Effective Date: 01 September 2012
Information Collection and Use:
In order to allow you to fully utilize our website, we may request and collect personal and non-personal information about you. Examples of instances where we collect your personal information include:
1. To request information about our products or about becoming a Pro Artist or Retailer, you are required to register with us or to submit an application. During the registration or application process, we may collect information such as your name, email address, password, your organization's name, your mailing address and your telephone number. In addition, if you are applying as a Pro Artist or Retailer, we may ask information about your experience and your business.
2. When you purchase products from us (in any capacity), we will also collect your credit card information or purchase order number and billing address.
3. If you want to communicate with us for any reason, including to ask questions about our products or about becoming a Pro Artist or Retailer or to give us feedback on our products, or programs or our website or to request additional information, we request your name, address and contact information (including phone number and email address).
If you elect not to provide us with the personal information requested, we may not be able to respond to your inquiry, consider your application to be a Pro Artist or Retailer, or process your order.
We also may collect and use non-personal information about your use of our website, such as your Internet (IP) address, type of browser, access times and referring website. In addition, we may track general information about traffic on our websites.
How We Use Collected Information:
We use the personal information that we collect for the stated purpose, e.g., if we collect information in connection with an application to become a Pro Artist or Retailer or in connection with an order, we use the information to review the application or to fulfill and invoice the order. We may also use your personally identifiable information to improve our marketing and promotional efforts, analyze the effectiveness of our services or our website (or portions of our website) and recommend customized products, services, web pages or other content to you. In addition, we may use the information that we collect to provide additional information to you or to improve your user experience. For example, we may publish and distribute email announcements or newsletters to our registered users or we may contact you with announcements regarding special offers or new products or services or new features available from us.
With Whom We Share Information:
In general, except as stated at the time we request your information, we will not sell, share or rent your personal information with third parties. Please note, however, that we may share your information with one or more of our partners or retailers if you request information about our products and services and those products or services are marketed through our partner or retailer arrangements. In addition, we may share your information with outside contractors (including credit card processors) who provide marketing, order fulfillment, shipping, billing or support services for us. Any third party receiving your information from us is required to hold such information in confidence and in accordance with applicable law and to use such information only for the stated purpose for which it was provided. We may also use and share aggregated information about browsing traffic to and from the websites of our partners and retailers and other product-identifying information to track and make commission payments to our partners and retailers.
If we merge with another company or if our company (or all or substantially all of our assets) are acquired, the acquirer will own the personal information that we have collected, but such ownership shall be subject to the terms of this privacy statement.
How You Can Opt-Out or Change Your Personal Information:
You can opt-out of receiving additional information from us or allowing us to share your personal information in several ways. If an opt-out choice is not provided on the website page on which your information is collected, you can opt-out by sending us an opt-out request via email to firstname.lastname@example.org or by contacting us via our contact us page on the websites. The link for contacting us is located at www.kevynaucoin.com. In addition, at any time, if you change your mind about receiving information from us or allowing us to share your personal information, you can elect to opt-out by sending us an opt-out request via email to email@example.com or by contacting us via our websites at www.kevynaucoin.com or by contacting us at the address described above. We will respond to your request within 30 days.
If you have a user profile or account with us, you can update, change, delete or deactivate your profile or account or the personal information stored therein by accessing your user profile or account on our website. We will respond to your request within 30 days.
Most web browsers are set up to accept and store cookies. However, you may set up your browser to disable, reject or delete cookies or to issue a warning before accepting a cookie. Please note that if you disable, reject or delete cookies, you may still use our website, but you may need to occasionally re-enter information as you move through areas of our site.
Clear Gifs (Web Beacons, Web Bugs):
Kevyn Aucoin, or our third party marketing firms (see below), may occasionally use clear gifs in HTML-based emails to let us know which emails have been opened by recipients. This allows us to determine how effective our email campaigns may be and to improve our email marketing efforts. If you would like to opt-out of these emails, please follow the directions at the foot of the newsletter or HTML email or see "How You Can Opt-Out or Change Your Personal Information.
Third Party Links and Advertisers:
Forums, Blogs & Discussions:
If we host or permit a forum, blog or discussion group on our website and you elect to participate in one or more of these forums, blogs or discussions, please be advised that this privacy statement does not cover any personal or other information that you may disclose and we have no control over or responsibility for how participants in such forum, blog or discussion may use any personal information that you provide to them.
We take security measures consistent with industry practice to help protect against the unauthorized disclosure, misuse, theft or alteration of your information. These measures include the encryption of any credit card information or other sensitive personal information that is transmitted to or from our websites. In addition, our web servers are hosted in a secure server environment that uses a firewall and other intrusion protection technology to protect against unauthorized access or interference.
If you have any questions about the security of our websites, or that of our partners, we ask you to please send us an email at firstname.lastname@example.org
Children's Privacy; Access and Use of our Websites:
KevynAucoin.com and the subdomains within KevynAucoin.com are intended to be accessed and used only by adults and are not directed to children under the age of 13. Kevyn Aucoin Beauty does not knowingly permit registration or submission of personally identifiable information by anyone under the age of 13. If you believe that we might have any personally identifiable information about anyone under the age of 13, please contact us at email@example.com
We reserve the right to disclose your personal information as required by law or in circumstances where we believe that such disclosure is necessary to enforce or protect our rights or to comply with any governmental or judicial orders or in connection with any legal proceeding.
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