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Materials Nation Atelier Supplies Trade a limited liability company incorporated under and in accordance with the laws of the State of Qatar with Commercial Registration No. 160335and having its registered address at Doha, Qatar is a fashion and lifestyle company that offers products and fashion styling services.

Materials Nation Atelier Supplies Trade (Materials Nation Atelier hereafter) respects your privacy and is committed to protecting it. We provide this Privacy Policy to inform you of our privacy procedures and practices, including what information we collect about you, how we obtain your information and how we use your information.

For the purposes of this Privacy Policy "we", "our" and "us" refer to Materials Nation Atelier, "this website" or "our website" refers to the mnatelier.com website and "you" and "your" refers to a specific individual accessing any of our platforms accessible through mobile and tablet applications (the Platforms).

Principles we adhere to

We will comply with applicable data protection laws that apply to our processing of your personal information. We will:

  1. process your personal information in a lawful, fair, transparent and secure way
  2. collect your personal information only for lawful purposes as explained to you when collecting your personal information
  3. not use your personal information in any way that is incompatible with those purposes
  4. process your personal information in a manner that is adequate and relevant to the purposes for which we have collected it and limited only to those purposes
  5. keep your personal information accurate, complete and, where necessary, up to date; and
  6. keep your personal information for a period of time that does not exceed the necessary period for achieving the purposes for which we have collected it.

Data collection and use

The information we may collect from you includes:

  1. information establishing your identity (for example, name, address, email address, date of birth, gender, fitting measurements)
  2. financial information (for example, credit card details)
  3. information relating to your use of this website
  4. information relating to a purchase or potential purchase of our products and styling services (such as records of purchase and feedback provided and attributable to you)
  5. any information you independently choose to provide to us (for example, if you send us an email or call us)

Automatic Information: We may collect certain information automatically when you use our platform, such as your Internet protocol (IP) address, device and advertising identifiers, browser type, operating system, Internet service provider, the date and time of your visit, information about the links you click, the pages you view, the general manner in which you navigate the platform, and other standard server log information. If you choose not to provide your personal information when we ask you, this may limit the products and styling services we can offer you. For example, if you do not provide your address, we cannot deliver your order.

How do we obtain your information

We may collect your information during the course of our relationship with you and will only use your personal information in accordance with applicable data protection laws.

  1. from you (for example, when you access or purchase products or styling services from this website or any of our Platforms, when you make an inquiry about a product or service, send emails, or otherwise provide us with your personal information)
  2. from suppliers; and
  3. from advertisers or marketing companies.

How we use your information

We may use or process your personal information for the following purposes:

  1. to provide you with information about our products, goods, styling services, offers and other information that we think may be valuable to you
  2. to facilitate the sale of our products and styling services to you
  3. to personalise our styling services, products and content to you and your geographic region (including but not limited to promotions)
  4. to respond to any queries, requests, or comments that you may have
  5. to process your payments
  6. to review, develop and improve the products and services which we offer; and
  7. to comply with legal obligations

On what basis we use your information

We use your personal information on the following bases:

  1. for our legitimate interests. Using your personal information helps us to operate, improve and minimise any disruption to the products, goods and styling services that we may offer to you. We also have a legitimate interest in sending you information on the products, styling services and offerings we believe will be of interest to you
  2. because the information is necessary for the performance of a contract with you or to take steps at your request to enter into a contract
  3. because you have given your consent (if we expressly ask for consent to process your personal information, for a specific purpose); and
  4. to comply with our legal and regulatory obligations.

With whom do we share your information

We will only disclose or transfer your personal information (on need-to-know basis) for the purposes set out in this notice to:

  1. the stylists that provide the styling services
  2. third party service providers and sub-contractors for our legitimate interests as they provide a service to us (including but not limited to brands, product delivery, marketing and advertising, data processing, IT and office services)
  3. any member of our group; and
  4. any competent authorities if we are legally required to comply with a request for data.

Countries to which we transfer your information

The information you submit may be transferred, stored and hosted outside of Qatar or the country from which you may be accessing this website and/or any of the Platforms, and may be transferred to countries which do not have data protection laws or to countries where your privacy and other fundamental rights will not be protected as extensively. These and all other transmissions will remain secure and under our sole control.

We will implement appropriate measures to ensure that your personal information remains protected and secure when it is transferred outside your home country and you can exercise your rights effectively.

Cookies

Cookies are small pieces of information that your browser stores on your computer when requested by a website.

We request your browser to store a cookie when you access this website and/or any of the Platforms and may request your browser to store one or more cookies when you make purchases, request or personalise information, or register yourself for certain services.

