Safe Harbor: The United States Department of Commerce and the European Commission have agreed to the "Safe Harbor Principles" which provides a means for companies in the United States to satisfy the European Union requirement for "adequate" protection of personal information that is transferred from the EU to the United States. The "Safe Harbor Principles" are a set of data principles and frequently asked questions.
1. Personally Identifiable Information that is collected:
Information may be collected in several ways at the different locations and/or pages of this site. When you sign-up/register (register) at this site some personal information is collected. This information includes, but is not limited to, your name, email address, a username, and a password. You may be asked by the system for other information; any other information you provide is done so voluntarily. The other information that you voluntarily supply would be used to assist you as you use this site, and for us to provide to you services that we make available through this site. At other times the system or this site may ask you for personal information, including but not limited to when you take advantage of other features, services or products at this site. Personal Information is collected from you by this site with the intention of providing to you a customized experience of this site, as well as to provide assistance to you as you use this site, and/or the services made available through this site.
You are no longer anonymous to this site once you have registered. After you register you will have a username and a password and the access afforded to registered users of this website.
This site only maintains information voluntarily provided at the time of registering, and/or any other non-financial information that you choose to provide to this site.
If you do not register or provide the personal information required to register you will not be able to access this site or use services that require registration.
2. An Explanation of Cookies and Their Use:
Cookies are small bits of text stored on your computer by the web browser that you use to visit websites on the Internet. These cookies are used to recognize you when you return to a website and will be used to enhance your visit to and experience at the site that you are visiting. In addition to recognizing you, any preferences that you have set will be remembered.
We do not serve Third Party, or other advertising to you at this site. Cookies from other Third Party sites may collect your domain name, and may be used to deliver targeted content to you at other sites that provide advertising based on your online behavior or demographic information provided.
3. The DoubleClick DART Cookie:
About the DoubleClick DART cookie: The DART cookie is used by Google to serve ads to users based on their visit to sites on the Internet. You can opt-out of Google Analytics used for Display Advertising and customize Display Network ads by visiting the Ad Settings in your Google Account. You may opt-out of the use of the DART cookie by CLICKING HERE to visit the Google ad and content network.
The Bright Secure Mail and sites in The Bright Family: Analytics Tracking Code(s), Google Analytics, or the DoubleClick DART cookie (hereinafter referred to as Analytics Codes) are included on the landing page and the purchase and informational pages of this site and continue through the checkout process when you complete a purchase of this service.
We have NOT included Analytics Codes on The Bright Mail™ login pages or the interior pages that you enter once you login to your The Bright Mail™ Mail account (your account).
The Analytics Codes have been included on TheBright.com® and the other sites in TheBright Family (including, but not limited to CoastGuardNews.com, WarDocumentaryFilms.com, BootCamp4Me.com, 360Fire.com, TheBravestOnline.com, LEOAffairs.com, FireAffairs.com, and TeacherAffairs.com) to support the implementation of the Google Analytics Demographics and Interest Reporting feature of Google's Analytics based on Display. The data from Google's interest-based advertising or Third Party audience data (including but not limited to age, gender, and interest) may be used with Google Analytics.
We will not facilitate a merging of personally-identifiable information with non-personally identifiable information previously collected from Display Advertising features based on the DoubleClick cookie without the user's prior affirmative (i.e.: opt-in) consent to that merger.
4. Disclosure of Your Information:
We do not rent, sell, or share personal information about you with other people or non-affiliated companies. We may combine information about you that we have with information we obtain from business partners or other companies.
We will not collect, use, share, or store information about you without your knowledge when you are using this service.
In addition, we will not collect, use, or store information locally on your device. For example, we would not collect or use without your knowledge:
- Details of how you use your The Bright Mail™ Mail account
- Telephony log information (i.e.: your phone number, numbers that you call, time date and duration of your calls, types of calls)
- Invasive cookies or pixel tags
- Your actual location information
- Unique application and/or installation numbers and when you install or uninstall applications
- Device-specific information (i.e.: your hardware model, mobile network information, operating system version, unique device identifiers)
- Your personal information
- Your profile information
When required by law, or pursuant to legal proceedings we will disclose information, including but not limited to in response to a court order or a subpoena, or law enforcement's request.
We may provide access to personal information about you to employees 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.
5. Accuracy, Security, and Storage of User Information; Policy Changes and Questions:
You may edit, change, or correct your information to assure the accuracy of your personal information provided to us by either: 1) logging into this site using your current user name and password and then editing your personal information as required; OR 2) contacting us at: email@example.com.
We use a secure server to house any user information that we maintain, and employ reasonable security procedures in the protection of the security and integrity of the information, and our services are encrypted using SSL. However, due to the nature and the environment of electronic communication and the Internet we cannot make assurances to you regarding the safeguards that we have put into place preventing unauthorized access to, maintain security of, or correct use the data or the information collected. Bear in mind that no data transmitted over the Internet can be guaranteed to be 100% secure. Therefore, while our intention is to protect your personal information, this site cannot and does not guarantee, warrant, or ensure the security of any information that you transmit to or from us online, post on this or any related sites, or provide in registering or making purchases at this site. You transmit any information or data at your own risk.
6. Opting-Out and Opting-In:
You may be provided, periodically as applicable, an opportunity to "Opt-Out" or "Opt-In" to the receipt of information (i.e.: special offers or other materials) from us. When you "Opt-In" you agree to, or grant permission to, us to periodically send you information. When you "Opt-Out" you elect to deny permission to us to periodically send you information.
To stop receiving e-mail from us after you have Opted-In follow the instructions supplied at the bottom of the e-mail, or contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org
7. Children's Privacy
This site is intended to be a general audience website and is not intended for use by children (those who are 18 years of age and under). Consistent with the Children's Online Privacy Protection Act of 1998, we do not knowingly request personally identifiable information from anyone under the age of 13. Those 18 years of age and under should not provide any personally identifiable information through this site. This site is not responsible for, or in any way liable for, any results of use of this site if an individual makes a false declaration of their age.
8. Use of this Website, Acceptable Use, Email Retention:
We do not use third-party advertising companies to serve ads when you login to your account at The Bright Mail™.
However, we do use third-party advertising companies to serve ads when you visit TheBright.com® and the other websites in The Bright Family.
Third Party advertising companies may use aggregated information (not including your name, address, email address or telephone number) about your activity on the Internet in order to provide advertisements about goods and services of interest to you.
If you would like more information about this practice and to know your choices about not having this information used by these companies, .
10. Use of this site: