ADDITIONAL INFORMATION FOR CALIFORNIA CONSUMERS
Categories of Personal Information that We Collect, Disclose, and Sell
The table below discloses the categories of personal information, as defined by CCPA, about California consumers that we collect sell, and disclose for a business purpose. Since this section also includes offline data, this section may be broader than the disclosures set forth above.
|Categories of personal information||Collect?||Disclose for business purpose?||Sell?|
|Identifiers such as a real name, alias (if provided by consumer), postal address, unique personal identifier (such as email or handle), online identifier, Internet protocol address, mail address, account name. We collect this information when you contact us for customer service purposes. If you make a purchase through our website (only available for certain brands), we also will collect this information to fulfill your purchase.||
|Telephone number, medical information, signature, physical characteristics or description, education, employment, financial information, or health insurance information (but not information about personal health matters and, if any, only such information relating to company employees).||YES||NO||NO|
|Characteristics of protected classifications under California or federal law such as age and geographic location for purposes such as promotional activities, and potentially race, color, sex, age, religion, national origin, disability, citizenship status, and genetic information to the extent provided by a company employee or applicant.||YES||NO||NO|
|Commercial information, including products or services purchased, obtained, or considered, or other purchasing or consuming histories or tendencies.||YES||YES||NO|
|Internet or other electronic network activity information, including, but not limited to, browsing history, search history, and information regarding a consumer’s interaction with an Internet website, application, or advertisement.||YES||YES||NO|
|Audio, electronic, visual, thermal, olfactory, or similar information. For example, if you call our customer service line, your call may be recorded for quality assurance and customer service purposes.||YES||YES||NO|
|Professional or employment-related information. If you are a representative for your company, we may collect information about your position with your employer (e.g., that you are a sales manager, or applying for employment with the company).||YES||NO||NO|
|Education information, defined as information that is not publicly available personally identifiable information as defined in the Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act (20 U.S.C. section 1232g, 34 C.F.R. Part 99), except where a consumer discloses as part of an employment application.||NO||NO||NO|
|Inferences drawn from any of the information identified above to create a profile about a consumer reflecting the consumer’s preferences, characteristics, psychological trends, predispositions, behavior, attitudes, intelligence, abilities, and aptitudes.||YES||NO||NO|
TCPL is a global company with multiple brands operating in the United States, and not all brands collect all of the above-referenced data. If more information is desired concerning the sources of the data and the categories of persons or entities to which the data is disclosed, please contact TCPL through the means outlined below.
California Consumer Rights
California law grants consumers certain rights and imposes restrictions on particular business practices as set forth below.
Do-Not-Sell. We do not sell personal information about consumers for monetary compensation in the traditional sense; such data shall be used exclusively for providing appropriate services to you as well as for marketing/retargeting purposes, exclusively for the products and services provided by Tata Consumer Products. We may, from time to time, share such information with a business partner for these same purposes, in which case we shall impose similar conditions on them. You can opt out of the marketing/promotional/retargeting by following the methodology set forth below.
Requests for Copy, Deletion and Right to Know. Subject to certain exceptions, California consumers have the right to make the following requests, at no charge, up to twice every 12 months:
Deletion: the right to request deletion of their personal information that we have collected about you, subject to certain exemptions (such as where the information is used by us to detect security incidents, debugging or to comply with a legal obligation).
Copy: the right to request a copy of the specific pieces of personal information that we have collected about them in the prior 12 months.
Right to Know: the right to request that we disclose certain information about how we have handled their personal information in the prior 12 months, including the:
- categories of personal information collected
- categories of sources of personal information
- business and/or commercial purposes for collecting and selling their personal information
- categories of third parties/with whom we have disclosed or shared their personal information
- categories personal information that we have disclosed or shared with a third party for a business purpose.
- categories of personal information collected
- categories of third parties to whom the consumer’s personal information has been sold and the specific categories of personal information sold to each category of third party
Submitting Requests. You can exercise your rights by sending an email to: firstname.lastname@example.org. We will respond to your Copy and Right to Know requests within 45 days, unless additional time (up to 45 more days) is needed, in which case we will let you know.
Verification. When you submit your request, we will take steps to attempt to verify your identity. We will seek to match the information in your request to the personal information we maintain about you. As part of our verification process, we may ask you to submit additional information, use identity verification services to assist us, or if you are registered customer, we may ask you to sign in to your account as part of our identity verification process. Please understand that, depending on the type of request you submit, to protect the privacy and security of your personal information, we will only complete your request where we are satisfied that we have verified your identity to a reasonably degree of certainty.
Authorized Agents. The CCPA allows California consumers to designate an authorized agent to exercise their rights under CCPA. Should a consumer designate such an agent to make a request under the CCPA through the processes described herein, then TCPL has the right to verify with the data subject that the data subject indeed wants to take the action requested by the agent.
Your California Privacy Rights under California’s Shine-the-Light Law
Under California’s “Shine the Light” law (Cal. Civ. Code § 1798.83), California residents who provide us certain personal information are entitled to request and obtain from us, free of charge, information about the personal information (if any) we have shared with third parties for their own direct marketing use. Such requests may be made once per calendar year for information about any relevant third party sharing in the prior calendar year. If you are a California resident and would like to make such a request, please submit your request in writing to email@example.com In your request, please attest to the fact that you are a California resident and provide a current California address.
If you have questions about our privacy practices or would like to make a complaint, please contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org
This privacy notice was last updated on May 19, 2020