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Privacy Policy for BeautiMe Users

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This policy explains our privacy practices for BeautiMe.co, BeautiMe mobile App and services provided by MEERKANT PTE. LTD. (201405875Z), A COMPANY DULY INCORPORATED IN SINGAPORE WITH THE REGISTERED ADDRESS AT 47 HILL STREET #06-06 SINGAPORE 179365(HEREINAFTER REFERRED TO AS “BeautiMe”).

Current version published: October 26, 2014

Information Collected or Received

BeautiMe will not sell or disclose your name, email address or other personal information to third parties without your explicit consent, except as specified in this policy. As a BeautiMe member you are required to provide a valid email address at registration and optionally choose a username or alias that may represent your identity on BeautiMe. You are also required to verify a valid mobile number with BeautiMe when you make a booking. You are affiliated to our BeautiMe Partners when you make a booking on BeautiMe with them. The mobile number would only be used for booking related services and messages send from BeautiMe Partners you are affiliated to, which may contain marketing contents. Depending on which services you choose to use, BeautiMe may require additional information, such as billing information (including billing address, phone number, credit card information), a mobile telephone number, a physical mailing address, and/or payment information. You may optionally choose to provide your full name and other personal information (such as birthday, gender, location) to be publicly displayed in connection to your account and activity. Your username, BeautiMe ID, alias, or first name and last name is publicly displayed and connected to your BeautiMe activity. Other people may see your date joined, feedback, ratings, profile information, likes (referred as heart in the App), photos posted, sold item listings, and reviews or comments in the community spaces. BeautiMe automatically receives and records some information from your browser when you visit the site, such as your IP address, cookies and data about which pages you visit on the site through the use of log files provided by our third-party tracking-utility partners. This information helps us analyze and understand how the site works for members and visitors. Some members or visitors may connect to or register an BeautiMe account using an external third-party application, such as Facebook, or an app developed using the BeautiMe API. BeautiMe may receive some data from those connected third-party applications. Connecting your BeautiMe account to third-party applications or services is optional, and when you connect your account to an external app, you will be given the opportunity to grant permission. You can revoke your permission if you contact and email us. BeautiMe uses the information described in this policy to provide and improve our services and products, for billing, for identification and authentication purposes, to contact members or interested parties, and for general research and aggregate reporting. BeautiMe’s Terms of Use require all account owners to be at least 18 years of age (or have the permission and supervision of a responsible parent or legal guardian), therefore, this policy does not discuss use of our site or services by minors.

Choice & Control

We know members of our community value having control over their own information, and therefore BeautiMe gives you the choice of providing, editing or removing certain information, as well as choice over how we contact you. You may change or correct your BeautiMe account information at any time. You may remove certain optional information you no longer wish to be publicly visible, such as your birth date. For various reasons, BeautiMe may contact you about our services or your activity. Some of these messages are required, service-related messages for members. Other messages are not required, and you can control which optional messages you choose to receive by changing your settings in your account. If you have optionally connected your account to an external, third-party application, such as Facebook, or an app developed using the BeautiMe API, you can remove permission for the app by changing your account settings. If you no longer wish to use BeautiMe’s services or receive service-related messages, then you may close your account.

