Privacy Policy

This privacy policy (“Policy”) describes how Betches Media and its affiliates and subsidiaries collect, use, and disclose personal information about you; how we use and protect this information; and your rights in relation to this information.

Personal information we collect

We collect personal information about you from a variety of sources. We collect information from you directly (e.g., when you contact us), automatically, (e.g., data collected from cookies), and from other sources, including commercially available sources, such as public databases (where permitted by law).

Information we collect from you

The categories of information that we may collect directly from you include the following:

  • Identifiers, such as your name, postal address, email address, account name, social security number, and other similar identifiers;
  • Demographics, such as your gender, age, and veteran status;
  • Commercial information, such as products or services purchased, or other purchasing or consumption histories or tendencies; and
  • Financial information, such as payment card numbers.
Information we automatically collect about you

We and our service providers and business partners may collect information about you automatically through the use of cookies and similar technologies including information about your online activities over time and across different websites or online services. You may be able to limit our ability to automatically collect certain types of information by adjusting the cookie settings on your web browsers. These categories of information include:

  • Identifiers, such as unique device identifiers, cookie numbers, IP addresses, and other persistent identifiers;
  • Geolocation data, such as your general location inferred from your IP address;
  • Commercial information, such as products or services purchased, content downloaded from our sites, or other purchasing or consumption histories or tendencies; and
  • Internet or other electronic network activity information, such as information regarding your interaction with our websites and applications.

We work with third-party advertising companies to serve ads on our web site and on third-party websites. These companies use cookies and similar technologies to learn about your visits to this and other Web sites in order to provide advertisements about goods and services of interest to you. The information collected includes information about the devices and software you use to access web sites and how you interact with our site and other websites. We and third parties use this information to learn about and infer your interests. If you would like more information about this practice and to know your choices about not having this information used by these companies for targeted advertising, please see: https://www.networkadvertising.org/managing/opt_out.asp. And please see Section 4 below for additional information about how to control the sharing of information with third-party advertising companies.

1) Information we collect from other sources

We may collect information from other sources. For example:

  • Identifiers. We collect contact information such as email addresses from marketing vendors.
  • Commercial information. We collect information on your purchasing history and potential interests from data supplementation services.
  • Demographics, such as your gender, age, or veteran status provided by data supplementation services;
  • Professional information, such as employer, salary, or job title from references, recruiters, or employment-related services;
  • Education information from background check providers;
  • Inferences regarding preferences or other characteristics; and
  • Internet or other electronic network activity information. We collect information from third-party cookies on our website.

2) How and why we use your personal information

We may use your personal information for the following purposes:

  • Identification and authentication: We use your identifiers to verify your identity and to ensure the security of your personal information;
  • Operating our business: We process your personal information to provide you with our services;
  • Communicating with you: We may use your personal information to communicate with you;
  • Marketing: We may use your personal information to understand your preferences better and to appropriately personalize our marketing, including for interest-based advertising as discussed in Section 1 above.
  • Exercising our rights: We may use your personal information to exercise our legal rights where it is necessary to do so, for example to detect, prevent and respond to fraud claims, intellectual property infringement claims or violations of law or our terms and conditions;
  • Complying with our obligations: We may process your personal information to comply with legal or regulatory requirements, where this is explicitly required by law or regulation, such as in response to court orders, to comply with privacy or financial regulations, or to cooperate with law enforcement, other government entities, or lawful investigations;
  • Protecting against harm: We may use personal information as we deem necessary to protect the rights and safety of us, you, or others.

We may aggregate or de-identify any information collected about you and we may use that aggregated or de-identified information for any purpose.

3) Personal information we share with other parties

We may share certain categories of your personal information by disclosing it to our service providers, business partners, or affiliates.
Information we disclose

In order to achieve our own business purposes, we may disclose your personal information in the following circumstances:

  • Service providers and business partners: We engage service providers and business partners to assist us with operating and providing you our services. These service providers or business partners may perform marketing services, help us process orders, support email and messaging services, and analyze information. Some of our service providers or business partners may engage their own service providers or business partners to further assist us. Unless otherwise specified, these companies will only use your personal information in the ways described in this Policy.
  • To comply with law or cooperate with reasonable requests: We may share your personal information with law enforcement agencies, courts, other government authorities or other third parties where we believe necessary to comply with a legal or regulatory obligation. We may share personal information as we deem reasonably necessary to support lawful investigations or otherwise to protect our rights or the rights of you or any other party.
  • In the context of a transaction: We may share your personal information with potential transaction partners, service providers, advisors, and other third parties in connection with the consideration, negotiation, or completion of a corporate transaction in which we are acquired by or merged with another company or we sell or transfer all or a portion of our assets or business.

The following categories of your personal information may be shared with these parties:

  • Identifiers;
  • Demographics;
  • Commercial information;
  • Geolocation data;
  • Internet or other electronic network activity information;
  • Professional information;
  • Education information; and
  • Inferences drawn from any of the above information categories.
Information we sell

Although we do not sell your personal information for money, we may share your personal information with third parties in exchange for marketing, analytics, or research services. Some jurisdictions consider such exchanges to be sales even though no money is exchanged. We disclose the following categories of personal information for such purposes:

  • Identifiers;
  • Demographics;
  • Commercial information;
  • Geolocation data;
  • Internet or other electronic network activity information; and
  • Inferences drawn from any of the above information categories.

4) Your rights over your personal information

You may have rights in relation to your personal information under local law. Below is a general description of the rights some consumers may hold. In the event you reside in such a jurisdiction and would like to exercise one of your rights, please visit [here]. Please note that we may require additional information from you in order to honor your request, and we may decline your request as permitted under applicable law.

  • Right to know: Users exercising this right may request information about the personal information that we collect, use, disclose, and sell;
  • Right to deletion: Users exercising this right can ask us to delete their personal information we have collected;
  • Right to opt-out of sales: As permitted by applicable law, we may sell your personal information, such as in association with certain digital advertising practices on our web site. Users exercising this right may direct us to stop selling their personal information. You can exercise your right to opt-out here: Do Not Sell My Personal Information;
  • Right to be free from discrimination: Users may freely exercise these rights without fear of being denied goods or services. We may, however, provide a different level of service or charge a different rate reasonably relating to the value of your personal information;

5) Do Not Track Signals

We do not currently respond to web browser “do not track” signals or other mechanisms that provide a method to opt out of the collection of information across websites or other online services. If we do so in the future, we will describe how we do so in this Policy.

6) Contact Us

If you have questions about this Policy or our use of your personal information, please contact us at [email protected].

7) Changes to the Policy

We may modify or update this Policy from time to time. We encourage you to visit this Policy at least once per year to learn about any changes to the way we collect, use, or disclose your personal information. If we make a material change to this Policy, we will take reasonable steps to notify you, as required by applicable law.

Effective Date: 06/02/2020