PRIVACY

PRIVACY AND DATA PROTECTION


We love it when you visit our website, and thank you for your interest in Beauty UK Cosmetics. Protecting your privacy is important to us. Therefore, please note the following:


1) BASIC INFORMATION ABOUT HANDLING PERSONAL DATA


You may visit our website without your having to release any personal data. Each time you access our website, usage data is transmitted by the respective internet browser and stored in log files. These files contain data such as the date and time of the connection, name of the accessed page, data volume transferred and the name of the inquiring provider. This data cannot be attributed to a particular person and is exclusively intended to ensure the smooth operation of our website and improve our performance for you.


Personal data is only collected if you voluntarily disclose such data to us for the purpose of concluding a contract or opening a customer account. It is clear to you from the respective forms that this is the case. Closing your customer account is possible at any time, including through a quick message to our contact address below. We store and use the data you disclose to us for the purpose of contract processing. Upon fulfilment of the contract or closure of your account, related data is safeguarded with care for necessary tax and commercial retention periods. It is deleted upon expiry of these periods, unless you have explicitly consented to the further use of your data or in cases where we reserve the right to use this data as permitted by law.


When you contact us (for example, via our contact form or e-mail) personal data is collected. This data is stored and processed exclusively for the purpose of responding to your enquiry, in order to contact you, or for technical administration. Your data will be deleted after final processing of your inquiry, if you so desire, provided that legal retention periods do not prohibit such a deletion. Personal data is also collected if you register to receive our e-mail newsletter, which is used for advertising purposes, but only with your active consent. You can cancel your free subscription at any time by clicking on the link provided in the newsletter, or by emailing us. After cancellation your e-mail address will be deleted from our mailing list.


2) TRANSFER OF PERSONAL DATA FOR THE PURPOSE OF ORDER HANDLING


For the purpose of contract fulfilment, personal data collected by us is transferred to the transport company commissioned with delivery, provided this is required.
If paying by PayPal, credit card via PayPal, direct debit per PayPal or, if offered, purchasing on account via PayPal, payment data is transferred to PayPal (Europe) S.a. r.l. et Cie, S.C.A., 22-24 Boulevard Royal, L-2449 Luxembourg (hereinafter referred to as "PayPal") for the purpose of payment processing. PayPal reserves the right to undertake credit checks. This may contain statistical analysis of probability values (score values). Insofar as score values are included in the credit report, they are based on scientifically recognised, mathematical-statistical procedures. Among other data, address data is taken into account when calculating the score values. For further information on our privacy policy and the use of credit agencies, please refer to the PayPal data protection information: https://www.paypal.com/de/webapps/mpp/ua/privacy-full.


3) COOKIES


Our website uses "cookies” in order to make our Internet presence more user-friendly, effective and secure. Cookies allow us to measure the frequency of website visits as well as general navigation patterns. Cookies are small text files stored on your computer. Please note that some of these are transferred from our server to your computer. These are called "session cookies”. "Session cookies” are characterised by being automatically deleted from your hard drive upon the end of the browser session. Other cookies remain on your computer and allow us to recognise your computer during your next visit (permanent cookies). You may decline these cookies at any time. Please note that once your browser is set to decline cookies (from our website) certain features of our website may not be available.


4) SOCIAL PLUGINS


We have incorporated plugins of the social network facebook.com (hereinafter "Facebook”) into our website. Facebook is a company of the Facebook Inc., California Ave, Palo Alto, CA 94304, United States.
During each webpage visit, where our online presence is equipped with such a plugin, the plugin enables your browser to download the visual presentation of the plugin from Facebook’s server. By integrating the plugin, Facebook receives the information that your browser has visited our respective webpage even if you do not have a Facebook user account or are not currently logged into Facebook. This information (including your IP address) will be sent directly from your browser to Facebook’s server in the United States and stored there.
If you are a Facebook member, and while visiting our website are logged into Facebook, Facebook uses the plugin to relate to your personal Facebook account regardless of whether you activate it or not. Should you then activate one of the plugins, for example by clicking the "I like” button or by submitting a comment, this will be used to inform your Facebook account. In order to prevent Facebook from assigning collected data to your user account on Facebook, you need to log out from Facebook before visiting our website. To block Facebook plugins from collecting and transferring your visitor data in the future you may obtain a Browser Add On by "Facebook Blocker” at the following link: http://webgraph.com/resources/facebookblocker/
Further information on Facebook’s privacy policy and related settings, and the collection and use of data, can be found at: http://www.facebook.com/policy.php


