Privacy Policy

Introduction

This Privacy Policy is located at TheBrightNetwork.com, the home of The Bright Network™, (this site, we, us, our, this service, or The Bright Network™ as applicable), which is a Private Email Network, brought to you by Bright Mountain®, LLC. This site and Bright Mountain®, LLC are hereinafter referred to as The Bright Network™, Bright Mountain®, this site, this service, us, we, or our as applicable in this policy.

Your online privacy is very important to us. Accordingly, we have developed this Policy in order for you (User or Users as applicable) to understand how personal information is collected, used, communicated and disclosed, and made use of. Please carefully read this Privacy Policy to gain an understanding of the treatment of your personal information as you make full use of all of the areas, products, features, and services (hereinafter referred to as service or services as applicable) at this site.

Safe Harbor: The United States Department of Commerce and the European Commission have agreed to the “Safe Harbor Principles” which provides a means for companies in the United States to satisfy the European Union requirement for “adequate” protection of personal information that is transferred from the EU to the United States. The “Safe Harbor Principles” are a set of data principles and frequently asked questions.

This Privacy Policy applies to any and all Personal Information that you provide to this site from the United States, the EU, or elsewhere.

Third Party links, connections and Other Internet sites (Third Party sites): Please be aware that if you click on Third Party sites links and/or other connections included in, but not limited to, communications between you and others while using this service, or in any way accessible through this site, you are leaving this site and accessing a Third Party site which may have their own privacy policy, data collection practices and policies, and Terms of Use. These Third Parties may collect cookies and/or Personally Identifiable Information from you. Bright Mountain® is not responsible for the Third-Party site’s actions, policies, or use of Personally Identifiable Information. Please check all of the applicable Policies and Terms of Use of the Third-Party(s) sites before providing any Personally Identifiable Information.

1. Personally Identifiable Information that is collected:

Information may be collected in several ways at the different locations and/or pages of this site. When you subscribe at this site some personal information is collected. This information includes, but is not limited to, your name, email address, your network name, and a password. You may be asked by the system for other information; any other information you provide is done so voluntarily. The other information that you voluntarily supply would be used to assist you as you use this site, and for us to provide to you services that we make available through this site.

At other times the system or this site may ask you for personal information, including but not limited to when you take advantage of other features, services or products at this site. Personal Information is collected from you by this site with the intention of providing to you a customized experience of this site, as well as to provide assistance to you as you use this site, and/or the services made available through this site.

You are no longer anonymous to this site once you have subscribed. After you subscribe you will have a username and a password and the access afforded to subscribed users of this website.

This site only maintains information voluntarily provided at the time of subscribing, and/or any other non-financial information that you choose to provide to this site. We do not maintain any of your credit card or financial information.

If you do not subscribe or provide the personal information required to subscribe you will not be able to access this site or use services that require a subscription.

2. An Explanation of Cookies and Their Use:

Cookies are small bits of text stored on your computer by the web browser that you use to visit websites on the Internet. These cookies are used to recognize you when you return to a website and will be used to enhance your visit to and experience at the site that you are visiting. In addition to recognizing you, any preferences that you have set will be remembered.

We do not serve Third Party, or other advertising to you at this site. Cookies from other Third Party sites may collect your domain name, and may be used to deliver targeted content to you at other sites that provide advertising based on your online behavior or demographic information provided.

3. The DoubleClick DART Cookie:

About the DoubleClick DART cookie: The DART cookie is used by Google to serve ads to users based on their visit to sites on the Internet. You can opt-out of Google Analytics used for Display Advertising and customize Display Network ads by visiting the Ad Settings in your Google Account. You may opt-out of the use of the DART cookie by CLICKING HERE to visit the Google ad and content network.

The Bright Network™ Private Email Network: Analytics Tracking Code(s), Google Analytics, or the DoubleClick DART cookie (hereinafter referred to as Analytics Codes) are included on the landing page for this site and continue through the checkout process when you complete a purchase of this service.

We have NOT included Analytics Codes on login pages or the interior pages that you enter once you login to your Private EMail account on The Bright Network™ (your account).

