I’m Virginia Hechtel and I’m a freelance Content, Graphic & Web Designer with a strong focus on project feasibility and respect of deadlines.

Privacy policy

Data controller and reference legislation

The data controller is Virginia Hechtel, hereinafter “VH”, for brevity. VH processes personal data in compliance with the European legislation on the Protection of Personal Data (hereinafter “GDPR”, for brevity). Pursuant to articles 12, 13 and 14 of the GDPR, the Data Controller provides this information on the processing of personal data carried out by it.


This disclosure applies to VH and its website and to personal data relating to natural persons. VH cannot be and is in no way responsible for the treatment of independent third parties and third party sites that can be reached from any links on the VH site.

Purpose of the treatments without explicit consent

All personal information that you provide to me without explicit consent, via web or email or otherwise, is optional and the result of your free choice. This information will be processed solely by VH for the purposes of: (a) responding to and satisfying your requests, (b) fulfilling my contractual obligations, (c) pursuing the legitimate interests of the Data Controller [example: defending oneself in court], (d) fulfill legal and tax obligations.

Purpose of the treatments with explicit consent

Only upon express consent from the interested party, VH will process personal data of natural persons for promotional and commercial purposes: for example, to inform you of new product or service offers.

Personal data retention

VH will keep your personal information for the time that is strictly necessary and sufficient for the stated purposes or provided by legal and fiscal regulations or until you request them to be deleted (see also Data Subject’s rights).

Data Subject’s rights

You are a “data subject” if VH processes as data controller any information relating to you as a identified or identifiable natural person. As a data subject you have the following rights:

  • to withdraw your consent to processing of your personal data for marketing or commercial purposes* ,
  • to ask VH about the existence of personal data about you and to access them,
  • to obtain from VH the rectification of any inaccurate personal data about you,
  • to obtain from VH the erasure of your personal data** ,
  • to lodge a complaint with the supervisory authority.

* that will not affect the lawfulness of processing based on consent before its withdrawal

** your request will be fulfilled, unless there are legal grounds for retaining such data (such as; honor a contract, fiscal obligations,…)

Categories of personal data

Unless otherwise freely provided by the interested party, VH only processes “common” personal data. The systematic and continuous processing of “particular data” (i.e. sensitive, medical, judicial, etc.) is excluded.

Sources of personal data

VH may receive your personal data from yourself by your free choice (via email, website, telephone, fax, etc.) or from public sources (public registers, social networks, etc.). Whatever the source, VH will not process the personal data of natural persons for promotional or commercial purposes without their explicit consent.

Contacts / Questions

Please contact the Data Controller to exercise your rights or to ask for clarification.