BUZZDOCK 2.0 PRIVACY POLICY

Last Updated: June 7, 2013

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Buzzdock 2.0 is certifed as a Trusted Download Program by TRUSTe signifying that the Buzzdock 2.0 application has been tested by TRUSTe for compliance with TRUSTe's TDP program requirements including transparency, accountability and choice regarding the collection and use of your personal information. TRUSTe's mission, as an independent third party, is to accelerate online trust among consumers and organizations globally through its leading privacy trustmark and innovative trust solutions. If you have questions or complaints regarding the Buzzdock 2.0 application, please contact us at Alactro LLC at 2885 Sanford Ave SW # 18327, Grandville, MI 49418 or by email at customersupport@alactro.com or by phone at (760)-266-5099. If you are not satisfied with our response you can contact TRUSTe here. The TRUSTe Trusted Download program covers only the certified software downloaded from this site. It does not cover other related applications such as mobile versions, Facebook or Twitter apps.

  • 1. INTRODUCTION

    Buzzdock is a downloadable browser add-on ("Buzzdock") distributed by Alactro LLC (the "Company", "we" or "us") and available at www.Buzzdock.com (the "Site"). Buzzdock enhances the search functionality of your favorite search engines and websites. Buzzdock, the Site, and any related features, products, services, functionalities or content offered by the Company shall be referred to herein as the "Services". The Company and Services are based in the U.S. Use of the Services is governed by the Buzzdock Terms of Service currently available at www.Buzzdock.com/Terms. You must be 18 or over to use the Services.

    This Privacy Policy applies to all users of the Services, including Buzzdock and the Site. This Privacy Policy describes the Company’s collection and use of users’ personal information (e.g., information that identifies a specific person, such as full name or email address), and non-personally identifiable information (e.g., interests, demographics and site usage) to the extent such information is associated with a particular user.

    Buzzdock is free to download and use. Buzzdock is supported by advertising, and users will see additional search ads on websites where Buzzdock features operate. These ads will be marked with the Buzzdock name, logo or other identifier. Buzzdock and all related ads are not affiliated with or endorsed by any underlying websites.

  • 2. COLLECTION OF INFORMATION

    User Submitted Information

    Users are not required to create an account or register to use Buzzdock. However, when contacting us for issues related to the Services, you may submit personal information (such as your full name, e-mail address, and other identifying information) to allow us to effectively respond to your inquiry or request. Your submission is voluntary and you have the choice not to disclose any information to us.

    Collected Information

    Use of the Services. When users access or use the Services, certain non-personally identifiable information is collected, stored and used for business and marketing purposes, such as maintaining and improving the Services, conducting research, and displaying more relevant advertisements. This non-personally identifiable information includes, without limitation: IP address, unique identifier number, operating system, browser and other software information, webpage URLs visited, and search queries entered. This collected data may also be supplemented with information obtained from third parties.

    Tracking Technologies. The Company may use browser cookies, web and DOM storage data, Adobe Flash cookies, pixels, beacons, and other tracking technologies which are comprised of small bits of data that often include an anonymous unique identifier. These technologies may be used to collect and store information about your use of the Services, such as web pages you have visited, search queries you have run, referral URL information, links you have clicked on and advertisements you have seen. This data is used for business and marketing purposes, including, without limitation, displaying more relevant advertisements and conducting market research. The Company may also use cookies and similar tools to relate your use of the Services to personal information obtained from you or a reputable third party.

    Third Party Collection. Third parties that support the Services by serving advertisements or providing other services, such as tracking aggregate site usage, may also use cookies and other tracking technologies described above to collect similar information. The Company does not control these third parties and their use of these technologies is governed by the privacy policies of the third parties using such technologies.

    For more information about third party ad networks that use these technologies, see www.aboutads.info. Most browsers are initially set to accept cookies, but you can change your settings to notify you when a cookie is being set or updated, or to block cookies altogether. Please consult the "Help" section of your browser for more information (e.g., http://windows.microsoft.com/en-US/windows-vista/Block-or-allow-cookies). Users can manage the use of Flash technologies, including cookies, with the Flash management tools available at Adobe's website (see http://www.adobe.com/products/flashplayer/security/privacy_policy/faq.html Please note that by blocking any or all cookies you may not have access to the Services or certain features thereof.

    Children Under 18. We do not knowingly collect any personal information from children under 18, and if we learn that such information has been collected, we will delete it as quickly as possible. If you believe that we might have any information from a child under 18, please contact us at www.buzzdock.com/contact.

  • 3. USE & DISCLOSURE OF INFORMATION

    Information collected from and about users may be used for the following purposes:

    To provide and manage the Services. We use the information collected to provide the Services to you, to measure and improve the Services, to personalize your experience by delivering relevant content and advertising, and to provide you with customer support and respond to inquiries. We may use aggregated or anonymous data about use of and activity on the Services to assist us in this regard and such data is not subject to this Privacy Policy.

