Personal information we collect
When you leave a comment on the site we collect the data shown in the comments form, and also your IP address and browser user agent string to help spam detection. If you leave a comment on our site you may opt-in to save your name and email address in cookies. These are for your convenience so that you do not have to fill in your details again when you leave another comment. These cookies will last for one year.
If you upload images to the website, you should avoid uploading images with embedded location data (EXIF GPS) included. Visitors to the website can download and extract any location data from images on the website.
Embedded content from other websites
Articles on this site may include embedded content (e.g. videos, images, articles, etc.). Embedded content from other websites behaves in the exact same way as if the visitor has visited the other website.
When you visit our Site we may collect information about your online browsing behavior and any devices you have used to access our Site (including your IP address, browser type and mobile device identifiers)
How we collect and use your personal information
We collect your email address when you register to receive DIY Beauty Base newsletter. We use this to send you emails with our latest posts and other information regarding our site that we think you might be interested in. These newsletters are usually sent once in two weeks but occasionally we might send you an additional email if we have something important to say.
Internal reporting, insight and analysis
We collect and may use your personal information to:
- respond to your communication directed to us. If you have emailed us or filled out electronic form to contact us we will use that personal information to contact you back.
- invite you to participate in surveys and other market research activities organized by us or by other organizations on our behalf. Any data and feedback you provide will be used to improve our site and user experience and will not be published. If we contact you about such activities, you do not have to participate.
- contact you regarding a prize if you have won in a competition we organized.
If you provide personal information about another person you are confirming that they have given you consent to provide that personal information to us and that they understand how their details will be used.
We do not intend to collect or knowingly collect information from children. We do not target children with our services.
Why do we process your personal information?
Your consent – Where necessary we will only collect and process your personal information if you have consented for us to do so. For example, when you opt-in or receive a newsletter, we will use your personal information (such as email address) to send you with the newsletter.
Legitimate Interests– We may process and use some of your personal data where we have legitimate business grounds to do so. Our legitimate interests for processing your personal data are:
- To enable you to access and use our site.
- To improve our site. We may use your personal information to analyze different user segmentation, such as demographics, and generate user profiling information to help us understand what you might be interested in and for market research. We are constantly improving our site to be more user-friendly and have better content and using some of your personal information to analyze user behavior on the site helps us to do so.
Disclosure of your personal information to other organizations
The personal information that we collect when you use our Site is confidential. We may disclose your personal information to a third party in the following circumstances:
- If it is required/permitted by law;
- If it is required in connection to any legal proceedings;
- When reporting any offending users if they perform a criminal activity on our site.
Visitor comments may be checked through an automated spam detection service.
Your information rights, responsibilities and how you can change permissions
Your privacy is very important to us. Emails, such as newsletters, or other forms of communication directly from us to you will include clear instructions on how you can unsubscribe. Additionally, you can contact us at c o n t a c t @ d i y b e a u t y b a s e . c o m and let us know that you do not want to be contacted by us.
You have a right to contact us and request a copy of personal information we hold on you (you may need to prove your identity), request to correct, delete or stop using the information we hold about you. This does not include any data we are obliged to keep for administrative, legal, or security purposes.
We mainly use this to collect data about site traffic and site interactions. It helps us to see which posts, printables and deals are of most interest to you. All this information is collected anonymously and presented as statistical data, so we do not know which people have done what. We do not use this information, nor any IP addresses we collect, to identify any individual user of our site.
We may use trusted third-party services to track this information on our behalf.
You can remove cookies stored on your computer via your browser settings (follow these browser-by-browser instructions from AboutCookies.org). Alternatively, you can control some 3rd party cookies by using a privacy enhancement platform such as optout.aboutads.info or youronlinechoices.com. For more information about cookies, visit allaboutcookies.org.
We also may use third-party technology on this site (eg. Social sharing, embedded videos) and it can also add cookies to improve your experience on their sites.
Keeping your personal information secure
We store and process your personal information in accordance with data protection legislation. For operational reasons data, we collect from you may be transferred and stored outside of the European Economic Area, for example, USA. Some of our service providers that process your information may also be outside the EEA. When we choose our service providers we take care to ensure that they have the appropriate level of security.
We do our best to keep your personal information secure but we cannot guarantee it. By using our site (diybeautybase.com and any related social media platforms) you accept the inherent risk of providing information online and will not hold us responsible for any breach of security.
How long will we keep your personal information?
If you leave a comment, the comment and its metadata are retained indefinitely. This is so we can recognize and approve any follow-up comments automatically instead of holding them in a moderation queue.
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