Privacy policy

When you provide us with information through this .com website, www.imedeen.com ("Imedeen.com Site" or "this Site"), we respect your privacy. It is important for you to understand what information we collect about you during your visit and what we do with that information. Your visit to this Site is subject to this Privacy Policy and our Terms and Conditions. If you visit one of our other regional websites, e.g., imedeen.us, you are subject to the privacy policy applicable for that website and we suggest that you consult such privacy policy. This Privacy Policy was last updated on 1st March 2011.

1. Information Collection 
We do not collect personally identifiable information about you, except when you provide it to us directly or through a third party. For example, if you decide to complete a user registration form, complete an online survey or make a purchase, you may be asked to provide certain information such as your contact information (name, email address, mailing address and telephone number), birthday. Sensitive information is not generally sought through this Site. Sensitive information includes data relating to: race or ethnic origin; political opinions; religious or other similar beliefs; physical or mental health. If you do provide sensitive information, by providing that information you explicitly consent to us using it in accordance with this Privacy Policy.

If you would prefer that we not collect any personally identifiable information from you, please do not provide us with any such information. Please note that if you do not wish to provide any personal information, you will not be able to make purchases on this Site.

2. No Disclosure of Personally Identifiable Information for Third Party Marketing Without Your Consent 
We will not provide your personally identifiable information to third parties for their use in marketing their products or services to you without your consent.

3. Disclosure of Personally Identifiable Information 
a. Fraud Protection and Compliance with Law 
We may disclose any information, including personally identifiable information, we deem necessary, in our sole discretion, to comply with any applicable law, regulation, legal process or governmental request. We may also exchange information, including personally identifiable information, with other companies and organizations for credit fraud protection and risk reduction. 
b. Service Providers 
We may retain other companies and individuals to perform functions consistent with our Privacy Policy on our behalf. Examples include customer support specialists, webhosting companies, credit card processing companies, fulfillment companies (e.g., companies that fill product orders or coordinate mailings), data analysis firms and email service providers. Such third parties may be provided with access to personally identifiable information needed to perform their functions, but may not use such information for any other purpose. See also Section 6. Please note that any service providers which may be named in this Privacy Policy for your convenience, e.g., Coremetrics in Section 7 hereof, are not our only service providers. 
c. Special Events 
If you elect to participate in any promotions, sweepstakes, surveys, questionnaires or other events during your visit to this Site, the rules or terms and conditions for those events may indicate that your personally identifiable information will be shared with third parties. By choosing to participate and submitting your personally identifiable information with respect to such events, you consent to disclosure of your personally identifiable information to such third parties. This Site is not responsible for and disclaims all liability for any use of the information you choose to provide to such third parties. 
d. Business Transfers 
As we continue to develop our business, we might sell certain of our assets. In such transactions, user information, including personally identifiable information, generally is one of the transferred business assets, and by submitting your personal information on the Imedeen UK Site you agree that your data may be transferred to such parties in these circumstances.

5. Transfer of Data to Other Countries 
The Group Companies and third parties referenced in Sections 3 and 5 who will receive your information only for the purposes set forth in this Privacy Policy, the third parties with whom you direct us to share your information referenced in Section 4 and the databases in which your personally identifiable information may be stored may be located both inside and outside the United States ("US") and the European Union ("EU"). By providing personally identifiable information to this Imedeen UK Site, you acknowledge and accept that the Group Company or third party which receives your personally identifiable information may be located within a state or country which does not guarantee the same level of protection for personally identifiable information as the one in which you reside.

6. Cookies, IP Addresses, Pixel Tags & Tracking Technology 
A cookie is a piece of data that enables us to track and target your preferences. We may place a "cookie" on your computer's hard drive so we can recognize you as a return user and personalize your experience and your use of our Clinique UK Site. The cookie will be stored on your computer's hard drive until you remove it. We may also use temporary or "session" cookies to help you shop. You can have your browser notify you of, or automatically reject, cookies. If you reject our cookies, you may still use the Imedeen UK Site, but you may be limited in the use of some of the features. 
We may also use IP addresses to analyze trends, administer the Imedeen UK Site, track traffic patterns, and gather demographic information for aggregate use, as well as in combination with your personally identifiable information for credit fraud protection and risk reduction.

When you visit this Imedeen UK Site or view one of our emails, we may use pixel tags (also called "clear" gifs), tracking links and/or similar technology to note some of the pages you visit on our Imedeen UK Site and personalize your experience. We may also use pixel tags to determine what types of email your browser supports. We may use the information collected through pixel tags, tracking links and similar technology in combination with your personally identifiable information.

Some of our business partners and service providers may also use cookies on their sites. For example, you may have clicked through to our Site from one of their sites. We have no access to, or control over, these cookies and do not accept any responsibility for such third party cookies. Please refer to the privacy policies posted on the applicable third party website to understand the third party's use of cookies and your options relating to those cookies.

7. Use of Aggregate Information 
We may use the information you provide in aggregate (non-personally identifiable) form for internal business purposes, such as generating statistics and developing products and marketing plans. We may collect, store or accumulate certain non-personally identifiable information concerning your use of the Site, such as information regarding which of our pages are most popular. We may share or transfer non-personally identifiable information with or to our affiliates, licensees and partners. See also Section 6.

8. Children under 12 
If you are under 12 years of age, you may browse our Site. However, you may not provide personal information to us. For example, you cannot register or make a purchase. This Site is not designed for children and we do not knowingly collect personally identifiable information from any children under 12. If you are between 12 and 16 and you have any questions or concerns about this Site, please seek guidance from a parent or a responsible adult.

9. Links 
This Imedeen.com Site may contain links to or from other websites. Please be aware that we are not responsible for the privacy practices of other websites. This Privacy Policy applies only to the information we collect on this Imedeen.com Site. We encourage you to read the privacy policies of other websites you link to from our Imedeen.com Site or otherwise visit.

10. Security 
We implement various security measures in accordance with industry standards to protect the security of your personal information. Your personal information will be stored at facilities located across the world and not necessarily within the EU. See also Section 6.

11. Data Controller 
The information you provide to use will be managed by xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx.

12. Notification of Changes 
We may revise this Privacy Policy from time to time. If we decide to change our Privacy Policy, we will post the revised policy here. As we may make changes at any time without notifying you, we suggest that you periodically consult this Privacy Policy.