1. General Provisions

1.1. The following terms and conditions of sale (鈥淭erms and Conditions鈥) apply to the offer and sale of products through the MAC Cosmetics website in the European Economic Area (鈥淓EA鈥), (the 鈥淪ite鈥).

1.2. To be eligible to purchase products on the Site customers must: (a) be at least 18 years old or, if minors, be duly authorized by their legal representative; (b) be consumers, meant as natural persons acting for purposes extraneous to their trade, business, craft and profession; [(c) register on the Site; and (d) hold a valid credit or debit card.

1.3. These Terms and Conditions shall be governed by the laws of the country where your billing address is and shall be executed in the language of such country (the 鈥淐ountry鈥); such laws are referred to as the 鈥淟ocal Laws鈥 in these Terms and Conditions. The name of the legal entity acting as the vendor (鈥淰endor鈥) is also described in the table below.

Your billing address country:Our local affiliate acting as data controllerLocal Law
DENMARKEst茅e Lauder Cosmetics A/S
Franciska Clausens Plads 20
DK-1799 K酶benhavn V - Denmark
Laws of Denmark
NORWAYEst茅e Lauder Cosmetics A/S Danmark (Norgesfilialen)
C/O Spaces Nydalen, Nydalsveien 33
0484 Oslo
Laws of Norway
SWEDENEst茅e Lauder Cosmetics A/S (Sverigefilial)
Klarabergsviadukten 70, Box 70384
107 24 Stockholm, Sweden
Laws of Sweden

1.4. Before placing an order of a product through the Site or the Customer Service Centre, customers will be required to expressly accept these Terms of Sale. Customers may save or print these Terms of Sale, which are also available at any time on the Site. These Terms of Sale may be modified at any time.

1.5. The Terms of Sale applicable to an order shall be the ones published on the Site at the time the customer places an order. Pursuant to applicable laws relating to e-signature, the placing of an order as detailed below shall be deemed electronic signing and evidence of the order and the amount due.

1.6. By ticking the respective boxes during the ordering or account registration processes on the Site, you acknowledge that you have read, understood, and accepted, without limitation or qualification, these Terms of Sale, as well as our Terms Of Use and Privacy Policy .

1.7. By clicking here, you may print these Terms and Conditions. By clicking here, you may download and store these Terms and Conditions.

2. Products

2.1. Information on products is available on the Site and is provided in accordance with Local Laws.

2.2. We will take all reasonable professional care to ensure that all details, descriptions, images of products appearing on the Site are correct at the time when the relevant information was entered onto the system; however, to the extent permitted by applicable law, we do not warrant that said details, descriptions, images of products are totally accurate, complete, reliable, current, or error-free.

2.3. The products described on the Site, and any samples thereof we may provide to the customer, are for personal use only. Customers may not sell or resell any of these products or samples thereof. We reserve the right, with or without notice, to cancel or reduce the quantity of any products or samples to be provided to the customer that may result in the violation of these Terms and Conditions.

3. Prices

3.1. All prices indicated for products available via the Site are inclusive of VAT at the current rates and are expressed in local currency. Delivery charges are displayed to the customer prior to finalizing an order and shall be added to the price of the products and are indicated separately on the order form. For further information please also visit the Delivery section of the Site.

3.2. We regularly verify that all the prices displayed on the Site are correct, however, we cannot guarantee the absence of errors. In the event that an obvious error in the pricing of a product is detected, we will offer the customer the opportunity to purchase the product at the correct price or to cancel the order.

3.3. Prices may be modified at any time. Applicable prices shall be the ones published on the Site at the date of placing of an order by customer.

4. Placing an Order

4.1. The customer can navigate freely on the Site without being bound to placing an order. If the customer chooses to do so, the customer will be guided through the process of placing an order by a series of simple instructions on the Site or the Customer Service Centre.

4.2. To order, the customer must enter the number of a product that he wants to buy (up to eight (8) of any product and fourteen (14) pieces of various products per order), with a maximum purchase of: Customer service Maximum purchase limit. In the event of a violation of any of these limitations by the customer, the orders concerned will be considered as invalid and may be canceled.

Customer serviceMaximum Purchase Limit
DenmarkDKK 7000 per customer
NorwayNOK 9000 per customer
SwedenSEK 9000 per customer

In addition, we must also limit orders to no more than three (3) orders per customer per day.

