Last updated: October 30, 2018
This Privacy Statement applies to the collection, use and disclosure of information about you on the Taste Beauty Inc. (“Taste Beauty”, “we”, “us”) website at https://www.taste-beauty.com/ (“Website”), mobile application or social media platforms.
This Privacy Statement applies to personal information Taste Beauty obtains from and about individuals or applicants interacting with Taste Beauty and our Website. We may on occasion link to other websites, including websites that will have their own privacy statements, which we encourage you to review. This Privacy Statement does not apply to third party websites accessible via hyperlinks from this Website or other Taste Beauty websites.
We are not established in the European Union (“EU”), and we do not offer goods or services to individuals in the EU through our Website. We do use tracking cookies that may track the activity of users in the EU. To the extent we process personal data relating to individuals who are in the EU in relation to monitoring their behavior in the EU, such processing is subject to the EU General Data Protection Regulation (“GDPR”). For the purposes of the GDPR, Taste Beauty Inc. is the controller of your personal information in respect of any processing of personal data that is within scope of the GDPR.
By using our Website in any way, such as browsing or interacting, you signify that you have reviewed the terms of this Privacy Statement. If you have not reviewed this Privacy Statement, you should not use our Website. Taste Beauty may update this Privacy Statement from time to time by posting a new version on this home page, with the date of its last update noted. We encourage you to visit this area frequently to stay informed.
2. Collection of your Personal Information
The types of personal information that Taste Beauty will collect about you include, but are not limited to:
- contact information (such as name, address, city, state, ZIP code, email address and telephone number); and
- any other information you provide to us via the connect page on the Website.
If you choose to participate in activities such as Website registrations, questionnaires, surveys, service contacts, mobile applications, or social media platforms, Taste Beauty will collect the personal information that you provide. We will collect personal information about you when you apply for a job with us via the “Careers” section of our Website. We may enhance or merge the personal information that you provide to us directly with information from other sources, including third parties, for the purposes described below.
3. Use of your Personal Information
We collect, maintain and use your personal information to comply with local legal and regulatory requirements and for the purposes of our legitimate business interests, including for the purposes of:
- helping to establish and verify the identity and eligibility of users;
- providing services and support to users;
- analyzing and improving the Website, including tailoring it to users’ preferences;
- providing users with company updates;
- sending you notices and other information about Taste Beauty or its affiliated companies and subsidiaries, including financial reports and other information relevant to investments;
- responding to your inquiries;
- maintaining the security and integrity of our systems; and
- conforming to legal requirements, complying with legal process or defending our legal rights.
We will use the personal information you provide to us when you apply for a job with Taste Beauty to assess your qualifications for employment, to contact you about current and future employment opportunities and to interact with and notify you about your application for employment.
4. Technology Logging, Cookies, and Related Techniques
The Website uses “cookies” to maximize the performance of our Website and services. Please refer to our separate cookies policy at https://www.taste-beauty.com/cookies-policy for further information.
5. Data Sharing
Taste Beauty will not sell your personal information to any other third party for their own use unless: (i) we disclose this to you at the time your personal information is collected; and (ii) we obtain your explicit and prior consent.
We do not currently share your personal information with any outside third parties in order for them to market directly to you.
Taste Beauty may disclose your personal information to third parties for the following reasons:
- We may use unaffiliated companies such as agents or contractors to help us maintain and operate our Website, to provide you with services that you have requested, or for other reasons related to the operation of our business (such as disseminating investor-related information upon request, for example). In the event we provide personal information to these third parties, they are restricted from using your personal information in any way other than to provide the required services for us.
- We reserve the right to release your personal information if required to do so by law, search warrant, subpoena, court order or upon request of government authorities.
- We may provide your personal information to affiliated entities or third parties in connection with the sale or transfer of a business to which you submitted your personal information, or in the event of a corporate change.
Taste Beauty may share your personal information with other affiliated companies and subsidiaries for marketing reasons. We will comply with all local law requirements when sending you direct marketing. Where applicable, this will include: (i) obtaining your explicit consent to receive direct marketing; and (ii) giving you an option to unsubscribe from receiving direct marketing.
6. Data Storage
We will only retain your personal information for as long as necessary to fulfill the purposes we collected it for, including for the purposes of satisfying any legal, accounting, or reporting requirements.
