(A) Introduction

BOLD SYSTEMS, LLC, has created this Privacy Policy (“Policy”) to demonstrate our firm commitment to the privacy of the users of our website, www.boldsys.com (“Site”).  The Site is intended to be a safe environment for anyone who accesses and uses the Site or transmits or receives information, including (without limitation) advertisements, still images, graphic designs, videos and text (“Content”).

THIS POLICY IS A LEGAL AND BINDING AGREEMENT BETWEEN YOU AND BOLD SYSTEMS, LLC governing your use of this Site, and our privacy practices with respect to the Site.  Please review this Policy fully before you continue to use the Site.  By using the Site, you agree to be bound by this Policy.  You will also be subject to any additional terms posted with respect to individual sections of the Site, which also govern your use of the Site.  These additional terms include (without limitation) the Terms of Use.

If you do not agree to this Policy, you are directed to discontinue using and accessing the Site. BOLD SYSTEMS, LLC reserves the right to change or supplement this Policy at any time without prior notice.  Your continued access or use of the Site after such changes or supplements indicates your acceptance of the Policy as changed or supplemented.  It is your responsibility to review this Policy regularly.  This Policy was last updated on January 15, 2014.

(B) Collection of Information About You

When you use this Site, BOLD SYSTEMS, LLC, the Server automatically tracks certain information about you.  This information includes your domain name and IP address, your browser version, your operating system, the URL you came from, the pages you visit within the Site, and the URL to which you go upon leaving the Site.  BOLD SYSTEMS, LLC uses this information, in an aggregate form only, to monitor the Site’s performance, utilization of features and services, traffic trends, and browser version.

By using the Site, you consent to the collection and use of your information by BOLD SYSTEMS, LLC as described in this Policy.

BOLD SYSTEMS, LLC will not sell, rent, license, or exchange your personally identifiable information (“PII”).  You may at any time prevent Bold Systems, LLC’s use of your e-mail address, telephone number, and other PII by “opting out” of specific mailing lists and services.  To “opt out”, send an e-mail to Bold Systems, LLC at mailbox@boldsys.com.

BOLD SYSTEMS, LLC  reserves the right to sell, rent, license, or exchange information about a user that is not personally identifiable, or that has been aggregated with information about some (or all) of the other users of the Site.  Accordingly, information that you submit to BOLD SYSTEMS, LLC (including, without limitation, your state of residence and your gender) may be combined with similar information about other users of the Site, and may be disclosed on the Site or sold, rented, licensed, or exchanged with other parties.  You expressly consent to the use of your information by BOLD SYSTEMS, LLC for these purposes.

If you access the Site through a social media service (including, but not limited to, Facebook), the information and content BOLD SYSTEMS, LLC may collect may also include your user identification and/or user name associated with any such social media service, any content or information you permit the social media service to share with BOLD SYSTEMS, LLC, including, but not limited to, your profile picture, email address, or friends lists, and any information or content you have made available to the public in connection with any such social media service.  When you access the Site through social media services, you are authorizing BOLD SYSTEMS, LLC to collect, store, and utilize such information and/or content in accordance with this Policy.

BOLD SYSTEMS, LLC strives to protect the personal information, confidentiality, and privacy of each user.  However, BOLD SYSTEMS, LLC cannot (and does not) guarantee the security of any personally identifiable information or Content you disclose online or submit to BOLD SYSTEMS, LLC in connection with your activities on the Site (or otherwise), and you do so at your own risk. 

(C) Children

Bold Systems, LLC Site is a general audience Site.  Bold Systems, LLC is committed to the safety of children and to protecting the online privacy of children.  Children under eighteen (18) years of age may not use this Site.  Bold Systems, LLC will not request or knowingly collect from a child any personal information about the child or child's name.  We do not currently collect any personal information from children under the age of eighteen (18) years.  If, in the future, our Site knowingly collects personally identifiable information from children, we will do so in compliance with the Children's Online Privacy Protection Act of 1998 (15 U.S.C. 6501 et seq.) , including, without limitation, obtaining necessary parental consents.  Bold Systems, LLC relies on parents, guardians and those reasonable for supervising children under the age of eighteen (18) to decide whether this Site is appropriate for children to view or use.  Keep in mind that the Internet offers many entertaining and educational opportunities for children.  Parental guidance and supervision is necessary to ensure a safe and rewarding online experience. 

