1.2. NOTICE CONCERNING CHILDREN. PLEASE NOTE: We do not direct any of our content specifically at children under 13 years of age. We understand and are committed to respecting the sensitive nature of children’s privacy online. If we learn or have reason to suspect that a Site user is under age 13, we will promptly delete any personal information in that user’s account.
2.1. INFORMATION COLLECTED & USED (a) LOGIN DATA COLLECTED. We collect information regarding your use of the bdata-service.com Site and Services, and all details about your login (including but not limited to time and duration and last known login date and time). We also track and analyze non-personally identifying and aggregate usage and volume statistical information from you and may provide such information to third parties at our sole option. (b) CONTACT INFORMATION. In operating the Site and Services, Company may include registration, subscription accounts, online surveys, and other online forms that gives you and other users the opportunity to provide names, e-mail addresses, U.S. postal address and other contact information. In registering for the use of Services on this Site, you will provide information such as your name, username, password, email address, postal address and other contact information or other information requested at the time of registration. You acknowledge this information is personal to you and, by creating an bdata-service.com account, you allow bdata-service.com and others to identify you.
(c) PERSONAL INFORMATION COLLECTED. In order for you to access certain Services that we offer via the Site, we require you to provide us with certain information that personally identifies you (‘Personal Information’). Personal Information includes the following categories of information: (1) Contact Data (such as your name, mailing address, and e-mail address); (2) Financial Data (such as your account or credit card number); and (3) Demographic Data (such as your zip code, age, and income). We use this information to contact you about the services on our site in which you have expressed interest. You must provide contact information (such as name, email). We use this information to fill your order for a subscription to bdata-service.com products. If we have trouble processing an order, we will use this information to contact you. When you subscribe to one of bdata-service.com products you will receive email from us. We do not collect personally identifiable information about you except when you specifically provide this information on a voluntary basis. When and if you communicate with us by e-mail, complete online forms, surveys or contest entries, any information provided in such communication may be collected as Personal Information.
(d) COMPARATIVE SHOPPING. bdata-service.com is designed to help you compare products and prices while you shop online. When you use your browser to search for products on certain websites, the bdata-service.com Extension will automatically check numerous other ecommerce sites to see if there are better prices available from other retailers (i.e. the same product at a lower price). bdata-service.com collects and receives some information from third party websites that you visit via a link provided by the bdata-service.com extension. This information includes pages that you visit at that website and information about whether you choose to purchase a product from that website. We also collect information on the url of the site you originally searched on; the characteristics of the product and the search terms (if any) you used to get there; the url of any site that you visited after being notified by the bdata-service.com Extension; anonymous technical and routing information relating to your product search and any visit that you make to a third party site after being alerted by the bdata-service.com Extension.
(e) GEOGRAPHICAL INFORMATION. bdata-service.com may access your geographic location data at the time that you login to bdata-service.com Services. We may also track and analyze non-identifying and aggregate usage and volume statistical information from you and provide such information to third parties.
2.2. WHAT ADDITIONAL INFORMATION DOES COMPANY COLLECT AND USE?
(a) AUTOMATIC COLLECTION. Our servers automatically recognize visitors’ domain names and IP addresses (the number assigned to computers on the Internet), cookie information, traffic data and other information you request. No personal information about you is revealed in this process. bdata-service.com may gather information about the number and frequency of visits to the Site and Services. The Site may also gather anonymous ‘traffic data’ that does not personally identify you, but that may be helpful for marketing purposes or for improving the services we offer. We use this information, which does not identify individual users, to analyze trends, to administer the site, to track users’ movements around the site and to gather demographic information about our user base as a whole. Except as otherwise provided, we do not link this automatically-collected data to personally identifiable information.
