If you have any queries or we can be of any further assistance, please do not hesitate to contact us by email or telephone. Our client services centre is open Monday to Friday (excluding Bank Holidays) at the following times:
|Monday - Friday||9am-6pm|
|Saturday - Sunday||Closed|
To contact us by email please use the following email address: kundenserviceDE@bally.ch
We endeavour to respond to all emails within 48 hours. If any additional information is required to resolve your query, we will contact you via email.
To contact our client service agents from the countries listed below, please call our free phone number 00800 1851 1851.
Please note this number may not be accessible or free from some mobile phone networks.
For all other countries please call: +39 02 87 21 43 18.
You can arrange for Bally Client Services to call you at a time that suits you at any point. Select the Schedule a call function and insert your preferred day and time for us to speak to you, and await your call.
For all press and marketing enquires please contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org
PLACING AN ORDER
- Browse through our product categories and click on the images to access the individual product page where you will be offered information on the size and material.
- Select your item and add to your shopping bag by clicking on the ‘ADD TO BAG’ button.
- You are able to review the items you have chosen by clicking on the ‘BAG’ icon at the top right hand corner of the website. To delete any items from your shopping bag, you can simply click on the 'REMOVE' button next to the item.
- To resume shopping after viewing your shopping bag, click the ‘CONTINUE SHOPPING’.
- To finalise your purchase, click ‘CHECKOUT’ and follow the instructions.
- Please be aware that items in your bag are not reserved and may still be purchased by other customers, until you checkout.
Please use the Region Selector to check or change your delivery country before adding items to your shopping bag. We also have stores worldwide if you prefer to shop in store. Click here to find your nearest store.
- Contact Bally Client Services via phone or return your order to a store. You may also submit your return request via email using the Model withdrawal form. Please note we can only accept store returns within the same country of delivery. You have fourteen (14) days from delivery of your order to submit your returns request.
- Bally Client Services will provide you with a returns authorisation number and arrange our courier to collect your goods at your convenience.
- Place the items to be returned (new, unused and in perfect condition with all tags and labels attached) in the original packaging together with the completed form inside the carton.
- Attach the return label to the top of the carton and hand to the courier upon collection.
- Please note: Only return shipments using our approved courier will be free of charge and at Bally cost and liability. Should you decide to use a courier other than the Bally approved courier, you will bear all associated costs and liability. Any costs or expenses incurred by you are non-refundable.
- Once your goods have arrived at our warehouse, they will be inspected. If the goods are deemed to be in perfect condition, new, unused and with all tags and labels attached, Bally will credit your card/payment method with the price originally paid. Bally will credit the refund to the card/payment method originally used. We will send you an Email confirmation once your refund has been issued.
Should you find that your items have any manufacturing defects or quality problems, you should immediately Email Bally Client Services at kundenserviceDE@bally.ch or call us on 00800 1851 1851, Monday to Friday between 9am and 6pm.
Bally Client Services will provide you with full instructions to return your goods.
Upon receipt, we will carefully examine your items and if any damages or defects are identified, we will repair or replace them free of charge. If we are unable to repair or replace your item, we will offer you a full refund.
Please note: If your items are not deemed faulty, damaged, do not have any quality issues or have been damaged due to misuse, you will not be entitled to repairs/replacements or refunds and Bally will return the items back to you, at your expense and liability.
Bally will credit your card/payment method originally used as soon as your items have been checked. We will send you an Email confirmation once your refund has been issued.
Please note: Bally is only able to refund the card/payment method originally used for the purchase and it may take up to 10 days, from the date of refund, to appear on your statement/in your account – dependent on your card/payment issuer.
1.1 As a consumer, you may cancel your contract in relation to Products purchased on the Website, without any penalty, by either contacting Client Services on 00800 1851 1851, email: kundenserviceDE@bally.ch or you can submit your return request via email by using this Model withdrawal form. You have fourteen (14) days from delivery of the Products to submit your returns request.
1.2 Bally provides a carrier collection service for all returns. Only return shipments using our approved courier will be free of charge and at Bally's cost and liability.
1.3 Should you decide to use a courier other than the Bally approved courier, you will bear all associated costs and liability. Any costs or expenses incurred by you in the return of Products are not refundable.