Our website uses plugins from the micro-blogging service operated by Twitter Inc., 1355 Market St, Suite 900, San Francisco, CA 94103, USA (« Twitter »). The plugins are labelled with the Twitter logo. You will find an overview of the Twitter plugins: https://twitter.com/about/resources/buttons
If you access a page of our website, which contains such a plugin, your browser will build up a direct connection to the servers of Twitter. The plugin’s content will be directly transmitted from Twitter to your browser, which will integrate it into the page. Through integration of the plugin, Twitter obtains the information that your browser has accessed the relevant page of our website, even if you do not have a Twitter profile or if you are not logged into Twitter. This information (including your IP address) will be directly transmitted from your browser to a Twitter server in the USA and stored.
If you are logged into Twitter, Twitter may directly assign the visit of our website to your Twitter account. If you interact with the plugins, for example by activating the Twitter button, the corresponding information will also be directly transmitted by your browser to a Twitter server in the USA and stored there. Furthermore, this information will be released on your Twitter account and revealed to your contacts. To learn more about the purpose and extent of data collection, processing and the use of this data by Twitter as well as your rights in this respect and setting options for protecting your privacy, please refer to Twitter’s privacy policy: https://twitter.com/privacy.
If you do not want Twitter to allocate data collected via our website to your Twitter account, you have to log out of Twitter prior to visiting our website. You can completely prevent the downloading of Twitter plugins by browser add-ons, by using the following script blocker: http://noscript.net/


5) YOUTUBE VIDEOS


This website uses YouTube embedding functions for the display and playback of videos offered by YouTube. The extended data protection mode is used to ensure that user information is only stored once the playback function of the video is started. When this takes place, the provider sets YouTube cookies in order to collect information on users. According to YouTube, these cookies are intended to record video statistics, to improve user-friendliness and to avoid improper actions. Regardless of whether the embedded video is played back, a connection to the Google network "double click" is established when visiting this website. This may trigger further data processing beyond our control. Further information on YouTube data protection can be found at: https://www.google.de/intl/de/policies/privacy/


6) WEB ANALYSIS SERVICE


Our website uses Google Analytics, a web analysis service of Google Inc. Google Analytics uses Cookies to analyse website usage patterns. The information generated by these cookies is transmitted to a server in the US and stored.
In you activate an IP anonymizer for our website, your IP address will be abbreviated by Google within the member states of the European Union and the European Economic Area. Only in exceptional cases, will the full IP address be transmitted to a server in the US, where it is abbreviated. On behalf of the website operator, Google will use this information to evaluate your use of the website, to compile reports on website activities and to provide further services connected to the website use and the internet use for the benefit of the website operator.
The IP address transmitted by your browser in the context of Google Analytics will not be linked to other data retrieved by Google. You may prevent the storage of cookies by using the appropriate settings in your browser. However, this may impact the functionality of our website. You may permanently refuse Google to collect data generated by cookies regarding the use of the website (including your IP address) and to process them by downloading and installing the following plugin: https://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout?hl=en.
As an alternative to the browser plugin or for mobile devices, please click on the following link in order to set an opt-out cookie. This blocks Google Analytics from collecting relevant data. If you delete your cookies on this browser, you must click again on this link: Deactivate Google Analytics


7) INFORMATION ON CUSTOMER RIGHTS AND CONTACTS


You are entitled to obtain information regarding your saved data free of charge and lean how to correct, block or delete this data where applicable. Please contact us with any further inquiries about the collection, processing or use of your personal data. The same applies for obtaining information, your requests to block, delete or correct your personal data as well as withdrawals of granted consents. You can find our contact address in our legal notice.

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