Unicharm India Pvt. Ltd. (“Unicharm”, “we”, “us”, “our”) respects your privacy. We are committed to protecting your personal data while processing your data to improve our products and services, communicate more relevant information with you, share your data with our service providers and marketing partners etc.
This policy shall apply to all visitors, users and others who access or use the website/mobile application and/or submit any data or information (hereinafter referred to as and indicated by “you” or “your”). Access to and the use of the Website/ mobile application and submitting any data or information is subject to the policy. You are kindly requested to read this policy carefully before making use of the Website/ mobile application and submitting any data or information in any manner whatsoever.
By visiting the Website/ mobile application or by any other use thereof, you expressly consented to this policy. If you experience any difficulty in understanding this policy, or if you do not agree with the contents thereof, we request that you discontinue using the Website/ mobile application.
We may ask for your data when you order our products or services, register on our websites or mobile applications, participate in promotions, surveys, contests, leave a comment or share a blog, call, email or meet us, apply for a job at Unicharm, or otherwise have direct interactions with us. Examples of such data may consist of contact information (e.g. name, age, email address, postal address, telephone number), account information (e.g. username, password), demographic information (e.g. gender, date of birth, family information), purchase or customer service history, and other information you provide us.
If you do not provide the information requested from us, we may not be able to provide you with all or part of our goods and services, respond to your queries, or enter into or perform a contract with you.
We may collect your data about your online activities when you browse our websites, mobile applications and social media pages, read our emails, or otherwise use our services through your browser or device, or your use of our mobile applications. Such data may include usage data (e.g. clickstream and other online activities), device information (e.g. device identifiers, device manufacturer and model, device settings, browser type and version, screen resolution, operating system version), IP address, and other traffic data and log data (e.g. time and duration of your use of the service), and may be collected across your devices such as personal computers, smartphones and tablets. There are also cases we are furnished with your data when you see our products or other information on our marketing partners’ websites or use their services.
We may obtain your location data such as data derived from your IP address and pin code, and geolocation of your mobile device identified by GPS, or nearby Wi-Fi or Bluetooth access point or cell tower. We will provide notice and choice to you when it is appropriate.
Your family members and your friends may provide us with your data. For example, your family members may offer us your information when they participate in our survey; your friends’ posts (e.g. comments, photos) on our service may contain your personal information.
We may get your data from our marketing partners, third party data providers, and other commercially available sources; and social media and other publicly available sources.
There are cases in which we may seek information on your health, financial information (e.g. credit card information), government issued ID number, and other sensitive data on you or your family members. In such cases, we will process your data in accordance with the applicable data protection laws.
We will not intentionally collect personal information from children under the age of 18 without parent’s consent. By consenting to this policy, you are declaring that you are either more than 18 years of age or you are the parent or legal guardian providing your child’s information. If we become aware that we have collected personal information from children under 18 unless otherwise shared by the parent or legal guardian, we will take steps to delete the information from our records. If you believe that a child under 18 may have provided us with personal information, please contact us as specified in the How to Contact Us section of this policy.
We also use third party analytics services such as Google Analytics and Adobe Analytics on our website, and other services using cookies. For more information, please contact us as specified in the How to Contact Us section of this policy.
We and our marketing partners may use local storage technologies other than cookies such as local shared objects (Flash cookie) and HTML5 local storage. For more information, please contact us as specified in the How to Contact Us section of this policy.
We may use technologies called “web beacons” or “pixel tags.” Web beacons are small images on websites or emails, or other small codes which communicate information from your device to a server. By using web beacons together with cookies, it becomes possible to know when you have viewed particular contents and emails. In most cases, you can make web beacons inefficient by disabling cookies.
Our websites contain social plugins. Social plugins are indicated by the respective logos of the social network. When you access our website involving social plugins, your browser establishes direct connection with the social network servers, which allows the social networks to receive the information that you have visited our website. You can find more information on the social networks’ privacy policies.
We use your data when (a) the processing of your data is necessary for (i) the performance of a contract with you, (ii) compliance with a legal obligation, or (iii) the purposes of the legitimate interests, or (b) you have given consent to the processing. In each case, we may combine your data with other data obtained through various sources.
