Effective Date: June 16, 2016
Personal Information Collected
When you use our Services, you voluntarily share certain personal information with us such as your name, e-mail address, address, telephone number, and with your prior permission, certain information gathered when you connect through Social Networks. More Info
Tracking Technologies (Cookies, etc.)
We use tracking technologies such as cookies and other similar technologies to measure usage and provide information that will be of most interest to you. More Info
We may collect additional information from you if you access our Services through a mobile device (e.g. unique device identifier, regional location, device’s operating system, mobile carrier). More Info
Use and Sharing of Information
By using our Services you agree that we may share your personal information and other information we collect with our marketing partners, affiliated companies, our service providers, mobile carriers, Social Networks, legal and law enforcement, and others if there is a change of control. More Info
Your Choices and Opt-Out
You can opt out of receiving promotional messages by following the instructions in the message or contacting us. More info
Your California Privacy Rights
If you are a California resident, you may have additional rights. More Info
1. GENERAL STATEMENT
2. INFORMATION WE COLLECT
Information You Provide to Us
You can browse our Services without telling us who you are or revealing any personal information. However, we collect personal information you provide when you sign up for our Services, interact with Services or other users, or use various features of our Services. For example, when you contact us, you choose to give us your personal information, such as your name, email address, phone number, and mailing address or zip code, and are not anonymous to us.
Information from Social Networks
Surveys and Promotions
From time-to-time we may request information from you and other users via surveys, contests sweepstakes or other promotions. Participation is voluntary. Information collected from you may be used as set forth in this policy and as set forth in the applicable terms or official rules. Survey information will be used for the purpose(s) of the survey.
Mobile Device Information
If you’re using a mobile device to access our Services, we may collect your unique device identifier, device’s operating system, mobile carrier, or location. Depending on the platform you use to access our Services (e.g., Apple iOS, Google, Android, Windows, etc.), you may be able to control from within the settings on your mobile device whether location data is collected.
We collect your location information from your IP address or zip code. We may also collect location information from you if you access Services through a mobile device if you permit this information to be shared.
Information from Other Sources
The information we collect may be combined with information from outside records (e.g., demographic information, navigation information, additional contact information) that we have acquired in accordance with the law.
3. INFORMATION COLLECTED THROUGH TRACKING TECHNOLOGIES
- Operationally Necessary. We may use tracking technologies required for system administration, to prevent fraudulent activity or improve security. We may also collect user names and password information from you when you log in, as well as computer and/or connection information.
- Functionality-Related. We may use tracking technologies to tell us, for example, whether you have visited the Services before or if you are a new visitor and to help us identify the features in which you may have the greatest interest.
- Targeting-Related. We may use tracking technologies to deliver content based on how you interact with our content, as well as to track the content you access.
Some features of our Services are only available through the use of tracking technologies. Our goal is to collect and use only that information that we think is required for our legitimate business interests, in order to better understand your interests and improve your experience of using the Services. For a list of the tracking technologies we use click here.
Third Party Tracking
You may encounter tracking technologies/cookies from our third party service providers that we have allowed on our Services who assist us with various aspects of our operations and Services. You may find out more information about these third parties and their practices and your choices for data collection by clicking here.
4. HOW WE USE AND SHARE YOUR INFORMATION
Use of Information by Us
We may use and share regional location in order to provide relevant content and advertising based on your location. Information gathered from your use of the Services may be combined with information from third-party sources to identify your location by state and region. If you enable location services for our Services, we may collect regional location data periodically as you use or leave open our Services.
Analyze and Aggregate Information
We use aggregate information about our users to analyze our Services and user behavior and prepare reports which we may share with third parties.
Offers and Promotional Messages
We may also use your mailing or email address to send you updates and communications about our Services or other messages, such as newsletters, changes to features of the Services, or special offers. You will be given the opportunity, in any promotional email that we send to you to opt out of receiving such messages in the future. We may also share your email address and information you provide us with third party marketers who we think can offer products, services or content of interest to you. For more information on your choice and opt-out options, see Section 6 Choice and Opt Out below.
Legal Matters; Safety
We may, without your consent, access and disclose your information, any communications sent or received by you, and any other information that we may have about you as may be permitted or required by law (including, but not limited to, court order or subpoena), or to prevent or investigate suspected fraud, violations of our Terms, or activity that appears to us to be illegal or may expose us to legal liability. Additionally, we may disclose your information in situations that we believe may involve potential threats to the physical safety of any person or property.
Sale or Transfer of Business or Assets
If Buffalo Lodging or an affiliated company, in whole or in part, is sold or disposed of as a going concern, whether by merger, sale of assets or otherwise, or in the event of an insolvency, bankruptcy or receivership, information of our users may be one of the assets sold or merged in connection with that transaction. Information about our users may also need to be disclosed in connection with a commercial transaction where we or any one of our businesses are seeking financing, investment, and support or funding.
We may send you notices from time to time including confirmations or Service-related or administrative announcements, for instance, if our Service is temporarily suspended for maintenance, or the delivery of a Service is delayed, or there are policy changes. You may not opt-out of receiving these communications, which are not promotional in nature.
5. ACCESSING AND CHANGING YOUR PERSONAL INFORMATION
6. CHOICE AND OPT OUT
Opting Out of Promotional Messages
You may choose not to receive our promotional communications or you may opt out of our sharing your personal information with third parties for marketing purposes. To opt out of promotional communications, simply click the unsubscribe link in the footer of any e-mail or newsletter and follow the unsubscribe instructions. You may also contact us as set forth in Section 8 below. It may take up to 10 days for us to process an opt-out request.
Timing and Third Parties
We will endeavor to comply with your requests as soon as reasonably possible but note that changes requested of us may not be effective immediately. Unless required by law, we are not responsible for informing third parties with whom we have already shared your information of any changes requested pursuant to this section, or for removing information from or causing information to be removed from the databases or records of such entities.
Your California Privacy Rights
California Civil Code Section 1798.83, known as the “Shine the Light” law, permits California residents to request and obtain a list of what personal information (if any) we disclosed to third parties for direct marketing purposes in the preceding calendar year and the names and addresses of those third parties. To make such a request, please contact us at 3000 Davenport Avenue, Suite 101 Canton, MA 02021 . For all requests, you must put the statement “Your California Privacy Rights” in the body of your request, as well as your name, street address, city, state, and zip code. In the body of your request, please provide enough information for us to determine if this applies to you. You need to attest to the fact that you are a California resident and provide a current California address for our response. Please note that we will not accept requests via the telephone, mail, or by facsimile, and we are not responsible for notices that are not labeled or sent properly, or that do not have complete information.
7. IMPORTANT DISCLOSURES AND PRACTICES
Storage and Retention
Links to Other Sites
We implement reasonable security measures to protect against the loss, misuse and alteration of information under our control. However, despite our efforts, no system can completely guaranty that there will never be unauthorized access to your information, and your use of our Services indicates that you are willing to assume this risk.
A Note to International Users
The Services are directed to a general audience. We do not knowingly collect personal information from individuals under 18 years of age and if we obtain actual knowledge that a user is under 18 years of age, we will take steps to remove that user’s personal information from our systems.
8. CONTACTING US
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