We do not require registration in order to browse on our site. You may choose to give us your contact information during registration or at other times. We then may use that information to contact you about the products and services on our site for which you have expressed interest. Registration is required to use certain interactive features such as reviewing products and placing orders. We offer the ability to access Bright Ideas Small Business Academy by logging in with or connecting via a third party social network or email service,, including but not limited to Facebook or Facebook Connect (“Third Party Platforms”). If you access the Website via a Third Party Platform we will access and store the information explicitly allowed by the social network platform by their Terms of Service or otherwise, once you allow us to do so, through an interface provided by the social network platform. As we do not have control over the user interface provided by social network platforms, we do not take any responsibility for any changes or problems with the interface or exchange of information provided by any of these social network platforms.
We collect personal information when you register with us and when you use our services. Personal information is information about you that is personally identifiable like your name, address, email address, or phone number, and that is not otherwise publicly available. When you create a Bright Ideas Small Business Academy account we ask for information such as your name and email address. When you place an order we ask for a phone number, billing and shipping address, and billing information. By accessing Bright Ideas Small Business Academy via a Third Party Platform, you authorize Bright Ideas Small Business Solutions, LLC to receive certain of your personal information that is available on or through your Third Party Platform account, including, without limitation, your profile information, name, email address, gender, birthday, current city, friends or follower names, your photos, profile picture, privacy settings and certain other information that will be disclosed to you during the login process.
We do not intentionally target our site or our services to children, and we will not knowingly collect personal information from children without obtaining prior, verifiable parental consent. We may obtain information about children who are named on invitations or other products, or that is otherwise provided by users. If we are informed that a registered user is under the age of 13 and has registered without prior, verifiable parental consent, then we will endeavor to remove such personal information from our records.
Use of Information
We use your personal information to fulfill your requests for products and services, to improve our services, to customize the advertising and content you see, and to contact you. By creating an account or purchasing on studysmallbusiness.com, you may be opted into receiving email messages. These messages could include changes to features of our service and additional email messages about our products, services, contests, and promotions that we feel may be of interest to you. If you no longer wish to receive these types of promotional communications from us, you may select the unsubscribe link which is present in each email. Opting out may prevent you from receiving email messages regarding special offers, improvements, or other updates. If you use Bright Ideas Small Business Academy, including access via a Third Party Platform, to send information to another person, we may store your personal information, and the personal information provided by you, of any recipient. We may use that other person’s contact information to allow him or her to access the information you requested we send. We use anonymous information, such as that pertaining to web pages viewed, to analyze trends, to track user’s movements, to provide a better website experience and to gather broad demographic information for aggregate use. We do not use this data in a manner that would identify you personally. Your product reviews, comments, and any other information you make available in public areas of our website likely will be seen by people and organizations not related to or controlled by Bright Ideas Small Business Solutions, LLC.
Sharing & Disclosure
A cookie is a small data file that we download to your computer, containing information about you to facilitate interaction with our site and services. Cookies make it possible for us to store contents of your shopping cart until you are ready to check out, and to recognize your browser when you visit. By doing this, we can personalize your visits and save you time during checkout. Cookies can also enable us to track and target the interests of our users to enhance the experience on our site. If you reject the cookie, you may still use our site. However, in order to enjoy the benefits of being a registered user, your browser must be set to accept cookies.
When order forms ask you to enter sensitive information (such as credit card number), that information is encrypted for transmission. When you provide information via these forms, we use SSL encryption and this should be indicated by a ‘lock’ icon in web browsers such Microsoft Internet Explorer and Mozilla Firefox.
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Account & Preferences
You may edit your Bright Ideas Small Business Academy account information, including your marketing preferences, at any time. You can opt in or out from future communications of special offers and new product information, or you can unsubscribe by following instructions contained in the messages you receive. We may send you certain communications relating to our service, such as service announcements and administrative messages that are considered part of your account membership. We do not allow you to opt-out of receiving those messages.