Bridge Privacy Policy

Updated: March 2020
Please carefully read this Privacy Policy which describes the personal data handling policies of Proof Network Ventures, Inc., d/b/a Bridge, including the following:

  • What personal data we collect from our website at joinbridge.com (the “Site”);
  • How we use the data;
  • With whom we may share the personal data;
  • Storage and security of your data;
  • Your Privacy Rights, Choices and Disclosures;
  • Users outside the United States; and
  • Links to other sites, Privacy Policy updates and Contact Information.Bridge may be referred to herein also as “we” or “us.”

Personal Data We Collect or Process

The Site captures some information about you automatically utilizing background local storage and session storage technologies (“Cookies”) in order to improve the user experience. Cookies are small files or other pieces of data which are downloaded or stored on your computer or other device, that can be tied to information about your use of the Site. Examples of information of this type are yourIP address, the browser you are using, the operating system you are using, the pages on the website that you visit. When we use Cookies, we may use “session” Cookies that last until you close your browser or “persistent” cookies that last until you or your browser delete them. You may change your browser setting to decline the use of Cookies.
We use Google Analytics, a web analytics service of Google Inc. (“Google”) which uses cookies to identify the frequency of use of certain areas of our website and to identify preferences. The information regarding your use of this website that is generated by the cookie (including your truncated IP address) is transferred to aGoogle server in the United States and stored there. Google will use this information to analyze your use of the Site, compile reports on activity for us, and perform further services associated with website use and Internet use. Google may also transmit this information to third parties where required by law or to the extent that third parties process these data on behalf of Google. You can deactivate GoogleAnalytics using a browser add-on if you do not wish the analysis to take place. You can download the add-on here: http://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout.
We may collect the information that you voluntarily provide to us, such as your name and email address, which may occur, for example, when you sign up to receive newsletters, announcements and invitations and contact us by email. We use this information only to respond to your comments, requests or questions. Providing this information is completely voluntary. Please do not submit to us any sensitive personal information.
We do not knowingly collect information from users of our website under the age of 18 and/or their internet usage, and such persons are not authorized to use the Site. If we obtain actual knowledge that a visitor to our Site is under 18, we will take steps to remove that user’s personal information from our databases. By using the Site, you represent that you are at least 21 years old. You also represent, by accessing or using the Site, that you are of legal age to enter into legal agreements.

How We Use the Data

We use the personal data we collect as follows:
  • to respond to your inquiries and provide or enhance the services you request;
  • to perform our contractual obligations;
  • to provide updates and other important information related to your activity on and with the Site;
  • to inform you of new services or changes in the Site or the services we provide;
  • to administer the Site;
  • to enter into contracts for services;
  • to fulfill legal obligations we have to governmental authorities or other third parties;
  • to generate analytics and insights; and
  • for other legitimate business purposes.
You may opt out of any electronic marketing communications you may receive from us.

With Whom We Share Personal Data

Your personal information is shared with, and is accessible by, third parties who perform services on our behalf, including without limitation our service providers, technology providers and professional advisors.

We may disclose any information we have about you (including your identity) if we determine that such disclosure is necessary in connection with any investigation or complaint regarding your use of the Site, or to identify, contact or bring legal action against someone who may be causing injury to or interference with (either intentionally or unintentionally) our rights or property, or the rights or property of
visitors to or users of the Site. We reserve the right at all times to disclose any information that we deem necessary to comply with any applicable law, regulation, legal process or governmental request. We also may disclose your information when we determine that applicable law requires or permits such disclosure, including exchanging information with other companies and organizations for fraud protection purposes.

Your information may be transferred to another company in connection with a merger or in the event that our business is acquired in whole or part by another company.

We may share aggregated and de-identified information with third parties for analytical, research or other similar purposes.

We may obtain your written consent from time to time in electronic form by using online agreements or other acknowledgements on the Site, including for any other contemplated uses of your personal data not addressed in this Privacy Policy. Please read all online agreements carefully before accepting them.

Storage and Protection of Your Personal Data

We retain the personal data we collect for so long as reasonably necessary to fulfill the purposes for which the data was collected and to perform our contractual and legal obligations. Notwithstanding the generality of the foregoing, we store email addresses until the user requests to be unsubscribed or removes themselves through any self-service tools offered to the user.

We take reasonable administrative, physical and technical precautions to protect your personal data and communications between us. This includes, when required or as we deem appropriate and feasible under the circumstances, encryption and written commitments from third parties that may have access to your data that they will protect the data with safeguards that are substantially equivalent to those used by us.

No Internet or email transmission is ever fully secure or error free, however. We therefore cannot guarantee absolute security of your data, and we are not responsible for processes and networks that we do not control. Users assume the risk of security breaches and the consequences resulting from them. Please be careful in deciding what information you send to us via email or over the Internet.

Your Rights, Choices and Disclosures

We are committed to facilitate the exercise of your rights granted by the laws of your jurisdiction, which may include the right to request the correction, modification or deletion of your personal information and the right to opt out of the sale of your personal information (as applicable). We will do our best to honor your requests subject to any legal and contractual obligations. If you would like to make a request, contact us at [email protected]

You may opt out of receiving electronic marketing communications from us by clicking on the “unsubscribe” link on the communication or contacting us at suppo[email protected]
 
Do Not Track Disclosure: We do not respond to Do Not Track browser settings. You may be able to disable Cookies through your browser settings. However, if you delete or disable Cookies, you may experience interruptions or limited functionality in certain areas of the Site.

Users Outside the United States

The Site is controlled and operated from the United States. If you are an individual from the European Union, Canada or any other jurisdiction with laws or regulations governing personal data collection, use, and disclosure that differ from United States laws, please be advised that we may store the information we collect in the United States which is not deemed an “adequate jurisdiction” by the European regulatory authorities. Personal data may also be transferred from the country of your residence to other countries, including the United States.

Links to Other Sites

Our Site may contain links to other websites for your convenience or information. These websites may be operated by companies unaffiliated with us, and we are not responsible for the content or privacy practices of those websites. Linked websites may have their own terms of use and privacy policies, and we encourage you to review those policies whenever you visit the websites.

Privacy Policy Changes

We may update this Privacy Policy from time to time and without prior notice to you to reflect changes in our information practices, and any such amendments shall apply to information already collected and to be collected. Your continued use of theSite after any changes to our Privacy Policy indicates your agreement with the terms of the revised Privacy Policy. Please review this Privacy Policy periodically and especially before you provide personal data to us. If we make material changes to this Privacy Policy, we will notify you here, by email or by means of a notice on our home page. The date of the last update of the Privacy Policy is indicated at the top of this Privacy Policy.

Questions and Contact Information

Please contact us at [email protected] if you have any questions about our Privacy Policy.
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