SOURCING VOICES PRIVACY POLICY

Last Updated:  11/21/2021

This Privacy Policy is designed to help you understand how Bell Hart Productions (“Sourcing Voices”) provides Services that collect, use and disclose information and what choices you have with respect to this information. There are a few terms that we will use frequently in this Privacy Policy that we want to define clearly for your understanding:

- We use “Sourcing Voices” to refer to Bell Hart Productions DBA Sourcing Voices

- The “Sourcing Voices App” refers to any of Sourcing Voices’s future or present mobile applications (e.g., Sourcing Voices iOS, Sourcing Voices iOS Pro, or Sourcing Voices Android).

- We use “Sourcing Voices Site” to refer to the website www.sourcingvoices.com

- We use “Sourcing Voices Services” to refer to the services provided in the Sourcing Voices App or any services at the Sourcing Voices Site.

- We use “Visitor” to refer to anyone who visits the Sourcing Voices Site or a Sourcing Voices App store.

- We use “User,” “Users,” “you” or “your” to refer to people who register to use Sourcing Voices Services.

Sourcing Voices is a community and online platform focused on wellness storytelling for Users of the Sourcing Voices Service. Our Privacy Policy applies to any User or Visitor to our Services. We have prepared this Privacy Policy to describe to you our practices regarding the Personal Data we collect from Users of the Sourcing Voices Service. Capitalized terms not defined in this Privacy Policy have the meanings given in our Terms of Service.

Accepting the Terms

Please read this Privacy Policy carefully because it discusses how we will collect, use, share and process your personal information, and by accessing Sourcing Voices Services you agree to this Privacy Policy and its terms and consent to having your data transferred to and processed in the United States. Your use of Sourcing Voices Services is also governed by our Terms of Use. Please read these terms carefully as well. We welcome any questions or comments you may have about this Privacy Policy and our privacy practices. If you have any questions or comments, you may contact us as described in the Contact Information section at the end of this Privacy Policy.

Types Of Data We Collect​

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“Personal Data” means data that allows someone to identify or contact you, including, for example, your name, address, telephone number, email address, geolocation data, device identifier as well as any other non-public information about you that is associated with or linked to any of the foregoing data.

- “Anonymous Data” means data that is not associated with or linked to your Personal Data; Anonymous Data does not, by itself, permit the identification of individual persons. We collect Personal Data and Anonymous Data as described below.​​​

Facilitating Your Use of Sourcing Voices

​​We use your email address to register your account. If you do not provide an email address, you may not be able to register as a User of Sourcing Voices Services.  We also ask you to voluntarily provide personal data such as age, gender, substance(s) of recovery, location and blocking preferences in order to provide certain functionality of Sourcing Voices, as described in greater detail in the following section. Using these features allows you to choose what information you want to share with other users with various profile information. If you chose not to provide personal information you may continue to use the Sourcing Voices  Services but certain functions and the ability to participate in research or studies may not be available.

Data You Provide to Us

Account Information. We may require you to provide an email address and password to register as a User of the Sourcing Voices Service (“Account Information”).  You may change the email address and password associated with the account according to the methods provided by the Sourcing Voices Service. The security of your account relies on your protection of your mobile device and your password. You are responsible for maintaining the security of your password. You are solely responsible for any and all activities that occur under your account or on your mobile device. You may not share your password for the Sourcing Voices Service with anyone. We will never ask you to send your password or other sensitive information to us in an e-mail, though we may ask you to enter this type of information on the Sourcing Voices App interface. If you believe someone else has obtained access to your password, please change it immediately. If you believe that an unauthorized access has already occurred or may occur please report it immediately to contact@sobergrid.com. You must promptly notify us if you become aware that any information provided by or submitted to the Sourcing Voices App is lost, stolen or used without permission.

Profile. We may collect Personal Data from you, such as your photo, display name, status, relationship, looking for, ethnicity, age or date of birth, geo-location data, email address, password for the Sourcing Voices Service, height, weight, “Favorites”, “Blocks”, and any other information you voluntarily add to your profile on the Sourcing Voices App or that is generated by your use of the Sourcing Voices Service (“Profile Information”). You are not required to provide any personal data in order to be a Sourcing Voices User. Not providing information may limit the functionality of Sourcing Voices Services. We use the data that we have about you to provide, improve, and personalize the Sourcing Voices Services, including with the help of automated technologies discussed in this policy and the inferences that we make from the information we collect.

