Terms & Conditions
The Information We Collect
In all the services provided by us, we require you to provide
information that is relevant to that particular service. This
information is collected solely for the purposes of tracking
the necessary information to provide you with that service.
In general, we track the URL that you come from, where you
go to next, what browser you are using, and your IP address.
Nearly all internet sites collect this information in order
to analyze usage levels for capacity planning. This information
is not directly linked to your personal information, only
used to determine where people go on our sites.
If you establish a credit account with us, we collect the
necessary information required for us to handle billing and
shipping. If credit card numbers are used in the order, we
must take that information to authorize the transaction.
For message boards and chat rooms, we collect only the information
that you provide to us.
For correspondence regarding requests for service, problems
with your site, billing, and other issues, we track that information
and make it available to you as a customer of Beantree. All
job requests, billing history, and other historical information
is available for our customers through our secure client service
area of our website.
How We Use Information
Internally, we use the information provided to us to improve
our marketing and promotional campaigns. We look at site usage
to improve content, offer new products and services, and potentially
customize layout depending on the browser you are using. Based
on this high-level tracking, we make attempts to give you
targeted information based on your interests, such as banners
and other promotional materials.
We use return email addresses to answer the email we receive.
The sole use of these addresses is for correspondence and
they are not otherwise shared in any other way.
For our customers, we use your email address and/or phone
number to contact you regarding various technical or administrative
issues. Billing information is handled through the credit
card information supplied to us or, if you should so elect,
The information that we maintain about you is used to resolve
grievances, analyze various technical or other problems, and
enforce our Terms of Service. Our applications typically provide
login information which allows us to get direct access to
your specific information which is used to solve these problems.
Disclosure of Information
We do not sell, rent, or otherwise redistribute any information
about you to any third party without your prior consent. The
option to distribute your information is always changeable
through various account profile screens.
We do provide overall usage information to advertisers for
promotional purposes. Specific information is not given, merely
statistical totals to enable us to market our services. For
example, we may tell an advertiser that X number of individuals
visited a certain area on our website, or that Y number of
men and Z number of women filled out our registration form.
Information on your login, password, credit card and bank
accounts will never be used in this capacity.
For those third parties that Beantree works with that utilize
our services, information may be required to use their services.
Before using those services, we highly recommend that you
review their terms and conditions as well as their privacy
Using Other Users' Information
To faciliate interaction among Beantree members, our applications
allow you access to other users' email addresses, phone numbers,
and other information that they have elected to make public.
By accessing our services, you agree that the information
obtained from our applications will be used only for: (a)
Beantree related communications, not including unsolicited
commercial messages, (b) various services offered through
Beantree, and (c) any other purpose that such user has consented
to after proper disclosure of where the information is used
and stored. Under no circumstances, except as explictly defined
in our privacy statement, may you disclose this personal information
without our consent and the consent of the user.
Beantree does not tolerate unsolicited email. We grant no
license for anyone to add any Beantree user to mailing lists
(email or other) without that user's prior consent.
Our Commitment to Data Security
To prevent unauthorized access, maintain data accuracy, and
ensure the correct use of information, we have put in place
appropriate physical, electronic, and managerial procedures
to safeguard and secure the information we collect online.
Making credit card purchases through Beantree is more secure
than using your credit card for phone or local store purchases.
We have dedicated a separate section solely for the purpose
of explaining the security that we rely upon on a day to day
Our Commitment to Children' Privacy
In this day and age, protecting the privacy of our children
should be important to all of us. For this reason, we never
collect or maintain information at our website from those
we actually know are under 13, and no part of our website
is structured to attract anyone under 13. For this reason,
users attempting to access various services may be restricted
from doing so due to this constraint. We can only restrict
access if we are able to determine the age of the user of
How to Access or Correct Your Information
You should never disclose your username and password to anyone.
You may be held accountable if you lose control of your password
and are found at fault. If you feel your password has been
compromised in any form, you should immediately change your
password and notify us of the occurrence.
All your information is reviewable through application specific
account profiles. Each application has facilities to allow
that access at easy to find places within the application.
Third Party Services
to us. For those third parties that make use of Beantree applications
and services, different rules may exist on their disclosure
of information your provide to them. Since we are unable to
control their privacy policies, we strongly urge you to request
access to their disclosure policies before giving any information
How to Contact Us
our Terms and Conditions for service where appropriate.
Upon request, we will remove any information from our applications
including credit card number and expiration date. To make
this request, please email email@example.com with the information
that you'd like to have removed, as well as enough information
for us to identify you in your request. You may also make
the request on our online form.
For your protection, never put your credit card number or
other sensitive information in unencrypted email.
We will retain a history of any request to remove information
in order to resolve disputes, troubleshoot problems, and enforce
our Terms and Conditions.
Due to system backups, we may still retain certain historical
information on tape. Since backups are required, we cannot
totally guarantee that your information is completely removed
from our systems. However, we will make our best effort to
accomodate your requests for information removal within our
Revision Date: Febrary 6, 2007