Effective Date: September 1, 2010
1. Information You Provide
As an Estée Lauder Beauty Advisor (“Beauty Advisor”), you may access the site using your user identification number and password that you were provided for your Gratis account. You are free to discontinue participation at any time. Your profile page will be kept confidential and will not be shared with or viewable by others without your express permission.
The Site is designed for Beauty Advisors and is not intended for children. The Site does not knowingly collect personally identifiable information from children under 13.
The information you provide may be used by Estée Lauder to create and deliver to you emails about our surveys or other email messages containing product information (“Emails”). If you decide that you would no longer like to receive such Emails, see the “Opt–Out” Section below.
3. Special Events, Questionnaires and Surveys
4. Technologies That Allow Us To Customize Your Experience On Our Site
We use various technologies to collect information about your visit to our Site and to enhance and customize your experience on our Site. For example, we may collect the numerical Internet Protocol (IP) address identifying your computer or device which may indicate your geographic location. In some instances, we may use these technologies in combination with the personal information you provide on the Site. These technologies may provide a variety of information such as whether you have visited our Site before. They also may enable you to save your preferences. Each technology is explained below.
a. Web Beacons and Tracking Links
Web beacons (also called clear gifs and pixel tags), tracking links and/or similar technology consist of a few lines of code and are embedded on the pages of our Site. They are often used in combination with cookies and are often not visible to the user of the Site. Web beacons may relay information to third parties such as our service providers and may be used to enhance your experience and usability of the Site. If you reject our cookies (see Cookie section below), you will prevent Web beacons from relaying this information about you and may limit your use of some of our Site features.
Browser cookies are bits of text that are placed on your computer’s hard drive when you visit our Site. Flash cookies are similar to browser cookies except that they can store data more complex than simple text and are stored in your browser rather than on your hard drive.
You can have your browser and/or plugs to your browser, such as flash, notify you of, or automatically reject, cookies. If you reject our cookies, you may still use this Site, but you may be limited in the use of some of its features.
5. Information We Share and With Whom We Share It
We will not provide your personal information to third parties for their use in marketing their products or services to you without your consent. In addition, we do not sell or otherwise disclose personal information about our Site visitors except as described here.
a. Estée Lauder Companies
b. Third Parties
In addition, in some instances, you may be offered the opportunity to consent to the sharing of your information with a third party such as an event or promotion co-sponsor. If you consent, we will share your information with such third party and the information you provide may be used by such third party for their own purposes and in accordance with their own policies.
c. Compliance With Law and Fraud Protection
We may disclose any information we deem necessary, in our sole discretion, to comply with any applicable law, regulation, legal process or governmental request. In addition, we may disclose any information when we believe, in our sole discretion, disclosure is necessary or appropriate to prevent physical harm or financial loss or in connection with suspected or actual illegal activity.
6. Data Transfers
7. How We Protect Personal Information
We maintain reasonable safeguards for this Site to protect against unauthorized disclosure, use, alteration or destruction of the personal information you may provide on the Site. If you have any questions about security at our Site, you can send an email to ELeducation@esteelauder.com.
You may choose whether or not you would like to receive Email from us. You may opt-out of receiving Emails from Estée Lauder at any time by clicking the "unsubscribe" link at the bottom of each Email you receive from us or by e-mailing us at ELeducation@esteelauder.com.
We have taken great measures to ensure that your visit to our Site is an excellent one and that your privacy is constantly respected. If you have any questions, comments or concerns about our privacy practices, please contact us by e-mail at ELeducation@esteelauder.com.
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