1. LACOSTE (including, Lacoste Operations RSA., Lacoste RSA. and Lacoste E-commerce RSA) 8th floor ,Sandton Office Towers ,Sandton 2146, Johannesburg , South Africa. As controllers of your Personal Data ("us") we take very seriously the privacy of any person who visits our online Lacoste boutique (the "Website") and our physical Lacoste boutiques (the "Boutiques"), and more generally, any person who provides us with Personal Data (term defined hereafter) concerning them during contact with our brand. We will always process your Personal Data in accordance with the regulation applicable in Section 11 of the Consumer Protection Act 68 of 2008 and the provisions of the Protection of Personal Information Act 4 of 2013.
The terms "Personal Data" refers to any information concerning you, or through which you may be directly or indirectly identified, namely your first name, surname, telephone number, email address, bank details, username, password, cookies, IP address, and other information that enables you to be identified, and with which you provide us at any time.
We may collect your Personal Data when: you visit the Website; you create a customer account on the Website or in a Boutique; you place an order on the Website either personally or in one of our Boutiques; you place an order by telephone; you sign up for the Lacoste Newsletter; you sign up for the Lacoste loyalty programme; you send a complaint, ask a question, or send us any other comment; you communicate your Personal Data on the Website or in any other way. In addition, we use "Cookies", as explained in Section 8 hereafter. When the collection of certain Personal Data is necessary for the purposes laid out in Section 3 hereafter, we shall inform you of this, with the understanding that if you do not provide us with this information, we will be unable to complete these operations.
We may be required to process your Personal Data for the following purposes: process and fulfil the orders you place through the Website, by telephone or in Boutiques, including the management of your payments; process and resolve all your complaints or questions relating to past or future orders, your customer account, or our brand; monitor, develop, and improve the Website and your use of the Website; analyse your behaviour on the Website or in Boutique, and your reactions to our marketing campaigns, in order to improve or personalise the products and services we offer you; manage the creation and maintenance of your customer account, namely by offering you new functionalities or new services; send you information and commercial offers concerning existing or new products and services related to the Lacoste brand and its environment; offer you services and personalised offers by email, telephone, on the Website or in Boutique.
You may sign up for the Lacoste Newsletter and therefore choose to be regularly informed of offers available on the Website, in Boutique, and/or from our partners. You have the possibility to unsubscribe at any time, by clicking the link provided for this purpose at the top of each newsletter, or by using our customer service contact form.
We may be required to transfer your Personal Data:
Pursuant to the legislation in force, you have a right to access, correct, remove, or limit the processing of your data, a right of opposition, a right to transfer your data as well as the right to set out guidelines relating to the fate of your data after your death; these rights may be exercised by sending email to email@example.com or by sending a letter for the attention of the Legal Department/ Data Privacy Manager at the following address 8th floor,Sandton Office Towers,Sandton, 2146 ,Johannesburg , South Africa accompanied by a copy of proof of identification or by using our contact form CLICK HERE
WE HAVE IMPLEMENTED AND GUARANTEE THE MAINTENANCE OF ALL APPROPRIATE PROTECTION TO GUARANTEE THAT OUR INTERNAL PROCEDURES REGARDING THE SECURITY OF YOUR PERSONAL DATA ARE IN COMPLIANCE WITH THE REGULATION IN FORCE. IN ADDITION, WE SHALL MAKE EVERY EFFORT TO ENSURE THAT THE THIRD PARTIES THAT WORK WITH US, UNDER CONTRACT, AS SERVICE PROVIDERS, TO MAKE THIS WEBSITE AND ITS CONTENT AVAILABLE FOR YOU AND TO FULFIL YOUR ORDERS (INCLUDING THROUGH OUR TELEPHONE ORDERING SERVICE), PROVIDE ADEQUATE PROTECTION FOR THE PERSONAL DATA TO WHICH THEY HAVE ACCESS. WE LIMIT ACCESS TO THE PERSONAL DATA CONCERNING YOU TO EMPLOYEES BOUND BY APPROPRIATE CONFIDENTIALITY OBLIGATIONS, AND WHOSE CONTACT WITH THIS PERSONAL DATA WE BELIEVE IS JUSTIFIED IN THE CONTEXT OF THEIR ROLE AND/OR TO PROVIDE YOU WITH PRODUCTS AND SERVICES.
