Your privacy is as important to you as it is to us.  Branch Environment, LLC (herein referred to as “Company”) has created this Privacy Policy, which will serve to inform you of what information we collect, why we collect it and how it may used.  By way of our Privacy Policy, we also inform you about what rights you have to your personal information and how to contact us if you have any questions.  Your use of any of our website, any of our product(s) or technology is also governed by their respective terms and conditions and any software license agreement(s), of any of our product(s). By visiting our website, or using any of our product(s), you agree to this Privacy Policy.  This is our entire and exclusive Privacy Policy, and it supersedes any previous versions.  This Privacy Policy is subject to change without previous notice; any changes will be posted on our website and remains your responsibility to review and understand.

 TERMS

To ensure that our Privacy Policy is clear in understanding, we define the following terms as follows:

“Personal Information”, at times also referred to as “Personally Identifiable Information” or “Pii” refers to any information that is about an identifiable individual.  This includes information that can directly identify an individual or any combination of information that could reasonably be connected to an individual.  This may include a person’s first and last name, home or other physical address, email address, phone number or other contact information – whether this information is of or related to home or work.

When we refer to a “Product” or “Product(s)” we are referring to any intellectual property (IP), software or hardware we may distribute, license, rent, or own, whether manufactured by us or any third party, whether running or being used on our hardware or servers, or on your own computer(s), laptop(s), mobile or tablet device(s), whether you are or are not connected to our platforms.  

PURPOSES

We will make reasonable efforts to clearly communicate what personal information we collect and our intended purpose, if any. 

DISCLOSURE AND LIMITED USE

The collection of any personal information is limited to our role as a FINTECH Company that operates on the W3, BLOCKCHAIN.  This is limited to using it for:

  • For the purpose(s) for which it was collected,
  • When it is necessary to contact you,
  • When required or permitted by law.

Should we possess your contact information, we may use it to inform you of any software updates related to any of our products or to inform you about other product(s) and services by way of any marketing campaign, we may choose to engage in, and is not limited to direct mailing, e-mail, telephone call or text message, or any other possible means.

If you wish to opt out of our direct marketing, please contact us and request we remove you.

INFORMATION COLLECTION, WHY AND HOW

The use of any of our products may require we collect certain information, which is relative to the goods and services we may be providing you.  We are committed to only collecting the information we need to complete your transaction.  If the information collected needs to be retained for any reason, then we will store it in accordance with the governance associated with either the goods or services being offered. 

Any information exchanged on our official website, will be transmitted using secure sockets layers (SSL Certification) and transport secure layer (TLS) software by way of a https secure connection.  It is your responsibility to confirm you are on our official website, https://branchenvironment.com, and that your connection is protected.  Any information you provide to us will be stored in an encrypted manner and in the United States, and in accordance with US law.

OUR WEBSITE

When you visit our Company website, on the https://branchenvironment.com domain, or are

redirected to any other Company owned and maintained website, our servers will automatically receive, and log information related to your browser, ip address, and information related to any Company owned cookies.  We will only use this information to service your needs and to serve you with an enhanced experience.  We may also use this information to better understand the needs and wants of our customers and further expand the available features and functionalities of our website, including your ability to voluntarily communicate with us.

THIRD-PARTY SERVICE PROVIDERS

We may at times find it necessary to employ other companies or resources to perform certain functions on our behalf.  Our decision to partner with any 3rd Party, will entail a mutual agreement of the protection of your personal information, based on our Company standards.

Simply stated, we will only engage with companies or individuals who are equally committed to protecting your personal information, and who are qualified to do so.  This includes limiting the amount of information needed to complete their function, while restricting their access and limiting their use thereof; as such, you acknowledge and agree to the access of your personal information to such third parties may be necessary to provide you with such products and services, and you hereby consent to such disclosure and use.

You also acknowledge that using any software or third-party application that is not provided for or built by the Company, may have access to your personal information or other information with a Privacy Policy that is different than ours.  We highly recommend you always understand the terms and conditions associated with any software you may install and use while visiting our website or using any of our products and agree to hold our Company harmless of any wrongdoing, related to any activities that fall outside our Company’s website and products, or approved companies or individuals.

