COLLECTION OF PERSONAL INFORMATION
Our primary goals in collecting personal information are to provide you such information, data, products and services made available through the Site, including, but not limited, to the Products and Services, to communicate with you, and to manage your registered user account, if you have one.
The categories of information we collect can include (“Personal Information”):
Information you provide to us directly. We may collect personal information such as a username and password, first and last name, phone number, e-mail address, home address, and employer when you register for a Hi Bob account, use our Products or Services, or if you correspond with us. We may also collect additional information you provide to us about your company or employer, your family, and your benefits, which we will consider to be personal information if it is linked to your identifying information. We may combine this information with data we collect from you through other methods, such as telephone conversations or electronic document exchange services, including your social security number, bank account number and other financial i nformation. Information we collect from third parties. We may obtain Information about you from third parties, such as your employer, your payroll provider, and your elected benefit providers.
We use Local Storage such as HTML5 to store content information and preferences. Third parties with whom we partner to provide certain features on our website or to display advertising based upon your web browsing activity also use HTML5 to collect and store information. Various browsers may offer their own management tools for removing HTML5.
When you use our Site, Products and Services, our servers automatically record information that your browser sends whenever you visit a website (“Log Data”). Such information may include IP addresses, browser type, referral URL’s, language information, the domain from which you are visiting and additional information in respect to your usage and browsing of the Site and the Products and Services. Except as set forth herein we do not use this information to personally identify you, but rather use it to monitor the use of the Site and the Products and Services, including for (i) technical administration for the Site, Products and Services (ii) to help determine which users have access privilege to certain content, services or recourses that Hi Bob offer, estimate and report total audience size and traffic, help combat fraud and abuse and provide analytics and reporting in respect to the use of the Products and Services.
HOW INFORMATION IS USED
Hi Bob uses the information it collects from you to deliver Hi Bob services to you and continuously enhance your user experience. Generally speaking, we use the collected information to communicate with you, fulfill your requests, customize the content, improve our products and services, protect our and your rights, and comply with laws and regulations.
We may use your personal information to send you promotional information and updates regarding Hi Bob and its products and services. You may choose not to receive such information and opt-out of such future communications. All such communications sent to you will contain the instructions for opting-out. In addition to these optional email messages, Hi Bob may contact you via any email address you provide to us with transactional or relationship messages such as account status messages, security updates or notifications of changes in the terms of your account or the Hi Bob Services. These types of transactional or relationship email messages are not optional.
WITH WHOM INFORMATION IS SHARED
Hi Bob may share as it sees fit information that you voluntarily make public, including information that you post on any blogs, message boards, chat rooms or other similar forums, whether or not such forums are owned by Hi Bob. Since such public information can be accessed by the public and used by any member of the public, such use by third parties is beyond the control of Hi Bob.
Hi Bob may share Personal Information under the following circumstances:
(1) We may share your personal information with other parties through our Products and Service. This includes (as applicable) your employees, your employer, your benefits providers, and any other company or individual you engage with through our Products and Services;
(3) We may share your Personal Information to respond to subpoenas, court orders, or legal process, to establish or exercise our legal rights, to defend against legal claims or in such circumstances where, in our judgment, disclosure is required or appropriate in accordance with applicable laws and regulations;
(4) We may share your Personal Information if we believe it is necessary in order to investigate, prevent or take action regarding illegal activities, suspected fraud, situations involving potential threats to the physical safety of any person, violations of our various terms of service or as otherwise required by law; and/or
HOW INFORMATION IS PROTECTED
USER ACCESS AND CHOICE
If your personal information changes, or if you no longer desire our service, you may correct, update, amend, delete/remove, ask to have it removed from a public forum, directory or testimonial on our site or deactivate it by emailing our Customer Support at [firstname.lastname@example.org] or by contacting us by telephone at the contact information listed below. We will respond to your request within a reasonable timeframe.
You may not be able to delete or modify certain information that your employer requires that we maintain.
We will retain your information for as long as your account is active or as needed to provide you services. We will retain and use your information as necessary to comply with our legal obligations, resolve disputes, and enforce our agreements.
INTERNATIONAL TRANSFER OF INFORMATION
Please be aware that information you provide to us or we obtain as a result of your use of the Site or the Products and Services, may be processed and transferred all countries in which Hi Bob has offices and operations and be subject to applicable law. This information may also be processed by staff working for us or for one of our suppliers. The privacy and data protection laws in such countries may not be equivalent to such laws in your country of residence. By using our website or any of the Products and Services, or by providing us with your information, you consent to this collection, transfer, storage, and processing of information to and in countries.
THIRD PARTY LINKS
Occasionally, at our discretion, we may include or offer third party products or services on our Site. These third party sites have separate and independent privacy policies. We therefore have no responsibility or liability for the content and activities of these linked sites. Nonetheless, we seek to protect the integrity of our Site and welcome and feedback about these sites.
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