Privacy Policy

CHRISTEN DOMINIQUE INC. PRIVACY NOTICE

Last updated: January 24, 2018.

This notice for Christen Dominique Inc. and our website dominiquecosmetics.com (“DC”), describes our Privacy Policy.  By visiting this site, you are accepting the practices and policies described in this privacy notice ("Privacy Notice").

What Personal Information Does dominiquecosmetics.com Collect?

The information we learn from customers helps us personalize and improve your experience. These are the types of information we gather:

Information You Give Us. We receive and store any information you enter on our website or give us in any other way. We use the information that you provide for such purposes as responding to your inquiries, customizing your shopping experience, improving our e-store and communicating with you.  Further, if you register an account, make a purchase join our newsletter, sign-up to receive emails, join or loyalty program or interact or register in any way on dominiquecosmetics.com, we collect and store the information provided (with the exception of credit card numbers and credit card 3-digit security codes).  Information we do collect includes personal information such as your name, social media handle, email, telephone number and address. You may also be asked for demographic information (such as age, product preferences, beauty needs) or location information.

You may also be able to register and log-in using a social media account, including your Facebook account.  When you use a social media account to log in to dominiquecosmetics.com, you may also be able to use some social features on our website. When logging-in via Facebook, Facebook will ask your permission to share information from your account with our website.  This may include your name, gender, profile picture, list of friends, a link to your Facebook profile, likes and other data that is part of your or your friends’ Facebook profile(s). This information is gathered by Facebook and is provided to our website under Facebook’s privacy policy terms and conditions.  In order to control the information that DC receives from Facebook, change your privacy settings in your Facebook account.

"Cookies"/Automatic Information.  We receive and store certain types of information when you interact with us.  For example, like many other sites, we use "cookies," and we obtain certain types of information when your web browser accesses dominiquecosmetics.com and other content served by or on behalf of DC on other websites.  Cookies are data files placed on a web browser like Safari or Firefox when you visit websites.  They are sent to your device to personalize your experience on our website as they enable us to recognize your device (mobile phone, laptop, etc) and provide you features served by dominiquecosmetics.com and storage of items in places like your Shopping Cart between each visit.

If you want to control how cookies are added to your device, or remove them altogether, the “help” feature on most browsers will tell you how to change your cookie settings, and prevent your browser from accepting new cookies.  In some cases your browser will show you how to receive a notification you when you receive a new cookie.  Additionally, you can disable or delete similar data used by browser add-ons, such as Flash cookies, by changing the add-on settings or visiting the website of its manufacturer.  But we recommend that you leave them turned on, because cookies allow you to take advantage of some of our website's best features. For instance, if you block or otherwise reject our cookies, you will not be able to add items to your Shopping Cart, proceed to Checkout, or use any dominiquecosmetics.com products that require you to Sign-in.

E-mail Communications.  We receive a confirmation when you open e-mail from dominiquecosmetics.com which helps us make our emails more useful to you.  If you choose not to receive emails from us, you can adjust your mail settings in your account.

Information from Other Sources.  We might receive information about you from other sources and add it to our account information.

Does dominiquecosmetics.com Share the Information It Receives?

We share customer information only as described below, and with subsidiaries dominiquecosmetics.com controls or other affiliated businesses.

DC or Its Affiliates May Collect Your Email for Purposes of Sending You Email. Subject to and in accordance with any and all applicable laws and regulations, including without limitation, any privacy laws, we may collect information that you provide for purposes of sending you direct e-mail.  You always have the ability, however, to opt-out by logging into your account and changing your preferences, clicking the "Unsubscribe" link in the footer of any email we sent you or contact us directly.

Third-Party Service Providers.  We employ other companies and individuals to perform functions on our behalf.  Examples include hosting our website, management of our e-store, fulfilling orders, delivering packages, sending postal mail and e-mail, removing repetitive information from customer lists, analyzing data, providing marketing assistance, providing search results and links (including paid listings and links), processing credit card payments and providing customer service.  These third-parties have access to personal information needed to perform their functions, but may not use it for other purposes.  We may share information with third parties to provide you with product information and promotional and other offers, to help maintain and operate the dominiquecosmetics.com website or for other reasons related to our business. We may also share with third parties non-identifying information, such as aggregate statistics or usage information.

Protection of dominiquecosmetics.com and Others. We release account and other personal information when we believe release of this information is necessary to comply with the law; enforce or apply our Conditions of Use and other agreements; or protect the rights, property or safety of dominiquecosmetics.com, our users or others.  This includes exchanging information with other companies and organizations for fraud protection and credit risk reduction.  This does not include selling, renting, sharing or disclosing personally identifiable information from our customers for commercial purposes.

With Your Consent.  You will receive notice when information about you might go to third parties, and you will have an opportunity to opt-out of DC sharing the information.

How Secure Is Information About Me and My Visit to dominiquecosmetics.com?

