BrightMinded Ltd Terms of Service

Terms of use

Introduction

We welcome you to visit our website, brightminded.com, but we have to put a few rules in place. By visiting the website, you accept and agree that you will adhere to what we stipulate in these terms of use. We may update these terms from time to time. The last update was on 5 June 2015.

Use of brightminded.com

Feel free to have a look at our entire website, but do not do anything that is unlawful in your jurisdiction or in ours and do not copy or use anything from our website without our consent. If you wish to ask for permission to use our content, please email hello@brightminded.com.

Links to external sites

We provide links to pages outside of brightminded.com for your convenience, we cannot guarantee that the links get you to the right place and we have no control over the information you will find there. Should you wish to link to brightminded.com you are welcome to do so, as long as you don’t contravene any laws in your or our country. It would be great if you could let us know via hello@brightminded.com. In case we feel the information around the link does not meet our ethical standards, we may ask you to remove it.

Ownership

Our website, its style and the information on it are all protected by copyright and some materials even by intellectual property rights. Most of it is owned by us, BrightMinded Ltd, some by our partners.

Liability

Since we make our website available to you for free, any way in which you use it is at your own risk. We cannot accept any liability if the use of our website in any way causes you damage of any kind.

Complaints

If you believe that we have infringed any of your rights on our website, please let us know via hello@brightminded.com.

Privacy policy

Introduction

We take your privacy seriously. Here we describe what information we store when you visit our website. By visiting our website, you consent to the collection of information as described in this policy. We may update this policy from time to time. The last update was on 5 June 2015.

Information collection

When you visit our website we collect information about you, including your IP address, the pages and even the parts of the pages you visit and we use cookies, unless you restrict the use of cookies.

Use of the information

We use the information we collect to personalise your journey through our website, to analyse how people use our website and to understand if we can improve the information we display. We may store some of this information with providers of analytical tools to help us understand your usage of our website. We will never pass on any individual information we collect about you to anyone else without your consent, unless we are required to do so by law or any official body that we need to adhere to. We are registered with the Information Commissioner’s Office in the UK, under number ZA027827 and are required to comply with all aspects of the Data Protection Act (DPA). For more information, please visit https://ico.org.uk/.

Cookies usage policy

On our website, we use cookies. Cookies are small data files that we place on your computer to help us provide a better experience for you. To learn more about how they work and how to manage them, please visit http://www.aboutcookies.org/.

Cookies on brightminded.com

Currently we use cookies from the following providers:

Google Analytics:

We currently use the following cookies:

  • _UTMA – This randomly generated number is used to determine unique visitors to our site – Expires after 2 years.
  • _UTMB – This randomly generated number works with _utmc to calculate the average length of time users spend on our site – Expires after 30 minutes.
  • _UTMC – This randomly generated number works with _utmb to calculate when you close your browser – Expires when you close your browser.
  • _UTMZ – This is a randomly generated number and information about how the site was reached (e.g. direct or via a link, organic search or paid search) – Expires after 6 months.

You can read Google’s privacy policy here: http://www.google.com/analytics/learn/privacy.html.

Hotjar:

Hotjar currently creates the following persistent cookies which expire automatically after 365 days:

  • _hjUserId - This cookie is set as soon as a user loads a page which contains the Hotjar code. The cookie contains a universally unique identifier (UUID) which allows Hotjar to track the same visitor across multiple pages and sessions.
  • _hjClosedSurveyInvites – This cookie is set once a visitor interacts with a Survey invitation modal popup. It is used to ensure that the same invite does not re-appear if it has already been shown.
  • _hjDonePolls  – This cookie is set once a visitor completes a poll using the Feedback Poll widget. It is used to ensure that the same poll does not re-appear if it has already been filled in.
  • _hjMinimizedPolls – This cookie is set once a visitor minimizes a Feedback Poll widget. It is used to ensure that the widget stays minimizes when the visitor navigates through your site.
  • _hjDoneTestersWidgets - This cookie is set once a visitor submits their information in the Recruit User Testers widget. It is used to ensure that the same form does not re-appear if it has already been filled in.
  • _hjMinimizedTestersWidgets - This cookie is set once a visitor minimizes a Recruit User Testers widget. It is used to ensure that the widget stays minimizes when the visitor navigates through your site.
  • _hjDoneSurveys - This cookie is set once a visitor completes a survey. It is used to only load the survey content if the visitor hasn’t completed the survey yet.

Hotjar also creates the following session cookie which only exists until a visitor ends their session:

  • _hjIncludedInSample - This session cookie is set to let Hotjar know whether that visitor is included in the sample which is used to generate funnels.

For more information about Hotjar, please visit https://www.hotjar.com/.

Concerns

Should you have any concerns about the information we may hold about you, you can contact us at hello@brightminded.com. We will treat any concerns seriously.