Family.Inc Privacy Policy

This privacy policy is intended for the Users of the Platform of the Data Controller.

Family.Inc – Privacy Policy

This Privacy Policy is edited by Family.Inc LLC a Limited Liability Company having its registered office at 223 W. Main St., Ste. A Charlottesville, VA 22902 US and registered with the State of Delaware under the number [7466330] (hereafter, the “Data Controller”).

The Data Controller offers a platform that hosts a community of family business owners, operators, executives, and family members (hereafter, the “Platform”) to its users which have subscribed on the Platform and as such have a user account (hereafter, the “Users”). The Platform is available at the following url address [https://familyinc.community]

The Data Controller uses a solution called “Hivebrite”, which enables the import and export of user lists and data, the management of content and events, the organization of emailing campaigns and opportunity research and sharing as well as the management of funds and contributions of any kind.

In this regard, the Data Controller collects and processes User’s personal data in accordance with the Privacy and Cookie policy.

The Data Controller is particularly aware and sensitive with regards to the respect of its Users privacy and personal data protection. The Data Controller commits to ensure the compliance of the processing it carries out as data controller in accordance with the Data Protection Law.

The Data Controller has put in place an appropriate privacy and cookie policy to be fully transparent on how the personal data of Users are processed within the use of the Platform and services provided.

This privacy policy is intended for the Users of the Platform of the Data Controller.

Date of last update: 11/7/2023

COLLECTED PERSONAL DATA

1.1 When subscribing on the Platform

When subscribing to the Platform, the User is informed that its following personal data is collected for the purpose of creating a user account:

Mandatory data

  • First name ;
  • Last name ;
  • Email address;
  • Role;
  • Industry;
  • Title;
  • Company name;
  • Company Size;
  • Company URL;

Optional data:

  • 2022 Revenue
  • LinkedIn URL

The User is informed that it is not possible to access the Platform without providing the mandatory data strictly necessary to create an account and authenticate the User.

1.2 During the use of the Platform

The User may validly publish, at its own initiative, any content on the Platform which shall be kept by the Company:

  • [Posts];
  • [Discussions]

The User is aware that when using the Platform, the User may decide to provide sensitive data data revealing racial or ethnic origin, political opinions, religious or philosophical beliefs, concerning sexual orientation, etc. By providing such sensitive data, the User agrees to their processing by the Platform in the conditions set forth in this Privacy Policy.

THE PURPOSE OF THE DATA PROCESSING

The Data Controller and its subcontractors process personal data that are freely transferred by the User when accessing the services proposed by the Platform for the following purpose:

  • To provide you with the Services, all related content, and any other information, products, or services that you request from us.
  • To communicate with you and to process your requests.
  • To notify you of changes or additions to any products or services we offer.
  • To help maintain the safety, security, and integrity of the Services, as well as our products, services, databases, and other assets.
  • To carry out our obligations and enforce our rights arising from any contracts entered into between you and us, including for billing and collection.
  • For testing, research, analysis, and product development, including to understand our audience, develop and improve the Services, as well as our customer service, products, and services.
  • To respond to law enforcement requests and, as required by applicable law, court order or governmental regulations.
  • To evaluate, negotiate, or conduct an actual or proposed merger, divestiture, restructuring, reorganization, dissolution, other sale or transfer of some or all of our assets, or the negotiation thereof, whether as a going concern or as part of bankruptcy, liquidation, or similar proceeding, in which personal information held by us about our users and customers is among the assets transferred.
  • To fulfill any other purpose for which you provide it.

For any other purpose with your consent.

DATA RETENTION PERIOD

The Data Controller informs the User that the personal data related to the User Account is retained only during the length of the User’s subscription on the Platform.

Following the termination of said subscription, the data collected upon the subscription as well as the content published by the User on the Platform shall be deleted after a period of 5 years.

COMMITMENT OF THE DATA CONTROLLER

The Data Controller commits to process and undertake the User’s personal data following these principles:

  • Process User’s personal data lawfully, fairly, and in a transparent manner;
  • Only collect and process the Users’ data for the strict purpose as described under article 2 of the present privacy policy;
  • Ensure that the personal data processed are adequate, relevant and limited to what is necessary in relation to the purposes for which they are processed;
  • Do the best efforts to ensure that the personal data processed are accurate and, if necessary, kept up to date and take all reasonable steps to ensure that personal data that are inaccurate, having regard to the purposes for which they are processed, are erased or rectified without delay;
  • Keep personal User’s data for no longer than is necessary for the purposes for which they are processed;
  • Put in place all necessary technical and organizational appropriate measures in order to ensure the security, confidentiality, integrity, availability and the resilience of the process systems and services;
  • Limit the access to the Users’ data to the persons duly authorized to this effect;
  • Guarantee to the Users their rights under the Data Protection Law in relation to the processing of their data and make the best efforts to satisfy any request, where this is possible.

