What personally-identifiable Information is Collected?
BreakThroughs collects personally-identifiable information on certain areas of the Site when users register for BreakThroughs resources, news and alerts, sign up for conferences and events, and participate in user posting areas (such as bulletin boards, discussion forums and surveys). The personally-identifiable information collected may consist of information that you provide, such as your name, mailing address, e-mail address, telephone number, and fax number. In addition, BreakThroughs collects certain information that you do not visibly enter, such as your IP address, browsing pattern on the Site, click stream data, HTTP protocol elements, and the status of cookies placed on your computer by BreakThroughs.
How may BreakThroughs use my personally-identifiable information?
BreakThroughs uses your personally-identifiable information to fulfill your requests for information, publish your letters or comments, process your requests to participate in conferences and events, distribute resources, news and alerts to you, personalize content that you view or receive, evaluate and improve our services, and for such other purposes as you may initiate or request. We may keep any of your personally-identifiable information on file and use it to contact you.
How are Cookies used?
Cookies are small packets of information that are stored by your web browser. They are put on your web browser by the websites that you visit. These packets of information do not contain personal information about you but they do allow us to know if you visit the same website twice or if you visit related websites.
There is no agreed standard for how companies comply with these laws. We do the following:
- We respect your wishes, and you can inspect, delete, or block any cookies used by us by selecting the appropriate control in your web browser.
- We support technologies that have been developed and are being developed for your web browser that allows you to be more selective about the cookies that your web browser will accept.
What are "Cookies" used for on this website?
To administer our website and for research purposes, BreakThroughs also contracts with third parties to track and analyze anonymous usage and volume statistical information from our visitors. Such information is shared externally only on an anonymous, aggregated basis. These third parties use persistent cookies to help us to improve the visitor experience, manage our site content, and track visitor behavior.
We don't seek to collect your personal information, and, where we do collect it, we strive to anonymize your personal information as soon as practicable.
Our mobile applications may include integration with various social-networking sites, including Facebook, Google+, LinkedIn, and Twitter. If you enable and use these features within an application, the extent to which your activities and information are tracked is governed by the relevant user agreement you have in place with such a third party.
Resources, News and Alerts
By requesting resource information, or registering for recurring BreakThroughs news or alerts, you agree to receive on occasion other correspondence from BreakThroughs related to the subscribed and other BreakThroughs news and information that you consented to receive during registration. This type of information is shared externally only in anonymous, aggregated form for generalized user analysis or to enable us and/or third party agents to send e-mails to you on our behalf. You will be contacted by e-mail or otherwise only by BreakThroughs or it agents.
We will send e-mails to your e-mail address to confirm your registration, to provide news or alerts and to contact you for any other reason. Your e-mail address will not be shared with any third party other than an agent who has agreed to send e-mails on our behalf.
Is personally-identifiable information disclosed to third parties?
If you participate in a survey, all of our research results are reported as totals or in other aggregated form, and no information about you as an individual respondent is made public.
You should be aware that whenever you publicly disclose information online, that information could be collected and used by others. BreakThroughs is not responsible for any action or policies of any third parties who collect information that users publicly disclose in any such forums on the Site.
Link to third-party Sites
How can I Access, Change, and/or Delete Information?
BreakThroughs follows generally accepted standards of technology and operational security in order to protect personally-identifiable information from loss, misuse, alteration, or destruction. Only authorized BreakThroughs personnel and third party vendors are provided access to personally-identifiable information, and these employees and vendors are required to treat this information as confidential. Despite these precautions, BreakThroughs, however, cannot guarantee that unauthorized persons will not obtain access to your personally-identifiable information.
Transborder Hosting and Transfer of Information
Personally-identifiable information collected on the Site may be transferred from time to time to BreakThroughs locations or personnel, or to third parties, located throughout the world, and the Site may be viewed and hosted by BreakThroughs or its vendors anywhere in the world, including countries that may not have the same data protection laws than what is found in your country of residence. By using the Site and registering such information on it, you voluntarily consent to such transborder transfer and hosting of such information.
