Bloodhound is committed to protecting your privacy. We will never sell or exchange any private customer information you provide to us without your permission. Any private information used is only to help us process and personalize requests, to help in developing awesome new features, or to improve your overall user experience with Bloodhound.
We take appropriate security measures to protect against unauthorized access to or unauthorized alteration, disclosure or destruction of data. These include internal reviews of our data collection, storage and processing practices and security measures, including appropriate encryption and physical security measures to guard against unauthorized access to systems where we store personal data.
Types of Data we Collect
We have several areas where you can submit information to us on our website and in our mobile applications, and we also have features that automatically collect information from the users of our mobile applications and visitors to our website.
To enable you to enjoy certain features of our Services, we may collect certain types of information, including personally identifiable information, during your interactions with our Services. For example, we may collect information when you:
- Use our Services;
- Sign-in to your profile using a third party service such as Facebook, Linked-In or/and Twitter, including your friends list;
- Enter information in your profile or use other community and social networking features that are part of our Services; and
- Participate in polls, contests, or other features of the Services.
We may ask you to provide certain information, which includes (but may not be limited to) your email address, birth year, gender, phone number and zip code. When you contact us by email, we retain the emails that you send to us. By providing your e-mail address to us, you are providing your permission for Bloodhound to send you updates and newsletters about various events using Bloodhound in addition to other information we deem of interest to you.
We use your information to process and personalize your requests. We also use the information for support, to develop new features, and to improve the overall quality of Bloodhound's website and mobile applications. We may also use the information to show you a history of your activity, to provide you with statistics about you or your use of our website or mobile applications, or to provide you with a better user experience. If you purchase something through Bloodhound's website or mobile application, we may also use your information to bill you and to handle billing disputes.
We will make your personally identifiable information available to other companies, websites, applications or people in the circumstances listed below.
- You provide information in the course of your use of our Services. In addition, we also make your profile available to those users who specifically request your contact information using the mobile application.
- You elect to allow us to share information at the time that you use our Services.
- When we hire or partner with third parties to provide specialized services on our behalf, such as credit card processing, data processing, customer/support services and special products or services that we choose to make available to our users.
- When we jointly offer certain features or services with third parties, such as service partners that make features available through the Services, business partners through whom we allow registered users to access Services, advertisers, or marketing companies. When you use these features or services, you grant us permission to pass your information back to that service partner. Such third parties may have different data collection, use and sharing practices than us, and you should review their applicable privacy policies.
- When we work with a third party to provide personalization to the Services through connectivity to another website or application. We may also share your information with a third party when we jointly offer a service or a feature with that third party, such as connectivity with other websites.
- If you unsubscribe for a mailing that we send to you on behalf of a third party, we may share your removal instructions with the third party so that your email address may be added to that company's list of people to whom they will not send emails directly.
- In connection with a merger with another entity, or in the event of a transfer of all or some of our assets.
- When we have a good faith belief that we are required to do so by law or in response to a law enforcement agency's request, or in a situation where disclosing your personal information is necessary to identify, contact or bring legal action against someone who may be causing injury to Bloodhound, our users or members of the public.
Please keep in mind that some of the people who may be looking at your profile or your activities on the Services may be your friends on other social networks, including Facebook. In addition, such friends may share information about you with other third parties, including their friends on other social networks.
Bloodhound is very sensitive to the issue of children’s privacy. Bloodhound's website, mobile applications, and other services are not developed for, or directed at, children. If you believe your child has provided Bloodhound with personally identifiable data and you would like to have the data removed, please contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Bloodhound operates within the boundaries of Safe Harbor laws and always under good faith with no intention to ever commit libel, slander or any intrusive, offensive or other acts against users of the Bloodhound Service
The United States Department of Commerce and the European Commission have agreed on a set of data protection principles and frequently asked questions to enable U.S. companies to satisfy the requirement under European Union law that adequate protection be given to personal information transferred from the EEA to the United States (the “U.S.-EU Safe Harbor”). The EEA also has recognized the U.S.-EU Safe Harbor as providing adequate data protection (OJ L 45, 15.2.2001, p.47). The United States Department of Commerce and the Federal Data Protection and Information Commissioner (FDPIC) of Switzerland have agreed on a similar set of principles and frequently asked questions to enable U.S. companies to satisfy the requirement under Swiss law that adequate protection be given to personal information transferred from Switzerland to the United States (the “U.S.-Swiss Safe Harbor”). Consistent with its commitment to protect personal privacy, Bloodhound adheres to the principles set forth in the U.S.-EU Safe Harbor and the U.S.-Swiss Safe Harbor (the "Safe Harbor Principles").
