Terms and Conditions of Use
(Last Updated: January 1st, 2019)
USE OF THIS WEBSITE
You are only entitled to use this Website for lawful purposes and pursuant to these Terms. Your use of this Website is restricted to gathering information about THE BIG FAT TIP. By using this Website or otherwise submitting information to THE BIG FAT TIP through this Website, you represent and warrant to THE BIG FAT TIP that you:
- are of legal age to agree to these Terms;
- agree to comply with all applicable laws, rules and regulations regarding online conduct, transmission of information online; and
- agree to be bound by these Terms.
To determine your compliance with these Terms, we reserve the right, but not the obligation, to monitor your use of this Website.
Although this Website is accessible worldwide, this Website is neither designed nor intended for use outside the United States. Those who choose to access this Website from locations outside the United States do so on their own initiative and at their own risk and are responsible for compliance with all local laws. We reserve the right, at any time and in our sole discretion, to limit the availability and/or use of this Website to any person, geographic area, or jurisdiction. You shall, at all times, comply with all applicable laws, rules and regulations of the United States and all other applicable governmental entities governing, restricting or otherwise pertaining to the use, transmission, display, exporting or importing of data, products, services and/or technical information.
Your use of this Website may be interrupted from time to time for any of several reasons, including, without limitation, the malfunction of equipment, periodic updating, maintenance or repair of this Website, or other actions that we may take in our sole discretion and from time to time. We reserve the right to modify, suspend or discontinue the availability of this Website, or any portion or feature of this Website, at any time and in our sole discretion and without prior notice.
DISCLAIMER OF WARRANTIES
YOU AGREE THAT THE DISCLAIMER OF WARRANTY PROVISIONS SET FORTH BELOW ARE REASONABLE, REFLECT AN INFORMED, VOLUNTARY ALLOCATION OF THE RISKS BOTH KNOWN AND UNKNOWN THAT MAY EXIST IN CONNECTION WITH THESE TERMS, A CONTRACT, YOUR USE OR INABILITY TO USE THIS WEBSITE AND ARE FUNDAMENTAL ELEMENTS OF AND MATERIALLY INDUCED US TO ENTER INTO THESE TERMS AND ANY CONTRACT WITH YOU.
THE TRANSMISSION, STORAGE, VIEWING AND RETRIEVAL OF DATA AND FILES THROUGH THE INTERNET ARE SUBJECT TO A VARIETY OF CONDITIONS BEYOND OUR CONTROL THAT MAKE SUCH TRANSMISSION, STORAGE, VIEWING AND RETRIEVAL POTENTIALLY UNRELIABLE. THIS WEBSITE, INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO, ALL CONTENT, LICENSES, FUNCTIONS, MATERIALS, AND INFORMATION ARE PROVIDED â€œAS ISâ€ AND AS AVAILABLE WITH ALL FAULTS AND WITHOUT WARRANTIES OF ANY KIND.
EXCEPT AS SPECIFICALLY SET FORTH IN THESE TERMS, TO THE MAXIMUM EXTENT PROVIDED BY LAW, WE HEREBY DISCLAIM ANY AND ALL REPRESENTATIONS AND WARRANTIES WITH RESPECT TO THESE TERMS AND THIS WEBSITE, EITHER EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, WHETHER ARISING UNDER ANY STATUTE, LAW, COMMERCIAL USAGE OR OTHERWISE, INCLUDING, WITHOUT LIMITATION, THE IMPLIED WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY, FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE AND NON-INFRINGEMENT.
WE DO NOT WARRANT THAT THIS WEBSITE OR ANY DATA, MATERIALS OR CONTENT CONTAINED WITHIN THIS WEBSITE, WILL BE UNINTERRUPTED OR ERROR-FREE; THAT DEFECTS WILL BE CORRECTED; THAT THIS WEBSITE IS OR WILL BE FREE OF VIRUSES OR OTHER HARMFUL COMPONENTS; THAT THIS WEBSITE WILL BE SECURE FROM UNAUTHORIZED ACCESS; OR THAT THIS WEBSITE WILL DETECT EVERY SECURITY OR OTHER VULNERABILITY OF YOUR DEVICE, NETWORK OR SYSTEM. WE DO NOT WARRANT THAT THIS WEBSITE WILL MEET YOUR REQUIREMENTS, OR THAT THIS WEBSITE IS COMPATIBLE WITH ANY PARTICULAR HARDWARE OR SOFTWARE PLATFORM. WE DO NOT WARRANT OR MAKE ANY REPRESENTATION REGARDING THE USE OF THIS WEBSITE OR THE RESULTS OF THE USE OF THIS WEBSITE.
