Privacy Policy

As Benstride users, your privacy is important. That is why we have created this Privacy Policy so you can understand your rights as a Benstride website user.  We may intermittently make changes to the policy. The changes will be included on this page.  It is up to you to review this Privacy Policy regularly and stay informed about any changes made to it. We encourage you to visit this page often. By using the website you agree to the terms set forth in this Privacy Policy and Terms of use. This is our entire and exclusive Privacy Policy and it supersedes any earlier versions.

Collection of your email address
Signing up for the website requires you to supply an email address, or other information needed to contact you online. Any email address supplied may later be accessed, updated, modified and deleted. Please note, we may keep a copy of any previous email addresses for our records.

The email address you provide will be used to send you daily newsletters and market updates and will not be used for commercial purposes or sold to third-parties.

This information is used to aid and improve your use of the website, for communication purposes, and to comply with any requirements of the law. We shall also use this information to respond to any questions you might have. Without your consent, your email address will not be sold or revealed to third parties, other than as specified in this Privacy Policy. unless we are legally obliged to do so (for example, if requested to do so by Court Order or for the purposes of prevention of fraud or any other crime).

If necessary, we may disclose your information to protect our legal rights. For example, if the information relates to actual or threatened harmful actions, or we have good reason to believe that disclosing information is necessary in order to conform to the requirements of the law or comply with governmental orders, court orders, or legal process served on us; or to protect and defend our property or other rights, the users of the website or the public.  This includes the exchange of information with other companies and organizations for fraud protection and credit risk protection.  If the website ever files for bankruptcy, is part of a reorganization, sells its assets or merges with a separate company, we may sell information provided to us through the website to a third party or share your information with the third party or company we merge with.

Links to third party websites may be present on this website. Even if the websites are accessed via links from our website, we are not responsible for their privacy practices or the content. The use of these third-party websites is done entirely at your own risk. It is recommended that you check the privacy and security policies of every website you visit. Clicking on a third party link essentially takes you to a third party’s website.  We make no representation or warranty as to the effectiveness, quality, legitimacy or data protections of any third party website.

If at any time you would like Benstride to delete your personal information from the database send an email to [email protected] and your details will be deleted within 48 working hours.

Cookies

Benstride uses cookies on our website to remember your log-in details. In addition, we use third-party cookies like Google Analytics to learn how users behave on the website, and, use MailChimp for our email correspondence. All of the information collected is aggregated and anonymous and is only used to improve the efficiency of the website. The cookies we use do not store individual or personal information and cannot track your browsing activity.

Embedded content from other websites

Articles on this site may include embedded content (e.g. videos, images, articles, etc.). Embedded content from other websites behaves in the exact same way as if the visitor has visited the other website.

These websites may collect data about you, use cookies, embed additional third-party tracking, and monitor your interaction with that embedded content, including tracking your interaction with the embedded content if you have an account and are logged in to that website.

Data Collected to Manage Your Membership

At checkout, we will collect your name, email address, username, and password. This information is used to set up your account for our site. If you are redirected to an offsite payment gateway to complete your payment, we may store this information in a temporary session variable to setup your account when you return to our site.

At checkout, we may also collect your billing address and phone number. This information is used to confirm your credit card. The billing address and phone number are saved by our site to prepopulate the checkout form for future purchases and so we can get in touch with you if needed to discuss your order.

At checkout, we may also collect your credit card number, expiration date, and security code. This information is passed to our payment gateway to process your purchase. The last 4 digits of your credit card number and the expiration date are saved by our site to use for reference and to send you an email if your credit card will expire before the next recurring payment.

When logged in, we use cookies to track some of your activity on our site including logins, visits, and page views.