about you through our Website or through offline programs or events.

We invite you to regularly review our Privacy Policy to stay informed of any updates.

    1. DATA CONTROLLER

      Sonia Lacroix SARL
      Rue des Maraîchers 36, 1205 Geneva - Switzerland
      Registered with the Geneva Cantonal Commercial Register
      N° IDE & VAT : CHE-254.483.221

      Director of publication and data protection: Sonia Lacroix

      Contact : 

      • Tel: +41 79 219 86 54
      • E-mail : hello (at) aaltas.com

      All processing of personal data carried out as part of the services offered by AALTAS on the Website is carried out in accordance with the Federal Data Protection Act of 19 June 1992 (LPD, R.S 235.1) and Regulation 2016/679 of 27 April 2016 on the protection of individuals with regard to the processing of personal data and on the free movement of such data (the "General Data Protection Regulation", "RGPD"), where applicable.

        2. YOUR CONSENT

          By browsing our Website or providing us with your personal data, you agree to the rules described in this Privacy Policy. If you do not agree with these rules, please do not use or visit our Website or provide us with your personal data.

            3. THE DATA COLLECTED

              We only collect personal data that you are willing to provide us, which results from your actions on our Website and which we need to offer or improve our services to you, or for another legitimate reason:

              • Personal contact information such as: name, first name, birth date, address, email, phone number;
              • Account login information;
              • Payment information, such as credit card and bank information;
              • Your comments and user-generated content, including any photos, videos and personal stories that you share with us or in our social networks;
              • Your preferences regarding our products.

              We may collect personal data about you from third party data aggregators (e.g. Google), promotional partners, public sources and third-party social networking sites. Such information may include personal data as part of your profile on a third-party social network and that you allow that third party to share with us, pursuant to their rules.

              When we use social plugins, we may also collect and process personal data in connection with your accounts on social networks. The collection and processing of personal data communicated to us by these social networks is governed by the Privacy Policies specific to these social networks, which we invite you to consult.

              We use cookies, which are files stored on your computer when you visit our Website and may collect certain information, such as your IP address or browsing preferences. You will find more information in our Cookies Notice.

                4. WHY DO WE COLLECT AND USE PERSONAL DATA

                  We may use your personal data to:

                  • to create and access your user account, when we offer this service;
                  • to fulfil your orders and purchases on a contractual basis;
                  • to respond to your queries or use it for contests you have entered;
                  • to contact you for marketing purposes, with your consent or based on a previous purchase;
                  • to combine with information we receive from others to help understand your needs and to provide you with better service, including customizing our Website and serving you interest-based advertising;
                  • for safekeeping and maintenance of our Website; for reporting; and for risk, dispute and record management;
                    5. TO WHOM DO WE DISCLOSE YOUR PERSONAL DATA?

                      Personal data are not generally transmitted to third parties, they will only be transmitted in the context of processing your requests and orders, AALTAS will be required to legitimately communicate your personal data to our subcontractors.

                      We have adopted internal policies and procedures through which all of our employees are sensitized to the importance of maintaining control of personal data.

                      Your personal data may be transferred to the following third parties:

                      • Based on the consent you have given;
                      • Persons or entity that you direct us to share your information with;
                      • To our subcontractors for legitimate processing to respond to and fulfill your requests. Our subcontractors receiving only the data required to fulfill your requests and using it exclusively for that purpose;
                      • To our subcontractors in the context of legitimate processing so that we can provide you with a user-friendly and optimized Website;
                      • To our subcontractors for legitimate processing and with your consent for marketing and advertising purposes;
                      • In the event of a merger or acquisition of all or part of AALTAS by a third party;
                      • To authorities having the right to access the information in the context of the implementation of legal obligations.

                      In any case where cross-border transfer is done, we ensure that an adequate protection is guaranteed for personal data to be transferred outside of Switzerland and the EEA. In some specific cases when this level of protection is not guaranteed, we will obtain your prior consent or establish with the recipient of personal data a contractual framework or sufficient safeguards that ensure an adequate level of protection abroad. You may request access to a copy of these safeguards by contacting us.

                        6. SUBCONTRACTORS

                          AALTAS carefully selects its subcontractors, who are also committed to protecting your data.

                          Function

                          Name

                          Description

                          ANALYSIS TOOL

                          GOOGLE ANALYTICS

                          We use the analysis tool of GOOGLE Inc.

