Privacy & Legal

This is a website of Alskar Design BV, based in Amsterdam. We designed and compiled this website with the utmost care. If you encounter any problems on our site, please let us know by sending an e-mail. We will do our utmost to solve the problem as soon as possible.

Basic principles

We are aware that an appropriate processing of personal data is an indispensable aspect of privacy law.

We do not sell your data. We treat all collected data confidentially. The processing of data takes place in accordance with the requirements of the Personal Data Protection Act, and from May 25, 2018 in accordance with the GDPR.

We do not collect and process personal data, unless you have provided them yourself, knowingly, to us. You can therefore visit this website anonymously.

Purpose of data collection

Your personal data are processed by us to enter into and execute agreements with regard to our services in the field of design, innovation and product development. The data can also be used to improve our services and to manage the relationships with our customers.

The collected data are used to make contact, such as answering questions or sending documents. You will only receive the Design Magazine or Design Guide if you have explicitly registered for this or asked for it. When you unsubscribe from the Design Magazine or our other informative emails, the data will be removed from our database.

Marketing activities

We collect general website visitor information in the context of our marketing activities. In general we collect as little data as possible and data are anonymised as much as possible.

Use of cookies

We use cookies to remember your settings and preferences. A cookie is a small file containing pages of this website and sent by your browser on the hard drive of your computer is stored.

Website statistics

Because we like to know how our visitors use the website, we work with Google Analytics and Statcounter. Statcounter and Google place cookies via this website. The information obtained is analyzed by Statcounter and Google for us. The information is anonymized as well as possible. We can not trace you personally.

Statcounter and Google will only share the obtained information with third parties when they are legally obliged to do so or insofar third parties process the information on behalf of Statcounter and Google. We have not authorized Statcounter and Google to use the information obtained for other services. Statcounter and Google are American companies. The collected information is stored on US servers. Statcounter and Google conform to the EU-US Privacy Shield principles.

Social media buttons

We want to make sharing of information from our website easy for you. This is possible with a number of social media buttons on our website. We use buttons from LinkedIn, Xing, Facebook and GooglePlus. Most social media channels work with cookies and comply with the EU-US Privacy Shield. Please read the privacy statements of the respective social media channels to know what they are doing with the collected information.

Disabling and removal of cookies

Do you want to disable or delete cookies? You can do this in your browser settings. If necessary, use the help function of your browser to find out how you can do this.

Design Magazine and other mailings

This information only applies to people who have registered for the Design Magazine or have applied for a Designguide.

We offer a free monthly Design Magazine by email to inform interested people about the field of product designand related matters. Your email address is added only with your explicit permission to the list of subscribers. We also offer a free Designguide, that can be requested by a form on the website, which comes together with monthly informational emails about the practice of innovation and design. Every Design Magazine or informational mailing contains a link to unsubscribe.

Privacy compliance on our email servers

Personal data will not be published or provided to third parties. All Design Magazines and informative e-mails are sent from the e3 Software servers. We have concluded a Data Processing Agreement with e3 Software.

e3 Software complies with the EU-US Privacy Shield Framework and the Swiss-US Privacy Shield Framework regarding the collection, use, and retention of personal information transferred between the European Union and Switzerland and the USA. e3 Software has been certified to the Department of Commerce for Adheres to the Privacy Shield Principles.

Security

We protect the data entrusted to us by technical and administrative security measures to minimize the risk of loss, misuse, unauthorized access, disclosure and modification. You can think of firewalls, encryption of data and physical and administrative access control to the data and servers. If you think that data has been misused, please contact us. Our contact details are at the bottom.

Stored data

Alskar Design BV uses Google Analytics and Statcounter (see above) to monitor, among other things, how visitors ended up on our website.

If you contact us, we will save the name you entered and the email address you used. We also do this when you register for the Design Magazine or request our Designguide. If you request a quotation or if you become a customer of us, your name and contact details will be stored.

Your rights

If you have a relationship with us, you can contact us to change your details or have them removed. Via opt-out links you can unsubscribe at any time from our Design Magazine and other informative emails. Your name and email address will then be removed from the servers of e3 Software.

We do not process personal data by means of the placed cookies. We have no influence on the use of cookies by social media channels. The data we obtain through Statcounter and Google Analytics can not be traced back to individuals. If you have any questions about this, please contact us by e-mail.

Use of content

You are not authorized to copy or use any content, methods, proprietary processes, or technology embodied or described in this website. All rights, including all intellectual property rights on all information and images on the website remains reserved to Alskar Design BV, its licensors or content providers. Use or making copies thereof is prohibited without the prior written consent of Alskar Design BV, its licensors or content providers.

Copyrights

The content of this website may not be reproduced, stored in an automated database, or published, in any form or by any means, electronic, mechanical, photocopying, recording, or in any other way, without prior written permission from Alskar Design BV.

All intellectual (property) rights relating to the design process, the displayed products and all related information, and the way in which the data are represented or appear belong to Alskar Design BV or its clients.

We have done our utmost to trace those who hold the copyrights and intellectual property rights to the displayed images, products and concepts in the Design Magazines. Copyright of photos belong to the photographer/creative studio/company mentioned in the article in the Design Magazine. The material published in the Design Magazine is the intellectual property of either Alskar Design BV and/or the various content providers and as such is protected by international copyright law. Generally speaking images are the intellectual property of the relevant photographers, architects, designers etc, unless otherwise stated.

All information, images, concepts, materials and products, which have not been designed and developed by us, have been found on the following blog's and / or are from content providers: designboom.com, MIT.com, TED.com, FastCompany.com, Core77.com, DesignBeans.com, DesignAddict.com, Product Design Forum, the Red Dot Design Zentrum and other sources. In case you believe we have unrightfully published your intellectual property or copyright, please let us know by email, and we will remove the image or information.

Disclaimers

This website contains general information only. The website is provide as is, and we make no express of implied warranties regarding it. Without limiting the foregoing, we do not warrant that this website will be secure, error-free, free from virusses or malicious code, or will meet any particular criteria of performance or quality. We expressly disclaim all implied warranties, including, without limitation, warranties of merchantability, title, fitness for a particular purpose, non-infringement, compatibility, security and accuracy.

By using this website, you are agreeing to this privacy statement and disclaimer. If you do not agree, you should immediately terminate such usage.

Your use of this website is at your own risk and you assume full resposibility and risk of loss resulting from your usage, including, without limitation, with respect to loss of service or data. Certain links on this website may leat to websites, resources or tools maintained by third parties over whom we have no control. We make no express or implied representations or warranties whatsoever regarding such websites, resources or tools. Links to other websites, resources and tools should not be construed as an endorsement of them or their content by us.

Revisions

We may revise this privacy statement and disclaimer at any time. Such revisions shall be effective as to you upon posting, unless explicitly stated by us. Your continued use of this website following changes to this privacy statement and disclaimer constitutes your agreement to the changes.

Contact

If you have any questions or requests regarding privacy and collection of data, you can reach us at:

Alskar Design BV
Gedempt Hamerkanaal 253
1021 KP Amsterdam
The Netherlands


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T: +31 20 820 22 11


Company registration: 67556868
VAT number: NL857075718B01