PRIVACY & COOKIE POLICY

Cookie Policy 

Last Updated: March 22, 2019

By using or accessing Somerfield’s websites (“Site”), you agree to Somerfield s use of Cookies as outlined below.

For the purposes of this Cookie Policy, “Somerfield” or “we” means www.somerfield.co if you are located in the United States, www.au.somerfield.co in the Asia-Pacific Region, if you are using these websites.

1. Introduction: What is a cookie?

This Cookie policy helps to explain the occasions when and why cookies may be sent to visitors to the Site (referred to in this policy as “we”, “us” or “our”). “Cookies” are text-only pieces of information that a website transfers to an individual’s hard drive or other website-browsing equipment for record-keeping purposes. Cookies allow the Site to remember important information that will make your use of the site more convenient. A cookie will typically contain the name of the domain from which the cookie has come, the “lifetime” of the cookie, and a randomly generated unique number or other value. Certain cookies will be used on the Site regardless of whether you are logged in to your account or not.
Session Cookies are temporary cookies that remain in the cookie file of your browser until you leave the Site.

Persistent Cookies remain in the cookie file of your browser for much longer (though how long will depend on the lifetime of the specific cookie). When we use session cookies to track the total number of visitors to our Site, this is done on an anonymous aggregate basis (as cookies do not in themselves carry any personal data). We may also employ cookies so that we remember your computer when it is used to return to the Site to help customize your Somerfield web experience. We may associate personal information with a cookie file in those instances.

2. How Somerfield uses cookies

We use cookies, web beacons, and other storage technologies from third-party partners such as Google and Facebook for measurement services, better targeting ads, and for marketing purposes. This takes place from the Site. These cookies, web beacons, and other storage technologies allow us to display Somerfield promotional material to you on other sites you visit across the Internet. Somerfield may also share information about your behavior on the Site with third parties (including operators of third-party websites and/or social networking sites) in order to show you targeted advertisements and other content that has been customized for you. We also use cookies to facilitate the Somerfield Targeted Ads Program. In this Program, we use cookies to determine which ads users have seen, and how many times users have seen a particular ad.

Analytical Purposes We use cookies to analyze user activity in order to improve the Site. For example, we can use cookies to look at aggregate patterns like the average number of job searches that users perform. We can use such analysis to gain insights about how to improve the functionality and user experience of the Site.
Your Preferences & User Experience We use cookies to gather certain information about users, such as browser type, server, language preference, and country setting, in order to store user preferences on our Site to make your user experience more consistent and convenient. For example, we may store the recent searches you have performed in a cookie so that we can allow you to easily repeat those searches when you return to our Site, or so that we can suggest better products suited to your preferences based on your browsing experience. In addition, we use cookies to maintain your logged in state when you visit our Site repeatedly. We may also use your IP address to determine your geographic location in order to provide you with the most relevant search results.
Provide Measurement Services and Better Targeted Ads, & Marketing We use cookies, web beacons, and other storage technologies from third-party partners such as Google and Facebook for measurement services, better targeting ads, and for marketing purposes. This takes place from the Site. These cookies, web beacons, and other storage technologies allow us to display Somerfield promotional material to you on other sites you visit across the Internet. Somerfield may also share information about your behavior on the Site with third parties (including operators of third-party websites and/or social networking sites) in order to show you targeted advertisements and other content that has been customized for you. We also use cookies to facilitate the Somerfield Targeted Ads Program. In this Program, we use cookies to determine which ads users have seen, and how many times users have seen a particular ad. You have a right to object to the legitimate interest use of your Personal Data for the purposes of marketing. To opt out of the collection and use of information for ad targeting, or to avail of any other rights, please feel free to exercise your rights as detailed in section 10 of our Privacy Policy.
Referral Tracking We use cookies to associate user activity with the third party website that referred the user to our Site, or to associate user activity that Somerfield referred to a third party website. Some of these third party websites are partner websites that receive credit for the activity of users they refer to our Site, or give Somerfield credit for the activity of users referred to such third party websites. We do not share any personal information or information about individual user activities with these partner entities. However, we may share information, such as the third party website you were visiting when you clicked on an Somerfield link to a Job Listing or Hiring Event, with Employers. We also use cookies to associate user activity with the email campaign that referred the user to our Site.
Security Purposes We use cookies to limit certain types of cyber attacks.
Testing, Usability, and Performance Improvement Purposes We use cookies to ensure users receive a consistent user experience while we conduct A/B testing on certain aspects of our Site in order to improve our product offerings. We also use cookies to improve the performance and reliability of our Site.
Fraud/Spam prevention We use cookies during fraud reviews and investigations. Some of our cookie/device tracking happens via 3rd party vendors like SiftScience, other times we use our own indexes to identify activity related to specific cookies.

