Information Collection and Use
We may also use information we collect from you when you sign-up 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.
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).
Information from integrated services like Facebook and Google
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.
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 firstname.lastname@example.org or by mail to Privacy Manager, The Beauty Buddy, 281 River Forest, Leixlip, Co. Kildare, Ireland.
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 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.
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.
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
These Services do not address anyone under the age of 16. We do not knowingly collect personally identifiable information from children under 16. In the case we discover that a child under 16 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. By registering as a member of Beauty Buddy you declare you are above the minimum for the digital age of consent in Ireland 16 years old.
Use of your content
You hereby grant Beauty Buddy the worldwide, non-exclusive, perpetual, irrevocable, royalty-free right and license to publish, display, reproduce, modify, create derivative works of and commercially exploit any material, information, notifications, reviews, articles or other types of communication (hereinafter referred to as the “User-Generated Content” or “UGC”) which you create on the app as a Registered User. We may freely use and transfer the UGC and disclose the UGC to third parties. Registered Users are liable for the UGC they publish on the app.
Contributors of UGC warrant in every context that the UGC is lawful and in compliance with the User Terms. If Beauty Buddy receives notice or otherwise becomes aware that UGC violates current legislation and/or the User Terms, we may delete the UGC without any notice, and we – dependent on the character of the violation – may inform the violated party and/or the authorities of the violation. Our right to delete will not be conditioned on an explanation, although we will strive to inform the Registered User about the deletion and the reason hereof.
We may at any time request information about the UGC from the Registered User, including
documentation supporting the information included in the UGC, e.g. documentation evidencing that the UGC is based on an actual buying experience in an actual customer relation to the company to which the UGC relates.
Social media – this is information we use to build a better relationship with you as a customer and your social media interactions with Beauty Buddy and other members of the Beauty Buddy community.
In line 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