Privacy Policy

Welcome to our website! 

We place a lot of value on the protection of your data and your privacy. Below, we will thus inform you about the collection and utilisation of personal data when using this website.

Anonymous collection of data

You can visit our website without providing any personal information. In this context, we do not store any personal data. In order to improve our range, we only analyse statistical data that does not allow us to make any inference about you as a person.

Data collection and processing when using the contact form

If you use our contact form, we will collect personal data (particulars about personal or factual relations of a particular or determinable person) only to the extent provided by you. We will only use your email address to process your request. Your data will subsequently be deleted, as long as you have not consented to its further processing and utilisation.

Collection, processing and utilisation of personal data

We will collect personal data (particulars about personal or factual relations of a particular or determinable person) only to the extent provided by you. 
The processing and utilisation of your personal data takes place for the completion and execution of your order as well as to process any of your queries. 
After complete processing of contracts, all personal data is first stored according to storage periods defined through tax and commercial laws, and subsequently deleted after the expiration of this period, as long as you have not consented to its further processing and utilisation.

 
Disclosure of personal data

We will not disclose your personal data to third parties without your explicit consent. Exempt from this are only our service partners which we require for the processing of the contract. In these cases, we strictly adhere to the guidelines set by the German Federal Data Protection Act. We will keep the extent of data disclosure to a minimum.

 
Encryption

The order process is secured through an SSL 3.0 certificate (RSA 1024 Bit / SHA-1)

Privacy officer’s directory of procedures

Ivory Cosmetics’ public directory of procedures regarding the processing of personal data:

The German Federal Data Protection Act (FDPA) dictates under §4g that the privacy officer is obliged to appropriately provide anyone with the information upon request following §

4e FDPA. As an overview, we will summarise the essential data below.

 

Name of the responsible institution

Ivory Cosmetics

Liability:

Andezion A. 

 

Address of the responsible Institution

Ivory-Cosmetics, Heinrich Stahl Str. 22, 65934 Frankfurt am Main

 

Intended purpose of data collection, processing or utilisation

The collection, processing and utilisation of data serves the purposes listed above. Main goals of the processing of personal data are concentrated within the following areas:

-      Personnel (administration and development)

-      Suppliers (administration)

-      Customers (administration and support)

-      Management processes (administration and production)

 

Description of the afflicted groups of people and the relevant data or categories of data

Data relating to customers, staff and suppliers, provided that these are required for the execution of purposes listed under 4.

Recipients or categories of recipients to which data may be distributed

Public institutions when urgent legal regulations are presented, external contractors according to §11 FDPA as well as external institutions and divisions of Ivory Cosmetics

Fulfilment of purposes listed under 4. 
 

Time limits for data erasure

The erasure of data takes place upon expire of the legal, statutory or contractual storage periods. Provided that data is not affected by this, they will be deleted when the stated purpose expires. 

 
Planned distribution of data to third countries

In order to complete processes within the scope of the mission of the business, data is distributed according to the above mentioned international guidelines to authorities, customers and suppliers in various countries.

Safety precautions

Through careful allocation of orders, appropriate quality specifications and training of staff Ivory Cosmetics ensures that the safety precautions outlined in §9 FDPA are adhered to.

 
Cookies

Our websites use so called cookies on several occasions. Cookies are small text files stored on your computer and saved through your browser. They enable us to make our range more customer oriented, effective and secure. Further, cookies enable our systems to recognise your browser and offer you certain services. Cookies do not contain any personal information.

Usage of Facebook plugin
This website uses plugins for the social network facebook.com, which is operated by Facebook Inc., 1601 S. California Ave, Palo Alto, CA 94304, USA (“Facebook”). 

When you access websites equipped with such a plugin, a connection to the Facebook servers is established and the plugin is displayed on the website through communication with your browser. This relays to the Facebook server which of our websites you have visited. If you are logged into Facebook as a member, this information is associated with your personal Facebook account. When using the plugin functions (e.g. pressing the “Like” button, posting a comment) this information is also associated with your Facebook account, which you can only prevent by logging out prior to using the plugin. If you do not want Facebook to associate all collected data with your Facebook profile, you need to either log out of Facebook before using our website, or use the browser add-on provided by Facebook http://webgraph.com/resources/facebookblocker/. This way, you can block the Facebook plugin from loading. 

