Last modified: August 9, 2021
Section 2. Personal Data of Children
The Services are not intended for children under 17 years of age. If you are under the age of 17 please do not attempt to register for the Services or send any Personal Data about yourself to us. Furthermore, we will never knowingly collect any personal information from children under the age of 13. If we learn we have collected or received personal information from a child under 13 years of age, we will delete that information as quickly as possible. If you believe we might have any information from or about a child under 13 years of age, please contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Section 3. Information Collection and Use
3.1 Sources of Personal Data. We may collect Personal Data from and about users of our Services when:
(a) You provide such information directly to us, and when Personal Data about you is automatically collected in connection with your use of our Services.
(b) Third parties provide us with Personal Data about you. Third parties that may share Personal Data with us include service providers, social networks connected to the Services, and advertising partners. For example, we may collect Facebook profile information, such as name, email address, and Facebook ID, if you choose to post or tag the Services through Facebook.
3.3 Personal Posts Collected. You may also provide information for publication or display (such act of providing information, “Posted”) on public areas of the App (information Posted on such public areas, “User Contributions”), such as on user forums, message boards, or chat rooms for the purpose of engaging with the BestOfU community. Your User Contributions are Posted and transmitted to others at your own risk. Additionally, we cannot control the actions of third parties with whom you may choose to share your User Contributions. Therefore, we cannot and do not guarantee that your User Contributions will not be viewed by unauthorized persons.
3.4 Other Information. In addition to the Personal Information, Wellness Information, Billing Information, and User Contributions, we may collect additional information from your activity, cookies, and third party analytics.
(a) To improve the Services, we may automatically collect certain information when you visit or use the App or Website. Such information includes, but is not limited to, traffic data, location data, device information, browser type and language, IP addresses, exit pages and URLs, date and time, amount of time spent on particular pages, what sections of the App or Website users visit, and similar information concerning your use of the Services. If you do not want us to collect this information, you may opt out at any time. Note, however, that opting out of the App’s collection of location information will disable its location-based features.
(b) To help enhance your experience using the Services, we may collect information using “cookie” technology. Cookies are small packets of data that are stored on your computer or mobile device’s hard drive so that your device will remember information about your visit. If you would prefer not to accept cookies, most browsers and mobile devices will allow you to: (i) change your browser settings to notify you when you receive a cookie, which lets you choose whether or not to accept it; (ii) disable existing cookies; or (iii) set your browser to automatically reject cookies. However, if you select this setting you may be unable to access certain parts of our Services.
Section 4. How We Use and Share Information
4.1 Information Use. The usage information we collect helps us to improve our Services and provide a better and more personalized experience by enabling us to estimate our audience usage patterns, store information about your preferences, customize our Services according to your individual interests, speed up your searches, and recognize you when you use the Services.
4.2 Disclosure of Information. We may disclose aggregated and anonymized information about our users to provide and improve our Services. You authorize us to share information to our subsidiaries and affiliates, and other related third parties, including technology companies and research organizations. These other companies will have access to information only as necessary to perform their functions and to the extent permitted by law. Additionally, as we develop our businesses, we might sell or buy businesses or assets. In the event of a corporate sale, merger, reorganization, dissolution, or similar event, the information may be transferred as part of or during our consideration of such event. We may also disclose your information if required to do so by law, or in the good faith belief that such action or disclosure is necessary or appropriate to operate the Services, comply with any legal obligation, report any unlawful activity, or protect against legal liability and the personal safety of users of the Services or the public.
Section 5. Protecting Information and Modifying Your Preferences
5.1 Protection. We take commercially reasonable steps designed to protect the Information from loss, misuse, and unauthorized access, disclosure, alteration, or destruction. Although we do our best to protect your personal information, we cannot guarantee the security of the Information, nor can we guarantee that the information you supply will not be intercepted while being transmitted to or from us over the Internet. As such, the safety and security of your information also depends on you. For example, where we have given you a password for access to certain parts of our App, you are responsible for keeping this password confidential. We ask you not to share your password with anyone. Additionally, we urge you to be careful about giving out information in public areas of the App like message boards. The information you share in public areas may be viewed by any user of the App and is shared at your own risk.
5.2 Your Choices About our Information Collection. We strive to provide you with choices regarding the personal information you provide to use. When registering with our Services, users may opt out of having their Information used for certain purposes, including tracking technologies, location information, and advertising. You can set your browser to refuse all or some browser cookies. You can choose whether or not to allow the App to collect and use real-time information about your device’s location through the device’s privacy settings. If you do not want us to use information that we collect or that you provide to us to deliver advertisements of BestOfU products and services, you can opt out by logging into the App and adjusting your user preferences in your account profile by checking and unchecking the relevant boxes. If you do not want us to share your personal information with unaffiliated or non-agent third parties for advertising and marketing purposes, you may also opt-out. However, if you disable any of these functions, some parts of the Services may then be inaccessible or not function properly.
Section 6. External Links
Section 7. Data Retention
We will retain your information for as long as your account is active or as needed to provide you services. If you wish to cancel, correct, or delete your account, please contact us.
Section 8. California Residents
California residents may have additional personal information rights and choices. To learn more about your California privacy rights, visit the CCPA Privacy Notice for California Residents.
Section 9. How to Contact Us
99 Hudson Street, 5th Floor
Manhattan, NY, 10013