This privacy notice (the “Privacy Notice”) describes how Beam Impact, Inc. (“Beam”, “we”, “our” or “us”) obtains, uses and shares personal information and other information in connection with the operation of our mobile application (the “App”), our website available at https://beamimpact.com/
(the “Site”) and related services (collectively, the “Offerings”). Our Offerings enable customers to turn a portion of their purchases at participating brands such as retailers and others like coffee shops and restaurants (“Brand Partners”) into charitable donations.
Beam obtains information (i) you provide when accessing our Site; (ii) you choose to provide when using our App, (iii) you share about others; (iv) automatically collected about your interactions with the Offerings, and (v) from other sources.
No, we don’t know how you, specifically, are spending at all because all of the data
we receive is completely anonymized. It helps us learn about our users at an
aggregate level, like if Beamers like fancy restaurants more than fast casual chains.
When you download the App, you will be asked to provide your personal information to create an account or enable other features. Some of the information we ask you to provide is optional and includes details such as:
- First and last name;
- Phone number;
- Email address;
- User password;
- Profile picture;
- Demographic information (e.g., gender, birth month, and year);
- Other information related to Brand Partners, such as Brand Partner’s reward numbers or loyalty information;
- Location information, which may include precise location information when you choose to permit the App to access device location. To prevent the collection of precise location information, please refer to instructions provided by your mobile service provider or device manufacturer; and/or
Note that some features of the App may not work if you choose not to provide the requested information.
WITH WHOM WE MAY SHARE YOUR PERSONAL INFORMATION
We may share the personal information we obtain in connection with the operation of the Offerings:
- With service providers who work on our behalf, business partners and other third-party partners that provide features or functionalities we integrate into our Offerings, such as email communication providers;
- With Brand Partners, as necessary or appropriate;
- With our attorneys, accountants, auditors or other advisors, as necessary or appropriate;
- To the extent reasonably necessary to proceed with the negotiation or completion of a merger, acquisition or sale of all or a portion of our assets (including in the event of a reorganization, dissolution or liquidation); and
- With third-parties for any purpose with your consent or otherwise at your direction.
In addition, we may share Aggregated Data with third-parties for any purpose.
Our Offerings may contain links to other websites, apps or online services operated by companies not affiliated with Beam, such as social media functions like Facebook, Twitter or Instagram widgets. These functions and widgets may collect information about users, including which pages were visited and the IP address of the device you use to connect to the internet. We are not responsible for the content and data handling practices of any third-party websites, apps or services, and we encourage you to review the privacy policies or notices published by relevant third-parties.
The Offerings are not intended to be used by children under the age of 13. Beam does not knowingly collect personal information from children under the age of 13. If you learn that a child under the age of 13 has created a Beam account or provided us with personal information, please contact us as indicated in the “Contact Us” section below.
Residents of California may request a list of third-parties to which certain personal information (as defined by applicable California law) obtained through our Offerings was disclosed by Beam during the preceding year for those third-parties’ direct marketing purposes. If you are a California resident and want such a list, please contact us at Beam Impact, Attn: Office of General Counsel, Privacy, 300 West 57th Street, New York, NY 10019. For all requests, you must put the statement “Your California Privacy Rights” in the body of your request, as well as your name, street address, city, state, and zip code. In your request, you need to attest to the fact that you are a California resident and provide a current California address for our response. Please also indicate in your request the name of the Offering to which your request applies. Please note that we will not accept requests via the telephone, email, or by facsimile, and we are not responsible for notices that are not labeled or sent properly, or that do not have complete information.
Beam does not currently take steps to respond to browsers “Do Not Track” signals as no uniform standard to respond to such signals has been developed at this time.
Beam maintains reasonable administrative, technical and physical safeguards to protect the personal information obtained through the Offerings. However, no method of transmission over the internet or method of electronic storage, is 100% secure. Therefore, while we make reasonable efforts to protect your personal information, we cannot guarantee its absolute security.
The personal information collected in connection with the provision of the Offerings will be processed in and subject to the laws of the United States, which may not provide the same level of protection for your personal information as your home country.
If you have any questions about this Privacy Notice or, in accordance with applicable laws, you would like to review or request changes to the personal information collected in connection with your use of the Offerings, please contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org
If you would like to request data deletion/removal, please email email@example.com.