The name of our company is Bud Buddy Inc., also known as Bud Buddy, the Bud Buddy Application, and/or Our Bud Buddy.
Bud Buddy is a company located in Florida. Bud Buddy is a resource for the cannabis industry. Our site consists of business directories.
When we say “we,” “us,” “our,” or “ourselves”, we’re talking about Bud Buddy Inc., whenever we say “you” or “your,” we’re talking about the person or business who has decided to use our services. Our services include our websites, apps, features, products, graphics, text, images, photos, audio, video, or similar things we use.
We value and respect your privacy. Bud Buddy Inc. only uses your information when we think that doing so improves using our services. For suggestions, or if you have a comment, complaint or concern, please let us know by sending us your feedback to the following email address: Ourbudbuddy@gmail.com .
Our goal is to be open and transparent about our use of information and data provided to us by our users.
In using our services, you may be asked to provide us a variety of information– some of which can personally identify you and some that cannot. We may collect, store, and share this personal information with third parties, but only in the ways we explain in this policy. Here’s how we do it and why we do it:
Personally Identifiable Information: How we collect it.
Personally identifiable information is data that can be used to contact or identify a single person. Examples include your name address, email address, phone number and IP address. We collect this kind of information in the following ways:
Information you give us when you create an account with us: This information includes your name, your email address, and your password hash. Passwords are used with Vendor accounts only.
Bud Buddy Inc. uses your information in the following ways:
Our email list allows us to contact you by email.
Your account information is used to assist with user login functionality.
All the information we receive is used to tailor our services to your needs and the way you use our services.
We collect cookies to maintain session information on our sites.
We use Google Analytics, and this also sets cookies. We have the demographic feature of Google Analytics active.
Bud Buddy Inc. only shares your information with third parties in the following ways and for the following purposes:
We only share collected information to the extent necessary and as required by law or to comply with any legal obligations, including defense of our company.
We also receive information from Google Analytics, Facebook log in, and your Google log in.
We receive all information consistent with those companies’ privacy policies. For information about their privacy policies, please visit those sites.
We do not require you to provide any personal data to visit our website or to view our directories. Our process for collecting information begins when you create a vendor. We will request your consent to use your data at that time. We will not use your data for more than the purpose for which it was collected.
Non-personally identifiable information includes general details about your device and connection (including the type of computer/mobile device, operating system, web-browser or other software, language preference, and hardware); general information from the app store or referring website; the date and time of visit or use; and, internet content provider information. We may collect your non-personally identifying information when you visit our site by accessing Google Analytics, through software that collects and stores this information or other means.
Unless specified will retain your Personally identifiable information for as long as you use our services, or until you request in writing that we delete or otherwise remove your Personally identifiable information. Google Analytics information is stored for 38 months then deleted.
Furthermore, when we process information, we retain a record, to the extent reasonably possible, of the following information: the processor, purpose of the processing, categories of individuals and data involved, nature of disclosure, if there is a transfer of information over national boundaries, the length of time the information will be held before erasure, and the security measures involved.
Bud Buddy Inc. is operated in the United States and third parties with whom we share your information are as well. Our servers are located here, and this is where your data and information will be stored.
Please be aware if you are a citizen of another country, and if you live in Europe in particular, that your information will be transferred out of your home country and into the United States. The United States might not have the same level of data protection as your country provides.
Our business is focused in the United States, Bud Buddy Inc. does not focus our business in the other parts of the world or the EU. We do not directly solicit privacy data from those located in the EU, but to the extent that we occasionally process personal data from individuals in the EU, we do not do so in a way that is targeted to reveal ethnicity, political, religious race, philosophical beliefs, trade union memberships, health, sexual orientation or activity.
According to the laws of the European Union (except for limited exceptions, where applicable), anyone in those countries has the right to:
Be informed about their data and its processing
Have access to their data
Correct any errors in their data
Erase data from our records
Restrict processing and use of data
Object to the use of their data, including for the purpose of automated profiling and direct marketing
Make decisions about automated decision making and profiling
Bud Buddy Inc. makes reasonable and commercially feasible efforts to keep your information safe. Though we are a small business, we have appropriate security measures in place to prevent your information from being accidentally lost, used, or accessed in an unauthorized way. We restrict access to your personal information to those who need to know it, are subject to contractual confidentiality obligations, and may be disciplined or terminated if they fail to meet these obligations. Those processing your information will do so only in an authorized manner and are subject to a duty of confidentiality.
Bud Buddy Inc. will also
Encrypt many of our services using SSL
We are PCI compliant
We do monthly PCI scans
We do server patches every 30 days
We regularly review our processes to consider if there are any additional improvements we can make to our systems.
No organization or business can guarantee 100% data protection. Bud Buddy Inc. has procedures in place to deal with any suspected data security breach. We will inform both you and any applicable authorities of a suspected data security breach, as and when required by law.
Our site has links to the sites, content, and services of other businesses, suppliers, advertisers, sponsors, and other third parties. Any products or services found through a link to any of these other sites are subject to separate privacy policies. Bud Buddy Inc. is not liable for any content provided or actions taken by such third parties.
Any content you post on this site or others, including through social media links, is likely to become publicly available and may not be fully revocable or erasable by Bud Buddy Inc., because it will have become available to third parties. You can always ask us to delete information in our possession, but we cannot force anyone else to erase your information. Please be aware that you publish such information at your own risk.
Some technologies, such as web browsers or mobile devices, provide a setting that when turned on sends a Do Not Track (DNT) signal when browsing a website or app. There is currently no common standard for responding to DNT Signals or even in the DNT signal itself. We currently do not have any technology implemented to process DNT Signals.
This website, its content, and our services are not intended for anyone under the age of 21. Bud Buddy Inc. does not knowingly collect information from those under the age of 21. If Bud Buddy Inc. learns it has accidentally collected such information, it will be deleted.
You also have the right to file a complaint with the supervisory authority of your home country, where available, relating to the processing of any personal data you feel may have violated local regulations.
Bud Buddy Inc. will never ask you for your personal information in an unsolicited letter, call, or email. If you contact us, we will only use your personal information if necessary, to fulfill your request.
The security of our services is important to us. We use reasonable efforts to secure any information you provide to our systems. No data transmission over the Internet can be guaranteed to be 100% secure. As a result, Bud Buddy Inc. cannot guarantee your security. As with disclosure of any information electronically, there is a risk that any information you disclose by use of the services could be collected or used by others. This could result in unsolicited messages from third parties or use of such information by third parties for their own purposes, legal or illegal. You hereby waive any claims against us and agree not to hold us liable for the theft or misuse of personal information.
Bud Buddy Inc. respects the rights of all users of our services, regardless of location or citizenship. If you have any questions or concerns about any of these rights, or if you would like to assert any of these rights at any time, please review our Privacy and Terms of Service policies at Budbuddy.com .