SkinCeuticals has adopted this Privacy Statement in order to inform you of its policies with respect to information collected from this Web site. Your use of this Web site constitutes your acceptance of this Privacy Statement and your consent to the practices it describes.
Information Collected on SkinCeuticals.com
Automatic Collection of Anonymous Information
When you visit the SkinCeuticals Web site, like when you visit most other Web sites, certain anonymous information about your visit is automatically logged, which may include information about the type of browser you use, the server name and IP address through which you access the Internet (such as "aol.com" or "earthlink.net"), the date and time you access the site, the pages you access while at the SkinCeuticals Web site, and the Internet address of the Web site, if any, from which you linked directly to the SkinCeuticals site. This information is not personally identifiable.
Personally Identifiable Information
Personally Identifiable Information is any information that concerns you individually and would permit someone to contact you, for example, your name, address, telephone/fax number, social security number, email address or any information you submitted to SkinCeuticals.com that identifies you individually.
SkinCeuticals.com will not collect any personally identifiable information about you unless you provide it. Therefore, if you do not want SkinCeuticals.com to obtain any personally identifiable information about you, do not submit it.
You can visit and browse the SkinCeuticals Web site without revealing personally identifiable information about yourself. You may also choose to disclose personally identifiable information about yourself, which may be maintained as described below. SkinCeuticals.com may collect personally identifiable information about you from its Web site by methods such as the following:
- Registration Forms - If you are offered the opportunity to enter a promotion, to become a registered user of the SkinCeuticals Web site, or to opt-in to receive SkinCeuticals information through another site, you must apply by filling out the registration form on the site. This form requires certain personally identifiable information that may include, without limitation, your name, email address, postal address, telephone number, areas of interest, product usage, and/or a unique individual password.
- Transactions and Activity - If you become a registered user or if you conduct transactions through the SkinCeuticals Web site, SkinCeuticals.com collects information about the transactions you engage in while on the Web site and your other activity on the site. This information may include, without limitation, areas of the Web site that you visit, transaction type, content that you view, download or submit, transaction amount, payment, shipping and billing information as well as the nature, quantity and price of the goods or services you exchange and the individuals or entities with whom you communicate or transact business.
Email and other voluntary communications - You may also choose to communicate with SkinCeuticals.com through email, via our Web site, by telephone, in writing, or through other means. We collect the information in these communications, and such information may be personally identifiable.
SkinCeuticals.com may use the personally identifiable information collected through its Web site primarily for such purposes as:
- helping to establish and verify the identity of users;
- opening, maintaining, administering and servicing users' accounts or memberships;
- processing, servicing or enforcing transactions and sending related communications;
- providing services and support to users;
- improving the Web site, including tailoring it to users' preferences;
- providing users with product or service updates, promotional notices and offers, and other information about SkinCeuticals and its affiliates;
- responding to your questions, inquiries, comments and instructions;
- maintaining the security and integrity of its systems.
SkinCeuticals.com uses the anonymous browsing information collected automatically by its servers primarily to help it administer and improve its Web site. SkinCeuticals.com may also use aggregated anonymous information to provide information about its Web site to advertisers, potential business partners and other unaffiliated entities. Again, this information is not personally identifiable.
Disclosure of Information
SkinCeuticals.com does not provide personally identifiable information to unaffiliated third parties for their use in marketing directly to you. SkinCeuticals may use unaffiliated companies to help it maintain and operate its Web site or for other reasons related to the operation of its business, and those companies may receive your personally identifiable information for that purpose. SkinCeuticals may also disclose personally identifiable information about you in connection with legal requirements, such as in response to an authorized subpoena, governmental request or investigation, or as otherwise permitted by law. Finally, as SkinCeuticals business develops, it may sell or buy corporate assets, and in such transactions customer information may be one of the transferred business assets. If SkinCeuticals, its Internet businesses, or substantially all of its assets, is acquired, customer information may be one of the assets transferred.
