BrightLounge’s Privacy Policy

We understand that personal information is important to anybody using or accessing our website and to users contacting us via e-mail or through our web forms. For this reason, we take your privacy seriously. Please read the following to learn more about our privacy policy. By visiting BrightLounge website, you are accepting the practices in our Privacy Policy.

What Does This Privacy Policy Cover?
This Privacy Policy covers BrightLounge’s treatment of personal information that BrightLounge gathers when you are on the BrightLounge website.

This policy does not apply to the practices of third parties that BrightLounge does not own or control, or to individuals that BrightLounge does not employ or manage.

What Personal Information About Users Do We Collect?
We collect personal information with purpose of improving the BrightLounge website and the quality of our podcast. We do not process this information in a way that is incompatible with the purpose for which it has been collected or subsequently authorized by you. Here are the types of information we may collect from our users:

Information You Provide to Us:
We receive and store any information you enter on our website or provide to us in any other way, such as via e-mail. You can choose not to provide us with certain information, but certain details may be required in order to use our services or get in touch with us. The personal information you provide can be used for the following purposes:

Submitting Web Forms: In order for you to use contact and comment forms on the BrightLounge website, you must provide certain information about yourself. We require that you provide a valid email address, in order to prevent spam messages.

Automatic Information: We receive and store certain types of information whenever you interact with our website. Brightlounge automatically receives and records certain “traffic data” on our server logs from your browser including your IP address, the page you requested, time spent on the website, video plays and total pageviews. BrightLounge uses this traffic data to help diagnose problems with its servers and optimize the website.

Syndication: BrightLounge allows for the RSS syndication of all of its public content

How we protect your privacy:
We take security precautions to protect against the loss, misuse and alteration of information collected from you through our website.

Sharing and Usage:
We will never share, sell, or rent individual personal information with anyone without your advance permission or unless ordered by a court of law. Information submitted to us is only available to employees and contractors managing this information for purposes of contacting you or sending you emails based on your request for information and to contracted service providers for purposes of providing services relating to our communications with you.

However, we may share personal information only as described below:

Protection of BrightLounge and Others:
We may release personal information when we believe in good faith that release is necessary to comply with that law; enforce or apply our conditions of use and other agreements; or protect the rights, property, or safety of the Brightlounge team, users and others. This includes exchanging information with other companies and organizations for fraud protection and credit risk reduction.

Changes to this Privacy Policy:
BrightLounge may amend this Privacy Policy from time to time, at its sole discretion. Use of information we collect now is subject to the Privacy Policy in effect at the time such information is used. If we make changes to the Privacy Policy, we will notify you by posting an announcement on our website so you are always aware of what information we collect, how we use it, and under what circumstances if any, it is disclosed.

Conditions of Use:
If you decide to visit BrightLounge website, your visit and any possible dispute over privacy is subject to this Privacy Policy.

Effective Date of this Privacy Policy:
This Privacy Policy is effective as of September 23rd, 2011