We use your data to process your registration and create your account, verify your identity, process your orders and payments, ship our products, communicate with you regarding the transactions, provide customer support and respond to your requests and inquiries, and otherwise provide and administer our products and services. Your data is also used to provide you with personalized contents and experiences in our services.
Our marketing and sales activities using your data include the following activities.
We use your data when we carry out surveys to improve our products and services, develop new products and services, and enhance marketing communications and customer experiences.
We may process your data for the purposes of accounting and auditing, to prevent fraud and other illegal activities, comply with our legal requirements and contractual obligations, maintain and enhance the safety and security of our products and services (including troubleshooting and system maintenance), and otherwise administer and protect our legal rights and business.
Resumes and other information are used to determine whether you are a suitable candidate for any open jobs at Unicharm.
We may anonymize or aggregate personal data and use it for any purposes as long as it is permitted by applicable laws.
We may disclose your data to the extent permitted by the applicable data protection laws. Such disclosure is made, for example, in the following situations.
We may disclose your data to service providers who provide us with services such as data analysis, operation of our websites and mobile applications, campaign administration, or advertising, other marketing communications or for any other reasonable purpose. We request such service providers to protect your data and not to use your data except as necessary to perform services on our behalf.
We may also disclose your data to our joint marketing partners and business partners other than service providers. We will seek your consent if it is required by the applicable data protection laws.
We may share your data with our affiliate within Unicharm Group.
Your data may be shared in the event of potential or actual sale or transfer of all or part of our business or assets such as mergers and acquisitions and joint ventures.
We may transfer your data to other countries. For example, we may process your data at data centers in other countries. In these cases, we will use appropriate safeguards to protect your data in accordance with the applicable data protection
We may take appropriate physical, administrative, technical and personnel security measures to protect your data in accordance with the applicable data protection laws.
We retain your data as long as it is necessary for the purposes of the processing of your data or we have another lawful basis to retain your data or as may be necessary to comply with the obligations required under the law. Without prejudice to the generality of this provision, the retention period of your data shall be up to twelve (12) years and will automatically be deleted post the time duration. If you wish to use the website/mobile application again, we may again collect your data and process the same according to this policy.
In cases granted by applicable laws, you may have the following rights. If you want to know whether or not you have the rights in the specific occasions or you want to exercise your rights, please contact us as specified in the How to Contact Us section of this policy.
Right of access enables you to receive a copy of the personal data we hold about you including the information about the processing, if any, to be carried out by us.
Right to rectification enables you to have any incomplete or inaccurate data we hold about you completed or corrected, though we may need to verify the accuracy of the new data you provide to us.
Right to erasure enables you to ask us to delete personal data where there is no good
reason for us continuing to process it. Please note, however, that we may not always be able to comply with your request for specific legal reasons.
Right to be forgotten enables you to ask us to restrict or prevent us to the continuing disclosure of your data where such data has served the purpose for which it was collected or is no longer necessary for the purpose.
Right to object enables you to ask us to stop our processing of your personal data where (i) we are relying on a legitimate interest and there is something about your particular situation which makes you want to object to processing on this ground, or
(ii) we are processing your personal data for direct marketing purposes. In some cases, we may demonstrate that we have compelling legitimate grounds to process your information which override your interests, rights and freedoms.
Right to restriction of processing enables you to ask us to suspend the processing of your personal data in the following scenarios: (i) if you want us to establish the data’s accuracy, (ii) where our use of the data is unlawful but you do not want us to erase it, (iii) where you need us to hold the data even if we no longer require it as you need it to establish, exercise or defend legal claims, or (iv) you have objected to our use of your data but we need to verify whether we have overriding legitimate grounds to use it.
Right to data portability enables you to request the transfer of your personal data to you or to a third party in a structured, commonly used, machine-readable format.
Right to withdraw consent enables you to withdraw your consent at any time where we are relying on your consent to process your personal data. This will not affect the lawfulness of any processing carried out before you withdraw your consent. If you withdraw your consent, we may not be able to provide certain products or services to you.