We work with (and may provide links to) third party sites.  Such third parties may permit children under the age of thirteen (13) to register for these features on their sites in accordance with their respective Privacy Policies.  For more information, please review the Privacy Policies of each respective third party site.

(D)

All Content contained in (and on) the Site, and the Site itself, are copyrighted materials belonging exclusively to Bold Systems, LLC, and are protected by federal copyright law and international treaties.  Bold Systems, LLC enforces its copyright interests to the fullest extent permitted under the law. All rights are reserved.

(E) General Legal Terms

You and Bold Systems, LLC have agreed to this Policy within the State of New York, for all purposes.  All services that are furnished to you on (or through) the Site are deemed to be furnished within the State of New York.  All such services are being furnished by Bold Systems, LLC through its personnel and computer equipment located within the State of New York.

All disputes arising out of, under, or in connection with this Policy (including without limitation, their validity, interpretation, performance, or breach) will be adjudicated exclusively in the federal or state courts located in  (or having jurisdiction over) Suffolk County, New York.  You expressly consent to the jurisdiction of such courts over you.  You expressly waive any claim of forum non conveniens.  You agree to reimburse Bold Systems, LLC for its legal fees and expenses of instituting (or defending) a lawsuit by (or against) you.  This Policy and its validity and effect will be interpreted under, and governed by, the laws of New York, without regard to its conflict of laws provisions. 

This Policy (and any other operating rules or terms posted on the Site (including, without limitation, the Terms of Use)) constitute the entire agreement between Bold Systems, LLC and you, and supersede all previous written or oral agreements between Bold Systems, LLC and you.  No action (or inaction) by Bold Systems, LLC may be construed as a waiver of this Policy (or any part).  If any of the provisions of this Policy are held to be unenforceable by a court having competent jurisdiction, the remainder of this Policy will continue in full force and effect.

(F) Risks

You acknowledge that you are aware of security and privacy limitations including but not limited to: (1) the global accessibility of the Site on the Internet; (2) the limitation of security, privacy, and authentication measures and features in this Site; (3) the risk that data or information on the Site may be subject to eavesdropping, sniffing, spoofing, forgery, spamming, “impostering”, tampering, breaking passwords, harassment, fraud, electronic trespassing, hacking, nuking, system contamination (including viruses, malware, worms, and Trojan horses) causing unauthorized, damaging, or harmful access and/or retrieval of information and data on your computer; and (4) the risk that data or information on the Site may be subject to other security or privacy hazards, may not reach its destination, or may reach an erroneous address or recipient.

(G) Law Enforcement

Bold Systems, LLC fully cooperates with law enforcement agencies in identifying those who use our services for illegal activities.  Bold Systems, LLC reserves the right to release information to law enforcement agencies about users who Bold Systems, LLC believes are in violation of this Policy.  Bold Systems, LLC also reserves the right to report to law enforcement agencies any activities that Bold Systems, LLC believes to be unlawful and the identity of those who may be responsible.

(H) Security

While Bold Systems, LLC strives to protect the personal information and privacy of each user, we cannot guarantee the security of any information you disclose online, and you do so at your own risk.  You acknowledge that you are aware of security and privacy limitations including but not limited to: (1) the limitation of security, privacy, and authentication measures and features in this system; and (2) that data or information on the website may be subject to eavesdropping, sniffing, spoofing, forgery, spamming, “impostering”, tampering, breaking passwords, harassment, fraud, electronic, trespassing, hacking, nuking, system contamination (including, without limitation, viruses, worms, and Trojan horses) causing unauthorized, damaging, or harmful access and/or retrieval of information and data on your computer, may be subject to other security or privacy hazards or may not reach its destination or may reach an erroneous address or recipient.

Bold Systems, LLC wants you to feel completely comfortable.  If you have more questions about security on our Site, please call (631) 676-7107 and we will be happy to help you.

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