15Be, Inc.  Privacy Policy 

Date Effective: August 15, 2018

PLEASE READ THIS PRIVACY POLICY CAREFULLY BEFORE USING THIS WEBSITE.

This Privacy Policy describes how we collect, use, process and distribute your information, including any Personal Information used to access this Website. We will not use or share your information with anyone except as described in this Privacy Policy. The use of information collected through our Website shall be limited to the purposes under this Privacy Policy and our Terms of Use for our customers.

PRIVACY POLICY CONSENT

Welcome to 15be.com (the “Website”) owned and operated by 15Be, Inc. (“15Be Inc.”, “15be”, “we”, or “us”). In addition to 15be.com, the term “Website” shall also include any other Websites, web pages, mobile applications and mobile Websites operated by 15be. This privacy policy (together with any documents referred to herein, collectively this “Privacy Policy”) applies to you (“you” or “your” or “yours”) and your use of the Website including, without limitation, any content, functionality or services offered on or through the Website, whether as a guest or as a registered user.

By using the Website, you accept and agree to be bound and abide by this Privacy Policy and our Terms of Use (available at 15be.com/terms-of-use/) which is incorporated as a part of this Privacy Policy by this reference. If you do not want to agree to this Privacy Policy or the Terms of Use, you must not use and immediately exit the Website.

All information we collect on this Website is subject to our Privacy Policy. By using the Website, you consent to all actions taken by us with respect to your information in compliance with the Privacy Policy.

INFORMATION WE MAY COLLECT

To use this Website, you may give certain information (such as name and email address). This information is used to contact you about the products/services on our Website in which you have expressed interest. At your option, you may also provide other information (such as gender or age) about yourself.  We request information from you on our order form. To buy from us, you must provide contact information (like name and shipping address) and financial information (like credit card number, expiration date). This information is used for billing purposes and to fill your orders. If we have trouble processing an order, we'll use this information to contact you.

We are the sole owner of the information collected on this Website. We only have access to/collect information that you voluntarily give us via email or other direct contact from you. We will not sell or rent this information to anyone.

We will use your information to respond to you, regarding the reason you contacted us. We will not share your information with any third party outside of our organization, other than as necessary to fulfill your request, e.g. to ship an order.

Please note that by providing this information you are consenting to the use, collection and process of this information.

You may opt-out or request us to delete your information at any time by contacting us at kcavanaugh (at) 15be (dot) com. You can do the following at any time by contacting us via the email address above:

  • See what data we have about you, if any.

  • Change/correct any data we have about you.

  • Have us delete any data we have about you.

  • Express any concern you have about our use of your data.

If you choose not to provide us with certain information, you may not be able to participate in certain aspects of our Website or content.

Unsubscribe

You may unsubscribe from our e-newsletters or updates at any time through the unsubscribe link at the footer of all email communications. If you have questions or are experiencing problems unsubscribing, please contact us at kcavanaugh (at) 15be (dot) com.

 
OTHER INFORMATION WE MAY COLLECT: 

Anonymous Data Collection and Use
15Be collects and uses your information to operate its Website(s) and deliver the services you have requested. 15Be may also use your information to inform you of other products or services available.

Tracking User Behavior
15Be may keep track of the Website(s) and page(s) our users visit within 15Be.com to determine which services and content are the most popular. This data is used to deliver more content where our customers’ behavior indicates that they are interested in a particular subject area.
 

Automatically Collected Information
Information about your computer hardware and software may be automatically collected by 15Be. This information can include: your IP address, browser type, domain names, geographical location, access times and referring website addresses. This information is used for the operation of the Website, to maintain the quality of the Website, and to provide general statistics regarding use of the Website.

Use of “Cookies”
We may use the standard “cookies” feature of major web browsers. Use of a cookie does not link any personally identifiable information. You may choose to disable cookies through your own web browser’s settings. However, disabling this function may diminish your experience on our Website and some features may not work as intended.

Links
If the Website contains links to other websites and resources provided by third parties, these links are provided for your convenience only. This includes links contained in advertisements, including banner advertisements and sponsored links. We have no control over the contents of those websites or resources and accept no responsibility for them or for any loss or damage that may arise from your use of them. If you decide to access any of the third-party websites linked to this Website, you do so entirely at your own risk and subject to the terms and conditions of use for such websites.

 

WHAT WE DO WITH INFORMATION WE COLLECT

E-mail Communications
From time to time, 15Be may contact you via email for the purpose of providing announcements, promotional offers, alerts, confirmations, surveys, and/or other general communication. In order to improve our Services, we may receive a notification when you open an email from 15Be or click on a link therein.

