Privacy Policy

BeauteSchool is committed to protecting your privacy and developing technology that gives you the most powerful and safe online experience. This Statement of Privacy applies to the BeauteSchool web site and governs data collection and usage. By using the BeauteSchool web site, you consent to the data practices described in this statement.

Collection of your Personal Information

BeauteSchool collects personally identifiable information, such as your e-mail address, name, home or work address or telephone number. BeauteSchool also collects anonymous demographic information, which is not unique to you, such as your zip/postal code, age, gender, preferences, interests and favorites.

There is also information about your computer hardware and software that is automatically collected by BeauteSchool. This information can include: your IP address, browser type, domain names, access times and referring Web site addresses. This information is used by BeauteSchool for the operation of the service, to maintain quality of the service, and to provide general statistics regarding use of the BeauteSchool web site.

Please keep in mind that if you directly disclose personally identifiable information or personally sensitive data through BeauteSchool public message boards, this information may be collected and used by others. Note: BeauteSchool does not read any of your private online communications.

BeauteSchool encourages you to review the privacy statements of web sites you choose to link to from BeauteSchool so that you can understand how those web sites collect, use and share your information.

BeauteSchool is not responsible for the privacy statements or other content on web sites from our partner networks and affiliates.

Use of your Personal Information

BeauteSchool collects and uses your personal information to operate the BeauteSchool web site and deliver the services you have requested.

BeauteSchool also uses your personally identifiable information to inform you of other products or services available from BeauteSchool and its affiliates. BeauteSchool may also contact you via surveys to conduct research about your opinion of current services or of potential new services that may be offered.

BeauteSchool may provide your personally identifiable information to third party Vendors and Retailers as approved by BeauteSchool. A third party Vendor or Retailer in this circumstance refers to persons or companies who (a) are your employer; (b) offer, provide, endorse a course on the BeauteSchool web site, or have partially or completely paid for a course on the BeauteSchool web site in which you are registered; and/or (c) require your registration in a course on the BeauteSchool web site as a part of a training program or skills building program (e.g., a cosmetics company or retail cosmetics store who offers a product information course on the BeauteSchool web site).

When you register for a course, BeauteSchool may disclose necessary personally identifiable information regarding your course performance and completion (such disclosed information may include your name, mailing address, e-mail address, retail store where you may be employed, store number where you may be employed, course registration information, course completion date, quiz completion date, quiz score, and/or reasonably similar information regarding your performance in a course on the BeauteSchool web site) to third party Vendors or Retailers for only one of the following purposes: (a) to allow the third party Vendors or Retailers to follow up with you to deliver an incentive gift for course completion, (b) to allow the third party Vendors or Retailers to track course registrants’ (including yourself) course performance/completion status for the purpose of measuring return on investment (ROI) and other similar performance metrics, (c) to allow related third party Vendors or Retailers to share course registrants’ course performance/completion status internally within their organization (this may include, for example, a Retailer’s head office sharing such information with store-level management), (d) to allow a third party Vendor to share course registrants’ course performance/completion status with the third party Retailers, and vice versa (this may include, for example, a cosmetics company sharing with a specific retailer geographical areas where the retailer’s beauty advisors have completed the cosmetic company’s product information course on the BeauteSchool web site), and/or (e) to allow third party Vendors or Retailers to make recruitment decisions. If disclosure of personally identifiable information is requested by a third party Vendor or Retailer for a purpose not mentioned above, we will ask for your explicit consent before disclosing any of your information.

With the exception of permitted disclosure to third party Vendors and Retailers discussed above, BeauteSchool does not sell, rent or lease its customer lists to third parties. BeauteSchool may, from time to time, contact you on behalf of external business partners about a particular offering that may be of interest to you. In those cases, your unique personally identifiable information (e-mail, name, address, telephone number) is not transferred to the third party. In addition, BeauteSchool may share data with trusted partners to help us perform statistical analysis, send you email or postal mail, provide customer support, or arrange for deliveries. All such third parties are prohibited from using your personal information except to provide these services to BeauteSchool, and they are required to maintain the confidentiality of your information. BeauteSchool does not use or disclose sensitive personal information, such as race, religion, or political affiliations, without your explicit consent.

BeauteSchool keeps track of the web sites and pages our customers visit within BeauteSchool, in order to determine what BeauteSchool services are the most popular. This data is used to deliver customized content and advertising within BeauteSchool to customers whose behavior indicates that they are interested in a particular subject area.

BeauteSchool will not disclose any of your financial information (which includes credit card information, account balance, etc.) to any third party, including Vendors and Retailers as defined above.

BeauteSchool web sites will disclose your personal information, without notice, only if required to do so by law or in the good faith belief that such action is necessary to: (a) conform to the edicts of the law or comply with legal process served on BeauteSchool or the site; (b) protect and defend the rights or property of BeauteSchool ; and, (c) act under exigent circumstances to protect the personal safety of users of BeauteSchool , its sponsors, licensors or merchants.

