Effective: September 24, 2013
1. Our Commitment to Privacy
2. Collecting Your Information
In the course of your use of this Website, Blue Point may collect personally identifiable information from you that includes (1) your first and last name, (2) a home or business mailing address, (3) an e-mail address, (4) a telephone number, and (5) employment information.
Generally, you may browse this Website without being required to provide us any of your personally identifiable information.Â However, in some circumstances, we may request that you provide personally identifiable information. Although your response to such a request is completely voluntary, there are times when you may be required to provide personally identifiable information to us, such as when you sign up for the VIP Brew Club through the Website or when you purchase products on or through the Website. These functions may not be available to individuals who elect not to provide the information requested.
3. Use of Your Information
Blue Point may use the personally identifiable information it collects from you during the course of your use of the Website for a variety of business and marketing purposes including, without limitation, (1) responding to requests for product(s) or product information, (2) processing orders, (3) conducting transactions, (4) record-keeping and archival purposes pursuant to applicable law, (5) promoting Website development, (6) customer service purposes, (7) in connection with promotional programs, and (8) to contact and correspond with you for legal, marketing, and other business purposes.
Blue Point may also collect non-personally identifiable information such as domain information, internet protocol address, browser, operating system, date and time, and specific pages you visit as a part of our analysis of the use of the Website.Â This data enables us to become more familiar with which customers visit our Website and web pages, how often they visit, and what parts of the Website they visit most often.Â Blue Point uses this information to improve our web-based offerings and does not combine it with your personally identifiable information.Â This information is collected automatically and requires no action on your part.
4. Disclosure of Your Information
You expressly consent to Blue Point sharing the information that you have provided, as described herein, across borders and from your country of residence or jurisdiction to other countries around the world, with its (1) business partners, (2) affiliates, (3) subsidiaries, (4) legal representatives, (5) sales agents, (6) independent contractors, and (7) third-party vendors and suppliers for Blue Point'™s business purposes described in section 3. If you do not want personally identifiable information disclosed you may "opt out" of future contacts at any time by unsubscribing from our database by contacting the Privacy Officer, as described below in section 14. Notwithstanding anything stated to the contrary herein, Blue Point will not share your personally identifiable information with third parties for third parties'™ direct marketing purposes that are unrelated to products offered by Blue Point.
Blue Point may share personally identifiable information with companies that provide support services to Blue Point, and these companies are not authorized to use personally identifiable information for any purpose other than pursuant to the services provided to Blue Point, but Blue Point does not control these companies. Blue Point also reserves the right to share your personally identifiable information to respond to duly authorized information request of governmental authorities or where required by law.
We may offer sweepstakes, contests, and other promotions (any, a "Promotion") through the Website that may require registration. By participating in a Promotion, you are agreeing to the terms, conditions or official rules that govern that Promotion, which may contain specific requirements of you, including, except where prohibited by law, allowing the sponsor(s) of the Promotion to use your name and/or state of residence in advertising or marketing associated with the Promotion. If you choose to enter a Promotion, personally identifiable information may be disclosed to third parties or the public in connection with the administration of such Promotion, including, without limitation, in connection with winner selection, prize fulfillment, and as required by law or permitted by the Promotion’s official rules, such as on a winners list.
6. Public Forums
7. Collecting Your Information Through Cookies
8. Links to Third Party Sites
This Website may contain links to other third party websites ("Third Party Sites"). You acknowledge that Blue Point has not reviewed these Third Party Sites, has no control over such Third Party Sites or the content thereof, and is not responsible for any of these sites or their content. Accordingly, you acknowledge and agree that access to any Third Party Site is at your own risk and Blue Point shall have no liability therefor. Blue Point is not responsible for the accuracy, reliability or completeness of any information, data, opinions, advice or statements made on these Third Party Sites. Neither Blue Point nor its affiliates shall be liable for any damages or injury arising out of or relating to the content of any Third Party Site or your use thereof, and same are hereby waived. Blue Point provides these links merely as a convenience and the inclusion of such links does not imply an endorsement, sponsorship or recommendation by Blue Point of anything contained on Third Party Sites, or its products or services. Blue Point reserves the right to terminate any link at any time.
Moreover, a Third Party Site may provide a link to this Website ("Links"). This does not indicate an endorsement, authorization, sponsorship, affiliation, joint venture or partnership by or with Blue Point. In most cases, Blue Point is not aware that a third party has linked to this Website.
Blue Point cannot guarantee that any of the Third Party Sites or Links will be free from any viruses, time bombs, Trojan horses, worms or any other damaging computer programming routines or harmful components. Moreover, Blue Point does not make, and you hereby expressly waive, any and all representations and warranties with respect to the Third Party Sites and Links, and the availability, use, content, accuracy, reliability, or the results of the use of, the Third Party Sites and the Links, and same are hereby waived, and Blue Point hereby disclaims all warranties, express or implied, arising by operation of law or otherwise in connection therewith, including, but not limited to, the warranties of merchantability, fitness for a particular purpose and warranties concerning infringement or the like, all of which are hereby waived.
9. Under Age Visitors
The Website is not directed to children and persons under the age of 21 are not permitted to use the Website. Accordingly, Blue Point has no actual knowledge that it collects personally identifiable information from anyone under the age of 21. In the event that we learn that information has been collected from an individual under age without verification of parental or guardian consent, that information will be deleted promptly. If you believe that we might have any information from or about a person that is under age, please contact the Privacy Officer as described in section 14.
10. Storing Your Information
If you choose to provide us with personally identifiable information, you consent to the transfer and storage of that information on our servers located in the United States. Blue Point will retain your personally identifiable information for as long as necessary to fulfill the purpose(s) for which it was collected and to comply with applicable laws. In that regard, your consent to such retention of your personally identifiable information by Blue Point remains valid after termination of our relationship with you.
11. Securing Your Information
Other than the personally identifiable information we collect from you during the course of your use of the Website, any material, information or other communication you transmit or post to our Website will be considered non-confidential and non-proprietary ("Communications"). Except as otherwise provided by applicable law that cannot be waived, Blue Point will have no obligations with respect to the Communications. Accordingly, you hereby acknowledge and agree that Communications will not be entitled to any security or privacy protection by Blue Point and that Blue Point has no obligation to protect the security or privacy of Communications. Blue Point and its designees will be free to copy, disclose, distribute, incorporate and otherwise use the Communications and all data, images, sounds, text and other things embodied therein for any and all commercial or non-commercial purposes.
13. Contacting Us
Blue Point Brewing Co., Inc.
Attn: Curt Potter