You can find more information about the collection and utilisation of data through Facebook, your relevant rights and options for privacy protection in Facebook’s privacy policy. 

Usage of Google “+1” plugin

This website uses the “+1” plugin for the social network Google Plus, which is operated by Google Inc., 1600 Amphitheatre Parkway, Mountain View, California, 94043 USA, („Google“). When you access websites equipped with this “+1” plugin, a connection to the Google servers is established and the plugin is displayed on the website through communication with your browser. This relays to Google your IP address as well as information about which of our websites you have visited. This applies regardless of whether you are signed up or signed in to Google Plus. The data is transmitted even for users without an account or users who are not logged in to their account. The “+1” plugin is not used to track your internet browsing. By displaying a “+1” plugin, Google does not continuously track your browsing history, and does not analyse your visit to a website with “+1” plugin in any other way. Google saves information about your visit for approximately two weeks for system maintenance and troubleshooting. However, this data is not sorted by individual profiles, usernames or URLs and is not distributed to us. 

If you are a Google Plus member and logged in to Google Plus while visiting a website with “+1” plugin, the collected data about your website visit will be associated with your Google Plus account and disclosed to other users. Interactions with the various Google plugins also result in the relevant information about you being collected, communicated to Google and stored. An overview over the various kinds of Google plugins can be found here:https://developers.google.com/+/plugins

If you have made your Google Plus public in your settings, your “+1”s can be used and displayed by Google in combination with your username and profile photo for Google services such as search results or your Google profile, or on other websites or advertisements online. If you do not want Google to associate the collected data with your Goggle Plus profile, you need to log out of Google Plus before visiting our website. You can find more information about the collection and utilisation of data through Google, your relevant rights and options for privacy protection in Google’s privacy policy: www.google.com/intl/de/+/policy/+1button.html.

 
Additionally, you have the option to prevent the loading of Google plugins through installing relevant add-ons to your browser.

 
Utilisation of Twitter plugins

Our website uses features provided by the service Twitter. Twitter is a social media platform belonging to the company Twitter Inc., 795 Folsom St., Suite 600, San Francisco, CA 94107, (USA). 

We use Twitter plugins. When you visit a website that contains such a plugin, data is exchanged with Twitter’s US based servers. 

Interactions with the various Twitter plugins also result in the relevant information about you being collected, communicated to Twitter and stored.

If you are a Twitter member and logged in to Twitter while using the plugin, the collected data about your website visit will be associated with your Twitter account and disclosed to other users.

If you do not want Twitter to associate and merge your information with you Twitter account’s data, you need to log out of Twitter before visiting our website. 

Further information about the collection and utilisation of data through Twitter can be found at https://twitter.com/privacy.

 
Utilisation of Pinterest plugins

This website uses plugins for the social network Pinterest, which is operated by Pinterest Inc., 635 High Street, Palo Alto, CA 94301, USA (“Pinterest”). 

The different logos containing the plugin (e.g. “Pin-It” button or the “P” button) can be found via the following link: 

http://business.pinterest.com/pin-it-button/

When you access websites equipped with one of those plugins, a connection to the Pinterest servers is established and the plugin is displayed on the website through communication with your browser. This relays to the US based Pinterest server your IP address as well as information about which of our websites you have visited. This applies regardless of whether you are signed up or signed in to Pinterest. The data is transmitted even for users without an account or users who are not logged in to their account.

If you are a Pinterest member and logged in to Pinterest while using the plugin, the collected data about your website visit will be associated with your Pinterest account and disclosed to other users. Interactions with the various Pinterest plugins also result in the relevant information about you being collected, communicated to Pinterest and stored.

If you do not want Pinterest to associate and merge your information with you Pinterest account’s data, you need to log out of Pinterest before visiting our website. 

Further information about the collection and utilisation of data through Pinterest can be found at http://about.pinterest.com/privacy/

 

Disclosure, correction, blocking and erasure of data

At all times, you reserve the right to receive disclosure of the data stored about you as well as the right to have this data corrected, blocked or erased. Please contact us should this be desired. You can find out how to contact us under “Copyright”.