Privacy Policy

If you are a California resident and wish to opt-out of data sales, then you may complete this webform. For more information, we provide important information for residents of California below in Section 7 (Information for California Residents).

Introduction


This Privacy Policy (“Privacy Policy”) describes the privacy practices related to the handling of Personal Information (defined below) of PublicNSA, LLC dba BigDBM, a Florida limited liability company, and our subsidiaries and affiliates (collectively, “BIGDBM”, “we”, “us”, or “our”) in connection with the https://bigdbm.com website, and any other website or service that we own or control and which posts or links to this Privacy Policy (collectively, the “Website”), and the rights and choices available to individuals with respect to their Personal Information (as defined below in Section 1).

This Privacy Policy applies to all users of the Website and all individuals whose Personal Information we store, including, but not limited to individuals who use, view, or otherwise access the Website, individuals who apply to work for BIGDBM or otherwise provide Personal Information to BIGDBM in connection with inquiries regarding opportunities at BIGDBM, current and former BIGDBM personnel, and other individuals whose Personal Information we receive from third parties or otherwise collect.

1. Personal Information BIGDBM Collects and How We Collect It


For purposes of this Privacy Policy, “Personal Information” means any information relating to an identified or identifiable individual.

Information Provided Directly to BIGDBM via the Website
BIGDBM does not collect Personal Information directly from you except when you specifically provide such information on a voluntary basis. Personal Information may be gathered from registration forms, content submissions or through the Website. The Personal Information we may collect directly from you includes name, email address, mailing address, telephone number and contact preferences. We may also collect usage and electronic information, such as information about how you use the Website and interact with us, including information associated with any content you upload to the Website or otherwise submit to us, information you provide when you use any interactive features of the Website, IP address, MAC address, or other hardware identifier for the device you used to access the Website, mobile identifiers, cookie identifier, browser or device information, and analytics information about your use of the Website, and any of the foregoing regarding your use of other websites such as internet search history, browsing history, your interactions with websites, pages visited, and advertisements with which you interacted.

If you choose to apply to work with or for BIGDBM through the Website or by otherwise contacting us regarding opportunities, we may collect the following:
Contact Information, such as your first and last name, email and mailing addresses, phone number, professional title and company name.
Resume Information, such as qualifications, skills, employment or education history, or other resume information.
Social Media Information, such as if you provide us a link to or other access to a social media account, we may collect or access any information you permit to be shared through or from your social media account and other information depending on the social media platform.

Information Received from Third Parties
We may receive Personal Information from third parties, such as publicly available information from government agencies, government departments, and other governmental organizations; information from consumer surveys; and information from other third-party data providers and sources; we provide categories of these third parties in further detail in this section.

Categories of Personal Information we may collect from third parties includes:
Business and personal contact information, such as your first and last name, email and mailing addresses, phone number, professional title and company name.
Consumer Information, such as retail transactions data, vehicles you currently or previously own or lease, real property information including mortgage and refinancing data, data related to insurance products, voter information, travel data, geographic data, recreational activity data, education data, and birthday and other milestone date data.
Automotive Information, such as VINs, and using the VINs we may append other auto-related information such as make, model, year, manufacturer, engine size, and vehicle class size.
Demographic Information, such as protected class information (including race, color, age, and self-reported medical condition), national origin, religion, ethnicity, marital status, and gender.
Inference Information created using any information we collect or receive about you to create a consumer profile reflecting your inferred consumer preferences, characteristics, behavior and attitudes.

We collect Personal Information set forth above from the following categories of third-party data providers and sources:

• Apparel & Accessory Companies
• Automotive Companies
• Business to Business Companies
• Consumer Inquiries About BIGDBM Products
• Consumer Packaged Goods Companies
• Consumer Survey Companies
• Consumers
• Electronics Companies
• Financial Services Companies
• Food & Beverage Companies
• Gift Product Companies
• Government and other Public Sources
• Health Product Companies
• Insurance Product Companies
• Lifestyle & Interest Product Companies
• Not for Profit Organizations
• Online & Mobile Websites & Apps
• Other Authorized Data Compilers
• Other Product Companies Not Categorized
• Parenting Product Companies
• Publishing Product Companies
• Telecommunications Companies
• Travel, Leisure & Entertainment Companies

2. Minors


The Website is not directed to individuals under the age of eighteen (18), and we request that these individuals do not provide Personal Information through the Website. If you believe that we have mistakenly or unintentionally collected Personal Information of a minor through the Website without appropriate consent, please notify us at privacy@bigdbm.com so that we may immediately delete the information from our servers and make any other necessary corrections.

