The security of your personal information is very important to us and we value your trust highly. We will not sell or loan your personal information to a third party under any circumstances. We will work hard to protect the security and privacy of any personal information you provide to us and will only use such information as we have described herein.
What personal information do we collect?
You may choose to use or access our Site without revealing any personal and transactional information about yourself, but you will need to register and create an account in order to make a purchase or take advantage of certain features and functions. If you provide us with your information, you consent to the transfer and storage of the information on our server.
As set forth in more detail below, cosmstore.com collects personal information that you provide when using the Site. This information includes your first and last name, email address, a password and other information required when you create your cosmstore.com account or when you participate in or conduct surveys and contests via the Site, email, or other media of cosmstore.com. In order to protect your confidentiality and verify your identity, we may ask you to confirm your personal information when you contact our Customer Service Department.
In addition to the personal information we may collect and process during registration and any surveys, we also collect, store and process the following information about our users:
When you make a purchase from cosmstore.com, we collect your name and payment method information. When you create an account at cosmstore.com, you can choose to save one or more shipping addresses in your cosmstore.com Account. We will not store or handle Payment account or Credit Card information as this is done by secure Payment gateways like Paypal.
Services Account Information
We collect personal information from users who wish to use any of the cosmstore.com services, including but not limited to, cosmstore.com’s Transaction Platform. In order to use these services you must provide your email address and password or create an account at cosmstore.com.
Cookies and Other Computer Information
When you visit the Site, you will be assigned a permanent “cookie” (a small text file) to be stored on your computer’s hard drive. The purpose of the cookie is to identify you when you visit the Site so that we can enhance and customize your online purchasing experience.
You can choose to browse on the Site without cookies, but without these identifier files you will not be able to complete a purchase or take advantage of certain features of the Site. These features include storing your shopping cart for later use and providing a more personalized future shopping experience. Each browser is different, so check the “Help” menu of your browser to learn how to change your cookie preferences.
We also collect certain technical information from your computer each time you request a page during a visit to the Site. This information may include your Internet Protocol (IP) address, your computer’s operating system, browser type and the address of a referring web site, if any. We collect this information to enhance the quality of your experience during your visit to the Site and will not sell or loan this information to any third parties.
When you submit any information on the Site during your use or access, including, but not limited to, information on the cosmstore.com blog, the rating system, or product catalog, you are deemed to have given your permission to cosmstore.com to publish such information, and cosmstore.com and the Site hereby enjoy an irrevocable, perpetual, worldwide and royalty-free, sub-licensable license to use all information provided by such user to exercise the copyright, compilation, database and publicity rights any user has in such material or information, in any media form.
How we use your personal information?
We do not sell, loan, trade or exchange any user’s personal information without such user’s consent. The information we collect on the Site may be used to enhance your shopping experience in the following ways:
- Deliver merchandise and services that you purchase online;
- Register you as a member of cosmstore.com;
- Prevent fraud;
- Confirm your orders;
- Resolve disputes and prevent prohibited and illegal activities;
- Respond to your customer-service inquiries or requests;
- Communicate great values and featured items to you;
- Find and stock the products you want; and
- Customize and improve our services and your purchase experience.
When and with whom can we share your personal information?
We do not sell or loan your personal information to any third parties under any circumstances. We will share your personal customer information only with our agents, representatives, service providers, and contractors for limited purposes, including, but not limited to, fulfilling customer orders, offering certain products and services in connection with the Site, communicating to customers, providing customer service, storing, sharing and retrieving customers’ photo images in our Image Center, enhancing and improving clients’ purchase experience, enabling access to our partners’ web sites, providing a personalized purchase experience and preventing fraud and completing payment method processing.
Aside from the purposes described above, we will not share your personal information with any other third parties unless we have your express permission or there are special circumstances, such as when cosmstore.com is required by the government, law enforcement body, a customer whose legitimate right has been injured, subpoena or other legal document to share such information, or if we believe it to be reasonably necessary to protect the safety of any person; to address fraud, security or technical issues; or to protect cosmstore.com’s rights or property. We may also share aggregated demographic and statistical information with our partners. The statistical information is and will not be linked to any personal information that can identify any individual person.
How can you control the use of your personal information?
You can modify or delete your personal information at any time. Simply go to My Account, log in with your ID and password, then edit or delete your personal information from your Account Profile at your discretion.
How can we protect the security of your personal information?
Your personal information is protected by the password you created when you created an account on the Site (or another password you chose after changing a previous password). Please keep this password safe and confidential. No Customer Service Associate or any other representative of cosmstore.com will ever ask you for your password. The confidentiality of your password is yours to protect. You may change it at anytime by going to cosmstore.com, log in using your Account ID and password, then change the password in your cosmstore.com Account Profile Settings.
cosmstore.com does not intentionally collect personal information about minors or other persons without full civil conduct capacity, but based on the properties of Internet, there is no way for cosmstore.com and the Site to distinguish the age or capacity of the users. By accepting this Agreement through your use or access of the Site, you certify that you are a person over 18 years old with full capacity and ability to form a legally binding contract in the jurisdiction in which you are resident or in which you are entering into this Agreement. If you do not agree to (or cannot comply with) any of the terms of this Agreement, do not use the Site.
Meanwhile, if a minor or other person does not have full civil conduct capacity and has provided personal information to us without the proper consent of their parent or legal guardian, such parent or legal guardian should contact us to remove such personal information.
Your information is stored on our servers and we adopt lots of tools, means and technologies to protect them against unauthorized access, use and disclosure. For instance, we use a technology called Secure Sockets Layer (SSL), which encrypts (or encodes) sensitive information before it is sent over the Internet. However, we are limited in our efforts by the technologies currently available, and no data transmission or storage over Internet can be guaranteed to be perfectly safe. Therefore, although we work very hard to protect your information and privacy, we do not promise or guarantee that your information will always be private and safe.
We realize that making purchases on the Site, or any other web site, requires trust on your part. We value your trust very highly and pledge to you, our clients that we will work hard to protect the security and privacy of any personal information you provide to us and that your personal information will only be used as set forth in this Policy. This includes your name, address, phone number, email address or checking account information, in addition to any other personal information that can be linked to you, personally.
cosmstore.com will obtain your consent before allowing the download of any software from the Site, and cosmstore.com will not automatically download any software to your computer system. Once you consent to the initial download of any software, you may receive automatic updates or patches pertaining to such software. You understand and agree that any material, including but not limited to downloaded software, required or automated updates, modifications, reinstallations, or software otherwise obtained through the use of the Site is done at your own discretion and risk and that you will be solely responsible for any damages to your computer system or loss of data that may result from any such material.