connection with BerbixMe, our proprietary online platform for peer-to-peer identity verification (the
“Service”), and the rights and choices available to individuals with respect to their information. This
Berbix may provide additional or supplemental privacy policies to individuals for specific products or
services that we offer at the time we collect personal information. These supplemental privacy policies
will govern how we may process the information in the context of the specific product or service.
Table of Contents
- Personal Information We Collect
- How We Use Your Personal Information
- How We Share Your Personal Information
- Retention of Biometric Data
- Your Choices
- Other sites, mobile applications and services
- Security practices
- International data transfers
- How to Contact Us
Personal Information We Collect
Information you provide to us. We may collect the following personal information from you through or
in connection with the Service:
- Contact information, such as your first and last name, email address, and phone number.
- Government-issued identification card information, such as a state or local identification
number (e.g., driver’s license or state ID number), first and last name, address, date of birth, sex,
height, weight, photograph, and other information contained on the identification card you
upload, along with the metadata associated with the identification card you upload.
- Account information, such as your connections, preferences, and settings (e.g., information
storage settings, profile visibility, etc.).
- Profile information, such as your name, age, photograph, identity verification status, and
- Biometric data, such as data derived from scanning a digital image of your face.
- Feedback or correspondence, such as information you provide when you contact us with
questions, feedback, or otherwise correspond with us online.
- Usage information, such as information about how you use the Service and interact with us,
including users/connections with whom you interact using the Service, information associated
with any content you upload to the Service or otherwise submit to us, and information you
provide when you use any interactive features of the Service.
- Other information that we may collect that is not specifically listed here, but which we will use
Information we obtain from social media platforms. We may maintain pages on social media platforms,
such as Facebook, LinkedIn, Twitter, Google, YouTube, Instagram, TikTok, and other third party platforms.
apply to your interactions and their collection, use and processing of your personal information. You or
the platforms may provide us with information through the platform, and we will treat such information
Automatic data collection. If you use our Service or communicate with us, we and our service providers
may automatically log the following types of information about you, your computer or mobile device,
and your interactions over time with us:
- Device data, such as your computer’s or mobile device’s operating system type and version,
manufacturer and model, browser type, screen resolution, RAM and disk size, CPU usage, device
type (e.g., phone, tablet), IP address, unique identifiers (such as device identifiers), language
settings, mobile device carrier, radio/network information (e.g., Wi-Fi, LTE, 3G), and general
location information such as city, state, or general geographic area based off of your IP address.
- Online activity data, such as pages or screens you viewed, how long you spent on a page or
screen, the website you visited before browsing to our website, navigation paths between pages
or screens, information about your activity on a page or screen, and access times and duration of
Cookies and similar technologies. Like many online services, we may collect limited information about
you through the following technologies:
- Cookies, which are text files that websites store on a visitor‘s device to uniquely identify the
visitor’s browser or to store information or settings in the browser for the purpose of helping
you navigate between pages efficiently, remembering your preferences, enabling functionality,
helping us understand user activity and patterns, and facilitating analytics.
- Local storage technologies, like HTML5, that provide cookie-equivalent functionality but can
store larger amounts of data, including on your device outside of your browser in connection
with specific applications.
- Web beacons, also known as pixel tags or clear GIFs, which are used to demonstrate that a
webpage or email address was accessed or opened, or that certain content was viewed or
These technologies may be used for the following purposes:
- Technical operation. To allow the technical operation of the Service, such as by remembering
your selections and preferences as you navigate the website, and whether you are logged in
when you visit password protected areas of the Service.
- Analytics. We may work with third party analytics service providers (such as Amplitude or
Google Analytics) to help us understand user activity on the Service, including which pages are
most and least visited and how visitors move around the Service. For example, we use Google
Analytics to learn more about the types of users that visit the Service, how they use the Service,
and to help us improve the Service. To provide this service, Google Analytics may collect certain
information about you from your computer using cookies, including information described in the
online activity data section above. You can learn more about Google Analytics and how it collects
and processes data by visiting: www.google.com/policies/privacy/partners/. You can opt-out of
Google Analytics by using the Google Analytics opt-out browser add-on, available
How We Use Your Personal Information
We may use your personal information for the following purposes and as otherwise described in this
We may use your biometric data and other personal information to:
- provide and operate the Service;
- verify your identity in connection with the Service (such as through the use of facial recognition
- establish, maintain and provide access to your account or profile.
