BFRepublic.com can be accessed without entering any personal information. However, certain functions may require you to provide personal information such as your email address, and other similar information that can be used to identify you (collectively, "Personal Information").
We collect certain standard information that your browser sends to every website. This includes such items as your IP address, browser type, capabilities and language. This information may also include your operating system, the date and time you access the site and the website from which you linked to our website. Please note that this information does not get linked to your Personal Information.
We may also collect information that pertains to your visit to including: the links you click, which pages you view, the materials you access and other actions taken within the website.
We may use any personal information supplied by you for several purposes including: sales generation, marketing, legal compliance as well as general information gathering and other similar uses.
Your Personal Information may be used to ensure compliance with BFRepublic.com's policies and applicable law. As a means of determining how to offer you a more consistent experience with BFRepublic.com, we may combine information collected through the website with information we collect by other means. We are always looking for ways to improve the website and your experience with it. We may use your Personal Information as part of this process by helping eliminate the need to repeatedly enter the same information or by customizing your website experience to your particular location, preference or interests.
For the most part, if you have chosen to receive communications from us by email you may opt out of receiving such communications simply follow the instructions for doing so included in the emails. However, we reserve the right to send you certain communications relating to the website without offering you the opportunity to opt-out from receiving them. Such communications typically include: service announcements or similar administrative or transactional messages. BFRepublic.com offers the ability to email certain page information to a friend or other third party. If you choose to use this functionality, your name, email address and any message you are allowed to include will be visible to the recipient of the email. This functionality is prohibited for any unlawful purpose, including any harassment or threats. Information collected through said functionality shall be used in accordance with this Statement.
From time to time, we may collect and share with others general, non-personal, statistical information about the use of BFRepublic.com. This information may be used to illustrate or quantify the use of the website to our existing or potential business partners, clients or other third parties, or in response to a government request. Please be aware that this aggregate data will in no way personally identify you or any other visitors to BFRepublic.com.
Cookies are small text files that websites save to your hard disk or to your browser's memory to facilitate functions of the website. As a way of understanding how the website is being used (including analysis of the effectiveness of online advertising), cookies may track the number of visitors to the website. Cookies may also store information that you provide such as your preferences as well as technical information useful for your interactions with the site.
BFRepublic.com may use session cookies (cookies that are deleted when your browser session ends) and/or persistent cookies to facilitate your use of the website (particularly in connection with searches). The cookies used exist to store information useful in helping analyze and facilitate the function of the session.
Please remember you have the ability to accept or decline cookies. Most Internet browsers automatically accept cookies, but you can usually modify your browser settings to decline cookies or to notify you when a cookie is being placed on your computer. If you choose to decline cookies, you may not be able to fully experience the features of this or other websites.
BFRepublic.com may also contain web beacons. These are electronic images (sometimes called pixel tags, internet tags, clear GIFs, or single-pixel GIFs) that allow us to count the number of users who have visited those pages. Web beacons may be included in promotional email messages or newsletters in order to determine whether messages have been opened and/or acted upon. BFRepublic.com may also use IP Address Logs to ascertain and record the location of your computer on the Internet.
Except as described below, BFRepublic.com will not share your Personal Information without your permission. BFRepublic.com may make your Personal Information available to our parent or other affiliated companies, or to other third parties who have products or services that are deemed to be of interest to you. Please note that any Personal Information that is made available to parent or affiliated companies through BFRepublic.com will hereafter be in their possession and subject to their privacy policies and practices, which may differ from ours. BFRepublic.com may on occasion contract with outside companies to provide services on our behalf, such as (but not limited to): marketing services and hosting services. These companies are supplied only the elements of your Personal Information they need to deliver those services. These companies and their employees are prohibited from using that Personal Information for any other purpose.
As a going concern, BFRepublic.com may sell, buy, merge or otherwise reorganize its own or other businesses. Such a transaction may involve the disclosure of personal and other information to prospective or actual purchasers, or receiving it from sellers. In the event that BFRepublic.com and all of its assets are acquired in such a transaction, customer Personal Information would be one of the transferred assets.
BFRepublic.com may disclose Personal Information if required to do so by law or in the belief that such actions are necessary to comply with legal requirements or with legal process served on us, to protect and defend our rights or property, or in urgent circumstances to protect the personal safety of any individual.
BFRepublic.com is not intended for use by children (those under 18 years of age) and cannot be held responsible for information unknowingly collected on a minor. No information should be submitted to or posted by visitors younger than 18 years old.
BFRepublic.com may contain links to other websites. While we strive to link only to sites that share our standards with regard to privacy, we are not responsible for the content, security, or privacy practices employed by other websites.