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Coty Global Consumer Privacy Policy

Thank you for visiting Coty.

Trust is a cornerstone of our corporate mission. Coty is committed to maintaining your trust by protecting personal information that we collect and use.

This Global Consumer Privacy Policy (Privacy Policy) describes the information that Coty Inc. and its affiliated companies and subsidiaries (“Coty”) collects about you; how we use and protect this information; the choices you can make about how we use this information; and how you can correct or update your information.



Coty privacy practices are consistent with:

  • The European Union Data Protection Directive.
  • Fair information practices established by the Organization for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD).
  • The Asia Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) Privacy Framework.
  • Applicable country and local data protection laws, including Section 5 of the U.S. FTC Act.

Some country laws require country specific information in a privacy policy. Please click to read that information for those countries.

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Information Covered by This Policy

This Privacy Policy applies to consumer information, including personal information, collected and used by Coty.

By using Coty websites and mobile applications or otherwise providing your personal information to Coty, you agree to the collection, use and sharing of your information under this Policy. Please read this Privacy Policy carefully and contact us if you have any questions.

Personal information is information, or a combination of pieces of information, that could be used to identify you on an individual basis.

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Information Coty Collects

 We may collect information about you from a variety of sources. This includes information we collect directly from you; information we collect when you visit our sites, view our online content or use our mobile applications or other services; and information we collect about you from other sources.

Information we collect directly from you
We collect information directly from you when you choose to participate in our offers and programs, create an account on our websites or in our mobile applications, call or email us, or otherwise provide information directly to us. The following are examples of information we may collect directly from you:

  • Name.
  • Email address.
  • Postal address.
  • Username and password.
  • Telephone and/or fax number.
  • Date of birth.
  • Other household information about you and your family such as gender or product use preferences and/or behaviors.
  • Health information, such as health information related to product usage and medical history.
  • Biometrics collected during volunteer consumer research studies (such as facial expression recognition, heart rate, and skin condition).
  • Demographic information.
  • Payment information (such as a credit card).
  • Future communication preferences.
  • Contact information for friends you may wish us to contact.
  • Telephone number and recordings when you call our consumer line.

Information we collect when you visit our sites, view our online ads or promotions, or use our mobile applications or other services
We use cookies and other technologies to collect information when you visit our sites, view our online advertisements or promotions, or use our mobile applications or other services. The following are examples of information we may collect with these technologies: 
  • Information about your device browser and operating system.
  • IP address.
  • Web pages you view.
  • Links you click.
  • Coty emails you open.
Information collected through Mobile Applications
When you download our mobile applications to your mobile device we may also collect information that you provide. We also automatically collect information through our applications.

The following are examples of the types of information we may automatically collect through our applications:
  • Advertising ID or similar identifier.
  • Information about your device’s operating system.
  • Information about the way you use the application.

Your Choices about information collection through Mobile Applications

You can opt out of continued information collection by our mobile application by deleting the application from your device.

Precise Location Data

Our mobile applications may collect precise location information from your device if you consent to the collection of this information. We may use third-party service providers to provide location services using the location data you provide. You may opt out at any time to the continued collection of this information by adjusting the settings on your device.

Information Coty collects from other sources
We may obtain information from other sources, including commercially available sources. Examples of information we may collect from other sources are:
  • Name.
  • Postal address.
  • Email address.
  • Date of birth.
  • Income level.
  • Household information.
  • Your interests such as hobbies and pets.
  • Consumer and market research data.
  • Purchase behavior.
  • Publicly observed data or activities, such as blogs, videos, internet postings, and user generated content.

All of the information we collect about you may be combined to help us improve our communications with you and to develop world-class products and services.

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How Coty Uses This Information

Coty Business Purposes

We use the information we collect to provide you products, offers and services, to deliver to you advertisements, offers or other content tailored to your interests, and to conduct other Coty business operations.

The following are examples of how we may use the information we collect:

  • Answer your questions or respond to your requests.
  • Send samples, premiums, products and information.
  • Develop new products and services.
  • Enroll you in contests, programs, or offers that you request.
  • Create and manage your account.
  • Process payment for purchases or other services.
  • Protect against or identify possible fraudulent transactions.
  • Send you email and/or postal messages with information about Coty brands and other content we think may be of interest to you, including brand and service information from carefully selected business partners.
  • Develop and provide advertising tailored to your interests, including interest-based advertising.
  • Personalize your experience on our websites by presenting products and information tailored to you.
  • Allow you to participate in social sharing on our websites.
  • Analyze the use of our products, services and advertising.
  • Enforce our Terms and Conditions and otherwise manage our business.

