JustTheBerkshires.com (the "Site"). We understand that privacy online is
important to users of our Site, especially when conducting business. This statement
governs our privacy policies with respect to those users of the Site
("Visitors") who visit without transacting business and Visitors who register to
transact business on the Site and make use of the various services offered by
JustTheBerkshires.com (collectively, "Services") ("Authorized
"Personally Identifiable Information" refers to any information that identifies
or can be used to identify, contact, or locate the person to whom such information
pertains, including, but not limited to, name, address, phone number, fax number, email
address, financial profiles, social security number, and credit card information.
Personally Identifiable Information does not include information that is collected
anonymously (that is, without identification of the individual user) or demographic
information not connected to an identified individual.
What Personally Identifiable Information is collected? We may collect basic user
profile information from all of our Visitors. We collect the following additional
information from our Authorized Customers: the names, addresses, phone numbers and email
addresses of Authorized Customers, the nature and size of the business, and the nature and
size of the advertising inventory that the Authorized Customer intends to purchase or
What organizations are collecting the information? In addition to our direct
collection of information, our third party service vendors (such as credit card companies,
clearinghouses and banks) who may provide such services as credit, insurance, and escrow
services may collect this information from our Visitors and Authorized Customers. We do
not control how these third parties use such information, but we do ask them to disclose
how they use personal information provided to them from Visitors and Authorized Customers.
Some of these third parties may be intermediaries that act solely as links in the
distribution chain, and do not store, retain, or use the information given to them.
How does the Site use Personally Identifiable Information? We use Personally
Identifiable Information to customize the Site, to make appropriate service offerings, and
to fulfill buying and selling requests on the Site. We may email Visitors and Authorized
Customers about research or purchase and selling opportunities on the Site or information
related to the subject matter of the Site. We may also use Personally Identifiable
Information to contact Visitors and Authorized Customers in response to specific
inquiries, or to provide requested information.
With whom may the information may be shared? Personally Identifiable Information
about Authorized Customers may be shared with other Authorized Customers who wish to
evaluate potential transactions with other Authorized Customers. We may share aggregated
information about our Visitors, including the demographics of our Visitors and Authorized
Customers, with our affiliated agencies and third party vendors. We also offer the
opportunity to "opt out" of receiving information or being contacted by us or by
any agency acting on our behalf.
How is Personally Identifiable Information stored? Personally Identifiable
Information collected by JustTheBerkshires.com is securely stored and is not accessible to
third parties or employees of JustTheBerkshires.com (a Bryant Company) except for use as
What choices are available to Visitors regarding collection, use and distribution of the
information? Visitors and Authorized Customers may opt out of receiving unsolicited
information from or being contacted by us and/or our vendors and affiliated agencies by
responding to emails as instructed, or by contacting us at
Are Cookies Used on the Site? Cookies are used for a variety of reasons. We use
Cookies to obtain information about the preferences of our Visitors and the services they
example, if an Authorized Customer is logged on and the site is unused for more than 10
minutes, we may automatically log the Authorized Customer off.
How does JustTheBerkshires (a Bryant Company) use login information? JustTheBerkshires.com
(a Bryant Company) uses login information, including, but not limited to, IP addresses,
ISPs, and browser types, to analyze trends, administer the Site, track a user's movement
and use, and gather broad demographic information.
What partners or service providers have access to Personally Identifiable Information from
Visitors and/or Authorized Customers on the Site? JustTheBerkshires.com (a Bryant
Company) has entered into and will continue to enter into partnerships and other
affiliations with a number of vendors. Such vendors may have access to certain Personally
Identifiable Information on a need to know basis for evaluating Authorized Customers for
information. Disclosure of Personally Identifiable Information to comply with law. We will
disclose Personally Identifiable Information in order to comply with a court order or
subpoena or a request from a law enforcement agency to release information. We will also
disclose Personally Identifiable Information when reasonably necessary to protect the
safety of our Visitors and Authorized Customers.
How does the Site keep Personally Identifiable Information secure? All of our
employees are familiar with our security policy and practices. The Personally Identifiable
Information of our Visitors and Authorized Customers is only accessible to a limited
number of qualified employees who are given a password in order to gain access to the
information. We audit our security systems and processes on a regular basis. Sensitive
information, such as credit card numbers or social security numbers, is protected by
encryption protocols, in place to protect information sent over the Internet. While we
take commercially reasonable measures to maintain a secure site, electronic communications
and databases are subject to errors, tampering and break-ins, and we cannot guarantee or
warrant that such events will not take place and we will not be liable to Visitors or
Authorized Customers for any such occurrences.
How can Visitors correct any inaccuracies in Personally Identifiable Information?
Visitors and Authorized Customers may contact us to update Personally Identifiable
Information about them or to correct any inaccuracies by emailing us at
Can a Visitor delete or deactivate Personally Identifiable Information collected by the
Site? We provide Visitors and Authorized Customers with a mechanism to
delete/deactivate Personally Identifiable Information from the Site's database by
firstname.lastname@example.org. However, because of backups and records of deletions, it may
be impossible to delete a Visitor's entry without retaining some residual information. An
individual who requests to have Personally Identifiable Information deactivated will have
this information functionally deleted, and we will not sell, transfer, or use Personally
Identifiable Information relating to that individual in any way moving forward.
Personally Identifiable Information that a Visitor or Authorized Customer has previously
requested not be disclosed, we will contact such Visitor or Authorized Customer to allow
such Visitor or Authorized Customer to prevent such disclosure.
Links: This web site contains links to other web sites. Please note that when you
click on one of these links, you are moving to another web site. We encourage you to read
the privacy statements of these linked sites as their privacy policies may differ from
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