The Website is operated by BeyondCurious, Inc. (“we”, “our”, or “us”).
1. What Information Is Collected
The following are the types of information we may collect:
We may collect personal information like name, telephone number, email address, date of birth, home or business mailing address, and your company’s name.
At other times, we may collect information that cannot be used to directly identify you, such as browser type, Dynamic Internet Protocol (IP) address, “click stream” data, and similar non-personally identifiable information. For example, we may aggregate non-personal information about you and other customers who visit certain areas of our Website. Aggregated information will not contain any information that can be linked directly back to you.
When you open emails from us or engage in SMS or MMS communications, we may log and store such information. We may also keep records of various communications regarding the types of products and services that you indicate are of interest to you via your response to email and text messaging. You will always have the option to opt out of such communications by clicking an “unsubscribe” link to replying “STOP” to our text messages.
Information from Other Sources
We may receive information about you (e.g., missing street number) from other sources and add it to your personal information.
2. How Do We Collect Information
We may collect information from you in several different areas on the Website, including, without limitation, those described below:
Contests or Sweepstakes
We may periodically operate contests and sweepstakes through the Website and messaging services that will require registration or the submission of personal information. Your personally identifiable information may be used to contact you for winner notification, prize delivery confirmation or other related purposes (see the rules of each contest for details about how your personal information will be used, including postings to the Website).
Surveys and Games
From time-to-time we may request personally identifiable information from you in conjunction with a survey or voting poll. Participation is voluntary, and you will have the opportunity to decide whether or not to disclose information to the Website. At times, you may have to register to vote or to take part in a survey. When you register to play games on our Website, you may be asked to provide personally identifiable information.
Cookies and Tracking Technology
We may also collect additional information from your web browser each time you visit our Website. We may collect information on the pages that you visit, the promotions or advertisements that you click on, and other actions that you take while using our Website. This information may include your IP address, the type of browser, the time that your browser was used to access our Website, and the referring website address.
Our Internet Service Providers (defined below) may also use other standard web-based technologies to analyze your movements while accessing our Website. The technologies include analytic solutions, web “beacons,” “pixel tags,” and “clear gifs.” These technologies help us ascertain the effectiveness of our product and service campaigns and marketing programs, allow us to customize the services offered on or through our Website, and help determine the best use for Website content, and product and service offerings. Some of this information, including the IP address, may be stored on our Internet service provider’s server logs, and may be available for extended periods of time.
3. How We Use Your Information
We may use the services of independent companies to provide certain services to you, including, delivery of our Website, e-mails, and our other services. (“Internet Service Providers”).
We may use your personal information to contact you via mail, email, text message, or telephone in order to give you updates about our special events, new services, or other promotions that may be of interest to you. We also use return e-mail addresses to answer the e-mail we receive from you. We may also use your IP address to help protect us and our Internet Service Providers from fraud.
Additional uses of your non-personal and personal information will allow us to tailor products and services specific to your needs, to help organize and manage your customer relationship and our business, to conduct business, to provide you with customer and member support, to perform functions that are described to you at the time of collection.
We may also use non-personal aggregate information to improve our Website and the services our Company offers. For example, our Internet Service Providers may report to us that there were a particular number of visitors to a certain area of our Website, or that a certain number of men or a certain number of women completed our registration form in particular areas of our Website. Such information may also be used to analyze the effectiveness of our business and advertising models.
4. Shared Information
We may share your personal information with our Internet Service Providers as appropriate. We may also share personally identifiable information with outside, non-affiliated third parties that offer products and services that are complementary to our product lines, or who provide products and services to us. We may also disclose your personal information as is necessary to: (a) comply with a subpoena or court order; (b) cooperate with law enforcement or other government agency; (c) establish or exercise our legal rights; (d) protect the property or safety of our company and employees, contractors, vendors, and suppliers; (e) defend against legal claims; (f) help with internal and external investigations; or (g) as otherwise required by law or permitted by law.
We may disclose your information in connection with the sale or merger of our company or any transaction that involves the sale or assignment of some or all of our assets. We may use a third-party traffic measurement service to analyze the traffic on the Website. These services allow us to collect anonymous traffic and behavior information from the Website by monitoring visitor activity.
5. Links to Third-party Websites
6. Information Security
We make every reasonable effort to ensure that our Internet Service Providers have implemented physical, electronic, and procedural security measures to assist with safeguarding your personal information, and to help protect against unauthorized access and disclosure. Only our authorized personnel and our Internet Service Providers who perform legitimate business functions for us are authorized to access your personal information.
Notwithstanding our efforts, giving out your personal information involves inherent safety risks. As a result, we cannot promise, and you should not expect, that your personal information, personal searches, and other communications will always remain secure. You should take care with regard to how you handle and disclose your personal information or any username or password that you are required to use to access services on this Website or online service.
7. General Audience Website Not Directed Toward Children Under Age 13
This Website is not intended for use by children under the age of 13. No person under the age of 13 may provide personal information to the Website. We do not knowingly collect personal information from children under the age of 13. If we or our Internet Service Providers become aware that a minor or a child under the age of 13 has provided us with personal information without the parental consent, that information will be deleted from our databases. Parents who have questions about personal information that may have been submitted by a child under the age of 13 should email us at firstname.lastname@example.org.
11. Access to Personal Information and Consent to Transfer
The first time that you provide us with personal information through our Website, you may be offered the opportunity to subscribe to and receive additional information about our products and services. After your first use, you can make changes to your personal information and your initial choices by accessing your account or by contacting customer service e-mail at email@example.com.
12. Your California Privacy Rights
We will not share any personal information about you with outside third-parties for their direct marketing purposes to the extent prohibited by California law, unless you agree otherwise as authorized by your prior written consent.
California residents have the right to request information from us regarding the manner that we may share personal information with affiliated companies and third parties for their direct marketing purposes. To find out what and how we share such information, you may send us an e-mail request at firstname.lastname@example.org.