1. WHAT IS A COOKIE?
A cookie is a small text file a web portal installs on your computer, tablet or smartphone when you visit the portal. Cookies can help us in many ways, they make it for example possible for the portal to remember certain entries and settings (e.g. login info, language, font size and other display preferences) for a specific period of time so you do not have to re-enter this information every time you visit and navigate the portal, for example, by allowing us to tailor a Web site to better match your interests or to store your password to save you having to re-enter it each time. Furthermore, when you visit our website, you may notice some cookies that u aren't related to us. If you go on to a web page that contains embedded content, you may be sent cookies from these websites. We don't control the setting of these cookies, so we suggest you check the third-party websites for more information about their cookies and how to manage them. If you do not wish to receive cookies, please configure your Internet browser to erase all cookies from your computer’s hard drive, block all cookies or to receive a warning before a cookie is stored.
Here's a list of the cookies we use and what we use them for:
2.1 Cookies hosted by Kao
These cookies are used to protect Kerasilk’s font from being used by other websites: Cookie Acceptance, Typo3: fe_typo_user, gldwsec
2.2 Cookies hosted by third parties
When you visit our website, you may notice some cookies that aren't related to Kerasilk. If you go on to a web page that contains embedded content, you may be sent cookies from these websites. We don't control the setting of these cookies, so we suggest you check the third-party websites for more information about their cookies and how to manage them.
These cookies are used by Facebook as soon as the Facebook plugin has been activated on our website. For more information on the type, use and purpose of these cookies, please click the following link: https://www.facebook.com/policies/cookies/
These cookies are used by Instagram as soon as the Instagram plugin has been activated on our website. For more information on the type, use and purpose of these cookies, please click the following link: https://www.instagram.com/about/legal/privacy/#
3. CONTROLLING COOKIES
You can randomly manage and/or delete these cookies. You can delete all of the cookies stored on your computer and you can set up most browsers in such a manner that the archiving of cookies is prevented in the first place.
However, if you do this, you may have to manually adjust some settings every time you visit and live with the impairment of some of the functions.
1. Name and address of the Controller and information about our Data
The controller within the meaning of the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) and other national data protection laws of the member states as well as other data protection regulations is:
Pfungstädter Straße 98-100
Telefon: + 49 (0) 6151 3960-0
For data privacy related questions please contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org
2. Categories of Personal Data and Processing Purposes - What personal data do we process about you and why?
You may use this Website without providing any personal data about you. In this case, we will collect only the following metadata that result from your usage of the Website: browser type and version, operating system and interface, website from which you are visiting us (referrer URL), webpage(s) you are visiting on our Website, date and time of accessing our Website and internet protocol (IP) address.
Your IP address will be used to enable your access to our Website. The metadata will be used to improve the quality and services of our Website and services by analyzing the usage behavior of our users.
2.2 Contact form
On our website, we offer you the opportunity to contact us via a contact form. To be able to process your request, we need the following information from you, which can also include personal data: your email address and message. The provision of further personal data (for example your name) is possible, but not mandatory[GJ3] . The personal data that you provide us in the context of this contact form will only be used to answer your inquiry / contact request and for the associated technical administration. The transfer to third parties does not take place. Your personal data will be deleted as soon as we have processed your request, or you revoke your according consent.
If you request to receive our newsletter, we process the following information from you, which can also include personal: your email address. The provision of further personal data (for example your name) is possible, but not mandatory. We process such personal data for purposes of providing the newsletter to the extent permitted by applicable law and analyzing your interests for marketing purposes. Salutation and your name are requested in order to provide you with a personalized experience. Under certain circumstances, the newsletter will not be sent by the Controller, but by another “Kao company” of the “Kao Group” (in particular Kao Germany GmbH). In this case, this “Kao company” will also receive your email address.
2.4 Become a stockist
On our website, we offer you the opportunity to become a stockist. For this we need the following personal data from you: your email address. The provision of further personal data (for example your name) is possible, but not mandatory. The personal data that you provide us in this context will only be used to contact you regarding your interest as a stockist. If you want to become a stockist, we may request and subsequently process further data from you that is necessary for the further business relationship. If you do not become a stockist, we will delete your email address. If you become a stockist, we will keep your personal data for as long as we have a business relationship with you.
2.5 Salon finder
On our website you have the opportunity to find the nearest salons to your location that offers our products. You have the option of having your location determined by geolocation based on your IP address or by manually entering a postal code or address. There is no storage or linking of your location data with other personal data.
3. Processing Basis and Consequences - What is the legal justification for processing your personal data and what happens if you choose not to provide it?
We rely on the following legal grounds for the collection, processing, and use of your personal data:
Not providing your personal data may result in disadvantages for you; for example, you may not be able to receive certain products and services. However, unless otherwise specified, not providing your personal data will not result in legal consequences for you.
4. Categories of Recipients and International Transfers - Who do we transfer your personal data to and where are they located?
We may transfer your personal data to third parties for the processing purposes described above as follows:
certification mechanisms together with binding and enforceable commitments of the recipient. You can ask for a copy of such appropriate safeguards by contacting us as set out in Section 7 below.
5. Retention Period - How long do we keep your personal data?
Your personal data will be retained as long as necessary to provide you with the services and/ or products requested by you. Once you have terminated the contractual relationship with us or otherwise ended your relationship with us, we will remove your personal data from our systems and records and/or take steps to properly anonymize it so that you can no longer be identified from it (unless we need to keep your information to comply with legal or regulatory obligations to which the Kao Company is subject-e.g., taxation purposes).
Also, we may be required by applicable law to retain certain of your personal data for a period of 10 years after the relevant taxation year. We may also retain your personal data after the termination of the contractual relationship if your personal data are necessary to comply with other applicable laws or if we need your personal data to establish, exercise or defend a legal claim, on a need to know basis only. To the extent possible, we will restrict the processing of your personal data for such limited purposes after the termination of the contractual relationship.
6. Your Rights - What rights do you have and how can you assert your rights?
Right to withdraw your consent: If you have declared your consent regarding certain collecting, processing and use of your personal data (in particular,
regarding the receipt of direct marketing communication via email, SMS/WhatsApp, and telephone), you can withdraw this consent at any time with future effect. Such a withdrawal will not affect the lawfulness of the processing prior to the consent withdrawal. The objection can be made without formalities and should preferably be addressed to email@example.com. Further, you can object to the use of your personal data for the purposes of marketing without incurring any costs other than the transmission costs in accordance with the basic tariffs.
Further data privacy rights: Pursuant to applicable data protection law, you may have the right to: (i) request access to your personal data; (ii) request
rectification of your personal data; (iii) request erasure of your personal data; (iv) request restriction of processing of your personal data; (v) request data portability; and/or (vi) object to the processing of your personal data (including objection to profiling).
Please note that these aforementioned rights might be limited under the applicable local data protection law.
Below please find further information on your rights to the extent that the GDPR applies:
Such a right to object may, in particular, not exist if the processing of your personal data is necessary to take steps prior to entering into a contract or to perform a contract already concluded.
To exercise your rights, please contact us as stated under Section 7 below. You also have the right to lodge a complaint with the competent data protection supervisory authority.
7. Cookies and other tracking technologies
8. Questions and Contact Information
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