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Information Sharing

The success of our business depends on your trust, and we do not sell your personal information to marketers outside of Coty. We share your personal information within Coty and as described in this Policy. We do not share personal information with marketers outside of Coty unless you consent to such sharing, or as described within this Policy.

Co-promotions with Carefully Selected Business Partners
Coty may collect personal and other information for a co-promotion or joint program with a business partner and share your information with that business partner. For these programs we will make clear at the point of collection that the information will be shared with Coty and the participating business partner and ask for your consent as required by applicable laws.

Third-party service providers
We rely on third-party service providers to perform a variety of business operations on our behalf. In so doing, we may need to share your personal information with them. We provide our service providers with only the personal information they need to perform the services we request, and we require that they protect this information and not use it for any other purpose.

For example, we may rely on a service provider to:

  • Fulfill your product and service requests and answer your questions.
  • Host our sites and deliver our email or other communications.
  • Mail product samples, contact contest winners, manage payments or take other actions on our behalf.
  • Analyze our data, sometimes combined with data from other sources, to send you communications.
  • Conduct research and analyze data to improve our products, services and sites.
  • Where permitted by law, combine personal information about you that Coty has collected with personal information about you that a business partner has collected so we can jointly send tailored promotional communications to you. In such instances, our business partner will not be permitted to use Coty data or the combined data for its own, independent marketing purposes. Our service provider will only be allowed to use the combined set of information to send you joint communications that we hope will be of interest to you. If you prefer not to receive these joint communications, you can always opt out by following the instructions provided in any such communication or through this Privacy Policy as indicated above.
  • Perform other services that we request.

Other situations.
We may disclose your personal information:
  • As part of the sale of a Coty brand to another company.
  • To protect and defend the rights and property of Coty (including enforcing our Terms and Conditions).
  • When required by law and/or government authorities.

Personal Information Retention Period
We will retain Personal Information for the period necessary to fulfill the purposes outlined in this Privacy Policy, unless a longer retention period is required or permitted by law.

Aggregated and non-personal information.
We share aggregated and/or anonymous information that does not identify you for Coty business purposes. For example, we may disclose the number of visitors to Coty sites or services. We may also share aggregated and/or anonymous information with our business partners for their own business purposes.

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Your Choices & Access to Your Information

 We give you choices about how we communicate with you.

Email Communications
You can stop receiving promotional email messages from Coty by following the opt-out instructions provided in any such message you receive.

Postal Mail
You can stop receiving promotional postal mail from Coty by following the opt-out instructions that may be included within those communications.

You can also stop receiving promotional email or postal communication through this Privacy Policy. Please click here to select your country and learn how to unsubscribe.

Mobile Text Messages
We only send you promotional mobile text messages if you explicitly ask to receive these (you opt in). You can stop receiving promotional text messages by following the instructions to opt out provided within that text messaging program.

PLEASE NOTE: We will honor your request to stop receiving promotional email, text and postal messages from Coty. However, we may continue to send you service-related communications such as emails confirming purchases through our websites. And we may keep information for record keeping, such as to ensure we fulfill consumer requests not to send particular types of messages.

We take steps to keep your personal information accurate. Many Coty programs provide access to view or update personal information you provided when you registered online. Check where you registered to learn if you can view or update your information there.

If information access and update are not available where you registered, click here to select your country and to learn how to access and/or update the personal information you provide to Coty. Coty does not charge for this service and responds to reasonable requests in an appropriate timeframe.

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Cookies and Other Technologies


Coty and our third-party service providers use a variety of technologies to assess how our sites or mobile applications are used, to personalize your experience and to deliver you advertising, including online content, tailored to your interests. Some technologies we may use include the following:

A cookie is a small file placed on your device when you visit a site that can be understood by the site that issued the cookie. We use the information collected by cookies to remember who you are to log you in and your preferences, to provide to you advertisements, offers or other content tailored to your interests and to assess how our sites are used. You can accept or decline cookies through your browser settings. To learn more, please look at the cookie settings available in your specific web browser(s).

Other Technologies
We use other technologies including web beacons and JavaScript that sometimes work together with cookies and other means within our mobile applications to uniquely identify your device. These other technologies help enable features on our websites and within our mobile applications.

