Who we are
bigdeal.band (the “website”), aims to provide anyone who visits the site (“users”) with an enjoyable experience to discover music, merchandise, and information about the Michigan band Big Deal.
When users leave comments or reviews on the site or products/information within it, we collect the data shown in the comments form, and also the visitor’s IP address and browser user agent string to help spam detection.
Merchandise sold on this site is at the discretion of Big Deal and can be removed or modified in any way at any time. Please see our return policy for more information on handling orders.
If you upload images to the website, you should avoid uploading images with embedded location data (EXIF GPS) included. Visitors to the website can download and extract any location data from images on the website.
The Big Deal website may use “cookies” to help you personalize your online experience. A cookie is a text file that is placed on your hard disk by a web page server. Cookies cannot be used to run programs or deliver viruses to your computer. Cookies are uniquely assigned to you, and can only be read by a web server in the domain that issued the cookie to you.
One of the primary purposes of cookies is to provide a convenience feature to save you time. The purpose of a cookie is to tell the Web server that you have returned to a specific page. For example, if you personalize web pages, or register with the Big Deal site or services, a cookie helps the company to recall your specific information on subsequent visits. This simplifies the process of recording your personal information, such as login credentials. When you return to the same website, the information you previously provided can be retrieved, so you can easily use the website features that you customized.
You have the ability to accept or decline cookies. Most Web browsers automatically accept cookies, but you can usually modify your browser setting to decline cookies if you prefer. If you choose to decline cookies, you may not be able to fully experience the interactive features of the Big Deal services or websites you visit.
Information Collection and Use
In order to better provide you with services offered, Big Deal may collect personally identifiable information, such as your:
- First and Last Name
- E-mail Address
As well as additional information in situations including if purchases are made which require shipment.
- Billing and Shipping Addresses
- Credit Card or other payment information required for processing orders
- Phone Number(s)
We may also collect anonymous demographic information, which is not unique to you, such as your:
Please keep in mind that if you directly disclose personally identifiable information or personally sensitive data publicly in relation to the company, this information may be collected and used by others.
We do not collect any personal information about you unless you voluntarily provide it to us. However, you may be required to provide certain personal information to us when you elect to use certain products or services available on the Site. These may include: (a) completing contact, order, or request forms; (b) entering a sweepstakes or contest sponsored by us or one of our partners; (c) signing up for special offers from selected third parties; (d) sending us an email message. We will use your information for, but not limited to, communicating with you in relation to services you have requested from us. We also may gather additional personal or non-personal information in the future.
Big Deal collects and uses your personal information to operate its website(s) and deliver the services you have requested.
We may also use your personally identifiable information to inform you of other products or services available from the company and our affiliates.
Automatically Collected Information
Information about your computer hardware and software may be automatically collected by the site. This information can include: your IP address, browser type, domain names, access times and referring website addresses. This information is used for the operation of the service, to maintain quality of the service, and to provide general statistics regarding use of the website.
Embedded content from other websites
Articles on this site may include embedded content (e.g. videos, images, articles, etc.). Embedded content from other websites behaves in the exact same way as if the visitor has visited the other website.
Sharing Information with Third Parties
We may contact you on behalf of external business partners about a particular offering that may be of interest to you. In those cases, your unique personally identifiable information (e-mail, name, address, telephone number, etc.) may be transferred to the third party. Big Deal may share data with trusted partners to help perform statistical analysis, send you email or postal mail, or provide customer support. All such third parties are prohibited from using your personal information except to provide these services to Big Deal, and they are required to maintain the confidentiality of your information.
Big Deal may disclose your personal information, without notice, if required to do so by law or in the good faith belief that such action is necessary to: (a) conform to the edicts of the law or comply with legal process served on the site; (b) protect and defend the rights or property of Big Deal; and/or (c) act under exigent circumstances to protect the personal safety of users of Big Deal, or the public.
How long we retain your data
If you leave a comment or review, the comment and its metadata are retained indefinitely. This is so we can recognize and approve any follow-up comments automatically instead of holding them in a moderation queue.
For users that register on our website (if any), we also store the personal information they provide in their user profile. All users can see, edit, or delete their personal information at any time (except they cannot change their username). Website administrators can also see and edit that information.
We will retain only data that you have provided us as long as we deem necessary to best facilitate any activities with you and Big Deal.
What rights you have over your data
If you have left comments or reviews, you can request to see this data or have it removed by contacting us directly. This is not applicable to any data we are obliged to keep for administrative, legal, or security purposes.
This website contains links to other sites. Please be aware that we are not responsible for the content or privacy practices of such other sites. We encourage our users to be aware when they leave our site and to read the privacy statements of any other site that collects personally identifiable information.
Security of your Personal Information
We secure your personal information on this site from unauthorized access, use, or disclosure. Big Deal uses SSL protocol methods for this purpose.
We strive to take appropriate security measures to protect against unauthorized access to or alteration of your personal information. Unfortunately, no data transmission over the Internet or any wireless network can be guaranteed to be 100% secure. As a result, while we strive to protect your personal information, you acknowledge that: (a) there are security and privacy limitations inherent to the Internet which are beyond our control; and (b) security, integrity, and privacy of any and all information and data exchanged between you and us through this Site cannot be guaranteed.
Children Under Thirteen
Big Deal does not knowingly collect personally identifiable information from children under the age of thirteen. If you are under the age of thirteen, you must ask your parent or guardian for permission to use this website.
Opt-Out & Unsubscribe from Third Party Communications
We respect your privacy and give you an opportunity to opt-out of receiving announcements of certain information. Users may opt-out of receiving any or all communications from third-party partners of Big Deal by contacting us here:
From time to time, we may contact you via email for the purpose of providing announcements, promotional offers, alerts, confirmations, surveys, and/or other general communication. In order to improve our Services, we may receive a notification when you open an email from Big Deal or click on a link therein.
If you would like to stop receiving marketing or promotional communications via email from Big Deal, you may opt out of such communications by replying “STOP” or explicitly stating to discontinue email contact.
Changes to this Statement
Big Deal welcomes your questions or comments regarding this Statement of Privacy. If you believe that we have not adhered to this Statement, please contact us.
Last Updated and Effective as of August 6, 2021