privacy policy

when you provide us with information through philosophyskincare.ca, we respect your privacy. it is important for you to understand what information we collect about you during your visit and what we do with that information. we have a strict policy where we do not rent or sell your information to anyone, for any reason. if you have questions and/or concerns regarding the use of your data, our customer service department can be reached at 1-800-715-4023.

your visit to philosophyskincare.ca is subject to this privacy policy and our terms of use. please note that this privacy policy governs only information provided to philosophyskincare.ca and communications from philosophyskincare.ca. it does not govern any other information or communications that may reference philosophy, e.g., communications from other e-retailers or brick and mortar stores. this privacy policy was last updated 2016.

collection of personal information

we do not collect personal information about you, except when you provide it to us or to one of our partners or affiliates. for example, if you decide to complete a user registration form to receive electronic communications from us, you may be asked to provide certain information such as your contact information (name, email address, birthday). if you would prefer that we not collect any personal information from you, please do not provide us or our partners with any such information.

when you submit your personal information on philosophyskincare.ca, you are giving your consent to the collection, use, and disclosure of your personal information as set forth in this privacy policy.

opt-in communications & third party involvement

if you opt-in during the registration process or at other times when you submit personal information, the information you provide may be used by third-party marketing companies to assist us in hosting and storing your data who may from time to time assist in the maintenance and analysis of that data, and you may receive communications from philosophyskincare.ca or such third-party companies, but at all times, in compliance with applicable Canadian privacy and anti-spam laws.

except as otherwise stated herein, we will never provide your personal information to third parties for their use in marketing their products or services to you without your consent.

we may retain other companies and individuals to perform functions consistent with our privacy policy on our behalf. examples include customer support specialists, webhosting companies, data analysis firms, and email service providers. such third parties may collect on our behalf or be provided with access only to personal information needed to perform their functions, but may not use such information for any other purpose. your information may be transferred to servers that may be located outside of Canada, or to third parties based outside of Canada, so that they may process such information on our behalf. you understand that in such situations, your personal information will therefore be subject to foreign laws and available to government authorities under lawful orders and laws applicable there. we carefully select our partners by ensuring that they adhere to strict privacy guidelines and will never sell or rent your information.

we may disclose personal information to a third party in connection with a sale or transfer of business or assets, an amalgamation, reorganization or financing of parts of our business. however, in the event the transaction is completed, your personal information will remain protected by applicable privacy laws.

if you elect to participate in any promotions, sweepstakes, surveys, questionnaires, or other events during your visit to philosophyskincare.ca, your personal information may be shared with third parties pursuant to the rules or terms and conditions for those events with your explicit permission.

choice / opt-out

if you prefer not to receive our opt-in communications, please do not opt-in to receive these communications. you may opt-out of receiving future opt-in communications from philosophyskincare.ca at any time, by clicking the “unsubscribe” link at the bottom of any email opt-in communication you receive from us and follow the instructions provided therein.

use of collected information

if you have elected to provide us with your contact information, e.g., by registering on philosophyskincare.ca to receive electronic communications from us or emailing our customer service department, we may provide you with service related announcements concerning philosophyskincare.ca or contact you regarding your customer service requests. for example, all registered users will receive a welcome email to confirm their registration. these types of communications are necessary to serve you, respond to your concerns, and to provide the high level of customer service that philosophyskincare.ca offers its customers.

we may use the information you provide in aggregate (non-personally identifiable) form for internal business purposes, such as generating statistics and developing marketing plans. we may collect, store, or accumulate certain non-personally identifiable information concerning your use of philosophyskincare.ca, such as information regarding which of our pages are most popular. we may share or transfer non-personally identifiable information with or to our affiliates, licensees, and partners.

compliance with laws

we may disclose any information, including personal information, we deem necessary, to comply with any applicable law, regulation, legal process, or governmental request. to the extent permitted by law, we may also exchange information, including personal information, with other companies and organizations for credit fraud protection and risk reduction.

use of cookies & log files

we may place a “cookie” on your computer’s hard drive so we can recognize you as a return user and personalize your experience. a cookie is a piece of data that enables us to track and target your preferences. the cookie will be stored on your computer’s hard drive until you remove it. we may also use temporary or “session” cookies. you can have your browser notify you of, or automatically reject, cookies. if you reject our cookies, you may still use philosophyskincare.ca, but you may be limited in the use of some of the features.

third party links

philosophyskincare.ca may contain links to or from other websites. please be aware that we are not responsible for the privacy practices of other websites. this privacy policy applies only to the information we collect on philosophyskincare.ca. we encourage you to read the privacy policies of other websites you link to from philosophyskincare.ca or otherwise visit.

facebook

if you click "like" or make a comment on philosophyskincare.ca using a facebook social plugin, your activity may be published on facebook and shown to your facebook friends who visit philosophyskincare.ca. we encourage you to read the facebook privacy policy for more information.

notification of changes

we may revise this privacy policy from time to time. if we decide to change our privacy policy, we will post the revised policy here. should there be any changes that would affect your opt-in status and/or should there be any material changes on how we use or share personal information, we will notify you to obtain permission.

updating your information

you have the ability to review, change and/or correct the personal information you provide us by calling 1-800-715-4023.

let us know how we are doing

we have taken great measures to ensure that your visit to philosophyskincare.ca 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 phone at 1-800-715-4023.

security

we implement various security measures in accordance with industry standards to protect the security of your personal information both online and offline. if you have any questions about security on philosophyskincare.ca, you can contact us at 1-800-715-4023.