What Information We Gather
To use certain features on the Site, such as newsletters or mailing lists, you may be required to register as a user of the Site. During the registration process you are asked to voluntarily provide us with information that personally identifies you, such as your name, address, telephone number, e-mail address and an account password. This information is collectively referred to as “personal information”. We receive and store any personal information you enter anywhere on the site, as well as any communications you send to us.
Additionally, we automatically receive and record information on our server logs certain information that your web browser sends whenever you visit any website, including your Internet Protocol (“IP”) address, browser type and language, referring / exit pages and URLs, platform type, number of clicks, domain names, landing pages, pages viewed and the order of those pages, the amount of time spent on particular pages, the date and time of your request, and one or more cookies that may uniquely identify your browser. This information is helpful for marketing purposes and for improving your experience on the site.
We may retain e-mail or other communications you send to the Company in order to process your inquiries, respond to your requests and improve our services.
When you use the Site, we may employ “clear GIFs” (a.k.a. Web Beacons) which are used to track the online usage patterns of our Users anonymously (i.e., in a non-personally-identifiable manner). In addition, we may also use clear GIFs in HTML-based emails sent to our users to track which emails are opened by recipients.
How We Use The Information We Gather
The Company uses the personal information you provide for the following purposes:
- providing you with our services, including the display of customized content;
- responding to your requests and inquiries, informing you of special offers and otherwise communicating with you;
- research and analysis (including trend analysis and pattern detection) to maintain, protect and improve our services;
- to remember information so that you will not have to re-enter it during your visit or the next time you visit the Site;
- to provide custom, personalized content and information;
- site and system administration to ensure that the site and the services function as intended; and
- to improve the quality and design of the Site and to create new features, promotions, functionality, and services by storing, tracking, and analyzing user preferences and trends.
We may also share your personal information as described below. Except as provided herein, we will not release your personal information to a third party unless you have granted us permission to do so.
How We Use "Cookies"
We do not store any personal information in cookies.
The Company uses both session cookies and persistent cookies. A persistent cookie remains after you close your browser. Persistent cookies may be used by your browser on subsequent visits to the site. Persistent cookies can be removed by following your web browser help file directions. A session cookie is temporary and disappears after you close your browser.
We may associate information we collect via cookies with the personal information we collect online. We may use the combined information, for example, to personalize your experience on the website or to personalize marketing communications we may send to you.
Sharing Of Personal Information
We work with third parties to bring you our services and may share personal information and/or other information you provide when another company is involved so that company can perform its functions. Examples include sending postal mail and e-mail. These third parties have access to information needed to perform their functions, but may not use it for other purposes.
We do not share your personally identifiable information (such as name or email address) with other, third-party companies for their commercial or marketing use without your consent or except as part of a specific program or feature for which you will have the ability to opt-in or opt-out.
We do share non-personally-identifiable information (such as anonymous User usage data, referring / exit pages and URLs, platform types, number of clicks, etc.) with interested third-parties to assist them in understanding the usage patterns for certain content, services, advertisements, promotions, and/or functionality on the Site.
The Company restricts access to personal information to its employees, contractors and agents who need to know that information to operate, develop or improve our services. These parties are bound by confidentiality obligations and may be subject to discipline, including termination and criminal prosecution, if they fail to meet those obligations.
Links To Other Sites
The Company uses commercially reasonable physical, managerial, and technical safeguards to preserve the integrity and security of your personal information. We cannot, however, ensure or warrant the security of any information you transmit to the Company and you do so at your own risk since no transmission of data over the internet or any other public network can be guaranteed to be 100% secure. Once we receive your transmission of information, the Company makes commercially reasonable efforts to ensure the security of our systems. However, please note that this is not a guarantee that such information may not be accessed, disclosed, altered, or destroyed by breach of any of our physical, technical, or managerial safeguards.
If the Company learns of a security systems breach, then we may attempt to notify you electronically so that you can take appropriate protective steps. The Company may post a notice on the Site if a security breach occurs. Depending on where you live, you may have a legal right to receive notice of a security breach in writing. To receive a free written notice of a security breach (or to withdraw your consent from receiving electronic notice) you should notify us using this contact form.
How To Limit The Use Of Your Information
We give users the opportunity to "opt out" of having their personal information used for purposes not directly related to the operation of the service at the point where we ask for the information. If you prefer to "opt out" and not have us send you material we think may be of interest to you, such as promotional mailings/e-mails from us and sites and companies we own or work with, then you can notify us by using this contact form or writing to us at: Robert Marc, 450 West 15th Street, Suite 605 New York, NY 10011. Your instructions to limit the use of your information will be processed as soon as reasonably practicable.
Updating Or Correcting Information
We rely on our users to update or correct their personal information or payment information whenever necessary. You may access and update your information on our Site. Alternatively, if any of your personal information changes, or if you no longer desire our service, we will correct, update, or remove (unless we are required by law to retain such information) that personal data provided to us. This can be done by using the Company’s support contact form found here The e-mail must identify yourself and the information you are requesting be corrected, updated or removed. We may decline to process requests that are unreasonably repetitive or systematic, require disproportionate technical effort, jeopardize the privacy of others, or would be extremely impractical (such as requests concerning information on back-up tapes).
Disclosure Required By Law
We may disclose personal information and/or non-personally identifiable information when required by law or when we believe in good faith that such action is necessary in order to comply with state and federal laws, or to comply with a court order, search warrant, subpoena or legal process served upon Burger Keeper or any of its officers or principals. When asked, the Company will provide support to law enforcement by acknowledging the existence of information and providing language that particularly describes the information being sought. The Company will not divulge the fact of a criminal investigation.
Our Commitment to Children’s' Privacy
Protecting the privacy of young children is especially important. For that reason, the Company does not knowingly collect or maintain personally identifiable information or non-personally-identifiable information on the Site from persons under 13 years of age, and no part of our Site is directed to persons under 13. If you are under 13 years of age, then please do not use or access the Site at any time or in any manner. If the Company learns that personally identifiable information of persons under 13 years of age has been collected on the Site without verified parental consent, then the Company will take the appropriate steps to delete this information.
Compliance With Maine Predatory Marketing Law
The Company does not knowingly collect or maintain personally identifiable information on the Site from persons under the age of 18 whose IP address shows that person is located in Maine. If you are under 18 and are located in Maine, then please do not use or access the Site at any time or in any manner.
Your California Privacy Rights
Pursuant to Section 1798.83 of the California Civil Code, residents of California have the right to request from a business, with whom the California resident has an established business relationship, certain information with respect to the types of personal information the business shares with third parties for those third parties’ direct marketing purposes and the identities of the third parties with whom the business has shared such information during the immediately preceding calendar year. To exercise your rights, you may make one request each year by contacting us using this contact form.
Special Note to International Users
In the Event of Merger, Sale, or Bankruptcy
In the event that the Company is acquired by or merged with a third party entity, we reserve the right, in any of these circumstances, to transfer or assign the information we have collected from our Users as part of such merger, acquisition, sale, or other change of control. In the unlikely event of our bankruptcy, insolvency, reorganization, receivership, or assignment for the benefit of creditors, or the application of laws or equitable principles affecting creditors' rights generally, we may not be able to control how your personal information is treated, transferred, or used.
In case of disputes, individuals can seek resolution of their questions or complaints regarding use and disclosure of their personal data in accordance with the principles contained in this policy. If you feel that the Company is not abiding by this policy, you should first contact the Company using the contact information provided above.