Privacy Policy

This page describes how and why we collect, store and use your data. (eg. as long as you have an account we will store your email for login purpose)

If you wish to know more about the rules of usage for our website please visit the Terms and Conditions page.

ONLINE SAFETY FIRST!

Before we start this topic, we would like to describe the Saloonite.com platform one more time and make a few common sense recommendations about privacy and your personal data:

  • Saloonite.com is a social networking website where you can share your best photos. You must understand and agree that all public information posted (your entire profile page, posts or partial data) can be shared on many other websites or platforms using it's built-in sharing tools but not limited to them if you mark the information as public. You also understand and agree that other users can to do this sharing, including us(Saloonite.com).
  • Customize privacy options & Avoid accidentally sharing personal details!!! By default, we marked as private most sensitive data fields in your settings panel. You understand and agree that public fields are 100% visible to other users and they can gain access to your personal information that YOU shared or posted. Be careful about what you share. Don’t reveal sensitive personal information (home address, financial information, phone number) unless you really need to(have a beauty salon, or wish to be contacted because you are a photographer). The more you post the easier it is to have your identity stolen. Please set all sensitive information private if you think any harm may come out of it. That is why we implemented the private fields, so we can give you extra safety if you want/need.
  • You understand and agree that some users may have malicious intentions and that this is not our fault and we are not responsible for it. Please do not reveal personal information to strangers, do not agree to meet-up offline with strangers, do not trust anything even if it sounds very safe... You can never be too careful...
  • DO NOT share your password/email. Also keep in mind that anyone with your Facebook/Google credentials can use Facebook/Google to also login into the Saloonite.com platform.
  • Stay safe, happy browsing an remember to LOG OUT when you're done.

Long story short:

a. You must be at least 16 years old to use the website.

b. We use industry leading cloud servers and features for security.

c. We do not share your data with anyone unless you explicitly opt in.

d. We do not send you notifications(of any kind) unless it's related to your Saloonite.com account administration or if you explicitly opt in.

e. We do not use your data for adverts unless you explicitly opt in.

f. We use third-party services that may collect data and can't be regulated directly by us(please check the cookies sections below).

g. You have full access to your information and we will assist you if you need any help.

h. You can request permanent and full removal of any data related to you.

i. All sensitive information can be marked as private and is marked as private by default.

j. All public information or content you post is visible to anyone and is shareable across the Internet. If you do not want to be visible... don't post or don't write... or delete it if you already did.

Long story Long:

SALOONITE.com

Saloonite is an online social network platform through which users can share content and interact. It is designed for many types of domains, for example photographers, models, influencers, beauty salons, makeup artists and more. It is designed to be a social networking platform with and for kiss work and content.

Saloonite, respects the privacy of its users and has developed this Privacy Policy to demonstrate its commitment in protecting your privacy. This Privacy Policy describes the information we collect, how that information may be used, with whom it may be shared, and your choices about such uses and disclosures. We encourage you to read this Privacy Policy carefully when using our website or services or transacting business with us. By using our website, you are accepting the practices described in this Privacy Policy.

TYPE OF DATA COLLECTED

Depending on your type of registered user you are required to provide identification data to Saloonite. In General it is information that can identify you or your business, such as name, address, e-mail address ("personal information") and other information that does not identify you, but serve your profile on our website.

Depending on your user type (personal, business) some data is mandatory, like email address and name, others are not. But it is advisable to fill all of them as most features depend on them.

Information you provide. We may collect and store any personal or business information you enter on our website or provide to us in some other manner. This includes identifying information, such as your name, address, email address, and telephone number, and, if you transact business with us, financial information such as your payment method. We also request information about your interests and activities, your gender and age, and other demographic information such as your hometown or your username.

Use of cookies and other technologies to collect information. We use various technologies to collect information from your computer and about your activities on our site.

Information collected automatically. We may automatically collect information from your browser when you visit our website.

We may store information about user activity such as your usage of the Service, search activity, pages visited etc.

We may collect all information generated by transactions made trough our Service(such as purchase or reservations).

TYPES:

Involuntary data when interacting with our web site:

IP Address- When you visit our site, the IP address is registered. However, we DO NOT use your IP address to identify you or to be used for other purposes.

