BLM Technologies’ Privacy Statement

This BLM Technologies’ Privacy Statement (“Privacy Statement”) describes how BLM Technologies and its subsidiaries and affiliates (“BLM Technologies’”) collect, use, transfer, and disclose data including personally identifiable information (“Personal Information”) obtained through BLM Technologies’ websites (“Sites”) and via other methods. By using the website or when submitting any Personal Information to BLM Technologies, you acknowledge that you have read, understood, and agree to be bound by this Privacy Statement and the BLM Technologies’ Terms of Use.

DATA BLM TECHNOLOGIES’ COLLECTS

The use of information collected by BLM Technologies through our services shall be limited to the purpose of providing the services for our customers and as specified herein. Data is collected when you create a BLM Technologies’ account, connect a device through the Internet or a Cloud service, send or make equipment available for maintenance, or contact BLM Technologies’ for support or to perform service(s.) BLM Technologies’ receives some data by recording how users interact with BLM Technologies’ products and services by, for example, receiving error reports, usage data or location data from software running specifically on equipment under service contract with BLM Technologies, or from utilizing BLM Technologies’ services.

The data BLM Technologies’ collects are determined by the products and/or services used by the customer, and can include the following:

Name and contact data. Information, including Personal Information, collected through the Sites or other means, may include name and salutation, job title, physical address, time zone, telephone number (including work, home office, mobile, and fax numbers,) photograph, e-mail address, and other contact information. BLM Technologies’ also collects marketing contacts and preferences (phone, email, postal mail, fax, and text messages,) company name and nature of business, and delivery and fulfillment information.

SERVICE DATA

  • BLM Technologies’ collects information used for authentication and account access.
  • Payment data. BLM Technologies’ or its payment processor collects data necessary to process payments for purchases from BLM Technologies’, such as credit/debit card information, bank information, wire transfer and/or any other financial or payment information associated with a payment for a BLM Technologies’ product or service.
  • Usage data. BLM Technologies may collect data about how users and devices interact with BLM Technologies’ products and services. For example, BLM Technologies’ collects:
    • Device/equipment data. BLM Technologies’ may collect data about a device, its configuration, operational status, present/past usage, device performance, and information on the network used to connect and use BLM Technologies’ products. This includes data about the operating system(s,) applications, and other software installed on the device, including product keys. This also includes Internet Protocol (IP) address, network authentication, MAC address, other device identifiers, region, and language settings.
    • Error reports and performance data. BLM Technologies’ collects data about the performance of device(s) on contract and error reports to carry out the diagnosis, device repair, or maintenance requirements.
    • Service and maintenance data. When BLM Technologies’ is contracted for service or maintenance of a device, BLM Technologies’ access to any data or information stored on a device will be incidental in most instances. When a device is sent to BLM Technologies’ for repair, it should be cleaned and free of all data.

ANALYTICS AND COOKIES

BLM Technologies uses Google Analytics as described in “HOW GOOGLE USES INFORMATION FROM SITES OR APPS THAT USE OUR SERVICES.” You can prevent your data from being used by Google Analytics on websites by installing the Google Analytics opt-out browser add-on designed to block this data collected for the purpose of behavioral advertising.  BLM Technologies also employs IP address masking, a technique used to truncate IP addresses collected by Google Analytics and store them in an abbreviated form to prevent them from being traced back to individual users. You can use Ads Settings to manage the Google ads you see and opt-out of interest-based ads.

Sites may collect certain kinds of data which could encompass Personal Information during your visit, including through the use of Cookies. Cookies are small text files sent from a site to the hard drive of a user’s device to store bits of information related to that user or device. Cookies can store information about the device and users, including IP addresses, navigational data, server information, data transfer times, user preferences, and passwords needed to access the special areas on BLM Technologies’ Sites. BLM Technologies’ uses Cookies for business purposes such as traffic analysis of Sites. If you choose to create a user profile, BLM Technologies’ will use Cookies to store the Personal Information for your profile. Your browser may be able to be configured to block, reject, remove or disable Cookies and other tracking technologies. However, if you reject or remove Cookies or other tracking technology, you might not be able to access certain pages or use important functions on Sites, including downloading documents and establishing a user profile.

