1.1We are committed to safeguarding the privacy of our website visitors; in this policy we explain how we will treat your personal information.
2.1This document was created using a template from SEQ Legal (http://www.seqlegal.com).
3.Collecting personal information
3.1We will collect, store and use your personal information only for purpose described in paragraph 4:
3.2Before you disclose to us the personal information of another person, you must obtain that person's consent to both the disclosure and the processing of that personal information in accordance with this policy.
4.Using your personal information
4.1Personal information submitted to us through our website will be used for the purposes specified in this policy or on the relevant pages of the website.
4.2We may use your personal information to:
(a)Enable your use of the services available on our website;
(b)Send you goods purchased through our website;
(c)Supply to you services purchased through our website;
(d)Send statements, invoices and payment reminders to you, and collect payments from you;
(e)Send you non-marketing commercial communications;
(f)Send you email notifications that you have specifically requested;
(g)Send you our email newsletter, if you have requested it (you can inform us at any time if you no longer require the newsletter);
(h)Send you marketing communications relating to our business which we think may be of interest to you, by post or, where you have specifically agreed to this, by email or similar technology (you can inform us at any time if you no longer require marketing communications);
(i)Provide third parties with statistical information about our users (but those third parties will not be able to identify any individual user from that information);
(j)Deal with enquiries and complaints made by or about you relating to our website;
(k)Keep our website secure and prevent fraud;
(l)Verify compliance with the terms and conditions governing the use of our website (including monitoring private messages sent through our website private messaging service).
4.3If you submit personal information for publication on our website, we will publish and otherwise use that information in accordance with the licence you grant to us.
4.4We will not, without your express consent, supply your personal information to any third party for the purpose of their or any other third party's direct marketing.
5.Disclosing personal information
5.1We may disclose your personal information to [any of our employees, officers, insurers, professional advisers, agents, suppliers or subcontractors] insofar as reasonably necessary for the purposes set out in this policy.
5.2We may disclose your personal information:
(a)to the extent that we are required to do so by law;
(b)in connection with any ongoing or prospective legal proceedings;
(c)in order to establish, exercise or defend our legal rights (including providing information to others for the purposes of fraud prevention and reducing credit risk);
(d)To the purchaser (or prospective purchaser) of any business or asset that we are (or are contemplating) selling; and
(e)To any person who we reasonably believe may apply to a court or other competent authority for disclosure of that personal information where, in our reasonable opinion, such court or authority would be reasonably likely to order disclosure of that personal information.
5.4Except as provided in this policy, we will not provide your personal information to third parties.
6.International data transfers
6.1Information that we collect may be stored and processed in and transferred between any of the countries in which we operate in order to enable us to use the information in accordance with this policy.
6.3[Personal information that you publish on our website or submit for publication on our website may be available, via the internet, around the world. We cannot prevent the use or misuse of such information by others.]
6.4You expressly agree to the transfers of personal information described in this Section 6.
7.Retaining personal information
7.1This Section 7 sets out our data retention policies and procedure, which are designed to help ensure that we comply with our legal obligations in relation to the retention and deletion of personal information.
7.2Personal information that we process for any purpose or purposes shall not be kept for longer than is necessary for that purpose or those purposes.
7.3Notwithstanding the other provisions of this Section 7, we will retain documents (including electronic documents) containing personal data:
(a)to the extent that we are required to do so by law;
(b)if we believe that the documents may be relevant to any ongoing or prospective legal proceedings; and
(c)in order to establish, exercise or defend our legal rights (including providing information to others for the purposes of fraud prevention and reducing credit risk).
8.Security of your personal information
8.1We will take reasonable technical and organisational precautions to prevent the loss, misuse or alteration of your personal information.
8.2We will store all the personal information you provide on our secure (password- and firewall-protected) servers.
8.3[All electronic financial transactions entered into through our website will be protected by encryption technology.]
8.4You acknowledge that the transmission of information over the internet is inherently insecure, and we cannot guarantee the security of data sent over the internet.
8.5[You are responsible for keeping the password you use for accessing our website confidential; we will not ask you for your password (except when you log in to our website).]
9.1We may update this policy from time to time by publishing a new version on our website.
9.2You should check this page occasionally to ensure you are happy with any changes to this policy.
9.3[We may notify you of changes to this policy [by email or through the private messaging system on our website].]
10.1We may withhold personal information that you request to the extent permitted by law.
10.2You may instruct us at any time not to process your personal information for marketing purposes.
10.3In practice, you will usually either expressly agree in advance to our use of your personal information for marketing purposes, or we will provide you with an opportunity to opt out of the use of your personal information for marketing purposes.
11.Third party websites
11.1Our website includes hyperlinks to, and details of, third party websites.
11.2We have no control over, and are not responsible for, the privacy policies and practices of third parties.
12.1Please let us know if the personal information that we hold about you needs to be corrected or updated.
13.2A cookie is a file containing an identifier (a string of letters and numbers) that is sent by a web server to a web browser and is stored by the browser. The identifier is then sent back to the server each time the browser requests a page from the server.
13.3Cookies may be either "persistent" cookies or "session" cookies: a persistent cookie will be stored by a web browser and will remain valid until its set expiry date, unless deleted by the user before the expiry date; a session cookie, on the other hand, will expire at the end of the user session, when the web browser is closed.
13.4Cookies do not typically contain any information that personally identifies a user, but personal information that we store about you may be linked to the information stored in and obtained from cookies.
13.5We use [only session cookies / only persistent cookies / both session and persistent cookies] on our website.
13.6Most browsers allow you to refuse to accept cookies; for example:
(a)in Internet Explorer (version 10) you can block cookies using the cookie handling override settings available by clicking "Tools", "Internet Options", "Privacy" and then "Advanced";
(b)in Firefox (version 24) you can block all cookies by clicking "Tools", "Options", "Privacy", selecting "Use custom settings for history" from the drop-down menu, and un-clicking "Accept cookies from sites"; and
(c)in Chrome (version 29), you can block all cookies by accessing the "Customize and control" menu, and clicking "Settings", "Show advanced settings" and "Content settings", and then selecting "Block sites from setting any data" under the "Cookies" heading.
13.7Blocking all cookies will have a negative impact upon the usability of many websites.
13.8If you block cookies, you will not be able to use all the features on our website.
13.9You can delete cookies already stored on your computer; for example:
(a)in Internet Explorer (version 10), you must manually delete cookie files (you can find instructions for doing so at http://support.microsoft.com/kb/278835);
(b)in Firefox (version 24), you can delete cookies by clicking "Tools", "Options" and "Privacy", then selecting "Use custom settings for history", clicking "Show Cookies", and then clicking "Remove All Cookies"; and
(c)in Chrome (version 29), you can delete all cookies by accessing the "Customize and control" menu, and clicking "Settings", "Show advanced settings" and "Clear browsing data", and then selecting "Delete cookies and other site and plug-in data" before clicking "Clear browsing data".
13.11Deleting cookies will have a negative impact on the usability of many websites.
14.1This website is owned and operated by Bramco, Inc.
14.2Our principal place of business is at 1753 N. Kimball Ave, Chicago, IL 60647.
14.3You can contact us by writing to the business address given above, by using our website contact form, by email: firstname.lastname@example.org or by telephone: 1-800-458-5373.