Privacy Policy

Our promises: we’ll always keep your data safe and secure. So you’re clued up, here’s why we need it and how we use it.

The good stuff: We will only use your data to up your experience.
Locked down: We’ll protect your data like it’s our own.
Straight talking: We’ll always talk your language and have your back – no nonsense, no surprises.
No spam: You decide what and how you hear from us.
Just the essentials: Your info won’t just hang about – if we don’t need it, we’ll delete it.

    Protecting Your Privacy

    At VERYRARE™, we are 100% committed to protecting your privacy and security. We are customers ourselves of VERYRARE™, so we totally appreciate and respect how important privacy is. 

    For all VERYRARE™ services, the data controller — the company that’s responsible for protecting your privacy— is KINDRED SPIRITS STUDIO DESIGN. 

    Navigating this page

    • How we use your information
    • Sharing your information
    • Marketing messages
    • Seeing adverts for veryrare.co online
    • Your information and countries outside Europe
    • Keeping your information
    • Your rights
    • Changes to how we protect your privacy
    • Cookies
    • Contact us

     

    How we use your information

    We use your information in a number of different ways — what we do depends on the information. The tables below set this out in detail, showing what we do, and why we do it.

    Your Personal Details, such as your name, date of birth, gender, address, email address, social media handle, screen name and phone number.

    What we do

    Why we do it

    Why we need to do it (the legal stuff!)

    Identify you when you visit our website or contact us

    Checking your identity helps us to keep your information safe from fraudsters

    Legally, we have to do this and it is also important for us

    Deliver your purchases to you

    It’s a bit hard to send your order if we don’t use your name and contact details!

    It’s an important part of our contract commitment to you

    Send you account and service updates, such as updates to our Terms and Conditions and order confirmations

    To keep you informed of any changes to VERYRARE services

    Legally, we have to do this, it’s an important part of our contract commitment to you, and it’s also important for us to keep you updated

    Send you order updates by text, e-mail or through our app

    So you know when your order is due to arrive

    It’s an important part of our contract commitment to you

    Manage your participation in any promotions, offers or discount schemes you choose to participate in

    To ensure you receive any discounts or offers relevant to you at the time e.g. Student discounts

    We will treat this as an important contract commitment to you if you choose to participate

    Direct you to the right part of our website

    To get you to the products that you want faster

    It’s important to us that you get the best out of your VERYRARE™ shopping experience

    Send you information about our products and services We like to keep you up to date and help you get the best from our products and services (you can find out more in the section on Marketing messages below) It’s up to you to choose what you hear from us and what you hear about but it’s also important for us to tell you about the best product and services we have to offer!

     

    Your payment information

    his means your chosen payment method, for example your card details (don’t worry we don’t keep the security code)

    What we do

    Why we do it

    Why we need to do it (the legal stuff!)

    Take payment, and give refunds

    After all - we’re not giving all our stuff away!

    It’s important to us and an important part of our contract commitment to you

    Keep a record of any financial transactions with you

    We need to know what you have paid for (and we have to tell the tax man about our income too!)

    Legally, we have to do this

     

    Your contact history with us

    What you’ve said to us — for example, by email, on instant chat, on Social Media, or in private message. If you contact us by phone we record calls to our customer care centre, too.

    What we do

    Why we do it

    Why we need to do it (the legal stuff!)

    Provide customer service and support

    After all, you expect the best service from us!

    It’s an important part of our service and also part of our contract commitment to you

    Improve the services and support we provide to you

    So that you get the best possible customer service

    It is important for us to train our staff

     

    Purchase history and saved items

    What you’ve bought in the past, what you’ve searched for - including using our Style Match feature - what you’ve saved or added to a board for another time, and when you have asked us to tell you that something is back in stock.

    What we do

    Why we do it

    Why we need to do it (the legal stuff!)

    Help you keep track of items you like, update you when we have new availability and let you share them, your way

    To help you get to the products that you like faster and so you can get the best out of our products and your account

    It’s up to you if you want to use these services but we would love you to share all our good stuff

    Handle returns in accordance with our Terms and Conditions and provide customer service and support

    Because you expect the best service from us and, after all, we can’t provide a refund if we don’t know what you’ve bought!