1.4 You shall return the Products within 7 (seven) working days from the date you receive the return authorisation number from Bally.
1.5 You shall return the Products by packaging the relevant it/them securely. You shall return the Product(s) in the same condition in which you received them and they shall be returned in their original packaging; moreover, the Products shall not have been washed or damaged and the relevant identification tag shall still be attached to the Products with the disposable seal. Please note that Bally will review the returned Products via quality control. If the Products, sent back in perfect condition, new and with all tags and labels attached, Bally will approve the return and reimburse the price originally paid. If the recipient of the Product(s) indicated in the order form is different from the individual who made the payment for such Product(s), the amount paid for returned items shall be refunded to the individual who made the payment.
1.6 On the contrary, if any of the labelling or tags are missing, do not comply with these General terms and Conditions of Sale or Bally has any reason to believe that the Products have been altered or are imitation of the Products or were not purchased directly through this Website, Bally will not accept the return and will return the Products back to you.
1.7 Should Bally accept the return, we shall refund the price of the Product(s). Bally will refund to the card/payment method you originally used to pay for the Products, within fourteen (14) days from the date on which you give notice of your withdrawal, unless possible delays of a technical nature occur that are not attributable to Bally. Should you decide to use a courier other than the Bally approved courier, we may withhold the reimbursement until we have received the Product(s) back, or until you have supplied evidence of having sent back the Product(s), whichever is the earliest.
1.8 You may also return the Products to stores owned or directly operated by Bally within the same country of delivery. We are unable to accept returns for purchases bought in franchising shops, outlets, retail stores, department stores duty free shops or any other website.
Terms and Conditions of Use
Welcome to our web site (www.bally.com.de, the "Website"). These General Terms and Conditions of Use (the "Terms") govern the access to and use of the Website. Please read these Terms carefully. This website is managed and maintained by Bally Deutschland GmbH, with registered office in Maximilianstrasse 11-1, 80539 Munich, Germany, business register number HRB 192391, tax code and VAT DE811241298 (" Bally").
The access to and use of the Website, including display of web pages, communication with Bally, downloading product information and making purchases on the Website, are carried out by our users exclusively for personal purposes, which should in no way be connected to any trade, business or professional activity. Remember that you will be liable for your use of the Website and its contents. Bally shall not be considered liable for any use of the Website and its contents by its users that is not compliant with the laws and regulations in force, without prejudice to Bally's liability for intentional torts and gross negligence.
In particular, you will be liable for communicating information or data which is not correct, false or concerning third parties (in the event such third parties have not given their consent) as well as for any improper use of such data or information.
2. Intellectual Property Rights
All content included on this Website, such as works, images, pictures, dialogues, music, sounds, videos, documents, drawings, figures, logos, menus, web pages, graphics, colours, schemes, tools, fonts, designs, diagrams, layouts, methods, processes, functions and software (collectively, " Content"), is the property of Bally and may be protected by national and international copyright and other intellectual property laws. You may not reproduce, publish, distribute, display, modify, create derivative work from, or exploit in any way, in whole or in part, the Content without the prior express written consent of Bally as the case may be.
Bally shall have the exclusive right to authorize or prohibit in their sole discretion any reproduction, publication, distribution, display, modification, creation of derivative work from, or exploitation in any way of, in whole or in part, the Content. Bally shall have the right, at any time, to claim the authorship of any Content posted on the Website and to object to any use, distortion or other modification of such Content.
Any reproduction, publication, distribution, display, modification, creation of derivative work from, or exploitation in any way of, the Content expressly authorized in writing by Bally shall be carried out by you for lawful purposes only and in compliance with all applicable laws.
3. Links to Other Web Sites
After you submit a Submission (as defined below) on Instagram or Twitter, you will have the chance to have your photographs, video, etc. appear on the dedicated area of the Website. Bally reserves the right, at its sole discretion, to edit any Submission and to choose to include or not include such Submission in the Website. You acknowledge and agree that Bally has no control over, and shall have no liability for any damages resulting from, the use (including, without limitation, re-publication) or misuse by any third party of information voluntarily made public through any part of the Website.
