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PRIVACY POLICY




Bester (hereinafter «Website / App(s)/App» or «We») values the privacy of all of our users and has established this Privacy Policy to show commitment to these rights and to safeguard your privacy. If you use our website / App(s) or application or services, then we urge you to read this Privacy Policy and become fully informed about how it affects to your personal privacy.



1. Privacy Policy


When you visit any website / App(s)/App(s), you are providing a range of personal information about your visit to the operators of the website / App(s), depending on the actions you take. This is also the case with Bester. You should always understand the privacy policies on any website / App(s) when supplying information during your use of the website / App(s). You should always ask for a copy of the privacy policy if the website / App(s) does not make the information available to you. We will only use the personal data you send to us during your visits for the purposes of internal tracking. This includes the activities of making Bester and other our website / App(s)s more effective for you to use our website / App(s)features and services and responding appropriately to your requests for information. Unless specifically mentioned, we do not use your personal data for any other reason. We will never sell/share your personal data to a third party, except as may be provided in our Terms of Use Agreement or Privacy Policy or unless required to do so by law.

2. Types of personal data collected


When you use or register on the Bester website / App(s), we only collect personal data that you provide of your own accord. It is possible to browse our website / App(s) without registering, but you will need to register for the purpose of using certain features and services that we offer. By registering on our website / App(s) you will provide and share your personal data with the public and with other users. Something that is public can be seen by anyone. For example, the personal data you provide in section «About Me», your name, gender, username, user ID, profile picture, photos and videos. This personal data is made available to the public to help connect you with other website / App(s) users. Please be advised that public personal data can show up when someone does a search on Bester or on another search engine. In some cases, people you share and communicate with may download or copy the content you provided to them or make it public. Personal data you provide us when you use our services or register for an account with us: • Identifying personal data such as your gender, email and billing address when you register for an account with us. • It is your voluntary decision whether to provide us with any such personal information, but if you refuse to provide such information, we may not be able to register you to receive our services; • other content that you generate, or that is connected to your account (username, user ID, profile picture, photos and videos, interests, favourites); • phone number and financial personal data (such as credit card number) if you use the relevant services; • you may also provide us other personal data through your participation in user-to-user communications, chats, or when you otherwise communicate with us regarding our services; Personal data we collect automatically when you use our services or register for an account with us: • we collect data about your interaction with our services and your communications with us. This is personal data we receive from devices (including mobile devices) you use when you access our services. This personal data could include the following: device number, device ID or unique identifier, device type, and unique device token, operating system and applications used, application crash-data, IP address, User agent, platform, Software Development Kit version, anonymous User ID, time stamp Developer Key, application version, device identifiers such as: IDFA (Identifier For Advertisers), Android ID (Android device), referrer URL (Appstore), Google Advertiser ID, device model, manufacture, OS version, in-app events, and network status (WiFi/5G), Login source, application use, age, gender, if profile is linked to Instagram/Facebook/Google, number of photos in profile, interests, notification status, registration date, credits bought, date of last payment and use of services; • location personal data, including location personal data from your mobile device including specific geographic locations through IP, GPS, Bluetooth, or WiFi signals; • computer and connection personal data such as statistics on your page views, traffic to and from the website / App(s)s, referral URL, ad data, your IP address, your browsing history, and your web log personal data; Personal data we collect using cookies and similar technologies: We use cookie technology on Bester as part of the statistical reporting on our website / App(s). It contains personal data used by a website / App(s) to personalize your experience (e.g. rotating profiles on the Bester home page) and to gather statistical data, such as which pages are visited, what is downloaded during your experience, the domain name and country of the internet provider that you have come from and addresses of those website / App(s)s you have visited just before and after Bester. Nevertheless, we do not associate any of this personal data with you as an individual. Only an aggregate measure is taken. Cookie personal data allows us to follow your activity. It is important to note that cookies never capture your individual email address or any of your private personal data. We also operate standard web server log files to assist in counting visitor numbers and analysing our website / App(s)technical capability. This personal data is used to establish how many people visit Bester, enable us to organize the pages for the best usability, make the website / App(s) suitable for your browser, and ensure that our pages are working at their full potential. Although we collect personal data on website / App(s) traffic we do not record personal data on visitors to our website / App(s), which means that no personal data about you as an individual is retained or used. You are able to browse the website / App(s) without cookies by configuring your browser to reject all cookies, or to alert you when a cookie is sent. Since each browser is different, you should refer to the «Help» menu of your browser to learn how to change your cookie preferences. Personal data we collect from other social media apps/websites: We allow you to create your account with the respective social media site (e.g. Instagram, Facebook, Google or other). Those social media sites may give us automatic access to certain personal data retained by them about you. You control the personal data you share with us through the respective social media you used for registering account with us privacy settings on the applicable social media site and the permissions you give us when you grant us access to the personal data retained by the respective social media site about you. By associating an account managed by a social media site with your account on our Website / App(s) and authorizing us to have access to your personal data, you agree that we can collect, use and retain the personal data provided by these social media sites in accordance with this Privacy Policy and privacy policy of respective social media site in part of personal data transfer to us. If You want to become a Free Member during your qualification process You will be asked to upload a photo in order to qualify for a free membership and prove your identity.

