Privacy Policy

Privacy Policy

We at BlueHalo Inc. know that you care about how your personal information is used and shared, and we take your privacy extremely seriously.

By accessing or using the Services (including without limitation the mobile version of the halos.co website (the “Mobile Site”) and the Halos mobile application(s) (collectively, the “Mobile Application”), you acknowledge that you accept the practices and policies outlined in this Privacy Policy.

Remember that your use of Halos’s Services is at all times subject to the Terms of Service, which incorporates this Privacy Policy. Any terms we use here without defining them have the definitions given to them in the Terms of Service.

Please read on to learn more about how we collect and use your information; if you have any questions or concerns regarding our privacy practices, please send us a detailed message to global@halos.co.

1. What does this privacy policy cover?

This Privacy Policy explains how BlueHalo Inc. collects and uses information from its Service’s users, including our treatment of personally identifiable information. This policy does not apply to websites or practices of companies that BlueHalo Inc. does not own or control, or to individuals that BlueHalo Inc. does not employ or manage.

2. Privacy Policy Updates

Due to the Internet's rapidly evolving nature, BlueHalo Inc. may need to update this Privacy Policy from time to time. If so, BlueHalo Inc. will post our updated Privacy Policy two business days ahead of time on our Site located at www.halos.co/privacy so you are always aware of what personally identifiable information we may collect and how we may use this information.

BlueHalo Inc. will also send registered users of the Site e-mail notifications notifying such users of any changes to the Privacy Policy. BlueHalo Inc. encourages you to review this Privacy Policy regularly for any changes. Your continued use of this Site and/or continued provision of personally identifiable information to us will be subject to and indicates your agreement with the terms of the then-current Privacy Policy.

3. What information does BlueHalo Inc. display or collect?

3.1 Information You Provide to Us

We receive and store any information you knowingly enter on the Services, whether via computer, mobile phone, other wireless device, or that you provide to us in any other way. This information may include, without limitation, Personal Information such as your name, user name, email address, phone number, profile picture, billing and payment information, and any other information necessary for us to provide our Services.

In certain sections of this Site and when you download any software we may offer, we may invite you to contact us with questions or comments or request information, or you may be required to complete a profile or registration form. Due to the nature of some of these activities, we may collect personally identifiable information such as your name, e-mail address, password, organization and other contact information that you voluntarily transmit with your communication to us.

3.2 Information Collected Automatically

We receive and store certain types of usage information whenever you interact with the Services; this information is not Personal Information. For example, BlueHalo Inc. automatically receives and records information on our server logs from your browser including your IP address, BlueHalo Inc. cookie information, and the page you requested. We also record the details of your activity on the Services, and the number and frequency of visitors to our site and its components.

When you download our Mobile Application, we automatically collect information on the type of device, name and version of the operating system, name and version of the application, user type, the numerical mobile device user ID, as well as actions performed by the user in accessing the Mobile Application (“Mobile Usage Information,” which is considered part of “usage information” as described above). We also have access to geographic-location-based information from your mobile device (i.e., any information regarding where your mobile device is located on the globe at a particular time) at any time while downloading or using our Mobile Applications.

We also use mobile analytics software to allow us to better understand the functionality of our Mobile Application and Mobile Site on your phone. This software may record information such as how often you use the Mobile Application, the events that occur within the Mobile Application, aggregated usage information, performance data, and where the application was downloaded from; this information is considered Mobile Usage Information.

Cookies are alphanumeric identifiers that we transfer to your computer or mobile device to enable our systems to recognize your computer or device and tell us how and when pages in our site are visited and by how many people. BlueHalo Inc. cookies do not collect Personal Information and we do not combine the general information collected through cookies with other Personal Information to tell us who you are or what your username or email address is. Most browsers have an option for turning off the cookie feature, which will prevent your browser from accepting new cookies, as well as (depending on the sophistication of your browser software) allowing you to decide on acceptance of each new cookie in a variety of ways. As critical functions of BlueHalo Inc. rely upon cookies, authoring presentations via the web application and other elements of the web site will not function unless cookies are enabled.

4. What does BlueHalo Inc. use my information for?

4.01 Generally

When you use the Services, you may set up your personal profile, perform searches and queries, and transmit information through various channels and as permitted by the functionality of the Services. The information we gather from users enables us to personalize and improve our services, and allows users to set up a user account and profile through the Services.

4.02 Personal Information

The Personal Information you provide is used for such purposes as responding to your requests for certain information and services, customizing your experience, and communicating with you about the Services.

4.03 Your email address

If you provide us your email address, we may send you email communications. Web beacons may also be used in some of our emails to let us know which emails (and which links within those emails) have been opened by recipients. This allows us to gauge the effectiveness of our customer communications. If you are a student, we will only use your email address to send you Notifications. To opt out of receiving emails from us, please contact us at global@halos.co. Please note that if you do not want to receive legal notices from us via email, such as this Privacy Policy, those legal notices will still govern your use of the Services, and you are responsible for visiting this Privacy Policy from time to time to review any changes.

