Privacy Policy

Updated on: November 20, 2019

Our Privacy Policy applies to and governs the websites, games, and online services, operated by BSW Academy USA, Inc. (“Site”), on mobile devices, tablets, personal computers and other devices. By accessing the Site, you are consenting to this Privacy Policy. This Privacy Policy describes what information the Site collects from users, including children, when they visit the Site; how such information is used and stored; when such information may be disclosed to third parties; how users, parents, and guardians can control the use and disclosure of collected information; and how information is protected.

Our users’ privacy is important to us, and we recognize the need to provide additional privacy protection for children on the Site permitting such users. Our privacy practices are guided by the United States’ Children’s Online Privacy Protection Act of 1998, as well as data privacy laws in the United States. In all cases, younger users should always check with their parents or guardians before entering information on any website or mobile application and we encourage families to discuss their household guidelines regarding the online sharing of personal information. In order for a child to fully participate on the Site, no personally identifiable information is collected from a child until such time as verifiable parental consent is received from the child’s parent or guardian. For more information about how the Site deal with users under the age of 13. In order to register on our site as a user, the child’s parent or guardian must activate their account.

DISCLAIMERS

General

BSW Homegrown Heroes does not accept liability for any damage direct, indirect or consequential resulting from the use of its services or the information associated with its website.

Website & Content

BSW Homegrown Heroes is not responsible, directly or indirectly, for the content or the information contained in this site, either posted by BSW Homegrown Heroes or posted in other websites linked to our site. The inclusion of any links does not necessarily imply a recommendation or endorsement of the views expressed by the linked websites.

BSW Homegrown Heroes has exercised reasonable care to ensure that the information in the site is correct and accurate based on the information received. While we endeavor to keep the information up to date, we make no representations or warranties of any kind, express or implied, about the completeness, accuracy, reliability, suitability, or availability with respect to the referral services, the information, or related graphics contained in the website.

BSW Homewgrown Heroes does not accept any responsibility and/or liability, directly, indirectly, or consequentially, for failures, or omissions regarding the information accessible in its website.

Teen Mentors

BSW Homegrown Heroes contracts teens to provide peer mentoring services to its clients. While we make every effort to vet our teen mentors, due to the laws protecting the privacy of minors, a complete background check is not possible. Due to the potentially sensitive nature of the mentorship relationship, clients and their parents, guardians, and caregivers are urged to exercise their own judgment in supervising BSW Homegrown Heroes mentor, including their relationship with their mentees.

Additionally, BSW Homegrown Heroes takes the privacy of its mentors and mentees seriously and does not release any information relating to its mentors or mentees to clients , their parents, guardians, or family members, other mentors or mentees, and/or third parties without a court order or unless otherwise required by law.

BSW Homegrown Heroes assumes no liability for the actions or inactions of its teen mentors. All concerns and questions regarding BSW Homegrown Heroes teen mentors should be directed to info@bswhomegrownheroes.com.

 

SUMMARY

For your convenience, the following is a quick summary of our Privacy Policy. Please read the entire Privacy Policy for more detailed information.

What We Collect:

We only collect information necessary for the activities on the Site. We do not collect personally identifiable information from children under the age of thirteen without verifiable parental consent. The information we may collect includes the following information:

  • Received as part of the registration process, entering contests, making purchases or if you submit content;
  • Automatically collect about your computer or devices used by you when accessing the Site or games. This may include information such as your IP address, cookie ID, and other unique device identifiers; and
  • Collected from third parties, (i.e. your registered third-party social media providers).

For more detailed information regarding the information we collect, please go to FULL PRIVACY POLICY 

How We Store It:

While we take reasonable steps to secure your personal information, no system is fault proof. If our security systems are breached:

  • We may attempt to notify you electronically and, by using the Service and/or providing personal information to us, you agree that we can notify you electronically. We may post a notice on the Web Site if a security breach occurs.
  • You will need a web browser enabling you to view our site(s).
  • We may also send an email to you at the email address you have provided to us.
  • Depending on where you live, you may have a legal right to receive notice of a security breach in writing.
  • To receive free written notice of a security breach (or to withdraw your consent from receiving electronic notice) you should notify us at privacy@bswhomegrownheroes.com
  • If your email address changes and you have provided us with personal information, you should notify us at privacy@bswhomegrownheroes.com so that we can communicate with you if necessary.

