This policy applies solely to entities owned or controlled BeBest. Any third parties not under our control are exempt, and BeBest disclaims responsibility for their privacy or security practices.
BeBest fully complies with the EU-U.S. Privacy Shield Framework and the Swiss-U.S. Privacy Shield Framework, providing a secure environment for personal data. BeBest assumes responsibility and liability under the Privacy Shield Principles when third-party agents process personal data, but BeBest holds no liability for any damage arising in a manner inconsistent with the Principles unless they can provide evidence to disprove their involvement in the event leading to the damage.
What Personal Information We Collect
The information voluntarily provided to us includes contact details (name, mailing address, email, phone number), demographic data (age, gender, education), payment information for subscriptions or purchases, user-generated content (comments, photos, videos), survey responses, and location information. Data access may extend to permissions settings on your device, such as contacts. Additionally, as part of our Site's data collection process, we capture information about your interactions, including the specific pages you view and the various interactions you join.
Information you give us about others
You can share with us information about other people, including a friend's name and email for article sharing or the name and address of a gift subscription recipient.
Additionally, if you take part in surveys or research initiatives, you may provide relevant details about the involved parties. However, it is crucial to ensure proper authorization or obtain consent from the individuals before sharing their information, as we will use it for the purposes described in our privacy notice.
We may also gather non-personal data such as your browser type, operating system, IP address, statistics on your page views, traffic to and from our Site, referral URL, ad data, and browsing preferences. This information is collected through cookies and other tracking technologies to improve your browsing experience and offer personalized content.
Information we obtain from other sources
We gather information about you from multiple sources. It means we can get data from operators of third-party sites or apps, content distribution channels and platforms like Roku and Amazon Fire TV, voice-activated assistants such as Amazon Alexa and Google Home, and other devices and technologies you use to interact with our content, products, services, or ads available on those channels and platforms.
Furthermore, third-party data suppliers, such as data aggregators, data resellers, public databases, and business partners, provide us with demographic information, information about your purchases, and other relevant data to enhance our understanding of you and other users.
Additionally, when you engage with our content or ads on Social Media Platforms, for example, in this circumstance, log-in or sign-in features, content-sharing tools, we may obtain information from Social Media Platforms, such as your username, user ID, demographic information, and other information, subject to the settings and privacy practices of the relevant Social Media Platform. This information may be obtained directly from the Social Media Platform or through plug-ins, integrations, or applications. It's crucial to note that the operators of Social Media Platforms may also collect information about your use of the services and their features and tools.
We assure you that we refrain from collecting any sensitive data about you. This includes information regarding your race or ethnicity, religious or philosophical beliefs, sex life, sexual orientation, political opinions, trade union membership, health status, genetic and biometric data, as well as any information about criminal convictions and offenses.
How We Use the Information We Collect
Fulfilling your requests and providing assistance, which includes:
- Making our services and products, which we recommend, accessible to you.
- Coordinating access to your account for smooth interactions.
- Responding to your queries, suggestions, questions, and comments while offering valuable user support.
- Ensuring secure and efficient handling of your payments and transactions.
- Sending service/transaction-related messages to keep you updated on account changes.
- Facilitating communication and administration of your participation in events, conferences, programs, contests, surveys, polls, panels, questionnaires, and other offers or promotions.
Create a personalized and convenient experience with our service: These efforts include providing you with content, products, or services that match your interests and preferences while strategically de-emphasizing content you've previously read or viewed. Our aim is to ensure you receive relevant and fresh information, maximizing your satisfaction with our offerings.
For marketing purposes: As part of our marketing efforts, we may send you communications regarding new features, updates, products, and special offers. Besides, your information is utilized to deliver personalized ads for our products or other services that match your interests.
Furthermore, individual and aggregate data is leveraged to inform our marketing and advertising campaigns, both independently and in collaboration with our third-party partners, ensuring broader reach and effectiveness.
To communicate with you: Communication lies at the heart of our relationship with you. As part of this, we employ a range of methods to stay in touch, ensuring you're always in the know.
This includes reaching out about your account activities, providing transaction confirmations, alerting you when a subscription is up for renewal, enrolling you in email newsletters or periodic electronic communications, and sending you user surveys and promotional updates. Our communication channels encompass email, postal mail, telephone, text messages, and push notifications on Apps to your mobile device.
To protect our rights: Our utilization of your information serves multiple purposes, each critical to the well-being of our operations and stakeholders.
- Protection: Your information aids in safeguarding our company, affiliates (including other BeBest brands), customers, and the integrity of our Services.
- Legal Compliance: We use your data to comply with laws, regulations, court orders, and other legal obligations, ensuring we maintain the highest standards of lawful conduct.
- Investigations: In the event of assisting investigations, your information becomes instrumental in seeking truth and justice.
- Rights and Property: Your data helps protect and defend our rights and property, ensuring we maintain a secure environment for all.
