Privacy Policy Notice


Last updated: March 07, 2019



Our Privacy Policy explains how BRINGO Group collects, uses, and discloses information about you. The terms “BRINGO Group”, “we”, “us”, and “our” include BRINGO Group and our affiliates. We use the terms “you,” and “your” to mean any person visiting our web site, including any organization or person visiting our web site on an organization’s behalf. This Privacy Policy applies to the processing of information about individuals that we collect when you browse our web site, which means any website, application, or services we offer, or when you communicate with us. For information about choices that we offer under this policy, please see “Your Choices” below. This Privacy Policy does not apply to the information that you may provide to third parties with whom you may share information about yourself. For more information about the scope of our Privacy Policy, please see Section 4.5.

These summaries are not part of the official policy. Even though we have provided summaries, it is important for you to read the entire policy carefully. If you wish to access any particular section of this Privacy Policy, use the list below.

1. Collection Of Information

2. Use Of Information

3. Sharing Of Information

4. Additional Details

5. Your Choices

6. Data Rights

7. Contact Us


1. Collection Of Information

Summary:

We collect information about you when you:

•        Visit our website; and

•        Communicate with us.

We also collect information, such as usage statistics, by using cookies, server logs, and similar technologies. If you elect to use certain features, we also collect information through other sources, such as social media services, invitations, and imported contacts.

1.1 Information You Provide to Us

We collect information that you provide directly to us. For example, we collect information that you provide when you choose interests, fill out a form, or communicate with us. The types of information that we may collect include your name, username,  email address, postal address, phone number, photos, choices of interests, and any other information that you choose to provide. Information about your gender and interests is optional. See Section 2 to learn how we will use the information that you provide to personalize our recommendations and other content to you. 

1.2 Information We Collect Automatically When You visit our web site.

When you visit our web site, we automatically collect information about you, including:

•        Log Information: We collect log information about your visit of our web page, including the type of browser that you use; the time, duration and frequency of your access; site pages viewed; your IP address; and the page you visited before visiting our web site.

•        Device Information: We collect information about the computer or mobile device that you use to access our web site, including the hardware model, operating system and version, unique device identifiers, and mobile network information.

•        Location Information: We may collect information about the location of your device each time you use our web site based on your consent to the collection of this information. For further information see Section 5.2.

•        Information Collected by Cookies and Other Tracking Technologies: We and our service providers collect information using various technologies, including cookies and pixel tags (which are also called clear GIFs, web beacons, or pixels). Cookies are small data files stored on your hard drive or in device memory that help us improve our web site and your experience, and track usage of our web site. Pixel tags are electronic images that may be used in our web site or emails, and track usage of our web site and effectiveness of communications.

1.3 Information We Collect From Other Sources

We may collect information about you from other sources, such as through certain features on the web site you elect to use, but only where these third parties either have your consent or are otherwise legally permitted or required to disclose your information to us.

2. Use Of Information

Summary:

We use information about you to:

•        Operate, improve, promote, and protect our web site;

•        Communicate with you; and

•        Personalize content.

2.1 Operating our web site

We may use information about you for various purposes related to operating our web site, including to:

•        Provide, maintain, and improve our web site, develop new products and services, and manage the performance of our web site;

•        Personalize the web site, for example, to suggest content in which we think you may be interested;

•        Allow you to share information about your use of our web site through a third-party social media service, if you connect your account through that service (which you can turn off at any time) and to provide you with better recommendations;

•        Monitor and analyze trends, usage, and activities in connection with our web site; and

•        Detect, investigate, and prevent fraudulent transactions, abuse, and other illegal activities; to protect the rights, property, or safety; to enforce compliance with our policies; and to comply with applicable law and government requests.

Perform accounting and administrative tasks, and enforce or manage legal claims.

2.2 Communicating With You

We may use information about you for various purposes related to communicating with you, including to:

•        Respond to your comments, questions, and requests, and provide customer service;

•        Communicate with you, if you left your contact details, about products, services, and events offered by us and others, to provide news and information that we think will be of interest to you, to conduct online surveys, and to otherwise communicate with you in accordance with Section 2.3;

•        Send you technical notices, updates, security alerts and support, and administrative messages.