    To allow third party service providers to assist us in providing and managing the Services. The Company may make your non-public personal information available to certain third party service providers, such as contractors or agents, who help us manage or provide the Services. Such examples of services include, without limitation: advertising and marketing, developing or supporting products and functionalities, and processing data or statistics. These outside service providers are required to protect non-public personal information entrusted to them and not use it for any other purpose than the specific service they are providing to the Company.

    To contact you. The Company may contact you in response to your inquiries from the support page or other means of correspondence you have utilized. We will use any personal information you voluntarily submit to us solely for the purposes of responding to your inquiry.

    To deliver relevant advertising. We may use the information you provide to us, and information we collect about your use of the Services through cookies and other technologies, to assist us in delivering you relevant ads when you use the Services. We may work with third party advertising networks and advertisers who help deliver these ads to you. We may share anonymous, non- personally identifiable, or aggregated information with third parties to improve the relevancy of the ads you see using the Services. As noted above, these third party advertising networks and advertisers may also use cookies and similar technologies to collect and track non-personally identifiable information such as demographic information, aggregated information, and Internet activity to assist them in delivering advertising that is more relevant to your interests. To find out more about third party online advertising and to opt out of this type of advertising, visit the following websites:

    Digital Advertising Alliance: http://www.aboutads.info/choices/

    Network Advertising Initiative: http://www.networkadvertising.org/managing/opt_out.asp.

    To protect the rights of Company and our users. There may be instances when the Company may disclose user information without providing notice or choice, including situations where the Company has a good faith belief that such disclosure is necessary in order to: (i) protect or defend the legal rights or property of the Company, our affiliated companies or their employees, agents and contractors (including enforcement of our agreements); (ii) protect the safety and security of users of the Services or members of the public; (iii) protect against fraud or for risk management purposes; or (iv) comply with the law or legal process.

    To complete a merger or sale of assets. If the Company sells all or part of its business or makes a sale or transfer of its assets or is otherwise involved in a merger or transfer of all or a material part of its business, the Company may transfer your information to the party or parties involved in the transaction as part of that transaction.

  • 4. NOTICE AND MODIFICATIONS

    Means of Notice and Privacy Policy Modifications. This Privacy Policy is the means by which the Company provides you with notice about its collection and use of your personal information. The Company may modify this Privacy Policy at any time, and each such modification will be effective upon notice to you, including posting on the Site. When material updates are made to Alactro/Buzzdock software, terms, or privacy policy, a web page will be opened upon deployment of such changes within the users’ browser to notify the user of such changes. The user can accept or decline the changes when applicable. You may also receive a copy of this Privacy Policy by emailing us at customersupport@buzzdock.com.

    Location of Data. The Services are hosted in the United States. If you are a user located outside the U.S., you understand and consent to having any personal information you provide transferred to, processed, and stored in the U.S. and other countries where data protection and other privacy laws may not offer the same level of protection as in your jurisdiction, such as the European Union. This includes the use of cookies and other tracking technologies as described above. As a result, please read this Privacy Policy with care.

    Advertised or Linked Services. The Services may be linked to or advertise third party sites or services, including online stores, rewards programs, trial offers, newsletters, contests or sweepstakes. The Company is not responsible for the privacy practices of any such third parties, and once you leave the Services via a link or click on an advertisement, you should check the applicable privacy policy of the third party service or site.

  • 5. SECURITY

    We follow generally accepted industry standards to protect the personally identifiable information submitted to us, both during transmission and once we receive it. No method of transmission over the Internet, or method of electronic storage, is 100% secure, however. Therefore, while we strive to use commercially acceptable means to protect your personal information, we cannot guarantee its absolute security.

  • 6. USER CONTROL AND UNINSTALLING SOFTWARE

    You may uninstall Buzzdock at any time by following the instructions provided on the Help page (currently available at http://www.Buzzdock.com/Help). Note that after you uninstall Buzzdock, certain related files may remain on your system. These remnant files are a record of your previous download of the Company's software, and are not executable programs. These files help the Company to prevent fraud on the Services and to better service you if you choose to download Buzzdock again.

  • 7. CONTACT US

    If you have questions about this Privacy Policy, or if you would like access to your personal information to correct, update, or delete it, please contact us as described below:

    Alactro LLC
    2885 Sanford Ave SW # 18327
    Grandville, MI 49418
    Attn: Legal Department
    Email: customersupport@buzzdock.com

    Your California Privacy Rights. California Civil Code Section 1798.83 permits users who are California residents to request certain information regarding its disclosure of personal information to third parties for their direct marketing purposes. To make such a request, please send a request to customersupport@buzzdock.com or the above-referenced mailing address.