Blimpie® is committed to protecting your privacy and security online. We at Blimpie strive to do everything we can to respect the trust customers have in our brand and our commitment to your privacy is no exception. We are committed to protecting and safeguarding consumer privacy on the Internet, especially for children, and use our best efforts to protect the privacy of visitors to this web site.
Please read the following Statement so that you will fully understand how your personal information will be treated as you use the Blimpie web site. This Privacy Statement outlines our personal information handling practices. Wherever Blimpie collects personal information we will provide a link to this Privacy Statement located generally at the bottom of the page of the web site. Once you choose to provide us with personally identifiable information (any information by which you can be identified), you can be assured that it will only be used in accordance with the terms of our Privacy Statement.
By providing Blimpie with your personal information, you signify that you agree with the terms of our current Privacy Statement as posted here. If you do not agree with any term in this Statement, please do not provide any personal information. However, if you choose not to provide your personal information, you may not be able to access particular areas of our website, order certificates, obtain franchise information, enter contests, request samples, or send us e-mail.
Blimpie only gathers personal information when voluntarily submitted by you. If you request information from Blimpie, or wish to share an experience you had at one of our franchise stores, we'll ask for personal information such as your name, address, and email address, as well as store address and any other information you may wish to share, so that we can best respond to your comments. This information will help us to better customize the services at Blimpie. Additionally, if you contact Blimpie, we may keep a record of that correspondence.
When you access certain areas of the Blimpie web site, we may ask you for your registration or log in information. Such information can include your name, e-mail address, residence or billing addresses, product preferences, and credit card information (for online purchases). Other areas of the Blimpie web site can include requests for information for prospective franchisees and vendors. These areas can include requests not only for the above type of information, but also requests for certain financial, credit and other sensitive personal information deemed necessary to evaluate your potential as a franchisee or vendor.
From time to time we and/or our partners will offer information for prospective franchisees, sponsor contests, sweepstakes, and special services that will require more information. Blimpie partners or web sites that have links on our site may collect personal information about you. Please be aware that the information collected by these partners or websites is not covered under this Privacy Statement.
Blimpie may also collect certain aggregate information about you and your use of our web site whenever you visit, such as various forms of "click stream" information including URLs or domains, site traffic statistics and origination information, page views, impressions, and operating system and browser types. In addition, Blimpie servers automatically log your IP address when you request pages on our web site. This aggregate information generally will not personally identify you or be correlated to you individually for external purposes. Blimpie may collect, compile, store, publish, promote, report, sell, or otherwise disclose or use any and all of the aggregate information, provided that, such information does not personally identify you, and the aggregate information will not be used by other companies to contact you.
Blimpie collects information in order to provide our users with personalized and customized service. We will often use the information we collect to notify you of important functionality changes to Blimpie, new services, and special offers or contests that we think you'll find valuable. Blimpie researches our user demographics and interests based upon the information that you provide. We do this to better customize your experience and we may share this research with our partners.
Blimpie may share personal information within the Blimpie family, including the Corporation, our franchisees, our subsidiaries and our affiliates. Of course, any use of this information by the Blimpie family will comply with this policy. Occasionally, with your permission, we will send marketing information to you, such as discount coupons, information about new product offerings, etc. Further, with your permission, we will, on occasion send marketing information on behalf of one of our business partners about products or services they provide that may be of interest to you. You may be asked if you wish to receive marketing materials from Blimpie business partners. If you elect to receive such materials, Blimpie will not share your personal information with such partners but rather will send a mailing or email on behalf of the partners. If you do not elect to receive such materials, please contact us at email@example.com and we will not send them to you.
Contests and promotions may be sponsored by companies other than Blimpie or may be co-sponsored by Blimpie and one of our partners. Our promotions, contests, and sweepstakes may often request additional information from sponsors. Some of the data collected may be shared with that partner or sponsor. When you request information, you give Blimpie the permission to transfer your information to the sponsor so that they may answer your request. If you would rather not receive such information or have such information shared, please contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org. If you have more than one Blimpie account, make sure you change your preferences for each account or e-mail name you have with us.
Companies may be engaged by Blimpie to perform a variety of functions, such as, fulfilling orders, assisting with promotions, providing technical services for our web sites, etc. These companies may have access to personal information if needed to perform such functions. However, these companies may only use such personal information for the purpose of performing that function and may not use it for any other purpose.
Further, the information collected through our web site is considered a trade secret of Blimpie. As the owner of such information, we may disclose or sell such information as an asset of the company in conjunction with the sale to a third party of our company or a portion of our assets.
Our site provides users the opportunity to choose how information you provide to us can be used by Blimpie. If you are getting promotional email from us and would like to be removed from our list, simply click the link at the bottom of any email you receive to unsubscribe. You can opt into or out of emails from us by logging into your account and updating your preferences.
When you submit any files, information, or access your account, Blimpie uses a secure server. The secure server software (SSL) encrypts all the information that you provide before it is sent to us. Additionally, we take reasonable measures to prevent unauthorized access to all of your data.
Your Blimpie account is password-protected so that only you have access to this personal information. We recommend that you do not divulge your password to anyone. Blimpie will never ask you for your password in an unsolicited phone call or in an unsolicited e-mail.
Unfortunately, no data transmission can ever be 100% secure. While we try to protect your personal information, we cannot ensure or warrant the security of the personal information that your transmit. You transmit such information at your own risk. Once we receive such information we will use our best efforts to maintain security on our system.
Blimpie is committed to protecting the online privacy of children and making the Internet safe for our users. For this reason, Blimpie does not collect personal information from children under 13. Children 12 years old and younger may visit the Blimpie web site under the supervision of a parent or guardian without disclosing any personally identifiable information. Our subsidiaries and affiliates may need children's personal information in order to fill an order, respond to a service request, or to provide Birthday Club member services, prevent fraud, or assist us in the management and improvement of our web site. Our franchisees may need children's personal information in order to help us provide services and prevent fraud. We require our subsidiaries, affiliates, and franchisees to respect our privacy practices concerning children's information and not use children's information for purposes other than to carry out our instructions. We encourage parents of children under 13 to regularly check and monitor their children's use of e-mail and other activities on line.
From time to time, it may be necessary for Blimpie to change this Privacy Statement, so we suggest that you check here periodically. Rest assured, however, that any changes will not be retroactively applied and will not alter how we handle previously collected information.
Users of the Blimpie web site may, at any time, request the personally identifiable information they have provided about themselves (and their family members) and make changes to that information. Users can also request that their account be closed. Furthermore, users can request that Blimpie delete all account information from our databases by writing to email@example.com. We welcome your questions and comments about privacy. Please send e-mail to firstname.lastname@example.org, or contact us at:
9311 E. Via de Ventura
Scottsdale, AZ 85258