Last Updated: March 8, 2010
The BUMPERSOFT Web Site is made up of various Web sites and Web pages operated by BumperSoft.com (collectively, the "BUMPERSOFT Web Sites"). This Policy applies to the BUMPERSOFT Web Sites and does not apply to the content of third parties. This Policy may change from time to time, so please check back periodically. Your continued use of the BUMPERSOFT Web Sites after any such modification constitutes your acceptance of our modified Policy.
The following discloses our information gathering and dissemination practices for the BUMPERSOFT Web Sites
1.0 Collection of your Personal Information
BUMPERSOFT Web Sites collect information in several ways from different parts of our network of Web sites.
In general, you can visit BUMPERSOFT Web Sites using the visitor view function without giving us any personally identifiable information. However, sometimes we do need information to provide services that you request.
Any information we collect on BUMPERSOFT Web Sites generally falls into the following two categories: Personally Identifiable Information and Aggregate Information.
PERSONALLY IDENTIFIABLE INFORMATION
This refers to information that personally identifies you or allows us to contact you.
- Registration: When you register with BUMPERSOFT and establish an account with us, you provide personally identifiable information such as name, email addresses, telephone numbers, zip code, and other information. This personal identifiable information is securely stored in our users registration databases. You select a user name or will be given a unique identification number, which, together with your selected password, are needed to access your account.
If you chose to sign up for a paid service (such as BUMPERSOFT Sponsored Listing), we will collect information, such as your credit card number and billing address, which is used to process payment and to communicate with you about the status of your order. Your credit card information will be retained and securely stored in our users registration databases.
Some BUMPERSOFT services may be co-branded and offered in conjunction with another company. If you register for or use such services, both BUMPERSOFT and the other company may receive information collected in conjunction with the co-branded services.
- Correspondence: If you contact us, we may keep a record of that correspondence, including your personally identifiable information, in a file specific to you. We use this information to respond to your correspondence and to provide better service in the event you contact us again.
This refers to information that cannot by itself identify you as a specific individual. This information may include your referring Web site addresses, IP address, browser type, operating system, domain name, and access times. Our servers automatically collect and aggregate this information in order to provide general statistics regarding use of BUMPERSOFT Web Sites, evaluate its effectiveness, and maintain quality of our service.
Wherever BUMPERSOFT collects personally identifiable information we make an effort to include a link to our Policy on that page.
2.0 Use of your Personal Information
BUMPERSOFT collects and uses your personal information to operate BUMPERSOFT and deliver the services you have requested. These services may include the display of customized content and advertising based upon the information we have collected. In order to provide services in conjunction with other BUMPERSOFT products or services, personal information collected on BUMPERSOFT Web Sites may be accessed and used by other BUMPERSOFT services as necessary to provide such services. Any use of such information within BUMPERSOFT Web Sites will remain subject to the limitations of our Policy statement.
We also use your personal information to communicate with you. We may send certain mandatory service communications such as welcome letters, billing reminders, information on technical service issues, and security announcements. Some BUMPERSOFT services, including BUMPERSOFT Newsletters, may send periodic member letters that are considered part of the service. We may also occasionally send you product surveys or promotional mailings to inform you of other products or services available from BUMPERSOFT and its affiliates.
BUMPERSOFT does not sell, rent, or lease its BUMPERSOFT customer lists to third parties. We may, from time to time, contact you on behalf of external business partners about a particular offering that may be of interest to you. In those cases, your personal information (email, name, address, telephone number) is not transferred to the third party. We do not use or disclose sensitive personal information, such as race, religion, or political affiliations, without your explicit consent.
We occasionally hire other companies to provide limited services on our behalf, such as handling the processing and delivery of mailings, providing customer support, processing transactions, or performing statistical analysis of our services. We will only provide those companies the personal information they need to deliver the service. They are required to maintain the confidentiality of your information and are prohibited from using that information for any other purpose.
BUMPERSOFT may access and/or disclose your personal information if required to do so by law or in the good faith belief that such action is necessary to: (a) conform to the edicts of the law or comply with legal process served on BUMPERSOFT Web Sites; (b) protect and defend the rights or property of BUMPERSOFT, including BUMPERSOFT family of Web Sites; or (c) act in urgent circumstances to protect the personal safety of users of BUMPERSOFT services or members of the public.
