Effective date: 11 February 2019

We at M∙A∙C Cosmetics Nicaragua respect your privacy and value the relationship we have with you. Your use of this website is subject to this Privacy Policy and our TERMS AND CONDITIONS.

This Privacy Policy describes the types of personal information we collect on the M∙A∙C Cosmetics Nicaragua Web site, currently located at www.maccosmetics.ni(the “Site”), how we use this information and with whom we share it. Our Privacy Policy also describes the measures we take to protect the security of this information, as well as how you can contact us about our privacy practices and how to exercise your rights.

This Privacy Policy applies only to the information provided to M∙A∙C Cosmetics Nicaragua through the Site. It does not govern any other information or communications that may reference M∙A∙C, for example, communications from the M∙A∙C counters located in physical retail stores. If you visit any of other M∙A∙C websites, or link to another website from this Site, the privacy policy for that page or website applies, and we suggest you read that privacy policy.

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You may choose to provide us with personal information when you visit our Site. The information you may provide to us may include your contact information such as your name, email address, postal address and telephone number.

If you prefer that we do not collect this information about you, please do not provide us with this information.


We may use the information you provide to:
  • Send you promotional materials or other communications, if you choose to receive such communications
  • Provide services to you
  • Personalize our services, including providing product recommendations
  • Respond to your inquiries
  • Tailor ads displayed to you on our site and elsewhere to your interests and history with us
  • Communicate with you about, and administer your participation in, special events, contests, sweepstakes, programs, surveys and other offers
  • Operate, evaluate and improve our business (including developing new products and services; managing our communications; analyzing our products; performing data analytics; and performing accounting, auditing and other internal functions)
  • Comply with applicable legal requirements, relevant industry standards and our policies

We also may use the information in other ways for which we provide specific notice at the time of collection.


When you visit this Site, we also collect certain information about your usage or device by automated means or by using technologies such as cookies, web server logs and web beacons. As set forth in more detail below, we may also collect information about your usage and browsing habits using various web-based technologies.


Cookies are small text files that websites send to your computer or other Internet-connected device to uniquely identify your browser or to store information or settings in your browser. Your browser may tell you how to be notified when you receive certain types of cookies and how to restrict or disable certain cookies. Please note, however, that without cookies you may not be able to use all of the features of the Site.

In conjunction with obtaining information through cookies, our web servers may log details such as your operating system type, browser type, domain and other system settings, as well as the language your system uses and the country and time zone in which your device is located. The web server logs also may record information such as the address of the web page that linked you to our site and the IP address of the device you use to connect to the Internet.

To control which web servers collect this information, we may place tags on our web pages called “web beacons.” These are computer instructions that link web pages to particular web servers and their cookies.


We may use third party web analytics services on this site, our social network pages, or our mobile applications, such as those of Adobe Site Catalyst and/or Google Analytics. The service providers that administer these services use technologies such as cookies, web server logs and web beacons to help us analyze how visitors use the site. The information collected through these means (including IP address) is disclosed to these service providers, who use the information to evaluate use of the website. You may deactivate the ability of these analytics services to analyze your browsing activities on this site. To learn more about web analytics services, and exercise your choice with respect to their collection of information on this site:


We also may contract with third-party advertising networks that collect IP addresses and other information through the use of cookies, web server logs and web beacons on our websites and emails; on third-party websites and emails; and on our advertising placed on third-party websites. They use this information to provide advertisements about products and services tailored to your interests (including for companies not affiliated with us). You may see these advertisements on our websites and other websites. This process also helps us manage and track the effectiveness of our marketing efforts. To learn more about advertising networks and to opt out of interest-based advertising, visit the Digital Advertising Alliance at www.aboutads.info/choices or the Network Advertising Initiative at www.networkadvertising.org/choices.


We do not sell or disclose personal information we collect about you on the Site, except as described in this Privacy Policy. In addition, we do not provide your personal information to third parties for them to use in marketing their products or services without your consent, except as described in the “BUSINESS TRANSFERS” section below.
We may share your personal information with:
  • Our affiliates for the purposes described in this Privacy Policy. “Affiliate” means a person or entity that, directly or indirectly and through one or more intermediaries, controls or is controlled by, or is under common control with, our company, which distributes and markets the products of M∙A∙C (collectively, the “M∙A∙C Companies”). If you prefer that we do not share your personal information with our affiliates, please do not provide your personal information to us. We cannot offer the benefits of M∙A∙C Cosmetics Nicaragua to those who do not consent to share their personal information with the M∙A∙C Companies.
  • Third parties who perform services on our behalf based on our instructions. We do not authorize these service providers to use or disclose the information except as necessary to perform services on our behalf or comply with legal requirements. Examples of these service providers include data analysis companies, customer service specialists, email providers, web hosting companies, and mail houses.

