1. Information You Provide to Us Directly
Salon Repository may collect different information from or about You depending on the manner in which You use the Services. The following examples are provided to help You better understand the information We may collect through Your use of the Services.
Please note, Salon Repository is not responsible for how others use information that is publicly available or otherwise accessible to others who have access to the Services.
When You sign up for and use the Services (including through a Third-Party Platform) We will collect any information You provide to Us directly such as the following:
In order to use certain features of the Services, such as registering for a Publications, You are required to register for an Account, and in that case, We will collect and store any registration information You provided to Us, such as e-mail address, password, Your date of birth, and age, and we will assign You a unique identifying number (“Registration Information”).
You may also have the option of providing additional information about Yourself, including but not limited to a photo, headline, website link, social media profiles, or other information you may choose to enter (“Profile Information”) to create a profile (“Profile”). Your Profile and Profile Information will be publicly viewable to others.
Public Posting / Shared Content:
Some of the Services may allow You to interact with other Users and/or post, share, communicate or otherwise transmit content publicly, such as by posting comments in an article or publication page, sending messages to others, submitting testimonials, or posting photos (collectively “Shared Content” or “Public Posting”). We may collect and store Public Postings and Shared Content. Shared Content or Public Postings may be publicly available or viewable by others depending on where such content is posted.
You hereby grant Salon Repository a non-exclusive right and license to reproduce, distribute, publicly perform, offer, market, and otherwise use and exploit the Public Postings and Shared Content.
In the event that You are selected as “Subscriber of the Day” or “Subscriber of the Month”, You agree to Our publishing of your Registration Information (except for your email address and phone number which will be published with your authorization), Profile Information, and Publication Information as well as your response to the accolade for marketing purposes and/or via Our Services.
Salon Repository allows You to published freely on our website, among other things. We collect information relating to publications, including, without limitation, Articles, Books, and Dissertation completing the activity and other items submitted to satisfy the publication requirements, (“Publication Information”).
You hereby consent to Our sharing of Registration Information ((except for your email address and phone number which will be published with your authorization), Profile Information, and Publication Information to Publishers. Salon Repository does not provide Publishers’ email addresses, except when necessary. Salon Repository does not control how Publishers treat Registration Information, Profile Information, or Publication Information and is not liable for Publishers’ use of such information.
Salon Repository is a FREE resource center, which means there is no payment require except for donation. We may collect certain information regarding Your donation (such as Your name, email, and address) as necessary to complete Your donation. You will be required to provide certain payment and billing information directly to our payment processing partners, including but not limited to Your name, credit card information, billing address, and zip code. We do not access, store, or collect Your credit card information.
Information Received Through Your Third-Party Platform:
The Services may contain third party links or allow You to access the Services through Third Party Platforms, such as Facebook. If You use Our Services on or through a Third Party Platform, including via any mobile and/or other Internet-connected devices (“Wireless Devices”), or click on third party links, the collection, use, and disclosure of Your information and Your use of the Services will also be subject to the privacy policies and other terms of such third parties or Third Party Platforms. You should review such privacy policies, terms, and other agreements.
By way of example only, We may collect some or all of the following information from Your Third Party Platform account when You register or use the Services on or through a Third Party Platform:
- Your full name
- Your profile picture or its URL
- Your ID Number, which is linked to publicly available information such as Your name and profile photo
- The login e-mail address
- Your physical location and that of Your access devices, including any Wireless Device
- Your gender
- Your birthday
- List of friends or contacts
You may choose not to allow the Third-Party Platform to provide Us with certain information about You, but You might not be able to use certain features of Our Services if You enable such restrictions.
Sweepstakes, promotions, and Surveys:
Communications, Support Requests, Potential Abuse:
2. Information We Collect Through Automated Means
Technical and Usage Data
When You access the Services, including browsing Our Publications or Articles, We collect certain information by automated means. This information may include without limitation:
- Technical information about Your computer or Wireless Device, such as Your IP address, device type, operating system type and version, unique device ID, browser, browser language, domain and other systems information, platform types (collectively, “Technical Information”);
- Usage statistics about Your interaction with the Services, including courses accessed, time spent on pages or the Services, pages visited, search queries, click data, portions of the Services used, date and time, and other information regarding Your use of the Services (collectively, “Usage Data”).
This Technical Information and Usage Data, which may be linked to Your information, is collected through the use of server log files and tracking technologies, including:
- cookies, which are small files that websites send to Your computer or Wireless Device to uniquely identify Your browser or mobile device or to store information in Your browser setting;
- web beacons, site kit by google, and other analytics, which are small objects that allow Us to measure the actions of visitors using the Services.