EXCEPT AS SPECIFICALLY SET FORTH IN THESE TERMS OR IN A CONTRACT, TO THE MAXIMUM EXTENT PROVIDED BY LAW, WE HEREBY DISCLAIM ANY AND ALL REPRESENTATIONS AND WARRANTIES WITH RESPECT TO ANY SERVICE REQUESTED THROUGH THIS WEBSITE, EITHER EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, WHETHER ARISING UNDER ANY STATUTE, LAW, COMMERCIAL USAGE OR OTHERWISE, INCLUDING, WITHOUT LIMITATION, THE IMPLIED WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY, FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE AND NON-INFRINGEMENT.
WE MAKE NO WARRANTY OF ANY KIND, WHETHER EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, WITH REGARD TO ANY INFORMATION PROVIDED BY THE BIG FAT TIP. WE SHALL NOT BE LIABLE FOR YOUR USE OF THIS WEBSITE, INCLUDING, WITHOUT LIMITATION, THE CONTENT OF THIS WEBSITE AND ANY ERRORS CONTAINED WITHIN THIS WEBSITE. YOU EXPRESSLY AGREE AND ACKNOWLEDGE THAT USE OF THIS WEBSITE IS AT YOUR SOLE RISK.
THE DISCLAIMER OF WARRANTIES SET FORTH IN THESE TERMS FORM AN ESSENTIAL BASIS OF THE BARGAIN BETWEEN THE PARTIES AND SHALL CONTINUE TO APPLY EVEN IF ANY EXCLUSIVE REMEDY HEREUNDER FAILS OF ITS ESSENTIAL PURPOSE. NO ORAL OR WRITTEN INFORMATION OR ADVICE PROVIDED BY US OR ANY OF OUR AUTHORIZED REPRESENTATIVES WILL CREATE A WARRANTY OR IN ANY WAY INCREASE THE SCOPE OF THE LIMITED WARRANTY SET FORTH IN THESE TERMS.
Some state laws do not allow disclaimers of implied warranties. If these laws apply to you, some or all of the above disclaimers, exclusions or limitations may not apply to you.
LIMITATION OF LIABILITY
YOU AGREE THAT THE LIMITATION OF LIABILITY PROVISIONS SET FORTH BELOW ARE REASONABLE, REFLECT AN INFORMED, VOLUNTARY ALLOCATION OF THE RISKS BOTH KNOWN AND UNKNOWN THAT MAY EXIST IN CONNECTION WITH THESE TERMS, A CONTRACT, YOUR USE OR INABILITY TO USE THIS WEBSITE, AND ARE FUNDAMENTAL ELEMENTS OF AND MATERIALLY INDUCED US TO ENTER INTO THESE TERMS AND ANY CONTRACT WITH YOU.
WE SHALL NOT BE LIABLE FOR ANY INDIRECT, INCIDENTAL, SPECIAL, CONSEQUENTIAL, PUNITIVE OR EXEMPLARY DAMAGES THAT ARISE, DIRECTLY OR INDIRECTLY, OUT OF OR ARE RELATED TO THESE TERMS, A CONTRACT, YOUR USE OR INABILITY TO USE THIS WEBSITE, ANY SUBMISSION OF INFORMATION THROUGH THIS WEBSITE, EVEN IF WE HAVE BEEN ADVISED OF THE POSSIBILITY OF SUCH DAMAGES. WE SHALL NOT BE RESPONSIBLE FOR ANY BUSINESS INTERRUPTIONS THAT MAY BE CAUSED BY YOUR USE OF THIS WEBSITE, YOUR INABILITY TO ACCESS OR USE THIS WEBSITE OR ANY SUBMISSION OF INFORMATION THROUGH THIS WEBSITE. OUR CUMULATIVE LIABILITY TO YOU FOR ALL CLAIMS THAT ARISE, DIRECTLY OR INDIRECTLY, OUT OF OR ARE RELATED TO THESE TERMS, A CONTRACT, YOUR USE OR INABILITY TO USE THIS WEBSITE, ANY SUBMISSION OF INFORMATION THROUGH THIS WEBSITE IN CONTRACT, TORT, OR OTHERWISE, SHALL NOT EXCEED $100.00 USD.
