Privacy and Spam Policy
The quick version: In a nutshell, we don’t share your email, we only use cookie data to manage user sessions, we don’t save your credit card data and we only email occasionally for site news and reminders. Most importantly, we NEVER sell user data to third parties, simply because we do not actually collect that type of data. Read on for the long winded version…
SPAM or UCE Policy
This domain does NOT send SPAM or UCE (Unsolicited Commercial Email). If you have received spam mail from any address @barplan.com, then that email address is being illegally forged by a spammer.
Our Commitment to Privacy
What Information Do We Collect?
When you visit our Web site you may provide us with two types of information: personal information you knowingly choose to disclose that is collected on an individual basis and Web site use information collected on an aggregate basis as you and others browse our Web site.
1. Personal Information You Choose to Provide
If you choose to purchase products or services from us or our partners, you may need to give personal information and authorization to obtain information from various card processing services. For example, you may need to provide the following information: Name – required. Mailing address – optional. Email address – required. We do not process credit cards on our site. Transactions are transferred to and processed only on PayPal or Stripe.com secure servers.
If you choose to correspond with us through email, we may retain the content of your email messages together with your email address and our responses. We provide the same protections for these electronic communications that we employ in the maintenance of information received by mail and telephone. User email communication is only used to send membership and support information along with very occasional newsletter updates. You may opt out of newsletters within your user download dashboard area.
2. Web Site Use Information
How Do We Use the Information That You Provide to Us?
Broadly speaking, we use personal information for purposes of administering our business activities and providing customer service. Any internal newsletter lists are securely managed under traditional corporate standards designed to safeguard the security and privacy of our customers personal information. No information is ever sold to third parties. We may use your geographic location (address) for mapping and demographic purposes. Optional address information is also used to verify you identification in case of lost master password.
Sharing Information with Affiliates – Your information stays within our network only. We never share your info with spammer’s or email marketing companies.
Sharing Information with Strategic Partners
We may (but usually do not) enter into strategic marketing alliances or partnerships with third party parts vendors who may be given access to limited browser information for the purpose of providing you information regarding products and services may be of interest to you. In connection with strategic marketing alliances or partnerships, we will retain all ownership rights to the information, and we will not share information regarding your personal data.
Notice of New Services and Changes
Occasionally, we may also use the information your provide (name & email) to notify you about important changes to our Web site, new services and special offers we think you will find valuable. As our client, you will be given the opportunity to notify us of your desire not to receive these offers by clicking on a response box when you receive such an offer or by sending us an email request at [email protected]
How Do We Secure Information Transmissions?
If you send us personal information using any forms on our web site, a secure server encrypts all information you input before it is sent to us. The information is scrambled en route and decoded once it reaches our Web site. Any email that you may send to us may not be secure unless we advise you that security measures will be in place prior to your transmitting the information. For that reason, we ask that you do not send confidential or critical information such as account numbers or passwords to us through an unsecured email. Use the helpdesk form instead.
How Do We Protect Your Information? Information Security.
We utilize encryption/security software to safeguard the confidentiality of personal information we collect from unauthorized access or disclosure and accidental loss, alteration or destruction.
Evaluation of Information Protection Practices.
Periodically, our operations and business practices are reviewed for compliance with corporate policies and procedures governing the security, confidentiality and quality of our information.
How Can You Access and Correct Your Information?
You may request access to all your personally identifiable information that we collect online and maintain in our database by contacting our Support Page
What About Legally Compelled Disclosure of Information?
We may disclose information when legally compelled to do so, in other words, when we, in good faith, believe that the law requires it or for the protection of our legal rights.
What About Other Web Sites Linked to Our Web Site?
We are not responsible for the practices employed by Web sites linked to or from our Web site nor the information or content contained therein. Often links to other Web sites are provided solely as pointers to information on topics that may be useful to the users of our Web site.
All support issues can be directed to our Support Pages