Privacy Policy

Brooklyn Based takes your personal information very seriously. This Privacy Policy describes how we treat the information we collect when you visit brooklynbased.com and/or sign up to receive our emails. If you don’t feel like reading through it, here’s the condensed version: We don’t spam and we don’t share email addresses. Period.

Personal Information
Brooklyn Based does not require any personal information for access to our site and will collect information from you on a strictly voluntary basis.

In order to send you Brooklyn Based emails, we need to collect only your email address. In the future, we may also collect additional personal information for purposes relating to your interest in and the securing of our products or services.

Brooklyn Based does not collect any other personal information that you do not expressly provide. Brooklyn Based will never sell, rent or disclose your personal information, including your email address, with any third parties without your consent.

Brooklyn Based may use your email address to advise you of promotions, updates and special offers we think may be of interest to you and to send you regularly scheduled emails.

ANTI-SPAM
Brooklyn Based does not buy, rent, or sell email addresses to or from third parties. Every email publication sent includes links to unsubscribe, directing users to the Brooklyn Based website where they may immediately remove themselves from subscription lists. The only way to receive our emails is to subscribe to receive them.

Cookies
Brooklyn Based utilizes technical mechanisms such as cookies and pixel tags (also called clear gifs) to gather non-personal site usage information. Cookies are small pieces of information that are stored by your browser on your computer’s hard drive. Most web browsers automatically accept cookies, but you can usually change your browser to prevent the use of cookies. Pixel tags are imbedded in the web page and note visits to certain site locations. They may also be used in email communications to note if you have received and opened email communications from us. Brooklyn Based may utilize software programs that create summary statistics to determine site activity and for statistical analysis. The information we receive is in the form of an aggregate report and does not identify any individual.

Unsubscribe
Users may always opt out of receiving any Brooklyn Based emails by going directly to our Subscribe & Unsubscribe page. Brooklyn Based manages email lists through its list management system. Users with questions or experiencing problems unsubscribing should email us at editors@brooklynbased.com and we will fix the problem right away.

Contests and Giveaways
Brooklyn Based may request information from users via contests and giveaways. Participation in these surveys or contests is completely voluntary and the user therefore has a choice whether or not to disclose any information. Information requested may include contact information (such as name and email) and creative answers to impress contest judges. Brooklyn Based reserves the right to publish all information submitted for the contests and giveaways on our website.

Forward to a Friend
Whenever readers use the “Forward to a Friend” function to forward emails to others, the recipients are NOT added to any subscription list.

Invite
Whenever readers use the “Invite” function to invite friends to subscribe to Brooklyn Based, the recipients are NOT added to any subscription list. They are sent an invitation to subscribe only.

Log Files
Brooklyn Based uses IP addresses and email addresses to analyze trends, administer the site, track user’s movements, and gather broad demographic information for aggregate use.

Sharing
Brooklyn Based shares only aggregated demographic profiles with our partners and advertisers. This is not linked to any personal information that can identify any individual person.

Links
Both the Brooklyn Based website and our emails contain links to other sites. Please be aware that once you leave our website and enter another website, you may be subject to different privacy practices and policies over which Brooklyn Based has no control and for which Brooklyn Based is not responsible. Please use prudence in utilizing such links and in disclosing any personal information on those sites.

Notification of Changes
Brooklyn Based reserves the right, at its sole discretion, to change, modify or otherwise alter these terms and conditions at any time. Such changes and/or modifications shall become effective immediately upon the posting thereof. Please review the terms and conditions periodically. In the event that Brooklyn Based makes any material or significant changes in its Internet Privacy practices that may affect your personal information already stored in our database, Brooklyn Based will email you notice of such change and further display a notice on its website, notifying all visitors to its website of any such changes.

Legal Disclaimer
Brooklyn Based may disclose personal information if required to do so by law or in the good-faith belief that such action is necessary to (a) conform to the edicts of the law or comply with legal process served on us, our partners, sponsors, investors, or affiliates; (b) protect and defend our rights or property or those of our users; and (c) act as immediately necessary in order to protect the personal safety of our users or the public.

If you have any questions, please contact us at editors@brooklynbased.com.