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Real Cool Synchronyģ owns and operates www.brandpointplus.com. www.brandpointsplus.com is a website where foodservice operators ("Users") can visit to maintain a loyalty/continuity program in which they can earn points by purchasing qualifying items from Member Manufacturers and redeem for foodservice related rewards. While we encourage the interactive nature of online media, we strive to educate Users about how to appropriately safeguard their privacy while on the Web. By participating in Brand Points Plus, Users agree to the limited use of personal information provided, as mentioned in this document.
Our information collection practices are described below.
What Information Is Collected?
Brandpointsplus.com collects the company name, contact name, company address, city, state, zip, business phone number, email address and segment detail.
The Userís email address may be used to conduct online contests or sweepstakes or offer other online activities (e.g. newsletters and surveys). This information may be used to contact the User in regards to any point redemption orders. Brandpointsplus.com does not condition a Userís participation in any of our online activities on the disclosure of more information than is reasonably necessary to participate in the activity. You can visit the site without disclosing any personal information about yourself. However, if you want to participate in the loyalty program or enter contests or sweepstakes, we will need you to share with us certain personal information about yourself. The personal information we collect may include, but is not limited to, company name, first and last name, street address, e-mail address, telephone number (e.g., home, work, mobile and/or fax) and segment detail.†
We may also collect other personal information that will be identified on the
applicable page(s) of the site. Personal information collected by
brandpointsplus.com for such contests or sweepstakes is securely maintained and used only for conducting the contest or sweepstakes.
Brandpointsplus.com may provide Users the opportunity to send e-mails to co-workers or friends. In addition, brandpointsplus.com features information about products that Users may be interested in and from time to time will send, on request, email messages to co-workers and/or friends to let co-workers and/or friends share their interest. We may ask for a first name and email address, but we do not require Users to submit personally identifiable information about your co-workers or friends in order to send an electronic message to them. The email address is used only to deliver the message and is not retained.
Brandpointsplus.com may also provide the opportunity to send e-mail to us. We may ask for first names, but we request no personally identifiable information, except an e-mail address, which we use solely for responding to messages and/or
Requests and is not retained after the email response is sent.
Use and Disclosure of Information
Brandpointsplus.com uses or may use personally identifiable information that Users provide for such purposes as sending requested electronic postcards and email messages on their behalf, and conducting contests or sweepstakes, and responding to their questions regarding our products and services. Brandpointsplus.com currently does not disclose to third parties (A group beside Real Cool Synchrony and the User) personally identifiable information that Users provide, except from time to time, we may transfer, disclose or share such information with third parties who may be engaged by us specifically to handle and deliver certain online activities (e.g. conducting contests and sweepstakes). Such third parties have access to personal information needed to perform their functions, but are prohibited from using it for other purposes. Additionally, if all or substantially all of the assets relating to brandpointsplus.com are transferred or sold to another entity, personally identifiable information submitted to us may be transferred to the acquiring entity. Finally, we may also disclose personally identifiable information to third parties in order to comply with law or requests by law enforcement agencies, to enforce our Terms and Conditions or to protect the rights, property or safety of our website, Users and others.
Cookies and Log Data
Cookies are information files that your web browser places on the hard drive of
your computer when you visit a website. Cookies cannot damage User files, nor
can they read information from a User's hard drive. Cookies allow websites to
"remember" Usersí activities on a website, as well as Usersí visits to a site.
At brandpointsplus.com, cookies are used to determine the number of unique visitors to our website over a given period and to remember User screen names so that the need for multiple log-ins is eliminated. We do not store any personal
information into cookies nor do we link or combine information collected through
cookies to any personal information that Users submit online when participating in our activities. You can, of course, disable cookies (or require
a warning prompt) on your computer by indicating this in the preferences or
options menus in your browser.
Log data collected on web servers both within brandpointsplus.com's control, and under the control of brandpointsplus.com's third party ad service provider (who is required to maintain such data on a confidential basis), supplies brandpointsplus.com with aggregate information about the number of visits to different pages on our site. Brandpointsplus.com uses such aggregate information to improve access to our content based on Users' browsers and operating system types, in order to make our content available to as many Users as possible. We do not link the log data collected to the personal information that Users submit online when participating in our activities.
Your Data Security
Electronic data transmission can never be guaranteed to be secure or error-free,
as information could be intercepted, corrupted, lost, destroyed, arrive late or
incomplete, or contain viruses. www.brandpointsplus.com therefore does not accept liability for any errors or omissions in the contents of data, which arise because of electronic transmission. We take reasonable precautions to protect data transmissions and your information. Please note, however, that we cannot guarantee the security of your information. Unauthorized entry or use, hardware or software failure, and other factors may compromise the security of your information at any time.
We may update this policy.† We will notify you about significant changes in the way we treat personal information by sending a notice to the primary email address specified in your account and/or by placing a prominent notice on our site.
By Mail: By Email: By Telephone:
Brand Points PLUS firstname.lastname@example.org (877)212-4277
PO Box 615
Becker, MN 55308
The brandpointsplus.com website is intended for domestic viewers and is consequently directed towards residents of the United States.
Your California Privacy Rights
California Civil Code Section 1798.83 permits Users who are
California residents to request certain information regarding its disclosure of
personal information to third parties for their direct marketing purposes. To
make such a request, please send an e-mail to email@example.com.
LAST UPDATED: October 3, 2012