3. How We Use Personal Information


BIGDBM helps businesses market more effectively by providing marketing data products created using Personal Information collected as set forth above (“Products”) that help them learn valuable insights and understand more about their clients and prospects.
Our Products analyze client and prospect data to allow businesses to provide more targeted and meaningful offers, messages and customer experiences in an offline and online context.
Our Products are designed to provide more insight and contact information on individuals and households in the US.
More specifically, we may use your Personal Information for the following business purposes and as otherwise described in this Privacy Policy or at the time of collection:

To operate the Service and Products. We may use your Personal Information to:
• provide, operate, and improve the Service and Products
• provide information about the Service and Products
• establish and maintain your user profile on the Service
• enable security features of the Service or Products
• communicate with you about the Service and Products
• provide support and maintenance for the Service and Products
• respond to your requests, questions, and feedback

For research and development. We may analyze use of the Service and Products to optimize and improve them and to develop new services and products.

For compliance, fraud prevention, and safety. We may use your Personal Information and disclose it to law enforcement, government authorities, and private parties as we believe necessary or appropriate to: (a) comply with applicable laws, lawful requests, and legal process; (b) protect our, your or others’ rights, privacy, safety or property (including by making and defending legal claims); (c) enforce the terms and conditions that govern the Service and Products; (d) protect, investigate and deter against fraudulent, harmful, unauthorized, unethical or illegal activity; and (e) conduct, complete, or respond to audits or audit results.
With your consent. In some cases, we may specifically ask for your consent to collect, use or share your Personal Information, such as when required by applicable law.

To process applications. We may use your Personal Information to review and evaluate your applications to work with or for BIGDBM or otherwise respond to you regarding such inquiries.

To create anonymous, aggregated or de-identified data. We may create anonymous, aggregated, or de-identified data from your Personal Information and other individuals whose Personal Information we collect. We make Personal Information into anonymous, aggregated, or de-identified data by removing information that makes the data personally identifiable to you. We may use this anonymous, aggregated, or de-identified data and share it with third parties for our lawful operational purposes, including to analyze and improve the Service and Products and promote our operations.

4. How We Share Your Personal Information


We may share your Personal Information as described below:

Affiliates. We may share your Personal Information with subsidiaries and affiliates for purposes consistent with this Privacy Policy.

Service providers. We may share your Personal Information with third party companies, consultants, and individuals that provide services on our behalf or help us operate the Service or provide our Products (such as hosting, infrastructure, email delivery, marketing, and database management services). These third parties may use your Personal Information only as directed or authorized by us and in a manner consistent with this Privacy Policy and are prohibited from using or disclosing your information for any other purpose.

Sale of Products. We may disclose Personal Information in connection with sale of our Products to our clients, including advertising networks, internet service providers, data analytics providers, operating systems and platforms, social networks and consumer data resellers.

Professional advisors. We may disclose your Personal Information to professional advisors, such as bankers, auditors, insurers, and attorneys, where necessary in the course of the professional services they render to us.

For compliance, fraud prevention and safety. We may disclose your Personal Information to law enforcement, government authorities, and private parties as we believe necessary or appropriate to: (a) comply with applicable laws, lawful requests, and legal process; (b) protect our, your or others’ rights, privacy, safety or property (including by making and defending legal claims); (c) enforce the terms and conditions that govern the Service and Products; (d) protect, investigate and deter against fraudulent, harmful, unauthorized, unethical or illegal activity; and (e) conduct, complete, or respond to audits or audit results.

Business transfers. We may transfer or otherwise share some or all of our operations or assets, including your Personal Information, in connection with a transaction (or potential transaction) such as a corporate divestiture, merger, consolidation, acquisition, reorganization or transfer of assets, where any Personal Information included in such transfer is subject to protections no less restrictive than those herein.

With your consent. We may otherwise share your Personal Information with your consent or pursuant to your instructions.

5. Retention


We will retain your Personal Information for as long as is necessary for purposes for which it was collected. The precise period will depend on the reason why it was collected. Those periods are also based on the requirements of applicable laws, applicable legal and regulatory requirements and periods relating to the commencement of legal actions.

6. Your Choices and How to Contact Us




Opting Out of our Products
To request that your Personal Information be removed from our Products, you may do so by completing this webform. However, please note that submitting requests to be removed from our Products will not prevent other companies from retaining your Personal Information, sending you direct marketing materials, or making telemarketing calls. Please contact those companies to inquire.

Access to Personal Information
You may request access to learn what Personal Information we process about you and your household. To access this information, by calling us at 1-833-324-4326; by emailing us at privacy@bigdbm.com; or by completing this webform. You may also request access to Personal Information we otherwise collected about you through the Website, for example, if you provided us Personal Information directly, by contacting us via the same methods.