- Fraud and Crime Prevention: By employing your data, we actively detect and prevent fraud or crime, ensuring our platform's and users' safety.
- Corporate Transactions: Your information might play a significant role in corporate business transactions, such as mergers, acquisitions, joint ventures, financing, or selling company assets, facilitating smooth transitions and growth opportunities.
- Insolvency, Bankruptcy, or Receivership: In unfortunate circumstances such as insolvency, bankruptcy, or receivership, your personal information may still serve essential purposes to ensure appropriate resolutions and protections.
How We Collect Your Information
There are two primary ways we collect data about you:
- Directly from you: This happens when you fill in forms on our site or send us emails.
Additionally, we may receive data from third-party sources, which include analytics providers like Google (based outside the EU), advertising networks like Facebook (based outside the EU), search information providers like Google (based outside the EU), email providers like Active Campaign (based outside the EU), webinar providers like WebinarJam (based outside the EU), live chat providers (based inside the EU), and providers of technical, payment, and delivery services, including data brokers or aggregators.
Cookies and Interest-Based Advertising
Managing your cookie preferences is within your control, as most browsers offer options to prevent the acceptance of new cookies, receive notifications of new cookies, or disable cookies entirely. However, it's essential to note that disabling cookies may impact certain site features, and opting out might remove any opt-out cookies affecting advertising preferences.
We collaborate with third-party advertising companies, who also employ tracking tools to deliver advertisements on external websites. While we take measures not to provide these entities with personally identifiable information, they may, through data from other sources, have the potential to identify individuals unbeknownst to us.
Additionally, our site may feature content or applications from unaffiliated third parties. In such cases, we do not exercise control over their tracking technologies or how they utilize the data. Consequently, we bear no responsibility for the content or privacy practices of any non-operated websites linked to or from our site.
Your browser or device may include "Do Not Track" functionality. Despite this, our information collection and disclosure practices, as well as the choices we provide to visitors, will continue to operate in accordance with this privacy notice, irrespective of receiving a Do Not Track signal.
For the purpose of understanding user interactions and generating activity reports, we employ Google Analytics, a web analytics service provided by Google, Inc. It utilizes cookies or other tracking technologies to collect data, such as IP addresses, visit times, and referring websites. However, Google Analytics does not collect information that personally identifies users. To learn more about Google's partner services and how to opt out of analytics tracking by Google, refer to their website.
Numerous third-party advertisers placing tracking tools on our site are part of programs that offer users choices to control data collection and usage. For additional information on these choices, you may visit the websites of the Network Advertising Initiative and the Digital Advertising Alliance. Nevertheless, opting out of advertising network services will not eliminate advertisements on other websites or prevent interest-based advertising from non-participating entities. It will, however, exclude users from interest-based advertising conducted through participating networks, following the policies and choice mechanisms established by these networks.
How We Protect Your Information
Data Security Measures: we employ state-of-the-art security measures to safeguard your data from unauthorized access, disclosure, or alteration. Our team follows industry best practices to ensure your personal and non-personal information is always protected.
While we strive to protect your personal information, it's important to acknowledge that no method of transmission over the Internet or electronic storage is entirely secure. Despite our best efforts, we cannot guarantee absolute security.
Use and Disclosure
At the direction of our clients, we collect information about End Users and may supplement their profiles from third-party sources. This empowers our clients to enhance their communication and comprehension of their End Users, and we treat this data as confidential to each respective client. We do not disclose End User information to unaffiliated third parties except when explicitly instructed by our clients, as agreed upon in our contractual arrangement, or as necessary to comply with legal obligations.
If, by any chance, we engage in onward transfers of your data to third parties for purposes different from its original collection or subsequent authorization, we will grant you the option to opt out. This empowers you to limit the use and disclosure of your personal data.
Children's Privacy Rights
Our website is not intended for children under the age of 13. We do not knowingly collect personal information from children. If you believe your child has provided their information on our website, please contact us immediately, and we will take appropriate measures to remove the data.
Links To Third-party Websites, Mobile Apps, Or Other Service
Within our Services, you may find links to other digital properties controlled by third parties. It's essential to note that each linked digital property operates under its own privacy notices or policies. We highly recommend reviewing these policies for a comprehensive understanding.
We want to emphasize that we do not own or control these linked digital properties. Consequently, we cannot be held responsible for their content, usage, terms, or privacy policies.
While this privacy notice covers various aspects of our services, it does not extend to web pages featuring career opportunities or job-related content. Any data collected through such pages is subject to the privacy notice published on those specific pages. For comprehensive details regarding data handling on our career/job pages, we advise reviewing the dedicated privacy notice provided there.
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How To Contact Us
If you have any questions or concerns regarding privacy at BeBest, located in USA, Middletown, DE 19709, don't hesitate to get in touch with us. Simply send a detailed message to email@example.com, providing all relevant information, and our dedicated team will take the necessary steps to address and resolve your concerns promptly.