this Web site (“Site”), which is owned and operated by Brightstar Corp.
(“Brightstar” or “we”) for the purpose of providing information
about certain products and services offered by the companies represented on this
Site (“Sellers”). Brightstar may operate other Web sites that are governed
by different privacy policies and security statements.
this Statement, this Statement shall control.
We recognize that privacy and security are a concern for most individuals accessing
the Internet. Whether you are buying one of the quality products or services offered
on this Site, or just browsing our Site, we want to make you comfortable with our
privacy practices and the security measures we take to protect your personal information.
By visiting and by using our Site, you agree to be bound by the terms and conditions
of this Statement as currently in effect. If you do not agree please do not access
or use our Site.
If we decide to change this Statement, the changes will be posted here on the Site,
so please check back periodically to ensure you have the most current policy. Your
continued use of this website will mean that you accept any changes to this Statement.
3. Personal Information
This Statement applies only to personal information collected and stored from users
of our Site. Information submitted solely in a business capacity is not covered
by this Statement. “Personal information” is information about a natural
person that identifies a specific individual, including, but not limited to, his
or her name, title, company, physical and electronic addresses, and telephone and
fax numbers. A domain name or Internet Protocol address is not considered personal
4. Information Collected
If You Only Visit:
If you do nothing during your visit to this
Site but browse or download information, we automatically collect and store the
following information about your visit:
- The Internet Protocol Address and domain name used, but not the e-mail address.
- The Internet Protocol Address is a numerical identifier assigned either to your
Internet service provider or directly to your computer. We use the Internet Protocol
Address to direct Internet traffic to you and generate statistics used in the management
of this site;
- The type of browser and operating system you used;
- The date and time you visited this Site;
- The web pages or services you accessed at this Site;
- The web site you visited prior to coming to this web site;
- The web site you visit as you leave this web site; and,
- If you downloaded a form, the form that was downloaded.
This information does not identify you personally and is used for gathering web
site statistics. Our web site logs do not identify a visitor by personal information.
If You Send Us an E-Mail:
You may choose to provide us with personal
information, for example, in an e-mail to Brightstar with a comment or question.
We use the information provided to improve our service to you or to respond to your
The Site will offer you the option of adding
your name and e-mail address to a distribution list for information on new products
and services, special offers and other marketing opportunities. We will not add
your name and e-mail address to such a list unless you affirmatively permit us to
do so, that is, you have “opted-in.” You may also remove your name and
e-mail address from a distribution list at any time by using the “unsubscribe”
technique found in the e-mail message, that is, you may “opt-out” at
any time. We will act on your opt-out promptly, but it may not be effective immediately
die to normal processing delays.
5. Sharing with Third Parties
Except as outlined below in this Statement, we never provide your personal information
to third parties without your consent.
- We may provide personal information from a customer to a third party, including
a Seller, as necessary to process that customer’s request or order or otherwise
service a customer’s account.
- We reserve the right to disclose or report personal information in limited circumstances
where we believe in good faith that disclosure is required under law, to cooperate
with regulators or law enforcement authorities, and to protect our rights or property.
This may include the exchange of information with other organizations for fraud
protection and credit risk reduction.
- We reserve the right to use your e-mail or other address to send you important information
relating to your account.
The Site may also contain optional surveys and questionnaires asking for information,
as well as several opportunities for visitors to ask questions. We use the information
you provide to help us design and build better products, to customize your shopping
experience, and to provide advice and purchase recommendations. Taking part in any
of these segments is always optional. We do not share the names and e-mail addresses
of recipients of our distribution list or the results of our surveys and questionnaires
with third parties, including Sellers.
We do research on our users’ demographics, interests, and behavior based on
the information provided to us when making a purchase, from surveys and from our
server log files. We do this to better understand and serve our Users. This research
is compiled and analyzed on an aggregated basis so as to prevent identification
of personal information relating to any one individual. We may share this aggregated
data with our Sellers and other business partners. In addition, we will share aggregated
data with our Sellers in order to collect funds owed to us by the Sellers and in
order to administer our relationships with those Sellers.