4.3. Customer may click 鈥淎dd to bag鈥 to place the product selected in the desired quantity in the 鈥淪hopping Bag鈥. Customer may decide to continue shopping for other products and add them to their Shopping Bag or proceed to checkout by clicking the 鈥淧roceed to Checkout鈥 button. At any time during shopping customer may review the products in the Shopping Bag by clicking on 鈥淧roceed to Checkout鈥 of each page. Customer may remove products from their Shopping Bag by clicking on 鈥淩emove鈥 next to the chose product in the Shopping Bag鈥. If applicable in the Country, Customer may save a product as favorite, by clicking on 鈥渕ove to favorites鈥 below the product name. The product will then be moved to customer鈥檚 favorites section in 鈥淢y Account鈥. To access customer鈥檚 favorites from any computer, customer must register or sign in with his/her account.

4.4. Customer must follow the onscreen instructions to proceed through the checkout process on the Site. The customer may always correct any errors in data he/she has entered, change the Shopping Bag contents, by adding or removing one or more products from the Shopping Bag, or cancel the entire order during checkout before sending his/her order. Before submitting an order on the Site, the customer will have an opportunity to review and edit all of the details for their order, including billing and shipping information, prior to confirming their purchase. In addition, the customer shall acknowledge and declare that he/she has read all the instructions provided during the checkout process and fully accepts these Terms of Sale, through a confirmation action on the Site (for example, by ticking a box). The customer places an order request for products via the Site by clicking on the 鈥淧lace Order and Pay鈥 button at the end of the order process.

4.5. After an order has been submitted, a submission page will be displayed, and the customer will receive shortly an email confirming receipt of the order. In accordance with the provisions of Local Laws, the email confirming receipt of the order contains a summary of the Terms and Conditions, information on the essential characteristics of the purchased products, a detailed indication of the price and means of payment, information on delivery charges, information on the conditions and methods to exercise the right of withdrawal, the address to which complaints may be addressed, information on support services and on existing commercial warranties.

4.6. If an order confirmation does not arrive within 24 hours after submission, customer may contact us for assistance.

4.7. If customers have any questions or concerns when placing an order or if they wish to enquire about a previously placed order, they may contact us at:

Customer servicePhone number

For fastest service, customers are invited to keep their order number available.

4.8. Software applications that place orders for products automatically via the Internet and/or that can replicate the online purchasing activity of several persons, such as 鈥淏ots鈥 or other software applications that can be used to order and buy products, are prohibited. If it appears that any products have been ordered in this way, these orders will be considered as invalid and may be canceled, without being entitled to any refund.

4.9. On certain occasions, and at the discretion of ELC and under the conditions clearly set by ELC, the purchase of determined products can be completed with a gift of a defined value (鈥滸ift with Purchase鈥). A Gift with Purchase shall be displayed on the Site and customers are informed of it when placing their order. The Gift with Purchase is subject to availability and while stocks last, is non-transferable, and there are no cash alternatives.

The free gift will be dispatched along with your order and there shall be one free gift per order, regardless of the number of items purchased in the order.

ELC reserves the right, without prior notice, to (i) discontinue this offer at any time; (ii) cancel or refuse any individual's benefit from it; (iii) amend these Terms of Sale; and (iv) limit the number of promotional redemptions online.

Customer is informed that a Gift with Purchase is strictly related to a determined purchased product and cannot be retained by Customer in case said product is returned, reimbursed or its order cancelled.

5. Gift-Wrap Service

5.1. We always take special care of orders. If this service is available in the Country, we will be happy to create a beautiful gift package. We will provide the Gift-Wrap Service upon payment by customers of the additional cost displayed on the Site.

5.2. If the customer wishes to have his/her order packaged as a gift, he/she must simply click on the 鈥淕ift Wrap鈥 option during 鈥淐heckout鈥. Customers may not currently include a gift message card with their personal greeting.

5.3. In case a 鈥淕ift Wrap鈥 order request includes more than one product, we will create one gift package for all of them.

6. Offer Codes

6.1. If offer codes are applicable in the Country, to redeem an offer code, customers must enter their code into the 鈥渙ffer code鈥 box during the checkout process on the website. Offer codes are case sensitive and should be entered exactly as they appear.

6.2. When an offer code is accepted, the offer will be displayed in the 鈥淥rder Review鈥.

6.3. One offer code may be used per order.

7. Payment Options

7.1. Customers may pay for the products by credit card. The following credit cards are accepted for payments:

  • Visa
  • MasterCard

7.2. We do not accept credit cards with billing addresses outside of the EEA.

7.3. Customers will not be charged for any product until it is shipped.

7.4. For customer鈥檚 security, customer鈥檚 billing name and address must match that of the credit card used for payment. We reserve the right to cancel any order that does not match these criteria.

