3. How We May Disclose Personal Information We Collect
Your privacy is very important to us. We generally won’t disclose your Personal Information to anyone outside of Dunkin’ or our sister brand Baskin-Robbins, except in the following circumstances.
We may disclose your Personal Information to third-party service providers to provide us with services such as website hosting, professional services, including information technology services and related infrastructure, customer service, e-mail delivery, auditing and other similar services.
To Perform Services You Request
We may disclose your Personal Information to third parties in order to perform services you request or functions you initiate, such as when you post information and materials on message boards and forums, including on our Facebook Page. When you post information in a public forum it becomes public information. In addition, we may disclose your Personal Information in order to identify you to anyone to whom you send communications through the DD Online Services, including through our gifting program.
Corporate Transactions or Events
We may disclose your information to a third party in connection with a corporate reorganization, merger, sale, joint venture, assignment, transfer or other disposition of all or any portion of our business, assets or stock, including in connection with any bankruptcy or similar proceedings.
Other Legal Reasons
In addition, we may use or disclose your Personal Information as we deem necessary or appropriate: (1) under applicable law, including laws outside your country of residence; (2) to respond to requests from public and government authorities including public and government authorities outside your country of residence; (3) to comply with subpoenas and other legal processes; (4) to pursue available remedies or limit damages we may sustain; (5) to protect our operations or those of any of our Affiliates; (6) to protect the rights, privacy, safety or property of Dunkin’, our Affiliates, you and others; and (7) to enforce our terms and conditions.
Finally, we may disclose the personal information you submit on a franchise application to our business units, agents, parent company, Affiliates and to third parties as part of our consideration of that application and to help conduct our franchise marketing efforts. We require our agents to respect our privacy practices and not use your personal information for purposes other than to carry out our instructions.
4. How We May Use And Disclose Other Information We Collect
Similarly, we generally use Other Information for any purpose not prohibited by law. In particular, we may collect, compile, store, publish, promote, report, sell, or otherwise disclose or use any and all Other Information, provided that such information does not personally identify you. The Other Information that we collect generally will not personally identify you or be correlated to you individually for external purposes.
5. How To Manage Your Account Information
You can visit the account section of the DD Online Services website to manage and correct any factual inaccuracies in the information we have on file about you.
6. How We Protect Your Personal Information
Dunkin’ has implemented reasonable safeguards designed to prevent loss, misuse and unauthorized access, disclosure or modification of Personal Information provided or collected through our DD Online Services.
With respect to payment card information and other Personal Information collected through our DD Online Services, we use Secure Socket Layer Technology or SSL to encrypt or scramble that information during transmission.
Unfortunately, no system or online transmission of data can be guaranteed to be 100% secure and you should always take appropriate security measures to protect your Personal Information, including ensuring that you have up-to-date antivirus software. If you believe that your Dunkin’ account or any information you provided to us is no longer secure, please notify us immediately through the Contact Us information provided below.
9. Children’s Online Privacy
Dunkin’ recognizes the importance of protecting the privacy of children. We will not knowingly collect any personally identifiable information from children under the age of thirteen (13). When a user discloses personal information on the DD Online Services, the user is representing to us that he or she is at least thirteen (13) years of age.
If a child under the age of thirteen (13) has provided us with personally identifiable information through the DD Online Services, we ask that a parent or guardian e-mail us at firstname.lastname@example.org, and we will delete the child’s information from our records.
11. Contact Us
If you have any questions regarding our privacy practices, you can email us at email@example.com. You also can telephone us at 1-800-859-5339, send us a fax at 1-781-737-4000, or you can write to us at Dunkin’ Customer Service, Dunkin’ Brands, Inc., 130 Royall Street, Canton, MA 02021.
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Last updated: January 2014