 

3. Managing cookies in your browser

Use the options in your web browser if you do not wish to receive a cookie or if you wish to set your browser to notify you when you receive a cookie. You can easily delete and manage any cookies that have been installed in the cookie folder of your browser by following the instructions provided by your particular browser manufacturer.

If your browser is not listed here, consult the documentation that your particular browser manufacturer provides. You may also consult your mobile device documentation for information on how to disable cookies on your mobile device. If you disable all cookies, you may not be able to take advantage of all the features of this Site. Please note that if you have not cleared your cookies or cache, the contents of which may affect autofill functions on the Somerfield site and you are responsible for any such actions.

To opt out of the collection and use of information for ad targeting please feel free to exercise your rights as detailed in our Privacy Policy, or alternatively contact Somerfield at support@somerfieldbeauty.com.

Somerfield uses the AdWords and Remarketing Lists features of Google Analytics for Display Advertisers. Somerfield and Google use first-party cookies (such as the Google Analytics cookie) and third-party cookies (such as the DoubleClick cookie) together to inform, optimize, and serve ads based on your past visits to our Site. This means that vendors including Google will display Somerfield promotional material on other sites you visit across the Internet.

You may opt-out of Google Analytics for Display Advertisers including AdWords and opt-out of customized Google Display Network ads by visiting the Google Ads Preferences Manager. To provide website visitors more choice on how their data is collected by Google Analytics, Google has developed an Opt-out Browser add-on, which is available by visiting Google Analytics Opt-out Browser Add-on, to enable you to opt-out of Google’s programs. To opt out of the collection and use of information for ad targeting please feel free to exercise your rights as detailed in our Privacy Policy, or alternatively contact Somerfield at support@somerfieldbeauty.com.

4. Third-Party Cookies

The following cookie table lists a selection of the third party cookies used on Somerfield  Although we may update this list periodically, please be advised that the names of cookies, pixels and other technologies are subject to change.

Domain Cookie Name Description Expiration Opt-out
Third party optimizelyBuckets Used by Optimizely to store page variants assigned to user for A/B performance testing (ensures user gets a consistent experience) 10 years Optimizely opt-out
Third party optimizelyEndUserID Used by Optimizely for A/B performance testing; it is a unique user identifier 10 years Optimizely opt-out
Third party _ga Used by Google Analytics to track user activity over different browsing sessions. For some job postings in Japan, this cookie may share limited demographic information about applicants with employers. You will know if this information is being shared because it will be explicitly called out in the application process. 2 years Google Analytics opt-out

Google Ads Settings

Third party _gali Used by Google Analytics to record what item on the previous page the user interacted with to get to the current page immediately Google Analytics opt-out

Google Ads Settings

Third party _utma Used by Google Analytics to store information on number of visits, first visit, and most recent visit 2 years Google Analytics opt-out

Google Ads Settings

Third party _utmb Used by Google Analytics to record the timestamp of the moment the user enters the site 1 month Google Analytics opt-out

Google Ads Settings

Third party _utmc Used by Google Analytics to track when users leave the site 1 year Google Analytics opt-out

Google Ads Settings

Third party _utmz Used by Google Analytics to track where a visitor came from 1 year Google Analytics opt-out

Google Ads Settings

Third party intercom-session-pn6o23fv Used by Intercom.io to allow users to ask customer service questions in real time 1 week Intercom.io opt-out
Third party UIDR Used by Scorecardresearch.com to measure user volume 2 years Scorecardresearch.com opt-out
Third party mkto.trk Used by Marketo to measure ad campaign effectiveness by linking visitor behavior to an email recipient 2 years Marketo opt-out
Third party TS01d65e80 Used by f5 networks to maintain the performance, capacity, and reliability of our Website Current session f5 Networks opt-out
Third party hjClosedSurveyInvites This cookie is set once a visitor interacts with a Survey invitation modal pop-up. It is used to ensure that the same invite does not reappear if it has already been shown. 1 year Hotjar opt-out

 

5. Changes To Our Cookie Policy

Please review the “Last Updated” legend at the top of the Cookie Policy to determine when it was last amended. Any changes will become effective on the “Last Updated” date indicated above. By using the Site or providing information to us following such changes, you will have accepted the amended Cookie Policy. If Somerfield is going to use Personal Data collected through the Site in a manner materially different from that stated at the time of collection, then Somerfield will notify users via email and/or by posting a notice on Somerfield's Site for 30 days prior to such use or by other means as required by law.

 

Privacy Statement

Section 1 - What do we do with your information?

