GCL International, Inc. d/b/a Hair Shots (“Hair Shots”) cares about the privacy of our visitors. Our goal is to provide a positive shopping experience.
Hair Shots collects technical and navigational information when our visitors shop the hairshots.com website. This information allows the Hair Shots team to see which areas are most visited and to create a better understanding of the needs of our shoppers. This information also helps us improve the quality of your online shopping experiences by recognizing and delivering more of the features, services and products from previous visits by other shoppers. During the process of gathering navigational information, non-personally identifiable information (i.e., domain type, browser version, service provider and IP address) may be collected.
Collection, Use and Disclosure of Personal Information.
We collect information from you, which you provide to us at this website when you establish or update an account or shop online. Categories of information that may be collected include name, address, email address, telephone number, and credit card information. This information is used to enable Hair Shots to deliver products that you have ordered, contact you or the recipient(s) in the event of order or delivery difficulties, for verification, to respond to your inquiries, and to deliver services and information about our products or website to you. We may use third parties to help us provide services, such as processing payments, monitoring site activity, maintaining our database, and administering and locating emails. We may request additional information from you to help us identify future options for you on our web site. This information will be collected from you directly and openly. Using the information you give us, we may contact you with information or special offers. We will not require you to disclose more information than is reasonably necessary to participate in an activity as a condition of participation. Hair Shots does not and will not sell or disclose personal information to outside third parties. Hair Shots will continue to strive to maintain compliance with legal regulations. If we become aware of or have a good faith belief that we must disclose information about you in connection with an investigation of fraud, intellectual property infringement, piracy, or other unlawful activity, we will disclose specific information about you to the appropriate legal authorities in order to protect the users of our website, the site, and/or the public.
We welcome parents and their children to explore our site together. In accordance with the Children’s Online Privacy Protection Act, we will not gather or use personal information from any guest who indicates he or she is less than 13 years of age. If we become aware that we’ve gathered personal information from a minor, we will remove that information from our records immediately.
We currently utilize Google Analytics to assist us in better understanding your use of our website. Google Analytics will place cookies on your computer to collect information on our behalf that will educate us on such things as search engine referral, how you navigate around our site, responses to email, unique visitor identification, and product browsing and purchasing information. Hair Shots does not allow Google Analytics to collect credit card, username or password information. Google Analytics analyzes the information it collects on our behalf, and we use that information and analysis to better understand your interests in our website and how to better serve those interests.
For your convenience, our website may contain links to other sites. Hair Shots is not responsible for the privacy practices or the content of such websites.
Our Email List
If you provide your email address to us, we will maintain that information in our email list, which allows you to receive exclusive information about special offers, media events, new products and more. If you’re not already registered, simply complete our sign-up form to receive these special messages. If at any time you would like to stop future delivery of Hair Shots email messages, please follow the removal instructions located at the bottom of each email message. This will not prevent you from receiving email communications relating to any online order you place on our website or other operational email communications. Hair Shots will never ask you through email to provide personal information, including credit card numbers, passwords, mother’s maiden name, bank account numbers, ATM pass codes or social security numbers. The best way to protect yourself from phishing scams is for you to avoid supplying personal information to any email request. If you believe the request might be legitimate, please contact us to verify this before providing any information in response to an email.
Questions or Changes in Policy
Effective date: March 28, 2009