To contact us by email please use the following email addresses by region:
- Europe, Middle East, Africa: clientservicesEU@bally.ch
- North & South America: ClientServicesUS@bally.ch
- China & Hong Kong: clientservicesCN@bally.ch
- Japan: ClientServicesJP@bally.ch
- South East Asia: CustomerServiceAUS@bally.ch
We endeavour to respond to all emails within 48 hours. If any additional information is required to resolve your query, we will contact you via email.
To contact our client service agents by phone please call our free phone number in the regions below:
- Europe, Middle East, Africa: on 00800 1851 1851
- North & South America: on 001 844 442 2559
- China & Hong Kong: on 4006 693 066
- Japan: on 0120 00 9570
Please note this number may not be accessible or free from some mobile phone networks.
For all other countries please call: on +39 02 87 21 43 18.
Terms and Conditions of Use
Welcome to our web site (www.ballyofswitzerland.com the "Website"). These General Terms and Conditions of Use (the "Terms") govern the access to and use of the Website. Please read these Terms carefully. By accessing and using the Website as well as by purchasing the products on the Website, you agree to be bound by these Terms. If you do not agree to all or part of these Terms, we invite you not to use our Website. This website is managed and maintained by Bally (Shanghai) Commercial Co. ("Bally"), with registered office in China, Suite 05-09, 30/F, Tower 2, Hang Lung Plaza 66, No. 1266 West Nanjing Road, Shanghai, 200040. business register number: 310000400550242 and VAT number 310104667844084.
The access to and use of the Website, including display of web pages, communication with Provider, downloading product information and making purchases on the web site, are carried out by our users exclusively for personal purposes, which should in no way be connected to any trade, business or professional activity. Remember that you will be liable for your use of the Website and its contents. Bally shall not be considered liable for any use of the web site and its contents made by its users that is not compliant with the laws and regulations in force, without prejudice to Provider's liability for intentional torts and gross negligence.
In particular, you will be liable for communicating information or data which is not correct, false or concerning third parties (in the event such third parties have not given their consent) as well as for any improper use of such data or information.
2. Intellectual Property Rights
All content included on this Website, such as works, images, pictures, dialogues, music, sounds, videos, documents, drawings, figures, logos, menus, web pages, graphics, colours, schemes, tools, fonts, designs, diagrams, layouts, methods, processes, functions and software (collectively, "Content"), is the property of Bally and is protected by national and international copyright and other intellectual property laws. You may not reproduce, publish, distribute, display, modify, create derivative work from, or exploit in any way, in whole or in part, the Content without the prior express written consent of Bally as the case may be.
Bally shall have the exclusive right to authorize or prohibit in their sole discretion any reproduction, publication, distribution, display, modification, creation of derivative work from, or exploitation in any way of, in whole or in part, the Content. Bally shall have the right, at any time, to claim the authorship of any Content posted on this Site and to object to any use, distortion or other modification of such Content.
Any reproduction, publication, distribution, display, modification, creation of derivative work from, or exploitation in any way of, the Content expressly authorized in writing by Bally shall be carried out by you for lawful purposes only and in compliance with all applicable laws.
3. Links to Other Web Sites
After you submit a Submission (as defined below) on Instagram or Twitter, you will have the chance to have your photographs, video, etc. appear on the dedicated area of the Website. Bally reserves the right, at its sole discretion, to edit any Submission and to choose to include or not include such Submission in the Website. You acknowledge and agree that Bally has no control over, and shall have no liability for any damages resulting from, the use (including, without limitation, re-publication) or misuse by any third party of information voluntarily made public through any part of the Website.