Any ideas, content of any kind (including, without limitation, text, software, photographs, videos, audio visual recordings, graphics, music, and sound), or other information you provide to us by using the #BallySelfeet hashtag in a post on Instagram tagging @Bally_Swiss or using the #ShoeTip in a Tweet on Twitter, tagging @Bally_Swiss (collectively, "Submissions") will be treated as non-proprietary and non-confidential. By transmitting or posting any Submission, you hereby grant us a nonexclusive, royalty-free, worldwide, perpetual, transferable, irrevocable, and fully sublicensable right to use, reproduce, modify, adapt, publish, sell, assign, translate, create derivative works from, distribute and display any Submission, as well as your name, Instagram, Twitter, profile picture, image, likeness, comments, posts, statements or other information, in any form, media, or technology, whether now known or hereafter developed, alone or as part of other works. You also acknowledge that your Submission may not be returned and we may use your Submission, and any ideas, concepts or know how contained therein, for any purpose including, without limitation, developing, manufacturing, distributing and marketing products.
If you make a Submission, you represent and warrant that you own or otherwise control the rights to your Submission and any and all elements thereof; that you have the rights from any and all third parties appearing in such Submission to use such third parties' names, images or likenesses and any other third party-owned elements as necessary in and as part of your Submission; and that your Submission will not infringe or violate the rights of any third parties, including, but not limited to, copyrights, trademarks, rights of publicity/privacy, patent, trade secret or confidentiality obligations. You further represent and warrant that such Submission does not constitute or contain software viruses, commercial solicitation, chain letters, mass mailings, or any form of "spam." You may not use a false email address, impersonate any person or entity, or otherwise mislead us as to the origin of any Submission. You agree to indemnify us, Instagram, Twitter Inc., and any of our or their respective parents, affiliates, licensees, licensors, and each of their respective officers, directors, employees, successors, agents and assigns, for all claims arising from or in connection with (a) the use of any Submission, including, without limitation, all claims arising out of or based upon copyright or trademark infringement, misappropriation, invasion of privacy, defamation, right of publicity and/or any blurring, alteration, editing, morphing, distortion, illusionary effect, faulty reproduction, fictionalization or use in any composite form of your or any other person's or entity's name, Instagram, Twitter, profile picture, image, likeness, comments, posts, statements or other information and/or the Submission; or (b) any breach or alleged breach by you of any of these Terms or applicable laws. You acknowledge that Bally is not responsible for, and has no liability for, any use of all or any part of a Submission by any third party.
4. Links to the Website and Affiliate Partners
Please, contact Bally at the following e-mail address: email@example.com if you are interested in linking to the Home page of the Website or if you would like to join our Affiliate programme.
5. Disclaimers on Content
Bally has adopted measures to ensure that the content of the Website is accurate and does not contain any incorrect or out-of-date information. However, Bally cannot be held liable for the accuracy and completeness of the content, except for its liability for tort and gross negligence and as otherwise provided for by the law.
Moreover, Bally cannot guarantee that the web site will operate continuously, without any interruptions and errors due to the connection to the Internet.
6. Governing Law
These General Terms and Conditions of Use are governed by German law.
Terms and Conditions of Sale
Please read these T&Cs carefully before ordering any Products on the Website.
The Products purchased on the Website are sold by Bally Deutschland GmbH, with registered office in Maximilianstrasse 11-1, 80539 Munich, Germany, business register number HRB 192391, tax code and VAT DE811241298 ("Bally" or "we" or "us").
1. OUR BUSINESS POLICY
1.1 Bally offers its Products for sale on the Website, including its e-commerce business services, exclusively to consumers, i.e., any natural person who is acting for purposes which are outside his/her trade, business or profession. If you are not a consumer, please do not buy any Product(s) on the Website. We reserve the right not to process orders received from users who are not consumers and any other order which does not comply with our business policy.
1.2 Bally only offers its Products to consumers over the age of 18. If you are under 18 you are strictly prohibited from ordering Products from the Website. Bally reserves the right to cancel any orders from consumers we believe to be under the age of 18.
