Privacy
Policy

This Privacy Policy sets out how we, Hamamat African Beautycollect, store and use information about you when you use or interact with our website, hamamat.com.

This Privacy Policy went into effect on the date that it was last updated on December 18, 2019.

This section summarises how we obtain, store and use information about you. It is intended to provide a very general overview only. It is not complete in and of itself and it must be read in conjunction with the corresponding full sections of this Privacy Policy.

Summary
How we 
collect information
  • when you provide it to us (e.g. by contacting us , placing an order on our website or create an account).
  • Information we collect: name, contact details, shipping information.

information about how you use our website (e.g. which pages you have viewed, the time when you view them and what you clicked on, the geographical location from which you accessed our website (based on your IP address).

  • How we use your information: for administrative and business purposes (particularly to contact you and process orders you place on our website), to improve our business and website, to fulfill our contractual obligations,to analyse your use of our website, and in connection with our legal rights and obligations.
  • Disclosure of your information to third parties: only to the extent necessary to run our business, to our service providers, and to fulfill any contracts we enter into with you, and where required by law or to enforce our legal rights.
  • Do we sell your information to third parties (other than in the course of a business sale or purchase or similar event): No. We do not sell personal information, and we will not sell personal information except as described in this Privacy Policy or if we provide you with notice and a right to opt-out of such sale.
  • How long we retain your information: for no longer than necessary, taking into account any legal obligations we have (e.g. to maintain records for tax purposes), any other legal basis we have for using your information (e.g. your consent, performance of a contract with you or our legitimate interests as a business). For specific retention periods in relation to certain information which we collect from you, please see the main section below entitled How long we retain your information. 
  • How we secure your information: using appropriate technical and organisational measures such as storing your information on secure servers, encrypting transfers of data to or from our servers using Secure Sockets Layer (SSL) technology, encrypting payments you make on or via our website using Secure Sockets Layer (SSL) technology, only granting access to your information where necessary and by only trusted individuals that have been trained and briefed on appropriate handling of personal information.
  • Transfers of your information outside the European Economic Area: We are a company based in the Ghana. In certain circumstances we transfer your information outside of the European Economic Area , including to the following countries: The United States of America, Canada, Ireland, the United Kingdom. Where we do so, we will ensure appropriate safeguards are in place, including the third parties we use who transfer your information outside the European Economic Area have self-certified themselves as compliant with the EU-U.S. Privacy Shield.
  • Your rights under the GDPR in relation to your information
    • to access your information and to receive information about its use
    • to have your information corrected and/or completed
    • to have your information deleted
    • to restrict the use of your information
    • to receive your information in a portable format
    • to object to the use of your information
    • to withdraw your consent to the use of your information
    • to complain to a supervisory authority
  • Sensitive personal information: we do not collect sensitive personal information on you.  
  • Your California Privacy Rights
  • to request access to your personal information
  • to request deletion of your personal information
  • to request disclosures about your personal information
  • to direct us not to sell your personal information

You can contact the data controller by writing to Hamamat African Beauty, 31 Kofi Annan Annan Street, Accra –Ghana or sending an email to <a href=”mailto:support@hamamat.com”>support@hamamat.com</a>.

Our Details
Information that we collect on your visit
  • We collect and use information from website visitors in accordance with this section and the section entitled Disclosure and additional uses of your information.

    We may collect the following information about you through the use of our website:

    • Real name, alias, unique personal identifier, online identifier, Internet Protocol address, account name, driver’s license number, or other similar identifiers;
    • Physical characteristics;
    • Commercial information, or other purchasing or consuming histories or tendencies;
    • Internet or other electronic network activity information, including, but not limited to, browsing history, search history, and information regarding a consumer’s interaction with an Internet website, application, or advertisement;
    • Audio, electronic, visual, or similar information;
    • Inferences drawn from any of the information identified in this section to create a profile about you reflecting your preferences, characteristics, predispositions, behavior, and attitudes.
  • We use automated decision making and profiling on our website. We do not consider that this has any legal effect on you or significantly affects you.

    You have the right to object to our use of automated decision making and profiling described in this section. You can do that by opting-out of cookies and similar technologies in accordance with the method described in the relevant section below. If you do not want us to process your actual IP address (usually the IP address assigned to you by your Internet Service Provider) when you visit our website, you can use a Virtual Private Network (VPN) or a free service such as Tor.

    You can find out more about our use of cookies and similar technologies (including the legal basis on which we use them) and how to opt out from them in our cookies policy, which is available here: https://hamamat.com/policy

Our use of automated decision-making and profiling[3]
Automated decision making
  • Automated decision making is decision making by technological means (i.e. by a machine) without human involvement.

