Privacy of Personal Data

Gili’s undertakes to comply with regulatory and ethical provisions as laid out in the Personal Data Protection Act. Therefore, we guarantee the confidentiality of any information about you, whether it were passed on when setting up an account or making contact via the forms on our website. Your personal data will not be shared with third parties for commercial purposes.

In accordance with the “Information Technology and Individual Liberties” law, the information requested by Gili’s is obligatory and necessary for the commercial management and marketing of your file and the quality of our relations. Therefore, the information collected may be communicated to third parties connected to Gili’s by contract to carry out subcontracted tasks required for the operation of Gili’s.

Lastly, you have the right to access, modify, rectify and permanently delete any data concerning you. You may exercise this right by contacting our customer services.

1. The information we collect

Gili’s ensures it only collects and processes data strictly necessary for the purpose for which it was intended.

Data collected by Gili’s is required to ensure the provision of the services offered by Gili’s.

Any data processed comes from the recording of information of people who directly communicated it to Gili’s.

Some information is mandatory as it is essential to complete your requests, other information is optional, it enables us to know you better. Mandatory information is marked with an asterisk on the form.

Unless otherwise clearly specified on the personal data form, the collected by Gili’s is not passed on to third parties.

Gili’s guarantees that the information recorded on the website is treated strictly confidentially.

2. Use of cookies and settings

Gili’s aims to ensure it informs you in a clear and transparent way about the use of cookies as you browse our websites.

2.1 What are cookies ?
2.2 Which cookies are on our websites and applications ?
2.3 Your choices regarding cookies

2.1 What are cookies ?

A cookie is a computer text file that is written onto your hard drive when you visit a website such as gilis.com. The cookies that we use enable us to keep data about you to customise and facilitate your browsing on subsequent visits (for example: pages visited, date and time and password). They also enable our partners to offer you targeted advertising depending on your browsing or to assess user frequency on our website in order to improve performance and usability.

A cookie does not allow us to identify you; it only records your IP address (your computer ID).

Cookies are installed on your computer for a limited period according to their functions, but the period of validity shall not exceed 13 months for “permanent” cookies.

The cookies recorded by us or by third parties when you visit our websites and applications do not identify you as an individual, just the device that you are using. Cookies do not store sensitive personal data but just give information about your browsing so that your terminal can be subsequently recognised.

Cookies do not cause damage to your device, but facilitate, for example, finding your preferences, pre-filling certain fields and adapting the content of our services.

Only you choose if you want to have cookies recorded on your device and you can easily control the storage of cookies. For specific information on the management and control of cookies, please refer to the specific page section (link to the paragraph in question). Your choices with respect to cookies.

2.2 Which cookies are on our websites and applications ?

2.2.1 Functional cookies

When you visit the website for the first time, cookies are stored on your hard drive. We use these cookies to:

  • measure the website audience,
  • obtain statistics on website traffic,
  • evaluate your interest in the content and our different sections.

These cookies also enable us to:

  • assess the relevance of the usability of the site,
  • keep your session active preventing you from having to reconnect,

2.2.2 Statistical (or analytical) cookies

The analytical cookies that we transmit allow us to know you better and to improve our services by determining statistics and volumes of hits and (sections and content visited, pathway, etc.).

2.3 Your choices regarding cookies

When you browse our website, information is liable to being stored, or read, in your terminal, subject to your agreement.

It is important to note that any settings that you can undertake may change your web browsing and your conditions for access to certain services requiring the use of cookies.

If you refuse storage of cookies on your device, or if you delete those that are already recorded, you will no longer benefit from a certain number of features that may be required to browse certain areas of our websites and applications.

At any time you can choose to express and amend your wishes through the various means described below:

2.3.1 General cookie use

You can configure your browser so that cookies are either stored on your device or rejected. Some browsers enable you to define rules to manage cookies on a site-by-site basis.

To manage cookies, each browser is configured differently. It is described in your browser’s help menu, allowing you to find out how to change your preferences:

For Internet Explorer
Click on the Tools tab, then on Internet Options.
Click on the Confidentiality tab, then Settings,
Move the cursor up to block cookies or down to enable cookies,
To end, click on OK.

For Safari
Click on Safari.
Select Preferences then Confidentiality.
Click on Details.
Select one or several websites that store cookies then click on Delete or Delete all.
After deleting the websites, then click Done.

For Chrome
Click on the Google Chrome menu in the browser toolbar.
Select Settings.
Click on View advanced settings.
In the  “Confidentiality” section, click on Content settings.
In the “Cookies” section, you can modify the following settings:

  • Delete cookies
  • Block cookies by default
  • Enable cookies by default
  • Keep the cookies and data from the website by default until the browser is closed
  • Make exceptions for the cookies of certain websites or sectors

For Firefox
At the top of the Firefox window, click on the Tools menu then select Options.
Select the Privacy panel.
Set storage settings: to use custom settings for history.
Uncheck the box Accept cookies to deactivate the cookies.
Click on OK to close the ‘Options’ window.

For Opera
Click on Preferences.
Then, click on Advanced.
Then select Cookies.
There are several options:

  • Accept cookies: All cookies are accepted (by default).
  • Only accept cookies from the website visited: cookies from third parties, from domains external to the one visited, are refused.
  • Never accept cookies: all cookies are refused.

3.2 Audience measurement cookies

To measure traffic on our website and therefore improve the quality of our content and website usability we use Google Analytics, a free service offered by Google, generating detailed statistics about visitors to a website.

This software measures data relating to internet users, like the number of visitors to the website or the use made of the website. The data stored is anonymous and does not contain any personal details.

Data from Gili’s is sent to Google and its storage is Google’s responsibility.

3.3 Social networks

Our website uses software applications from third parties, enabling internet users to share content from our website with other people or to share opinions with these other people regarding the contents of our website. This is the case with “Share” and “Like” buttons on social networks such as Facebook, “Google+”, ”Twitter”, etc.

When a user looks at a page on the website with a button like this, the browser establishes a direct connection with the social network servers.

If the user is connected to the social network while browsing, the application buttons enable the viewed pages to be linked to the user account.

If the user interacts through plug-ins, for example by clicking the ‘Like’ button or by leaving a comment, the corresponding information will be transmitted to the social network and published on the user’s account.

If the user does not want the social network to link the information collected through the website to their user account, they must log off from the social network before visiting our website.

We encourage you to view the privacy policies of these social networks to become acquainted with how browsing information, collected through these application buttons, is used and for what purposes, particularly in terms of advertising.