Privacy Policy

What is the website's privacy policy?
PRIVACY & SECURITY
IMPORTANT – PLEASE READ CAREFULLY

OBS Group is committed to respecting the privacy rights of visitors to its website. This privacy policy explains how we collect, store and use personal data about you when you browse www. obslifestyle.com (the "Website"), shop with us or otherwise provide your personal data to us. It provides you with details about the types of personal data that we collect from you, how we use your personal data and the rights you have to control our use of your personal data. This policy applied regardless of how the Website is accessed and will cover any technologies or devices by which OBS Group make the Website available to you.

You must read this privacy policy carefully and we recommend that you print and retain a copy for your future reference. By accessing, browsing or otherwise using this Website, you confirm that you have read and understood this privacy policy. If you do not want your data to be used as set out in this privacy policy, you should not use this Website.

Who we are

OBS Group is a group of companies registered in in Dubai, United Arab Emirates. OBS Group is distributor of various luxury brands in UAE (collectively referred to as "OBS Group", "we" or "us" in this privacy policy).

We respect your right to privacy and will only process personal data you provide to us in accordance with the Data Protection Act of UAE, as updated from time to time, and other applicable privacy laws.

If you have any questions about how we collect, store and use personal data, or if you have any other privacy-related questions, please contact us by any of the following means:

Phone us on: 04 440 4000;
E-mail us at: info@obslifestyle.com

When contacting us, please remember to quote your name and contact details along with any OBS Account number or correspondence reference you may have.

Children

We do not and will not knowingly collect information from any unsupervised person under the age of 18. If you are under the age of 18, you must not use this Website or submit any personal data to us unless you have the consent of, and are supervised by, a parent or guardian.

The personal data we collect about you

When you make purchases from www.obslifestyle.com or browse this Website, we may collect the following personal data about you

We may also collect some or all of the above personal data about you when you access and browse this Website or any third party microsite (as described below), including when you sign up to receive our newsletters. We may also collect some or all of this personal data from third parties who have your consent to pass your details to us.

How we may store and use your information

OBS Group LLC (and third party data processors acting on our behalf) may collect, store and process your personal data:

We also process your payment card details in order to complete any purchase that you make through this Website and, in certain instances, disclose your personal data to third party credit reference agencies to perform credit checks against you. When you place an order with us, we may offer to retain your payment card details for your convenience to save you having to re-enter these details on a future occasion. However, if you prefer that we do not maintain these details, you can go to 'My Account', click on ‘Edit or delete a credit card’ and delete any card information that we hold about you.

In addition, we may collect anonymized details about visitors to our Website for the purposes of aggregate statistics or reporting purposes. However, no single individual will be identifiable from the anonymized details that we collect for these purposes.

To make this Website available to you and to provide you with content which is tailored to your individual tastes;

To maintain any registered account that you hold with us; with your agreement, to contact you (including by SMS, push and e-mail) about promotional offers and products and services which we think may interest you;

For customer satisfaction and market research purposes;

To provide our goods and services to you and for associated purposes, including verifying your identity;

For research, analysis, testing, monitoring, risk management and administrative purposes; and For any related purposes, or where we have a legal right or duty to use or disclose your information (including for crime and fraud prevention and related purposes).

We will not disclose, sell or rent your personal data to any third party, save for any disclosures of your personal data detailed in this policy.

In the event that a third party acquires all or part of our business and/or assets, we may disclose your personal data to that third party in connection with the acquisition. Furthermore, we reserve the right to disclose your personal data to third parties as part of any business or asset sale carried out. We may also disclose your personal data where necessary to comply with applicable law or an order of a governmental or law enforcement body.

Microsites

OBS Group LLC may partner with certain trusted third parties to make available certain additional third party products and services to you

Each of these third party products and services can be accessed online through the relevant third party's "microsite". A microsite is a website that is owned and operated by a third party but which is OBS-branded and can be accessed from links on the main OBS/obslifestle.com Website. Alternatively, you can visit a microsite by clicking on the links above.

Please note that, although OBS Group’s third party partners display OBS Group LLC branding on their respective microsites, OBS Group does not own or operate any microsite and each microsite is governed by its own terms and conditions and privacy policy. Personal data that you provide or which are collected about you through a microsite will be used by the relevant third party in accordance with that microsite's terms and conditions and privacy policy. In some cases, third party microsite operators may disclose your personal data to us so that we may use them in accordance with this Privacy Policy.

If you have any questions or concerns about the collection or use of your personal data collected through any microsite, you should contact the relevant third party microsite operator using the contact information specified in their privacy policy.

E-mail newsletter preferences and text alerts

We provide you with the ability to control whether or not to receive e-mail newsletters, or to change the types of e-mail newsletters you receive, through our newsletter preference center which is accessible by clicking here.

OBS Group LLC will only send you text alerts with your permission. You can opt out of receiving these text alerts at any time by texting STOP to certain number. Data may be supplied to third party processors to enable the service to be provided.