Managing “Do Not Track” Signals. Some browsers have a Do Not Track (“DNT”) feature that lets you tell websites that you do not want to have your online activities tracked. When you choose to turn on the DNT setting in your browser, your browser sends a special signal to websites, analytics companies, ad networks, plug in providers, and other web services you encounter while browsing to stop tracking your activity via cookies or other tracking technologies. The Website does not currently respond to browser based DNT signals. For information regarding DNT and how to enable this setting, if available, on your devices please see https://allaboutdnt.com.

7. Information for California Residents



The information in this section applies to residents of California. Please contact us by calling us at 1-833-324-4326 or by emailing us at privacy@bigdbm.com if you have any questions about this Privacy Policy, including this section specific to California residents, or if you would like a printed copy of this Privacy Policy. You may also print a copy of this privacy policy by selecting the “Print” button in your web browser.

CCPA (California Consumer Privacy Act)

This section describes the personal information (as defined by the California Consumer Privacy Act of 2018 or the “CCPA”) we collected about California residents in the last 12 months, the sources of that information, our business or commercial purposes for collecting the information, and the third parties with whom we shared that information.

Section 1 (Personal Information BIGDBM Collects and How We Collect It): This section describes the categories of personal information we collected and the categories of sources from which the information was collected.
Section 3 (How We Use Personal Information): This section describes the business or commercial purposes for which we collected the information.
Section 4 (How We Share your Personal Information): This section lists the categories of third parties with whom we shared personal information.

We may sell Personal Information set forth above to the following categories of recipients:

• Automotive Companies
• Business Services/Agency
• Consumer Services Companies
• Consumer Packaged Goods Companies
• Data Companies
• Educational Institutions & Companies
• Energy and Utility Companies
• Financial Services Companies
• Food & Beverage Companies
• Health Product Companies
• Insurance Companies
• Manufacturing Companies
• Marketing and Research Companies
• Media and Publishing Companies
• Not for Profit Organizations
• Public Institutions
• Retail Companies
• Technology/Computer Software Companies
• Telecommunications Companies
• Travel, Leisure & Entertainment Companies
• Other Companies not Categorized

We do not sell Personal Information of consumers under 16 years old. 


Your CCPA Rights and How to Exercise Them 

California residents have certain rights under the CCPA. Those rights may only apply in certain circumstances and may be subject to limitations or exceptions. A summary of those rights is provided below as well as information on how to exercise your rights. Please note that we will require certain identifying information about you as necessary for us to verify your request in accordance with applicable law.

Right to Opt Out of Sale:

California residents have the right to opt out of the sale of their Personal Information. During the 12 months preceding the last revision date of this Privacy Policy, BIGDBM has sold Personal Information as set forth in the table above by licensing and selling our Products to our business clients and categories of recipients listed in this Privacy Policy for their commercial, business, marketing, and information analysis activities. California residents may submit these requests via this webform or via email to privacy@bigdbm.com.  If you email us, then please attach the by sending the CCPA Consumer Rights Request  information to the email.   

Right to Know:

California residents have the right to know what Personal Information we collect, use, disclose and/or sell about you. California residents may submit these requests via email to privacy@bigdbm.com, via this webform or by calling the toll-free number 1-833-324-4326. If you email us, then please attach the by sending the CCPA Consumer Rights Request information to the email.  For more information about how we process these requests, see Submitting Requests section below.  

Right to Deletion:

California residents have the right to request deletion of their Personal Information collected by us. California residents may submit these requests via email to privacy@bigdbm.com or via this webform.  If you email us, then please attach the by sending the CCPA Consumer Rights Request information to the email.   For more information about how we process these requests, see Submitting Requests section below. 

Right to Non-Discrimination for the Exercise of Privacy Rights:

California residents have the right not to receive discriminatory treatment for exercising any of the privacy rights conferred by the CCPA, except as permitted under the CCPA. If you believe you have received discriminatory treatment by BIGDBM for exercising your CCPA privacy rights, please contact us as set forth below.

You can exercise these rights yourself or you can designate an authorized agent to make a request on your behalf. Your authorized agent must be able to demonstrate authority to act on your behalf as further instructed when submitting a verifiable request on your behalf.

Submitting Requests:

When you submit your Right to Opt Out of Sale request, we will ask you to provide your name and contact information so that we can communicate with you regarding your request and process your request.  

When you submit your Right to Know request or Right to Delete request, we will ask you to provide your name and contact information so that we can communicate with you regarding your request and process your request.  

In addition, for your privacy and security and to prevent fraud or other harmful activities, when we receive a Right to Know request or a Right to Delete request, we may ask for information that we will use to verify your identity.   For requests of specific pieces of personal information about a consumer, we will verify your identity to a reasonably high degree of certainty; whereas for requests to know categories of information or for requests to delete we will verify your identity to a reasonable degree of certainty.  Providing accurate information that matches our records is necessary so that we can locate the correct information within our systems and among our service providers.  The information we may ask you to provide includes your name, mailing address and either your mobile phone number or your email address.  

