Our registered users ("Members") share their identities and engage with other users. Content on some of our Services is also visible to unregistered viewers ("Visitors").
Maintaining your trust is our top priority, so we adhere to the following principles to protect your privacy:
Beacon Lane does not intentionally collect personal data of persons under 18 years old. If you are under 18 years old do not provide us with any of your personal information (for example, your name, address and email address). If you are under 18 years old you are not permitted to use our services.
2.2. Communications from Us; Newsletters and Promotional Offers
In order to keep our Members informed about our latest news, products and services, we may send e-mails and announcements to the email address that you provided to us while registering on our Site. If you decide that you no longer wish to receive newsletters or promotional e-mail from us, you may unsubscribe from any such list by following the link and/or instructions contained in each email we send to you.
2.3. Using the Beacon Lane Site and Services
2.4. Using Third-Party Services and Visiting Third-Party Sites
2.5. Contacting Us
You are always free to contact us at info@BeaconLane.com with a question or problem related to your use of the Site. Our standard business practice is to retain any communications.
4.2. Performance Tracking
We may employ third party companies and individuals to facilitate our Services (e.g. maintenance, analysis, audit, marketing and development). These third parties have limited access to your information only to perform these tasks on our behalf and are obligated to Beacon Lane not to disclose or use it for other purposes.
5.2. Data Processing Outside Your Country
We may transfer your information and process it outside your country of residence, wherever Beacon Lane, its affiliates and service providers operate.
5.3. Legally Affiliated Entities
5.4. Legally Compelled Disclosure
It is possible that we may need to disclose personal information, profile information, or information about your activities as a Member or Visitor when required by law or legal process, or if we have a good faith belief that disclosure is reasonably necessary to (1) investigate, prevent, or take action regarding suspected or actual illegal activities or to assist government enforcement agencies; (2) enforce our Terms of Service, investigate and defend ourselves against any third-party claims or allegations, or protect the security or integrity of our Services; or (3) exercise or protect the rights, property, or safety of Beacon Lane, our Members, personnel, or others. We attempt to notify Members about legal demands for their personal information when appropriate in our judgment, unless prohibited by law or court order or when the request is an emergency. In light of our principles, we may dispute such demands when we believe, in our discretion, that the requests are overbroad, vague or lack proper authority, but do not commit to challenge every demand.
You should also be aware that courts of equity, such as Canadian or U.S. Bankruptcy Courts, may have the authority under certain circumstances to permit your personal information to be shared or transferred to third parties without your permission.
5.6. Consent to Processing
By providing any personal information to us, you fully understand and unambiguously consent to the transfer of such personal information to, and the collection and processing of such personal information in, Canada other countries or territories. Your personal information will be stored and processed on our servers in Canada and/or the United States. The laws on holding personal information in Canada or the United States may vary and be less stringent than laws of your state or country. We will use commercially reasonable efforts to hold and transmit your personal information in a safe, confidential and secure environment. If you object to your personal information being transferred or used in this manner please do not register with or use the Services.
Beacon Lane endeavors to protect the security of your personal information and your choices for its intended use. We use Secure Socket Layers or SSL technology to protect the transmission of sensitive personal information such as your credit card number. We store your personal information on a secure server, and use procedures designed to protect the personal information we collect from unauthorized access, destruction, use, modification or disclosure.
Although we will take (and require our third-party providers to take) commercially reasonable security precautions regarding your personal information collected from and stored on the Site, due to the open nature of the Internet, we cannot guarantee that any of your personal information stored on our servers, or transmitted to or from a user, will be free from unauthorized access, and we disclaim any liability for any theft or loss of, unauthorized access or damage to, or interception of any data or communications. By using the Site, you acknowledge that you understand and agree to assume these risks.
It is your responsibility to protect the security of your login information. Please note that some means of communication within the Services are not encrypted, and we strongly advise you not to communicate any confidential information through these means. Please help keep your account safe by using a strong password.
7.1. Opt-out, Access, Modification, Deletion and Other Rights
If you would like to opt out of any of our marketing programs, or wish to withdraw your consent to us contacting you via your e-mail, please use the link found in the email you have received to change or update your preferences.
Your election not to receive newsletters or promotional and marketing correspondence from us will not: (a) preclude us from corresponding with you, by email or otherwise, regarding your existing or past relationship with us, and (b) preclude us, including our employees, contractors, agents and other representatives, from accessing and viewing your personal information in the course of maintaining and improving the Site.
You can change your Beacon Lane information at any time by editing your profile, deleting content that you have posted, or by closing your account. You can also ask us for additional information we may have about your account.
You have a right to (1) access, modify, correct, or delete your personal information controlled by Beacon Lane regarding your profile, (2) change or remove your content, and (3) close your account. You can request your personal information that is not viewable on your profile or readily accessible to you by emailing info@BeaconLane.com. If you close your account(s), your information will generally be removed from the Services within 72 hours. We generally delete closed account information and will de-personalize any logs or other backup information through the deletion process within 30 days of account closure, except as noted below.
Please note: Information you have shared with others or that others have copied may remain visible after you have closed your account or deleted the information from your own profile. In addition, you may not be able to access, correct, or eliminate any information about you that other Members copied or exported out of our Services, because this information may not be in our control. Content may also be displayed in search engine results until the search engine refreshes its cache.
7.2. Data Retention
We keep your information for as long as your account is active or as needed. For example, we may keep certain information even after you close your account if it is necessary to comply with our legal obligations, meet regulatory requirements, resolve disputes, prevent fraud and abuse, or enforce this agreement. We may retain personal information, for a limited period of time, if requested by law enforcement. We may also retain information for as long as is necessary to provide support-related reporting and trend analysis only, but we generally delete or de-personalize closed account data by creating aggregate data sets that cannot be traced back to individuals.