7.5. All credit card holders are subject to validation checks and authorization by the credit card issuer. If the issuer of customer鈥檚 payment card refuses or does not, for any reason, authorize payment to us, whether in advance or subsequent to a payment, we will not be liable for any delay or non-delivery.

7.6. Your payment card will be charged the applicable purchase price at such time. By submitting your order on the Site, you expressly authorize us to perform such payment card authorization and, strictly for legitimate purposes and to the extent permitted under applicable regulations, to transmit or to obtain information (including any updated information) about you to or from third parties, including but not limited to your payment card number, to authenticate your identity, to validate your payment card, to obtain a payment card authorization and to authorize individual purchase transactions.

8. Order Inquiries

8.1. Generally, products are shipped within 5 to 7 working days. For any shipping information customers may contact us at:

Customer servicePhone number

8.2. Customers can check the status of their most recent orders by visiting the Order Status page into the My Account area. This is the easiest and fastest way to get the most current information regarding customers鈥 orders.

8.3. When the customer clicks on Order Status page, he/she will be prompted to log in with his/her email address and password. An order summary page will provide the customer with detailed information about his/her current and past orders. After an order is shipped, the relevant tracking number, if available, will be displayed. Customers can track the delivery status of the order with our courier by clicking on 鈥淒ispatched鈥 under the Order Status header. Some carriers may not have tracking information available for up to 24 business hours after the order is shipped.

8.4. Occasionally, orders or parts of an order are cancelled by our system for various reasons. Some reasons are:

  • Item(s) not available, although we take all professional care to ensure that unavailable items are clearly identified as such on the Site
  • Impossibility in processing payment information
  • Cannot deliver to address provided
  • Duplicate order was placed
  • Cancellation due to a customer request

8.5. If an order is cancelled, the customer will receive an email to explain the reason for the cancellation. Customers will not be charged for any cancelled orders. If the customer is interested in placing a new order or if the customer has any questions about a cancelled order, he/she may contact us at:

Customer servicePhone number
9. Delivery

9.1. Orders are processed and delivered on working days only (Monday through Friday, excluding bank holidays). Orders placed on Saturday and Sunday will be processed on the following working day.

9.2. We are unable to process orders to a P.O Box address.

9.3. Shipping charges shall be borne by the customer and are indicated separately on the order form and into the delivery note. There are no shipping charges for purchases over the amount we may display on the Site.

9.4. In accordance with Local Laws the products shall be delivered within 30 (thirty) days from the day following that of the order placement by the customer, unless we notify the customer, including by email, within the same term, of the ordered products being unavailable, including temporarily unavailable.

10. Right of Withdrawal

10.1. We are committed to offering customers the finest cosmetic products available. If the customer feels the products, he/she received from us do not meet this expectation, pursuant to Local Laws the customer has the right to withdraw from the contract, without specifying any reason, within fourteen (14) working days of the date the products were received.

10.2. The withdrawal period is fourteen (14) days from the date on which you or a third party you name and who is not the carrier has received the goods. For contracts covering the order of several goods that are to be delivered separately, the withdrawal period is fourteen days from the date on which you or a third party you name and who is not the carrier has received the last item of such order.

However, this right of withdrawal does not apply to products which have been personalized, except for defects in the products or incomplete or incorrect delivery. If a personalized product is delivered damaged or is defective, customers should immediately contact customer service at :

Customer servicePhone numberPostal address
Denmark+4589872263Est茅e Lauder Cosmetics A/S
Franciska Clausens Plads 20
DK-1799 K酶benhavn V - Denmark
Norway+4737715643Est茅e Lauder Cosmetics A/S Danmark (Norgesfilialen)
C/O Spaces Nydalen, Nydalsveien 33
0484 Oslo, Norway
Sweden+46844688410Est茅e Lauder Cosmetics A/S (Sverigefilial)
Klarabergsviadukten 70, Box 70384
107 24 Stockholm, Sweden

10.3. Notification of customer鈥檚 intention to exercise the right of withdrawal can be done by emailing us at your national customer service email address (please see the chart above) with customer鈥檚 order details, including customer order number and the description of the products which are being returned. To comply with the withdrawal period, it is sufficient to provide your declaration informing us that you wish to exercise your right of withdrawal prior to the expiration date of the withdrawal period. Within the order packaging, the customer will find a dispatch note with details of the order together with details of our returns process. If the products listed on the dispatch note do not match those contained in your delivery, the customer shall notify us immediately by calling:

Customer servicePhone number

10.4. Our Customer Service will then issue the customer with an authorization number and an email confirmation. Customer is invited to retain a note of his/her authorization number for future reference with Customer Service with regards to this matter.