THE LIMITATION OF LIABILITY SET FORTH IN THESE TERMS FORMS AN ESSENTIAL BASIS OF THE BARGAIN BETWEEN THE YOU AND US AND SHALL CONTINUE TO APPLY EVEN IF ANY EXCLUSIVE REMEDY HEREUNDER FAILS OF ITS ESSENTIAL PURPOSE.
Some state laws do not allow limitations on certain damages. If these laws apply to you, some or all of the above disclaimers, exclusions or limitations may not apply to you.
LIMITATION ON TIME TO FILE CLAIMS
ANY CAUSE OF ACTION OR CLAIM YOU MAY HAVE ARISING, DIRECTLY OR INDIRECTLY, OUT OF OR RELATING TO THESE TERMS, A CONTRACT, YOUR USE OR INABILITY TO USE THIS WEBSITE, ANY SUBMISSION OF INFORMATION THROUGH THIS WEBSITE MUST BE COMMENCED WITHIN ONE (1) YEAR AFTER THE CAUSE OF ACTION ACCRUES, OTHERWISE, SUCH CAUSE OF ACTION OR CLAIM IS PERMANENTLY BARRED.
CODE OF CONDUCT
You agree that you shall not, and you shall not attempt, or otherwise authorize, encourage or support a third partyâ€™s attempts, to do any of the following:
- Use this Website for any unlawful purposes.
- Breach or otherwise circumvent any security or authentication measures of this Website.
- Probe, scan or test the vulnerability of this Website or any network associated with this Website.
- Re-engineer, decompile, decrypt, break or otherwise alter or interfere with this Website.
- Create derivative works of or reproduce, modify, distribute, sell or otherwise transfer any rights in or to any of the content of this Website.
- Register to use, use or copy any information from this Website unless otherwise authorized in writing by THE BIG FAT TIP.
- Register to use, use or copy any information from this Website for purposes of monitoring availability, performance or functionality or for any other benchmarking.
- Meta tag, frame or mirror this Website.
- Restrict, inhibit or prevent any access to, use or enjoyment of this Website.
- Use any search engine, software, tool, agent or other device or mechanism, including, without limitation, browsers, spiders, robots, scrapers, avatars or intelligent agents, deep link or other similar automated device, program, algorithm or methodology (other than those made available by THE BIG FAT TIP on this Website or other generally available third party web browsers, e.g., Internet Explorer, Chrome, Firefox or Safari), to access, acquire, copy, monitor, navigate or search this Website.
- Use any robot, spider, site search/retrieval application, or other manual or automatic device or process to retrieve, index, data mine, scrape or in any way reproduce or circumvent the navigational structure or presentation of this Website.
- Deliver malware to this Website or use this Website to distribute malware.
- Launch a DoS or DDoS attack on this Website or use this Website as part of a DDoS attack.
- Deliver altered, deceptive or false source-identifying information, including spoofing or phishing, through this Website.
- Impersonate or misrepresent your affiliation with any other person or entity.
You also agree that you shall not transmit, submit or post any of the following to or through this Website or otherwise submit to THE BIG FAT TIP:
- Information that violates any law, statute, ordinance or regulation.
- Information that is false, inaccurate, incomplete, untimely or misleading.
- Information that is trade libelous, unlawfully threatening, unlawfully harassing, defamatory, obscene, explicit or vulgar or otherwise injurious to THE BIG FAT TIP or third parties.
