This policy describes how Sephora USA, Inc. (collectively, “Sephora”, “we”, “us” or “our”) collects, uses, and shares the information we obtain from you on this microsite for the #SephoraSquad (the “Microsite”).
When we use the term “personal information” we are referring to information about you as an individual, but only where you can be identified from the information (whether alone or in combination with other information). This may include things like your name, social media handle, e-mail address, mailing address, birthday, telephone number, photographs, personal images, beauty profile information you provide such as hair color and eye color, or information about the products you purchase.
The following are examples of the personal information that we collect:
|Activity||Examples of Personal Information Collected||Primary Purpose for Collection and Use of Personal Information|
|#SephoraSquad Application||When you submit an application to join the #SephoraSquad we collect your name, email address, and information about yourself that you submit as part of your application such as your: Beauty Insider status, Instagram/Twitter/YouTube handles, and photographs from Instagram.||We have a legitimate interest in contacting applicants and communicating with them concerning normal business as well as their application. We also have a legitimate interest in tracking our influencers’ presence on social media.|
|E-Mail List||We collect your email address as part of the #SephoraSquad program.||We have a legitimate interest in sharing information about our future influencer opportunities.|
|Information from our Partner||We partner with a third party to collect information about your online presence in order to assess your application for the #SephoraSquad Program. Examples include: how many and the types of followers you have.||We have a legitimate interest in fulfilling our promotions.|
|Testimonials||When you leave a testimonial about a Sephora influencer, we collect your name, email address, Instagram handle, and any additional information you choose to submit.||We have a legitimate interest in understanding your opinions, and collecting information relevant to the #SephoraSquad program.|
In addition to the above, we may use the following technologies to automatically collect information about your activities on our websites.
Sephora primarily uses the personal information that it collects for the purposes described above, to provide you with products, information, and services. We also use your information to contact you for promotional purposes, to improve our services and product offerings, and to respond to inquiries. For instance, we may contact you to see if you might be interested in other social media influencer campaigns or projects. We also use your personal information for other legitimate business purposes, including managing our relationships and maintaining business records.
Sephora shares your personal information in the following circumstances, in addition to the specific situations discussed elsewhere in this policy:
We realize that our customers trust us to protect their personal information. We take that task seriously and maintain reasonable and appropriate physical, electronic and procedural safeguards to help protect your personal information. While we attempt to protect the information in our possession, no security system is perfect and we cannot promise that information about you will remain secure in all circumstances.
You have the following choices regarding your information:
|Your Options||Description and what you need to do|
|Updating or Correcting your Personal Information||You can update or correct certain information by contacting us at the address described below.|
|Receiving newsletters and promotional e-mails||
You may choose to provide us with your email address for the purpose of allowing us to send free
newsletters, surveys, offers, and other promotional materials to you, as well as targeted offers
from third parties. You can stop receiving promotional emails by following the unsubscribe
instructions in e-mails you receive. If you decide not to receive promotional emails, we may still
send you service related communications.
Please call 1-877-SEPHORA to discontinue receiving material by mail.
|Behavioral Based Advertising||You can opt-out of some, but not all, online behavioral based advertising by clicking here or by using your browser settings to block cookies or notify you when a cookie is set.|
|Online Tracking||We do not currently recognize automated browser signals regarding tracking mechanisms, which may include "Do Not Track" instructions.|
California residents may be entitled to ask us for a notice describing what categories of personal information (if any) we share with third parties or affiliates for direct marketing. If you are a California resident and would like a copy of such notice, please submit a written request to us using the information in the “Communicating With Us” section below.
If you are a resident of Canada, you may request access to your personal information in our control by writing to our General Counsel as described below.
If you have any questions about our privacy or security practices, or of you would like to request access to or correction of your personal information, you can contact Sephora’s General Counsel by mail, telephone, or e-mail:
Sephora USA, Inc.
Legal Department, Privacy
525 Market Street, 32nd Floor
San Francisco, CA 94105
Your right to access or correct your personal information is subject to applicable legal restrictions. We may take reasonable steps to verify your identity before granting access or making corrections.
If we need, or are required, to contact you concerning any event that involves your personal information we may do so by e-mail, telephone, or mail.