    Use of automated decision making for display advertising]

    We automate the display advertisements containing our products and services on other websites you visit, you based on the fact that you have visited our website using cookies. For further information on the cookies we use, please see our cookies policy which is available here: https://hamamat.com/policy

  •  Automatically displaying advertisements to individuals who have visited our website results in increased efficiencies and costs savings for us than manually displaying advertisements or displaying advertisements by different means.

Automated decision making
Disclosure and additional uses of your information
  • This section sets out the circumstances in which will disclose information about you to third parties and any additional purposes for which we use your information.

  • We use a number of third parties to provide us with services which are necessary to run our business or to assist us with running our business and who process your information for us on our behalf. These include the following:

    Your information will be shared with these service providers where necessary to provide you with the service you have requested, whether that is accessing our website or ordering goods and services from us.

    We do not display all the identities of all of our service providers publicly by name for security and competitive reasons. If you would like further information about the identities of our service providers, however, please contact us directly via our contact form or by email at support@hamamat.com and we will provide you with such information where you have a legitimate reason for requesting it (where we have shared your information with such service providers, for example).

Disclosure of your information to service providers
Legal basis for processing
  •  legitimate interests (Article 6(1)(f) of the General Data Protection Regulation).

  • where we share your information with these third parties in a context other than where is necessary to perform a contract (or take steps at your request to do so), we will share your information with such third parties in order to allow us to run and manage our business efficiently.

Legitimate interest relied on

Legal basis for processing

  • necessary to perform a contract and/or to take steps at your request prior to entering into a contract (Article 6(1)(b) of the General Data Protection Regulation).

  • we may need to share information with our service providers to enable us to perform our obligations under that contract or to take the steps you have requested before we enter into a contract with you.

Reason why necessary to perform a contract

Disclosure of your information to other third parties

  • We disclose your information to other third parties in specific circumstances, as set out below.

    Providing information to third parties such as Google Inc.  Google collects information through our use of Google Analytics on our website. Google uses this information, including IP addresses and information from cookies, for a number of purposes, such as improving its Google Analytics service. Information is shared with Google on an aggregated and anonymised basis. To find out more about what information Google collects, how it uses this information and how to control the information sent to Google, please see the following page: https://www.google.com/policies/privacy/partners/]

  •  our legitimate interests (Article 6(1)(f) of the General Data Protection Regulation).

Legal basis for processing

Legitimate interest(s)

  • meeting our contractual obligations to Google under our Google Analytics Terms of Service (https://www.google.com/analytics/terms/us.html)

    You can opt out of Google Analytics by installing the browser plugin here: https://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout

    Transfer and storage of your information

    Information collected by Google Analytics is stored outside the European Economic Area on Google’s servers in the United States of America.

    For further information about the safeguards used when your information is transferred outside the European Economic Area, see the section of this privacy policy below entitled Transfers of your information outside the European Economic Area.

  • Indicating possible criminal acts or threats to public security to a competent authority

    If we suspect that criminal or potential criminal conduct has been occurred, we will in certain circumstances need to contact an appropriate authority, such as the police. This could be the case, for instance, if we suspect that we fraud or a cyber crime has been committed or if we receive threats or malicious communications towards us or third parties.

    We will generally only need to process your information for this purpose if you were involved or affected by such an incident in some way.

Disclosure and use of your information for legal reasons
Legal basis for processing
  • our legitimate interests (Article 6(1)(f) of the General Data Protection Regulation).

  •  preventing crime or suspected criminal activity (such as fraud).

    In connection with the enforcement or potential enforcement our legal rights

    We will use your information in connection with the enforcement or potential enforcement of our legal rights, including, for example, sharing information with debt collection agencies if you do not pay amounts owed to us when you are contractually obliged to do so. Our legal rights may be contractual (where we have entered into a contract with you) or non-contractual (such as legal rights that we have under copyright law or tort law).

Legitimate
interests
Legal basis for processing
  • our legitimate interests (Article 6(1)(f) of the General Data Protection Regulation).

  • enforcing our legal rights and taking steps to enforce our legal rights.

    In connection with a legal or potential legal dispute or proceedings

    We may need to use your information if we are involved in a dispute with you or a third party for example, either to resolve the dispute or as part of any mediation, arbitration or court resolution or similar process.

Legitimate
interests
Legal basis for processing
  • our legitimate interests (Article 6(1)(f) of the General Data Protection Regulation).

  • resolving disputes and potential disputes.

    For ongoing compliance with laws, regulations and other legal requirements

    We will use and process your information in order to comply with legal obligations to which we are subject. For example, we may need to disclose your information pursuant to a court order or subpoena if we receive one.

Legitimate
interests
Legal basis for processing
  • our legitimate interests (Article 6(1)(f) of the General Data Protection Regulation).

  •  legal obligations to disclose information which are part of the laws of the United States of America.

Legal
Obligations