    It’s an important part of our contract commitment to you

     

    Information from Social Media or accounts you link to us

    What we do if you link your Social Media or your third-party accounts to us. We will keep a record of your Social Media handle, and the other information that is made available to us according to your Social Media account settings.

    What we do

    Why we do it

    Why we need to do it (the legal stuff!)

    We allow you to link your Social Media account to your VERYRARE™ account so you can log on simply and easily without having to create a specific account

    To make it easier for you to use veryrare.co and purchase those items you want!

    It is important for us that you get the best shopping experience

    Analysis to understand what you like, how you might share your likes with your friends and how you might influence others with your style

    It helps improve any recommendations we make to you and we may invite you to take part in surveys, reward schemes and other fashion related activities.

    It is important for us to know what you like to give you the best shopping experience
    Provide product recommendations So you can quickly spot things which take your fancy It is important for us to show you things we think you will like

    If you post comments about VERYRARE™, tag @veryrareclo or post photos to our Social Media pages

    What we do

    Why we do it

    Why we need to do it (the legal stuff!)

    Monitor our customers views or opinions

    We may want to respond to you or react, particularly if you are unhappy with something.

    It is important for us to know what you think about us

    We use public sources of information to help us investigate fraudulent activity

    To prevent and detect fraud against either you or VERYRARE™ – unfortunate, but absolutely essential

    This is important for us to protect our service, to protect you and to stop this

    Your responses to surveys, feedback and competitions

    What we do

    Why we do it

    Why we need to do it (the legal stuff!)

    We occasionally ask for feedback on our products or how you feel we are doing. Generally, responses are anonymized but we may want to respond to you directly, for example if you mention you are unhappy with something

    It makes good sense to check how you feel about us and your purchases from time to time and we can use this information to improve our service.

    It’s up to you whether you take part.

    Manage the competitions that you choose to enter and get prizes to the winners. We will let you know how we use your data at the point of entry.

    We need to let you know if you win! If you take part we will treat this as an important contract commitment to you.

    Other identifiable information

    What we do

    Why we do it

    Why we need to do it (the legal stuff!)

    We allocate you a unique number when you first shop with us (your customer ID)

    This allows us to uniquely identify you

    It’s an important part of our contract commitment to you
    Proof of your identity We sometimes need to check your identity – for example to confirm it is you that placed an order, or if you say you are a student It’s an important part of our contract commitment to you

     

    You don’t have to give us all of this personal information but if you don’t, you may not be able to buy from the site, and you are unlikely to receive our optimal overall customer experience. But that is your choice – and we respect that.

    We also anonymize and aggregate personal information (so that it does not identify you) and use it for purposes including testing our IT systems, research, data analysis, improving our site and app, and developing new products and services.

    Fraud prevention and detection

    We use any of the above categories of information to identify, prevent and detect fraud, against either you or against VERYRARE™. Detecting and preventing fraud is an unfortunate, but an absolutely essential part of our service and our contract commitment to you. Legally, we have to do this, and it is very important for us.

    We also use Purchase history data, to protect our service and uphold our Terms of Service as part of our contract commitment to you, as part of this we may make use of computer-system decisions to protect VERYRARE™ and our Service. Your rights in relation to this are detailed below.

    Personalizing your VERYRARE™ experience

    We use the data we collect to help us provide you with the best service, the best shopping experience and to show you the latest and greatest products and services that we think you will love.

     

    Sharing your information

    We do not, and will not, sell any of your personal data to any third party – including your name, address, email address or credit card information. We want to earn and maintain your trust, and we believe this is absolutely essential in order do that.

    However, we share your data with the following categories of companies as an essential part of being able to provide our services to you:

    • Companies that do things to get your purchases to you, such as payment service providers, warehouses, order packers, and delivery companies
    • Credit reference agencies, law enforcement and fraud prevention agencies, so we can help tackle fraud

    You may choose to take advantage of some of our additional services, in which case, depending on your choices we may share your data with the following categories of companies to fulfill the services you have asked for:

    • Social Media sites (for example if you choose to link your accounts to us) and other companies approved by you
    • Other third party payment providers, when you choose to use their payment services

     

    Marketing Messaging

    If you have said we can, we’ll send you marketing messages to keep you aware of what we’re up to and to help you see and find our products and services. 

