This policy covers how Bellwether Forum treats personal information that Bellwether Forum collects and receives, including information related to your past use of Bellwether Forum products and services. Personal information is information about you that is personally identifiable like your name, address, email address, or phone number, and that is not otherwise publicly available.
This policy does not apply to the practices of companies that Bellwether Forum does not own or control, or to people that Bellwether Forum does not employ or manage. In addition, certain Bellwether Forum associated companies such as Google have their own privacy statements which can be viewed by visiting the sites and searching for their privacy policies.
Information Collection and Use
Bellwether Forum collects personal information when you register with Bellwether Forum, when you use Bellwether Forum products or services, when you visit Bellwether Forum pages or the pages of certain Bellwether Forum partners, and when you enter promotions, surveys, or sweepstakes. Bellwether Forum may combine information about you that we have with information we obtain from business partners or other companies. When you register we ask for information such as your name, email address, birth date, gender, zip code, occupation, industry, and personal interests. Once you register with Bellwether Forum and sign in to our services, you are not anonymous to us. Bellwether Forum collects information about your transactions with us and with some of our business partners, including information about your use of the services that we offer. Bellwether Forum automatically receives and records information on our server logs from your browser, including your IP address, Bellwether Forum cookie information, and the page you request.
Bellwether Forum uses information for the following general purposes: to customize the advertising and content you see, fulfill your requests for products and services, improve our services, contact you, conduct research, and provide anonymous reporting for internal and external clients.
No one under the legal age of an adult may use Bellwether Forum's online services without the permission of a parent or gaurdian.
Information Sharing and Disclosure
Bellwether Forum does not rent, sell, or share personal information about you with other people or nonaffiliated companies except to provide products or services you've requested, when we have your permission, or under the following circumstances: We provide the information to trusted partners who work on behalf of or with Bellwether Forum under confidentiality agreements. These companies may use your personal information to help Bellwether Forum communicate with you about offers from Bellwether Forum and our marketing partners. However, these companies do not have any independent right to share this information.
Bellwether Forum displays targeted advertisements based on personal information. Advertisers (including ad serving companies) may assume that people who interact with, view, or click on targeted ads meet the targeting criteria - for example, men ages 35-50 from a particular geographic area. Bellwether Forum does not provide any personal information to the advertiser when you interact with or view a targeted ad. However, by interacting with or viewing an ad you are consenting to the possibility that the advertiser will make the assumption that you meet the targeting criteria used to display the ad. Bellwether Forum advertisers include financial service providers (such as banks, insurance agents, stock brokers and mortgage lenders) and non-financial companies (such as stores, airlines, and software companies). Bellwether Forum works with vendors, partners, advertisers, and other service providers in different industries and categories of business.
Your Ability to Edit and Delete Your Account Information and Preferences
You can edit your Bellwether Forum Account Information at any time. We reserve the right to send you certain communications relating to the Bellwether Forum service, such as service announcements, administrative messages and the Bellwether Forum Newsletter, that are considered part of your Bellwether Forum account, without offering you the opportunity to opt-out of receiving them.
Confidentiality and Security
We limit access to personal information about you to Bellwether Forum agents who we believe reasonably need to come into contact with that information to provide products or services to you or in order to do their jobs. We have physical, electronic, and procedural safeguards to protect personal information about you.
Bellwether Forum may update this policy. We will notify you about significant changes in the way we treat personal information by sending a notice to the primary email address specified in your Bellwether Forum account or by placing a prominent notice on our site.
Questions and Suggestions
If you have questions or suggestions, please complete a feedback form or you can contact us at:
Houston, Texas 77014