Privacy - Bearhug

Privacy Policy

General Information

We collect the e-mail addresses of those who communicate with us via e-mail, aggregate information on what pages consumers access or visit, and information volunteered by the consumer (such as survey information and/or site registrations). The information we collect is used to improve the content of our Web pages and the quality of our service, and is not shared with or sold to other organizations for commercial purposes, except to provide products or services you've requested, when we have your permission, or under the following circumstances:

  • It is necessary to share information in order to investigate, prevent, or take action regarding illegal activities, suspected fraud, situations involving potential threats to the physical safety of any person, violations of Terms of Service, or as otherwise required by law.
  • We transfer information about you if Bearhug is acquired by or merged with another company. In this event, Bearhug will notify you before information about you is transferred and becomes subject to a different privacy policy.

Information Usage

  • When you register for Bearhug we ask for information such as your name, email address, billing address, or payment information. If you come to the site to make an one-time purchase, an account is not required.
  • Bearhug uses collected information for the following general purposes: products and services provision, billing, identification and authentication, services improvement, contact, and research.

Cookies

  • A cookie is a small amount of data, which often includes an anonymous unique identifier, that is sent to your browser from a web site's computers and stored on your computer's hard drive.
  • Cookies are required to use the Bearhug service.
  • We use cookies to record current session information, but do not use permanent cookies. You are required to re-login to your Bearhug account after a certain period of time has elapsed to protect you against others accidentally accessing your account contents.

Data Storage

Bearhug uses third-party vendors and hosting partners to provide the necessary hardware, software, networking, storage, and related technology required to run the site. Although Bearhug owns the code, databases, and all rights to the Bearhug application, you retain all rights to your data.

Changes

Bearhug may periodically update this policy. We will notify you about significant changes in the way we treat personal information by sending a notice to the email address specified in your Bearhug account, or by placing a prominent notice on our site.