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Brace Software, Inc. Privacy Policy

Last Updated: November 1, 2018

This Privacy Policy describes the information collected by the website located at https://brace.ai (the “Website”) operated by Brace Software, Inc. (“Brace,” “we,”, “us” or “our”), how that information may be used, with whom it may be shared, and your choices about such uses and disclosures. We encourage you to read this Privacy Policy carefully when using the Website because, by using the Website, you are accepting the practices described in this Privacy Policy.

  1. Changes to our Privacy Policy

We may change this Privacy Policy at any time and from time to time. The most recent version of the Privacy Policy is reflected by the “Last Updated” date located at the top of this Privacy Policy. All such updates and amendments are effective immediately upon notice thereof, which we may give by any means, including, but not limited to, by posting a revised version of this Privacy Policy or other notice on the Website. You should view this Privacy Policy often to stay informed of changes that may affect you, as your continued use of the Website signifies your continuing consent to be bound by this Privacy Policy. Our electronically or otherwise properly stored copies of this Privacy Policy shall each be deemed to be the valid copy of the version of this Privacy Policy in force on each respective date you visited or used the Website.

  1. Data Controller and the Type of Information We Collect

Data Controller: For the purpose of applicable data protection legislation, the data controller of your personal data is Brace Software, Inc., 225 Santa Monica Blvd., 11th Floor, Santa Monica, CA 90401. Subject to the next sentence, we ask that you not send us, and you do not disclose, any sensitive personal data (e.g., information related to racial or ethnic origin, political opinions, religion or other beliefs, health, biometrics or genetic characteristics, criminal background or trade union membership) on or through the Website or otherwise to us. If you send or disclose any sensitive personal data to us when you submit content to our Website, you consent to our processing and use of such sensitive personal data in accordance with this Privacy Policy.  If you do not consent to our processing and use of such sensitive personal data, you must not submit such content to our Website.

In general:  We may collect information, either automatically or that you provide, that can personally identify you such as your name and email address, as well as other information that does not identify you.

Information you provide:  We may collect and store any personal information you provide as part of filling out a contact form, creating an account with us or otherwise. This includes identifying information, such as your name, email address and telephone number, and, if you transact business with us, information that you provide.

Public Disclosures:  Whenever you voluntarily disclose personal information on any publicly viewable screens or pages, that information will be publicly available and can be collected and used by others. We therefore encourage you to exercise discretion and caution with respect to publicly disclosing your information.

Information collected automatically:  When you use the Website, we may automatically collect and store information about your computer, browser or mobile device and your activities. This information may include: (i) your IP address, (ii) technical information about your computer or mobile device (such as type of device, web browser or operating system), (iii) the URL of the last web page you visited before coming to our Website, (iv) the pages you viewed, and (v) how long you used the Website.  We may use technology, including, without limitation, "cookies" to collect information. Cookies are small data files stored on your computer's hard drive to identify your computer and browser. In some instances, we may also use cookies to collect information in connection with future visits from a website, to recognize you as a previous visitor, or to track your activity on our Website. You do not need to have cookies turned on to visit our Website. You can refuse cookies by turning them off on your browser.

“Do Not Track” Disclosures:  Certain state laws require us to indicate whether we honor “Do Not Track” settings in your browser. Brace does not currently monitor or follow any Do Not Track browser requests.

Analytics:  We may also utilize web analysis services such as those provided by Google (“Analytics Services”) to help analyze how users use our Website.  The information generated by the cookies or other technologies about your use of the Website (the “Analytics Information”) is transmitted to the Analytics Services. The Analytics Services use Analytics Information to compile reports on user activity. The Analytics Services may also transfer the Analytics Information to third parties where required to do so by law, or where such third parties process Analytics Information on their behalf. The Analytics Service’s ability to use and share Analytics Information is restricted by the Analytics Service’s terms of use and privacy policy.  By using our Website, you consent to the processing of data about you by Analytics Services in the manner and for the purposes set out above. To learn more about how Google uses data, visit  www.google.com/policies/privacy/partners/.

  1. Purposes For Collecting Your Information and How We Use Your Information

We may use your information to: provide and improve our services, make offers or information available to you, customize services for you, better understand our users, and diagnose and fix problems.

Information collected by third-parties:  We do not share personal information with others except as indicated in this Privacy Policy or when we inform you and give you an opportunity to opt out of having your personal information shared. We may share user information with other people or companies for various reasons as described below. What information we make available to others depends on the nature of our relationships with them.

