(Last updated February 7, 2007)
that it collects from you (the customer) online.
1. Consent for Collection, Use and Disclosure
In certain circumstances, however, Bulldog News will not inform and obtain the consent of the customer, such as in connection with an investigation of a breach of an agreement, contravention of laws, an emergency where the life, health or security of an individual is threatened, the collection of a debt or in compliance with the request of a law enforcement agency or a court order.
A customer may withdraw his or her consent for collection, use and disclosure at any time by sending an email to email@example.com. Please note that, if you do, Bulldog News may suspend its provision of products and services to you. When you unsubscribe, if you fall within the guarantee period for any Bulldog News product and you request a refund, the guarantee will be honored.
Bulldog News collects, at the time of your registration and your sign-on to its web site, certain “personal information” (information that personally identifies you) including but not limited to your name, email address, home or work address, telephone number, and information about your computer hardware and software (e.g., IP address, operating system, browser type, domain name, URL, access times, and referring web site addresses).
3. Purposes for Collecting Personal Information
Bulldog News collects and uses personal information for the following Identified Purposes:
To communicate with customers and site visitors, when necessary, and to inform customers of upgrades, as well as of other products and services available from Bulldog News, its affiliates and third parties
To respond to a legitimate claim, or to address our reasonable belief, that you are violating the rights of any third party or any of the agreements or policies that govern your use of the Bulldog News site or any Bulldog News product or service
To identify and resolve technical problems concerning Bulldog News’s site, products and services.
Bulldog News also uses personal information in an aggregate form (i.e., not individually attributable to you) for its business analysis, operational, marketing and other promotional purposes. If we hire other companies to provide some products or services on our behalf, then we will only provide those companies the personal information they need for the Identified Purposes, and we will limit their rights to use and further disclose your personal information as appropriate in the course of their work for us.
4. Limiting the Collection of Personal Information
5. Disclosure, Processing and Retention
Bulldog News does not sell, rent or disclose your personal information to anyone else, except:
To Bulldog News’s employees, independent contractors, subsidiaries, affiliates, consultants, business associates, service providers, suppliers and agents, acting on Bulldog News’s behalf for any of the Identified Purposes
As necessary if Bulldog News has reason to believe that disclosure is necessary to identify, contact or bring legal action against someone who may be causing injury to or interference (either intentionally or unintentionally) with Bulldog News’s rights or property, other users of Bulldog News’s web site, products or services, or anyone else that could be harmed by such activities
To respond to judicial process and provide information to law enforcement agencies or in connection with an investigation on matters related to public safety, as permitted by law, or otherwise as required by law.
In addition, as we continue to develop our business, we or our affiliates may sell or buy other businesses or entities, or we may merge with another company. In such transactions, personal information may be one of the transferred business assets. Also, in the event that Bulldog News or substantially all of its assets are acquired, your personal information may be one of the transferred assets.
Your information may be stored and processed in the United States, or in any other country in which Bulldog News or its affiliates, subsidiaries or agents maintain facilities. By using this web site, you consent to any such transfer of information outside of your country.
After your account becomes inactive (that is, if you request to be removed from our database), Bulldog News will keep your personal information in its archives. Your information will then be used only as necessary for tax reasons or to prove Bulldog News’s compliance with any applicable law.
6. Accuracy of Personal Information
Bulldog News will use reasonable efforts to keep customer personal information accurate for the Identified Purposes, and for minimizing the possibility of making inappropriate customer decisions based on such information. Customers are responsible for informing Bulldog News about changes to their personal information. You can do this by calling 206-632-6397 or sending an email to our privacy department. Bulldog News will use new or updated personal information it receives from customers to update its own records.
7. Security Safeguards
Bulldog News will use reasonable efforts to protect customers’ personal information.
8. Access to Personal Information
Bulldog News will afford you a reasonable opportunity to review the personal information in your file, if you so request either
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If Bulldog News is not able to provide access to some aspect of a customer’s personal information, it will provide reasons for denying access such as; that by doing so would likely reveal personal information about a third party, or that it is confidential commercial information or attorney–client-privileged communications, or that the information relates to a breach of an agreement or a contravention of law, or that its disclosure could reasonably be expected to threaten the life or security of another individual.
Customers have the right to request that inaccurate or incomplete information be amended as appropriate, by contacting Bulldog News or the Privacy Officer as described above. Bulldog News will promptly correct such personal information.