Protecting Your Privacy
Blue Zenith makes all attempts to protect your private information. Blue Zenith will not share your information with third parties for marketing purposes without your prior consent. However, Blue Zenith does share your personal information with third parties that provide services to Blue Zenith, including, but not limited to, independent contractors and/or employees who provide services and third party merchant processing companies. In addition, with your permission, information may be shared with social networking websites such as Facebook.com, Twitter.com, and LinkedIn.com.
Blue Zenith, or people who post on Blue Zenith, may provide links to third party websites, which may have different privacy practices. Blue Zenith is not responsible for, and does not have any control over, the privacy policies of those third party websites, and encourages all users to read the privacy policies of each and every website visited. This includes reading the privacy policies of PayPal.com, Facebook.com, and any other websites to which you give Blue Zenith permission to share your information or which you access through a link on Blue Zenith.
Use of Blue Zenith Website by Minors
Blue Zenith does not knowingly collect any information from persons under the age of 13 years of age.
Data Blue Zenith Collects
Blue Zenith may collect the following data:
- your email address, your physical contact information, and your phone number;
- information based on your activities on Blue Zenith website;
- dispute resolution information, correspondence through Blue Zenith’s website, and correspondence sent to Blue Zenith;
- additional information Blue Zenith asks you to submit including, but not limited to, information to authenticate yourself, information to prove that you are able to enter into a legally binding contract, credit information, or information if Blue Zenith believes you are violating its policies; and,
- other supplemental information from third parties (for example, if you incur a debt to Blue Zenith, Blue Zenith will generally conduct a credit check by obtaining additional information about you from a credit bureau, as permitted by law).
Blue Zenith sometimes collects your email address, for purposes such as sending information about Blue Zenith, LLC. By submitting your email to Blue Zenith’s website, you consent to emails from Blue Zenith.
Blue Zenith sometimes collects your phone number for the purpose of contacting you regarding the services of Blue Zenith. By submitting your phone number to Blue Zenith’s website, you consent to phone calls from Blue Zenith.
Blue Zenith may collect personal information if you provide it in feedback or comments or if you contact Blue Zenith directly.
Any information posted on the public areas of Blue Zenith website is not confidential. Please do not post anything on the public areas of Blue Zenith website that you would like to keep private.
Blue Zenith’s web logs collect standard web log entries for each page served, including your IP address, page URL, and timestamp. Web logs help Blue Zenith diagnose problems with our servers, administer Blue Zenith website, and otherwise provide Blue Zenith’s service to you. In addition, Blue Zenith may collect other information from your interaction with Blue Zenith’s website, services, content, and advertising, including computer and connection information, statistics on page views, traffic to and from Blue Zenith website, ad data, IP address, demographic and navigational data, and standard web log information. This information may be obtained for Blue Zenith from a third party provider including, but not limited to, through the use of Google Analytics. Blue Zenith may use this information for marketing, commercial, or any other purpose as Blue Zenith sees fit.
Data Blue Zenith Stores
All information posted to Blue Zenith website is stored in Blue Zenith’s database, even after “deletion,” and may be archived elsewhere.
Blue Zenith’s web logs and other records may be stored indefinitely. This may include any information you supply to Blue Zenith and your browsing history. However, Blue Zenith cannot guarantee access to these records by third parties for more than seven business days after the original information was submitted.
Although Blue Zenith makes good faith efforts to store the information in a secure operating environment that is not available to the public, Blue Zenith cannot guarantee complete security.
Blue Zenith may store information in an off-site location, which may or may not be located in the United States and may not be bound by the laws of the United States.
Archiving and Display of Blue Zenith’s Website by Search Engines and Other Websites
Search engines and other websites not affiliated with Blue Zenith – including Google.com and Yahoo.com – archive or otherwise make available Blue Zenith’s website. Blue Zenith has no control over third-party archiving and search engine websites and cannot guarantee the accuracy of any information stored by these websites.
What personal data we collect and why we collect it
When visitors leave comments on the site we collect the data shown in the comments form, and also the visitor’s IP address and browser user agent string to help spam detection.
If you upload images to the website, you should avoid uploading images with embedded location data (EXIF GPS) included. Visitors to the website can download and extract any location data from images on the website.
If you leave a comment on our site you may opt-in to saving your name, email address and website in cookies. These are for your convenience so that you do not have to fill in your details again when you leave another comment. These cookies will last for one year.
If you have an account and you log in to this site, we will set a temporary cookie to determine if your browser accepts cookies. This cookie contains no personal data and is discarded when you close your browser.
When you log in, we will also set up several cookies to save your login information and your screen display choices. Login cookies last for two days, and screen options cookies last for a year. If you select “Remember Me”, your login will persist for two weeks. If you log out of your account, the login cookies will be removed.
If you edit or publish an article, an additional cookie will be saved in your browser. This cookie includes no personal data and simply indicates the post ID of the article you just edited. It expires after 1 day.
Embedded content from other websites
Articles on this site may include embedded content (e.g. videos, images, articles, etc.). Embedded content from other websites behaves in the exact same way as if the visitor has visited the other website.
How long we retain your data
If you leave a comment, the comment and its metadata are retained indefinitely. This is so we can recognize and approve any follow-up comments automatically instead of holding them in a moderation queue.
For users that register on our website (if any), we also store the personal information they provide in their user profile. All users can see, edit, or delete their personal information at any time (except they cannot change their username). Website administrators can also see and edit that information.
What rights you have over your data
If you have an account on this site, or have left comments, you can request to receive an exported file of the personal data we hold about you, including any data you have provided to us. You can also request that we erase any personal data we hold about you. This does not include any data we are obliged to keep for administrative, legal, or security purposes.
Where we send your data
Visitor comments may be checked through an automated spam detection service.
Circumstances in Which Blue Zenith may Release Information
Blue Zenith may disclose information about those who use the website and/or donate through the website if required to do so by law or in the good faith belief that such disclosure is reasonably necessary to respond to subpoenas, court orders, or other legal processes.
Blue Zenith may disclose your information to third parties for use by Blue Zenith. This may include disclosure to email marketing providers to provide targeted marketing for our users. If you do not wish to receive email marketing from Blue Zenith, you will have the option to unsubscribe from the service.
Blue Zenith may disclose your information to other business entities, should Blue Zenith plan to merge with or be acquired by that business entity.
Blue Zenith welcomes international users to browse Blue Zenith website. International Website Users consent to all the terms of service and this privacy agreement. International users waive any and all remedies that they may have based on the laws of their country.
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