Findability

BeautiMe may in the future offer a contact-importer feature to help you identify people you know on BeautiMe and invite others to join. You may connect directly with your email service provider to import your contacts to BeautiMe; we do not retain the login information for your email service. You may be able to search for people you know by email address or phone number on the site or by connecting to your mobile phone’s contact list via a mobile application. Finding your friends on BeautiMe helps you connect with them in community features. When you add contacts, they will automatically receive an email notification (unless a member has opted-out of receiving this type of email). If you do not want your contacts to be able to find you on BeautiMe through your email address or phone number, you may opt-out through your account settings. It is not possible to opt-out of being found via your username. SMS, Push Messages and Emails from BeautiMe BeautiMe will send you SMS messages with regards to booking services and related matters. Some messages from BeautiMe are service-related and required for members. Examples of service-related messages include, but are not limited to: a welcome/confirmation email when you register your account, notification of offers or sales, or correspondence with BeautiMe’s support team. These messages are not promotional in nature. You may not opt-out of receiving service-related messages from BeautiMe, unless you close your account. As a member, BeautiMe may also send you messages related to certain features on the site or your activity. BeautiMe may also send you news or updates about changes to our site or services. By default, members will receive these messages via email, but you may choose to opt-out of getting certain emails under your account settings. BeautiMe offers optional email newsletters. You must opt-in or subscribe to begin receiving newsletters, and subscription is available to both members and non-members. Members may subscribe or unsubscribe from optional newsletters under your account settings or by following the instructions contained in the newsletter emails. Non-members may subscribe by providing an email address, which will only be used by BeautiMe for these newsletters. Non-members may unsubscribe from newsletters by following the instructions contained in the newsletter emails. Members may share with their friends links to BeautiMe using a convenient “Email” feature on certain pages. If you choose to use this share by email or text feature, BeautiMe will ask for the information needed to send the message, such as your friend’s email address or mobile phone number. BeautiMe will then automatically send your friend an email or text message, inviting your friend to visit the site. We won’t use your friend’s email address or mobile phone number for any other purpose. Your friend may opt-out of receiving future similar sharing emails from BeautiMe by following the instructions in the email. A contact-importer feature is available to help you locate and connect with your friends and contacts who may be members of BeautiMe. If someone in your contact list is not already a member, you may invite them to join BeautiMe. You may preview the invitation before BeautiMe generates and sends it. Recipients of invitations may opt out of receiving future invitations by following instructions in the invitation message.

Community

BeautiMe is both a marketplace and a community. We offer several features that allow members to connect and communicate in public or semi-public spaces. Please use common sense and good judgement when posting in these community spaces or sharing your personal information with others on BeautiMe. Be aware that any personal information you submit there can be read, collected, or used by others, or could be used to send you unsolicited messages. BeautiMe generally does not remove content from community spaces, unless deemed or reported as offensive, and your posts may remain public after your account is closed. You are responsible for the personal information you choose to post in community spaces on BeautiMe. Another BeautiMe member may add you to receive updates about your public site activity (like items you are selling and public Favorites). After a member has added you, you have the option to block that member if you do not wish to share your updates with that specific person.

Information Sharing & Disclosure

We want to respect your privacy. BeautiMe will not sell or disclose your name, email address or other personal information to third parties without your explicit consent, except as specified in this policy. BeautiMe limits access to your personal information to employees who we believe reasonably need to come into contact with that information to provide products or services to you or in order to do their jobs. As part of the booking process with our Partners, BeautiMe will share information between you and our partners involved in the transaction. BeautiMe has not granted you a license to use the information for unsolicited commercial messages. Without express consent from that person, you must not add any BeautiMe member to your email or physical mailing list. BeautiMe may release your personal information to a third-party in order comply with a subpoena or other similar legal procedure, or when we believe in good faith that such disclosure is necessary to comply with the law; prevent imminent physical harm or financial loss; or investigate or take action regarding illegal activities, suspected fraud, or violations of BeautiMe’s Terms of Use. We may disclose personally identifiable information to parties as we in our sole discretion believe necessary or appropriate in connection with an investigation of fraud, intellectual property infringement, piracy, or other unlawful activity. In such events, BeautiMe may disclose name, address, country, phone number, email address and company name. BeautiMe is affiliated with a variety of businesses and works closely with them. These businesses may offer promotions or sell items or services to you through BeautiMe’s services. BeautiMe may also provide services or sell products jointly with affiliated businesses. Due to the nature of our business model, when an affiliated business is associated with your transaction, we may share information that is related to such transaction with that affiliated business. BeautiMe may share aggregated demographic information with business partners. BeautiMe employs other companies and people to perform tasks on our behalf, and we need to share your information with them to provide products and services to you. Examples include but are not limited to fulfilling orders, processing payments, handling billing disputes and collections, analyzing data, providing marketing assistance and providing customer service. BeautiMe may partner with third-party services for fraud prevention and/or identity verification. In some cases, BeautiMe may choose to buy or sell assets. In these types of transactions, member information is typically one of the business assets that is transferred. BeautiMe will transfer information about you if BeautiMe is acquired by or merged with another company. In this event, BeautiMe will notify you by email or by putting a prominent notice on the site before information about you is transferred and becomes subject to a different privacy policy. When you a load a page on BeautiMe website or App that has a social plug-in from a third-party site or service, such as a Like or Send button, you are also loading content from that third-party site. That site may request cookies directly from your browser. These interactions are subject to the privacy policy of the third-party site. We can only speak for ourselves; this policy does not apply to the practices of third parties that BeautiMe does not own or control, or individuals that BeautiMe does not employ or manage. If you provide your information to others on BeautiMe or throughout the Internet, different rules may apply to the use or disclosure of the information you provide to them. BeautiMe does not control the privacy policies of third parties, and you are subject to the privacy policies of those third parties where applicable. BeautiMe is not responsible for the privacy or security practices of other websites on the Internet, even those linked to or from the BeautiMe site. We encourage you to ask questions before you disclose your personal information to others.