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Interest-Based Advertising


You may receive interest-based advertisements, offers or other content as you interact with websites or mobile applications. Interest-based advertising is online advertising from Coty brands and/or from our carefully selected business partners that is tailored to your interests and sent to your device using a cookie or other identifier assigned to your device. These cookies or other identifiers are placed in general interest categories that we infer from information such as:

  • The web pages you view and links you click on Coty websites and other websites you visit.
  • Mobile applications you use.
  • The Coty brand emails you view and links you click in the email.
  • Demographic data.
  • Offline and online purchase data.

We have designed our interest-based advertising systems to deliver such ads to you based only on data that does not personally identify you.

We respect your privacy.
You can limit your receipt of interest-based ads on websites or in mobile applications by different means.

Your choices regarding receipt of interest-based advertising on websites
You can prevent your receipt of interest-based ads from Coty on websites by deleting and declining cookies in your browser(s). You can opt out from receiving interest-based advertising on websites from companies participating in the Network Advertising Initiative by visiting http://www.networkadvertising.org/choices/.

In the United States, Canada, Latin America and European Union you can visit the Ad Choices link here or on Wella websites in those countries, where you can choose to opt out from receiving interest-based ads on websites. In European Union countries you can visit the “About Cookies” links at the bottom of Wella websites in those countries, where you can choose to opt out from receiving interest-based ads on websites. Coty will honor that choice.

Your choices regarding receipt of interest-based advertising in mobile applications
Some newer mobile device operating systems allow you to limit the use of information to deliver interest-based advertising in mobile applications. You can check the settings on your device for such options in your devices’s operating system.

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Third-Party Advertising on Coty Sites

We may allow third parties, including business partners and ad networks, to display advertising on Coty sites. Some of these companies may recognize your device through cookies or other technologies each time they send you an online advertisement. This enables them to understand where you, or others who are using your computer saw their advertisement and to deliver ads that they believe are of interest to you.

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Links to Third Party Sites and Social Media


Coty sites may include links to third-party sites. Coty does not control these third-party sites, and we encourage you to read the privacy policy of every site you visit.

Social Networks and Third-Party Plug-ins
Our websites may include plugins from social networks or other third parties. An example of a plugin is the Facebook “Like” button. Where legally permitted, these plugins may communicate with and send information to the party that provided the plugin, even if you do not click on the plugin. This information may include your IP address, information about your browser and device, and the address of the web page you are visiting on our site. Loading, using or clicking the plugins may also place, read and transmit cookies. These cookies may contain a unique identifier the social network or third party assigns to you. The loading, functionality and your use of the plugins are governed by the privacy policy and terms of the party that provided the plugin.

Social Network and Third-Party Login
Our websites may allow you to log in using a social network or other third-party account. An example of a third-party login is “Log in with Facebook.” Logging into one of our sites with your social network or other third-party account may allow us to gather information that you give us permission to access from that social network or third party. The login feature may also transfer information to the social network or third party, such as your username and password, to authenticate you. The social network or third party may also automatically collect information such as your IP address, information about your browser and device, and the address of the web page you are visiting on our site. The login feature may also place and read cookies from that third party that may contain a unique identifier the social network or other third party assigns to you. The functionality of and your use of the login is governed by the privacy policy and terms of the party that provided the login functionality.

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User Generated Content

Some Coty sites and applications enable users to submit their own content for contests, blogs, videos, and other functions. Please remember that any information you submit or post as user-generated content to Coty sites become public information. You should exercise caution when deciding to disclose your personal, financial or other information in such submissions or posts. Coty cannot prevent others from using such information in a manner that may violate this Privacy Policy, the law, or your personal privacy and safety. Coty is not responsible for the results of such postings.

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Information Security

Coty is committed to keeping personal information secure. We have implemented technical, administrative and physical procedures designed to protect personal information from loss, misuse or alteration.

We limit access to personal information to those who have a business need. We keep personal information only for so long as deemed reasonably necessary.

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Information Transfer

Coty may transfer your personal information within Coty and/or to other third parties, such as our third-party service providers. Your personal information may be transferred to, stored, and processed in a country other than the one in which it was collected. This may include the United States. When we do so, we transfer the information in compliance with applicable data protection laws.

We have implemented procedures and controls to help ensure that personal information is protected no matter what country it is stored in or transferred to.

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Children's Online Privacy

We do not intend to collect personal information online from children under 13 or as defined by local legal requirements.

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Contact Coty

If you have questions or concerns regarding your privacy, please contact Coty directly. Click here to select your country and be linked to the correct postal and/ or e-mail address to use.

