Baztalk (hereinafter referred to as “Baztalk”, “we”, “us” or “our”) is dedicated to protecting our users’ privacy. Because privacy is important to us, we employ several methods towards the special care of maintaining user trust. In order to completely understand the privileges of engaging Baztalk services via this Site, we encourage thorough study of this Privacy Statement in addition to our statement of Terms & Conditions as set forth on the Baztalk website currently located at http://www.baztalk.com (“Baztalk Site” or “Site”). Please direct any questions or concerns regarding this statement to firstname.lastname@example.org.
When registering as a “User” with Baztalk, certain and necessary personal information will be requested during the application for a username and password assignment. Other specific services may likewise require the provision of additional information.
Collection of personal information
We gather information from users in several ways: voluntary registration, cookies, web beacon technology and statistical logging data.
Personal Information Usage
Personal information submitted will be used solely to operate, maintain, and provide the features and functionality of the Site.
User Experience Customization
Cookies, web beacons, and log data enable us to enable protocols on our site in order to: (a) remember information so users will not have to re-enter it during subsequent site visits; (b) provide a customized look and feel and to personalize information content; (c) monitor the effectiveness of our service; (d) monitor collective statistical data to include site visitation, frequency, demographics, user preferences, and other information in aggregate; (e) diagnose and/or resolve technology related incidents conveyed by our users and/or engineers; and (f) help our users efficiently access information following sign-in.
Baztalk, in conjunction with cookies, may, also utilize web beacons. A Web beacon is often a transparent graphic image, usually no larger than 1 Pixel Square, that is placed on a Web site or in an e-mail, used in monitoring user behavior while visiting the Web site or sending the e-mail. When the HTML code for the Web beacon points to a site for image retrieval, information can be simultaneously transmitted such as the IP address of the computer that retrieved the image, the time the Web beacon was viewed and for how long, the type of browser that retrieved the image and previously set cookie values. Our use of Web beacons may coincide with promotional materials to include email messages or our newsletters towards the determination as to whether such materials have been reviewed and acted upon. We may also employ web beacons from third parties for aggregating statistical information so as to determine the effectiveness of our promotional campaigns.
We may also log pertinent information about visits to our site, to include IP addresses, browser types and language, access times, referring website addresses, pages viewed, links clicked upon, and other actions taken during use of the Site. This log information may be discretionarily used, but only for the purposes of systems administration or to report information in aggregate form to our advertisers, sponsors, and corporate partners.
From time to time, we may broadcast email to our users, which contain informative messages concerning our services, special offerings, and/or third party products, and services believed may be of interest to our users.
Baztalk may share user information with specific third parties for the purpose of providing additional services. In particular, we rely on several service partners who provide to us backend services or products in order that we are able to provide our users the most secure and efficient operating environment within which to conduct business safely and securely. As part of such operations, these companies may be provided certain of our users’ contact information.
We additionally discloses aggregate user statistics to prospective partners in order to define our services and extend advertising channels. However aggregate data is not specifically isolated and distinguishable to any specific user. Excepting these circumstances, we will not disclose personal user information to any third parties, (a) to the extent necessary to provide our users requested services, (b) when required by applicable law, regulation or legal process, (c) where disclosure is necessary such as to protect or enforce our rights.
Variations on specific uses of personal information from this Privacy Statement (if any) may be found in applicable service specific User Agreements or privacy policies.
Extensively, in the event that users are notified of uses where personal information is different from those described in this Privacy Statement, it will be exclusive of enrollment in additional other particular services, contests or promotions, and/or sweepstakes as governed by the policies and terms of those services.
Baztalk does not control the privacy policies of our advertisers and other third party sites to which we provide and links on our Site. Clicking through banner ads or links and submitting personal information to linked sites, will subject users to the privacy policies of those third party service providers. We assume no responsibility or liability for these third party policies or the actions of non-affiliated third parties.
Additional Privacy Considerations
Be aware that voluntarily disclosure of personal information in a public online area may result in the collection and use of this information by others. Likewise, the user assumes all risk for disclosure of personal information in publicly accessible areas on our systems, understanding that any such disclosed information may be collected and used by others to send unsolicited messages, advertisements, or for other purposes. Removal of information from the Baztalk Site does not ensure removal of all copies, caches and archives. Once information is made available on the Internet, there is no way to retract it from propagation. We therefore strongly encourages our users to exercise due caution when interacting with areas not governed by the privacy policies applicable to Baztalk specific sites, systems, and services.
We may also store personal information in locations outside of our direct control (for instance, on servers or databases co-located with hosting providers). Although we employ the most stringent of reasonable efforts to safeguard the personal privacy of user information on our systems, Internet transactions cannot be made absolutely secure and are made at the users own risk.
Baztalk expressly disclaims any warranty that personal information cannot be accessed, disclosed, altered, or destroyed by breach of any or all of our physical, technical, or managerial safeguards; and likewise assumes no liability for unauthorized breach of our safeguards by third parties or disclosure of data due to errors in transmission.
The user is solely responsible for maintaining the secrecy of any user identification and password information used to register with, and should always be careful and responsible in disclosure of information online.
Usage of the Baztalk Site and services signifies your acceptance, as a Baztalk user, of this Privacy Statement. If you as a user are uncomfortable and/or in disagreement with any policy described in this Privacy Statement, your only remedy is to discontinue use of the Baztalk Site and services. We reserve the right to modify this Privacy Statement at any time. Your continued use of any portion of the Baztalk Site, systems, and/or Service following notification or posting of such changes, will constitute your acceptance of those changes. Please direct any questions or concerns about our specific policies to email@example.com.