Thank you for choosing to be part of our community at Been Boom Labs (Been Boom, LLC) (together with our subsidiaries and affiliates, “Company”, “we”, “us”, or “our”). We are committed to protecting your personal information. This Privacy Policy applies to all personal information collected through our platform, mobile applications, products, and websites, including kickstar.io, kickstarservice.io, and ksresearch.io, and other related websites and services and related websites, and any related services, sales, marketing, or events (collectively, the “Services”).

When you access or use our Services, you trust us with your personal information. In this Privacy Policy, we describe how we collect, use, store, and share your personal information and what rights you have in relation to it. If there are any terms in this privacy policy that you do not agree with, please discontinue access and use of our Services.

Please read this Privacy Policy carefully as it will help you make informed decisions about sharing your personal information with us. If you have any questions or concerns about our policy or our practices with regard to your personal information, please contact us at the email in the “Contact us” section.

1. What kind of information do we collect?

1.1. Information you provide us

We collect personal information that you provide us through the Services, including when you use the Services, express an interest in obtaining information about our products or services, participate in activities and events related to the Services, or otherwise contact us. The personal information that we collect depends on the context of your interactions with us, the choices you make, the Services, and the products and features you use, such as:

  • Identity. First and last name, username, profile picture, and other identifiers. When required by law, we may request additional information, such as identification documents, to verify your identity.
  • Contact information. Email address, mailing address, and phone number.
  • Usage information. Information about how you use the Services, such as the products and features you use and actions you take.
  • Marketing data. Your preferences for receiving our marketing communications and details about how you engage with them.
  • User communications. Your communications when you contact us with questions or feedback, including feedback about the Services and customer support correspondences.
  • Payment and financial information. Credit card information and other financial information when you make purchases or payments and related transaction information.
  • Technical data. Blockchain wallet address and network transactions.

1.2. Information you provide us

We automatically collect certain information when you access, use, download or interact with the Services, such as:

  • Device data. Browser and device characteristics, operating system, IP address, public blockchain wallet address, and language preferences.
  • Usage data. URLs, country, location, how and when you use the Services, and other technical information.
  • Transaction data. Information about your purchase activity or other transactions, such as product details, purchase price, and the date and location of the transaction.
  • Cookies. We may use cookies and similar tracking technologies (like web beacons and pixels) to access or store information. Specific information about how we use such technologies and how you can refuse certain cookies is set out in our Cookie Policy.

We use Google Analytics to help us offer you an optimized user experience. You can find more information about Google Analytics' use of your personal data here.

1.3. Information we collect from third-party sources

We may obtain information from third-party sources, such as:

  • Service providers, such as third-party service providers we use to facilitate commerce services, provide analytics, or process payments, such as Bizzabo. Your interactions with such third-party service providers are governed by those businesses’ own privacy policies. Companies and individuals that provide services on our behalf or help us operate the Services, such as payment processing, customer support, marketing, hosting, event organization, logistics planning, analytics, email delivery, database management services, and identity verification services, as well as lawyers, bankers, auditors, and insurers, in the course of the professional services that they render to us, including Been Boom Labs.
  • Public sources, including blockchains and social media companies.

2. How do we use this information?

2.1. To provide and improve our service

We use your personal information to:

  • Enable you to access and use the Services.
  • Provide and deliver products and services that you may request.
  • Maintain and improve our products and services.
  • Personalize your experience with the Services.
  • Process and complete transactions, and send you related information, including purchase confirmations and ticketing information.
  • Facilitate events and provide information about events that you indicate an interest in.
  • Send information, including technical notices, updates, security alerts, and administrative messages.
  • Provide support for the Services, including resolving issues and responding to your questions and feedback.

2.2. To comply with the law

In some cases, we have a legal obligation to collect or use your personal information. We use your personal information as we believe necessary or appropriate to:

  • Comply with applicable laws, including anti-money laundering (AML) laws and know-your-customer (KYC) requirements.
  • Comply with lawful requests and legal processes, such as responding to subpoenas or requests from government authorities.

2.3. Compliance, fraud prevention, and safety

We use your personal information as we believe necessary or appropriate to:

  • Prevent, detect, and investigate fraudulent, harmful, or illegal activity, including cyberattacks and scams.
  • Enforce the Terms of Use that govern the Services.
  • Comply with our internal policies and procedures.

2.4. To send marketing communications

We and our third-party marketing partners may use your personal information for marketing purposes, such as to send you communications (including via text message and/or email as permitted by law) about promotions, upcoming events, and other news about products and services offered by us. You can opt out of our marketing and promotional communications at any time (see the “Your choices” section).

2.5. Targeted advertising

We engage third-party advertising partners to display ads to you. Our advertising partners may use cookies and similar technologies to collect information about your online activity for the purpose of targeting ads to you. You can learn more about how to opt out of tracking technologies in the “Your choices” section.

2.6. Research and analytics

We may use your information for data analysis, including identifying usage trends, determining the effectiveness of our promotional campaigns, and evaluating and improving our services, products, marketing, and your experience. We may use, store, and share this information in aggregated or anonymized form so that it is not associated with individual end users and does not include personal information.