Do not send us, directly or indirectly, any sensitive or special categories of Personal Information (e.g., social security numbers or other national or state identifiers, health information, biometric data or genetic characteristics, criminal background information, financial account numbers, payment card information, and so on) on or through the Website or otherwise. 

We will evaluate and respond to your request to the extent required by law (or in our discretion if not required by law) and as permitted by our contracts, confidentiality obligations, and applicable laws and regulations. We may not be able to provide all of the information requested due to certain exceptions enumerated in the CCPA or other applicable laws. If we do not have sufficient information about you to verify your identity, we may not be able to identify you and will be unable to process your request. We will attempt to verify your identity by using the information you submit with your request matching it with the information we possess about you. We may need to request additional information to sufficiently identify you.

If you are an authorized agent submitting a request on behalf of a consumer, please also email the below information to privacy@bigdbm.com or attach the appropriate documentation to this webform .

Authorized Agents

If you are an authorized agent operating as a business, then together with the consumer request, please provide the following:

  1. Evidence that your business is registered to conduct business in the State of California;
  2. A written authorization document signed and dated by each consumer authorizing the business as the authorized agent to act on behalf of each consumer in making the request;
  3. Valid email address or other contact information for each consumer for our direct correspondence with each consumer, including as deemed necessary or legally required completion of an identity verification process.

If you are an individual and acting as an authorized agent on behalf of a consumer, then together with the consumer request please provide:

  1. A “power of attorney” pursuant to California Probate Code Sections 4121 – 4130; or 
  2. If no power of attorney is available, then provide:
  1. A written authorization document signed by the consumer authorizing the agent to act as the authorized agent on behalf of the consumer; and
  2. Valid email address or other contact information for each consumer for our direct correspondence with each consumer, including as deemed necessary or legally required completion of an identity verification process.

“Shine the Light” Law

In accordance with the California Shine the Light law, California residents may request certain information regarding our disclosure (if any) of Personal Information to third parties for their direct marketing purposes. Other than to third party recipients as set forth in this Privacy Policy (Section 4, How We Share Your Personal Information), or unless you request us to or consent to it, we do not share your Personal Information with third parties for their own direct marketing purposes. For any questions on these practices, please contact us at privacy@bigdbm.com.

8. Nevada Residents


Chapter 603A of the Nevada Revised Statutes permits a Nevada resident to opt out of future sales of certain covered information that a website operator has collected or will collect about the resident. To submit such a request, please contact us at privacy@bigdbm.com with the subject line “Nevada opt-out”.

9. Notice to Individuals Outside the United States


The Website is not intended for use by anyone located outside the United States. If you are located outside of the United States, please be aware that information we collect, including personal information, will be transferred to, and processed, stored and used by us and other third parties outside of the country in which you reside, including in the United States. 

10. Other Important Information


Data Accuracy

BIGDBM maintains quality control procedures to ensure the Personal Information we store is as accurate and complete as reasonably possible. We have developed proprietary technology to constantly evaluate the accuracy of the Personal Information we store, identify inaccurate Personal Information, and update the Personal Information as applicable and as reasonably practicable.

Links to Third Party Sites

The Website may contain links to unaffiliated third-party sites. BIGDBM and its affiliate sites do not endorse or make any representations about any third-party sites including any information found on such sites. We encourage you to review the privacy policies and terms of use of these unaffiliated third-party sites.

Security

BIGDBM maintains organizational, technical and physical security procedures, including those required by applicable laws, designed to protect Personal Information we store from accidental or unlawful destruction or accidental loss, damage, alteration, unauthorized disclosure or access, as well as all other forms of unlawful processing. Measures are taken to prevent unauthorized access, alteration, or dissemination of personal information. We also maintain physical security for our facilities and limit access to certain critical areas of our business. However, security risk is inherent in all internet and information technologies and we cannot guarantee the security of your Personal Information.

If we learn of and confirm the occurrence of a security incident leading to the misappropriation or accidental or unlawful destruction, loss, alteration, unauthorized disclosure of, or access to, your Personal Information transmitted, stored or otherwise processed on our systems that compromises the confidentiality, integrity or availability of your Personal Information, we may attempt to notify you electronically by posting a notice on the Website or by sending you an email or otherwise in accordance with applicable law.

11. Changes to This Policy


BIGDBM may revise this Privacy Policy from time to time. Any changes to this Privacy Policy will be posted here or other successor locations available from this page. You can determine when this Privacy Policy was last revised by checking the “Last Revised” legend at the bottom of this Privacy Policy.

12. Contact Us


12. Contact Us

You may contact us by email us privacy@bigdbm.com if you have questions about this Privacy Notice. 

Last Revised: February 20, 2022.