Last revised 9th August 2018
You may use the Website without providing any personal data about you. In this case, we will collect only the following metadata that result from your usage of the Website: browser type and version, operating system and interface, website from which you are visiting us (referrer URL), webpage(s) you are visiting on our Website, date and time of accessing our Website, and internet protocol (IP) address.
Your IP address will be used to enable your access to our Website. The metadata, including the shortened IP address, will be used to improve the quality and services of our Website and services by analysing the usage behaviour of our users.
If you participate in a competition, we collect and process the following personal
data about you: name, email address and postal address (if you have been selected as a winner). We process such personal data for purposes of carrying out the competition, informing the winner, delivering the prize to the winner, carrying out the event, and providing you with marketing materials where you have provided us consent to do so, to the extent permitted by applicable law, and analysing your interests for marketing purposes.
On our website, we offer you the opportunity to contact us via a contact form. For this we need the following personal data from you: email address, telephone number (optional), address (optional), date of birth (optional) and gender (optional). The personal data that you provide us in the context of this contact request will only be used to answer your inquiry and for the technical administration thereof. The transfer to third parties does not take place. Your personal data will be deleted as soon as we have processed your request or you revoke
the consent you have given.
We rely on the following legal grounds for the collection, processing, and use of your personal data:
§ your consent to the processing of your data for one or more specific purposes (as detailed in Section 1) ; or if
§ we have a legitimate interest in doing so (including but not limited to) a legitimate interest in performing marketing activities, research activities, data
analytics, internal administration functions, processing and enforcing legal claims and conducting our business in compliance with all applicable laws,
relevant industry standards and our policies).
The provision of your personal data is not required by a statutory or contractual obligation. The provision of your personal data is not necessary to enter into a contract with us or to receive our services/products as requested by you. The provision of your personal data is voluntary for you. Not providing your personal data may result in disadvantages for you, for example, you may not be able to receive certain products and services. However, unless otherwise specified, not providing your personal data will not result in legal consequences for you.
We may transfer your personal data to third parties for the processing purposes described above as follows:
§ Within the Kao Company: Our parent entity, the Kao Corporation, in Japan and each of its affiliates and subsidiaries (each affiliate or subsidiary including us referred to as "Kao Company"; collectively, the "Kao Group") within the global Kao Group may receive your personal data as necessary for the processing purposes described above. Depending on the categories of personal data and the purposes for which the personal data has been collected, different internal departments within the Kao Company may receive your personal data. For example, our IT department may have access to your account data, and our eCommerce and sales departments may have access to your account data or data relating to product orders. Moreover, other departments within the Kao Company may have access to certain personal data about you on a need to know basis, such as the legal department, the finance department or internal auditing.
§ With data processors: Certain third parties, whether affiliated or unaffiliated, may receive your personal data to process such data under appropriate instructions ("Processors") as necessary for the processing purposes described above, such as website service providers, order fulfilment providers, customer care providers, marketing service providers, IT support service providers, and other service providers who support us in maintaining our commercial relationship with you. The Processors will be subject to contractual obligations to implement appropriate technical and organizational security measures to safeguard the personal data, and to process the personal data only as instructed. See section 1.5 for more details.
§ Other recipients: We may transfer - in compliance with applicable data protection law - personal data to law enforcement agencies, governmental authorities, judicial authorities, legal counsel, external consultants, or business partners. In case of a corporate merger or acquisition, personal data may be transferred to the third parties involved in the merger or acquisition. We will not disclose your personal data to third parties for advertising or marketing purposes or for any other purposes without your permission. Any access to your personal data is restricted to those individuals that have a need-to-know in order to fulfill their job responsibilities.
The personal data that we collect or receive about you may be transferred to and processed by recipients that are located inside or outside the European Economic Area ("EEA").
- For recipients located outside of the EEA, some are certified under the EU-U.S. Privacy Shield and others are located in countries with adequacy decisions (in particular, [Andorra, Argentina, Canada (for non-public organizations subject to the Canadian Personal Information Protection and Electronic Documents Act), Switzerland, Faeroe Islands, Guernsey, Israel, Isle of Man, Jersey, and New Zealand]), and, in each case, the transfer is thereby recognized as providing an adequate level of data protection from a European data protection law perspective.