Operating system, browser, browsing activity,device type(mobile/desktop - for optimum rendering) and other information about how you interact with the site. We can collect this information by using cookies or other similar technologies.

Mandatory data for registered account:

email - registration and login

password - registration and login

First Name - will be used to identify your content by other users

Last Name - will be used to identify your content by other users

Business Name - will be used to identify your content by other users

Optional data:

Username - will be used to identify your content by other users

Phone number - we do not require it; will be used to make appointments

Description - we do not require it; will be used to describe yourself

Birthday - we do not require it; will be used to receive promotions based of birthday

Location - we do not require it; will be used to get discovered in the search-bar based on your location

Website - we do not require it; will be used by other users to find more about you

Social accounts - we do not require it; will be used by other users to find more about you

Categories - we do not require it; will be used to get discovered in the search-bar by other users

Currency,Business Hours,Time Zone,Payment methods,Parking,Wi-Fi,Price range,neighborhood - we do not require it; will be used to get discovered easily and to run your business

Experience,Courses and Accomplishments, Education - we do not require it; will be used by other users to find more about you

WEBSITE DATA USAGE

By creating a Saloonite account, you are opting to receive basic messages(e-mails/SMS text messages/calls/mobile push notifications etc.) from Saloonite regarding your account. For other type of notifications you will have to opt in explicitly in the notifications tab.

Saloonite.com is a social networking website and you understand and agree that all information posted (your entire profile page or just posts) can be shared on many other websites or platforms using it's built-in sharing tools. You also understand and agree that other users can also do this.

The below represent valid use cases where we might use the data you provide do us.


In order to use the website, we will use your personal data to make and administer the reservation. As a client, your personal data must be available to the service provider and it is the provider's responsibility not to use it inappropriately or without your consent.

In order to administer your user account you can use the administration tab available on our website after login. There, you can change your personal data which we will use to make the reservations.

In order to promote your great work, as a personal or business user, you can upload content representing other persons or other persons or other person's intellectual property. By doing this you become the only responsible person for the content you upload and must have the client's approval to make the upload.

To keep the user up to date with the latest promotions and news, you may receive marketing emails for which you can opt not to receive. Also your personal data might be used for analytical purposes, to improve our services, to enhance the user experience, and to improve the functionality and quality of our online service.

You are entitled to review the personal information we hold about you and you can change it at any time in your administration tab.

Develop and display content and advertising tailored to your interests on our site and other sites.

Saloonite may store, if allowed, information locally on your device by using cookies. All this will be implemented in our user's interest like:

  • Remembering preferences, so you don't have to keep re-entering your choices when you visit again.
  • Measuring how you use a site, so that changes can be made to ensure it meets your needs.

Saloonite may send messages to our users. All this will be implemented in our user's interest and they will either be opted in or mandatory as it is a core functionality of the website without which the service provided by Saloonite does not work.

At any given time all users can delete their accounts, however we will still store some information about your deleted account and can activate it at a later time. While deactivated, this information will not be displayed on the website publicly.

If you wish to permanently delete all your data, please delete all your posts, delete the account, and contact us in order to erase any trace left.

WITH WHOM WE SHARE YOUR INFORMATION

  • No personal data sharing without specific opt in/out by our website.(more details below)
  • No personal data processing for ads or tracking without opt in/out by our website.(more details below; also please check the cookies sections)

Personal information. On Saloonite.com, we offer you the chance to hide most of your personal information and we recommend you do so. We only provided the fields as they are extremely useful if you want to get in touch with someone or share information about who you are. So BE AWARE, that if you set personal information as public, it will be available to all users(including unauthenticated non-members).

We DO NOT share your personal information with others except as indicated below or when we inform you and give you an opportunity to opt out of having your personal information shared. We may share personal information with:

a. When you elect to engage in a particular service provider's appointments(registered Saloonite user), you authorize us to provide your name, email address and telephone number.

b. When you elect to engage in a particular merchant's offer, product or program(registered Saloonite user), you authorize us to provide your name, email address, delivery address and telephone number to the merchant

c. Other Situations. We also may disclose your information, including personal information:

  • In response to a criminal investigation, subpoena or similar investigative demand, a court order, or a request for cooperation from a law enforcement or other government agency; to establish or exercise our legal rights; to defend against legal claims; or as otherwise required by law. In such cases, we may raise or waive any legal objection or right available to us.
  • When we believe disclosure is appropriate in connection with efforts to investigate, prevent, or take other action regarding illegal activity, suspected fraud or other wrongdoing; to protect and defend the rights, property or safety of our company, our users, our employees, or others; to comply with applicable law or cooperate with law enforcement; or to enforce our website terms and conditions or other agreements or policies.
  • In connection with a substantial corporate transaction, such as the sale of our business, a divestiture, merger, consolidation, or asset sale, or in the unlikely event of bankruptcy.

