|Information We Collect and How We Use It
|You may choose to provide us with personal information when you visit our Site. For example, if you decide to complete a user registration form or 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) and optional information such as your age group, gender and product and/or cosmetic concerns, and the brands and products you use. We use this information to provide the service you requested. If you decide to place an order, we will also need to know your delivery and billing address, credit card number and expiration date. To help protect your personal information, users registering at the Site must also enter a use name/email address and password. We may also invite you to provide information about your skincare concerns to enable us to provide you with customized service.
|The M∙A∙C PRO Program
The Program is designed for makeup artists/professional who may apply to become a member. Program members enjoy access to M∙A∙C Cosmetics product discounts, seasonal trend report, master classes, preview nights and special professional events.
In order to participate in and enjoy the benefits of Program membership, you will need to provide your name, home and/or business address and phone number(s). We collect your email address if you elect to provide it. In addition, as part of the Program application process, you will be asked to provide information designed to verify your entitlement as a “professional” to participate in this unique Program.
As a Program member, you will be issued a M∙A∙C PRO Membership number that you may use to access the M∙A∙C PRO segment of the Site. For your security and protection, when you visit the M∙A∙C PRO segment, you will be asked to provide your M∙A∙C PRO Membership number and certain additional information such as your contact information (e.g., last name, email address, mailing address, and telephone number) for verification purposes. To protect your personal information, Program members registering at the Site must also create a password. If you decide to place an order or renew your membership online, you will also need to provide credit card information such as credit card number and expiration date, as well as delivery and billing address. We will store this credit card information for future renewals if you elect to sign up for automatic renewal of your Program membership.
|Use of Personal Information by M·A·C Cosmetics NA|
With your consent, the information you provide may be used by M∙A∙C Cosmetics NA to create and deliver to you emails such as our newsletters, surveys or other email messages containing product and event information, cosmetics tips or promotions or to phone you. If you do consent to receive these communications and later decide that you would no longer like to receive them, see the “Your Choices” Section below. You may receive the benefit of hearing from M∙A∙C Cosmetics NA via direct mail even if you have not elected to receive other marketing communications. If you do not wish to receive direct mail, see “Your Choices” Section below.
The M∙A∙C PRO ProgramCommunications to Serve You
As part of M∙A∙C PRO membership, you will receive communications from M∙A∙C Cosmetics NA about promotions, events, products and services.
If you have elected to provide us with your contact information, we may provide you with service related announcements by any means, including email, concerning the Site or contact you regarding your customer service requests or questions or your order. For example, all registered users will receive a welcoming email to confirm their registration. When you email our customer service department with a comment or question, we collect the personally identifiable information you provide us, such as your name, email address, contact information and any information relating to your comment or question, and may forward such information, along with your inquiry, to our affiliates in the United States in order to investigate and respond to your inquiry. These types of communications are necessary to serve you, respond to your concerns and to provide the high level of customer service that M∙A∙C Cosmetics NA offers its customers.
The M∙A∙C PRO Program
Please note that each M∙A∙C PRO member must consent to receive M∙A∙C PRO communications by postal mail. You may choose not to receive a M∙A∙C PRO communications via email but this may limit our ability to provide you with the full range of Program services and events from which you might otherwise benefit.
M∙A∙C PRO may also use your personal information to respond to your requests and inquiries and provide you with information related to your membership; e.g., to confirm receipt of your application form, to provide you with information about your membership such as benefits and expiration, to address an issue with your membership or to respond to product questions or concerns expressed on “Email an Artist” and “Member Voice”. These types of communications are necessary to serve you, respond to your concerns and to provide the high level of services that the Program offers to its members.
We may also offer features on our Site that invite you to provide information about your skin type and skincare concerns or preferences. We use this information to provide you with customized service and use of our Site. For example, we may suggest products that would be of particular interest to you.
Special Events, Questionnaires and Surveys
If you provide personal information to us with respect to employment, such as your resume, we will treat such personal information as confidential and use it only to consider you for current and future employment opportunities and to contact you with respect to employments with us or our affiliated companies. We will retain your personal information for further recruitment opportunities that may arise, unless you tell us that you no longer wish for us to retain your information.
|Technologies That Allow Us To Customize Your Experience On Our Site
|We use various technologies to collect information (such as your web request, Internet Protocol address, browser type, browser language, the date and time of your request) about your visit to our Site and to enhance and customize your experience on our Site. For example, we may collect the Internet Protocol (IP) address identifying your computer or device and indicating your geographic region for statistical purposes. In some instances, we may use these technologies in combination with the personal information you provide on the Site. These technologies may provide a variety of information such as whether you have visited our Site before. They also may enable you to save your preferences. Each technology is explained below.
Web Beacons and Tracking Links
Web beacons (also called clear gifs and pixel tags), tracking links and/or similar technology consist of a few lines of code and are embedded on the pages of our Site. They are often used in combination with cookies and are often not visible to the user of the Site. Web beacons may relay information to third parties such as our service providers and may be used in order to track customer response to certain advertising, to better target interactive advertising and to enhance customer support and usability. If you reject our cookies (see Cookie section below), you will prevent Web beacons from relaying this information about you and may limit your use of some of our Site features.
Browser cookies are bits of text that are placed on your computer’s hard drive when you visit our Site. Flash cookies are similar to browser cookies except that they can store data more complex than simple text and are stored in your browser rather than on your hard drive. Temporary or “session” cookies are used to help you shop and will simply expire when you place an order.
