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Privacy Statement

Budde Marketing Systems, Inc. is committed to protecting your privacy and developing technology that gives you the most powerful and safe online experience. This Statement of Privacy applies to the Budde Marketing Systems, Inc. site and governs data collection and usage. By using the Budde Marketing Systems, Inc. site, you consent to the data practices described in this statement.

Purpose Statement

Budde Marketing Systems, Inc. collects inform for Purposes of staying in touch with our clients. We collect this information as part of a Newsletter signup form and/or for purposes of assigning a login. This information may be used to email a newsletter. The newsletter is used to inform clients of Products and Services available from Budde Marketing Systems, Inc..  We also inform clients of upcoming events we are attending. This information can also be used to inform clients of outages and new features to our website. We do not sell, rent or Lease any information to any third parties.

Collection of your Personal Information

Budde Marketing Systems, Inc. collects personally identifiable information, such as your email address, name, home or work address or telephone number. Budde Marketing Systems, Inc. also collects anonymous demographic information, which is not unique to you, such as your ZIP code, age, gender, preferences, interests and favorites.

There is also information about your computer hardware and software that is automatically collected by Budde Marketing Systems, Inc.. This information can include: your IP address, browser type, domain names, access times and referring website addresses. This information is used by Budde Marketing Systems, Inc. for the operation of the service, to maintain quality of the service, and to provide general statistics regarding use of the Budde Marketing Systems, Inc. site.

Please keep in mind that if you directly disclose personally identifiable information or personally sensitive data through Budde Marketing Systems, Inc. public message boards, this information may be collected and used by others. Note: Budde Marketing Systems, Inc. does not read any of your private online communications

Budde Marketing Systems, Inc. encourages you to review the privacy statements of Web sites you choose to link to from Budde Marketing Systems, Inc. so that you can understand how those Web sites collect, use and share your information. Budde Marketing Systems, Inc. is not responsible for the privacy statements or other content on Web sites outside of the Budde Marketing Systems, Inc. and Budde Marketing Systems, Inc. family of Web sites.

Use of your Personal Information

Budde Marketing Systems, Inc. collects and uses your personal information to operate the Budde Marketing Systems, Inc. Web site and deliver the services you have requested. Budde Marketing Systems, Inc. also uses your personally identifiable information to inform you of other products or services available from Budde Marketing Systems, Inc. and its affiliates. Budde Marketing Systems, Inc. may also contact you via surveys to conduct research about your opinion of current services or of potential new services that may be offered.

Budde Marketing Systems, Inc. does not sell, rent or lease its customer lists to third parties. Budde Marketing Systems, Inc. may, from time to time, contact you on behalf of external business partners about a particular offering that may be of interest to you. In those cases, your unique personally identifiable information (e-mail, name, address, telephone number) is not transferred to the third party. In addition, Budde Marketing Systems, Inc. may share data with trusted partners to help us perform statistical analysis, send you email or postal mail, provide customer support, or arrange for deliveries. All such third parties are prohibited from using your personal information except to provide these services to Budde Marketing Systems, Inc., and they are required to maintain the confidentiality of your information.

Budde Marketing Systems, Inc. does not use or disclose sensitive personal information, such as race, religion, or political affiliations, without your explicit consent.

Budde Marketing Systems, Inc. keeps track of the Web sites and pages our customers visit within Budde Marketing Systems, Inc., in order to determine what Budde Marketing Systems, Inc. services are the most popular. This data is used to deliver customized content and advertising within Budde Marketing Systems, Inc. to customers whose behavior indicates that they are interested in a particular subject area.

Budde Marketing Systems, Inc. Web sites will disclose your personal information, without notice, only if required to do so by law or in the good faith belief that such action is necessary to: (a) conform to the edicts of the law or comply with legal process served on Budde Marketing Systems, Inc. or the site; (b) protect and defend the rights or property of Budde Marketing Systems, Inc.; and, (c) act under exigent circumstances to protect the personal safety of users of Budde Marketing Systems, Inc., or the public.

Use of Cookies

The Budde Marketing Systems, Inc. Web site use “cookies” to help you personalize your online experience. A cookie is a text file that is placed on your hard disk by a Web page server. Cookies cannot be used to run programs or deliver viruses to your computer. Cookies are uniquely assigned to you, and can only be read by a web server in the domain that issued the cookie to you.

One of the primary purposes of cookies is to provide a convenience feature to save you time. The purpose of a cookie is to tell the Web server that you have returned to a specific page. For example, if you personalize Budde Marketing Systems, Inc. pages, or register with Budde Marketing Systems, Inc. site or services, a cookie helps Budde Marketing Systems, Inc. to recall your specific information on subsequent visits. This simplifies the process of recording your personal information, such as billing addresses, shipping addresses, and so on. When you return to the same Budde Marketing Systems, Inc. Web site, the information you previously provided can be retrieved, so you can easily use the Budde Marketing Systems, Inc. features that you customized.

