Beerpay Privacy Statement

Effective date: May 25, 2018

The short version

We only collect the information you choose to give us, and we process it with your consent, or on another legal basis; we only require the minimum amount of personal information that is necessary to fulfill the purpose of your interaction with us; we don't sell it to third parties; and we only use it as this Privacy and Policy describes. No matter where you are, where you live, or what your citizenship is, we provide the same standard of privacy protection to all our users around the world, regardless of their country of origin or location. Of course, the short version doesn't tell you everything, so please read on for more details!

Privacy and Policy

This Privacy Policy ("Policy") explains how your personal information is collected, used and disclosed by Beerpay and its subsidiaries and affiliated companies ("Beerpay"). This Policy applies to the websites of Beerpay, including ("Sites") and Beerpay's other products, services or any other features, technologies or functionalities offered by us on our Sites or through any other means (collectively, "Services"). This Policy does not apply to information you provide directly to third party websites or third party applications that use Beerpay's Services. We do not control the activities of such third parties and advise you to consult their privacy policies before you share your personal information.

Information from website browsers

If you're just browsing the website, we collect the same basic information that most websites collect. We use common internet technologies, such as cookies and web server logs. This is stuff we collect from everybody, whether they have an account or not.

The information we collect about all visitors to our website includes the visitor’s browser type, language preference, referring site, additional websites requested, and the date and time of each visitor request. We also collect potentially personally-identifying information like Internet Protocol (IP) addresses.

Why we collect this information

We collect this information to better understand how our website visitors use Beerpay, and to monitor and protect the security of the website.

Personal information collected

We collect information about you in various ways when you use our Sites and Services. We collect information you provide to us when you register for a Beerpay account, initiate or accept a Wish, Support a project, request customer service or respond to a Beerpay survey. Such personal information may include your name, address, email address. Before you use the Services, we may also require you to provide additional information that we can use to verify your identity, such as your date of birth, Social Security number or other information. Finally, we may obtain information about you from other sources, including third party websites or applications that offer the Beerpay Services, and combine that with information we collect on our Sites and through our Services.

Information collect

When you visit our Sites or use our Services, some information is automatically collected. For example, when you visit our Sites, your computer's operating system, Internet Protocol ("IP") address, access times, browser type and language and the website you visited before our Sites are logged automatically. We also collect information about your usage and activity on our Sites and Services.


We automatically collect information using "cookies." Cookies are small data files stored on your hard drive by a website. Among other things, cookies help us improve our Sites, Services and your experience. We use browser cookies to see which areas and features are popular and to count visits to our Sites. We also use flash cookies for fraud prevention purposes. You can usually choose to set your browser to remove and/or reject cookies. For instructions on removing or rejecting flash cookies, please see Adobe Flash Player and Microsoft Silverlight. If you choose to remove or reject cookies, this could affect certain features or services of our Sites or Services. Please note that you may also encounter cookies from third parties when using the Beerpay Services on websites that we do not control.

Web Beacons

We may also collect information using Web beacons. Web beacons are electronic images that may be used on our Sites, in our Services or in our emails. We use Web beacons to deliver cookies, count visits, understand usage and campaign effectiveness and to tell if an email has been opened and acted upon.

Use of Personal Information we Collect

We use personal information collected through our Sites and Services for purposes described in this Policy or otherwise disclosed to you. For example, we may use personal information to:

Beerpay stores and processes personal information in the United States.

How you can access and control the information we collect

If you're already a Beerpay user, you may access, update, alter, or delete your basic user profile information by editing your user profile or contacting Beerpay Support. You can control the information we collect about you by limiting what information is in your profile, by updating out of date information, or by contacting Beerpay Support.

Data portability

As a Beerpay User, you can always take your data with you.

Data retention and deletion of data

Generally, Beerpay will retain User Personal Information for as long as your account is active or as needed to provide you services.

We may retain certain User Personal Information indefinitely, unless you delete it or request its deletion. For example, we don’t automatically delete inactive user accounts, so unless you choose to delete your account, we will retain your account information indefinitely.

If you would like to cancel your account or delete your User Personal Information, you may do so in your user profile. We will retain and use your information as necessary to comply with our legal obligations, resolve disputes, and enforce our agreements, but barring legal requirements, we will delete your full profile (within reason) within 90 days. You may contact Beerpay Support to request the erasure of the data we process on the basis of consent within 30 days.

After an account has been deleted, certain data, such as comments on Wishes, will remain. However, we will delete or identify your personal information, including your user name and email address, from the author field of Supports, Wishes and comments by associating them with the Anonymous user.

Our use of cookies and tracking

Beerpay uses cookies to make interactions with our service easy and meaningful. We use cookies (and similar technologies, like HTML5 localStorage) to keep you logged in, remember your preferences, and provide information for future development of Beerpay. We also use cookies to identify a device, for security reasons. By using our website, you agree that we can place these types of cookies on your computer or device. If you disable your browser or device’s ability to accept cookies, you will not be able to log in or use Beerpay services.

We provide a web page on cookies and tracking that describes the cookies we set, the needs we have for those cookies, and the types of cookies they are (temporary or permanent). It also lists our third party analytics and service providers and details exactly which parts of our website we permit them to track.

Tracking and analytics

We use a number of third party analytics and service providers to help us evaluate our users 'use of Beerpay; compile statistical reports on activity; and improve our content and website performance. We only use these third party analytics providers on certain areas of our website, and all of them have signed data protection agreements with us that limit the type of personal information they can collect and the purpose for which they can process the information. We do not currently respond to your browser's "Do Not Track" signal, and we do not permit third parties other than our service providers to track Beerpay users' activity over time on Beerpay. We do not track your online browsing activity on other online services over time.

Sharing of Personal Information

Beerpay makes reasonable efforts not to share your personal information with the recipients of your payments, we only share your public information. We do publicly share aggregated information about your giving and receiving.

Beerpay supports "Do Not Track" (DNT), which is a privacy setting in many browsers. Enabling your browser's DNT settings ensures that Beerpay will disable any use of third-party analytics services.

We may also share your information as follows:

Security of your Personal Information

Beerpay takes all measures reasonably necessary to protect User Personal Information from unauthorized access, alteration, or destruction; maintain data accuracy; and help ensure the appropriate use of User Personal Information.

Beerpay enforces a written security information program. Our program:

In the event of a data breach that affects your User Personal Information, we will act promptly to mitigate the impact of a breach and notify any affected users without undue delay. Transmission of data on Beerpay is encrypted using SSH, HTTPS, and SSL/TLS. While our data is not encrypted at rest, we manage our own cages and racks at top-tier data centers with excellent physical and network security, and when data is stored with a third party storage provider, it is encrypted.

No method of transmission, or method of electronic storage, is 100% secure. Therefore, we cannot guarantee its absolute security.

Changes to this Privacy Policy

Although most changes are likely to be minor, Beerpay may change our Privacy Statement from time to time. We will provide notification to Users of material changes to this Privacy Statement through our Website at least 30 days prior to the change taking effect by posting a notice on our home page or sending email to the primary email address specified in your Beerpay account. We will also update our Site Policy repository, which tracks all changes to this policy. For changes to this Privacy Statement that do not affect your rights, we encourage visitors to check our Site Policy repository frequently.


If you have any questions about this Policy, please contact us at [email protected]

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