Privacy Policy

Bridal Stories is a registered brand that offers brides the opportunity to buy and sell preloved, vintage, and outlet wedding dresses while promoting sustainability in the bridal industry.

As Bridal Stories is not the owner of the dress(es) or accessories available, it exclusively serves as an intermediary and custodian between the dress and/or accessories owner and the final customer.

As part of its activity, Bridal Stories processes personal data from various data subjects, including personal identification, tax, and contact information, ensuring respect for the best practices in personal data protection. Therefore, this Privacy Policy aims to convey to data subjects the terms of their data processing, which are handled in strict compliance with the provisions of the current legislation, notably Regulation (EU) 2016/679 of the European Parliament and of the Council of April 27, 2016 (hereinafter, GDPR).

1. Data Controller

The entity responsible for processing your personal data is Teresa Sofia Baumeister Simões, as the owner of the website and the Bridal Stories brand, and for ease of communication, we will refer to the brand later to identify the entity. Any contacts, particularly for the exercise of rights, should be made to:

Bridal Stories showroom
Rua Palmira 66, 1ºB
1170-289 Lisbon

2. Personal Data and Its Processing

Personal data refers to any information relating to an identified or identifiable natural person, such as name, address, email, age, marital status, location data, genetic, physiological, economic, cultural, or social information. An identifiable person is someone who can be determined, especially by reference to an identifier: name, identification number, location data, physical, physiological, genetic, etc.

Data processing refers to any operation or set of operations performed on personal data, such as collection, recording, organization, storage, adaptation or alteration, retrieval, consultation, use, disclosure by transmission, dissemination, or any other form of provision, comparison, or interconnection, as well as limitation, erasure, or destruction.

Bridal Stories processes the following personal data:

– Personal identification data

– Tax identification data

– Contact data

3. When do we collect your personal data

Bridal Stories collects your personal data according to predefined purposes. You're not obligated to provide Bridal Stories with the personal data we request, but if you choose not to do so, we may not be able to offer our services, transmit certain information, or respond to any inquiries you might have.

Bridal Stories collects your personal data directly, specifically through:

– Bridal Stories, in person or over the phone;

– Online, through the website;

– Email contact, through;

4. Grounds and purposes for processing your personal data

The processing of your personal data is always carried out according to pre-determined purposes.

Bridal Stories processes your personal data for purposes related to the execution of intermediary services for buying and selling wedding dresses and/or accessories; scheduling of visits to the showroom; newsletter subscriptions; ensuring the protection and security of data subjects; compliance with legal obligations; accounting, tax, and financial management; litigation management; and promotion of events.

The personal data of the respective owners is processed lawfully, so we only process it when at least one of the following situations occurs:

(i) We obtain your consent for processing in cases where it is necessary, specifically for scheduling visits to the showroom and subscribing to newsletters;

(ii) We carry out pre-contractual and contractual measures at your request, particularly in the context of purchasing wedding dresses or articles;

(iii) We fulfill legal obligations, for example, when we have to transmit your personal data to police, judicial, tax, or regulatory entities;

(iv) We protect and defend your rights;

(v) For the purposes of legitimate interests in promoting events through media channels.

5. When do we transmit your personal data

We do not share your personal data with individuals or entities outside of Bridal Stories, except when:

(i) we obtain your consent, when applicable;

(ii) we engage entities to provide certain services, including but not limited to, those providing IT support, accounting, or legal services;

(iii) we have to comply with legal obligations, including data transmission to police, judicial, tax, and regulatory entities;

(iv) in Bridal Stories' legitimate interest to initiate legal actions or complaints in the interest and for the protection of our rights;

(v) in Bridal Stories' legitimate interest in promoting events organized by us.

All entities that may receive your data are contractually obligated to maintain confidentiality, ensuring the adoption of technical and organizational measures suitable to guarantee compliance with the GDPR.

6. Data retention periods

The period for which your personal data is kept is strictly necessary for achieving the defined purpose or, where applicable, until you exercise your right to object, right to erasure, or withdraw consent. After the retention period, Bridal Stories will delete or anonymize your data.

7. Data subject rights

Data subjects have the right to request access to their personal data, its rectification, erasure, restriction of processing concerning the data subject, object to processing, as well as data portability. When personal data processing is based on consent, data subjects can withdraw consent at any time without affecting the lawfulness of processing based on consent before its withdrawal. If a data subject believes their data is being unlawfully processed by Bridal Stories, they have the right to lodge a complaint with the National Data Protection Commission or another competent supervisory authority as per the law. The exercise of these rights is free, except in cases where requests are manifestly unfounded, excessive, or repetitive, in which case a reasonable fee may be charged considering administrative costs.

The response to requests should be provided promptly, within one month of receiving the request, unless the request is particularly complex or in exceptional circumstances. This period can be extended up to two months when necessary, considering the complexity of the request and the number of received requests.

8. Personal data security

Bridal Stories is committed to ensuring the confidentiality, protection, and security of your personal data by implementing appropriate technical and organizational measures to safeguard the data against accidental or unlawful loss, destruction, or damage. Additionally, we ensure that the provided data is protected against unauthorized access or use by third parties. Accordingly, the Bridal Stories pledges to implement best information security practices.

Bridal Stories does not take responsibility for, nor provide guarantees regarding, other websites that may be accessed through hyperlinks on our site.

Additionally, it is the user's responsibility to take precautions and ensure that the information they access does not contain harmful elements.

9. Changes to the privacy policy

Bridal Stories reserves the right to, at any time, make changes or updates to this privacy policy, with such eventual changes being advertised on the Bridal Stories website.

We recommend that you periodically check our privacy policy to stay informed about how Bridal Stories protects your personal data and to stay updated on the information and rights that apply to you.

Last updated: 05/08/2022

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  • A foto principal deve ser vertical e mostrar o vestido na sua totalidade;
  • Usa fotografias originais e evita as de catálogo. 

  • Usa fotografias originais e não screenshots;
  • Evita fotografias de catálogo. As clientes gostam de ver fotografias reais;
  • Evita marcas de água, links de website e molduras;
  • Coloca fotografias relativas aos pormenores (rendas, bordados, etc.);
  • Fotografa o teu vestido num fundo clean sem sobreposição de outros artigos.