Halo Beacon, LLC Privacy Agreement
1. User Consent. By using our website and our services you hereby give us your implied consent to the terms and conditions set forth herein.
2. Identifiable Information:
Personally Identifiable Information. Personally Identifiable Information shall be defined as any information about an identifiable individual, including, but not limited to information relating to identity, nationality, age, gender, address, telephone number, email address, date of birth, marital status, education, employment information, income, medical history, medical condition, health care information, any health or medical related information or personal opinions. Personally Identifiable Information is collected when you use our services.
Non-Personally Identifiable Information. Non-Personally Identifiable Information is information that does not identify you as an individual. Non-personally Identifiable Information includes information such as your browser type, IP address, previous pages you visited on our website and information from cookies. We collect Non-personally Identifiable Information when you use our website.
3. Use of Personally and Non-Personally Identifiable Information. We will use your information for the following purposes;
a) Delivering our services to you and assisting you in setting up your account with us.
b) Keep records of webchat communications, so we can keep track of the number of inquiries or help facilitate in delivering our services to you.
c) Personalize your experience with the services we offer.
d) Administrator in our promotional efforts, email newsletters, offers and other forms of promotions.
e) To improve our website based on your feedback and responses.
In addition to the foregoing and with regard to our Affiliate Program, we may use "Genealogy Reports," which includes information on an Affiliate in another Affiliate's downline, including, but not limited to, name, address, identification number, telephone number, email address, fax number, level or rank, volume and sales statistics. Such information provided to the Affiliate is subject to confidentiality, and for the sole purpose of supporting the Affiliate to further develop their Affiliate business. Genealogy Reports, including all data contained therein, constitute confidential, proprietary trade secrets of the Company. Affiliate's may not collect, distribute or gather confidential information or personal or aggregate information about other Affiliate's of the Company or their customers, except in connection with their downline and solely for the purpose of promoting their business under our Affiliate program, and to manage, motivate and train their downline. Affiliate's who receive the Genealogy Reports may be based in countries that do not offer the same or a similar level of privacy protection as is available in your own country. However, we will take reasonable measures to ensure that the information is kept in confidence.
4. Nondisclosure of Personally Identifiable Information. We will not sell, exchange, transfer or provide your Personally Identifiable Information to any third parties without your effective written consent, unless;
a) such disclosure is provided to trusted 3rd parties for the purposes of assisting us in operating our website, conducting our business, or servicing you or,
b) Such Personally Identifiable Information becomes public information or,
c) Where we are compelled by state or federal law or court order.
5. Health Information Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA). HIPPA is a Federal body of law found under 48 U.S.C. §201 et seq. that regulates the privacy of health care information. HIPAA regulations apply to Covered Entities. HIPPA defines Covered Entities as health care plan carriers, health care providers and health care clearinghouses. Although Halo Beacon, LLC is not defined as a HIPPA "Covered Entity," we do acknowledge the privacy and confidentiality of any and all information you provide and disclose to us regarding your health and medical history, health and medical condition, handicaps, and any other health and/or medical-related information. In this regard, our privacy agreement defines all medical and health information and history that you provide and disclose us as personal identifiable information and is subject to the confidentiality.
6. Communications Between You and Us. Our website provides you with an opportunity to communicate with us. Please be aware that any communication, whether it be suggestions, ideas, graphics, or other material, to us through our website or otherwise will be treated as non-confidential and non-proprietary. In addition, anything you submit, transmit, or post becomes our property and we are free to use any ideas, concepts, suggestions, graphics, photography, or know-how contained in any communication for any purpose whatsoever, whether commercial or noncommercial, without payment of any compensation to you.
7. Our Duty to Safeguard Private Information. All information that you provide to us is protected in our safe and secure severs. All of our servers have limited access and are only accessed by authorized personnel. While your information resides on our servers, we use every good faith effort to use every physical, organizational, and technological measure necessary to safeguard your Personally Identifiable Information and share only amongst our employees or 3rd parties who need to know such information for the purposes set out in our Privacy Agreement.
