The policy is applicable to all platforms on which BusinessBix can be used or accessed with or without internet, like PC, Laptop, Mobile or Tablet etc.
At BusinessBix we ask our visitors or members about their areas of interest, location, age group, gender, income slab, etc. The sole aim of collecting this information is to suggest the content of your interest. In addition to this, BusinessBix and its advertising partners gather some information about you anonymously in an effort to provide you with target advertising and marketing material that could be relevant for you.
Restrict your information
BusinessBix gives its users to restrict the collection of any such information mentioned below that is/ can be used for advertising purposes:
Your Personal Information
While registering for newsletters, blog posting, sharing comments the website may ask for, but not limited to, information e.g.-
- Personal contact information (name, zip code, e-mail address, phone numbers)
- User names (including social media user names)
- Correspondence with Business Insider staff
- Billing Information (for paid Business Insider products)
It is totally users’ discretion as to which extent they want to share their personal information. Any information provided is sole property of BusinessBix and is not shared outside the website, unless it is a legal requirement.
Non Personal Information, automatically collected
BusinessBix use third party cookies, web beacons, and / or other tracking services to collect non personal information of its users. The information may include, but not limited to, –
- Hardware/software information- IP address, browser type, device type, operating system, bandwidth, etc.
- Analytic information- browsing time, number of pages viewed, referring web page, etc.
- Advertising information – click on ads., how many ads were viewed, etc.
Information collected via Third-party sources
All the information gathered through third party sources would not contain any of the personal information of BusinessBix users. The information that collected under this category are-
- Information related to users social networking profiles like Facebook, twitter, LinkedIn etc.
- Advertising information- promotional sites or clicks, post impressive performance data
- Demographic Information- your area, locality, favorite locations etc.
Information Sharing & related Policies
Any information collected, directly or indirectly, by BusinessBix is solely used to make its user experience satisfactory through-
E-mail Communication– BusinessBix may utilize the user information to send newsletters, updates, news flash, promotional material as per the areas of interest, etc. Your e-mail address is not shared with any third party advertisers for commercial purpose without your consent. If you wish to opt out of any such communication mail, you can log in to your account and change the settings.
Research and Analysis – The company may use the information provided to do an analysis about the performance of the website, like most visited areas, latest trends, age group or profession of its users, etc. In the process to get the analysis done, the information may be shared with the research firm, strictly with the purpose of research.
Targeted Advertising – Based on the information provided by the users or collected through third party, target ads are made available for the users. The ads could be based on your area of interest, location, gender, etc. However, no Personal Information of the users are shared with these advertising parties. Unless the case where you click on any such ad and provide your information or contact details.
When your Information gets shared
BusinessBix takes all preventive steps to avoid sharing of any user information, however, there are instances when it gets shared outside the website-
- In case the user access or comments on Facebook while browsing on the BusinessBix website, the comment is visible to everyone
- In case of legal obligation like a requirement for a court proceeding, legal process or to comply with a judicial order
- Information is shared with third parties when they are hired to carry out certain jobs on behalf of BusinessBix e.g. e-mail, newsletters etc.
- Information may be shared or revealed in the case of acquisitions, mergers or business expansions
Some Important Facts
Some information which is of importance for the users of BusinessBix-
- You should be above 18 years of age to provide any vital personal information to BusinessBix, we do not accept information from a minor (below legal age, as per law)
- Your information is retained in website database till it is required to complete the outlined procedures mentioned in this policy
- We take all necessary measures to keep your information safe and secure
In case of any questions, suggestions or concerns, feel free to contact us at feedback@BusinessBix.com.
This policy was last updated on 01st January 2015.