In addition, we and our affiliates and other service providers may disclose information about you (i) if we are required to do so by law or legal process, (ii) to law enforcement authorities or other government officials, or (iii) when we believe disclosure is necessary or appropriate to prevent physical harm or financial loss, or in connection with an investigation of suspected or actual fraudulent or illegal activity.


We also may transfer personal information we have about you in the event we sell or transfer all or a portion of our business or assets. Should such a sale or transfer occur, we will use reasonable efforts to direct the transferee to use personal information you have provided to us in a manner that is consistent with our Privacy Policy. Following such a sale or transfer, you may contact the entity to which we transferred your personal information with any inquiries concerning the processing of that information. You can request that your personal information not be transferred as a business asset by contacting us as indicated in the “YOUR RIGHTS AND CHOICES” section below.


We may transfer the personal information we collect about you to our affiliates and third party service providers to countries other than the country in which the information was originally collected, including the United States and other countries, where necessary to fulfill the purposes described in this Policy, and your personal information may be processed and stored outside of Nicaragua. Those countries may not have the same data protection laws as Nicaragua and your personal information will be subject to applicable foreign laws. When we transfer your information to other countries, we will protect that information in the manner described in this Privacy Policy. All third parties that receive your personal information are required to comply with this Privacy Policy. If you provide personal information to the Site and subsequently decide to withdraw your consent to the transfer of your personal information as described in this section, please contact us as specified in the “YOUR OPTIONS” section of this Privacy Policy.


On occasion, M∙A∙C Cosmetics Nicaragua may sponsor special events (such as contests, raffles or other offers), questionnaires and surveys. There may be specific rules applicable to these promotions that explain how the personal information you provide will be processed. We recommend that you review all applicable regulations before participating. To the extent that any special event, questionnaire or survey is not subject to specific rules, the processing of personal information is governed by this Privacy Policy and the purposes stated.


If you are under 18 years old, you can browse our Site, but you cannot provide us with personal information. For example, you cannot register on our Site if you are under 18 years old. This Site is not designed for children under 18 years of age and we do not knowingly collect information from people knowing that they are under 18 years of age. If we realize that we have inadvertently received personal information from a child under 18 on the Site, we will delete the information from our records.


We maintain reasonable security measures to prevent the unauthorized disclosure, use, alteration or destruction of personal information provided on the Site. Your personal information will be stored in facilities located in the United States and London, United Kingdom. If you have any questions regarding the protection of personal information on our Site, you can send an email to info.clusterhub@maccosmetics.com.


The Site may provide links to other websites for your convenience and information. These websites may operate independently from us. Linked sites may have their own privacy notices or policies, which we strongly suggest you review if you visit any linked websites. To the extent any linked websites you visit are not owned or controlled by us, we are not responsible for those sites’ content, any use of the sites, or the privacy practices of the sites.


You have certain rights and choices in connection with the personal information we collect from you. To update your preferences, ask us to remove your information from our mailing lists, please contact us as specified below.


Subject to applicable law, you may have the right to request access to and receive details about the personal information we maintain about you, update and correct inaccuracies in your personal data, and have the information blocked or deleted, as appropriate. The right to access personal information may be limited in some circumstances by local law requirements. We may take reasonable steps to verify your identity before granting access or making corrections.

You may review, change or delete your personal information by sending an email to info.clusterhub@maccosmetics.com.


You can at any time tell us not to send you marketing communications by email by clicking on the “unsubscribe” link located at the bottom of each Email you receive from us, or by emailing us at info.clusterhub@maccosmetics.com.


You may also withdraw any consent you previously provided to us by contacting us as indicated below. We will apply your preferences going forward. Please note that in some circumstances, withdrawing your consent to our use or disclosure of your personal information will mean that you cannot take advantage of some of our products or services.


We may update this Privacy Policy from time to time. If we decide to modify our Privacy Policy, we will post the updates here. We suggest you periodically consult this Privacy Policy. Please consult the effective date of the Privacy Policy at the top of this page.


M∙A∙C Cosmetics Nicaragua will assume control and responsibility for the personal information that you provide to us. ELC Online Inc. 40 W 23 Street, New York, New York, 10010 will collect, organize and process such personal information on behalf of and under the instructions of M∙A∙C Cosmetics Nicaragua.


If you have any questions or comments about this Privacy Policy, please contact us by email at info.clusterhub@maccosmetics.com. You may also write to:

PH Prime Time,
Piso 18 Oficina 18A,
Calle Transversal,
Costa del Este.
Tel. +507 309 7725