Welcome to Behum.com, a website and Service of Behum, Inc., a Delaware corporation (“BEHUM”).
NOTICES AND REVISIONS
INFORMATION WE COLLECT
User Provided Information. When you register an account, whether directly or through a 3rd party website or network (including by “following,” “liking,” linking your account, connecting, etc.), to become a BEHUM user, we may collect and use information such as your full name, email address, password, birthday, nickname, social network user, contact, and activity information, and location information.
Once you are a registered user, you can update your profile and provide other information and content that we may collect and use.
We may also collect and use information through your use of Service including, but not limited to, (i) your communications, whether directly or through a 3rd party website or network, to politicians, advocacy groups, other political entities, other users, and subscribers of the Service and (ii) use of site mechanism such as ratings, comments, reviews, petitions, direct messages, questions, and discussions and other content that you own or have the right to display and reproduce.
BEHUM takes no responsibility for protecting personally identifiable information that you reveal while posting content, comments, or opinions.
IP Address and Technical Information. When you visit and use the Service, certain information may be collected automatically, including but not limited to web request, Internet Protocol (“IP”) address, browser type, referring / exit pages and URLs, number of clicks and how you interact with links on the Service,
domain names, landing pages, pages viewed, and other such information.
Cookies and Other Technologies. We may set and access cookies, web beacons, and other technologies on your computer.
A “cookie” is a small data file that can be placed on your hard drive when you visit certain websites.
You may be able to configure your browser to accept or reject all or some cookies, or create alerts.
Each browser is different so please check the help menu of your browser to learn how to change your cookie preferences.
Enabling cookies from BEHUM will result in the best experience using the service. Advertisers and partners may also use their own cookies.
We do not control use of these cookies and expressly disclaim responsibility for information collected through them.
We may use web beacons (also called transparent GIFs, web bugs, pixels, or action tags).
These technologies are strings of code that deliver a tiny graphic image on a web page or in an email.
Web beacons can recognize certain types of information on your computer such as cookies, the time and date a page is viewed,
and a description of the page on which the web beacon is placed.In general, any file served as part of a web page can act as a web beacon.
Please note that the Site may combine the information that we collect with information we obtain from third-party sources.
HOW WE USE THE INFORMATION
We use the Information We Collect to operate, maintain, and provide to you, other users and subscribers the features and
functionality of the Service. Your real-name, email address, location information and other information we collect may be
displayed and shared with politicians, advocacy groups, other political entities, other users and subscribers using the Service.
Sharing this information is important because politicians and other users want to know they are connecting with real people and
listening to authentic political opinions. Use of this information includes, but is not limited to, 1) helping you communicate
with politicians and other users, including sending emails, sharing of 3rd party social networks,
and completing 3rd party web-forms, 2)providing analysis, reports, and tools to politicians and other users so
they can understand and respond to your ratings, comments, opinions and other communication 3) helping you influence the political
discourse by sharing your opinions with other users and non-users through 3rd party social networks, 4) contacting you regarding the
Service and political messages such as upcoming elections, important legislation,
and opportunities for participation, 5) to conduct audits, research,and analysis to improve participation in the political
discourse and improve the Service, and 6) to improve the technical functioning of the Service.
It is important to emphasize that the typical user experience involves a you sharing, sending, emails, or communicating with a politician, advocacy group, other political entities, other users and subscribers which results in the
sharing and displaying a user’s real name, location information, email, social network id, and other social network information.
This is necessary because we send your message via email, social networks, and 3rd party web-forms that require and display this information.
You may use the Service anonymously by not requesting us to send, share, email, or communicate directly with a politician, advocacy group, other political entities or other users. However, we will still aggregate your information and make it publicly available or make it available through a subscription.
You may also still receive communications via the Service from political, advocacy groups, other political entities, other users, and subscribers.
Email Address. If you register with our website, from time to time, we may send you e-mail messages informing you of new features and services, special offers, updated information and political information. We also use your email address to send emails to politicians,
advocacy groups, political entities and other users upon your request, usually after you to click “Send”, “Share”, or similarly labeled button.
Customized Experience. We gather your personally identifiable information to provide you with a customized experience on our website. Your personally identifiable information helps us tailor the content, services, goods and advertising to your current and future needs.
Third Party Advertising. We may allow other companies, including third party ad servers, ad agencies, ad technology vendors and research firms, to serve advertisements to BEHUM users. BEHUM may “target” some ads to users that fit a certain general profile. BEHUM does NOT use personally identifiable information to target ads.
To deliver these ads properly, BEHUM may include a file, called a web beacon, from these third parties within pages served, so the networks may provide anonymized, aggregated auditing, research and reporting for advertisers as well as to target ads to you while you visit other websites. Our use of web beacons does not enable third parties to access any of your personally identifiable information.
Other. As we develop our business, we may buy or sell assets, and, depending upon the transaction, your personally identifiable information may be one of the transferred assets. In the event that we are acquired by another company, your personal information may be part of the assets transferred to the acquiring party. We will notify by notice on the website of any change of ownership or control of your personal information.
We may be required to disclose user information pursuant to lawful requests, such as subpoenas or court orders, or in
compliance with applicable laws. We do not reveal information until we have a good faith belief that an information request
by law enforcement or private litigants meets applicable legal standards. Additionally, we may share account or other information when we believe it is necessary to comply with law, to protect our interests or property, to prevent fraud or other illegal activity perpetrated through the BEHUM service or using the BEHUM name, or to prevent imminent bodily harm. This may include sharing information with other companies, lawyers, agents or government agencies.
Our website contains hyperlinks and pointers to Internet sites maintained by third parties.
These links are provided for your reference only. We do not control, operate or endorse in any respect information,
products or services on such third-party sites and are not responsible for their content.
Many third-party sites have their own privacy policies that differ from ours.
information secure, we do not control the policies of other sites.
In order to secure your personal information, access to your data on BEHUM is password-protected.
Although we will exercise reasonable care in providing secure transmission of information between your computer and our servers,
we cannot ensure or warrant the security of any information transmitted to us over the Internet and we accept no liability for any unintentional disclosure. Please note that we cannot guarantee the security of the Information We Collect.
Unauthorized entry or use, hardware or software failure, and other factors may compromise the security of user information at any time.
ACCESSING AND CHANGING YOUR ACCOUNT INFORMATION
You can review the basic personal information you provided on BEHUM and make any desired changes to the information, at any time.
To change information related or from to 3rd party social networks you may have to contact email@example.com. You can also close your account by contacting firstname.lastname@example.org. If you close your account, we will remove your name and other personally identifiable information from our publicly viewable data. We may retain certain data contributed by you if it may be necessary to prevent fraud or future abuse, or for legitimate business purposes, such as analysis of aggregated, non-personally-identifiable data, account recovery, or if required by law.
HOW TO CONTACT US