Privacy policy



We respect and are firmly committed to your privacy.  Your information, whether public or private, will not be sold, exchanged, transferred, or given to any other company for any reason whatsoever without your consent, other than to enhance your experience of the BirdBeat™ apps (“app” or “apps”), websites or social media sites (“site” or “sites”), or for the express purpose of delivering the product or service requested.

This policy discloses our information gathering and dissemination practices for the BirdBeat™ apps and sites.

What information do we collect?

We collect information from you when you register on our sites, subscribe to our newsletter or blog, enter contests, correspond with us, respond to a survey or fill out a form.

When registering on our site, as appropriate, you may be asked to enter your name, e-mail address, mailing address, and other information pertinent to your ability to access certain functionality of our sites or to deliver what you’ve requested. You may, of course, visit our sites anonymously.

What do we use your information for?

Any of the information we collect from you may be used in one of the following ways:

  • To personalize your experience – Your information helps us better understand and respond to your individual needs.
  • To improve our website or social media sites – We continually strive to improve our website and social media site offerings based on the information and feedback we receive from you.
  • To improve customer service – Your information helps us respond to your customer service requests and support needs more effectively.
  • To process your requests – Your information, whether public or private, will not be sold, exchanged, transferred, or given to any other company for any reason whatsoever, without your consent, other than for the express purpose of delivering the product or service requested or granting you access to interactive areas of the sites.
  • To administer a contest, promotion, survey or other site features.
  • To send periodic emails – We may send you periodic emails if you have opted in to receive occasional company news, updates, related product or service information, ‘members-only’ information, etc. Should you at any time wish to unsubscribe from receiving future promotional emails, we include detailed unsubscribe instructions at the bottom of each email.

Do we use cookies?

Yes. We use cookies to help us remember and process your requests, understand and save your preferences for future visits, keep track of advertisements and compile aggregate data about site traffic and site interaction so that we can offer better site experiences and tools in the future. We may contract with third-party service providers to assist us in better understanding our site visitors. These service providers are not permitted to use the information collected on our behalf except to help us conduct and improve our business.

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 sites, 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 our or others’ rights, property, or safety. However, non-personally identifiable visitor information may be provided to other parties for our marketing, advertising, or other uses.

How can you opt-out, remove or modify information you have provided to us?

To modify your e-mail subscriptions, please let us know by modifying your preferences in the your personal profile on the site. Please note that due to email production schedules, you may receive any emails already in production.

Third Party Links

Occasionally, at our discretion, we may include or offer third party products or services on our sites. 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 sites.

California Online Privacy Protection Act Compliance

Because we value your privacy, we have taken the necessary precautions to be in compliance with the California Online Privacy Protection Act. We therefore will not distribute your personal information to outside parties without your consent. This does not include trusted third parties who assist us in operating our sites, 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 our or others’ rights, property, or safety. However, non-personally identifiable visitor information may be provided to other parties for our marketing, advertising, or other uses.

As part of the California Online Privacy Protection Act, all users of our site may make any changes to their information at any time by logging in and editing their personal profiles on the site.

Children’s Online Privacy Protection Act Compliance

We are in compliance with the requirements of COPPA (Children’s Online Privacy Protection Act).  We do not collect any information from anyone under 13 years of age. Our website, products and services are all directed to people who are at least 13 years old or older.

Online Privacy Policy Only

This online privacy policy applies only to information collected through our sites and not to information collected offline.

Terms and Conditions of Use

Please also visit our Terms and Conditions of Use section establishing the use, disclaimers, and limitations of liability governing the use of the BirdBeat™ apps and sites.

Your Consent

By using BirdBeat™ apps or sites, you consent to our Privacy Policy.

Changes To Our Privacy Policy

If we decide to change our privacy policy, we will post those changes on this page, and/or update the Privacy Policy modification date below.

This policy was last modified on July 2, 2011.

If you have questions about this Privacy Policy, please feel free to contact us at: info@BirdBeat.com.

 

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