Last Revised Oct 12, 2021
Users of the sites and applications that are part of the Site may be able to adjust the manner or amount of information that is publicly disclosed or shared with third parties by adjusting privacy settings (the "Privacy Settings") within those sites or applications. These include, without limitation:
- For the BrideGenie.com (both desktop and mobile) Web sites and the BrideGenie mobile application, collectively with the "b$g Properties").
NOTIFICATION OF CHANGES
INFORMATION WE GATHER
Registration and Account Information
Online Surveys, Contests and Advertising
BrideGenie reserves the right to retain any and all information submitted by Users through use of the Site, including but not limited to reviews, public profile information, information submitted to surveys (created by us or any other third party), personal messages sent through the Site, and posts to message boards or forums. We may supplement Personal Information you provide us with additional information purchased from third parties for marketing purposes.
Automatically Gathered Information
Email to Friends Feature and Referral Program
BrideGenie lets Bride Users easily allows you to invite friends/affiliates via email. BrideGenie also offers the ability to send friends/affiliates emails to BrideGenie. If you choose to use either feature, we will use your email address to copy you on the message or to send on the email your behalf, and you hereby grant permission for such use.
As part of registration, you may set up a Profile describing yourself, your wedding (My Profile). This profile will not be publicly available as a default. Other sites and mobile applications that are part of the Site may have separate Privacy Settings. If you change your Privacy Settings, some information that was previously public and that you change to a private setting may remain cached and publicly available temporarily or indefinitely by search engines and others who archive publicly available content.
We may collect and store information about your use of the Site, such as the terms that you search for, the pages or screens that you view, and the activities that you conduct on or using the Site, including which vendors you review, list as favorites or booked or call or contact using the Site and how you conduct those activities (collectively, "Site Activity"). Site Activity may include actions that we are able to collect or infer using automatically Gathered Information.
HOW WE USE AND DISCLOSE INFORMATION
Site Transactions and Administration
We may use your information (including Personal Information and Automatically Gathered Information) for our own internal purposes, including but not limited to contacting you via email or telephone to inform you about updates to our Services and providing you with information relating to e-commerce transactions that you conduct on the Site. We also reserve the right to disclose your information as described in the paragraphs below.
The BrideGenie Community
Publicly Disclosed Information
BrideGenie Vendor Catalog
Co-Branded or Partnered Services
BrideGenie may disclose information about you if we believe in good faith that such disclosure is necessary to (a) comply with relevant laws or legitimate legal process or law enforcement instructions, investigations and orders, including subpoenas or warrants served on us; or (b) protect or defend the rights, property, privacy or safety of BrideGenie, our affiliates, you or others.
We may create Anonymous Information records from Personal Information by excluding information (such as names) that makes the information personally identifiable to you. We may use this Anonymous Information for any purpose including to analyze inquiry, request and usage patterns so that we may enhance Services and the Site. We reserve the right to use and disclose Anonymous Information to third parties in our discretion. "Anonymous Information" means information that is not associated with or linked to your Personal Information.
Comments Submitted by Users
BrideGenie constantly seeks to improve the quality of the services we provide and the User experience on the Site. We value your input and encourage you to help us expand and make improvements to the Site by providing us with any thoughts or comments you might have regarding our services or the operation of the Site ("Suggestions"). All ideas, suggestions comments and proposals you send to BrideGenie (collectively, "Submissions") are non-confidential and shall become the sole property of BrideGenie. BrideGenie shall own all rights therein, including all intellectual property rights. BrideGenie shall be entitled to use and/or disseminate the Submissions in any manner and for any purpose whatsoever, commercial or otherwise, without compensation or credit to you.
We may share information from or about Bride Users who use the Site with BrideGenie vendors, including Personal Information and Site Activity. You are able to make some modifications to the types of information shared with vendors by using the WW Privacy Settings.
We will use commercially reasonable methods to keep Personal Information securely in our files and systems. Our Payment System is operated using secure Internet connections, using SSL (Secure Sockets Layer) encryption, to help protect your financial data. Please note that with current technology, the security of your data as it travels over the Internet or as it resides in any storage system cannot be guaranteed to be completely secure.
BrideGenie Web sites are designed and intended for use by adults. We do not intentionally gather Personal Information about persons who are under the age of 18.
TERMINATING YOUR MEMBERSHIP/ACCOUNT
We save your Personal Information until your membership with us is terminated and you unsubscribe to email notifications. To terminate your membership, contact Customer Service at help@BrideGenie.com. If you terminate your membership, your Personal/Profile Information cannot be recovered. You may continue to receive email communications for a short period of time until we have updated all of our databases. After termination of your membership, your Personal Information may remain on our archived database and records. Notwithstanding the above, we will maintain information on Users who have been removed for violating our Membership Agreement, and we will maintain email addresses in our unsubscribe lists.
Right to Erasure (Right to Be Forgotten)
You can ask us to erase or delete all or some of your personal data. Information may be deleted from our system upon request to help@BrideGenie.com. We undertake to perform the deletion within one month (30 calendar days) and will send you a confirmation once the information has been deleted. Wherever possible, we will aim to complete the request in advance of the deadline.