Personalized banner advertising

If you browse this Website you may receive personalized banner advertisements whilst browsing other reputable websites. We are committed to providing you with information on products and offers which are relevant to you. Any banner advertisements you receive will relate to products which have been viewed whilst browsing this Website on your computer or other device. This service is provided by OBS Group LLC via a reputable third party specialist provider, through the use of ‘cookies’ placed on your computer or other device (see further information on the use of cookies in the section below). Cookies can be removed or disabled altogether - see below for further information.

Targeted updates and marketing

If you have agreed that we can contact you for marketing purposes we may send you emails and other communications relating to products and services which we think will be of interest and relevance to you as an individual. We do this by monitoring the browsing and shopping habits of customers and providing them with information on products they have viewed and related products.

Cookies
Cookie Policy
What are cookies?

This website uses cookies to collect information. Cookies are small data files which are placed on your computer or other mobile or handheld device (such as smart ‘phones or ‘tablets’) as you browse this website. They are used to ‘remember’ when your computer or device accesses this website. The cookies are essential to the effective operation of our website and to enable you to shop with us online. Cookies are also used to tailor the products and services offered and advertised to our customers, both on this website and elsewhere.

Information collected

Some cookies collect information about browsing and purchasing behavior by people who access this website via the same computer or device. This includes information about pages viewed, products purchased and the customer journey around a website. We do not, however, use cookies to collect or record information on users’ name, address or other contact details. OBS Group LLC is able to use cookies to monitor individual customer browsing and purchasing behavior but third parties are not able to identify customers using cookies.

Who sets the cookies?

The cookies stored on your computer or other device when you access this website are set by OBS Group LLC, our suppliers who partner with us to help deliver a high quality website and on-line shopping experience, and other third parties.

Some cookies are set by or on behalf of OBS Group LLC and are necessary to enable customers to a make purchases on our website. Cookies may also be set by third parties who participate with us in affiliate marketing programs.

What are cookies used for?

The main purposes for which cookies are used are:-

For technical purposes essential to effective operation of website, particularly in relation to on-line transactions.

To drive OBS Group LLC marketing, particularly banner advertisements and targeted updates which are explained in more detail elsewhere in the Privacy Policy.

To enable OBS Group LLC to collect information about the browsing and shopping habits and activities of customers, including to monitor the success of campaigns, competitions etc.

To enable OBS Group LLC meet its contractual obligations to make payments to third parties when a product is purchased by someone who has visited our website from a site operated by those parties.

How do I disable cookies?

If you want to disable cookies you need to change your website browser settings to reject cookies. How to do this will depend on the browser you use and we provide further detail below on how to disable cookies for the most popular browsers:-

For Microsoft Internet Explorer:

Choose the menu “tools” then “Internet Options”
Click on the “privacy” tab
Select the setting the appropriate setting
For Mozilla Firefox:
Choose the menu “tools” then “Options”
Click on the icon “privacy”
Find the menu “cookie” and select the relevant options
For Opera 6.0 and further:
Choose the menu Files” > “Preferences”

Privacy
What happens if I disable cookies?

This depends on which cookies you disable, but in general the site may not operate properly if cookies are switched off. If you only disable 3rd party cookies you will not be prevented from making purchases on this site. If you disable all cookies you will be unable to complete a purchase on this site.

Security

We use Internet standard encryption technology ("SSL" or "Secure Socket Layer" technology) to encode personal data that you send to us when placing an order through the Website. To check that you are in a secure area of the Website before sending personal data to us, please look at the bottom right of your website browser and check that it displays an image of a closed padlock or an unbroken key

However, please note that whilst we take appropriate technical and organizational measures to safeguard the personal data that you provide to us, no transmission over the Internet can ever be guaranteed secure. Consequently, please note that we cannot guarantee the security of any personal data that you transfer over the Internet to us.

If you are using a computer or terminal in a public location, we recommend that you always log out and close the website browser when you complete an online session for your security. In addition we recommend that you take the following security measures to enhance your online safety:

Keep your account passwords private. Remember, anybody who knows your password may access your account.

When creating a password, use at least 8 characters. A combination of letters and numbers is best. Do not use dictionary words, your name, email address, or other personal data that can be easily obtained. We also recommend that you frequently change your password. You can do this by going to ‘My Account’ and clicking ‘Change name, email or password’,

Avoid using the same password for multiple online accounts.

Spoof/false emails

We will never ask you to confirm any account or credit card details via email. If you receive an email asking you to do so, please ignore it and do not respond.

Third party sites

This Website contains links to other websites operated by third parties (including microsites, described above). Please note that this privacy policy applies only to the personal data that we collect through this Website and we cannot be responsible for personal data that third parties may collect, store and use through their website (including microsites). You should always read the privacy policy of each website you visit carefully.

Updates to this policy

This privacy policy was created in September 2015. Please check back regularly to keep informed of updates to this privacy policy.