This Privacy Statement is designed to tell you about BioHiTech America, LLC. (“BioHiTech”, “We”,
or “Us”) practices regarding collection, use, and disclosure of information related to your use
of websites, mobile applications and other electronic services that link to this Privacy
Statement (collectively the “Service”). Please be sure to read this entire Privacy Statement
before using the Service.
By registering for or otherwise using the Service, you agree to the terms of this Privacy
Statement. Specifically, you authorize the collection, processing, retention, and disclosure of
Information about You by BioHiTech and its affiliates, business partners, and service providers
for the purposes described in this Privacy Statement or as described to you during your
interactions with the Service. For example, We might clarify our practices when you register or
when you use the Service, or one of its functions, for the first time.
Effective Date and Changes to this Privacy Statement
This Privacy Statement is updated as of February 6, 2017. We reserve the right to update this
Privacy Statement. If We update this Privacy Statement, We will use reasonable electronic
efforts to advise you of the change, which may include posting a notice of the change in the
Service, or we may send you an electronic notification of the change. If We electronically
notify you by an electronic communication, We will provide these electronic messages to your
last known or provided electronic communication address (which may be for example, a text
message address, Twitter user name, Facebook address or other site address). You are responsible
to review communications we send to those addresses, to authorize communications from us, and to
keep those addresses up to date. Use of the Service after our notice of a change in the Privacy
Statement is acceptance of the terms and changes in the updated Privacy Statement, which shall,
unless expressly prohibited by applicable law (or unless expressly stated in such changed
Privacy Statement), be effective from the inception of your use of the Service.
Information about You
We, business partners, and service providers, use the Information about You to support your use
of the Service. Information about You includes direct identifiers-such as your name, user name
or number, and contact information-and other information associated with the direct
identifiers-such as account information. If We remove direct identifiers about you, such
information is no longer considered Information about You and is not subject to this Privacy
Statement. Information about You is collected through a variety of sources, including directly
from you, through your interaction with the Service, and from the other persons who may provide
Information about You through the Service. Many functions of the Service involve you directly
submitting information (such as by subscribing to one of our services) so you may benefit from
features or participate in activities using the Service. For example, We collect or derive
Information about You through the Service when you respond to questions and images to derive
your personality profile.
Uses of Information About You
We, along with our affiliates, business partners, and service providers, use the information
about you to provide or promote our products and services, to fulfill your information requests,
and contact you as you have requested. Except as otherwise stated, we may also use information
about you to improve our programs or the content of our Service, and for our analysis. In cases
where We remove the elements of your information that could identify you, We may use and
disclose the resulting “de-identified” information without restrictions. For example, We may
create de-identified, statistical, and aggregate data results for research purposes and for
reporting to other organizations. This data reported will not contain personal identifiers and
will not identify individuals.
Exchanging information with Other Parties
We may share information with the following parties for the following purposes:
- To our third-party service providers, and business partners who assist Us in managing,
administering or delivering the Service, We may provide Information about You and your use
of the Service.
- In connection with the sale, assignment, or other transfer of our business or of the
Service, We may transfer the Information about You, in which case any such buyer or
acquiring party would be subject to the terms and conditions of this Privacy Statement.
- To respond to law enforcement requests or where required by applicable laws, court orders,
or government regulations, We may transfer information about you to other parties for legal
- We may also provide Information about You and your use of the Service to others or for other
purposes if you authorize Us to do so. For example, We may offer specific functions
associated to specific sponsors or other business partners, for which more Information about
You may be exchanged. In such a case, We would inform you generally about the nature of the
information being provided and receive your acceptance (which may be by selecting a button
or engaging in other electronic actions that signifies your acceptance) before We exchange
additional Information about You. We might directly ask you, or We might be able to rely on
settings you have made to your account profile, to authorize an information disclosure.
Managing Information about You
To keep the information that you provide via this Service accurate, current, and complete, please
contact Us as specified below and We will take appropriate steps to update or correct such
information in our possession, or to make changes to the Information about You so that we no
longer contact you for certain purposes.
Communicating with You
We may communicate with you through electronic communications and through the Service, such as
through the use of notifications and alerts. You may manage certain other ways in which We
communicate with you. For example, you may subscribe or unsubscribe to certain electronic
communications from Us, such as for notifications and marketing. You may not unsubscribe from
administrative Service and electronic messages that We may send, such as to alert you of changes
in our Privacy Statement or Terms of Service.
Links to Other Services
The Service may provide hyperlinks and references to other websites, or allow you to connect your
information on this Service to such sites. Our Privacy Statement does not apply to those
websites, and we are not responsible for the content or function of those websites. We encourage
you to become familiar with the privacy practices of the other websites that you use.
We take reasonable steps to protect Information about You in our possession and control, and to
protect the information from loss, misuse, and unauthorized access, disclosure, or
We are happy to hear from you. If you have any questions about this Privacy Statement or the
practices of the Service, you may contact: firstname.lastname@example.org
80 Red Schoolhouse Road
Chestnut Ridge, NY 10977
Other Special Considerations
Technology Logging, Cookies, and Related Techniques
When you interact with the Service, your browser or other device may communicate other technical
information that we use as part of our Services. For example, as you use the Service, your
browser or other device communicates with our technology, which in turn keeps records of your
interactivity and requests for services and content to assist Us in managing and improving the
utility of the Service, and to conduct research and analysis on its use. The types of such
interactive information may include your Internet Protocol (IP) address, browser / device type,
URL, requests made, device identification information, and related technical usage information.
analyze how the Service is used, to link information about how you use the Service with your
account, and to help tailor our Services. Our affiliates, business partners, and service
function properly if your browser or device is configured so it does not accept these associated
cookies and other technical means.
Information about Children
The Service is not intended for use by persons under the age of 13.
Rights under Laws
You may have additional rights under state law to access certain information; for example
California residents may have rights under California Code Section 1798.83. We honor those
Location of Processing
BioHiTech is a United States of America business with its core operations in the United States.
Information about You may be processed by Us, our affiliates, business partners, or service
providers in the United States and elsewhere in the world where privacy rules may differ from
those of the country in which you reside.