Last Updated: 09/29/2014
We collect both "Personal Information" and "Non Personal Information" about our users. In this policy, Personal Information is information that can be used to contact or identify you, such as your full name and email address, and information that is linked to such information. "Non Personal Information" is information that cannot be used to contact or identify you and is not linked to information that can be used to contact or identify you and includes passively collected information about your activities on our Site, such as usage data, to the extent that information is not linked to your Personal Information.
Site Visitors can access and browse certain portions of the Site without disclosing Personal Information, although, like most websites, we passively collect certain information from your computer, such as your IP address and web browser user agent, when you browse the Site. Visitors who access and browse the Site without registering are "Site Visitors". In order to utilize some of the Services offered by Breedlove, you must register with Breedlove at the Site. All users who register with Breedlove are "Registered Users".
Regardless of whether you are a Site Visitor or a Registered User, all Personal Information that you provide to us when registering, discussing matters over the phone, or that you otherwise provide on the Site or by phone, email or postal mail, will be stored by us. You represent and warrant to us that you have the right and authority to provide us all Personal Information you provide about yourself or others. You may provide us this Personal Information in various ways, including:
When you register with Breedlove, we will collect and store the information that you provide to us directly on our online registration forms. This may include, among other information:
Both Site Visitors and Registered Users may provide Personal Information to Breedlove when they contact us or utilize certain Services Breedlove may offer by telephone. For example, if you call us to discuss your situation, we will collect and store all of the Personal Information you chose to provide to us, including but not limited to financial information, information about you and your employee, your contact information, etc. If you provide information about someone other than yourself, you represent that you have authority to do so.
Certain Registered Users may provide Personal Information on the Site through other Site features and offerings. In some cases, Site Visitors may have the ability to provide us Personal Information through the Site, such as contact information. In addition, both Registered Users and Site Visitors may choose to provide us additional Personal Information by phone, email, postal mail,or other means. We collect and store all of the Personal Information you provide us through these channels. Moreover, if you provide information about someone other than yourself through any of these channels, you represent that you have authority to do so.
In connection with our payroll and tax services, the financial institutions of you and your employee(s) with respect to which you have provided us with account information, as well as the Internal Revenue Service, and applicable state tax agencies may provide us Personal Information about you such as information relating to your transactions and/or interactions with them.
In addition, we may obtain from other sources publicly available Personal Information, such as demographic data, and other information to enable us to comply with regulatory requirements, ensure the accuracy of data, better understand your likely interests, prevent fraud, etc.
We may from time to time request permission to collect Personal Information from or about you, your employee(s), or your spouse, if married.
In general, the Personal Information we collect is used (1) to improve our Services and enhance your experience with Breedlove, (2) to assist us in verifying the identity of you and your employee(s) and (3) to help us communicate with you. For example, we may use your Personal Information to:
In general, we use the Non Personal Information we collect to help us improve our Services and customize the user experience, such as by providing targeted useful features and promotions based on the type of Service you seek. We also aggregate the information collected via cookies and similar technologies to use in statistical analysis to help us track trends and analyze patterns in the use of the Site.
In addition to using the information collected by Breedlove for the purposes described above, we may also share your information with various third parties, as described below, and in each case as permitted by applicable law. Please review our sharing policy closely, especially with respect to your Personal Information. By using our Site or our Services, you agree to allow us to share the Personal Information you provide to us in the ways described below.
We share Personal information with the financial institutions of you and your employee(s) with respect to which you have provided us with account information, as well as the Internal Revenue Service, and applicable state tax agencies.
We share Personal Information with vendors who perform services on behalf of Breedlove, including without limitation, vendors who perform verification checks and vendors who process credit and debit transactions. Breedlove has selected vendors who maintain high standards with respect to privacy and agree to use the Personal Information only to perform specific services on behalf of Breedlove.
You acknowledge and agree that we may disclose information we've collected from you if required to do so by law or if we, in our sole discretion, believe that disclosure is reasonable to comply with the law, requests or orders from law enforcement, or any legal process (whether or not such disclosure is required by applicable law), or to protect or defend Breedlove's, or a third party's, rights or property. We may also reserve the right to disclose information we've collected from you for purposes of protecting the health and safety of our community and Registered Users.
You acknowledge and agree that to the maximum extent permitted by law we may disclose any of the information we've collected about you to any of our affiliates or subsidiaries, for the purposes of providing you with the Services, operating the Site, and other commercial purposes.
We also may share your Personal Information with a third party if you consent to the sharing.
By becoming a Breedlove Registered User, you are consenting to receive certain email communications from us, such as special offers, tips and advice, notifications, customer surveys, and administrative notices.
You have a choice at any time to stop us from sending you emails for these purposes by contacting us by telephone at the following number: (888) 273-3356. You may also opt out by clicking the unsubscribe link at the bottom of emails received by you from us, or by proceeding to https://www.myhomepay.com, logging in, and proceeding to the My Subscriptions tab, where you can opt out of individual e-mail types.
If the Personal Information you provided when you registered changes, you may update this information, depending on its content, by one or more of the following methods: through your online account, telephone, e-mail, facsimile, overnight courier, or U.S. mail.
If you close your account, we may, in accordance with applicable law, delete any or all of your account information without liability However, we may retain information related to you if we believe it may be necessary to prevent fraud or future abuse, or for legitimate business purposes, such as analysis of aggregated, Non Personal Information, account recovery, auditing our records, enforcing our rights and obligations under our agreements or if required by law. Breedlove disclaims any liability in relation to the deletion or retention (subject to the terms herein) of information or any obligation not to delete the information.
The Site and Services are not intended for individuals under the age of 14. Accordingly, Breedlove does not knowingly collect, either online or offline, personal information from individuals under the age of 14
We have implemented industry-recognized safeguards to help protect your information from unauthorized access. These safeguards include:
Your user accounts are also protected by the password you use to access your online account with Breedlove, and we urge you to take steps to keep your password safe. If you feel your password has been compromised, you should change it immediately by logging into your account. After you have finished using our Site, you should log out of your Breedlove account and exit your browser.
WE TAKE THESE PRECAUTIONS IN AN EFFORT TO PROTECT YOUR INFORMATION AGAINST SECURITY BREACHES. HOWEVER, THIS IS NOT A GUARANTEE THAT SUCH INFORMATION MAY NOT BE ACCESSED, DISCLOSED, ALTERED, OR DESTROYED BY BREACH OF SUCH FIREWALLS AND SECURE SERVER SOFTWARE. BY USING OUR SITE, YOU ACKNOWLEDGE THAT YOU UNDERSTAND AND AGREE TO ASSUME THESE RISKS.
Breedlove & Associates LLC, P.O. Box 41690, Austin, TX 78704-0029.