3. Cookies and Data Collection Tools
- analyze the usage of our Services;
- provide a more personalized experience;
- allow You to more easily log in to use our Services;
- help make Your use of Our Services more efficient and more valuable by providing You with a customized experience and recognizing You when You return.
We may also employ web beacons or other technology for a variety of reasons such as:
- allowing Us to know if a certain page was visited or whether an e-mail was opened;
- allowing Us to advertise more efficiently by excluding our current users from certain promotional messages or identifying the source of a new installation.
Salon Repository uses the following types of cookies:
Preferences. We use preferences cookies to remember information about Your browser and how You prefer to use Our Service, i.e. to remember Your preferred settings that affect the experience of how Our Services look to You or behave when You access and/or use them, such as Your preferred language. Preference cookies make Your experience of interacting with Our Services more functional and customized to suit Your preferences.
Security. We use security cookies to enable You to log-in and access Our Service, to protect Your Account against fraudulent log-ins by others, and help detect, fight, and protect against abuse or unauthorized usage of Your Account.
Functional. We use functional cookies to make the experience of using Our Services better, like remembering the volume at which You like Your videos to play.
Session State. We use session cookies to collect information about how You interact with Our Services, to help Us improve Our Services, as well as improve Your browsing experience. We also use session cookies to remember Your log-in details. These are deemed strictly necessary to the working of the Services. If these are disabled, then various functionalities of our Services will be broken.
We may use third-party browser and mobile analytics services on our Service, including but not limited to Google Analytics, Rank Math, and Hotjar. These service providers use the sort of technology described above to help us analyze how users use the Services, including by noting the third-party website from which you arrive, how often You use the Services, the events that occur within the Service, usage data, performance data, and where the application was downloaded from.
The information collected will be disclosed to or collected directly by these service providers, and We use this information to improve the Services, to better understand the functionality of the Services on a computer or other device, and to provide information that may be of interest to You.
For instance, Rank Math and Hotjar generate heatmaps of user experiences and records, on a de-identified basis, information about your activity, such as mouse clicks, mouse movements, scrolling activity as well as certain text You type in the Services such as searches for Articles or Dissertations etc.
You have some choices concerning our use of these analytics. For instance, to prevent Google Analytics from using your information for analytics, you may install the Google Analytics Opt-out Browser Add-on by clicking here; to opt-out of Hotjar’s use of Your information for analytics click here.
5. Online Advertising
We may use third-party advertising technologies that allow for the delivery of advertising about our Services on other websites You visit and other applications You use. The ads may be based on various factors such as the content of the page You are visiting, information You enter such as Your age and gender, Your searches, demographic data, user-generated content, and other information we collect from You. These ads may be based on Your current activity or Your activity over time and across other websites and online services and may be tailored to Your interests.
We use third parties (e.g., ad networks and ad servers such as Google Analytics, DoubleClick, and others) to help deliver these tailored advertising on other websites and in mobile applications. These third parties may place cookies or other tracking technologies on Your computer, mobile phone, or other devices to collect information about Your use of the Services as discussed above and may access these cookies or other tracking technologies on Your computer, mobile phone, or other devices You use to access the Services in order to serve this tailored advertisement. We also may share with third-party advertisers a hashed version of Your email address that is anonymized and cannot be used to identify you, solely in non-human readable form and content that You share publicly when using the services (e.g, user-generated content) for purposes of delivering tailored advertising.
When using a mobile application, you may also receive tailored in-application advertisements. Each operating system, iOS for Apple phones, Android for Android devices, and Windows for Microsoft devices provides its own instructions on how to prevent the delivery of tailored in-application advertisements. You may review the support materials and/or the privacy settings for the respective operating systems in order to opt-out of tailored in-application advertisements. For any other devices and/or operating systems, please visit the privacy settings for the applicable device or contact the applicable platform operator.
Please note that to the extent advertising technology is integrated into the Services, You may still receive advertisements on other websites and mobile applications even if You opt-out. In that case, the advertising will not be tailored to Your interests. Also, we do not control any of the above opt-out links or whether any particular company chooses to participate in these opt-out programs. We are not responsible for any choices You make using these mechanisms or the continued availability or accuracy of these mechanisms.
6. Our Policy Concerning Children
We recognize the privacy interests of children and We encourage parents and guardians to take an active role in their children’s online activities and interests. Children under the age of 13, or 16 that resides in Sierra Leone, should not use or attempt to use Our Services. If We learn that We have collected personal information (as defined by applicable law) from a child under 13 or a child under 16 in Sierra Leone, We will take reasonable steps to delete such information.
