The Skin Factory Commitment to Your Privacy
The Skin Factory Commitment to Online Security
Your personal information is treated with the greatest of care. Sensitive payment information such as credit card details are NEVER stored on the Internet within our system. Once you type your information, it is encrypted and sent instantly, directly to our order processing system. We employ the latest 1024-bit encryption technology in all areas of the site which require you to provide payment information. This is done to protect you from unauthorized use of the information you are sending to our server. This website is registered with site identification authorities to enable your browser to confirm our security identity before any transmission is sent. With this technology, the identity of this site is automatically confirmed behind the scenes prior to the transmission of any sensitive information requested to complete an online order and ensures that your data reaches your intended target or your browser notifies you that the potential receiving site looks suspicious and should be avoided. Physical, electronic and managerial procedures have been employed to safeguard the security and integrity of personal information. The Skin Factory website encrypts sensitive information wherever The Skin Factory requests it. The Skin Factory employs a third party to monitor the security of our web servers to alert us to any weaknesses before hackers find them. Please note that no method of transmission over the Internet, or method of electronic storage, is 100% secure. Therefore, we cannot guarantee its absolute security.
All our marketing emails contain a link to unsubscribe. You will not receive marketing emails from us again if you choose to unsubscribe. In order to make our emails more relevant and useful to you, our servers may receive a confirmation when you open email from us.
Being Included In and Removed From our Marketing Emails, including Newsletters
You will be included in our email mailing list (which include special offers, competitions, new product arrival alerts and other communications related to our services or the products we offer) if you subscribe to our newsletters or if you make a purchase from us or if you have requested that we notify you of an item’s expected arrival and we expect to receive other items that are similar or complementary. You will not be included in any of our mailing lists if you communicate with us for any other reasons. Every marketing email we send has an unsubscribe option, which will always be clear and easy to locate, and will also include your email address that is subscribed. You may unsubscribe from any mailing list whenever you wish and you will be immediately removed as per your request. You also have the option of emailing email@example.com and a member of our Customer Service Team will unsubscribe you if you provide them with the email address that is subscribed.
We use Australia Post to send orders, and a credit card processing company to bill you for goods and services. These companies do not retain, share, store or use personally identifiable information for any other purposes. These third parties are prohibited from using your personally identifiable information for any other purpose.
If you use the blog application on this Web site, you should be aware that any personally identifiable information you submit there can be read, collected, or used by other users of these forums, and could be used to send you unsolicited messages. The Skin Factory is not responsible for the personally identifiable information you choose to submit in these forums. To request removal of your personal information from our blog or community forum, contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org. In some cases, we may not be able to remove your personal information, in which case we will let you know if we are unable to do so and why.
Personal Information that The Skin Factory May Collect Online
In order to make a purchase on the Site or to create a The Skin Factory account online, The Skin Factory collects personal contact information online such as names, postal and e-mail addresses, phone numbers and personal billing/financial information such as credit card information and billing address. The Skin Factory may also collect business information from sole proprietorships that apply for rewards membership and for program participation, some of which could constitute personal information, as well as personal information from individuals acting solely in their business capacity.
Access to Personally Identifiable Information
If your personally identifiable information changes, or if you no longer desire our service, you may request that your web site account be deactivated by emailing our Customer Service team at email@example.com or by contacting us by telephone or postal mail at the contact information listed below. We will retain your information for as long as your account is active or as needed to provide you services. If you wish to cancel your account or request that we no longer use your information to provide you services contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org. We will retain and use your information as necessary to comply with our legal obligations, resolve disputes, and enforce our agreements.
Contact by Mail
The Skin Factory, 112 Albion Rd, Windsor QLD 4030.How The Skin Factory Uses Personal Information Collected Online We will use your personal information only for the purposes of processing your order and to communicate effectively with you. This communication includes but is not limited to; emailing you tax invoices, dispatch and tracking information, returns and exchange authorisations, etc. As a condition of sale we reserve the right to email you special offer promotions that we believe will be of interest to you. You may, once you have placed your order, advise us that you are not interested in these offers and we will consequently not send these to you. To do this, please send this request to email@example.com. In any event, you may, at any time, unsubscribe from any special offer promotions we send you, and your unsubscribe request will be actioned immediately. Our research may lead to the publication of aggregate demographical data but will not result in the reporting or publication of any personal information provided to us.
How Your Information May Be Shared
- Where release is required by law (for example, a warrant, court order or subpoena) or regulation or is requested by a government agency;
- Where our records indicate a company or an individual may be engaged in fraudulent activity or other deceptive practices that a governmental agency should be made aware of;
- To appropriate persons, where your communication suggests possible harm to others;
- If The Skin Factory is involved in a merger, acquisition, or sale of all or a portion of its assets, you will be notified via email and/or a prominent notice on our Web site of any change in ownership or uses of your personal information, as well as any choices you may have regarding your personal information.
Computer Tracking and Cookies
Our website is set up to track non-personally identifiable information in order to operate, improve and perform analyses of user behaviour to measure interest in and use of the various aspects of the products we advertise. This information helps us provide you with personalized recommendations and learn about user preferences, popular categories, offers users like to see and in general, how to improve the functionality and relevancy of our website.
Third Party Tracking
We use third-party tracking services that use web beacons to track non-personally identifiable information about visitors to our site in the aggregate. The use of web beacons by our web analytics service providers are used to help us better manage content on our site by informing us what content is effective. We use clear gifs in our HTML-based emails to let us know which emails have been opened by recipients. This allows us to gauge the effectiveness of certain communications and the effectiveness of our marketing campaigns.
Changes to this Privacy Notice, Conditions of Use and Notices