Privacy Policy


Your privacy matters.

Brilliant Factory® is committed to ensuring that your privacy is protected.

Introduction

This privacy policy sets out how Brilliant Factory, Inc. ("Company," "We," "Us," "Our") uses and protects information provided to Us when a registered Member ("You," "Your") use Our services, including Our website, blog, and any mobile apps (collectively, "the Site").

Our mission is to help start-ups and entrepreneurs to build or improve their businesses - smarter, easier, and faster than ever before. Our registered Members share their professional identities, exchange knowledge with fellow members, and transact business.

We want You, our Member, to always feel informed and empowered regarding Your privacy while You use our Site, and this value drives how We gather and handle Your personal information.

We are committed to ensuring that Your privacy is protected. Should We ask You to provide certain information by which You can be identified when using the Site, then You can be assured that it will only be used in accordance with this Privacy Policy.

We may change this Privacy Policy from time to time by updating this page. As our Member, You should check this page from time to time, to ensure that You are happy with any changes. If You object to any changes, You may close Your account and/or stop using the Site.

Information that is gathered from visitors

In common with other websites, log files are stored on the web server, saving details such as the visitor's IP address, browser type, referring page and time of visit.

Cookies (small digital signature files that are stored by the web browser) may be used to remember visitor preferences when interacting with the Site.

Where registration is required, the visitor's email and a username will be stored on the server. Additionally, the visitor will be provided a method to create a profile on the Site. This profile information will be stored on the server, and may be visible to other users on the Site, except where the visitor has indicated that the information is to be kept private.

How the Information is used

The information is used to enhance the visitor's experience when using the website to display personalized content (and potentially) advertising.

E-mail addresses will not be sold, rented or leased to 3rd parties.

E-mail may be sent to inform You of news of Our services or offers by Us or Our affiliates.

Visitor Options

Brilliant Factory is a pre-paid subscription service. If You have subscribed to the Site, You may unsubscribe by requesting cancellation of Your membership at any time. Please be aware that there are no full or partial refunds of subscriptions. If You desire to unsubscribe from the Site, please be aware that Your Member profile information will be retained for a period of 1 year, available to you if you re-subscribe, and that certain material may remain on the Site after cancellation, such as forum postings and comments to other Members.

We keep Your information for as long as Your account is active or as needed. We may retain certain information after You cancel Your Membership if it is necessary to comply with Our legal obligations, meet regulatory requirements, resolve disputes, prevent fraud and abuse, or enforce this Privacy Policy or the Terms of Use.

Email Subscriptions

If You have provided Your email address for the purpose of receiving announcements from Us regarding Brilliant Factory or its companion Sites, You may unsubscribe from receiving these announcements by following the instructions provided to You when You subscribed. You may also reply to any email announcement from Us with the word "Unsubscribe" in the subject of the email.

Cookies

Cookies are small digital signature files that are stored by the web browser that allow a visitor's preferences and activity to be recorded when visiting a website. Also they may be used to track a visitor's return visits to the website. Third party advertising companies may also use cookies for tracking purposes. You may be able to block cookies via Your browser settings, but this may prevent You from gaining access to certain features of the Site.

3rd Party Ads

This Site does not currently display targeted advertising from outside sources such as Google Ads. This Site may, at its discretion, display targeted advertising originating from the Membership, or Our Sponsors.

Outside ad vendors typically use cookies to serve and track their ads. Google, as a third party vendor, uses cookies to serve ads to websites that participate in their advertising platform. Google's use of the DART cookie enables it to serve ads to visitors based on which sites they visit on the Internet. Website visitors may opt out of the use of the DART cookie by visiting the Google ad and content network privacy policy.

Policy Effective Date:  This policy is effective from January 11, 2015. Current as of May 18, 2017.