We prioritize the privacy of all individuals who visit any digital platform of the International Institute of Cosmetology & Trichology (IICT). Our digital platforms aim to provide information about our organization and the services we offer. We collect personal information such as name, mobile number, email address, and qualifications solely to provide you with the relevant services or information you are seeking from IICT.
We value and respect your personal information and take steps to ensure that your privacy rights are protected at all times. Unless legally required or with your explicit permission, we will not disclose any personally identifiable information. We will not share your personal information with third parties without your consent.
Please note that any information you post on our website’s discussion forums, chat rooms, or messaging functions is publicly available and not confidential. If you choose to disclose your personal information or other sensitive data through these channels, it may be collected and used by others. IICT will not be liable for any resulting claims, losses, or damages.
When you visit third-party platforms linked or affiliated with our digital platform, any information you disclose on those platforms is subject to their privacy policies and practices. IICT is not responsible for the practices of any third-party platforms, so we recommend reviewing their privacy policies carefully.
Use of Your Personal Information by IICT:
- Respond to your queries or requests.
- Process applications or requests submitted by you.
- Provide you with relevant information.
- Administer agreements you have with us.
- Improve our operations, and communicate with visitors about our products, services, and businesses.
- Provide technical support.
- Verify online payments, and transactions, or prevent fraud.
- Send newsletters or conduct research surveys.
- Inform you about other products, services, events, and promotions available from IICT or its affiliates.
- We may disclose your Personal Information without notice if required by law or in good faith to protect the rights, property, or personal safety of IICT, its users, or the public.
IICT may monitor the use and misuse of its data and training material transmitted to you for your individual purpose. This monitoring includes communications sent through the website’s discussion forums, chat rooms, and messaging functions. By using these features, you consent to this monitoring for the functioning of e-learning, online classes, examinations, assessments, etc.
When you access our website, our servers automatically record information sent by your browser, such as web requests, IP address, browser type, language, date and time of the request, and cookies that uniquely identify your browser.
We retain email and other communications you send to us to process your inquiries, respond to your requests, and improve our services.
We may include links in a format that allows us to track whether they have been followed. Clicking on these links may take you to sites outside our domain, and we are not responsible for the privacy practices of other platforms.
We may send you alerts by email or phone (via SMS, call, WhatsApp, etc.) to inform you about new services or other useful information.
When you utilize certain features on our platform, such as the discussion forums, and you share personal information like comments, messages, files, or photos on our social media pages, please be aware that this information will be available to all users and will be considered public. Sharing such information is entirely your decision and at your own risk. Kindly note that if you disclose personal information in your profile or when posting on our forums, it may become publicly accessible.
Security of Your Personal Information
We make commercially reasonable efforts to secure your Personal Information against unauthorized access, use, or disclosure. We store the Personal Information you provide on computer servers in a controlled and secure environment, protected from unauthorized access, use, or disclosure. Additionally, we employ industry-standard encryption to safeguard certain types of information transmitted through the Website, such as your account login/password. However, it’s important to understand that there are factors beyond our control that could potentially lead to the disclosure of Personal Information or any other information you provide to us. Furthermore, no data transmission over the Internet can be guaranteed to be 100% secure. Consequently, we cannot ensure the security of any information you transmit to us, and we disclaim any warranties or representations regarding the security of such information. Any transmission is done at your own risk.
If you use a feature that requires payment of a fee, we transmit your credit card data to our bank for processing. In the event of a payment issue, we may review the order information with you and our bank to resolve it. We do not otherwise disclose your credit card information.
Apart from the sharing of credit card data as mentioned above, we only share personal information with other companies or individuals outside of the International Institute of Cosmetology & Trichology (IICT) in the following limited circumstances:
We have a good faith belief that access, use, preservation, or disclosure of such information is reasonably necessary to:
- Comply with any applicable law, regulation, legal process, or enforceable governmental request.
- Detect, prevent, or address fraud, security, or technical issues.
- Protect against imminent harm to the rights, property, or safety of the International Institute of Cosmetology & Trichology (IICT), its users, or the public, as required or permitted by law.
- We may share certain pieces of aggregated, non-personal information with third parties. This information does not identify individuals and may include data like the number of users subscribed to a particular product or the number of users registered on our platforms.
- We may engage third-party service providers to assist us in delivering the services we offer. These providers help facilitate our business, such as hosting services at a secure facility for servers. When we utilize third parties for processing personal information, we implement reasonable contractual and technical safeguards to restrict the use of that information to our specified purposes.
Updating Your Personal Information/Interaction
You have the right to review, correct, update, or delete the Personal Information that we maintain. To make corrections, please provide us with sufficient proof of your identity and appropriate documentation. You can reach out to us at: [email protected] or via our contact page/feedback system.
Please note that certain Personal Information, such as your date of birth or age, may not be deleted from your user account unless you choose to cancel your account. Additionally, we reserve the right to retain your Personal Information after account cancellation if it is necessary to resolve any disputes or comply with legal requirements.
We value feedback from our students and visitors, and we are interested in your views. As a result, we have established notice boards, Facebook pages, Twitter pages.