EXERCISE OF THE USERS’ RIGHTS

The User is duly informed that it disposes at any time, depending on the legal basis of the processing, a right to access, to rectification, to erasure, to restriction of processing, to data portability, and to object.

When processing is based on User’s consent, the right to withdraw consent at any time, without affecting the lawfulness of the processing based on consent before its withdrawal.

The User can exercise its rights by sending an email to the following address Support@family.inc or by mail at the following address [223 W. Main St., Ste. A Charlottesville, VA 22902] provided that the User justifies his/her identity.

COOKIES

The Data Controller informs the User that Hivebrite, as well as its subcontractors, uses a tracking technology on its terminal such as cookies whenever the User navigates on the Platform subject to the conditions described in the Data Controller Cookie Policy:

A cookie is a small file placed on the hard drive of your computer. We use both session-based and persistent cookies. Session-based cookies last only while your browser is open and are automatically deleted when you close your browser. Persistent cookies last until you or your browser delete them or until they expire. You may refuse to accept cookies by activating the appropriate setting on your browser. However, if you select this setting, you may be unable to access certain parts of our Services, and overall functionality of the Services may be impaired. For example, refusing to accept cookies may not allow you to stay signed into the Services. Unless you have adjusted your browser setting so that it will refuse cookies, our system will issue cookies when you direct your browser to our Services.

MODIFICATION

Family.Inc reserves the right to amend this Policy, and to modify, add or discontinue any aspect, content, or feature of the Service. Such amendments, modifications, additions or deletions shall become effective upon notice thereof, which may be provided to you by posting on the Service, via e-mail or any other reasonable means. Continued use of the Service by you shall be deemed to indicate your acceptance of any such amendments, modifications, additions or deletions.

RECIPIENT AND PERSONS AUTHORIZED TO ACCESS THE USERS’ DATA

Only authorized persons working for the Data Controller can access your personal data. The Data Controller makes its best effort to ensure that these groups of people remain as small as possible and maintain the confidentiality and security of User’s personal data.

The Data Controller also uses trusted service providers to carry out a set of operations on his behalf for hosting and marketing campaigns. The Data Controller can also use service providers in the tech industry, editors of specific tools integrated in the Platform for technical purposes.

The Data Controller only provides service providers with the information they need to perform the service and asks them not to use your personal data for any other purpose. The Data Controller does his best to ensure that all these trusted service providers only process the personal data on our documented instructions and provide sufficient guarantees, in particular in terms of confidentiality, expert knowledge, reliability and resources, to implement technical and organizational measures which will meet the requirements of the applicable legislation, including for the security of processing.

The Data Controller may be required to disclose or share your personal data to comply with a legal obligation, or to enforce or apply our terms of use/sale or any other conditions you have accepted; or to protect the rights, safety or property of Family.Inc, its customers or employees.

List of the main service providers:

Service Provider

Service

You can consult the privacy policy by clicking on the following link:

KIT UNITED

44 rue la fayette

75009 Paris

France

HIVEBRITE solution

https://hivebrite.com/privacy-policy

Stripe

510 Townsend Street

San Francisco

CA 94103,

USA

Payment Service

https://stripe.com/fr/privacy

Google Cloud Platform

Gordon House, 4 Barrow St,

Dublin, Ireland

Hosting of all data and content produced / provided by the User, as well as images, profile pictures and backups

https://cloud.google.com/security/privacy/

Amazon AWS

38 avenue John F. Kennedy,

L-1855, Luxembourg

https://aws.amazon.com/compliance/gdpr-center/

Sentry

132 Hawthorne Street San Francisco,

CA 94107

USA

 

Production and storage of error logs enabling our developers

to correct the code

https://sentry.io/privacy/

Sendgrid

375 Beale Street, Suite 300,

San Francisco, CA 94105

USA

Sending of emails from the Platform

https://api.sendgrid.com/privacy.html

Typeform

Carrer de Bac de Roda, 163, 08018 Barcelona, Spain

Forms for user registration and signups

https://www.typeform.com/help/a/security-at-typeform-360029259552/

ConvertKit

750 W Bannock St #761,

Boise, ID 83702

Sending of emails from the platform

https://convertkit.com/privacy

Hivebrite, Inc.

16 Nassau St,

New York, NY 10038,

USA

Customer support for the Platform

https://hivebrite.com/privacy-policy