Privacy Policy

PRIVACY POLICY 

Last updated July 30, 2019  

 

 

Thank you for choosing to be part of our community at A&A Beauty Supply and Salon Design (“Company”, “we”, “us”, or “our”). We are committed to protecting your personal information and your right to privacy. If you have any questions or concerns about our policy, or our practices with regard to your personal information, please contact us at apisarcik@aabeautysupplies.com. 

When you visit our website https://www.aabeautysupplies.com (the “Site”), you trust us with your personal information. We take your privacy very seriously. In this privacy policy, we describe our privacy practices. We seek to explain to you in the clearest way possible what information we collect, how we use it and what rights you have in relation to it. We hope you take some time to read through it carefully, as it is important. Your use of the Site or any other indication of your acceptance hereof is deemed to be acceptance by you of this policy.  If you do not agree to this policy, including any of the terms set forth below, you should not use, and should immediately terminate your use of the Site. For purposes of this Section, accessing the Site only to review this privacy policy is not deemed use of the Site.

This privacy policy applies to all information collected through our website (such as https://www.aabeautysupplies.com), and/or any direct correspondence with us via email. .  

Please read this privacy policy carefully as it will help you make informed decisions about sharing your personal information with us.   


TABLE OF CONTENTS  

1. WHAT INFORMATION DO WE COLLECT?

2. HOW DO WE USE YOUR INFORMATION?

3. WILL YOUR INFORMATION BE SHARED WITH ANYONE?    

4. DO WE USE COOKIES AND OTHER TRACKING TECHNOLOGIES?      

5. HOW LONG DO WE KEEP YOUR INFORMATION?   

6. HOW DO WE KEEP YOUR INFORMATION SAFE?   

7. DO WE COLLECT INFORMATION FROM MINORS?  

8. THIRD PARTY SITES

9. CALIFORNIA RESIDENTS

10. WHAT ARE YOUR PRIVACY RIGHTS?

11. CONTROLS FOR DO-NOT-TRACK FEATURES 

12. DO WE MAKE UPDATES TO THIS POLICY?

13. APPLICABLE LAW

14. ENTIRE AGREEMENT

15. SEVERABILITY

16. EXPENSES

17. CONTACT INFORMATION

18. COMPLAINTS

 

1. WHAT INFORMATION DO WE COLLECT?  

User Provided Information

In short:  We collect information when you create an account, place an order or email with us about the products that we offer on the Site.

While accessing the Site, you may provide personal information including, name, address, zip code, email address, telephone numbers, credit card numbers, birth date and answers to security questions.  Once you provide us with this personal information, we use this information for product fulfillment, account administration, marketing and to provide information about the products offered by the Company.  Thereafter, you consent to the Company sending you email messages and other electronic communications in connection with your orders and product inquiries (including, but not limited to, marketing emails). Since the Company endeavors to send email messages and other electronic communications only to individuals desiring to receive them, you can notify us at apisarcik@aabeautysupplies.com that you no longer wish to receive these communications.

Information automatically collected 

In Short: We collect some information – such as IP address and/or browser and device characteristics – automatically when you visit the Site.

We automatically collect certain information when you visit, use or navigate the Site. This information does not reveal your specific identity (like your name or contact information) but may include device and usage information, such as your IP address, browser and device characteristics, operating system, language preferences, referring URLs, device name, country, location, information about how and when you use our services and other technical information. This information is primarily needed to maintain the security and operation of the Site and for our internal analytics and reporting purposes.

Like many businesses, we also collect information through cookies and similar tracking technologies.   

 

2. HOW DO WE USE YOUR INFORMATION?  

In Short:  We process your information to fulfill orders, answer questions about products, administer your account and to otherwise enhance your experience on the Site..  

We use personal information collected via the Site for a variety of purposes described throughout the policy, including below

We use the information we collect or receive:  

  • To facilitate account creation and login process. If you choose to set up an account, we use your personal information to establish and maintain that account, including a process for authenticating your identity when you login to your account.

  • To send you marketing and promotional communications. We and/or our third party marketing partners may use the personal information you send to us for our marketing purposes, if this is in accordance with your marketing preferences. You can opt-out of our marketing emails at any time as described in Section One above and the " WHAT ARE YOUR PRIVACY RIGHTS " Section below).       

  • To send administrative information to you. We may use your personal information to send you product, service and new feature information and/or information about changes to our terms, conditions, and policies.         

  • Fulfill and manage your orders. We may use your personal information to fulfill and manage your orders, payments, returns, and exchanges made through the Site.                

  • Request Feedback. We may use your personal information to request feedback and to contact you about your use of the Site.  We may use and store this information in aggregated and anonymized form so that it is not associated with individual end users and does not include personal information.          

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  • Improve Internal Operations.  We may use your personal information to improve the effectiveness of the Site, merchandise assortment and customer service.  

