This policy is valid from July 16, 2017

TERMS OF USE

This blog, www.caitlincosmetologist.com, is a personal blog written and edited by me to share my cosmetology knowledge and love for all things beauty, wellness and personal development. I am a licensed cosmetologist in the state of Illinois, but please remember that anything you read here is completely by your own free will. Any advice or ideas given on this website are meant for your entertainment purposes only. You should note that it is likely we have conflicting views or ideas on products or ideas. Not all product or treatment recommendations will work for all people.

I reserve the right to change my Terms and Conditions for www.caitlincosmetologist.com at all times. So, be sure to read this policy again if you’re unsure how something on this site works. I reserve the right at any time to change the focus on this blog, to change its name, to shut it down, sell it or to change the terms of use at my own discretion. Although, this would not be ideal!

DISCLOSURE

www.caitlincosmetologist.com accepts forms of cash advertising, sponsorship, paid insertions or other forms of compensation. The compensation received will never influence the content, topics or posts made in this blog. Products reviewed by video, photo or written word on are paid for out of pocket unless otherwise stated. If I review a product that was given to me for such purposes, it will be stated in the review.

Even though I may receive compensation for my posts or advertisements, I always give my honest opinions, findings, beliefs, or experiences on those topics or products. The views and opinions expressed on this blog are purely my own. It should be noted that some opinions and reviews may be based on my knowledge as a licensed cosmetologist but I can only speak to the results a product gave me.  Any product claim, statistic, quote or other representation about a product or service should be verified with the manufacturer, provider or party in question.

All advertising is in the form of advertisements generated by a third party ad network. Those advertisements will be identified as paid advertisements.

I may be compensated to provide opinion on products, services, websites and various other topics. This website does contain affiliate link from which I may make a small commission if you make a purchase after clicking them. Income earned is used to keep this site running. Any purchases you make are at your own discretion. Any product claim, statistic, quote, issue or other representation about a product or service should be verified with the manufacturer, provider or party in question.

 This blog does not contain any content which might present a conflict of interest.

I am a participant in the Target Affiliates Program, a service that allows participating websites to earn commission on sales referred to Target.com using specially tracked linked provided via Impact Radius.

In the event that advertisements are placed anywhere on www.caitlincosmetologist.com, please note that their company ideals and policies are different than mine and may not necessarily reflect the opinions and ideals of this site. Any purchases that you make through an advertisement on this website are at your own discretion. Should you have an issue with that purchase, you must take action with that company to resolve any issues, not Caitlin Barkdoll or www.caitlincosmetologist.com.

I may sometimes give such information as to the price I paid an item or from where it was purchased. Please also note that I make no claims whatsoever to represent or uphold any pricing information shared where things are purchased. I have no say on when items are or aren’t on sale in a store. Any items that you may purchase due to my personal reviews or advice are at your own discretion.

If you decide to look further into an item I have shared and the link does not work, please let me know.  I will make every effort to correct it as soon as possible.

I will only provide links on this website of products that I have actually tried, reviewed and used myself unless clearly stated otherwise. My mission on this website is to share products I love in hopes that you will love them too. Please note that products work differently for different people. Although I hope you also love it, you may not.

This website uses Google Adsense ads. This website uses Google Analytics (a service provided by Google) as a tool to track website traffic for www.caitlincosmetologist.com. Google may use the data collected to personalize the ads of its own advertising network. Google uses cookies to serve ads based on a visitor’s prior visit to this website. This allows it to serve the ads to you. You may opt out of personalized ad settings with the DART cookie by visiting the Google Ad and Content Network privacy policy.

COPYRIGHT POLICY

I am the legal copyright holder of all material on this website unless otherwise stated, (in which case all quotes, links and/or snippets will be accredited to said author). All articles, blog posts and reviews are written by me for your enjoyment and are read by your own free will. Any suggestions, reviews or ideas given for products or services are at your own risk should you choose to try them. Content from this website cannot be reused, reprinted or republished without my consent.

PRIVACY STATEMENT

Any personal information that you should share via www.caitlincosmetologist.com (including your email address or any other personal information) will NOT be shared or sold for email lists or otherwise. Any personal information sent in through www.caitlincosmetologist.com via email list signup, blog comment or giveaway entry, for example, will be kept personal and not shared with anyone.

I cannot be held accountable for the actions or privacy practices of any advertisers or blog commenters that may appear on this site. I do reserve the right to screen and delete rude comments, spam comments and suspicious spam as necessary. Please note that the views of other commenters do not reflect the ideals and intents of this website. Comments using harsh profanity, rude behavior and sales pitches are not allowed on this website and will absolutely be deleted immediately.

While your personal information will not be given to any parties, please note that any emails, comments, social media posts, etc. have the right to be shared on all the platforms without the use of your name or personal information attached. Your personal info will never be shared.

For questions about this blog, please contact Caitlin at caitlincosmetologist@gmail.com.

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