Northwest Cosmetic Labs

Privacy Policy



Northwest Cosmetic Laboratories ("NCL," "we" or "us") owns or controls this web site (the "Site"). This Privacy Policy only covers information collected at this Site, and does not cover any information collected at any other web site or offline by NCL (unless specifically stated).This Privacy Policy explains NCL's information collection practices at the Site, such as the types of information NCL collects regarding visitors to this Site and how we may use that information. Please review this Privacy Policy carefully. In addition, please review this Site's Terms of Use, which governs your use of this Site.

Gathering and Use of Personally Identifiable Information

This Site may collect your personally identifiable information ("Personally Identifiable Information"), such as your name and e-mail address, when you send us a message using the contact information provided at this Site's "Contact Us" page. NCL will use your Personally Identifiable Information: (i) to process and respond to your question, request or inquiry; (ii) as described at the time you submit your Personally Identifiable Information; or (iii) as otherwise described in this Privacy Policy.

Gathering and Use of Non-Personally Identifiable Information

When you visit this Site, our web servers automatically collect certain non-personally identifiable information related to your usage of this Site. This may include a visitor's "IP Address" (see below for more information on IP Addresses), operating system, browser type and referring web site URL (collectively, "Non-Personally Identifiable Information"). The collection of Non-Personally Identifiable Information serves multiple purposes, including allowing us to calculate the number of visitors to this Site, diagnose problems with our server and administer this Site. We may also use Non-Personally Identifiable Information to tailor and improve this Site and determine the applicable technology available to serve you the most appropriate version of a web page.

IP Addresses: An IP address is a number that is automatically assigned to you whenever you access the Internet and is often associated with the place where you enter the Internet like your ISP ("Internet Service Provider"), your company or your organization. This IP address may be the same each time you access the Internet or it may change. We may associate your IP address with the Personally Identifiable Information you provide or other information we collect.

Cookies and Web Beacons: Our web pages may utilize cookies, which are small data files that your web browser places on your computer when you visit a web site. Cookies may enable NCL to customize your user interface and facilitate your navigation through this Site. Depending on your browser, you may be able to reject cookies. You should be aware, however, that some features of this Site may not function properly if you reject cookies. NCL does not save Personally Identifiable Information in cookies, but we may link cookies to any Personally Identifiable Information or other information we collect. This Site may also utilize web beacons, pixel tags or similar technologies (as they become available), which are small graphic images that allow NCL and third parties to monitor and collect certain information about the viewer of a web page, web-based document or e-mail message, such as browser type. We use the information collected though this technology for a variety of purposes, such as counting web site visitors and monitoring Site traffic patterns.

Disclosure of Information to Third Parties

We may share your information with third parties in the following circumstances:

Non-Personally Identifiable Information: We may share your Non-Personally Identifiable Information, such as aggregate user statistics, with third parties.

Third parties providing services on our behalf: We may use third party vendors to perform certain services for us, such as web site hosting, sending e-mail or other communications or performing other administrative services. We may provide these companies with access to your information, including Personally Identifiable Information, but only to carry out the services they are performing for you or for NCL.

Safety, Legal Obligations: We may also transfer and disclose your information, including your Personally Identifiable Information, to third parties: (i) in the event we are required to respond to subpoenas, court orders, legal process or other valid law enforcement measures; (ii) at the request of governmental authorities conducting an investigation; (iii) to comply with a legal obligation; (iv) if in our good faith opinion such disclosure is required by law; (v) to protect and/or defend this Site's Terms of Use or other applicable Site policies; (vi) to protect the personal safety, rights, property or security of any individual; or (vii) to respond to an emergency.

Business Transfers: NCL may share information collected through this Site, including your Personally Identifiable Information, with its subsidiaries and affiliates. NCL also reserves the right to disclosure and transfer your information, including your Personally Identifiable Information: (i) to a subsequent owner, co-owner or operator of this Site or applicable database; or (ii) in connection with a corporate merger, consolidation, restructuring, the sale of substantially all of NCL's stock and/or assets or other corporate change, including, without limitation, during the course of any due diligence process.

Consent to Transfer

The Site is operated in the United States. If you are located in the European Union, Canada or elsewhere outside of the United States, please be aware that any information you provide to us will be transferred to the United States. By using the Site or providing us with your information, you consent to this transfer.


We incorporate reasonable safeguards to help protect and secure your Personally Identifiable Information. However, no data transmission over the Internet or electronic storage of information can be guaranteed to be 100% secure. Please note that we cannot ensure or warrant the security of any information you transmit to us, and you do so at your own risk.

Changes to the Privacy Policy

NCL may amend this Privacy Policy from time to time. If we make any substantial changes in the types of Personally Identifiable Information we collect or how we use it, we will inform you of such changes by posting a revised notice at this Site. Of course, unless you consent otherwise, we will use your Personally Identifiable Information consistent with the Privacy Policy in effect at the time you submitted your Personally Identifiable Information.

The Effective Date of this Privacy Policy is January 1, 2010.