You can also write to us at:
Coty Inc.
350 Fifth Avenue, 17th Floor
New York, NY 10118

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Changes to This Privacy Policy

We will post changes to this Privacy Policy and indicate the effective date when this Privacy Policy is updated. If we make any material changes to this Privacy Policy, we will notify you by sending an e-mail to the e-mail address you most recently provided us or by posting notice of the changes on this site.

Last updated: October, 2016

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Country Specific Information



Les informations que vous nous communiquez sont utilisées à des fins de prospection et de fidélisation et/ou pour vous faire éventuellement parvenir des informations sur nos produits ou ceux d’autres sociétés. Elles pourront être temporairement transférées hors Union Européenne pour qualification, hébergement.

Vous disposez d’un droit d’accès, de rectification et d’opposition aux informations qui vous concernent. Pour exercer ce droit, contactez :

Wella France SAS
TSA 93300
163 Quai Aulagnier
92665 Asnieres Cedex

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Coty nimmt die Belange des Datenschutzes sehr ernst. Es ist uns ein besonderes Anliegen, dass die Privatsphäre unserer Kunden bei der Nutzung unserer Services angemessen geschützt ist und die geltenden datenschutzrechtlichen Bestimmungen, insbesondere die Vorgaben des Bundesdatenschutzgesetzes (BDSG) sowie des Telemediengesetzes (TMG), eingehalten sind.

Verantwortliche Stelle für die Verarbeitung Ihrer personenbezogenen Daten in Deutschland ist die HFC Prestige Service Germany GmbH.

Wir verarbeiten und nutzen Ihre personenbezogenen Daten nur, sofern Ihre Einwilligung vorliegt oder eine Rechtsvorschrift die Verarbeitung oder Nutzung erlaubt. Sie können der werblichen Nutzung Ihrer Daten jederzeit widersprechen und eine erteilte Einwilligung in die Erhebung und Verwendung Ihrer Daten mit Wirkung für die Zukunft ganz oder teilweise widerrufen. In diesem Fall werden wir Ihre Daten in dem von Ihnen gewünschten Umfang löschen bzw. diese für eine weitere werbliche Verwendung sperren. Wenden Sie sich hierfür bitte an die HFC Prestige Service Germany GmbH (Adresse siehe nachfolgend).

Wenn und soweit für Zwecke der Werbung, der Marktforschung und/oder zur bedarfsgerechten Gestaltung unserer Services Nutzungsprofile unter Verwendung von Pseudonymen erstellt werden, erfolgt dies nur, soweit Sie einer entsprechenden Verwendung ihrer Daten nicht widersprochen haben. Die Nutzungsprofile werden zu keiner Zeit mit anderweitig gespeicherten Daten zu Ihrer Person zusammengeführt. Zur Geltendmachung von Widersprüchen gegen diese Verwendungen tragen Sie sich bitte über die jeweils zur Verfügung stehenden Widerspruchsfunktionen aus bzw. verwenden Sie entsprechende Opt-Out-Optionen.

Wir setzen technische und organisatorische Sicherheitsmaßnahmen ein, um Ihre durch uns verwalteten personenbezogenen Daten gegen zufällige oder vorsätzliche Manipulationen, Verlust, Zerstörung oder gegen den Zugriff unberechtigter Personen zu schützen. Ihre Daten werden nur solange gespeichert, wie dies für die Erbringung unserer Leistungen erforderlich ist bzw. wir gesetzlich oder rechtlich zur Aufbewahrung verpflichtet sind.

Sie haben jederzeit das Recht, Auskunft über Ihre bei uns gespeicherten Daten zu erhalten. Sollten Ihre Daten falsch oder zu Unrecht von uns gespeichert sein, werden wir diese gerne berichtigen, sperren bzw. löschen. Auskunftswünsche, Widerrufs-/Widerspruchserklärungen, Beschwerden, Fragen oder Anregungen zum Datenschutz richten Sie bitte an folgende Adresse:

HFC Prestige Service Germany GmbH
Berliner Allee 65,
64295 Darmstadt,

Die Einhaltung der datenschutzrechtlichen Grundsätze und der technisch-organisatorischen Sicherheitsvorkehrungen wird durch unseren Datenschutzbeauftragten überwacht. Bei Fragen zum Datenschutz steht dieser Ihnen gerne unter o.g. Adresse zur Verfügung.