Cookies & Tracking Technologies

BeautiMe uses a variety of technologies to help us better understand how people use our site and services. A cookie is a small data file sent from a web site to your browser that is stored on your computer’s hard drive. BeautiMe uses cookies or store data on your mobile for a number of purposes, including to access your information when you sign in; keep track of preferences you specify; display the most appropriate content based on your interests and activity on BeautiMe; estimate and report BeautiMe’s total audience size and traffic; conduct research to improve our content and services. You can configure your browser’s settings to reflect your preference to accept or reject cookies. If you reject all cookies, you will not be able to take full advantage of BeautiMe’s services. We employ a software technology called clear gifs (a.k.a. web beacons or web bugs) to help us better manage content on our site by informing us what content is effective. Clear gifs are tiny graphics with a unique identifier similar in function to cookies, and are used to track the online movements of web users. In contrast to cookies, which are stored on a user’s computer hard drive, clear gifs are embedded invisibly on web pages and are about the size of the period at the end of this sentence. We do not tie the information gathered by clear gifs to your personally identifiable information. We use Flash cookies (a.k.a local shared objects or LSOs) to store some of your viewing preferences on our site. Flash cookies are used to collect and store information, but differ from browser cookies in the amount, type and manner in which data is stored. BeautiMe does not tie the information gathered by Flash cookies to your personally identifiable information. BeautiMe may partner with third-party services who may use various tracking technologies, such as browser cookies or Flash cookies, to provide certain services or features. These technologies allow a partner to recognize your computer each time you visit BeautiMe, but do not allow access to personally identifiable information from BeautiMe. BeautiMe does not have access or control over these third-party technologies, and they are not covered by our privacy statement.

Security

The security of your personal information is important to us. Your BeautiMe account information is protected by a password. It is important that you protect against unauthorized access of your account and information by choosing your password carefully, and keeping your password and computer secure by signing out after using our services. BeautiMe will encrypts sensitive information (such as credit card number) using secure socket layer technology (SSL). BeautiMe follows generally accepted industry standards to protect the personal information submitted to us, both during transmission and once BeautiMe receives it. No method of transmission over the Internet, or method of electronic storage, is 100% secure. Therefore, while we strive to use commercially acceptable means to protect your personal information, we cannot guarantee its absolute security.

Data Retention

BeautiMe will retain your information for as long as your account is active or as needed to provide you services. If you no longer want BeautiMe to use your information to provide you services, you may close your account, by emailing us at contact@beautime.co. BeautiMe will retain and use your information as necessary to comply with our legal obligations, resolve disputes, and enforce our agreements.

Privacy Policy Changes

BeautiMe reserves the right to modify this privacy statement at any time, so please review it periodically. We’ll communicate changes by posting a notice on the site. If we make material changes to this policy you will be notified here, by email, or other places BeautiMe deems appropriate.

Contact BeautiMe

If you have questions or suggestions you can contact BeautiMe’s support team by sending an email to contact@BeautiMe.co, or writing to: 47 Hill Street #06-06 Singapore 17936571

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