Effective Date: April, 2021
1. Information BF Collects & How it is Collected
We collect both Non-Personal Information and Personal Information.
Non-Personal Information: “Non-Personal Information” refers to information which does not identify a User or any other natural person. We collect the following types of Non-Personal Information in the manner described below:
Personal Information: “Personal Information” refers to information which identifies a User or natural person or which could reasonably be used to identify a User or natural person. We collect the following types of Personal Information:
2. BF’s Uses and Sharing of Information & Purposes of Using and Sharing Information
Use and Sharing of Non-Personal Information: We use Non-Personal Information we collect to operate the Site, including to address technical and/or security issues relating to the operation of the Site. We also use Non-Personal Information to customize and improve the Site and for web analytics purposes (e.g. analyzing trends and Users' preferences in using the Site). We use third party web analytics tools, such as Google Analytics, to track Site usage and traffic.
We share the following Non-Personal Information for purposes described below:
Use and Sharing of Personal Information: We use the following Personal Information for purposes described below:
We share the following Personal Information for purposes described below:
3. Retention of Personal Information
Unless you request that we delete your Personal Information (please see Section 10 below), we may retain your Personal Information for as long as reasonably required for fulfilling the purposes of using and disclosing such Personal Information described above, in each case as permitted under applicable laws and regulations.
4. Third Party Software and Services
In some cases, we use third party software, applications, platforms or services to collect, store, transmit or otherwise handle the Non-Personal Information and Personal Information described above. We make commercially reasonable efforts to engage only with third parties that comply with applicable law and implement reasonable information privacy and security measures; however, please be aware we do not control such third parties.
We use commercially reasonable administrative, technical, physical and organizational security measures to maintain the security and integrity of our Site and Non-Personal Information and Personal Information we collect or maintain as a part of our Site. We implement measures to protect against loss, misuse, or improper access through generally accepted industry standard technologies and internal procedures. For example, User accounts on our Site are password-protected and we enable encryption of passwords. Please note that there are inherent risks in transmission of information over the Internet, and we cannot guarantee that unauthorized access or use of information will never occur.
6. Tracking Technologies
As noted above, we use Google Analytics to track Site usage and traffic. We may also use other tracking technologies such as cookies, web beacons and/or similar tracking mechanisms on our Site ("Tracking Technologies"), in accordance with applicable laws. Such Tracking Technologies are stored on your computer or other device used to access our Site. Tracking Technologies may enable activation of certain features and make your use of our Site simpler and more convenient. You may disable Tracking Technologies by adjusting your browser settings, but if you do so, certain features on our Site may not function properly.
7. Links to Third Party Content
Our Site may include links to third party content, including without limitation, links to third party websites posted by Users or provided by us on our Site. We do not endorse or recommend such third party content and we are not responsible for the privacy practices of the operators or publishers of such content. Please be aware that when you access links to a third party’s content via our Site, you are bound by the privacy policies and practices of that third party. We urge you to be aware of and read the privacy policies governing your use of any third party content.
8. Children Under 13
9. International Data Transfer
In the course of providing our Site services to you, we may transfer information collected about you across borders from the country in which you are located to other countries around the world, as permitted by applicable laws. Please note that we may transfer such information to a country that does not have the same privacy or data protection laws as your country. Accordingly, with respect to an international data transfer, your Personal Information may be subject to different protections depending on the laws and regulations of the country to which your Personal Information is transferred. In all cases, we will seek to apply reasonable safeguards for the protection of any Personal Information transferred internationally.
10. Deletion or Modification of Personal Information
If you wish to delete or modify your Personal Information that we have collected, please email us at firstname.lastname@example.org, and we will make reasonable efforts to delete or modify your Personal Information pursuant to your request. In your request, please include specific details about which Personal Information you would like us to delete or modify.
11. Individuals in the European Union and United Kingdom
BF is a “controller” (entity that determines the purposes and means of processing your Personal Information) with regard to the Personal Information we collect from you on the Site. You may contact BF at email@example.com.
As a data subject, you have the right to request from BF access to, rectification of, erasure of, portability of and/or restriction of processing of your Personal Information. You also have the right to object to further processing of your Personal Information. To exercise any of these rights, please contact BF at firstname.lastname@example.org. We will respond to your request in accordance with applicable law.
In the event we process your Personal Information based on your consent, you may withdraw your consent at any time (provided, however, such withdrawal will not affect the lawfulness of processing of your Personal Information that occurred before BF’s receipt of your withdrawal). To withdraw consent for processing of your Personal Information, please contact us at email@example.com.
We may transfer Personal Information from the EU and/or UK to the United States. Please be aware that the European Commission has not determined that the United States provides an adequate legal framework for the protection of Personal Information. Nonetheless, BF commits to protect Personal Information by applying reasonable safeguards to Personal Information transferred to the United States.
If you have a concern with the handling of your Personal Information, you may lodge a complaint with the applicable data protection authority (also known as “Supervisory Authority”) in the country in which you reside. For a list of Supervisory Authorities and their contact information, please visit: https://edpb.europa.eu/about-edpb/board/members_en. If you have a concern, you may also contact BF at firstname.lastname@example.org.