Feedback/Support. If you provide us feedback or contact us via e-mail (e.g., for support) or via the “Contact Us” page on the Sourcing Voices Site, we will collect your name and email address, as well as any other content included in the e-mail or web form submission, in order to send you a reply. If you contact us for support, we may also collect and retain certain technical diagnostic data, e.g., your phone model.

​Instant Messages. When you send an instant message (which may include photos, location, audio or video) to other Users of the Sourcing Voices Service, we may retain the messages (“Instant Messages”). 

Content.  We may retain information you post, upload, display, transmit to other Users, or otherwise make available on the Sourcing Voices Service (“Content”). The Sourcing Voices Service is designed to help you share Content with others, such as by posting in comment boards.  As a result, some of your Content may be shared publicly or with third parties.  Content is transmitted to others at your own risk.  We cannot control the actions of third parties who have access to your Content and therefore, cannot and do not guarantee that such Content will not be viewed by unauthorized persons. 

Mailing List. When you register to use the Sourcing Voices Service, we ask you to provide us your email address for inclusion in our mailing lists. We may email you Sourcing Voices news, Sourcing Voices Service updates, the latest information on products and services, and third party offers that apply to you. You may opt out of such third party emails at the time of registration, or you will have the opportunity to “opt-out” by following the unsubscribe instructions provided in the email you receive. You may not opt out of emails related to the operation of the Sourcing Voices Service (such as password recovery) as this may be necessary for the normal operation of the Sourcing Voices Service.

Provider Groups. On the Sourcing Voices Site, providers may sign up to start a private group in the Sourcing Voices App by filling out the web form on our “For Providers” page.  We ask that an authorized representative of the provider submit her or his name, business email address and phone number, as well as the name and location of the facility. Subject to our review, the provider will be given access to a private administrator dashboard where the provider can organize and maintain a voluntary private group in the Sourcing Voices Service environment.

Partner Promotion. We may collect information you voluntarily provide when you participate in a Partner Promotion.

Other. We may also collect Personal Data at other points within the Sourcing Voices Service that state that Personal Data is being collected.  Sourcing Voices will retain Profile Information in the Sourcing Voices App or on the servers for the Sourcing Voices Service, for as long as needed to provide the Sourcing Voices Service and to comply with our legal obligations, resolve disputes and enforce our agreements.  Sourcing Voices may also use Anonymous Data that has been fully de-identified and that is derived from your Profile Information and Instant Messages created in the Sourcing Voices App or on the servers for the Sourcing Voices Service for health outcome research purposes. All de-identified data used for health outcomes research purposes will comply with applicable law, including, if applicable, The Health Information Portability and Accountability Act of 1996, as amended, and its implementing regulations (collectively “HIPAA”). 


Data Collected via Technology. 

Log Files. To make the Sourcing Voices Service more useful to you, our servers (which may be hosted by a third party service provider) or Analytic Partners may collect information from you, including your browser type, operating system type, Internet Protocol (IP) address (a number that is automatically assigned to your computer when you use the Internet, which may vary from session to session), domain name, and/or a date/time stamp for your visit. We also use cookies and URL information to gather information regarding the date and time of your visit and the information for which you searched and which you viewed.  Please refer to the explanation of our Analytics Partners in the “Disclosure of your Personal Data” section for more information about our use of cookies and other tracking technologies.

Third Parties. Our advertisers and partners may also use their own cookies or other tracking technology that may collect information about you within the Sourcing Voices Service. This Privacy Policy does not apply to information collected by third parties—for example, if you click on an in-app advertisement or visit a third-party website—unless and until we receive your information from those parties. Further, some third parties may place additional restrictions on our use of your Personal Data, in which case, portions of this Policy may not apply to you. Please review any third-parties’ privacy policies before disclosing information to them. We do not control the use of these tracking technologies used by advertisers and partners and expressly disclaim responsibility for information collected through them. When you use or connect to a Sourcing Voices Site or download the Sourcing Voices App by or through a website owned and/or operated by a third party (including Facebook) (a “Third Party Platform”), you  consent to providing us access to collect certain information from your Third Party Platform profile/account. By doing so, you may also allow us to access information contained in cookies placed on your device by the Third Party Platform as permitted by the terms of your agreement and privacy settings with the Third Party Platform. We may share this information with the Third Party Platform for their use as permitted by the terms of your agreement and privacy settings with the Third Party Platform.  We may share some of the information we collect from you with vendors and other service providers who work with us to support the internal operations of the Sourcing Voices Site and the Sourcing Voices App

Important Notes about Profile Information, Distance Information and Information Used for Research.

