Privacy Policies

Privacy policy

 

This page informs you of our policies regarding the collection, use and disclosure of Personal Information we receive from users of the Site.

This privacy policy applies to this website and is operated by Better Focused Friendships, LLC. Your privacy is very important to us. We have designed this privacy policy in order to communicate what information BFF collects, why we collect it, and how we use the information we collect.

SECURITY AND PRIVACY

We appreciate your concerns regarding how your information is used and we consider it a priority to protect all of your personal information. Information provided will never be sold or rented to any outside party. By using our website you accept the practices described in this privacy notice.

CHANGES TO PRIVACY POLICY

Better Focused Friendships, may amend this privacy policy from time to time. If we make any substantial changes to this policy, we will notify you by posting announcements in the newsletter, by sending you an email, or by any other means reasonable to provide you with actual notice.

YOUR PRIVACY IS IMPORTANT TO US

Your privacy and the security of your personal information is important to us. Please take a few minutes to read the following policy so that you understand how we treat your personal information. As we continuously improve and expand our service, this policy might change. If you have questions about our policy, please contact us using the information provided at the end of this policy.

COLLECTION AND USE OF INFORMATION

You can browse our website without providing any personal information. Personal information and any information that may be used to identify an individual includes but is not limited to your name, billing or other physical address, phone number or other contact information, credit card number and expiration date. In the event you register with BFF, you are giving us your consent to the collection, use, and disclosure of this personal information in accordance with the terms of this privacy policy.

YOU CAN ACCESS YOUR INFORMATION

Registered users have the ability to access and update certain categories of personal information, such as name, email, postal address, and telephone number, while logged into their BFF account.

PASSWORD SECURITY

We caution you not to provide your password to anyone. We recommend that, if you share your computer with other people, you close and log out of the BFF website, and close your browser window when the session is complete. Signing off will help protect your information if you share a computer with someone else or are using a computer in a public place, like a library.

EMAILS WE SEND YOU

You can limit the communication that we send to you. If you have a BFF account and do not want to receive emails telling you about our great deals and future offers, please let us know. You can change your preferences or opt out of receiving promotional emails from us at any time by going to My Account. There you can update your email address, phone number, and address. If you no longer wish to receive updates, simply click the unsubscribe link at the bottom of any email. Our promotional emails to you will stop within 7 to 10 business days.

We may from time to time send non-promotional emails to all registered users, including those who have opted out of promotional emails, for the purpose of gathering and dispersing data to provide better service to our customers. Registered users will be under no obligation to reply or answer questions in non-promotional emails.

Non-promotional email will include but will not be limited to, surveys, maintenance notices, and system updates.

COOKIES

Cookies are small pieces of information sent to your web browser and stored on your hard drive to help us provide you with a more effective and interesting experience. Since our site may not function correctly with cookies disabled, we strongly recommend that you leave them enabled. However, if you would like to be notified when a cookie may be written, set your browser to stop accepting cookies. To disable the use of cookies all together, please see the “help” option in your browser’s toolbar.

HOW WE COLLECT INFORMATION ABOUT YOU

  • Information that you provide by filling in forms on the BFF website, referred to as our “service”. This includes but is not limited to name, address, telephone number, email address, nickname, password, gender, posting material, and friends list. We may also ask you for information when you enter promotions sponsored by us.
  • Records of any correspondence with you
  • Details of which products and services you are interested in, and which products and services you are buying.
  • Details of your visits to our site including, but not limited to, traffic data, location data, web logs, and other communication data, whether this is required for our own billing purposes or otherwise and resources that you access.
  • We collect information electronically on all users of our site, including customers, by means of cookies

SERVICE PROVIDERS

Third parties that we may share your personal information with include, but may not be limited to: web hosting companies, shipping companies, third party consulting or marketing firms, and email service providers. Additionally, if you use a credit card or other alternative form of payment to place an order with BFF, to confirm and process your order, we will share your personal information with each financing company. These third parties only receive your personal information if such information is needed to perform their functions, and they are not authorized to use any personal information for any other purposes.

HOW WE USE THE INFORMATION WE COLLECT

We use the personal information about you stored in our member database in various ways to provide our services to you, to communicate with you, and to otherwise conduct our business.

If you are a registered BFF user, we can pull up personal information you have provided to us, such as your shipping and billing addresses from our database during the checkout process.

WE USE THE INFORMATION WE COLLECT FOR VARIOUS PURPOSES, INCLUDING:

  • To identify the validity of a user
  • To email users of our services to confirm that they have registered with us
  • Ensure that content from our site is presented in the most effective manner for you and for your computer; and make out site easier for users; involving the collection of information on: browsers, operating system, IP address, and internet domain
  • To allow you to participate in interactive features of our service, when you choose to do so
  • To notify you about changes to our services
  • To contact users when required
  • To complete your purchase transaction
  • To provide the service you requested
  • To keep you informed about the status of your order
  • To send you offerings by email

LINKS

The BFF website may contain links to other websites. BFF is not responsible for the privacy practices of other websites. We encourage our users to be aware when they leave the BFF website, and to read the privacy statement of each and every website they visit.

SECURITY MEASURES

We maintain a variety of security measures to protect personal information in our control from unauthorized loss, misuse, alteration, or destruction. We use firewalls and other security measures to restrict access to our computer servers. Please be aware, however, that although we make good faith effort to maintain the security of personal information in our control, we cannot guarantee that it will remain free from unauthorized access, use, disclosure, or alteration.

SECURITY POLICY

Bronzeson Avenue is committed to protecting your privacy in accordance with the terms of this privacy policy, and will use appropriate security measures to protect the personal information you provide to us, including the use of a secure socket layer (SSL). Please note that emails are not encrypted and are not considered to be a secure means of transmitting credit information. However, no internet data transmission can be guaranteed to be secure from access by unintended parties, and by registering with us and providing personal information, you agree that you will not hold us responsible for any breach of security, unless such breech is due to gross negligence or deliberately violating this privacy policy. Please note, if you have logged into Bronzeson Avenue from a shared computer, it is important that you sign off of your account before leaving that computer.

COMPLIANCE WITH LAW AND FRAUD PROTECTION

We may provide access to personal information when legally required to do so to cooperate with police investigations or other legal proceedings, to protect against misuse or unauthorized use of the website, to limit our legal liability, and to protect our rights, property, or the safety of visitors to this website or of the public. We may collect and possibly share personal information and any other information available to us in order to investigate, prevent, or take action regarding illegal activities, or suspected fraud with other companies and organizations for credit fraud.

DISCLOSING INFORMATION

We may also disclose your personal information as we believe is necessary to comply with laws, regulations, or other government authority, to determine your credit status or enable debt collection, to initiate legal proceedings to recover losses or otherwise protect our rights or property, for insurance claim processing, or to prevent harm to yourself or others.

CALIFORNIA PRIVACY RIGHTS

California Civil Code Section 1798.83 permits users of the website who are California residents to request certain information regarding disclosure of personal information to third parties for their direct marketing purpose. To make such a request, please send an e-mail with California Privacy Rights in the heading to Better Focused Friendships, LLC.

PLEASE CONTACT US WITH ANY QUESTIONS OR COMMENTS

We want you to enjoy your use of our site. If you have any questions about the privacy policy or our practices, or believe that a violation of this policy may have occurred, please let us know by contacting us at: info@betterfocusedfriendships.com