International Flavors & Fragrances Inc. and its affiliates (“IFF”), including Lucas Meyer Cosmetics Canada Inc., Tastepoint Inc. and Columbia PhytoTechnology LLC (“Powderpure”), collect and use personal data from visitors of our websites in accordance with the following statement (“Privacy Statement”). The Privacy Statement does not apply to any data IFF collects offline or through web or mobile sites that do not link to this Privacy Statement.
Types of Data Collection
If a user (“you”) sends a request through our website or through third parties’ facilitated software, you will know what information you provide because you will actively submit it to us. For example, if you request ingredients and/or samples, register for e-mail alerts or webcasts, or if you receive commercial documentation from IFF, either via an IFF website or through third parties’ facilitated software, to enable the fulfillment of the request you will provide information such as your name, title, company, address, country, phone, fax, and/or e-mail.
IFF automatically receives certain information from your computer or mobile device, including but not limited to the activities you perform on our sites, or the activities you perform through third parties’ facilitated software, the type of hardware and software you are using (for example, your operating system or browser), information stored in cookies, IP address, access times, the web pages from which you came, the regions from which you navigate the web page, and the web page(s) you access (as applicable).
Purposes of Data Collection
IFF collects personal data through our sites or via third parties’ facilitated software to provide, customize and improve the functionality of the site, to provide you e-mail alerts, access to webcasts or other services, fulfil sample requests or contractual obligations, and to communicate with you via phone, fax, standard mail, and/or e-mail. By providing this information, you consent to such collection and use of the provided data. If you send a request but choose not to be added to the IFF mailing list, we will only contact you for matters pertaining to your request(s).
Sharing Personal Data
IFF may share your personal data:
- with your consent;
- to comply with relevant laws, regulatory requirements and to respond to lawful requests, court order and legal process;
- in an emergency, including to protect the safety of our employees or any person;
- in connection with investigating and preventing fraud; and
- for purposes of a business deal involving sale or transfer of all or part of our business or assets (e.g. merger, financing, acquisition, bankruptcy transaction or proceeding).
- IFF also shares your personal data with our affiliates, agents, contractors, and service providers in order to assist us in conducting our business.
No data transmission over the internet or any wireless network can be guaranteed to be 100% secured. As a result, while IFF strives to protect your personal data through implementation of security measures, IFF cannot warrant the security of any information you transmit to IFF.
Information Storage and International Transfers
IFF and its affiliates and service providers process and store your personal data on servers around the world, including in the United States.
Visiting the Site
Visiting our site is voluntary. If you do not want us to collect and process your personal data, you are advised not to visit this site. If you choose to do so, you should not provide any confidential information to IFF through this site, and IFF shall take no responsibility whatsoever as to possible damages users might suffer in that respect.
We may update this Privacy Statement from time to time, at our sole discretion. If you have any questions about our Privacy Statement, please contact IFF by e-mail at email@example.com or by mail addressed to Law Department, International Flavors & Fragrances Inc., 521 West 57th Street, New York, New York 10019.