Privacy Policy

This privacy policy (“Privacy Policy”) applies to Gee Beauty Inc., together with its subsidiaries and affiliates (collectively referred to herein as “us”, “we” and/or “Gee Beauty”).

We, at Gee Beauty, respect your privacy and take great care in protecting your Personal Information (as described below). This Privacy Policy demonstrates our commitment to your privacy and describes the manner in which we collect your personal information and how we treat it.

This Privacy Policy applies to our interactions with you in which we collect Personal Information, whether in person in our stores or through your use of our website. Because we gather certain types of information about our users, we want you to understand what information we collect, how we collect it, how that information is used, how you can consult that information and how you can control our disclosure of that information.

By visiting our website, purchasing products on our website, making submissions to our website or providing us with Personal Information, you acknowledge that you accept the practices and policies outlined in this Privacy Policy and our Terms & Conditions. If you do not agree with this Privacy Policy, please do not provide us with Personal Information or use our website.

WHAT IS PERSONAL INFORMATION:

Personal Information is information that refers to an individual specifically and is recorded in any form. Personal Information includes such things as name, date of birth, email and postal addresses, telephone numbers and financial information, and includes non-personal information that we link to Personal Information.

HOW IS PERSONAL INFORMATION COLLECTED:

Personal Information may be collected in our stores. It may also be collected online when you voluntarily receive newsletters or emails, use communication services, answer surveys, enter contests or other promotional opportunities and when you make submissions to our website. We may also collect Personal Information from third parties to whom you have provided same.

Our website is intended for use by adults We do not knowingly collect any Personal Information from children under the age of 13. Those under the age of 13 should not use the website or provide Gee Beauty with any Personal Information.

PURPOSE OF COLLECTION:

We use Personal Information in an effort to improve your shopping experience, to communicate with you about our products, promotions or contests, if any, to protect you and us from error and fraud, to process your requests or orders and to keep track of and analyze your purchases, transactions shopping patterns, account activity, payment history, to assess your credit-worthiness and to comply with legal requirements. We may also use this information to make offers to you, to help us target specific products to you, and to help us develop and improve our website and tailor it to your interests. Finally, we may use the information to conduct surveys and analyses for research, statistical and product development purposes and such other purposes as may, from time to time, be permitted by law.

CONSENT:

We will collect, use or disclose your Personal Information only with your knowledge and consent, including as set out in this Privacy Policy, except where otherwise required or permitted by law.

Consent may be oral or written, express or implied. Implied consent is obtained in a number of ways, including where a customer relationship already exists, express consent has previously been given, or the purpose of using the Personal Information is reasonably apparent to you.

We share your Personal Information within the Gee Beauty family of companies so that we can notify you about products, services, rewards and special offers that you might enjoy. These notifications may be given to you by postal mail, email, telephone, text message or other form of telecommunication using the contact information that you provide to us. Occasionally, we may transfer your Personal Information outside the Gee Beauty family of companies to trusted entities which may assist us in servicing you. When we do so, we require such entities to protect the information in a manner that is consistent with this Privacy Policy.

You may change or withdraw your consent at any time, on reasonable notice, subject to legal or contractual restrictions. We will inform you of the implications of doing so. To amend your consent, refer to our Contact Us page.

LIMITING USE, DISCLOSURE AND RETENTION:

Personal Information will not be used or disclosed for purposes other than those for which it was collected, except with your consent or as permitted by law. It will be retained only as long as necessary for those purposes or as required by law.

Where we transfer your Personal Information outside Canada, we will ensure that it is held in a similar manner and under policies similar to this Privacy Policy. You agree that persons outside Canada to whom Personal Information is transferred may be required to disclose your Personal Information under the laws of their jurisdiction.

ACCURACY:

We will keep your Personal Information as accurate, complete and up-to-date as necessary and reasonably possible for the purposes for which it is to be used. You may request access to any Personal Information we have on record in order to review and amend the information, as appropriate. In circumstances where your Personal Information has been provided to a third party, we will refer you to that party (e.g. credit bureau).

SAFEGUARDS AND ACCOUNTABILITY:

We will protect Personal Information by security safeguards appropriate to the sensitivity of the information, including through the use of the following measures: (i) physical security measures, such as restricted access facilities and appropriate disposal of Personal Information, and (ii) electronic security measures, such a password protection, for accessing computerized Personal Information.

We are responsible for Personal Information under our control, including any Personal Information that is transferred to a third party for processing, storage or other purposes.

When we use trusted third parties to act on our behalf by performing such functions as fulfilling orders, delivering packages, processing credit card payments or providing customer service, contractual or other appropriate means are use to ensure compliance by such third parties with this Privacy Policy and all applicable privacy laws.

We cannot be responsible for any Personal Information you share or post on our message boards, chat rooms or by way of other submissions to the public spaces of our website. These are public areas and may be consulted or viewed by anyone visiting these sections of our site and, as such, fall outside this Privacy Policy.

OPENNESS AND INDIVIDUAL ACCESS:

This Privacy Policy and related information are available at all times on our website site, or on request.

Upon request, we will inform you of the existence, use and disclosure of Personal Information relating to you and give you access to that information. You have the right to challenge the accuracy and completeness of your information and have it amended as appropriate.

CONTACTING US:

For anything to do with this Privacy Policy, including questions, comments or withdrawing of consent, please contact us via our Contact Us page. We will inform individuals who make inquiries or lodge complaints about our inquiry or complaint procedures as applicable. If a complaint is found to be justified, we will take appropriate measures, including, if necessary, amending our policies and practices.

ASSIGNMENT:

You consent to the transfer of your Personal Information to third party acquirer of Gee Beauty’s business.

COOKIES AND WEB BEACONS:

Cookies are small text files that embed themselves on your hard drive from some of the website’s pages. Cookies are harmless in the sense that they cannot extract any information from your hard drive, over which you have complete control. We use cookies to determine site traffic, convey useful information about your interests, and to personalize any future visits you make to the website. Cookies do not systematically provide us with any Personal Information about you, and you can opt to stop receiving cookies at any time by simply modifying your browser’s configuration.

We also use web beacons, which are small strings of code that are placed in a website page or in an email message. They are sometimes called “clear GIFs” (Graphic Interchange Format) or “pixel tags”. When you visit a particular page, web beacons notify us of your visit. Since web beacons are used in combination with cookies, if you disable cookies the web beacons will only detect an anonymous website visit. When used in an email, web beacons enable us to know whether you have received the email.

LINKS TO OTHER WEBSITES:

Our website may contain links to sites other than our own or outside the Gee Beauty family of companies. Those sites may have their own privacy policy, or no privacy policy at all. We are not responsible for those sites, and we provide these links solely for the convenience of visitors to our website. These sites may send their own cookies to you and may collect information and use it in a way inconsistent with this Privacy Policy. We encourage you to review the privacy policies and terms of use of any third party sites or services before providing them with any of your Personal Information. We do not control the content that appears on these sites or take any responsibility for their content, nor should it be implied that we endorse or otherwise recommend such sites or their products or services.

May 5, 2015