Privacy & Cookie policy

The Modist ("The Modist ", "we", "our", "us") is a trading name of  DEE MANAGEMENT FZ LLC Office 304, 3rd Floor, Building 8, Dubai Design District (D3), Dubai AE 333210. Registered number: 93554 UAE. We respect the privacy rights of its online visitors ("you", "your", "yours") and recognise the importance of protecting the information collected about them. We have adopted this corporate wide privacy policy that guides how we collect, store, and use the information that you provide us with (“Privacy Policy”). As part of our commitment to your privacy rights and security, our website, The Modist (the “Website”), has been certified by DigiCert.

The following information is provided by The Modist to enable our online visitors to be fully informed of this Privacy Policy. By visiting The Modist, you accept the Privacy Policy, the Cookie Policy (defined below) and the Terms (for the purposes of this document “Terms” has the same meaning as defined in the Terms and Conditions governing use of, and purchases made via, the Website).

This Privacy Policy does not apply to websites maintained by other companies or organisations to which we link to and from and The Modist is not responsible for any personal information you submit to third parties via our Website. Please ensure that you read the Privacy Policy of such other companies or organizations before submitting your details.

What personal information do we collect from you and how?

Cookie policy - what about cookies?

How this information may be used, including anyone it might be shared with.

Marketing opt-in and opt-out provision

How you can access and if necessary, change the personal information The Modist maintains

Safeguarding your personally identifiable information

Where and how to ask questions or file complaints

If you have any queries, please do not hesitate to email our Personal Service team 24 hours a day, 7 days a week at personalservice@themodist.com or call us on the numbers listed below:

 

WHAT PERSONAL INFORMATION DO WE COLLECT FROM YOU AND HOW?

The Modist collects personal information in several ways when you place an order, buy a gift card for a friend or register for a service offered by The Modist. By registering, you are consenting to the collection of your personal data. If an order is placed with us, we need to hold personal information including your name, email address, phone numbers, home address, delivery and billing address(es) so that we can process and fulfill your order.

Saved card details will never be shared with third parties and will only be used to process your order, using our payment partner's systems. Additionally, we may also obtain information as a result of authentication or identity checks. Sometimes we may ask for your telephone number. This number may be given to our courier for delivery services. These details allow us to process your order and to let you know the status of your order.

Copyright and Trade Marks

All content available on the Website, including, but not limited to, text, graphics, logos, buttons, icons, images, audio clips, data compilations, and software, and the compilation thereof (which are considered "Content" further defined below) is the property of The Modist, our affiliates, our partners or our licensors, and is protected by English, U.A.E., and international copyright laws.

The trade marks, logos, and service marks displayed on the Website (collectively, the "Trade Marks") are the registered and unregistered marks of themodist.com, our affiliates, our licensors or our partners, in England, the U.A.E. and other countries, and are protected by U.A.E. and international trade mark laws. All or any other trademarks not owned by us, our affiliates, our partners or our licensors that appear on the Website are the property of their respective owners, who may or may not be affiliated with, connected to, or sponsored by us.

Except as required under applicable law, neither the Content, the Trade Marks, nor any other portion of the Website may be used, reproduced, duplicated, copied, sold, resold, accessed, modified, or otherwise exploited, in full or in part, for any purpose without our prior written consent.

For the avoidance of doubt, themodist.com does not make any warranty or representation in respect of any other trade mark and all the trademarks presented at the Website belong to their respective owners.

CONTENT

The Modist “Content” is defined as any graphics, photographs, including all image rights, sounds, music, video, audio or text on the Website. themodist.com tries to ensure that the information on the Website is accurate and complete. themodist.com does not promise that themodist.com’s Content is accurate or error-free. themodist.com does not promise that the functional aspects of the Website or themodist.com’s Content will be error free or that the Website, The Modist’s Content or the server that makes it available are free of viruses or other harmful components. We always recommend that all users of the Internet ensure they have up to date virus checking software installed.

