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About This Document
Information You Specifically Provide
We collect information that you voluntarily provide when you register to access and use certain portions of the Site including but not limited to contest entry forms and newsletter subscriptions. We also collect information from you that is necessary to identify you and to process and fulfill your requests for information, or to purchase products or services, as applicable. If you interact with the Site by purchasing products or services (if applicable), submitting feedback or content, joining a mailing list, or writing a review or comment, you may provide us with information, including:
- First and last name
- Email address
- Phone number
Personal information is the information we have that relates to you, our user, as an individual. Personal information, beyond the information listed above, may include any or all of the following: a record of your purchases and payment method, alternate contact information and your account number (if applicable). We will only request information from you that relates directly to the products or services we are providing to you, and we will keep that information active only as long as the uses for which it has been collected are relevant to your needs. You may contact us with changes to your information and contact preferences.
Information That May Be Collected Automatically
When you visit the Site, we may collect some basic information that does not identify individual users. This includes pages visited, types of products and services purchased, and feedback from our visitors, as well as location data, logs and other communication data, and information about your computer and internet connection, including your IP address, operating system and browser type. This anonymous non-personal information may be shared with other parties, such as advertisers, sponsors and partners.
For more information about cookies and how to opt out of third party data collection, please see the Tracking Technology section of this policy.
Use of Your Personal Information
We use the personal information in order to make the Site more useful and to respond to your queries, to inform users of new promotions, content and products, if any, offered by us and to improve our level of service. We restrict access to your personal information to those in our organization who require access in order to provide the Site, information and services to you. We also may share your personal information with the following entities:
- Our affiliated companies
- Unaffiliated service providers with whom we may subcontract, including website hosting companies, fulfillment companies, payment processing companies, and other third party service providers
- Government agencies and law enforcement officials, when required to do so to respond to subpoenas, court orders or legal process, or to establish or exercise our legal rights or defend against legal claims
We also reserve the right to share personal information with other organizations in the following situations, as authorized by law:
- when we have your consent to do so
- when we need to share personal information to provide any product or service you have requested
We also may use your IP address and information about the web pages you visit to gather broad demographic information, interests and online behaviour so that we may better understand our Site users. This personal information may be used, for example, to analyze and improve our Site design and functionality.
Because you enter your personal data, you control its accuracy. If you discover that your personal data is inaccurate or if it changes, you are responsible for correcting the information either directly on your account, or by contacting us. We will not use your personal data collected through the Site for any purpose other than providing you with access to the Site and the associated services. We will not share your personal data collected through the Site with third parties without your consent.
No part of the Site is specifically structured to attract children under the age of 13. Parental/Guardian consent is required in order for any child under 13 years of age to submit personal information to the Site.
We will provide to a parent or guardian, upon proper request and identification, the following information about their child: (i) a description of the specific types of personal information collected from the child, and (ii) the opportunity at any time to refuse to permit us further use or maintenance in retrievable form, or future online collection, of personal information from that child. Certain exceptions may apply to the foregoing provisions, pursuant to COPPA and other applicable law.
When you provide personal information via the Site and if you consent to us contacting you for this purpose, as required by law, we may use the personal information to occasionally notify you about special promotional programs and other content offerings. If you prefer that we not contact you in this manner, or want to withdraw your consent, we will promptly remove you from our distribution list at your request.
If you delete your Cookies, use a different browser, or buy a new computer, you will need to renew your opt-out choice.
Limitations on Use
BRANDBEAR will not use your personal information for purposes other than those outlined above, unless we have asked your permission and have received your consent. BRANDBEAR will remove personal information when it is no longer relevant for the uses for which it was gathered and will delete your name from our mailing list upon your request by email.
As we continue to develop, we might sell or buy the assets of similar companies. In such transactions, customer and user personal information generally is one of the transferred business assets. Also, in the event that we or substantially all of our assets are acquired, such personal information may be one of those transferred assets, and we reserve the right to buy or sell such assets.
We use a variety of standard protections to maintain the security. Although the Site has security measures in place to protect against the loss, misuse and alteration of personal information under our control, we cannot guarantee that such security measures will be sufficient, will not be breached, and that your personal information may not be disclosed or otherwise accessed in any unauthorized manner. Certain personal information may be transmitted to you by electronic mail. Although it may be illegal to intercept or disclose these messages, these transmissions are not secured.
Linked Internet Web Sites
The Site may provide hypertext links to other websites that may contain privacy provisions that are different from those provided herein. We are not responsible for the collection, use or disclosure of information collected through those websites, and we expressly disclaim any and all liability related to such collection, use or disclosure. You are encouraged to read the privacy policies of other websites reached through the use of links from the Site.