buzz points ONLINE PRIVACY STATEMENT

 

Effective Date: May 16, 2018 

At Buzz Points, we are committed to safeguarding your privacy. We want you to know how we collect, share, use, and protect information we receive from financial institutions and you when you visit or use any Buzz Points website or app.

Under no circumstances will we provide, sell or share any of your personal information with any person or organization except (i) as authorized by you, (ii) with your financial institution, (iii) with third parties delivering contracted services, (iv) as may be required by law or court order, or (v) as otherwise set forth herein.

Our website and app are not intended for children under 13 years of age. We do not knowingly collect personal information from or market our products and services to children under 13 years of age.

Since we may change this online privacy statement, we recommend that you check the current version available from time to time. If we make changes to this statement, we will update the “Effective Date” at the top of this page.

 

What information does this Online Privacy Statement cover?

 

This online privacy statement describes how we may collect, use, share and keep information that we get about you online.  We gather online information if you:

What information do we collect online and how do we collect it?

The types of information we collect depends on which product or service you use. 

Sometimes you give information directly to us. For example, you might give us your name, bank account number, payment card account number, email, mailing address, phone number, or date of birth when you:

We collect information from your financial institution, our service providers and other third parties in order to provide our products and services to you. For example, your financial institution, a service provider or other third party might give us payment card transaction details, or other transactional information so that we can keep track of reward points issued to you and redeemed by you, when you:

We also collect information through cookies and similar technologies. Most cookies and similar technologies will only collect de-identified information such as how you arrive at our website or your general location. However, certain cookies and similar technologies do collect personal information. For example, if you click Remember Me when you log in to our website, a cookie will store your username. 

We may collect information using cookies and similar technologies about:

How do we use the information we collect about you? 

We may use online information we collect about you on its own or combine it with other information to:

How do we share your information? 

How do we treat your Personal Information? 

We do not share personal information with anyone except as described below. However, we may share personal information as required or as permitted by law, such as:

We may transfer personal information to service providers to process transactions and provide you with our products or services. Regardless of where we process your information, we still protect it in the manner described in this online privacy statement and according to the applicable laws.

How we handle aggregated and de-identified information?

Aggregated information or de-identified information does not identify you individually; it helps us to analyze patterns among groups of people. We may share aggregated information or de-identified information in several ways, for example:

How do we keep and safeguard your information? 

We use administrative technical and physical security measures to protect your personal information. These measures include computer safeguards and secured files and facilities. We take reasonable steps to securely destroy or permanently de-identify personal information when we no longer need it. We will keep your online information only as long as we must to deliver our products and services, unless we are required by law or regulation or for litigation and regulatory investigations to keep it.

 

What are your choices?

You have choices about how we use your information, such as how we market to you or how we manage cookies and similar technologies.

You may opt-out of card linking and transaction monitoring on the payment cards you have registered with us by logging in to your Buzz Points account at buzzpoints.com and unenrolling your payment cards.

What are your choices about how we directly market to you?

You can choose how you would like to receive direct marketing communications - whether we send them to you through postal mail, email and/or telephone. If you choose to not receive marketing communications from us, we will honor your choice. Please be aware that if you choose not to receive such communications, certain offers attached to the product or services you have chosen may be affected. We will still communicate with you in connection with servicing your account, fulfilling your requests, or administering any promotion or any program in which you have elected to participate.

What other choices do you have?

You can also click unsubscribe on the bottom of e-mails or email support@buzzpoints.com and request to be unsubscribed. 

How can you update your personal information

You can log in to your Buzz Points account at buzzpoints.com to correct or update your personal information.