Heraldrys Institute of Rome, more briefly HIR, is a group of heraldry scholars with the aim of creating a worldwide archive of the coats of arms of noble and notable families.
HIR is entirely self-financed, most of the income comes from the sale of heraldic research and coats of arms.
What personal data we collect and why we collect them
To process your orders HIS provides several payment options, creates a simple checkout procedure for you, verifies that your payment has been received and complies with the requirements of our Terms and Conditions, including invoice processing, delivery, customization services. The order cannot be completed if our fraud detection solutions flag your transaction as suspicious and potentially fraudulent. The payment fraud detection system follows an automated decision-making process and is necessary to allow us to conclude the contract with you. The data we collect to execute your order are:
- Complete identity data for billing
- Complete identity data for shipping if different from billing information
- Contact Email, the telephone is required only for orders of products shipped by courier
- Information on payments, purchases and transactions
- Navigation data and location
The data of the orders are kept in the manner and time required by the current legislation, however always with diligence and security.
When visitors leave comments on the site, we collect the data shown in the comments form as well as the visitor’s IP address and browser user agent string to facilitate spam detection.
If you upload images to the website, you should avoid uploading images that include embedded location data (EXIF GPS). Visitors to the website can download and extract any location data from images on the website
Personal data any information concerning an interested party, with particular reference to an identifier such as the name, an identification number, location data, an online identifier or one or more characteristic elements of his physical, physiological, genetic, psychic, economic identity , cultural or social – cf. art. 4, c. 1, no. 1 GDPR.
We inform you, pursuant to EU Regulation 2016/679, general regulation on data protection, that the personal data you provide or otherwise acquired by the same in compliance with the laws in force, may be processed, in compliance with the aforementioned law. and confidentiality obligations.
It is understood that HIR may, if provided by you (should you decide to insert them in the contact request form) and with your authorization, process your data relating to heraldic and genealogical information
The processing of personal data must be understood as: “any operation or set of operations, carried out with or without the aid of automated processes and applied to personal data or a set of personal data, such as the collection, registration, organization, structuring , storage, adaptation or modification, extraction, consultation, use, communication by transmission, dissemination or any other form of making available, comparison or interconnection, limitation, cancellation or the destruction”.
The data subject must be understood as: “identified or identifiable natural person”.
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Owner and Data Controller: Heraldrysinstitute.com
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How long do we keep your data
If you leave a comment, the comment and its metadata are kept indefinitely. This is how we can automatically recognize and approve any subsequent comments instead of keeping them in a moderation queue.
For users who register on our website (if any), we also store the personal information they provide in their user profile. All users can see, edit or delete their personal information at any time (except their username which they cannot change). Website administrators can also see and edit this information.
What rights do you have over your data
If you have an account on this site, or have left comments, you can request to receive a file exported from the site with the personal data we hold about you, including any data you have provided to us. You can also request that we delete all personal data concerning you. This does not include any data that we are required to keep for administrative, legal or security purposes.
Where we send your data
Visitor comments may be checked through an automated spam detection service.
- General: firstname.lastname@example.org
- Sales: email@example.com
- Inquire: firstname.lastname@example.org