Questions and Concerns
If you have any questions or concerns about our privacy practices, you may contact us:
712 Bryant Street,
San Francisco, CA 94107
Last Revised: August 18, 2011
These terms apply to your access and use of our Services. These terms do not alter in any way the terms or conditions of any other agreement you may have with us. If you are using our Services on behalf of any entity, you represent and warrant that you are authorized to accept these terms on such entity’s behalf, and that such entity agrees to indemnify you and us for violations of these terms.
We reserve the right to change or modify these terms or any policy or guideline of our Services, at any time. Any changes or modification will be effective immediately upon posting of the revisions on our site, and you waive any right you may have to receive specific notice of such changes or modifications. Your continued use of our Services following the posting of changes or modifications will confirm your acceptance of such changes or modifications.
You agree to: (i) provide accurate, current and complete information about you as may be prompted by any signup, login and/or registration forms on our Services (“Registration Data”); (ii) maintain the security of your password and identification; (iii) maintain and promptly update the Registration Data, and any other information you provide to us, to keep it accurate, current and complete; and (iv) accept all risks of unauthorized access to the Registration Data and any other information you provide to us.
User Content and Interactive Areas
Our Services include interactive areas (“Interactive Areas”) in which you or other users may post, link, store, connect with others via third party services, request to be contacted or otherwise make available certain information, text and/or other materials (“User Content”). You are solely responsible for your use of the Interactive Areas and use them at your own risk. By using any Interactive Areas, you agree not to post, upload to, transmit, distribute, store, create or otherwise publish through our Services any of the following:
- User Content that is unlawful, libelous, defamatory, obscene, pornographic, harassing, threatening, invasive of privacy or publicity rights, fraudulent or otherwise objectionable (as determined in our reasonable discretion);
- User Content that would constitute, encourage or provide instructions for a criminal offense, violate the rights of any party or that would any local, state, national or international law;
- User Content that may infringe any patent, trademark, trade secret, copyright or other intellectual or proprietary right of any party. By posting any User Content, you represent and warrant that you have the lawful right to distribute and reproduce your User Content;
- User Content that impersonates any person or entity or otherwise misrepresents your affiliation with a person or entity;
- Private information of any third party including addresses, phone numbers, email addresses, Social Security numbers and similar information; and
- User Content that, in our sole judgment, is objectionable or which restricts or inhibits any other person from using or enjoying the Interactive Areas or our site.
We take no responsibility and assume no liability for any User Content posted, stored or uploaded by you or any third party, or for any loss or damage thereto, nor are we liable for any mistakes, defamation, slander, libel, omissions, falsehoods, obscenity, pornography or profanity you may encounter.
As an event organizer (conference, tradeshow or other), by using our Services you affirm that you have secured the permission and legal right to post, upload to, transmit, distribute, store, create or otherwise publish through our Services information of any kind that is owned by or of another individual or entity. You affirm that you have secured the permission and legal right for our Services to post, upload to, transmit, distribute, store, create or otherwise publish through our Services information of any kind that is owned by or of another individual or entity that you indicate through the use of our Services to be associated with you and your use of our Services.
As a provider of interactive services, we are not liable for any statements, representations, User Content or Third Party Content (as defined below) provided by users in any public forum or other Interactive Area. Although we have no obligation to screen, edit or monitor any of the User Content posted in any Interactive Area, we reserve the right, and have absolute discretion, to remove, screen or edit any User Content posted or stored on our Services at any time and for any reason without notice, and you are solely responsible for creating backup copies of and replacing, any User Content you post or store on our Services, at your sole cost and expense.
We do not own the User Content you provide to our Services, but in providing User Content to our Services, you grant us a nonexclusive, royalty-free and fully sublicensable right to use, reproduce, modify, adapt, publish, translate, create derivative works from, distribute, perform and display such User Content on or in connection with our Services.
Third Party Content
We provide third party content on our Services and provide links to sites and content of third parties (collectively the “Third Party Content”) as a service to those interested in this information. We do not control, endorse or adopt any Third Party Content and we make no representation or warranties of any kind regarding the Third Party Content.
You are granted a right to promote our trademark, logo, web address and create text hyperlinks to our Services, provided such promotions do not portray us or our services in a false, misleading, derogatory or otherwise defamatory manner and provided further that any promotional material or linking site does not contain any adult or illegal material or any material that is offensive, harassing or otherwise objectionable. This limited right may be revoked at any time.
