Privacy Policy

Last Modified: July 25th, 2019

This Privacy Policy (“Policy” or “Privacy Policy”) will explain how we, Becovi Ltd, process and collect your (“user”, “you” or “your”) data in connection with your access to or your use of our search engine (“Services”), as detailed and defined in our Terms of Use (“Terms”), which this Privacy Policy is integral part thereof. YOUR PRIVACY IS IMPORTANT TO US AND WE THEREFORE ENCOURAGE YOU TO READ THIS POLICY THOROUGHLY BEFORE YOU INSTALL OR USE OUR EXTENSION.

We reserve the right to periodically amend or revise the Policy. The revised terms will be effective immediately upon the display of the revised Policy. The last revision date will be reflected in the “Last modified” heading. In the event of amendments that will majorly change our privacy practices, we will make a reasonable effort to provide an applicable notification of such amendment. We recommend you review this Policy periodically to check for any such amendment.

The following are the ways in which we collect your data and the reasoning behind why we process your data:

We may collect certain types of data from you when you use the Services that may be considered to be one of the following: (i) Information that identifies a person or can with a reasonable amount of effort identify a person (“Personal Data”); (ii) information that is collected and processed by us through your use of the Services that is non-personal and cannot identify a person (“Non-Personal Data”). If we combine Personal Data with Non-Personal Data, the combined data will be treated as Personal Data for as long as it remains combined

We may process different forms of Personal Data depending on our lawful basis that we use to process such Personal Data. The following are a few examples of the lawful basis that we use in order to process your Personal Data: (i) we will ask for your consent to process your Personal Data if we are required to do so in accordance with applicable law; (ii) we may process your Personal Data if we have a legitimate interest to process such Personal Data for example: we may process your IP address for operational purposes, as shall be further explained below.

The table below explains the type of data we collect and how such data is used:

The type of data we collect How we use it
When you install or use the Services, we will collect and process certain online identifies, for example your IP address. We will use this data in order to operate and provide you with the Services and to customize and improve it. We will also use this data to assist us in implementing the advertisements incorporated within the Services (where applicable). For example, your IP address may be used to determine your approximate location (e.g., country) and thereby assist us in displaying relevant advertisements. Additionally, we may process this data in order to track usage, statistics and traffic flow, detect fraud, or any other security or technical issues that may arise in connection with the Services as well as for our internal analytical and statistical purposes.
We may collect some of your search history such as the URLs of websites that you visited which in most cases is aggregated Non-Personal Data, however, sometimes web browsing data contains terms that could be considered to be Personal Data. This data is deleted shortly after we collect it. We will use this data for the purpose of providing you with our Services (including relevant advertising based on previous searches that you have done).
If you voluntarily contact us, you may be required to provide us with certain information such as your name and email address. We will use and process this data in order to provide you with the support that you have requested or in order to respond to any questions that you may have. We may store this contact history in order to improve our Services, as well as to resolve disputes (if relevant).
When you use the Services, we may collect Non-Personal Data, such as technical information that is automatically transmitted to us by your device. Examples of such technical information may include: the type of device, browser and operating system you use, language, etc. We use this data to provide and enhance the Service and to enable its operation.

Who Will We Share Your Data With?

We will not share your Personal Data that we collect and process except under the following circumstances:

  1. We may share your Personal Data with our trusted service providers as is necessary in order to allow such service providers to perform certain services on our behalf. In addition, third parties’ products (e.g., search feed providers) might be offered as part of the Service. Additional information regarding search feed provider privacy policy and opt-out of data collection is available here and here.
  2. We may share your Personal Data in order to comply with any applicable law or regulation (or if permitted by any applicable law or regulation) – including our policies and agreements, legal process, or any governmental request. We may also share or disclose your Personal Data if necessary in order to defend our rights or the rights of third parties or to enforce our policies.
  3. We may share your Personal Data in the event of a corporate transaction for example, in the event of a merger, asset sale, consolidation or acquisition. We may also provide our parent company, our subsidiaries or other entities that are under common control with us with your Personal Data. Our affiliated companies or acquiring company will assume the rights and obligations as described in this Privacy Policy under any of the above circumstances.
  4. We may share your Personal Data when you have given your consent for us to do so or otherwise request us to do so.

