Privacy Policy

Last Updated: February 27, 2020

BQB Publishing (“us,” “we,” or “BQB”) is committed to respecting the privacy rights of visitors and users of our website, (the “Site”). We own and operate the Site and the related services (collectively, the “Services”), and we have created this Privacy Policy to inform our users (“user(s),” “you,” or “your”) about how we collect information in the course of providing our Services and conducting our business, how we use the collected information, and your rights with respect to any information we collect. For clarity, this Privacy Policy is only applicable to our Site and Services, and not to any other website that you may be able to access therefrom, each of which may have different data collection and use practices. Please consult the policies of those websites to understand your data privacy rights on those websites.

By accessing and/or using the Services, you accept and agree to be bound by this Privacy Policy. Your use of our Services and any Personal Information you provide through the Site and Services are subject to this Privacy Policy.

If you have any questions about this Privacy Policy, please contact our webmaster.

1. Information We Collect
When you use the Site, we collect the following types of Information:

a. Personal Information
When you visit our Site or use our Services, you may be asked to provide certain information that may identify, relate to, describe, or that could be linked or associated with, you or your household (“Personal Information”), including your first and last name, email address, postal address, and organization name. You may be asked to provide this information, for example, when you complete a form on our website or enter a contest. You are not required to provide us with Personal Information to use and enjoy the Site.

b. Non-Personal Information
Non-Personal Information does not identify you, but provides insights regarding your use of the Site. For example, we collect information about your use of the Site, including but not limited to your domain name and IP address, as well as anonymous “traffic data,” which does not personally identify you but may be helpful for marketing purposes or for improving our Site and Services.

We use automated information collection tools such as cookies and web beacons to collect certain types of Non-Personal Information and help us improve our Site. We may use cookies from third-party social sites and providers, including without limitation, Facebook, Google Analytics, and Twitter. You can set your browser to reject cookies, but that may limit your use of some convenience features on the Site.

Personal Information and Non-Personal Information are collectively referenced as “Information.”

Third-Party Social Networking Service(s).
If you choose to access, visit, and/or use any third-party social networking service(s) that may be integrated with our Site, we may receive your Personal Information and other information about you and your computer, mobile, or other device that you have made available to those social networking services, including information about your contacts through those services. For example, some social networking services allow you to push content from our Site to your contacts or to pull information about your contacts so you can connect with them on or through our Site. Some social networking services also will facilitate registration or enhance or personalize your experience on our Site. Your decision to use a social networking service in connection with our Site is voluntary. However, you should make sure you are comfortable with the information your third-party social networking services may make available by reviewing privacy policies of those providers and/or modifying your privacy settings directly with those networking sites/services.

2. Use of Information
For Legitimate Interests.
We use Non-Personal Information collected by clickstream information collection, web pixels, and cookies to store your preferences, improve website navigation, make personalized features and other services available to you, to generate statistical information, monitor and analyze user traffic and usage patterns, monitor and prevent fraud, investigate complaints and potential violations of our policies, to improve the our content and the products, services, materials, and other content that we describe or make available through the Site, and otherwise help administer and improve the Site.

We may identify you from your Personal Information and merge or co-mingle Personal Information and Non-Personal Information. Except as otherwise stated, we may use Information we collect from you for the legitimate business purpose of providing our Services to you, including, but not limited to the following:

  • To respond to your requests and to provide you with services, or information you have requested;
  • To provide user support for our Site and Services;
  • To evaluate and improve the content of our Site and Services and/or customize them to your preferences;
  • To communicate information and promotional materials to you (where you have not expressed a preference otherwise);
  • To work with our service providers, who perform certain business functions or services on our behalf;
  • To prevent or investigate fraud or for risk management purposes;
  • To comply with a legal obligation or court order, or in order to exercise our legal claims or to defend against legal claims; and
  • To conduct aggregate or research analysis and develop business intelligence that helps us to enhance, operate, protect, make informed decisions and report on the performances of our Services.

In addition, we may use third‐party e‐mail providers to deliver communications to you. This is an opt-in e-mail program. If you no longer want to receive these e-mail communications, you may opt-out of receiving e-mail communications through the “unsubscribe” link.

3. How We Share Information
We do not, and will not for the term this notice is posted in its current form, sell or rent your Personal Information.

We may share your Personal Information with the following parties:

  • As we believe necessary: (i) under applicable law; (ii) to enforce applicable terms and conditions; (iii) to protect our rights, privacy, safety or property, and/or that of our affiliates, you, or others; (iv) to detect, prevent, or otherwise address fraud, security or technical issues; (v) to respond to claims that contact information (e.g. name, e-mail address, etc.) of a third-party has been posted or transmitted without their consent or as a form of harassment; and (vi) to respond to requests from courts, law enforcement agencies, regulatory agencies, and other public and government authorities, which may include authorities outside your country of residence; and
  • Pursuant to your express consent.

4. Information Retention
We retain the Personal Information we receive as described in this Privacy Policy for as long as you use our Site or as necessary to fulfill the purpose(s) for which it was collected, provide our products and services, resolve disputes, establish legal defenses, conduct audits, pursue legitimate business purposes, enforce our agreements, and comply with applicable laws.

5. Links to Third Party Sites
The Site may contain links to other sites that are not operated by us. If you click on a third-party link, you will be directed to that third party’s site. Such links do not constitute an endorsement by us of those other websites, their content or services, or the persons or entities associated with those websites. This Privacy Policy does not apply to third-party websites. We have no control over, and assume no responsibility for, the content, privacy policies, or practices of any third-party sites or services. We encourage you to review the privacy policies and terms of all third-party websites or services that you may visit.

6. Changes in the Privacy Policy
We reserve the right to modify and update this Privacy Policy at any time by posting an amended version of the statement on our Site.

7. How to Contact Us
Because protecting your privacy is important to us, you may always submit concerns regarding our Privacy Policy on the contact us page. We will attempt to respond to all reasonable concerns and inquiries expeditiously.

If you have any questions or comments about our Privacy Policy, please contact our webmaster.