"Personal Information" is information through which you can be identified. MICHELE only collects Personal Information that you voluntarily provide to us. The Personal Information that MICHELE collects through our Website depends on the nature of your activities, including, but not limited to, whether you complete a survey, contact us for information, register for a promotion, join a forum, download software, request a catalog, sign up for a newsletter, and apply for a job, create an account on the Website and proceed through the checkout process on the Website. Personal Information that MICHELE may collect from you when you participate in these activities may include your name, address, email address, your employer, phone number, your login and password, order information, and comments that may identify you, and other information that you voluntarily provide.
MICHELE uses your Personal Information to identify you, to respond to your online email requests, to register you for certain activities/access on the Website at your request, and to confirm that registration, to help identify you in the event you lose your password, to respond to catalog requests, to process your entry in promotions, to process survey results, to notify you of changes made to the Website policies, and to otherwise maximize your access to our online services and products, and order processing/fulfillment. If you choose not to give us your Personal Information, you can still use most of our Website, however, you will not be able to send us email inquiries, access certain features/sections, complete a survey, register online for giveaways, or make an online purchase. In furtherance of the foregoing uses, your Personal Information may also be shared with MICHELE'S employees, agents, representatives, and selected third party service providers or partners as set forth further below) who will be under an obligation to MICHELE to use reasonable care to keep this information confidential and are prohibited from using your Personal Information for any purpose other than in connection with the services they provide to us.
MICHELE may hire companies to help deliver products or services, like a shipping company that delivers a package or a company that helps facilitate our direct marketing communications. In those instances, there is a need to share your Personal Information with these contracted companies. Your opt-out choices below will not apply to sharing of your information by MICHELE with any of these companies. Where we engage service providers that use Personal Information on behalf of us we will use reasonable measures to contractually ensure that Personal Information is only used for the purposes defined by us and (provided that your Personal Information is subject to the Privacy Shield) we will remain liable for the requirement that processing of Personal Information by a service provider is consistent with our instructions unless we are not responsible for such inconsistent processing.
We may contact you for direct marketing purposes per e-mail, mail, or via other electronic communication methods (e.g. social media) unless you have opted-out from receiving further direct marketing messages (see below for your opt-out options). For certain types of direct marketing methods (e.g. text messaging), we will obtain your explicit consent prior to sending you direct marketing messages.
In the event that you enter into a sweepstakes or other giveaway, your Personal Information may be shared according to the rules of that particular sweepstakes, giveaway or promotion.
MICHELE may on occasion share a portion of our postal mailing list with other reputable organizations not owned or affiliated with MICHELE. If you do not want your name and address shared with other organizations or you no longer wish to receive MICHELE catalogs, please contact us at 800-522-TIME. You may also contact us via email (please include your exact name and mailing address as shown on your catalog) at service@MICHELE.com.
In addition to the foregoing uses, MICHELE may also disclose Personal Information:
have provided to us or any third parties in the context of other, separately operated, operations or in connection with unrelated products or services.
"General Information" is information we collect through your connection and interaction with our Website. General Information does not identify you, personally - for instance, we can't identify your name or address from your Internet browser address, but we can use General Information to compile statistics about visitors to our Website and preferences of our visitors. General Information we collect when you visit our Website includes the domain and host from which you access the Internet (ex: aol.com), the Internet protocol address ("IP Address") of the computer you are using (this is the number used by computers on a network to identify them to other computers), the browser software you are using, the operating system you are using, the date and time that you access our Website, the specific pages you visit at our Website, the number of visits you make to our Website, the number of visits to specific pages you make at our Website, and products or services viewed at our Website.
Cookies and Web Beacons
Web beacons are clear image files that may be placed on a website to monitor the behavior of visiting users of the website. Web beans are used in conjunction with cookies to assist in passing along the same type of General Information, such as the IP address, time, and duration that a web page was viewed, the type of browser that retrieved the image, and previously set cookie values.
