Collection and Use of Information
Boiling Point receives and may store any information you enter in on the Site or provide us in any other way. This may include personal information by which users are identified (user names, email address, first and last name, street address, telephone number, and credit card number).
Personal information may be used for general purposes, including, but not limited to, sending you Boiling Point’s newsletters, notifying you of updates and other products or services that may be of interest to you, requesting your voluntary opinion/feedback on current products, processing orders you place through the Site, and/or services and communicating with you in general.
Some of your private information may be disclosed to third parties (for example, accrediting bodies) in order to provide the information and services that you request, and may be used by both Boiling Point and third parties to provide that information and/or perform those services. In addition, Boiling Point and third parties may use your private information to offer you additional information, products, or services that match your areas of interest.
Boiling Point also may receive and store information on our server logs about your browser and/or computer, including, but not limited to, IP address, pages viewed and requested, referring website and web browser software (e.g. Internet Explorer, Mozilla, etc.).
When you visit the Site, Boiling Point may collect information from you automatically through “cookies” or similar technology. Web cookies are small-unique identifier text files that allow a web server to recognize that you are a user that accessed the server on previous occasions.
Boiling Point does not sell, rent or share the information with other people or nonaffiliated companies except when we have your permission or under the following instances:
(1) To send marketing and other communications to our visitors about Boiling Point products or services;
(2) To third party vendors that provide business services to Boiling Point, including customer service, marketing, etc.;
(3) In response to court order, subpoena, other legal process, or as otherwise required by law;
(4) To exercise or establish our legal rights and/or defend against claims;
(6) In connection with a corporate transaction (e.g. consolidation, merger, sale of assets, etc.); or
(7) Providing anonymous or aggregate information (i.e. non-personal and non-billing information) to third parties (e.g. investors, advertisers, business partners and clients) to the extent necessary to allow them to understand the kinds and number of visitors to the Site and how those visitors use the Site.
You have the right to access, correct, or request deletion of the personal information that we collect, subject to certain exceptions. To protect the privacy and the security of your personal information, we may request data from you to enable us to verify your identity and your right to access such data, as well as to search for and provide you with the personal information we maintain. If we cannot verify your identity based on the information we have on file, we may request additional information from you, which we will only use to verify your identity, and for security or fraud-prevention purposes. Please note that there may be instances where applicable laws or regulatory requirements allow or require us to refuse to provide or delete some or all of the personal information that we maintain. Below are the rights that every user is entitled to:
The Right to Access – You have the right to request copies of your personal data held by Boiling Point. We may charge you a small fee for this service.
The Right to Rectification – You have the right to request that Boiling Point correct any information you believe is inaccurate. You also have the right to request Boiling Point to complete any information you believe is incomplete.
The Right to Erasure – You have the right to request that Boiling Point erase your personal data, under certain conditions.
The Right to Restrict Processing – You have the right to request that Boiling Point restrict the processing of your personal data, under certain conditions.
The Right to Object to Processing – You have the right to object to Boiling Point’s processing of your personal data, under certain conditions.
The Right to Data Portability – You have the right to request that Boiling Point transfer the data that we have collected to another organization, or directly to you, under certain conditions.
To exercise any of the rights set forth above, please contact us by email at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Collection and Use of Information through Other Host Sites
Boiling Point has employed appropriate physical, procedural and technological measures to help protect your personal and/or other information from unauthorized access or disclosure. We exercise great care to protect your personally identifiable information, including, among other things, using commercially reasonable and industry standard security practices. However, we CANNOT guarantee that unauthorized third parties will never be able to defeat those measures or use your information for improper purposes. We are not responsible for the retention, use or privacy of personal and/or other information saved to the Site.
Feedback and Posting to Public Areas of the Site
We do not claim ownership of any feedback, reviews, questions, comments, ideas, suggestions, images and/or the like contained in any submission you submit via the Sites. However, by posting any of such contents to any area of the Site by electronic mail, postings on this Site or otherwise, you automatically grant, and you represent and warrant that you have the right to grant, to Boiling Point and its designees an irrevocable, perpetual, royalty free, non-exclusive, fully sub-licensable, worldwide license to use, distribute, reproduce, modify, publish, perform and display such contents and to incorporate such contents into other works in any format or medium now known or later developed. Furthermore, you grant Boiling Point an absolute right to use, distribute, publish or display such submissions for marketing purposes. Boiling Point may also contact you for further information concerning your submissions.
Any of your personal information posted in public areas may be accessed, collected and used by others over whom we exercise no control. Boiling Point is not responsible for use by third parties of information you post in public areas of the Site nor is Boiling Point responsible for any personal information posted in the public areas by any of its users.
Children’s Privacy and Site Age Limitations
The Site is intended for use by persons aged 13 or older, and by your use of this Site you affirm that you are at least 13 years of age. In addition, if you are under the age of 18, you are only permitted to use this Site with the consent of your parents or an adult guardian. Boiling Point does not knowingly allow registration of an account for any person that Boiling Point believes to be younger than 13. We also do not collect any personally identifiable information from any persons under the age of 13 and if we discover that we have been provided any such information, we will delete this information from our records.
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