Privacy Policy

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This Privacy Policy governs the information we collect from this Website. This Privacy Policy is incorporated into the Website Terms of Use.

By accessing the Website, you will be deemed to have agreed to the Privacy Policy and the Terms of Use.

This Privacy Policy does not cover any content you post onto the Website including published testimonials and such content (unless its visibility is restricted by you in your Profile Privacy Settings) becomes published content and is not considered personal information subject to this Privacy Policy.

Information We Collect
We only collect information that we consider necessary to provide you with smooth and efficient service through the Website. You may decline to submit personal information through the Website, in which case we may not be able to provide certain services to you.

Disclosure of Your Information
We NEVER give or sell any Member’s personal information to any third party.

Information You Provide
Freebies. We may offer visitors free products and resources. We will require your name/alias and an email address to send these products to you.

Purchasing a Digital Contract Only. All purchases from the Website are discreet. No other person will ever know that you’ve bought anything from us. When purchasing a digital Contract, our system will ask you for a name and email address. You do not need to provide your real names. You may use pseudonyms (pen names) like “Master X” or “pet”. These details remain in our backend system but will never be displayed on the website publicly or anywhere else.

Purchasing a Contract Book. Your book is packed discreetly in plain packaging and sent to the shipping address you provide to us. To send you a physical Contract book, we will need your name, postal address (this can be a PO Box but sorry, no Military addresses) and phone number.

When Contacting Us. You may use the Contact us form to send us messages over the Website. We will need your name (you may use a pseudonym or pen name) and your email address. These will never be displayed publicly.

All information is obtained by visitors voluntarily submitting such information to us. We do not send unsolicited emails (we hate spam too).

When Will We Contact You?

We will only use your personal information for the following:

(1) to confirm your email address;

(2) if you make a purchase or opt in to receive a free promotional product/service from us, to deliver such product/service;

(3) to provide you with information regarding your use of the webiste or our products/services;

(4) for the purposes of content improvement and feecback;

(5) we may periodically ask you to participate in surveys in order to help us improve our products/services;

(6) you enable us to provide you with inforjmation on products, content and services that may be of interest to you, including related third party offers that we may send you;

(7) we may use your name/pseudonym to eprsonalize your experience;

(8) by submitting your email address on this website, you agree to receive email from us.

Please note we only contact persons who have authorized us to contact them, whether this was through the website directly or through a third party.

You will have a chance to unsubscribe from our email lists in your account Settings or by clicking on the “Manage Subscriptions” link or other unsubscribe option at the bottom of the respective email.

Access To Your Personal Information.
On checkout, you have the option of creating an account. If you create an account, you will have access to view and change the personal information we have collected from you. You may change any information other than your Username. If you do not create an account, you will not have access to view the personal information we have collected from you. To delete or change the name or email address pertaining to your order, you will need to contact us via the Contact us form or via email at: admin@bdsmcontracts.org.

Your Opt-Out Rights
You may opt-out of receiving communications from us by not submitting your information. We also allow you to remove your information from our marketing lists. If you remove your information from our marketing lists it will no longer be used by us to send promotional correspondence to you. You can remove your information from our marketing lists by clicking on the Manage Subscriptions” link at the bottom of every email we send you or by sending your request, in writing, via email to: admin@bdsmcontracts.org.

Information We Do Not Collect
Children. You must be at least 18 years of age or the age of majority in your jurisdiction, whichever is older (the “Age of Majority”) to use the Service. We do not knowingly collect personal information about children. All users of our Service have represented to us that they are 18 years of age or older. If you believe that we have information from or about anyone under the age of majority, please notify us by email at admin@bdsmcontracts.org. If we learn that personal information of persons younger than the age of majority has been collected on our Website, we will take the appropriate steps to delete this information.

Credit card details. All payments are made via our third party payment processors including PayPal. We never collect any credit card details from you. To view how your credit card details are handled, visit the privacy policy of the relevant payment processor.

Social Security Number. We do not ask for or require your social security number to use any of our services or to access any part of our website.

Our use of your Personal Information
You hereby authorise us to use your personal information to improve our marketing and promotional efforts, to analyse the Website usage, to improve the Website software, layout, content and products and services. Unless otherwise stated, we will only use such personal information on a collective, not individualised, basis.

If you submit your email address, you also authorize us to use same for custom audience targeting on sites like Facebook, where we display custom advertising to specific people who have opted-in to receive communications from us.

Deleting Your Personal Information

If you wish to delete your account or order information, please email us at admin@bdsmcontracts.org. Please note we never display such information publicly on our Website.

Information We Track

Log Files
Like many other Web sites, we make use of log files. The information inside the log files includes internet protocol ( IP ) addresses, type of browser, Internet Service Provider ( ISP ), date/time stamp, referring/exit pages, and number of clicks to analyze trends, administer the site, track user’s movement around the site, and gather demographic information. IP addresses, and other such information are not linked to any information that is personally identifiable.