You can have your browser and/or plugs to your browser, such as flash, notify you of, or automatically reject, cookies. Rejecting our cookies will disenable the Coremetrics cookies (described below) as well. If you reject our cookies, you may still use this Site, but you may be limited in the use of some of its features.
We are continuously working to make your experience on our Site better. To this end, we have retained a company, Coremetrics, to assist us in better understanding your use of our Site. Coremetrics will place cookies on your computer to collect information on our behalf that will show us how you come to our Site and how you use and navigate our Site. Coremetrics does not collect any personal information about you. Coremetrics is contractually prohibited from using the data for any other purpose. Coremetrics is required to maintain all data collected on our behalf in confidence. You may deactivate the ability of Coremetrics to track your behavior on the Site. To learn more about the various levels of privacy and confidentiality you can select with respect to Coremetrics and to exercise your choice, please click here.
|Information We Share and With Whom We Share It|
|We will not provide your personal information to third parties for their use in marketing their products or services to you without your consent except as provided in the “Business Transfers” Section below. In addition, we do not sell or otherwise disclose personal information about our Site visitors except as described here.
In addition, in some instances, you may be offered the opportunity to consent to the sharing of your information with a third party such as an event or promotion co-sponsor. If you consent, we will share your information with such third party and the information you provide may be used by such third party for their own purposes and in accordance with their own policies.
We may transfer any information we have about you as an asset in connection with a merger or sale (including transfers made as part of insolvency or bankruptcy proceedings) or as part of a corporate reorganization or stock sale or other change in corporate control.
Compliance With Law and Fraud Protection
M∙A∙C Cosmetics NA and Group Companies and our service providers may provide your personal information in response to a search warrant or other legally valid inquiry or order, or as otherwise required by applicable law. We may also disclose personal information where necessary for the establishment, exercise or defense of legal claims, as part of the administration of our loss prevention program, or as otherwise permitted by law.
|Transfer of Data to Other Countries|
|Children Under 13|
|If you are under thirteen 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 persons under the age of thirteen and we do not knowingly collect personal information from anyone under the age of thirteen. If we become aware that we have inadvertently received personal information from a visitor under the age of thirteen on the Site, we will delete the information from our records.|
|How We Protect Personal Information|
|We maintain reasonable safeguards for this Site designed to protect against theft, loss and unauthorized disclosure, use, alteration or destruction of the personal information you provide on the Site. Unfortunately, no collection or transmission of information over the Internet or other publicly accessible communications networks can be guaranteed to be 100% secure, and therefore, we cannot ensure or warrant the security of any such information. Your online access to certain of your personal information may be protected with a password you select. We strongly recommend that you do not disclose your password to anyone. If you have any questions about security at our Site, you can send an email by clicking here.
|Third Party Links|
|Updating Your Information
You have the ability to access, update and correct in accuracies in your personal information by clicking here or sending an email to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Opt-Out and Managing Your Preferences
You may choose whether or not you would like to receive marketing communications from us. You may change your preferences with respect to marketing communications at any time clicking the "unsubscribe" link at the bottom of each email you receive from us, or emailing us at email@example.com and specifying that you no longer consent to receiver email and/or phone communications. You may also choose not to receive direct mail communications by emailing us at firstname.lastname@example.org and specifying that this is your preference. Please note that these opt-outs do not apply to communications to serve you (described above) or to other communications which may reference M∙A∙C Cosmetics; e.g., from a retailer.
|M∙A∙C PRO Members|
Email: For Program information, please write to email@example.com.
Telephone: You may also contact M∙A∙C PRO by phone:
For membership purchase or renewal: (877) 553-5536 or (905) 940-2437
For Program information: (877) 553-5536
Postal Mail: For membership purchase or renewal or for Program information, you may write to:
M∙A∙C PRO MEMBERSHIP
2316 DELAWARE AVENUE
P.O. BOX 289
BUFFALO, NY 14216-2687
M∙A∙C PRO MEMBERSHIP
P.O. BOX 435
3219 YONGE STREET
CANADA M4N 3S1
Updating Your Information
You may contact:
M∙A∙C PRO Membership
2316 Delaware Avenue
P.O. Box 289
Buffalo, NY 14216-2687
Please note that you will be asked for identification so that we can assure you are the individual making the request with respect to your personal information.
Opt-Out and Managing Your Preferences
You may opt out of receiving M∙A∙C PRO communications that are not made via postal mail and that are not necessary to provide customer service s described in the Communications To Serve You Section above [insert hyperlink] by emailing M∙A∙C PRO Membership at: firstname.lastname@example.org or by accessing the “My Account” section of the M∙A∙C PRO segment of the Site which includes an unsubscribe option.
Please note that when you opt out, it is possible that you may receive materials for which you have opted out if such materials were scheduled for distribution prior to our receipt of your opt-out. Please note that, as stated above, all M∙A∙C PRO members must consent to receiving communications via postal mail as a condition of their membership.
You may opt out of receiving M∙A∙C PRO postal communications by contacting:
M∙A∙C PRO Membership
2316 Delaware Avenue
P.O. Box 289
Buffalo, NY 14216-2687
Please note you will be asked for identification so that we can assure you are the individual requested the opt-out.
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