What information may be collected and the means of collection
Your information may be collected in several ways, including: when you provide information to us, when information is collected automatically, or when information is shared with us by a third party.
- Information you provide to us through one of our websites or the website of one of our promotional or advertising partners
We collect information, including personal information such as name, date-of-birth, mailing address, and email address, when you provide it through registration to receive emails, request information, submit comments, submit product reviews or participate in a promotion (e.g., contest or sweepstakes) or survey. For example, if you are on the website of a TV network, viewing SC Johnson content such as a product promotion, and you opt-in to receive information from SC Johnson, the TV network website will submit to us the information you provided so we may contact you as requested.
If a SC Johnson website offers shopping or other commercial services, you will use an order-form to request information, products and services. The order-form may ask you to provide financial information like account or credit card numbers. This information is transmitted to us through a secured browsing session. Do not send us any financial information outside the secured browsing session.
Providing personal information to us is purely optional. However, if you refuse to provide details that are essential (e.g., as may be identified in a registration form), it would be impossible to use some of the features and functions of the website and/or to benefit from our services or promotions (for instance, by not being able to participate in a sweepstakes or contest).
- Information collected automatically when you visit one of our websites or the website of one of our promotional or advertising partners
We, as well as any third-party advertisers and/or service providers, may place cookies, beacons or other tracking technologies in your browser to automatically collect general non-personal information when you visit one of our websites (more on cookies, beacons, and how to stop automated collection later in this Privacy Notice). Your IP addresses, which in some jurisdictions may be considered personal information, may also be collected through the use of automated technology – see more regarding the collection of IP addresses and the ability to associate browsing habits with your individual personal computer in this section below.
In cases when you are on the website of one of our promotional or advertising partners, our cookies or beacons are placed on your computer via SC Johnson content that you may be viewing (e.g., a product promotion or advertisement).
Information collected by cookies or beacons may be used by us or our promotional or advertising partners to deliver targeted advertising to you. The practice of displaying advertisements on the websites of unrelated companies is called third party ad serving or targeted advertising (more on on-line advertising in unrelated websites (third party ad serving or targeted advertising) and how to stop its delivery later in this Privacy Notice).
The type of information that may be collected automatically includes:
- internet browser type
- computer type
- IP address**
- **NOTE: An IP address is a number that is assigned to your computer by your Internet Service Provider (ISP) so you can access the internet. Some ISPs assign a new IP address every time you access the internet while other ISPs assign you the same number every time you access the internet. In instances when you are assigned the same IP address, it is possible for information about your browsing habits to be associated with your individual personal computer.
- operating system
- webpages visited
- links clicked
- date and time of visits
This information helps us provide a better website experience by diagnosing problems with our servers, evaluating site navigation and better understanding the demographics of our site visitors so we can provide more relevant content, functionality and offers.
- Information shared with us by a third party
We may receive information about you from other sources such as public databases, data aggregators or companies/websites where you have consented to have your information shared with other companies. For example, if you are on the website of a TV network viewing content from a TV show, you may have an opportunity to sign-up to receive periodic communication/news about the TV show. While you are registering, the TV network also may ask you if you would like to have your information shared with the TV network’s partners. If you consent to do so and SC Johnson is one of the TV network partners then we may receive some of your information.
We may also receive information about you from social networking sites if you or other users (e.g., your “friends”) give us access to your profiles, comments, or “connections”, if you “like” us, or if you choose to participate in a SC Johnson sponsored page or program residing in a social networking site (e.g., SC Johnson’s Facebook page). The type of information that we may receive includes lists of your friends, comments you have shared, groups and location.
How we use information
We may use information to:
To the extent that you provide us with financial information in connection with shopping or commercial services, we will use the financial information to bill you for products and/or services. By submitting your credit card and related personal information, you are authorizing our store to give that information to the merchant and credit card company for order confirmation and fulfillment.
- respond to your questions and requests,
- provide you with information about our company, products, services, promotions and other special offers, including through the delivery of targeted advertising,
- personalize your website experience through tailored content, ads and offers,
- communicate with you about your account and other matters, and in our discretion, changes to any SC Johnson policy that may affect you,
- conduct research and analysis related to, and manage and improve, our websites, products, services, advertising, promotions and sales, including, for example, to make our websites easier to use with better content by understanding how people use our websites, products and services,
- process transactions,
- administer programs and promotions for which you sign up, including sweepstakes and contests,
- implement other activities disclosed at the time you provide your information,
- implement social networking features you have activated, and/or
- combine all the information we collect or receive about you for any of the foregoing purposes.