Aggregated and/or non-personal information. We may share non-personal information we collect under any of the above circumstances. We may combine non-personal information we collect with additional non-personal information collected from other sources.

THIRD-PARTY WEBSITES

There are a number of places on our website where you may click on a link to access other websites that do not operate under this Privacy Policy. For example, if you click on an advertisement on our website, you may be taken to a website that we do not control. These third-party websites may independently solicit and collect information, including personal information, from you and, in some instances, provide us with information about your activities on those websites. We recommend that you consult the privacy statements of all third-party websites you visit by clicking on the "privacy" link typically located at the bottom of the webpage you are visiting.

HOW YOU CAN ACCESS YOUR INFORMATION

If you have an active online account with us, you may access all your data in your profile settings page.

If you have a deleted account you can activate it and access all your data in your profile settings page.

If you deleted your posts or erased your information fields, it is impossible to get in back.

If you deleted your account and contacted us to permanently remove all traces of you on our website, it is impossible to get any information about your account back.

    HOW WE PROTECT YOUR PERSONAL INFORMATION

    Our service is stored in a top, industry leading, cloud platform in order to keep your data and our website as safe as possible. All communication from your browser to our website is fully encrypted(HTTPS). All stored data (database) is fully encrypted and not just some particular information. All your information is stored in EU only. All your information is not replicated or restored elsewhere for testing or data selling purpose. The platform architecture is designed using knowledge gathered from 8+ IT years of hands on experience in large enterprise level environments. We take appropriate security measures (including physical, electronic and procedural measures) to help safeguard your personal information from unauthorized access and disclosure. We want you to feel confident using our website. However, just like the unsinkable TITANIC no system can be completely secure. Therefore, although we take steps to secure your information, we do not promise, and you should not expect, that your personal information, searches, or other communications will always remain secure. Users should also take care with how they handle and disclose their personal information and should avoid sending personal information at all.

      INFORMATION YOU PROVIDE ABOUT YOURSELF WHILE USING OUR SERVICE

      We provide areas on our websites where you can post information about yourself or your business and others and communicate with others or upload content such as photographs. Such postings are governed by our Terms of Use. In addition, such postings may appear on other websites or when searches are executed on the subject of your posting. Also, whenever you voluntarily disclose personal information on publicly-viewable web pages, that information will be publicly available and can be collected and used by others. For example, if you post your email address, you may receive unsolicited messages. We cannot control who reads your posting or what other users may do with the information you voluntarily post, so we encourage you to exercise discretion and caution with respect to your personal information.

        CHILDREN

        We like to think our website is a general audience site, but users not having at least 16 years of age or unable to completely to read, understand, acknowledge and accept our terms & conditions and privacy policy are forbidden from using our website.

        USERS UNDER THE AGE OF 16 ARE FORBIDDEN FROM CREATING ACCOUNTS AND THE ACCOUNTS WILL BE ERASED, IF DISCOVERED OR REPORTED TO US. SORRY, but we'll wait for you in a few years. This is for your own good...

          SECURITY

          Saloonite and its service provider control the processing of personal data on its websites. In accordance with the data protection laws, Saloonite and our service providers observe reasonable procedures to prevent unauthorized access and the misuse of personal data.

          Saloonite and our service providers use appropriate procedures to protect the personal data you give us.

          Saloonite website hasn't implemented any online payment service and we advise our users to be cautious and not give any credit card (or other means of online payment) to anyone that requests them through our website or in our name.

            CHANGES TO OUR PRIVACY POLICY

            We will occasionally update this Privacy Policy. We recommend that you check our website from time to time to inform yourself of any changes in this Privacy Policy or any of our other policies.

