1. Introduction. Your privacy and trust in Hairnews is important to us. Accordingly, we follow processes to ensure your personal information is collected and processed in a fair, lawful manner always. We will always endeavour to protect this important information and will treat it with the strictest confidence.

  2. Acceptance of Privacy Policy. Any personal information supplied by you while making use of the Hairnews website and online channels is provided voluntarily – i.e. when signing up to receive our newsletters. If you choose to sign up, you then acknowledge that this constitutes as unconditional, specific and voluntary consent to the processing and retention of your personal information as set out in this Privacy Policy.

  3. Personal Information. Personal Information is any information that identifies specifically to you as the “Subscriber” (person who has signed up to receive e-newsletters). Any information collected that identifies you will be regarded as Personal Information. By using the Hairnews website and e-newsletter, you agree to provide accurate information to us, keep it up to date with current information, and that you will not create a false identity or account for anyone else.

  4. Personal Information We Collect. Should you decide to sign up to receive the Hairnews mailers, the only personal information that is required is the following: Your name and surname, email address, a phone number, your area (province), and to specify whether you are a salon owner / hairstylist / apprentice / media person or other. Any additional Personal Information voluntarily provided by you for any reason will be retained and treated with utmost confidence.

  5. Use of your Personal Information. Personal Information provided by you is used to send you the daily e-newsletter which contains relevant hairdressing industry information. Should there be any problems in sending this (i.e. a bounced email) we will use your alternative contact information to communicate with you and update the relevant information. The company will not use your personal information for any purpose (other than as stated above) without your express consent. We will not use or disclose your personal information to third parties, unless the use or disclosure is:
    1. required in order to comply with applicable law, order of court or legal process served on the company and /or
    2. disclosure is necessary to protect and defend the rights or property of the company.

  6. Cookies On Our Website. The Hairnews website uses only essential cookies that are related to security, anti-fraud, and to ensure the functionality of the website.

  7. Who We Share Personal Information With. We will be entitled to disclose your personal information to those of our employees and/or third party service providers who assist us to interact with you via our website or email, and thus need to know your personal information in order to assist us to communicate with you properly and efficiently. We will ensure that all such employees and/or third party service providers having access to your personal information are bound by appropriate and legally binding confidentiality and non-use obligations in relation to your personal information.

  8. Our Commitment:
    1. We will treat your personal information as strictly confidential;
    2. We will take appropriate technical and organisational measures to ensure that your personal information is kept secure and is protected against unauthorised or unlawful processing, accidental loss, destruction or damage, alteration, disclosure or access;
    3. We will promptly notify you if we become aware of any unauthorised use, disclosure or processing of your personal information;
    4. We will provide you with reasonable evidence of our compliance with our obligations under this policy on reasonable notice and request and
    5. We will upon your request, promptly return or destroy any and all of your personal information in our possession or control.

  9. Personal Information Retention. We will not retain your personal information longer than the period for which it was originally needed, unless we are required by law to do so, or you consent to us retaining such information for a longer period.

  10. Opting Out. As a Hairnews subscriber, you may at all times choose to opt out of any newsletters by using the provided “Unsubscribe” link at the bottom of every newsletter. If you wish to stop receiving mailers you may also simply reply to the email and request to be removed and we will remove you immediately and permanently from our mailing list.

  11. Interactions With Third Parties. If you disclose your Personal Information to a third party, such as an entity which operates a website linked to this website or anyone other than the company, the company shall not be liable for any loss or damage, howsoever arising, suffered by you as a result of the disclosure of such information to the third party. This is because we do not regulate or control how that third party uses your personal information. You should always ensure that you read the Privacy Policy of any third party.

  12. Changes to this Privacy Policy. The Hairnews Privacy Policy may updated from time to time, thus Users are advised to review the page periodically. We will notify you of any changes by posting the updated Privacy Policy on this page, and any changes are effective immediately.