Managing Love Ocean Cookies
When you first visit our website, we (Love Ocean) do not set cookies on your device (other than essential cookies) unless you accept/enable all cookies, or select your own cookie preferences.
You can manage your cookie preferences at any time here. However, please be aware that if you choose not to enable cookies it may prevent you from taking full advantage of the website.
What are Cookies?
Cookies are text files containing small amounts of information which are placed on your computer or device when you visit our website.
What are Cookies used for?
Cookies (and other technologies, like pixels and beacons) do lots of different jobs, like letting you navigate between pages efficiently, remembering your preferences, and generally improving the user experience. They also help us understand how our website is being used and can help to ensure that content you see online are more relevant to you and your interests.
Cookies can be "First Party", i.e. set by us, or "Third Party", i.e. placed on your device by another company when you visit our website, for example Google Analytics or Advertising cookies. Third-party cookies may be placed on your device by someone providing a service to us (for example, we use Google Analytics to help us understand how our website is being used). Because of how cookies work, our website cannot access third-party cookies; nor can other organisations access the data in the cookies we use on our website.
Types of Cookies
Essential cookies enable core functionality such as page navigation and access to secure areas. The website cannot function properly without these cookies; they can only be disabled by changing your browser preferences.
Performance cookies help us improve our website by collecting and reporting information on its usage (for example, which of our pages are most frequently visited).
These are used to recognise you when you return to the website. This enables us to personalise our content for you, greet you by name and remember your preferences (for example, language or region). We also use social media cookies, to allow you to share pages on social networks or to log onto LoveOcean.com
You can also find out how to manage cookies for your particular browser by clicking "help" on your browser's menu or by visiting www.allaboutcookies.org.
If you would like to find out more about privacy, cookies and their use on the internet, you may find the following links useful:
Information Commissioner's Office www.ico.gov.uk
All About Cookies www.allaboutcookies.org
Our Policy is designed to reflect the high standards established by the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), a set of laws passed in the European Union.
We respect your personal data. We have never and will never sell it to third parties. We have also strived to simplify language and remove jargon, to make our privacy statement easier to read and understand.
What is the GDPR?
The GDPR is a regulation intended to strengthen and unify data protection for everyone within the European Union (EU). The GDPR requires greater openness and transparency from companies on how they collect, store and use personal data, while also imposing tighter limits on the use of personal data.
What is the purpose of this Privacy Statement?
This privacy statement explains how Love Ocean looks after your personal data in connection with our services and products and in accordance with applicable legislation intended to protect your personal data, including the General Data Protection Regulation. We also explain what your rights are.
By providing your personal data you acknowledge that we will only use it in accordance with this Privacy Statement.
Where we refer to “Love Ocean” or “we”, we mean the Love Ocean beauty and lifestyle commerce with a conscience brand.
This statement applies where Love Ocean act as the Data Controller, which is where we are responsible for deciding how we hold and use your personal data.
It is important that you read this statement together with any other privacy notice we may provide on specific occasions, so you are aware of how and why we are using your personal data.
What Personal Data does Love Ocean collect about you?
Personal data means any information about an individual from which that person can be identified.
In order for Love Ocean to provide our products and content, depending on which you select, we may collect the following types of Personal Data:
- Email address(es)
- Delivery address
- Phone Number
- IP address(es)
- Data provided by cookies and other similar technologies
Why does Love Ocean need your information?
Love Ocean Group Ltd uses data to provide you with the best experience from the products, content and services that we offer, which includes using data to improve and personalise your experiences.
We also use your Personal Data to communicate with you, for example, informing you about new products availability, product delivery and other types of updates.
How will we collect your Personal Data?
We may collect Personal Data from you in a number of ways, depending on the product, service or event, including:
- Information you give us: You may choose to provide us with your Personal Data by one of the following methods:
- Submitting a form through the website;
- Purchasing our products
- Registering for a product subscription
- Corresponding with us by phone, email, letter or other means;
- In discussion with one of our representatives;
- By participating in feedback or surveys or by providing your contact details offline
We automatically collect certain information when you visit, use or navigate the Website. This information does not reveal your specific identity (like your name or contact information) but may include device and usage information, such as your IP address, browser and device characteristics, operating system, language preferences, referring URLs, device name, country, location, information about how and when you use our Website and other technical information. This information is primarily needed to maintain the security and operation of our Website, and for our internal analytics and reporting purposes.
Where does Love Ocean store your data?
How do we ensure the security of your personal data?
With Active Campaign, we have put in place appropriate security measures to prevent your personal data from being accidentally lost, used or accessed in an unauthorised way. In addition, we limit access to your personal data to employees of Love Ocean who have a business need to access or use your information.
Does Love Ocean sell or share your personal data with third parties?
Love Ocean Group Ltd does not, by default, sell or share your Personal Data with third parties. Where there are exceptions to this, you will be clearly notified, and we will request your explicit consent to do so.
We may process and share your Personal Data that we hold about you without your knowledge or consent where this is required or permitted by law.
Transferring information outside of the European economic area (EEA)?
Love Ocean Group Ltd does not typically transfer your Personal Data outside of the EEA.
We take your security of your Personal Data very seriously and always ensure that the appropriate safeguards are in place to protect your Personal Data and fundamental freedoms.
Your rights in connection with your Personal Data
You can ask us to do certain things with your Personal Data such as provide a copy of it, correct it or even delete it. There may be occasions where we cannot comply with a request and we will tell you if this is the case and give our reasons. This will usually be for legal or regulatory reasons.
Under certain circumstances you have the right to:
Request access to your Personal Data; This is also known as a Subject Access Request. This enables you to confirm whether we hold and process your Personal Data and receive a copy of the Personal Data we are processing and certain information about how we use your Personal Data.
Request correction of the Personal Data we hold about you; This enables you to have any incomplete or inaccurate information we hold about you updated.
Request the removal of your Personal Data; This is also known as the Right To Erasure. You can ask us to delete or remove your Personal Data where the processing is no longer necessary, or where you have withdrawn consent, or the processing is unlawful. However, in some cases, if we have another legal basis or legitimate interest for processing your Personal Data, we may not be able to comply.
Object to the processing of your Personal Data; You have the right to object to us processing your Personal Data where we are doing so:
- Based on our legitimate interest
- For direct marketing purposes
Please note that by exercising this right, it is possible that Love Ocean will no longer be able to continue to provide its products or services or administer its contact with you.
Request the transfer of your Personal Data to another party; In certain circumstances, you may ask us to transfer your Personal Data to a third party.
It is important that the Personal Data that we hold about you is accurate and current. Please keep us informed if your Personal Data changes.
How long do we keep your Personal Data?
Love Ocean Group Ltd will retain your Personal Data for as long as necessary to provide products and content, and other updates to fulfil transactions you have requested, or for other essential purposes such as complying with our legal obligations and resolving disputes and enforcing our agreements.
Because these needs can vary for different data types in the context of different products or services, actual retention periods can vary significantly.
Changes to this Privacy Statement
Love Ocean Group Ltd reserves the right to update this Privacy Statement at any time. We may notify you in other ways from time to time about the processing of your Personal Data. You should check our website at www.loveocean.com periodically to view the most up to date Privacy Statement.