The following are examples of the personal information that we collect:
Registering an account with us, either online or offline
Items to be collected
First name, Last name, Address, Email address, Password, Mobile phone number, Gender (Female/Male), Birthday (dd/mm/yyyy)
In addition to the above, we may automatically collect information regarding your activities on our websites, such as cookies*, IP addresses, visit history, service history, and unauthorized use history. Note that we do not intentionally collect any personal information from children under the age of 18. If you are under the age of 18, you are able to visit and access our websites with the supervision of a parent or guardian, but you should not make a purchase, register, or submit personal information to us.
We do not generally collect any sensitive information as that term is used in the privacy legislation (including information relating to racial or ethnic origin, membership of political bodies, religion or trade unions, criminal record, state of health or medical history). We will only collect sensitive information where required by law or with consent. If we hold any sensitive personal information, that information will only be used and disclosed by PENNY ESSENTIALS for the purpose for which it was provided. If we ask for sensitive information, we will explain the reason for such request.
The provision of your personal information is voluntary – if you choose to not provide us with your personal information or any other information requested, we may not be able to process your request, orders or carry out the purposes described below.
We will retain your information for as long as necessary to fulfil the purposes for which we collect the data, until you request otherwise, and/or as long as the law requires. Please contact us using our contact details provided below, if you have any questions with respect to our data retention practices.
PENNY ESSENTIALS primarily uses the personal information that it collects to provide you with products, information, and services. We may also use your information to track your purchase history, to contact you for account and promotional purposes, and to advertise or recommend products and services tailored to your interest through our website, mobile application, email and other means of communication. You must create a registration profile in order to use our service, otherwise we will not be able to carry out your request or orders. We may also use your personal information for other legitimate business purposes, including to detect and to prevent fraud, to collect amounts owing to us and to maintain business records.
4. How We Share Your Personal Information
- Companies that perform services for us, such as sending postal mail, e-mails and SMS, analyzing customer data, providing marketing assistance, investigating fraudulent activity, conducting customer surveys, providing customer service and corporate affiliates.
- In some instances, PENNY ESSENTIALS may share your personal information with other companies within the PENNY ESSENTIALS group of companies for various reasons related to PENNY ESSENTIALS’ business including customer strategy and growth, investment and any corporation-related exercise including but not limited to restructuring, merger or divestment.
- Social Networks, Widgets, and Plug-ins. If you use any features made available to you on our website by a third party it may result in information being collected or shared between us and the third party. For example, if you use Facebook’s “Like” feature Facebook may register the fact that you “liked” a product and may post that information on Facebook.
- Other instances. PENNY ESSENTIALS may share your personal information in order to protect the legal rights of our company, our employees, our agents, and our affiliates, to protect the safety and security of our visitors, to detect and protect against fraud, or to comply with law or legal process.
PENNY ESSENTIALS will always take steps to ensure that your information is used by all third parties in accordance with this policy. We will not otherwise share, sell or distribute any of the information you provide to us without your consent. Should PENNY ESSENTIALS enters into a joint venture with or is sold to or merged with another business entity, your information may be disclosed to our new business partners or owners.
PENNY ESSENTIALS may share de-identified information (i.e., information that is not directly connected to your name) in the following circumstances in addition to those identified above:
- Aggregate information: We may share de-identified aggregate information about our customers with advertisers and marketing partners.
- Behavioral-based advertising: A third party may use technology (e.g., a cookie) to collect information about your use of our website and other websites so that they can provide advertising about products and services tailored to your interest. That advertising may appear either on our website, or on other websites.
Considering it engages in global businesses, PENNY ESSENTIALS may provide or transfer your information to the companies located in other regions to administer and/or operate certain functions or services on our behalf. For the places where the personal information is transmitted, retained or processed, PENNY ESSENTIALS takes reasonable measures for protecting that personal information.
As commonly understood, the transmission of information via the internet is not completely secure. Although PENNY ESSENTIALS will do our best to protect your personal data, we cannot guarantee the security of your data transmitted to our site; any transmission is at your own risk. Once we have received your information, we will use strict procedures and security features to try to prevent unauthorised access.
7. Your Choices
You have the following choices with how your information is used:
Access your personal information
You will be informed of the personal data that is being processed by logging into your online account and clicking on the “My Account” page.
Updating or Correcting The Personal Information Relating To Your Account
You can update or correct your name, e-mail address, security questions, and other preferences by logging into your account and clicking on the “My Account” page.
Receiving Mobile Message, E-mail
You can click on the “unsubscribe” link at the bottom of any promotional e-mail that you receive.
Delete Your Information
You can delete your information and withdraw your consent at anytime via “My Account ” page of the website, or contact us by e-mail to remove your information.
8. Communicating With Us
If you have any questions about our privacy or security practices, or of you would like to request access to or correction of your personal information, you can contact PENNY ESSENTIALS’ personal information management officer by e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org
Your right to access or correct your personal information is subject to applicable legal restrictions. We may take reasonable steps to verify your identity before granting access or making corrections.
If we need, or are required, to contact you concerning any event that involves your personal information we may do so by e-mail, telephone, or mail.
9. Changes to This Policy
Effective as of Jan 2021.