- Other recipients might be located in countries which do not adduce an adequate level of protection from a European data protection law perspective. We will take all necessary measures to ensure that transfers out of the EEA are adequately protected as required by applicable data protection law.
- With respect to transfers to countries not providing an adequate level of data protection, we will base the transfer on appropriate safeguards, such as standard data protection clauses
adopted by the European Commission or by a supervisory authority, approved codes of conduct together with binding and enforceable commitments of the recipient, or approved certification mechanisms together with binding and enforceable commitments of the recipient.
You can ask for a copy of such appropriate safeguards by contacting us as set out in Section 7 below
Your personal data will be retained as long as necessary to provide you with the services and products requested. Once you have terminated the contractual relationship with us or the competition has been completed or otherwise ended your relationship with us, we will remove your personal data from our systems and records and/or take steps to properly anonymize it so that you can no longer be identified from it (unless we need to keep your information to comply with legal or regulatory obligations to which the Kao Company is subject--e.g., taxation purposes).
We may retain your contact details and interests in our products or services for a longer period of time if the Kao Company is allowed to send you marketing materials. Also, we may be required by applicable law to retain certain of your personal data for a period of 10 years after the relevant taxation year. We may also retain your personal data after the termination of the contractual relationship if your personal data are necessary to comply with other applicable laws or if we need your personal data to establish, exercise or defend a legal claim, on a need to know basis only. To the extent possible, we will restrict the processing of your personal data for such limited purposes after the termination of the contractual relationship.
Right to withdraw your consent: If you have declared your consent regarding certain collecting, processing and use of your personal data (in particular, regarding the receipt of direct marketing communication via email, telephone/SMS and postal), you can withdraw this consent at any time with immediate effect. Such a withdrawal will not affect the lawfulness of the processing prior to the consent withdrawal. Please contact us as stated in Section 7 below to withdraw your consent. Further, you can object to the use of your personal data for the purposes of marketing without incurring any costs other than the transmission costs in accordance with the basic tariffs.
Additional data privacy rights: Pursuant to applicable data protection law, you may have the right to: (i) request access to your personal data; (ii) request rectification of your personal data; (iii) request erasure of your personal data; (iv) request restriction of processing of your personal data; (v) request data portability; and/or (vi) object to the processing of your personal data (including objection to profiling).
Please note that these aforementioned rights might be limited under the applicable local data protection law. Below please find further information on your rights to the extent that the GDPR applies:
§ Right to request access to your personal data: You may have the right to obtain from us confirmation as to whether or not personal data concerning you is being processed, and, where that is the case, to request access to the personal data. This access information includes – inter alia – the purposes of the processing, the categories of personal data concerned, and the recipients or categories of recipient to whom the personal data have been or will be disclosed. However, this is not an absolute right and the interests of other individuals may restrict your right of access.
You may have the right to obtain a copy of the personal data undergoing processing free of charge. For further copies requested by you, we may charge a reasonable fee based on administrative costs.
§ Right to request rectification: You may have the right to obtain from us the rectification of inaccurate personal data concerning you. Depending on the purposes of the processing, you may have the right to have incomplete personal data completed, including by means of providing a supplementary statement.
§ Right to request erasure (right to be forgotten): Under certain circumstances, you may have the right to obtain from us the erasure of personal data concerning you and we may be obliged to erase such personal data.
§ Right to request restriction of processing: Under certain circumstances, you may have the right to obtain from us restriction of processing your personal data. In such case, the respective data will be marked and may only be processed by us for certain purposes.
§ Right to request data portability: Under certain circumstances, you may have the right to receive the personal data concerning you, which you have provided to us, in a structured, commonly used and machine-readable format and you may have the right to transmit those data to another entity without hindrance from us.
§ Right to object:
Under certain circumstances, you may have the right to object, on grounds relating to your particular situation, at any time to the processing of your personal data by us and we can be required to no longer process your personal data. Such right to object may especially apply if we collect and process your personal data for profiling purposes in order to better understand your interests in our products and services or for direct marketing. If you have a right to object and you exercise this right, your personal data will no longer be processed for such purposes by us. You may exercise this right by contacting us as stated in Section 7 below. Such a right to object may, in particular, not exist if the processing of your personal data is necessary to take steps prior to entering into a contract or to perform a contract already concluded. If you no longer want to receive direct marketing via email, telephone/SMS, and postal, you need to withdraw your consent as explained at the start of Section 5.
