Privacy Statement, effective as of April 30, 2014
Bauwave Corporation (“Bauwave” or the “Company”) is committed to protecting the privacy of individuals who visit the Company’s Web sites (“Visitors”) and individuals who register to use the Services as defined below (“Customers”). This Privacy Statement describes Bauwave’s privacy practices in relation to the use of the Company’s Web sites and the related applications and services offered by Bauwave (the “Services”).
1. Web sites covered
This Privacy Statement covers the information practices of Web sites belonging to Bauwave including http://www.bauwave.com (“Bauwave’s Web sites” or “the Company’s Web sites”).
Bauwave’s Web sites may contain links to other Web sites. The information practices or the content of such other Web sites is governed by the privacy statements of those Web sites. The Company encourages you to review the privacy statements of other Web sites to understand their information practices.
2. Information collected
When expressing an interest in obtaining additional information about the Services or registering to use the Services, Bauwave requires you to provide the Company with personal contact information, such as name, company name, address, phone number, and email address (“Required Contact Information”). When purchasing the Services, Bauwave requires you to provide the Company with billing information, such as billing name and address, credit card number, and the number of employees within the organization that will be using the Services (“Billing Information”). Bauwave may also ask you to provide additional information, such as company annual revenues, number of employees, or industry (“Optional Information”). Required Contact Information, Billing Information and Optional Information about Customers are referred to collectively as “Data About Bauwave Customers”.
As you navigate the Company’s Web sites, Bauwave may also collect information through the use of commonly-used information-gathering tools (“Web Site Navigational Information”). Web Site Navigational Information includes standard information from your Web browser (such as browser type and browser language), your Internet Protocol (“IP”) address, and the actions you take on the Company’s Web sites (such as the Web pages viewed, the links clicked and other actions performed).
3. Use of information collected
The Company uses Data About Bauwave Customers to perform the services requested. For example, if you fill out a “Contact Me” Web form, the Company will use the information provided to contact you about your interest in the Services.
The Company may also use Data About Bauwave Customers for marketing purposes. For example, the Company may use information you provide to contact you to further discuss your interest in the Services and to send you information regarding the Company, its affiliates, and its partners, such as information about promotions or events.
Bauwave uses credit card information solely to collect payment from Customers.
Bauwave uses Web Site Navigational Information to operate and improve the Services and Company’s Web sites. The Company may also use Web Site Navigational Information alone or in combination with Data About Bauwave Customers to provide personalized information about the Company.
4. Public forums, refer a friend, and customer testimonials
Bauwave may provide bulletin boards, blogs, or chat rooms on the Company’s Web sites. Any personal information you choose to submit in such a forum may be read, collected, or used by others who visit these forums, and may be used to send you unsolicited messages. Bauwave is not responsible for the personal information you choose to submit in these forums.
Customers and Visitors may elect to use the Company’s referral program to inform friends about the Company’s Web sites. When using the referral program, the Company requests the friend’s name and email address. Bauwave will automatically send the friend a one-time email inviting him or her to visit the Company’s Web sites. Bauwave does not store this information.
Bauwave may post a list of Customers and testimonials on the Company’s Web sites that contain information such as Customer names and titles. Bauwave obtains the consent of each Customer prior to posting any information on such a list or posting testimonials.
Service Providers. Bauwave may share Data About Bauwave Customers with the Company’s contracted service providers so that these service providers can provide services on our behalf. Bauwave may also share Data About Bauwave Customers with the Company’s service providers to ensure the quality of information provided. Unless described in this Privacy Statement, Bauwave does not share, sell, rent, or trade any information with third parties for their promotional purposes.
Business Partners. From time to time, Bauwave may partner with other companies to jointly offer products or services. If you purchase or specifically express interest in a jointly-offered product or service from Bauwave, the Company may share Data About Bauwave Customers collected in connection with your purchase or expression of interest with our joint promotion partner(s). Bauwave does not control our business partners’ use of the Data About Bauwave Customers we collect, and their use of the information will be in accordance with their own privacy policies. If you do not wish for your information to be shared in this manner, you may opt not to purchase or specifically express interest in a jointly offered product or service.
Billing. Bauwave uses a third-party service provider to manage credit card processing. This service provider is not permitted to store, retain, or use Billing Information except for the sole purpose of credit card processing on the Company’s behalf.
Compelled Disclosure. Bauwave reserves the right to use or disclose information provided if required by law or if the Company reasonably believes that use or disclosure is necessary to protect the Company’s rights and/or to comply with a judicial proceeding, court order or legal process.
6. Communications preferences
Bauwave offers Visitors and Customers who provide contact information a means to choose how the Company uses the information provided. You may manage your receipt of marketing and non-transactional communications on the Company’s Web sites or by clicking on the “unsubscribe” link located on the bottom of the Company’s marketing emails.
Customers cannot opt out of receiving transactional emails related to their account with Bauwave or the Services.
7. Correcting and updating your information
Customers may update or change their registration information by editing their user or organization record on the Company’s Web sites, or by emailing email@example.com.
8. Customer Data
Bauwave Customers may electronically submit data or information to the Services for hosting and processing purposes (“Customer Data”). Bauwave will not review, share, distribute, or reference any such Customer Data except as provided in the Bauwave Subscription Agreement, or as may be required by law. In accordance with the Bauwave Subscription Agreement, Bauwave may access Customer Data only for the purpose of providing the Services, preventing or addressing service or technical problems, at a Customer’s request in connection with customer support matters, or as may be required by law.
9. Changes to this Privacy Statement
Bauwave reserves the right to change this Privacy Statement. Bauwave will provide notification of the material changes to this Privacy Statement through the Company’s Web sites at least thirty (30) business days prior to the change taking effect.