How we safeguard information
We take information security seriously and use industry-accepted security measures to help protect your personal information from unauthorized access, alteration, loss, or misuse. For example, we store personal information on computer systems with limited access and these systems are located in controlled facilities. When we transmit very confidential information (e.g., a credit card number) over the internet, we protect it through the use of data encryption methods.
Please remember not to ever send your credit card numbers, social security, or any personal passwords through unsecured email. Also remember not to ever share your passwords, never leave your computer unattended, and always log-out when you are done using it.
What laws govern the operation of SC Johnson’s websites and international transfers of personal information
Our websites are governed and operated in accordance with the laws of the United States, while designed to be compatible with the laws of the countries in which we operate.
Because we are an international business, the computer servers that support our websites and process your personal information may be located outside the country from which you accessed our websites and your information was collected. Consequently, your personal information may be processed, maintained and/or transferred abroad in and to another country that does not have the same privacy laws as your country of residence. If so, we will handle your personal information in accordance with this Privacy Notice.
Be aware that by using our websites or providing us with information, you are: (a) agreeing that our websites are subject to the laws of the United States, and (b) consenting to the collection, processing, maintenance and transfer of such information in and to the United States and/or other countries.
Note that the laws of certain countries may require that we set out specific information in this Privacy Notice as it relates to such countries. Click below to read that information for those countries. Such country-specific information applies to this Privacy Notice and information collected online by SC Johnson only if and to the extent the laws of the applicable jurisdiction require such application.
Information about SC Johnson’s participation in US-EU and US-Swiss Safe Harbor
SC Johnson complies with the US-EU Safe Harbor Framework and US-Swiss Safe Harbor Framework as established by the U.S. Department of Commerce regarding the collection, use, and retention of personal information from European Union member countries and Switzerland. SC Johnson has certified that it adheres to the Safe Harbor Principles of notice, choice, onward transfer, security, data integrity, access, and enforcement. To learn more about the Safe Harbor program, and to view our certification page, please visit http://safeharbor.export.gov/companyinfo.aspx?id=10216.
In compliance with the US-EU and US-Swiss Safe Harbor Principles, SC Johnson commits to resolve complaints about your privacy and our collection and use of your personal information. European Union or Swiss citizens with inquires or complaints regarding this Privacy Notice should first contact SC Johnson at:
c/o S.C. Johnson & Son, Inc. - Privacy Inquiries
1525 Howe Street MS048
Racine, WI 53403
SC Johnson has further committed to refer unresolved privacy complaints under the US-EU and US-Swiss Safe Harbor Principles to an independent dispute resolution mechanism, the BBB EU SAFE HARBOR, operated by the Council of Better Business Bureaus. If you do not receive timely acknowledgement of your complaint, or if your complaint has not been satisfactorily addressed by SC Johnson, please visit the BBB EU SAFE HARBOR web site at http://www.bbb.org/us/safe-harbor-complaints for more information and to file a complaint.
How we will inform you of changes to this Privacy Notice
Please note that we reserve the right to change this Privacy Notice, at any time. To the extent that we make material changes, we will seek to provide you with reasonable notice of the changes. Changes will be effective immediately upon the posting of the revised Privacy Notice on our corresponding website. Please check back from time to time.
How you can communicate with us about this Privacy Notice or your personal information
If you have any questions or concerns about this Privacy Notice or your personal information, please let us know by contacting us at the below email and mail addresses and your request will be handled by our customer service center in the United States:
By email: PrivacyInquiries@scj.com
By mail: c/o S.C. Johnson & Son, Inc. - Privacy Inquiries
1525 Howe Street MS048
Racine, WI 53403
Note that the applicable laws of certain countries may grant you rights, including, if applicable in your jurisdiction, the right to request us:
- to provide you with information about our processing, including information on the source from which we obtained your personal information, how we process your personal information and to obtain a copy of the personal information we have about you
- to correct or update your personal information
- not to contact you in the future
- to delete your personal information
- to stop the processing of your personal information
- to notify any change or requirement of deletion to a third party to which your personal information has been passed
Not all such rights may be applicable in your jurisdiction; SC Johnson will comply with applicable laws.