Parents who believe that the Salon Repository might have collected personal information from a child under the age of 13 may submit a request to firstname.lastname@example.org and request that the information is removed.
7. How We Use the Information We Collect
Salon Repository may use the information We collect through Your use of the Services to:
- Provide, administer, and facilitate Your use of the Services, including to display customized content;
- Process or fulfill Your request(s) and/or order(s) for products, services, information, or features;
- Communicate with You concerning Your Account by:
o Responding to Your questions or concerns;
o Emailing You information or providing in-app messages about Your Articles, rewards programs, new services, new features, promotions, newsletters, and other available Articles, which You can opt-out of at any time;
o Sending push notifications to Your Wireless device to provide updates and other relevant messages. You can manage push notifications from the “options” or “settings” page for the mobile application.
- Understand and improve the Services and develop new products, services, or features;
- Enable User-to-User communication and interaction;
- Manage Your Account preferences, establish Your Profile and Registration Information;
- Facilitate the technical functioning of the Services, including without limitation to troubleshoot and resolve issues, secure the Services; and prevent fraud and abuse;
- Respond to customer support questions and issues and resolve disputes;
- Create, review, analyze and share Technical Information;
- Analyze trends and User traffic, track donations and usage information;
- Advertise our Services on third-party websites or mobile applications;
- Market, process or fulfill Promotions administered or sponsored by Salon Repository;
- Solicit feedback from Users;
- As required or permitted by law;
- As We, in Our sole discretion, otherwise determine to be necessary or required to ensure the safety and/or integrity of Our Users, employees, third parties, members of the public, and/or our Services;
- Identify unique users across devices; or
- Tailor advertisements across devices.
8. When and How We May Share/Disclose Your Information with Third Parties
About You with the Publisher:
We may share Publication Information, Dissertations, Books, Articles, and certain Registration Information (except for your email address and phone number which will be published with your authorization) and Profile Information with Publishers of the Articles which the published or for which You request information. We will not share Your email address with Publishers.
Third-Party Business Partners, Service Providers, Contractors or Agents
We may share Your information with third-party companies that perform services on Our behalf, including for payment processing, order fulfillment, data analysis, marketing services, advertising services (including but not limited to retargeted advertising), e-mail and hosting services, and customer services and support. An example of these third-party companies includes, but is not limited to Paypal. These third-party service providers may access Your personal information and are required to use it solely as directed by Us for the purpose of Our requested service.
We may also share Your information with third-party companies that we partner with to provide certain services to You in connection with the Services. Those partners’ collection and use of information are subject to their privacy policies and other terms. You should review such privacy policies, terms, and other agreements.
About You with other Users
As mentioned above your Profile Information may be publicly viewable, including to other Users.
Analytics and Data Enrichment Services
As discussed above, We use third-party analytics such as Google Analytics and Hotjar to help understand Your usage of our services and to improve our Service. We may provide Your contact information, Registration Information, Technical Information, Usage Data, or de-identified data or to data enrichment services to such third party analytics and data enrichment service providers, which match such information with publicly available database information, including contact and social information from other sources, such as Your email address, gender, company, job title, photos, website URLs, social network handles and physical addresses. We use this combined information to communicate with You in a more effective and customized manner.
Business Transfers, Sales, Mergers, or Divestitures
In the event that Salon Repository undergoes a business transition, such as a merger, acquisition, corporate divestiture or dissolution (including bankruptcy), or a sale of all or a portion of its assets, We may share, disclose or transfer all of Your Information to the successor organization in such transition or during steps in contemplation of such activities (e.g., due diligence).
With Your Permission
Aggregate or De-identified Information
We may disclose or use aggregate or de-identified information for any purpose.
We may share Your information in connection with any Promotion You enter on or through the Services, as necessary to administer, market, sponsor, or fulfill the Promotion or as required by applicable laws, rules, or regulations (for example, to provide winners’ lists or make required filings as appropriate) or in accordance with the applicable rules of the Promotion. We may share Your information with a third party assisting us in administering the Promotion.
Advertising of Third Party Products/Services
We may use and share with third-party advertisers (and other third parties) certain Technical Information, Usage Information, and/or Aggregate Information to show general demographic and preference information among our users. We may also allow advertisers to collect Technical Information or Aggregate Information, which they may share with Us, through the use of tracking technologies like cookies and web beacons. The information collected may be used to offer You targeted ad-selection and delivery in order to personalize Your User experience by increasing the likelihood that advertisements for products and services You see will appeal to You, a practice known as behavioral advertising, and to undertake web analytics (i.e. to analyze traffic and other end-user activity to improve Your experience).
