|Policy effective as of: June 17, 2010
Last modified: February 21, 2012
|To demonstrate our commitment to our Users privacy, we disclose
the following information:
|Bristol is the sole owner of the information
collected on its web site, this information
can be collected at several
A User must provide the click stream information (internet protocol address, internet service provider, platform type, date/time stamp, operating system), http protocol information (last URL requested and browser type), interaction information (browser interaction such as when the mouse moves over an image), interactive data (account activity), navigation and click-stream data (passive activity such as pages visited), state management mechanisms (data allowing a User to be tracked consistently).
It is optional for the User to provide Financial Information, Online Contact Information, User's Name and User's Login Information. We encourage Users to provide optional information so we can provide a more personalized experience on our site. The reason we use this information is to complete the current transaction, enhance our site and product offerings and maintain and secure our site. We retain this information for an indeterminate period of time.
|COOKIES||A cookie is a piece of data stored on the User's computer tied to
information about the User. For the session ID cookie, once Users close
the browser, the cookie simply terminates. A persistent cookie is a
small text file stored on the User's hard drive for an extended period
of time. Persistent cookies can be removed by following Internet browser
help file directions. You can set your browser to notify you to either
accept or deny the cookie according to the following information:
|PROFILES||Bristol does not automatically generate user profiles. Account information is created based on User input, when requested and authorised by the User.|
|Bristol may collect aggregate information from your use of our Website and Services, such as your browser type, your ISP or operating system, the URL of the previous website you visited, and your IP address. None of this data can be easily used to identify you.|
|We may also collect and compile pricing and cost averages data for services and goods made available to consumers within the project budgeting and cost worksheets. This information cannot be used to identify you unless you submit specific pricing data to be used and displayed as part of your services profile.|
|Customer Service: Users may be contacted from time to time in the case of special promotions or system updates, or if there is a problem with a User's account. Bristol does not use or create mailing lists.|
|Project Notifications: As part of the functionality of this web site, Users will receive automated email notifications of activity on their projects portal, including project posting notices and responses.|
|Personally identifiable information: Personally identifiable information is not shared with any third party. The use of certain services and features of the web site will result in the disclosure of personal information to other registered Users. Consumers submitting a direct service request to a Supplier, or Suppliers accepting a direct service request from a Consumer, will result in contact information being made available to the other User.|
|Financial Information: We may collect financial information such as your credit card number and expiration date for the purposes of depositing funds to access our premium, paid for, services. This information is forwarded to our payment gateway for processing and not retained by us.|
|Legal Disclaimer: Though we make every effort to preserve User privacy, we may need to disclose personal information to outside parties when required by law wherein we have a good-faith belief that such action is necessary to comply with a current judicial proceeding, a court order or legal process served on our web site.|
|Bristol has physical security in our
facilities to protect against the loss, misuse, or alteration of
information. Our company
uses secure encryption technology for all sensitive personal data
transmitted on our site.
We require that you use an Internet browser that supports Secure Sockets Layer (SSL) version 3.0 protocol or higher. In the event that an unauthorized user interrupts or intercepts any communication between your computer and our Web server, all sensitive information transmitted over this connection will be encrypted using industry standard technology. Prior to submitting any sensitive information, insure the page/form you are using is indeed secured by checking for a lock icon in your browsers status bar. Clicking on this icon you will disclose whether the information you are about to submit is properly secured, and the level of encryption your browser supports.
To access your secured information with us you will need to use an authenticated login with a username and password combination. It is essential that you never reveal this information to anyone and that you change your password on a regular basis. You should always end your secure session when stepping away from your computer to to safeguard your online information.
|NO SENSITIVE DATA IS STORED ON ANY PUBLICLY ACCESSIBLE DATABASE AND INTERNAL ACCESS TO THAT INFORMATION IS RESTRICTED TO ONLY THE RELATED EMPLOYEES WITH CERTAIN LEVEL OF PASSWORD ACCESS.|
|A good understanding of our security policy is required for each employee of Bristol and we review our security policy and measures on a continuing basis.|
|This privacy statement applies solely to information collected by this web site. We do not partner with or have special relationships with any external web sites or ad server companies, including links to these web sites that may be contained within the Bristol web site.|
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