Privacy Policy - Beauty Addict

Monday, August 01, 2005

Privacy Policy

Beauty Addict ( is firmly committed to maintaining the privacy and protection of your personal information. This Privacy Policy outlines our efforts to maintain your privacy.

Information We Collect
Beauty Addict collects user submitted account information such as name and email address to identify you and send you notifications related to the use of the service. Some information collected is not explicitly submitted by the user; we log your browser-type related information, IP address, requested URL, referring URL, and timestamp.

How We Use Your Information
Information such as your full name, homepage and any personally identifiable information you have included may be shown to friends or other users primarily in conjunction with content you have contributed. Your full name and email address may also be used when you send an email notification to a friend (ie, the "email this post" feature). We may also use your email address to send you updates or news regarding our site, but you may choose not to receive email of this type by unsubscribing via Feedburner.

Beauty Addict uses third-party advertising companies to serve ads when you visit our Web site. These companies may use information (not including your name, address, email address or telephone number) about your visits to this and other Web sites in order to provide advertisements about goods and services of interest to you. If you would like more information about this practice and to know your choices about not having this information used by these companies, click here: (

Browser-type related information, IP address, requested URL, referring URL, and timestamp data help us diagnose problems with our server, administer Beauty Addict, and otherwise provide the highest possible level of service to you. In addition, we use this information to perform statistical analyses of user behavior and characteristics in order to measure interest in and use of the various areas of the site and to inform advertisers of such information as well as the number of users that have been exposed to, or clicked on, their advertising banners.

We do not sell, share, or rent individual personal information with anyone without your advance written permission or unless ordered by a court of law. We respond to subpoenas, court orders, or legal process, or to establish or exercise our legal rights or defend against legal claims. Information submitted to us is only available to employees managing this information, for purposes of contacting you or sending you emails based on your request for information and to contracted service providers for purposes of providing services relating to our communications with you. We may transfer the information that you have provided to us if Beauty Addict is acquired by or merged with another company. In this event, Beauty Addict will notify you before information about you is transferred and becomes subject to a different privacy policy.

We send "cookies" to your computer and use such cookies as described here. A cookie is a piece of data that identifies you as a unique user. We use cookies to improve the quality of our service and make the service easier to use for our members. We do this by storing user preferences in cookies and by tracking user trends.

Most browsers are initially set up to accept cookies. You can reset your browser to refuse all cookies or to indicate when a cookie is being sent. Be aware, however, that some parts of may not function properly if you refuse cookies.

External links
Beauty Addict may contain links to other web sites. These other sites maintain their own policies regarding cookies and the collection and use of personal information.

We use industry standard security measures to protect your information so that it is not made available to unauthorized parties. If you have any questions regarding which measures and techniques we use, feel free to contact us.

Contacting Us
You can always contact us at any time at