“Personal data” refers to information that is related to an identified or identifiable individual. This information can include, but is not limited to, names, addresses, phone numbers, email addresses, or other identifiers, such as cookie identifiers, IP addresses, or similar factors.
“Usage data” encompasses diagnostic and usage-related information associated with the operation and performance of our services. This information includes Service features, browser types, system information, and other relevant data.
A “cookie” (or “cookies”) consists of small data pieces stored on your device, whether it’s a computer, mobile device, tablet, or any other relevant device.
Data Processors (or Service Providers)
A “data processor” (or service provider) includes individuals or legal entities responsible for processing data on behalf of the data controller. We may employ various Service Providers to enhance the processing of your data effectively.
Information Collection and Utilization
When you interact with our Site, we collect two types of information: “non-personally identifiable information (non-PII)” and “personally identifiable information (PII).” Non-personally identifiable information does not identify you individually but may include tracking and usage-related data, such as demographic information, location, and your interactions with the Site and the internet.
Personally Identifiable Information
You can browse our Site without providing us with your personally identifiable information. However, there are situations in which you may need to provide this information, including when:
- Subscribing to our publications, newsletters, and other content
- Registering for a Site or a part of it
- Participating in polls or market research
- Entering a contest
- Uploading content
- Seeking employment opportunities at HairAide
Non-Personally Identifiable Information
While browsing our Site or engaging with us, we may collect information that does not individually identify you. This non-personally identifiable information may include:
- Demographic data
- Information about the device you use to access the Site
- Details about your IP address, general location information, unique device identifiers, browser type, browser language, and system information
- Other transactional information
- Your search terms and search results
- The time and date of your access and the number of times you accessed the Site
Collection of Personally Identifiable Information From or On Social Media
If you interact with HairAide on social media platforms such as Facebook, LinkedIn, Pinterest, Twitter, or Tumblr, we may collect personally identifiable information that you share on these pages or accounts, including your social media account ID. Our collection of such information is conducted in compliance with the privacy policies of the respective social media sites. We only collect and store the personally identifiable information that these social media platforms allow us to gather.
If you choose to link or log in to your HairAide account via a social media platform, both HairAide and the relevant social media platform may share certain information about you and your activities. With your consent, we may also share information about your activities, including your interactions on the Site, with users of the relevant social media platform.
- Commitment to Protecting Subscriber’s Privacy: HairAide is dedicated to safeguarding the privacy of our newsletter subscribers. We ensure that your personal information is protected and used only for the purposes outlined in this policy.
- Types of Personal Information Collected: When you subscribe to our newsletter, we collect your email address. We do not collect any other personal information through the newsletter subscription form.
- Purpose of Personal Information Collection: We collect your email address to send you newsletters, updates, and the latest news about HairAide. Your email address is used solely for these purposes and is not shared with any third parties.
- Data Sharing and Disclosure: HairAide does not disclose or share your email address with any email marketing platforms or third parties. Your email address is kept confidential and is only used for the purposes outlined in this policy.
- Data Security: HairAide takes the security of your personal information seriously. We use industry-standard security measures to protect your email address from unauthorized access, disclosure, alteration, or destruction.
Collection of Your Source IP Address/Location Information
When you access our Site, we collect and store your device’s source IP address, which may reveal the general location of your device. This allows us to provide you with relevant advertisements and content.
How We Use Your Information
We utilize the information collected from you to personalize and enhance your experience on HairAide. In simple terms, we use your information to:
- Provide you with relevant content, products, and services
- Publish your user-generated content (UGC) on our Site at your request
- Communicate with you about your account and transactions
- Share information about Site features and enhancements
- Notify you about policy changes
- Inform you about comments on stories or topics
- Personalize content and your experiences on our Site, including offering recommendations based on your preferences
- Send you newsletters, discount offers, event invitations, and promotions for our products, services, and third-party products and services
- Display advertisements, including those based on your activity on our Site or on third-party sites and apps
- Enroll you in our loyalty programs
- Enable your participation in our contests, giveaways, promotions, and polls
- Gather feedback about the Site
- Detect, investigate, and prevent activities that may violate our policies or are illegal
- Perform statistical, demographic, and marketing analyses of Site users and their purchasing patterns
- Additionally, data collected from one browser or device may be used with another computer or device connected to the browser or device where the data was collected.
Who Can Access Your Information
We collaborate with various third-party sites to perform various functions on our behalf, including but not limited to content syndication, content management, website hosting, social media integration, marketing, analytics, reporting, billing, and customer service. These entities may access personally identifiable information when required to fulfill their functions. If such access is necessary, these third parties are obligated to maintain the confidentiality and security of the personally identifiable information and are prohibited from altering, distributing, reusing, or selling this data, except to provide the requested services to the Site.
Below is a list of third-party scripts or software development kits (SDKs) that may be used on HairAide:
- Google Analytics by Google Inc.
Google Analytics is a web-based analytics service developed by Google Inc. Google collects and tracks Site data to create reports on its activities.