You have the ability to accept or decline cookies. Most Web browsers automatically accept cookies, but you can usually modify your browser setting to decline cookies if you prefer. If you choose to decline cookies, you may not be able to fully experience the interactive features of the Budde Marketing Systems, Inc. services or Web sites you visit.

Security of your Personal Information

Budde Marketing Systems, Inc. secures your personal information from unauthorized access, use or disclosure. Budde Marketing Systems, Inc. secures the personally identifiable information you provide on computer servers in a controlled, secure environment, protected from unauthorized access, use or disclosure. When personal information (such as a credit card number) is transmitted to other Web sites, it is protected through the use of encryption, such as the Secure Socket Layer (SSL) protocol.

For EU and Swiss Individuals: Privacy Shield Notice for Personal Data Transfers to the United States

Budde Marketing Systems, Inc. complies with the EU-U.S. Privacy Shield Framework and Swiss-U.S. Privacy Shield Framework as set forth but the U.S. Department of Commerce regarding the collection, use and retention of personal information transferred from the European Union and Switzerland to the United States. Budde Marketing Systems, Inc. has certified to the Department of Commerce that it adheres to the Privacy Shield Principles. If there is any conflict between the terms in this privacy policy and the Privacy Shield Principles, the Privacy Shield Principles shall govern. To learn more about the Privacy Shield program, and to view our certification, please visit https://www.privacyshield.gov/

With respect to personal data received or transferred pursuant to the Privacy Shield Frameworks, Budde Marketing Systems, Inc. is subject to the regulatory enforcement powers of the U.S. Federal Trade Commission.

Pursuant to the Privacy Shield Frameworks, EU and Swiss individuals have the right to obtain our confirmation of whether we maintain personal information relating to you in the United States.  Upon request, we will provide you with access to the personal information that we hold about you.  You may also may correct, amend, or delete the personal information we hold about you.  An individual who seeks access, or who seeks to correct, amend, or delete inaccurate data transferred to the United States under Privacy Shield, should direct their query to jbade@buddemarketing.com.  If requested to remove data, we will respond within a reasonable timeframe.

We will provide an individual opt-out or opt-in choice before we share your data with third parties other than our agents, or before we use it for a purpose other than which it was originally collected or subsequently authorized.  To request to limit the use and disclosure of your personal information, please submit a written request to jbade@buddemarketing.com.

In certain situations, we may be required to disclose personal data in response to lawful requests by public authorities, including to meet national security or law enforcement requirements.

Budde Marketing Systems, Inc.’s accountability for personal data that it receives in the United States under the Privacy Shield and subsequently transfers to a third party is described in the Privacy Shield Principles. In particular, Budde Marketing Systems, Inc. remains responsible and liable under the Privacy Shield Principles if third-party agents that it engages to process the personal data on its behalf do so in a manner inconsistent with the Principles, unless Budde Marketing Systems, Inc. proves that it is not responsible for the event giving rise to the damage.

In compliance with the Privacy Shield Principles, Budde Marketing Systems, Inc. commits to resolve complaints about your privacy and our collection or use of your personal information transferred to the United States pursuant to Privacy Shield. European Union and Swiss individuals with Privacy Shield inquiries or complaints should first contact Budde Marketing Systems, Inc. by email at jbade@buddemarketing.com.

Budde Marketing Systems, Inc. has further committed to refer unresolved privacy complaints under the Privacy Shield Principles to an independent dispute resolution mechanism, the BBB EU PRIVACY SHIELD, operated by the Council of Better Business Bureaus. If you do not receive timely acknowledgment of your complaint, or if your complaint is not satisfactorily addressed, please visit www.bbb.org/EU-privacy-shield/for-eu-consumers for more information and to file a complaint. This service is provided free of charge to you.

If your Privacy Shield complaint cannot be resolved through the above channels, under certain conditions, you may invoke binding arbitration for some residual claims not resolved by other redress mechanisms.  See Privacy Shield Annex 1 at https://www.privacyshield.gov/article?id=ANNEX-I-introduction.

Changes to this Statement

Budde Marketing Systems, Inc. will occasionally update this Statement of Privacy to reflect company and customer feedback. Budde Marketing Systems, Inc. encourages you to periodically review this Statement to be informed of how Budde Marketing Systems, Inc. is protecting your information.

Contact Information

Budde Marketing Systems, Inc. welcomes your comments regarding this Statement of Privacy. If you believe that Budde Marketing Systems, Inc. has not adhered to this Statement, please contact Budde Marketing Systems, Inc. at jbade@buddemarketing.com. We will use commercially reasonable efforts to promptly determine and remedy the problem.