Cookie & Privacy Policy

Church & Dwight UK Limited ("Church & Dwight", "we" or "us"), have established this Internet Privacy Policy which applies to your use of this website and all other Church & Dwight UK websites (each, a "Site" and, collectively, the "Sites"). Please read the following to learn about our policies regarding the personal information you share with us on our Sites.

For the purposes of the Data Protection Act 1998 ("the Act"), the data controller under this Internet Privacy Policy is Church & Dwight.

What information do we collect from you?

We collect personally identifiable information about you in a number of places on our Sites when you voluntarily provide it to us.

This information may include your name, address, phone number, e-mail address and/or payment card information. For example:

  • we collect your name and e-mail address when you sign up to receive our newsletter, sign up for our online coupon program, or share a solution to an everyday problem on a Site;
  • we collect your name, address, phone number and e-mail address when you contact us with a question or enter a contest or promotion on a Site.

Our Sites are intended for visitors over eighteen years of age. We do not target our Sites to appeal to children under the age of thirteen and we do not knowingly collect personal information from children under the age of thirteen.

How will we use your information?

We use the personally identifiable information that you voluntarily provide to us for a number of purposes, including:

  • to respond to your questions, requests or comments;
  • to notify you about contests and promotional events, allow you to participate in such contests and events, and notify you in the event that you are a winner of any such contest or event;
  • to contact you with reminders, updates and news;
  • for marketing, advertising or promotional use;
  • to conduct polls, surveys and consumer testing;
  • to protect the security of our visitors, systems and/or Sites; and/or to improve our services.

Church & Dwight may retain personally identifiable information and other information collected through our Sites for as long as is reasonable for the purposes for which it was collected. The personal information collected through this Site may be combined and maintained with personal information we collect from you offline.

We may also use your e-mail address, or permit our brands to use your e-mail address, to provide you with promotional emails about Church & Dwight and/or our brands. You can opt out of receiving e-mail communications from us or our brands at any time by ticking the relevant box situated on the form on which we collect your data, or thereafter following the instructions which are contained in all e-mail communications.

How might we share your personal information with others?

We will not rent, sell or exchange your personally identifiable information with any third party for their marketing purposes. We may, however, share your personally identifiable information as follows:

  • we may use third party service providers to provide specific business support services to us which may involve limited access to your personally identifiable information. We require these companies to use the information only to provide the contracted services and prohibit them from transferring the information to another party except as needed to provide the contracted services. Examples of such business support services include fulfilling coupons, sending e-mails, conducting and administering contests and promotions, and executing surveys;
  • if you make a purchase on one of our Sites, we may share your personally identifiable Information and payment card data with others, for example with a payment card processing company and/or a shipping or fulfillment company, to complete your purchase and process your order;
  • we may disclose your personally identifiable information with other parties when you consent to the disclosure or when are required to do so or permitted to do so by law, regulation, legal process or enforceable government request; and
  • we also may disclose personal information to other third parties as necessary in conjunction with entering into an agreement for the sale of our business or assets, the purchase of another business or assets, or if we are involved in insolvency proceedings. The recipient of personally identifiable information following such actions may have privacy policies that differ from those in this policy.

How do we keep your information secure?

We follow industry-standard practices to protect the security of personally identifiable information collected through our Sites. We require our employees to protect the privacy of visitors' personal information and restrict access to databases containing visitors’ personally identifiable information.

Unfortunately, any information transmitted over the Internet may be subject to breaches of security. Despite our security measures, we cannot guarantee the security of information you send to or receive from us. Any electronic transmissions that you submit or accept are at your own risk.

How can you access your information?

The Act gives you the right to access information held about you. Your right of access can be exercised in accordance with the Act. Any access request may be subject to a fee of [£10] to meet our costs in providing you with details of the information we hold about you.

What about other websites?

Our Sites may contain links to web sites operated and maintained by third parties, including those of online retailers that sell our products. The privacy policies on these third party websites may be different from this policy and we are not responsible for the information collection practices or the content of the third party sites to which we link. You access such linked sites at your own risk and should read the privacy policy of any linked site before sharing your personally identifiable information on such site.

Cookies

When using this Website, we may automatically collect information from you using cookies.

Cookies are small text files that are placed on your computer by a website in order to make websites work, or work more efficiently, as well as to provide information to the owners of the site.

These cookies help us to run the site and provide you with the best possible service. Under NO circumstances is any data tied to any identifiable information such as e-mail address.

Most internet browsers automatically accept cookies, however this setting can be changed, or you can manually deactivate cookies using your internet browser’s privacy settings. http://www.allaboutcookies.org.

We've outlined below the types of cookie that are used on this Website.

Analytics

Outlined in the table below is a list of the cookies we use to analyse how this Website is used. You can opt-out of this by clicking here. https://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout.

Name   Purpose
_utma,_utmb,_utmc,_utmz,_utmv,_utmx   Our analytics cookies monitor how visitors navigate the Website and how they found their way here. We use these so that we can see the total amount of visitors to the Website; this does not offer individual information. It also allows us to see what content our users enjoy most which helps us to provide you with the best service.

Third party cookies

Some of the services on this site are run by third parties. These third parties may put cookies on your computer when using them on our site. Below is a short list of the third party services that we use on this Website. We’ve also provided some handy links if you’d like to find out more about the individual third parties and how to manage their cookies.

Changes to this Privacy Policy

We may amend this Privacy Policy from time to time. If we update or change the terms of this policy, we will post changes in a revised Privacy Policy available on this Site.

You may contact us directly if you have any questions about this Privacy Policy and our Sites at Wear Bay Road, Folkestone, Kent, CT19 6PG, F.A.O, Attention: Consumer Relations or consumer.relations@churchdwight.co.uk.