Effective as of September 12, 2011
www.tumeyummies.com (the “Site”) is operated by BYB Brands, Inc., which is a United States corporation.
The following explains (1) what types of information we collect; (2) how we collect information; (3) how we use the information we collect; and (4) other policies relating to the collection, use, and disclosure of your information.
What Types of Information Do We Collect?
To browse the Site, you do not need to provide us with any information. However, we collect Personal Information from you when you voluntarily provide it to us in order to participate in the features or services of the Site, including but not limited to:
- Registration of a user name on the Site;
- Registration for newsletters, marketing, and/or other promotional communications;
- Entering sweepstakes, contests or other promotions;
- Taking surveys or polls;
- Sending e-cards, playing games, and/or using other one-time use features of the Site;
- Providing us with feedback, questions, or comments;
- Any other request that requires the submission of personal information.
In order to participate in some of the above listed features or services, you may be asked to register and use a Site username and password and provide us with Personal Information. During registration, you may also be asked to provide additional non-personally identifiable information such as your age, your date of birth, your gender, your hobbies, and/or other information that is relevant to BYB Brands or the Site. In some instances, we may link or combine non-personally identifiable information with your Personal Information in order to better customize the communications we may send to you or to improve your experience using the Site. If any non-personally identifiable information is linked or combined with your Personal Information, then we will treat the non-personally identifiable information the same as Personal Information.
If you choose not to voluntarily provide us with Personal Information, you may not be able to participate in all of the features or services of the Site and you may limit the services and/or offers that we can provide to you.
How Do We Collect Information From You?
We only collect Personal Information when you voluntarily provide it to us. However, we may use other passive means to collect information about your use of the Site. Below, we describe some of the other ways in which we may collect information about your use of the Site.
We may use 3rd party advertising companies to deliver ads or conduct email campaigns on our behalf. These companies may employ cookies and action tags (also known as single pixel gifs or web beacons) to measure advertising effectiveness.
Log Files and IP Addresses
We may collect (or we may have a third party collect on our behalf) information that is not Personal Information, such as anonymous website traffic data, which may include IP addresses, aggregate user data, Site usage information, and browser type to help diagnose problems with our server, manage and improve the Site, track usage, and for security and monitoring purposes. This information may be stored in the form of log files and aids us in improving the design and layout of the Site.
Additionally, we may monitor the IP addresses of computers that access the Site in order to (i) perform troubleshooting and technical support functions; (ii) maintain Site safety and security; (iii) restrict access to the Site; and (iv) evaluate how that Site is used. Our collection of IP addresses does not provide us with any Personal Information about a visitor to the Site.
We may also use web beacons on the Site or in email communications we send to you. A web beacon comprises a small string of computer code that allows us to monitor information about your use of the Site or an email that we send to you. We use web beacons to measure advertising effectiveness.
How Do We Use of the Information We Collect?
Whenever you provide information to us through the Site, you may also have the option to have your information used for other purposes. For example, when you register for the site, you may be given the opportunity to sign up for newsletters or other promotional communications.
Do We Share the Information We Collect?
We may share your information with companies that are affiliated with us and with other companies to perform services, including without limitation, facilitating some aspects of our Site, sending e-mail, delivering marketing materials, and organizing sweepstakes, contests or other promotions. These companies may be supplied with or have access to your Personal Information solely for the purpose of providing these services to us or on our behalf. We have agreements with these companies that prevent them from using your Personal Information for any purpose other than what we require them to do with it. If your Personal Information is being shared with another company, we will let you know at the time when your Personal Information is being collected.
Additionally, there may be instances when we may disclose Personal Information without prior notice or consent in order to (1) protect the legal rights of BYB Brands, its employees, agents and contractors; (2) to protect the safety and security of visitors to our site; (3) to protect against fraud or for risk management purposes; or (4) to comply with the laws or legal processes of the United States or other countries.
Notice about Collection and Use of Information
How Can You Control the Way in which We Use Your Information?
You have several options to control the ways we use your information:
- You always have to option to not provide us with your Personal Information. Please note, however, that if you do not provide us with your Personal Information, you may have limited access to the services and features of the Site.
- You will have the option to opt out of newsletters, announcements, other communications and/or services from BYB Brands when you provide Personal Information to BYB Brands.
- You may unsubscribe from various promotional or marketing communications by following the unsubscribe instructions provided in each communication.
Additionally, you may contact us using the information provided below to request that we modify the ways in which we use your information.
How Do We Protect Your Information?
We use commercially reasonable administrative, technical, personnel, and physical measures to safeguard Personal Information in our possession against loss, theft and unauthorized use, disclosure or modification. However, no data transmission over the Internet can be guaranteed to be 100% secure. We do not make any warranties about the security of the information that you send to us over the Internet.
Your California Privacy Rights
Beginning on January 1, 2005, California Civil Code Section 1798.83 permits visitors of the Site who are California residents to request certain information regarding its disclosure of personal information to third parties for their direct marketing purposes. To make such a request, please contact us at the information listed below.
You may review and update the Personal Information that you have provided to us by contacting Customer Service at firstname.lastname@example.org
BYB Brands, Inc.
Office of Consumer Services
2101 Rexford Road
Charlotte, NC 28210