BongoMedia Privacy Policy

Last Revised on March 19, 2020

Welcome to the Privacy Policy for the BongoMedia Site (“Privacy Policy”) provided by The Affinity Project, Inc. (“Company,” “we” or “us”).

This Privacy Policy describes how we collect, use and disclose information about you (“Information”) related to your use of and access of the website www.bongomedia.com (the “Site”) together with any content, tools, features and functionality offered on or through our Site (the “Service” or “Services”).

For purposes of this Privacy Policy, “you” and “your” means you as the user of the Services.

1     TYPES OF INFORMATION WE COLLECT

When you use the Services, we may collect Information in the following categories:

“Personal Information,” which means information that identifies you (whether directly or indirectly), such as your name, image, postal address, email address and telephone number; and

“Non-Personal Information,” which means information that does not directly or indirectly identify, and cannot reasonably be used to identify, you. If Non-Personal Information is directly or indirectly associated with Personal Information, this Non-Personal Information is then treated as Personal Information.

Information we may collect about you includes:

Registration details you provide when you create an account, such as your name, email address, telephone number, employer and job title, hobbies, other biographic information, username and password.

Information you provide when you access or use the Services and each time you interact with the Services or otherwise with us, or otherwise communicate with us by telephone or email.

Usage, viewing and technical Information, including your IP address or device identifier when you use the Services. If you access your account from a mobile device, that mobile device may also provide us with details of your location. Most mobile devices allow you to disable this functionality.

As explained further in our Terms of Service, a key functionality of the Service is that we provide you (and others) with an opportunity to share, view, and react to video, content, and other media offerings (“Offerings”) that are made available to you on behalf of our third-party partners or other users (in either case, “Partners”). When you view such Offerings, the Service will monitor and record your reactions and input and may also provide you with other ways to provide your feedback and otherwise react to such Offerings, such as by filling out surveys, participating in discussions, or filling out other feedback forms (collectively, all such reactions and feedback to such Offerings are referred to as “Reactions”). The Reactions may include your Personal Information such as your name, your image and likeness.

2     HOW WE COLLECT YOUR INFORMATION

We collect Information you provide to us when you: register with us; input or upload Information into the Services; provide Reactions; request products, services or information from us; participate in public forums or other activities through the Services; or otherwise interact with us or the Services.

We collect Information through unique identifiers (such as IP address or your mobile device advertising identifier).

Do Not Track (DNT) is a privacy preference that users can set in some web browsers, allowing users to opt out of tracking by Sites and online services. The Company and the Services do not recognize DNT.

3     USE OF YOUR INFORMATION BY THE COMPANY

The ways in which we may use your Information include the following:

To provide you with the Services and other products and services you request.

To administer your Services account.

To communicate with you about your account or transactions with us and send you details or updates about features of the Services or changes to our policies.

To create anonymized and aggregated data sets (such as certain Reaction data) that may be used for a variety of functions, including research, internal analysis, analytics, and other functions.

To monitor and analyze the Services usage and trends and otherwise measure the effectiveness of the services.

4     SHARING YOUR INFORMATION WITH OTHER COMPANIES

We will not share your Personal Information outside the Company except in the following limited circumstances:

We may share your Reactions with the applicable Partners whose Offerings you are reacting to.

We may share your Reaction data in a form that contains Personal Information to the Partners whose Offerings you are reacting to.

When we contract or partner with a third party to provide services on our behalf, which we do for Services operation, development and maintenance. We require all such third parties to process your data in accordance with this Privacy Policy and as permitted by applicable data protection laws.

To enforce our Terms of Service or rules, to ensure the safety and security of our users and third parties, to protect our rights and property and the rights and property of our users and third parties, to comply with legal process, including judicial warrant, rule, order or subpoena or in other cases if we believe in good faith that disclosure is required by law or regulation.

In connection with the sale of our business (including merger, acquisition, or sale of all or a material portion of our assets to which this Service relates, change in corporate control, or insolvency or bankruptcy proceedings).

5     YOUR CONTROLS AND CHOICES

We provide you the ability to exercise certain controls and choices regarding our collection, use and sharing of your Information. Your controls and choices include being able to correct, update and delete your registration account.

You may exercise your controls and choices, or request access to your Personal Information, by modifying your profile or by contacting us at info@bongomedia.com. Please be aware that, if you do not allow us to collect Personal Information from you, we may not be able to deliver certain products and services to you, and some of our services may not be able to take account of your interests and preferences. If you have questions regarding the specific Personal Information about you that we process or retain, please contact us at info@bongomedia.com.

6     THIRD PARTY SITES AND LINKS

Please keep in mind that Information you post on public or semi-public venues using the Service may also be viewable by other users of the Services or users of those third-party online platforms without limitation as to its use by us or by a third party. We expressly disclaims any and all liability for the actions of third parties, including but without limitation to actions relating to the use and/or disclosure of Personal Information by third parties with whom we have shared Personal Information in the manner specified in this Privacy Policy.

7     CHILDREN’S PRIVACY

The Service is not intended for use by anyone under 13 years of age. We do not seek or knowingly collect any Personal Information from users under 13 years of age. If we become aware that we have unknowingly collected Personal Information from a user under 13 years of age, we will make commercially reasonable efforts to delete such information from our database. If you are the parent or guardian of a user under 13 years of age who has provided us with Personal Information, you may contact us to request it be deleted.

8     DATA SECURITY, INTEGRITY AND RETENTION

Please note that Information you send to us electronically may not be secure when it is transmitted to us. We recommend that you do not use unsecure channels to communicate sensitive or confidential Information to us. From time to time, we review our security procedures to consider appropriate new technology and methods. Please be aware though that, despite our best efforts, no security measures are perfect or impenetrable. We will retain your Personal Information for the length of time needed to fulfill the purposes outlined in this Privacy Policy unless a longer retention period is required, or for the establishment, exercise or defense of legal claims, or for legitimate businesses purposes, or as provided by law.

9     UPDATING THIS PRIVACY POLICY

We may modify this Privacy Policy from time to time in which case we will update the “Last Revised” date at the top of this Privacy Policy. If we make changes that are material, we will use reasonable efforts to attempt to provide notice to you and, where required by applicable law, we will obtain your consent. Notice may be by email to you at the last email address you provided us, by posting notice of such changes on the Services, or by other means, consistent with applicable law. However, it is your sole responsibility to review the Privacy Policy from time to time to view any such changes. The updated Privacy Policy will be effective as of the time of posting, or such later date as may be specified in the updated Privacy Policy. If you do not accept and agree to this Privacy Policy, including any changes, then you must not access or use the Services.

10     YOUR CALIFORNIA PRIVACY RIGHTS

This Privacy Policy describes how we may share your Information for marketing purposes. It applies to all users of the Services, including California residents. As a California resident, you may contact us with any questions or to request a list of third parties to whom we may disclose Information for such third parties’ marketing purposes and the categories of Information we may disclose – see How to Contact Us below.

11     HOW TO CONTACT US

You may contact us regarding the Services or this Privacy Policy at:

BongoMedia c/o The Affinity Project, Inc.
25 Mount Auburn Street, Suite 100
Cambridge, MA 02138 USA

Phone: +1 617 491 2200
Email: info@bongomedia.com

Copyright © 2020 The Affinity Project/BongoMedia