Privacy Policy

Effective Since: 05/09/2017 Welcome to Balchagi! Balchagi, Inc. (“Balchagi”) provides this Privacy Policy to inform you of our policies and procedures regarding the collection, use and disclosure of personal information we receive when you visit and use the www.Balchagi.com site and any websites owned or operated by (or on behalf of) Balchagi (collectively, the “Sites”), and when you use our sites that enables users to view content and online tutors (collectively, the “Services”). This Privacy Policy applies only to information that you provide to us through the Services, and when you access, purchase or use any information, services, products or content appearing on the Sites or offered by Balchagi through the Services. This Privacy Policy may be updated from time to time. We will notify you of any material changes by posting the new Privacy Policy on the Sites. You should consult this Privacy Policy regularly for any changes.

INFORMATION COLLECTION : PERSONALLY IDENTIFIABLE INFORMATION

* In the course of using the Services, we ask you to provide us with certain personally identifiable information that can be used to contact or identify you and administer your account (“Personal Information”). Personal Information may include, but is not limited to, your name, phone number, credit card or other billing information, email address and home and business postal addresses. * Please be aware that when you register to become an Balchagi member, other users of the Services may be able to see your screen or user name, in addition to any comments or submissions that you post to the Sites or submit via the Services. We recommend that you guard your anonymity and sensitive information and that you not use your real name as your screen or user name to the extent that allows others to identify you. * As you use the Services, our servers automatically record information that the browser sends whenever it points to a website or online service (“Log Data”). Log Data may include, but is not limited to, your computer’s Internet Protocol address, browser type, the web page you were visiting before you came to one of the Sites and information you search for on a Site. * Like many websites, we use “cookies” to collect information. A cookie is a small data file that we transfer to your computer’s hard disk for record-keeping purposes. We use “persistent cookies” to save your username and login password for future logins to the Sites. We use “session ID cookies” to enable certain features of the Services, to better understand how you interact with the Services and to monitor web traffic routing on the Sites and aggregate usage of the Services. You can instruct your browser, by changing its options, to stop accepting cookies or to prompt you before accepting a cookie from the websites you visit. If you do not accept cookies, however, you may not be able to use all portions of the Sites or all functionality of the Services.

HOW WE USE PERSONAL INFORMATION

* Personal Information is used for the following purposes: (i) to provide and improve the Services, features and content, (ii) to administer your use of the Services and Balchagi account, (iii) to enable users to enjoy and easily navigate the Sites, (iv) to better understand your needs and interests, (v) to fulfill requests you may make, (vi) to personalize your experience, (vii) to provide service announcements, and (viii) to provide you with further information and offers from us or third parties that we believe you may find useful or interesting, including newsletters, marketing or promotional materials and other information on Balchagi related services.  If you decide at any time that you no longer wish to receive such communications, please follow the unsubscribe instructions provided in any of the communications. * We use information we obtain by technical means (such as the automatic recording performed by our servers or through the use of cookies) for the above purposes and in order to monitor and analyze use of the Services and for the technical administration of the Sites, to increase the functionality and user-friendliness of the Services, to better tailor both to your needs, to generate and derive useful data and information concerning the interests, characteristics and website use behavior of our users, and to verify that visitors and users to and of the Services meet the criteria required to process their requests. * Email – By registering with Balchagi, you consent to receiving periodic notifications including: Balchagi updates and newsletters, relevant account notifications, Balchagi group/buddy invitations, order confirmations and private message notifications.

INFORMATION SHARING AND DISCLOSURE

Third Parties. We will not share or sell personally identifiable information, such as e-mail address, with other organizations for their marketing or promotional uses without your express consent. Balchagi Members. In addition to your username, any comments or submissions that you post to the Sites will be publicly available. Any information you choose to provide in a comment or a submission should reflect how much you want other users to know about you. We recommend that you guard your anonymity and sensitive information and we encourage Balchagi members to think carefully about what information about themselves they disclose in their comments or submissions. Aggregate Information and Non-Identifying Information. We may share Non-Personally Identifiable Information and Log Data with third parties for industry analysis, demographic profiling, and to deliver targeted advertising about other products and services. Any aggregated information shared in these contexts will not contain your Personal Information. For more information on behavioral advertising by Balchagi. (a) “Personally Identifiable Information” is information that can be used to uniquely identify you personally. Some examples of Personally Identifiable Information include your name, mailing address, telephone number, email address and credit card number. (b) “Non-Personally Identifiable Information” is information that cannot be used to uniquely identify you personally. Some examples of Non-Personally Identifiable Information include your IP address, the type of browser software you use when visiting our site, the date and time you visit our site and what pages you viewed when visiting our site. Service Providers. We may employ third party companies and individuals to facilitate the Services, to provide the Services on our behalf, to perform services related to administration of the Services (including, without limitation, bill and credit card payment processing, maintenance, hosting and database management services, web analytics and administration). These third parties have access to your Personal Information only to perform these tasks on our behalf and are obligated not to disclose or use it for any other purpose. Compliance with Laws and Law Enforcement. Balchagi cooperates with government and law enforcement officials and private parties to enforce and comply with the law. We will disclose any information about you to government or law enforcement officials or private parties as we, in our sole discretion, believe necessary or appropriate to respond to claims and legal process (including but not limited to subpoenas), to protect the property and rights of Balchagi to protect the safety of the public or any person, or to prevent or stop any activity we may consider to be, or to pose a risk of being, illegal, unethical, inappropriate or legally actionable. Business Transfers. Balchagi may sell, transfer or otherwise share some or all of its assets, including your Personal Information, in connection with a merger, acquisition, reorganization or sale of assets or in the event of bankruptcy.

CHANGING OR DELETING YOUR INFORMATION

All Balchagi members may review, update, correct or delete the Personal Information in their registration profile by logging into their account and changing the “user preferences” associated with their account. If you completely delete all such information, your account may be deactivated. We may retain an archived copy of your records as required by law or for legitimate business purposes.

SECURITY

Balchagi is concerned with safeguarding your information. We employ a variety of industry-standard measures designed to protect your information from unauthorized access.

INTERNATIONAL TRANSFER

Your information may be transferred to — and maintained on — computers located outside of your state, province, country or other governmental jurisdiction where the privacy laws may not be as protective as those in your jurisdiction. If you are located outside the United States and choose to provide information to Balchagi, please be advised that we transfer Personal Information to the United States and process it there. Your consent to this Privacy Policy followed by your submission of such information represents your agreement to that transfer.

CONTACT US

If you have any questions about this Privacy Policy, please contact us at admin@balchagi.com or by sending a written request to Balchagi, Inc. at [201 N. Brand Blvd., Suite 200, Glendale, California, 91203]