    How to stop marketing messages from VERYRARE.CO

    You can control the marketing communications you receive from us through the Contact Preferences section of your VERYRARE™ account. You also have the following options: 

    • Emails:  You can also click on the ‘unsubscribe’ link in any marketing email you receive, and this will take you to the Contact Preferences section of your account so you can unsubscribe from that method of communication. 
    • Text Messages:  You can also text “stop” to the number provided within the communication and this will unsubscribe you from that method of communication. 
    • Any method of Marketing:  You can contact our Customer Care team .  Once you do this, we will update our records to ensure that you don’t receive further marketing messages. 

    If you tell us you don’t want to receive marketing messages it might take a few days for all our systems to be updated, so we would ask for your patience as you might get messages from us while we process your request. 
    Please note that opting out of marketing messages will not stop service communications, such as order updates, or where you have asked for a specific ‘back in stock’ notification. 

     

    Seeing adverts for Veryrare.co Online

    We use online advertising to keep you aware of what we’re up to and to help you see and find our products. 

    You may see VERYRARE™ banners and ads when you are on other websites and apps, such as Social Media. We manage this through a variety of digital marketing networks and ad exchanges. We also use a range of advertising technologies. 


    The banners and ads you see are based on information we hold about you, or your previous use of VERYRARE™ (for example, your VERYRARE™ search history, and the content you read on VERYRARE.CO) or on VERYRARE™ banners or ads you have previously clicked on.  


    For more information on our use of advertising technologies and Cookies, please see our cookie notice 

     

    Your information and countries outside Europe

    VERYRARE™ is a global business with operations inside and outside of France and we use suppliers and fulfillment centres located across the world.  Some of these locations will not offer the same level of protection for your personal data as France or the EU, but if we transfer your information to one of these locations we will take steps to ensure that your data and rights are protected through methods approved within the relevant Data Protection laws.  Please contact us if you would like further information about how we protect your transferred information.    

     

    Keeping your information

    We’ll hold on to your information for as long as you continue to be a VERYRARE™ customer and for as long as we are required to keep it to ensure we meet our legal requirements across the globe.   


    If you no longer wish to be a customer you can contact our Customer Care team and request that we close your account. However, we have a legal requirement to keep some of your personal data even after you have asked us to delete it. We will only keep what we absolutely need to, and only to make sure we can meet our legal or regulatory requirements, resolve disputes, prevent fraud and abuse, or enforce our Terms & Conditions. 

     

    Your Rights

    You have a lot of rights relating to your personal information, these are:

    • The right to be informed about how your personal information is being used (like this notice!)
    • The right to access the personal information we hold about you
    • The right to request the correction of inaccurate personal information we hold about you (although you can probably do most of this through "My Account"
    • The right to request that we delete your data, or stop processing it or collecting it, in some circumstances
    • The right to stop direct marketing messages, which you can do through "My Account"
    • The right to withdraw consent for any consent-based processing at any time
    • The right to request that we transfer or port elements of your data either to you or another service provider
    • The right to ask us to explain any computer-system decision about you
    • The right to complain to your data protection regulator 

     

    If you want to exercise your rights, have a complaint, or just have questions, please contact us. As a starting point, we have 30 days in which to respond to you. Our contact details are at the end of this Policy.

     

    Changes to How we protect your Privacy

    We may change this page from time to time, to reflect how we are processing your data. 

    If we make significant changes, we will make that clear on the VERYRARE™ website or other VERYRARE™ services, or by some other means of contact such as email, so that you are able to review the changes before you continue to use VERYRARE™

     

    Cookies

    We use cookies on our website. For more information on cookies, please see our cookie notice.

     

    Contact

    We always want to hear from our customers (especially if you feel we’ve let you down or could do better).

    If you:

    • Have any questions or feedback about this notice
    • Would like us to stop using your information
    • Want to exercise any of your rights as set out above, or have a complaint

    Please don’t hesitate to contact our Customer Care team, who will be happy to answer any questions you may have. 

    You can contact our privacy team by dropping us a line at raf@veryrare.co or else through the VERYRARE™ website.