When you purchase something from our store, as part of the buying and selling process, we collect the personal information you give us such as your name, address and email address. When you browse our store, we also automatically receive your computer’s internet protocol (IP) address in order to provide us with information that helps us learn about your browser and operating system. Email marketing (if applicable): With your permission, we may send you emails about our store, new products and other updates.

Section 2 - Consent

How do you get my consent?
When you provide us with personal information to complete a transaction, verify your credit card, place an order, arrange for a delivery or return a purchase, we imply that you consent to our collecting it and using it for that specific reason only.
If we ask for your personal information for a secondary reason, like marketing, we will either ask you directly for your expressed consent, or provide you with an opportunity to say no.

How do I withdraw my consent?
If after you opt-in, you change your mind, you may withdraw your consent for us to contact you, for the continued collection, use or disclosure of your information, at anytime, by contacting us at support@somerfieldbeauty.com or by mail at:
Somérfield Beauty
[Re: Privacy Compliance Officer]
3700 Wilshire Blvd, Suite 440,
Los Angeles, CA, 90017

Section 3 - Disclosure

We may disclose your personal information if we are required by law to do so or if you violate our Terms of Service.

Section 4 - Shopify

Our store is hosted on Shopify Inc. They provide us with the online e-commerce platform that allows us to sell our products and services to you.
Your data is stored through Shopify’s data storage, databases and the general Shopify application. They store your data on a secure server behind a firewall.

Shopify Payments:
If you choose a direct payment gateway to complete your purchase, then Shopify stores your credit card data. It is encrypted through the Payment Card Industry Data Security Standard (PCI-DSS). Your purchase transaction data is stored only as long as is necessary to complete your purchase transaction. After that is complete, your purchase transaction information is deleted.

All direct payment gateways adhere to the standards set by PCI-DSS as managed by the PCI Security Standards Council, which is a joint effort of brands like Visa, Mastercard, American Express and Discover.

PCI-DSS requirements help ensure the secure handling of credit card information by our store and its service providers. For more insight, you may also want to read Shopify’s Terms of Service (https://www.shopify.com/legal/terms) or Privacy Statement (https://www.shopify.com/legal/privacy).

Section 5 - Third Party Services

In general, the third-party providers used by us will only collect, use and disclose your information to the extent necessary to allow them to perform the services they provide to us. However, certain third-party service providers, such as payment gateways and other payment transaction processors, have their own privacy policies in respect to the information we are required to provide to them for your purchase-related transactions. For these providers, we recommend that you read their privacy policies so you can understand the manner in which your personal information will be handled by these providers. In particular, remember that certain providers may be located in or have facilities that are located a different jurisdiction than either you or us. So if you elect to proceed with a transaction that involves the services of a third-party service provider, then your information may become subject to the laws of the jurisdiction(s) in which that service provider or its facilities are located. As an example, if you are located in Canada and your transaction is processed by a payment gateway located in the United States, then your personal information used in completing that transaction may be subject to disclosure under United States legislation, including the Patriot Act. Once you leave our store’s website or are redirected to a third-party website or application, you are no longer governed by this Privacy Policy or our website’s Terms of Service.

Links
When you click on links on our store, they may direct you away from our site. We are not responsible for the privacy practices of other sites and encourage you to read their privacy statements.

Section 6 - Security

To protect your personal information, we take reasonable precautions and follow industry best practices to make sure it is not inappropriately lost, misused, accessed, disclosed, altered or destroyed.
If you provide us with your credit card information, the information is encrypted using secure socket layer technology (SSL) and stored with a AES-256 encryption. Although no method of transmission over the Internet or electronic storage is 100% secure, we follow all PCI-DSS requirements and implement additional generally accepted industry standards.

Section 7 - Age of Consent

By using this site, you represent that you are at least the age of majority in your state or province of residence, or that you are the age of majority in your state or province of residence and you have given us your consent to allow any of your minor dependents to use this site.

Section 8 - Changes to this Privacy Policy

We reserve the right to modify this privacy policy at any time, so please review it frequently. Changes and clarifications will take effect immediately upon their posting on the website. If we make material changes to this policy, we will notify you here that it has been updated, so that you are aware of what information we collect, how we use it, and under what circumstances, if any, we use and/or disclose it.

If our store is acquired or merged with another company, your information may be transferred to the new owners so that we may continue to sell products to you.

Questions and Contact Information

If you would like to: access, correct, amend or delete any personal information we have about you, register a complaint, or simply want more information contact our Privacy Compliance Officer at support@somerfieldbeauty.com or by mail at:

Somérfield Beauty
[Re: Privacy Compliance Officer]
3700 Wilshire Blvd, Suite 440,
Los Angeles, CA, 90017