Information We Collect
Century Laser collects information at different levels. Some information is personal, some is collected for statistical purposes and some is used to improve the browsing experience on our website (cookie files).
Personal information is information that identifies you (name, mailing address, e-mail address, telephone number, fax number, credit card number)
This information is collected mainly when you perform one of the following actions:
- Providing information voluntarily on our website or to our staff, for example, when creating a Century Laser account or when signing up for one of our email newsletters
- By answering questionnaires sent to you
- By posting comments on our website, on our social media accounts or by email
- De-personalized statistical information and use of Google Analytics
No statistical data is used to identify you nor is linked to your personal information. It is used to perform statistical analysis on customer habits and their purchasing process, thus allowing Century Laser to improve the browsing experience. This information includes, in particular, the browsers used (Internet Explorer, Safari, Chrome or others) and their language, the pages visited and the duration of their consultation, the approximate location of the IP addresses of the browsers, the pages external sites that refer visitors to Century Laser, etc. This information is collected automatically by analytics tools when you visit our site.
Century Laser uses special files (commonly known as “cookies”) which are small text files that are automatically stored on your computer when you visit our website. This feature may or may not be allowed by your web browser settings. Century Laser uses two types of cookie files: session cookie files and permanent cookie files.
Session Cookie files are temporary files that are automatically deleted when you close your browser. They are not kept by Century Laser or communicated to third parties. Session Cookie files are designed to make our website generally more user-friendly and to make it easier to navigate.
Permanent cookie files remain active after a visit to our site. These files are used to identify your browser from one session to another, to simplify navigation, to collect statistical information on the use of the Century Laser website, and in some cases to make promotions on other Web sites. However, it is important to note that our cookie files are not linked to your personal information. Therefore, they do not identify you as an individual, but they do recognize that you have visited our site before.
Most web browsers allow you to delete cookies from your computer’s hard drive, to prevent cookies from being saved on your hard drive, or to receive a warning before they are saved. If you delete or disable cookie files or prevent them from being stored, your use of or access to certain features of our site may be affected.
By using the Century Laser site without deleting or disabling cookie files or preventing them from being saved, you implicitly consent to the collection, use and disclosure of information (personal or not) necessary for the implementation of these features.
Use of Personal Information
Some personal information is required when you purchase, contact our customer service, participate in surveys or contests. Credit card numbers are used exclusively for payment processing and not for any other purpose.
We inform you when personal information is necessary for a campaign, a contest or a survey, or for any other service of Century Laser. Only the requested information marked with an asterisk must be provided, the others are not mandatory.
Personal information may be available in both hard copy and electronic form. Personal insights are protected by implementing security measures appropriate to each type of data. Access to personal information is limited to those who need it to provide Century Laser services. With respect to credit card transactions, Century Laser complies with the Payment Card Industry Data Security Standard (PCI DSS), which ensures the protection of personal information associated with credit cards.
Disclosure of Personal Information to Third Parties
Century Laser only shares personal information with third parties in accordance with this policy. Century Laser may provide personal information to contractors and professional consultants (who are subject to privacy requirements under their contract with Century Laser), only if their activities require the use of such information, and only for the purposes for which the information was collected. Century Laser never discloses your personal information to third parties without your consent or for any purpose other than that for which the information was collected, unless Century Laser is required to do so by law or by decision of a court (i.e. in very exceptional circumstances).
Links to External Websites
The Century Laser website may contain links to other external sites. By clicking on these links, you will be automatically redirected to these sites. We ask that you read the privacy policies on these sites, these policies may differ from Century Laser’s policy. Century Laser cannot, under any circumstances, be held responsible for the content displayed on other sites or for any inconvenience that arises from browsing these sites.
By using this site, you agree to this policy. This Policy may be modified by Century Laser at any time without notice, including changes in Century Laser’s business and technological developments. We therefore advise you to consult this page regularly.