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Privacy and Cookie Policy

This privacy policy discusses the “personal information” that Buy Beauty and Buy Beauty.com  obtain from you on BuyBeauty.com. When we use the term “personal information” we are referring to information that is connected to your name. This may include things like your e-mail address, mailing address, birthday, telephone number, photographs, personal images, or beauty profile information you provide such as hair color and eye color, or information about the products you purchase, when those pieces of data are stored with your name. Any information that is not connected to your name is not considered personal information.

This privacy policy does not cover information that you submit on other websites, even if we communicate with you on those sites. For example, if you post something on Facebook, Twitter, or YouTube, that information is governed by the privacy policies on those websites, and is not governed by this policy. Depending on what you submit, the BuyBeauty.com site can collect your name, email address, credit card number, billing address, shipping address, telephone number, birthday, any information about yourself such as skin tone and type, skin concerns, hair color and type, hair concerns, eye color, Color IQ, age range, groups, conversations, photographs, videos, and product reviews.

 

In addition to the information we collect from you directly, we may also receive information about you from other sources, including third parties, business partners, our affiliates, or publicly available sources.

 

In addition, we may use the following technologies to automatically collect information about your activities on our websites.

  • Cookies.1
  • Flash Cookies.2
  • Web beacons, clear pixels, or pixel tags.3
  • Web server logs.4
  • Geo-location technologies.5
  • Note that we do not intentionally collect any personal information from children under the age of 13. If you are under the age of 13, you can look at our websites, but you should not make a purchase, register, or submit personal information to us.

 

Buy Beauty and BuyBeauty.com primarily use the personal information that it collects to provide you with products, information, and services. We may use your information to track your purchase history, suggest products, and to contact you for account and promotional purposes. We may also use your personal information for other legitimate business purposes, including to detect and prevent fraud, to collect amounts owing to us and to maintain business records.

 

Buy Beauty and BuyBeauty.com may share your personal information in the following circumstances:

  • Corporate affiliates. Buy Beauty and BuyBeauty.com may share certain personal information with its affiliates (including parent company, sister companies and subsidiaries).
  • Service providers. We may share your personal information with companies that perform services for us, such as fulfilling orders, delivering packages, sending postal mail, text messages, and e-mails, analyzing customer data, providing marketing assistance, processing credit card payments, investigating fraudulent activity, conducting customer surveys, and providing customer service.
  • Joint Marketing Partners. We may share your personal information with third parties that we have partnered with to jointly create and offer a product or service, including financial institutions, email marketing companies. Additionally, to the extent permitted by law, Buy Beauty and BuyBeauty.com’s joint marketing partners may share your personal information with Buy Beauty and BuyBeauty.com to better serve you.
  • Social Networks, Widgets, and Plug-ins. If you use any features made available to you on our website by a third party it may result in information being collected or shared between us and the third party. For example, if you use Facebook’s “Like” feature, Facebook may register the fact that you “liked” a product and may post that information on Facebook.
  • Community. Buy Beauty and BuyBeauty.com’s online social community (“Community”) allows you to participate in Groups, Conversations, and Galleries, to provide Ratings & Reviews, and to receive product recommendations. If you have previously registered for a BuyBeauty.com account and selected a nickname, a public Profile page containing your nickname, and past contributions to BuyBeauty.com’s public forums will be automatically generated for you and will be visible to everyone.
  • Other instances. Buy Beauty and BuyBeauty.com may share your personal information in order to protect the legal rights of our company, our employees, our agents, and our affiliates, to protect the safety and security of our visitors, to detect and protect against fraud, or to comply with law or legal process.
  • Business transition. Buy Beauty and BuyBeauty.com may share your personal information with another company that buys some, or all, of the assets or stock of Buy Beauty, and that company may use and disclose personal information for purposes similar to what is described in this policy. Buy Beauty may also share personal information with prospective purchasers to evaluate the proposed transaction.
  • Aggregate information. We may share de-identified aggregate information about our customers with advertisers and marketing partners.
  • Behavioral-based advertising. A third party may use technology (e.g., a cookie) to collect information about your use of our website and’ other websites so that they can provide advertising about products and services tailored to your interest. That advertising may appear either on our website, or on other websites.