Our Website collects information through a variety of technical methods, including cookies and web beacons. These methods may involve the transmission of information either directly to us or to another party authorized by us to collect information on our behalf. We may use the information collected through these technical methods for many purposes, including delivering content, tracking or enhancing your experience on our Website. We may also use technical methods to analyze the traffic patterns on the Website or third party websites, such as the frequency with which you visit certain parts of the Website or third party websites. In HTML e-mails that we send you, we may use technical methods for a number of purposes, including: to determine whether you have opened or forwarded those e-mails and/or clicked on links in those e-mails, to customize the display of banner advertisements, and to determine whether you have made an inquiry or purchase in response to a particular e-mail. These technical methods may enable us to collect and use information in a form that is personally identifiable.
You can set your browser to notify you when you receive a cookie, giving you the option to accept or reject it. You may not be able to conduct some transactions or use some services on our Website if you disable your browser from accepting cookies.
MICHELE has implemented a variety of security measures to prevent the unauthorized release of, access to, or use of Personal Information collected through our Website. For example, we store your Personal Information on computer servers that are located in controlled facilities and that have limited access. We have set up technical security measures such as browser encryption, routers and firewalls to safeguard Personal Information against unauthorized access. Our servers are located in the United States. Please be advised, however, that no security system is impenetrable/fail-proof. The secure servers are not generally accessible by unauthorized third parties, but could become accessible in the event of a security breach. MICHELE has no control over the security of computers or other electronic devices of others or over means you use to send emails and submit information to MICHELE over the Internet. Therefore, MICHELE cannot ensure safety regarding the disclosure or interception of your information before it is received by MICHELE.
CHILDREN'S ONLINE PRIVACY PROTECTION ACT ("COPPA"):
We do not knowingly collect, maintain, or use Personal Information from our Website from children under the age of 13. We request that persons under the age of 13 not use our Website without supervision from a responsible adult. We will never request Personal Information from a child under the age of 13 without verifiable parental consent. If we become aware that a child under the age of 13 has sent Personal Information to us without prior parental consent, we will remove his or her Personal Information from our files.
Links to Other Materials
To change the email address you have provided to MICHELE, please email service@MICHELE.com and let our Customer Care agents take care of updating your email address. Other Personal Information collected through MICHELE is not currently accessible to you online. To review your Personal Information, or, if you believe that any Personal Information collected by MICHELE about you is not correct or has changed, please send an e-mail message to service@MICHELE.com explaining the correction or change and provide any relevant confirmation or reference number.
you make will not apply in situations where (a) you either have made, simultaneously make, or later make a specific request for information from MICHELE or voluntarily
enter into a contest, survey or other promotion being hosted by MICHELE, (b) MICHELE uses your Personal Information for operational or non-promotional uses such as completing
transactions requested by you, sharing your Personal Information with our marketing partners to enhance your experience on the Website, or to send you administrative
about other persons (however, these persons will have the opportunity to opt-out of receiving promotional materials).
To the maximum extent permitted by applicable law, if you do not exercise your opt-out or "do not share" choices upon registration on the Website, it may take up to ninety (90) days for your opt-out choices to be fully effective.
Access to your Personal Information & Your Rights
To review your Personal Information, or, if you believe that any Personal Information collected by MICHELE about you is not correct or has changed, please send an e-mail message to service@MICHELE.com explaining the correction or change and provide any relevant confirmation or reference number. We encourage you to address any concerns you may have regarding your information or our use of your Personal Information by using the contact details provided directly above, or below in the section entitled "How to Contact Us". If your Personal Data is subject to the Privacy Shield you can also address your concern regarding the use of your Personal Information to the Direct Marketing Association (DMA) free of charge. Please see the DMA contact information in the section below entitled "How to Contact Us". In cases where the issue cannot be resolved by us or through the alternative dispute resolution proceedings you may invoke binding arbitration as further described in the Privacy Shield website, see the section entitled "Privacy Shield" below.
