Effective Date: 11 April 2016
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Information We Collect and How We Use It^ top
You may choose to provide us with personal information when you visit our Site. For example, if you decide to sign up for email communications, you will be asked to provide your email address.
If you would prefer that we not collect any personal information from you, please do not provide us with any such information.
Use of Personal Information by Estee Lauder Middle East Online^ top
Marketing Communications^ top
If you so elect, the information you provide may be used by Estee Lauder Middle East Online to create and deliver to you communications such as our newsletters, surveys or other messages containing product and event information, cosmetics tips or promotions (“Communications”). If you prefer not to receive such Communications, please do not elect to receive them. If you do so elect and later decide that you would no longer like to receive these Communications, see “Your Choices” Section below.
Text Messages^ top
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 Estee Lauder Middle East 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 below.
Communications to Serve You^ top
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 Estee Lauder Middle East Online offers its customers.
Customized Service^ top
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.
Special Events, Questionnaires and Surveys^ top
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, unless you tell us that you no longer wish for us to retain your information.
Technologies That Allow Us to Customize Your Experience on Our Site^ top
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 and Tracking Links^ top
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 Cookie 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.
Third Party Web Analytics Services
We may use third party web analytics services on this site or our mobile applications, such as those of Adobe Site Catalyst and/or Google Analytics. The service providers that administer these services use technologies such as cookies, web server logs and web beacons to help us analyze how visitors use the site. The information collected through these means (including IP address) is disclosed to these service providers, who use the information to evaluate use of the website. You may deactivate the ability of these analytics services to analyze your browsing activities on this site. To exercise your choice with respect to their collection of information on this site:
- For Adobe Site Catalyst, please click here.
- To disable the Google Analytics cookie and any other third party web analytics service provider cookies, some browsers indicate when a cookie is being sent and allow you to decline cookies on a case-by-case basis.
Information We Share and With Whom We Share It^ top
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.
Estee Lauder Companies^ top
Third Parties^ top
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.
Business Transfers^ top
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 Your Choices”.
Compliance With Law^ top
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.
Transfer of Data to Other Countries^ top
Children’s Privacy^ top
If you are under 18 years of age, you may browse our Site. However, you may not provide personal information to us. For example, you cannot register. This Site is not designed for persons under the age of 18 and we do not knowingly collect personal information from anyone under the age of 18. If we become aware that we have inadvertently received personal information from a visitor under the age of 18 on the Site, we will delete the information from our records.
How We Protect Personal Information^ top
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 e-mail to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Your Choices^ top
Updating Your Information^ top
You have the ability to review, change or request deletion of your personal information by sending an email to email@example.com.
Opt-Out and Managing Your Preferences^ top
You may choose whether or not you would like to receive Communications from us. You may change your preferences with respect to Email at any time by clicking the "unsubscribe" link at the bottom of each Email you receive from us, or e-mailing us at firstname.lastname@example.org. You may unsubscribe from receiving Text Messages, by contacting email@example.com. You may also choose not to receive mail Communications by emailing us at firstname.lastname@example.org and specifying that this is your preference.
Data Controller / Data Processor^ top
Estee Lauder Middle East Online will assume control and responsibility for the personal information that you provide to us. ELC Online Inc., 40 W 23 Street, New York, New York, 10010 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 e-mail at email@example.com. If you have questions related to Text Messages, please contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org .
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