Last Updated: February 14, 2018


Science Scrub by BNB Media – Privacy Policy


Privacy Policy

Your Privacy is important to, a site belonging to BNB Media.  BNB Media  is committed to protecting your privacy and the Privacy Policy (“Policy”) describes the privacy practices for the website, (the “Site”), made available to you by BNB Media including the types of information we collect via the Site and how we use, share, and protect such information. This Policy applies to all visitors to the Site (collectively, “Users”). In this Policy, “we”, “us”, “our” and other similar references mean BNB Media  and “User”, “you” and “your” and other similar references mean a specific user of the Site.  Each website within the BNB Media network has adopted this Privacy Policy.


Please read this Policy carefully before providing any information because it describes the choices you have regarding your use of our Site. By accessing the Site or providing any information via the Site, you agree to the use of your information consistent with this Policy. If you do not agree with the terms of our Policy or any other policies on the SIte, please do not use the Site.


How We Protect Your Information

We take commercially reasonable steps to protect your personally identifiable information from loss, misuse, and unauthorized access, disclosure, alteration or destruction. Because no system or e-mail transmission, or method of electronic storage is ever fully secure or error free, however, we cannot guarantee its absolute security. Please keep this in mind when disclosing any personally identifiable information to us or to any other party via the Internet or through e-mail.


Information We Collect

Personally Identifiable Information. To enhance your experience, you have the option of providing personally identifiable information to us through the Site. Personally identifiable information may include, without limitation, your name, home address, zip code, telephone number, age, gender, e-mail address or any other information that identifies you or allows people to contact you. We may collect any personally identifiable information that you voluntarily supply on any of the Site’s pages including location information so that we can offer you certain location-based services (such as severe weather alerts), provide advertisments that are relevant to your geographic location, and conduct analytics to improve your use of the Site.  We also collect and store any personally identifiable information that you provide when you use any functionality on our Site, connect to our site through a third-party service, ask a question, complete an inquiry form, complete a survey, customize the services, or send us an email. Please be advised that you are not obligated or required to submit any personally identifiable information via the Site; however, if you do not provide the requested information, you may not be able to access or use certain features and functions of our Site and we may not be able to provide you with certain services.


Information Collected Automatically. When you visit our Site, we collect certain information about your visit through automated means using tracking technology. Such automatically collected information may include, without limitation, your Internet Protocol address (“IP Address”), your unique device or user ID, system and browser type, the referring address website, the content and pages that you access on the Site, information on how you use our Site, and the dates and times that you visit the Site. We may also capture the user agent string from your device which helps us classify the type of device you are using to interact with the Site (e.g. desktop, tablet, mobile device). The user agent string does not, however, collect any personally identifiable information. As further discussed below, we use various technologies, including cookies, web beacons, and other similar technology, to automatically collect certain non-personally identifiable information that we may then use for the operations of our Services, troubleshooting, general user statistics and analysis and to identify you when you visit our Site through your computer or mobile device to help us enhance your online experience and make our advertising more relevant to you. To have access to certain feature, Services require the use of this technology. In addition, aggregate download information may also be collected from this non-personally identifiable information. We may use this data for improving and customizing the products and services offered by us.


Data From Other Sources. We may collect information about you from third party websites with which the Site connects (if any). If you arrive at the Site by “clicking through” from an email or another website, then certain information about you that you provided to that email sender or other website, such as the terms you were searching on that led you to the Site, may be transmitted to us and we may use it. You should review and understand the privacy policy of any website from which you reached the Site in order to determine what information was collected by that website and for what purpose(s) you agreed that website could use that information. We may or may not retain information about you provided to us by other entities. If we do, we will only use it in accordance with this Policy, unless otherwise directed by the applicable entity providing the information. Such information may or may not be associated   with other User activity data or personally identifiable information.


In order to provide the services or certain offers to you in connection with this Site, we may also supplement your information (whether or not personally identifiable) with information from third party sources with whom we have contracted for the purpose of verifying the contact information you have provided. We may also obtain information about you from other sources, including affiliates, data aggregators, and public databases. The information we collect may be combined to create a more detailed picture of you, which allows us to better understand the products and services you might be interested in. Please note that we are not responsible for any actions, content of websites, or privacy policies of any such third parties. Please read and understand the applicable privacy policies of third parties when providing information via such third party websites or applications.


Cookies, Web Beacons and other Technology. As mentioned above, the Site may use cookies, web beacons and other similar tracking technology. Cookies are small text files that websites stored within your browser when you visit them. On each subsequent visit to the Site, the Site can access its previously placed cookie to uniquely identify your browser. Cookies are useful for  several different things. They recall your preferences at a website, help content render more efficiently, and improve the overall user experience on a website. They can also help advertisers see what interests you and what advertising may be relevant to you. Our cookies do not collect personally identifiable information; the information collected via the cookies is in an aggregate, non-identifiable form. We do, however, store a unique identifier in the cookie that may tie back to a consumer record in our databases that contains personally identifiable information you have voluntarily provided us.


Please disable cookies if you do not agree with this use. In order to do this, follow the instructions provided by your browser (usually located within the “Help”, “Tools” or “Edit” menu). Disabling a cookie or category of cookie does not delete the cookie from your browser; you will need to do this yourself from within your browser by choosing the option to delete cookies or clear your browsing data. If you have disabled one or more cookies, we may still use information collected from cookies prior to your disabled preference being set, however, we will stop using the disabled cookie to collect any further information. Please be advised that, if you do choose to disable cookies, certain features of the Site may not be available to you because we may not be able to provide you with certain services. For further information on cookies, including how to see what cookies have been set on your device and how to manage and delete them, visit


“Web beacons” (also known as “single-pixel” “web bug,”or “clear” GIFs) include electronic images imbedded in the Site or in communications sent to you which are not ordinarily visible to you. Web beacons collect information, such as identifiers, time and date of access, and descriptions of the pages or communications in which the web beacons are imbedded. The Site and communications sent by us to you may include web beacons. We may use the web beacons on the Site and in such communications for various purposes, including, without limitation, to track users who have visited our Site, what pages you visit on our Site, or who have accessed such communications.


