Safe Harbor Compliance Statement
, is an Illinois corporation, with its principal offices at 2000 Hollister Drive, Libertyville, Illinois 60048 United States of America (including its Hollister and Dansac AS brand affiliates around the globe (with the exception of any entity selling direct to consumers) to be referred to as "Hollister").
Hollister is a member of the US, European Union, and Switzerland's Safe Harbor programme for Privacy
The US Department of Commerce has developed separate, but similar, "Safe Harbor" Frameworks, which include data protection principles, with the European Commission and the Swiss Federal Data designed to provide US organisations with a means to satisfy the European Union and Switzerland's legal requirement that adequate data protections be afforded to personally identifiable information transferred from the European Union or Switzerland to the United States.
Our Websites receive private information about customers from sources outside of the United States, including countries within the European Union and Switzerland. We have self-certified, with third-party independent verification, that our privacy practices are consistent with the US-European Union and US-Swiss Safe Harbor Privacy Principles: notice, choice, onward transfer, access and accuracy, security and oversight/enforcement. More information about the US Department of Commerce Safe Harbor Program can be found at www.export.gov/safeharbor
Hollister and all affiliated companies and branded Websites listed above have further committed to refer unresolved privacy complaints under the US-European Union and US-Swiss Safe Harbor Privacy Principles to an independent dispute resolution mechanism, BBB European Union SAFE HARBOR, operated by the Council of Better Business Bureaus. If your complaint is not satisfactorily addressed by Hollister, please visit the BBB European Union SAFE HARBOR website at Safe Harbor website for more information
Voluntary Submission of Information
You may use this Website without disclosing personally identifiable information, and We will not obtain such information about You unless You choose to submit it.
Use of Collected Information
The information that Hollister collects is to better serve You, the customer. The information collected may include, but is not limited to, name, postal address, telephone number, email address, and products used. The information is collected, for example, through this Website, mail, email and over the phone. We collect, maintain and use the information You give Us to fulfil Your orders and sample requests, respond to Your enquiries, send You promotional offers and product information, deliver product support and improve Our products and services. Hollister will not sell or rent Your personal information without Your consent. Where possible, We will explain the reasons why Your information is being collected and where You may exercise options to limit the collection of that information.
This section states information on cookies under which you, the Website visitor (”You”, “Your”, or “Yourself”) may use or correspond with this Website (the “Website”), which is owned by Hollister Incorporated (”We”, "Us", “Our”, or “Hollister”).
A cookie is a simple text file that is stored on Your computer hard-drive or mobile device by a website’s server, and only that server will be able to track certain information. Each cookie is unique to Your web browser, enabling Us to track and target Your interests and enhance improvements on Our Website. For example, cookies usually allow Your browser to remember which sections You have visited and help Us to know how much traffic Our Website receives.
Cookies improve things by:
- Remembering settings, so You don’t have to keep re-entering them whenever You visit a new page
- Remembering information You have provided (e.g., Your postcode) so You don’t need to keep entering it
- Measuring how You use the Website so We can make sure that it meets Your needs
Our cookies are not used to gather any of Your personally identifiable information, but rather used to make this Website work better for You. Indeed, You can manage and/or delete these small files as You wish.
Some cookies are strictly necessary in order to enable You to move around this Website and use its features. Without these cookies, We will not be able to determine the number of unique users of this Website or provide certain features, such as automatic sign-in to Our services.
If You find cookies objectionable, it is possible to block some or all cookies, or even to delete cookies that have already been set. You can do this through Your browser settings, and the Help function within Your browser may have instructions on how to do this. Alternatively, You may wish to visit www.aboutcookies.org, which contains comprehensive information on how to do this with a wide variety of web browsers.