10.5. If the customer returns products for reasons other than defects in the products, or incomplete or incorrect delivery, he/she will be required to arrange and pay for the return of the products to us.

10.6. Returned products must remain unopened and in good condition to be eligible for a refund. If the product is opened or returned in unsatisfactory condition, no refund will be issued.

10.7. When applicable, if the Customer returns any or all products from the transaction which made customer eligible for a Gift with Purchase, then the customer must also return said Gift with Purchase. Should the concerned products not be returned, we reserve the right to deduct the value of the Gift with Purchase from the product refund, in accordance with applicable law.

10.8. Upon exercising the right of withdrawal, we undertake to reimburse the customer the full price of the products within thirty (30) days of the date of receipt of the withdrawal, provided that they are shipped back unused and undamaged, as soon as possible and no later than 14 from the date of receipt of your withdrawal declaration, and that we receive proof of sending back prior to reimbursement. We may refuse reimbursement until we have received the resent goods or until you have provided proof that you have resent the goods, whichever occurs first. Refunds will only be made against the original credit card used. We will send to the customer a notification email once the reimbursement has been made.

10.9. It is strongly recommended that the parcel be sent by a recorded delivery service (one that requires a signature upon receipt).

10.10. The above provisions are only applicable to purchases made online. Products purchased at a store will be subject to the return policy of each store. Returns or exchanges for purchases made in a MAC Cosmetics store may not be returned or exchanged to MAC Cosmetics Online. Returns for purchases made online will not be accepted for return or exchange at a MAC Cosmetics store.

11. Lack of Conformity

11.1. In case of lack of conformity of products pursuant to Local Laws, the legal guarantees established by Local Laws will apply. The customer has the right to have the products brought into conformity free of charge by repair or replacement. In case of failure of one of the remedies above, the customer has the right to have an appropriate reduction made in the price of the products, or the contract cancelled. The customer waives these rights if it fails to notify us of the lack of conformity within reasonable time after the customer detected such lack of conformity. We shall be held liable where the lack of conformity becomes apparent within three (3) year as from delivery of the products.

12. Applicable Law and Jurisdiction

12.1. These Terms and Conditions are governed by and must be interpreted in accordance with Local Laws as defined above in Section 1.3.

12.2. Any disputes arising from the interpretation, validity and/or execution of these Terms and Conditions shall be subject to the mandatory jurisdiction of the competent court of the place of residence or domicile of the customer.

13. Contacts

13.1. For any information and support on products and methods of purchase through the Site the customer may contact us by email or by post to the following address:

Customer servicePostal address
DenmarkEst茅e Lauder Cosmetics A/S
Franciska Clausens Plads 20
DK-1799 K酶benhavn V - Denmark
NorwayEst茅e Lauder Cosmetics A/S Danmark (Norgesfilialen)
C/O Spaces Nydalen, Nydalsveien 33
0484 Oslo, Norway
SwedenEst茅e Lauder Cosmetics A/S (Sverigefilial)
Klarabergsviadukten 70, Box 70384
107 24 Stockholm, Sweden
14. Complaints

In case of complaint about your online purchase, you may contact us.

According to EU Regulation no.524/2013 on online dispute resolution for consumer disputes, you may also refer disputes through to the EU Commission鈥檚 online platform available at: a href="https://webgate.ec.europa.eu/odr/main/index.cfm?event=main.home.chooseLanguage">https://webgate.ec.europa.eu/odr/main/index.cfm?event=main.home.chooseLanguage.

Likewise, you may refer disputes related to the sale of the Product to the following Alternative Dispute Resolution entity:

DenmarkThe Danish Competition and Consumer Authority
Carl Jacobsens Vej 35
Valby, 2500
Email address: info@forbrugereuropa.dk
Website: http://www.forbrugereuropa.dk/
Phone: +45 41 71 50 00
Norway1) Forbrukerklageutvalget
Consumer Complaints Committee
Address : Postboks 4596 Nydalen
0404 Oslo, Norway
Email address: post@forbrukerklageutvalget.no
Website: http://www.forbrukertvistutvalget.no
Phone: 004723400680
2) Forbrukerr氓det
Address : Fred Olsens gate 1
0152 Oslo, Norway
Email address: Odrsak@forbrukerradet.no
Website: http://www.forbrukerradet.no
Phone: 004723400500
SwedenAllm盲nna reklamationsn盲mnden
The National Board for Consumer Disputes
Box 174
Stockholm, 10123
Stockholm, 10123
Email address: arn@arn.seWebsite: http://www.arn.se
Phone: +46 8 508 860 00