You may not use, frame or utilize framing techniques to enclose any Bloodhound trademark, logo or other proprietary information, including the images found at our site, the content of any text or the layout/design of any page or form contained on a page on our site without our express written consent.
We make no claim or representation regarding, and accept no responsibility for, the quality, content, nature or reliability of third-party sites accessible by hyperlink from our Services or sites linking to our Services.
Advertisements and Promotions; Third Party Products and Servers
We may run advertisements and promotions from third parties through our Services or may otherwise provide information about or links to third-party products or services on our Services. Your business dealings or correspondence with or participation in promotions of such third parties, and any terms, conditions, warranties or representations associated with such dealings or promotions, are solely between you and such third party. We are not responsible or liable for any loss or damage of any sort incurred as the result of any such dealings or promotions or as the result of the presence of such non-Bloodhound advertisers or third party information on our Services.
Copy and Limited License
Unless otherwise indicated on our Services, our Services and all content and other materials on our Services, including, but not limited to, our logo and all designs, text, graphics, pictures, information, data, software and the selection and arrangement thereof (collectively, the “Service Materials”) are our proprietary property or our licensors or users and are protected by U.S. and international copyright laws.
You are granted a limited, non-sublicensable license to access and use our Services and electronically copy, (except where prohibited without a license) and print to hard copy portions of the Site Materials (except Third Party Content) for your informational, non-commercial and personal use only. The license is subject to these terms and does not include: (i) any resale or commercial use of the Services or the Service Materials therein; (ii) the distribution, public performance or public display of any Site Materials; (iii) modifying or otherwise making any derivative uses of our Services and the Site Materials (or any portion thereof); (iv) use of any data mining, robots or similar data gathering or extraction methods; (v) downloading (other than the page caching) of any portion of our Services, the Site Materials or any information contained therein, except as expressly permitted on our Services; or (vi) any use of our site or the Site Materials other than for its intended purpose. Any use of our Services or the Site Materials other than as specifically authorized in these terms, without the our prior written permission, is strictly prohibited and will terminate the license granted in these terms. Such unauthorized use may also violate applicable laws including, but not limited to, copyright and trademark laws and applicable communications regulations and statutes. Unless explicitly stated herein, nothing in these terms will be construed as conferring any license to intellectual property rights, whether by estoppel, implication or otherwise. This license is revocable at any time.
You agree, at your sole expense, to defend, indemnify and hold us, our independent contractors, service providers and consultants, and their respective directors, employees and agents, harmless from and against any and all actual or threatened suits, actions, proceedings (at law or in equity), claims, damages, payments, deficiencies, fines, judgments, settlements, liabilities, losses, costs and expenses (including, but not limited to, reasonable attorney fees, costs, penalties, interest and disbursements) caused by, arising out of, resulting from, attributable to or in any way incidental to: (i) your use of our Services, the Site Materials, and/or the Interactive Areas; (ii) your conduct; (iii) your violation of these terms or your violation of the rights of any third party; or (iv) any User Content.
UNLESS OTHERWISE EXPRESSLY SET FORTH IN WRITING, OUR SITE, THE SITE MATERIALS, THE THIRD PARTY CONTENT, THE USER CONTENT, ANY HYPERLINKS, OUR SERVICES AND ANY OTHER SERVICES AND/OR CONTENT INCLUDED ON OR OTHERWISE MADE AVAILABLE TO YOU THROUGH OUR SITE (COLLECTIVELY, “BLOODHOUND CONTENT/SERVICES”) ARE PROVIDED TO YOU ON AN AS IS OR AS AVAILABLE BASIS WITHOUT ANY REPRESENTATIONS OR WARRANTIES OR CONDITIONS OF ANY KIND. WE DO NOT WARRANT THAT ANY BLOODHOUND CONTENT/SERVICES ARE FREE OF VIRUSES OR OTHER HARMFUL COMPONENTS. WE MAKE NO REPRESENTATIONS OR WARRANTIES WITH RESPECT TO THE AVAILABILITY, RELIABILITY OR SECURITY OF ANY BLOODHOUND CONTENT/SERVICES. UNLESS OTHERWISE EXPRESSLY SET FORTH IN WRITING, WE DISCLAIM ANY AND ALL OTHER WARRANTIES AND REPRESENTATIONS (EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, ORAL OR WRITTEN) WITH RESPECT TO ALL BLOODHOUND CONTENT/SERVICES WHETHER ALLEGED TO ARISE BY OPERATION OF LAW, BY REASON OF CUSTOM OR USAGE IN THE TRADE, BY COURSE OF DEALING OR OTHERWISE INCLUDING: (I) ANY AND ALL WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY; (II) ANY AND ALL WARRANTIES OF FITNESS OR SUITABILITY FOR ANY PURPOSE (WHETHER OR NOT WE KNEW, HAVE REASON TO KNOW, HAVE BEEN ADVISED, OR ARE OTHERWISE AWARE OF ANY SUCH PURPOSE); AND (III) ANY AND ALL WARRANTIES OF NONINFRINGEMENT OR CONDITION OF TITLE.