2.3 Advertising And Other Uses

We may use information about you for various other purposes, including to:

•        Provide content, features, or sponsorships that match the interests;

•        Facilitate contests and other promotions;

•        Combine with information that we collect for the purposes described in this Privacy Policy; and

•        Carry out any other purposes described to you at the time that we collected the information.

2.4 Legal Basis for Processing

Our legal basis for collecting and using the information described above will depend on the type of information and the specific context in which we collect it.

We process information about you in order to provide our services in accordance with our Terms of Service, for example to allow us to send you important service updates.

We also process information about you where it is in our legitimate interests to do so and not overridden by your rights (for example, in some cases for direct marketing, fraud prevention, network and information systems security, responding to your communications, and improving our web site).

In some cases, we may also have a legal obligation to collect information about you, or may otherwise need the information to protect your vital interests or those of another person. We may also process information to comply with a legal requirement or to perform a contract.

3. Sharing Of Information

Summary:

We do not share information about you in any way other than as described in this Privacy Policy.

We may disclose information about you:

•        to our third-party service providers who help us to operate or improve our web site;

•        to authorities to comply with legal obligations and to protect and defend our rights and property; and

•        to an affiliate or successor entity as part of a corporate transaction.

We may also share de-identified or aggregated information.

3.1 Contacting us

You can now contact us. If you contact us through the our web site contact form, then we will share your name and email address with our support as necessary to provide the service.

3.2 With Our Service Providers

We may use service providers in connection with operating and improving the our web site to assist with certain functions, such as email transmission, conducting surveys or contests, data hosting, managing our ads, and some aspects of our technical and customer support. We take measures to ensure that these service providers access, process, and store information about you only for the purposes we authorize, subject to confidentiality obligations.

3.3 Following The Law And Protecting BRINGO Group

We may access, preserve, and disclose information about you to third parties, including the content of messages, if we believe disclosure is in accordance with, or required by, applicable law, regulation, legal process, or audits. We may also disclose information about you if we believe that your actions are inconsistent with our Terms of Service or related guidelines and policies, or if necessary to protect the rights, property, or safety of, or prevent fraud or abuse of, BRINGO Group collects, uses, and discloses information about you.

3.5 Affiliate Sharing And Merger, Sale, Or Other Asset Transfers

If BRINGO Group is involved in a merger, acquisition, financing, reorganization, bankruptcy, or sale of our assets, information about you may be shared, sold, or transferred as part of that transaction. We may also share information about you with current or future corporate parents, subsidiaries, or affiliates.

3.6 Other Situations

We may de-identify or aggregate information about you and share it freely, so that you can no longer be identified. We may also share information about you with your consent or at your direction or where we are legally entitled to do so.

4. Additional Details

Summary:

With your permission, we may allow others to use technologies that collect information about you to provide analytic services, and to serve ads for BRINGO Group. You may be able to disable the collection or use of this information.

BRINGO Group is based in and governed by U.K. laws and we will be processing, transferring, and storing information in and to the U.K. and other countries.

We use commercially reasonable efforts to protect your personal information and have implemented technical and organizational measures in line with industry best practices. We cannot guarantee these controls will provide absolute security. This Privacy Policy is periodically updated, and does not apply to third parties.

4.1 Analytics and Advertising Services Provided by Others

With your permission, we may allow others to use cookies and other technologies to collect information about your use of our web site and other websites and online services. See our Cookie Policy for details about these technologies and the information that they collect, use, or share, including how you may be able to control or disable these services.

4.2 Transfer Of Information To The U.K. And Other Countries

BRINGO Group is based in the United Kingdom. Information about you will be transferred to, and processed in, the U.K. and countries other than the country in which you are resident. These countries may have data protection laws that are different to the laws of your country and, in some cases, may not be as protective. We have taken appropriate safeguards to require that your information will remain protected in accordance with this Privacy Policy.

