June 2, 2015
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Information We Collect
Information You Provide
How We Use the Information
Information We Collect by Automated Means
Technologies We Use
Cookies, Web Server Logs and Web Beacons
Third Party Web Analytics Services
How We Use the Information Collected by Automated Means
Information We Share
Your Rights and Choices
How We Protect Personal Information
Links To Other Websites
How To Contact Us
You may choose to provide personal information to us in a number of ways, such as when you participate in an offer or promotion, including the M∙A∙C Pro Program, or when you make a purchase on our site or in our stores. The types of personal information you may provide to us includes:
• Contact information (such as name, postal address (including business address for the M∙A∙C Pro Program), email address, mobile or other phone number, and mobile service provider)
• Age and date of birth
• Username and password, nickname/screen name
• Payment information (such as your payment card number, expiration date, delivery address, and billing address)
• Your physical characteristics and skincare concerns
• Contact information for friends or family you would like us to send a message to on your behalf (please ensure that you only submit contact information of individuals with whom you have a personal or family relationship and who would want to receive messages from you)
• Content you provide (such as photographs, videos, reviews, articles, survey responses and comments)
• Information provided to us by social networks or mobile applications when you visit our social media platforms or use one of our social networking or mobile applications (such as your name, profile picture, likes, location, friend list and other information described when you connect with the social networking application, and your geo-location details when using one of our mobile applications)
• Your M∙A∙C Pro membership identification number and last name for verification of your professional status (for the M∙A∙C Pro Program)
We may use the information you provide to:
• Send you promotional materials or other communications (such as general M∙A∙C Cosmetics communications and specific M∙A∙C Pro communications)
• Provide services to you and operate features on our site
• Process your payment and/or gift card transactions
• Create and manage your online account, including administering the M∙A∙C Pro Program
• Chat with you and respond to your inquiries (including requests and inquiries related to the M∙A∙C Pro Program and your membership)
• Communicate with you about, and administer your participation in, special events, contests, sweepstakes, programs (such as M∙A∙C Pro), surveys and other offers
• Operate and communicate with you about our social networking or mobile applications
• Operate, evaluate and improve our business (including developing new products and services; enhancing and improving our services; managing our communications; analyzing our products; performing data analytics; and performing accounting, auditing and other internal functions)
• Comply with applicable legal requirements, relevant industry standards and our policies
We also may use the information in other ways for which we provide specific notice at the time of collection. The information collected is necessary for the purposes set forth above. Without this information, you may not be able to take advantage of some of our products or services.
When you visit this site or our online advertisements, or use one of our social networking or mobile applications, we collect certain information by automated means, using technologies such as cookies, web server logs and web beacons.
Cookies are small text files that websites send to your computer or other Internet-connected device to uniquely identify your browser or to store information or settings in your browser. Your browser may tell you how to be notified when you receive certain types of cookies and how to restrict or disable certain cookies. Please note, however, that without cookies you may not be able to use all of the features of our website.
In conjunction with obtaining information through cookies, our web servers may log details such as your operating system type, browser type, domain, and other system settings, as well as the language your system uses and the country and time zone in which your device is located. The web server logs also may record information such as the address of the web page that linked you to our site and the IP address of the device you use to connect to the Internet.
To control which web servers collect this information, we may place tags on our web pages called “web beacons.” These are computer instructions that link web pages to particular web servers and their cookies.
We may use third party web analytics services on this site, our social media platforms, or our social networking or mobile applications, such as those of Adobe Site Catalyst and/or Google Analytics. The service providers that administer these services use technologies such as cookies, web server logs and web beacons to collect information (such as IP address) and use that information to help us analyze how visitors use the site.
You may deactivate the ability of these analytics services to analyze your browsing activities on this site. To exercise your choice with respect to their collection of information on this site:
• For Adobe Site Catalyst, please click here
• To disable Google Analytics, please download the browser add-on for the deactivation of Google Analytics provided by Google at
To learn more about privacy and Google Analytics please consult the Google Analytics overview provided by Google at:
We may use the information collected through automated means on this site to deliver personalized content, improve our site, and product and service offerings, for market research, data analytics and system administration purposes, such as to determine whether you’ve visited us before or are new to the site, and for compliance with our legal obligations, policies and procedures, including compliance with relevant industry standards and the enforcement of our Terms and Conditions. We also may use the information in other ways for which specific notice is provided at the time of collection.
We do not rent lists, sell or otherwise disclose personal information we collect about you, except as described here. We may share your personal information with:
• Service providers who perform services on our behalf based on our instructions. We do not authorize these service providers to use or disclose the information except as necessary to perform services on our behalf or comply with legal requirements. Examples of these service providers include entities that process credit card payments, fulfill orders, and provide web hosting and marketing services.
