— Your privacy is critically important to us.
The Bright Beetle is an online store based in South Africa.
Like most website operators, The Bright Beetle collects non-personally-identifying information of the sort that web browsers and servers typically make available, such as the browser type, language preference, referring site, and the date and time of each visitor request. The Bright Beetle’s purpose in collecting non-personally identifying information is to better understand how The Bright Beetle’s visitors use its website. From time to time, The Bright Beetle may release non-personally-identifying information in the aggregate, e.g., by publishing a report on trends in the usage of its website.
The Bright Beetle also collects potentially personally-identifying information like Internet Protocol (IP) addresses for logged in users and for users leaving comments on https://www.thebrightbeetle.com blog posts. The Bright Beetle only discloses logged in user and commenter IP addresses under the same circumstances that it uses and discloses personally-identifying information as described below.
Certain visitors to The Bright Beetle’s websites choose to interact with The Bright Beetle in ways that require The Bright Beetle to gather personally-identifying information. The amount and type of information that The Bright Beetle gathers depends on the nature of the interaction. For example, we ask visitors who sign up for a blog at https://www.thebrightbeetle.com to provide a username and email address.
The security of your Personal Information is important to us, but remember that no method of transmission over the Internet, or method of electronic storage is 100% secure. While we strive to use commercially acceptable means to protect your Personal Information, we cannot guarantee its absolute security.
Acceptance required. You must accept all the terms of this policy when you order any of our goods or order, register for, or use any of our services. If you do not agree with anything in this policy, then you may not order any of our goods or order, register for, or use any of our services.
You may not order any of our goods or order, register for, or use any of our services if you do not accept this policy.
You may not access our website or order our goods or services if you are younger than 18 years old or do not have legal capacity to conclude legally binding contracts.
By accepting this policy, you are deemed to have read, understood, accepted, and agreed to be bound by all of its terms.
You may only send us your own personal information or the information of another data subject where you have their permission to do so.
We will only retain your personal information for as long as it is necessary to fulfil the purposes explicitly set out in this policy, unless:
retention of the record is required or authorized by law; or
you have consented to the retention of the record.
During the period of retention, we will continue to abide by our non-disclosure obligations and will not share or sell your personal information.
We may retain your personal information in physical or electronic records at our discretion.
We will only retain your personal information for as long as is necessary.
– Links To External Sites
We have no control over, and assume no responsibility for the content, privacy policies or practices of any third party sites, products or services.
– Https://www.thebrightbeetle.com uses Google AdWords for remarketing
You can set preferences for how Google advertises to you using the Google Ad Preferences page, and if you want to you can opt out of interest-based advertising entirely by cookie settings or permanently using a browser plugin.
The Bright Beetle discloses potentially personally-identifying and personally-identifying information only to those of its employees, contractors and affiliated organizations that (i) need to know that information in order to process it on The Bright Beetle’s behalf or to provide services available at The Bright Beetle’s website, and (ii) that have agreed not to disclose it to others. Some of those employees, contractors and affiliated organizations may be located outside of your home country; by using The Bright Beetle’s website, you consent to the transfer of such information to them. The Bright Beetle will not rent or sell potentially personally-identifying and personally-identifying information to anyone. Other than to its employees, contractors and affiliated organizations, as described above, The Bright Beetle discloses potentially personally-identifying and personally-identifying information only in response to a subpoena, court order or other governmental request, or when The Bright Beetle believes in good faith that disclosure is reasonably necessary to protect the property or rights of The Bright Beetle, third parties or the public at large.
If you are a registered user of https://www.thebrightbeetle.com and have supplied your email address, The Bright Beetle may occasionally send you an email to tell you about new features, solicit your feedback, or just keep you up to date with what’s going on with The Bright Beetle and our products. We primarily use our blog to communicate this type of information, so we expect to keep this type of email to a minimum. If you send us a request (for example via a support email or via one of our feedback mechanisms), we reserve the right to publish it in order to help us clarify or respond to your request or to help us support other users. The Bright Beetle takes all measures reasonably necessary to protect against the unauthorized access, use, alteration or destruction of potentially personally-identifying and personally-identifying information.
The Bright Beetle may collect statistics about the behavior of visitors to its website. The Bright Beetle may display this information publicly or provide it to others. However, The Bright Beetle does not disclose your personally-identifying information.
To enrich and perfect your online experience, The Bright Beetle uses “Cookies”, similar technologies and services provided by others to display personalized content, appropriate advertising and store your preferences on your computer.
Those who engage in transactions with The Bright Beetle – by purchasing The Bright Beetle’s services or products, are asked to provide additional information, including as necessary the personal and financial information required to process those transactions. In each case, The Bright Beetle collects such information only insofar as is necessary or appropriate to fulfill the purpose of the visitor’s interaction with The Bright Beetle. The Bright Beetle does not disclose personally-identifying information other than as described below. And visitors can always refuse to supply personally-identifying information, with the caveat that it may prevent them from engaging in certain website-related activities.