How we collect your information
Information You Provide. When you access the Website, subscribe to or use any of Bees on a Bike, or at other times, we may collect and store personally identifiable information (generally defined to mean information that can be used on its own or with other information to identify, contact or locate a single person, or identify an individual in context) about you that may include, your name, e-mail addresses, information regarding your computer system, and other information.
Cookies. For each visitor to our Website, our web server may automatically attempt to identify the user through a cookie placed within the user’s web browser (a cookie is a message given to a web browser by a web server; the browser stores the message in a text file; the message is then sent back to the server each time the browser requests a page from the server). This is done to provide users with more relevant access to the Website. From time to time we may also track information, in the aggregate, on pages and features that users access or view. The activity is collected and stored in our server’s log files.
We may log Internet Protocol (IP) addresses, or the location of your computer on the Internet, for systems administration and troubleshooting purposes. We use this information in an aggregate fashion to track access to the Website. Our email newsletters utilize tracking technology that allows us to see how many newsletter e-mails are opened and the e-mail address of users who have clicked on a given feature. We use this information for internal purposes, to measure the aggregate number of people who view a given newsletter item.
How we process your personal information
The following sets forth the ways we process your personal information. For residents of the European Economic Area, this disclosure is required by GDPR Articles 13 and 14. GDPR also requires us to inform you that the legal basis for processing this information is, as applicable, your consent, our legitimate interest, or a contract we have entered into with you.
(a) We may process information about your use of Bees on a Bike (“usage data”). The usage data may include your IP address, geographical location, browser type and version, operating system, referral source, length of visit, page views and website navigation paths, as well as information about the timing, frequency, and pattern of your use of the Bees on a Bike. We use this usage data for the purposes of analyzing your use of the Bees on a Bike.
(b) We may process information that you post on our Website or through our services (“publication data”). We use this publication data to enable the posts and to administer Bees on a Bike.
(c) We may process information contained in any inquiry you submit to us regarding Bees on a Bike (“inquiry data”). We use this inquiry data for the purposes of offering, marketing and selling relevant goods and/or services to you.
(d) We may process information that you provide to us for the purpose of subscribing to our email notifications and/or newsletters and downloading Bees on a Bike or third-party white papers (“notification data”). We use this notification data for the purposes of sending you relevant notifications, newsletters and/or white papers.
(e) We may process information contained in or relating to any communication that you send to us (“correspondence data”). The correspondence data may include the communication content and metadata associated with the communication. Our Website will generate the metadata associated with communications made using the website contact forms. We use this correspondence data for the purposes of communicating with you and record-keeping.
(f) We may process any of your personal information where necessary for the establishment, exercise or defense of legal claims, whether in court proceedings or in an administrative or out-of-court procedure and where necessary for the purposes of obtaining or maintaining insurance coverage, managing risks or obtaining professional advice.
Providing your personal information to others
The following sets forth the ways we may disclose your personal information to others.
(a) We may disclose personal information to our suppliers or subcontractors insofar as reasonably necessary to maintain Bees on a Bike. We may use service providers in connection with operating and improving the Website to assist with certain functions, such as email transmission, data hosting and some aspects of our technical and customer support. Among them are:
- Google – We use Google Analytics to track site statistics and user demographics, interests and behavior on the Website. Google’s Privacy and Terms explain how it uses information from the Website.
We take measures to ensure that these service providers access, process and store information about you only for the purposes we authorize, subject to confidentiality obligations.
(b) We may disclose your personal information to our insurers and/or professional advisers insofar as reasonably necessary for the purposes of obtaining or maintaining insurance coverage, managing risks, obtaining professional advice or the establishment, exercise or defense of legal claims, whether in court proceedings or in an administrative or out-of-court procedure.
Links to other websites
Bees on a Bike may contain links to other websites or services that may be subject to less stringent privacy standards. Bees on a Bike cannot assume any responsibility for the privacy practices, policies or actions of the third parties that operate these websites or services. We are not responsible for how such third parties collect, use or disclose your personal information. You should review their privacy policies before providing them with personal information.
Your right to opt out
We are committed to providing users of Bees on a Bike with the choice to receive or not receive e-mails, promotional materials and/or other communications from Bees on a Bike. We only send commercial emails to users who have requested or consented to receive emails about our services and products. We do not send unsolicited commercial emails (“spam”), buy or sell email lists, or use purchased or harvested email lists. We offer commercial email recipients the opportunity to opt-out of further communications in every email. If you want to stop receiving commercial emails, promotional or other marketing materials, you can do so at any time by contacting Bees on a Bike.
Bees on a Bike are operated in and provided from Canada. If you are located in the United States, the European Union or elsewhere outside of the United States, please be aware that any information you provide to us will be transferred to Canada. By using Bees on a Bike, participating in any of our services and/or providing us with your information, you consent to this transfer.
The security of Bees on a Bike and your information is of great importance to Bees on a Bike. Bees on a Bike has reasonable security measures in place to protect the loss, misuse, and alteration of your information under Bees on a Bike’s control, but we make no assurances about our ability to prevent any such loss, misuse or alteration, and we shall have no liability to you or any third party from any loss, misuse or alteration. We do not warrant that your access to Bees on a Bike is completely secure.
Bees on a Bike shall notify any user whose information is suspected of being accessed, disclosed, altered or deleted by an unauthorized person so that the user can take appropriate measures to minimize the adverse effect of such a data security breach (a “Breach Notification”). Bees on a Bike will make such Breach Notification soon after it learns of a breach, unless it deems, at its sole discretion, that such Notification might hinder and prevent ongoing efforts to detect the source of the breach. For the avoidance of doubt, a Breach Notification does NOT constitute an admission by Bees on a Bike that the breach occurred as a result of malpractice, failure, bad faith or negligence on behalf of Bees on a Bike or that the breach even occurred in Bees on a Bike’s systems.