WHAT TYPES OF INFORMATION AND DATA ARE COLLECTED
Barbizon collects contact, personal and registration information via this Web site www.barbizonmodeling.com to support its business operations. Barbizon may obtain such information and data from you actively and passively - as follows:
1. Actively: Information and Data Submitted by You
This Web site, www.barbizonmodeling.com, requests contact information (for example, your name, email and physical address) and personal information (for example, age and gender) when an individual user is either requesting more information or when registering for one of the contests and promotions offered by Barbizon. This information is stored in a database and may be used subsequently to re-issue updates of the previously requested information. By submitting your information you are opting in to receive communications from Barbizon and its affiliates and partners about modeling, acting and personal development programs and related products and services. Barbizon does not require disclosure of this information and data to obtain access to any area of this Web site. This information and data will enable Barbizon to contact you should the need arise or to respond appropriately to any request or question you have about this Web site, products or services.
2. Passively: Information Collected by this Web site’s "Cookies" Feature
Barbizon will make use of this Web site’s "cookies" feature to help you use this Web site more easily. Barbizon may use the information collected by this Web site’s cookies in an aggregated form to measure number of visits, average time spent on this Web site, pages viewed, and other relevant statistics. Barbizon collects this information to measure the overall visitor traffic, use of this Web site and to improve the operation of this Web site. A "cookie" is a small data file that this Web site can send to the Internet browser you are using, which may then be stored on the hard drive or server of the computer you are using to help this Web site remember information about you when you return to this Web site, such as your preferences for this Web site and if you desire, your account identification. This Web site's cookies do not read data from the hard drive of the computer you are using, read cookie files created by other Web sites, or track any personal information about you. You may have the option of setting the Internet browser (e.g., Google, Yahoo!, etc.) you are using to reject cookies however doing so may negatively impact upon the performance of this Web site or restrict Barbizon in better serving your use of this Web site. The "help" portion of the toolbar on most Internet browsers will tell you how to prevent the Internet browser you are using from accepting new cookies, how to have the Internet browser notify you when a new cookie is received, or how to disable the cookie feature altogether.
CORRECTION, CHANGE AND REMOVAL OF INFORMATION
1. You may email the Webmaster at mailto:Barbizon@barbizonmodeling.com
2. You can mail or courier the following postal address: 3111 N. University Drive – Suite 1002, Coral Springs, Florida 33065, Attn: Webmaster.
3. You can call the following telephone number: (954) 345-4140.
Barbizon has security measures in place to endeavor to protect against the loss, misuse or alteration of the information collected via this Web site, www.barbizonmodeling.com, and maintained by Barbizon. To accomplish this, Barbizon uses protocols to transmit your contact information and data from the computer (including, but not limited to, a desktop or home computer, laptop, personal digital assistant (e.g., a BlackBerry), and/or portable or tablet computer) you are using to access this Web site’s server across the Internet. Barbizon cannot and are not responsible for maintaining your privacy once you leave this Web site.
THIRD PARTY WEB SITES, ADVERTISING AND LINKS
As a convenience to users of this Web site, Barbizon may include third party links on this Web site, http://www.barbizonmodeling.com, to third party Web sites or permit third parties Web sites to link to this Web site. Barbizon will attempt to only post links to Web sites that share Barbizon’s high standards and respect for the users’ privacy. If you provide any information or data to parties who operate Web sites that are linked to or from this Web site, different rules may apply to their collection, use or disclosure of your personal information and data, including information provided by you and collected by their Web sites’ cookies. Barbizon strongly encourages you to review such other Web sites' privacy and legal policies before revealing any sensitive or personal information. Links to and/or from a third party Web site, whether provided by Barbizon or not, does not imply any affiliation between Barbizon and the third party’s Web site or its company, products or services, or an endorsement of such third party or its Web site. Barbizon may cancel any third party link at any time and may remove any link from this Web site upon request from the beneficial rights owner of the linked Web sites. Such requests should be sent to this Web site’s Webmaster. Barbizon is not responsible for the privacy practices or the content of such third party Web sites.
