Last Updated: August 1, 2014
Our address is 444 W 3rd St, Cincinnati, OH 45202, USA and this Privacy & Cookies Policy applies to personal information collected about you by us via the sites and your participation in BzzAgent. dunnhumbyUSA is part of a larger group of companies so by “group” we mean our joint venture partner dunnhumby Limited, its subsidiaries and other joint venture companies. References in this Privacy & Cookies Policy to our "sites" include the BzzAgent website and any BzzAgent applications.
If you access the sites via a third party website, we encourage you to read their individual privacy policies and any terms and conditions to understand how they apply to any data you might permit them to share with us. Where our sites contain hyperlinks to third party websites you leave our site when you click through the hyperlinks. We do not control these third party websites or any of the content they contain and we encourage you to read their privacy policies. We do not accept responsibility or liability in relation to your use of any third party site that you access from our sites, or which you use to access ours. You use such sites at your own risk.
In this Privacy & Cookies Policy your "personal information" means information or pieces of information that could allow you to be personally identified. This can include information such as your name, street address, username, email address and telephone number but can also include other information such as shopping habits, preferences and information about your health and lifestyle such as your hobbies and interests.
Throughout the sites you may be asked to provide personal information so that you can register as a member of the BzzAgent community, or if you choose to fill out surveys or participate in sweepstakes, submit content to the public or community areas of the site, make a comment or enquiry, or for other activities associated with being a member. When you provide us with personal information, you are authorising us to use that information in accordance with the terms of this Privacy & Cookies Policy, which includes your right to limit our use of the personal information Policy (see "Your rights and who to contact").
If you would like more information about the types of personal information we may collect, please click on the links below:
Throughout the sites you may be asked to provide personal information so that you can register as a member of the BzzAgent community, or if you choose to fill out surveys or participate in sweepstakes, submit content to the public or community areas of the site, make a comment or enquiry, or for other activities associated with being a member. Please be assured that we will not collect any personal information unless you provide this information voluntarily.
The types of information you may give us directly include:
Here are examples of the types of information we may collect from you when you visit the sites:
We may obtain or receive personal information about you from other sources, which could include commercially available sources, such as public databases and data aggregators. Below is a list of the types of personal data that we may collect from such sources:
Collecting your personal information helps us to better understand what you need from us, by sharing your personal information with us we can learn more about what types of products and services you might be most interested in and to improve your experience of BzzAgent. We may also share it with or pass it on to other companies that are part of our group, with clients so they can ship products to you, and with third parties who directly support the running of BzzAgent and other dunnhumby group programmes. If, when you opt in to a campaign, you give us your consent to share your “personal information with our client identified in the campaign, we may share your personal information with our client so that they can provide you with products, services and advertisements that are more likely to be suited to you. Our clients may use the information they receive about you to serve you ads that are more relevant to you. This could include information you provide when registering to be a BzzAgent, while filling out surveys or updating your profile. At any time you can opt out of any future contact from dunnhumby (see "Your rights and who to contact"). If you access the sites via a third party website, we encourage you to read their individual privacy policies and any terms and conditions to understand how they apply to any data you might permit them to share with us. Where our sites contain hyperlinks to third party websites you leave our site when you click through the hyperlinks. We do not control these third party websites or any of the content they contain and we encourage you to read their privacy policies. We do not accept responsibility or liability in relation to your use of any third party site that you access from our sites, or which you use to access ours. You use such sites at your own risk.
dunnhumbyUSA, other companies in our group and third parties we share information with may supplement the personal information you provided with other information relating to you (for example, if you are listed on third party mailing lists, or belong to a loyalty scheme). This is done to help support BzzAgent and other dunnhumby group programmes to provide you with products, services and advertising that are more likely to be suited to you.
We will only use your personal information for the express purposes for which it was collected, if you would like to see more information about what these are please click here.
If you would like to understand more about how we may share your information see “Sharing Information”.
We may use personal information that we collect about you to:
We use an opt-in standard for sending you phone and text messages, which means we will only do so with your express consent. If you elect to opt-out of receiving SMS messages, we will send you a final message to confirm your opt-out. We will include the specific terms of our text campaigns on our sites. We use an opt-out standard for email or for other communications, which means we consider your consent is implied, but will stop the activity on your request.
As part of being able to provide you with a direct link to Facebook and Twitter (and any other social networking applications we may add), we will also be collecting personal information when you connect to these social networking applications via our sites.
By connecting to a social networking application through our sites you consent to us using this information in accordance with this Privacy & Cookies Policy. Remember, your privacy settings on social network applications may determine what information we can collect. If you are at all concerned about your privacy in the context of any social network applications, please refer to the privacy policies applicable to those websites.
Click here to see what types of information we may collect from social network applications.
If you would like more information about the different ways in which we use your information, please click here.
The information we collect is used to prepare anonymous reports for our clients about campaigns run on their behalf. The information that we share in these reports with our clients will be for statistical purposes only and will not contain your personal information unless you specifically opt-in to us sharing additional data with our client at the time you join a campaign.
Please be aware that any personal information you submit as content to the sites may become publically available and used by our clients. You understand and acknowledge that even after removal, copies of submitted content may remain viewable in cached and archived pages or if other users have copies or stored your submitted content.
We may disclose your personal information to other companies that form part of our group so that they can provide you with products and services that are more likely to be suited to you.
We can also share it to third parties as described below:
Any such clients or third parties are not authorised by us to use your personal information in any other way and will be required by us to implement measures to protect your personal information.
Please note that we may need to disclose your personal information if we are required to do so by law, or by a warranty, subpoena or court order.
Most internet browsers are initially set to accept cookies, however it is possible to change the settings to block the cookies or to alert you when cookies are being sent to your device. You can refer to your browser instructions or help screen to learn more about how to adjust or modify your browser settings. But please remember, if you disable the cookies that we use, you may not be able to visit certain areas of our site or you may not receive personalised information when you visit the site. If you would like more information about the types of cookies we use and how we use them, please click here.
By subscribing to and using our services, you acknowledge and consent that your personal information may be sent to a location where it is not protected by laws to the same extent as the country in which you live. We work to implement measures designed to protect your personal information when we do so.
We take reasonable precautions to keep your personal information secure and where we share your data with third parties require them to do the same. Access to your personal information is restricted to prevent unauthorised access, modification or misuse and is only permitted among our employees on a need-to-know basis.
We may track certain information such as type of browser and log on time for our own use. We use this information only to track where our users may be coming from and what type of software they are using. We record this information so we can continuously improve our users' online experience and improve the sites. None of this information will ever be traced back to any specific person. This information will never be retained any longer than is reasonably necessary.
If you choose to tell someone about our website through tools provided on the site, we will ask you for information needed to send the invitation, such as that person’s email address. We will send the invitee an email in your name inviting him or her to visit the site, and may send follow-on reminders. Your invitee may contact us through the form on our help page to request that we remove this information from our database or may unsubscribe from the service by replying via the unsubscribe icon contained within the email.
Please note that as a member of BzzAgent you are able to make changes at any time to keep your personal information up to date. The fastest way to change personal information is to log on and simply click on "My Profile", then click on "Profile" and then click on "Edit" to update personal information.
You can send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org
To assist us in dealing with your request, please provide your full name and details of your query.
We may still contact you even if you have opted out of receiving marketing communications for transactional purposes, such as customer service, product information, or service or reminder notices.