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Big Bang Privacy Policy

Updated and Effective as of: June 5, 2018


This Privacy Policy sets forth our policy with respect to information that is collected from visitors to the Big Bang LLC (“Big Bang”, “we” or “us”) websites and users of Big Bang Software and Services (collectively the “Services”). By using Big Bang Services, you consent to the data practices described in this statement.

Protecting your personal information is very important to us, and we respect your privacy. This policy applies to all users of Big Bang websites and Services and explains what information we collect, how we collect it, how we protect it, and when we disclose it to third parties. Please read this statement carefully. By entering, accessing, browsing, submitting information to, or otherwise using Big Bang Services, you acknowledge and agree to the following terms and conditions. If you do not agree to this Privacy Policy, do not access or use Big Bang Services.

Please see our Terms of Use for more information on your use of this website.


COLLECTION OF YOUR PERSONAL INFORMATION

When you interact with Big Bang through the Services, we may collect information from you, as further described below.

Information You Provide: We collect information from you when you voluntarily provide such information, such as when you register for access to the Services or use certain Services. Information we collect may include but not be limited to name, email address, company name, job title, phone, address, Service-related log files, and any information shared with Big Bang relevant to a licensing or technical support request, including any messages, images, or other content you send to Big Bang.

Data We Collect Automatically: When you interact with us through the Services, we may receive and store certain information such as an IP address, device ID, browser type, domain names, access times, referring website addresses, and your activities within the Services. We may store such information or such information may be included in databases owned and maintained by affiliates, agents or service providers. The Services may use such information and pool it with other information to track, for example, the total number of visitors to our website, the number of messages users have sent, as well as the sites which refer visitors to Big Bang.

Aggregated Information: In an ongoing effort to better understand and serve the users of the Services, we may conduct research on our customer demographics, interests and behavior based on the information collected. This research may be compiled and analyzed on an aggregate basis, and we may share this aggregate data with our affiliates, agents and business partners. We may also disclose aggregated user statistics in order to describe our Services to current and prospective business partners, and to other third parties for other lawful purposes. Cookies: We employ cookies and similar technologies to keep track of your local computer’s settings such as which account you have logged into and notification settings. Cookies are pieces of data that sites and Services can set on your browser or device that can be read on future visits. We may expand our use of cookies to save additional data as new features are added to the Service.

We may use third party web site analytic tools such as Google Analytics on our website that employ cookies to collect certain information concerning your use of our Services. However, you can disable cookies by changing your browser settings. Further information about the procedure to follow in order to disable cookies can be found on your Internet browser provider's website via your help screen.

Advertisements: You may see our Service advertised in other applications or websites. Advertising platforms, such as Google, Twitter, and Facebook, may collect information for optimizing advertising campaigns outside of the Service.

If you do not wish to receive personalized advertising that is delivered by third parties, you may be able to exercise that choice by opting out via the tools made available by those third parties.

Please keep in mind that if you directly disclose personally identifiable information or personally sensitive data through Big Bang public message boards, this information may be collected and used by others.

Big Bang encourages you to review the privacy statements of websites you choose to link to from Big Bang so that you can understand how those websites collect, use and share your information. Big Bang is not responsible for the privacy statements or other content on websites outside of our Services.


LOCATION OF YOUR PERSONAL INFORMATION

Big Bang is based in the United States. No matter where you are located, you consent to the processing and transferring of your information in and to the U.S. and other countries. The laws of the U.S. and other countries governing data collection and use may not be as comprehensive or protective as the laws of the country where you live.


USE OF YOUR PERSONAL INFORMATION

Collected information is used by Big Bang for the operation of the Service, to maintain quality of the Service, and to provide general statistics regarding use of the Big Bang Services. Big Bang collects and uses your personal information to deliver the Services you have requested. We use the information you provide in a manner that is consistent with this Privacy Policy. If you provide information for a certain reason, we may use the information in connection with the reason for which it was provided. For instance, if you contact us by email, we will use the information you provide to answer your question or resolve your problem. Also, if you provide information in order to obtain access to the Services, we will use your information to provide you with access to such services and to monitor your use of such services. Big Bang and its subsidiaries and affiliates (the “Related Companies”) may also use your information collected through the Services to help us improve the content and functionality of the Services, to better understand our users and to improve the Services. Big Bang and its affiliates may use this information to contact you in the future to tell you about services we believe will be of interest to you. If we do so, each marketing communication we send you will contain instructions permitting you to "opt-out" of receiving future marketing communications. In addition, if at any time you wish not to receive any future marketing communications or you wish to have your name deleted from our mailing lists, please contact us as indicated below.


LEGAL BASIS FOR USE

The laws in some jurisdictions require companies to tell you about the legal ground they rely on to use or disclose your personal data. To the extent those laws apply, our legal grounds are as follows:

To honor our contractual commitments to you: Much of our processing of personal data is to meet our contractual obligations to our users, or to take steps at users’ request in anticipation of entering into a contract with them. For example, we handle personal data on this basis to create your account and provide our Services.

Legitimate interests: In many cases, we handle personal data on the ground that it furthers our legitimate interests in ways that are not overridden by the interests or fundamental rights and freedoms of the affected individuals. This includes:

  • Providing an enjoyable user experience;
  • Providing technical support for Services;
  • Customer service;
  • Marketing, e.g. sending emails or other communications to let you know about new features;
  • Analyzing and improving our business, e.g. collecting information about how you use our Services to optimize the design and placement of certain features.

Legal compliance: We need to use and disclose personal data in certain ways to comply with our legal obligations.

To protect the vital interests of the individual or others: For example, we may collect or share personal data to help resolve an urgent medical situation.

Consent: Where required by law, and in some other cases, we handle personal data on the basis of your implied or express consent.


