Privacy Policy

This Privacy Policy informs you of the Point West Rotary Club, owner of California Brewers Festival (CBF), policies regarding the collection, use and disclosure of information we receive from users of the CBF Site. Your use of the Site will constitute your acknowledgement of your consent to abide and be bound by the Privacy Policy.

  1. Scope of this Privacy Policy

    This Privacy Policy describes the types of personal information Point West Rotary collects through calbrewfest.com, the CBF ticket site, and various related services (the “Sites”), and how we collect, use, and share that information. This Privacy Policy does not govern our collection of personal information through any other website or other means, other than through these Sites.

    By using the Sites, you accept and expressly agree to our practices surrounding the collection, use, and sharing of personal information provided by you in the manner described in this Privacy Policy. If you do not agree with the terms of this Privacy Policy, you cannot, and we do not authorize you to, access, browse, or use the Site.

    II. Personal Information We Collect

    A. Information You Give Us Except for physical location information and tracking technologies (as described below), you do not have to give us any personal information to browse this Site. However, you may be asked to provide personal information to submit or request information from us, or to use the services offered through these Sites. Once you provide us with your personal information, you are no longer anonymous to us. This information may include:

    Registration Information: When you sign up for the Sites or purchase tickets, you are required to provide your name, email, and other information.

    Additional Information: Additional information that you provide to us, including through feedback, pictures you upload, comments, ratings, reviews, messages, emails, posts to public discussion boards or social media, event registrations or tickets, answers to surveys or questionnaires that you may submit.

    Payment Information: If you choose to purchase any CBF products or services, you will be required to provide information such as your name, email address, address, phone number, and payment information.

    Business Information: When you sign up for the Site as a business, you are required to provide your name, business email, address, and phone number.

    B. Location Information In order to access and use certain areas or features of the Site, you consent to our collection and use of your physical location information if you use the Site on a location-enabled device (including GPS, cellular, and Wi-Fi networks) or from your browser.

    C. Automated Information Collection In order to access and use certain areas or features of the Site, you consent to our collection and use of certain information about your use of the Site through the use of tracking technologies or by other passive means. Your consent to our access and use of this “passively collected” information includes, but is not limited to, the domain name of the website that allowed you to navigate to the Site, search engines used, the internet protocol (IP) address used, the length of time spent on the Site, the pages you looked at on the Site, other webpages you visited before and after visiting the Site, the type of internet browser you have, the frequency of your visits to the Site, and other relevant statistics, including the following:

    Log Information: When you access the Site, you also consent to our servers automatically recording information that your browser sends whenever you visit a website. These server logs may include information such as your web request, IP address, browser type, browser language, the date and time of your request, your computer operating system, mobile device and mobile operating system, name of your internet service provider or your mobile carrier, and one or more cookies (small text files containing a string of characters) that may uniquely identify your browser. Our servers also automatically record what you click on while visiting the Site.

    Location Information: You consent to our receipt of location data passed to us from location-enabled devices or that you have enabled, from your browser, or from third-party services.

    Links: The Site may include links in a format that enables us to keep track of the IP addresses from which these links have been followed. You further consent to our collection and use this information to improve the quality of our Site, product(s) and Point West Rotary’s business operations.

    URLs: When you visit or access the Site, you consent to our receipt of the URL of the site from which you came and links you click on to leave the site. Additionally, advertisers receive the URL of the page you were on when you click on an ad on the Site.

    Cookies: When you visit or access the Site, you consent to our use of one or more cookies (small text files containing a string of characters) to your computer that uniquely identifies your browser. We use cookies to improve the quality of the Site by storing user preferences, tracking user trends, and providing personalized content and ads. Most web browsers accept cookies automatically but can be configured not to do so or to notify the user when a cookie is being sent. If you wish to disable cookies, refer to your browser help menu to learn how to disable cookies. Please note that if you disable cookies, you may not be able to use some customized features available through the Site.

    Web Beacons: Our Site may contain electronic images known as web beacons (also called single-pixel gifs and transparent graphic images) that we use to help deliver cookies on our sites, count users who have visited those sites, deliver services, and analyze the effectiveness of our promotional campaigns, for example. We may also include web beacons in our marketing email messages or newsletters to determine whether an email is opened or if links are clicked. You consent to our use of web beacons to facilitate Site administration and navigation, to track the actions of users of the Site, to compile aggregate statistics about Site usage and response rates, and to provide an enhanced online experience for visitors to the Site.

    Aggregate Information: We may compile certain personal information and other information collected through the Site on an aggregate basis. This information may include, without limitation, the number of people who have visited the Site and other user demographics. Such aggregate information does not identify you individually.