- Information that breaches or infringes on THE BIG FAT TIPâ€™s or any third partyâ€™s rights of confidentiality, publicity, privacy, intellectual property and/or other proprietary rights.
- Copyrighted and/or trademarked information without the prior written permission of the owner of such intellectual property right.
- Data that contains any viruses or other disabling or enabling code that are intended to damage, detrimentally interfere with, surreptitiously intercept or expropriate any system, data or personal information.
- Information containing unsolicited or unauthorized advertising or any other form of SPAM.
You recognize and agree that the content made available through the Website is for informational purposes only. Users should never use any Website resources in place of seeking professional advice from applicable professionals. We make no guarantees, promises, or predictions of success regarding any of the information and resources offered through the Website.
No agency, partnership, joint venture, employee-employer or franchiser-franchisee relationship is intended or created between you and THE BIG FAT TIP.
- Website Materials.
THE BIG FAT TIP owns all right, title and interest in and to this Website including, without limitation, the look and feel, design and organization, and the compilation of the content, code, data and other materials on this Website (collectively, â€œWebsite Materialsâ€).
- Names, Markings and Other Intellectual Property Rights.
THE BIG FAT TIP owns all right, title and interest in and to the name THE BIG FAT TIP and all copyrights, service mark rights, trademark rights, trade dress rights, patent rights, database rights, moral rights and other intellectual property and proprietary rights relating to this Website or otherwise owned and/or operated by THE BIG FAT TIP, as well as all of THE BIG FAT TIPâ€™s URLs, website domain names, graphics, logos, page headers, button icons, scripts and other markings (collectively, â€œNames, Markings and Other Intellectual Property Rightsâ€).
- Website Content.
THE BIG FAT TIP owns all right, title and interest in and to all content on this Website, including, without limitation, all audio, photographs, illustrations, graphics, other visuals, video, copy, text, software, titles and Shockwave files (collectively, â€œWebsite Contentâ€).
- Personal Information.
- Aggregated Information.
- User Generated Content.
- Limited License and Prohibited Use.
You may not use any of the Website Materials, Names, Markings and Other Intellectual Property Rights, or Website Content without our express, prior written permission. You shall not delete or in any other manner alter the copyright, trademark and other proprietary notices appearing on this Website. We make no proprietary claim to any third party names, copyrights, service marks, trademarks or trade dress appearing on this Website. Any third party names, copyrights, service marks, trademarks or trade dress appearing on this Website are property of their respective owners. Without our express, prior written consent, you may only print, download or otherwise use the Website Materials, Names, Markings and Other Intellectual Property Rights, and Website Content for a website userâ€™s internal, non-commercial use consistent with these Terms and applicable law. Except as otherwise permitted under the copyright laws of the United States, no other copying, distribution, redistribution, transmission, publication or use is permitted. Your use of this Website does not grant to you ownership of any content, code, data or other materials you may access on or through this Website. THE BIG FAT TIP expressly reserves all rights not expressly granted to you in these Terms.
RIGHTS YOU GRANT TO THE BIG FAT TIP
YOUR INFORMATION REPRESENTATIONS AND WARRANTIES
BLOGS, FORUMS, CHAT ROOMS AND BULLETIN BOARDS
In the event that this Website includes blogs, forums, chat rooms and/or bulletin boards (each, a â€œForumâ€), which allows users to post User Generated Content and interact. THE BIG FAT TIP does not prepare, approve or endorse any User Generated Content that may appear in a Forum. You acknowledge and agree that THE BIG FAT TIP has no control over and is not responsible for the accuracy, correctness, timeliness, safety or legality of any User Generated Content. You may find User Generated Content to be deceptive, inaccurate, harmful or offensive. Please use caution and common sense when reading User Generated Content posted in our Forums, and do not rely solely on such information. You hereby acknowledge and agree that your use and/or reliance on any User Generated Content is at your own risk. THE BIG FAT TIP reserves the right, but not the obligation, from time to time and at our sole discretion for any reason or no reason, to monitor, edit, remove and/or re-post User Generated Content posted in our Forums.