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  • Fraud Prevention, Security and Compliance.  We may use your personal information to validate credentials, authenticate customers, prevent fraudulent transactions and enhance the overall security of the Site.  This may include assisting law enforcement and responding to legal inquiries.

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3. WILL YOUR INFORMATION BE SHARED WITH ANYONE?  

In Short:  We only share information with your consent, to comply with laws, to provide you with services, to protect your rights, or to fulfill business obligations.   

 

We may process or share data based on the following legal basis:

  • Consent: We may share your personal information if you have given us specific consent to use and share your personal information for a specific purpose. 

  • Vendors, Consultants and Other Third-Party Service Providers. We may share your data with third party vendors, service providers, contractors or agents who perform services for us or on our behalf and require access to such information to do that work. Examples include: payment processing, data analysis, email delivery, hosting services, customer service and marketing efforts. We may allow selected third parties to use tracking technology on the Site, which will enable them to collect data about how you interact with the Site over time. This information may be used to, among other things, analyze and track data, determine the popularity of certain content and better understand online activity. Unless described in this policy, we do not share, sell, rent or trade any of your information with third parties for their promotional purposes.

  • Business Transfers. We may share or transfer your information in connection with, or during negotiations of, any merger, sale of company assets, financing, or acquisition of all or a portion of our business to another company.

  • Third-Party Advertisers. We may use third-party advertising companies to serve ads when you visit the Site. These companies may use information about your visits to the Site and other websites that are contained in web cookies and other tracking technologies in order to provide advertisements about goods and services of interest to you.       

 

4. DO WE USE COOKIES AND OTHER TRACKING TECHNOLOGIES?  

In Short:  We may use cookies and other tracking technologies to collect and store your information.  

We may use cookies and similar tracking technologies (like web beacons and pixels) to access or store information. Specific information about how we use such technologies and how you can refuse certain cookies is set out in our Cookie Policy. 

A cookies a small piece of data sent from a website and stored on the user's computer by the user's web browser while the user is browsing.  Like many sites, we use “cookies” to collect information about your use of the Site.  You can instruct your browser to refuse all cookies or to indicate when a cookie is being sent.  However, if you do not accept cookies, you may not be able to use some portions of the Site.


5. HOW LONG DO WE KEEP YOUR INFORMATION?  

In Short:  We keep your information for as long as appropriate to fulfill the purposes outlined in this Privacy Policy unless otherwise required by law or needed to defend a complaint.   

We will only keep your personal information for as long as it is appropriate given the specific use and the purposes set out in this Privacy Policy, unless a longer retention period is required or permitted by law (such as tax, accounting or other legal requirements). No purpose in this policy will require us to keep your personal information for longer than the period of time in which users are doing business with us.  

When we no longer have an appropriate basis, given the specific use, to process your personal information, we will either delete or anonymize it, or, if this is not possible (for example, because your personal information has been stored in backup archives), then we will securely store your personal information and isolate it from any further processing until deletion is possible.

 

6. HOW DO WE KEEP YOUR INFORMATION SAFE?   

In Short:  We aim to protect your personal information through a system of organizational and technical security measures.  

We have implemented commercially reasonable administrative and technical security measures designed to protect the security of any personal information we process. However, please also remember that we cannot guarantee that the internet itself is 100% secure. Although we will use commercially reasonable efforts to protect your personal information, transmission of personal information to and from the Site and/or our email server, is at your own risk. You should only access the Site within a secure environment.  

7. DO WE COLLECT INFORMATION FROM MINORS?  

In Short:  We do not knowingly collect data from or market to children under 13 years of age.  

We do not knowingly solicit data from or market to children under 13 years of age. By using the Site, you represent that you are at least 13 or that you are the parent or guardian of such a minor and consent to such minor dependent’s use of the Site. If we learn, from a legal guardian or otherwise, that personal information from users less than 13 years of age has been collected, we will take reasonable measures to promptly delete such data from our records. If you become aware of any data we have collected from children under age 13, please contact us at apisarcik@aabeautysupplies.com.  

 

8. THIRD-PARTY SITES

In short:  This policy does not cover any third party site.

The Site may contain links to, or be accessible from, websites (including social media plugins) provided by third parties (individually, a “Third-Party Site”).  Your use of a Third-Party Site will be subject to the terms of use and other provisions, and you are responsible for complying with such terms and other provisions.  This policy does not cover the privacy policies or practices of any Third-Party Site, and the Company is not responsible for any information you submit to, or otherwise collected by, any Third-Party Site.  The Company is only responsible for data collected by it through your authorized use of the Site. You should consult each Third-Party Site for its privacy policy or practice before submitting any information to, or otherwise using, such Third-Party Site.

