In this Website Privacy Statement (“Statement”), we, Butterscotch Communications Group, LLC, provide information about how we collect, use, and transfer personally identifiable data from you, a website visitor, through and (collectively, the “Site”).


     1.1       This Statement covers only data collected through the Site and not any other data collection or processing, including, without limitation, data collection practices of other web pages to which we link or data that we or our affiliates collect offline or through websites that do not display a direct link to this Statement.


     2.1       Through the Site, we receive data that you actively submit as well as data that we may track:
          2.1.1    Actively Submitted Data: When you request information, subscribe for a service, register as a user, respond to an online survey or otherwise actively send us data, we usually collect data such as your name, email address(es), mailing address(es), telephone number(s), and certain information related to the business you represent.  In connection with chargeable products or services, we will also collect payment information (e.g., credit card number and related verification information).  In each such instance, you will know what data we collect through the Site, because you actively submit it.
          2.1.2    Passively Tracked Data: When you visit the Site, we may also passively track information on your computer and Internet connection, such as the IP address of your computer and/or Internet service provider, the date and time you access our websites, the Internet address of websites from which you link to our Site, the computer technology you are using and your movements and preferences on our Site.  We may use technology that many other websites employ, including, without limitation, “cookies” or small data files stored on your computer’s hard drive, to collect information such as the aforementioned.  In some instances, we may also use cookies to collect information in connection with future visits from that site, to recognize you as a previous visitor and to track your activity at the Site.  You do not need to have cookies turned on to participate in our surveys or to visit our Site.  You can refuse cookies by turning them off on your browser.
          2.1.3    Combinations: Unless you also actively submit personal information such as your name or address, passively tracked data does not typically allow us to identify you personally (even though it can theoretically be done, we do not have the means or an interest to find out who you are, unless you identify yourself voluntarily through an active submission of data).  To the extent permitted by applicable law, we reserve the right to combine passively tracked data with personal data that you actively submit.


     3.1       We may collect passively tracked data primarily for purposes of administering, protecting and improving our Site and our systems, to better understand the preferences of our Site visitors, to identify server problems, to compile aggregated statistics about Site usage, and to help personalize your experience of our Site.
     3.2       We collect actively submitted data primarily for two purposes: First, for the purpose for which you originally sent us the data (e.g., to order BUTTERSCOTCH™ brand products or to register you for a BUTTERSCOTCH™ newsletter).  Second, for purposes of informing you about certain products.


     4.1       We keep data in Indiana and Butterscotch, LLC may also have servers, contractors, and employees around the world in various locations, including, without limitation, other parts of the United States of America, Asia and the European Economic Area.


     5.1       We are not in the business of selling or renting your information to telemarketers and do not share your personally identifiable information with others, except as follows:
          5.1.1    We may share your information with agents and service providers who use the data only on our behalf and for our purposes.
          5.1.2    We may share your information as required by law or in the interest of protecting or exercising our or others’ legal rights, e.g., without limitation, in connection with requests from law enforcement officials and in connection with court proceedings.
          5.1.3    We may share or transfer your information in connection with a prospective or actual sale, merger, transfer or other reorganization of all or parts of our business.
          5.1.4    Also, we reserve the right to fully use and disclose any information collected via the Site that is not in personally identifiable form.


     6.1       If personal information you have submitted through the Site is no longer accurate, current, or complete, and you wish to update it, please send an email to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..  Upon appropriate request, we will usually be glad to update or amend your information, but we reserve the right to use information obtained previously to verify your identity or take other actions that we believe are appropriate.


     7.1       Transmissions over the Internet are never 100% secure or error-free.  However, we take reasonable steps to protect your personal information from loss, misuse, and unauthorized access, disclosure, alteration, and destruction.  It is your responsibility to safeguard any password and User ID you may use to access the site and to notify us at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.  if you ever suspect that this password or User ID has been compromised.  You are solely responsible for any unauthorized use of the Site conducted via your password and User ID.


     8.1       The Site is intended for adults and children under adult supervision.  We do not intentionally or knowingly collect, personally-identifiable information from children under the age of thirteen (13) and we request that individuals under the age of thirteen (13) not submit any personal information on the Site.


     9.1       This Statement is effective as of May 1, 2013.
     9.2       We reserve the right to change this Statement from time to time and in our sole discretion.
     9.3       We reserve the right to change, modify, add or remove portions of this Statement at any time, but will alert you that changes have been made by indicating on the Statement the date it was last updated.
     9.4       When you visit the Site, you are accepting the current version of this Statement as posted on the Site at that time.  We recommend that users revisit this Statement on occasion to learn of any changes.


     10.1     Please feel free to contact us with any comments, questions, complaints or suggestions you might have regarding the information practices described in this Statement.  You may send us an email at  info at butterscotchsplayground dot com or write to us at Butterscotch Communications Group, LLC, 200 North LaSalle, Suite 2700, Chicago, IL 60601.