LINKS TO THIRD PARTY WEBSITES
LINKING TO THIS WEBSITE
You may link to this Websiteâ€™s homepage, provided you do so in a way that is fair, legal, consistent with these Terms and does not damage our reputation or take advantage of this Website, but you may not establish a link in such a way as to suggest any form of association, approval or endorsement on our part where none exists. You may not establish a link from any website that is not owned by you. This Website may not be framed on any other website, nor may you create a link to any part of this Website other than the homepage. You agree to cooperate with us in causing any unauthorized framing or linking to cease immediately. We reserve the right to withdraw linking permission without notice.
You hereby agree to defend, indemnify, and hold harmless THE BIG FAT TIP and its officers, directors, employees, affiliates, independent contractors, agents and representatives from and against any and all claims and expenses, including, but not limited to, attorneysâ€™ fees and costs, arising, directly or indirectly, out of or attributable to (i) any breach or violation by you of these Terms; (ii) your failure to provide accurate, complete and/or current information when using this Website or otherwise submitting information to THE BIG FAT TIP through this Website; (iii) your use or misuse of this Website; and (iv) any agreement between you and any third party.
Most concerns involving this Website can be resolved quickly and efficiently by THE BIG FAT TIP. If you are unable to resolve your concern within 10 business days of contacting THE BIG FAT TIP in writing, then either party may file a claim pursuant to these Terms to resolve the dispute.
Governing Law, Jurisdiction and Venue.
These Terms shall be governed by and construed in accordance with the internal laws of the State of Florida, without giving effect to principles of conflicts of law. Any application of the United Nations Convention on Contracts for the International Sale of Goods is expressly excluded. For any action or legal proceeding arising, directly or indirectly, out of or related to the Website or these Terms, the parties hereby expressly consent to the jurisdiction and venue of the state and/or federal courts in and/or for Polk County, Florida, USA, and each party hereby expressly waives any objection to such venue based upon forum non-conveniens or otherwise.
The governing language for these Terms and any interpretation of these terms is English, and any copy of these Terms in any other language is merely for convenience and will not govern the interpretation of these Terms.
The prevailing party in any action or legal proceeding arising out of or related to the Website or these Terms arising, directly or indirectly, out of or related to these Terms will be entitled to an award of their reasonable attorneyâ€™s fees and costs (including, without limitation, all taxable and non-taxable costs, and all fees and costs to determine the amount of fees and costs to be awarded) incurred prior to any such action or legal proceeding, as well as at all levels of trial and appeal. You also agree that service of any court paper may be affected upon you by mail or in such other manner as may be provided under applicable laws, rules of procedure or local rules. You acknowledge that we may be irreparably damaged if these Terms are breached by you, and damages at law would be an inadequate remedy. In the event of a breach or threatened breach of any provision of these Terms by you, we shall be entitled, in addition to all rights and remedies, to an injunction restraining such breach or threatened breach, without being required to show any actual damage or to post an injunction bond, or to a decree for specific performance of the provisions of these Terms.
TERM AND SURVIVAL
CHANGES TO OUR TERMS
At our sole discretion and at any time, we may amend these Terms. You should review these Terms for amendments each time you use this Website. For your convenience, we post on this Website the last date these Terms were updated. If our Terms are amended, the amended Terms will take effect immediately for all users of this Website. Your continued use of this Website following an amendment will evidence your acceptance of the amended Terms. No amendment, change or modification to these Terms will be effective unless such is in writing and signed by an authorized representative of THE BIG FAT TIP.
NOTICES, COMMUNICATIONS AND ELECTRONIC SIGNATURES
By using this Website or otherwise submitting information through this Website, you consent to receive communications from THE BIG FAT TIP electronically. Although we may choose to communicate with you by other means, we may also choose to solely communicate with you electronically by email or by posting notices on this Website. You agree that all agreements, notices, disclosures and other communications that we send to you electronically satisfy any legal requirement that such communications be in writing. You agree that, when in the future you click on an â€œI agree,â€ â€œI consentâ€ or other similarly worded button, hyperlink or entry field with your mouse, a keystroke or other device, your agreement or consent will be legally binding and enforceable and legal equivalent of your handwritten signature.