                          Website: https://analytics.google.com/analytics/web/;

                          Data Protection Policy: https://policies.google.com/privacy?hl=en-US

                          If you want to disable Google Analytics, you will find the add-on for your relevant browser by clicking on:  www.tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout?hl=fr. Please note the deactivation Google Analytics may prevent the use of certain features available on the Website.

                           

                          EMAIL

                          Mailchimp

                          For our mailings, we use MAILCHIMP of The Rocket Science Group, LLC.

                          Website: https://mailchimp.com/; 

                          Data protection Policy: https://mailchimp.com/legal/privacy/  

                           

                          CMS AND SHOP SERVICE PROVIDER

                          Shopify

                          We use the services of Shopify Inc., a Canadian multinational e-commerce company. Website: www.shopify.com

                          Data protection Policy: https://www.shopify.com/legal/privacy

                           

                          PAYMENT

                          STRIPE

                          We use the electronic payment module set up by Stripe for secure online payment by credit card. See Stripe's privacy policy: https://stripe.com/fr-ch/privacy

                           

                          PAYMENT

                          PAY PAL

                          We use the electronic payment module set up by Pay Pal Inc. for secure online payment by credit card. See Paypal's privacy policy:

                          https://www.paypal.com/fr/webapps/mpp/paypal-and-your-data.

                           

                          HOSTING

                           

                          Gandi

                          The Website is hosted by GANDI SAS, in France.

                          Website: www.gandi.net

                          Data protection Policy: https://www.gandi.net/en/contracts/pp

                           

                          SOCIAL PLUGIN

                          Facebook connect

                          With the “Facebook Connect Button” of FACEBOOK Inc., you can log in to our Website with your Facebook user data. The purpose and scope of the data collection and the further processing and use of the data by Facebook as well as your rights in this regard and settings options for the protection of your privacy can be found in the privacy policy of Facebook:

                           

                          Website :  https://www.facebook.com

                          Data protection Policy: https://www.facebook.com/policy.php

                           

                           

                          7. DATA RETENTION

                            We do not, as a matter of business practice, retain personal data longer than necessary for the purposes stated and to comply with legal requirements, unless otherwise agreed to by you.

                            Your data may however be stored and/or archived for a limited period, which shall not exceed 10 years of time (unless legal obligations or regulations require or allow a longer retention period).

                            At the end of the applied retention period, we shall delete your data without it being required that any further information be provided to you.

                              8. SECURITY OF YOUR DATA

                                We take all reasonable technical and organizational precautions to protect your personal data from loss, unauthorized access and other violations. This data will not be sold or shared with third parties, except as provided in this Privacy Policy.

                                When the personal information we collect is no longer required for the purpose for which it was collected, or for any legal requirement, we destroy or delete it. 

                                  9. YOUR RIGHTS

                                    You can request access to the personal data we hold about you by contacting us at hello (at) aaltas.com. You have the right to tell us if you wish to withdraw your consent, correct, update or delete your personal data from our records. To help us process your request, please provide us with your name and contact information.

                                    You can unsubscribe at any time to no longer receive communications from us by using the "unsubscribe" option at the bottom of each newsletter received or by contacting us at hello (at) aaltas.com. You can also limit the use of tracking technologies, such as cookies, by configuring your browser to choose whether to accept or decline them.

                                      10. YOUR CALIFORNIA PRIVACY RIGHTS

                                        If you are a California resident California Civil Code Section 1798.83 allows you to request information regarding AALTAS and its affiliates’ disclosure of your personal information to third parties for the third parties’ direct marketing purposes.

                                        To make a request, please send an email to at hello (at) aaltas.com, or write us:

                                        Sonia Lacroix SARL
                                        Rue des Maraîchers 36, 1205 Geneva - Switzerland

                                        As required under California Civil Code Section 1798.83(c)(2), and except as you elect to allow AALTAS to do so, AALTAS and its affiliates would never provide your personal information with other AALTAS affiliates or companies outside of AALTAS for those affiliates or companies direct marketing use.  Please look at the present Privacy Policy for more information.

                                        For California residents under the age of 18, who are registered users of this Website, pursuant to California Business and Professions Code Section 22581, you may request removal of content or information you have posted. To make such a request, please email hello (at) aaltas.com, with a detailed description of the specific content or information. Any request does not ensure complete or comprehensive removal of the content or information you have posted and there may be circumstances the law does not require or allow removal even if requested. In all other events, AALTAS will remove the information as required by law.

                                         

                                        Last update :  June 2021