While we use reasonable efforts to include accurate and up-to-date information on our website, we make no warranties or representations as to the accuracy, correctness, reliability or otherwise with respect to such information, and assume no liability or responsibility for any omissions or errors (including, without limitation, typographical errors and technical errors) in the content of our website.
8. Data Retentions to Private Information. We will keep all private information in your active files or systems as long as needed to meet the purposes for which the information was collected.
9. Updates and Corrections to Private Information. If you identify any inaccuracy in your personal information, or if you need to make a change or would like to verify such information, please contact us so that we may update your information in our records. Our contact information is set forth below. We will use commercially reasonable efforts to accommodate all such requests.
10. Children's On-line Privacy Protection Act. Our website is directed to and intended for persons over the age 18. We conduct and operate our website in compliance to this Act. In addition, we will not knowingly or intentionally collect or use personal information from persons under the age of 18, without effective consent of parent and/or guardian of minor for the sole purpose of using our services. Any person(s) engaging and providing personal information through our webchat services with our call centers will be deemed to be of legal age. In no event shall we bear any responsibility or be held liable for any misrepresentation of minors engaging in such services.
11. Rights to Intellectual Property. Nothing in our Privacy Agreement contained herein shall be implied or construed as creating, conveying, transferring, granting or conferring your ownership of your Personally Identifiable Information to us by having a right, license or authority to the ownership of your Personally Identifiable Information that you have provided to us, except the limited right to use your Personally Identifiable Information.
12. 3rd Party Links and Entities. In delivering our services to you, we use 3rd entities, such as vendors, to help facilitate in the operations of our standard services we deliver to our customer and also with regard to our Affiliate Program. In such case, our 3rd parties are under contractual obligation to keep all personal information confidential that is disclosed by us to the 3rd party or entity. Such 3rd parties may be law firms, where we may disclose information that we collect about you when we have reason to believe that this is necessary to identify, contact or bring legal action against persons or entities who may be harming you, us or others. In addition, from time to time, we may include 3rd party links to our website. These 3rd party sites or entities have separate and independent privacy policies of their own. In no event shall we bear any responsibility or to be held liable for the content and activities of such 3rd party links and/or any unauthorized disclosure by any 3rd party.
13. Cookies. A cookie is a small file which asks permission to be placed on your computer's hard drive. Cookies help us analyze our web traffic, improve the functionality of our webchat services, identify which pages are being used and help us improve our website in order to tailor it to your needs. We only use this Non-Personally Identifiable Information for statistical analysis purposes. In no event do cookies give us access to your computer or any information about you, other than the data you choose to share with us. You can choose to accept or decline cookies. Most web browsers automatically accept cookies, but you can usually modify your browser settings to decline cookies if you prefer. This may prevent you from taking full advantage of our website.
14. Arbitration. In the event of dispute between the parties herein, each party agrees to settlement of their dispute in binding arbitration. Arbitration shall be pursuant to and governed by the rules of the American Arbitration Association. An Arbitrator shall be mutually selected between the parties herein. The Arbitrator shall have the authority to award costs to whichever party he or she deems appropriate. The decision of the Arbitrator shall be final, conclusive and binding upon the parties hereto; and there shall be no appeal from the award of the arbitrators or arbitrator in accordance with the provisions of the court having appropriate jurisdiction. Costs for arbitration shall be equally split between the parties herein.
15. Forum/Choice of Law. Our Privacy Agreement is made under and shall be construed according to the laws of Wyoming. In the event that our Privacy Agreement is breached, any and all disputes must be settled in a court of competent jurisdiction in Cheyenne, Wyoming.
16. Unenforceable Provisions. If any of the provisions of our Privacy Agreement are found to be unenforceable, the remainder shall be enforced as fully as possible and the unenforceable provision(s) shall be deemed modified to the limited extent required to permit enforcement of our Privacy Agreement as a whole.
18. Questions and Comments. Please feel free to contact us with any questions or comments you may have regarding our Privacy Agreement.