1.3 We do not sell second-hand Products, flawed Products or Products of lower quality than the corresponding market standards. The main characteristics of Products are shown on the Website and on each Product page. The Products offered for sale on the Website may not exactly correspond to the real Products in terms of image, dimensions and colours depending on your Internet browser or monitor quality.
1.4 Products ordered on this Website may only be shipped to Germany (the "Country"). Please see Section 4 in these T&Cs for more information.
2. HOW TO PROCESS AN ORDER AND STEPS TO THE CONCLUSION OF THE CONTRACT
2.1 To place an order you should select the Products you desire to purchase on the Website, select a size, add the items to your shopping bag by clicking on "Add to Shopping Bag". Once you are ready to checkout, click on the shopping bag icon at the top right of the screen which will display all of the Products you have selected to purchase. You will be given the possibility to review your order details and to detect and correct any mistakes by using the deletion and correction functions. It is your responsibility to check that the Products in your shopping bag are in the correct number, style, colour and size before proceeding. Once you are ready to proceed with your order, click on "Secure Checkout" where you will be able to add gifting options and will be asked to select your preferred payment method and delivery option as well as enter personally identifiable information and after having read and accepted these T&Cs, click on the relevant acceptance button. You will be requested to log into your personal account (if you are already registered) or continue through guest check out. By clicking on the relevant acceptance button you will place a binding offer to buy the selected Product(s) from Bally.
2.2 All orders are subject to acceptance and availability. Please be aware that Products in your Shopping Bag are not reserved and can therefore be purchased by other users until you complete the whole checkout process.
2.3 Your order is an offer to Bally to buy the Product(s) contained within your order and is binding for a period of 15 (fifteen days). An order shall be deemed to have been submitted to Bally when you receive an order receipt email (automatically generated) confirming the content of your order which has been received and is being assessed.
2.4 This order receipt email is a mere acknowledgement that we have received your order, but it does not confirm our acceptance of your offer to buy the Products.
2.5 Your offer shall be deemed as accepted and the relevant contract of sale is effective from the moment Bally dispatches the Product and you receive a confirmation email containing information about the acceptance of your offer, the dispatch time, essential characteristics of the purchased Products, a detailed breakdown of the price paid for each Product and delivery costs and details ("Order Status Update").
2.6 If your order is dispatched in more than one package, you may receive separate Confirmations for each package and by means of each separate Confirmation we conclude a separate contract of sale for the Product(s) specified in these emails.
2.7 You may access your order form by clicking on the section called "My Account", "Check Your Order Status".
2.8 Bally reserves the right not to accept your order at its own discretion. In such case, Bally will inform you by email of the cancellation of the order.
2.10 You can access, store and print out these T&Cs and the documents referred to herein at all times. We strongly invite you to print a copy of these T&Cs (and any documents referred to herein), the order form and the Order Status Update Confirmation using the print option and save a copy thereof for your own personal use. We do not separately store the text of the contract of sale.
3. PRICES AND PAYMENTS
3.1 All prices indicated on each Product page are inclusive of applicable taxes and any pricing components and are exclusive of shipping costs. Prices are subject to change. However, such changes will not impact the price, or the description of the Products which you have already submitted an order for.
3.2 Although we have taken all reasonable care that prices contained in the Website are accurate at the time of publication, a small number of Products in our Website may be mispriced. Prices are confirmed when you will receive your order receipt email outlining the different charges (including delivery).
3.3 You may pay for your order using the payment methods available on the Website such as payments with credit/debit cards.
3.4 We take reasonable care to make our Website secure. All credit/debit card transactions on our Website are processed using Cybersource, a secure online payment gateway that encrypts your card details in a secure host environment. We will securely store your credit/debit card details on the Demandware platform. These details will be fully encrypted and only used to process card transactions which you have initiated or to issue refund in case of return or unavailability of the Products or for reporting cases of fraud to the police.
3.5 Should your payment fail to process the order online, please ensure that all your details submitted are correct and retry the transaction. Should the problem persist, please contact your card issuer directly as Bally will be unable to assist you with these types of payment failures.
3.6 Payment will be "reserved" or "frozen" by your card issuer when you attempt to/make a purchase on the Website. The price for the purchase of Products and the corresponding costs for shipping and delivery, as indicated in the order receipt email, will be charged to your chosen payment method only when the purchased Products are actually shipped.
