1. Introduction

At BARSON, the privacy of your Personal Information is important to us. We are committed to providing you with an experience on all of our sites and services that is safe, secure and trustworthy. We work hard to be transparent about what Personal Information we collect and process, while striving to use clear and direct language to describe our privacy practices to help you make informed decisions. In order to personalize and improve your experience, BARSON collects, processes and stores your Personal Information as you use our websites, mobile apps, social media pages and services and those of our brands that link to this Statement (collectively, the “BARSON Properties”). “Personal Information” is information that can or is capable of identifying you, directly or indirectly, by reference to an identifier such as your name, identification number, location data, online identifier, email or street address, or it may be information that could reasonably be linked back to you. This Privacy Statement describes our practices for collecting, storing, processing and sharing your Personal Information and the controls we provide you to manage it within our Services. By visiting and/or using any of the BARSON Properties, you acknowledge the practices described in this Privacy Statement. If you have questions or concerns regarding this statement, you should contact BARSON by e-mail at mail@barson.business.

2. What information does BARSON collect from you?

The below describes the information we collect from you for our BARSON Properties. In this Privacy Statement, we refer to this as your "Personal Information." Personal Information Categories A. Account Information
i. Your name, title, business/company
ii. Email address and/or mailing address
iii. Password that you provide when you create an account
iv. Mobile or other phone number that you provide
v. Demographic information
vi. Shipping or transactional information
B. Credit Card/Payment Information
i. Payment information such as your credit card number and your billing and shipping addresses when you purchase something from BARSON Properties
C. Profile Information
i. We collect the information you provide when you voluntarily create a user profile
ii. Additional personal details that you provide in your profile (for example, image, name, age, location)
D. User Provided Content
i. Information you provide about yourself when you voluntarily contribute to BARSON Properties, or participate in community discussions.
E. Social Media Information
i. If you use Facebook to log into the BARSON Properties, we collect information from your Facebook profile that you choose to provide to us (for example, your Facebook profile information)
F. Additional User Information
i. Information that you provide to us when you answer email surveys or online questionnaires offered through BARSON Properties (for example, user names, e-mail addresses and mailing addresses for select mailings from third parties, as well as opinions and preferences)
G. Contests and Promotions
i. Personal Information when you voluntarily participate in contests and special promotions we run through any of our BARSON Properties

3. What information does BARSON collect through your use of the Services?

A. Computer and Mobile Device Information
i. Information about how you access any of our BARSON Properties, including the website you visited before and after a BARSON site ii. The Internet Protocol (“IP”) address of your computer, mobile device, or proxy server you use to access the Internet, in addition to other information such as:
1. Computer operating system
2. Web browser
3. Mobile device identifier provided by your mobile device operating system and your mobile operating system
4. Name of your internet service provider or mobile carrier
B. Information from Cookies and similar technologies
i. Cookies and similar technologies as described in our Cookie Policy. Please refer to our Cookie Policy to learn about our practices and the controls we provide you.
C. Information shared through social media features
i. If you interact with social media through BARSON Properties such as our Facebook, Twitter, Pinterest, Instagram and LinkedIn pages, BARSON will collect these interactions and whatever account information these sites make available to us
ii. Your interaction with these features are governed by the privacy statement of the applicable third-party company
D. Information from your use of the Services
i. Information about your use of any of our BARSON Properties such as when you search, which pages you view or links you click on, or when you save/share content, etc.

4. Information we collect from other sources

A. Information from third parties
i. We may also receive information about you from third parties, such as supplemental data we collect with demographic information which are licensed from third parties to personalize any of our BARSON Properties and our offers to you
ii. If you purchase a gift subscription, we will collect Personal Information to complete the gift and notify the recipient

5. How do we use your Personal Information?

A. Personal Information (generally).We use your Personal Information to provide, personalize, improve and expand any of our BARSON Properties. This includes:
i. Authenticating your access to BARSON Properties
ii. Processing your payments for subscriptions, services and other products and features
iii. Building new and improving existing products and services
iv. Issuing surveys and questionnaires to collect Additional User Information for use in the Services, as well as facilitating product development and research initiatives, and publishing or otherwise disclosing aggregated or otherwise anonymized data
v. Conducting scientific and statistical research
vi. Detecting and protecting against error, fraud or other criminal activity and enforcing our Terms and Conditions