In addition to the above, we may use your personal information that is not biometric data to:
- enable security features of the Service, such as by sending you security codes via email or SMS,
and remembering devices from which you have previously logged in;
- communicate with you via email or SMS, including by sending you announcements, updates,
security alerts, and support and administrative messages; and
- provide support and maintenance for the Service, and respond to your requests, questions and
Research and development. We may use your personal information (including biometric data) for
research and development purposes, including to analyze and improve the Service. As part of these
activities, we may create aggregated, de-identified or anonymous data from personal information we
collect. We may use this aggregated, de-identified or anonymous data and share it with third parties for
our lawful business purposes, including to analyze and improve the Service and promote our Service.
Compliance and protection. We may use your personal information (including biometric data) to:
- comply with applicable laws, lawful requests, and legal process, such as to respond to
subpoenas or requests from government authorities;
- protect our, your or others’ rights, privacy, safety or property (including by making and
defending legal claims);
- audit our internal processes for compliance with legal and contractual requirements or our
- enforce the terms and conditions that govern the website or otherwise; and
- prevent, identify, investigate and deter fraudulent, harmful, unauthorized, unethical or illegal
activity, including cyberattacks and identity theft.
With your consent. In some cases we may specifically ask for your consent to collect, use, or share your
personal information, such as when required by law.
How We Share Your Personal Information
We may share your profile information with the following parties and as otherwise described in this
Users of the Service and the Public. With other users of our Service with whom you choose to connect
or the public if you choose to make your profile publicly available.
We may share your personal information (including biometric data) with the following parties and as
Service providers. Third parties that provide services on our behalf or help us operate the Service (such
as customer support, hosting, analytics, information technology, email delivery, and marketing, and with
respect to biometric data, providers that help us verify a user’s identity in connection with the Services).
Professional advisors. Professional advisors, such as lawyers, bankers, auditors and insurers, where
necessary in the course of the professional services that they render to us.
Authorities and others. Law enforcement, government authorities, and private parties, as we believe in
good faith to be necessary or appropriate for the compliance and protection purposes described above.
Business transfers. Acquirers and other relevant participants in business transactions (or negotiations
and diligence for such transactions) involving a corporate divestiture, merger, consolidation, acquisition,
reorganization, sale or other disposition of all or any portion of the business or assets of, or equity
interests in, Berbix or our affiliates (including, in connection with a bankruptcy or similar proceedings).
Retention of Biometric Data
For any biometric data that we collect from you, we will retain such biometric data only until:
(a) If you did not choose “do not delete” with respect to the retention of your biometric data, the earlier
of 90 days following the collection of your biometric data or the retention period you chose; or
(b) If you chose “do not delete” with respect to the retention of your biometric data, within 90 days of
your last interaction with us in connection with the Service or your account being deleted, whichever
After such occurrence, we will delete your biometric data in accordance with applicable law.
You have the following choices with respect to your personal information.
Access, Update, or Delete Your Information. If you have established an account with us, you may review,
update, or delete certain profile and account information by logging into your account.
Cookies. Most browsers let you remove or reject cookies. To do this, follow the instructions in your
browser settings. Many browsers accept cookies by default until you change your settings. Please note
that if you set your browser to disable cookies, the Service may not work properly. For more information
about cookies, including how to see what cookies have been set on your browser and how to manage
and delete them, visit www.allaboutcookies.org.
Privacy settings. We make available certain privacy settings on the Service, including options to control
whether certain information is displayed publicly or to other users.
Do Not Track. Some Internet browsers may be configured to send “Do Not Track” signals to the online
services that you visit. We currently do not respond to “Do Not Track” or similar signals. To find out
more about “Do Not Track,” please visit http://www.allaboutdnt.com.
Other sites, mobile applications and services
The Service may contain links to websites, mobile applications, and other online services operated by
third parties. In addition, our content may be integrated into web pages or other online services that are
not associated with us. These links and integrations are not an endorsement of, or representation that
we are affiliated with, any third party. We do not control websites, mobile applications or online services
operated by third parties, and we are not responsible for their actions. We encourage you to read the
privacy policies of the other websites and mobile applications and online services you use.
We employ organizational, technical and physical safeguards designed to protect the personal
information we collect. However, security risk is inherent in all internet and information technologies
and we cannot guarantee the security of your personal information.
International data transfers
We are headquartered in the United States and have service providers in other countries, and your
personal information may be transferred to the United States or other locations outside of your state,
province, or country where privacy laws may be different from those in your state, province, or country.
Our website is not intended for use by children under 16 years of age. If we learn that we have collected
personal information through our website from a child under 16 without the consent of the child’s
parent or guardian as required by law, we will delete it. We encourage parents or guardians with
concerns to contact us.
required by law, we will also provide notification of changes in another way that we believe is reasonably
likely to reach you.
otherwise indicated at the time of posting). In all cases, your use of the website or submission of
How to Contact Us
firstname.lastname@example.org. You may also write to us via postal mail at:
2338 Market St Unit 2A
San Francisco, CA 94114