The Aesthetics and Hairstyling College of Canada (AHC) is committed in protecting the personal information you share with us online. At times we collect certain information when you sign up to our newsletters, or submit a form, and we may also collect information on your browsing history when on our website such as: which resources and pages were browsed, the frequency and duration of your visits, your IP address, searched pages, and downloaded material.
Please continue reading to understand how we collect, use and maintain your personal information.
This website uses Google Analytics to help analyze how visitors use our site. Google Analytics uses “cookies”, which are small text files placed on your computer, to collect standard internet log information and visitor behaviour information in an anonymous form. Note the deliberate emphasis of anonymous, as no personally identifiable information is collected about you unless you explicitly submit that information on this website.
The anonymous information generated by Google Analytics cookies about your use of this website is transmitted to Google – not us. This information is processed to compile statistical reports on website activity for this site only. We use these reports to evaluate aggregate visitor usage so that we can optimise the content, and its marketing, to better meet your needs.
What Information We Collect
Personally Identifiable Information
For our use, we collect important information for us to determine if we are reaching the right user. Some information that may be retained and used by us is: your email address, name, your address, IP address (browsing country), telephone number and browsing history (when on this website only). We may collect this information in a number of ways on this website, including but not limited to, online contact form, newsletter sign up form, emails sent and any comments made.
Personally Identifiable Information
This information is non user specific and may include us collecting information in a number of ways when on this website. Information acquired includes, but is not limited to, how you used this site, such as resources and pages browsed, frequency and duration of each website visit, and your browsing IP address.
Do We use ‘cookies’?
- Understand and save user’s preferences for future visits.
- Keep track of advertisements.
- Compile aggregate data about site traffic and site interactions in order to offer better site experiences and tools in the future. We may also use trusted third party services that track this information on our behalf.
You can choose to have your computer warn you each time a cookie is being sent, or you can choose to turn off all cookies. You do this through your browser (like Internet Explorer) settings. Each browser is a little different, so look at your browser’s Help menu to learn the correct way to modify your cookies.
A cookie is data that is collected when you visit certain websites. It can contain information such as user identification codes, which is used to track pages you have visited. However, the only personal information that an online cookie can contain is the information you supply. We may collect certain information on this website to help us determine things like traffic patterns, effectiveness of our website layout and structure, and the effectiveness of our marketing campaigns.
Third Party Disclosure
We do not sell, trade, or otherwise transfer to outside parties your personally identifiable information unless we provide you with advance notice. This does not include website hosting partners and other parties who assist us in operating our website, conducting our business, or servicing you, so long as those parties agree to keep this information confidential. We may also release your information when we believe release is appropriate to comply with the law, enforce our site policies, or protect ours or others’ rights, property, or safety.However, non-personally identifiable visitor information may be provided to other parties for marketing, advertising, or other uses.
Third party links
Occasionally, at our discretion, we may include or offer third party products or services on our website. These third party sites have separate and independent privacy policies. We therefore have no responsibility or liability for the content and activities of these linked sites. Nonetheless, we seek to protect the integrity of our site and welcome any feedback about these sites.
If you choose to browse our website, we may have access to certain information about your usage habits when on this website. We use this personal information to personalize and optimize our web content, and enhance our marketing strategies going forward. We use this information to only benefit us, and we will never give out any information obtained from this website to other parties.
We may use your information to send you direct marketing information or contact you for market research in the future. We may periodically send you emails for sales or marketing purposes and notifications of certain products, services, news or other content that we feel is relevant.
We do not disclose, sell or give out your personal information to anyone. We will be using any information obtained on this website solely for our marketing knowledge and our strategies going forward. We take the security of your information very seriously and will abide in protecting any information that may be provided to us.
By using this website, you are accepting all terms and conditions, privacy policies and subject matters to the content that is provided on this website.