Privacy Policy
Protecting your private information is our priority. This Statement of Privacy applies to the www.bhipsocial.com and bHIP Global and governs data collection and usage. For the purposes of this Privacy Policy, unless otherwise noted, all references to bHIP Global include www.bhipsocial.com and b:hip. The b:hip website is a Social Network site. By using the b:hip website, you consent to the data practices described in this statement.

Collection of your Personal Information
b:hip may collect personally identifiable information, such as your name. If you purchase b:hip's products and services, we collect billing and credit card information. This information is used to complete the purchase transaction. b:hip may also collect anonymous demographic information, which is not unique to you, such as your age, gender, political affiliation, race, religion and Any other information. We may gather additional personal or non-personal information in the future.

Information about your computer hardware and software may be automatically collected by b:hip. This information can include: your IP address, browser type, domain names, access times and referring website addresses. This information is used for the operation of the service, to maintain quality of the service, and to provide general statistics regarding use of the b:hip website.

Please keep in mind that if you directly disclose personally identifiable information or personally sensitive data through b:hip's public message boards, this information may be collected and used by others.

b:hip encourages you to review the privacy statements of websites you choose to link to from b:hip so that you can understand how those websites collect, use and share your information. b:hip is not responsible for the privacy statements or other content on websites outside of the b:hip website.

Use of your Personal Information
b:hip collects and uses your personal information to operate its website(s) and deliver the services you have requested.

b:hip may also use your personally identifiable information to inform you of other products or services available from b:hip and its affiliates. b:hip may also contact you via surveys to conduct research about your opinion of current services or of potential new services that may be offered.

b:hip does not sell, rent or lease its customer lists to third parties.

b:hip may, from time to time, contact you on behalf of external business partners about a particular offering that may be of interest to you. In those cases, your unique personally identifiable information (e-mail, name, address, telephone number) is not transferred to the third party. b:hip may share data with trusted partners to help perform statistical analysis, send you email or postal mail, provide customer support, or arrange for deliveries. All such third parties are prohibited from using your personal information except to provide these services to b:hip, and they are required to maintain the confidentiality of your information.

b:hip may keep track of the websites and pages our users visit within b:hip, in order to determine what b:hip services are the most popular. This data is used to deliver customized content and advertising within b:hip to customers whose behavior indicates that they are interested in a particular subject area.

b:hip will disclose your personal information, without notice, only if required to do so by law or in the good faith belief that such action is necessary to: (a) conform to the edicts of the law or comply with legal process served on b:hip or the site; (b) protect and defend the rights or property of b:hip; and, (c) act under exigent circumstances to protect the personal safety of users of b:hip, or the public.

Use of Cookies
The b:hip website may use "cookies" to help you personalize your online experience. A cookie is a text file that is placed on your hard disk by a web page server. Cookies cannot be used to run programs or deliver viruses to your computer. Cookies are uniquely assigned to you, and can only be read by a web server in the domain that issued the cookie to you.

One of the primary purposes of cookies is to provide a convenience feature to save you time. The purpose of a cookie is to tell the Web server that you have returned to a specific page. For example, if you personalize b:hip pages, or register with b:hip site or services, a cookie helps b:hip to recall your specific information on subsequent visits. This simplifies the process of recording your personal information, such as billing addresses, shipping addresses, and so on. When you return to the same b:hip website, the information you previously provided can be retrieved, so you can easily use the b:hip features that you customized.

You have the ability to accept or decline cookies. Most Web browsers automatically accept cookies, but you can usually modify your browser setting to decline cookies if you prefer. If you choose to decline cookies, you may not be able to fully experience the interactive features of the b:hip services or websites you visit.

Security of your Personal Information

Verisign

When personal information (such as a credit card number) is transmitted to other websites, it is protected through the use of encryption, such as the Secure Sockets Layer (SSL) protocol.

Verisign is an independent, third-party company engaged in the development of digital trust. Verisign provides authentication of Internet services, digital identity and intellectual property. By clicking on the Verisign logo, the Verisign website will serve up a web page that confirms that b:hip is "Verisign Authenticated."

Opt-Out & Unsubscribe
We respect your privacy and give you an opportunity to opt-out of receiving announcements of certain information. Users may opt-out of receiving any or all communications from b:hip by contacting us here:
- Email: info@b:hip.com
- Phone1-877-B:HIP

Changes to this Statement
b:hip will occasionally update this Statement of Privacy to reflect company and customer feedback. b:hip encourages you to periodically review this Statement to be informed of how b:hip is protecting your information.

Contact Information
b:hip welcomes your questions or comments regarding this Statement of Privacy. If you believe that b:hip has not adhered to this Statement, please contact b:hip at:

bHIP Global
901 Sam Rayburn Highway
Melissa, Texas 75454

Email Address:
info@bhipsocial.com

Telephone number:
972-439-1750

Effective as of October 3, 2012

 
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