DISCLOSURE OF YOUR DATA

Big Bang is not in the business of selling your information. We consider this information to be a vital part of our relationship with you. There are, however, certain circumstances in which we may share your information with certain third parties, as set forth below:

Business Transfers: As we develop our business, we might sell or buy businesses or assets. In the event of a corporate sale, merger, reorganization, bankruptcy, dissolution or similar event, your information may be part of the transferred assets.

Consent: We may transfer your information with your consent.

Related Companies: We may also share your information with our Related Companies for purposes consistent with this Privacy Policy.

Developers: Developers using our SDK or API will have access to their end users’ information. Developers must use such information only to provide the SDK/API functionality within their applications and/or services.

Agents, Consultants and Related Third Parties: Like many businesses, we sometimes hire other companies or individuals to perform certain business-related functions. Examples of such functions include mailing information, maintaining databases and processing payments.

Legal Requirements: We may disclose your information if required to do so by law or in the good faith belief that such action is necessary to (i) comply with a legal obligation, (ii) protect and defend the rights or property of Big Bang or Related Companies, (iii) protect the personal safety of users of the Services or the public, or (iv) protect against legal liability.

Aggregated or Non-identifiable Data: We may also share aggregated or non-personally identifiable information with our partners or others for business purposes.


UNSOLICITED INFORMATION

You may provide us with ideas for new products or modifications to existing products, and other unsolicited submissions (collectively, “Unsolicited Information”). All Unsolicited Information shall be deemed to be non-confidential and we shall be free to reproduce, use, disclose, and distribute such Unsolicited Information to others without limitation or attribution.


INFORMATION OF INDIVIDUALS OF A MINOR AGE

Our Services are for users of age 18 years and over and we do not knowingly collect personal information from individuals under the age of 18 years. If you are a parent or guardian of a child under the age of 18 and believe he or she has disclosed personal information to us please contact us at info@bigbangllc.com. For residents of the EEA, where processing of personal information is based on consent, Big Bang will not knowingly engage in that processing for users under the age of consent established by applicable data protection law. If we learn that we are engaged in that processing with such users, we will halt such processing and will take reasonable measures to promptly remove applicable information from our records.


LINKS TO OTHER WEBSITES

This Privacy Policy applies only to the Services. The Services may contain links to other web sites not operated or controlled by us (the “Third-Party Sites”). The policies and procedures we described here do not apply to the Third-Party Sites. The links from the Services do not imply that we endorse or have reviewed the Third-Party Sites. We suggest contacting those sites directly for information on their respective privacy policies.


DATA RETENTION

We generally retain personal data for so long as it may be relevant to the purposes identified herein. To dispose of personal data, we may anonymize it, delete it or take other appropriate steps. Data may persist in copies made for backup and business continuity purposes for additional time.


DATA SECURITY

We take reasonable steps to protect the information provided via the Services from loss, misuse, and unauthorized access, disclosure, alteration, or destruction. However, no Internet or email transmission is ever fully secure or error free. In particular, email sent to or from the Services may not be secure. Therefore, you should take special care in deciding what information you send to us via email. Please keep this in mind when disclosing any information via the Internet.


YOUR DATA RIGHTS AND CHOICES

You can update certain information by contacting us at info@bigbangllc.com. You can also unsubscribe from certain emails by clicking the “unsubscribe” link they contain. You can opt out from certain cookie-related processing by following the instructions above with regards to cookies. Individuals in the European Economic Area, Canada, Costa Rica and some other jurisdictions outside the United States have certain legal rights to obtain confirmation of whether we hold personal data about them, to access personal data we hold about them (including, in some cases, in portable form), and to obtain its correction, update, amendment or deletion in appropriate circumstances. They may also object to our uses or disclosures of personal data, to request a restriction on its processing, or withdraw any consent, though such actions typically will not have retroactive effect. They also will not affect our ability to continue processing data in lawful ways.

How can I access the personal data you have about me?

If you would like to submit a data access request, you can do so by emailing info@bigbangllc.com. We will then start the process and provide you access to the personal data that Big Bang has on you within 30 days.

How do I correct, update, amend, or delete the personal data you have about me?

You can request modifications from us directly. Please write us at info@bigbangllc.com with the words “Personal Data Request” in the subject or body of your message, along with an explanation of what data subject right you are seeking to exercise. For your protection, we may take steps to verify identity before responding to your request.

How do I object or restrict the manner in which Big Bang processes my personal data?

You have a right to ask us to stop using or limit our use of your personal data in certain circumstances—for example, if we have no lawful basis to keep using your data, or if you think your personal data is inaccurate. Big Bang offers you the ability to restrict the processing of your data for specific uses, which may be arranged by contacting us at info@bigbangllc.com. Individuals in the European Economic Area have the right to opt out of all of our processing of their personal data for direct marketing purposes. To exercise this right, please email us at info@bigbangllc.com. You may also click the “unsubscribe” link in any of our marketing emails. The rights and options described above are subject to limitations and exceptions under applicable law. In addition to those rights, you have the right to lodge a complaint with the relevant supervisory authority. However, we encourage you to contact us first, and we will do our very best to resolve your concern.


CHANGES TO THIS PRIVACY POLICY

We reserve the right to update or modify this Privacy Policy at any time and from time to time without prior notice. Please review this policy periodically, and especially before you provide any information. This Privacy Policy was last updated on the date indicated above. Your continued use of the Services after any changes or revisions to this Privacy Policy shall indicate your agreement with the terms of such revised Privacy Policy.


CONTACT INFORMATION

Big Bang welcomes your comments regarding this Privacy Policy statement. If you believe that Big Bang has not adhered to this statement, please contact Big Bang at info@bigbangllc.com. We will use commercially reasonable efforts to promptly determine and remedy the problem.