 

We realize that our customers trust us to protect their personal information. We take that task seriously and maintain reasonable and appropriate physical, electronic and procedural safeguards to help protect your personal information. While we attempt to protect the information in our possession, no security system is perfect and we cannot promise that information about you will remain secure in all circumstances.

 

CALIFORNIA PRIVACY NOTICES
If you are a California resident under 18 years old and a registered user of the Site, you can request that we remove content or information that you have posted to our Site or on Community. Please note that responding to your request may not ensure complete or comprehensive removal from our Site or on Community (e.g., if the content or information has been reposted by another user). To request removal of content or information, please contact us at the address, telephone or email below.

 

Communicating With Buy Beauty
If you have any questions about our privacy or security practices, or of you would like to request access to or correction of your personal information, you can contact Buy Beauty by e-mail and telephone

 

 

Your right to access or correct your personal information is subject to applicable legal restrictions. We may take reasonable steps to verify your identity before granting access or making corrections.

 

If we need, or are required, to contact you concerning any event that involves your personal information we may do so by e-mail, telephone, or mail.

 

Changes To This Policy
We may revise this policy from time to time. You should review our privacy policy periodically so that you keep up-to-date on our most current practices. We will note the effective date of the latest version at the top of each policy.

 

1 "Cookies" are small bits of information that are placed on the hard drive of your computer. Cookies remember information about your activities on the site to make your visits to our website more enjoyable and valuable to you by providing a customized experience and recognizing your preferences when you visit our website. If you've chosen to disable cookies on your browser, some of the functionality of our website may be lost. Certain of our web page, particularly those that require a login and password, require that cookies be enabled in your browser and cannot be used when you have disabled cookies in your browser.

 

2 Flash cookies (also called Local Shared Objects or “LSOs”) are data files similar to cookies, except that they can store more complex data. Flash cookies are used to remember settings, preferences, and usage, particularly for video, interactive gaming, and other similar services.

 

3 Web beacons are small graphic images on a Web page or in an e-mail that can be used for such things as recording the pages and advertisements clicked on by users, or tracking the performance of e-mail marketing campaigns.

 

4 Web server logs are records of activity created by the computer that delivers the webpages you request to your browser. For example, a web server log may record the search term you entered or the link you clicked to bring you the webpage. The Web server log also may record information about your browser, such as your IP address and the cookies set on your browser by the server.

 

5 Geo-location technology refers to technologies that permit us to determine your location. We may ask you to manually provide location information on our website, or to enable your mobile device to send us precise location information. We may also automatically collect general location information from your web browser.

List of cookies we collect

The table below lists the cookies we collect and what information they store.

Cookie Name Cookie Description
FORM_KEY Stores randomly generated key used to prevent forged requests.
PHPSESSID Your session ID on the server.
GUEST-VIEW Allows guests to view and edit their orders.
PERSISTENT_SHOPPING_CART A link to information about your cart and viewing history, if you have asked for this.
STF Information on products you have emailed to friends.
STORE The store view or language you have selected.
USER_ALLOWED_SAVE_COOKIE Indicates whether a customer allowed to use cookies.
MAGE-CACHE-SESSID Facilitates caching of content on the browser to make pages load faster.
MAGE-CACHE-STORAGE Facilitates caching of content on the browser to make pages load faster.
MAGE-CACHE-STORAGE-SECTION-INVALIDATION Facilitates caching of content on the browser to make pages load faster.
MAGE-CACHE-TIMEOUT Facilitates caching of content on the browser to make pages load faster.
SECTION-DATA-IDS Facilitates caching of content on the browser to make pages load faster.
PRIVATE_CONTENT_VERSION Facilitates caching of content on the browser to make pages load faster.
X-MAGENTO-VARY Facilitates caching of content on the server to make pages load faster.
MAGE-TRANSLATION-FILE-VERSION Facilitates translation of content to other languages.
MAGE-TRANSLATION-STORAGE Facilitates translation of content to other languages.