Amway- Website Privacy Policy

Effective from: 10.7.2012

Amway - Website Privacy Policy (Europe)

This Privacy Policy describes the way Amway Ges.m.b.H. and certain Amway companies, including Amway Gesellschaft m.b.H., Lohnergasse 2, 1210 Wien, Austria (collectively referred to hereinafter as "Amway") uses the data collected or obtained from visitors ("visitors") of this website ("website"). It describes the way we may collect or obtain your personal data, what type of personal data we may collect, how we use this data, how we use and protect it together with third parties, your rights, and how you can contact us regarding our data protection practices.

Further information about the way we may collect and use personal data from persons other than visitors of this website is available in 
our data protection guidelines for business owners/special members, if you are an Amway Business Owner ("ABO") or Special Member (including information about the way we are allowed to use your personal data if you are logged on to our website as a business owner or special member); or 
in our data protection guidelines for customers, if you are an Amway customer (including information about the way we are allowed to use your personal data if you are logged on to our website as a customer).

Click on the following links to go directly to the relevant section:

 

How we may collect or obtain personal data from you

The Types of personal data we collect

How we use collected personal data

How we may use personal data together with third parties

International data transfers  

How we protect personal data

Links to other websites

Data protection notice updates for website visitors

Your rights

Contact

 

 

 How we may collect or obtain personal data from you

Amway may collect or receive your personal data from you through your use of the Website in various ways.

You may choose to submit your personal data and other information to us through various communication channels provided on the “Contact Us” webpage of the Website, for example, Amway e-mail addresses, telephone numbers or online forms.

We may use cookies or similar technologies that collect certain Website usage information when you access, view and use the Website.  A cookie is a data file placed on a computer or mobile device when it is used to visit websites. We do not enable third parties to place cookies on your device. The table below provides an overview of the cookies we may use and why we use them.

 The types of personal data we collect

Through the communications channels made available on the Website’s “Contact Us” webpage, we may collect your contact details, such as your name, email address, address, telephone number and fax number. You may also voluntarily provide other data that is related to you in connection with your inquiries or comments. We encourage you, however, to provide no more personal data relating to you than is necessary in order for us to provide an appropriate response to your inquiries or comments. Such as, your origin or ethnic affiliation, your political views, your religious or philosophical views, your membership in trade unions, or your state of health or sexual proclivities.

 How we use collected personal data

We use your personal data to (i) address your comments or inquiries, (ii) improve the Website, including to enhance user experience and  (iii) diagnose problems with our servers.

 How we may use personal data together with third parties

Amway does not sell, rent or trade your personal data. Amway may share your personal data only with:

  • Entities within the Amway group to whom it is reasonably necessary or desirable for Amway to disclose personal data;
  • External service providers, who have been authorised with the maintenance of the website. These external service providers may not use your personal data for their own purposes; and
  • Government authorities or other third parties, if required by law or reasonably necessary to protect the rights, property and safety of others or ourselves.
 International data transfers

We may transfer the personal data we collect about you to other Amway affiliates or other entities of  Amway’s mother company Alticor Inc. Some of them may be located in countries other than the country in which the data were originally collected.  The laws of those countries may not have the same level of data protection as the country in which you initially provided the data.  When we transfer your personal data to other countries, we will protect that data as described in this Privacy Notice and in accordance with applicable law. 

 How we protect personal data

We maintain appropriate technical and organizational security safeguards designed to protect the personal data you provide against accidental, unlawful or unauthorized destruction, loss, alteration, access, disclosure or use.

 Links to other websites

The Website may contain links to websites maintained by third parties, whose information and privacy practices are different than ours. We are not responsible or liable for the information or privacy practices employed by such third parties. We encourage you to read the privacy statements of all third party websites before using such websites or submitting any personal data or any other information on or through such websites.

 Website Privacy Policy updates

Amway reserves the right to change this Website Privacy Policy at any time. If we change this Website Privacy Policy we will update the effective date and such changes will be effective upon posting. We encourage you to review the Website Privacy Policy regularly.

 Your rights

Your rights under applicable law may include access to the personal data we process about you, the right to have such personal data corrected, erased or blocked, and the right to object to certain data processing activities. To exercise these rights, you should make a written request using our contact details set out below.

 Contact

If you have any comments or inquiries about this Website Privacy Notice, if you would like to update information we have about you, or to exercise your rights, you may contact us by e-mail: infocenter-at@amway.com [insert mailto function]. You can also write to the following address: Amway Ltd. Lohnergasse 2, A-1210 Vienna