Privacy Policy

1.0 Personal Information

This privacy policy has been compiled to better serve those who are concerned with how their personal information is being used online in accordance with the Data Protection Act 1998 (DPA). Please read our privacy policy carefully to get a clear understanding of how we collect, use, protect or otherwise handle your personal information in accordance with our website.

1.1 What personal information do we collect from the people that visit our website or blog?

When using our site, as appropriate, you may be asked to enter your name, email address or other details to help you with your experience.

  • When do we collect information?

We collect information from you when you fill out a form or enter information on our site to provide us with feedback on our products or services.

1.2 How do we use your information?

We may use the information we collect from you when you surf the website, submit a form or use certain other site features in the following ways:

  • To improve our website in order to better serve you.
  • To follow up with you following correspondence (email or contact form submissions)

1.3 How do we protect your information?

We provide articles and information. We will never ask for credit card details.

We use regular Malware Scanning.

Your personal information is contained behind secured networks and is only accessible by a limited number of persons who have special access rights to such systems, and are required to keep the information confidential. In addition, all sensitive information you supply is encrypted via Secure Socket Layer (SSL) technology.

We implement a variety of security measures when a user enters, submits, or accesses their information to maintain the safety of your personal information.

2.0 Do we use ‘cookies’?

Yes. Cookies are small files that a site or its service provider transfers to your computer’s hard drive through your Web browser (if you allow) that enables the site’s or service provider’s systems to recognize your browser and capture and remember certain information. They are also used to help us understand your preferences based on previous or current site activity, which enables us to provide you with a better service. We also use cookies to help us compile aggregate data about site traffic and site interaction so that we can offer better site experiences and tools in the future.

2.1 We use cookies to:

  • Monitor advertisements.
  • Compile aggregate data about site traffic and site interactions. This will then be used to offer improved site experiences and tools. We may also use trusted third-party services that track this information on our behalf e.g. Google Analytics.

You can alter if, how and when cookies are used through your browser settings. Since these settings will vary between browsers we recommend looking at your browser’s help section to learn the correct way to set your cookie preferences.

2.2 If users disable cookies in their browser:

If cookies are disabled, some of the features that improve your site experience may not function properly.

3.0 Third-party disclosure

We do not sell, trade, or otherwise transfer to outside parties your personal information unless we provide users with advance notice. This does not include website hosting partners and other parties who assist us in operating our website, conducting our business, or serving our users, so long as those parties agree to keep this information confidential. We may also release information when it’s release is appropriate to comply with the law, enforce our site policies, or protect ours or others’ rights, property or safety.

However, non-personally identifiable visitor information may be provided to other parties for marketing, advertising, or other uses.

3.1 Third-party links

Occasionally, at our discretion, we may include or offer third-party products or services on our website. These third-party sites have separate and independent privacy policies. We therefore have no responsibility or liability for the content and activities of these linked sites. Nonetheless, we seek to protect the integrity of our site and welcome any feedback about these sites.

4.0 Google

Google’s advertising requirements can be summed up by Google’s Privacy Policy. They are put in place to provide a positive experience for users.

We use Google AdSense Advertising on our website.

Google, as a third-party vendor, uses cookies to serve ads on our site. Google’s use of the DART cookie enables it to serve ads to our users based on previous visits to our site and other sites on the Internet. Users may opt-out of the use of the DART cookie by visiting the Google Ad and Content Network privacy policy.

4.1 We have implemented the following:

  • Remarketing with Google AdSense
  • Google Display Network Impression Reporting
  • Demographics and Interests Reporting
  • DoubleClick Platform Integration

We, along with third-party vendors such as Google use first-party cookies (such as the Google Analytics cookies) and third-party cookies (such as the DoubleClick cookie) or other third-party identifiers together to compile data regarding user interactions with ad impressions and other ad service functions as they relate to our website.

4.2 Opting out:

Users can set preferences for how Google advertises to you using the Google Ad Settings page. Alternatively, you can opt out by visiting the Network Advertising Initiative Opt Out page or by using the Google Analytics Opt Out Browser add on.

4.3 Google Maps API

The Hairdresser Near Me map finder found on our homepage is powered by the Google Maps APIs, including the Google Places API. For this the Google Privacy Policy applies.