Prada S.p.A. (hereinafter “PRADA”), with its registered office in Milan (Italy), the operating holding company of the Prada Group, recognizes the importance of maintaining the confidentiality, integrity and security of your personal data (hereinafter “Personal Data”), and inform you that any Personal Data which you provide to PRADA through the website www.prada.com (the “Website”), as well as any Personal Data which you may provide to a Prada Group store, including through its subsidiaries and/or affiliates (collectively the “PRADA Group”), will be processed in compliance with current applicable laws on privacy and with any specific local regulations, applicable from time to time, including the European General Data Protection Regulation (Regulation (EU) 2016/679 – “GDPR”), together with the principles and general rules of conduct contained in the Code of Ethics adopted by the PRADA Group.
1. Type and source of data
During their normal operation, the computer systems and software procedures used to operate our Website collect certain personal data (log files). The transmission of such data is inherent to the use of internet communication protocols. This information is not collected in order to be associated with specific data subjects. However, due to its nature, this information can allow users to be identified by means of its processing and integration with data held by third parties. Such information includes the IP addresses or domain names of the computers you use to visit our Website, URIs (Uniform Resource Identifiers) of the resources requested, the time of the request, the method used to submit the request to the server, the size of the file obtained in reply, the numerical status code of the server reply (successful, error, etc.) and other parameters concerning the user's operating system and computer environment. This data is used with the sole purpose of obtaining anonymous statistical information on the use of our Website and to guarantee its correct operation.
Personal Data voluntarily provided by the data subject
Personal Data collected through the Website
PRADA collects and processes the Personal Data that you directly and voluntarily provide through our Website to subscribe to our newsletter service.
The items of Personal Data collected include email address and location.
Furthermore, when you voluntarily send an e-mail through our Website and/or to the addresses indicated in our Website, we collect your e-mail address so that we can reply to any request, as well as any additional Personal Data contained in your message.
Personal Data collected at a Prada Group’s store
PRADA may also collect and process the Personal Data that you provide by filling in and signing our customer card (hereinafter the “Customer Card”) at a PRADA Group’s store.
The items of Personal Data collected may include personally identifiable information (title, name and surname, location, date of birth), contact details (postal address, email, telephone), details of purchases and/or other information regarding you that you may decide to provide during the interactions with our Client Service or with sales staff.
Personal Data of minors
You must be at least 16 years old (or older depending on your state of residence) in order to provide us with your Personal Data.
If you are a minor, you should obtain prior written consent from your parent or legal guardian before providing your personal data. PRADA protects the Personal Data of minors in accordance with relevant national laws and regulations. If PRADA becomes aware that a minor has inadvertently provided Personal Data, without the prior consent of a parent or legal guardian, such data will be deleted or made anonymous.
2. Purposes and legal bases of the processing
Your Personal Data may be processed and used for the following purposes:
(a) to respond to all your requests and to manage your relationship with the PRADA Group;
(b) to send by email the newsletters and other marketing communication regarding the PRADA Group’s products, services, initiatives and events as a result of your subscription to the service.
Furthermore, if you register to the PRADA Group customers database (as a result of your signing the Customer Card at a PRADA Group store), your Personal Data will be managed by Prada S.p.A. and shared with all PRADA Group stores globally, and may be processed, together with the details of your purchases online and/or in stores, for the following purposes:
(c) to confirm your identity as a registered PRADA Group customer and, consequently, to provide a customized customer care service and post-sales assistance and allow you to access exclusive services and benefits reserved for registered members (e.g.: preservation of your purchase order history, faster online checkout, simplified procedures for product repair and warranty, commercial discounts, pre-sale and other promotional events, etc.);
(d) profiling: to perform individual or group studies, survey, statistical analysis and market research with regards to your preferences for PRADA and the other brands, products and services of the PRADA Group, so that a personalized service can be offered and cultural and recreational activities may be promoted based on customers’ interests;
(e) marketing: to contact you and/or send you (by post, telephone, e-mail and any other form of electronic communication or digital means including social network platforms and other instant messaging applications) information and promotions, including commercial information, newsletters, direct marketing material, advertising, catalogues and invitations to events concerning PRADA and other brands, products and services of the PRADA Group.
The Personal Data processing referred to in subsections (a), (b) and (c) is necessary to provide the service requested by the data subject. Further, the data processing referred to in subsections (d) and (e) is based on the prior consent of the data subject.
3. Nature of the provision of personal data
Providing your Personal Data to us is optional.
