Privacy Policy

This privacy policy sets out the information gathering and dissemination practices of John C. Brown & Sons, Inc. (“JCB”) in the use of the brownbronto.com website, located at http://www.brownbronto.com and referred to as “the Website”. By using the Website, you are consenting to this privacy policy and the collection, use and disclosure of your personal information by JCB as outlined in this privacy policy. If this privacy policy is not acceptable to you, please do not submit any of your personal information.

We may update this privacy policy from time to time and you are responsible for periodically reviewing the most current version of this privacy policy on the Website. Your continued use of the Website or submission of information will be deemed your conclusive acceptance of the updated privacy policy.

In this Privacy Policy, the phrase “Service Providers” includes, but is not limited to, any licensors, suppliers, information providers or other third parties that provide, from time to time, any data, information, content, application, tool or service for purposes of the Website.

Collecting, Using and Disclosing Information

This privacy policy describes our policies regarding the collection, use and disclosure of the personal information that we (or our Service Providers on our behalf) collect about you on the Website such as your name, address, phone number, fax number, e-mail address or payment information. We may collect this information when you subscribe to, or sign your company up for, certain services, tools or features that we provide, when you register for seminars or other programs that we offer, when you fill out forms made available through the Website, when you enter a promotion or contest, when you complete a survey, when you e-mail us with general inquiries or with your comments or suggestions, or otherwise in connection with your use of the Website. We will limit the personal information we collect to what we need for the purposes for which it was collected, and will use such personal information for such purposes. We may also use personal information we collect to provide you with information on products, services and events that we or third parties offer that we believe may be of interest to you. If we wish to use your personal information for any other purpose, we will obtain your consent before using the information.

Storing of Information and Restricting Access

We may store your personal information (in encrypted form if we believe it to be highly sensitive) in electronic databases or e-mail boxes hosted by us or our Service Providers, for periods of time and with safeguards that we believe are reasonable depending on the nature and sensitivity of the information. Access to the information is restricted in accordance with our security protocols.

Certain features on the Website are password-protected to prevent unauthorized access. You are responsible for the confidentiality and use of such passwords.

Due to the nature of Internet communications and evolving technologies, JCB cannot provide assurance that the personal information we collect will remain free from loss, interception, misuse or alteration by third parties and JCB and its Service Providers shall have no liability for any loss, interception, misuse or alteration.

Automatic Collection of Information

In some cases, we may collect information about you that may or may not be personally-identifiable. Examples of this type of information include your Internet protocol (IP) address, the type of Internet browser you are using, the type of computer operating system you are using, and the advertisement or domain name of the website from which you linked to the Website. The collection, use, disclosure and storage of such information will be in accordance with this privacy policy, including for the purpose of optimizing Website user experience.

Cookies

Some pages on the Website use a technology called “cookies”. A cookie is a token that a server gives to your browser when you access a website. Cookies are capable of storing many types of data. Cookies may be placed by JCB or a third party. Cookies help provide additional functionality to the Website or help provide and analyze Website traffic and usage information. For instance, our server may set a cookie that keeps you from having to enter a password more than once during a visit to one of the Website. In all cases in which cookies are used, we will not collect personally-identifiable information except with your permission. With most Internet browsers, you can erase cookies from your computer hard drive, block all cookies, or receive a warning before a cookie is stored. Please refer to your browser instructions or help screen to learn more about these functions.

BY USING THE WEBSITE, YOU ACKNOWLEDGE THAT YOU HAVE READ THIS PRIVACY POLICY, UNDERSTAND IT AND AGREE TO ALL OF THE TERMS AND CONDITIONS IN THIS PRIVACY POLICY.