Girlfriends Health Inc. is committed to protecting your privacy. This statement details the steps we take to protect your personal information when you visit our websites. It describes the personal information that we collect, the purposes for which we use such information, and your choices regarding our use of it. The steps we take to protect your personal information and how you can review and correct your personal information are also covered here. By accessing our websites, you are consenting to the information collection and use practices described in this policy.
Our collection of information
Information collected directly from you. Generally, you can visit Girlfriends Health websites without entering any personal information. On certain pages, we may ask you for personal information to provide a service or carry out a transaction that you have requested. The personal information we collect may include:
- Contact details, such as your name, title, company/organization name, email address, telephone and fax numbers, and physical address;
- Information about your company and job function;
- Your email marketing preference;
- Financial information (including credit card or account information);
- Information such as your nationality and country of residence that allows us to determine your eligibility under export control regulations to receive information about certain technologies;
- Information used to customize and facilitate your use of our websites, including login and technical information;
- Inquiries about and orders for our products and services;
- Information that assists us in identifying the products and services that best meet your requirements;
- Event registration information; and Feedback from you about our websites and our products and services generally.
You are not required to provide any of this information, but if you do not, we may not be able to provide you the requested service or complete your transaction.
Information collected automatically. We collect information about your visit to our sites, including what pages you view, the date and time you access the site, the number of bytes transferred, links you click, the materials you access, and other actions taken within Girlfriends Health’ sites. On sites that you enter with a user ID, we may connect this information with your identity to determine your potential interests in our products and services. We also collect certain standard information that your browser sends to every website you visit, such as your Internet Protocol (IP) address, your browser type and capabilities and language, your operating system, and the website from which you linked to our site. We do not link this information to your identity.
Use of information
Services and transactions. We use your personal information to deliver services or carry out transactions you have requested, such as providing information on Girlfriends Health products, registering purchased products, processing product orders, handling warranty claims, providing product manuals, answering customer service requests, receiving Girlfriends Health purchase orders and managing supplier information, facilitating use of our websites, and so forth. In order to offer you a more consistent experience in your interactions with Girlfriends Health, information collected by our websites may be combined with information we collect by other means.
Employment applications. We ask you for personal information in connection with a job application or inquiry, such as information about yourself, a resume or curriculum vitae. We may use this information throughout Girlfriends Health and its controlled subsidiaries and affiliates for the purpose of employment consideration. We will keep the information for future consideration unless you direct us not to do so. By accessing our websites, you are consenting to the information collection and use practices described in this privacy statement.
Disclosure of your personal information. Except as described below, personal information you provide to Girlfriends Health through our websites will not be shared outside of Girlfriends Health and its controlled subsidiaries and affiliates without your permission.
Disclosure to service providers. Girlfriends Health contracts with other companies to provide services on our behalf, such as hosting websites, sending out information, processing transactions, and analyzing our websites. We provide these companies with only those elements of your personal information they need to deliver those services. These companies and their employees are prohibited from using that personal information for any other purpose.
Disclosure to distributors. In responding to a request made by you, we may share your personal information with companies that distribute our products or services. In those cases, we provide these companies with only those elements of your personal information they need to respond to your request, and these companies and their employees are prohibited from using that personal information for any other purpose. In some cases, we may seek your permission to share your information with distributors for marketing purposes other than responding to a request from you. However, we will not share your information for such marketing purposes unless we have obtained your express consent to do so.
Disclosure in connection with transactions. In connection with certain transactions, we may disclose some or all of your personal information to financial institutions, government entities, and shipping companies or postal services involved in fulfillment.
Disclosure in connection with acquisitions or divestitures. Circumstances may arise where for strategic or other business reasons Girlfriends Health decides to sell, buy or otherwise reorganize businesses in some countries. Such a transaction may involve disclosure of personal information to prospective or actual purchasers, or receiving it from sellers. It is Girlfriends Health’ practice to seek appropriate protection for information in these types of transactions.
Disclosure for other reasons. We may disclose personal information if required to do so by law or in the good-faith belief that such action is necessary to comply with legal requirements or with legal process served on us, to protect and defend our rights or property, or in urgent circumstances to protect the personal safety of any individual.
Girlfriends Health is committed to protecting the security of your personal information. We use a variety of security technologies and procedures to help protect your personal information from unauthorized access, use, or disclosure. For example, we store the personal information you provide on computer systems with limited access that are located in facilities to which access is limited. For sites to which you log in, it is your responsibility to ensure the security of your password and not to reveal this information to others. When you move around a site to which you have logged in, or from one site to another that uses the same login mechanism, we verify your identity by means of an encrypted cookie placed on your machine.
Reviewing your personal information
In some cases, you can review and correct personal information provided through our websites by going to the page on which you provided the information. In all cases, you can make a request to review and correct your personal information collected via our websites or ask Girlfriends Health to stop using it by completing our “Contact Us” form. We may take steps to verify your identity before providing you access to your personal information. You can help us to maintain the accuracy of your information by notifying us of any change to your mailing address, phone number, or email address.
International transfers of personal information
Personal information collected on our websites may be stored and processed in the United States or any other country in which Girlfriends Health or its affiliates, subsidiaries or agents maintain facilities. By using our websites, you consent to any such transfer of information outside of your country.
Links to other sites
Our websites may contain links to other sites such as professional and government organizations. We also link to third-party providers that host, maintain and operate on-line training or services. While we try to link only to sites that share our high standards and respect for privacy, we are not responsible for the content, security, or privacy practices employed by other sites.
Enforcement of this privacy statement
If you have questions regarding this statement or our handling of your personal information, please contact us. We will promptly address your concern and strive to reach a satisfactory resolution.
Changes to this privacy statement
Girlfriends Health may occasionally update this privacy statement. If we do, we will revise the “last updated” date at the top and bottom of the privacy statement. We will obtain your opt-in consent for any updates to this privacy statement that materially expand the sharing or use of your personal information