Any ideas, content of any kind (including, without limitation, text, software, photographs, videos, audio visual recordings, graphics, music, and sound), or other information you provide to us by using the #BallySelfeet hashtag in a post on Instagram tagging @Bally_Swiss or using the #ShoeTip in a Tweet on Twitter, tagging @Bally_Swiss (collectively, "Submissions") will be treated as non-proprietary and non-confidential. By transmitting or posting any Submission, you hereby grant us a nonexclusive, royalty-free, worldwide, perpetual, transferable, irrevocable, and fully sublicensable right to use, reproduce, modify, adapt, publish, sell, assign, translate, create derivative works from, distribute and display any Submission, as well as your name, Instagram, Twitter, profile picture, image, likeness, comments, posts, statements or other information, in any form, media, or technology, whether now known or hereafter developed, alone or as part of other works. You also acknowledge that your Submission may not be returned and we may use your Submission, and any ideas, concepts or know how contained therein, for any purpose including, without limitation, developing, manufacturing, distributing and marketing products.
If you make a Submission, you represent and warrant that you own or otherwise control the rights to your Submission and any and all elements thereof; that you have the rights from any and all third parties appearing in such Submission to use such third parties' names, images or likenesses and any other third party-owned elements as necessary in and as part of your Submission; and that your Submission will not infringe or violate the rights of any third parties, including, but not limited to, copyrights, trademarks, rights of publicity/privacy, patent, trade secret or confidentiality obligations. You further represent and warrant that such Submission does not constitute or contain software viruses, commercial solicitation, chain letters, mass mailings, or any form of "spam." You may not use a false email address, impersonate any person or entity, or otherwise mislead us as to the origin of any Submission. You agree to indemnify us, Instagram, Twitter Inc., and any of our or their respective parents, affiliates, licensees, licensors, and each of their respective officers, directors, employees, successors, agents and assigns, for all claims arising from or in connection with (a) the use of any Submission, including, without limitation, all claims arising out of or based upon copyright or trademark infringement, misappropriation, invasion of privacy, defamation, right of publicity and/or any blurring, alteration, editing, morphing, distortion, illusionary effect, faulty reproduction, fictionalization or use in any composite form of your or any other person's or entity's name, Instagram, Twitter, profile picture, image, likeness, comments, posts, statements or other information and/or the Submission; or (b) any breach or alleged breach by you of any of these Terms or applicable laws. You acknowledge that Bally is not responsible for, and has no liability for, any use of all or any part of a Submission by any third party.
4. Links to the Website and Affiliate Partners
Please, contact Bally at the following e-mail address: email@example.com if you are interested in linking the Home page of the Website and other web pages which can be publicly accessible or if you wish to join our Affiliate Programme.
5. Disclaimers on Content
Bally has adopted measures to ensure that the content of the Website is accurate and does not contain any incorrect or out-of-date information. However, Bally cannot be held liable for the accuracy and completeness of the content, except for its liability for tort and gross negligence and as otherwise provided for by the law.
Moreover, Bally cannot guarantee that the web site will operate continuously, without any interruptions and errors due to the connection to the Internet.
The website http://www.ballyofswitzerland.com (the "Website") uses automatic systems of data collection such as cookies. A cookie is a small piece of data that is used to store information on your computer's browser or program data subfolders when you visit a website, such the Website.
This page is designed to help you understand more about these technologies and our use of them on the Website.
Cookies are widely used in order to make Website works, or works more efficiently, as well as to provide information to us. Cookies can be disabled or removed by tools that are available in most commercial browsers. The preferences for each browser you use will need to be set separately and different browsers offer different functionality and options.
Our Website uses various different types of cookies and similar technologies, each of which has a different function as set out in the table below:
Technical or browsing cookies : These cookies enable the Website to function correctly and allow you to view it in your language and for your market from the first time you access it. They will recognise your country so that on any subsequent visits, you are directed straight to the Website. They also allow you to create an account, log in and manage your orders. If you are a registered user, these cookies mean you will be recognised as such when you access the services offered to our registered users. These cookies will recognise if you make a purchase from the website through an affiliated or partner site so that we can fulfil any obligations we may have to those partner sites. These cookies are necessary for the Website to function.
Functional cookies : These cookies enable the Website to recognise you, following an explicit request from you (for example, if you click on "remember me"), every time you access the Website, so that you don't have to type in your login details each time.