3.7 To ensure that your credit or debit card is not being used without your consent Bally will validate your name, address details and other personal information supplied by you in placing the order through facilities offered by Cybersource Corporation.
3.8 Bally reserves the right to implement any additional and/or other payment security system from time to time.
3.9 Refunds, for whatever cause due, of any payment received by you will take place using the same method of payment you chose during the check-out procedure and cannot be amended after your order has been placed. Bally will not be responsible for any delays beyond its control including delays caused by the method of payment/refund or those incurred by the card issuer.
4. SHIPPING AND DELIVERY
4.1 For specific shipping and delivery details, the information provided in the below section forms an integral part of the Ts&Cs and is hereby incorporated by reference.
4.2 Delivery from this Website is restricted to Germany only.
4.3 Bally are unable to deliver to addresses such as P.O boxes or BFPO. Any orders with these delivery details will be automatically cancelled.
4.4 The Order Status Update will contain information on the carrier and the associated tracking number(s) once your order status is "Dispatched"
4.5 Currently, the Bally carriers are only able to deliver Monday to Friday (excluding public holidays), during working hours in the Country.
4.6 All shipments will require a legible signature of the customer upon delivery.
4.7 Upon delivery, it is the customers' responsibility to ensure that the parcel that they are signing for is without damage, visible alteration and not wet. Any such defects should be reported on the delivery note (when you sign for the delivery).
4.8 Upon full and correct payment, delivery, and signature of the parcel, the Products will become your property and you will become fully responsible for the Products.
4.9 In the event that we are unable to deliver the Products to you within 30 days from the conclusion of the contract, you are entitled to terminate the contract and to request the full reimbursement of your order.
5. RIGHT OF WITHDRAWAL/RETURNS POLICY
5.1 As a consumer, you may withdraw from your contract in relation to Products purchased on the Website, without any penalty. To effectively exercise your right, we recommend that you inform us by either contacting Customer Service on 00800 1851 1851, Email: kundenserviceDE@bally.ch you can also submit your return request via email by using the Model withdrawal form.
5.2 More details of your right of withdrawal, terms and conditions and further explanations of how to exercise it are provided in the Instructions on Withdrawal & Returns Policy.
6. RIGHTS IN CASE OF DEFECTS
6.1 Your rights in case of defects of the Products purchased on our Website shall be as specified by statutory law. Bally shall pay damages and reimburse expenditure incurred in vain due to a defect only within the limits defined in Section 8.
6.2 To effectively exercise your rights in case of defects, we recommend that you notify our Customer Service on 00800 1851 1851, Email: kundenserviceDE@bally.ch as soon as possible after you have detected a defect of the purchased Product(s) and follow their instructions regarding the return of the defective Product(s).
6.3 In the event of a refund of the purchase price, Bally will refund the price and your costs of returning defective Products using the same method originally used by you to pay for the purchase. If the recipient of the Products indicated in the order form is different from the individual who made the payment for such Products, the amount paid for returned Products shall be refunded by Bally to the individual who made the payment.
7. CLIENT SERVICES
Client Services will be able to assist customers with requests for information, assistance on orders, shipping, refunds and returning Products purchased on the Website. Client Services can be contacted on 00800 1851 1851 or via email at kundenserviceDE@bally.ch. Client Services operating times are: Monday to Friday 9am to 6pm CET.
8. LIMITATION OF LIABILITY
8.1 Bally shall be liable without limitation for damages caused by wilful intent or gross negligence.
8.2 Bally shall further be liable for damages caused by slight negligence [einfache Fahrlässigkeit] which are due to a material breach of duty, which endangers the achievement of the objective of the contract with you, or to a failure to comply with duties, the very discharge of which is an essential prerequisite for the proper performance of the contract and on the observance of which you may relay. In these cases, the liability of Bally shall be limited to the damage which can be typically foreseen for such type of agreements. Any further liability of Bally in cases of slight negligence is excluded.
