Privacy policy

Brightstems Inc. is committed to protecting and respecting your privacy in connection with your use of our website, www.brightstems.org (the “Website(s)”), applications (“Apps”) and other products, services and features thereof (the Website, the Apps and such other products, services and features are collectively referred to herein as the “Product” or “Products”). 

 

This privacy policy (“Privacy Policy”) and any other documents referred to herein set forth the basis on which any personal information we collect from you, or that you provide to us, in connection with the Products will be processed by us. Please read the following carefully to understand our practices regarding your personal information and how we will collect, use and disclose your personal information.

 

1. CONFIDENTIALITY AND SECURITY

 

The security of your personal information is important to us. We follow generally accepted standards to protect the personal information submitted to us, both during transmission and once it is received. If you have any questions about the security of your personal information, you can contact us at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.. Except as described under the “Disclosure of Your Information” section below, we do not provide your personal information to any third party without your specific consent.

 

2. INFORMATION WE MAY COLLECT FROM YOU

 

We may collect and process the following information about you:

 

Personal information including, for example, your name, e-mail address, telephone, credit or debit card or other payment information, information about your usage of the Products and information collected by tracking technologies as further described below that may identify you as an individual or allow online or offline contact with you as an individual.

For individuals using the Products in connection with a Community client account as described in section 6, business information such as your company name, and company email address.

Facebook profile information, such as name, email address, and Facebook ID, if you choose to log in to the Products through Facebook.

Device Information such as operating system version, device type, calendar access, device identifier and time of use.

Information collected via tracking technologies, as fully described in section 4

 

3. WHERE WE STORE YOUR PERSONAL INFORMATION

 

All information you provide to us through the Products is stored on our secure servers located in a shared setup across the globe. Any payment transactions will be encrypted using SSL technology; all payment information is stored with our payment processor and is never stored on Brightstems vicinity. Where we have given you (or where you have chosen) a password which enables you to access certain parts of the Products, you are responsible for keeping this password confidential. We ask you not to share a password with anyone and suggest that your change your password frequently.

 

Unfortunately, the transmission of information via the Internet is not completely secure. Although we will do our best to protect your personal information, we cannot guarantee the security of your information transmitted to the Products; any transmission is at your own risk. Once we have received your information, we will use strict procedures and security features to try to prevent unauthorized access.

 

4. NEWSLETTERS OR OTHER ELECTRONIC COMMUNICATIONS

 

Our newsletter system will include you in the valuable news articles shared with our members periodically. You are automatically subscribed to the newsletter when you open an account with us.

 

If you inform us that you wish to cancel email newsletters or promotional materials by selecting unsubscribe at the bottom of such communication or by emailing us at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it., we will remove you from our mailing list. If you no longer wish to receive push notifications, you may turn them off at the device level.

 

5. TRACKING TECHNOLOGIES

 

We use local storage, such as HTML5, to store content information and preferences. We use device identifiers to track individual session information and automatic login to your account. The Products use Google Analytics code to gather statistical information. Google Analytics sets cookies to help us accurately estimate the number of visitors to the Products and the volumes of usage of the Products. For more information on how Google Analytics processes this information, visit www.google.com/analytics.

 

6. LOG FILES

 

As true of most websites, we gather certain information and automatically and store it in log files. This information may include data parameters sent or received, referring/exit pages, operating system, date/time stamp.

 

7. ACCESS TO AND DELETION OF PERSONAL INFORMATION

 

You may access your personal information at any time by emailing This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.. To request the deletion of your personal data that we have on file please email us at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.. We will respond to your request in a reasonable timeframe.

 

8. SINGLE SIGN-ON

 

You access to our products are strictly monitored by the devices that you use. These services will authenticate your identity, provide you the option to share certain personal information (such as your name and email address) with us, and to pre-populate our sign up form. 

 

9. DISCLOSURE OF YOUR INFORMATION

 

We may disclose your personal information to any member of our group, which means our subsidiaries, our ultimate holding company and its subsidiaries.

 

We may also disclose your personal information to third parties as follows:

 

In the event that we sell or buy any business or assets, in which case we may disclose your personal information to the prospective seller or buyer of such business or assets.

If Brightstems Inc or substantially all of our assets are acquired by a third party, in which case personal information held by us about our customers will be one of the transferred assets.

If we are under a duty to disclose or share your personal information in order to comply with any legal obligation such as to comply with a subpoena, bankruptcy proceedings, similar legal process, or in order to enforce or apply our agreements with you; or to protect the rights, property, or safety of Brightstems Inc, our customers, or others. 

 

10. USES MADE OF THE INFORMATION

 

We use information held about you in the following ways:

 

To ensure that content provided by the Products is presented in the most effective manner for you and for your computer or other device.

To provide you with information, products or services related to Brightstems Inc that you request from us or which we feel may interest you, unless you have requested that we not provide this information.

To provide you with customer service communications.

To carry out our obligations arising from any agreements entered into between you and us.

To allow you to participate in interactive features of the Products, when you choose to do so.

To notify you about changes to the Products.

Details of your visits to and interactions with the Products including, but not limited to, traffic data, location data, weblogs and other communication data, whether this is required for our own billing purposes or otherwise and the resources that you access.

 

We do not disclose information about identifiable individuals to companies that host advertisements, but we may provide them with aggregate information about our users (for example, we may inform them that 500 men aged under 30 have clicked on their advertisement on any given day). 

 

11. HEALTHKIT

 

Apple iOS users may opt-in to allow the Products to provide data regarding the amount of minutes meditated to the Apple iOS “Health” application for display. This data will not be shared with third parties or used for marketing purposes.

 

12. CHANGES TO OUR PRIVACY POLICY

 

We may update this Privacy Policy to reflect changes to our information practices. If we make any material changes we will notify you by in-Product message, email (sent to the e-mail address specified in your account) or by means of a notice in the Products prior to the change becoming effective. We encourage you to periodically review this page for the latest information on our privacy practices.

 

13. LINKS TO THIRD PARTY SITES

 

The Products may, from time to time, contain links to and from the Products of our partner networks, advertisers and affiliates. If you follow a link to any of these external websites, please note that these websites have their own privacy policies and that we do not accept any responsibility or liability for these websites or their policies. Please check these policies before you submit any personal information to these external websites.

 

14. SOCIAL MEDIA WIDGETS

 

Our Products include social media features, such as the Facebook Like button, and widgets, such as the “Share This” button, or interactive mini-programs. These features may collect your Internet protocol address, which page you are visiting on or Products, and may set a cookie to enable the feature to function properly. Social media features and widgets are hosted by a third party or hosted directly on our Products. Your interactions with these features are governed by the privacy statement of the company providing it.

 

15. USE OF BRIGHTSTEMS BY MINORS

 

You must be 18 years of age, or the age of majority in your province, territory or country, to sign up as a registered user of the Products. Individuals under the age of 18, or the applicable age of majority, may utilize the Products only with the involvement and consent of a parent or legal guardian, under such person's account and otherwise subject to these Terms.

 

16. CONTACT

 

Questions, comments and requests regarding this privacy policy are welcomed and should be addressed to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.. In the alternative, you may reach Brightstems Inc customer support at (510) 402-2690.

 

This Privacy Policy is effective and was last updated on Feb 2, 2017.

 

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