THE BIG FAT TIP
331 SOUTH FLORIDA AVENUE
LAKELAND, FL 33801
Last updated version November 8th, 2019.
Privacy and Cookie Statement
(Last Updated: November 8th, 2019)
This is the Privacy and Cookie statement of THE BIG FAT TIP, INC., a Florida not for profit corporation d/b/a THE BIG FAT TIP (collectively referred to herein as â€œTHE BIG FAT TIPâ€ and â€œwe,â€ â€œourâ€ or â€œus” as applicable to the context). In this statement we explain how THE BIG FAT TIP deals with personal data. We obtain this information through our website www.BigFatTip.org (hereinafter referred to as the â€œWebsiteâ€). In addition we acquire personal data when patients and prospective patients contact us offline, for example to request information. This statement also pertains cookies we use on the Website.
In this Privacy and Cookie Statement of THE BIG FAT TIP, the following terms are used:
Website: the Website www.BigFatTip.org and every other Website, URL or application of The Big Fat Tip.
Interaction: the use of functions in the Website.
Website Visitor: a person visiting the Website for the first time that does not interact with the Website.
Website Customer: a person who interacts with the Website.
Privacy and Cookie Statement: THE BIG FAT TIPâ€™s Privacy and Cookie Statement.
THE SAFETY OF YOUR PERSONAL DATA
THE BIG FAT TIP respects the privacy of its Website Customers, patients and users of its Website.
THE BIG FAT TIP strives to protect and maintain the confidentially any personal data received by THE BIG FAT TIP.
COLLECTION AND USE OF PERSONAL DATA
To make your visit to the THE BIG FAT TIP Website as a visitor more appealing, THE BIG FAT TIP collects information about your personal data and navigation behavior on our Website, and whether you found our Website through an ad partners. Amongst this data is for example:
- How you entered our Website
- Where you leave our Website
- With what kind of device you visit our Website
Amongst other things, the above information is used to better understand Website Visitors, to load the correct Website.
For Website Customers, we collect the same information as for Website Visitors, supplemented with information the person shares with us, for example:
- Phone Number
- Desired Appointment Date
- Desired Appointment Time
- Location Requested
The data mentioned above is used for the following purposes:
- To counteract fraud, abuse and/or improper use of the Website
The data is saved at least as long as required by applicable law.
QUESTIONS AND CONCERNS
If you have questions or concerns about the Website or about THE BIG FAT TIP you can call us, e-mail us or chat with us. You can find the contact information in the Website. You might be asked to provide the following (personal) information:
- First and last name
- E-mail address
- Phone number
- Description of the nature of your complaint
The above mentioned data is used for handling your complaint.
RECORDING PHONE CONVERSATIONS
Phone conversations with our THE BIG FAT TIP can be recorded for training, evaluation or quality purposes. You will be informed of this the moment you contact THE BIG FAT TIP by phone. The (personal) data that is recorded will only be used for the aforementioned purposes. The recorded phone conversations are stored and secured in such a way that they are not accessible to unauthorized persons and they are never kept longer than needed for the specific purpose.
HANDLING OF PERSONAL DATA
PROCESSING OF PERSONAL DATA OUTSIDE THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA
In the event we work together with third parties, such as Google and Facebook, the data can be stored on servers outside of the United States of America. Different legislations concerning personal data apply there. These third parties adhere to the Privacy Shield Principles affiliated with the Privacy Shield Program of the American ministry of trade.
DISTRIBUTION TO THIRD PARTIES
THE BIG FAT TIP can provide your personal data to third parties for the following reasons:
- You have given your express consent for this.
- An agreement you have with us needs to be executed.
- An obligation by law.
- For preventing or combatting fraud.
- If necessary for the operation of THE BIG FAT TIP.
THE BIG FAT TIP does not store your information longer than necessary for the purposes your information is used for, unless the data has to be stored longer due to legal requirements (such as a retention obligation). How long certain data is stored depends on the nature of the data and the purposes for which it is processed. The storage period can therefore differ per purpose.
