Privacy & Cookie Policy

This privacy policy applies only to this website (the “Site”). If you do not accept this privacy policy, you must not use this Site.

Collection Of Personal Information

We collect personal information from you (such as name, address, telephone number, email address etc) when you complete registration or enquiry forms or send emails to us. Please do not submit your personal information to us if you do not wish us to collect it.


Use of Cookies

In addition to personal information you provide, we may also collect information about you automatically when you visit the Site or access content in our electronic communications with you.

The collection of information may involve the use of cookies and web beacons. A web beacon is a small graphic image placed on a web page that is designed to allow us to monitor traffic on the Site or within electronic communications. A cookie is a small text file that is placed on your computer’s hard drive by your browser. Cookies allow us to identify your computer and find out details about your visit and browsing habits so that we can offer you a more personalised experience and manage, monitor and improve services.

Most internet browsers accept cookies automatically, but usually you can alter the settings of your browser to erase cookies or prevent automatic acceptance if you prefer. If you choose not to receive our cookies, you may not be able to use some of the core features of the Site.

The information collected by cookies and web beacons is not personally identifiable, it only includes general information about your computer settings, your connection to the internet e.g. operating system and platform, IP address, your browsing patterns and timings of browsing on the Site and geographical location.

Display advertising on the Site is provided by our advertising partners. Our advertising partners will serve advertisements that they believe are most likely to be of interest to you, based on information about your visit to the Site and other websites (this information is anonymous in that it does not include your name, street address, email address or telephone number).

For more information about this type of online behavioural advertising please visit www.youronlinechoices.co.uk

For more detail on our cookies, and on trusted 3rd party companies using cookies on our Site, click here.

You can learn more about cookies and how to reject cookies using different types of browser by visiting www.allaboutcookies.org.

Separate tools are also available for managing local shared objects or ‘Flash cookies’ from the Adobe website. These cookies may be used to manage the effective delivery of services using video or other flash related content.


Use Of Your Information

By using this Site, you agree that we may collect, hold, process and use your information (including personal information) for the purpose of providing you with the Site services and developing our business which shall include (without limitation):

  • Personalising your visits to the Site and developing the design and style of the Site to improve the services provided to you;
  • Informing you about the latest changes to the Site, or products, services or promotional offers that you might find interesting;
  • Fulfilling your orders and the You Beauty Discover service;
  • Customer service and support;
  • Communicating (and personalising such communication) with you;
  • Compiling customer reviews;
  • enabling you to share our content with others e.g. using an 'Email a friend' or 'Share this' functionality;
  • conducting market research; and/or
  • carrying out technical and statistical analysis to measure the performance of our services and the Site.

Sharing Your Personal Information

We may share information about you with suppliers that we engage to help us provide certain services and/or functionality e.g online payment processing. The You Beauty Dioscovery service is delivered for us by CPM Innovations Ltd (t/a Latest in Beauty) and we will share information about you with them (or their successors) so that they can provide the services for you. We will use reasonable endeavours to control and be responsible for the use of your information by such suppliers. Furthermore, by using the Site, you consent to the transfer of your personal information outside of the European Economic Area (which may not provide the same protection for such information as the European Economic Area provides) in the event that the processing of your information involves such a transfer.

We may disclose your information (including personal information) to other companies within the Daily Mail and General Trust plc group of companies (the “DMGT Group”, see www.dmgt.co.uk for further information) and may use and share within the DMGT Group information that we learn from your interactions with us and other companies within the DMGT Group.

Subject to your consent, your personal information may be used by us and/or other companies within the DMGT Group to contact you by email, fax, telephone, SMS and/or post with information and offers on products/services provided by us and/or other companies within the DMGT Group.

Subject to your consent, we may supply personal information about you to selected third parties so that they may contact you with information and offers which may be of interest to you.

We reserve the right to disclose your personal information to comply with applicable laws and government or regulatory bodies’ lawful requests for information.

We may transfer, sell or assign any of the information described in this policy to third parties as a result of a sale, merger, consolidation, change of control, transfer of assets or reorganisation of our business.


Safeguards And Security

No data transmission over the internet can be entirely secure, so we do not guarantee the security of your personal information and/or use of the Site. However, we use reasonable endeavours to protect the security of your personal information from unauthorised access or use by using encryption technology. In addition to these safeguards, your personal information is protected in the UK by the Data Protection Act 1998. This provides that the information which we hold about you should be processed fairly and lawfully, should be accurate, relevant and not excessive, not be retained for longer than is necessary and, if applicable, be kept up to date. For more information on the Data Protection Act 1998 and your related rights please see www.ico.gov.uk.


Accessing Your Personal Information

If you wish to review or receive copies of the personal information we hold about you, change your marketing preferences, or have any other queries about this privacy policy, please write to us (including full details of your request) at the following address:

YOU Beauty Box,
Mail Customer Value Team,
Northcliffe House,
2 Derry Street,
London,
W8 5TT

We may charge a small administration fee in relation to fulfilling a request for access to personal information.

You can opt out of receiving email marketing communications at any time by clicking on the ‘unsubscribe’ link in the emails from us. Or you can write to us (including full details of your request) at the address provided at the end of this privacy policy.


Changes to this Privacy Policy

If we change this privacy policy, we will post the revised privacy policy here with an updated effective date. If we make significant changes to the privacy policy, we may also notify you by other means such as sending an email or posting a notice on our home page.


List of cookies we collect

The table below lists the cookies we collect and what information they store.

COOKIE NAMECOOKIE DESCRIPTION
CARTThe association with your basket
CATEGORY_INFOStores the category information on the page that allows to display pages more quickly
CURRENCYYour preferred currency
CUSTOMERAn encrypted version of your customer id with the store
CUSTOMER_AUTHAn indicator if you are currently logged into the store
CUSTOMER_INFOAn encrypted version of the customer group you belong to
CUSTOMER_SEGMENT_IDSStores the Customer Segment ID
EXTERNAL_NO_CACHEA flag, which indicates whether caching is disabled or not
FRONTENDYou sesssion ID on the server
GUEST-VIEWAllows guests to edit their orders
LAST_CATEGORYThe last category you visited
LAST_PRODUCTThe most recent product you have viewed
NEWMESSAGEIndicates whether a new message has been received
NO_CACHEIndicates whether it is allowed to use cache
PERSISTENT_SHOPPING_CARTA link to information about your basket and viewing history if you have asked the site
USER_ALLOWED_SAVE_COOKIEIndicates whether a customer allowed to use cookies
VIEWED_PRODUCT_IDSThe products that you have recently viewed
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