Limitation of Liability
IN NO EVENT WILL WE BE LIABLE TO YOU OR ANY THIRD PARTY FOR LOSS OF REVENUE, LOSS OF PROFITS OR ANY SPECIAL, INDIRECT, INCIDENTAL, EXEMPLARY OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES OF ANY KIND ARISING OUT OF OR IN CONNECTION WITH THE BLOODHOUND CONTENT/SERVICES, YOUR CONDUCT OR THE CONDUCT OF ANY OTHER USERS (including, BUT NOT LIMITED TO, bodily injury, emotional distress, any other damages resulting from communications WITH OTHER USERS AND/OR ANY DAMAGES CAUSED BY OR RESULTING FROM RELIANCE BY USER ON ANY INFORMATION OBTAINED FROM US, VIA OUR SITE OR THAT RESULTS FROM MISTAKES, OMISSIONS, INTERRUPTIONS, DEFECTS, VIRUSES, DELAYS IN OPERATION OR UNAUTHORIZED ACCESS TO OUR SERVICES), REGARDLESS OF THE FORM OF ACTION, WHETHER IN CONTRACT, TORT, STRICT LIABILITY OR OTHERWISE, EVEN IF WE HAVE BEEN ADVISED OF THE POSSIBILITY OF SUCH DAMAGES OR ARE AWARE OF THE POSSIBILITY OF SUCH DAMAGES.
IN NO EVENT WILL OUR TOTAL CUMULATIVE LIABILITY TO YOU OR ANY THIRD PARTY ARISING OUT OF OR IN CONNECTION WITH THE BLOODHOUND CONTENT/SERVICES, YOUR CONDUCT OR THE CONDUCT OF ANY OTHER USERS (including, BUT NOT LIMITED TO, bodily injury, emotional distress, any other damages resulting from communications WITH OTHER USERS AND/OR ANY DAMAGES CAUSED BY OR RESULTING FROM RELIANCE BY USER ON ANY INFORMATION OBTAINED FROM USE VIA OUR SITE OR THAT RESULT FROM MISTAKES, OMISSIONS, INTERRUPTIONS, DEFECTS, VIRUSES, DELAYS IN OPERATION OR UNAUTHORIZED ACCESS TO OUR SERVICES) EXCEED THE AGGREGATE OF THE NET AMOUNTS RECEIVED BY US FROM YOU.
If you believe that anything on our site infringes upon any copyright which you own or control you may file a notification of such infringement with our Designated Agent as set forth below.
Name of Agent Designated to receive notification of claimed infringement: Anthony Krumeich
Full address of Designated Agent to which notification should be sent: 712 Bryant Street Unit 6, San Francisco, CA 94107
Telephone Number of Designated Agent: 1-800-975-6878
Facsimile Number of Designated Agent: (415) 624-3089
E-Mail Address of Designated Agent:email@example.com
Please see 17 U.S.C. section 512(c)(3) for the requirements of a proper notification. You should note that if you knowingly misrepresent in your notification that the material or activity is infringing, you will be liable for any damages including, but not limited to, costs and attorneys’ fees, incurred by us or the alleged infringer as the result of our relying upon such misrepresentation in removing or disabling access to the material or activity claimed to be infringing.
Applicable Law and Venue
These terms and your use of our Services will be governed by and construed in accordance with the laws of the State of California, applicable to agreements made and to be entirely performed within the State of California, without resort to its conflict of law provisions. You agree that any action at law or in equity arising out of or relating to these terms will be filed only in the state and federal courts located in Santa Francisco County, California and you hereby irrevocably and unconditionally consent and submit to the exclusive jurisdiction of such courts over any suit, action or proceeding arising out of these terms.
We have the right, without notice and in its sole discretion, to terminate your license to use our site, and to block or prevent your future access to and use of our site.
Questions & Contact Information
Questions or comments about our Services may be directed to us at the email address firstname.lastname@example.org or by calling us at 1-800-975-6878.