Privacy Policy

Privacy Policy

Börm Bruckmeier Publishing LLC pledges to respect the confidentiality of information provided on line by our users and wishes to thank them for reading the privacy provisions listed below. These provisions outline the rules guiding the handling of personal user information entered during transactions made on the Börm Bruckmeier Publishing LLC web site. The user should be advised that Börm Bruckmeier Publishing LLC reserves the right to amend the present provisions at any time and therefore the user is strongly encouraged to return to these pages on a regular basis in order to stay informed regarding changes in our Privacy Policy.

1. Provisions concerning the nature of personally identifiable information collected by Börm Bruckmeier Publishing LLC
Börm Bruckmeier Publishing LLC collects various kind of information on its web site. Personal information is gathered upon registration, at which point Börm Bruckmeier Publishing LLC will require the user’s first and last name, e-mail address, and other personal information. Providing Börm Bruckmeier Publishing LLC with complete and accurate information will enable the company to competently process the users’ requests, personalize the user experience, and provide a high professional level of service. Börm Bruckmeier Publishing LLC may ask for additional personal information under various other circumstances, in particular when a user applies for a promotion sponsored by a partner of Börm Bruckmeier Publishing LLC, when a user purchases a product and/or a service, directly or indirectly provided by Börm Bruckmeier Publishing LLC, and when a user reports a problem in connection with one of the Börm Bruckmeier Publishing LLC products or services. Correspondence between a user and Börm Bruckmeier Publishing LLC will be kept in the company’s records. Börm Bruckmeier Publishing LLC may also ask users to complete surveys for the purpose of internal research. Whenever personal information is collected, Börm Bruckmeier Publishing LLC endeavors to include a hyperlink pointing to these provisions on the relevant web page.

2. Provisions relating to "cookies":
In order for Börm Bruckmeier Publishing LLC to offer personalized services to its users, Börm Bruckmeier Publishing LLC uses cookies to record and sometimes keep track of the personal data of each user. A "cookie" is a file containing data, which is sent to the browser of the concerned user by a web server and stored on the hard disk of the user’s computer. All services proposed by Börm Bruckmeier Publishing LLC may require the user to accept "cookies". The user may intervene regarding "cookies" by amending the parameters of his or her computer. The user may choose to accept all the "cookies", receive notice of the operation of a "cookie", or reject all the "cookies". In the case of outright cookie rejection, the user’s use of Börm Bruckmeier Publishing LLC products and services may be severely limited. Börm Bruckmeier Publishing LLC undertakes to inform the user at the time of collection or transfer of data if personal information is likely to be disclosed to a third party. The user may always choose to forbid such disclosure. In order for such data not to be disclosed, the user may choose not to use a particular product or service or not to participate in certain promotions. "Cookies" are generally used by Börm Bruckmeier Publishing LLC for the following purposes: 1) To enable the identification of users and have access to information regarding such users in order to offer a high quality, personalized level of service. "Cookies" become operational when the user registers or logs in and are modified when the user logs out of the Börm Bruckmeier Publishing LLC web site. 2) To assess the audience size of the Börm Bruckmeier Publishing LLC web site. Each user who accesses Börm Bruckmeier Publishing LLC is given a single "cookie" which then allows the company to determine the frequency of service use, the access patterns of a registered user in comparison with those of a new user, information that may help Börm Bruckmeier Publishing LLC in defining the interests and behaviour of users, in particular for the purposes of gathering statistical information, marketing, and/or promotion. 3) To help Börm Bruckmeier Publishing LLC establish user follow-up visits, transactions concluded on or via its web site, and to process the items found in the shopping basket of each user. Information collected in "cookies" may also describe the pages visited by the user on the site, and the visited links. 4) To follow the progress made by each user and the number of participants to certain promotional activities on the Börm Bruckmeier Publishing LLC web site. When a promotional offer is hosted by Börm Bruckmeier Publishing LLC, "cookies" are used and the information contained in such "cookies" indicates the progress of the participant during the promotion period, and may be used for the follow up of registrations and participation. 5) To measure certain traffic patterns, identify the areas of the Börm Bruckmeier Publishing LLC network which have been visited by the user, and more generally, user visiting patterns. Börm Bruckmeier Publishing LLC utilizes this information to analyze users’ behaviour and anticipate their needs. Börm Bruckmeier Publishing LLC also uses this information to personalize some portions of the content, banners, and promotional offers appearing on the Börm Bruckmeier Publishing LLC web site. Advertising distance networks and/or networks of advertisers who upload their advertising directly to the Börm Bruckmeier Publishing LLC web site may also use their own "cookies". Therefore, the user is invited to read the general terms and conditions of the software in order to be aware of the conditions imposed by partners of Börm Bruckmeier Publishing LLC. In cases of fraud, web site abuse, or misuse, Börm Bruckmeier Publishing LLC will forward user registration information to the appropriate investigating authorities.