8.3 The above limitations of liability shall apply to all claims for damages, irrespective of their legal cause, except for claims for damages in the event of (i) an injury to life, body or health, (ii) an explicit assumption of a guarantee for the condition of Products [Beschaffenheitsgarantie] (in this regard, if stipulated by such guarantee, the liability terms of the guarantee apply), (iii) of fraudulently concealed defects, and (iv) a violation of the Product Liability Act [Produkthaftungsgesetz].
8.4 The above limitations of liability shall also apply in case of claims for damages against Bally's employees, representatives or agents [ Erfüllungsgehilfen].
10.1 Bally may sub-contract the performance of all or any of its obligations under these T&Cs at any time without your consent.
10.2 You may not assign or subcontract any right or obligation under these T&Cs without the prior written consent of Bally.
11. FORCE MAJEURE
11.1 In the event of strikes, or other difficulties or events due to general or local extraordinary conditions beyond the reasonable control of Bally, which would influence the delivery of the Products, Bally shall be authorised to postpone deliveries or to cancel them.
11.2 We will not be liable for any failure, any suspension or any termination of access to the Website arising out of any event beyond our reasonable control.
12. OUR CONTACT DETAILS
12.1 Our contact details are:
Bally Deutschland GmbH, Maximilianstrasse 11-1, 80539 Munich, Deutschland
VAT registration number: DE811241298
13. ENTIRE AGREEMENT, AMENDMENTS AND UPDATES
13.1 These T&Cs supersede and replace all prior general conditions of sale of the Website.
13.2 These T&Cs and all the other policies of the Website may be amended from time to time due to new laws and regulations or other reasons. The new T&Cs and policies shall be effective as of the date of publication on the Website in relation to new orders placed after their publications, and the submission of any such new orders will be subject to the acceptance of the new T&Cs.
14.1 If any provision of these T&Cs shall be found by any court or administrative body of competent jurisdiction to be invalid or unenforceable, such invalidity or unenforceability shall not affect the other provisions of these T&Cs which shall remain in full force and effect.
15. GOVERNING LAW AND JURISDICTION
15.1 These T&Cs and the other policies of the Website shall be governed by and interpreted in accordance with the laws of Switzerland.
These General Terms and Conditions of Sale are subject to updates and amendments from time to time. The version published on the Website is the version currently in force. The purchase of the Products is subject to the General Terms and Conditions of Sale which are placed on the Website at the date of your submission of the order form.
The effective date of these General Terms and Conditions of sale is 1st July 2014.
1. Scope and Consent
1.4 This information is provided solely for the Website and does not extend to other websites which the user may be able to consult via a link and/or activities offered by third parties.
2. the Data Controllers
2.1 The data controller of the Website is Bally Schuhfabriken AG , with registered office in Via Industria 1, 6987 - Caslano (Switzerland).
2.2 As indicated in the General Terms and Conditions of Sale, the online store of the Website is managed by the company Bally Deutschland GmbH, with registered office in Maximilianstrasse 11-15, Munich, Germany. Bally Deutschland GmbH deals with managing sales and transactions carried out through the Website, such as processing orders, sale and delivery of products, processing returns and warranties and other activities necessary for the sale of products through the Website. For the managing and the implementation of activities required for the sale of products through the Website, Bally Deutschland GmbH processes users' data (including name and surname, address and user credit card details), acting as independent data controller. Bally Schuhfabriken AG and Bally Deutschland GmbH are hereinafter referred to as "Bally", "we", or "us".
3. Collection of Personal Information
3.1 User can browse our Website without telling us who he/she is or revealing any personal information about himself/herself. If a user chooses to provide us with personal information for the use of our services and features offered through the Website, he/she is no more anonymous to us.
3.2 We collect the following types of personal information (collectively "Data") in order to provide you with the use of and access to our Website and/or the relevant e-commerce services and to help us to personalize and to improve your experience on the Website:
(b) Data provided voluntarily by users: personal information provided voluntarily by users via email, user interaction with the Website's features, requests for services offered by the Website, completion of specific forms to access reserved sections of the Website and to be provided with e-commerce service offered through the Website, including name, gender, email address, phone number, physical contact information, (depending on the service used) sometimes financial information, such as credit card and/or or bank account numbers, postage, billing and other information user provides to purchase products through the Website, as well as, additional personal information we may ask you to provide our services.
