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Welcome to the Catherine Hinds Institute of Esthetics’ Website!

This Web Site (“Site”) is owned and operated by the Catherine Hinds Institute of Esthetics (“Institute”) for your information, communication and convenience. Your privacy on the Site is extremely important to us. Your access and use of the Site is subject to the following terms and conditions (“Terms and Conditions”) and all applicable laws. By accessing and browsing this Site, you accept the Terms and Conditions as a whole. If you do not agree with any of the below Terms and Conditions, please do not use this Site. The Institute reserves the right, in its sole discretion, to modify, alter or otherwise update these Terms and Conditions at any time and you agree to be bound by such modifications, alterations or updates.

Information Collection and Use
We do not collect information on you except when you provide it to us knowingly and voluntarily. This means we do not require visitors to register or provide information to us in order to view our Site. This does mean that if you register for a continuing education class or register to receive our admissions catalogue, we collect the following information: name, address, phone number, email address, and professional licensing information, if it applies. If you shop with us on this Site we collect the following information: name, address, phone number, email address, billing information which includes a credit card number and expiration date as well as an alternative address for shipping purposes. We use this information to process your order or for the purpose of providing the service you requested. For our own internal marketing purposes we do on occasion ask for certain other information to help us in our marketing plans only (i.e., “how did you hear of us?”).

We may also on occasion, contact you via your email address to notify you from time-to-time on the latest Institute news or upcoming sales or specials in our Student Clinic. If you would rather not receive marketing emails from us you have the option to remove your name from any mailings from or by simply sending a return e-mail stating this intention or emailing us at

The Institute protects information on its servers according to established security procedures and standards. We employ stringent security measures such as SSL (Secure Socket Layers) encryption and firewalls to protect our data from unauthorized use. Firewalls are implemented to protect a server or network from would-be hackers and other unauthorized users from accessing and tampering with files and other information stored on a server. We exercise great care to provide secure transmission of your information. Unfortunately, no transmission of information over the Internet can be guaranteed to be 100% secure and we cannot ensure or warrant the security of any such information you transmit to us. Accordingly, you make all such transmissions at your sole risk. Once we receive your transmission, we make our best effort to ensure its security on our systems.

Meretta Gotham Hinds Institute of Esthetics, Inc. owns the copyright to all material on this Site; other materials (“Materials”) may be owned or controlled by other parties that have granted use of their material to the Institute. Material from this Site or any Web site owned, operated, licensed or controlled by the Institute may not be copied, reproduced, republished, uploaded, posted, transmitted, or distributed in any way.

Specifically, you may not use any of our Material as your own work. Modification of the Materials or use of the Materials for any other purpose is a violation of our copyrights and other proprietary rights.

The trademarks and logos (“Marks”) displayed on the Site are the property of the Institute and other parties that have granted us use of their Marks. Users are prohibited from using any Marks without written permission of the Institute or such third party, which may own the Marks.

Limitation of Liability/Disclaimer
Under no circumstances shall the Institute or the officers, directors, employees, or agents be held liable for any damages of any kind arising out of, or in connection with, the use of this Site. This Site is provided “as-is” and your use and browsing of this Site is done at your risk. If you are dissatisfied with any of the materials contained in this Site, or with any of the Terms and Conditions, your sole and exclusive remedy is to discontinue accessing and using the Site.

To the fullest extent allowed by law, neither the Institute nor any other party involved in creating, producing or delivering this Site or content is liable for any direct, incidental, consequential, indirect, or punitive damages arising out of your access to, or use of, this Site. This Site and everything on this Site is provided to you “as is” without warranty of any kind, either expressed or implied, including, but not limited to, the implied warranties of merchantability, fitness for a particular purpose, or non-infringement.

We really care that you have enjoyed your visit to our Site and are interested in maintaining your privacy and creating a valuable resource for your use. We are also interested if you have any questions now or possibly during your visit to this Site, if so please contact us at