Last Updated Date: July 18, 2014
“Personal Information” is defined as set forth in the Terms, namely, information that is capable of identifying, directly or indirectly, a natural individual.
“Sensitive Information” means Personal Information revealing racial or ethnic origin, political opinions, religious or philosophical beliefs, trade-union membership, and the processing of data concerning health or sex life
“Using” and/or “Processing” information means any or all or a part of the following: using cookies on a computer, subjecting information we collect via the Sites to statistical or other analysis and using or handling information in any way, including, but not limited to collecting, storing, evaluating, modifying, deleting, using, combining, disclosing and transferring information within our organization or among our affiliates within the United States or internationally.
buuteeq complies with the U.S. – E.U. Safe Harbor framework and the U.S. - Swiss Safe Harbor framework as set forth by the U.S. Department of Commerce regarding the collection, use, and retention of personal data from European Union member countries and Switzerland. buuteeq has certified that it adheres to the U.S.-E.U. and U.S.-Swiss Safe Harbor Privacy Principles of notice, choice, onward transfer, security, data integrity, access, and enforcement. To learn more about the Safe Harbor program, and to view buuteeq’s certification information, please visit http://www.export.gov/safeharbor/.
- Contact information such as name, email address, mailing address, and phone number; and
- Billing information, such as bank account or payment card information;
i. By Customers for Additional Authorized Users. Customers who use the Services may submit the Personal Information of other individuals at their organization to register them as authorized users of the Account. We will treat this as we treat all Personal Information; however, it is your/the Customer’s obligation to inform your or its authorized users about the purposes for which Personal Information about them is collected and that such Personal Information may be used on the Site and in connection with providing the Services. Authorized users can update or remove their Account information at any time by logging into the Site and editing their Account information or by contacting their Account administrator.
ii. Referrals. We provide a referral mechanism for Customers through which they can send us information about other individuals or companies that may be interested in buuteeq. The uses described below notwithstanding, we will contact these referrals one time only using the information provided to us. buuteeq stores this information (including Personal Information) for the sole purpose of contacting the referral and tracking the success of our referral program. Referrals may contact us using the information below to request that we remove this information from our database. Please note that it is the referring Customer’s responsibility to obtain any consents required under applicable Laws, including any contractual arrangements, to provide Personal Information to us via our referral program.
- Assess the needs of your business to determine suitable Services
- Send you requested information regarding our Site and Services
- Send you updates about our Site and Services
- Respond to your Customer service requests, questions and concerns
- Administer your Account
- Send you our newsletter and marketing communications
- Improve our Site, Services and marketing efforts.
- Conduct research and analysis; however, we may share or disclose the results of such research, including to third-parties and our Affiliates, in anonymous, aggregated form, as more particularly described in Section 5(D) below
i. Service Providers. buuteeq may share or transfer Personal Information with or to other companies and individuals that help us provide our Services and/or maintain the Site or conduct our business. We may employ third party companies and individuals to provide the Services on our behalf, and to perform, without limitation, maintenance services, database management, payment processing, marketing communications, and web analytics. These third parties have access to Personal Information only to perform these tasks on our behalf and are obligated not to disclose or use it for any other purpose.
ii. Compelled Disclosure. We may disclose your Personal Information to courts, governmental authorities or other parties as required by applicable Laws, including to comply with a subpoena, or similar legal process, or if such disclosure is required in the context of a law enforcement investigation.
iii. Safety and Security. We may disclose your Personal Information to third-parties when we believe in good faith that disclosure is necessary to protect ours or our Users and Customers’ rights, safety or property , including to investigate fraud.
iv. Sale or Merger. If buuteeq is involved in a merger, acquisition, or sale of all or a portion of its assets, you will be notified via email and/or a prominent notice on our Site of any change in ownership or uses of your Personal Information, as well as any choices you may have regarding your Personal Information, including in the context of such a sale, merger or acquisition.
v. With Consent. If you give us written consent to do so, we may share or disclose your Personal Information to any third party covered by your consent. This includes any Personal Information you may consent to allow us to share in any Customer testimonials we may post on our Site.
ii. Web Beacons. We, through our third-party provider, may use the information collected by Web beacons to serve you targeted advertisements. If you wish not to have this information used for the purpose of serving you targeted ads, you may opt-out by clicking Here. Please note this does not opt you out of being served advertising. You will continue to receive generic ads. And, as with the information described in the above sub-sections, the information collected by Web beacons does not contain Personal Information, nor will we link the information collected to your Personal Information.
The security of your Personal Information is important to us. We make commercially reasonable efforts to protect your Personal Information from unauthorized use and access. In addition, we follow generally accepted standards to protect the Personal Information submitted to us, both during transmission and once we receive it. When you enter sensitive information (such as a credit card number or log-in information) on our Site, we encrypt the transmission of that information using secure socket layer technology (SSL). No method of transmission over the Internet, or method of electronic storage, is 100% secure, however. Therefore, we cannot guarantee its absolute security either before, during or after transmission to or via the Site or Services. If you have any questions about security on our Site, you can contact us using the information below.