To exercise your rights, please contact us as stated under Section 7 below. You also have the right to lodge a complaint with the competent data protection supervisory authority.
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Here's a list of the cookies we use and what we use them for.
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websites. We don't control the setting of these cookies, so we suggest you check the third-party websites for more information about their cookies and how to manage them.
These cookies are used by YouTube and/or Google as soon as a video has been integrated on a site and/or has been played. For more information on the type, use and purpose of the cookies, please click on the following link: https://www.google.com/intl/en/policies/privacy/
You can randomly manage and/or delete these cookies. You can delete all of the cookies stored on your computer and you can set up most browsers in such a manner that the archiving of cookies is prevented in the first place.
However, if you do this, you may have to manually adjust some settings every time you
visit and live with the impairment of some of the functions
For further information and to exercise your statutory rights according to section 5, please go to https://www.kao.com/global/en/EU-Data-Subject-Request/
Please read these Terms and Conditions of Use before using the MegRhythm website. With use of the website you accept the Terms and Conditions. If you have questions or need technical assistance while accessing the website, please contact us.
Unless otherwise specified, Kao (UK) Limited and its affiliated companies hold the copyrights to all images, sound, written text, and other content (collectively the “Content”) on the Website.
The Content may be freely viewed, but it may not be used (in any form, including, but not restricted to, reproduction, modification, and distribution) by any method or for any purpose extending beyond personal use or beyond the range authorized under law, without prior written authorization from Kao (UK) Limited. Please note that use of the Content without such prior authorization from Kao (UK) Limited may constitute infringement of copyright law and trademark law or violation of image rights and privacy.
Rights in connection with trademarks, logos, and service marks featured on the Website belong to the Kao Group, of which Kao (UK) Limited and affiliates are members, or rights-holders who have granted authorization for use to Kao (UK) Limited (collectively “rights-holders, etc.”). Trademarks, logos, and service marks featured on the Website may not be used without authorization from the said rights-holders, etc.
Links to the MegRhythm website are in principle unrestricted. We may, however, request to remove an incoming link, depending on the content of the website the link is coming from and/or the method by which the link is established. For further details, please see “Precautions regarding incoming Links” hereunder.
MegRhythm does not check on the websites of third parties with incoming links to the Website (“third-party websites”) and can provide no guarantees of any kind in this regard. We therefore bear no liability for any damage that may arise in connection with incoming links to the Website.
You are forbidden to link content to the MegRhythm website that contains any of the following content:
MegRhythm provides links from the Website to third-party websites for the convenience of customers. No content featured on third-party websites is guaranteed or authorized by MegRhythm. If you access those links, you will leave the MegRhythm website.
MegRhythm does not control these third-party websites and cannot represent that their policies and practices will be consistent with the MegRhythm Privacy Statement. MegRhythm therefore bears no liability or responsibility for the content of third-party websites or for any damage that may arise from a customer’s use of a third-party website.
MegRhythm publishes all information on this Website to the best of its knowledge and belief.
However, MegRhythm expressly disclaims any and all warranties whatsoever regarding the content, including, but not limited to, warranties with respect to accuracy, recency, validity, and safety. In no event whatsoever shall MegRhythm be held liable for any damages, losses, and/or troubles, etc. arising out of, or resulting from, the use of the Website.
Moreover, MegRhythm may change, modify, and/or delete, etc. the content of the Website, or may suspend or discontinue, etc. any aspect of the Website without any prior notice.
MegRhythm expressly disclaims any and all liability whatsoever for any damages incurred to customers herewith.
Source: Intage SRI Eye care products market Jan. 2018 – Dec. 2018 total sales value
KAO UK LTD
21 Holborn Viaduct
+44 (0)800 652 1496
Deborah Rix, Karen Frank, Bjorn Erich, Edward Barham, Herbert Tripp
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