    III. How We Use Personal Information

    Point West Rotary complies with its obligations under applicable privacy laws by: keeping personal data up to date where needed based on the purposes for which the personal data is being processed; by not collecting or retaining excessive amounts of data; by ensuring that appropriate technical measures are in place that are designed to protect personal data from loss, alteration, misuse, unauthorized access and disclosure as it is transmitted, stored, or otherwise processed, and by using appropriate measures to securely destroy personal data when it is no longer needed by Point West Rotary.

    Personal information collected through the Site may be used by us and our affiliates for purposes of: Responding to your questions and feedback;

  • Providing the services you select through this Site;
  • Tailoring advertisements to you for Point West Rotary’s events or other third party events;
  • Contacting you, whether by email, postal mail, or telephone with information about this Site, our products, or our services;
  • For such purposes as you may authorize at the time you submit the information;
  • Auditing, research, and analysis to maintain, protect, and improve this Site and our services;
  • Ensuring the technical functions of our network;
  • Improving and customizing the content and layout of the Site;
  • Developing new products and services; or
  • Compiling personal information and other information collected through the Site on an aggregate basis.

 

  1. Personal Information We Share

    We do not sell, personal information collected through the Site, except as described below:

    In Connection with our Offerings The Site involves the sharing of certain personal information collected through the Site with (i) other users of the Site, and (ii) as you otherwise provide your consent. Information which you upload, post, e-mail, submit or otherwise transmit in connection with the Site to a public message board, chat area or other public area of the Site will be made public to users of the Site, including certain metadata related to such activities (such as timestamps). You are solely responsible for any such information you choose to post on or through the Site. All information that is posted to a message board, chat area, or other public area of the Site may be shared by us with (i) other users of the Site, and (ii) as you otherwise provide your consent. Please be aware that anything you share publicly may be further shared by other users of the Site (for example, by emailing a screenshot of your post to non-users). We are not responsible for any such sharing of information you have shared publicly on the Site.

    Subsidiaries and Affiliates We may share personal information with our subsidiaries and affiliates for the purposes for which you provided the information or as reasonably necessary for our internal administrative and business purposes.  We may also share or rent personal information such as but not limited to name, age, email address, and zip code.

    Service Providers We work with third parties that provide services on our behalf. Such services may include website hosting, marketing, and website usage analytics. We may share personal information and non-personal information with these third parties for the purpose of enabling them to provide these services.

    Consent We may share additional personal information in accordance with any consent you provide.

    Required by Law We may disclose personal information or any information collected through this Site if we are required to do so by law or pursuant to legal process, in response to a request from government officials or law enforcement authorities, or as necessary or appropriate in connection with an investigation of illegal activity.

    Certain Transactions We may disclose or transfer personal information or any information collected through this Site to third parties who acquire all or a portion of our business, whether such acquisition is by way of merger, consolidation, or purchase of all or a portion of our assets, or in connection with any bankruptcy or reorganization proceeding brought by or against us.

    Interest-Based Advertising We may participate in Interest-based advertising. This means that you may see advertising on the Site tailored to how you engage or browse, or you may see advertising for us on other websites, applications and social media based on your behavior across websites, applications, and social media. We may target ads based on data we have collected, or data provided by third parties alone or in combination with the data we collect ourselves. If you choose to interact with specific third parties who advertise through the Site, the information you provide to them is subject to the conditions of their specific privacy policies.

    In connection with the foregoing activities, third parties, often called “ad servers” or “ad networks,” may place and access cookies, web beacons, or other tracking technology on your device to collect information about your use of the Site and your use of third-party sites. The information about your use of the Site may be combined with information about your use of third-party websites to provide targeted advertisements and content that may be of interest to you (this is known as “interest-based advertising”). The information they collect from the Site may identify you personally, or they may associate it with personal information collected in other ways or received from other third parties. We do not control these third parties or their use of cookies, web beacons, or other tracking technology.

    By using the Site you agree to usage tracking and targeted interest-based advertising.

  2. Aggregate Information

    We may compile de-identified personal information and other information collected through the Site on an aggregate basis. This information may include, without limitation, the number of users who have registered for the Sites and demographic information about users and usage of the Sites. Such aggregate information does not identify you individually. We may use aggregate information and share aggregate information with third parties for any of the purposes specified in this Privacy Policy, and for any other lawful purpose.

  3. VI. External Links

    The Site may contain links to various websites that we do not control. When you click on one of these links, you will no longer be transacting business through the Site. Third-party websites maintain their own privacy policies, and we do not exercise any control over any of the third-party websites that may be linked to the Site. If you visit a website that is linked to the Site, you should consult that website’s privacy policy before providing any personal information. Please be aware that we are not responsible for the privacy practices of such other websites, and we are not liable for their misuse of personal information about you.

VII. Updates to this Privacy Policy

We may change or update the Site or any of our policies and procedures without prior notice. Your continued use of the Sites signifies your continued assent to the terms of this Privacy Policy.

VIII. Questions Regarding this Privacy Policy

For any questions regarding the privacy policy, please contact us at [email protected]