Data Policy / GDPR Policy

This is our data policy. Also check out our Privacy Policy.

Your data and how we use it.

We, BMB employees, value our own privacy and like when organizations have limited personal data so there is less risk of it being stolen, used or abused. We love our readers and clients so we hold their personal data to the same standard.

Moreover, we want to store as little data as possible, as we do not want to become a target for data thieves.

For more information, to make a personal data request, or have us remove any of your data from out system, you can email [email protected].

Types of personal data we collect

We ask for as little of your personal data as possible, but we do require some data to provide you with services.

Store / Downloads

To facilitate the purchase, download, and / or delivery of products in our Store / Download section, we collect and store:

  • First name
  • Last name
  • Email address
  • Mailing address (optional)
  • Purchase history limited to brandmarketingblog.com

Retention period for personally identifiable information: 26 months.

We use PayPal to facilitate purchases in the store / downloads. We have limited access to this data and requests to view it or delete it should be made to PayPal directly. You put your payment information (credit card / bank account) into their portal directly; BMB sees no payment information. When you make a purchase, PayPal receives from BMB:

  • First name
  • Last name
  • Email address

BMB Premier List

To facilitate sending articles to peoples email for the BMB Premier List, we collect and store:

  • First name
  • Email address
  • Cell Phone Number for SMS (if opted for)

Retention period for personally identifiable information: Until a subscriber unsubscribes.

We use SendInBlue to facilitate group emails to the members of the BMB Premier List. We have full access to this data and requests to view it and delete it can be made to [email protected]. We encourage you to reach out to SendInBlue directly as well for such requests, as we have no control over their own data retention policies. When you add yourself to the list either through the signup page or opt-in through the purchase process, SendInBlue receives:

  • First name
  • Email address
  • Cell Phone Number for SMS (if opted for)

Content In General

We keep no personally identifiable information for viewers of the website.

We use Google Analytics to collect and store usage data facilitate the improvement of the content.

Retention period for personally identifiable information: 26 months.

Advertisements

We keep no personally idenifiable information for viewers of the advertisments, but you should be made aware that we allow Google Ireland Limited (aka Google) to display personalized ads through their Google Adsense program. They use third-party cookies to serve ads based on a your prior visits to BMB and/or other websites. This cookie allows them and their partners to serve personalized advertisements.

You may opt out of personalized ads by visiting Ad Settings. You can also learn more, and find other ways to opt out by visiting About Ads.

Cookies and Google Adsense is discussed further in our Privacy Policy.

User data requests

We will comply with any requests to view or delete personal data stored by BMB or Mailchimp on BMBs behalf made to [email protected]

We will require proof of identity to comply. We will view emails from the email address associated with the data as proof of identity. If you email from an alternate email address, you will be asked for proof of identity. This is required to protect from malicious / fraudulent requests.


For more information on our policies, check out our Privacy Policy.