BlurbSurfer,LLC (hereinafter known as "Provider,” "us”, or "we”) currently owns and operates the website known as BlurbSurfer.com(the "Site”) To better protect your privacy we provide this notice explaining our online information practices and the choices you can make about the way your information is collected and used. To make this notice easy to find, we make it available on our homepage and at every point where personally identifiable information may be requested.
We are committed to protecting your privacy and committed to developing technology that gives you the most powerful and secure online experience.
Billing and personal information is encrypted whenever transmitted or received online. Personal information is accessible only to staff, agents, or contractors of Provider.
This privacy statement applies to
all Provider-owned web sites and domains. This privacy statement covers
personally identifiable information, anonymous data collection and aggregate
reporting. Personally identifiable information is any information that is
associated with your name or personal identity.
What we collect
During the registration process, the types of personal information you provide to us may include, name, address, phone, email address, username and password, and transaction information.
This policy applies to information we collect: on this Website; in e-mail, text and other electronic messages between you and this Website; through any mobile and desktop applications you download from this Website; when you interact with our advertising and applications on third-party websites and services, if those applications or advertising include links to this policy;
When you browse our web site, you do
so anonymously. We do log your IP address (the Internet address of your
computer) to give us an idea of which part of our web site you visit and how
long you spend there. But we do not link your IP address to any personal
information unless you have logged in to our web site. Like many other
commercial web sites, the Provider web site may use a standard technology
called a "cookie" to collect information about how you use the site.
How we use it
We use your personal information for the following purposes:
- To make the site easier for you to use by not making you enter your personal information more than once.
- To deliver services that you request or purchase.
- To help us create and publish content most relevant to you.
- To alert you of product upgrades, special offers, updated information and other new services provided from Provider.
- To request assistance or fill out support requests.
Who we share it with
We never sell or rent your personal information. Provider may disclose your personal information if required to do so by law (for example, a subpoena) or regulation, or in good faith to (a) comply with legal processes served on the site, or (b) protect the rights and property of Provider, or (c) where our records indicate fraudulent activity or other deceptive practices that a governmental agency should be made aware of, or (d) where your communication suggests possible harm to others.
Uses of Personally-Identifiable Information. We may use information that we collect about you or that you provide to us, including any personal information in the following ways:
(a) To provide you with notices about your account/subscription, including expiration and renewal notices, and otherwise contact you about our goods and services that may be of interest to you.
(b) To provide you with information, services, or products that you request from us.
(c) To present the contents of our Website to you, analyze Website use, troubleshoot our Website, and enhance the operation of the Website.
(d) To troubleshoot our products and services.
(e) To improve our marketing and promotional efforts.
(f) To enable us to display advertisements to our advertisers’ target audiences and measure the effectiveness of those advertisements. (Even though we do not disclose your personal information for these purposes without your consent, if you click on or otherwise interact with an advertisement, the advertiser may assume that you meet its target criteria.)
(g) To carry out our obligations and enforce our rights arising from any contracts entered into between you and us, including for billing and collection.
(h) To cooperate with governmental agencies and otherwise comply with applicable law.
(i) To notify you about changes to our Website or any products or services we offer or provide though it.
(j) To fulfill any other purpose for which you provide it or to which you consent.
Provider may transfer information about Users if Provider is acquired by or merged with another company. In these types of transactions, customer information is typically one of the business assets transferred, and you consent to that transfer as well as the successor entity’s continued use of your information as provided in this Policy. Provider is not responsible for notifying User of such changes.
When you register, Provider will not share your information with third parties without your permission, other than for the limited exceptions already listed. It will only be used for the purposes stated above. We use personal information to reply to inquiries, handle complaints, provide operational notices, keep records up to date to notify you via periodic e-mails of technical service issues, specials, or other related product/service information. Your information may be shared with agents or contractors of Provider for the purpose of performing service for Provider.
We may engage contractors to support our business ("Third Party Service Providers”) Examples include but are not limited to sending postal mail and e-mail, removing repetitive information from customer lists, performing surveys, tracking clicks, analyzing data, performing legal, accounting, and other administrative functions and website operations, providing marketing assistance, providing search results and links (including paid listings and links), processing credit card payments, and providing customer service. We may also provide your personal information to agents who will use it to verify aggregate usage data that we provide to our affiliated businesses. These agents are not to use your information for any other purposes.