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Ai sensi e per gli effetti del D.Lgs. 196/2003 sulla privacy, ti informiamo che, nel caso tu fornisca i tuoi dati navigando all'interno di questo sito, i dati medesimi potranno essere trattati, con mezzi elettronici,direttamente o anche attraverso terzi, per le seguenti finalita'

  1. effettuare ricerche di mercato e sondaggi, anche on-line;
  2. inviare materiale informativo, pubblicitario, promozionale e/o commerciale, sia per via e-mail che via posta, relativo sia alla Coty che ai suoi prodotti;
  3. effettuare eventuale attivita' di vendita diretta;
  4. effettuare comunicazioni commerciali interattiva
  5. partecipare a giochi e concorsi
  6. sviluppare comunicazione personalizzata

I dati potranno inoltre essere comunicati a societa' controllate, collegate e/o partecipate dalla Coty, o comunque facenti parte del gruppo Coty in Italia e/o all'estero (anche paesi extra UE), nonche' a societa' terze che effettuino attivita' di trattamento dati per conto della Coty stessa, fermi restando i livelli di sicurezza utilizzati per proteggerli ed i fini per i quali sono trattati.

In nessun caso i dati saranno ceduti a Societa' terze senza il tuo preventivo consenso.

In relazione al trattamento dei dati, potrai altresi' esercitare in qualunque momento i diritti previsti dall'art. 7 del D. Lgs. 196/2003, rivolgendoti a

Labocos S.r.l.
Viale Giorgio Ribotta 11
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Overeenkomstig de Wet van 6 juli 2000 houdende regels inzake de bescherming van persoonsgegevens heeft u het recht tot toegang, verbetering en verzet van uw persoonlijke gegevens. De verantwoordelijke voor de bewerking van uw gegevens in Nederland is de venootschap HFC Prestige International Netherlands B.V. 

Indien u hierover meer informatie wilt, kunt u schrijven naar:
HFC Prestige International Netherlands B.V. 
Postbus 1345
3000 BH Rotterdam



Os seus dados pessoais serão recolhidos e inseridos pela Wella Prestige Products Portugal S.A. (de ora em diante abreviadamente designada por Coty) num ficheiro automatizado para realização de actividades de marketing, incluindo informá-lo e pedir a sua opinião sobre produtos, ofertas e serviços da Coty e realizar estudos de mercado, através de qualquer meio, incluindo por e-mail ou SMS ou MMS, assim como realizar tratamento de dados com o objetivo de adequar as nossas comunicações ao seu perfil de consumo. De igual forma, os seus dados poderão ser utilizados para lhe enviar informação relativa a terceiras empresas relacionadas com os setores de comunicação, ócio e grande consumo.O preenchimento dos dados é obrigatório. Caso pretenda vir a ter acesso aos seus dados ou deseje que os mesmos sejam rectificados, alterados ou eliminados deverá dirigir-se à Coty (Ref. Dados Pessoais) pelos seguintes meios: (i) email: https://coty.com/contact-information; ou por (ii) carta, Rue da Fonte da Caspolima, Quinta da Fonte, 6 Edif Alvares Cabral, 2774 527 Paco de Arcos. Os dados recolhidos poderão ser transmitidos a outras empresas (designadamente, outras sociedades do grupo Coty), sedeadas em Portugal ou no estrangeiro, para realização de actividades de marketing. Caso deseje opor-se a tal cedência deverá assinalar este campo. Nos termos legais, a Coty adoptou medidas para assegurar que os dados facultados sejam protegidos contra o acesso ou utilização por terceiros não autorizados. Todavia, a Coty chama a atenção para a existência de um risco residual de acesso não autorizado na internet.

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Sus datos serán incorporados a los ficheros de las compañías Coty para informarle y pedir su opinión sobre ésta o nuevas ofertas relativas a los productos y servicios de las citadas sociedades y realizar estudios de mercado, a través de cualquier medio, incluso e-mail o SMS, así como para realizar tratamientos con el objeto de adecuar nuestras comunicaciones a su perfil particular. Asimismo, sus datos podrán ser utilizados por las empresas anteriormente indicadas para enviarle información relativa a terceras empresas relacionadas con los sectores de telecomunicaciones, ocio y gran consumo. Si desea acceder a sus datos, rectificarlos, cancelarlos, oponerse a su tratamiento o que los mismos no sean utilizados para ofrecerle información de las empresas anteriormente mencionadas o de terceras empresas, diríjase a 

HFC Prestige Products S.A.U, Avenida de Bruselas, 24, Alcobendas, 28108 Madrid, Spain

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