However, if you wish to subscribe our newsletter and/or register to the Prada Group customer database and/or use any other services offered on the Website, you need to fill in all mandatory fields of the relevant forms, otherwise PRADA cannot proceed with the contractual services requested.
The Personal Data processing for the purposes of profiling and marketing, referred to under section 2, letters d) and e) above, is subject to your express prior consent.
If you withhold your consent, we may not be able to proceed with the indicated purposes, including the ability to offer you personalized services, inform you of any initiatives that may interest you and/or send you any other commercial information on products, initiatives and events of the Prada Group.
You may withdraw or modify your consent to the processing of your Personal Data by us at any time, by writing to the Data Controller at the contact addresses indicated in section 7, or by using the “unsubscribe” link included in all of our commercial electronic communications, and/or by using any other appropriate procedures which may be made available to you by PRADA.
4. Processing Methods
Your Personal Data will be processed by suitable electronic or automated means and computerized tools, or manually and on hard copy, exclusively for the purposes for which they have been collected and guaranteeing the security and confidentiality of any processed information through the adoption of appropriate measures to prevent the alteration, cancellation, destruction, unauthorized access or not allowed processing or not in accordance with the purpose of collection. Your Personal Data will be processed by the PRADA Group’s internal staff who are duly authorized to do so in accordance with their respective job duties.
5. Share, transfer and disclosure of data
Whenever necessary for, and/or instrumental to, the abovementioned purposes, your Personal Data may be processed on behalf of PRADA by other entities (third parties) engaged by PRADA in the correct and regular pursuit of the described purposes, including:
- PRADA Group companies and franchisees that operate PRADA Group stores;
- Third party service providers, consultants, or firms providing advisory and/or consulting activities, or performing related data processing services on behalf of PRADA (e.g. service providers, carriers, IT technicians or any other suppliers appointed by PRADA to carry out and/or manage any promotional campaigns for PRADA’s products and services, etc.).
These third parties will act on behalf of PRADA as data processor and are under a contractual obligation of confidentiality of the personal information.
As PRADA is part of an international network, your Personal Data may be transferred abroad, even temporarily, in accordance with applicable legislation, including to location outside the European Union, by adopting all appropriate security measures and safeguards to ensure an adequate level of data protection and security.
Your Personal Data will not be used for third-party advertising purposes or for the promotion of products, services or initiatives by entities other than the PRADA Group, nor shall they be disclosed to unknown persons under any circumstances.
Communication of data to the other PRADA Group companies
Please also note that if you register on the PRADA Group customers database for the purposes referred to in Sections 2, letters (c)-(e), your Personal Data will be automatically visible to, and shared with, all PRADA Group stores globally to provide you with the same level of service around the world. PRADA will take all appropriate and suitable security and confidentiality measures as required by applicable legislation to ensure an adequate standard of data protection, as well as in compliance with article 49, paragraph 1 letter b) of the GDPR, as the data transfer is necessary for the implementation of pre-contractual and contractual measures adopted at the data subject’s request.
6. Retention period
Your Personal Data will be processed and stored for: (a) as long as required to carry out the purposes for which the Personal Data were collected; (b) in accordance with the storage periods required by applicable laws; or (c) until you revoke your consent to the processing/storage of your Personal Data, if applicable. After the conclusion of such period(s), and where there is no legal or business purpose for retaining your Personal Data, it will be automatically and permanently erased, or made anonymous.
In particular, regarding the data processing of registered members into PRADA Group customers database:
- Personal Data collected for the purposes of customer management to offer personalized services and advantages reserved for registered members, are kept for a period of 7 years from the date of your last interaction with the PRADA Group; and
- Purchase details are kept for a period of 7 years from the date of purchase.
7. Data controller and contacts
Via Antonio Fogazzaro 28, Milan (Italy)
Group Data Protection Officer
Email address: firstname.lastname@example.org
8. Your Rights
Please note that you may exercise the rights under the applicable privacy laws included those under the articles 15 to 21 of the GDPR, such us the right to request information as to whether your Personal Data is being processed and as to the characteristics of the processing, the right to rectification and erasure of your Personal Data, to limitation of the data processing, and/or the right to object to the processing and/or request the transmission of your Personal Data transmitted to another controller, and/or the right to lodge a complaint with the competent supervisory authority including the Italian Garante per la protezione dei dati personali (www.garanteprivacy.it) if you believe there is noncompliance with the provisions of the applicable laws.
You also have the right to withdraw your consent for the processing of your Personal Data by PRADA at any time, without charge. The withdrawal of your consent will not affect the lawfulness of processing based on your consent before its withdrawal.
Last updated: 12th December 2019