The information collected through build.bose.com is controlled by Bose Corporation, which is headquartered in the United States. Ensuring that you understand what information Bose Corporation collects about you, how we use and share this information, and the steps you may take to limit this use or sharing, is fundamental to our respect for our website visitors.

This Privacy Policy is specific to the BOSEbuild website (the “website”). It does not apply to the Bose.com website or to other Bose websites, including our country-specific sites. Each of those websites has its own privacy policy, which can be accessed through the portal at http://global.bose.com/.

Unless you click on the “Contact Us” link and submit your personal information, Bose does not collect any information through the website that we can use to personally identify you, such as your name, email address, or telephone number. As discussed below, however, the website does automatically collect certain information from your computer or other devices that you use to access the website. The collection, use, and sharing of such information is subject to this Privacy Policy.

Our collection and use of information

Personal information. You may use the website without disclosing any information that we can use to identify you personally. However, if you click on the “Contact Us” link, we may collect personal information from you, including your name, email address, mailing address, and any other information that you voluntarily submit in your message to us. We may use this information for such purposes as responding to your questions, improving the BOSEbuild website and related services, or contacting you for various reasons, including to inform you about surveys, events, and marketing.

Web log data. When you use the website, we automatically receive and record certain information from your computer (or other device) and your browser. This may include such data as your IP address and domain name, your software and hardware attributes, the pages you visit on the website, the date and time of your visit, the files that you download, a referring URL from the website you visited before navigating to the BOSEbuild website, and certain cookie information (see below). To do this, we may use web logs or applications that recognize your computer and gather information about its online activity.

Cookies. We use “cookies” on the BOSEbuild website. We also partner with certain third parties to collect and analyze cookie information (see “Sharing of information with third parties,” below). Cookies are small files that are stored on your computer by your web browser. A cookie allows the website to recognize whether you have visited before and may store user preferences and other information. For example, cookies can be used to collect information about your use of the website during your current session and over time, your computer’s operating system and browser type, your Internet service provider, your domain name and IP address, the website you visited before the BOSEbuild website, and the link you used to leave the website. If you are concerned about having cookies on your computer, you can set your browser to refuse all cookies or to indicate when a cookie is being set, allowing you to decide whether to accept it. You can also delete cookies from your computer. However, if you choose to block or delete cookies, certain features of the Site may not operate correctly.

We use the information that we collect through web logs and cookies for a number of purposes , including:

– To count and recognize website visitors;

– To analyze how visitors use the website and various features on the website;

– To measure the popularity and effectiveness of different website content and features;

– To improve the website and enhance visitors’ browsing experiences; and

– To enable other website analytics and research concerning the website.

Sharing of information with third parties

We partner with certain third parties to collect and analyze the information discussed above. These third parties may use web logs or set and access cookies on your computer or other device. For example, the BOSEbuild website uses Google Analytics for the purposes discussed above.

If you prefer to prevent third parties from setting and accessing cookies on your computer, you may set your browser to block cookies. And you may opt out of the use of cookies by Google Analytics here. Although our website currently does not respond to “do not track” browser headers, you can limit tracking by taking these steps.

In addition, Bose uses other third parties to host and manage the website. These third parties may collect and/or use your information to assist Bose with respect to the purposes discussed above.

Finally, Bose may use or share your information with third parties:

– To respond to subpoenas, court orders, or legal process, or to establish, protect, or exercise our legal rights or defend against legal claims;

– When we believe it is necessary in order to investigate, prevent, or take action regarding illegal activities, suspected fraud, situations involving potential threats to our property or the physical safety of any person, or violations of our terms and conditions;

– As otherwise permitted or required by applicable law.

Children’s Privacy

This website is intended for use by instructors who are utilizing the materials provided herein as a teaching tool.

Any parent or guardian who believes that personal information from his or her child was collected through the website may review such information, have such information deleted, and/or refuse to permit further collection or use of the child’s information. To do so, please contact Bose Corporation by mail at:

Bose Corporation
C/O Online Commerce Group
P.O. Box 9168
MS 740
Framingham, MA 01701-9168

Alternatively, you can send us an email at privacyandsecurity@bose.com. Or you may contact us by phone at 1-800-999-2673. Outside the United States, please call 1-508-766-1099.

Links to other websites

We provide links from the BOSEbuild website to other websites that are independently owned, controlled, and/or managed by third parties. Bose does not control or monitor the content on those websites, and we are not responsible for the privacy practices of those websites. The collection, use, and sharing of personal and other information by those websites is subject to the privacy policies posted on those sites and not to this privacy policy. We recommend that visitors read the privacy policies of all linked sites before navigating through or submitting personal information on those websites.

Security

Bose takes commercially reasonable steps to protect personal data against loss or unauthorized access, use, modification, or deletion.

Special note for BOSEbuild website visitors from outside the United States

The information that Bose and third parties collect from the website is transferred to and processed in the United States for the purposes described in this Privacy Policy. Bose also may subcontract the processing of your data to, or otherwise share your data with, affiliates or third parties in the United States or countries other than your country of residence. The data-protection laws in these countries may be different from, and less stringent than, those in your country of residence. By using the website, you expressly consent to such transfer and processing.

Additional information

We reserve the right to amend this Policy at any time. We will post all changes to the Policy on this website, so you should review the Policy periodically. Any such amendments to this Policy may apply to information we collect in the future as well as any information we obtained prior to such amendment. If we make a material change to the Policy, you will be provided with appropriate notice.

If you have any questions or concerns about this Privacy Policy or about the information that Bose collects about you, please send us an email at privacyandsecurity@bose.com.

You may also contact us at 1-800-999-2673. Outside the United States, please call 1-508-766-1099.

Or send a letter to:
Bose Corporation
C/O Online Commerce Group
P.O. Box 9168
MS 740
Framingham, MA 01701-9168