Privacy Policy

Updated August 14, 2020

Dermspotlight Fact-Checking Standards

The content on Dermspotlight website is medically reviewed or fact checked to ensure factually accurate information.

With strict editorial sourcing guidelines, we only link to academic research institutions, reputable media sites and, when research is available, medically peer-reviewed studies. Note that the numbers in parentheses (1, 2, etc.) are clickable links to these studies. does not assume liability for any actions undertaken after visiting these pages, and does not assume liability if one misuses products. and its Editors do not ensure that unforeseen side effects will not occur even at the proper dosages, and thereby does not assume liability for any side effects from products, creams, or practices hosted under the domain of

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MEDICAL DISCLAIMER: The content on this website is strictly the opinion of the writers of Dermspotlight and is for informational and educational purposes only. It is not intended to act as medical advice or to substitute medical advice or adequate treatment from a qualified medical professional. All viewers of this content are advised to consult a qualified medical professional (such as a dermatologist) regarding specific skin care and health questions. Dermspotlight does not take responsibility for possible health consequences of any person or persons reading or following the information in this educational content.

We are dedicated to providing the most scientifically valid, unbiased, and comprehensive information on any given topic. All of our content is reviewed by dermatologists, plastic surgeons, and leading physicians in the beauty and aesthetics space.

Our goal is to not have a single piece of inaccurate information on this website. If you feel that any of our content is inaccurate, out-of-date, or otherwise questionable, please leave a comment or contact us.

This Privacy Policy manages how the owners, nominees, affiliates, employees, agents, and contractors use, preserve, and disclose information collected from users of our site. This Privacy Policy governs the Site as well as the products and services offered through it. This Privacy Policy also follows the Terms and Conditions that guide our Site.

Personal Identification Information

As a User, you authorize our site to make inquiries with third parties to confirm some of your personal information needed for the efficient running of our business. Users also allow to collect, maintain, use, reveal, and obtain personal information to be passed to credit reporting agencies for both credit checking and credit reporting.

We collect personal identification information from our Users in various ways including;

  • Name and job title
  • Contact information such as email address
  • Demographic information including postcode and personal preferences
  • Other information applicable to our customer surveys

We collect personal identification from Users who voluntarily submit it to us. Users have the right to refuse to submit their personal information. However, this will prevent them from accessing some activities on our Site.

Non-personal Identification Information

We also collect non-personal identification about Users who interact with our Site. Some of the non-personal identification information we collect include;

  • The operating system, browser and search engine used by the Users
  • The IP address of a User’s computer as well as the domain name
  • A User’s online transactions
  • A User’s browsing behavior
  • The URLs of the pages a User visits
  • The date and time a User visits our Site
  • The domain name of the last page a User visits after leaving our Site

What We Do with Collected Information together with its agents and employees collect and use Users’ personal and non-personal information to:

  • Enhance our customer service
  • Individualize User experience
  • Improve our Site
  • Run contests, survey promotion, or other Site features
  • Send information on topics of interest to Users who agreed
  • Send periodic emails to our Users

Users can unsubscribe if they are not interested in receiving future emails by following the unsubscribe instructions presented at the bottom of each mail. Alternatively, Users can contact us through our Site.

How we protect User information

Our Site observes practical data collection, data storage, data processing, and security measures to protect against unapproved access, alteration, disclosure, or destruction of our Users’ personal information, password, username, and transaction information stored on our Site.

Sharing User information

We do not trade, rent, or sell our Users’ personal identification information. We may only share non-personal demographic information of our Users to business partners, trusted subsidiaries, and advertisers for the purposes we outlined above. We at times source third party services to help us run our business and the Site or operate activities such as administering surveys. With such third parties, we may share your information for the effective running of the activity provided you give us your permission.

We may disclose personal information that you share through reviews, comments, or ratings with our affiliates or the general public.

Web browser cookies

To improve User experience, our Site may use “cookies”. When you enable cookies, your browser places them on your hard drive to store records and sometimes tracks information about you. As a User, you may choose to disable cookies or set your web browser to alert you when cookies are sent. If you do so, you may not be able to access some parts of the Site.


Advertisements on our Site may be conveyed to you by our advertising partners who may also use cookies. The advertising server uses cookies to identify your computer whenever they send you an online advertisement to collect your non-personal identification information together with those of other users using your computer. Using this information, advertising networks may deliver targeted advertisements that may be of interest to you. However, this Privacy Policy does not protect Users against the use of cookies by advertisers.

Changes to our Privacy Policy

We may update our Privacy Policy at any given time. When we update, we will change the updated date found at this page. As a User, we recommend you to be on the lookout for any revisions we make on this page so that you stay informed on how we help to keep your personal information safe. It is your obligation as a User to review this Privacy Policy from time to time to understand the amendments made.

Accessing your Personal Information

As a User, you can access any personal information that we have about you. You may even request for changes to be made on your personal information if the information we hold is inaccurate or incomplete.

Acceptance of Our Terms

Using our Site signifies that you accept the terms presented by this Privacy Policy. Continuing to use our Site after modifications of the Privacy Policy will also be considered as acceptance on your part. However, if you do not agree to any of the terms and conditions here, please do not use the Site.

We accept any requests or queries regarding your personal information through our Privacy Officer via the following contact us form.