- What personally identifiable information we collect from you through the Website.
- How we use the information we collect.
- With whom the information may be shared.
- The kind of procedures we employ in an effort to hinder the unauthorized access, use or disclosure of information you provide to us.
- Information related to third-party websites.
- The laws that apply to those accessing our Website from outside of the United States.
- How you can learn about changes to our privacy policies, practices and procedures.
- Rights related to the European Union’s General Data Protection Regulation
THE INFORMATION WE COLLECT
Personal Information You Provide And How It Is Used: You may freely visit our Website anonymously and without being required to provide us with any personal information. However, certain features do require that you provide us with some personally identifying information. Please note that we only collect personal information that you voluntarily provide to us; personal information is data that can be used to identify you. Examples of instances in which we collect personal information include:
Donate: If you make a donation through the Website via the “donate” button, you will be asked to provide certain personally identifying information as required by the payment processor for the payment method selected.
Team Creation: If you opt to create a team to help raise donations, you will be asked to provide us with a “display” name and email address.
E-Newsletter: If you opt to receive updates, we will ask you to provide your email address, first and last name.
Shop: If you opt to buy an item from our online store, we will ask you to provide certain personally identifying information, such as your name and home address, as well as your payment information. Please note that we work with third parties to host and administer the shop, and to process your payment transactions, and any information you share will also be shared with such third parties.
Non-Personal Information We Collect by Automated Means And How We Use It: We also collect certain non-personal information (data in a form that does not support direct association with any specific person or individual) by automated means when you visit the Website. Much of this information is collected through the use of third-party tracking services, which includes Google Analytics and Hotjar. The information collected may include usage information, such as the numbers and frequency of users to the Website, pages visited, web browsing histories, your location and device, social networking activities and similar data. When gathered, this this data is used in the aggregate, and not in a manner that is intended to identify you personally. This type of aggregate information may be shared with third parties at any time, including marketers. In addition to the third-party tracking services mentioned above, we also collect this information through various other means, including "cookies,” as further explained below.
Most browsers will tell you how to stop accepting new cookie/scripts, how to be notified when you receive a new cookie/script, and how to disable existing cookies. You can also increase your control over scripts and cookies with a multitude of browser plug-ins such as NoScript, Ghostery, Lightbeam and Do Not Track Plus. Please note, however, that without cookies you may not be able to take full advantage of all the features on our Website.
IP Addresses - When you visit and interact with the Website, third parties with whom we have contracted to provide services for us may collect Internet Protocol addresses (each an "IP Address"), as well as browser type, Internet service provider (ISP), referring/exit pages, platform type, date/time stamp, and page navigation. An IP Address is a unique identifier number that certain electronic devices use to identify and to communicate with each other on the Internet; your Internet Service Provider automatically assigns an IP Address to the computer that you are using.
HOW WE MAY SHARE YOUR INFORMATION
HOW WE ATTEMPT TO SAFEGUARD YOUR INFORMATION
YOUR INFORMATION AND YOUR CHOICES
To the extent required by law, we provide you with reasonable access to the personally identifiable information you provide to us. Upon appropriate written request we will update or amend your information, but we reserve the right to use any information previously obtained to verify your identity or take other actions that we believe are appropriate and lawful. We will endeavor to comply with your request as soon as reasonably practicable. We may decline to process requests that are unreasonably repetitive, require disproportionate technical effort, jeopardize the privacy of others, are impractical, or for which access is not otherwise required by local law. Please note we may need to retain certain information for record keeping purposes, and there may also be residual information that will remain within our databases and other records, which will not be removed from such locations. Finally, please note that we are not responsible for removing or deleting information from the databases of third parties (such as service providers) with whom we have shared information about you.
USE OF THE WEBSITE FROM OUTSIDE THE UNITED STATES
SPECIAL NOTICE TO EUROPEAN ECONOMIC AREA, SWITZERLAND AND UNITED KINGDOM USERS
The following provisions applies only to users residing in the European Economic Area, Switzerland and the United Kingdom.
Pursuant to the EU General Data Protection Regulation (“GDPR”), we are required to provide those residing in the European Economic Area, Switzerland and the United Kingdom (hereinafter, the “EU Users”) additional information and rights related to the “Personal Data” we collect about them. We summarize such information and rights below.
HOW TO CONTACT US
PURPOSE FOR INFORMATION COLLECTION
LEGAL GROUNDS FOR PROCESSING PERSONAL DATA
MrBeast will process personal data that we receive from EU Users on the ground that it is in our legitimate interest for the effective administration of the Website, to fulfill and/or address your requests, or to provide the functionalities and features as further described herein.
YOUR INFORMATION AND YOUR CHOICES; WITHDRAWAL OF CONSENT
GDPR provides EU Users with additional rights in respect to the Personal Data we hold about you, including the right i) to be informed about the Personal Data we have collected, and ii) to request a copy of the Personal Data, and iii) to have your Personal Data deleted, and iv) to lodge a complaint about our processing of your Personal Data with your local supervisory authority. Upon appropriate written request we will update or amend your Personal Data, but we reserve the right to use any information previously obtained to verify your identity or take other actions that we believe are appropriate and lawful. You may access, correct, or request deletion of your Personal Data – or request that we stop any processing of your Personal Data - by contacting us at the address listed above. We will respond to your request within a reasonable timeframe.
Please note we may need to retain certain information for record keeping purposes, and there may also be residual information that will remain within our databases and other records, which will not be removed from such locations. Additionally, there may be circumstances in which we are not legally required to comply with your request because of the laws in your jurisdiction or because of exemptions provided in data protection legislation in general, and GDPR in particular. Finally, please note that we are not responsible for removing or deleting information from the databases of third parties (such as service providers) with whom we have shared information about you, but we will make the request on your behalf for such removal/deletion.
CHILDREN’S PRIVACY/NOTE TO PARENTS OF CHILDREN RESIDING IN THE EUROPEAN ECONOMIC AREA, SWITZERLAND AND UNITED KINGDOM
Although we specifically require that anyone using our Website who is not of the required age to act on their own behalf in their jurisdiction/country (“children” or “child”) first receive parental consent, we understand that children may still access the Website and provide us with information. In cases in which we may collect, use, or disclose personally identifiable information about children to our Website, please note that we have a separate privacy disclosure statement to address our protocols related to such collection, located HERE. If you are the parent or guardian of a child and you have any concerns related to the information we may be collecting and using, please contact us at [email protected], and be sure to include in your message the same username and email address that your child submitted, if applicable.