Last Updated on January 27, 2015
The information gathered when you interact with the bk website falls into two categories: 1) Personal information, which includes personal information you supply when you subscribe or provide your email address and 2) Non-personal information collected through technology, which includes tracking information collected by us as well as third parties.
Personal Information That You Give Us
We may offer you opportunities to engage in public activities on bloomfieldknoble.com. “Public activities” are any actions you take on bloomfieldknoble.com that are designed to be visible to other users, including comments, recommendations, reader reviews, ratings or any other items that you submit. Any information you disclose in your public activities becomes public and may be used by bloomfield knoble for online and offline promotional or commercial uses in any and all media. If you choose to engage in public activities, you should be aware that any personal information you submit can be read, collected and used by other users of these areas. We are not responsible for the personally identifiable information you choose to submit in the course of your public activities and we have no responsibility to publish, take down, remove or edit any of your public activities or submissions.
Non-Personal Information Collected Using Technology
We use various Internet technologies to manage the bk website and track use of the site. Non-personal information that we collect using these technologies may be combined with other information about you. We may collect non-personal information about the computer, mobile device or other device you use to access the bk website, such as IP address, geolocation information, unique device identifiers, browser type, browser language and other transactional information. We use “cookies,” Web beacons, HTML5 local storage and other similar technologies. These technologies allow us to manage access to and use of the website, recognize you and provide personalization, and help us understand how people use the bk website. You will not be able to access certain areas of our websites, including bloomfieldknoble.com, if your computer does not accept cookies from us. We do not respond to browser-based “do not track” signals.
We may log your IP address (the location of your computer or device on the Internet). We use IP addresses for system administration and troubleshooting purposes, to customize content for specific regions (including currency display, recommendations and serving certain advertisements) and to track access and use of the bk website. We automatically log certain usage information about your use of the bk website, including a reading history of the pages you view. We use this information in order to provide you with customized Recommendations on bloomfieldknoble.com based on your reading history. We also use log files to analyze usage of our websites and mobile applications.
WHAT DO WE DO WITH THE INFORMATION WE GATHER ABOUT YOU?
We use the information we gather about you to enable your use of the bk website, fulfill your requests for certain products and services, such as sending out electronic newsletters. We perform statistical, demographic and marketing analyses of users of the bk website for development purposes to improve customer relationships. bloomfield knoble will periodically send you email newsletters or promotional email about services offered by bloomfield knoble. We will not sell, rent, swap or authorize any third party to use your email address or any information that personally identifies you without your permission.
WHAT IS OUR EMAIL POLICY?
bloomfield knoble complies with the federal CAN-SPAM Act of 2003.
We will not send you marketing messages if you have opted out. We will not share, sell, rent, swap or authorize any third party to use your email address for commercial purposes without your permission. bloomfield knoble offers email newsletters. If you no longer wish to receive a specific newsletter, follow the “unsubscribe” instructions located near the bottom of each newsletter. bloomfield knoble may periodically email you messages about products and services that we think may be of interest to you. You can choose not to receive messages in the future by following the “unsubscribe” instructions located near the bottom of each email.
We may send you an email inviting you to participate in user surveys, asking for feedback on bloomfieldknoble.com and existing or prospective products and services, as well as information to better understand our users. User surveys greatly help us to improve the bk website, and any information we obtain in such surveys will not be shared with third parties, except in aggregate form. If you send us emails, you should be aware that information disclosed in emails may not be secure or encrypted and thus may be available to others. We suggest that you exercise caution when deciding to disclose any personal or confidential information in emails. We will use your email address to respond directly to your questions or comments.
If, at any time, you prefer not to receive email marketing information from us, simply follow the unsubscribe options at the bottom of each email.
To prevent unauthorized access, maintain data accuracy and ensure the appropriate use of information, we have put in place commercially reasonable physical, technical and administrative controls to protect the information. Please note that no method of transmission over the Internet, or method of electronic storage, is 100% secure.
Compliance With Legal Process
We may disclose personal information if we are required to do so by law or we have a good faith belief that such action is necessary to (1) comply with the law or with legal process; (2) protect and defend our rights and property; (3) protect against misuse or unauthorized use of the bk website; or (4) protect the personal safety or property of our users or the public (among other things, this means that if you provide false information or attempt to pose as someone else, information about you may be disclosed as part of any investigation into your actions).
COPPA Compliance. bloomfield knoble does not knowingly collect or store any personal information about children under the age of 13.
Under the California “Shine The Light” law, California residents may opt-out of bk’s disclosure of personal information to third parties for their direct marketing purposes. As detailed above, you may choose to opt-out of the sharing of your personal information with third parties for marketing purposes at any time by submitting a request in writing to 400 E. Royal Ln. Suite 215, Irving, TX 75039. It is important to note that this opt-out does not prohibit disclosures made for non-marketing purposes.