Privacy Policy

Last Updated: 25th September, 2020

This Privacy Policy explains how information about you is collected, used, and disclosed by brainstaq.com. ("Brainstaq" or “we”). This Privacy Policy applies to information we collect when you use our websites and online services (collectively, the “Services”) or when you otherwise interact with us.

We may change this Privacy Policy from time to time. If we make changes, we will notify you by revising the date at the top of the policy and, in some cases, we may provide you with additional notice (such as adding a statement to our homepage or sending you a notification). We encourage you to review the Privacy Policy whenever you access the Services or otherwise interact with us to stay informed about our information practices and the ways you can help protect your privacy.

Brainstaq, fully aware of how personal data must be used and handled, one of its main objectives being the protection and confidentiality of the personal data provided by the Users of this website in accordance with the legislation applicable, has drawn up this Privacy Policy in order to determine:

Existence of a file

Brainstaq informs its Users that their personal data will be stored on a file for which Brainstaq is responsible and of which the Nigerian Agency of Data Protection will be previously informed in accordance with current legislation.

Data collected

In the event of a User deciding to register and open an account, Brainstaq will ask them for the information stated on its website and an account password that will protect their account from unauthorized access. This personal data shall be facilitated by the User in a voluntary manner.

The Users shall be responsible for the veracity of the data provided, Brainstaq reserving the right to exclude any user that has facilitated false data from the registered services.

Brainstaq may also use cookies and other technologies aimed at identifying the search engine of each one of the Users with the purpose of improving the quality and the provision of the services offered. Therefore, every time a User accesses the website, the Brainstaq servers will be able to detect their request, their IP address, the type of search engine, its language, the date and time of their request and the cookie or cookies that identify each user's search engine. The User may configure their browser to reject cookies by means of using the option enabled to this effect. However, this could mean that some areas of the website fail to work correctly.

Additionally, Brainstaq will be able to collect information on the use made by Users of the website and of the services offered on it. This information may include, but not be limited to, the frequency of use, duration, preferences, etc.

We may share or disclose your information that are not considered private under the conditions stated in this Policy. We will not disclose your personal information unless you’ve previously agreed to it, if we work with providers bound by confidentiality agreements, or if we believe we legally have to do so, or in the purpose of protecting our interests.

In case of an activity transfer due to a merger, acquisition, reorganization, sale of assets or bankruptcy, your information may be sold or transferred as part of the transaction and will be governed by the same Privacy Policy.

Purpose

Brainstaq will use its Users' personal data in order to provide the services offered through its website. Brainstaq will also be able to use the personal data to develop methods for managing, improving and extending the services provided through their website, as well as to ensure the technical operation of the Brainstaq network.

Our Services are designed to display information to other users, companies and organizations. Most of the information you provide us are therefore public. This includes personal information such as your full name, profile picture and location as well as information related to ideas, projects, campaigns you share, like, dislike, comment and share via other social networks. It also includes searching, following ideas, projects, users or campaigns, participating in events and inviting friends.

Brainstaq will only use the personal data collected from their users for the above-mentioned purposes. Should the data be used for a different purpose, Brainstaq will previously ask the data subject for their consent.

Connection through other social networks

You can log in on Brainstaq via other social networks. If so, these social networks transmit us the username you use on their network, but do not communicate either your email address or password without your prior authorization. If you already have a Brainstaq account, we can link it to your account on other social network we may allow connection with. Brainstaq sends your encrypted email address to find a match. As a result, no email address is actually shared between Brainstaq and the other social networks.

Rights of access, rectification, cancellation and opposition

Brainstaq allows the User to exercise their rights of access, rectification, cancellation and opposition regarding the personal data. You can modify your personal information at any time in your profile settings. You can also permanently deactivate your Brainstaq account by clicking the 'Delete' option on the settings page.. Once an account is deleted, it cannot be reversed or retrieved!

Security measures

Brainstaq agrees to keep the personal data facilitated by the User secret and to take all the necessary measures to prevent their alteration, loss and unauthorized access or processing in accordance with what is established in the corresponding regulations. We will legally alert you through an email notification if a security breach occurred.

Disclosure to third parties In the event of Brainstaq deciding to disclose the personal data, the data subjects shall be explicitly informed of the purpose of the file, data disclosed and the name and address of the assignee, so that they may give unequivocal consent on this matter.

Amendment

Brainstaq reserves the right to modify the terms of this Privacy Policy without prior warning. An updated version of them shall be permanently available on the website. The use of the services and/or the mere access to the website shall imply the acceptance of any amendment introduced. Brainstaq recommends the User to periodically consult the Privacy Policy as well as its amendments.

Third party links policy

Brainstaq may use third party providers to operate its Services and understand how they are being used. These providers may collect information sent by your browser. Brainstaq and partnering advertisers on the Services can share encrypted information, such as email addresses. This allows us to increase the relevance of the advertisements you see on the Services.

Brainstaq does not guarantee nor does it accept any liability for any damages suffered by accessing third-party contents through links. The function of the links that appear on the website is exclusively that of informing the User of the existence of other sources of information or other contents and services on the Internet. Brainstaq shall not be held liable for the result of using these third-party links or for the consequences arising from the Users accessing them.

These contents are provided by third parties, beyond the control of Brainstaq and the latter cannot, and does not control the legality of the contents or the quality of the services offered. As a result, the User should take extra precautions when using the information and services existing on third-party sites. Brainstaq shall only be responsible for the contents and services provided on the links insofar as it has effective knowledge of their illicitness and has failed to duly disable the connection.

If you have any questions about this Privacy Policy, please contact us at: brainstaq@gmail.com