The Be Network is operated by Be, Inc.. Be, Inc. offers The Be Network and related services to you, a user, under the condition that you accept all of our set terms, including these Terms of Service and all related policies.
By using our website, using The Be Network, or otherwise making use of our services, you agree to our terms and conditions as laid out in these Terms of Service. We strongly encourage you to read these Terms of Service thoroughly before using or continuing use of our services. If you do not agree to any of the terms in these Terms of Service or related policies, then you may not make use of our services.
These Terms of Service may be changed in any way at any time by Be, Inc. without prior notification. The most recent version of our Terms of Service can be viewed at any time on this webpage. It is the user’s own responsibility to check this page for changes to our terms and change their agreement to said terms accordingly if required. We encourage checking this page regularly for changes.
2. Applicable law
Be, Inc./The Be Network is located in Des Moines, Iowa. Thus, Be, Inc./ The Be Network and our other services are subject to laws and regulations in place in Des Moines, Iowa. All legal activity related to us, our activities or any agreements between us and the user shall take place under the jurisdiction of Des Moines, Iowa.
In the case that any of the terms in these Terms of Services or our other policies are found to be unlawful, unenforceable or invalid, then the term in question shall instead be enforced to the maximum extent that the law or governing institute allows. When such unenforceability is determined, this will not affect the state of any other terms.
If any of our communities are considered illegal or otherwise unlawful in the user’s geographical region or under the jurisdiction the user is subject to, then the offering of said community will immediately be void.
By agreeing to these Terms of Service and making use of our services, you confirm that you are at least 18 years of age, or that you are a legal parent or guardian of the person who will make use of our services.
You may not use our community for, in combination with, or by using any illegal community or services. You may not use our community or services for any illegal purposes.
Breaching any of the terms in these Terms of Service will immediately terminate the agreement between us and you. This also means you may no longer make use of our services in any way.
4. General conditions
We reserve the right to refuse service to anyone of whom we have substantial reason to presume they may misuse our services or violate our Terms of Service or related policies.
You agree to not copy, duplicate or otherwise reproduce any part of our website, product or any other services. Exceptions include explicit written permission from us and legal rights like citations.
You agree to not (re)distribute any part of our website, product or any other services outside of the terms laid out in our Terms of Service and related policies, outside of your legal right.
We do our best to make any images, previews and other representations of our community on our website as accurate to the final product as possible. However, it’s possible that the final product that is delivered to you may still differ in small ways from the representations of said product on our platforms.
In the case any part of our paid services is not to your liking, you have the right to a refund within the limitations of our Refund Policy.
We reserve the right to change product specifications at any time without prior notice. We also reserve the right to stop the sale of any of our community and the offering of any of our services at any time without prior notice.
We reserve the right to restrict the selling of our community and the offering of any of our services to people within any given geographic region or under any given jurisdiction. Should this restriction apply to you, we will inform you why we made this decision.
We reserve the right to limit the amount of copies we can offer of any given product, both in total and to a specific user.
We reserve the right to refuse any order, transaction or provision of services for one of the following reasons:
(Substantial reason to believe that) the user is engaging in illegal activities, or may do so using our services
When we are unable to provide you with your requested services, for example because of stock limitations
(Substantial reason to believe that) the user is engaging in reselling or redistributing of our community or services
When we refuse you service for any given reason, we shall inform you through the e-mail address you have provided us with while making use of our services.
6. Accuracy of information
On our platforms, we may provide information on the use of our own community or external community to reach a given goal. This information is provided as a source of general information. We do not guarantee this information is up-to-date or that it will provide any kind of outcome. We are not liable for any results from directly using any of the information on our platforms.
We reserve the right to change any information on our website or any other communication at any moment without prior notice, without any obligation to do so.
7. Changes to our services
We reserve the right to change the price of any of our offerings without prior notice.
We reserve the right to modify any of our services or discontinue any (part) of our services at any time without notice.
We are not liable to you or any third parties for the consequences you or any third party experience from any changes we make to our services.
8. Accuracy and processing of your information
When making use of (parts of) our services, you may need to provide us with certain personal information. You agree to provide us with accurate, current and complete information. You agree that, should any information you have given change and thus become inaccurate, you will update this information within a timeframe.
9. Third parties
Some of our services may make use of services provided by third parties. We may also link to the websites of third parties in our communication. These parties may sometimes abide by different terms of service. We are not responsible for any of the terms these parties enforce or the consequences this enforcement has. When we make use of the services of third parties with unique terms separate from ours, we will explicitly inform you about this and won’t activate their services until you’ve given explicit permission. When you go to an external third party website from our own website, it is your own responsibility to familiarize yourself with their terms of service.
We are in no way liable for any consequences that may arise from the use of services provided by third parties that aren’t explicitly affiliated with us.
It’s possible that any given information we provide in any form may contain errors or inaccuracies, either because vital information is missing or because the information given is inaccurate. This includes information about prices, promotions, availability, et cetera. In the event of such a mistake being made, we reserve the right to correct it without prior notice and without any obligation to do so. We also reserve the right to, after having corrected a mistake, update or cancel any orders and transactions made with the faulty information. In the event we need to do this, we shall inform you about this through the email address you will have provided us with.
11. Disclaimer of warranties
We cannot and thus do not guarantee that our services are provided with no interruptions, mistakes, errors, performance issues, delays or security issues. We try our best to provide you with the best possible service, but we can’t rule out that occasional problems with our services may arise.
We do not warrant any results from the use of our community or services.
Use of our service is at your own risk. Our community and services are provided without any warranties regarding their effect, functionality, compatibility with your current communities, or any other type of guarantee.
Be, Inc. is not liable for any negative consequences caused by the use of our community by the user in any way, unless otherwise determined by the law. In such cases, Be, Inc. will be liable to the minimum extent the law requires.