IMPORTANT NOTE ABOUT INFORMATION USED FOR RESEARCH.

As described herein, in some instances and consistent with federal and state law, Sourcing Voices may use information about you that has been fully de-identified for health outcomes research.   By your use of the Sourcing Voices Services, you are permitting the use and disclosure of de-identified information for these research purposes. Additionally, from time to time, Sourcing Voices may engage in research, either alone or with outside research partners that will use identifiable information about you.  Prior to engaging in any such research using your information, Sourcing Voices and/or the research partner will seek volunteers through an anonymous in-App survey asking if candidates who meet the research requirements would like to participate. With your acceptance, Sourcing Voices and/or the research partner will contact you about receiving your consent to participate in such research and obtain your authorization to use your identifiable information. Such research will be conducted in accordance with applicable law, including HIPAA, if applicable. 

General Use of Your Personal Data. 

We use your Personal Data in the following ways and as described elsewhere in this Privacy Policy: (i) to identify you as a User on the Sourcing Voices Service; (ii) to operate the Sourcing Voices Site and Sourcing Voices App, and to improve the Sourcing Voices Service; (iii) to provide the services you request, including the Sourcing Voices Service; (iv) to respond to your requests and inquiries related to support, employment opportunities or other requests; (v) to send you Promotional Emails; (vi) to fulfill a product or service purchase; (vii) to conduct a Partner Promotion; (viii) to notify you about important changes to the Sourcing Voices Service or our company; (ix) to review usage and operations of the Sourcing Voices Site and Sourcing Voices App and to improve the content and functionality of the Sourcing Voices Site and Sourcing Voices App; (x) to protect the security or integrity of the Sourcing Voices Site, Sourcing Voices App, or our business generally; (xi) to enforce our Terms of Use; (xii) to tailor the Sourcing Voices Service to your needs and the needs of other Users; and (xiii) to conduct de-identified health outcomes research. 

Disclosure of Your Personal Data. 

Sharing of your Personal Data. Sourcing Voices does not sell, lease or rent the Personal Data you share with us on or through the Sourcing Voices Service with third parties.  Sourcing Voices may disclose your Personal Data to third parties only (i) as required by law or regulation or as we believe in good faith that disclosure of such Personal Data is reasonably necessary to: (1) satisfy any applicable law or regulation, (2) to respond to claims and/or to comply with a judicial proceeding, court order or legal process served on us, (3) to protect and defend our rights or property and/or the rights or property of third parties, as permitted by law, (4) to detect, prevent or otherwise address fraud, security or technical issues, or (5) to enforce our Terms of Service; (ii) with our third party service providers as set forth below, (iii)  •to a buyer or other successor in the event of a merger, divestiture, restructuring, reorganization, dissolution, or other sale or transfer of some or all of Sourcing Voices’s assets, whether as a going concern or as part of bankruptcy, liquidation, or similar proceeding, in which personal information held by Sourcing Voices about our Users is among the assets transferred, and (iv) with your consent. 

Analytics Partners.

Sourcing Voices has engaged certain analytics partners (“Analytics Partners”) to collect Anonymous Data about how the Sourcing Voices Site and Sourcing Voices App are used.  Our Analytics Partners may use cookies, web beacons, or other automated technologies to collect information about how many times you visit the Sourcing Voices Site and/or Sourcing Voices App, what parts of the Sourcing Voices Site and/or Sourcing Voices App you access, and the functionality you are using.  To help you understand these technologies better:

- “Cookies” are electronic files many websites place on a visitor’s computer to store information that makes each visit to a respective website more efficient.  We may use both session cookies (which expire once you close your web browser) and persistent cookies (which stay on your computer until you delete them) to provide you with a more personal and interactive experience on the Sourcing Voices Service. Persistent cookies we place may be removed by following instructions provided by your operating platform.  If you choose to disable cookies, some areas or features of the Sourcing Voices Service may not work properly. To remove cookies, you may configure your browser to clear all cookies or configure it to reject cookies whenever you visit a new website. Please consult your browser’s user guide for specific instructions on removing cookies.

- “Beacons” are small graphic files with a unique identifier that are used to track a web or mobile site user’s online movements.  Unlike cookies, beacons are embedded on websites, not downloaded on your computer or device.

Our Analytics Partners may use these or other techniques to collect Anonymous Data about the Sourcing Voices Site and/or Sourcing Voices App.  In order to make sure you understand how our Analytics Partners handle your information and how they interact with the Sourcing Voices Site and Sourcing Voices App, we have shared hyperlinks below to their policies.   We encourage you to review these terms as Sourcing Voices has no ability to control or monitor our Analytics Partners’ data collection or data use practices.

