Privacy Policy
www.baketivity.com

Last Updated: August 19, 2020

Welcome to www.baketivity.com (the “Website”) operated by Baketivity Corp., a New York corporation with an address at 225 NY-303, Congers, NY 10920 (“Baketivity”, “we”, “our”, or “us”). This privacy policy (this “Privacy Policy”) is intended to inform you about how Baketivity collects, uses and stores your personally identifiable information (“PII”) and other information in operating the Website.

How does the Website Work?

The Website enables anonymous visitors to the Website (“Visitors”) to browse the Website, and Visitors who are at least eighteen (18) years of age and not a minor in their state or residence, and who register with us (“Registrants”), to purchase our products and services. The terms “you”, “your” and “yours” when used herein refer to either Registrants or Visitors, or to both Registrants and Visitors collectively, as applicable; provided that such terms will refer collectively to both Registrants and Visitors unless the context of this Agreement indicates otherwise. This Agreement sets forth the terms and conditions which govern your use of the Website. Your use of the Website is subject to Baketivity’s Terms and Conditions agreement, which can be found at https://baketivity.com/wpautoterms/terms-and-conditions/ (the “Terms and Conditions”).

You can make general use of the Website without providing any PII to Baketivity. However, you will need to provide us or third parties with certain of your PII in order to use certain of the Website’s functionality, such as posting content to the Website or otherwise becoming a Registrant, or making purchases of the third party products and/or services appearing on the Website.

By using the Website, you consent to the collection and use of your PII and other information by Baketivity as described in this Privacy Policy.

How can the terms of this Privacy Policy be modified?

We reserve the right to change how we handle and use the information that we collect through the Website, and to modify this Privacy Policy, at any time in our sole discretion. You agree to review this Privacy Policy periodically to be aware of all such modifications. You further agree that your continued use of the Website after a modified version of this Privacy Policy has been posted shall be deemed to be your conclusive acceptance of any modified version of this Privacy Policy. We will indicate that changes to this Privacy Policy have been made by updating the date indicated after “Last Updated” at the beginning of this Privacy Policy. If you do not agree to abide by the initial version and each modified version of this Privacy Policy, as applicable, then you are not authorized to use the Website. A current version of this Privacy Policy is accessible via the footer of the Website’s homepage.

What type of PII does Baketivity collect from you and how do we use it?

You need to provide us with certain PII in order to use certain interactive functionality of the Website, such as posting comments. The information we will request may include without limitation your name and email address.

Baketivity may provide your PII to individuals or entities who work on our behalf or with us. These individuals or entities may use your PII to help fulfill your requests and to help us communicate with you about different products, services or resources appearing on the Website. For example, we may share your PII with third parties in order to fulfill requests made by you. We also may transfer or permit the transfer of certain of your PII or other information to service providers and other third parties who assist us in operating the Website. Baketivity may also use and disclose PII to improve and enhance your experience on the Website and for other purposes.

Under what other circumstances may we release PII?

In addition to sharing your PII with third parties as described above, we may also release your PII to other third parties if we believe that such release is necessary (a) to comply with the law (e.g., a legal process or a statutory authorization or requirement) or a court order, (b) in order to apply or enforce the Terms and Conditions, (c) to protect you, other Website users, or us from fraudulent, abusive, or unlawful use of the Website, or (d) if we reasonably believe that a danger to any person or property requires the disclosure of such PII or otherwise if we believe such a disclosure is needed to protect our interests (as determined by us in our sole discretion).

Our rights under this Privacy Policy may be automatically assigned by Baketivity, in our sole discretion, to a third party or parties, and such an assignment will inure to the benefit of our successors, assigns and/or licensees. Without limitation of the foregoing, we may sell, transfer or otherwise share some or all of our assets, including without limitation your PII, with any company under our common control, joint venture, as well as to a potential acquirer and/or an acquirer (including without limitation in connection with a merger, reorganization, or sale of assets or stock, or in the event of bankruptcy). In each such instance, the PII we have collected from you may be one of the assets transferred in connection with such a transaction.

How does Baketivity use cookies and other tracking methods?

We may also collect anonymous and aggregate information from you about your preferences in navigating the Website by using cookies, action tags and other methods. Cookies are small text files that identify your computer. We may use cookies to, among other things, monitor usage of the Website, customize features of the Website, identify your computer operating system and browser, and complete transactions. An action tag is a small, graphic image on a webpage that is designed to allow the website owner or a third party to monitor who is visiting a website by collecting the IP address of the computer to which the tag is sent, the URL of the webpage that the tag comes from and the time at which such webpage was viewed. Action tags may be associated with cookie information. We may also use such anonymous and aggregate information for promotional and other business purposes.

Do I have the ability not to be identified by Baketivity?

Yes. If you do not want to be identified by us, you can set your browser to warn you before accepting cookies and refuse cookies when your browser alerts you to their presence. You can also adjust the settings in your browser to refuse all cookies. If you do not want us to have any of your PII, do not submit any of your PII to us. Please keep in mind that if you refuse cookies you may not be able to use certain of the Website’s functionality.

How do we store information?

Baketivity takes steps consistent with commercially reasonable industry standards to secure PII collected from you from loss, misuse, unauthorized access and destruction while under our control. However, please note that despite our efforts to protect information provided to us, we cannot guarantee that such information (including your PII) will not be lost, disclosed or accessed by accidental circumstances or by the unauthorized acts of others.

Does Baketivity provide links to other websites?

Baketivity may provide links to other websites of possible interest to you. The collection and use of your PII and other information by such websites shall be subject to the policies and procedures of such websites and not those contained in this Privacy Policy. Further, the information collected by our service providers, including without limitation our e-commerce provider, in executing transactions you have requested through the Website, is subject to the privacy policies of such third parties and is not subject to this Privacy Policy.

What are our policies regarding children?

The Website is intended for general use by persons who are above the age of thirteen (13). The Website is not targeted to anyone under thirteen (13) years of age, however, we know that some of our users who visit the Website are under the age of thirteen (13). Thus, we require verifiable parental consent for all PII collected by us, which is obtained by means of either (1) a credit card transaction (such as in connection with our subscriptions), or (2) a phone call verification for users under thirteen (13) who are not already registered with us as a subscriber. If we learn that we have unwittingly collected PII from anyone under thirteen (13) years of age without obtaining verifiable parental consent, we will promptly delete such information. We endeavor to fully comply with the Children’s Online Privacy Protection Act (“COPPA”), and ask that you please contact us immediately in writing if you have any concerns or questions about our COPPA compliance efforts.

Do we respond to Do Not Track Signals?

The Website does not have the capability to respond to “Do Not Track” signals received from various web browsers.

Do we have a mechanism to address the removal of PII and complaints about the handling of information that we collect?

If you wish to remove PII that you have submitted to Baketivity, please send us an email requesting such removal to info@baketivity.com. If you have questions or concerns about any of our information collection or handling practices, please contact us at info@baketivity.com or write to us at Baketivity Corp., 225 NY-303, Congers, NY 10920.