Cosmetic Ocean is committed to protecting your privacy. We will only use the information that we collect about you lawfully (in accordance with the Data Protection Act 1998) and according to the SafebuyUK code of practice. This is also in accordance with the Privacy & Electronic Communications Act passed into law 11 Dec 03.
We may use technology to track the patterns of behaviour of visitors to our site. This can include using a "cookie" which would be stored on your browser. You can usually modify your browser to prevent this happening. www.allaboutcookies.org. We use this information to recognise you when you return to the site and to store information about your preferences to personalise our service for you.
Information we may collect from you
We may collect and process the following data about you:
How we process and store your information
The data that we collect from you is processed by staff who work either for us or one of our group companies or for one of our service providers. Such staff may be engaged in, among other things, the fulfillment of your order, the processing of your payment details and the provision of support services.
The personal information which we hold will be held securely in accordance with our internal security policy and/or those of our hosting provider (the company hosting this Site on our behalf).
As the transaction is sent from your machine, all of your details are encrypted, meaning that no one else could possibly access them. Moreover your details are not stored, eliminating any chance of them being found at a later date.
Unfortunately, the transmission of information via the internet is not completely secure. Although we will do our best to protect your personal data, we cannot guarantee the security of your data transmitted to the Site; any transmission is at your own risk. Once we have received your information, we will use strict procedures and security features to try to prevent unauthorised access.
Uses made of your information
We use information held about you in the following ways:
We may also use your data, or permit selected third parties to use your data, to provide you with information about third party goods and services which may be of interest to you and we or they may contact you about these, where you have indicated that you wish to be contacted for such purposes by post, email, SMS, telephone or other means of electronic communication.
Disclosure of your information
We may disclose your personal information to any affiliated company within our group.
We may also disclose your personal information to third parties:
You have the right to ask us not to process your personal data for marketing purposes. We will usually inform you (before collecting your data) if we intend to use your data for such purposes or if we intend to disclose your information to any third party for such purposes. You can exercise your right to prevent such processing by checking or un-checking (as directed) certain boxes on the forms we use to collect your data or by opting to 'unsubscribe' as directed within relevant communications we send to you. You can also exercise the right at any time by contacting us as shown in the Contact Us section.
The Site may, from time to time, contain hyperlinks to and from internet sites operated by other organisations. If you follow a hyperlink to any of these sites, please note that they will have their own privacy policies and that we do not accept any responsibility or liability for these policies. Please check these policies before you submit any personal data to such sites.
Access to your information
You have the right under the Data Protection Act 1998 to request a copy of the personal data, which we hold with reference to you. We reserve the right to charge a reasonable fee (not exceeding £10 GBP) for the provision of a copy of such data. You also have the right to have any inaccuracies in your personal data corrected.