We require people who register to use a Spurst Brands online applications (the "Services") to give us contact information. Depending on the services chosen, we ask for contact and account information, such as name, company name, address, phone number, e-mail address, password and the number of users in the organization who will be using the Services, in addition to financial and billing information, such as billing name, address and credit card number. When you express interest in additional information, when you register for the Services, or after you become a user, we may ask for additional personal information, such as title, department name, fax number or additional company information, such as annual revenues, number of employees or industry. You can opt out of providing additional information by not entering it when asked.
Spurst Brands does not distribute or share customer e-mail addresses, except as noted in its Terms of Service, or as may be required by law.
All financial and billing information that we collect through a Spurst Brands Web site and the Services is used solely to bill for the Services. Spurst Brands does not use this billing information for marketing or promotional purposes. Except as we explicitly state at the time we request information, or as provided for in the Spurst Brands Terms of Service, we do not disclose to any third party the information provided.
Spurst Brands has integration relationships with third-party companies and individuals ("Integration Partners"). These relationships extend the functionality of the Services and the Integration Partner application or service ("Integrated Service") by allowing the Services and the Integrated Service to exchange customer data and to establish linked business processes between the two. Customers who pay Spurst Brands for use of the Services and use this Integrated Service are considered customers of both Spurst Brands and the Integration Partner. Spurst Brands and an Integration Partner may share customer contact, account, financial and billing information, and business data with respect to their integrated business relationship with the customer. The sharing of this information allows Spurst Brands and the Integration Partner to establish the identity of the shared customer and determine referral fees owed. This sharing also allows the Integration Partner to provide consolidated billing services to the shared customer and allows for the enhanced functionality of the integrated service. Shared contact, account, financial and billing information, and business data is governed by the Spurst Brands Terms of Service.
Spurst Brands uses a third-party intermediary to manage credit card processing. This intermediary is solely a link in the distribution chain and is not permitted to store, retain, or use the information provided, except for the sole purpose of credit card processing.
Other third parties, such as content providers, may provide information on a Spurst Brands Web site, but they are not permitted to collect any information, nor does Spurst Brands share any personally identifiable user information with these parties.
Spurst Brands customers use Spurst Brands online applications to host data and information. Spurst Brands will not review, share, distribute, print, or reference any such data except as provided in the Spurst Brands Terms of Service, or as may be required by law. We will view or access individual records only with your permission (for example, to resolve a problem or support issue). Of course, users of the Services are responsible for maintaining the confidentiality and security of their user registration and passwords.
Spurst Brands may also collect certain information from visitors to a Spurst Brands Web site and customers of the Services, such as Internet addresses. This information is logged to help diagnose technical problems and to administer the Spurst Brands Web site and Services in order to constantly improve quality. We may also track and analyze non-identifying and aggregate usage and volume statistical information from visitors and customers and provide such information to third parties.
Cookies are files Web browsers place on a computer's hard drive. They are used to help us authenticate clients and provide timesaving shortcuts and preferences. Spurst Brands uses a persistent encrypted cookie, if the client requests, to save and retrieve individual authentication information as well as other per-client device preferences. When a visitor follows a link to the Spurst Brands Web site from an affiliate or promotion, Spurst Brands stores information about that affiliate or promotion in a session cookie. Acceptance of these cookies is optional. Spurst Brands issues a mandatory session cookie to each user of the Services only to record encrypted authentication information for the duration of a specific session. If you reject this cookie, access to and usage of the Services will be denied.
THIRD PARTY SITES
The Spurst Brands Web site and online applications contain links to other Web sites. Spurst Brands is not responsible for the privacy practices or the content of these other Web sites. Customers and visitors must check the policy statement of these others Web sites to understand their policies. Customers and visitors who access a linked site may be disclosing their private information. It is your responsibility to keep such information private and confidential.
Spurst Brands has security measures in place for the Services to help protect against the loss, misuse and alteration of the data under Spurst Brands's control. When the Services are accessed using Netscape Navigator, or Microsoft Internet Explorer versions 4.0 or higher, Secure Socket Layer (SSL) technology protects information using both server authentication and data encryption to help ensure data is safe, secure and available only to you. Spurst Brands also implements an advanced security method based on dynamic data and encoded session identifications and hosts the Services in a secure server environment using a firewall and other advanced technology to prevent interference or access from outside intruders. Finally, Spurst Brands requires unique user names and passwords that must be entered each time a customer logs on. These safeguards help prevent unauthorized access, maintain data accuracy and ensure the appropriate use of data.
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