Third Party Service Providers. We may share your Personal Data with third party service providers to: (i) maintain and operate the Sourcing Voices Service or to help us deliver services to you; (ii) prepare communications for distributions; (iii) host our website platform; (iv) conduct quality assurance testing; (v) provide technical support; and/or (vi) enable their provision of other services to Sourcing Voices.  Your Personal Data may be processed by these third party service providers for the purposes described in this section and so that we can utilize tools provided by the third party service providers. Except as otherwise stated in this Privacy Policy, these third party service providers are required by contract not to use your Personal Data other than to provide the services requested by Sourcing Voices.

Other Disclosures. Sourcing Voices in its sole discretion may disclose Personal Data in response to subpoenas, warrants, or court orders, or in connection with any legal process, or to comply with relevant laws; to establish or exercise our rights to defend against legal claims; if we believe it is necessary to investigate, prevent, or take action regarding illegal activities, suspected fraud, safety of person or property, violation of our policies, or as otherwise required by law.

Third Party Payment Processor.

We use a third-party payment card processor (“Payment Processor”) to process payment card transactions for purchases made through the Sourcing Voices Site. To make this possible, your name, payment card information, billing information, address, telephone number, email address and amount of your purchase are transmitted via secure (encrypted) gateway with the Payment Processor for the sole purpose of completing any transactions you initiate through the Sourcing Voices Site. Please note that your payment card information (number, expiration date, security code) is provided directly to the Payment Processor and is stored by the Payment Processor and not by us, and as such, it is important to review the Payment Processor’s privacy policy and terms of service to understand their information security practices. The Payment Processor’s privacy policy will apply to the information you provide to the Payment Processor. Sourcing Voices is not affiliated in any way with the Payment Processor and we have no responsibility or liability for the services provided by the Payment Processor or for the Payment Processor’s acts or omissions. By purchasing products and services through the Store on our Sourcing Voices Site, you agree to pay us, through the Payment Processor, all charges at the prices then in effect for the purchased products and services in accordance with the applicable payment terms and you authorize us, through the Payment Processor, to charge your chosen payment provider.

Sourcing Voices does not collect payment card information directly and kindly asks you not to share this information with us when submitting requests for additional information.

Partner Promotions. 

We may offer events or promotions with our third party partners from time to time (“Partner Promotion”). If additional or different privacy practices govern a Partner Promotion, then we will present you the additional or different terms prior to your entering the Partner Promotion, and such terms will apply to how we collect, use and disclose the information you provide through the Partner Promotion.   Otherwise we may disclose information you voluntarily provide when you participate in a Partner Promotion.

Third Party Websites. 

The Sourcing Voices Service may contain links to third-party websites.  The fact that Sourcing Voices has provided a link to a website is not an endorsement, authorization, sponsorship or acknowledgment of affiliation with respect to such website, or with respect to any products, services, information or content on such website.  When you click on a link to any other website or location, you will leave the Sourcing Voices Site or Sourcing Voices App and go to another website and another entity may collect Personal Data or Anonymous Data from you. We have no control over, do not review, and cannot be responsible for, these third party websites or their content. Please be aware that the terms of this Privacy Policy do not apply to these third party websites or content, or to any collection of data after you click on links to such third party websites. Not all third party websites allow you to opt out of their tracking and analytics. 

Research Institutions.

Sourcing Voices may provide your de-identified Personal Data or Anonymous Data to third parties we are working with on research related to health outcomes.  We also may publish or otherwise disseminate the results of such research performed on de-identified data. Those publications will never identify you individually as a subject to the research.  If, in the future, Sourcing Voices wishes to partner with third parties to perform research on identifiable data involving you, you will be contacted about participating in such research in accordance with applicable law and your prior consent to participate will be obtained.​

Your Choices Regarding Your Personal Data; Changing Your Personal Data.​

You have choices regarding the information we collect and how it's used. These are described below.Changes to Your Personal Data. You may change certain fields of your Profile Information by editing your profile in the Sourcing Voices App. You may request deletion of your Personal Data by us, but please note that we may be legally required to keep certain information and not delete it (or to keep this information for a certain time, in which case we will comply with your deletion request only after we have fulfilled such requirements). Additionally, we may store your Personal Data, Location and Distance Information, Device ID, hashed Device ID, and your usage history (including a history of text or photos that were censored, any suspensions or bans imposed on you, and a history of your profile photos) for administrative or record retention purposes, to enforce and defend our legal rights and remedies, or to comply with applicable laws.  We may also keep your de-identified Personal Data, Distance Information, as described above for de-identified research purposes.​

Security Of Your Personal Data. 

