Privacy policy

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Privacy Policy

Costa Rica Beauty respects and protects the privacy of the guests and users of our site. This Privacy Policy applies to all the information collected by the CostaRicaBeauty.com Website.

Scope: When signing up for any service offered by the CostaRicaBeauty.com network, you will be required to provide some personal information necessary for the registration process. However, guests that are only visiting the Site are not required to share any personal information. This Privacy Policy describes the use of the personal information of each guest and user of the services of the CostaRicaBeauty.com Website, as well as the security measures used to protect that information. This Policy applies to all the products, services, and Websites of Costa Rica Beauty, notwithstanding the privacy policies that apply to a specific domain or sub-domain. For this reason, we urge you to read the Policy that appears at the bottom of each Web page.

When you sign up for our services, you accept the Privacy Policy and the Terms of Use, and authorize Costa Rica Beauty to collect, generate, store, process, and disclose your personal information according to the following terms.

Use and purpose of personal information collection: The main reason for Costa Rica Beauty to collect your personal information is to provide an efficient, safer, and more personalized site based on the preferences of our users and guests. You allow Costa Rica Beauty to use your personal information to, among other things: provide and constantly improve our services and customer service; solve legal issues or issues dealing with outstanding balances for fares set for specific services; avoid and prevent any potentially prohibited or unlawful activities; enforce our Terms of Use; and customize and improve the services, content, and advertisements.

Personal Information: Notwithstanding any other additional information, Costa Rica Beauty reserves the right to collect and store the following personal information: name, home or other physical address, birth date, telephone number, e-mail, fax number, personal preferences and frequent activities (such as shopping, sales, favorite goods or services) information related to the invoicing of services, as well as sent mail.

You expressly authorize Costa Rica Beauty to process information deriving from your interaction with the Website, its services, contents, and advertisements. By doing so, you allow us to prepare statistics about Webpage access, incoming and outgoing traffic, IP address, and the information commonly contained in the Web log.

Costa Rica Beauty reserves the right to ask you to send information to verify the data provided (for example, identity documents, documents to verify the address or company representation), which you expressly consent.

Financial information: Costa Rica Beauty does not store any information about credit cards or bank accounts. All credit card transactions will be processed and stored by Pay Pal, Inc. Before making a transaction with PayPal.com, you acknowledge having read PayPal's user agreement and agree to its conditions. You also authorize PayPal to process and store your information in the United States of America pursuant to their Privacy Policy (www.paypal.com).

Information related to the advertising of businesses and postings: In order to register your business in CostaRicaBeauty.com or to access our services, you will be asked to provide your basic personal information or information about your company and the sections you wish to appear on. CostaRicaBeauty.com can also collect information about your visit, including the pages you visited, date and time, type of browser, browser language, and IP address of every visit.

How we collect information: Costa Rica Beauty sends cookies to your computer. A cookie is a small file that is stored on your computer’s hard drive. This mechanism provides information that uniquely identifies each user. Costa Rica Beauty uses this mechanism to improve the quality of our service, analyze how the Site is used, customize our services, contents and advertisements, as well as to better understand our user database. This mechanism also allows Costa Rica Beauty to store user preferences, and track user trends and search patterns. Costa Rica Beauty will not share these cookies with third parties except to satisfy a legal process or a court order from a competent judicial or administrative body.

Most browsers are initially set up to accept cookies, but you can at any time reset your browser to refuse them. However, some of the search services of CostaRicaBeauty.com may not work appropriately if your cookies are disabled.

Information provided to third parties: Costa Rica Beauty does not exercise control over third party sites displayed on the CostaRicaBeauty.com Site. Therefore, Costa Rica Beauty cannot be held liable for any misuse of the information provided to third parties.

Responsibilities related to the use of the information: Costa Rica Beauty S.A., located in Costa Rica, corporate identity card number 3-101-484312, and Costa Rica Beauty LLC, domiciled in the United States of America, are the only authorized entities to use the information, and always pursuant to the principles established in this Privacy Policy, and for the purpose of providing the services stated in the Terms of Use.

Costa Rica Beauty is not responsible in any way for the content entered by the user on the network, nor for the possible damages caused to third parties by fraudulent persons who use the services inappropriately, notwithstanding our right to monitor and block the contents entered.

Information and communication security: Costa Rica Beauty handles the information using different security measures to prevent third parties from accessing your personal information. However, it is possible that third parties may illegally intercept transmissions or private communications and misuse personal information. For this reason, Costa Rica Beauty is committed to protecting your privacy by any means possible. But, no private information or communication can be guaranteed to be 100% confidential.

Personal information sharing or selling: Costa Rica Beauty will not sell or share your personal information to third parties for advertising purposes unless we have your express consent. You allow Costa Rica Beauty to conduct comparative studies using your information. This will be done in order to improve the customization of services, contents and advertisements. In regards to the implementation of opt-in advertising or mailing lists, you must expressly authorize them by checking the corresponding box in the space that the Site provides for this purpose.

Spam, spyware and phishing: You are not allowed to use Costa Rica Beauty’s communication tools to send spam or anything similar that might violate our Terms of Use. Costa Rica Beauty does not permanently store the messages sent using the communication tools. We, including our users, do not accept any unsolicited mail or spam. You must select the way you want us to contact you by setting up notification preferences. No user is allowed to add other users of Costa Rica Beauty to his or her mail list (either electronic or postal) without express consent from those users.

Account protection: User accounts have restricted access by means of a password. Never reveal or share your password to avoid losing control over the activities done through your account. Careless use of your password may lead to a loss of control over your account and your personal information. Also, you could become subject to legal actions as a result of activities done by someone else posing as you. In the event of losing control of your password, please inform Costa Rica Beauty and change your password.

At any time, you will be able to access, review, and modify most of the personal information on your account by simply following the steps established by the Site. If you ever wish to close your account, you must expressly authorize Costa Rica Beauty to retain the personal information from your closed account in order to comply with any legal responsibility and with the Policies and Terms of Use of the Site.

Authorization to disclose personal information: You allow Costa Rica Beauty to disclose your personal information in order to comply with legal requirements, enforce the Privacy Policies and Terms of Use of the Site, respond to claims regarding the violation of third party rights by advertisements or any other content, or in order to protect the rights, property, or personal safety of other parties.

Jurisdiction and validity of the Privacy Policy: This Privacy Policy is governed by the laws of Costa Rica. Costa Rica Beauty reserves the right to amend this Privacy Policy at any time by posting the revised version on the Website. All the updated terms will take effect immediately after they are posted. In the case of registered users, Costa Rica Beauty will notify them about the changes by sending a notice to the email provided by the user. The effective Privacy Policy for every new access to the Site will be the one accessible at the bottom of the page of the Site