3. Provisions regarding the purpose of collected information:
The main purpose for which Börm Bruckmeier Publishing LLC collects personal information is to offer users a personalized user experience. Börm Bruckmeier Publishing LLC will therefore offer services that fit the users' needs, tools that allow the reading of information or literature contents, e-commerce services adjusted to the business activity of Börm Bruckmeier Publishing LLC, free of charge or in exchange for payment, depending on the contents. Within the framework of such goals, Börm Bruckmeier Publishing LLC may be entitled to distribute advertising and/or the contents of selected web pages. Börm Bruckmeier Publishing LLC offers direct or indirect promotions through e-mail addresses only if the user has indicated a desire to receive such promotional materials at the time of registration. The user may modify this indication at any time. Börm Bruckmeier Publishing LLC makes use of personal information given by the user at registration, or on the occasion of a promotion, or contained in the magazine files of its site, to analyze the users' age, interests and behaviours. These studies are compiled and analyzed within a global marketing approach of the said personal information, in compliance with the obligations laid down in the applicable legislation and regulations.

4. Provisions regarding the recipients of personal user information:
When a user on Börm Bruckmeier Publishing LLC site is asked for personal information, this information is shared only with Börm Bruckmeier Publishing LLC and/or Börm Bruckmeier Publishing LLC's partners that distribute the content selected by the user, and with whom a confidentiality agreement is in effect. Thus, certain services of Börm Bruckmeier Publishing LLC are proposed to the user by Börm Bruckmeier Publishing LLC together with one or more companies. In order to offer additional services, Börm Bruckmeier Publishing LLC is bound to communicate personal information regarding the user to one or several partner companies. If the information is collected and/or processed by any entity or entities other than Börm Bruckmeier Publishing LLC, notice will be given to the user before the beginning of data collection or transfer for use in such a transaction. The user may refuse the transfer of personal information, which may result, if need be, in the denial of access to the proposed service. Promotional offers proposed by Börm Bruckmeier Publishing LLC may be sponsored by companies other than Börm Bruckmeier Publishing LLC or be co-sponsored by Börm Bruckmeier Publishing LLC. Information gathered during a promotion may be shared, in whole or in part, with the concerned sponsor. In such a case, notice is given to the user before the collection or transfer of data. The user may decide not to participate in the promotion if it is the user’s wish not to disclose personal information to third parties. The user acknowledges that the advertisers and commercial partners that own links on Börm Bruckmeier Publishing LLC web site may collect certain personal information. The present provisions do not govern the personal information policies of web sites related to Börm Bruckmeier Publishing LLC. Börm Bruckmeier Publishing LLC undertakes not to disclose any personal information without the express consent of the user. Regarding personal information detained by third parties and compiled data, Börm Bruckmeier Publishing LLC may bring together personal information of its users and data detained by third parties, provided that confidentiality agreements are in effect between Börm Bruckmeier Publishing LLC and such third parties. In this case, Börm Bruckmeier Publishing LLC may have to disclose personal information anonymously compiled for statistic purposes, so as to propose its services to partners, advertisers, and other possible partners. In addition, Börm Bruckmeier Publishing LLC may have to disclose confidential information under specific circumstances, when their disclosure is necessary to identify, question, or bring an action against any person likely to prejudice or harm the rights or property of Börm Bruckmeier Publishing LLC, other Börm Bruckmeier Publishing LLC users, or any person likely to be harmed by such activities. Börm Bruckmeier Publishing LLC may generally disclose personal information under any circumstances where Börm Bruckmeier Publishing LLC is legally bound by such obligation.

5. Provisions regarding the period during which personal information is stored:
Börm Bruckmeier Publishing LLC hereby informs the user that all personal information provided will be stored for a period of 5 years. At the end of this period the processed data shall be automatically compiled and be given anonymous status for statistical purposes. During the entire data storage period, the user benefits from a right of access, communication, and modification of personal information as well as the right to refuse its dissemination.

6. Provisions regarding the user's rights on the processing of personal information:
Börm Bruckmeier Publishing LLC undertakes to send, by electronic mail, information regarding products and services likely to stimulate the user's interest, only in the case where the user has indicated upon registration the desire to receive offers or information from Börm Bruckmeier Publishing LLC and its partners. If the user does not wish to receive such offers or information, this preference needs to be made clear when communicating personal information. In addition, the user may decide at any time not to receive such offers or information simply by notifying Börm Bruckmeier Publishing LLC. Additionally, the user may, at any time, request the communication of personal information and if need be, ask for its rectification, update, or deletion. For such purpose, the user has to submit a request to Börm Bruckmeier Publishing LLC by registered letter with acknowledgement of receipt or by any other equivalent means, and has to provide a proof of identity. Under any circumstances, and pursuant to applicable international law, the user is always entitled to check, modify such data, and to refuse its dissemination.

7. Provisions regarding financial information and more generally sensitive information:
Börm Bruckmeier Publishing LLC expressly undertakes to insure by any means possible the confidentiality of its users' financial information and more generally sensitive information. In this respect, statistics relating to the use of financial products and services that Börm Bruckmeier Publishing LLC may communicate to possible advertisers or partners are exclusively provided on an anonymous basis and compiled, and do not contain any personally identifiable information regarding any specific user. The user may have to provide a credit card number on the Börm Bruckmeier Publishing LLC's web site in order to complete a purchase or verification. Börm Bruckmeier Publishing LLC undertakes to forward such credit card numbers under an encrypted digital format, and will use for such purpose protocols in compliance with applicable standards.

Any questions relating to the provisions submitted herein should be directed by electronic mail to Börm Bruckmeier Publishing LLC at service[at]media4u.com