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Vain About My Skin - VAMS is committed to providing quality services to you and this policy outlines our ongoing obligations to you in respect of how we manage your Personal Information. We have adopted the Australian Privacy Principles (APPs) contained in the Privacy Act 1988 (Cth) (the Privacy Act). The NPPs govern the way in which we collect, use, disclose, store, secure and dispose of your Personal Information.
PERSONAL INFORMATION COLLECTED
Personal Information is information or an opinion that identifies an individual.
When you purchase Vain About My Skin - VAMS products personal information that we collect include:
This Personal Information is obtained in many ways including online purchases, email subscriptions, interviews, correspondence, by telephone and facsimile, by email, via our website www.VAINABOUTMYSKIN.com, from your website, from media and publications, from other publicly available sources, from cookies and from third parties. We don’t guarantee website links or policy of authorised third parties.
We collect your Personal Information for the primary purpose of providing our services to you:
To provide you with relevant product information ( new arrivals, stock levels, blog posts, features and other content posted on website and VAMS social media)
To deliver products you have purchased from Vain About My Skin
To update you on the delivery of product
To provide and update you customer service support
Send you marketing and/or promotional materials at times.
We may also use your Personal Information for secondary purposes closely related to the primary purpose, in circumstances where you would reasonably expect such use or disclosure. You may unsubscribe from our mailing/marketing lists at any time by contacting us via email on email@example.com. When we collect Personal Information we will, where appropriate and where possible, explain to you why we are collecting the information and how we plan to use it.
Sensitive information is defined in the Privacy Act to include information or opinion about such things as an individual's racial or ethnic origin, political opinions, membership of a political association, religious or philosophical beliefs, membership of a trade union or other professional body, criminal record or health information.
Sensitive information will be used by us only:
For the primary purpose for which it was obtained
For a secondary purpose that is directly related to the primary purpose
With your consent; or where required or authorised by law.
Where reasonable and practicable to do so, we will collect your Personal Information only from you. However, in some circumstances we may be provided with information by third parties. In such a case we will take reasonable steps to ensure that you are made aware of the information provided to us by the third party.
DISCLOSURE OF PERSONAL INFOMRATION
Your Personal Information may be disclosed in a number of circumstances including the following:
Third parties where you consent to the use or disclosure; and
Where required or authorised by law.
SECURITY OF PERSONAL INFORMATION
Your Personal Information is stored in a manner that reasonably protects it from misuse and loss and from unauthorized access, modification or disclosure.
When your Personal Information is no longer needed for the purpose for which it was obtained, we will take reasonable steps to destroy or permanently de-identify your
Personal Information. However, most of the Personal Information is or will be stored in client files which will be kept by us for a minimum of 7 years.
ACCESS TO YOUR PERSONAL INFOMATION
You may access the Personal Information we hold about you and to update and/or correct it, subject to certain exceptions. If you wish to access your Personal Information, please contact us via firstname.lastname@example.org
Vain About My Skin - VAMS will not charge any fee for your access request to your own personal information.
In order to protect your Personal Information we require identification from you before releasing the requested information.
COLLECTION OF COMPUTER DATA
By accessing, browsing, purchasing and using the content of this website, our company servers will automatically record information that your browser sends whenever you visit a website.
This data may include:
Your computer’s IP address;
Webpage you were visiting before you came to the Vain About My Skin - VAMS website;
The pages within Vain About My Skin - VAMS you visit;
Amount time spent on those pages, items and information searched for on the Vain About My Skin - VAMS website, access times and dates, and other statistics.
This information is collected for analysis and evaluation in order to assist us improve our website and the services and products we provide. This data will not be used in association with any other personal information.
Vain About My Skin - VAMS website uses Google Analytics, a web analytics service provided by Google Inc. (“Google”). Google Analytics also uses “Cookies”, text files that are saved on the hard drive of your computer and enable the analysis of website use through you. The information gathered by the cookie about the use of this website will generally be transmitted to Google servers in the US and saved there.
As licensed by the owners of this website, Google will use this information in order to analyse your use of our website, in order to compile reports regarding the website activity, and in order to render further services associated with website activity and internet usage to the owner of this website. The IP address of your browser as detected by Google Analytics will not be conflated with other data from Google. You can choose to prevent the saving of cookie files through the relevant setting in your browser software; we would however like to inform you that you will in this case not be able to use all the functions of this website to their full extent. You can choose to prevent Google’s collection and usage of the data gathered by cookie files to provide information regarding your usage of this website (including your IP address) by downloading and installing the browser plugin available. By using our website, you are consenting to the appropriation of data about you by Google in the manner and for the purposes laid out above.
When you browse Vain About My Skin - VAMS website, advertising cookies will be placed on your computer so that we can understand what your interests are. Our display advertising, then enables Vain About My Skin - VAMS to present you with retargeting advertising on other sites based on your previous interaction with the Vain About My Skin - VAMS website. The techniques our partners employ do not collect personal information such as your name, email address, postal address or telephone number.
Vain About My Skin - VAMS website utilizes retargeting services from the social network Facebook. Facebook collects certain information via cookies to determine which web pages are visited. This data is then used to associate your browser with interest and demographic categories, and serve Facebook ads based on your past visits to the Vain About My Skin - VAMS website. Please note that any information collected by Facebook via cookies is not linked to any customer’s personal information collected by Vain About My Skin - VAMS
MAINTAINING THE QUALITY OF YOUR PERSONAL INFORMATION
It is important to us that your Personal Information is up to date. We will take reasonable steps to make sure that your Personal Information is accurate, complete and up-to-date. If you find that the information we have is not up to date or is inaccurate, please advise us as soon as practicable so we can update our records and ensure we can continue to provide quality services to you.
This Policy may change from time to time and is available on our website. Policy
Last Updated: 13/09/2022
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