Effective date: 01-01-2022

    R.Rost is committed to- -protecting and safeguarding your privacy when you visit our site or interact with us electronically. R.Rost e.g. will never sell, rent or otherwise transfer your personal information, including your email address, to third parties without your consent, except as set forth in this Privacy Policy. This Privacy Policy describes what happens to personal information that you provide to us or that we collect when you visit this site.

    Who is RobertRost?

    1.1 Robertrost is Robert Rost. I own and operate this website (the "Site"). My contact details are on the Site. If you have any questions or feedback about this policy, please contact us.

    What is the point of this policy?

    2.1 This policy explains how we handle your “personal data” (i.e. information about identified or identifiable living persons). In the context of the General Data Protection Regulation, we are the controller of the personal data collected by us. Read on to find out what personal data we collect, how we use and protect it, who we disclose it to and how you can access and correct it or request that it stop processing.

    2.2 By using the Site, you accept this policy, our terms and conditions and our cookie policy. Do not use the Site unless you fully agree to this policy, cookie policy and terms and conditions. When you use the Site, we assume that you accept these things.

    Can the policy be changed?

    3.1 That is possible. Therefore, you should check this every time you visit the Site. If you use the Site after the effective date at the top of the revised policy, you accept this policy, our cookie policy and the terms and conditions.

    What personal or other information do we collect?

    Information you provide to us

    4.1 We collect and store the information you provide to us through forms you fill out on the Site - such as your name, address, email address, phone number - or when you communicate with us by telephone, e-mail or in another way. You can decide which information you want to provide to us via these forms, but some of this information may be required to provide you with certain services or goods (for example, the billing or delivery address if you order from us). If you choose not to provide such information, we will not be able to provide you with such services or goods.

    Information We Collect About You

    4.2 We automatically receive and store certain information when you come into contact with us. Examples include connection information such as country and city, browser type and version, your operating system and platform, a unique reference number associated with the information you enter into our system, login credentials, the full URL clickstream information to, from, through and from our site (including date and time), cookie number, activity on the Site including the pages you have visited, searches you have performed, products purchased, likes, comments and uploads.

    Information we receive from other sources

    4.3 We may receive information about you if you use any of the other websites we operate or the other services we provide. We also work closely with third parties (including, for example, business partners, technical service providers, payment and delivery services, advertising networks, analytics service providers, search information providers, credit reference agencies) and we may receive information about you from them.

    What about cookies?

    5.1 We use cookies on the Site. Full details are available in our separate cookie policy.


    What is our legal basis for the processing of personal data?

    6.1 In accordance with the General Data Protection Regulation, we have various legal bases for the processing of your personal data: (a) Performance of a contract with you: for data required to provide you with goods or services (which you see as mandatory fields in any order or sign-up process), we process the data in order to provide you with those goods and services; (b) Permitted: if you have given your consent (for example, by agreeing that we may contact you with offers and events in which you may be interested), we will process the data based on that consent; (c) Legitimate interests: For the other information we collect, we process it in the legitimate interest of our business.


    How do we use your personal data?

    7.1 We use your personal data to provide our services arising from contracts concluded between you and us and to provide you with the information, products and further services that you may request from us. This includes sending service / transaction messages, processing payments and / or executing orders.

    7.2 We use your personal data to be able to communicate effectively with you when you attempt to contact us through the Site.

    7.3 We only want to send you marketing-related communications (by email, post, telephone or SMS) that we think will be of interest to you and for which you have consented on the Site.

    7.4 We may use personal information to recognize you when you visit or return to the Site, to track anonymized traffic and usage patterns, to prevent or detect fraud or abuse, or to help us improve the Site. We can use cookies for this. View our cookie policy.

    7.5 We can use your personal data to display advertisements on our website, tailored to you and your preferences. We can use cookies for this. View our cookie policy.

    7.6 If you provide us with a third party email address to refer someone to us, we will only use that email address to forward the referral message. Then we delete it immediately. You must have the consent of the person whose data you provide to us.

    7.7 We will retain personal information from closed accounts to comply with legal obligations, enforce our terms and conditions, prevent fraud, collect fees due, resolve disputes, resolve problems, assist with investigations and take other actions such as permitted by law.

