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Consumer Privacy and Cookie Notice

Champion is an American manufacturer of clothing, specializing in sports, athletic wear. The brand is a subsidiary of HanesBrands, Inc. Champion was established in 1919 by the Feinbloom brothers.

DATA CONTROLLER – DATA PROCESSOR

The data controller is : Champion Europe S.r.l.,  Via dell'Agricoltura 51, 41012 Carpi (MO) - P.I. 02710320363

At Champion, we respect our consumers (“visitor”, “you”, “your”) and recognize the importance of protecting the privacy and security of your information.  This Consumer Privacy and Cookie Notice (“Notice”) provides an overview of the practices of Champion and its affiliates, subsidiaries and associates (“Champion”, “we”, “our”, “us”) with respect to the collection, use  and disclosure of personal data about consumers.  Personal data is any information that can identify you as an individual, such as your name and contact information.

The term “consumer”, “your” and “you”, as used in this Notice, in intended to refer to Champion consumers and visitors to the Site. This Notice applies only to this Site. This Notice does not apply to or govern:

Champion`s  collection and use of information in connection with purchases made at our retail locations; or

Our Champion Corporate Site and / or third party companies (including, without limitation, their websites, platforms, or applications) which we do not own or control. These sites may have their own privacy notices and terms and conditions that you should consult.

Champion will seek to obtain your consent about the collection and use of your personal data where required by applicable law. Champion respects your decisions about the collection and use of your personal data. You have the ability to revoke your consent at any time subject to applicable legal obligations, and you may do so by clicking an "unsubscribe" link included in a communication or by contacting Champion using the contact information provided in this Notice.

INFORMATION COLLECTION

Champion will collect information directly from you when you visit our website or use our other online services.  We may also collect information from other commercially available sources, where we are permitted to do so by applicable law.  Examples of the types of information we may collect from you includes:

  • Your name
  • Contact information such as your email address, postal address, telephone or mobile number
  • IP address

If you choose not to provide Champion with your personal data, we may not be able to provide you with the products or services that you have requested, or inform you about our products and offers from Champion.

INFORMATION USE

We use the information that you share with us to provide you with the products or services that you have requested, to manage and improve our websites and the services we offer you, and to provide you with information about other Champion products or offers and those offers from our carefully selected business partners.

SHARING YOUR INFORMATION

Champion respects your privacy and, accordingly, only shares your personal data in a limited number of circumstances. Champion may share your data with affiliated companies including other companies within the Champion group globally, franchisees and licensees, and combine your data that you have provided to such affiliated companies, for the purpose of improving our services to you, we may share your information with our trusted third parties who provide services on our behalf in accordance with Champion’s instructions as data processors (such as order fulfilment, or to send you information with your consent about products or services that may be of interest to you.)  We may also share your information with our carefully selected business partners where we have your consent to do so, and when we are required to do so, with government authorities to fulfil a legal obligation.

PROTECTING YOUR INFORMATION

Champion has implemented administrative, physical, and technical measures to protect your information from loss or unauthorized use or alteration.  We will only keep your personal data for as long as necessary to fulfill the purposes stated when collecting your information or as stated in this Notice, unless a longer retention period is permitted or required by applicable law.

 YOUR RIGHTS AND HOW YOU CAN CONTACT US

As permitted by applicable law, you have a right of access, rectification and deletion of information collected about you, and the right to oppose, for legitimate reasons, the processing of this information.  You can also choose how Champion  communicates with you.

INFORMATION COLLECTION

In accordance with applicable law, Champion will collect information about you in different ways, such as:

When you purchase a product or register for a competition, promotion, or newsletter; or

When you visit and use or Sites; or

Through third parties such as our business partners or commercial available sources.

We will only collect the information needed to fulfill the purposes described to you when requesting this information.  If you choose not to provide certain information, we may not be able to provide you with the products or services that you have requested, or inform you about our products and offers from Champion.

As permitted by applicable law, the information that Champion collects about you may be combined to help improve your user experience and to enhance our products and services that you may be interested in. 