BeauteSchool reserves the right to transfer information if BeauteSchool is acquired by or merged with another company. If this occurs you will be properly notified.

Updating Your Personal Information

It is your responsibility to ensure that all information you provide to BeauteSchool is, to your knowledge, accurate and up to date. BeauteSchool is not responsible, to the maximum extent applicable by law, for any issues that may arise either as a result of as attributed (either partially or completely) to any of the personal information you provide being inaccurate or incorrect. If you become aware of any personal information held by BeauteSchool that may be inaccurate or incorrect and cannot be updated directly on the web site, please Contact Us.

Use of Cookies

BeauteSchool is dedicated to providing you the safest, fastest, most effective browsing experience. BeauteSchool web site use "cookies" to help you personalize your online experience. A cookie is a text file that is placed on your hard disk by a web page server. Cookies cannot be used to run programs or deliver viruses to your computer. Cookies are uniquely assigned to you, and can only be read by a web server in the domain that issued the cookie to you.

One of the primary purposes of cookies is to provide a convenience feature to save you time. The purpose of a cookie is to tell the web server that you have returned to a specific page. For example, if you personalize BeauteSchool pages, or register with BeauteSchool site or services, a cookie helps BeauteSchool to recall your specific information on subsequent visits. This simplifies the process of recalling your settings and status, such as current position in your courses. When you return to the same BeauteSchool web site, the information you previously provided can be retrieved, so you can easily use the BeauteSchool features that you customized.

You have the ability to accept or decline cookies. Most Web browsers automatically accept cookies, but you can usually modify your browser setting to decline cookies if you prefer. If you choose to decline cookies, you may not be able to fully experience the interactive features of the BeauteSchool services or Web sites you visit.

Security of your Personal Information

BeauteSchool secures your personal information from unauthorized access, use or disclosure. BeauteSchool secures the personally identifiable information you provide on computer servers in a controlled, secure environment, protected from unauthorized access, use or disclosure. When personal information (such as a credit card number) is transmitted to other web sites, it is protected through the use of encryption, such as the Secure Socket Layer (SSL) protocol.

E-Commerce Securities and Guarantees

BeauteSchool uses technology and third-party e-commerce transaction processing companies that ensures your payment information is kept confidential. In the event of unauthorized use of your credit card, you must notify your credit card provider in accordance with its reporting rules and procedures.

Newsletter

If you wish to subscribe to our newsletter, we will use your name and email address to send the newsletter to you. Out of respect for your privacy, we provide a way to unsubscribe by following the unsubscribe link located at the bottom of each newsletter or via Contact Us.

Public Forums

BeauteSchool web site also offers publicly accessible blogs or community forums. You should be aware that any information you provide in these areas is visible to and may be read, collected, used or disclosed by other registered sites users or public visitors to the site. To request removal of your personal information from our blog or community forum Contact Us.

In some cases, we may not be able to remove your personal information, in which case we will let you know if we are unable to do so and why. In addition, even after removal from the BeauteSchool web site, certain content may remain in our systems for a period of time, or may be viewable in cached and archived pages of the BeauteSchool web site.

We post customer testimonials on our web site, which may contain personally identifiable information. We do obtain the customer's consent via email prior to posting the testimonial to post their name along with their testimonial. To request removal of your personal information from our testimonials, Contact Us. In some cases, we may not be able to remove your personal information, in which case we will let you know if we are unable to do so and why.

Changes to this Statement

BeauteSchool will occasionally update this Statement of Privacy to reflect company and customer feedback. BeauteSchool encourages you to periodically review this Statement to be informed of how BeauteSchool is protecting your information.

Withdrawal of Consent

Should you at any time wish to withdraw your consent to the collection, use, and retention by BeauteSchool of your personal information as described within this Privacy Policy, you may withdraw your consent to our Privacy Policy by contacting us at Contact Us. Please be sure to keep in mind the potential consequences of withdrawing your consent, which could include, for example, your withdrawal from any or all BeauteSchool courses in which you are currently registered; potential consequences from your employer, or related third party. BeauteSchool is not responsible, to the maximum extent allowable by law, for any and all consequences that may result from your withdrawal of consent to the BeauteSchool Privacy Policy.

Contact Information

BeauteSchool welcomes your comments regarding this Statement of Privacy. If you believe that BeauteSchool has not adhered to this Statement, or if you have any other privacy related questions or comments, please contact BeauteSchool at Contact Us. We will use commercially reasonable efforts to promptly determine and remedy the problem.

Testimonial
“This course has been extremely motivating and refreshing. Lately I have had a hard time finding motivation and this course (Mickey in particular) has re-lit my fire and drive. Her passion for the industry has been truly contagious.”
Kellie O., Hudson's Bay Beauty Consultant
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