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PRIVACY POLICY

Beam Foundation Ltd and its affiliates (referenced below as “Beam Foundation”, “We”, “Us” or “Our”, as applicable) respects the privacy of the visitors and/or users of its website and is committed to protecting its user's privacy (“User(s)” or “You”). This Privacy Policy explains our information gathering and dissemination practices with respect to Our website (the “Website”). 

We believe in transparency and that You have a right to know our practices regarding the information We may collect and use when You visit Our Website and use the Service. This privacy policy describes our data collection, use and disclosure, please read this Privacy Policy carefully.

This Privacy Policy is part of our Terms and Conditions. Unless defined otherwise, all capitalized terms used in this Privacy Policy but not defined, shall have the meaning ascribed to them in the Terms and Conditions available at:

www.beam-foundation.org/legal/toc, into which this Privacy Policy is incorporated thereto by reference.

You acknowledge that You are not required under any applicable law to provide Us with any of your personal data or information, and that You provide such data and information at your free will and informed consent. By using the Website, You acknowledge that You have reviewed both Our Terms and Conditions and this Privacy Policy and agree to be bound by them. Please be aware that this Privacy Policy does not apply to the practices of entities Beam Foundation does not own or control, or to individuals whom Beam Foundation does not employ or manage, including any third parties to whom Beam Foundation may disclose Personal Information (as defined below) pursuant to the terms and conditions of this Privacy Policy.

1. DATA AND PERSONAL INFORMATION WE COLLECT

1.1 Personal Information - We may collect information that is unique to You and can be used to contact You, all in accordance with your use.

Additionally, we may acquire information from You through: (a) The contents of your service requests; and (b) The contents of any feedbacks or suggestions to the Website or Service that You uploaded through the use of the Website.

We may collect such personally identifiable information from You only if and when You voluntarily provide such information to Us via the use of the Website and Service by You.

1.2 Other Information - We also receive and/or collect other types of data and information about You via Our Service, including User Content (such as text files which are provided by You, or on your behalf, to Us via the Service, and other information about your laptop, tablet, mobile device and operating system, unique device identifier, software, your usage of the Service, location data, time zone, browser type, Internet Protocol (IP) address, network Media Access Control (MAC), language preference, referring pages, exit pages and URLs, number of clicks, domain names, landing pages, pages viewed and the order of those pages, the amount of time spent on particular pages, the date and time of this activity, whether you open, forward or click-through emails and ads, log files, and other usage data. We may use Cookies, as further detailed below, and may also receive either non-personal or public information from third parties in connection with market and demographic studies and/or data that We may use to supplement personal information provided directly by You.

For the avoidance of all doubt, any other non-personal Information connected or linked to any Personal Information shall be deemed as Personal Information as long as such connection or linkage exists.

We do not collect any Personal Information from You or related to You without your approval, which is obtained, inter alia, through your active acceptance to the Terms and Conditions and the Privacy Policy.

We store such data and Personal Information for as long as it is necessary to operate the Website and provide them to You and others, but some information may remain in backup copies and logs (such as technical usage data and data regarding the usage of the Website that is necessary for operating the Website) for longer periods. Notwithstanding the above, You acknowledge and agree that We may continue to use any non-personally-identifying information in accordance with this Privacy Policy (e.g., for the purpose of analysis, statistics and the like) also following termination of your use of Our Website or Service, for any reason whatsoever.

2. COOKIES

We may use cookies, web beacons, gifs, pixel tags, log files, or other industry recognized technologies to automatically collect certain information when You use Our Website and Service (collectively, “Cookies”) in order to help Us learn about how You use the Service and enhance your online experience. Cookies are small text files containing strings of information that are locally stored on your computer or mobile device. They are widely used in order to make websites work, or work in a better, more efficient way. They can do this because websites can read and write these files, enabling them to recognize you and remember important information that will make your use of a website more convenient (e.g. by remembering your user preferences). Check the "Help" menu of your browser or operating system to learn how to adjust your tracking settings or cookie preferences. Note that Our system may not recognize some or all Do Not Track headers from browsers.

