Privacy Policy

INTRODUCTION

This Privacy Policy applies to https://www.BeaconLane.com (the "Site") made available by Beacon Lane Inc., the legal owner of the Site and its affiliated companies ("Beacon Lane", "we", "us" or "our"). This Privacy Policy also applies to all other Beacon Lane websites, apps, developer platforms and other products and services (collectively, including the Site, referred to as the "Services").

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:

  • We protect your personal information and will only provide it to third parties: (1) with your consent; (2) where it is necessary to carry out your instructions; (3) as reasonably necessary in order to provide our features and functionality to you; (4) when we reasonably believe it is required by law or legal process; or (5) as necessary to enforce our Terms of Service Agreement or protect the rights, property, or safety of Beacon Lane, our Members and Visitors, and the public.
  • We have implemented appropriate security safeguards designed to protect your information in accordance with industry standards.

Your use of this Site signifies your understanding and acceptance of the terms of this Privacy Policy.

We may modify this Privacy Policy from time to time, and if we make material changes to it, we will provide notice through our Service, or by other means so that you may review the changes before you continue to use our Services. If you object to any changes, you may close your account. Continuing to use our Services after we publish or communicate a notice about any changes to this Privacy Policy means that you are consenting to the changes.

If you have questions or concerns regarding this Privacy Policy please contact us at info@BeaconLane.com

Special Notice - If you are Under 18 Years Old

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.

  1. WHAT INFORMATION WE COLLECT

    We have several areas where you can submit information to us, and we also have features that automatically collect information from the Members of and Visitors to (collectively the "Users" of) our Services. References to "personal and account information" contained in this Privacy Policy means your name, address, telephone number, e-mail address, subscription details, and any other information that personally identifies you or would permit us to contact you.

  2. INFORMATION VOLUNTARILY PROVIDED BY YOU

    2.1. Registration

    To create an account on Beacon Lane, you must provide us with at least your name, a member name, email address, address, phone number, and a password and agree to our Terms of Service Agreement and this Privacy Policy. It is your responsibility to keep your password strictly confidential. You understand that, by creating an account, we and others will be able to identify you by your Beacon Lane profile. We may also ask for your credit card details if you purchase services or transact business on our Site. We may also offer options for you to sign up for our newsletters. If you tell us that you do not want us to use this information as a basis for further contact with you (by accessing our opt-out procedure), we will respect your wishes.

  3. 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

    We collect information when you use our Services and interact with advertising on and off our Services. If you are logged in to BeaconLane.com or another Service or one of our cookies on your device identifies you, your usage information and the log data described in this Privacy Policy, such as your IP address, will be associated by us with your account. Even if you’re not logged into a Service, we log information about devices used to access our Services, including IP address, device information, browser types and location information.

    2.4. Using Third-Party Services and Visiting Third-Party Sites

    We collect information when you view web pages that include our plugins and cookies. When you visit a third-party site that embeds our plugins we receive information that those pages have loaded in your web browser. If you are logged in as a Member when you visit sites with our plugins, we may use this information to recommend tailored content to you. We may use this information to personalize the functionality we provide on third-party sites. Our retention of this data is addressed in this Privacy Policy. We may provide reports containing aggregated impression information to companies hosting our plugins and similar technologies to help them measure traffic to their websites, but no personal data. You also allow us to receive information about your visits and interaction with the sites and services of our partners that include our cookies and similar technologies, unless you opt out. If you are not a Member, we rely on the online terms between you and our partners.

    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. THIRD-PARTY INFORMATION PROVIDED TO US

    3.1. Links

    When using our Services, you may click through certain links or promotions that will enable you to purchase products or use services provided by our partners. Some of these partners may share information that you provide to them with us. By clicking on and through to a link or promotion on our Services, you agree to allow us to receive and use any information (except for credit card information) that you may provide to our partners, under the same terms and conditions as if you provided your information directly to us. We are not, however, responsible or liable for any other Web site, or their respective privacy policy or how they treat information about their users. We strongly advise you to review their privacy policies to find out how they are treating your personal information.

  5. AUTOMATIC DATA COLLECTION

    4.1. Cookies

    We use cookies and similar technologies, including mobile application identifiers, to identify you as a Member, to ensure that no one else can sign on simultaneously with your account from another computer, to help us serve you better based on your registration preferences, to help us recognize you across different Services, learn about your preferences both on and off our Services, improve your experience, increase security, measure use and effectiveness of our Services, and serve advertising. Cookies can be controlled by you through your browser settings and other tools. By visiting our Services, you consent to the placement of cookies and beacons in your browser and HTML-based emails in accordance with this Privacy Policy.

    4.2. Performance Tracking

    We sometimes use cookies, as well as tracking technology, such as web beacons, within the promotional emails that we send to our subscribing Members or advertisements for our Site. These performance tracking devices help us to track whether an e-mail recipient has completed an event. Such information is non-personally identifying and collected on an aggregate level. We sometimes utilize third party service providers to help us track the activity within our Site. These third parties may use temporary cookies and/or web beaconing technology to facilitate such tracking but the data would not be tracked in a personally identifiable way. Third parties whose products or services are accessible on our Site may also use cookies, and we advise you to check their privacy policies for information about their cookies and other privacy practices.

  6. WHEN AND WITH WHOM WE MAY SHARE YOUR INFORMATION

    5.1. Vendors

    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

    We may also disclose your personal information to a third party as part of a sale of the assets of Beacon Lane Inc., a subsidiary, or division, or as the result of a change in control of the company or one of its affiliates, or in preparation for any of these events. Any third party to which we transfers or sells our assets will have the right to continue to use the personal and other information that you provide to us in the manner set out in this Privacy Policy.

    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.

    5.5. Bankruptcy

    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.

  7. SECURITY

    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.

  8. YOUR CHOICES AND OBLIGATIONS

    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.

    Once again, if you have questions or concerns regarding this Privacy Policy please do not hesitate to contact us at info@BeaconLane.com