WEB ANALYTICS

Our Company website may use any one of several analytic services, including web analytics service provided by Facebook and Google, Inc.  These companies manage their analytics using “Cookies”, which are text files placed on your computer to help analyze how individuals use our website.  The information generated by the cookie about your use of our website will be transmitted to and stored by google on servers in the United States.  This information is used to evaluate the use of the site, compile reports on site activity for website operators and provide other services relating to site activity and internet usage.  Facebook and Google may transfer this information to third parties where required to do so by law, or where such third parties process the information on google’s behalf.  Facebook and Google will not associate your IP address with any other data held by Facebook or Google.  You may refuse the use of cookies by selecting the appropriate settings on your browser.  By using our website, you consent to the processing of data about you by Facebook and/or Google in the manner and for the purposes set out above.

The data gathered for Facebook and Google analytics is held and processed by Facebo and Google, respectively and is subject to their respective Company policies.  Our Company has no control over Facebook or Google’s policies.

 THIRD PARTY SERVICES AND ADVERTISING

Not applicable, as at the time and date of this publication, as we will not serve external advertising on our Company websites.

SHARING AND DISCLOSING INFORMATION

Branch Environment, LLC, will never rent, sell, or share any of the personal information that you provide on our websites, or otherwise, to any third-party entities or individuals.  Any personal information that is collected from your voluntary submission will used to support and complete your transactions with the Company and will always be managed according to the governing laws in the United States.

The only exceptions to this policy will be if the Company is required to do so by law, or if it is necessary to do so.  These exceptions are not limited, and may include:

  1. Comply with legal requirements (local, State or federal)
  2. Protect and defend the rights or property of the Company; or
  3. Act in any manner to protect the personal safety of our staff

If the Company’s policy were to ever change, and it results in a change of our current

Privacy Policy said changes will be published as an update to our existing policy and made available for your review.  It is our way of remaining transparent and expressing how serious we take our Privacy Policy.

SECURITY OF INFORMATION
Be advised that the Company has taken all necessary and reasonable, industry standard precautions to maintain the confidentiality and security of your personal information. These measures are intended to protect your personal information from falling into the possession of any other Company or person or persons, that do not have a legal reason for possessing your information.

These measures include the technology and software used to receive or provide and exchange any information, as well as how this information is stored, accessed, shared or destroyed.

INTERNATIONAL TRANSFERS

Branch Environment LLC is a legally registered Company headquartered in the United States.  Any information that is collected will stored and serviced in the United States.  However, because some of our affiliations, agents, partnerships, service providers or subsidiaries may reside outside of the United States, a limited amount of your personal information, may be exchanged from time to time, to service our product(s) and your needs or use.  This Privacy Policy includes your consent of the exchange of this information in an encrypted and secure manner.

MAINTENANCE OF PERSONAL INFORMATION

The security and privacy of your personal information is our priority, in policy and practice.  The Company is the sole guardian of your personal information and will not grant any third-party access or use without proper KYC disclosure and consent.

In those instances where our Company determines that your stored information has expired, our systems will flag your account and prompt you to refresh this information.  These alerts are intended to ensure your continued satisfaction with our products, goods and services.

The Company has established the following practices regarding the maintenance of your personal information.  If you have any questions concerning our policies, simply contact our privacy officer.

Branch Environment, LLC
13377 W Hillsborough Ave, Suite A1
Tampa, FL 33365

Email:  [email protected]

USE OF DE-IDENTIFIED DATA

In an effort to continuously improve our offerings and services, the Company, may perform analytics from information that has been derived from your personal information, but that has been de-identified.  Simply stated, we will remove any personally identifiable information.

CONDITIONS OF USE, NOTICES, AND REVISIONS

This Privacy Policy and any terms or conditions are in addition to any other agreements you may have with the Company, including terms and conditions of sale, any software license agreement(s), beta testing agreement(s), or otherwise.  Those agreements include terms related to

the limitations on damages, resolution of disputes, and application of the law based on the State of Florida, and Puerto Rico, The United States of America.

CONTACT

If at any time you have any questions or concerns regarding our privacy policy, please contact our privacy officer at:

Branch Environment, LLC
13377 W Hillsborough Ave, Suite A1
Tampa, FL 33365

Email:  [email protected]