Effective Date: September 9, 2009
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Information We Collect and How We Use It
Use of Personal Information by MAC Singapore Online
Communications to Serve You
Special Events, Questionnaires and Surveys
Technologies That Allow Us to Customize Your Experience on Our Site
Web Beacons and Tracking Links
Information We Share and with Whom We Share It
Compliance with Law
Transfer of Data to Other Countries
How We Protect Personal Information
Updating Your Information
Opt-Out and Managing Your Preferences
Data Controller/Data Processor
You may choose to provide us with personal information when you visit our Site. For example, if you complete a user registration form or complete an online survey, you may be asked to provide certain information such as your contact information (name, email address, mailing address, and telephone number), age group, gender and product and/or cosmetic concerns, and the brands and products you use.
If you would prefer that we not collect any personal information from you, please do not provide us with any such information.
If you so elect, the information you provide may be used by MAC Singapore Online to create and deliver to you emails such as our newsletters, surveys or other email messages containing product and event information, cosmetics tips or promotions (“Emails
”). If you do elect to receive them and later decide that you would no longer like to receive these Emails, see the “Your Choices” Section
below. You may receive the benefit of hearing from MAC Singapore Online via mail or phone even if you have not elected to receive Emails. If you do not wish to receive direct mail or phone, see “Your Choices” Section
If you so elect, you may provide you mobile phone number in order to receive text message alerts containing product and event information, cosmetics tips or promotions (“Text Messages
”). There is no fee from MAC Singapore Online to receive Text Messages, however, your mobile service provider may charge for you for sending and/or receiving text messages and air-time, as well as any other standard applicable rates charged by your mobile service provider. If you do elect to receive them and later decide that you would no longer like to receive these Text Messages, see the “Your Choices” Section
If you have elected to provide us with your contact information, we may provide you with service related announcements by any means, including email, concerning the Site or contact you regarding your customer service requests or questions. These types of communications are necessary to serve you, respond to your concerns and to provide the high level of customer service that MAC Singapore Online offers its customers.
We may use your personal information to provide you with customized service and use of our Site. For example, we may suggest products that would be of particular interest to you.
If you provide personal information to us with respect to employment, such as your resume, we will treat such personal information as confidential and use it only to consider you for current and future employment opportunities and to contact you with respect to employment with us or our affiliates. An “Affiliate” is a person or entity that directly or indirectly through one or more intermediaries, controls or is controlled by, or is under common control with, our company. We will retain your information for further recruitment opportunities that may arise for 6 years, unless you tell us that you no longer wish for us to retain your information.
We use various technologies to collect information (such as your web request, Internet Protocol address, browser type, browser language, the date and time of your request) about your visit to our Site and to enhance and customize your experience on our Site. For example, we may collect the Internet Protocol (IP) address identifying your computer or device and indicating your geographic region for statistical purposes. In some instances, we may use these technologies in combination with the personal information you provide on the Site. These technologies may provide a variety of information such as whether you have visited our Site before. They also may enable you to save your preferences. Each technology is explained below.
Web beacons (also called clear gifs and pixel tags), tracking links and/or similar technology consist of a few lines of code and are embedded on the pages of our Site. They are often used in combination with cookies and are often not visible to the user of the Site. Web beacons may relay information to third parties such as our service providers and may be used in order to track customer response to certain advertising, to better target interactive advertising and to enhance customer support and usability. If you reject our cookies (see “Cookies” section
below), you will prevent Web beacons from relaying this information about you and may limit your use of some of our Site features.
Browser cookies are bits of text that are placed on your computer’s hard drive when you visit our Site. Flash cookies are similar to browser cookies except that they can store data more complex than simple text and are stored in your browser rather than on your hard drive.
We are continuously working to make your experience on our Site better. To this end, we have retained a company, Coremetrics, to assist us in better understanding your use of our Site. We will place cookies on your computer to collect information that will show us how you come to our Site and how you use and navigate our Site. Coremetrics does not receive any personal information about you. Coremetrics tracks visitor behavior on our Site through the use of an anonymous permanent cookie which contains no personal information about you. Coremetrics is contractually prohibited from using the data for any other purpose. Coremetrics is required to maintain all data collected on our behalf in confidence. You may deactivate the ability of Coremetrics to track your behavior on the Site. To learn more about the various levels of privacy and confidentiality you can select with respect to Coremetrics and to exercise your choice, please click here
We will not provide your personal information to third parties for their use in marketing their products or services to you without your consent, except as described in the “Business Transfers” Section
below. In addition, we do not sell or otherwise disclose personal information about our Site visitors except as described here.
In addition, in some instances, you may be offered the opportunity to consent to the sharing of your information with a third party such as an event or promotion co-sponsor. If you consent, we will share your information with such third party and the information you provide may be used by such third party for their own purposes and in accordance with their own policies.
As we continue to develop our business, we might sell certain of our assets. In such transactions, user information, including personal information, generally is one of the transferred business assets, and by submitting your personal information on the Site you agree that your data may be transferred to such parties in these circumstances. You may choose not to have your information transferred as a business asset by contacting us as described in the “Your Choices” Section
We may disclose information that is necessary to comply with any applicable law, regulation, legal process or governmental request. In addition, we may disclose any information when it is necessary to prevent physical harm or financial loss or in connection with suspected or actual illegal activity.
If you are under 21 years of age, you may browse our Site. However, you may not provide personal information to us. This Site is not designed for persons under the age of 21 and we do not knowingly collect personal information from anyone under the age of 21. If we become aware that we have inadvertently received personal information from a visitor under the age of 21 on the Site, we will delete the information from our records.
We maintain reasonable safeguards for this Site to protect against unauthorized disclosure, use, alteration or destruction of the personal information you provide on the Site. If you have any questions about security at our Site, you can send an email to email@example.com
You have the ability to review, change or request deletion of your personal information by sending an email to firstname.lastname@example.org
You may choose whether or not you would like to receive Email from us. You may change your preferences with respect to Email at any time clicking the "unsubscribe
" link at the bottom of each Email you receive from us, or emailing us at email@example.com
. You may unsubscribe from receiving Text Messages, by contacting firstname.lastname@example.org
. You may also choose not to receive mail or phone communications by emailing us at email@example.com
and specifying that this is your preference.
MAC Singapore Online
will assume control and responsibility for the personal information that you provide to us. ELC Online Inc., LG Dacom KIDC, 261-1, NonHyun-Dong, KangNam-Gu, Seoul, Korea will collect, host, and process such personal information.
We have taken great measures to ensure that your visit to our Site is an excellent one and that your privacy is constantly respected. If you have any questions, comments or concerns about our privacy practices, please contact us by email at firstname.lastname@example.org
. If you have questions related to Text Messages, please contact us at email@example.com
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