4.04 Referral email addresses you explicitly provide

If you participate in an affiliate program and provide us with an email address of a referral, we will automatically send that referral an email inviting him or her to visit the Services. We store this information for the sole purpose of sending this email (and, if applicable, subsequent “reminder” emails) and tracking the success of our referral program. The referred user may contact us at global@halos.co to request that we remove this information from our database.

4.05 Usage Information

BlueHalo Inc. uses this type of aggregate data to enable us to figure out how often users use parts of the Services, so that we can make the Services appealing and relevant to as many users as possible, and customize and improve those Services. We may link usage information to Personal Information that we collect through the Services, but we will only use this linked information internally (for example, to customize your experience). Additionally, certain usage-related information may be viewable in your user profile that may be displayed to other users, depending on your User Category.

4.06 Mobile Usage Information

This information is used to determine the device capabilities and usage trends which allows us to better understand which devices we should support and what features are most frequently used.

4.07 Push Notifications

If you use the Mobile Application, we may occasionally send push notifications to your mobile device in order to make you aware of certain activities that may occur within your mobile application.

We neither rent nor sell your Personal Information; we may share your Personal Information in personally identifiable form only as described below.

4.08 Agents

We employ other companies and people to perform tasks on our behalf and need to share your information with them to provide products or services to you. Examples include sending email, analyzing data, processing payment, and providing user services. Unless we tell you differently, BlueHalo Inc. agents do not have any right to use personal information we share with them beyond what is necessary to assist us.

4.09 User Profiles

You may choose to populate your user profile on the Services with Personal Information, including, without limitation, your name, photograph, and social media profiles. This user profile information will be displayed to other users to facilitate user interaction within the Services or facilitate interaction with BlueHalo Inc. Always remember that your content (Personal Data in Halos Devices), in no way possible, can become available to other users or can be collected or used by others.

As part of the Services, you may receive from Halos email or other types of communication relating to your use of the Services or your user profile. You acknowledge and agree that by posting information on the Services or otherwise using the Services, BlueHalo Inc. and its agents may send you email, contact you or engage in other communication that they determine relate to your profile or use of the Services. If you disclose your email address to BlueHalo Inc., we may use it to send updates, a newsletter or other news regarding the Services, or to simply send Notifications.

4.10 Surveys & Contests

From time-to-time our site requests information via surveys or contests. Participation in these surveys or contests is completely voluntary and you may choose whether or not to participate and therefore disclose this information. Information requested may include contact information (such as name and shipping address), and demographic information (such as zip code, age level). Contact information will be used to notify the winners and award prizes. Survey information will be used for purposes of monitoring or improving the use and satisfaction of this site.

5. Business Transfers

If BlueHalo Inc., or some all of its assets were acquired or otherwise transferred, or in the unlikely event that BlueHalo Inc. goes out of business or enters bankruptcy, user information may be transferred to or acquired by a third party.

6. Protection of BlueHalo Inc. and Others

We may release Personal Information when we believe in good faith that release is necessary to comply with the law (such as to comply with a subpoena); enforce or apply our Terms of Service and other agreements; or protect the rights, property, or safety of BlueHalo Inc., our employees, our users, or others. We will try to give you notice if we release information for these reasons, but please understand that we reserve the right not to, as it may not be practical, legal, or safe to do so.

7. Links to Third Party Sites

The Site may provide links to other Web sites or resources over which BlueHalo Inc. does not have control ("External Web Sites"). Such links do not constitute an endorsement by BlueHalo Inc. of those External Web Sites. You acknowledge that BlueHalo Inc. is providing these links to you only as a convenience, and further agree that BlueHalo Inc. is not responsible for the content of such External Web Sites. Your use of External Web Sites is subject to the terms of use and privacy policies located on the linked to External Web Sites.

8. Security

We may employ procedural and technological measures, consistent with industry practice. Such measures are reasonably designed to help protect your personally identifiable information from loss, unauthorized access, disclosure, alteration or destruction. BlueHalo Inc. may use encryption, secure socket layer and other security measures to help prevent unauthorized access to your personally identifiable information.

We take precautions to protect your information. When you submit sensitive information via the website, your information is protected both online and offline.

Wherever we collect sensitive information, that information is encrypted and transmitted to us in a secure way. You can verify this by looking for a lock icon in the address bar and looking for "https" at the beginning of the address of the Web page.

While we use encryption to protect sensitive information transmitted online, we also protect your information offline. Only employees who need the information to perform a specific job are granted access to personally identifiable information. The computers/servers in which we store personally identifiable information are kept in a Industry Protocol Secured Environment.

9. Updating Personally Identifiable Information

BlueHalo Inc. provides you with the ability to update the registration information that you provide to us by registering your information once again.

We will retain your Personal Information for as long as your account is active or as long as needed to provide you the Services; we also may retain and use your information as we deem it necessary to comply with our legal obligations, resolve disputes, and to enforce our agreements.

In any case, BlueHalo Inc. commits to resolve complaints about your privacy and our collection or use of your personal information. If you have any questions regarding this Privacy Policy please contact us via email at global@halos.co.

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