Privacy Policy

Date: March 1, 2021

This Privacy Policy (this “Privacy Policy”) is effective immediately for any person (“you”, “your” or “yours”, as applicable) visiting www.lightyearcoffee.com, or otherwise accessing or using the Lightyear Coffee LLC services and online and social media platform(s) (collectively, the “Services” or “Platform”) connected therewith.

The terms “Lightyear”, “we”, “us” and “our”, as applicable, refer to Lightyear Coffee LLC, the owner and provider of the Services.

Please note that if you access other websites or services clicking a link that we provide, the privacy policy of that website or service will apply to your activities there. We have no control over third party websites or services, and are not responsible for their privacy practices.

By accessing or using our Services, you agree to be bound by all of the terms and conditions of use pertaining to our Services and contained in the Terms of Use available within the Services, including this Privacy Policy. If you do not agree with this Privacy Policy, please do not access or use our Services.

The effective date of this Privacy Policy appears at the top of this page. We may need to, and we reserve the right to, change this Privacy Policy from time to time. Any changes, modifications, additions, or deletions to this Privacy Policy will be effective immediately as soon as we post them here. You acknowledge and agree that it is your responsibility to review this Privacy Policy periodically and to be aware of any modifications. Your continued use of our Services after such modifications will constitute your: 1. acknowledgment of the modified Privacy Policy; and 2. agreement to abide and be bound by the modified Privacy Policy.

Communications from Lightyear. 1. Content such as updates and newsletters – If you wish to subscribe to our newsletter, we ask for contact information such as name and email address. This information will be used to disseminate the requested information to you. You may choose to opt-out of these communications at any time by following the instructions in such communications. 2. Customer Service – we may communicate with you by email to provide requested services and in regards to issues relating to your access to the Platform.  

Sharing of Information. We do not share any of your information with any other party, except in the following cases: 1.If you authorize us to do so; 2. We are required by law to do so; 3. In the aggregate to third-party advertisers and partners. This information is not linked to any personally identifiable information; 4. To provide services such as email newsletter delivery. The companies that provide these services for us may not retain, share, store or use personally identifiable information for any secondary purposes. 

We use cookies in connection with our Services. A “browser” or “HTTP” cookie is a unique text file that may be used for data analysis, and enables a web site to tailor information presented to a user based on a user’s browsing program. We may use browser cookies to personalize your experience of the Services, to remember you, for fraud prevention, or to track use of our Services. If you do not want to permit the use of cookies, you can set your browser to reject cookies or to notify you when a web site tries to place cookies in your browser program. Note that rejecting cookies may affect your ability to use some of the products, features, functions, or services of our Services. We also may use local shared objects, also known as “Flash cookies” to store your preferences or display content based upon what you view on our Services to personalize your use of the Services. Flash cookies are different from “browser” cookies because of the amount of data, type of data, and how data is stored. Cookie management tools provided by your browser will not remove Flash cookies. To learn how to manage privacy and storage settings for Flash cookies, including how to delete Flash cookies, click here for additional information.

The ads appearing on the Services may be delivered to visitors by third parties, such as Google. We use advertising technology on the Services to show you advertising targeted to your interests and relevant to you. In addition, third party advertisers on our Services may use other advertising technology to show you targeted advertising on the Services. In the course of serving advertisements to the Services, our partners may place or recognize a unique cookie on a user’s browser. Information about users’ use of the Services, such as the number of times users have viewed an ad (but not users’ names, addresses, or other personally identifiable information), are used to serve ads to end users. The use of cookies enables our partners to serve ads to users based on such user’s use of the Services and other services on the Internet. As with other cookies, you may block or delete such cookies from the user’s drive or memory. If you wish to not have this information used for the purpose of serving you interest-based ads, you may opt-out by clicking here. Note however that this does not opt you out of being served ads. You will continue to receive generic ads.

Security. Our Site takes every precaution to protect our users’ information. When you submit sensitive information via the Site, your information is protected both online and offline. When we ask you to enter sensitive information (such as credit card number and/or social security number), that information is encrypted and is protected with the best encryption software in the industry – SSL.

Unfortunately, no data transmission over the Internet or any wireless network can be guaranteed to be 100% secure. As a result, while we strive to protect your personal information, you acknowledge that: 1. there are security and privacy limitations of the Internet which are beyond our control; 2. the security, integrity, and privacy of any and all information and data exchanged between you and us through our Services cannot be guaranteed; and 3. any such information and data may be viewed or tampered with in transit by a third party.

We have put in place procedures to deal with any suspected personal data breach and will notify you and any applicable regulator of a breach where we are legally required to do so.

How to Contact Us. If you have any questions or comments about this Privacy Policy, or other questions about the Platform, contact us by e-mail: julian@lightyearcoffee.com. 

Updating and Correcting Information. We retain information provided to us indefinitely unless otherwise stated or otherwise required by law. In some circumstances, you may have the right to ask us to delete your data. In some circumstances we may anonymize your personal data (so that it can no longer be associated with you) for research or statistical purposes in which case we may use this information indefinitely without further notice to you. In addition, we will keep some personal information you have asked us to remove for the following purposes: (i) to troubleshoot problems; (ii) to assist with investigations; (iii) to enforce our Terms of Use, or (iv) to comply with legal requirements.

Therefore, you should not expect that all of your personal information will always be completely removed from our databases in response to your requests.

Privacy Policies of Third Party Websites. When you use a link to go from our Services to a website operated by a third party, this Privacy Policy does not apply to your activity on that third party website. We are not responsible for the privacy practices employed by third party websites linked to or from our Services, nor for the information or content contained therein.