These Terms of Service are effective from the moment you agree to them conform to the guidelines laid out in these terms. The Terms of Service remain effective until either we or you terminate the agreement.
You have the right to terminate the agreement at any time. If you wish to terminate the agreement, you may contact us via one of our customer support channels to inform us about this. Termination of the agreement also leads to direct loss of access to your account and all digital products or services you’ve purchased.
We have the right to terminate the agreement without notice if there is substantial reason for us to believe that you have breached any of the terms within these Terms of Service.
Should you still have any invoices or other payments left to be made to us, you will remain obligated to pay these even after termination of the agreement to the Terms of Service.
13. Entirety of the agreement
These Terms of Service and all other policies we uphold for the provision of our services transcend all other agreements between Be, Inc. and you, including communication between the two parties, any prior agreements and previous versions of the Terms of Service. If you have any questions or concerns about the Terms of Service, please contact Kimberly@beathriver.com.
Be, Inc. DBA as Be Community is committed to providing a safe online environment conducive to professional and social networking and development. Please read the following privacy statement carefully.
Your privacy is our top concern. We work hard to earn and keep your trust, so we adhere to the following principles to protect your privacy:
We do not rent or sell your personally identifiable information to third parties for marketing purposes.
We do not share your contact information with other users without your consent.
Any personally identifiable information that you provide will be secured with industry standard protocols and technology.
1. Personal Information Collected
We collect your personal information in the following ways:
In order to become a member of Be, Inc. DBA Be Community (“Member”), you must first create an account on the Website. To create an account you are required to provide certain personal information, which you recognize and expressly acknowledge is personal information allowing others, including Be, Inc. DBA Be Community, to identify you.
Log files, IP addresses and information about your computer
Due to the communications standards on the Internet, when you visit the Website we automatically receive the URL of the site from which you came and the site to which you are going when you leave Be, Inc. DBA Be Community. We also receive the Internet protocol (IP) address of your computer (or the proxy server you use to access the World Wide Web), your computer operating system and type of web browser you are using, email patterns, as well as the name of your ISP. This information is used to analyze overall trends to help us improve the Be, Inc. DBA Be Community service. The linkage between your IP address and your personally identifiable information is not shared with third-parties without your permission or except when required by law.
2. Uses of personal information
The personally identifiable information you choose to provide on the Website is used to help you describe yourself to other users. Other information, that does not personally identify you as an individual, is collected by Be, Inc. DBA Be Community from users (such as, for example, patterns of utilization) and is exclusively owned by Be, Inc. DBA Be Community. This information can be utilized by Be, Inc. DBA Be Community in such a manner as Be, Inc. DBA Be Community, in its sole discretion, deems appropriate.
Be, Inc. DBA Be Community Communications
Be, Inc. DBA Be Community will communicate with you through email and notices posted on the Website or through other means available through the service, including text and other forms of messaging. If we send any communications to you via the carrier service with which you have a mobile communications subscription or otherwise have access, you understand you will pay any service fees associated with any such access (including text messaging charges for messages to your mobile device). Please be aware that you will always receive certain emails from Be, Inc. DBA Be Community related to the proper functioning of your account. Be, Inc. DBA Be Community may send you promotional information unless you have opted out of receiving such information.
Sharing Information with Third Parties
We do not sell, rent, or otherwise provide your personally identifiable information to third parties for marketing purposes. We will only share your personally identifiable information with third parties to carry out your instructions or to provide specific services or information.
We may provide aggregated anonymous data about the usage of our services to third parties for such purposes as we deem, in our sole discretion, to be appropriate, including to prospective advertisers on Be, Inc. DBA Be Community.
Surveys and Polls
As a user, you may receive requests to participate in market research including polls and surveys. If you participate in surveys and polls offered through the Website, the information you provide may be visible to others using the Website.
If you take part in any online forum on the Website, you should be aware that any personally identifiable information you choose to provide there can be read, collected, or used by other users of such forums, as well as third parties. Be, Inc. DBA Be Community is not responsible for the personally identifiable information you choose to submit in any such forum.
It is possible that we may need to disclose personal information when required by law, such as responses to civil or criminal subpoenas, or other requests by law enforcement personnel. We will disclose such information wherein we have a good-faith belief that it is necessary to comply with a court order, ongoing judicial proceeding, subpoena, or other legal process or request to Be, Inc. DBA Be Community brought in any country throughout the world, or to exercise our legal rights or defend against legal claims.
3. Your Information Choices
Accessing and Changing Your Account Information
You can review the personal information you provided us and make any desired changes to the information you publish, or to the settings for your Be, Inc. DBA Be Community account, at any time by logging in to your account on the Website. Please be aware that even after your request for a change is processed, Be, Inc. DBA Be Community may, for a time, retain residual information about you in its backup and/or archival copies of its database.
Closing Your Account
You can also close your account through the Website. If you close your account, we will remove your name and other personally identifiable information from our publicly viewable database. We may retain certain data contributed by you if we believe it may be necessary to prevent fraud or future abuse, for legitimate business purposes, or if required by law.
4. Important Information
Children are not eligible to use our service and we ask that minors (under the age of 18) do not submit any personal information to us or use the service.
In order to secure your personal information, access to your data on Be Community is password-protected, and sensitive data (such as credit card information) is protected by SSL encryption when it is exchanged between your web browser and the Website. To protect any data you store on our servers we also regularly audit our system for possible vulnerabilities and attacks and we use a tier-one secured-access data center. It is your responsibility to protect the security of your login information. Please note that emails and instant messaging and similar means of communication with other users are not encrypted and we strongly request you not to communicate any confidential information through these means.
6. Change To This Policy