3.1. WHAT DOES COMPANY DO WITH COLLECTED INFORMATION?
(b) COMMUNICATION FROM THE SITE. We may communicate with you using information provided to us in various ways, which include but are not limited to: Service-related Announcements. We will send you strictly service-related announcements on rare occasions when it is necessary to do so. For instance, if our service is temporarily suspended for maintenance, we might send you an email. Generally, you may not opt-out of these communications, which are not promotional in nature. If you do not wish to receive them, you have the option to deactivate your account. Customer Service. Based upon the personally identifiable information you provide us, we will send you a welcoming email to verify your username and password. We will also communicate with you in response to your support inquiries, to provide some of the services you request. We will communicate with you by email. Newsletters. If you wish to subscribe to our newsletters, we will use your name and email address to send the newsletter to you. Out of respect for your privacy, we provide you a way to unsubscribe in each newsletter. Please see the ‘unsubscribe’ feature at the bottom of each newsletter or contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org. The customer’s email list is stored on our system, but is not used by bdata-service.com in any other way other than to occasionally remind invited users to join the account that the account owner has registered for. Surveys or Contests. From time-to-time we may provide you the opportunity to participate in contests or surveys on our site. If you participate, we will request certain personally identifiable information from you. Participation in these surveys or contests is completely voluntary and you therefore have a choice whether or not to disclose this information. The requested information typically includes contact information and demographic information (such as zip code). We use this information to notify contest winners and to monitor site traffic or personalize the site. Testimonials. We post testimonials from time to time. We always receive permission to post prior to posting. Import Contacts. You can import contacts from your Outlook or other email account address book to invite them to become members of our site. We collect the username and password for the email account you wish to import your contacts from and will only use it for that purpose.
(c) LINKS TO THIRD PARTY SITES. This website may contact links to other sites that are not owned or controlled by bdata-service.com. Please be aware that we are not responsible for the privacy practices of such other sites. This privacy statement applies only to information collected by this website.
(d) LEGAL DISCLOSURE. We may also disclose your personal information as required by law, such as to comply with a subpoena, or similar legal process when we believe in good faith that disclosure is necessary to protect our rights, protect your safety or the safety of others, investigate fraud, or respond to a government request, to any other third party with your prior consent to do so. If bdata-service.com is involved in a merger, acquisition, or sale of all or a portion of its assets, you will be notified via email and/or a prominent notice on our Web site of any change in ownership or uses of your personal information, as well as any choices you may have regarding your personal information. (e) ACCESS TO INFORMATION. If your personally identifiable information changes, or if you no longer desire our service, you may correct, update, delete it by making the change on the Account section page or by contacting us by telephone or postal mail at the contact information listed in the Site.
(f) DATA RETENTION. We will retain your information for as long as your account is active or as needed to provide you services. If you wish to cancel your account or request that we no longer use your information to provide you services contact us by telephone or postal mail at the contact information listed in the Site. We will retain and use your information as necessary to comply with our legal obligations, resolve disputes, and enforce our agreements.
(g) PUBLIC FORUMS. Our Web site offers publicly accessible blogs or community forums. You should be aware that any information you provide in these areas may be read, collected, and used by others who access them. To request removal of your personal information from our blog or community forum, contact by telephone or postal mail at the contact information listed in the Site. In some cases, we may not be able to remove your personal information, in which case we will let you know if we are unable to do so and why. (h) SUPPLEMENTATION OF INFORMATION. In order to provide to enhance our services to you, we may on occasion supplement the personal information you submitted to us with information from third party sources. To enrich our Profiles of individual customers, we tie this information to the personally identifiable information they have provided to us.
4.1. SECURITY. The security of your personal information is important to us. When you enter sensitive information (such as a credit card number) on our order forms, we encrypt the transmission of that information using secure socket layer technology (SSL). We follow generally accepted standards to protect the personal information submitted to us, both during transmission and once we receive it. No method of transmission over the Internet, or method of electronic storage, is 100% secure, however. Therefore, we cannot guarantee its absolute security. If you have any questions about security on our Web site, you can contact us by telephone or postal mail at the contact information listed in the Site.
4.3. LOST OR STOLEN INFORMATION. You must promptly notify us if your credit card, user name, or password is lost, stolen, or used without permission. In such an event, we will remove that credit card number, user name, or password from your account and update our records accordingly.
5.1. UPDATES AND CHANGES. We may update this privacy statement to reflect changes to our information practices. If we make any material changes we will notify you by email (sent to the e-mail address specified in your account) or by means of a notice on this Site prior to the change becoming effective. We encourage you to periodically review this page for the latest information on our privacy practices.