We will not facilitate a merging of personally-identifiable information with non-personally identifiable information previously collected from Display Advertising features based on the DoubleClick cookie without the user’s prior affirmative (i.e.: opt-in) consent to that merger.

4. Disclosure of Your Information:

We do not rent, sell, or share personal information about you with other people or non-affiliated companies. We do not scan your emails to rent, sell, or share information about you to other parties. We may combine information about you that we have with information we obtain from business partners or other companies.

We will not collect, use, share, or store information about you without your knowledge when you are using this service.

In addition, we will not collect, use, or store information locally on your device. For example, we would not collect or use without your knowledge:

  • Details of how you use your The Bright Network™ Mail account
  • Telephony log information (i.e.: your phone number, numbers that you call, time date and duration of your calls, types of calls)
  • Invasive cookies or pixel tags
  • Your actual location information
  • Unique application and/or installation numbers and when you install or uninstall applications
  • Device-specific information (i.e.: your hardware model, mobile network information, operating system version, unique device identifiers)
  • Your personal information
  • Your profile information

When required by law, or pursuant to legal proceedings we will disclose information, including but not limited to in response to a court order or a subpoena, or law enforcement’s request.

We may provide access to personal information about you to employees who we believe reasonably need to come into contact with that information to provide services to you, to assist you, or in order to do their jobs.

If this site and/or Bright Mountain®, LLC is acquired by or merged with another company, we may transfer information about you. In any event, we will notify you before information about you is transferred and becomes subject to a different privacy policy.

5. Accuracy, Security, and Storage of User Information; Policy Changes and Questions:

You may edit, change, or correct your information to assure the accuracy of information you provided to us by CLICKING HERE to contact us.

Questions regarding our Privacy Policy, the accuracy of your personal information, or how the collected information is used should be directed to us. Please CLICK HERE to direct your inquiry to us.

This Privacy Policy is effective as of the date of posting to this Website. This Privacy Policy is subject to change at any time; please revisit this page periodically to read the latest Privacy Policy. A link to this Privacy Policy is maintained on this site. If you decide to preclude your information from any new and/or different use as disclosed in a revised Privacy Policy, please CLICK HERE to contact us.

We use a secure server to house any user information that we maintain, and employ reasonable security procedures in the protection of the security and integrity of the information, and our services are encrypted using SSL. However, due to the nature and the environment of electronic communication and the Internet we cannot make assurances to you regarding the safeguards that we have put into place preventing unauthorized access to, maintain security of, or correct use the data or the information collected. Bear in mind that no data transmitted over the Internet can be guaranteed to be 100% secure. Therefore, while our intention is to protect your personal information, this site cannot and does not guarantee, warrant, or ensure the security of any information that you transmit to or from us online, post on this or any related sites, or provide in registering or making purchases at this site. You transmit any information or data at your own risk.

6. Notifications To You:

We will display a notification to you thirty days before your subscription ends to remind you to re-subscribe..

7. Children’s Privacy

This site is intended to be a general audience website and is not intended for use by children (those who are 18 years of age and under). Consistent with the Children’s Online Privacy Protection Act of 1998, we do not knowingly request personally identifiable information from anyone under the age of 13. Those 18 years of age and under should not provide any personally identifiable information through this site. This site is not responsible for, or in any way liable for, any results of use of this site if an individual makes a false declaration of their age.

8. Use of this Website, Acceptable Use, Email Retention:

The Terms of Use Agreement of this site governs your use of this website. To see the full Terms of Use Agreement please CLICK HERE, or click on the “Terms of Use” link located on this site. The Terms of Use contains other important information as well as information regarding your use of this site.

9. Advertising:

We do not use third-party advertising companies to serve ads when you login to your account at The Bright Network™.

10. Use of this site:

This site is for personal use by. Businesses are precluded from using this service to directly compete with us in the provision of email services. Bright Mountain®, LLC reserve the right to prevent and/or terminate the access to this site of any party that violates in any way this Privacy Policy, our Terms of Use, or any other policies and related documents pertaining to this site.