Privacy Policy

This page is used to inform website visitors regarding our policies with the collection, use, and disclosure of Personally Identifiable Information (PII) if anyone decided to use our Service. Personally Identifiable Information is information that can be used on its own or with other information to identify, contact, or locate a single person, or to identify an individual in context. Please read our privacy policy carefully to get a clear understanding of how we collect, use, protect or otherwise handle your Personally Identifiable Information.

If you choose to use our Service, then you agree to the collection and use of information in relation to this policy. The Personal Identifiable Information that we collect is used for providing and improving the Service. We will not use or share your Personally Identifiable Information with anyone except as described in this Privacy Policy.

The terms used in this Privacy Policy have the same meanings as in our Terms and Conditions, which is accessible at The Beauty Buddy unless otherwise defined in this Privacy Policy.

 

Information Collection and Use

For a better experience, when registering for or using our Service, we may require you to provide us with certain personally identifiable information, including but not limited to Name, Email Address, Images and User Name. The information that we request is/will be retained by us and used as described in this privacy policy.

We may also use information we collect from you when, you signup for a newsletter, respond to a survey or marketing communication, surf the website, or use certain other site features in the following way.

  • To send periodic emails regarding products and services
  • To assist with calls you make to us
  • To communicate promotional offers and special events that may be of interest to you
  • For our internal administrative, marketing, planning, product development and research

The app does use third party services that may collect information used to identify you.

Link to privacy policy of third party service providers used by the app

At any time, you may opt out of receiving any communications from us or our agents (other than as required for us to sufficiently provide you with access to our App).

Public Information

The Beauty Buddy is public and reviews are immediately viewable and searchable by anyone around the world using the app. You can use The Beauty Buddy under a pseudonym (User Name) if you prefer not to use your name. Most activity on The Beauty Buddy is public, including your profile information. When you create Reviews/Ratings certain information like the date and time are captured.

You are responsible for your Reviews and other information you provide through our services, and you should think carefully about what you make public, especially if it is sensitive information.

Your Virtual Makeup Bag (selection of other names available such as Grooming Kit) can be public or private. It is your decision whether you want other app users to see what products you have and want. You can change this setting at any time.

Openness

You may request access to personal information we hold about you by writing/emailing to Privacy Manager at the Address/email below. You do not have to provide a reason for requesting access. When you request information, we will endeavour to provide you with a suitable range of choices as to how you access it (email or mail).

Any questions about this policy, or any complaint regarding treatment of your privacy by The Beauty Buddy should be made by email to the following address info@thebeautybuddy.com or by mail to

Privacy Manager,

The Beauty Buddy,

MaynoothWorks,

Eolas Building,

Maynooth University,

Co. Kildare,

Ireland.

Log Data

We want to inform you that whenever you use our Service, in a case of an error in the app we collect data and information (through third party products) on your phone called Log Data. This Log Data may include information such as your device Internet Protocol (“IP”) address, device name, operating system version, the configuration of the app when utilizing our Service, the time and date of your use of the Service, and other statistics.

Cookies

Cookies are files with a small amount of data that are commonly used as anonymous unique identifiers. These are sent to your browser (if you allow) from the websites that you visit and are stored on your device's internal memory.

You have the option to either accept or refuse these cookies and know when a cookie is being sent to your device. If you choose to refuse our cookies, you may not be able to use some portions of this Service. Cookies are used to help us understand your preferences based on previous or current site activity, which enables us to provide you with improved services. We also use cookies to help us compile aggregate data about site traffic and site interaction so that we can offer better site experiences and tools in the future.

Service Providers

We may employ third-party companies and individuals due to the following reasons:

  • To facilitate our Service
  • To provide the Service on our behalf
  • To perform Service-related services or
  • To assist us in analysing how our Service is used

We want to inform users of this Service that these third parties may on a confidential basis have access to your Personally Identifiable Information. The reason is to perform the tasks assigned to them on our behalf. However, they are obligated not to disclose or use the information for any other purpose. Agreements are in place with these agents to ensure your data is held in a correct GDPR compliant manner.

Security

We value your trust in providing us your Personally Identifiable Information, thus we are striving to use commercially acceptable means of protecting it. We implement a variety of security measures when a user enters, submits, or accesses their information to maintain the safety of your personal information.

Third Party Disclosure

We do not sell, trade, or otherwise transfer to outside parties your Personally Identifiable Information unless we get your permission as described in How do we use your information. This does not include website hosting partners and other parties who assist us in operating our website, conducting our business, or serving our users, so long as those parties agree to keep this information confidential. We may also release information when it's release is appropriate to comply with the law, enforce our site policies, or protect ours or others' rights, property or safety.

However, non-personally identifiable visitor information may be provided to other parties for marketing, advertising, or other uses.

 

Links to Other Sites

This Service may contain links to other sites. If you click on a third-party link, you will be directed to that site. Note that these external sites are not operated by us. Therefore, we strongly advise you to review the Privacy Policy of these websites. We have no control over and assume no responsibility for the content, privacy policies, or practices of any third-party sites or services.

Children’s Privacy

These Services do not address anyone under the age of 13. We do not knowingly collect personally identifiable information from children under 13. In the case we discover that a child under 13 has provided us with personal information, we immediately delete this from our servers. If you are a parent or guardian and you are aware that your child has provided us with personal information, please contact us so that we will be able to do necessary actions.

Changes to This Privacy Policy

We may update our Privacy Policy from time to time. Thus, you are advised to review this page periodically for any changes. We will notify you of any changes by posting the new Privacy Policy on this page. These changes are effective immediately after they are posted on this page.

GDPR

Inline with GDPR requirements we will take the following responsive action, should a data breach occur we will notify you via email within 7 business days.

We also agree to the Individual Redress Principle which requires that individuals have the right to legally pursue enforceable rights against data collectors and processors who fail to adhere to the law. This principle requires not only that individuals have enforceable rights against data users, but also that individuals have recourse to courts or government agencies to investigate and/or prosecute non-compliance by data processors.

We collect your email address in order to:

  • Send information, respond to inquiries, and/or other requests or questions.
  • Send you additional information related to products and/or services that you have/want in your virtual bag
  • Market to our mailing list or continue to send emails to our clients after the original transaction has occurred.

To be in accordance with the GDPR requirements we agree to the following:

  • Not use false or misleading subjects or email addresses
  • Identify the message as an advertisement in some reasonable way
  • Include the physical address of our business or site headquarters
  • Monitor third-party email marketing services for compliance, if one is used
  • Honour opt-out/unsubscribe requests quickly
  • Allow users to unsubscribe by using the link at the bottom of each email

 

Contact Us

If you have any questions or suggestions about our Privacy Policy, do not hesitate to contact us at info@thebeautybuddy.com.