Being Privacy Policy

Last Updated: May 1st, 2017

This Privacy Policy describes how and when Being, Inc. (“Being”) collects, uses, and shares your information when you use our Services. Being receives your information through our Apps and/or websites, to which this Privacy Policy is posted.

1. Information Collection And Use - Information Collected or Received from You

Creating an Account and Profile Information

If you create an account, you will provide us with certain information that can be used to identify you, such as your name, email address, and phone number (“Personally Identifiable Information” or “PII”). We may also collect non-identifying demographic information (such as your gender or date of birth), zip code and other information that is not considered PII because it cannot be used by itself to identify you.

Use of Your Information

Our primary goals in collecting information are to provide and improve our Services, to administer your use of the Services (including your account, if you are a User), and to enable you to enjoy and easily navigate our Services. In addition, we may use your information to send you information about our Services, respond to your requests and facilitate your use of the Services. We may also use your information to send you e-mails and materials that directly promote our Services.

Cookies

We use “Cookie” technology to collect additional information, including usage data to provide and improve our Services. A Cookie is a small data file that is placed on your computer’s hard disk when you access our Services. Being may use both session Cookies and persistent Cookies to identify that you’ve logged in to the Services, to better understand how you interact with our Services, to monitor aggregate usage and web traffic routing on our Services and to customize and improve our Services. Unlike persistent cookies, session Cookies are deleted when you log off from the Services. Most Internet browsers automatically accept Cookies. If you do not want cookies from Being or other services, you can change your settings to stop accepting Cookies or to prompt you before accepting a cookie from the services you visit. However, some Services may not function properly if you disable Cookies.

2. Information Sharing And Disclosure

Information Shared with Service Providers

We engage third-party service providers to perform functions and provide services to us in the United States and abroad. These third-party service providers only have access to your PII for the purpose of performing services on our behalf and are expressly obligated not to disclose or use your PII for any other purpose.

Information Shared with Third Parties

We may share aggregated information and non-identifying information with third parties for industry research and analysis, demographic profiling and other similar purposes. For example, we utilize Google Analytics, a service provided by Google, Inc., that we use to gather information about how Users and visitors engage with our Services. For more information about Google Analytics, please visit www.google.com/policies/privacy/partners/.

Information Disclosed for Our Protection and the Protection of Others

We cooperate with government and law enforcement officials or private parties to enforce and comply with the law. We may disclose any information about you to government or law enforcement officials or private parties as we, in our sole discretion, believe necessary or appropriate: (i) to respond to claims, legal process (including subpoenas); (ii) to protect our property, rights and safety and the property, rights and safety of a third party or the public in general; and (iii) to stop any activity that we consider illegal, unethical or legally actionable activity.

Information Disclosed in Connection with Business Transfers

Information that we collect from our users, including PII, is considered to be a business asset. In the event that Being is involved in a bankruptcy, merger, acquisition, reorganization or sale of assets or if our assets are acquired by a third party in the event we go out of business or enter bankruptcy, some or all of our assets, including your PII, may be sold or transferred to a third party as part of that transaction.

3. Changes To This Privacy Policy

Any information that is collected via our Services is covered by the Privacy Policy in effect at the time such information is collected. We may revise this Privacy Policy from time to time. If we make a change to this Privacy Policy that, in our sole discretion, is material, we will notify you of those changes by posting them on the Services or by sending you an email to the email address associated with your account or other communication, and we’ll update the “Last Updated Date” above to indicate when those changes will become effective. By continuing to access or use the Services after those changes become effective, you agree to be bound by the revised Privacy Policy.