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Website Visitors

Bring It Local uses a self-hosted open source application - Piwik - to collect it's site usage data. We don't share that information with any third parties.

You can opt out of any tracking by piwik when you visit Bring It Local by using this link:

Your privacy is critically important to us. At Bring It Local we have a few fundamental principles:

  • We don't ask you for personal information unless we truly need it. (We can't stand services that ask you for things like your gender or income level for no apparent reason.)
  • We don't share your personal information with anyone except to comply with the law, develop our products, or protect our rights.
  • We don't store personal information on our servers unless required for the on-going operation of one of our services.

Below is our privacy policy which incorporates these goals:Creative Commons License (Note, this privacy policy is available under a Creative Commons Sharealike license, which means you're more than welcome to steal it and repurpose it for your own use. Bring It Local believes in Open Source and information sharing whenever possible. We would like to thank the folks at Automattic and Wordpress for making this original document available for general use. If you use this just make sure to replace references to us with ones to you, and Automattic would appreciate a link to WordPress.com somewhere on your site. They spent a lot of money and time on the below, and other people shouldn't need to do the same.)

If you have questions about accessing or correcting your personal data please contact us.

It is Bring It Local's policy to respect your privacy regarding any information we may collect while operating our website.

Like most website operators, Bring It Local collects non-personally-identifying information of the sort that web browsers and servers typically make available, such as the browser type, language preference, referring site, and the date and time of each visitor request. Bring It Local's purpose in collecting non-personally identifying information is to better understand how Bring It Local's visitors use its website. From time to time, Bring It Local may release non-personally-identifying information in the aggregate, e.g., by publishing a report on trends in the usage of its website.

Bring It Local also collects potentially personally-identifying information like Internet Protocol (IP) addresses for logged in users. Bring It Local only discloses logged in user IP addresses under the same circumstances that it uses and discloses personally-identifying information as described below.

Gathering of Personally-Identifying Information

Bring It Local collects such information only insofar as is necessary or appropriate to fulfill the purpose of the visitor's interaction with Bring It Local. Bring It Local does not disclose personally-identifying information other than as described below. And visitors can always refuse to supply personally-identifying information, with the caveat that it may prevent them from engaging in certain website-related activities.

Aggregated Statistics

Bring It Local may collect statistics about the behavior of visitors to its website. For instance, Bring It Local may identify and monitor usage of the most popular pages on the site. Bring It Local may display this information publicly or provide it to others. However, Bring It Local does not disclose personally-identifying information other than as described below.

Protection of Certain Personally-Identifying Information

Bring It Local discloses potentially personally-identifying and personally-identifying information only to those of its employees, contractors and affiliated organizations that (i) need to know that information in order to process it on Bring It Local's behalf or to provide services available on the Bring It Local website, and (ii) that have agreed not to disclose it to others. Some of those employees, contractors and affiliated organizations may be located outside of your home country; by using Bring It Local, you consent to the transfer of such information to them. Bring It Local will not rent or sell potentially personally-identifying and personally-identifying information to anyone. Other than to its employees, contractors and affiliated organizations, as described above, Bring It Local discloses potentially personally-identifying and personally-identifying information only when required to do so by law, or when Bring It Local believes in good faith that disclosure is reasonably necessary to protect the property or rights of Bring It Local, third parties or the public at large. If you are a registered user of the Bring It Local website and have supplied your email address, Bring It Local may occasionally send you an email to tell you about new features, solicit your feedback, or just keep you up to date with what's going on with Bring It Local . We expect to keep this type of email to a minimum. If you send us a request (for example via a support email or via one of our feedback mechanisms), we reserve the right to publish it in order to help us clarify or respond to your request or to help us support other users. Bring It Local takes all measures reasonably necessary to protect against the unauthorized access, use, alteration or destruction of potentially personally-identifying and personally-identifying information.

Cookies

A cookie is a string of information that a website stores on a visitor's computer, and that the visitor's browser provides to the website each time the visitor returns. Bring It Local uses cookies for two specific puposes: to record the user's language preference and to record their chosen community campaign that they support. Bring It Local visitors who do not wish to have cookies placed on their computers should set their browsers to refuse cookies before using the Bring It Local website, with the drawback that certain features of Bring It Local may not function properly without the aid of cookies.

Privacy Policy Changes

Although most changes are likely to be minor, Bring It Local may change its Privacy Policy from time to time, and in Bring It Local's sole discretion. Bring It Local encourages visitors to frequently check this page for any changes to its Privacy Policy. Your continued use of this site after any change in this Privacy Policy will constitute your acceptance of such change.