Cookies and Web Beacons
We use cookies to store information about visitors preferences, record user-specific information on which pages the user access or visit, customize Web page content based on visitors browser type or other information that the visitor sends via their browser.

Some of our advertising partners may use cookies and web beacons on our site. Our advertising partners include ….nil.

These third-party ad servers or ad networks use technology to the advertisements and links that appear on the Website send directly to your browsers. They automatically receive your IP address when this occurs. Other technologies (such as cookies, JavaScript, or Web Beacons ) may also be used by the third-party ad networks to measure the effectiveness of their advertisements and / or to personalize the advertising content that you see.

We have no access to or control over these cookies that are used by third-party advertisers.

You should consult the respective privacy policies of these third-party ad servers for more detailed information on their practices as well as for instructions about how to opt-out of certain practices. Our privacy policy does not apply to, and we cannot control the activities of, such other advertisers or web sites.

If you wish to disable cookies, you may do so through your individual browser options. More detailed information about cookie management with specific web browsers can be found at the browsers’ respective websites.

Disclaimer
We cannot and do not guarantee that all of your private communications and Personal Information will not be disclosed in ways other than outlined in this Privacy Policy, due to technical limitations. By providing or transmitting any information to or through the Website, including Personal Information, you do so at your own risk. You acknowledge that third parties may unlawfully access your Personal Information or intercept or access transmissions or private communications from the Website and thus your Personal Information and private communications may not always remain private. You hereby indemnify and forever hold us harmless from and against third parties unlawfully obtaining your Personal Information or intercepting your private communications from the Website.

Disclosure for Legal Reasons
We cooperate with law enforcement inquiries and will disclose your Personal Information as permitted or required by law in connection with any investigation of fraud, intellectual property infringements, piracy or any other illegal activity. You hereby authorise us to disclose your Personal Information for the above purposes.

We reserve the right to monitor and disclose user communications including your Personal Information and any contents of your private communications made through the Website that we believe, in good faith, is appropriate or necessary to ensure your compliance with our Terms of Service, take precautions against liability, to investigate and defend ourselves against any third-party claims or allegations, to assist government enforcement agencies, to protect the security or integrity of the Website, and to protect our rights, property, personal safety, or the rights, property, personal safety, or interests of our users, customers, Related Parties or the public.

International Users
The Website is operated from Australia. Whilst international users may access and use the Service from the United States, Canada, European Union, Asia or any other region with laws or regulations governing personal data collection, use, and disclosure, that differ from Australian laws, please be advised that through continued use of the Website, which is governed by Australian law, this Privacy Policy, and our Terms of Service, you are transferring your personal information to Australia and you consent to that transfer.

Sale, Merger or Bankruptcy
If there is a sale, merger, acquisition or any other change of control of the Website, we reserve the right to transfer or assign the information we have collected from you as part of such change subject always to the terms of this Privacy Policy. If we go into bankruptcy, insolvency or receivership, or if any law is applied against us for the benefit of creditors, we may not be able to control how your personal information is treated, used or transferred.

Amendments
We may amend this Privacy Policy at any time. Your continued use of the Service constitutes your agreement to this Privacy Policy and any future amendments. Please revisit this page to keep up to date with any changes.

If we make an amendment which materially changes our ability to use or disclose personal information you have already provided to us, we will attempt to obtain your consent before implementing such amendment with respect to such information.

Interpretation
In this Privacy Policy the following words will have the following meanings:-

– ‘Personal Information’ means any personal information including but not limited to name, address, email address, contact details and usage information.
– ‘Website’ means the website under the domain name bdsmcontracts.org.
– ‘You’ and ‘Users’ includes Members and any persons accessing the Website.
– ‘Related Parties’ includes our related entities, companies, officers, directors, employees, agents, affiliates, resellers, distributors, service providers and/or suppliers.

In this Privacy Policy unless the context otherwise requires:

– Words importing the singular or plural include the plural and singular respectively;
– Words importing any gender include every gender;
– Words denoting persons include bodies, corporations and other entities;
– A reference to a party or parties means the named parties to this document and includes that party’s executors, administrators and permitted assigns, or if a company, its successors and permitted assigns;
– Clause headings do not affect the interpretation of this document;
– Where a word or phrase is given a particular meaning in this document, other parts of speech and grammatical forms of that word or phrase have a corresponding meaning;
– A reference to a clause is a reference to a clause of this document; and
– Every agreement, covenant or undertaking expressed or implied by which more than one person is bound binds those persons and any two or more of them jointly and each of them severally.

Contact
If you require any more information or have any questions about our privacy policy, please feel free to contact us by email at admin@bdsmcontracts.org.

Last Update: this Privacy Policy was last updated on January 30, 2015.

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