INFORMATION YOU PROVIDE

Champion will collect information from you when you visit the Site.  For example, you may provide such information when you buy a product, subscribe to various services such as email communications, post reviews or other user-generated content, compile a "My Favorites" list or other product list, participate in contests, respond to a survey, or communicate with customer service.  Below are examples of the information we may collect directly from you:

  • Name
  • Contact  information such as your email address, postal address, and telephone or mobile number
  • Date of birth
  • Recording when you call our customer services team
  • Website account log-in details
  • Credit card or other payment information for purchases you make on the Site

When collecting personal data directly from you, those fields that are mandatory or optional will be clearly indicated.  If you do not wish to provide the information requested within mandatory fields, we will be unable to process your request or order.

INFORMATION COLLECTED WHEN YOU VISIT CHAMPION WEBSITES OR USE OUR OTHER ONLINE SERVICES 

Champion and service providers acting on our behalf, use cookies, web beacons, Flash cookies (also known as locally shared objects) and cookie technologies (collectively, “Cookies”) to receive and store certain types of information whenever you view our promotions and advertisements, or when you use our Site.  This information may include the pages you visit on our Site, the web address from which you came, the type of browser / device / hardware you are using, purchase information and checkout process information, search terms and mobile geographic location, and the Champion emails you open. 

More information about cookies and how you can manage them can be found in the Cookie policy below.

INFORMATION COLLECTED FROM OTHER SOURCES

As permitted by applicable law, Champion may collect information about you from other sources, such as our business partners and through commercially available sources.  Examples of the information we may collect from other sources include your name, contact information such as your email address or postal address, your date of birth, consumer and market research data including purchase behavior, and any publicly observed data or activities, such as blogs, videos, internet posting, and other user-generated content.

We also obtain information from third parties.  For example, portions of the Site may include features or widgets from various social media platforms, such as Facebook, Google Plus, Twitter, Pinterest, Instagram, Tumblr and YouTube (each, a "Social Media Platform"), and we may enable you to register or log in to the Site through a Social Media Platform. These features use Cookies to collect information about your IP address and the pages on our Site that you have visited. Your interactions with those features are governed by the terms of use and privacy policies of the companies that provide them.

USING YOUR INFORMATION

Champion uses the information it collects about you and your use of our Site for a variety of reasons related to our business operations and as set forth in this Notice, and we may combined information about you that we collect online, in our stores, via mobile applications and from third party sources.   Below are some examples of how your information may be used.

Business communications : to communicate with you for business reasons with your consent or as permitted by applicable law.

  • Responding to your requests (including, for example, to process an order including your payment for any products you have purchased directly from us; to enter a sweepstake; post a testimonial, photograph, comment, question, or other social sharing on our websites; receive product information or catalogs through the post; or to enroll in our e-mail program.
  • Inviting you to participate in market research
  • Providing any necessary notices to our visitors and notifying them about Site updates;
  • Sending e-mail offers, announcements, or newsletters to your e-mail address (these e-mails may come from any of us at Champion, including any Champion affiliate);
  • Sending you offers, announcements, or newsletters through the mail, to the address you have chosen to provide;
  • Contacting you (either by a traditional voice call or through a SMS or text message) on a residential or mobile telephone number you have given us, to provide you with information about our products, special offers, or promotions;
  • Contacting you using a telephone number you have provided, to complete a transaction you have initiated with us;
  • Enabling users to register an account on the Site and to log in using their credentials from a Social Media Platform;
  • Providing apps or interactive features of the Site, such as product reviews or marketing communications and other information regarding our products, services and promotions;
  • Administering promotions, surveys and focus groups; and
  • Providing location-based services, including search results and other personalized content, through use of location information obtained from your mobile device.
  • Provide you with advertising messages that are specifically tailored to your interests
  • Resource monitoring: To monitor usage of Champion facilities and resources, and secure Champion premises, assets and information:
  • Understand how you use of the Site for internal research purposes and to enhance our product messaging to you;
  • Improving the content, appearance and utility of the Site
  • Monitoring against theft and fraud.

Legal and regulatory compliance: Compliance, internal control evaluations and audits (conducted by Champion and external audit service providers), and, to the extent permitted in this Notice and by the applicable law, providing assistance to law enforcement.

HOW YOUR INFORMATION MAY BE SHARED

Champion respects your privacy and, accordingly, shares personal data in a limited number of circumstances. 

WITHIN CHAMPION

We may share your personal data within Champion for marketing and other administrative purposes, in accordance with applicable law.  If you do not want to receive marketing information from Champion, you can use the unsubscribe link on each email communication we send you, or contact us on the information provided below.