Service providers:  We may share all of the types of information we collect with third parties who provide services to us, for us or on our behalf, such as providers of Analytics Services as described above. We generally require these other companies to keep our users’ information confidential.

Other situations in which we may share your information:  We also may disclose any information, including personal information: in response to a legal request, such as a subpoena, court order, or government demand; to investigate or report illegal activity; or to enforce our rights or defend claims. We may also transfer your information to another person or company in connection with a corporate restructuring, such as a sale of our business or assets or a merger. If you correspond with us through the Website or via email, such as filling out the contact form on the Website, we may share your information with those within our organization that are capable of responding to your message. We may also share your information as requested by you.

Aggregated information:  We may share non-personal information we collect under any of the above circumstances. We may also publicly disclose aggregated information about our users, such as the total number of our users. We also may share aggregated, non-personal, or personal information in hashed, non-human readable form for the purpose of conducting general business analysis, studies, articles, or other business purposes.

  1. Children’s Privacy

Consistent with the Federal Children's Online Privacy Protection Act, we will not knowingly collect any information from children under the age of 13. If you are under 13 years of age, then please do not use the Website. If you are aware of the use of the Website by anyone under 13 years of age, please contact us at help@brace.ai.

  1. Information from Users Outside the United States

Your data, including personal information that we collect from you, may be transferred to, stored at and processed by us and our affiliates outside the country in which you reside, including, but not limited to the United States, where data protection and privacy regulations may not offer the same level of protection as in other parts of the world. By using our Website, you agree to this transfer, storing or processing. We will take reasonably necessary steps to ensure that your data is treated securely and in accordance with this policy. At any time you can choose to no longer permit the transferring, storing and processing by us and our affiliates of your information outside the country in which you reside by submitting a request to help@brace.ai. Please note that your use of some of the Website may be ineffective upon opt-out.

  1. Changes To Your Personal Information.

If your personal information changes in any way, we invite you to correct or update your personal information as soon as possible. You can request changes to your information by emailing: help@brace.ai.

  1. Your Choices about Collection and Use of Your Information

You can choose not to provide us with certain information, but that may result in you being unable to use certain features of the Website because such information may be required in order for you to register and partake in certain services being offered.  When you fill out a contact form or register with us, you consent to receive email messages from us. At any time you can choose to no longer receive emails from us by submitting this request to help@brace.ai. You may be given the opportunity, in any commercial email that we send to you, to opt out of receiving such messages in the future. We request a reasonable time to process an opt-out request. We may send you other types of relationship email communications, such as service announcements or administrative notices, without offering you the opportunity to opt out of receiving them. Please note that changing information in your account or opting out of receipt of promotional email communications will only affect future activities or communications from us.

  1. How We Protect and How Long We Retain Your Personal Information

We take reasonable security measures (including physical, electronic and procedural measures) to help safeguard your personal information from unauthorized access and disclosure. However, no system can be completely secure. Therefore, although we take steps to secure your information, we do not promise, and you should not expect, that your personal information will always remain secure. Users should also take care with how they handle and disclose their personal information and should avoid sending personal information through insecure email or other methods. We will retain your personal information as long as reasonably required for you to use the Website and/or to provide you with any services, unless a longer retention period is required or permitted by law (for example, for regulatory purposes).

  1. Links to Other Sites

For your convenience, we may provide links to other websites and web pages that we do not control (collectively, “Linked Sites”). We cannot be responsible for the privacy practices of any websites or pages not under our control and we do not endorse any of these websites or pages, the services or products described or offered on such sites or pages, or any of the content contained on those sites or pages. We make no representations or warranties regarding the correctness, accuracy, performance, or quality of any content, software, service, or application found at any Linked Site. We are not responsible for the availability of the Linked Sites or the content or activities of such sites. If you decide to access any Linked Site, you do so at your own risk. Your use of any Linked Site is subject to the policies, terms of use, and privacy policies of such Linked Site, if any. We encourage you to seek out and read the privacy policy of each website that you visit.

  1. No Rights of Third Parties

This Privacy Policy does not create rights enforceable by third parties.

  1. Contact Us

Please feel free to contact us with any comments or questions you might have regarding the information practices described in this Privacy Policy. You may send us an e-mail at  help@brace.ai.