3. The use and share of the collected personal data


We use your personal data to fulfil the provisions of Bester Terms of Use Agreement with you and provide you with our services, to comply with our legal obligations and to protect your vital interest. This includes: • management of your account and preferences, operate, measure and improve our services, keep our services safe, secure and operational, and customize website / App(s) content that includes services that you may like in response to actions that you take; • provision of customer support, to contact you regarding your account, to resolve any dispute and answer your questions and enquires; • provision of marketing information and special offers, different kind of notifications about our services (you have the right to withdraw, opt-out, your consent at any time; • provision of analytics, improve services, monitor and develop the personal data security of our website / App(s) and mobile applications, measure the performance of our marketing and advertising campaigns; • detection and protection against fraudulent transactions and other suspicious activities; • Co-registration on Bester partner website / App(s)s/applications; • To create Aggregated data for internal use or for improving services/website / App(s)s and creating new features. Aggregated data is anonymous and is not linked to any personal data. Aggregate Information helps understand trends and customer needs so that new products and services can be considered, and so existing products and services can be tailored to customer desires. We may share such aggregated data with our partners, without restriction, on commercial terms that we can determine in our sole discretion. Following links to another website / App(s)s If you click on a link that takes you away from Bester to another website / App(s), you should remember that the Terms of Use Agreement and Privacy Policy of Bester no longer apply to the new website / App(s) you visit. All your activity on any other website / App(s), including any website / App(s) with a link on Bester, is subject to the rules and regulations of that website / App(s). Therefore, we recommend that you read all the policies of new website / App(s)s you visit to fully understand their rules and regulations for collecting, using, and sharing your personal data. We may share your personal data you provide to us with specially selected service providers service providers who assist us in delivering the products and services we offer for the sole purpose of providing the services or when we consider their services or products to be of interest to you. These service providers must adhere to strict confidentiality obligations in a way that is consistent with this Privacy Policy and the agreements we enter into with them. We may cooperate with external service providers to: • Oversee a customer personal data database; • Help us in sending out emails, sms (message and data rates may apply) and presents; • Help us with marketing; • Assist us with storage and data analysis; • Prevent from fraudulent activities; • Help us in maintaining, developing and improving our systems/website / App(s)s/applications/services, including payments We may transfer or share a copy of your personal data in cases where Bester or one of its properties, affiliates, or subsidiaries is part of a business transition, such as a merger, being acquired by another company, or selling part of its assets. The Personal data may be used for legal purposes by us or the Data controller and any of its affiliates, subsidiaries, directors etc., in court or to protect against the contravention or unauthorized use of our website / App(s), to defend or protect our rights. We may share personal data internally within our family of companies or with third parties for purposes described in this Privacy Policy. Personal data collected within the European Economic Area («EEA») may, for example, be transferred to countries outside of the EEA for the purposes as described in this Privacy Policy. We utilize standard contract clauses approved by the European Commission, adopt other means under European Union law, and obtain your consent to legitimize data transfers from the EEA to the United States and other countries. By posting any content, messages, photos and/or videos to any public area of the website / App(s)/ application You automatically grant, represent and warrant that You have the right to grant to Website / App(s) an irrevocable, perpetual, non-exclusive, fully paid, worldwide license to use, copy, perform, display, and distribute such personal data and content and to prepare derivative works of, or incorporate into other works, such personal data and content, and to grant and authorize sublicenses of the foregoing. For content that is covered by intellectual property rights, like photos and videos (IP content), you specifically give us the following permission, subject to your privacy and application settings: you grant us a non-exclusive, transferable, sub-licensable, royalty-free, worldwide license to use any IP content that you post on or in connection with Website / App(s) / application (IP License). This IP License ends when you terminate your membership with the Website / App(s) / application and we are according this Privacy Policy and Terms and Conditions delete your IP content unless your content has been shared with others, and they have not deleted it. You can contact us using the contact information provided below with questions or concerns. We also may resolve disputes you have with us in connection with our Privacy Policy.