Sourcing Voices is committed to protecting the security of your Personal Data from unauthorized access, use, or disclosure. We use a variety of industry-standard security technologies and procedures designed to help protect your Personal Data from unauthorized access, use, or disclosure. However, no method of transmission over the Internet, or method of electronic storage is fully secure. Therefore, while Sourcing Voices uses reasonable efforts to protect your Personal Data from unauthorized access, use, or disclosure, please know that Sourcing Voices cannot guarantee its absolute security.

Choice of Law and Forum. 

This Privacy Policy and all matters relating to your access to, and use of, the Sourcing Voices Service, including all of your interactions with the Sourcing Voices Site and Sourcing Voices App, shall be governed by the laws of the State of Texas without regard to its conflict of laws. Any dispute arising out of or relating to this Privacy Policy or your access or use of the Sourcing Voices Service, including all of your interactions with the Sourcing Voices Site and Sourcing Voices App, shall be subject to the exclusive jurisdiction of the federal or state courts located in Travis County in the State of Texas, and you hereby submit to the personal jurisdiction of such courts. If any provision in this Privacy Policy is held invalid or unenforceable, that provision shall be construed in a manner consistent with the applicable law to reflect the original intent of the provision, and the remaining provisions of this Privacy Policy shall continue in full force and effect.​ 

Children. 

The Sourcing Voices Service, including the Sourcing Voices Site and Sourcing Voices App, is encouraged for Users 18 years of age and older only.  We do not intentionally gather information from individuals who are under the age of 13 years old and, upon notification that a child under 13 years old has provided us with Personal Data and/or other personal information of any kind, we will promptly delete such information from our records in compliance with applicable law.   

Users from the European Union, Switzerland, and the European Economic Area.

If you are a data subject in the European Economic Area (“EEA”), you have the right to access, rectify, or erase any personal data we have collected about you through any Sourcing Voices Services.  You also have the right to data portability and the right to restrict or object to our processing of personal data we have collected about you through the use of Sourcing Voices Services. You may withdraw your consent at any time for any data processing we do based on consent you have provided to us. To exercise any of these rights, please contact us as described in the “Contact Information” section below and specify which right you intend to exercise.  We will respond to your request within 30 days. We may require additional information from you to allow us to confirm your identity. If you have any issues with our compliance, you have the right to lodge a complaint with an EEA supervisory authority.

Users Outside Of The United States and the EEA. 

You should be aware that the United States and other countries have not harmonized their privacy regulations.  Because Sourcing Voices and its servers are located in the United States and the Sourcing Voices Service is directed toward the United States market, our Privacy Policy has been prepared to comply with applicable United States laws and regulations.  By accessing and/or using the Sourcing Voices Service and providing Personal Data to us through the Sourcing Voices Site and/or Sourcing Voices App, you agree to the level of privacy protection set out in this Privacy Policy.

Users from Canada. 

Canadian citizens, except under circumstances defined by law, are entitled to access their own Personal Data collected by Sourcing Voices by writing to the mailing address provided in the “Contact Information” section at the end of this Privacy Policy.  If you believe that the personal information about you that we have collected is incomplete or inaccurate, please contact us and we will correct the information upon verification of the omission or error and of the identity of the person requesting the change.

Changes To This Privacy Policy. 

We may change, modify, add or remove portions of this Privacy Policy (eac h, an “Update”) from time to time. If we make any material Updates to this Privacy Policy, we will change the "Last Updated" date above, post the changes in a prominent portion of the Privacy Policy on our website, or notify you directly.. Your continued use of the Sourcing Voices Service will confirm your acceptance of the updated Privacy Policy. In any case, we encourage you to frequently review the Privacy Policy to ensure you understand the latest terms and conditions associated with use of the Sourcing Voices Service.  If you do not agree to the updated Privacy Policy, you must discontinue using the Sourcing Voices Service and uninstall the Sourcing Voices App immediately.

Contact Information. 

Sourcing Voices welcomes your comments or questions regarding this Privacy Policy. Please contact us by using the following information:Mailing Address: Bell Hart Productions, Inc, 301 West Avenue #4805 Austin TX 78701Email: mercy@sourcingvoices.com