2.7. With your consent

We may use or share your personal information with your consent, such as when you consent to let us post your testimonials or endorsements on our Services, you instruct us to take a specific action with respect to your personal information, or you opt into third-party marketing communications.

3. How do we share this information?

We do not share your personal information with anyone else without your express consent, except as described in this Privacy Policy. We disclose personal information to third parties under the following circumstances:

3.1. Service providers and professional advisors

Companies and individuals that provide services on our behalf or help us operate the Services, such as payment processing, customer support, marketing, hosting, event organization, logistics planning, analytics, email delivery, database management services, and identity verification services, as well as lawyers, bankers, auditors, and insurers, in the course of the professional services that they render to us.

3.2. Compliance with laws and law enforcement; protection and safety

For legal, protection, and safety purposes, such as to:

  • Comply with laws, including KYC and AML requirements.
  • Respond to lawful requests and legal processes.
  • Protect the rights and property of the Company, our agents, customers, and others. This includes enforcing our agreements, policies, and terms of use.
  • Protect the safety of our employees and agents, our customers, or any person.

3.3. Affiliates

We may share your personal information with our subsidiaries and corporate entities affiliated for purposes consistent with this Privacy Policy.

3.4. Business transactions

When we enter into a business transaction or negotiate a business transaction, involving a corporate divestiture, merger, consolidation, acquisition, reorganization, bankruptcy, sale, or other transfer of all or a part of our business or assets.

3.5. Event partners

We may share your personal information with co-organizers, co-hosts, and co-sponsors of any events, such as conferences, webinars, or hackathons, whether in-person or virtual, that we organize, host, or sponsor.

3.6. Other users

Certain of our Services enable you to connect to and interact with other users of those Services. If you access or use such Services, we may share your personal information with other users.

3.7. Other

You may permit us to share your personal information with other companies or entities of your choosing. Those uses will be subject to the privacy policies of the recipient entities.
We may also share aggregated and/or anonymized data with others for their own uses.

4. Retention

We retain personal information for as long as it is necessary to fulfill the purposes outlined in this Privacy Policy, unless a longer retention period is required or permitted by law, such as tax, accounting, fraud prevention, to assist in investigations, to resolve disputes, to establish or defend legal claims or other legal requirements.

In some circumstances, we may anonymize your personal information such that it can no longer be associated with you, in which case we may use this information indefinitely without further notice to you.

5. How do we secure this information?

We employ appropriate technical and organizational security measures designed to protect the security of any personal information we process. However, the security of information transmitted through the internet can never be guaranteed. We are not responsible for any interception or interruption of any communications through the internet or for changes to or losses of data. Users of the Services are responsible for maintaining the security of any password, biometrics, user ID, or other forms of authentication involved in obtaining access to password-protected or secure areas of any of our digital services. In order to protect you and your data, we may suspend your use of any of the Services, without notice, pending an investigation, if any breach of security is suspected.

6. Minors

We do not knowingly solicit data from or market to persons under the age of 18. By using the Services, you represent that you are at least 18 or that you are the parent or guardian of such a minor and consent to such minor dependent's use of the Services. If we learn that personal information from users less than 18 years of age has been collected, we will deactivate the account and take reasonable measures to delete such data from our records. If you become aware of any data we have collected from children under the age of 18, please contact us at .

7. Your choices

We do not knowingly solicit data from or market to persons under the age of 18. By using the Services, you represent that you are at least 18 or that you are the parent or guardian of such a minor and consent to such minor dependent's use of the Services. If we learn that personal information from users less than 18 years of age has been collected, we will deactivate the account and take reasonable measures to delete such data from our records. If you become aware of any data we have collected from children under the age of 18, please contact us at .

7.1. Access, update, correct, or delete

You may contact us to request a copy of your personal information. You may also request that we update, correct, or delete your personal information or that we update your preferences. We are permitted to request additional information from you to verify your identity and authority to delete the account.

7.2. Opt out of marketing communications

You may contact us to request a copy of your personal information. You may also request that we update, correct, or delete your personal information or that we update your preferences. We are permitted to request additional information from you to verify your identity and authority to delete the account.

7.3. Opt out of sharing information with third parties

You may opt out of sharing your personal information with third parties by contacting us.

7.4. Opt out of tracking technologies generally

Regular cookies may generally be disabled through the preferences and settings of most web browsers.

7.5. Opt out of Google Analytics

You may exercise choices regarding the use of cookies from Google Analytics by going to https://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout and downloading the Google Analytics Opt-out Browser Add-on. Your use of such add-ons is subject to Google’s terms of use.

8. Changes to this Privacy Policy

We may update this Privacy Policy from time to time. If we make any changes, we will change the Last Updated date above. We encourage you to periodically review the Privacy Policy for the latest information on our privacy practices.

Any modifications to this Privacy Policy will be effective upon our posting of the updated terms. In all cases, your continued use of the Services following the posting of any updated Privacy Policy indicates your acceptance of the terms of the updated Privacy Policy.

9. Contact us

We welcome your comments or questions about this Privacy Policy. You may contact us at [email protected]