Privacy Policy

For bestofnewyork.com, privacy is of the utmost importance. As a result, we have created a privacy policy that outlines exactly what will be done with all personal information and what won't be. This website has decided to be transparent about its data collection and usage practices because it values your privacy.

The practices we use to collect and share information are detailed below. BestofNewYork.com is steadfastly committed to safeguarding the privacy of all visitors to its website and ongoing clients. This privacy statement explains how bestofnewyork.com may collect information from users of its websites, how that information is used, and how it is disclosed. Please be aware that the websites of our partners, other businesses, or organizations to which we give links do not fall under the scope of this policy; rather, it solely pertains to the websites of bestofnewyork.com.

When you (or other users) provide us with personal information when using our website or in another way, through our business partners, or from other third parties, we may be able to identify you. Examples of this kind of information include your name and email address. The personal data we gather from various sources may be combined.

Your Personal Information - Unless you voluntarily register, respond to a survey, make a purchase, or enter a contest, we do not automatically collect personal information about you when you visit our site. It is bestofnewyork.com's policy to never share any of your personal information to third parties if you register, complete a survey, buy something, or enter a contest. We may request contact information, including name, postal address, and email address when you provide personal information. We will use this contact information, which you voluntarily provided to us, to send you newsletters, details about bestofnewyork.com, or other promotional materials. You can always choose not to receive any more mails in the future. Please use the details in the "Contact Us" section below to get in touch with the business directly, or just click the link in any mailing to do so.

For consumer feedback and suggestions, our website contains email connections and web forms. We will try our best to reply to your queries or remarks as soon as possible. Any data we gather from emails or web forms is utilized to answer the queries or comments submitted. Alternatively, we may analyze and discard the data after filing your feedback in order to enhance the website and program.

Your personal information is completely protected by bestofnewyork.com. By convention, we never disclose, sell, or rent any of the information you give us to unaffiliated parties. In order to represent our website and services to potential partners, co-branding partners, advertisers and other third parties, as well as for other authorized objectives, bestofnewyork.com may divulge aggregate data and statistics. Unless you have given us your information by registering or making a purchase, we do not use your postal address information for unwanted marketing unless we have your permission or reasonably believe that the law demands it.

Third Parties - bestofnewyork.com has partnerships with third parties who, if you have opted in for their services, may offer you a range of services. As a result of these collaborations, the privacy policies of the third party are applicable to any information you voluntarily disclose to them in connection with these services. Before supplying any personal information to our third party partners, bestofnewyork.com advises you to review their privacy policies.

Purchases - We will ask you for the following personal information when you place an order on bestofnewyork.com and any sites on the domain with a co-branded domain: name, email address, mailing address, phone number, credit card number, and its expiration date. Using the accepted industry standard, Secure Sockets Layer (SSL) technology, this data is transmitted over a secure encrypted server (see Security section below). To prevent unauthorized access, alteration, or disclosure of personal information, we implement the necessary physical, electronic, and other security measures. If necessary, we will contact you using the information you have provided to discuss your account and/or to alert you of new deals and promotions. Please be aware that you always have the option to stop receiving emails from bestofnewyork.com at any time by clicking the "unsubscribe" link on any correspondence regarding sending you electronic messages with new offers and exclusive discounts.

Contests or Surveys - When conducting surveys or contests, personal information will be gathered. You might be asked for personal information in these surveys or competitions, such as demographic information (e.g., ZIP code, age or income level). Your contact information will be used if we need to get in touch with you about your entry. Additionally, this data is gathered to check applicants' eligibility and, in some cases, applicant preferences. In these situations, unless otherwise specified, only anonymous aggregate information will be shared. Whereas it is plainly stated that this information will be sent on there will be an option available to have personal information withheld and information will only be used for clearly specified objectives.

Cookies, IP Addresses and Security - "Cookies" help identify and connect non-personal data to specific people. Cookies are "small strings of text" that are saved in browsers; they are not computer-harming programs. When you visit our sites, these "cookies" are also used to help you set your preferences so that you don't have to fill out preferences or other information again when you come back.

If you want to disable the cookie functionality in your browser, there are a few easy steps you may do. Visit http://sitesearch.netscape.com/products/security/resources/faq/cookies.html if you are using Netscape Navigator. Visit http://register.microsoft.com/regwiz/include/cookies.htm if you are using Internet Explorer.

Your IP address is also used by us to operate our website and to assist us identify issues with our server. You can be identified with the help of your IP address.

To protect the security and privacy of online transactions made at our site, we employ industry-standard SSL authentication. Your online transaction and credit card information are secure from third-party interception thanks to SSL authentication and encryption (scrambling).

Notification of Changes - As new features are introduced to the website, this policy will be updated over time. If anything changes, we'll make sure to post it prominently so you always know what data we collect, how we could use it, and whether we plan to share it with anybody. We will give you written or email notice of any changes to the way we use your personal information and post those changes to our privacy statement at least 30 days before the change becomes effective. You will have the option to refuse the use of your information at the time you get such a message by getting in touch with us using any of the means above or below.

Compliance - bestofnewyork.com retains the right to access and share personally identifiable information to meet legal obligations, respond to legitimate government requests, maintain system integrity, or defend the site or its users. Wherever possible, bestofnewyork.com will make an effort to get the person's permission before sharing personally identifiable information. As previously noted, we also reserve the right to give third parties access to aggregated "site usage" data.

Contacting Us - In addition to giving you access to the Contact Us page, bestofnewyork.com provides you with the following ways to get in touch with us if you have any questions about our service, want to have your information removed from our database, opt out of receiving future communications, or want to stop using our service:

Direct questions or concerns to:

Email: privacyissues@bestofnewyork.com 

BestOfNewYork.com

Southeast Service Center

Address: 19495 Biscayne Blvd, Suite 600

Aventura, FL 33180

We appreciate you reading our privacy statement. Our promise to protect your privacy is something we take seriously