4. Cookies and Automatic data collection tools
4.1 The Website uses automatic systems of data collection such as cookies. A cookie is a small piece of data that is used to store information on your computer's (or other internet enabled device's) browser or program data subfolders when you visit a website, such as the Website. It does not contain intelligible information but it allows linking between an Internet user and his/her personal data (such as, by way of example, user's IP address and other information about user's experience on the Website and his/her preferences expressed while choosing services and purchasing products offered by the Website) provided by the user on the Website. Cookies are disseminated by servers and no one may gain access to information contained therein. These information and data are gathered directly and automatically by the Website and are processed in a collective and anonymous way. The data collected by cookies are kept separate from any other data you provided to us.
5. Data submission
5.1 The submission of Data by the user is necessary to subscribe to the Website and to access certain services and features offered by the Website and in the reserved areas, including the online store and the relevant e-commerce services. Failure to provide Data will prevent the user from accessing and using said services and features.
5.2 The submission of Data for marketing purposes is always voluntary and optional. Any non-submission of Data for such activities will have no consequence on the user's possibility to use the services and features offered by the Website.
6. Processing methods and purposes
6.1 Data shall be processed manually or with the aid of electronic tools for the following purposes:
(a) operations management of Website navigation and relevant access data;
(b) data security and Website security management;
(c) to provide e-commerce services offered through the Website;
(d) to provide other services requested by users as described when we collect the information;
(e) to prevent, detect, and investigate, fraud, security breaches, potentially prohibited or illegal activities, and enforce our General Terms and Conditions of Sale and General Terms and Conditions of Use
(f) for market research and statistical processing;
(g) to contact users for other purposes authorized by the applicable law.
6.2 Furthermore, with the user's consent that is free and optional, Bally may also process Data for purposes of defining individual or group profiles (user profiling) and for marketing purposes, notably to send to user, also through newsletters, emails or text messages, information and updates on Bally products or initiatives, offers, exclusive sales, promotional campaigns and on the events, shows and similar events organized by Bally or to which Bally takes part to, including invitation to such event. The user has always the possibility to object the processing of his/her Data for marketing purposes and/or the delivery of promotional information through email or revoke his/her consent thereto.
6.3 We do not sell users' Data to third parties for their marketing purposes without users' explicit consent. We may combine users' Data with information we collect from other sources and use it to improve and personalize our advertising and marketing to users only with users' explicit consent.
7. Storing and Protecting Data
7.1 Data collected will be stored and processed via an electronic system located in Caslano, Switzerland. Data may also be transferred to and stored in servers in countries outside the European Economic Area ("EEA").
7.2 We protect user's Data using technical and organizational security measures to reduce the risks of loss, misuse, unauthorized access, disclosure and alteration. Some of the safeguards we use are firewalls and data encryption, physical access controls to our data centres, and information access authorization controls.
7.4 Data will only be stored as long as it is necessary for the indicated purposes. In some cases, longer retention periods may apply due to applicable legal obligations.
8. Data Communication and Disclosure
8.1 Data will be accessible within the Bally Group by the internal and external personnel who need to have access for the purpose of processing users' requests, such as the purchase of products through the Website, or for administrative purposes.
8.2 We may also share users' Data with:
(b) professionals, independent consultants, credit bureaus, banks and financial institutions, third party companies to which Bally may revert to in relation to performance of technical and organizational services as well as service providers under contract who help with our business operations (such as, but not limited to, Website operations, payment services, shipments, fraud investigations, bill collection, affiliate and rewards programs), to the extent that they need to have access to the Data for the performance of their services;
(c) other third parties to whom users explicitly ask us to send their information (or about whom users are otherwise explicitly notified and consent to when using a specific service);
(d) law enforcement or regulatory agencies, or authorized third parties, in response to a verified request relating to a criminal investigation or alleged illegal activity or any other activity through the Website that may expose us and/or the user to legal liability;
8.3 The aforementioned subjects that receive user's Data will process them as data processors and/or persons in charge of processing Data as the case may be, for the same purposes above specified and according to applicable data law protection. The list of data processors and the subjects to which Data may be communicated will remain at users' disposal upon request at Bally.
