We collect personal information about our users when you register or fill in a form on our website, or in a contact form via our third party partners. This includes information you provide when you fill in and submit forms on our website, register to use our Services, subscribe to newsletters, or participate in discussion boards or listservs on our Services. Depending upon the specific services you use, the information you give us includes your specific data such as name, address and telephone number, e-mail address, payment information, as well as any information about you that is associated with or linked to, or could be linked to, any of the foregoing data. We may also use a variety of technologies to better understand our website visitors and to improve our services.
We require this information to understand your needs and provide you with better service, and in particular for the following reasons:
- Internal record keeping
- We may use the information to customize our website to provide better service to you
- We add information collected to our newsletter, we may send you regular email newsletters and SMS about latest services and promotions, and general information relating to products and services we provide.
- Every time you receive an e-mail newsletter, you will be provided with the choice to opt-out of future e-mails by following the instructions provided in the e-mail.
Without the explicit consent of users, we will not sell or disclose personal information of users to third parties except as specified in this policy. These exceptions include, but are not limited to, situations where we are legally required to disclose such information by appropriate authorities.
We shall not be responsible for user and user-related information that users share, by choice or unintentionally, directly or indirectly, in any form or media, which makes that information available to anyone who has not been authorized by BFS to have access to that information. By using our services, users agree to defend, indemnify, and hold us, our directors, employees, licensees and suppliers, harmless from and against any claims, actions, demands, liabilities and settlements including, without limitation, reasonable legal and accounting fees arising out of and related to such information being made available by the user.
How is user information protected
We are committed to protecting the privacy of the users of its services. We therefore undertake commercially reasonable efforts to protect users’ personal information retained in our servers from loss and unauthorized access, use, disclosure, alteration, or destruction. However, due to the inherently open nature of the Internet, we cannot and do not guarantee that the use of its services and the storage of information on its servers will be absolutely secure and without error.