What do we use your information for? When ordering or registering on our site, as appropriate, you may be asked to enter your: name, e-mail address, mailing address, phone number, or credit card information to subscribe [FEEDBACK from those who join after the beta period]. You may, however, visit our site anonymously to access some features. Any of the information we collect from you may be used in the following ways:
To Personalize Your Experience. (your information helps us to better respond to your individual needs)
Registration. Registration requires that you supply certain personally identifiable information including, in most cases, a unique email address and demographic information to register.
Registration for Our Website via Third-Party Tools. You may choose to log-on, create, or enhance your profile with the our third-party Connect feature. By doing this, you are asking them to send us registration information from your profile. We treat that information as we do any other information you give us when you log-on, register, or create a profile.
Your Personal information. You have the right to access, correct and delete inaccuracies in your personal information and privacy preferences at any time. With respect to Registration Information, this may be accomplished by logging in to your account on the Bizolly website, where you can typically view and make changes to your personal information. Personal information can be accessed by you through a password and unique customer ID selected by you.
Security of Account Information. Your member account information is password-protected. We will not share your password with anyone. Please do not share your password with anyone, and remember to change your password from time to time, to keep your account information secure.
Network Security. We have implemented a variety of commercially standard encryption and security technologies and procedures to protect information, including your personal information, stored in our computer systems from unauthorized access. Please be aware that no method of transmission over the internet, or method of electronic storage, is 100% secure, thus we strive to use commercially acceptable means to protect your personal information, but we cannot guarantee its absolute security.
Management Procedures. We also maintain standard physical and electronic procedural safeguards that limit access to your personally identifiable information to our employees (or people working on our behalf and under confidentiality agreements) who, through the course of standard business activities, need to access your personally identifiable information.
For Our Canadian Members and Visitors. Canadian citizens, except under circumstances defined by law, are entitled to access their own personally identifiable information collected by us by submitting a request in writing to: Bizolly.com, P.O.Box 345, Norge, VA 23127. We may ask you to pay an administrative fee for accessing or copying your information before processing your request. If you believe that the personally identifiable information we have collected is incomplete or inaccurate, we will correct the information based on your verification of the omission or error and identity of the person requesting the change. For additional information on accessing, correcting or investigating any matters in relation to your personally identifiable information, please contact us at the address provided above.
For Our International Visitors. Our websites are intended for users in many countries and we have made an attempt to provide translation capabilities using the Google Translation Tool however we realize that it does not always translate language 100% correctly. If you are accessing any of our websites from the European Union, South America, Asia, or any other foreign region with laws or regulations governing personal data collection, use and disclosure that differ from United States laws, please be advised that through your continued use of our websites, which are governed by U.S. law, this Privacy Notice and our Terms of Service, you are transferring your personal information to the United States and your use is based on your consent, in regards to U.S. legal restrictions or regulations concerning that transfer.
To Improve Our Website. (we continually strive to improve our website offerings based on the information and feedback we receive from you)
Surveys, Panels, and Market Research. We may collect personal information from you in connection with voluntary surveys. Unless we notify you at the time of collection, the information you provide in response to optional survey questions may be shared, but only in aggregate, with advertisers and partners.
Analytic Technologies. We have hired third parties to provide us information, reports and analysis about the usage and browsing patterns. The non-personally identifiable information is collected to analyze trends, administer the site, track users’ movements around the site, and gather aggregate information about our user base as a whole. We do not tie this data to personally identifiable information.
Device Information. We may collect information about the computer, mobile telephone, smart phone, or other device you use to access our sites.
To Improve Customer Service. (your information helps us to more effectively respond to your customer service requests and support needs)
Services You Request. Bizolly uses personally identifying information that you supply to provide you with the service you have requested. For example, if you subscribe, we may use your email address to send you a confirmation notice and your mailing address to send you the publication. We may also use the information to communicate with you about new features, products, or services and/or to improve the services we offer by tailoring them to your needs. Similarly, if you enter an online contest, sweepstakes, or giveaway, we will use the information you provide to notify you.
Analysis. We perform statistical, demographic, and marketing analysis of users for product development purposes and to generally inform advertisers about the nature of our users. We also use this information to improve customer relationships.
Affiliates and Partners. Unless otherwise specified elsewhere, we may share information with our affiliates, and with carefully selected partners for the purpose of providing the users with a quality experience.
To Process Transactions. (your information may be necessary to complete a transaction) We may share information with third parties without your consent to complete a transaction.
Purchases. Purchases made require that you supply your name, address, telephone number, email address, credit card number, and other billing requirements. We implement a variety of security measures to maintain the safety of your personal information when you place an order or access your personal information. All supplied sensitive/credit information is transmitted through Paypal and only accessible by those authorized with special access rights to such systems, relying on their encryption technologies to keep the information confidential. We do NOT store sensitive financial data on our site.
To Enhance The User Experience. (you are able to customize your user experience on this site but should always remain mindful that you will be interacting and networking with others in a public way) Any information you disclose in your Public Activities, including your screen name, any image or photo, becomes public and may be used by us for online and offline promotional or commercial uses in any and all media.
