Privacy Policy

Pages you must understand:

  • Affiliate Disclaimer – When clicking links to third-party products, Beatstruggles could receive commission if proceeding with a purchase.
  • Terms and Conditions – Terms Beatstruggles expects its users to understand. If users do not agree with these terms, Beatstruggles asks you refrain from using its website.

Privacy is very important; it’s your identity! With that said information may be collected from you upon visiting Beatstruggles.com

Some examples could be your name/email when leaving a comment or signing up to the newsletter, or your billing details when purchasing a product.

Some of the terms below can get technical, so if you do not understand any of the terms, please refer to Google’s Key terms.

Anonymous Data:

This is data used to monitor your visit.

This anonymous data could be Server logs, IP address, clicks, current device (desktop, tablet, or mobile), location, pages viewed, overall time spent on a page, gender, and could contain other anonymous information of the like.

This information is tracked by Google Analytics, and used for research to bring a better experience on Beatstruggles.com.

Personal Data:

Some tasks require your personal data, such as when using Beatstruggles’ store, signing up to the newsletter, or commenting on the website. The information you input will only be used for the purpose intended. These purposes could include the following:

Beatstruggles’ Checkout / User Creation

When using Beatstruggles’ store, you have the option to create an account, or checkout as a guest.

Whether you are checking out as a guest or using your created account, personal information is collected to properly deliver your product, remember your transaction(s), and make your experience easier. (Always use a password which is unique to Beatstruggles, adding extra layers of security for yourself!)

This personal information is encrypted by our SSL Certificate, then stored in our database to record your purchase.

Beatstruggles does not collect your payment information on our servers; payment is directed to PayPal, then directed back to Beatstruggles after payment After approval, you can access your purchased product!

This personal information for account and checkout purposes is stored in our database in case Beatstruggles needs to recall this information at a later date (returns, product issues, receipt, tax purposes etc.)

Commenting on Beatstruggles:

A name and and email is required to comment on Beatstruggles.

Your email becomes visible to administrators, but not to public users (unless you’ve entered your email inside your actual comment!).

The purpose of collecting your email is when there is a reply to your comment, you are notified by email of a response.

Email Newsletter:

Beatstruggles requires your consent to be on our mailing list. This means you must sign-up and click the submit button, or if there is a checkbox, it is not checked and the user must check the checkbox, giving consent, that they would like to be on Beatstruggles’ mailing list.

If you have made a purchase at Beatstruggles and have not checked the checkbox to sign-up to the mailing list at checkout, Beatstruggles may email you asking to sign-up to our mailing list. You will never be added to any of our communication tools without your consent.

If you feel you’ve been signed-up in error, please contact Beatstruggles to be removed from all communications with us.

Beatstruggles’ newsletter requires your email for sign-up; your first name is asked for but is optional.

This information, provided by you, will never be sold or exposed publicly, unless Beatstruggles asks and acceptance is given on your end.

However, if any authorities such as governing bodies or policing forces request information, Beatstruggles must give all information regarding their requests. Beatstruggles will try its hardest to find their reasoning and dispute any issues before handing over information, striving to protect our customers as best we can, without breaking laws or endangering our self in the process.

You agree to allow Beatstruggles to contact you freely through its mailing list. Emails can be canceled with the unsubscribe link at the bottom of each newsletter.

Beatstruggles uses MailChimp.com as it’s newsletter provider, which means your personal information that you enter is stored on MailChimp.com’s servers.

Beatstruggles is not liable for MailChimp’s mistakes, errors, or server breaches that cause loss or damage to you.

Cookies,

Beatstruggles uses cookies and expects that you understand, accept, and are happy with its use of cookies.

Cookies store information either on your computer, or our server, about your visit and actions. Some cookies collect anonymous data (for analytical purposes), while some cookies are used for better user experience (remembering login details, for example).

If you’d like more information about cookies, please visit this website: http://www.aboutcookies.org. You may also visit this helpful resource.

Below, you will find what cookies Beatstruggles uses, and the reasons for using them:

Google Analytics:

Google Analytics is used to monitor and track anonymous data. (See Anonymous Data heading above).

This anonymous data is used to improve Beatstruggles. No personal data is collected, just anonymous data for tracking purposes. (Clicks, pages viewed, amount of time on a page, for example.)

For more info, you can read Google’s Privacy Policy to see how your data is being used.

Advertising System:

Beatstruggles may use Google’s Double Click cookie, which serve ads based on websites you have previously visited.

You may opt out of the use of the DoubleClick cookie through their Ads Settings.

Alternatively, you can opt out of some third-party vendor’s use of cookies for interest-based advertising by visiting aboutads.info

MailChimp — Newsletter Service,

MailChimp also uses cookies and web beacons in the emails that are sent which track subscriber’s activity such as email opens, the time of opening, or clicks within a newsletter. This trains Beatstruggles to write effective and engaging newsletters.

Opting-Out of Beatstruggles Updates,

If you no longer want receive communications from Beatstruggles, please take the following steps:

  • Unsubscribe from Beatstruggles’ newsletter
  • Unfollow on social networks
    • Twitter – @Beatstruggles
    • Facebook – /Beatstruggles
    • Google+ /+Beatstruggles
    • YouTube /Beatstruggles
  • Email Beatstruggles if this does not resolve your issue.

COPPA – (Children Online Privacy Protection Act)

Beatstruggles does not market explicitly to children under 13. If a child under 13 does sign up, areas where Beatstruggles could collect information would be from our comment system, newsletter form requiring their name and email, billing details when checking out at the shop, or a survey requesting anonymous information to further Beatstruggles’ content and products.

The information collected is used to simply update the user with new information/sales going on at Beatstruggles.

CalOPPA – California Online Privacy Protection Act

Beatstruggles strives to comply with CalOPPA by providing a clear and concise privacy policy. See more at: http://consumercal.org/california-online-privacy-protection-act-caloppa/#sthash.0FdRbT51.dpuf

Changes to Privacy Policy,

Beatstruggles reserves the right to amend this Privacy Policy at any time, and does not have to update the user of new updates to its privacy policy. The user is bound to the Privacy Policy when he or she uses this Website.

If you do not agree to how Beatstruggles uses your information, Beatstruggles asks you refrain from using its Website.

Last Updated July 1, 2015