Updated June 2021
When you register your Sharp product on this Sharp Home Appliances website, your personal information is collected and handled by Vestel Ticaret A.Ş, whose registered office is located at Organize Sanayi Bölgesi 45030 Manisa, Turkey (“we” or “us”).
Under the data protection laws we are a data controller, which means that we are responsible for deciding what information is collected on our Website and how it is used and for what purposes. Being a data controller means that we have certain legal responsibilities about how we collect, use and share your personal information.
This policy explains our privacy practices and covers the following:
The personal information about you that we collect and use.
How we use your personal information.
Who we share your personal information with.
How long we retain your personal information for.
Any transfers involving your personal information.
How we legally justify using and sharing your personal information.
How to contact us and your legal rights in relation to your personal information.
Cookies and other information.
Your Personal Data İs Processed For Legal Reasons İn Accordance With The Purposes Set Out İn The Table Below.
To provide you with a warranty service for your Sharp product – this includes the following:
In relation to the operation of our Website, registering your Sharp product and providing you with the warranty services, the legal grounds which we rely on are:
Parties Who We Share Your Personal İnformation With
We disclose your information to the following parties:
(a) Our internal business group within the United Kingdom, Europe and Turkey.
(b) Our service providers who provide you with warranty services.
How Long We Retain Your Personal İnformation For
We will only retain personal information for the estimated natural lifespan of the Sharp product that you have purchased. Following the expiration of this period, we will delete all personal information held about you unless we have the legal right to retain such information, including in relation to the defence of any potential, ongoing or anticipated legal claims regarding your Sharp product.
Transfers Of Your Personal İnformation
Your Rights İn Relation To Your Personal İnformation
(a) provide you with further details on the use we make of your personal information;
(b) provide you with an electronic copy of your personal information;
(c) update any inaccuracies in the personal information we hold;
(d) transfer your personal information to another data controller, in a structured, commonly used and machine readable form;
(e) delete any personal information the we no longer have a legal ground to use;
(f) restrict further processing of your personal information; and
(g) object to our use of your personal information which is based on the 'legitimate interests' legal ground. If our use of your personal information based only on this legal ground is causing you undue harm, then we must cease using your personal information for that purpose.
Your exercise of these rights is subject to certain conditions and exemptions. If you exercise any of these rights we will check your entitlement and, unless we are required to respond earlier under data protection laws, respond in most cases within 30 working days.
We will seek to ensure that your personal information is accurate. In order to assist us with this, you should notify us of any changes to the personal information that you have provided to us by updating your details on the Website or by contacting us as set out below.
We are required to employ adequate technical and organisational security measures to protect your personal information from any loss, destruction, damage or unlawful disclosure. However, no transmission over the internet can ever be guaranteed as secure. Consequently, please note that we cannot guarantee the security of any personal information which you transfer over the Website to us.