We have implemented these practices for Blu Homes’ website (www.bluhomes.com) and dependent pages. We have instructed our website administrator to include information regarding these privacy practices anywhere on the Blu Homes website where personal information is collected.
Collecting Personal Information
Personal information gathered on our public website means any information that is related to an identified person, or that may be used to identify an individual, including, but not limited to: first and last name; email address; a home, postal or other physical address or other contact information; title, birth date, gender, occupation, industry, or personal interests; and other information necessary or useful to provide a product or service that you have requested.
Protecting Personal Information
We use commercially reasonable measures to ensure that personal information gathered about customers interested in financing Blu Homes’ products and services is only accessible by appropriate personnel who have a business need for the information. We inform our personnel about the meaning and requirements of this privacy statement. Furthermore, we utilize certain systems, policies and procedures in an effort to maintain the accuracy of customer information and to protect it from loss, misuse, or alteration.
How We Use Personal Information
We will only disclose personal information about our customers or former customers as permitted or required by law. Information that has been collected is maintained in our records. We use personal information to address your requests for financing, for the sale of related products and services, and to comply with legal requirements. In striving to serve you, we sometimes share customer information with others so they may help us by providing services to us or by providing services on our behalf or jointly with us to you. We do not sell personal information about you to unrelated companies for their independent use.
Domain Name and IP Address
We collect the domain names and IP addresses of our visitors for statistical purposes, to measure use, to improve the content or responsiveness of our site or to customize the content or layout of the site for the individual visitor. We do not disclose this information to third parties. We may also aggregate information relating to our visitors’ traffic patterns from the data that we collect and retain concerning the IP addresses and domain names of our visitors, and we may divulge such aggregate information about our users with third parties such as our business partners, distributors, and service and support providers. You may visit our website anonymously if you wish, by using appropriate software or web services available from or through third parties.
You should know that e-mail is not necessarily secure against all forms of interception. If your communication includes sensitive information about you and you would prefer not to transmit this information in this fashion, please contact us by mail or telephone rather than e-mail.
We collect e-mail addresses that are: volunteered by the visitor; through e-mail messages addressed to our company or its employees; or through visitor responses via the “contact us” portion of the site; or e-mail marketing destination web pages and public events. We use e-mail addresses for marketing purposes and to inform those interested in our products about events, products, services or other items of interest. We may also use e-mail addresses volunteered by our visitors to register the visitor for an extranet account, to process orders for brochures and other written materials, or otherwise to respond to a visitor’s request. You may opt-out of receiving promotional or marketing e-mails at any time by notifying us as a reply to any unwanted e-mail, or by writing to Blu Homes at 130 Turner Street, Suite 610, Waltham, MA 02453, USA. Requests to unsubscribe from Blu Homes e-mails may take 10 business days to process.
This opt-out procedure will not be available for administrative messages such as e-mails that are necessary to provide confirmation of a completed transaction (such as a purchase, service request or change in the visitor’s user profile) or e-mails that confirm a visitor’s status as a registered user of the Blu Homes customer extranet.
Other Personal Information
We may use a mailing address or phone number that a visitor provides for a variety of Blu Homes-related reasons. We may send periodic mailings to visitors or make telephone calls to inform those visitors who have provided a mailing address or telephone number of new products, services or events. If you do not wish to receive such calls or mailings, you may request to be removed from our mail and telephone contact list by contacting Blu Homes at firstname.lastname@example.org or by telephone (+1.866.877.7997). Additionally you may make your request by writing to Blu Homes at 130 Turner Street, Suite 610, Waltham, MA 02453, USA.
We may offer functionality on our website that allows you to tell a friend about our services. If you choose to use our invitation service to tell a friend about our services, we will ask you for information needed to send the invitation, such as your friend’s email address. We will send your friend an email message inviting him or her to visit or try our services. By providing email addresses or any other contact information of third parties to us, you represent and warrant that you have the right to do so, and you acknowledge and agree and that such information may be used for this purpose. We store this information to send the email invitation, to credit for referrals, and to track the success of our referral program. Your friend may contact us at email@example.com to request that we remove his or her email address from our database.
Disclosing Personal Information to Outside Parties
Additionally, information about our users, including personal information, may be disclosed and otherwise transferred to an acquirer, successor or assignee as part of any merger, acquisition, debt financing, sale of company assets, or other transaction in which personal information is transferred to one or more third parties as one of our business assets.
A cookie is an element of data that a website can send to your browser, which may then be stored on your system. You can set your browser to notify you when you receive a cookie, giving you the chance to decide whether to accept it. Blu Homes uses one type of cookie to maintain your login information for as long as you are using one of our website. No personal information is stored in this cookie and the cookie is deleted from your computer when you leave the website. Our second cookie type simply identifies you as you move throughout our website, providing faster, personalized access to view various site pages.
We safeguard the security of the data you send us with certain physical, electronic, and managerial procedures. We take commercially reasonable precautions to protect against misuse, theft, loss, unauthorized access, disclosure, alteration or destruction of your personal information. While we strive to protect your personal information, we cannot ensure the security of the information you transmit to us, and so we urge you to take every precaution to protect your personal data when you are on the Internet. We suggest that you change your passwords often, that your passwords include a combination of letters and numbers, and that you make certain that you are using a secure browser. Products and services are available which can help give you privacy protection while navigating the Web.
We do not structure our website to attract children. Accordingly, we do not to intend to collect personal information from anyone whom we know to be under 13 years of age. If we learn that we have collected personal information from a child under the age of 13 on our website, we will delete that information as quickly as possible. If you believe that we may have collected any such personal information on our website, please notify us at firstname.lastname@example.org.
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