This Web site is directed toward and designed for use by persons aged 13 or older. SkinCeuticals.com will not approve applications of, or establish or maintain accounts or memberships for, any child whom SkinCeuticals.com knows to be under the age of 13. SkinCeuticals.com does not solicit or knowingly collect personally identifiable information from children under the age of 13. If SkinCeuticals.com nevertheless discovers that it has received personally identifiable information from an individual who indicates that he or she is, or whom SkinCeuticals otherwise has reason to believe is, under the age of 13, SkinCeuticals.com will delete such information from its systems. Additionally, a child's parent or legal guardian may request that the child's information be corrected or deleted from SkinCeuticals.com's files by contacting us at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Cookies and Advertisers
The SkinCeuticals Web site's server, or the servers of companies that are used to operate this site, may place a "cookie" on your computer in order to allow you to use the Web site and to personalize your experience.
A "cookie" is a small piece of data that can be sent by a web server to your computer, which then may be stored by your browser on your computer's hard drive. Cookies allow SkinCeuticals.com to recognize your computer while you are on its Web site and help customize your online experience and make it more convenient for you. Cookies are also useful in allowing more efficient log-in for users, tracking transaction histories and preserving information between sessions. The information collected from cookies may also be used to improve the functionality of the Web site.
Most web browser applications (such as Microsoft Internet Explorer and Netscape Navigator) have features that can notify you when you receive a cookie or prevent cookies from being sent. If you disable cookies, however, you may not be able to use certain personalized functions of this Web site.
Special Proprietary Notice and Disclaimer
The "Locate a Skincare Professional" database is compiled by SkinCeuticals.com as references of professional information on individual medical skincare professionals and is intended to provide the public with quick access to information on medical skincare professionals. Neither the database, nor any of the data, listings, or other constituent elements may be downloaded, republished, or duplicated, in whole or in part, for commercial purposes, for purposes of compiling mailing lists or any other lists of dermatologists, or for any other purposes without the prior express written permission of SkinCeuticals.
Although SkinCeuticals warrants that it undertakes reasonable efforts to keep the information contained in its "Locate a Skincare Professional" database accurate, SkinCeuticals does not warrant the accuracy, completeness, timeliness, or fitness for a particular purpose of the information contained in these databases, or in any way endorse the individuals described therein.
The above warranty is the only warranty of any kind, either express or implied, including warranties of merchantability or fitness for any particular purpose, made by SkinCeuticals with respect to the "Locate a Skincare Professional" database. In no event shall SkinCeuticals be liable for any decision made or action taken in reliance on the information contained therein.
SkinCeuticals.com maintains physical, electronic, and procedural safeguards to help guard personally identifiable information. If transactions are offered on the site, transaction information is transmitted to and from SkinCeuticals.com in encrypted form using industry-standard Secure Sockets Layer (SSL) connections to help protect such information from interception. SkinCeuticals.com restricts authorized access to your personal information to those persons who have a legitimate purpose to know that information to provide products or services to you and those persons you have authorized to have access to such information. Please be aware, however, that any email or other transmission you send through the Internet cannot be completely protected against unauthorized interception.
In order to provide service to you, SkinCeuticals.com will send you communications related to your transactions, security or the administration of its Web site. From time to time, SkinCeuticals.com and its affiliates may also wish to send you other messages or updates about SkinCeuticals.com, its affiliates, or their promotions and other activities. If you do not wish to receive non-transaction/security related communications from SkinCeuticals.com and its affiliates, please send an email containing your request to email@example.com.
SkinCeuticals.com allows you to change, update, or delete the information you may provide in your optional registration form. If you would like to change, update, or delete your personal information, please send an email containing your request to firstname.lastname@example.org.
SkinCeuticals.com reserves the right to modify or supplement this policy at any time. If a material change to the terms of this policy is made, SkinCeuticals.com will post a notice on its homepage and a link to the new policy.
If you have questions about this privacy statement, the information practices of SkinCeuticals.com or your dealings with SkinCeuticals.com, please contact SkinCeuticals Customer Service at 1- 800-771-9489.
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