In addition, we may disclose information about you if we have a good faith belief
that we are required to do so by law or legal process, to respond to claims, or
to protect the rights, property or safety of Brightstar or others.
When you come into our Site, our server attaches a small text file to your hard
drive — a cookie. A “ cookie” assigns you a unique identifier so that
we can recognized you each time you re-enter our Site, so we can recall where you’ve
previously been on our site, and which keeps track of the pages you view on our
Site. Cookies help us deliver a better Site experience to our users.
This information collected by using a cookie is sometimes called “clickstream.”
We use this information to understand how our users navigate our Site, and to determine
common traffic patterns, including what site the user came from. We may use this
information to make site navigation and product recommendations, and to help redesign
our Site in order to make your experience on our Site more efficient and enjoyable.
We may also use this information to better personalize the content, banner ads,
and promotions that you and other users will see.
You also have choices with respect to cookies. By modifying your browser preferences,
you have the choice to accept all cookies, to be notified when a cookie is set,
or to reject all cookies. If you choose to reject all cookies you will be unable
to use those services or engage in activities that require the placement of cookies.
Certain aspects of the Site may not function properly if you set your browser to
reject all cookies.
This Site uses Secure Sockets Layer (SSL) encryption technology. The SSL protocol
provides server authentication, data integrity, and privacy on the Web. SSL encrypts
your personal and financial information as it is being transmitted, including credit
card information, and also verifies the identity of the server and that the original
message arrives at its destination.
No data transmission over the Internet can be guaranteed to be 100% secure. As a
result, while we strive to protect your personal information, we cannot ensure or
warrant the security of any information you transmit to us or from this Site, and
therefore you use this Site at your own risk. Once we receive your transmission,
we use our best effort to ensure its security on our systems. We also cannot be
responsible for criminal acts of third parties, such as “hackers,” who
may seek to compromise our security measures through unlawful means. Industry-accepted
security measures have been integrated into the design, implementation, and day-to-day
operation of the Site.
This site is intended for use by persons over the age of 13. Brightstar does not
seek to collect information about children under the age of 13. No information should
be submitted to or posted on this Web site by users under 13 years of age. If a
child under the age of 13 submits personal information to this Site, we delete the
information as soon as we discover it and do not use it for any other purpose. Brightstar
encourages parents to take an active role in their children’s use of the Internet,
and to inform them of the potential dangers of providing information about themselves
over the Internet.
Parents who are concerned about their child’s possible unauthorized use of
the Site may contact us at email@example.com
9. Endorsements and Links to Other Sites
This Site may contain advertising for the purpose of commercial information and
hyperlinks to, or web addresses of, the Web sites of other organizations. When you
visit such other Web sites, you are no longer on our Site and you are subject to
the privacy and security policies of the new site. We do not review these other
privacy and security policies and takes no responsibility for them.
10. Prohibitions on Use
- Using the Site to transmit any material (by email, instant messaging, posting or
otherwise) that, intentionally or unintentionally violates any applicable local,
state, national or international law, or any rules or regulations promulgated hereunder
- Using this Site to access or to attempt to access the accounts of others or to penetrate
or attempt to penetrate security measures of Brightstar’s or another entities
computer software or hardware, electronic communication system, or telecommunication
system, whether or not the intrusion results in the corruption or loss of data is
- Using Brightstar to collect or attempt to collect personal information about third
parties without their knowledge or consent is prohibited.
11. Violations of the Statement
Brightstar maintains active processes to ensure compliance of this Statement, as
well as with legal requirements, contractual agreements, and other commitments in
the handling of private information. All violations of this Statement will be strictly
enforced.Brightstar requests that anyone who believes that there is a violation
of this Statement direct the information to
12. Changes and Inquiries
We may change, modify or withdraw this Statement at any time without notice. If
you have questions regarding this Statement or want to be removed from a mailing
list, please contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org