THE BIG FAT TIP takes measures to sufficiently protect your personal data. To achieve this, we use means that fit our activities, the nature and size of our not for profit corporation, and the sort of data we process. We do this to prevent unauthorized access to, adjustment, disclosure or loss of personal data. We expect that you also contribute to the safekeeping of your personal data by keeping your e-mail address and e-mail password a secret. Never share your login details with anyone and treat them with care.
RIGHT TO OBJECT
You can object to the use of your personal data free of charge. Your objection to the use of your personal data can be directed to us in writing. Within four (4) weeks you will receive an answer from THE BIG FAT TIP. If you object to the use of your data for direct marketing purposes, THE BIG FAT TIP will stop using your data for these purposes. You will no longer receive emails from THE BIG FAT TIP.
PRIVACY AND COOKIE STATEMENT FROM THIRD PARTIES
THE BIG FAT TIP is in no way accountable or responsible for the way in which third parties and companies deal with your (personal) data. THE BIG FAT TIP always advises that your read the Privacy and Cookie Statements on the relevant Websites and from the relevant companies.
WHAT ARE COOKIES
Cookies are for example used to save passwords and personal settings, so that you donâ€™t have to fill those in the next time you visit the Website.
- How did the person get on the Website
Below, we will describe how Cookies can be rejected and removed.
A/B TESTING COOKIES
THE BIG FAT TIP may continuously test its Website to be able to provide the best user experience. Because of that, THE BIG FAT TIP uses so-called A/B testing Cookies by third parties. With A/B tests, there are two different variants of the Website, or parts of the Website shown to visitors to determine which one works best. As such, this Cookie determines which version of the Website you see.
WEBSITE ANALYSIS COOKIES
On the Website, Affiliate Cookies are used to measure the effectiveness of ads placed on behalf of THE BIG FAT TIP on third party websites. Affiliate partners are not rewarded by THE BIG FAT TIP for their online advertising of THE BIG FAT TIP. They do all of this without the exchange of personal data.
The Website uses retargeting Cookies to show relevant ads to returning visitors of the Website. With these Cookies, a profile of your surfing behavior can be built so that the ads correspond with your interests. The ads are shown on ad partnersâ€™ Websites and on social media.
Google Adwords & Analytics Remarketing
SOCIAL MEDIA COOKIES
On the Website, you can use (for example) social media buttons from Facebook and Twitter. As soon as you visit a page on the Website that has social media buttons, your browser connects to the relevant social media provider. Through this, the provider obtains information about the pages on the Website you visited with your IP-address. If you are logged in to Facebook and or Twitter during your visit to the Website, your visit can be linked to your account. If you use the buttons, by clicking the Facebook â€˜Likeâ€™-symbol for example, then the relevant information is sent to and saved by the relevant provider via your browser. The purpose and scope of the data collected through social media buttons, as well as further processing, the further use and the duration of the storage, are exclusively determined by the providers of the buttons. You can read more about this in the privacy policies of the relevant providers.
ACCEPTING AND DECLINING COOKIES
You can accept or decline Cookies by adjusting your browser settings. Every browser is different, so THE BIG FAT TIP refers you to the information page of your browser or the user manual of your phone for the setting of your Cookie preferences.
If Cookies are completely switched off, it is possible that you cannot use all the functions of the Website. If you use different computers at different locations, you have to make sure that every browser is set to your Cookie preferences. You can always remove Cookies from the hard drive in your computer, phone or tablet. Consult the information page of your browser or the user manual of your phone or tablet to learn how to do this.
The contents of this Privacy and Cookie Statement can be amended by THE BIG FAT TIP at any time. The most current version can always be found on the Website. THE BIG FAT TIP advises that you regularly check this Privacy and Cookie Statement, at least before you provide THE BIG FAT TIP with personal data.
If you have any questions about this Privacy and Cookie Statement, do not hesitate to contact THE BIG FAT TIP in writing at:
THE BIG FAT TIP
331 SOUTH FLORIDA AVE, BASEMENT
LAKELAND, FL 33801
Last updated version November 8th, 2019.