 

For more detailed information regarding the information we collect, please go to FULL PRIVACY POLICY 

 

How We Use the Information:

In general, the personal information you provide will allow us to:

  • Respond to your customer service questions or issues;
  • Enable you to take advantage of the Site features and services;
  • Personalize your experience and the advertising you see;
  • Alert you of new products or services, features, or enhancements;
  • Notify you of upgrade opportunities, contests, promotions, or special events and offers.

 

For more detailed information regarding the information we collect, please go to FULL PRIVACY POLICY 

 

What We Share:

Depending upon the circumstances, we may share collected information with:

  • Law enforcement or others as needed to protect or defend our rights and the rights of others;
  • Third parties we hire to handle certain activities;
  • Advertisers or third parties with whom we may partner to provide you additional content, products or services;
  • Business partners who sponsor a sweepstakes or contest or who jointly offer a service or feature on the Site;
  • In the event of a corporate transaction; and
  • Otherwise with your consent.

 

We will attempt to ensure that these entities do not use your personal information for any other purpose, and that they have agreed to maintain the confidentiality, security and integrity of the personal information they obtain from us.

 

Please be aware that we cannot control the activities of third parties to whom we provide data, and as such we cannot guarantee that they will adhere to the same privacy and security procedures as BSW Homegrown Heroes.

 

Our sites may also have message boards and/or chat areas, where users can exchange ideas and communicate with one another. When posting to a message board or chat area, please be aware that the information is being made publicly available online and the user does so at his or her own risk.

 

For more detailed information regarding the information we collect, please go to FULL PRIVACY POLICY 

 

Who Else Is Collecting Information:

We may use a number of advertising networks, analytics service providers and other such companies to, for example, serve advertisements or analyze the performance of the Site. These companies may use their own unique identifiers, and their use of these technologies is within their control and not ours. These companies may use the information they collect from you consistent with their own privacy policies, which we encourage you to review.

 

For more information about these third parties and how you might be able to control how they use your information, please go to FULL PRIVACY POLICY 

 

How You Can Control Your Own Information:

We make every attempt to allow you to control the way that we use personally identifiable information that you choose to provide.

  • You have the option of declining any future offers of information about enhancements, new products, promotions or services. In addition, many of the “mailings” we may send you, such as newsletters, have procedures within them to cancel the receipt of any future mailings.
  • You may have choices about the use of your information by third parties wishing to deliver certain targeted advertising to you.
  • You have the right to access, update and correct factual inaccuracies in any personally identifiable information we collect about you.
  • Parents and guardians can review any personally identifiable information collected about their children and request that such information be deleted and/or that no further information be collected.

 

If at any time you wish to opt out of having your personal information shared with third parties and/or receiving information from us (via e-mail or postal mail) about new products, services, or promotions, you can do so. You may contact us at BSW Academy USA, Inc. 50 – 8th Avenue SW, #109 Largo, FL 33779. You can also contact us by e-mailing us at opt-out@bswhomegrownheroes.com. Please indicate what publications or services you no longer wish to receive so that we may better address your needs.

 

For more detailed information regarding the information we collect, please go to FULL PRIVACY POLICY 

Who We Are:

This Site is made available by BSW Academy USA, Inc., If you have any questions about our information handling practices, including our practices with respect to children’s personal information, please contact us at:

BSW Academy USA, Inc. 50 – 8th Avenue SW, #109 Largo, FL 33779. You can also contact us by e-mailing us at opt-out@bswhomegrownheroes.com. Please indicate what publications or services you no longer wish to receive so that we may better address your needs.