All material on the Website, including, without limitation, all informational text, design of and "look and feel," layout, photographs, graphics, audio, video, messages, interactive messaging design and functions, files, documents, images or other materials on our Website (collectively, the "materials"), whether publicly posted or privately transmitted, as well as all derivative works, are owned by MICHELE and/or its affiliates and subsidiaries (collectively, "MICHELE") or other parties that have licensed to or otherwise permitted their material to be used by MICHELE, and are protected by copyright, trademark and other intellectual property laws. MICHELE disclaims any proprietary interest in trademarks, service marks, logos, slogans, domain names and trade names other than its own. Trademarks, logos, images and service marks displayed on the Website are the property of either MICHELE or other third parties. You agree not to display or use such marks without MICHELE'S prior written permission.
The materials on the Website may not be copied, reproduced, republished, uploaded, posted, transmitted, or distributed in any way, including by e-mail or other electronic means without prior written consent. Any modification of the materials, use of the materials on any website or networked computer environment, or use of the materials without prior written consent for any purpose other than personal, non-commercial use is a violation of the copyright, trademark, and other proprietary rights in the materials and is expressly prohibited.
All rights not expressly granted herein by MICHELE to you are reserved by MICHELE and/or its licensors.
MICHELE provides a variety of information on its Website, such as information on store locations, distributors, email offers, products, shipping, and the like. MICHELE will use commercially reasonable efforts to provide accurate and updated information. However, MICHELE cannot and does not guarantee the accuracy of such information. Furthermore, MICHELE may provide a Job Opportunities section on the Website for your information. Information, such as title, benefits, status, etc., regarding any positions listed in the Job Opportunities section is informational only and is subject to change without notice. Finally, through its web sites, MICHELE may provide the capability for you to upload and download files from/to your computer. Although MICHELE takes the security precautions outlined above, there can be no guarantee that files you download from the Website will be corruption free, will not be intercepted by pirates, or will meet your needs and expectations.
THIS POLICY IS INTENDED TO COMPLY FULLY WITH THE REQUIREMENTS OF THE ONLINE COPYRIGHT INFRINGEMENT LIABILITY LIMITATION ACT AND THE DIGITAL MILLENNIUM COPYRIGHT ACT.
Notifications of any claim of copyright infringement should be sent to MICHELE'S
Designated Agent at:
MICHELE Legal Department
901 S. Central Expressway
Richardson, TX 75080
MICHELE Legal Department
901 S. Central Expressway
Richardson, TX 75080
MICHELE complies with the EU-U.S. Privacy Shield Framework Principles as set forth by the U.S. Department of Commerce regarding the collection, use, and retention of all personal data from European Union member countries. MICHELE has certified under Fossil Group, Inc. that it adheres to the Privacy Shield Principles of notice, choice, accountability for onward transfer, security, data integrity and purpose limitation, access, and recourse, enforcement, and liability, and is supervised by the U.S. Federal Trade Commission (FTC). To learn more about the Privacy Shield program, and to view Fossil's certification, please visit https://www.privacyshield.gov/welcome. To view Fossil's certification on the Privacy Shield list, see the US Department of Commerceï¿½s Privacy Shield self-certification list that may be found at: https://www.privacyshield.gov/list. Fossil Groupï¿½s subsidiaries, including Fossil Partners, LP and Misfit, Inc. also adhere to the Privacy Shield Principles. Fossilï¿½s independent resolution dispute provider is the Direct Marketing Association and their contact information is listed above in the section entitled "Access To and Your Rights Regarding Your Personal Information".
HOW TO CONTACT US
Writing to: Fossil Group
Attention: Chris King
Chief Compliance Officer
901 S. Central Expressway
Richardson, TX 75080
Should an individual be unable to resolve a complaint related to Privacy Shield after having contacted Zodiac's customer service department (service@MICHELE.com or firstname.lastname@example.org) and/or the Chief Compliance Officer above, they may file their complaint with the Direct Marketing Association (DMA) as indicated below:
Privacy Shield Line
Direct Marketing Association
1615 L Street, NW - Suite 1100
Washington, DC 20036
To file a complaint/inquiry: https://www.thedma.org/shield-complaint-form/
For information about the DMA and Privacy Shield visit: https://www.thedma.org/privacy-shield-safe-harbor-for-consumers/