Process Payments
We will use your information to process your payment for the purchase of goods or services. We only use third party payment processors that take the utmost care in securing data and comply with the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR).  
 

Targeted Social Media Advertisements
We may use the information you provide to us to run social media advertisements and/or create look-alike audiences for advertisements.

 
Share with Third Parties
15Be does not sell, rent or lease its customer lists to third parties. We may share your information with trusted third parties such as our newsletter provider in order to contact you via email, our merchant accounts to process payments, Google/social media accounts in order to run advertisements, and our affiliates.

 
Viewing by Others
Note that whenever you voluntarily make your information available for viewing by others online through this Website or its content, it may be seen, collected and used by others, and therefore, we cannot be responsible for any unauthorized or improper use of the information that you voluntarily share (i.e., sharing a comment on a blog post, posting in a Facebook group that we manage, etc.).

 
Submission, Storage, Sharing and Transferring of Personal Data
Personal Information that you provide to us is stored internally or through a data management system. Your Personal Information will only be accessed by those who obtain, manage or store that information, or who have a legitimate need to know such Personal Information(i.e., our hosting provider, newsletter provider, payment processors or team members).

It is important to note that we may transfer data internationally. For users in the European Union, please be aware that we transfer Personal Information outside of the European Union. By using our Website and providing us with your Personal Data, you consent to these transfers in accordance with this Privacy Policy.


Data Retention
We retain your information for the minimum amount of time necessary to provide you with the information and/or services you requested. We may retain certain Personal Information for longer periods of time if necessary for legal, contractual and/or accounting obligations.

 
Confidentiality
We aim to keep your information confidential. Please note that we may disclose such information if required to do so by law or in the good-faith belief that: (1) such action is necessary to protect and defend our rights or property or those of our users or licensees, (2) to act as immediately necessary in order to protect the personal safety or rights of our users or the public, or (3) to investigate or respond to any real or perceived violation of this Privacy Policy or of our Disclaimer, Terms and Conditions, or any other terms of use or agreement with us.

 
SECURITY OF YOUR PERSONAL INFORMATION

We take commercially reasonable steps to protect your information. We only share your information with trusted third parties who use the same level of care in processing your Personal Data.  That being said, we cannot guarantee that your Personal Information will always be secure due to technology or security breaches. Should there be a data breach of which we are aware, we will inform you immediately.

 
Methodology
15Be secures your personal information from unauthorized access, use, or disclosure using SSL Protocol. 

When personal information (such as a credit card number) is transmitted to other websites, it is protected through the use of encryption, such as the Secure Sockets Layer (SSL) protocol.

We strive to take appropriate security measures to protect against unauthorized access to or alteration of your information. Unfortunately, no data transmission over the internet or any wireless network can be guaranteed to be 100% secure. As a result, while we strive to protect your information, you acknowledge that: (a) there are security and privacy limitations inherent to the internet which are beyond our control; and (b) security, integrity, and privacy of any and all information and data exchanged between you and us through this Site cannot be guaranteed.

External Data Storage Sites
We may store your data on servers provided by third party hosting vendors with whom we have contracted.

 
Anti-Spam Policy
We have taken the necessary steps to ensure that we are compliant with the CAN-SPAM Act of 2003 by not sending out misleading information.

Children’s Online Privacy Protection Act Compliance
The Website is not directed to children under 18 years of age and we will not knowingly collect personally identifiable information from children under 18 in compliance with Children’s Online Privacy Protection Act (COPPA)and the GDPR. Our Website and its content is directed to individuals who are at least 18 years old or older.

Changes and Updates
Any of the material on the Website may be out of date at any given time, and we are under no obligation to update such material. However, we may revise and update this Privacy Policy from time to time in our sole discretion. You are expected to check this page from time to time to take notice of any changes we make, as they are binding on you. All changes to this Privacy Policy are effective immediately when posted by us. Your continued use of the Website following the posting of a revised Privacy Policy means that you accept and agree to all such changes. This Privacy Policy may not be modified, amended or changed by you in any manner.

15Be welcomes your questions or comments regarding this Privacy Policy. If you believe that 15Be has not adhered to this Privacy Policy, please contact us at:

 

15Be
310 Busse Highway #310
Park Ridge, IL 60068

Email Address:
kcavanaugh (at) 15Be (dot) com

Effective as of August 15, 2018