9. CALIFORNIA RESIDENTS 

Pursuant to California law, residents of California may request certain information regarding the transfer by the Company of their personal information to third parties for direct marketing purposes of such third parties.  To make such a request, contact us at at apisarcik@aabeautysupplies.com.

 

10. WHAT ARE YOUR PRIVACY RIGHTS?  

In Short: You may review, change or terminate your account at any time.

Account Information:The Company does not warrant or represent that any personal information collected on the Site will be accurate or up-to-date.  If you would at any time like to review or change any information collected from you by the Company:

■  Contact us using the contact information provided.

Upon your request, we will delete such data from our records. However, some information may be retained in our files to prevent fraud, troubleshoot problems, assist with any investigations, enforce our Terms of Use and/or comply with legal requirements.

Cookies and similar technologies: Most Web browsers are set to accept cookies by default. If you prefer, you can usually choose to set your browser to remove cookies and to reject cookies. If you choose to remove cookies or reject cookies, this could affect certain features or services of our Services.  

Opting out of email marketing: You can unsubscribe from our marketing email list at any time by clicking on the unsubscribe link in the emails that we send or by contacting us using the details provided below. You will then be removed from the marketing email list – however, we will still need to send you service-related emails that are necessary for the administration and use of your account. To otherwise opt-out, you may:

■  Contact us at apisarcik@aabeautysupplies.com .  

 

 

11. CONTROLS FOR DO-NOT-TRACK FEATURES  

Most web browsers and some mobile operating systems and mobile applications include a Do-Not-Track (“DNT”) feature or setting you can activate to signal your privacy preference not to have data about your online browsing activities monitored and collected. No uniform technology standard for recognizing and implementing DNT signals has been finalized. As such, we do not currently respond to DNT browser signals or any other mechanism that automatically communicates your choice not to be tracked online. If a standard for online tracking is adopted that we must follow in the future, we will inform you about that practice in a revised version of this privacy notice.

 

 

12. DO WE MAKE UPDATES TO THIS POLICY?  

In Short:  Yes, we will update this policy as necessary to stay compliant with relevant laws.  

We may update this privacy notice from time to time. The updated version will be indicated by an updated "Revised" date and the updated version will be effective as soon as it is accessible. If we make material changes to this privacy notice, we may notify you either by prominently posting a notification of such changes or by notifying you directly. 

 

13. APPLICABLE LAW

In Short:  New York law governs this policy.

This policy shall be governed by, and construed and interpreted in accordance with, the laws of the State of New York, without regard to its principles of conflict of laws.  If there is any conflict or inconsistency between any provision of this policy and any provision of any applicable law, the latter shall control.


14. ENTIRE AGREEMENT

In Short:  This is the entire agreement on privacy.

Except as set forth in this Section, this policy contains the entire agreement, and supersedes all prior oral and written agreements, proposals and understandings, between you and the Company, with respect to collected data.  If you use the Site, such use or dealings will be subject to this policy, plus any other written agreement between you and the Company that is applicable thereto. To the extent there is any conflict or inconsistency between any provision of this policy and any provision of such other agreement, the former shall control.


15. SEVERABILITY

In Short:  Invalid provisions of this policy can be severed and/or modified to comply with the law.

Whenever possible, each provision of this policy shall be interpreted to be effective and valid under applicable law.  If, however, any such provision shall be prohibited by or invalid under such law, it shall be deemed modified to conform to the minimum requirements of such law, or if for any reason it is not so modified, it shall be prohibited or invalid only to the extent of such prohibition or invalidity without the remainder of such provision, or any other provision of this policy, being prohibited or invalid.


16. EXPENSES

In Short:  You are responsible for expenses related to disputes over this policy.

Except as provided in this policy or required by any applicable law, you are solely responsible for all fees and disbursements of any attorney or other advisor retained by you in connection with enforcing your rights under this policy.


17. CONTACT INFORMATION

If you have any questions or complaints, desire additional information, or need to notify the Company of anything regarding any collected information or otherwise relating to this policy, please promptly contact us at apisarcik@aabeautysupplies.com.  


18. COMPLAINTS

Any complaint by you regarding any collected information, or otherwise relating to this Privacy Policy, must first be submitted to the Company at apisarcik@aabeautysupplies.com, and the Company must be given a reasonable opportunity of not less than 30 days to investigate and respond to your complaint.  Upon the Company’s completing such investigation and so responding, the Company and you must then attempt, in good faith, to promptly resolve any remaining aspects of your complaint.  If any aspect of your complaint remains unresolved after an additional reasonable period of time of not less than 30 days, (a) you may commence litigation against the Company in connection with the unresolved portion of your complaint only in a court located in Erie County, New York, and having subject matter jurisdiction over your complaint, and (b) you consent to any such court’s being, and waive any objection (including, but not limited to, any such objection based on inconvenience) to such court’s not being, a proper venue for your complaint.