We think Beauty School Alliance is the most exciting recent development in the salon and spa industry.

Co-Founders Eden and Elan Sassoon

Privacy Policy
Last modified: January 11, 2014

You can use our services to record and practice your Video Pitch, get feedback from friends, and get feedback from a professional coach. As you use our service, we want you to be clear how we're using the information you share with us.

Our Privacy Policy explains:

  • What information we collect and why we collect it.
  • How we use that information.
Your privacy matters to Beauty School Alliance, so, whether you are new to Beauty School Alliance or a long-time user, please do take the time to get to know our practices - and if you have any questions, contact us.

Information we collect

We collect information in two ways:

  • Information you give us.

    • When you sign up for an account with, we'll ask for personal information, like email address and name.
    • When you record a video pitch, we store the video in our directory.
    • When you purchase services you give us your payment information. This information does not go through our site nor does it enter any servers owned by Salon Matchmakers, Inc.


  • Information we get from your use of our services. We may collect information about the services that you use and how you use them, like browser type and information. The information includes:

    • Device information

      We may collect device-specific information (such as your hardware model, operating system version, unique device identifiers, and mobile network information including phone number). We may associate your device identifiers with your Account.

    • Log information

      When you use our services or view content provided by Beauty School Alliance, we may automatically collect and store certain information in server logs. This may include:
      • details of how you used our service, such as your time and date of use
      • Internet Protocol address
      • cookies that may uniquely identify your browser or your account


    • Cookies and anonymous identifiers

      We use various technologies to collect and store information when you visit a Salon Matchmakers’ service, and this may include sending one or more cookies or sessions to your device.


How we use information we collect

We use the information we collect from all of our services to provide, maintain, protect and improve them, to develop new ones, and to protect and our users.

When you contact us, we may keep a record of your communication to help solve any issues you might be facing. We may use your email address to inform you about our services, such as letting you know about upcoming changes or improvements.

We use information collected from cookies and other technologies, like session parameters, to improve your user experience and the overall quality of our services. We will ask for your consent before using information for a purpose other than those that are set out in this Privacy Policy. Beauty School Alliance may store your personal information on our servers in many countries around the world. We may process your personal information on a server located outside the country where you live.

Transparency and choice

People have different privacy concerns. Our goal is to be clear about what information we collect, so that you can make meaningful choices about how it is used.

You may also set your browser to block all cookies, including cookies associated with our services, or to indicate when a cookie is being set by us. However, it's important to remember that many of our services may not function properly if your cookies are disabled. For example, you may not be able to sign in.

Accessing and updating your personal information

Whenever you use our services, we aim to provide you with access to your personal information. If that information is wrong, we strive to give you ways to update it quickly or to delete it - unless we have to keep that information for legitimate business or legal purposes. When updating your personal information, we may ask you to verify your identity before we can act on your request.

Whenever you use our services, we aim to provide you with access to your personal information. If that information is wrong, we strive to give you ways to update it quickly or to delete it - unless we have to keep that information for legitimate business or legal purposes. When updating your personal information, we may ask you to verify your identity before we can act on your request.

Information we share

We do not share personal information with companies, organizations and individuals outside of Beauty School Alliance unless one of the following circumstances applies:

  • With your consent

    We will share personal information with companies, organizations or individuals outside of Beauty School Alliance when we have your consent to do so. We require opt-in consent for the sharing of any sensitive personal information.

  • For external processing

    We provide personal information to our affiliates or other trusted businesses or persons to process it for us, based on our instructions and in compliance with our Privacy Policy and any other appropriate confidentiality and security measures.

  • For legal reasons

    We will share personal information with companies, organizations or individuals outside of Beauty School Alliance if we have a good-faith belief that access, use, preservation or disclosure of the information is reasonably necessary to:

    • Meet any applicable law, regulation, legal process or enforceable governmental request.
    • Enforce applicable Terms of Service, including investigation of potential violations.
    • Detect, prevent, or otherwise address fraud, security or technical issues.
    • Protect against harm to the rights, property or safety of Beauty School Alliance, our users or the public as required or permitted by law.
We may share aggregated, non-personally identifiable information publicly and with our partners - like publishers, advertisers or connected sites. For example, we may share information publicly to show trends about the general use of our services.

If Beauty School Alliance is involved in a merger, acquisition or asset sale, we will continue to ensure the confidentiality of any personal information and give affected users notice before personal information is transferred or becomes subject to a different privacy policy.

Information security

We work hard to protect Beauty School Alliance and our users from unauthorized access to or unauthorized alteration, disclosure or destruction of information we hold. In particular:

  • We encrypt your email address and other identity information before storing it in our database.
  • We review our information collection, storage and processing practices, including physical security measures, to guard against unauthorized access to systems.
  • We restrict access to personal information to employees, contractors and agents who need to know that information in order to process it for us, and who are subject to strict contractual confidentiality obligations and may be disciplined or terminated if they fail to meet these obligations.

Enforcement

We regularly review our compliance with our Privacy Policy. When we receive formal written complaints, we will contact the person who made the complaint to follow up. We work with the appropriate regulatory authorities, including local data protection authorities, to resolve any complaints regarding the transfer of personal data that we cannot resolve with our users directly.

Changes

Our Privacy Policy may change from time to time. We will not reduce your rights under this Privacy Policy without your explicit consent. We will post any privacy policy changes on this page and, if the changes are significant, we will provide a more prominent notice (including, for certain services, email notification of privacy policy changes).