BigTalk's Privacy Policy


Thirty Second Summary:
* The only people who see your personal information are Nick Hambley and Jordan Allen, the founders of the site, unless you make it available yourself in the forum.
* If you give us your email address to sign up for the newsletter, we will send you a maximum of two emails per month, although usually it will be just be one.

Our goal is for you to think and interact more profoundly, not to invade your privacy.


Official Version
1. PURPOSE OF POLICY. BigTalk is committed to respecting the privacy rights of its customers and other users or visitors of the Website (this “Website”). We created this Privacy Policy (this “Policy”) to give you confidence as you visit and use the Website, and to demonstrate our commitment to fair information practices and the protection of your privacy. This Policy is only applicable to this Website, and not to any other Websites that you may be able to access from this Website, each of which may have data collection and use practices and policies that differ materially from this Policy.


2. What information does BigTalk collect?

2.1. ANONYMOUS INFORMATION COLLECTED. TRAFFIC DATA. We automatically track and collect the following categories of information when you visit this Website: (1) IP addresses; (2) domain servers; (3) types of computers accessing this Website; and (4) types of web browsers used to access this Website (collectively “Traffic Data”). Traffic Data is anonymous information that does not personally identify you but is helpful for marketing purposes or for improving the services we offer on this Website.

2.2. PERSONAL INFORMATION COLLECTED. PERSONAL INFORMATION. In order for you to access certain services and/or to purchase products that we offer via this Website, we may request that you to provide us with certain information that personally identifies you (“Personal Information”). Personal Information includes the following categories of information: (1) “Contact Data” (such as your name, mailing address, and e-mail address); (2) “Financial Data” (such as your account or credit card number); and (3) “Demographic Data” (such as your zip code, age, and income). If you communicate with us by e-mail, post messages to any of our chat groups, bulletin boards, or forums, or otherwise complete online forms, surveys, or contest entries, any information provided in such communication may be collected as Personal Information.


3. What does BIGTALK do with collected information?

3.1. ANONYMOUS INFORMATION. We use Traffic Data to analyze our Website traffic, but we do not examine this information for individually identifying information. In addition, we may use anonymous IP addresses to help diagnose problems with our server, to administer this Website, or to display the content according to your preferences. Traffic Data and other anonymous information collected may also be shared with business partners and advertisers on an aggregate and anonymous basis.

Except as otherwise provided in this Policy, we will not sell, rent or otherwise share your Personal Information with any third parties without your consent, except as necessary to provide you with the services offered by us or to comply with the law. We may use your Personal Information to verify your identity, to check your qualifications, or to follow up with transactions initiated on this Website.

3.3. DISCLOSURE OF PERSONAL INFORMATION. We may disclose Personal Information if required to do so by law or in the good-faith belief that such action is necessary to (1) conform to the edicts of the law or comply with legal process served on BigTalk or its parent company, subsidiaries or affiliates, (2) protect and defend the rights or property of BigTalk, its parent company, subsidiaries or affiliates or the users of this Website, or (3) act under exigent circumstances to protect the safety of the public or users of this Website.

3.4. SALE OF BIGTALK. In order to accommodate changes in our business, anonymous information or Personal Information collected on this Website may be transferred as part of a sale of BigTalk or of substantially all of its assets.

4. Security.

This Website has security measures in place to prevent the loss, misuse, and alteration of the Personal Information that we obtain from you, but we make no assurances about our ability to prevent any such loss, misuse, to you or to any third party arising out of any such loss, misuse, or alteration.


5. Website Areas Beyond BIGTALK’s Control.
5.1. Third Party Websites. This Website may contain links to other Websites. If you choose to visit such other Websites, we are not responsible for the privacy practices or content of those other Websites, and it is your responsibility to review the privacy policies at those Websites to confirm that you understand and agree with their policies.

5.2. Public Forums. This Website includes interactive forums. Please remember that any information that is disclosed in these areas becomes public information and you should exercise caution when deciding to disclose your personal information.


6. Contact Information and Policy Updates.


6.1. Contacting Us. If you have any questions about this Policy, our practices related to this Website, or if you would like to have us remove your Personal Information from our database please contact us at the following: by email at, or by mail at 3500 Mt. Bonnell Rd., Austin, TX 78731

6.2. Updates AND CHANGES. We reserve the right, at any time, to add to, change, update, or modify this Policy, simply by posting such change, update, or modification on this Website and without any other notice to you. Any such change, update, or modification will be effective immediately upon posting on this Website. It is your responsibility to review this Policy from time to time to ensure that you continue to agree with all of its terms.


7. Notice Concerning Children. This Website is a general audience Website, and we do not direct any of our content specifically at children who are under thirteen (13) years of age. We understand and are committed to respecting the sensitive nature of children’s privacy online. If we learn or have reason to suspect that a user of this Website is under the age of thirteen (13), we will promptly delete any personal information about that user.