Policy Last Revised: May 21, 2015.
The following sets forth the policies for the collection and use of personally identifiable information ("Information") by Brain Candy ("Brain Candy") in connection with its operation of its Web site located at http://www.braincandy.net (the "Site"), and supersedes any previous statement of such policies. Brain Candy takes its obligations regarding privacy very seriously, and it wants to ensure users are fully informed about the Information they are providing to it.
Collection of Information.
We receive and store any information you enter on our Web site or give us in any other way. In connection with the Site, Brain Candy may collect Information in the following ways:
- Through forms filled out by a user on the Site
- Through Information provided by a user in connection with surveys and prize promotion entries
- Through the maintenance and analysis of Web server logs
- Via e-mail and other communications between a user and Brain Candy
We receive and store certain types of information whenever you interact with us. For example, like many web sites, we use "cookies," and we obtain certain types of information when your web browser accesses Amazon.com or advertisements and other content served by or on behalf of Amazon.com on other web sites.
Brain Candy may also connect non-personally identifiable information from users via "cookies" (small text files placed by Brain Candy on user computers), single-pixel GIF image files (also called "Web beacons"), Web server log analysis and other similar technological means. Such information may be used to track site trends and enhance the user experience, and may be shared with third parties.
To the extent third parties may place advertising on the Site, such third parties may utilize cookies or other technological means within the advertising to collect and utilize non-personally identifiable information. Brain Candy is not responsible for information collected by third parties in this manner, nor for the collection or use of Information by other sites to which the Site is linked.
Types of Information Collected by Brain Candy.
The following types of Information about a user are among those that may be collected by Brain Candy in connection with the Site:
- Postal address
- E-mail address
- Telephone number
- Date of birth
- IP Address
- Referring site
- Other technical information collected by the Site's servers.
No Collection of Information from Children. The Site is not intended for users under the age of 18, nor does Brain Candy knowingly collect or retain Information in connection with the Site from children under the age of 13.
Use of Information.
Brain Candy may use Information collected in connection with the Site in the following ways:
- To provide requested information, products and services to users via the Site or through other online or offline channels
- To enable users to enter prize promotions and receive prizes from Brain Candy.
- To improve the user experience with the Site
- In connection with the operation of the Site
- For users to obtain information and offers for products and services offered by Brain Candy.
We may use your information for marketing purposes. We may also share your information with various third party marketing partners including but not limited to vendors that provide us with technology to deploy commercial e-mail. We work closely with affiliated businesses. In some cases, such as marketplace sellers, these businesses operate stores at Amazon.com or sell offerings to you at Amazon.com.
In order to do the foregoing, Brain Candy may provide the Information to trusted third parties, including third party contractors providing services to Brain Candy such as the operation of the Site, communication services and fulfillment of orders, and information verification. Brain Candy will use commercially reasonable efforts to limit use of the Information by such third parties to the specific uses set forth above. Brain Candy also utilizes electronic and physical security to reduce the risk of improper access to or manipulation of Information during transmission and storage, but cannot guarantee the security or integrity of the Information and shall have no liability for breaches of security or integrity or third-party interception in transit. Our site includes third-party advertising and links to other Web sites.
Brain Candy may also disclose Information to affiliated entities, when it determines it is necessary to comply with applicable laws or regulations, in connection with a merger, acquisition, asset purchase or sale of or by Brain Candy, or to protect the interests or safety of Brain Candy, its customers, or other visitors to the Site.
Opting Out from Offers from Brain Candy.
At any time, a user may opt out from receiving future offers from Brain Candy through the user's profile on the Site, by following the instructions contained within each marketing communication or by sending an e-mail message to firstname.lastname@example.org. Such opting out will not apply to any communications from third parties to whom Brain Candy may have provided Information regarding the user. Third parties' use of the Information is subject to such parties' own privacy policies, for which Brain Candy shall not be responsible.
We have a strict policy against unsolicited emails in mass or individually of any kind as a way to market our programs, products and/or services.
Access to Information.
All users who provide their Information to Brain Candy may modify and correct such Information by e-mailing us at email@example.com.
Your California Privacy Rights.
Beginning on January 1, 2005, California Civil Code Section 1798.83 permits customers of Brain Candy who are California residents to request certain information regarding Brain Candy' disclosure of personal information to third parties for such third parties' direct marketing purposes. To make such a request, please write to: firstname.lastname@example.org.