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Bluecore, Inc.

Privacy Policy

 

 

About this Policy

This privacy policy (“Policy”) describes how Bluecore, Inc. (hereinafter collectively referred to as the “Company,” “Bluecore,” “we,” “us” or “our”) collect, use and share personal information of consumer users of this website, http://www.bluecore.com (the “Site”).  We reserve the right to change the provisions of this Policy at any time. We will alert you that changes have been made by indicating on the Policy the date it was last updated. Your use of the Site following the posting of such changes or revised statement shall constitute your consent to any changes in our privacy practices. We encourage you to review this Policy whenever you visit our Site to make sure that you understand how any personal information you provide will be used.

 

Your Rights

Bluecore acknowledges the individual’s right to access, upon request, their personal information that we hold about them via the Site.

 

With respect to personal information gathered through the Site, an individual who seeks access or who seeks to correct, amend, or delete inaccurate personal information, or limit the use or sharing of their personal information, should contact privacy@bluecore.com. In your request, please make clear: (i) what personal information is concerned; and (ii) which of the above rights (i.e. access, correct, or delete) you would like to enforce.  For your protection, we may only implement requests with respect to the personal information associated with the particular email address that you use to send us your request, and we may need to verify your identity before implementing your request. We will try to comply with your request as soon as reasonably practicable and in any event, within 30 days of your request. Please note that we may need to retain certain information for recordkeeping purposes and/or to complete any transactions that you began prior to requesting such change or deletion.

 

With respect to personal information gathered through a third party, your access and other similar rights will be managed by that third party and governed by such third party’s privacy policy.

 

 

International Data Transfer – Privacy Shield Frameworks

Bluecore complies with the EU-U.S. Privacy Shield Framework and the Swiss-U.S. Privacy Shield Framework as set forth by the U.S. Department of Commerce regarding the collection, use, and retention of personal information transferred from the European Union and Switzerland to the United States, respectively. Bluecore has certified that it adheres to the Privacy Shield Principles.  If there is any conflict between the terms in this Policy and the Privacy Shield Principles, the Privacy Shield Principles shall govern. To learn more about the Privacy Shield program, and to view our certification page, please visit https://www.privacyshield.gov/

 

In compliance with the Privacy Shield Principles, Bluecore commits to resolve complaints about your privacy and our collection or use of your personal information. European Union or Swiss individuals with inquiries or complaints regarding this Policy should first contact us at: privacy@bluecore.com. If contacting us does not resolve your complaint, we are further committed to refer unresolved privacy complaints under the  Privacy Shield Principles to BBB EU PRIVACY SHIELD, a non-profit alternative dispute resolution provider located in the United States and operated by the Council of Better Business Bureaus. If you do not receive timely acknowledgment of your complaint, or if your complaint is not satisfactorily addressed, please visit www.bbb.org/EU-privacy-shield/for-eu-consumers/ for more information and to file a complaint. Please note that if your complaint is not resolved through the aforementioned channels, under limited circumstances, a binding arbitration option may be available before a Privacy Shield Panel.

 

As described in the Privacy Shield Principles, Company is accountable for personal information that it receives and subsequently transfers to third parties.  If third parties that process personal information on our behalf do so in a manner that does not comply with the Privacy Shield Principles, we are accountable and potentially liable.

 

Bluecore, Inc. is subject to the investigatory and enforcement powers of the Federal Trade Commission (FTC).

 

 

 

What is personal information?

As used herein, the term “personal information” means information that specifically identifies an individual (such as a name, address, telephone number, e-mail address, or other account number), and information about that individual’s activities, such as information about his or her use of the Site, when directly linked to personally identifiable information. Personal information also includes demographic information such as date of birth, gender, geographic area and preferences when such information is linked to other personal information that identifies you.

 

Personal information does not include “aggregate” information, which is data we collect about the use of the Site or about a group or category of products, services or users, from which individual identities or other personal information has been removed. In other words, information about how you use a service may be collected and combined with information about how others use the same service. Aggregate data helps us understand trends and our users’ needs so that we can better consider new features or otherwise tailor the Site. This Policy in no way restricts or limits our collection and use of aggregate information.

 

 

What we collect

We may collect your personal information, specifically your email address, in a variety of ways, including:

 

1) Account Creation.

We may collect personal information when you create an account on our Site.

