2. Data Collected
Data Storage Location
If you register on our website, we store your email address merely to provide you with any helpful content via our newsletter (never spam, just the good stuff).
When you leave comments on the website we collect the data shown in the comments form, and also the IP address and browser user agent string only to help spam detection.
Information submitted through the contact form on our site is sent to our company email, hosted by Siteground. Siteground adheres to the EU/US “Privacy Shield” policy.
These submissions are only kept for customer service purposes they are never used for marketing purposes or shared with third parties.
We use Google Analytics on our site for anonymous reporting of site usage. So, no personalized data is stored. If you would like to opt-out of Google Analytics monitoring your behavior on our website please use this link: Google Analytics Opt-out.
Cases for Using the Personal Data
We use your personal information in the following cases:
- Verification/identification of the user during website usage;
- Providing Assistance;
- Sending updates to our users with important information to inform them about news/changes;
- Customize the website to make your experience more personal and engaging;
- Guarantee overall performance and administrative functions run smoothly.
3. Embedded Content
Pages on this site may include embedded content, like YouTube videos, and affiliate links for example. Embedded content from other websites behaves in the exact same way as if you visited the other website.
Necessary Cookies (all site visitors)
- PHPSESSID: To identify your unique session on the website.
5. Who Has Access To Your Data
If you are not an opted-in client for our site, there is no personal information we can retain or view regarding you.
6. Third Party Access to Your Data
We don’t share your data with third-parties in a way as to reveal any of your personal information like email, name, etc.
7. How Long We Retain Your Data For
When you opt-in to our newsletter, its metadata is retained until (if) you tell us to remove it. We use this data so that we can recognize you and approve your comments automatically instead of holding them for moderation.
8. Security MeasuresWe use the SSL/HTTPS protocol throughout our site. This encrypts our user communications with the servers so that personally identifiable information is not captured/hijacked by third parties without authorization. In case of a data breach, system administrators will immediately take all needed steps to ensure system integrity, will contact affected users and will attempt to reset passwords if needed.
9. Your Data Rights
If you have opted-in to our newsletter on this website or have left comments, you can request an exported file of the personal data we retain, including any additional data you have provided to us.
You can also request that we erase any of the personal data we have stored. This does not include any data we are obliged to keep for administrative, legal, or security purposes. In short, we cannot erase data that is vital to you being an active customer (i.e. basic account information like an email address).
If you wish that all of your data is erased, we will no longer be able to offer any support or other product-related services to you.
Your privacy is critically important to us. Going forward with the GDPR we aim to support the GDPR standard. Gotham Skincare permits residents of the European Union to use its Service. Therefore, it is the intent of Gotham Skincare to comply with the European General Data Protection Regulation. For more details please see here: EU GDPR Information Portal.
10. Third Party Websites
Gotham Skincare may post links to third-party websites on this website. These third-party websites are not screened for privacy or security compliance by Gotham Skincare, and you release us from any liability for the conduct of these third-party websites. However, any affiliate links we post are generally from trusted sources (think Amazon, for example).
All social media sharing links, either displayed as text links or social media icons do not connect you to any of the associated third parties unless you explicitly click on them.
11. Release of Your Data for Legal Purposes
At times it may become necessary or desirable to Gotham Skincare, for legal purposes, to release your information in response to a request from a government agency or a private litigant. You agree that we may disclose your information to a third party where we believe, in good faith, that it is desirable to do so for the purposes of a civil action, criminal investigation, or other legal matter. In the event that we receive a subpoena affecting your privacy, we may elect to notify you to give you an opportunity to file a motion to quash the subpoena, or we may attempt to quash it ourselves, but we are not obligated to do either. We may also proactively report you, and release your information to, third parties where we believe that it is prudent to do so for legal reasons, such as our belief that you have engaged in fraudulent activities. You release us from any damages that may arise from or relate to the release of your information to a request from law enforcement agencies or private litigants.
Any passing on of personal data for legal purposes will only be done in compliance with the laws of the country you reside in.