Collection and Use of Information
Personal information means information that can be used to identify and contact you, specifically your name, postal delivery address, e-mail address, payment method (e.g. credit card or debit card) and telephone number, as well as other information when such information is combined with your personal information. NO CREDIT CARD INFORMATION IS STORED OR EVEN VIEWED BY PRET-A-BEAUTE. WE ONLY RECEIVE AN APPROVAL REFERENCE NUMBER FROM OUR BANK.
When you register or re-register at our Web site, we ask you to supply us with personal information so that we can provide, enhance and personalize our services and marketing efforts. For similar reasons, we may supplement the personal information you provide with publicly available information about you. We use this personal information to process your registration, your orders and your payments, and to communicate with you on these and other topics. We also use your e-mail address to send you newsletters, as well as messages about PRET-A-BEAUTE special offers, promotional announcements and consumer surveys. Occasionally, we may send these materials to you via postal mail, using the shipping address provided. Our packages that contain the products ordered by you may also contain promotional items or advertisements.
We may also obtain information as a result of authentication or identity checks. Sometimes we may ask for your telephone number. This number may be given to our courier for delivery services. These details allow us to process your order and to let you know the status of your order.
We keep track of your interactions with us, including but not limited to your site activity, products selection, payment history and correspondence as well as any instant movie viewing, magazine readership, and related activity. We use this information for such purposes as providing recommendations on products we think will be enjoyable, personalizing the site to better reflect particular interests, helping us quickly and efficiently respond to inquiries and requests and otherwise enhancing our service offering for our customers. We also provide analyses of our users in the aggregate to prospective partners, advertisers and other third parties. We may also disclose and otherwise use, on an anonymous basis, consumption habits, commentary, reviews and other non-personal information about customers.
HOW YOU CAN ACCESS AND, IF NECESSARY, CHANGE THE PERSONAL INFORMATION PRET-A-BEAUTE MAINTAINS
If for any reason you are concerned that the personal information held PRET-A-BEAUTE is not correct, please visit the website and, after logging into the site using the "My Account" menu on the home page; your personal information will be made available for review and change in the "My Account" section. Only you or, upon your request, the Customer Service department, may access your personal data from the website using your password and User ID. Information may be changed online. If you prefer, you may contact us by email at firstname.lastname@example.org and we will amend your personal details.
Links to Other Sites
PRET-A-BEAUTE Web site contains links to sites operated by third parties whose policies regarding the handling of personal information may differ from ours. While we endeavor to associate with reputable sites, PRET-A-BEAUTE cannot be responsible for the information handling practices of these other sites.
You must be 18 years of age or older to order from PRET-A-BEAUTE. While individuals under the age of 18 may utilize the service, they may do so only with the involvement of a parent or legal guardian and subject to our Terms and Conditions.
Viewing and Updating Your Information on PRET-A-BEAUTE
You are responsible for updating and maintaining the truth and accuracy of the personal information you provide to us relating to your account. If you want to update your contact information or change your payment method, you should do so by visiting the My Account section of our Web site. You must be signed in to access Your Account.
Cookies and Other Technology
As you browse the PRET-A-BEAUTE site, cookies are placed on your computer's hard drive. (Cookies are small pieces of data that are sent to your browser from a Web server and stored on your hard drive for record keeping purposes.) In general, cookies can make the Web more useful by storing information about your preferences on a particular site. Cookies in and of themselves do not personally identify users, although they do identify a user's computer. If your browser is set to not accept cookies, you will not be able to use the PRET-A-BEAUTE site or service.
In addition to cookies, we use other technologies, including pixel tags, to gather information on how our users interact with our site and to otherwise help us efficiently operate and monitor our site and service. These technologies, show us, for example, popular pages, conversion rates, click-throughs and other information that can be used to improve, operate and monitor our site and our service. Third parties, including consultants we engage and online advertisers, may also use this technology to perform similar services for us as well as to assess their own advertising or services.
Disclosure of Personal Information
Except as otherwise disclosed to you, we will not sell, rent or disclose your personal information to third parties without notifying you of our intent to share the personal information in advance and giving you an opportunity to prevent your personal information from being shared.
We use other companies, agents or contractors to perform services on our behalf. For example, we have partnered with other companies to personalize and optimize our Web pages, process credit card transactions, collect debts, analyze and enhance data, including customers' interaction with our site, and process consumer surveys. In the course of providing such services, these other companies may have access to your personal information. These companies are not permitted to use your personal information except for the purpose of providing the services we request of them.
From time to time, we may partner with companies whose products we believe will interest our users. In conjunction with these partners, we may send promotional announcements and/or serve web-based advertisements to our customers on their behalf. In addition, we may offer joint promotions or programs that, in order for participation, will require personal information be shared with third parties. In such instances, you will be provided with notice of the sharing prior to your decision to participate.
WHAT PERSONAL INFORMATION DO WE COLLECT FROM YOU AND HOW?
PRET-A-BEAUTE collects personal information in several ways when you place an order, buy a gift voucher for a friend or register for a service offered by PRET-A-BEAUTE. If an order is placed with us, we need to hold personal information including your name, email address, phone numbers, home address and shipping address(es) so that we can process and fulfill your order. Additionally we may also obtain information as a result of authentication or identity checks. Sometimes we may ask for your telephone number. This number may be given to our courier for delivery services. These details allow us to process your order and to let you know the status of your order.
PRET-A-BEAUTE takes information security very seriously and uses reasonable administrative, technical and managerial measures to protect your personal information from unauthorized access. For example, we utilize Secure Sockets Layering, an industry-standard protocol for certain of your transmissions to us, in order to encrypt the personal information that you send to us through the registration and sign up process. We store your email address and payment method information in an encrypted form.
You are responsible for maintaining the confidentiality of your account information and for restricting access to your computer or mobile device through which you access your PRET-A-BEAUTE account. Users of public or shared computers or unprotected mobile devices should log out at the completion of each visit to the PRET-A-BEAUTE Web site.
Unfortunately, no security system can be guaranteed to be 100% secure. Accordingly, we cannot guarantee the security of your personal information and cannot assume liability for improper access to it. By using this Web site, or providing personal information to us through any means, you agree that we can communicate with you electronically regarding security, privacy, and administrative issues relating to your use of this site.
Changes to This Policy
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