2) Personal Information You Give Us.

We may collect personal information you directly give us on our Site.

3) Personal Information We Get from Others.

We may get personal information about you from other sources, such as from our customers directly. We may add this to personal information we get from this Site.

4) Personal Information Automatically Collected.

We automatically log personal information about you and your computer. For example, when visiting our Site, we log browser type, pages you viewed, how long you spent on a page and personal information about your use of and actions on our Site.

5) Cookies.

We may log personal information using “cookies.” Cookies are small data files stored on your hard drive by a website. Cookies help us make our Site and your visit better. We use cookies to see which parts of our Site people use and like and to count visits to our Site. In addition to first party cookies, we also use MediaMath, Inc. third-party cookies. If you wish to opt out of these cookies, you can go to MediaMath’s cookie opt-out page here: http://www.mediamath.com/privacy-policy/

6) Web Beacons.

We may log personal information using digital images called Web beacons on our Site or in our emails. We use Web beacons to manage cookies, count visits, and to learn what marketing works and what does not. We also use Web Beacons to tell if you open or act on our emails.

 

Use of personal information

We may use your personal information to:

  • operate, maintain, and improve our sites, products, and services;
  • process and deliver contest entries and rewards;
  • respond to comments and questions and provide customer service;
  • send information including confirmations, invoices, technical notices, updates, security alerts, and support and administrative messages;
  • communicate about promotions, upcoming events, and other news about products and services offered by us and our selected partners;
  • link or combine user information with other personal information;
  • protect, investigate, and deter against fraudulent, unauthorized, or illegal activity; and
  • provide and deliver products and services requested by customers.

 

Sharing of personal information

We do not sell your personal information to third parties. If this practice changes in the future we will update this privacy policy accordingly and provide individuals with opt-out choice prior to their data being shared.Your personal information will only be shared with third parties in the following limited circumstances:

 

1) We may share personal information with your consent.

2) We may share personal information when we do a business deal, or negotiate a business deal, involving sale or transfer of all or a part of our business or assets. These deals can include any merger, financing, acquisition, or bankruptcy transaction or proceeding.

3) We may share personal information for legal, protection, and safety purposes.

4) We may share personal information to comply with laws.

5) We may share personal information to respond to lawful requests and legal process, including to meet national security or law enforcement requirements.

6) We may share personal information to protect the rights and property of Bluecore, our agents, customers, and others, this includes enforcing our agreements, policies, and terms of use.

7) We may share personal information in an emergency. This includes protecting the safety of our employees and agents, our customers, or any other person.

8) We may also share aggregated and/or anonymized data with others for their own uses.

 

Information choices and changes

Our marketing emails tell you how to “opt-out,” or you can send an email at info@bluecore.com  to unsubscribe. If you opt out, we may still send you non-marketing emails. Non-marketing emails include emails about your accounts and our business dealings with you. You may send requests about personal information to our Contact Information below. You can request to change contact choices, opt-out of our sharing with others, and update your personal information at that same email address. You can typically remove and reject cookies from our Site with your browser settings. Many browsers are set to accept cookies until you change your settings. If you remove or reject our cookies, it could affect how our Site works for you.

 

Security of your personal information

Our goal is to protect the confidentiality, integrity and availability of data. We take reasonable steps given the context of the engagement in which data is provided to protect your personal information from loss, misuse, interference, unauthorized access, disclosure, alteration, and destruction. However, the security of information transmitted through the Internet can never be guaranteed and is not entirely within our control. The safety and security of your information also depends on you. Where we have given you (or where you have chosen) a password for access to certain parts of our Site or services, you are responsible for keeping this password confidential. We ask you not to share your password with anyone. In order to protect you and your data, Bluecore may suspend your use of a Site or service, without notice, pending an investigation, if any breach of security is suspected. Access to and use of password-protected and/or secure area of the Site or services is restricted to authorized users only. Unauthorized access to such areas is prohibited and may lead to criminal prosecution.

 

Contact information

We welcome your comments or questions about this Policy. You may also contact us at the following email address:  info@bluecore.com, or by mail at this address:

 

Bluecore, Inc.

Attn: Privacy

124 Rivington Street

New York, NY 10002

 

Changes to this Policy

We may change this Policy at our discretion. If we make any changes, we will change the last updated date below.

 

This Policy was last updated on March 6, 2017.

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