  • Other Technology. Sites may also use IP addresses, log files and other technology to identify Site problems and usage. BLM Technologies’ may also use Web beacons to perform standard traffic analysis on the Sites in a manner similar to how BLM Technologies’ uses Cookies and to track Site(s) usage for statistical purposes. BLM Technologies’ reserves the right to introduce new tracking technologies and techniques related to the use of the Sites, although BLM Technologies’ will do so subject to and in accordance with applicable data protection laws and regulations.

HOW BLM TECHNOLOGIES’ USES PERSONAL INFORMATION

BLM Technologies’ uses, discloses, transfers, and otherwise processes data, including Personal Information for these basic purposes: 1) to process transactions for the sale of BLM Technologies’ products and/or services, 2) to operate BLM Technologies’ business functions, and to support the products and services BLM Technologies’ sells, and, 3) to send you communications, including promotional communications.

When customers place an order, BLM Technologies’ uses the Personal Information provided, including any payment information necessary to provide the products or services requested.  If you create a user profile, BLM Technologies’ will store Personal Information to manage the profile and communicate with you.

WHEN AND WHY BLM TECHNOLOGIES’ SHARES PERSONAL INFORMATION

BLM Technologies’ shares Personal Information with consent or as necessary to complete any transaction or provide any product or service requested or authorized. BLM Technologies’ also may disclose and transfer Personal Information to strategic partners, suppliers and other third parties for the purposes described in this Privacy Statement and to assist with the operation or delivery of the associated business processes.  If BLM Technologies’ sells or divests all or part of its business, makes a transfer of assets, or otherwise becomes involved in a change of control transaction, or in the unlikely event of bankruptcy, BLM Technologies’ may transfer Personal Data covered by this Privacy Policy to one or more third parties as part of the transaction including the due diligence process.

Additionally, BLM Technologies’ will access, transfer, disclose, and preserve Personal Information when BLM Technologies’ has a good faith belief that doing so is necessary to:

  1. Comply with applicable law or respond to valid legal process, including from law enforcement or other government agencies;
  2. Protect our customers, for example to prevent attempts to defraud users of BLM Technologies’ products, or to help prevent the loss of life or serious injury of anyone;
  3. Operate and maintain the security of BLM Technologies’ products and services, including to prevent or stop an attack on BLM Technologies’ computer systems or networks; or
  4. Protect the rights or property of BLM Technologies’, including enforcing the terms governing the use of the products or services; however, if BLM Technologies’ receives information indicating that someone is using BLM Technologies’ products or services to traffic in stolen intellectual or physical property, BLM Technologies’ may refer the matter to law enforcement.

DATA SECURITY

Pursuant to applicable regulations, BLM Technologies’ maintains reasonable technical and administrative procedures to protect data including Personal Information against accidental or unlawful destruction or accidental loss, alteration, unauthorized disclosure or access, but BLM Technologies’ cannot ensure or warrant the security of any data against any possible loss or unauthorized access.

ACCESS AND CORRECTION OF PERSONAL INFORMATION

If you wish to access or update the Personal Information submitted to BLM Technologies, or to make any inquiries (including requests of cancellation or deletion) about the collection or processing of such information, please contact us as described below in the section labeled “Contact” or in the Privacy Shield Policy as applicable. BLM Technologies’ provides individuals with access to their Personal Information where required by applicable data protection and privacy laws.  Individuals will be required to sufficiently verify their identity. Declining to provide Personal Information may limit BLM Technologies’ ability to respond to your inquiry.

LINKS TO OTHER INTERNET SITES

The statements set forth in this Privacy Statement are for the Sites and other business activities. Other sites hosted by third parties may have different practices. If you link to or otherwise visit any other sites managed by third parties, you assume responsibility for accessing the privacy policies posted on those sites.  BLM Technologies’ has no control over those sites and is not responsible or liable for the policies and practices followed by third parties.

RETENTION OF DATA

BLM Technologies’ will keep your data, which may include Personal Information, for as long as necessary for the purposes for which it was collected, to provide you with products or services, to conduct legitimate business interests, and where otherwise required or permitted by law.

REVISIONS TO THIS PRIVACY STATEMENT

BLM Technologies’ reserves the right to change this Privacy Statement at any time at BLM Technologies’ discretion. Please review this Privacy Statement frequently and particularly before you submit Personal Information via the Sites.

CONTACT

If you have any questions about this Privacy Statement, please contact us at:

BLM Technologies
Attn: Kevin Flaherty, CEO
15300 25th Avenue N
Plymouth, MN 55437