The Avon Company (“The Avon Company”, "us," or "we") has created this Privacy Statement to inform you about how we collect, use and disclose information.
This Privacy Statement applies to information collected through this website and any mobile sites, applications, widgets, and other interactive features that link to this Privacy Statement (the "Site"). Except as specifically provided below, this Privacy Statement does not apply to information collected by The Avon Company by or through any other means, such as information collected offline.
The Avon Company grants independent contractors selling rights to its products (hereinafter referred to as Independent Sales Representatives). Independent Sales Representatives are not employed by The Avon Company. Therefore, The Avon Company does not control, and is not responsible or liable for the collection, use or disclosure of Personal Information by Independent Sales Representatives, including for their marketing purposes. If you provide information to an Independent Sales Representative through the Site, The Avon Company will have access to it and shall treat it in accordance with this Privacy Statement. Independent Sales Representatives may provide The Avon Company with information regarding their customers, in which case The Avon Company will treat such information, once in its possession, in accordance with this Statement.
If you are the customer of an Independent Sales Representative, you should check with your Representative directly to learn about her data privacy practices.
If you apply to become or are an Independent Sales Representative, in addition to the generally applicable provisions of this Privacy Statement, please review the Independent Sales Representative section at the bottom of this Privacy Statement to see important information about additional privacy practices that apply to you.
Collection of Personal Information. "Personal Information" is information that can identify you such as name, postal address (including billing and shipping addresses), telephone number, e-mail address, credit card number, and user name. We collect Personal Information from you when you choose to participate in our offers and programs or otherwise provide information directly to us, including when you register with us, purchase products, participate in our interactive features or otherwise interact with us on the Site.
From time to time, we may give you the opportunity to opt in to participate in special third party offers that require us to share certain Personal Information with such third parties. We will disclose this anticipated sharing of Personal Information at the time we make such opportunities available to you. If you opt in to participate in such an offer, we may disclose your Personal Information to such third parties for their direct marketing purposes. We recommend that you consult such third parties' privacy policies in advance if you wish to participate in these offers.
Collection of Non-Personal Information. "Non-Personal Information" is any information that does not reveal your specific identity, such as:
We and our third-party service providers may collect Non-Personal Information in a variety of ways. For example, we
Use and Sharing of Non-Personal Information.. Because Non-Personal Information does not personally identify you, we may collect, use and disclose Non-Personal Information for any purpose.
Local Storage Objects: We and our third-party service providers may use Flash Local Storage Objects ("Flash LSOs") in certain situations including to recognize you and remember what is in your shopping cart. Flash LSOs are different from browser cookies because of the amount and type of data stored. In addition, you generally cannot control, delete or disable the acceptance of Flash LSOs from your browser. For more information on Flash LSOs, and to learn how to control them, click on the support Page for the Flash Player and choose Global Storage Settings Panel and follow the instructions. To see the Flash LSOs on your computer now, go to the Website Storage Settings Panel and follow the instructions to review and, if you choose, to delete any specific Flash LSO.
Pixel tags and other technologies: Clear GIFs are tiny graphics with a unique identifier, similar in function to cookies. However, in contrast to cookies, which are stored on your computer's hard drive, clear GIFs are embedded invisibly on website pages. We may use clear GIFs (also known as web beacons, web bugs or pixel tags) in connection with the Site to, among other things, track the activities of our Site visitors and compile statistics about Site usage and response rates. We and our third-party service providers also may use clear GIFs in HTML-formatted e-mail messages to help us track e-mail response rates, measure the success of our marketing campaigns, and identify when our e-mails are viewed or forwarded.
Site Analytics: The Avon Company may work with third-party service providers who use the technologies described in this section to conduct website analytics to help us track and understand how visitors use our Site.
Widgets, Applications and similar technologies. If you choose to utilize technology provided by us (such as a widget), any Personal Information or other information you make available through such technology may become available publicly, for example, through social media and other websites and platforms on which you may make the applicable technology available. In addition, some technology may have the capability to be distributed "virally" in other locations (for example, a friend or a customer of yours may post the widget that contains your information to his or her blog). The Avon Company is not responsible or liable for the collection, use or disclosure of Personal Information and/or other information that is made publicly available.
Your "IP Address" is a number that is automatically assigned to the computer that you are using by your Internet Service Provider (ISP).
An IP Address may be identified and logged automatically in our server log files whenever a user visits the Site, along with the time of the visit and the page(s) that were visited. Collecting IP Addresses is standard practice on the Internet and is done automatically by many websites.
We may use the IP Addresses for purposes such as calculating the usage levels of the Websites, assisting
"Pixel tags" and other technologies: "Clear GIFs" are small graphics with a unique identifier, with a function similar to that of "cookies". However, in contrast to the "cookies", which are stored on your computer's hard drive, "clear GIFs" are embedded invisibly in the websites. We may use "clear GIFs" (also known as "web beacons", "web bugs" or "pixel tags") in connection with the Website to, among other things, monitor the activities of visitors to our Website. and compile statistics on the use and response rates of the Website. We and our third-party service providers can also use "clear GIFs" in HTML-format emails to help us track email response rates, measure the success of our marketing campaigns and identify when our emails electronic devices are being viewed or forwarded.
Website Analysis: The Avon Company may work with third-party service providers that use the technologies described in this section to conduct an analysis of the websites to help us track and understand how visitors use our Website.
Players ("Widgets"), Applications and similar technologies. If you choose to use technology provided by us (such as a player), any Personal Information or other information that you make available through such technology may be made publicly available, for example, through social networks and other websites. and platforms on which the applicable technology can be made available. In addition, some technology may have the ability to be distributed virally in other locations (for example, a friend or customer of you could publish a rewriter that contains your information to your blog). The Avon Company is not responsible for the collection, use or disclosure of Personal Information and / or other information that is made publicly available.