We current use Shopify to operate this website.  Shopify uses Secure Sockets Layer (SSL) software which encrypts information you input.  On orders, we reveal only the last four digits of your credit card numbers when confirming your order and we transmit the entire credit card number to the appropriate credit card company during order processing.

Which Information Can I Access?

dominiquecosmetics.com gives you access to your account and your interactions with our website for the purpose of viewing and updating that information only.

Can I Choose Not to Provide Information to dominiquecosmetics.com?

You can always choose not to provide information, even though it might be needed to make a purchase or to take advantage of features on dominiquecosmetics.com.

You can add or update certain information on your account.  

If you do not want to receive e-mail or other mail from us, please adjust your communication preferences or simply click the unsubscribe link in the footer of any email we sent you.  If you do not want to receive Conditions of Use and other legal notices from us, those notices will still govern your use of dominiquecosmetics.com.  It is your responsibility to review for changes.

Are Children Allowed to Use dominiquecosmetics.com?

dominiquecosmetics.com does not sell products for purchase by children.  Further, we do not direct our website to children under 13.  We do not knowingly collect, use or disclose personally identifiable information from anyone under the age of 13.  If we determine upon collection that a user is under this age, we will not use or maintain his/her personal information without the parent’s or guardian's consent.  If we become aware that we have unknowingly collected personally identifiable information from a child under the age of 13, we will make reasonable efforts to remove this information from our database.  If you believe that we might have any information from or about a child under age 13, please contact us through this help page.

We strongly recommend that minors 13 years of age or older ask their parents for permission before sending any information about themselves to anyone over the Internet and we encourage parents to teach their children about safe internet use practices.

Conditions of Use, Notices and Revisions
If you choose to visit dominiquecosmetics.com, your visit and any dispute over privacy is subject to this Notice and our Conditions of Use, including limitations on damages, resolution of disputes, and application of the law of the state of New York. If you have any concern about privacy at dominiquecosmetics.com, please contact us with a thorough description, and we will try to resolve it. Our business changes constantly, and our Privacy Notice and the Conditions of Use will change also.  We may e-mail periodic reminders of our notices and conditions, but you should check our website frequently to see recent changes. Unless stated otherwise, our current Privacy Notice applies to all information that we have about you and your account.  We will never materially change our policies and practices to make them less protective of customer information collected in the past without the consent of our customers.

Examples of Information Collected

Information You Give DC. You provide us information when you search, buy, sign-up to receive emails or communicate with customer service.  You also provide information when you search for a product, place an order through dominiquecosmetics.com, provide information in your account or your profile, communicate with us by phone, e-mail, or otherwise, compile wish lists. participate in discussion boards or other community features, and offer reviews.  As a result of those actions, you might supply us with such information as your name, address, and phone numbers, credit card information, people to whom purchases have been shipped, including addresses and phone number, e-mail addresses of your friends and other people, content of reviews and e-mails to us, personal description and photograph in your profile, and financial information, including Social Security and driver's license numbers.

Automatic Information.  Examples of the information we collect and analyze include the Internet Protocol (IP) addresses; login; e-mail address; password; computer and connection information such as browser type, version and time zone setting, browser plug-in types and versions, operating system, and platform; the full Uniform Resource Locator (URL) clickstream to, through, and from our website, including date and time; cookie number; products you viewed, purchased or searched for; and the phone number you used to call us.  As earlier stated in this Notice, we may also use cookies, Flash cookies or data on parts of our website for fraud prevention and other purposes. During some visits we may use software tools such as Google Analytics, Shopify Analytics, 3rd party applications connected to our Shopify account, AdRoll Analytics, credit card processing analytics, fraud prevention filters, warehouse inventory/order/refund/return/exchange data, JavaScript to measure and collect session information, including page response times, download errors, length of visits to certain pages, page interaction information and methods used to browse away from the page.  We may also collect technical information to help us identify your device for fraud prevention and diagnostic purposes.

Mobile.  Most mobile devices provide users with the ability to disable location services. Most likely, these controls are located in your mobile device's settings. 

Information You Can Access.  Examples of information you can access at dominiquecosmetics.com include recent orders; personally identifiable information (including name, e-mail, password, communications and personalized advertising preferences and address book); e-mail notification settings (including product availability, deliveries and emails); shopping lists; abandoned cart reminders; and your profile.

Consent to Processing of Information in the USA

dominiquecosmetics.com is governed by, and operated in, and in accordance with the laws of the United States, and is intended for the use of residents of the United States. DC makes no representation that dominiquecosmetics.com is governed by or operated in accordance with the laws of any other country. Given that we ship our products internationally, use of your information involves the transmission of some data on an international basis. If you are located outside of the United States, information we collect may be transferred to and processed in the United States (including, but not limited to, credit card processing, your billing and shipping address, email and phone number). By using our website, or providing us with any information, you (1) acknowledge that dominiquecosmetics.com is subject to the laws of the United States (2) consent to the collection, processing, maintenance and transfer of such information in and to the United States, and (3) waive any claims that may arise under those laws.

 

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