Your personal information will be stored in Taste Beauty databases, affiliated company or subsidiary databases, or databases managed by third party service providers. These databases may be located in countries where privacy rules differ and may be less stringent than those of the country in which you reside.
If you are in the European Economic Area (“EEA”), your personal information will be transferred and stored in the United States, which does not offer the same protection for your personal information as the country in which you are located. Where we transfer personal information out of the EEA and process such information within scope of EU data protection law, we implement appropriate safeguards to protect your personal information. Please contact us (our details are included at Section 13), if you would like further information on the specific safeguard used by us when transferring your personal information.
7. Social Media Platforms
Our Website may embed plugs-ins, widgets or other apps of various social media platforms, such as Facebook, Twitter, and YouTube. An example of such a plug-in is Facebook’s “Like” button. When you encounter those embedded objects, your Internet browser may make a direct connection to the social media platform’s service and may share with the social media platform information such as which websites you have visited.
8. Mobile Applications Privacy Statement
Taste Beauty may develop mobile applications that you may download to your mobile device. When you download a mobile application, there may be an opportunity for you to provide us with, or for us to obtain, information about you, such as contact information, product preferences, photographs, and other identifying information. Information obtained through a mobile application will be used in accordance with this Privacy Statement, and the mobile application, upon first use, will provide a link that allows you to see this Privacy Statement before registering or using the mobile application.
Taste Beauty will implement appropriate technical and organizational measures to protect your personal information from loss, misuse or alteration. Agents or contractors of Taste Beauty who have access to your personal information in connection with providing services for Taste Beauty are required to keep the personal information confidential and are not permitted to use this personal information for any other purpose than to carry out the services they are performing for Taste Beauty. Please be aware, however, that any email or other transmission you send through the Internet cannot be completely protected against unauthorized interception.
10. Links to Other Websites
Our Website may contain links to other websites. Taste Beauty is not responsible for the privacy practices or the content of the other websites. Please note that the privacy policies applicable to such third-party websites may differ significantly from this Taste Beauty Privacy Statement, so we advise you to read them carefully before using those websites. Taste Beauty cannot be held liable for any actions by or content of such third-party websites.
11. Your Rights
Individuals in the EEA: Where your personal information is processed within scope of EU data protection law, you may have the right to: (a) request access to any personal information that we hold about you; (b) request we correct any inaccurate personal information we hold about you; (c) request we delete any personal information we hold about you; (d) restrict the processing of personal information we hold about you; and/or (e) object to the processing of personal information we hold about you.
California residents: You may have certain additional rights including the right to information, including information about how personal information is shared with third parties for the third parties’ direct marketing purposes during the preceding calendar year. Please be aware that we do not share your information with third parties for any direct marketing purposes.
Please contact us (see our details below) if you wish to exercise any of these rights. We will process any request in line with any local laws and our policies and procedures. We may ask you for additional information to confirm your identity and for security purposes, before disclosing to you the information requested. If you are located in the EEA and we process personal information within scope of EU data protection law, you have the right to lodge a complaint with the supervisory authority in your country about how we process your personal information. We would, however, appreciate the chance to address your concerns before you approach your local supervisory authority, so please contact us in the first instance.
12. Children Under the Age of 16
Our Website is not intended for children under 16 years of age. No one under age 16 may provide any personal information to or on the Website. We do not knowingly collect personal information from children under 16. If you are under 16, do not use or provide any information on the Website or on or through any of its features, register on the Website, or provide any information about yourself to us, including your name, address, telephone number, e-mail address or any screen name or user name you may use. If we learn we have collected or received personal information from a child under 16 without verification of parental consent, we will delete that information. If you believe we might have any information from or about a child under 16, please contact us using the contact information in Section 13 below.
13. Contact Us
Taste Beauty is committed to working with consumers to obtain a fair and rapid resolution of any queries, complaints or disputes about privacy. Please send us your questions or comments regarding our privacy practices, including any requests to exercise your legal rights, by e-mailing us at firstname.lastname@example.org, or sending us a letter addressed to: Taste Beauty Inc., 350 Fifth Avenue, New York, New York 10118, Attention: Legal Department.