Data Retention Policy
BreakThroughs stores personally-identifiable information for various purposes as notified to you in this policy. For each of these different purposes, BreakThroughs only retains the personally-identifiable information for so long as it is serving its notified purpose.
All content and functionality on the Site, including text, graphics, logos, icons, and images and the selection and arrangement thereof, is the exclusive property of BreakThroughs or its licensors and is protected by U.S. and international copyright laws. All rights not expressly granted are reserved.
The trademarks, service marks, designs, and logos (collectively, the "Trademarks") displayed on the Site are the registered and unregistered Trademarks of BreakThroughs and its licensors. You agree that you will not refer to or attribute any information to BreakThroughs or its licensors in any public medium (e.g., press release, websites) for advertising or promotion purposes, or for the purpose of informing or influencing any third party and that you will not use or reproduce any Trademark of, or imply any endorsement by or relationship with, BreakThroughs or its licensors.
Use of Site Content
BreakThroughs hereby grants you a non-exclusive, non-transferable license for the term hereof to access and download, display, and print one copy of the content and functionality displayed on the Site (the "Site Content") on any single computer solely for your internal, business use, provided that you do not modify the Site Content in any way and that you retain all copyright and other proprietary notices displayed on the Site Content. You may not otherwise reproduce, modify, distribute, transmit, post, or disclose the Site Content without BreakThroughs' prior written consent.
You acknowledge and agree that BreakThroughs shall own and have the unrestricted right to use, publish, and otherwise exploit any and all information that you post or otherwise publish on the Site in postings, survey responses, and otherwise, and you hereby waive any claims against BreakThroughs for any alleged or actual infringements of any rights of privacy or publicity, moral rights, or rights of attribution in connection with BreakThroughs' use and publication of such submissions. You covenant that you shall not post or otherwise publish on the Site any materials that (a) are threatening, libelous, defamatory, or obscene; (b) would constitute, or that encourage conduct that would constitute, a criminal offense, give rise to civil liability, or otherwise violate law; (c) infringe the intellectual property, privacy, or other rights of any third parties; (d) contain a computer virus or other destructive element; (e) contain advertising; or (f) constitute or contain false or misleading statements. BreakThroughs does not and cannot review all information posted to the Site by users and is not responsible for such information. However, BreakThroughs reserves the right to refuse to post and the right to remove any information, in whole or in part, for any reason or for no reason.
Notices of Infringement and Takedown by BreakThroughs
BreakThroughs prohibits the posting of any information that infringes or violates the copyright rights and/or other intellectual property rights (including rights of privacy and publicity) of any person or entity. If you believe that your intellectual property right (or such a right that you are responsible for enforcing) is infringed by any content on the Site, please write to BreakThroughs at the address shown below, giving a written statement that contains: (a) identification of the copyrighted work and/or intellectual property right claimed to have been infringed; (b) identification of the allegedly infringing material on the Site that is requested to be removed; (c) your name, address, and daytime telephone number, and an e-mail address if available; (d) a statement that you have a good faith belief that the use of the copyrighted work and/or exercise of the intellectual property right is not authorized by the owner, its agent, or the law; (e) a statement that the information in the notification is accurate, and, under penalty of perjury, that the signatory is authorized to act on behalf of the owner of the right that is allegedly infringed; and (f) the signature of the intellectual property right owner or someone authorized on the owner's behalf to assert infringement of the right. BreakThroughs will remove any posted submission that infringes the copyright or other intellectual property right of any person under U.S. law upon receipt of such a statement (or any statement in conformance with 17 U.S.C. 512(c)(3)). U.S. law provides significant penalties for submitting such a statement falsely. Under appropriate circumstances, persons who repeatedly submit infringing or unlawful material will be prohibited from posting further submissions. BreakThroughs' contact for submission of notices under this Section is: Legal Department, BreakThroughs, Inc., 4833 Front Street, Unit B #309, Castle Rock, CO. 80104.
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Governing Law; Jurisdiction
These Terms are governed by the laws of the State of Colorado without reference to the principles of conflicts of laws thereof.