Please be aware that in accordance with our routine record keeping, at our discretion and from time-to-time, we may delete records that contain personal information.
Country Specific Information
The following country-specific information applies to this Privacy Notice and information collected online by SC Johnson only to the extent the laws of the applicable jurisdiction require such application.
To the extent required by applicable Australian law, we will take such steps as are reasonable to ensure an overseas recipient to whom we disclose your personal information complies with applicable Australian law in relation to your personal information. This may not apply, for example, where you have provided consent in accordance with Australian law.
If you request information about our processing of your personal information and we are not required to provide you such information under applicable Australian law we will instead provide you with written notice of this.
In the alternative of correcting or updating your personal information as requested by you, we may instead provide you written notice of this and you may further request us to associate with your personal information a statement that the information is inaccurate, out-of-date, incomplete, irrelevant or misleading and we will take reasonable steps to associate such statement with your personal information.
Also note that applicable Australian law may grant you the right to request further information about how we deal with a privacy complaint. If you have questions regarding the foregoing, or any complaints about an alleged breach of privacy laws in Australia, please contact us as indicated in this Privacy Notice.
La información personal recopilada por SC Johnson se tramitará de conformidad con la Ley N.° 25.326 de la República Argentina. Tomamos la seguridad de la información en serio y utilizamos medidas de seguridad aceptadas por la industria para ayudar a proteger su información personal de acceso no autorizado, alteración, pérdida o uso indebido, todo ello de conformidad con la Resolución N.° 11/2006 de la Autoridad Nacional de Protección de Datos de Argentina, y las Secciones 9 y 10 de la Ley N.º 25.326.
En cuanto a los derechos de privacidad específicos concedidos en virtud de la Ley N.° 25.326, usted tiene derecho a ejercerlos a través de solicitudes formuladas de forma gratuita en intervalos de seis meses, a menos que exista una razón legítima para un acceso más frecuente, como se define en la Sección 14, párrafo 3 de la Ley N.° 25.326. Con el fin de poder proporcionar una respuesta a su solicitud, debe enviarnos la información suficiente para que podamos identificarlo, además de su información personal. Vamos a responder a sus solicitudes de acuerdo con los artículos 14 y 16 de la Ley N.° 25.326. La Autoridad de Protección de Datos Nacional de Argentina, en su función de Agencia de Control responsable de hacer cumplir la Ley N.° 25.326, tiene la atribución de recibir las denuncias y quejas presentadas en relación con una violación de las normas de protección de datos personales.
Your personal information may be maintained in or be accessible from our offices at Racine, Wisconsin, USA and other locations outside of Canada. You should be aware that privacy laws in such countries differ from the Canadian privacy laws and that in some countries your personal information may be accessed by law enforcement authorities or the courts. If you would like to obtain more information about our policies and practices with respect to processing your personal information in such countries, please contact us as indicated in this Privacy Notice.
You can also learn more about third party ad serving and how to limit related advertisements at http://youradchoices.ca/, the official website of the Digital Advertising Alliance of Canada’s Self-Regulatory Program for Online Behavioural Advertising.
Vos informations personnelles peuvent être conservées dans nos bureaux ou être accessibles depuis ceux-ci, situés à Racine, dans le Wisconsin, aux États-Unis et autres sites en dehors du Canada. Vous devez savoir que les lois sur le respect de la vie privée dans ces pays diffèrent des lois canadiennes sur le respect de la vie privée, et que dans certains pays, des autorités d’application de la loi ou les tribunaux peuvent accéder à vos informations personnelles. Si vous souhaitez obtenir plus d’informations sur nos politiques et pratiques relatives au traitement de vos informations personnelles dans ces pays, veuillez nous contacter, comme indiqué dans le présent Avis de confidentialité.
Pour de plus amples informations au sujet des annonces publicitaires émanant de tiers et sur la façon de les limiter, consultez http://youradchoices.ca/fr/, le site internet officiel du programme d’autoréglementation sur la publicité comportementale en ligne de l’Alliance de la publicité numérique du Canada.
Tenga en cuenta que los sitios mexicanos no están destinados a niños menores de 18 años. Si usted es menor de 18 años, por favor, no proporcione información de ningún tipo. No recopilamos información personal de ninguna persona que sabemos que es menor de 18 años de edad.
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