Privacy & cookie policy

Privacy Statement of A2BC BV

Through our webshop, www.a2bc.com (“the Site”) will process certain personal data. We value the privacy of our customers and we observe all legally required measures in processing and protecting personal data, as required by the Dutch "Wet bescherming persoonsgegevens" (Wbp). This means we:

- Clearly specify our purposes for the personal data that we collect in this Privacy Statement;
- Limit our collection of personal data to only the personal data needed for legitimate business purposes;
- First ask for explicit permission to process your personal data in cases where your permission is required;
- Take appropriate security measures to protect your personal data and we demand the same from parties who process personal data on our behalf; and
- Respect your right to inspect, correct or delete your personal data held by us.
A2BC BV is the party responsible for all data processing. In this privacy statement, we explain the type of personal data we collect and for which purposes we use the personal data we collect. We recommend that you read this Privacy Statement carefully.

 

Use of Personal Data

By accessing the Site, purchasing merchandise, signing up for our newsletter or otherwise using any services, you are providing certain data to us. Company data isn’t personal data unless the data is linked to you or to (your) employees. This data could include personal data such as:

- Name and address
- Telephone number
- Billing address
- Shipping addres
- Email address
- Payment details
- Gender
- Date of birth
- IP address

We only retain and use the personal data provided directly by you or for which it is clear that it has been supplied to us to be processed. By using certain techniques we, or third parties, can collect personal data as well. Please read our Cookie Policy for more information about this passive way of collecting data.

Registration
Certain features of the Site require you to register before such features can be utilized. After your registration we will retain your user name and the personal data you provided. We will retain this data so that you do not have to re-enter it each time you visit the Site, to contact you in connection with customer service issues, order invoicing and payment, and to provide an overview of the products and services you have purchased from us on the Site.

 

Fulfilling your order


We will use your personal data when fulfilling your order. If necessary for proper handling, we may provide your data to third parties. (See the Section entitled, “Providing Data to Third Parties” below.)

 

Contact form and newsletter


It’s possible that we offer the option to subscribe on a newsletter to inform those interested in our products and/or services. Each newsletter contains a link with which to unsubscribe from our newsletter. Your email address will be added to the list of subscribers only with your explicit consent.
If you fill out a contact form on the Site or send us an email, the data you provide will be retained for as long as is necessary, depending on the nature of the form or the content of your email, to fully answer and correctly handle your message or email.


Providing data to third parties


We will not provide the data linked to your user name to third parties unless it is necessary for the execution and fulfillment of the services requested by you, including without limitation, the execution and fulfillment of orders placed on the Site, or as required by law. In the event of suspicion of fraud or misuse of the Site, we may hand over personal data to the appropriate authorities.


Security


We take all legally required security measures to reduce the likelihood of misuse of, and unauthorized access to, personal data.

 

Websites


This statement is not applicable to third party websites connected to this Site through links. We cannot guarantee that these third parties will handle your personal data in a secure and careful manner. We recommend you read these websites’ privacy statements before clicking on any links or making use of the websites accessed by such links.

 

Changes to this Privacy Statement


We reserve the right to modify this statement. We recommend that you review this statement regularly, so that you remain informed of any changes.

 

Inspection and modification of your data


You can always contact us if you have any questions regarding our privacy policy or wish to review, modify or delete your personal data.

 

 

 

A2BC’s Cookie Policy


The website located at www.a2bc.com (the “Site”) uses cookies. Cookies are small text files that are stored on your device by your web browser, which allow us or our external service providers to recognize your device (PC, laptop, smartphone or tablet) or browser (e.g. Firefox, Chrome, or Internet Explorer). We may also use similar techniques known by various names, such as pixels, web beacons, (JavaScript) tags, etc. For consistency and simplicity, all these techniques combined are called 'cookies' here.

 

Informed consent

In this Cookie Policy we explain how and why we use cookies on our Site by providing you this information. By continuing to visit our Site, you consent to our use of cookies as described here.

 

Types of cookies and their purposes

Our general purpose for using cookies is to allow a smooth and user-friendly experience on our Site. In the following sections we provide information about the specific types of cookies we use and for what specific purposes.
Session cookies and Persistent Cookies
Our cookies are normally transmitted from our server to your system. Often, these cookies are so-called ‘session cookies’. Session cookies are deleted automatically from your hard-disk when your visit to our Site has ended (when your browser window or tab is closed, or when you leave our Site to visit another web page). Other cookies remain on your device and allow us to recognize your device or browser during your next visit (so-called ‘persistent cookies’). Such cookies may allow you to continue where you left off on your last visit, without having to submit all of your data again. We also use third-party cookies to perform analytics and for social media functions, such as sharing or liking a page or product. These cookies are also persistent.


Basic functionality and performance


We use cookies in order to provide basic or even essential functionality for our Site, such as: remembering the contents of your shopping cart and login data recognizing you the next time you visit the Site; and remembering your language. Without such cookies, you would not be able save any products you wish to purchase, and you would have to resubmit all your data for every product you want to buy. If you are a registered user of our Site, cookies also help us to remember you and prevent that you would have to login again, or change the language settings, on each page you visit.

 

Analytics

Cookies also help us to analyse the frequency of our webpage views, so we can try to make it easier for you to navigate our Site to find what you are looking for. As part of the Google Analytics service implemented on our Site, Google places cookies on the Site. We use this service for monitoring and reporting on how visitors use the Site. Google may provide this information to third-parties if it is obliged to do so by law, or insofar as third-parties process the information on behalf of Google. The information is transferred to and saved by Google on its servers in the United States, and is beyond our control. Click here for Google's privacy policy, which you should consult and understand prior to viewing this Site any further. Google enables you to prevent your data from being used by Googles Analytics, by downloading and installing the Google Analytics Opt-out Browser Add-on. By doing so, however, you would also prevent us from learning how we may improve our Site by using that data.

 

Chat

We make use of a chat function operated by a third party called Zopim. When you use the chat function (f.e. to ask a question) anonymous and pseudonymous data will be collected by Zopim. Please read their privacy policy for more information. We have no influence on the data gathered by the plugin. Please consider this when using our Services.  

 

Right to inspection and correction or deletion of your personal details

You have the right to request inspection, correction or removal of your personal data from our servers. To find out more, see our contact page. In the interest of preventing misuse and fraud, we may ask that you provide proper identification. If you wish to inspect personal details linked to a cookie, please make sure to include a copy of the relevant cookie. You will find the cookie in your browser settings.

Enabling, disabling, and deleting cookies
You can configure your web browser to block or delete cookies. However, doing so may negatively affect your experience of the Site.
More information about enabling, disabling, and deleting cookies can be found in the instructions and/or help section(s) of your browser.

 

Changes

We reserve the right to make changes to this Cookie Policy. To stay updated on the latest changes, we recommend consulting this Cookie Policy regularly.

 

 

Contact

A2BC BV 
Verlengde Hereweg 173
9721 AP Groningen
+31 50 211 186 1
info@a2bc.com
The Netherlands
Chamber of commerce: 54085187
Vat NL851153124B01