Privacy Policy:


This Privacy Policy covers Backroad Mapbooks’ use and disclosure of your personal information and other information, which is collected through or in connection with the BRMB Navigator APP and/or BRMBnavigator.com.  For the purposes of this Privacy Policy, reference to the BRMB Navigator APP and/or BRMBnavigator.com includes all the web and App pages related to and/or included in the BRMB Navigator APP and/or BRMBnavigator.com, excluding any links to third party sites, Apps, Promotions or Services. 

Except as set out in this Privacy Policy, Backroad Mapbooks will not disclose any personally identifiable information without your permission unless we are legally entitled or required to do so (for example, if required to do so by legal process or for the purposes of prevention of fraud or other crime) or if we believe that such action is necessary to protect and/or defend our rights, property or personal safety and those of our users/customers, etc.

In the event that our company, or part thereof, is acquired by another company, that company may use your personal data in accordance with this Privacy Policy.

 

Personal Information:

All information collected pursuant to this section is collectively referred to as "Personal Information." Backroad Mapbooks collects personal information from you only with your knowledge and consent to help meet our commitment to provide excellent service and to continuously improve your experience on the BRMB Navigator APP and/or BRMBnavigator.com.  The personal information we collect may include your name, email address, mailing address, phone numbers and language preference, but may include other information when needed to fulfill your request.

We collect this information to allow you to purchase or register for certain products, services and applications, and to complete those transactions; to enter contests; to subscribe to email newsletters; and to provide you with services or information that may be of interest to you. 

The type of personal information we collect falls into the following categories:

  1. User ID and passwords: 
    Provides you with access to your profile and protected content.
  2. Account information:
    Tells us who you are, how to contact you, and shipping or billing information. Your account information may also contain information you have provided to us, such as your language of choice, email formats and preferences.
  3. Customer feedback and support:
    Provides a mechanism for requesting information from Backroad Mapbooks. This information also provides us with insight on how we may improve our products and services to meet your needs.
  4. Email correspondence:
    Used to respond to your inquiries of all kinds. With your permission, may also be used to communicate information about Backroad Mapbooks and our products and services.
  5. Transactions:
    Shows us which products and services you have requested. We will not use, disclose or retain payment information (e.g. credit card numbers) except as required under law. To help prevent fraud and identity theft, some of our online services use a third-party service provider to validate your identity through an online authentication process. While you are required to provide personal information, this information is not collected by the third-party service provider nor does Backroad Mapbooks have access to the personal information.
  6. Third Party Social Media Sites -

    Information that we collect or receive from Facebook, Twitter, and/or other third-party social media sites on which you have used the Services in accordance with their terms of use and privacy policies.

    By signing in to the BRMB Navigator APP and/or BRMBnavigator.com using Facebook Connect or Twitter Connect or Google+ Connect, you are authorizing Backroad Mapbooks to collect, store, and use, in accordance with this Privacy Policy, any and all information that you agreed that Facebook, Inc. ("Facebook"), or Twitter, Inc. ("Twitter"), or Google Inc. (“Google”) could provide to Backroad Mapbooks through Facebook's or Twitter's or Google+’s Application Programming Interface ("API").  Such information may include, without limitation, your first and last name, Facebook or Twitter or Google+ username, Facebook or Twitter or Google+ profile picture, unique Facebook or Twitter or Google+ identifier and access token, and email address.

    Facebook Connect, Twitter Connect and Google+ Connect give you the option to post information about your activities on the BRMB Navigator APP and/or BRMBnavigator.com to your profile page to share with others within your network or to opt out of information you do not wish to share.

    You may, instead of logging in through Facebook Connect or Twitter Connect or Google+ Connect, create login credentials using your name and email address.

 

Other Information

In addition to the Personal Information that you voluntarily provide to us, we may collect additional non-personally identifiable information (collectively, the "Other Information"). Such Other Information may include:

  1. Collection of Non-personally Identifiable Information 

    Additional information about yourself that you voluntarily provide to us, such as hobbies, personal interests, and other information that does not identify you personally.

  2. Website and App Activity

    Information that we automatically collect when you use the BRMB Navigator APP and/or BRMBnavigator.com, including, without limitation:

    • IP addresses, browser type and language, referring and exit pages and URLs, date and time, amount of time spent on particular pages, sections of the Website or App visited, etc.;
    • Information about a mobile device, including universally unique ID ("UUID"), Platform type and version (e.g. iOS or Android), carrier and country location, hardware and processor information (storage, chip speed, camera resolution, NFC enabled, and network type [Wi-Fi, 2G, 3G, 4G]); and
    • Activity and usage information occurring via the BRMB Navigator APP and/or BRMBnavigator.com, including User Tracks, Waypoints/Markers, Trip Descriptions, tagging data, favourites, survey responses, preferences, session lengths; and similar data.
  3. Use of Cookies

    Information that we collect using "cookie" technology.  Cookies are small packets of data that a website stores on your computer's or mobile device's hard drive so that your computer will "remember" information about your visit.  We may use both session cookies (which expire once you close your web browser) and persistent cookies (which stay on your computer until you delete them) to help us collect Other Information and to enhance your experience using the Platform.  If you do not want us to place a cookie on your hard drive, you may be able to turn that feature off on your computer or mobile device.  Please consult your Internet browser's documentation for information on how to do this and how to delete persistent cookies.  However, if you decide not to accept cookies from us, the Platform may not function properly.

  4. Chat rooms, Notice boars, Newsgroups

    If at any time the BRMB Navigator APP and/or BRMBnavigator.com offers any chat rooms, notice board facilities, newsgroups etc. we may collect the information that you disclose.  Such information will be used in accordance with this Privacy Policy.  Please note that we cannot be responsible for other parties' use of the personal information, which you make available to such third parties through any chat room, notice board, newsgroup etc. on the BRMB Navigator APP and/or BRMBnavigator.com.  Please be careful about what personal information you disclose in this way.

  5. Email, Feedback and Forum Facilities

    If at any time BRMB Navigator APP and/or BRMBnavigator.com offers any e-mail, feedback or forum facilities, we may collect the information, which you disclose.  Such information will be used in accordance with this Privacy Policy.

  6. Submission of Others Personal Information

    From time to time the BRMB Navigator APP and/or BRMBnavigator.com may ask you to provide personal details of your family or friends, for example, so that we can send details of our products and services to them.  Before providing such information, please ensure that you have obtained their consent to their personal data being used in this way.  We will not use these details in any manner which is incompatible with this Privacy Policy.   

 

Keeping Our Records Accurate

We aim to keep our information about you as accurate as possible. If you would like to review or change the details you have supplied us with, please contact us as set out below.

 

Security of your personal data

We have implemented technology and policies with the objective of protecting your privacy from unauthorized access and improper use and will update these measures as new technology becomes available, as appropriate.

 

Use of your personal information submitted to other websites

We cannot be responsible for the privacy policies and practices of other websites even if:

  • you accessed the third party website using links from the BRMB Navigator APP and/or BRMBnavigator.com; or
  • you linked to the BRMB Navigator APP and/or BRMBnavigator.com from a third party website.

We recommend that you check the policy of each site you visit and contact the owner or operator of such websites if you have any concerns or questions.

 

Privacy policy updates

From time to time we may make changes to this Privacy Policy.  If we make any substantial changes to this Privacy Policy and the way in which we use your personal data we will post these changes on this page and will do our best to notify you of any significant changes.  Please check our Privacy Policy on a regular basis.

 

Contact Us

If you would like to contact Backroad Mapbooks about our Privacy Policy, you can do so by emailing app@backroadmapbooks.com