4.3 Security

We employ technical and organizational measures designed to appropriately protect your information that is under our control and that we process on your behalf from unauthorized access collection, use, disclosure, copying, modification or disposal, both during transmission and once we receive it. We store all information that you provide to us on secure servers. We train employees regarding our data privacy policies and procedures, and permit authorized employees to access information on a need to know basis, as required for their role. We use firewalls designed to protect against intruders and test for network vulnerabilities. However, no method of transmission over the internet or method of electronic storage is completely secure.

4.4 Data Retention

We retain certain information that we collect from you while you are visiting of our web site, for the following reasons:

•        So ensure that we do not communicate with you if you have asked us not to;

•        To better understand the traffic to our web site so that we can provide all visitors with the best possible experience;

•        To detect and prevent abuse of our web site, illegal activities and breaches of our Terms of Service; and

•        To comply with applicable legal, tax or accounting requirements.

When we have no ongoing legitimate business need to process your information, we will either delete or anonymize it.

4.5 Policy Scope

This Privacy Policy does not apply to information that you provide to third parties, whom you may share information about you. Our web site may direct you to a third-party service, or a portion of our web site may be controlled by a third party. Disclosure of information to these third parties is subject to the relevant third party’s privacy policy. We are not responsible for the third-party privacy policy or content, even if we link to those services from our web site or if we share information with these third parties.

4.6 Revisions To This Policy

We may modify this Privacy Policy from time to time. When we do, we will provide notice to you by publishing the most current version and revising the date at the top of this page. If we make any material change to this policy, we will provide additional notice to you, such as by sending you an email or displaying a prominent notice on our web site.

5. Your Choices

Summary:

•        With your consent, we will use information about your location. You can deactivate this feature at any time.

•        You have the right to opt out of receiving BRINGO Group’s promotional messages, but you may still receive other non-promotional communications.

5.1 Your Choices: Location Information

When you first access our web site, we will collect information about your location, which we use to make better recommendations in your area, and to improve our web site.

If you do not want us to collect information about your location, then you can prevent this:

•        If using our website, your location data will be obtained via a cookie.

5.2 Your Choices: Cookies

We may use and allow others to use cookies, web beacons, device identifiers, and other technologies to collect information about your use of our web site and other websites and online services. See our Cookie Policy for details about these technologies and the information that they collect, use, or share, including how you may be able to control or disable these services.

5.3 Your Choices: Promotional Communications

You can control messages that you receive from BRINGO Group, and third parties by selecting the unsubscribe link in the message that you receive. We will also send you a link to these settings when you first sign up and in subsequent messages. If you opt out, we may still send you non-promotional messages, such as those about our ongoing business relations.

6. Data Rights

Summary:

You may have the right to exercise your data protection rights, including to request that BRINGO Group deletes, amends, or provides you access to your information.

You have the right to opt out of receiving BRINGO Group’s promotional messages, but you may still receive other communications.

You can complain to your local data protection authority about the use of your information.

We respond to all requests that we receive from individuals who wish to exercise their data protection rights in accordance with applicable data protection laws. You can contact us by sending an email to contacts@bringogroup.com.

Rights that you may have, depending on the country in which you live, include:

•        Accessing, correcting, updating, or requesting deletion of your information.

•        Objecting to processing of your information, asking us to restrict processing of your information, or requesting the portability of your information.

•        Opting out from receiving marketing communications that we send you at any time. You can exercise this right by selecting the “unsubscribe” or “opt-out” link in the marketing emails we send you. Additionally, you may update your email preferences by changing the settings in your account.

Withdrawing your consent at any time if we have collected and processed your information with your consent. Withdrawing your consent will not affect the lawfulness of any processing that we conducted prior to your withdrawal, nor will it affect processing of your information conducted in reliance on lawful processing grounds other than consent.

Complaining to a data protection authority about our collection and use of your information. For more information, please contact your local data protection authority. Note that bringogroup.com is a controller of your information.

7. Contact Us

Summary:

If you have any questions, you can contact us at contacts@bringogroup.com.