Cookies and Other Tracking Technologies

We and our service providers may use cookies and similar common tracking technologies such as, but not limited to, web beacons, pixels, and user agents. These tracking technologies are assigned and stored on the device which you use the Service in the form of small pieces of information. Cookies and these other tracking technologies are very helpful and can be used for a variety of purposes, including: enabling you to navigate between pages efficiently, enabling automatic activation of specific features, and to customize your experience by providing you with relevant content for example in the form of an advertisement. Please visit: www.allaboutcookies.org to learn more about cookies.

You are able to disable cookies or limit the data collection of such cookies through the settings of your device or that are available through your browser. We have included links to instructions as to how you can disable or limit cookies for a variety of frequently used browsers here: Google Chrome ;  Firefox ;  Internet Explorer ;  Opera ;  Edge ;  Safari ;  . You can also learn more about Oath’s data collection policies at: https://policies.oath.com/us/en/oath/privacy/products/searchservices/index.html and how to opt - out or limit its data collection here: https://aim.yahoo.com/aim/us/en/optout/.

It is important to note that you will not be able to prevent advertisements from being displayed entirely by disabling cookies, rather, the advertisements that you do receive, will not be customized specifically for you. Furthermore, it is important to note that, if you decide to disable certain cookies, this may result in certain parts of the Extension not functioning properly.

Third Party Content

Some of the content that is available through the Service may redirect you to third party content. Such third party’s privacy policy, and not this Policy, will apply to your interaction with such content in this situation. We take no responsibility nor will we be held responsible for such third party privacy practices.

Data Retention and Security Measures

Your privacy is important to us. We therefore make our best efforts to protect your Personal Data from any unauthorized use, processing, access, or disclosure. We have put a variety of security measures in place in order to protect your Personal Data which correspond with industry standards including physical, technical and administrative measures, as are required in accordance with applicable law. We will make a reasonable effort to notify you and any applicable supervisory authority if we become aware of a security breach that has affected your Personal Data, if we are required to do so by applicable law.

Unless you instruct us otherwise, we will retain the Personal Data that we collect only for as long as we need to in order to provide you with the various features that are available through our Service and in order to operate our business. We will also retain your Personal Data if we need it in order to comply with our legal obligations, resolve disputes, or enforce our agreements.

Data Subject Rights

Data protection and privacy laws may provide you with some of the rights listed herein depending on the applicable data protection and privacy laws in your jurisdiction. Some of the main rights you may have are as follows: (i) the right to access your Personal Data; (ii) the right to ensure that your Personal Data is accurate, complete and up-to-date; (iii) the right to have your Personal Data amended (by asking us to correct, delete, or add information); (iv) the right to withdraw consent, subject to legal or contractual restrictions and reasonable notice; (v) the right to object or limit the processing of your Personal Data; (vi) the right to ask us to “port” or send your Personal Data to a third party; (vii) the right to request that we erase your Personal Data that we hold (otherwise known as the right to be forgotten) ;and (viii) the right to file a complaint to a supervisory authority (in the event you are EEA (as such term is defined below) resident). If you wish to exercise any or all of the above rights, please fill in the data subject request form available here and send it to our privacy team at: info@becovi.com.

We may request that you send us proof of your identity to enable us to verify your identity in order to enable us to fulfil your request, subject to applicable legal requirements. We will respond to your request within thirty (30) days (subject to applicable law) from the receipt of the relevant requested evidence.

Transfer of Personal Data

We may hold or process your Personal Data in the European Economic Area (“EEA”), in the United States or in other territories. Subject to applicable law, we will take the reasonable steps necessary in order to ensure that your Personal Data receives adequate protection if we need to transfer it outside of your jurisdiction

Do Not Track

The Services do not respond to Do Not Track signals. Information regarding “Do Not Track” is available at the following link: http://www.allaboutdnt.com/.

Children

Our Services are not meant to be used by children (as such term is defined under applicable laws). As such, individuals that are EEA residents and that are under the age of 16 or who are under the age of 13 and reside in the United States should not use our Services. We do not knowingly process children’s Personal Data. Please contact us at: info@becovi.com if you become aware or believe that we collected or processed the Personal Data of a child.

Contact Us for Further Questions

Please contact us at: info@becovi.com if you have questions about this Policy, your privacy rights or our privacy practices. You may also contact us at:

Becovi Ltd
12 Grafton Court, 119 Dalston Lane, London, E8 1NZ, United Kingdom