INNER DESIGN

*the design network for interior design lovers*

INNER DESIGN PRIVACY POLICY

 

Site Objectives

Inner Design's mission is to link-up design enthusiasts with design industry operators to enable them to be more interactive in meeting up, exchanging ideas and seizing opportunities to compare notes.  Inner Design's mission is also connected with its correct use by users, who, by agreeing to the Site's Terms of Use, declare that they have been informed of the rules governing use of the Site and about the use made of the data that are thereby obtained to meet log-in requirements.

Collected Information

The data used by Inner Design are connected with or instrumental to the functionality of the Site and will be kept by Inner Design for the purposes stated in the privacy notice and in compliance with statutory obligations under civil law and the legislation regulating accountancy and fiscal and tax matters (so as to be able to trace the perpetrators of any offences, in the event of specific requests from and on behalf of the competent authorities).

Inner Design collects and stores the personal data voluntarily disclosed by Site users for the sole purpose of the Site's operation. More specifically, Inner Design gathers information when you, as a Site user, log-on to the web platform; for example, we know when you upload your photographs, create events and sign up to a group.

In its provision of customized services to registered users, Inner Design will use cookies to store and sometimes keep track of your personal data. A cookie is a small file of data that are downloaded onto your browser by a Web server and subsequently stored in your computer's hard disk.

In particular, cookies enable Inner Design to:

- access the information held in the various user accounts (stored in our computers) in order to provide a better customized service (this cookie is created when a user registers with our Site and is amended over the course of that user's visits to the Site);

- monitor the number of visits to our Site (just one cookie, used to quantify repeated use of our services and the use made by both registered and unregistered users, is downloaded to each browser that logs-on to the Site);

- monitor traffic volume on our Site and verify which areas a user visits in total;

- track utilization of the Site and user tendencies, so as to improve the standard of our service and customize your experience in Inner Design.

Users may delete or block cookies by using their own browser settings, but in certain cases that can affect their ability to use Inner Design. What is known as a "permanent" cookie is sent the first time you log-in to your Inner Design account. The next time you visit the Inner Design site, that permanent cookie will enable us to recognize you as a user and you won't have to enter your details before using our services. Nevertheless, in order to view or alter your confidential information (such as your credit card details) or send a message to another user, you will have to enter your details again in secure mode and enter your password, despite the fact that your computer contains the permanent cookie. Another kind of cookie, called a "session cookie", serves to identify individual visits to the Inner Design Site. Session cookies expire shortly after your browser is closed down.

Cookies shall never cause personal data, such as, for example, your name, surname, e-mail address or telephone number, to be disclosed or stored.

Under the Internet communications standards, when you visit Inner Design, the URL of the site from which you log-on is automatically recognised. Inner Design also receives the Internet Protocol ("IP") of your computer (or the server proxy it uses to log-on to the World Wide Web), your computer's operating system and the browser model it is using, e-mail models, your mobile device (including its UDID) and its operating system (if you log-on to Inner Design using a mobile device), as well as the name of your ISP or mobile telephony operator. Inner Design may also receive location data sent by third-party services or GPS-enabled devices that you have activated.  Furthermore, Inner Design receives information when you access Web pages containing interactive plug-ins. Under no circumstance shall the connection between your IP address and your personal details be shared with third parties, other than at the specific request of the Judicial Authorities.

You may revise the personal information you provide to Inner Design and make the changes you wish to the information it renders public or to your account settings, including your e-mail address and preferred methods of contact, at any time, by logging-in to your Inner Design website account.

Should you wish to close your Inner Design account, your profile and all the information relating to it will be deleted.  In any event, Inner Design shall keep some of the data you disclose for a period of three months, in intelligible form, purely in order to manage account functions and prevent fraud and/or unauthorized use in the future, whereas said data shall be stored in anonymous form for the remaining statutory period for administrative/legal purposes only. In any event, any contributions you make to Answers or Inner Design Focus Groups shall continue to be visible even after your account is closed. Other information that you share with others or that users have copied may likewise continue to be visible.

Inner Design does not assume any liability in connection with the deletion or storage (subject to these Terms of Use) of information or assume any obligation to refrain from deleting information.