• Other third parties with your consent (e.g., some of our Facebook applications may share information collected through those applications with your Facebook friends or other Facebook users).
In addition, we and our affiliates and other service providers in Canada and the US may disclose information about you if required or permitted to do so by law or legal process, including (i) to law enforcement authorities or other government officials, or (ii) when we believe disclosure is necessary or appropriate to prevent physical harm or financial loss, or in connection with an investigation of suspected or actual fraudulent or illegal activity.
We offer you certain choices in connection with the personal information we collect from you, such as how we use the information and how we communicate with you. To update your preferences, ask us to remove your information from our mailing lists or submit a request, please contact us as specified below.
• Email Opt-Out
You can at any time tell us not to send you marketing communications by email by clicking on the unsubscribe link within the marketing emails you receive from us or by contacting us as indicated below. You also may opt out of receiving marketing emails from M∙A∙C Cosmetics Canada by clicking here
You may opt out of receiving M∙A∙C Pro emails that are not necessary to provide you with M∙A∙C Pro membership services by emailing M∙A∙C Pro membership at email@example.com or by accessing the “My Account” section of the M∙A∙C Pro segment of the site which includes an unsubscribe option.
• Postal Mail Opt-Out
You can ask M∙A∙C Cosmetics Canada to stop sending you marketing communications by postal mail by following the instructions that may be included in a particular promotion. You also can request that we refrain from sending you promotional postal mail by contacting us as indicated below.
Please note that all M∙A∙C Pro members must consent to receiving communications via postal mail as a condition of their membership.
If you so elect and your carrier is listed below, you may provide your mobile phone number in order to receive text message alerts containing product and event information, cosmetics tips or promotions that may be sent using automated dialing systems (“Text Messages”).Your election to receive Text Messages is not required to purchase any goods or services from us. There is no fee from M∙A∙C Cosmetics Canada to receive Text Messages, however, your mobile service provider may charge you for sending and/or receiving text messages and air-time, as well as any other standard applicable rates charged by your mobile service provider. Participating Canadian carriers for Canadian residents are:
Virgin Mobile Canada
Text Messages are distributed via third party mobile network providers and, therefore, we cannot control certain factors relating to message delivery or guarantee availability or performance of this service, including liability for transmission delays or message failures. To receive help with Text Messages, you can either text the word “HELP” or “AIDE” to 898622 or call 1.800.588.0070 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
You may unsubscribe from receiving Text Messages any time by texting the word “STOP” or “ARRET” to 898622 from your device. You may also choose not to receive Text Messages by emailing us at email@example.com and specifying that this is your preference.
Social Networking Application Opt-Out
To remove or delete our apps from your social networking account, follow the instructions from the social network:
Facebook: provided by the Facebook Help Center.
• Geo-Location Information
When you use one of our mobile applications, you may be asked for your geo-location. You may choose not to share your geo-location details by adjusting your mobile device’s location services settings. To decline from sharing your geo-location details, follow the instructions on your mobile device on changing the relevant settings; otherwise, please contact your service provider or device manufacturer.
• Withdrawing Consent
You may withdraw any consent you previously provided to us, or object at any time on legitimate grounds, to the processing of your personal information. We will apply your preferences going forward within a reasonable amount of time. In some circumstances, withdrawing your consent to our use or disclosure of your personal information will mean that you cannot take advantage of some of our products or services.
• Reviewing, Updating and Modifying Personal Information
Subject to applicable law, you have the right to request access to and receive details about the personal information we maintain about you, update and correct inaccuracies in your personal data, and have the information blocked or deleted, as appropriate. The right to access personal information may be limited in some circumstances by local law requirements. You may request to review, change or delete your personal information by sending an email to firstname.lastname@example.org.
M∙A∙C Pro members may update their information by contacting:
M∙A∙C PRO MEMBERSHIP
P.O. BOX 435
3219 YONGE STREET
CANADA M4N 3S1
Please note that M∙A∙C Pro members will be asked for identification so that we can assure you are the individual making the request with respect to your personal information.
We maintain appropriate administrative, technical and physical safeguards designed to protect the personal information you provide against accidental, unlawful or unauthorized destruction, loss, alteration, access, disclosure or use.
Our website may provide links to other websites for your convenience and information. These websites may operate independently from us. Linked sites may have their own privacy notices or policies, which we strongly suggest you review if you visit any linked websites. To the extent any linked websites you visit are not owned or controlled by us, we are not responsible for the sites’ content, any use of the sites, or the privacy practices of the sites.
M∙A∙C Pro Membership Inquiries
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
P.O. BOX 435
3219 YONGE STREET
CANADA M4N 3S1
M∙A∙C PRO PRIVACY
130 Prince Street, 2nd Floor
New York, NY 10012
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