Privacy Policy

Bgon Inc. (“Bgon”, “we”, “us”, “our” and terms of similar meaning) take your privacy rights very seriously. We are committed to transparently describing our privacy practices, including how we collect, use and disclose your information and data as part of the normal operation of our Services, as defined in our Terms of Use (“Terms”).

We encourage you to read and understand our Terms and this Privacy Policy before using the Services. By accepting the Terms and/or Privacy Policy in registration or by accessing the Application or otherwise using the Services, you expressly consent to our collection, use and disclosure of your personal information in accordance with this Privacy Policy. This Privacy Policy is incorporated into and subject to our Terms.

All capitalized terms that are not otherwise defined herein obtain their meaning from the Terms.

What Information Do We Collect?

Our primary purpose in collecting personal information from you is to provide you with a safe, smooth, efficient, and customized experience. This allows us to provide services and features that most likely meet your needs, and to customize our service to make your experience safer and easier. We only collect personal information about you that we consider necessary for achieving this purpose.

Personal and Identifying Information

In order to use the Application, you must register for a User Account. When registering for a User Account, you must provide your name, e-mail address, and school. At this time, you are no longer anonymous to us. In addition, as you use the Services, you can from time to time enter or send to us personal information.

You may also sign up for a User Account through a third party application (e.g. Facebook). Upon signing up for a User Account through such third party source, we may collect certain personal identifying information including your name, e-mail address, birthday, likes and profile picture.

You represent that you have the right and authority or have obtained all necessary consents to provide any information, including any personal information of another individual or corporate information, that is provided by you to Bgon.

You always have the option to not provide information by choosing not to become a registered User or by not using the Services.

Information Collected Automatically

When you use the Services, Bgon may automatically receive and record information from your mobile platform, including your IP address, operating information, device ID and cookie information. Unless otherwise stated in this Privacy Policy, Bgon only uses this data in aggregate form.

How We Use Your Information

We may use personal information in the file we maintain about you, and other information we obtain from your current and past activities on the Application, to provide to you the Services; resolve service disputes; troubleshoot problems; measure consumer interest in our products and services, inform you about online and offline offers, products, services, events and updates; deliver information to you that, in some cases, is relevant to your interests, such as product news; customize your experience; detect and protect us against error, fraud and other criminal activity; enforce our Terms; provide you with system or administrative messages, and as otherwise described to you at the time of collection.

We may also use personal information about you to improve our marketing and promotional efforts, to analyze network or Service usage, to improve our content and product offerings, and to customize the Application’s content, layout, and Services. These uses improve the Services and better tailor it to meet your needs, so as to provide you with a smooth, efficient, safe and customized experience while using the Services.

Please see our Terms for information on what we do to account information when you terminate your account with us.

Our Disclosure of Your Information

We will share your personal information with third parties only in the ways that are described in this Privacy Policy and in accordance with your User Account settings and permissions. We will not sell or rent your personally identifiable information to third parties without your explicit consent. The following describes some of the ways that your information may be disclosed in the normal scope of business to provide our services:

Data Shared to Other Users through the Services. The data collected through the use of the Services, including personally identifiable information may be shared with various Users. For example, Users will be able to see the profile pages of other Users, their name, school and the items that they have posted for sale.

Anonymized Aggregated Data. We aggregate and anonymize data and use and disclose such information for a variety of purposes, including analytics. However, in these situations, we do not disclose any information that could be used to identify you personally.

Public Areas of the Application. All of your activities in the public areas of the Application will be identifiable to your User Account, and other people can see your posted items.

Subsidiaries and Affiliates; Service Providers. We may from time to time use the services of affiliates, subsidiaries and unrelated service providers in the operation of the network and Services, and may disclose personal information to them in the course of our use of their services. For example, we may use the services of third-party hosting companies to host the operation of the Application and Services. This may involve the hosting of data, including personal information, on servers operated by those hosting companies. We take care to use only service providers that we believe are reputable and able to live up to our and your expectations, including about the handling of confidential information.

Law and Harm; Jurisdictions. Notwithstanding anything to the contrary in this policy, we may preserve or disclose your information if we believe that it is reasonably necessary to comply with a law, regulation or legal request; to protect the safety of any person; to address fraud, security or technical issues; or to protect our or any other person’s rights or property. However, nothing in this Privacy Policy is intended to limit any legal defenses or objections that you may have to a third party’s, including a government’s, request to disclose your information.

Storing or Processing Your Data Outside of Canada

Finally, please note that in some cases, personal information that we collect may be stored or processed outside of Canada. In such cases, we continue to protect the information with appropriate safeguards, but it may be subject to the legal jurisdiction of those countries and governmental authorities in those countries.

Sale of Business

We may also disclose personal information to the acquiror or its agents in the course of the sale of our business. If we do this, the disclosure will be subject to confidentiality arrangements customary in such transactions.

Correcting and Updating Your Personal Information

You may review, delete and update your personal information to ensure it is accurate through the Application, or you may contact us at legal@bgonapp.com

Children’s Privacy

The Services are not intended for children under the age of thirteen (13). Bgon does not target its Services to children under thirteen (13). Bgon does not knowingly collect personal information from children under the age of thirteen (13).

Security

Your User Account is protected by a password for your privacy and security. You must prevent unauthorized access to your account by selecting and protecting your password appropriately, and limiting access to your device. While we strive to protect your information and data we cannot guarantee the security of your User Account information. Unauthorized entry or use, hardware or software failure and other factors, may compromise the security of user information at any time.

Other Information Collectors

Except as otherwise expressly included in this Privacy Policy, this document only addresses the use and disclosure of information we collect from you and not information you share with other Users on the Application. We encourage you to ask questions before you disclose your personal information to others.

Changes to This Privacy Policy

Bgon may amend this Privacy Policy from time to time. The use of information we collect is subject to the Privacy Policy in effect at the time the information is used. If we make any material changes in the way we use your personal information or data, we will notify you by posting a notice on the Site and/or Application. Users are bound by any changes to the Privacy Policy when they use the Services after such changes have been first posted.

Questions?

It is our goal to make our privacy practices easy to understand. If you have questions, concerns or if you would like more detailed information, please email our privacy officer at legal@bgonapp.com