Our platform may place and access certain first party Cookies on your computer or device. First party Cookies are those placed directly by us and are used only by us. We use Cookies to facility ate and improve your experience of our platforms and to provide and improve our services. We have carefully chosen these Cookies and have taken steps to ensure that your privacy and personal data is protected and respected at all times.

We use cookies, Local Shared Objects, and similar technologies for technical reasons to enable the efficient operation of the platforms, to enhance the ease of use of the platforms, and to gather statistics on how you use our platforms. By using the platforms, you consent to our use of cookies and similar technologies. You may opt out of cookies and similar technologies, but please understand that certain functionalities on the platform may no longer function for you if you choose to do so.

Some third parties collect information about users of our platforma to provide interest-based advertising on our platform and elsewhere, including across browsers and devices. These third parties may use the information they collect on our platform to make predictions about your interests in order to provide you ads (from us and other companies) across the internet. Some of these third parties may participate in an industry organization that gives users the opportunity to opt out of receiving ads that are tailored based on your online activities. Due to differences between using apps and websites on mobile devices, you may need to take additional steps to disable targeted ad technologies in mobile apps. Many mobile devices allow you to opt out of targeted advertising for mobile apps using the settings within the mobile app or your mobile device. For more information, please check your mobile settings.

Data retention

We will keep your data only for as long as is necessary to respond to any queries or complaints, to improve the services that we offer to you or to comply with any legal obligations to which we may be subject.

To determine the appropriate retention period for personal information, we consider the amount, nature, and sensitivity of the personal information, the potential risk of harm from unauthorised use or disclosure of your personal information, the purposes for which we process your personal information and whether we can achieve such purposes through other means, and the applicable legal requirements.

Your rights

Please contact us if you would like to:

  1. Access your data – request a copy of your personal information that we process about you
  2. Correct your data – request us to amend or update your personal information where it is inaccurate or incomplete
  3. Erase your data – request us to delete your personal information where it is no longer necessary for the purpose(s) for which your information was originally collected;
  4. Object to the use of your data – at any time, object to us processing your personal information under certain circumstances, such as if such processing is not necessary to achieve the purposes for which the data has been collected by us;
  5. Notified of inaccurate disclosure – you have the right to be notified if an inaccurate record of your personal information has been shared with a third party
  6. Withdraw your consent – withdraw your consent at any time to the use of your personal information for a particular purpose (where we have asked you for consent to use your information for that particular purpose).

For any of the above, please email us at atelier@materialsnation.com or send postal mail to the following address:

Materials Nation Atelier

PO Box. 35192

Subject to any overriding legal obligations, requirements and/or exemptions, we will endeavour to respond to your request within thirty (30) days of receipt, unless we require further information from you. We may ask you to provide proof of your identity.

If you feel that we do not comply with applicable data protection and privacy rules, you may lodge a complaint with the data protection authority, the Compliance and Data Protection department at cdp-privacy@motc.gov.qa.

Children

We are committed to protecting the privacy needs of children and we encourage parents and guardians to take an active role in their children's online activities and interests. We do not knowingly collect information from children and we do not target our website or Platforms to children.

Security

We are committed to protecting the information you provide us. We have implemented security policies, rules and technical measures to protect the personal information that we have under our control, in accordance with applicable data protection laws. The security measures are designed to prevent unauthorised access, improper use or disclosure, unauthorised modification and unlawful destruction or accidental loss. In addition, we limit access to your personal information to those employees, agents, contractors and other third parties who have a business need to know. They will only process your personal information on our instructions and they are subject to a duty of confidentiality.

We have put in place procedures to deal with any suspected data security breach and will notify you and any applicable regulator of a suspected breach where we are legally required to do so.

Please note that information collected by third parties may not have the same security protections as information you submit to us, and we are not responsible for protecting the security of such information.

Hyperlinks

Our website or Platforms may provide links to third-party websites for your convenience. If you access those links, you will leave our website or Platforms. We do not control those websites or their privacy practices, which may differ from ours. We do not endorse or make any representations about third-party websites. This Privacy Policy does not cover the personal data you choose to give to unrelated third parties. We encourage you to review the privacy policy of any company before submitting your personal information. Some third-party companies may choose to share their personal data with us; that sharing is governed by that third-party company's privacy policy.

Notification of changes

We may be required to update or change our Privacy Policy from time to time. We will upload an updated Privacy Policy on this website or the Platforms. If there are any significant changes to the Privacy Policy (e.g. if we decide to use your personal information in a manner different from that stated at the time it was collected), we will notify you by way of an email.

Contacting us

This Privacy Policy sets out in broad terms how we handle your personal information and safeguard our privacy. If you have any questions relating to our Privacy Policy send postal mail to the following address:

Materials Nation Atelier

Doha, Qatar PO Box. 35192

+ 974 4414 4442

atelier@materialsnation.com