BNB Media may display certain advertising offers on the Site and/or allow service providers, advertising companies and ad networks and other third parties to do the same. Further, BNB Media may use third party software to serve ads on the Site, implement e-mail marketing campaigns, and manage other interactive marketing initiatives. This third party software may use cookies, web beacons, or similar technology to help manage and optimize your online experience with us. We may also contract with third parties to serve ads on third party websites in order to optimize advertising campaigns.


Use by third parties, including our partners, affiliates, tracking utility company and service providers of cookies, web beacons and other similar technology does not apply to this Policy. We do not have access to or control over the cookies and other such technology used by such third parties or how they may be used and assume no responsibility with respect thereto. Please contact responsible provider directly, if you have any questions about an advertisement or other targeted content.


By using the Site, you agree to the use of cookies, web beacons and other similar tracking technology in accordance with this Policy.  If you do not agree with our Policy or any other policies on the SIte, please do not use the Site.


How We Use Information We Collect

In addition to any other uses described in this Policy, we may use and share the information (whether or not personally identifiable) that you provide to us and/or that we collect from you or from any third-party service you connect to BNB Media  to:


  • Generate a personal profile of you to make your next visit to the Site and other sites that are owned or controlled by us more personalized;
  • Manage and customize your account, complete transactions and/or respond to your requests or for trouble-shooting or system administration purposes;
  • Deliver and improve our products and services, and manage our business;
  • Present content and services to you in a manner that is effective for you and the type of devices you may use to interact with the Site;
  • Email information to you regarding various promotions and special offers that we believe may be of interest to you;
  • Compile anonymous statistical information and analyses, and provide that anonymous information to third parties;
  • Provide, sell or rent information we collect to third parties for advertising, marketing or promotional purposes.


When we believe release is appropriate to comply with applicable law, to enforce our legal and contractual rights, or to protect the rights, property, or safety of the Site, BNB Media, Users, or others, we may release account information and other personally identifiable information. We may in some circumstances be required to disclose information (including personally identifiable information) in response to requests from law enforcement authorities, or in response to a subpoena or other legal process. We may also provide information about you if we believe we must do so in order to prevent a violation of the law, and by accepting this Policy, you consent to our right to do so, in our sole discretion. You also consent to our disclosing information about you in the course of legal proceedings if we believe we are legally required to do so, if we reasonably believe that doing so may mitigate our liability, or if doing so will assist us in enforcing our rights.


We may establish subsidiaries or other related companies, or merge with or be acquired by another company. If that happens, then we may disclose your information (personally identifiable and otherwise) to them, in which case we will request that they abide by this Privacy Policy. We may also disclose your personally identifiable information to a potential acquirer, although such disclosure would be subject to normal and customary confidentiality requirements.


Please be aware that our affiliated institutions, advertisers, sponsors, promotional partners, and any third-party websites or applications accessible through the Site may have their own privacy and data collection policies and practices. We are not responsible for any actions, website content or privacy policies of such third parties. You should read and understand the applicable privacy policies of those third parties when providing information on or through linked websites or applications.




Privacy Practices of Third Parties

This Privacy Policy covers our use of cookies and does not cover the use of cookies by third parties. We do not control when or how third parties place cookies on your computer.



We may periodically contact you using information supplied via the Site. You may opt out of receiving certain communications by clicking on the unsubscribe link at the bottom of such emails. You may not opt out of certain communications, such as those regarding changes to our policies. You must unregister your account by e-mailing to discontinue these communications.


Collection Of Information From Minors And Sensitive Personal Information.

We do not direct any of our content specifically to minors. The Site is intended for Users 18 years of age or older, and we do not knowingly collect or use personally identifiable information from Users under the age of 18. We highly encourage parents and legal guardians to monitor their children’s Internet usage and to instruct their children to never provide personally identifiable information though this Site or any other website without their permission.


BNB Media does not knowingly obtain or store any sensitive consumer information, such as Social Security Numbers and other government Issued identifiers; insurance plan numbers; financial account numbers; or precise information related to health or medical conditions.


If you have reason to believe that an individual under the age of 18 has provided personally identifiable information to us through the Site, please contact us and we will use reasonable efforts to locate and delete any personally identifiable information we have collected about that User.


How to Opt Out

This Policy describes our potential uses and disclosures of your information. If you do not agree with this Policy, you should not use the Site. In addition, if we send e-mails to you, you may opt out of receiving e-mails from us simply by responding to the opt-out link provided on all e-mail communications from BNB Media .


Policy Updates

We reserve the right to change the Policy and if we decide to change it, we will post a revised Policy on the Site, so that you are aware of what personally identifiable information we collect, how we use it, and under what circumstances we disclose it. We reserve the right to modify this Policy at any time, so please review the Site frequently for any changes. Revised versions of this Policy will be posted on the Site and will be effective when posted. You will be deemed to have been made aware of, will be subject to, and will be deemed to have accepted, the changes in any amended or revised Policy by your continued use of the Services or the Site after the date on which such revised Policy is posted. If you do not agree with the revised Policy, please do not use our Site.


How to Contact Us.

If you have questions or concerns regarding this Privacy Policy or BNB Media’s privacy practices, please contact us at .  Alternatively, you may send physical mail to us at:



9 Cornerstone Square B400-107

Westford, MA 01886