User Generated Comments and Public Activities (including Comments, Facebook and Twitter sharing). We offer you opportunities to engage in public activities. “Public Activities” are any actions you take or Twitter and Facebook designed to be visible to other users, including comments, responses and posting to Facebook or Twitter.
If you have signed up for an account, we will track and aggregate your Public Activities. If you choose to participate in Public Activities, you are electing to share and display such Public Activities which may be included in RSS feeds, APIs, and made available to other websites in other formats. As a result your Public Activities may appear on other websites, blogs, or feeds. If you chose to engage Public Activities, you should be aware that any personally identifiable information you choose to submit there can be read, collected, and used by other readers of these areas, and could be used to send you unsolicited messages. We are not responsible for the personally identifiable information you choose to submit in our group forums and Bizolly has no responsibility to publish, take down, remove or edit any Public Activities.
Contests, Sweepstakes, and Special Offers. We may collect information from you in connection with contests, sweepstakes, and special offers. If this information is shared with a third party, we will notify you at the time of collection, if you do not want any personal information shared, you may always decline to participate in the sweepstakes, contest, or special offer.
To Send Periodic Emails. (we make an effort to keep you informed and improve communication channels to further enhance a user’s experience) The email address you provide for order processing, may be used to send you information and updates pertaining to your order. If you sign up for a newsletter, you may also receive occasional company news, updates, related product or service information, etc. which allow you to unsubscribe at any time.
Our Email Policy. Bizolly complies fully with the federal CAN SPAM Act of 2003.
Account Related Emails. We reserve the right to send you email relating to your account status. This includes account activation, password management, order confirmations, renewal notices, notices about credit cards problems, and other transactional emails and notifications about major changes to our service.
Newsletters. We offer an email newsletter, if you decide to no longer receive a specific newsletter, follow the “unsubscribe” instructions located at the bottom of each newsletter.
Promotional Emails. We may also periodically email you messages about products and services that we think may be of interest to you. You may choose not to receive messages in the future by following the “unsubscribe” instructions located at the bottom of each email.
Yes. (Cookies are small files that a site or its service provider transfers to your computers hard drive through your Web browser, if you allow, that enables the sites or service providers systems to recognize your browser and capture and remember certain information.)
Cookies, web beacons and other similar technologies to recognize you and provide personalization, as well as to help us understand where our visitors are going and how much time they spend there. You may not be able to access certain areas of if your computer does not accept cookies from us. If you prefer, you can choose to have your computer warn you each time a cookie is being sent, or you can choose to turn off all cookies via your browser settings. Like most websites, once you turn cookies off, some website services may not function properly.
A Community Site. Please be mindful that any information you post to a public group forums, blogs or chat room and to community events, may include sharing URLs (bizolly.com/blog/your_site) and information from your Profile. There are some privacy settings available which you may elect to use, however in a community environment they may not safeguard you from all persons accessing a location, and your e-mail address and other personal information or content that you upload may be posted as you participate in programs on our community sites. Bizolly is not responsible for any information you elect to submit or the use of such information. Consequently, if you do not wish for your personal information to be posted or distributed in this manner, you should not participate in these features and/or use the privacy features offered when you set up your Profile.
Third Party Links. Occasionally, at our discretion, we may include or offer third party products or services on our website. These third party sites have separate and independent privacy policies. We therefore have no responsibility or liability for the content and activities of these linked sites. Nonetheless, we seek to protect the integrity of our site and welcome any feedback about these resources.
Bizolly.com does not provide any personally identifiable information to these third-party ad servers or ad networks without your consent or except as part of a specific program or feature for which you will have the ability to opt-in or opt-out. However, please note that if an advertiser asks Bizolly.com to show an advertisement to a certain audience and you respond to that advertisement, the advertiser or ad-server may conclude that you fit the description of the audience they are trying to reach. The advertiser may also use information regarding your use of the Bizolly Sites, such as the number of times you viewed an ad (but not any personally identifiable information), to determine which ads to deliver to you.
Do we disclose any information to outside parties?
We do not sell, trade, or otherwise transfer to outside parties your personally identifiable information. This does not include trusted third parties who assist us in operating our website, conducting our business, or servicing you, so long as those parties agree to keep this information confidential. We may also release your information when we believe release is appropriate to comply with the law, enforce our site policies, or protect ours or others rights, property, or safety. However, non-personally identifiable visitor information may be provided to other parties for marketing, advertising, or other uses.
Online Privacy Protection Act Compliance:
Because we value your privacy we have taken the necessary precautions to be in compliance with the Online Privacy Protection Act (wikipedia.org). We therefore will not distribute your personal information to outside parties without your consent. You must be at least 13 to use this site, and have parental permission if under 18. Those under 13 can only view content with a parent or guardian, who accepts all of these terms on their behalf and is willing to pre-screen all content before displaying it to their child.
Changes To Policy: