Who we are

Suggested text: Our website address is: https://designblyss.com.

The Company, being aware of the legal responsibilities imposed on it, in particular Directive 95/46/EC, Directive 97/46/EC, and Directive 2002/58/EC, as well as the Data Protection Act (Cap. 440 of the Laws of Malta), should comply with the following:

  • Personal Data shall be collected only to the extent necessary for the technical and commercial operation of its operations;
  • Users shall be informed of any such collection, as well as the particular purpose for which it is being collected, not later than the moment of collection;
  • The Personal Data collected shall be used honestly and legitimately for the defined reasons only;
    Users must have access to their personal data.
  • The Company will use both technical and organizational methods to keep Users’ Personal Data secure.
  • The Company shall not disclose Users’ Personal Data to anybody unless a User expressly consents to such disclosure; and
  • The Company shall only preserve Users’ Personal Data for the length of time required for the purpose for which it was obtained.

Data and information collection

Users who intend to use the Services that require registration and submit an online application must supply the Company with certain information in the form of filling out certain forms that the Company may deem necessary for the provision of the Services.
The Company may track Users’ visits to the Website in order to better understand what users find most appealing and to improve the Services. Cookies may be installed on Users’ computers or other devices used to access the Website for this purpose.


Suggested text: When visitors leave comments on the site we collect the data shown in the comments form, and also the visitor’s IP address and browser user agent string to help spam detection.

An anonymized string created from your email address (also called a hash) may be provided to the Gravatar service to see if you are using it. The Gravatar service privacy policy is available here: https://automattic.com/privacy/. After approval of your comment, your profile picture is visible to the public in the context of your comment.


Suggested text: If you upload images to the website, you should avoid uploading images with embedded location data (EXIF GPS) included. Visitors to the website can download and extract any location data from images on the website.


Suggested text: If you leave a comment on our site you may opt-in to saving your name, email address and website in cookies. These are for your convenience so that you do not have to fill in your details again when you leave another comment. These cookies will last for one year.

If you visit our login page, we will set a temporary cookie to determine if your browser accepts cookies. This cookie contains no personal data and is discarded when you close your browser.

When you log in, we will also set up several cookies to save your login information and your screen display choices. Login cookies last for two days, and screen options cookies last for a year. If you select “Remember Me”, your login will persist for two weeks. If you log out of your account, the login cookies will be removed.

If you edit or publish an article, an additional cookie will be saved in your browser. This cookie includes no personal data and simply indicates the post ID of the article you just edited. It expires after 1 day.

Embedded content from other websites

Suggested text: Articles on this site may include embedded content (e.g. videos, images, articles, etc.). Embedded content from other websites behaves in the exact same way as if the visitor has visited the other website.

These websites may collect data about you, use cookies, embed additional third-party tracking, and monitor your interaction with that embedded content, including tracking your interaction with the embedded content if you have an account and are logged in to that website.

Who we share your data with

Suggested text: If you request a password reset, your IP address will be included in the reset email.

How long we retain your data

Suggested text: If you leave a comment, the comment and its metadata are retained indefinitely. This is so we can recognize and approve any follow-up comments automatically instead of holding them in a moderation queue.

For users that register on our website (if any), we also store the personal information they provide in their user profile. All users can see, edit, or delete their personal information at any time (except they cannot change their username). Website administrators can also see and edit that information.

What rights you have over your data

Suggested text: If you have an account on this site, or have left comments, you can request to receive an exported file of the personal data we hold about you, including any data you have provided to us. You can also request that we erase any personal data we hold about you. This does not include any data we are obliged to keep for administrative, legal, or security purposes.

Where your data is sent

Suggested text: Visitor comments may be checked through an automated spam detection service.