Privacy & Policy

A privacy policy is a disclaimer informing users about how the website deals with a user’s personal information. The privacy policy generally contains information regarding whether or how their information is shared with parent companies, subsidiaries, or third parties. Often this also explains how or if the website uses cookies and web bugs. Source: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Privacy_policy

What personal data do we collect?

The personal information we collect depends on the purpose of your visit to our website:

1. Read information

If you visit our web site to read information, download files or images, we only collect Clickstream data and cookies that remember your choice of language.

2. Participate in the ED-Awards

If you choose to enter a submission to the ED-Awards we will ask you to create an account with information about the designer and the submission.

Information like log-in name, password and who you vote for as wall of fame winner, are only for administration purposes and will not leave our company.

We will ask you how you found out about us and your answer will be used to fulfill our agreement with our media partners.

There will be checkboxes that ask if you want to receive information from our sponsors. Only if you give this permission will we reveal your contact data to our sponsors. We will not give your contact data to other external parties without your permission.

The payments are handled by PayPal and we do not see your credit card or account details. We refer to them regarding payment security.

If you reach the final of your category, we will publish the name and contact information for the designer and the client at our web site, in the ED-Annual and in other promotion channels (e.g. press releases). We will also publish the design itself and the design data.

3. Purchase from our web shop

To be able to send your purchased items to you we will need to collect contact data, like name and address.

We will ask you how you found out about us and your answer will be used to fulfill our agreement with our media partners.

There will be checkboxes that ask if you want to receive information from our sponsors. Only if you give this permission will we reveal your contact data to that sponsor. We will not give your contact data to other external parties without your permission.

The payments are handled by PayPal and we do not see your credit card or account details. We refer to them regarding payment security.

4. Ask a question

If you send us a question that is of interest to others, we might publish both question and answer at our website (FAQ). We will also send you the answer by e-mail. We will not give your e-mail to external parties without your permission.

5. Sign-up for newsletters

If you sign-up for our newsletters we will save your e-mail address. We will not give it to external parties without your permission.