4. Age Limit


Children under 18 years of age are not allowed to use our website / App(s) and our services are not targeted at children under the age of 18. In accordance with the Children’s Online Privacy Protection Act, any personal data we receive from users we believe to be aged 18 or under will be removed from our database.

5. Mode and place of processing the personal data


The Data controller processes the personal data of users of Bester in a proper manner and shall take appropriate security measures to prevent unauthorized access, disclosure, modification or unauthorized destruction of the personal data. The personal data processing is carried out using computers and/or IT enabled tools, following organizational procedures and modes strictly related to the purposes indicated. In addition to the Data controller, in some cases, the personal data may be accessible to certain types of persons in charge, involved with the operation of the website / App(s) (administration, sales, marketing, legal, system administration) or external parties (such as third party technical service providers, mail carriers, hosting providers, IT companies, communication agencies) appointed, if necessary, as Data Processors by the Data controller. The Data controller has secure certificates from VeriSign and McAfee that show the website / App(s) is approved, fully tested, and certified by these two expert security systems. This means that you are safe from any viruses, identity theft, spyware, fraudulent credit card activity, spam, and internet scams. The Personal data is processed at the Data controller’s operating offices and in any other place where the parties involved with the processing are located.

6. Retention time and deletion of personal data


The Personal data is kept for the time necessary to provide the services to you and you can always request that the Data controller suspend or delete your personal data. If You wish to delete personal data we have collected during your use of Website / App(s) / application, You should send a request to our Support Team. Processing of your request will take some time to take effect. Thank you for your patience. Please note that changing or deleting your personal data will only change or delete the data in our database for purposes of future activities and for managing future communications. These changes and deletions will not change or delete emails or personal data website / App(s) / application may have already forwarded to other users or credit card companies or any other third parties, all as provided above in this Privacy Policy. Further, if you delete your personal data from the Website / App(s) / application but continue to use other our website / App(s)s/applications/services, you may receive emails from us regarding those website / App(s)s/applications/services. However, we may elect to keep your personal data, subject to the requirements of the law and legitimate interests of the Data controller. In case of your request to delete all your personal data, you agree that your email will be stored in our database to avoid creation of duplicate accounts and for identification purposes. The email will not be used in marketing activities, nor forwarded to any partner website / App(s)s or Third parties. Please note that, even after termination of membership and deletion of any personal data, termination of any license granted hereunder, some content may continue to exist because of cached internet pages beyond the control of Bester.

7. Changes to this privacy policy


Bester reserves the right to replace, modify or amend this Privacy Policy at its own discretion. It is your responsibility to review this page and check for any Privacy Policy updates. Please note the latest modification date at the bottom of the Privacy Policy.

8. Acceptance of this privacy policy


Our website / App(s) and your use of it, including any issue concerning privacy, is subject to this Privacy Policy and the related Terms & Conditions. When you use our website / App(s), you accept the conditions set out in this Privacy Policy and the related Terms of Use Agreement. You signify and guarantee that you will never generate any databases, website / App(s)s, software, legal entities and services that compete with Bester. Such behaviour will be fully investigated, and necessary legal action will be carried out, including, without limitation, civil, criminal, and injunctive redress. The acceptance of this Privacy Policy and applicable Terms of Use Agreement are considered as a pre-condition for the use of our website / App(s)/Application and our services.