Personal information collected on BUMPERSOFT Web Sites may be stored and processed in the United States or any other country in which BUMPERSOFT or its affiliates, subsidiaries or agents maintain facilities, and by using BUMPERSOFT Web Sites, you consent to any such transfer of information outside of your country.
3.0 Control of your Personal Information
We offer you choices for the collection, use, and sharing of your personal information.
You may subscribe and unsubscribe to BUMPERSOFT Newsletters by going to http://www.bumpersoft.com/_Newsletter/. In addition, each BUMPERSOFT Newsletter you receive will have instructions on how to unsubscribe prominently mentioned in it.
These communications choices do not apply to mandatory service communications that are considered part of certain BUMPERSOFT services, which you may receive periodically unless you cancel the service.
You may have the ability to view or edit your personal information
Some services offered on BUMPERSOFT may collect personal information that is not accessible via the links above. However, in such cases, you may be able to access that information through alternative means of access described by the services. Or you can write us by using our Web form and choose the subject line "Other."
4.0 Security of your Personal Information
BUMPERSOFT is committed to protecting the security of your personal information. We use a variety of security technologies and procedures to help protect your personal information from unauthorized access, use, or disclosure. For example, we store the personal information you provide on computer systems with limited access, which are located in controlled facilities. When we transmit highly confidential information (such as a credit card number) over the Internet, we protect it through the use of encryption, such as the Secure Socket Layer (SSL) protocol.
5.0 Collection and Use of Children's Personal Information
BUMPERSOFT Web Sites are intended for users of all ages. However, we will not knowingly collect or use personally identifiable information from children under 13 years of age. Naturally, the safety of children is very important to us.
BUMPERSOFT Web Sites do not permit registration by anyone under 13 years of age.
A cookie is a small piece of data that is sent to your browser from a Web server and stored on your computer's hard drive. Cookies enable a BUMPERSOFT Web Site to respond to you as an individual, gathering and remembering information about your preferences in order to tailor its operation to your needs, likes and dislikes. Overall, cookies are safe, as they only identify your computer to customize your Web experience. Accepting a cookie does not provide us access to your computer or any personally identifiable information about you, other than the information you choose to share. Other servers cannot read them, nor can they be used to deliver a virus.
You have choices with respect to cookies. By modifying your browser preferences, you have the choice to accept all cookies, to be prompted of cookie placement requests, refuse certain cookies, or decline cookies completely. Some Web site features will not be available to you if you choose not to have your browser accept cookies from BUMPERSOFT Web Sites.
7.0 Use of Web Beacons
BUMPERSOFT Web pages may contain electronic images known as Web beacons - sometimes called single-pixel gifs - that allow BUMPERSOFT to count users who have visited those pages and to deliver co-branded services. BUMPERSOFT may include Web beacons in promotional email messages or BUMPERSOFT Newsletters in order to determine whether messages have been opened and acted upon.
BUMPERSOFT may also place Web beacons from third parties on BUMPERSOFT Web Sites in order to compile aggregated statistics and to help determine the effectiveness of our joint promotional or advertising campaigns. BUMPERSOFT prohibits Web beacons on BUMPERSOFT Web Sites from being used by third parties to access your personal information.
Finally, BUMPERSOFT may work with other companies that advertise on BUMPERSOFT to place Web beacons on their sites in order to allow us to develop statistics on how often clicking on an advertisement on BUMPERSOFT results in a purchase or other action on the advertiser's site.
8.0 Use of Third Party Ad Networks
BUMPERSOFT uses third-party advertising companies to serve ads when you visit BUMPERSOFT Web Sites These companies may use information (not including your name, address, email address, or telephone number) about your visits to this and other websites in order to provide advertisements about goods and services of interest to you. If you would like more information about this practice and to know your choices about not having this information used by these companies, click here.
9.0 Controlling "Spam" or Unsolicited Email
BUMPERSOFT is concerned about controlling unsolicited commercial email or "spam." BUMPERSOFT will not sell, lease, or rent its email subscriber lists to third parties. While BUMPERSOFT continues to actively review and implement new technology, there is no currently available technology that will totally prevent the sending and receiving of unsolicited email. Using tools such as the Inbox Protector and being cautious about the sharing of your email address while online will help reduce the amount of unsolicited email you receive.
10.0 Contact Information
BUMPERSOFT welcomes your comments regarding this Policy. If you have questions about this Policy statement or believe that we have not adhered to it, please contact BUMPERSOFT by using our Web form and choose the subject line "Other".
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