We will use your information to process your tax refunds and administer your participation in the Global Blue Tax Free Shopping network so that we can fulfill our contractual obligations to you and / or to comply with our legal obligations (e.g. in relation to relevant taxation authorities).
We may be required by law to collect certain personal information about you, or as a consequence of any contractual relationship we have with you. We will inform you at the time your information is collected whether certain data is compulsory. Failure to provide the required information may prevent or delay the fulfilment of these obligations.
We will also analyse your information to see how you use Global Blue's services, to understand your shopping and travel behaviour and to select personalized offers, discounts or recommendations to send you based on your shopping history and in some cases, your, browsing history. It is in our legitimate interest to use the information provided to us for these purposes, so that we can improve the services we provide, understand how they are used and so that we can personalise the offers we send to you to make them more relevant and interesting. These types of decisions will not have legal or similar effects for you.
When we process your information to meet our legitimate interests, we put in place robust safeguards to ensure that your privacy is protected and to ensure that our legitimate interests are not overridden by your interests or fundamental rights and freedoms.
Where your personal information is collected and processed by us to meet out legitimate interests as indicated above, you will also be deemed as having consented to our processing of such personal information for these purposes.
Where we collect your personal information from a third party, we will take steps to ensure that the third party has obtained your requisite authorization and consent if required by law.