WITH OUR THIRD PARTY SERVICE PROVIDERS

As a global organization, Champion relies on third party service providers to perform various business operations on our behalf.  When sharing your personal data with our third party service providers, we will only share the information they need to perform the services we request, and we require that they protect this information and not use it for any other purpose.  For example, we may use services provides for the following purposes:

  • Fulfill your product requests including managing payment processing and shipping
  • Manage promotions or competitions
  • Host our sites and deliver our email or other communications
  • Analyze our data, sometimes along with data from other sources, to send you communications
  • Conduct market research and analyze data to improve our products, services and sites

Purchase or manage advertising space on other websites or applications, or through advertising content (such as text, graphics, animations, videos, etc.) displayed on these sites or application, to promote our business and current promotions. These advertising service providers may use Cookies to collect non-identifiable information about your visits to the Site. Such non-identifiable

information does not include your name, address, e-mail address, or other information that can directly identify you; but it may, in some cases, include your IP address. In addition to the information about your visits to the Site, our service providers may also use the information about your visits to other websites to target advertisements for products and services available from us.

In the event that Champion or any of its affiliates are all or part acquired by a third party, your information may be included in the transferred assets.  Subject to the exceptions described below, Champion does not sell, rent, or make available to any third party whatsoever the personal data collected on the Site.

RAKUTEN ADVERTISING DATA COLLECTION

Rakuten Advertising may collect personal information when you interact with our digital property, including IP addresses, digital identifiers, information about your web browsing and app usage and how you interact with our properties and ads for a variety of purposes, such as personalization of offers or advertisements, analytics about how you engage with websites or ads and other commercial purposes.

For more information about the collection, use and sale of your personal data and your rights, please use the below links.

Privacy policy: https://rakutenadvertising.com/legal-notices/services-privacy-policy/

Your rights: https://rakutenadvertising.com/legal-notices/services-privacy-rights-request-form/

KLARNA PAYMENT METHODS

(Applicable in the United Kingdom and Netherlands only)

In order to be able to offer you Klarna’s payment options, we will pass to Klarna certain aspects of your personal information, such as contact and order details, in order for Klarna to assess whether you qualify for their payment options and to tailor the payment options for you.

General information on Klarna you can find here. Your personal data is handled in accordance with applicable data protection law and in accordance with the information in Klarna’s privacy policy.

WITH OUR CAREFULLY SELECTED BUSINESS PARTNERS

Champion often works with carefully selected business partners to offer joint promotions or products that may be of interest to you.  Where permitted by applicable law, we will combine information about you with our business partners so that we can send promotional communications to you.  For these programs, we will make it clear when collecting your personal data that your information will be shared with our carefully selected business partners and ask for your consent to do so, as required by applicable law. 

If you would prefer not to receive these joint communications, you can opt out by following the instructions provided in any such communication or through this Policy.

OTHER SITUATIONS WHERE YOUR INFORMATION MAY BE SHARED

We may disclose your personal data, if we believe that doing so is necessary to protect and defend the right and property of Champion including enforcing our Terms and Conditions, or where we are required to do so by law and / or government authorities.

We may share aggregated or anonymous information that does not identify you for Champion business purposes.  For example, we may disclose the number of visitors to our websites.  We may also share aggregated or anonymous information with our business partners for their own business purposes, in accordance with applicable law. 

USER GENERATED CONTENT 

Some Champion sites allow users to submit their own content for contents, or to participate in blogs etc.  Any information you submit or post as user-generated content to Champion websites will become publically available information.  We recommend that you to exercise caution when deciding to disclose any information in such submissions or posts.  Champion cannot prevent others from using this information in a manner that may violate this Notice, the law, or your personal privacy and safety.  Champion is not responsible for the results of such postings.

INFORMATION TRANSFER 

As a global organization, your information may be transferred within the Champion organization located in a country that is different in which you live, or to our trusted third parties based in other countries so that they can process your information on our behalf.  This may include the transfer of your information to the United States.  By using this website or providing information to Champion, you consent to us transferring this information in accordance with the terms of this Notice and as permitted by applicable data protection law.

Champion will comply with applicable data protection laws when transferring your information to another country, and has taken appropriate safeguards to ensure that the transfer of data to our affiliates and suppliers outside of the EU/EES is adequately secure and protected. This has been done through the execution of standard data protection clauses adopted by the EU Commission.

