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Last updated: April 2009

Privacy Statement for HairbyChas.com

HairbyChas.com is committed to protecting your privacy. Please read the Online Privacy Statement below about particular services that you may use.

This HairbyChas.com Online Privacy Statement applies to data collected byits websites and services.

Collection of Your Personal Information

In order to access some services, you will be asked to sign in with an e-mail address and password.. As part of creating your sign-in, you may also be requested to provide questions and secret answers, which we use to help verify your identity and assist in resetting your password, as well as an alternate email address.

In order to offer you a more consistent and personalized experience in your interactions with our site.We may collect information about your visit, including the pages you view, the links you click and other actions taken in connection with our services. Additionally, we collect certain standard information that your browser sends to every website you visit, such as your IP address, browser type and language, access times and referring Web site addresses.

Public Forums

This site makes chat rooms, forums, message boards, and/or news groups available to its users. Please remember that any information that is disclosed in these areas becomes public information and you should exercise caution when deciding to disclose your personal information.

Use of Your Personal Information

HairbyChas.com collects and uses your personal information to operate and improve its sites and deliver the services or carry out the transactions you have requested. These uses may include providing you with more effective customer service; making the sites or services easier to use by eliminating the need for you to repeatedly enter the same information; performing research and analysis aimed at improving our products, services and technologies; and displaying content and advertising that are customized to your interests and preferences.

We also use your personal information to communicate with you. We may send certain mandatory service communications such as welcome letters, billing reminders, information on technical service issues, and security announcements.

Sharing of Your Personal Information

Except as described in this statement, we will not disclose your personal information.

We may access and/or disclose your personal information if we believe such action is necessary to: (a) comply with the law or legal process served on HairbyChas.com; (b) protect and defend the rights or property of HairbyChas.com t (including the enforcement of our agreements); or (c) act in urgent circumstances to protect the personal safety of users of HairbyChas.com t services or members of the public.

Communication Preferences

You can stop the delivery of future promotional e-mail from our sites and services by following the specific instructions in the e-mail you receive.

You may also have the option of proactively making choices about the receipt of promotional e-mail.

These choices do not apply to the display of online advertising.  Nor do they apply to the receipt of mandatory service communications that are considered part of certain HairbyChas.com services, which you may receive periodically unless you cancel the service.

 

Security of Your Personal Information

HairbyChas.com is committed to protecting the security of your personal information. We use a variety of security technologies and procedures to help protect your personal information from unauthorized access, use, or disclosure. For example,. When we transmit highly confidential information (such as a credit card number or password) over the Internet, we protect it through the use of encryption, such as the Secure Socket Layer (SSL) protocol.

If a password is used to help protect your accounts and personal information, it is your responsibility to keep your password confidential. Do not share this information with anyone. If you are sharing a computer with anyone you should always choose to log out before leaving a site or service to protect access to your information from subsequent users.

Collection and Use of Children's Personal Information

HairbyChas.com site and services are intended for general audiences and do not knowingly collect any personal information from children.

We encourage you to talk with your children about communicating with strangers and disclosing personal information online. You and your child can visit Microsoft's online safety resources for additional information about using the Internet safely.

Use of Cookies

HairbyChas.comsite use "cookies" to enable you to sign in to our services and to help personalize your online experience. A cookie is a small text file that is placed on your hard disk by a Web page server. Cookies contain information that can later be read by a web server in the domain that issued the cookie to you. Cookies cannot be used to run programs or deliver viruses to your computer.

HairbyChas.com uses cookies to store your preferences and other information on your computer in order to save you time by eliminating the need to repeatedly enter the same information and to display your personalized content and appropriate advertising on your later visits to these sites.

When you sign in on HairbyChas.com , we store your unique ID number, and the time you signed in, in an encrypted cookie on your hard disk. This cookie allows you to move from page to page at the site without having to sign in again on each page. When you sign out, these cookies are deleted from your computer. We also use cookies to improve the sign in experience. For example, your e-mail address may be stored in a cookie that will remain on your computer after you sign out. This cookie allows your e-mail address to be pre-populated, so that you will only need to type your password the next time you sign in. If you are using a public computer or do not otherwise want this information to be stored, you can select the appropriate radio button on the sign-in page, and this cookie will not be used.

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 sign in or use other interactive features of HairbyChas.com site and services that depend on cookies.

The majority of the online advertisements you see are displayed by HairbyChas.com. However, we may allow third-party ad serving companies, including ad networks, to display advertisements on HairbyChas.com Web pages.

Ad serving companies often place a persistent cookie on your computer in order to recognize your computer each time they display an online advertisement to you.  Because these companies may serve advertisements on many different websites, they may be able to compile information over time about where you, or others who are using your computer, saw and/or clicked on the advertisements they display.  These companies may use this information to make predictions about your characteristics or preferences and to display targeted advertisements that they believe may be of interest to you.  They may also associate this information with your subsequent visit, purchase or other activity on participating advertisersí websites in order to determine the effectiveness of the advertisements.

These companies may offer you a way to opt out of ad targeting based on their cookies. You may find more information by clicking on the company names above and following the links to the websites of each company.  Some of these companies are members of the Network Advertising Initiative, which offers a single location to opt out of ad targeting from member companies.

Google Advertising Cookie and Privacy Policies

HairbyChas.com publishes google ads on our site

The DoubleClick DART cookie is used by Google in the ads served on publisher websites displaying AdSense for content ads. When users visit an AdSense publisher's website and either view or click on an ad, a cookie may be dropped on that end user's browser. The data gathered from these cookies will be used to help AdSense publishers better serve and manage the ads on their site(s) and across the web.

Google, as a third party vendor, uses cookies to serve ads on your site. Google's use of the DART cookie enables it to serve ads to your users based on their visit to your sites 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.

Controlling "Spam" or Unsolicited E-mail

HairbyChas.com is concerned about controlling unsolicited commercial e-mail, or "spam.". HairbyChas.com will not sell, lease or rent its e-mail subscriber lists to third parties. There is no currently available technology that will totally prevent the sending and receiving of unsolicited e-mail. Using junk e-mail tools and being cautious about the sharing of your e-mail address while online will help reduce the amount of unsolicited e-mail you receive.

Enforcement of This Privacy Statement

If you have questions regarding this statement, should contact webmaster@hairbychas.com.

Changes to This Privacy Statement

We will occasionally update this privacy statement to reflect changes in our services and customer feedback. When we post changes to this Statement, we will revise the "last updated" date at the top of this statement. If there are material changes to this statement or in how HairbyChas.com will use your personal information, we will notify you either by prominently posting a notice of such changes prior to implementing the change or by directly sending you a notification. We encourage you to periodically review this statement to be informed of how HairbyChas.com is protecting your information.

Contacting Us

HairbyChas.com welcomes your comments regarding this privacy statement. If you have questions about this statement or believe that we have not adhered to it, please contact usat webmaster@hairbychas.com