(targetonline.lk) visitor and/or user and/or consumer’s (Hereinafter called and
referred to as the ‘Visitor’) privacy rights regarding Targetonline.lk’s
(Hereinafter referred to as ‘Target’) collection, use, storage, sharing and
protection of the visitor’s personal information. It applies to the targetonline.lk
website and all related sites, applications, services and tools regardless of
when the visitor signs up for, accesses, or uses target’s products, services,
content, features, technologies or functions offered on target’s website and
all related sites, applications, and services (collectively “Target Services”).
Target may amend this policy at any time by posting a revised version on target’s
website. The revised version will be effective at the time target posts it.
How Target collects information about the Visitor
When a visitor visits targetonline.lk or uses target’s
Services, target collects information sent by the visitor’s computer, mobile
phone or other access device. The information sent to target includes data on
the pages the visitor accesses, visitor’s computer IP address, device
identifiers, the type of operating system being used, mobile network
information, standard web log data and other information. Web log data includes
the browser type you’re using and traffic to and from target’s site. When targetonline.lk
is visited or target services are used, target also collects information about the
visitors’ transactions and activities.
In addition, if you open a target account or use
target services, target may collect the following types of information:
- Contact information, such as name, address,
phone, email, and other similar information. Information about visitor
from third parties such as identity verification services.
- Financial information, such as the full bank
account numbers and/or credit card numbers that are linked to the
visitor’s target account or given to target when using target services.
- Detailed personal information such as date of
Additionally, the visitor may choose to provide target
with access to certain personal information stored by third parties such as
social media sites (e.g., Facebook and Twitter). The information target may
receive varies by site and is controlled by that site. By associating an
account managed by a third party with the target account and authorizing target
to have access to this information, the visitor agrees that target may collect,
Target may also collect additional information from or
about the visitor in other ways, such as through contact with target’s customer
support team or results when visitor responds to a survey.
What are Cookies and how does target use them?
When you access targetonline.lk or use target Services,
target may place small data files on visitor’s computer or other device. These
data files may be cookies, pixel tags, “Flash cookies,” or other local storage
provided by visitor’s browser or associated applications (“Cookies”). Target
uses these technologies to: recognize visitor as a customer; customize Target
Services, content, and advertising; measure promotional effectiveness; help
ensure that visitor’s target account security is not compromised; mitigate risk
and prevent fraud; and to promote trust and safety across target site and
Target uses both session and persistent Cookies.
Session Cookies expire and no longer have any effect when the visitor logs out
of the account or closes the browser. Persistent Cookies remain on visitor’s
device until it is erased or it expires.
Target encodes its Cookies so that target can
interpret the information stored in them.
The Visitor is free to decline the Cookies if visitor’s
browser or browser add-on permits, but doing so may interfere with the use of target
website and services. Refer to the help section of the browser, browser
extensions, or installed applications for instructions on blocking, deleting,
or disabling Cookies.
Your Personal Information and how we protect and store
Throughout this policy, target uses the term “personal
information”. Personal Information describes information that can be
associated with a specific person and can be used to identify that person. Target
does not consider personal information to include information that has been
made anonymous so that it does not identify a specific user.
Target stores and processes visitor’s personal
information on target’s computers. This
information is protected using physical, technical, and administrative security
measures to reduce the risks of loss, misuse, unauthorized access, disclosure
and alteration. Some of the safeguards used are firewalls and data encryption,
physical access controls to target’s data centers, and information access
How personal information collected is used
The primary purpose in collecting personal information
is to provide the visitor with a secure, smooth, efficient, and customized
experience. Therefore personal information may be used to:
- provide Target Services and customer support;
- process transactions and send notices about visitor’s
- resolve disputes, collect fees, and troubleshoot
- prevent potentially prohibited or illegal
activities, and enforce target’s Terms and Conditions;
- customize, measure, and improve target Services
and the content, layout, and operation of target’s websites;
- deliver targeted marketing, service update notices,
and promotional offers based on visitor’s communication preferences;
- contact visitor at any telephone number, by
placing a voice call or through text (SMS) or email messaging, as
authorized by the Terms and Conditions;
- Compare information for accuracy and verify it
with third parties.
How personal information collected is used
Target may use the personal information shared to send
email offers that may be of special interest to the visitor. If the visitor unsubscribed
from these email messages, visitor will no longer receive these messages from target
via email. If the visitor does not wish to receive marketing communications
from target or participate in ad-customization programs, visitor may
unsubscribe by following the instructions located at the bottom of the email
received. If visitor unsubscribes from email solicitations, target will still
contact visitor via email to service and maintain account relationship. If visitor
receives emails from third parties on behalf of target, visitor must
unsubscribe through the instructions in the email or contact these third
How personal information is shared with third parties
We only share personal information with third parties
as described in this policy.
Target will not sell or rent any of the visitor’s
personal information to non-affiliated third parties for their marketing
purposes, except as disclosed in this policy or unless visitor has provided
Target may share personal information with:
- Service providers under contract who help with target’s
business operations such as fraud prevention, bill collection, account
maintenance, marketing and technology services.
- Financial institutions that target partners with
to provide joint marketing of products and services, to help detect and
prevent potentially illegal acts and fraud, and to guide decisions about
the products, services and communications.
- Credit bureaus and collection agencies to report
account information, as permitted by law.
- Third parties when required by law or valid
judicial process, or when target believes, at its sole discretion, that
the disclosure of personal information is necessary to prevent physical
harm or financial loss, to report suspected illegal activity, or to
investigate violations of target’s Terms and Conditions.
- Other third parties with visitor’s consent or
direction to do so.
Accessing or changing personal information
The Visitor can review and edit their personal
information at any time by logging in to the visitor’s account and reviewing
account settings and profile.
Contacting target about privacy questions
Please free to contact us via any of the channels
provided should you have any questions or concerns regarding this policy.