If you have added items to your basket and closed the session without completing your purchase, but have not removed the items from your basket, these cookies enable you to carry on shopping with the same basket the next time you visit the website within a reasonable period of time.
These cookies are not essential for the Website to function, but they improve the Website and the browsing experience.
Analytical cookies : These cookies are used for example by Google Analytics in order to carry out statistical analyses of how users use the Website through their computers or via our mobile applications, such as how many pages a user has visited or the number of mouse clicks made on a page while using the website. In such events, Bally processes the results of these analyses in an anonymous way and for statistics purposes only, provided that the service supplier uses the cookies in connection with the browser installed on your computer or other device used to browse our Website.
Third-party cookie of marketing/retargeting : These are cookies used by third-party companies that we trust to show you ad banners on other websites affiliated to us featuring the latest Website products you have viewed when browsing. While you are browsing our Website these cookies are also used to show you banners featuring products that maybe of interest you or similar to products you have previously viewed based on your browsing history. The usage of these cookies does not usually imply the processing of personal data but it may create a connection with your computer or other device by tracking the information stored in it: these cookies are then connected to the browser installed on your computer or other device used during the navigation on our Website.
How can user disable cookies?
Most web browsers (Internet Explorer, Firefox, etc.) are configured to automatically accept cookies. However, most web browsers allow some control of most cookies through the browser settings, including the disabling of cookies at any time. We wish to make you aware, however, that disabling technical/browsing cookies or functional cookies may prevent our Website from functioning correctly and/or may not allow you to fully and effectively take advantage of the services we offer.
To find out more about cookies, including how to manage and disable third-party or marketing/retargeting cookies, visit www.youronlinechoices.com.
In order to disable analytical cookies and to opt out of being tracked by Google Analytics across all websites, you can download the Google Analytics Opt Out Browser Add-on: tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout.
1. Scope and Consent
1.4 This information is provided solely for the Website and does not extend to other websites which the user may be able to consult via a link and/or activities offered by third parties.
2. the Data Controllers
2.1 The data controller of the Website is Bally Schuhfabriken AG ("Bally", "we", or "us"), with registered office in Via Industria 1, 6987 - Caslano (Switzerland).
3. Collection of Personal Information
3.1 User can browse our Website without telling us who he/she is or revealing any personal information about himself/herself. If user chooses to provide us with personal information for the use of our services and features offered through the Website, he/she is no more anonymous to us.
3.2 We collect the following types of personal information (collectively "Data") in order to provide you with the use of and access to our Website and/or the relevant e-commerce services and to help us to personalize and to improve your experience on the Website:
(b) data provided voluntarily by users: personal information provided voluntarily by users via email, user interaction with the Website's features, requests for services offered by the Website, completion of specific forms to access reserved sections of the Website and to be provided with e-commerce service offered through the Website, including name, gender, email address, phone number, physical contact information, (depending on the service used) sometimes financial information, such as credit card and/or or bank account numbers, postage, billing and other information user provides to purchase products through the Website, as well as, additional personal information we may ask you to provide our services.
4. Cookies and Automatic data collection tools
4.1 The Website uses automatic systems of data collection such as cookies. A cookie is a device transmitted to the hard disk of an Internet user: it does not contain intelligible information but it allows linking between an Internet user and his/her personal data (such as, by way of example, user's IP address and other information about user's experience on the Website and his/her preferences expressed while choosing services and purchasing products offered by the Website) provided by the user on the Website. Cookies are disseminated by servers and no one may gain access to information contained therein. These information and data are gathered directly and automatically by the Website and are processed in a collective and anonymous way.
5. Data submission
5.1 The submission of Data by the user is necessary to subscribe to the Website and to access the services and features offered by the Website and in the reserved areas, including the online store and the relevant e-commerce services. Failure to provide Data will prevent the user from accessing and using said services and features.