3. HOW DO WE USE YOUR INFORMATION

We may use the information and data collected by Us for the same purpose the information was provided to Us and in connection with the reason for which it was provided, including in order to:

3.1 Provide You with access to the Website, or any functionality thereof, including for purposes of improving the quality of the Website and Service by formulating, customizing and enhancing the User's experience;

3.2 Respond to your e-mails, submissions, questions, comments, requests, and complaints and provide You with customer service, technical assistance and support, subject to Our sole consideration and internal policies;

3.3 Send You confirmations, updates, security alerts, support and administrative messages and otherwise facilitate your use of, and Our administration and operation of, the Website;

3.4 Monitor and analyze usage and trends, and to personalize and improve the Website or Service, and prevent fraud.

4. SHARING INFORMATION

We are committed to protecting your privacy and will not share or disclose information about You, unless otherwise permitted according to the following terms:

4.1 We may share your information with third party companies and individuals that provide Us with a variety of services, including without limitation, industry-accepted third party cloud computing services. These trusted third parties may have access to your information, to the extent it is reasonably necessary for them in order to perform their tasks pertaining to their engagement with Us;

4.2 We may share your information in order to facilitate the provision of software updates, product support and other services to You (if any);

4.3 For the purpose of analysis and statistics, provided that such disclosure is done anonymously and is non personal identifiable;

4.4 We may share your information with Our subsidiaries and/or affiliates for purposes consistent with this Privacy Policy or in connection with, or during negotiation of, a merger, consolidation, change of control or other corporate reorganization in which We participate, all in accordance with applicable laws;

4.5 If required to do so by law, or in the good-faith belief, that (i) disclosing such information is necessary to comply with any law or respond to any court order, search warrant or equivalent, or where in reasonable belief an action is needed in order to protect the personal safety of any individual; and (ii) such disclosure is appropriate or necessary in order to enforce Our Terms and Conditions, take precautions against liabilities, investigate and defend ourselves against any third party claims or allegations, assist government enforcement agencies, protect the security or integrity of the Website, Service and servers and protect Our rights and property.

5. SECURITY

All information described above may be stored on database servers. We will take commercially reasonable measures in providing secure transmission of your Personal Information before it is transferred across the internet from your system to Our servers and in securing such Personal Information stored on Our systems. However, You should be aware that there is always some risk involved in transmitting information over the internet and that there is also some risk that others could find a way to thwart Our security systems. As a result, We cannot ensure or warrant the security and privacy of your Personal Information or other content You transmit using the Website or Service, and You do so at your own risk. We encourage You to exercise discretion regarding the Personal Information You choose to disclose.

6. USE OF THE WEBSITE BY CHILDREN

Children under the age of 13 may NOT provide Us with any personal information. If a parent believes that his or her child has submitted personal information to Us (including, e.g., a name, address, telephone number or email address), he or she can contact Us via e-mail at: info@beam-foundation.org, and We will promptly delete the information upon learning that it relates to a child under the age of 13.

7. OTHER WEBSITES AND SERVICES

This Privacy Policy does not apply to the practices of entities Beam Foundation does not own or control, or to individuals whom Beam Foundation does not employ or manage, and We are not responsible for the practices employed by any websites or services linked to or from the Website, including the information or content contained within them. Please be aware that if You choose to use a link to go from the Website to any third parties’ website or service, such third parties’ own rules and privacy policy will apply and govern your activities and any information You disclose while interacting with such third parties. We encourage You to read such privacy policies of any third-party websites You visit. It is the sole responsibility of such third parties to adhere to any applicable restrictions on the disclosure of your Personal Information, and You acknowledge and agree that We are not responsible for any wrongful use or disclosure made by such third parties, and that We do not have control over such third parties. If You are using a third party’s website or service and You allow them to access your Personal Information and User Content You do so at your own risk.

8. PRIVACY POLICY UPDATES

We reserve the right to update this Privacy Policy from time to time, with or without notice. If so, We will post Our updated Privacy Policy on the Website. We encourage You to review this Privacy Policy regularly for any changes. Your continued use of Our Website will be subject to the then-current Privacy Policy. If any modification is unacceptable to You, You may cease using the Website or Service. If You do not cease using the Website or Service, You will be deemed to have accepted those modifications.

9. DELETION OR MODIFICATION OF PERSONAL INFORMATION

If for any reason You wish to delete or modify your Personal Information You can send Us an e-mail with your request to: info@beam-foundation.org and We will make reasonable efforts to modify or delete any such Personal Information within 30 days and pursuant to any applicable privacy laws. Note that unless You instruct Us otherwise We may retain and use your Personal Information after termination of Your account, for as long as reasonably required for the purposes of which such Personal Information was collected, including without limitation, for future analytics and analysis, in order to comply with Our legal or business requirements or obligations, to resolve disputes, to enforce Our Terms and Conditions and/or to enable the User to reinstate his/her account, all as permitted under any applicable privacy laws. Notwithstanding the foregoing, Personal Information may be kept by Us for a period exceeding 30 days if it is required to do so to satisfy any applicable law, regulation, legal process, subpoena or governmental request.

 

Aggregate and/or anonymous information derived from your user account, User Content and/or usage of the Website or Service, including without limitation any metadata, may remain on Our servers indefinitely.

10. Q&A

If You have any questions or queries about this Privacy Policy or Our Website in general, please do not hesitate to contact Us at: info@beam-foundation.org