January 1, 2010
Editorial integrity is paramount both to our brand and to our relationship with our readers. While we do accept press samples for testing and research purchases, all of our content is honestly reviewed without regard to whether or not the product was received as a press sample or purchased by us. In the interest of maintaining the legitimacy and integrity of The Beauty Bean, we do not accept payment for our reviews and reserve the right to not post a review of any product we receive.
At all times, we will distinctly separate editorial content from any paid or sponsored advertising content.
Content on The Beauty Bean should not replace the advice of your physician or medical provider. This website is informational only and not intended to dispense medical advice of any kind. While we accept your health and beauty questions, all dietary, fitness, and cosmetic changes should be discussed with a physician or medical provider.
Visitors to The Beauty Bean may voluntarily supply certain personally identifiable information in connection with (i)contest or sweepstakes registration, (ii) subscription registration for sites or services which require subscription (such as The Weekly Bean email newsletter). In addition, personally identifiable information can be voluntarily provided in connection with certain content submissions, community postings (i.e., forums or bulletin boards), comments, suggestions and/or voting.
The Beauty Bean does not collect any other personal information that you do not expressly provide. The Beauty Bean will not intentionally and willfully disclose any personally identifiable information about our online audience to any third party without first receiving the user’s permission. We will not sell, rent, or share your personal information, including your e-mail address, with any third parties for marketing purposes without your express permission. The Beauty Bean, however, may share your personal information for the purpose of delivering e-mail to you or as may be required by law.
The Beauty Bean may also request non-personally identifiable information, such as annual income, buying preferences, or age, also known as demographic and profile data in order to improve the site and/or produce content that we think might be interesting in according to your preferences. Though this information is not required to be provided, if it is The Beauty Bean may share this information with others, such as advertisers interested in advertising in The Beauty Bean e-mail or on the site.
In addition to collecting personal and non-personal information, The Beauty Bean may also collect non-personal, aggregated information about subscribers’ use of The Beauty Bean’s e-mails and the website. This information is not personally identifiable and will be used, for example, to find out how subscribers use our service and site.
If we ever send you information by e-mail concerning new products or services that you did not expressly request, we will provide you with an e-mail address and/or link by which you may unsubscribe and request no future notices.
Links to Other Sites
As part of the site, The Beauty Bean may create links allowing you to access third-party sites whose information practices may be different than ours.. The Beauty Bean is not responsible for the content that appears on these sites, does not endorse these sites and has no control over information that is submitted to, or collected by, these third party sites.
All information described above is stored on restricted database servers. The Beauty Bean is not responsible for any loss or damage which may result from the unauthorized use of the information stored on the database servers.
Modification to This Policy
The Beauty Bean reserves the right, at our sole discretion, to change, modify, add, or remove portions of this policy at any time. We encourage you to periodically review this policy as we will notify you about material changes here. Your continued use of The Beauty Bean site following the posting of any changes to these terms shall mean that you have accepted those changes.
Should you have any questions or concerns about these privacy policies, or our site in general, please email us at info@TheBeautyBean.com.
Last Updated: 1/1/2010