WE SHALL CARRY OUT ALL THE PROCEDURES NECESSARY TO GUARANTEE THE SECURE PROCESSING OF YOUR PERSONAL DATA. IN PARTICULAR, WE SHALL TAKE ALL THE PRECAUTIONARY MEASURES NECESSARY TO PROTECT YOUR PERSONAL DATA AGAINST LOSS OR ABUSE, AND WE SHALL USE SECURITY PROCEDURES TO PREVENT ANY UNAUTHORISED ACCESS TO THIS PERSONAL DATA. ALL THE PERSONAL DATA WE COLLECT IS STORED ON A SERVER THAT OFFERS ALL THE SECURITY GUARANTEES; THE INFORMATION IS STORED FOR A PERIOD THAT DOES NOT EXCEED THE PERIOD NECESSARY FOR THE FULFILMENT OF THE OBJECTIVES
We may use the following four types of cookies:
Technical cookies relating to the functionalities of the Website: These cookies enable you to visit the entire Website, use the functionalities thereof and save your preferences (e.g. add an item to your basket).
Website analysis cookies: These cookies enables us to measure Website visits and your reactions to the products we offer. They enable us to improve the Website.
Cokkies relating to your preferences: When you browse or make purchases online, the Website memorises your preferences (e.g. your username, your language or your geographic location). This simplifies, facilitates and personalises your browsing experience.
Targeting cookies or advertising cookies: These cookies are used to broadcast adverts that interest you. In addition, they limit the number of times you see an advert and help us to measure the effectiveness of our advertising campaigns.
Most browsers automatically accept cookies, but this is not an obligation. By continuing to browse the Website, you agree to the use of these cookies. If you wish to deactivate cookies, you must modify your browser settings, but you must be aware that by deactivating cookies, you may not be able to create an online account or use all the functionalities of the Website. You will find hereafter some information concerning the cookie deactivation process for certain internet browsers.
1. Click on the menu button ≡ and choose "Preferences"
2. Select the "Privacy and Security" panel.
3. In the "History" section, for the Remember history option, select Never remember history.
4. Set Accept third-party cookies to never. N.B.: If after browsing with this setting, you realise you can't view properly some of your favourite websites, an intermediate solution is to set it to from visited that allow third-party cookies coming from previously visited websites.
5. Click on OK to close the “Options” window.
1. Click on the Tools button, then select Internet Options.
2. Select the Privacy tab, and under Settings , move the slider to the top to block all cookies (or the bottom to allow all cookies), and then select OK.
1. Click on the icon Customise and control Google Chrome in the browser tool bar.
2. Select Settings.
3 Click on Show advanced settings.
4. In the "Privacy" section, click on the Content settings button.
5. Under the Cookies section, select Prevent all websites from saving data.
6. Click on OK.
1. In the top menu bar, click on “Safari”, then “Preferences“
2. Select the "Privacy" icon
3. Next to "Cookies and website data", select “Always block“
We boutique your Personal Data in the European Economic Area (“EEA”, namely the 28 member-states of the European Union, as well as Norway, Iceland, and Liechtenstein), where our Website servers are located. If we need to transfer and boutique your Personal Data in a location outside the EEA, this transfer will be carried out in accordance with the laws in force regarding personal data protection.
Some of the information collected, in particular the information relating to the payment of your orders, may be transferred to service providers or subcontractors located in the United States, or in other countries not recognised by the European Commission as benefitting from an adequate level of protection. Therefore, as authorised by the applicable regulation, we undertake only to collaborate with companies registered on the American Privacy Shield register (or equivalent for other countries), or to sign a cross-border transfer agreement with these companies that complies with the template contractual clauses of the European Commission, or to collaborate with companies with Binding Corporate Rules (BCR) that allow for cross-border transfers. You can obtain more information on this topic and, where applicable, obtain a copy of these cross-border transfer agreements signed with our partners, by sending an email to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Based on the purpose of the processing relating to the management of e-commerce customers, Lacoste Boutique customers and potential customers, including customer relations, the management of marketing campaigns, the monitoring of in-boutique e-reservations, the management of defective products and the tracking of parcels, we shall apply the following retention policy:
We may offer you links to other websites. However, we shall not be held liable for the content or information collection policies of these websites. If you visit third-party websites, we recommend that you verify their data collection and privacy policies. We do not accept any liability in this respect. Please verify these policies before communicating your personal data through these websites.
We reserve the right to modify our data protection policy, in accordance with the laws in force regarding personal data protection. In this case, the modifications of our data protection policy shall be indicated herein.