what personal information we collect (defined as Personal Information below);
how we use and/or share your Personal Information;
how we ensure your privacy is maintained; and
your legal rights relating to your Personal Information.
1. Collection of Information.
Survey Information. EX1 Cosmetics collects information from individuals by various methods, including, but not limited to, when a EX1 Cosmetics survey, order form, or a registration page either online or offline, or by means of online or offline surveys, order forms, or registration pages operated by third parties (collectively, a "Survey"). (As used herein, "online" means using the Internet, including the Websites, and related technologies, and "offline" means by methods other than online, including in person, in the postal mail, using telephones and cell phones, and other similar means.) In the Surveys, EX1 Cosmetics or a third party (a "Third Party") may ask an individual to provide various information to EX1 Cosmetics, which may include his or her name, email address, street address, zip code, telephone numbers (including cell phone numbers and carriers), birth date, gender, salary range, education and marital status, occupation, social security number, employment information, personal and online interests, and such other information as may be requested from time to time (together, "Survey Information"). EX1 Cosmetics may also collect information concerning an individual from another source and use that information in combination with information provided from this web site. Completing the Survey is completely voluntary, and individuals are under no obligation to provide Survey Information to EX1 Cosmetics, or any Third Party, but an individual may receive incentives from EX1 Cosmetics, or a Third Party in exchange for providing Survey Information to EX1 Cosmetics.
Third Party List Information. EX1 Cosmetics, collects information from individuals when an individual provides information to a third party and EX1 Cosmetics. Subsequently, purchases, licenses, or otherwise acquires the information from the third party (the "Seller"). Such purchased information may include, but is not limited to, an individual's name, email address, street address, zip code, telephone numbers (including cell phone numbers and carriers), birth date, gender, salary range, credit card information, education and marital status, occupation, industry of employment, personal and online interests, and such other information as the individual may have provided to the Seller (together, "Third Party List Information"). When acquiring Third Party List Information, EX1 Cosmetics seeks assurances from the Seller that the Seller has a right to transfer the Third-Party List Information to EX1 Cosmetics, and that the Seller has a right to provide offers from advertisers to the individuals whose personal information is included on the Seller's list.
Other Information. Other occasions when EX1 Cosmetics obtains information from individuals include (1) when an individual is making a claim for a prize or seeking to redeem an incentive offered by EX1 Cosmetics. by a third party, (2) when an individual requests assistance through EX1 Cosmetics customer service department, (3) when an individual voluntarily subscribes to a EX1 Cosmetics service or newsletter and (4) when an individual voluntarily leaves a customer review for, rating for, or image of themselves using a EX1 Cosmetics product (together, "Other Information").
Cookies, Web Beacons, and Other Info Collected Using Technology. EX1 Cosmetics currently uses cookie and web beacon technology to associate certain Internet-related information about an individual with information about the individual in our database. Additionally, EX1 Cosmetics may use other new and evolving sources of information in the future (together, "Technology Information").
(a) Cookies. A cookie is a small amount of data stored on the hard drive of the individual's computer that allows EX1 Cosmetics to identify the individual with his or her corresponding data that resides in EX1 Cosmetics database. You may read more about cookies at http://cookiecentral.com. Individuals who use the Websites need to accept cookies to use all of the features and functionality of the Websites.
(b) Web Beacons. Web beacons are tiny graphic images that are used to collect information about your website visit, such as the pages you view and the features you use, as well as information about whether you open and/or act upon one of our e-mails or advertisements. This allows EX1 Cosmetics to track certain websites and individual visits online. Web beacons are used to determine products or services an individual may be interested in, and to track online behavioural habits for marketing purposes. In addition to using web beacons on web pages, EX1 Cosmetics also uses web beacons in email messages sent to individuals listed in a EX1 Cosmetics database.
(c) New Technology. The use of technology on the Internet, including cookies and web beacons, is rapidly evolving, as is EX1 Cosmetics’s use of new and evolving technology. As a result, EX1 Cosmetics strongly encourages individuals to revisit this policy for any updates regarding its use of technology.
Outside Information. EX1 Cosmetics may receive information about individuals from third parties or from other sources of information outside of EX1 Cosmetics. Including information located in public databases ("Outside Information").
Personal Information. As used herein, "Personal Information" means Survey Information, Third Party List Information, Other Information, Technology Information, and Outside Information, and any other information EX1 Cosmetics gathers or receives about individuals