5.2 The submission of Data for marketing purposes is always voluntary and optional. Any non-submission of Data for such activities will have no consequence on the user's possibility to use the services and features offered by the Website.
6. Processing methods and purposes
6.1 Data shall be processed manually or with the aid of electronic tools for the following purposes:
(a) operations management of Website navigation and relevant access data;
(b) data security and Website security management;
(c) to provide e-commerce services offered through the Website;
(d) to provide other services requested by users as described when we collect the information;
(e) to prevent, detect, and investigate, fraud, security breaches, potentially prohibited or illegal activities, and enforce our General Terms and Conditions of Sale and General Terms and Conditions of Use
(f) for market research and statistical processing;
(g) to contact users for other purposes authorized by the applicable law.
6.2 Furthermore, with the user's consent that is free and optional, Bally may also process Data for purposes of defining individual or group profiles (user profiling) and for marketing purposes, notably to send to user, also through newsletters, emails or text messages, information and updates on Bally products or initiatives, offers, exclusive sales, promotional campaigns and on the events, shows and similar events organized by Bally or to which Bally takes part to, including invitation to such event. The user has always the possibility to object the processing of his/her Data for marketing purposes and/or the delivery of promotional information through email.
6.3 We do not sell users' Data to third parties for their marketing purposes without users' explicit consent. We may combine users' Data with information we collect from other sources and use it to improve and personalize our advertising and marketing to users.
7. Storing and Protecting Data
7.1 Data collected will be stored and processed via an electronic system located in Bally and elsewhere in the world.
7.2 We protect user's Data using technical and administrative security measures to reduce the risks of loss, misuse, unauthorized access, disclosure and alteration. Some of the safeguards we use are firewalls and data encryption, physical access controls to our data centres, and information access authorization controls.
8. Data Communication and Disclosure
8.1 Data will be accessible within Bally organization by the internal and external personnel.
8.2 We may also share users' Data with:
(a) any other company within the Bally Group located in countries inside and/or outside of China. All security and privacy measures have been put in place at Group level in order to ensure an adequate level of data protection irrespective of the geographical location of each Bally Group company that is the receipt of the above mentioned Data. Members of Bally Group may use users' Data to send marketing communications only if users have consented to their services and will use users' Data in compliance with their respective privacy policies and applicable law;
(b) professionals, independent consultants, credit bureaus, banks and financial institutions, third party companies to which Bally may revert to in relation to performance of technical and organizational services as well as service providers under contract who help with our business operations (such as, but not limited to, Website operations, payment services, shipments, fraud investigations, bill collection, affiliate and rewards programs);
(c) other third parties to whom users explicitly ask us to send their information (or about whom users are otherwise explicitly notified and consent to when using a specific service);
(d) law enforcement or regulatory agencies, or authorized third-parties, in response to a verified request relating to a criminal investigation or alleged illegal activity or any other activity through the Website that may expose us and/or the user to legal liability;
8.3 The aforementioned subjects that receive user's Data will process them as data controllers or co-data controllers, data processors and/or persons in charge of processing Data as the case may be, for the same purposes above specified and according to applicable data law protection. The list of data processors and the subjects to which Data may be communicated will remain at user disposal upon request at Bally.
8.4 If users' Data will be used or disclosed for any purposes not set out in this notice, they shall receive prior notification. Data will be transferred to extra EEA companies of Bally Group with the user's consent which id free and optional.
9. Data Subject's Rights
9.1 User is entitled to obtain, at any time, a copy of their information and to have any inaccuracies corrected. Where appropriate, the user may have their personal information erased, rectified, amended or completed. Please write to us at Bally (Shanghai) Commercial Co., Suite 05-09, 30/F, Tower 2, Hang Lung Plaza 66, No. 1266 West Nanjing Road, Shanghai, 200040, China or send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org.
9.2 User may revoke, at any time, consent to the delivery of commercial and promotional material via email by clicking the "unsubscribe" link in every commercial communication sent by Bally and/or other companies of Bally Group.