    7.8 We may access, delete, modify, store or otherwise use personal information if we have reason to believe it violates our terms and conditions, or that such steps are necessary to protect us or others, or if an offense has been committed, or if we are required to do so by law or at the request of a competent authority. How do we protect personal data? 8.1 Safety has a high priority. We take all relevant precautions to protect personal data.

    8.2 E-mails and other electronic communications are not secure if they are not encrypted. Your messages may pass through servers in a number of countries, including countries outside the European Economic Area (EEA), before they reach us. While we do our best to protect your personal information, we cannot guarantee the security of your information sent to the Site; any transfer is at your own risk. We are not responsible for any unauthorized access to or loss of personal data due to any cause beyond our control. Nor can we be held responsible for the acts or omissions of other users or third parties who may misuse your personal data that they collect from the Site. To whom do we pass on personal data?

    9.1 Payment details including credit card numbers are provided directly to our banking partner. We do not receive such information. To ensure that your information is not used without permission, your personal information may be provided to relevant third parties, including credit reference and fraud prevention agencies, who may record this information.

    9.2 We may grant third parties that provide us with a service access to your personal data. For example: providers of e-commerce platforms, couriers (to deliver goods), website hosts and companies who assist us in conducting communication activities or monitoring our site.

    9.3 If you have consented to our site, we may provide your personal data to our other group companies, i.e. our subsidiaries, our ultimate holding company and its subsidiaries, as defined in section 1159 of the UK Companies Act 2006 or selected third parties so that they may send you emails (or other communications) with information about goods or services that may be of interest to you, including information about special offers or promotions. You can change your privacy settings and preferences in "Your Account".

    9.4 Your activity on the Site: a) If you register for our community, your display name (which you can change to a name other than your real name if you wish), photo, profile / biography and artwork (including any artwork titles / descriptions) will always be visible and searchable by users of the Site. Your followers will be notified when you upload a new work of art. b) Depending on your privacy preferences, the following information about you may also be visible and searchable to other users: likes, recent activities, reviews, videos viewed, uploaded artworks, comments and links (i.e. users you follow and those who follow you). c) If you post a review or comment on the Site, your display name will be displayed and the user who is the subject of the review / comment will be notified. d) If you follow another user, that user will be notified if you have set your privacy settings accordingly. e) If you wish to deactivate your account, you can deactivate your profile in the “Your profile and privacy preferences” section of your account. f) If you want to permanently delete all activities / work and close your account, please send an email to mail@robertrost.nl

    9.5 We may disclose personal data insofar as this is reasonably necessary: a) If we have reason to believe that you are in breach of our terms and conditions, or that such steps are necessary to protect us or others, or if a criminal offense has been committed, or if we are required by law or at the request of a competent authority; or b) In the event of an actual or proposed sale or merger or business combination involving all or any relevant part of our activities. c) If we are required to disclose or share your personal information to comply with a legal obligation, or to enforce or apply our terms and conditions and other agreements, or to protect the rights, property or safety of us, our protect customers or others. This includes the exchange of information with other companies and organizations for the purposes of fraud protection and credit risk reduction.

    9.6 We may store or transfer personal data outside the EEA for the purposes set out in this policy. If so, we will of course adhere to applicable laws regarding transfers of data outside the EU.

    9.7 Unless otherwise expressly provided in this policy, this document only addresses the use and disclosure of information that we collect from you. If you disclose your information to third parties, whether they be other users of our site or other websites, different rules may apply to their use or disclosure of your information.

    What are your rights with regard to your personal data?

    10.1 You can contact us using the "contact us" option to: (a) request access to or a copy of the personal data we hold about you, either for access or to provide it to another controller; (b) request the erasure or rectification of any personal data we hold about you; (c) object to our use of your personal data and / or request that we limit or stop our use of this data (b) withdraw your consent to the processing of your personal data, if we process data on the basis of consent.
    10.2 If you wish, you can have your account with us permanently deleted in the manner described above.
    10.3 For information about your rights under data protection law in the European Union, see https://ec.europa.eu/info/law/law-topic/data-protection_en.