PROTECTING YOUR INFORMATION

Champion has implemented administrative, physical, and technical measures to protect your information from loss or unauthorized use or alteration.  Your information is stored in a secured environment and access to your information is restricted to prevent against unauthorized access, modification or misuse and permitted to only those employees or third parties working on our behalf, on a need to know basis.

Champion will retain your information for the period necessary to fulfill the purposes outlined in this Policy, unless a longer period of retention is required or permitted by law.

YOUR RIGHTS AND HOW YOU CAN CONTACT US 

Champion respects your right to choose how we may contact you.  If you would like to stop receiving information from Champion, you can follow the opt-out instructions provided in any communication message you receive.  Champion will honor your request to stop receiving promotional messages from us, in accordance with your opt-out instructions.  However, we may continue to send you service-related communications such as emails confirming purchases through our websites.  We may also retain your information for recording keeping purposes, for example, to make sure that we fulfill your request not to send any particular type of messages. 

To the extent permitted by applicable law, you may exercise your rights in relation to your personal data, including data collected by means of cookies or other technologies, in particular:

RIGHT OF ACCESS 

You have the right to obtain confirmation of whether personal data concerning yourself are being processed and, where that is the case, access to the personal data and information regarding, inter alia, the purpose of processing, the categories of personal data concerned, the categories of recipients to whom your data have been or will be disclosed, and the envisaged period of time for which personal data will be stored (or the criteria for determining this).

RIGHT OF RECTIFICATION

You have the right to request rectification of inaccurate personal data concerning yourself, and to complete incomplete data.

RIGHT OF ERASURE

Under certain circumstances you are entitled to request that we erase your personal data or restrict our processing of your data, for example when it is no longer necessary for us to process your data taking into consideration the purposes for which they were collected. 

RIGHT TO OBJECTION - DIRECT MARKETING AND PROFILING 

You have the right to object at any time to processing of your personal data for direct marketing, which includes profiling, to the extent that it is related to such direct marketing. If you object to our processing of your personal data for direct marketing purposes, including profiling, we will cease such processing of your data.

RIGHT TO DATA PORTABILITY 

You have the right to data portability if the processing is based on consent or on a contract and  the processing is carried out by automated means and  where technically feasible. The exercise of this  right shall be without prejudice to the right to be forgotten.

The right to data portability shall not apply to processing necessary for the performance of a task carried out in the public interest or in the exercise of official authority vested in the controller.    

RIGHT TO LODGE A COMPLAINT WITH SUPERVISORY AUTHORITY

Please note that if you consider the processing of your data to be in violation of applicable data protection laws, you have the right to lodge a complaint with a supervisory authority, in particular in the Member State of your habitual residence or the place of the alleged infringement.

To exercise these rights or should you wish to object to any of our processing,  or withdraw your approval please contact us using the contact information above . Please note however that such withdrawal will not affect our right to process your data when such processing is necessary to perform our contractual obligations to you, and/or to the extent we are required to process your data by law or to defend ourselves in a dispute, to prevent fraud or abuse, or to enforce our Terms and Conditions. If you withdraw your approval of this policy, we will however not process your data for any marketing purposes, since we will consider such withdrawal as an objection against such processing.

COOKIE POLICY

We use cookies and other technologies to ensure you have the best possible experience when browsing and interacting with the Site. Some of the purposes for which we use cookies and other technologies may require your consent. If consent is given, it can be freely revoked at any time by using the preference management system within the account and following the instructions in this policy.

You can always change your browser settings to refuse cookies.  Some cookies are automatically deleted at the end of the browsing session (session cookies), while others remain stored in your computers (persistent cookies).

WHAT COOKIES ARE

Cookies are small text files that the websites you visit send and store on your personal computer or any other device (even mobile) and are then sent back to the same websites at the next browsing. 

Cookies are used for various purposes: for example, to remember users' actions and preferences (such as, for example, login details, language, font size, other display settings, etc.) so that they do not have to be indicated again when the user returns to that site or browses from one page to another. They are also used to perform computer authentication, session monitoring and storage of information regarding the activities of users accessing a site; they may also contain a unique identification code that makes it possible to keep track of the user's browsing within the site for statistical or advertising purposes.