No Children under 18
Our Website and our offerings are not intended for children under the age of 18. Children under 18 must have express parental consent to use and post to BlurbSurfer.com. We do not knowingly collect or solicit personal information from anyone under the age of 18 or knowingly allow persons under 18 to register. If you are under 18, you are prohibited from using or providing any information on or through this Website, engaging in any of the interactive or public comment features of this Website, or providing any information about yourself to us; please do not attempt to register or send any information about yourself to us, including your name, address, telephone number, any screen name or user name you may use, or e-mail address. If we learn that we have collected or received personal information from a child under 18 without verification of parental consent, we will delete that information.
The online registration at Provider is designed to give you options concerning the privacy of your, name, address, e-mail and any other information you provide us. Provider is committed to data security with respect to information collected on our site. We do not ask for or collect credit card information.
Security of Information
Certain sensitive information, such credit card information for accounts made through our site, is transmitted using Secure Socket Layer (SSL) technology to help ensure that your personally identifiable information is safe as it is transmitted to us. All credit card transactions through our site are handled by a third party, Authorize.net and we recommend that users visit that sites webpages for additional information. We try to protect user information so that the user account information is kept private, but no data transmission over the Internet or any wireless network can be guaranteed to be 100% secure, and other factors may undermine the security of your information, including unauthorized use or entry, hardware or software failures, and other factors. Accordingly, while we employ reasonable security measures to protect data and seek to affiliate with companies that do the same, we cannot guarantee the security of account information transmitted to or from the Website, and are not responsible for the actions of any third parties that may receive any such information.
Security of your Personal Information
Provider protects the security of
your personal information. We take steps to protect your data from loss,
misuse, unauthorized access or disclosure, alteration, or destruction, but make
no guarantees. Your personal information is never shared outside the company
without your permission, except under conditions explained above. You also have
a significant role in protecting your information. No one can see or edit your
personal information without knowing your username and password, so do not
share these with others. Any video you
view on another site or when you are directed to another site you then visit
means that you are voluntarily sharing your information with that new URL or
Access to your Personal Information
We will provide you with the means to ensure that your personal information is correct and current. You may review and update this information at any time by logging into your account.
To protect your privacy and security, we will also take reasonable steps to verify your identity, such as password and username, before granting access to your data.
If you create digital content on or through our Website, such as provide reviews, comments, blog, or by posting videos, you may delete that content, but if the content has been reposted on other sites by BlurbSurfer.com or other users, it cannot be deleted. Users may comment on posts and videos. Such comments cannot be deleted.
User Choices on Collection and Use of Information.
You can always opt not to disclose information, but then you may be unable to use certain features on our Website.
How Do I Opt Out, What Information Can I Access, and What Can I Delete? You can access your personal information on our Website and correct, amend, or delete information in your registration profile. To do this, login to your account to view and edit your profile. Please note that you may not be able to remove certain administrative data, such as previous purchase and transaction history, any friends you’ve referred, and certain other information may remain in our records even after editing or deleting your account information. If you would like us to stop tracking such data, please unsubscribe to the service, by either clicking unsubscribe at the bottom of any e-mail, logging in and unsubscribing from the Website, or contacting us at BlurbSurfer.com. Again, as stated above, if you create digital content on or through our Website (such as reviews, comments, or a blog) you may delete that content, but if the content has been reposted on other sites by BlurbSurfer or other users, it cannot be deleted. Users may comment on posts. Such comments cannot be deleted.
You may request deletion of your BlurbSurfer account by sending a message to BlurbSurfer.com. But as noted above, even after your account has been disabled, information may remain in our records after deletion of your account.
As a condition of your use of the Website or participation in our offerings, we may send you administrative and promotional e-mails. We may send you information regarding your account activity as well as updates about our offerings. You cannot opt-out of administrative e-mails, which relate to your activity on the Website, activity regarding your account, requests or inquiries, or purchases of products and services. If you no longer wish to receive promotional e-mails, you may unsubscribe from our service or Website by e-mailing us at BlurbSurfer.com
Discussion Forums, Videos, Blogs, Comments, and User-Generated Content.
The information you provide us in connection with your user profile and any content you post to the Website, including videos, may be used to facilitate and provide your requested services within the Website or your requested services through other websites (such as if you request our assistance with any affiliated businesses). Any personal information or content that you voluntarily disclose online on discussion boards, in blogs, comments, messages, and chat areas, and within your public profile page, and the videos you upload and/or comment on, becomes publicly available and can be collected and used by us and others; such information may be redistributed through the Internet and other media channels and may be viewed by the general public.
Third Party Websites.
Our web sites are not setup to track, collect or distribute personal information. Our site does generate certain kinds of non-identifying site usage data, such as number of hits and visits to our sites. This information is used for internal purposes only. The statistics contain no personal information and cannot be used to gather such information.