By posting on any of our social media channels you agree to be solely responsible for the content of all information you contribute. You also grant to themodist.com the right to use any content you provide for its own purposes including republication in any form or media. Comments may be moderated and may take up to 72 hours to be displayed but themodist.com does not commit to checking all content and will not be liable for third party posts. If you have a complaint about any posts, please email us at personalservice@themodist.com.

The Modist reserves the right at its sole discretion not to publish, or to remove, (without limitation) any comment including those that it believes may be unlawful, defamatory, racist or libelous, incite hatred or violence, detrimental to people, institutions, religions or to people's privacy, which may cause harm to minors, or is detrimental to the trade marks, patents and copyrighted content, contains personal data, or improperly uses the medium for promoting and advertising businesses. The Website is available to the public; information you consider confidential should not be posted to the Website.

Third Party Links

The Modist is not responsible for the content of any off-Website pages or any other websites linked to or from the Website. Links appearing on the Website are for convenience only and are not an endorsement by themodist.com, affiliates or partners of the referenced content, product, service, or supplier. Your linking to or from any off-Website pages or other websites is at your own risk. We are in no way responsible for examining or evaluating, and we do not warrant the offerings of, off-website pages or any other websites linked to or from the Website, nor does themodist.com assume any responsibility or liability for the actions, content, products, or services of such pages and websites, including, without limitation, their privacy statements and Terms. You should carefully review the Terms and Privacy policies of all off-website pages and other websites that you visit.

Disputes

To the fullest extent permitted by English law, any dispute relating to or in connection with your use of Website, the Terms, the Privacy Policy & Cookie Policy, or any purchase of Product(s) made via the Website, shall be submitted to confidential Alternative Dispute Resolution (“ADR”) except to the extent you have in any manner violated or threatened to violate The Modist’s intellectual property rights (or other equivalent or similar rights), in which case, we may seek injunctive relief in the English Court and you consent to the exclusive jurisdiction and venue of such court.

ADR is a process where an independent body considers the facts of a dispute and seeks to resolve it, without you having to go to court. If you are not happy with how we have handled any complaint, ADR shall be conducted under the rules of the International Chamber of Commerce (UK): http://www.iccwbo.uk and English Law applies to the Privacy Policy, the Cookie Policy and the Terms.

General

You acknowledge and agree that The Modist’s Privacy Policy & the Cookie Policy, and the Terms, constitute the complete and exclusive agreement between us concerning your use of the Website and any purchase by you of any Products from The Modist and supersede and govern all prior proposals, agreements, or other communications.

If any provision of the Privacy Policy & Cookie Policy, or the Terms is held to be illegal, invalid or unenforceable in whole or in part, then the relevant agreement shall continue to be valid as to the other provisions and the remainder of the affected provision. Any waiver of any of the provisions of the Privacy Policy & Cookie Policy and / or the Terms by The Modist shall not be deemed a waiver of any subsequent breach or default and shall in no way affect the other provisions of the relevant agreement.

Nothing contained in the Privacy Policy & Cookie Policy or the Terms shall be construed as creating any agency, partnership, or other form of joint enterprise between us.

The Modist reserves the right to update or amend the Privacy Policy & Cookie Policy at any time and we encourage you to revisit the Privacy Policy & Cookie Policy periodically to ensure that you are at all times fully aware of the latest version(s). Any changes are effective immediately upon posting to the Website. Your continued use of the Website constitutes your agreement to all such terms.

The Modist reserve the right to refuse to supply Products to any person if they are in breach of any of the Privacy Policy & Cookie Policy, or the Terms.

If you have any questions, please contact us via email personalservice@themodist.com.

Governing Law

Your use of the Website, the Privacy Policy & Cookie Policy, the Terms and any purchase by you of any product from themodist.com shall be governed by English law and you here to submit to the exclusive jurisdiction of the English courts.

Please check back frequently to see any updates or changes to the Privacy Policy & Cookie Policy.

WHAT ABOUT COOKIES?

The Website uses cookies (very small files that are sent by us to your computer or other access device) which we can access when you visit the Website in future and this section sets out how we will use and process cookies (“Cookie Policy”).