Cookies may be sent by the site or by other sites ("third party" cookies).

Some operations could not be carried out without the use of cookies, which in certain cases are technically necessary for the site to function.

TYPES OF COOKIES ON THE SITE AND THEIR FUNCTIONS 

There are different types of cookies, depending on their characteristics and functions. Our site uses the following categories of cookies:

  • strictly necessary cookies: these cookies are necessary for the operation of the site and cannot be disabled in our systems. They are usually set only in response to actions you take that constitute a request for services, such as setting privacy preferences, logging in or filling out forms. You can set your browser to block or have it warn you about these cookies, but as a result some parts of the site will not work for you. These cookies do not store any personal information; 
  • performance cookies: these cookies allow us to count visits and traffic sources so that we can measure and improve the performance of our site. They help us to know which pages are the most and least popular and to see how visitors move around the site. All information collected by cookies is aggregated and therefore anonymous. If you do not allow these cookies, we will not know when you have visited our site;
  • targeted advertising cookies: these cookies may be set through our site by our advertising partners. They can be used by these companies to build a profile of your interests and show you relevant ads on other sites. They do not store personal information directly, but are based solely on identifying your browser and Internet device. If you do not accept these cookies, you will receive less targeted advertising;
  • functionality cookies: these cookies allow the site to provide enhanced functionality and personalisation. They may be set by us or by third-party providers whose services have been added to our pages. If you do not allow these cookies, some or all of these services may not function properly.

All of the above types of cookies may remain on your computer or mobile device for different periods of time, depending on the function they perform.

Cookies stored on your computer or mobile device may not be used to retrieve any data from your hard drive, transmit computer viruses, identify and use your e-mail address, or for any other purpose other than those described above.

LIST OF COOKIES USED ON THE SITE

  • Strictly necessary cookies

SUPPLIER

NAME

DESCRIPTION

www.championstore.com

PHPSESSID

Description:PHP session cookie associated with embedded content from this domain.

championstore.com

OptanonAlertBoxClosed

Description:This cookie is set by websites using certain versions of the cookie law compliance solution from OneTrust. It is set after visitors have seen a cookie information notice and in some cases only when they actively close the notice down. It enables the website not to show the message more than once to a user. The cookie has a one year lifespan and contains no personal information.

championstore.com

OptanonConsent

Description:This cookie is set by the cookie compliance solution from OneTrust. It stores information about the categories of cookies the site uses and whether visitors have given or withdrawn consent for the use of each category. This enables site owners to prevent cookies in each category from being set in the users browser, when consent is not given. The cookie has a normal lifespan of one year, so that returning visitors to the site will have their preferences remembered. It contains no information that can identify the site visitor.

championstore.com

PHPSESSID

Description:PHP session cookie associated with embedded content from this domain.

championstore.com

_dc_gtm_UA-xxxxxxxx

Description:This cookie is associated with sites using Google Tag Manager to load other scripts and code into a page. Where it is used it may be regarded as Strictly Necessary as without it, other scripts may not function correctly. The end of the name is a unique number which is also an identifier for an associated Google Analytics account.

championstore.com

eupubconsent

Description:This cookie is used by the IAB Europe Transparency & Consent Framework to store the user's consent to the data collection Purposes. The cookie holds an encrypted consent string that vendors participating in the framework can read and determine the user's consent.

championstore.com

_gclxxxx

Description:Google conversion tracking cookie

championstore.com

_uetvid

Description:This is a cookie utilised by Microsoft Bing Ads and is a tracking cookie. It allows us to engage with a user that has previously visited our website.

championstore.com

_ga

Description:This cookie name is associated with Google Universal Analytics - which is a significant update to Google's more commonly used analytics service. This cookie is used to distinguish unique users by assigning a randomly generated number as a client identifier. It is included in each page request in a site and used to calculate visitor, session and campaign data for the sites analytics reports. By default it is set to expire after 2 years, although this is customisable by website owners.

championstore.com

_hjTLDTest

Description:When the Hotjar script executes we try to determine the most generic cookie path we should use, instead of the page hostname. This is done so that cookies can be shared across subdomains (where applicable). To determine this, we try to store the _hjTLDTest cookie for different URL substring alternatives until it fails. After this check, the cookie is removed.

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_hjAbsoluteSessionInProgress</