These third parties include ad servers, ad agencies, technology vendors, providers of sponsored content, research firms, and other companies that help us provide more effective advertising. Because your browser, app, or device communicates with the third party’s servers, these companies can collect information, including your IP address, page header information, browser, or device information, just as if you had requested their webpage or used their apps directly. These companies may collect information to deliver you customized ads on both Salon Repository and non-Salon Repository websites, applications, and services.
Social Media Features
Safety, Security, Cooperation with Law Enforcement, & Compliance with Legal Obligations
We may disclose Your information to third parties, if We, in our sole discretion, have a good faith belief that disclosure is:
- permitted or required by law;
- requested in connection with or relevant to a judicial, governmental, or legal inquiry, investigation, order, or proceeding;
- required or reasonably necessary pursuant to a valid subpoena, warrant, or other legally valid inquiry or request;
- required to detect, prevent, or otherwise address fraud, abuse, misuse, potential violations of law (or rule/regulation), and/or security or technical issues;
- required or reasonably necessary in Our discretion to protect against imminent harm to the rights, property, or safety of Salon Repository, Our Users, employees, members of the public, and/or our Services.
We may also disclose information about You to Our auditors or legal advisors in conjunction with accessing Our disclosure obligations and/or rights under this Policy.
9. How Do We Keep Your Information Secure?
Salon Repository takes appropriate security measures to protect against unauthorized access to, or unauthorized alteration, disclosure, or destruction of, data that You share and We collect and store. These measures vary based on the sensitivity of the data we collect and store. Unfortunately, however, no system can be 100% secured, and We cannot guarantee that communications between You and Salon Repository, the Services, or any information provided to Us in connection with the information We collect through the Services will be free from unauthorized access by third parties. Unauthorized entry or use, hardware or software failure, and other factors may compromise the security of user information at any time. Your password is an important component of Our security system. As such, it is Your responsibility to protect it. Do not share Your password with any third parties. If Your password has been compromised for any reason, You should change it immediately or contact Us by emailing Your concerns to email@example.com.
10. Your Choices Regarding the Use of Your Information
You can always choose not to provide certain information to Us but You may not be able to use certain features of the Services. If You do not wish to receive promotional communications from Us, You can opt-out by:
- following the unsubscribe instructions provided in the promotional communication You receive;
- managing Your e-mail preferences by signing into Your Account, clicking on the Dashboard link under the Your Profile button in the site header, and changing the Salon Repository Email option to No.
Please note that despite Your opt-out choice or indicated email preferences, We will still send You transactional and/or relationship messages regarding the Services, including, for example, administrative confirmations, order confirmation, important updates regarding the Services, and notices regarding our policies.
The browser You use may provide You with the ability to control cookies or other types of local data storage. Your Wireless Device may provide You with choices around how and whether location or other data is collected and shared. Salon Repository does not control these choices, or default settings, which are offered by makers of Your browser or mobile device operating system.
To prevent Google Analytics from using Your information for analytics, You may install the Google Analytics Opt-out Browser Add-on by clicking here. To opt-out of Hotjar’s use of Your information for analytics click here.
You may also have other choices as described in the Advertising of Third-Party Products/Services section.
If You have any questions about Your information, our use of this information, or Your rights when it comes to any of the foregoing, contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org
11. How to Access & Update Your Information
You may access and update Your information that Salon Repository collects and maintains in the following ways:
You may update the information You provide directly to Salon Repository by logging into Your Account and updating Your Account information at any time. You may also submit any requests for access to Your personal data to email@example.com or in writing to 40c Old Railway Line, Off Fannah Street, Lower Allen Town, Freetown, Sierra Leone. Please allow up to thirty (30) days for a response.
12. How to Delete Your Account and what Happens when Your Account is Terminated or Deleted
Deactivating Your Account
If You are a Publisher and wish to delete Your Publishing Account, You may do so by contacting Us via email at firstname.lastname@example.org. We will make commercially reasonable efforts to respond to Your request within 48 hours.
Account Terminated or Deleted
Please be aware that even after Your Account is terminated or deleted some or all of Your information may still remain visible to others, including but not limited to any information that has been:
- incorporated into other User’s content, comments, postings, submissions, including but not limited to Publication comments;
- copied, stored, or disseminated by other Users;
- shared or disseminated by You or others such as in a Public Posting;
4. posted on a Third Party Platform.