There are four types of cookies:

  1. Website functionality cookies - These cookies enable you to browse the website and use our features such as shopping baskets and wish lists.
  2. Website analytics cookies - We use these cookies to measure and analyse how our customers use the website. This allows us to continuously improve our website and your shopping experience.
  3. Customer preference cookies - When browsing or shopping online, the website will remember preferences you make (for example your user name, language or location). This makes your browsing experience simpler, easier and more personal to you.
  4. Targeting cookies or advertising cookies - These cookies are used to deliver adverts relevant to you. In addition, they limit the number of times you see an advertisement as well as helping us measure the effectiveness of our advertising campaigns.

By using the Website you agree that we can place these types of cookies on your device and access them when you visit the Website in the future.

If you want to delete any cookies that are already on your computer, please refer to the help and support area on your internet browser for instructions on how to locate the file or directory that stores cookies.

Information on deleting or controlling cookies is available at www.AboutCookies.org. Please note that by deleting our cookies or disabling future cookies you may not be able to access certain areas or features of the Website.

HOW THIS INFORMATION MAY BE USED, INCLUDING ANYONE IT MIGHT BE SHARED WITH

The Modist may use your personal information for the processing of orders, payments and to provide you with a personalized shopping experience. We will also use your details to fulfill and deliver your orders and manage your account. Personal information that you provide may be disclosed to a credit reference or fraud prevention agency, which may keep a record of that information. Where there is a legal obligation to do so, we may disclose your information to any relevant regulatory body.

We may also use your personal information to send you marketing updates but only ever in accordance with your preferences (as detailed in the next section). We do not sell or provide your details to third party marketing companies.

Finally, we may use your personal information for our internal marketing and demographic studies, together with non-personal data to monitor customer patterns so we can consistently improve the Website design to better meet our visitors' needs.

MARKETING OPT-IN AND OPT-OUT PROVISION

When you register, you will be given the option to opt-out of subscribing to our regular update service which will send you:

(i) Email alerts for new products, special offers, events of interest and one-off marketing promotions. Such alerts will only include marketing information about The Modist.

(ii) Direct mail alerts for new products, special offers, events of interest, and one-off marketing promotions. Such alerts will only include marketing information about The Modist.

We do not sell or otherwise pass your details to third parties for marketing purposes. Marketing communications you subscribe to will only be sent by The Modist.

At all times, we will offer you the opportunity to unsubscribe out of any service or update to which you have subscribed, if you change your mind. Any e-mail we send you will contain an easy automated unsubscribe link so that you can opt-out of that particular mailshot. Simply follow the indications in the e-mail or email us at personalservice@themodist.com.

HOW YOU CAN ACCESS AND, IF NECESSARY, CHANGE THE PERSONAL INFORMATION THE MODIST MAINTAINS

If for any reason you are concerned that the personal information held by The Modist is not correct, please visit the Website and, after logging into the Website using the "Sign In" menu on the home page, your personal information will be made available for review and change in the "My Account" section. Only you or, upon your request, the Customer Care department, may access your personal data from the Website. Information may be changed online within My Account.

SAFEGUARDING YOUR PERSONALLY IDENTIFIABLE INFORMATION

We will take care to maintain appropriate safeguards to ensure the security, integrity and privacy of the information you have provided us with. When you place an order or access your account information, we use a Secure Socket Layer (SSL) encryption which encrypts your information before it is sent to us to protect it from unauthorised use. In addition, we will take reasonable steps to ensure that third party business partners to whom we transfer any data will provide sufficient protection of that personal information.

WHERE AND HOW TO ASK QUESTIONS OR FILE COMPLAINTS

If you require further information about the Privacy Policy or the Cookie Policy, please go to the help section of the Website where frequently asked questions (FAQ's) are answered. If you require more information, please go to the Contact Us section of the Website. If you wish to talk to us, please contact our Personal Service team 24 hours a day, 7 days a week at personalservice@themodist.com or call us on the numbers listed below: