Updated July 30, 2011
BIG GREEN COMPANY, INC.
2400 Spruce St., Ste. #200
Boulder, CO 80302
PERSONAL INFORMATION - Certain parts of our Website enable You to provide information to us and/or create an account. Generally, we will try to limit the information we request from you to non-personally identifiable information. However, depending on which activities you sign up for, we may from time to time also ask for some limited personally identifiable information ("Personal Information") including your first name and email address and the name and email address of your parent. In compliance with COPPA, it is our policy to require only the information necessary for the specific activity that you request; we do not condition your participation in any activity on the disclosure of more information than is reasonably necessary to participate in that specific activity.
PARENTAL CONSENT- For certain activities, we may ask you to provide a date of birth to help us determine whether you are under 13 years of age. If you are, we will require parental consent before we can accept any information from you.
We may use any of the following methods to verify your parents' consent:
*We may also require a valid credit card number to validate your parent's identity and verify that they have given their permission for you to create an account. We do not charge any amount to this credit card and we do not retain this information after we have validated your parent's identity. We simply use the credit card number to request that your parent's credit card issuer confirms your parent's identity.
USAGE INFORMATION - Our Website may also use certain web technologies such as "cookies" to track your use of our Website ("Usage Information"). Your browser may have an option that allows you to reject cookies, but doing so may limit your use of our Website. Usage Information is anonymous and does not personally identify you. In addition, we may utilize use web beacons (also known as 'action tags' or 'one pixel.gif files'), provided by our advertising serving partner, to measure the effectiveness of, and otherwise manage, our online advertising. These web beacons enable our advertising server to recognize you when you visit the Website and to determine which banner ads bring users to the Website. We do not use spy ware, adware or any other similarly intrusive software.
USE OF INFORMATION COLLECTED - If you are over the age of 13, we may use your Personal Information to contact you, respond to your inquiries, and send you other information we think you may be of interest to you, such as special offers or to notify you of important new changes to our Website. If you are under 13 years of age, we will only use your Personal Information to provide you with services and/or information that you have specifically requested and for which we have your parents' permission to provide. Regardless of your age, we may use Usage Information to analyze, manage and improve our Website or to help us diagnose problems with our server or other technical issues relating to the performance of our Website.
ACCOUNTS- Certain parts of our Website require you to create an account. For example, if you wish to make a purchase from the Big Green Rabbit Store. IF YOU ARE UNDER 13 YEARS OLD, YOU MAY NOT REGISTER FOR AN ACCOUNT. Please do not provide any Personal Information or attempt to create an account with the Big Green Rabbit Store under any circumstances if you are under 13 years of age. with respect to our Big Green Rabbit Website, you may under certain circumstances, be allowed to create an account for certain features of our Website. If you have reason to suspect that a child under the age of 13 has provided Personal Information and/or registered an account without parental consent, please let us know immediately. Whatever your age, you may never use another person's account without permission. You are solely responsible for the activity that occurs on your account, and you must keep your password secure. You must notify us immediately of any breach of security or unauthorized use of your account. Although we will not be liable for any losses caused by any unauthorized use of your account, you may be liable for our losses or the losses of others due to such unauthorized use. IT IS IMPORTANT TO REVIEW THIS SECTION WITH YOUR PARENT OR GUARDIAN IF YOU ARE UNDER 18 YEARS OF AGE.
TRANSFER - We may sell or buy other businesses or entities. If we do, we may transfer or assign the information we have collected, including your Personal Information, as part of such merger, acquisition, sale, or other change of control. Also, in the unlikely event of our bankruptcy, insolvency, reorganization, receivership, or assignment for the benefit of creditors, or the application of laws or equitable principles affecting creditors' rights generally, we may not be able to control how your Personal Information is treated, transferred, or used and your Personal Information may be included in the transferred assets. We do not sell Personal Information, to third parties and have no intention of doing so in the future. Under the laws of some jurisdictions, you may be entitled to request disclosure regarding how we share your Usage Information with third parties for direct marketing purposes ("Information-Sharing Disclosure"). To the extent required by applicable law, we shall provide the Information-Sharing Disclosure to you upon rightful request made in writing to Big Green Company, Inc. at the address above. Except as explained above, we will not share any of your personal information with any third party, unless we have received your express permission to do so.
OPTING-OUT - You may opt-out of receiving any communications for which you or your child has signed up at any time by clicking on a link provided at the bottom of the email communication or by contacting email@example.com.
LINKED SITES - Our Website may include, as a convenience to you, links to other websites. Each linked website will have its own rules and policies with respect to how it collects, uses and discloses your personal information. THESE SITES ARE NOT PART OF THIS WEBSITE. MAKE SURE YOU AND YOUR PARENTS REVIEW THE APPLICABLE AGREEMENTS AND POLICIES CAREFULLY WHEN VISITING OTHER WEBSITES. WE ARE NOT RESPONSIBLE FOR OR HAVE ANY CONTROL OVER THOSE WEBSITES AND WE DO NOT ENDORSE ANY PRODUCT ON THOSE WEBSITES.
SECURITY PROCEDURES - We take commercially reasonable precautions and have implemented commercially reasonable technical measures intended to protect against the risks of unauthorized access to, erroneous disclosure of, and unlawful interception of Personal Information submitted via the Website. However, your email transmissions and/or other communications containing Personal Information may be unlawfully intercepted or accessed by third parties and/or the Website may be subject to hostile network attacks or administrative errors. We cannot and do not guarantee the security of any information transmitted over the Internet. Once we receive your Personal Information, we take steps that we believe are commercially reasonable to limit access to your Personal Information to only those employees and service providers whom we determine need access to the Personal Information to provide the requested products, services, offers or opportunities that may be of interest to you. However, even after we receive your Personal Information, we cannot guarantee that your Personal Information may not be accessed, disclosed, altered, or destroyed as a result of a breach of our commercially reasonable efforts or as a result of any other event beyond our reasonable control. Accordingly, we cannot and do not guarantee that your Personal Information is completely secure and safe from such risks. FOR THE AVOIDANCE OF DOUBT, WE EXPRESSLY DISCLAIM ANY REPRESENTATION OR WARRANTY, WHETHER EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, WITH RESPECT TO ENSURING, GUARANTEEING OR OTHERWISE OFFERING ANY DEFINITIVE PROMISE OF SECURITY IN CONNECTION WITH YOUR PERSONAL INFORMATION OR USAGE INFORMATION.