About the Privacy Policy

Brightloops is mainly about ideas, but we collect some personal data from our users to operate the Services offered. The Privacy Policy lets you know which personal data about you (e.g. name, profile picture) Brightloops is using in offering their Services and how these data is being used. By using Brightloops.org and its enclosed Services you consent to the collection and use of data in accordance with this Policy. The data are collected and processed in the manner and for the purposes described in the following.

Brightloops.org is operated by Brightloops, Inc. (hereinafter "Brightloops").This Privacy Policy concern the website at www.Brightloops.org all other sites owned and operated by Brightloops that redirect to Brightloops.org, and all subdomains and the service owned and operated by the Brightloops (collectively ”Brightloops.org” or the 'Service').

Which data is collected?

The data collected may regard both the user and third parties whose data the user provides. The user assumes responsibility for the data of third parties provided through Brightloops.org and declares that (s)he has the right to communicate or broadcast them, thus relieving Brightloops of all responsibility towards third parties. A user of the Services at Brightloops.org, which this Privacy Policy deal with, may refer to a natural person, a legal person, an institution or an association, which is, or can be, identified, even indirectly, by reference to any other information, including a personal identification number.

-Data for sign-up and login purposes: If you conncet with Facebook-connect your Facebook-profile data is collected. If you use the Brightloops.org internal sign-up and login, the data you provide when signing up is collected: your full name, email and password.

-Data provided in subscribtion to newsletters

-Data of any requests or transactions made by you through the Service

-Data that you, as user, provide during use of the service at Brightloops.org, including, but not limited to, posting ideas, pictures, idea-details, and contributions. Note that, due to Services provided at Brightloops.org creating an idea on Brightloops.org is automatically also meaning to make the idea public, because all ideas are visible to all users and visitors.

-Information collected automatically from the site, including IP adresses, domain names of the computers utilized by the users who connect to the site, the URI addresses (Uniform Resource Identifier), the time of the request, the method utilized to submit the request to the server, the size of the file received in response, the numerical code indicating the status of the server's answer (successful outcome, error, etc.), the country of origin, the features of the browser and the operating system utilized by the visitor, the various time details per visit (e.g., the time spent on each page) and the details about the path followed within the site with special reference to the sequence of pages visited, and other parameters about the operating system and the user's IT environment. For information about the use of Cookies we refer to the distinct Cookie-policy on Brightloops.org.

-Data that your provide in communicating with Brightloops contacting Brightloops by email, providing feedback or ideas for Brightloops.

How do we use the data?

Data is stored and used in a lawful and proper manner and we take appropriate security measures to prevent unauthorized access, disclosure, modification or unauthorized destruction of the Data. In addition to the owner, in some cases, access to the Data may be available to external parties (such as third party technical service providers, mail carriers, hosting providers, IT companies, communications agencies). We will use the personal data you provide to:

-sign-up registration and login-identification you when you sign-up and log-in to your account.

-enable us to provide you with Brightloops.org and its enclosed Services.

-send you information you have requested from us or that we think you may find useful about Brightloops.org, using email concact and newsletters. We want to communicate with you to the extend you wish. As a starting point we keep emails to a minimum based on service-related announcements.

-interaction with external social networks and platforms. Except for the purposes of providing the Services at Brightloops.org, we will not give your name or personal information to third parties. We never post anything to your accounts with Facebook, Twitter, or any other third-party sites without your permission.

-administer your account and ideas with us

-analyze the use of Services and the people visiting to improve our content and Services

-administer your account and ideas with us

What else do I need to know?

-Voluntary disclosure of data. Any personal information or content that you voluntarily disclose in public areas of Brightloops.org becomes publicly available and can be collected and used by other users. You should exercise caution before disclosing your personal information through these public venues.

-Legal protection. Brightloops reserves the right to disclose your personal data in situations required by law or when we, in good-faith, believe that disclosure is necessary to protect our rights and comply with the law.

-Age limit. People under 15 (or the legal age in your jurisdiction) are not permitted to use Brightloops.org on their own, and so this Privacy Policy makes no provision for their use of the site.

-Data changes and removal. To modify or delete the personal data you have provided to us, please either update your facebook account (if you connect with facebook), log in to change directly on Brightloops.org or contact us. Note that we may retain certain information as required by law or for necessary business purposes.

-Data show-requests. On request, we will give you a copy of all the personal information Brightloops hold about you. This information is subject to a fee not exceeding the prescribed fee permitted by law.

-Changes to this Privacy Policy. Brightloops reserves the right to make changes to this Privacy Policy at any time by giving notice to its users on this page. Your continued use of our Services and Brightloops.org following the publishing of any changes to this Policy constitutes your acceptance of those changes. It is strongly recommended to check this page often, referring to the date of the last modification listed below.

Updated: 20 december 2012.


If you have questions or suggestions about this Privat Policy, please contact us at contact@brightloops.org