Termination of Your Account will not result in the removal of information collected and already put in aggregate form or information that cannot, in Our sole discretion, be removed without undue burden to Salon Repository. We are not able and/or obligated to remove any of Your information from a Third Party Platform.
14. International Operations: A Note to Users Outside Of Sierra Leone
Salon Repository stores information about visitors to Our Services and Users on servers located in Sierra Leone. By using our Services, you consent to the storage of Your information inside and outside Sierra Leone. If You are using the Services from outside Sierra Leone, please know the data and personal information You submit will be transferred to and stored on servers in Sierra Leone or other countries. The data protection and other laws of Sierra Leone and/or other countries might not be as comprehensive as those in Your country. By submitting Your data and/or using Our Services, You consent to the transfer, storing, and processing of Your data in and to Sierra Leone.
By submitting Your personal data or engaging in Salon Repository resources, You agree to this transfer, storing, or processing.
Salon Repository Cookies Policy
Effective Date: May 31, 2020
What are cookies?
Cookies are small text files placed onto your computer or device as you browse the Internet. Cookies can be used to collect, store, and to remember things about your visit to Salon Repository, such as your preferred language and other choices/settings, and generally make the site easier for you to use. share bits of information about your activities across websites and services, including on Salon Repository. They also allow us:
Salon Repository uses both session cookies and persistent cookies. A session cookie is used to identify a particular visit to Salon Repository. These cookies expire after a short time, or when you close your web browser after using Salon Repository. We use these cookies to identify you during a single browsing session, such as when you log into Salon Repository. A persistent cookie will remain on your devices for a set period of time specified in the cookie. We use these cookies where we need to identify you over a longer period of time. For example, we would use a persistent cookie if you asked that we keep you signed in.
Authentication and security:
- To log you into Salon Repository;
- To protect your security;
- To help us detect and fight spam, abuse, and other activities that violate Salon Repository’s agreements and terms.
For example, these technologies help authenticate your access to Salon Repository and prevent unauthorized parties from accessing your accounts.
- To remember information about your browser and your preferences;
- To remember your settings and other choices you have made.
For example, cookies help us remember your preferred language or the country that you are in. We can then provide you with content in your preferred language without having to ask you each time you visit Salon Repository.
Analytics and research:
- To help us improve and understand how people use Salon Repository.
For example, cookies help us test different versions of the Salon Repository to see which particular features or content users prefer. We may include web beacons in e-mail messages or newsletters to determine whether the message has been opened and for other analytics. We might also optimize and improve your experience on the Salon Repository by using cookies to see how you interact with the Salon Repository, such as when and how often you use them and what links you click on.
We don’t release the information collected from our own cookies to any third parties, other than to our service providers who assist us in these activities.
- To customize the Salon Repository with more relevant content.
- To provide you with more relevant advertising.
For more information about targeting and advertising cookies and how you can opt-out, you can visit youronlinechoices.com or allaboutcookies.org/manage-cookies/. Please note that to the extent advertising technology is integrated into Salon Repository, you may still receive advertising content even if you opt-out of tailored advertising. In that case, the advertising content will just not be tailored to your interests. Also, we do not control any of the above opt-out links and are not responsible for any choices you make using these mechanisms or the continued availability or accuracy of these mechanisms.
When accessing Salon Repository from a mobile application, you may also receive tailored in-application advertisements. Each operating system, such as iOS and Android, provides its own instructions on how to prevent the delivery of tailored in-application advertisements. You may review the support materials and/or the privacy settings for the respective operating systems in order to opt-out of tailored in-application advertisements. For any other devices and/or operating systems, please visit the privacy settings for the applicable device or operating system or contact the applicable platform operator.
What are my privacy options?
- Most browsers automatically accept cookies, but you can modify your browser setting to decline cookies by visiting the Help portion of your browser’s toolbar. If you choose to decline cookies, please note that you may not be able to sign in, customize, or use some of the interactive features of the Salon Repository.
- Flash cookies operate differently than browser cookies, and cookie management tools available in a web browser will not remove flash cookies. To learn more about how to manage flash cookies, you can visit the Adobe website and make changes at the Global Privacy Settings Panel.
- For general information about cookies and how to disable them, please visit www.allaboutcookies.org.
Changes to this Policy
We will notify you of any changes by posting the new Policy on Salon Repository with a new effective date. If we make a material change to this Policy, we will take reasonable steps to notify you in advance of the planned change.