2. Responsible contact
3. Collection of information
Generally, you can access our Internet offering without disclosing any personal information to us. It is always your choice whether or not to provide us with your personal information. We collect your information to be able to fulfill the services contract with you. In addition to monitoring compliance with the terms and rules this includes in particular the proper handling of your payment orders.
If you would like to register on our Internet sites or subscribe to our newsletter it is necessary to provide personal information. This information includes, for example, your name, phone number, address, e-mail address and other personal information which Essence LTD may query in individual cases. In many cases it is possible to use Essence LTD’s services by using pseudonyms. Users are encouraged to make use of this feature.
In addition, individual information such as IP address, browser type and access time will automatically be transferred to us by your computer and stored on our server. Except for the purpose of prosecuting unauthorized use of our website, we evaluate such information only for statistical and performance-related purposes. Where possible, the information is anonymized.
We gather, process and use personal information – unless already permitted by statutes – only with your consent. If this consent is made in an electronic manner in the context of our online offerings, we shall fulfill the legal requirements to inform you about it.
4. Use of your personal information
We use your personal data in order to constantly improve our range of services and to satisfy the user’s needs.
Essence LTD uses your personal information for the establishment, processing and settlement of your user relationship with Essence LTD and the processing of payments.
Furthermore, we use your information in order to communicate with you. This includes that we, as the case may be, inform you about novelties of our services via e-mail. We use your personal information in order to inform you about products, services or certain events which could be of interest to you on a regular basis. You will be informed as part of this communication that you may cancel the subscription at any time. Finally, we use your information in order to protect our web pages and to trace unauthorized accesses.
5. Transmission of personal information
As a matter of course, your data will not be sold to third parties. Essence LTD exclusively transmits your personal data to the following extent:
6. Deletion of data
If your data is no longer necessary for the above-mentioned purposes including the settlement, for tax purposes or other legal reasons, it will be deleted.
7. Security of your personal information
We process the information collected from you according to the European Union data protection law. All employees are obliged and have been advised to maintain data confidentiality and privacy obligations.
When submitting payments the transfer of your information is protected by SSL encryption technology.
8. California Online Privacy Protection Act Compliance
Because we value your privacy we have taken the necessary precautions to be in compliance with the California Online Privacy Protection Act. We therefore will not distribute your personal information to outside parties without your consent.
As part of the California Online Privacy Protection Act, all users of our site may make any changes to their information at anytime by logging into their control panel and going to the ‘Edit Profile’ page.