              LINKED INFORMATION - Cookies

              What are cookies?

              A cookie is a small text file that is stored on a user's computer for record keeping purposes. Cookies can be either session cookies or persistent cookies. A session cookie expires when you close your browser and is used to make it easier for you to navigate our website. A persistent cookie remains on your hard drive for an extended period of time. Cookies on our website do not link to or store your personal information.

              For example, when you sign in to our website, we will record your user or member ID and the name associated with your user or member ID in the cookie file on your computer. We also may record your password in this cookie file, if you indicated that you would like your password saved for automatic sign-in or remember your language preference. For security purposes, we will encrypt any usernames, passwords, and other user or member account-related data that we store in such cookies. In the case of sites and services that do not use a user or member ID, the cookie will contain a unique identifier. We may allow our authorized service providers to serve cookies from our website to allow them to assist us in various activities, such as doing analysis and research on the effectiveness of our site, content and advertising.

              You may delete or decline cookies by changing your browser settings. (Click "Help" in the toolbar of most browsers for instructions.) If you do so, some of the features and services of our website may not function properly.

              We may allow third-parties, advertising companies, and ad networks, to display advertisements on our site. These companies may use tracking technologies, such as cookies, to collect information about users who view or interact with their advertisements. Our website does not provide any personal information to these third parties, but they may collect information about where you, or others who are using your computer, saw and/or clicked on the advertisements they deliver (such as click stream information, browser type, time and date, subject of advertisements clicked or scrolled over, etc.), and possibly associate this information with your subsequent visits to the advertised websites. They also may combine this information with personal information they collect from you to provide advertisements about goods and services likely to be of greater interest to you. The collection and use of that information is subject to the third-party's privacy policy. This information allows them to deliver targeted advertisements and gauge their effectiveness.

              Cookies used by Saloonite.com :

              Own Cookies:

              Name Type Domain Purpose
              bf_session Functional saloonite.com Functional cookie.
              ci_csrf_token Functional saloonite.com Functional cookie.
              PHPSESSID Session's Cookie saloonite.com Standard PHP cookie used to control the maintenance of the session.

              Thrid parties cookies:

              Name Type Domain Purpose
              all Functionality&Targeting/Advertising addthis.com Addthis cookies; we use addthis to enable integration of the sharing tools; by default they also send other information to third party entities(to change this please see below)
              _datr, x-src, fr, lu, locale Functionality&Targeting/Advertising .facebook.com Facebook cookies; The cookies are set by the Facebook tool; they enable integration of the Facebook plug-in within our website and registration
              APISID, HSID, NID, PREF, SID, GAPS, SSID, SAPISID, CAL Functionality .google.com Google Cookies. Google maps associated cookies are used to display a user-friendly map and location designations.
              __utma, __utmb, __utmz Functionality&Targeting/Advertising .accounts.google.com Google Cookies. We use Google+ for our website and registration
              __utma ... __utmd Targeting/Advertising .google.com Google Cookies.The cookies are set by the Google Analytics tool; they enable us to see how users navigate through our web site.
              TapAd_DID Targeting/Advertising tapad.com Used to determine what type of devices (smartphones, tablets, computers, TVs etc.) is used by a user.
              TapAd_TS Targeting/Advertising tapad.com Used to determine what type of devices (smartphones, tablets, computers, TVs etc.) is used by a user.

              Preference about the use of cookies

              Our Functional cookies are mandatory in order to run the service. However third party cookies are not, and you can change them as you desire on their websites.

              Please refer to the addthis.com page in order to change the addthis cookies settings opt in/out:

              http://www.addthis.com/privacy

              You can opt out here: http://www.addthis.com/privacy/email-opt-out

              And here: http://www.addthis.com/privacy/opt-out

              You can configurate you preferences about the use of cookies in your web browser.

              1. Internet Explorer cookie settings.
              2. Firefox cookie settings.
              3. Google Chrome cookie settings.
              4. Safari cookie settings.

              All browsers are constantly updated and modified; therefore, by accessing to the privacy section inside 'options' in your bowser menu, all the options can be configured directly. (Please, for more information check the help section offered by your browser).

              CONTACT

              For any inquiry, comments and suggestions you can contact us through our "Contact Us" page.