This Web site may advertise and promote the products and services of third parties. When you click on any banners or pop-ups or hyperlinks on this Web site, you must assume that information is being collected about you. Barbizon is not responsible for the use of any information and data collected in such a manner. You must also assume that (1) information and data will be collected, (2) that cookies will usually be placed by Web sites on the hard drive of the computer you are using, (3) that Barbizon has no control over what happens with such third party collection of your information and data, (4) that Barbizon takes no responsibility for the third party advertisers’, sponsors’ and/or vendors’ Web sites, (5) that Barbizon is not responsible for downloads from third party advertisers, sponsors and vendors that contain viruses or worms or other computer code that causes harm to the computer or software you are using, and (6) that Barbizon assumes no responsibility for the information and data that is garnered from the click itself or that the third party advertiser, sponsor and/or vendor collects.
Regardless of the precautions taken by Barbizon, Barbizon cannot and does not ensure or warrant the security of any information and data that you submit and transmit to Barbizon and/or is collected by this Web site’s cookies, at your own risk. Further, Barbizon assumes no responsibility for (1) any damage to computers or software that you are using to access this Web site or (2) any damage incurred by you or any person or entity you subsequently communicate with from corrupting code or data that is inadvertently passed to their computers.
This Web site is not directed to solicit random or personally identifiable information from children. The information that may be collected by Barbizon via this Web site from children age 13 or older interested in the programs offered by Barbizon or interested in having their parents/guardians registering them for the programs offered by Barbizon are used for program related purposes. Barbizon respects the privacy of children, and does not collect any more personal information about them as is reasonably necessary for the purposes of this Web site. Please note that parents/guardians may consent to the collection and use of information about their children without necessarily consenting to the disclosure of personal information to third parties. If a user of this Web site indicates at the introduction page that they are not age 13 or older, then Barbizon will only solicit and collect information from a parent or guardian pursuant to the directions automatically given to the user. Barbizon does not share children’s personally identifiable information with anyone other than those who provide support for the internal operations of the Web site and our agents (e.g., contractors who provide fulfillment, payment and registration services or technical support to the Web site. If you are concerned about your child's use of this Web site, you may use Web site filtering technology to supervise or limit their access to this Web site or you can contact the Webmaster pursuant to the section above entitled: 'CORRECTION, CHANGE AND REMOVAL OF INFORMATION'.
DISCLOSURE OF AGGREGATE INFORMATION
Barbizon may combine your personally identifying information, and information about your preferences, usage and activities, with those of all or a particular group of this Web site’s users to prepare collective profiles of this Web site’s users and their preferences, usage and activities for Barbizon’s internal use. For example, Barbizon may track the number of this Web site’s users who view certain pages or use certain features on this Web site or to track geographic trends. Such information and data, and other information Barbizon derives from this Web site’s individual users' information and data, allows Barbizon to continue to develop and provide you with quality information and data through more accurate marketing and advertising of this Web site. Barbizon may share aggregated information concerning this Web site’s users, without attribution of personal information, to Barbizon’s sponsors, vendors, advertisers, affiliates and other companies with whom Barbizon conducts business.
DISCLOSURE OF INFORMATION
Barbizon will comply with any court order or other requirement of law that requires Barbizon to disclose or not disclose the information that you provide to Barbizon via this Web site. Otherwise, Barbizon may disclose your personal information that you provide or that this Web site collects via cookies such as your name, address, email address, telephone number, account numbers, etc. to third parties. Barbizon may lease, license, sublicense, rent, transfer, disclose, disseminate or otherwise grant access to the information, and data that you provide to Barbizon or that this Web site’s cookies collects from you, to persons outside of Barbizon.
WHAT YOU CAN DO TO PROTECT YOUR INFORMATION
Use only secure Web sites when disclosing your personally identifiable information. Secure pages generally begin with "https". Avoid easy to decode (that is, easy to figure out) access codes (e.g., your name) and/or personal ID numbers. Never respond to unsolicited requests for your social security number or your financial data. Do not disclose your passwords to this Web site (if any) or your account information to any other person or entity.
If you send a person or entity an email from this Web site, or if you email this Web site’s URL, you must assume that some data is collected about Internet Protocol address that you are using and/or your email address and that of the person or entity to whom you sent the email. You must assume that referred emails or Web site pages may appear to come from your email. You must accept full responsibility for referring emails and Web site pages to such person’s and entities agree to indemnify Barbizon for any damages, intentional or unintentional, that result from said emails and URL referrals.