Your "IP Address" is a number that is automatically assigned to the computer you use through your Internet Service Provider (ISP).
An IP Address can be identified and automatically connected to our connection log files each time a user visits the Website, along with the time of their visit and the website (s) visited. Collecting IP addresses is a regular practice on the Internet and is done automatically by multiple websites.
We may use the IP Addresses for purposes such as calculating Web site usage levels, helping diagnose problems with the server, detecting fraud and managing the Website. We may also use and disclose IP Addresses for all purposes for which we use and disclose Personal Information. Please note that we treat IP addresses, connection log files and related information as Non-Personal Information, except when we are otherwise required under applicable law.
Certain features on our Site may give you an opportunity to interact with us and others. These may include blogs, message boards, messaging functionality, chat functionality, and creating community profiles. When you use these features you should be aware that any information you submit, including your name, location and e-mail address, may be publicly available to others. We are not responsible for any information you choose to submit through these interactive features and we strongly discourage you from disclosing any sensitive Personal Information (such as health or credit card information) through these features. If you use these features, your Personal Information may remain on the Site even after you cease use of the Site.
Our Site may link to websites operated by other third parties. We are not responsible for the privacy practices of websites operated by third parties that are linked to or integrated with our Site, or for the privacy practices of third party Internet advertising companies. The inclusion of a link on the Site does not imply endorsement of the linked site by us. The Avon Company's Independent Sales Representatives are solely responsible for their own websites and for any information collected on those websites. If an Independent Sales Representative uses a The Avon Company Site to collect information from you, The Avon Company may have access to that information and shall treat it in accordance with this Privacy Statement.
We may use third-party advertising companies to serve ads when you visit our Site. These companies may use information about your visit to the Site in order to provide advertisements about goods and services that may be of interest to you. In the course of serving advertisements to this Site, these companies may place or recognize a unique cookie on your browser. If you would like more information about this practice and to know your choices about not having this information used by these companies, please visit http://networkadvertising.org/optout_nonppii.asp.
We use reasonable organizational, technical and administrative measures to protect Personal Information under our control. Unfortunately, no data transmission over the Internet or data storage system can be guaranteed to be 100% secure. If you have reason to believe that your interaction with us is no longer secure (for example, if you feel that the security of any account you might have with us has been compromised), please immediately notify us of the problem by contacting us in accordance with the Contacting Us section below.
To opt out of receiving marketing and/or promotional offers from The Avon Company you may (1) follow the "unsubscribe" instructions contained in any such emails you have received, or (2) if you have registered with an The Avon Company Site, you may use that Site's "modify account information" or similar functionality to opt out from receiving such messages.
If you registered with a Site, you may view, change, modify or remove certain Personal Information contained in your personal profile by using the tools found in the profile or account section of the applicable Site.
We will endeavor to comply with your request as soon as reasonably practicable. However, we may need to retain certain information for recordkeeping purposes, and there may also be residual information that will remain within our databases and other records, which will not be removed or changed. We also reserve the right, from time to time, to re-contact former Site visitors and users, including Independent Sales Representatives. Finally, we are not responsible for removing information or causing information to be removed from the databases or other records of third parties (including vendors, service providers, and Independent Sales Representatives) with whom we have already shared your Personal Information.
We will retain your Personal Information for the period necessary to fulfill the purposes outlined in this Privacy Statement unless a longer retention period is required or allowed by law.
The Site is not directed to individuals under the age of thirteen (13), and we request that these individuals not provide Personal Information through the Site.
Your Personal Information may be stored and processed in any country where we have operations, and by interacting with us and providing us with any Personal Information, you consent to the transfer of information to countries outside of your country of residence, including the United States, which may provide for different data protection rules than in your country.
From time to time we may change this Privacy Statement. Please take a look at the "LAST UPDATED" legend at the top of this page to see when this Privacy Statement was last revised. Any changes to this Privacy Statement will become effective when we post the revised Privacy Statement on the Site. Your interaction with us following these changes means that you accept the revised Privacy Statement.
If you have any questions about this Privacy Statement, please contact us by e-mail at email@example.com or by regular mail at The Avon Company, 777 Third Avenue, New York, NY 10017 Attn: Office of the General Counsel.. Because e-mail communications are not always secure, please do not include sensitive information in your e-mails to us.
The following provisions are applicable only to The Avon Company's Independent Sales Representatives:
This Privacy Statement applies to the Personal Information of Independent Sales Representatives collected by The Avon Company, whether collected online or offline. This information would be collected in addition to any Personal Information we may collect from you as a The Avon Company customer, as described above.
If you seek to become a The Avon Company Representative we may collect and use your Personal Information including credit-related information to determine your eligibility.
In order to be appointed a The Avon Company Representative, you may be required to enter into a separate agreement with The Avon Company ("Representative Agreement"). If you have entered into a Representative Agreement, we may collect, use and disclose your Personal Information in accordance with this Privacy Statement and the terms of your "Representative Agreement." We also may collect, use and disclose your Personal Information as necessary to fulfill our obligations under the Representative Agreement. In the event of a conflict between this Privacy Statement and the Representative Agreement, the terms of the Representative Agreement shall apply.
Once you are an The Avon Company Representative (including a sales leader), we may disclose your Personal Information:
We may also combine the Non-Personal Information that we and our third-party service providers collect about your use of our Site (as described above) with your unique Representative account number. We may use the combined information for purposes such as to analyze Independent Sales Representatives' use of our Sites, in order to evaluate and make improvements to our business model, and for other internal analytics purposes.
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