8.4 If users' Data will be used or disclosed for any purposes not set out in this notice, they shall receive prior notification. Data will be transferred to extra-EEA companies of Bally Group only with the user's consent which is free and optional.
9. Data Subject's Rights
9.1 User is entitled to obtain, at any time, a copy of their information and to have any inaccuracies corrected. Where applicable, the user may have his/her personal information erased, rectified, amended or completed at any time. Please write to us at Bally Schuhfabriken AG, via Industria 1, Caslano, Switzerland or send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org or, respectively, Bally Deutschland GmbH, Maximilianstrasse 11-15, 80539 Munich, Germany.
9.2 User may revoke, at any time, consent to the delivery of commercial and promotional material via email by clicking the "unsubscribe" link in every commercial communication sent by Bally and/or other companies of Bally Group. In addition, user may revoke his/her consent to the use of Data for other marketing purposes at any time by writing to us or sending us an email under the above contact information.
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What cookies does www.bally.com.de use and for what purpose?
(i) Bally effectively uses such kind of cookies and more in general (ii) such technical information are correct in relation to the Bally's website.
Our Website uses various different types of cookies and similar technologies, each of which has a different function as set out in the table below:
Technical or browsing cookies : These cookies enable the Website to function correctly and allow you to view it in your language and for your market from the first time you access it. They will recognise your country so that on any subsequent visits, you are directed straight to the Website designated for your country. They also allow you to create an account, log in and manage your orders. If you are a registered user, these cookies mean you will be recognised as such when you access the services offered to our registered users. These cookies will recognise if you make a purchase from the Website through an affiliated or partner site so that we can fulfil any obligations we may have to those partner sites. These cookies are necessary for the Website to function.
Functional cookies : These cookies enable the Website to recognise you, following an explicit request from you (for example, if you click on "remember me"), every time you access the Website, so that you don't have to type in your login details each time.
If you have added items to your basket and closed the session without completing your purchase, but have not removed the items from your basket, these cookies enable you to carry on shopping with the same basket the next time you visit the Website within a reasonable period of time.
These cookies are not essential for the Website to function, but they improve the Website and the browsing experience.
Analytical cookies : These cookies are used for example by Google Analytics in order to carry out statistical analyses of how users use the Website through their computers or via our mobile applications, such as how many pages a user has visited or the number of mouse clicks made on a page while using the website. In such events, Bally processes the results of these analyses in an anonymous way and for statistics purposes only, provided that the service supplier uses the cookies in connection with the browser installed on your computer or other device used to browse our Website.
In the case of Google Analytics, the collected information will be stored on servers in the United States, however on anonymous basis only. For this purpose, the Google Analytics code is supplemented by the extension "anonymizeIP".
Further information on Google Analytics can be found under https://support.google.com/analytics/answer/6004245?hl=de. For information on how to opt out from the use of Google Analytics please see below.
Third-party cookie of marketing/retargeting : These are cookies used by third-party companies that we trust to show you ad banners on other websites affiliated to us featuring the latest Website products you have viewed when browsing. While you are browsing our Website these cookies are also used to show you banners featuring products that maybe of interest you or similar to products you have previously viewed based on your browsing history. The usage of these cookies does not usually imply the processing of personal data but it may create a connection with your computer or other device by tracking the information stored in it: These cookies are then connected to the browser installed on your computer or other device used during the navigation on our Website.
How can users disable cookies?
Most web browsers (Internet Explorer, Firefox, etc.) are configured to automatically accept cookies. However, most web browsers allow some control of most cookies through the browser settings, including the disabling of cookies at any time. We wish to make you aware, however, that disabling technical/browsing cookies or functional cookies may prevent our Website from functioning correctly and/or may not allow you to fully and effectively take advantage of the services we offer.
To find out more about cookies, including how to manage and disable third-party or marketing/retargeting cookies, visit www.youronlinechoices.com.
In order to disable analytical cookies and to opt out of being tracked by Google Analytics across all websites, you can download the Google Analytics Opt Out Browser Add-on which prevents the future collection of your data: tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout.