Makeup Addict is the sole owner of the information collected on www.makeupaddict.ie. We are committed to protecting your privacy, and at the same time we try to use any data we collect from you to provide the best possible service.
- Types of Information Collected
We collect and retain two types of information:
This is data that identifies you or can be used to identify or contact you and may include your name, address, email address, user IP addresses in circumstances where they have not been deleted, clipped or anonymised, telephone number and birth date.
When registering as a user of this website, opening an account and purchasing products you will be asked to provide information to us. We will inform you at the time of collecting information whether you must provide the information to use the website or specific service or whether the information requested by us is optional.
In order to process your order you must provide contact information and payment details (credit card, debit card expiration date etc). All payment transactions are processed by PayPal Holdings, Inc., therefore Makeup Addict is never party to your personal credit card or bank details. When you purchase goods on our website, you will automatically be directed to a secure site that is managed and controlled by PayPal Holdings, Inc. You will be asked to provide your payment details to them for the purpose of processing the transaction. Worldnet take a multi-layered approach to security. They partner with Verisign, the global leaders in secure encryption, to provide full 256 bit encryption to all for all transactions. PayPal Holdings, Inc.are certified with Visa & Mastercard to the highest level of the Payment Card Industry Data Security Standard (PCI DSS). They work with Sysnet, an independent Qualified Security Assessor (QSA), who regularly monitor their systems to ensure they are immune to the latest vulnerabilities on the web.
We may collect records of transactions through the website and if you contact us we may keep a record of that correspondence. If you provide us personal information about somebody else we will assume you have their permission to do so, and their data will be subject to this policy. You may be given the opportunity to provide product reviews, comments and participate in surveys and competitions. This information is only collected from you if you voluntarily submit it to us. You agree that your username/display name may be shown to other users of the website. We reserve the right to remove product reviews without notice at our own discretion.
We reserve the right to conduct credit checks with third party and financial institutions in order to confirm any information that you have provided to us.
Like most websites, we gather statistical and other analytical information collected on an aggregate basis of all visitors to our website. This is statistical data about our users browsing actions and patterns, and does not identify any individual.
We may collect information about your computer, including (where available) your IP address where it has been clipped or anonymised, operating system and browser type, for system administration and statistical purposes.
For the same reason, we may obtain information about your general internet usage by using a cookie file which is stored on the hard drive of your computer. A cookie is a small file which asks permission to be placed on your computer’s hard drive. Once you agree, the file is added and the cookie helps analyse web traffic or lets you know when you visit a particular site. Cookies allow web applications to respond to you as an individual. The web application can tailor its operations to your needs, likes and dislikes by gathering and remembering information about your preferences.
We use traffic log cookies to identify which pages are being used. This helps us analyse data about web page traffic and improve our website in order to tailor it to customer needs. We only use this information for statistical analysis purposes.
Overall, cookies help us provide you with a better website, by enabling us to monitor which pages you find useful and which you do not. A cookie in no way gives us access to your computer or any information about you, other than the data you choose to share with us. You can choose to accept or decline cookies. Most web browsers automatically accept cookies, but you can usually modify your browser setting to decline cookies if you prefer. You can also delete cookie files from your computer at your discretion. Note that if you decline our cookies or ask for notification each time a cookie is being sent, this may affect your ease of use of this website.
- Purposes for which we hold your Information
We will process any Personal Data you provide to us for the following purposes:
(a) To provide you with the goods or services you have ordered;
(b) To contact you if required in connection with your order or to respond to any communications you might send to us;
(c) To contact you with information we think you might find interesting including information on new products and services and upcoming events, where you have consented to be contacted for such purposes;
(d) To improve our products and services and notify winners of competitions and participants of survey results;
(e) To notify you of any service related announcements. For example if our service is temporarily suspended for maintenance we may send you notification. These notifications are not promotional;
(f) To enable us to carry out statistical and other analysis;
(g) To verify the payment details you have provided to us, including the address of your card;
(e) To provide customer support services.
- Disclosure of Information to Third Parties
We will not disclose your Personal Data to third parties unless (i) you have consented to this disclosure (ii) it is required by law or permitted by law, or (iii) the third party is required to fulfill your order (in such circumstances the third party is bound by similar data protection requirements).
If you provide personal information to us, you understand and agree that we may disclose some of your personal information for the following purposes to the following third parties.
(a) If you have indicated at registration, or at any time during your time as a user of the website, that you are happy to receive information from selected third parties about goods and services which may be of interest to you, you consent to us sending your information to such third parties so that they may provide you with such offers or information.
(b) To any operator, payment processor and verification service provider that/who provide services to us in relation to the website.
(c) To any marketing partners and third party affiliates who/which direct users to the website for the purpose of confirming commission or other related purposes.
(d) To your Card scheme operator to verify the card information that you provide to us.
We may provide Non-Personal Data to third parties. This is aggregate anonymised information about website users. For example, we might inform third parties such as advertisers, providers of advertising services and website tracking services about the number of unique users who visit our website, the demographic breakdown of our community users of our website, or the activities that visitors to our website engage in while on our website.
- Sale of Business
The nature of the Internet is such that we cannot guarantee or warrant the security of any information you transmit to us via the Internet. No data transmission over the Internet can be guaranteed to be 100% secure. However, we will take all reasonable steps to protect your Personal Data.
We use 256 bit SSL Software to manage the communication between you and the website. This means that text you provide is translated into extremely detailed encrypted code. Your data is only retranslated into text once it is stored on our web server.
Where we have given you/or you have chosen a password which enables you to access certain parts of the website, you are responsible for keeping this password confidential.
- Updating, Verifying and Deleting Personal Data
You may inform us of any changes in your Personal Data, and in accordance with our obligations under the Data Protection Acts 1988 and 2003 we will update or delete your Personal Data accordingly. To find out what Personal Data we hold on you or to have your Personal Data updated, amended or removed from our database, please contact us by email at email@example.com
- Opt Out
By using our website, you consent to the information you provide being processed for marketing purposes, except where you have chosen to opt out of being contacted by us or third parties. You can opt out or unsubscribe to receiving emails from Makeup Addict by clicking the unsubscribe link within the email or using the opt out option within your account.
- Links to other sites
This website contains links to other sites that are not controlled by Makeup Addict. Please be aware we are not responsible for the privacy practices of other sites. Therefore, Makeup Addict cannot be responsible for the protection and privacy of any information you provide whilst visiting such sites.