Effective: February 12, 2021
Welcome to the website (the “Site”) of Project Beacon COVID-19 LLC (“Project Beacon,” “we,” “us,” or “our”). Project Beacon permits users of the Site to check the availability of appointments to receive COVID-19 vaccines from third parties located within the Commonwealth of Massachusetts and determine the locations of such vaccine providers (collectively, including the Site, the “Service”).
1. PERSONAL INFORMATION WE COLLECT
We collect information that alone or in combination with other information in our possession could be used to identify you (“Personal Information”) as follows:
Personal Information You Provide: We collect the following categories of Personal Information from you when you run searches through the Service for COVID-19 vaccine appointment availability:
- Identification Information: We collect your zip code and/or city and state.
Internet Activity Information: When you visit, use, and interact with the Service, we may receive certain information about your visit, use, or interactions. For example, we may monitor the number of people that visit the Service, peak hours of visits, which page(s) are visited, the domains our visitors come from and which browsers people use to access the Service, broad geographical information, and navigation pattern.
2. HOW WE USE PERSONAL INFORMATION
We may use Personal Information for the following purposes:
- To provide the Service. When you enter your zip code or city/state and run a search through the Service, we will use that information to attempt to determine whether there are any available appointments to receive a COVID-19 vaccine appointment from third-party providers located within Massachusetts;
- To analyze how you interact with our Service;
- To maintain and improve the Service and other of our products and services;
- To develop new products and services consistent with our mission;
- To prevent fraud, criminal activity, or misuses of our Service, and to ensure the security of our IT systems, architecture, and networks; and
- To comply with legal obligations and legal process and to protect our rights, privacy, safety, or property, and/or that of our affiliates, you, or other third parties.
3. SHARING AND DISCLOSURE OF PERSONAL INFORMATION
Project Beacon does not sell your Personal Information. In certain circumstances we may share the categories of Personal Information described above without further notice to you, unless required by the law, with the following categories of third parties:
Vendors and Service Providers: To assist us in meeting business operations needs and to perform certain services and functions, we may share Personal Information with vendors and service providers, including providers of hosting services, cloud services, and other information technology services providers, customer support services, and analytics services. Pursuant to our instructions, these parties will access, process, or store Personal Information in the course of performing their duties to us.
Legal Requirements: If required to do so by law or in the good faith belief that such action is necessary to (i) comply with a legal obligation, including to meet national security or law enforcement requirements, (ii) protect and defend our rights or property, (iii) prevent fraud, (iv) act in urgent circumstances to protect the personal safety of users of the Service, or the public, or (v) protect against legal liability.
Governmental Authorities and Regulatory Agencies: If required to do so by the Commonwealth of Massachusetts, its agencies with whom we work regarding the administration of the Service, public health agencies, and other partner agencies, we would expect to comply with such request and share Personal Information with the parties designated by such governmental authorities and regulatory agencies.
4. DATA RETENTION
Our Service is not directed to children who are under the age of 16. Project Beacon does not knowingly collect Personal Information from children under the age of 16. If you have reason to believe that a child under the age of 16 has provided Personal Information to Project Beacon through the Service please contact us and we will endeavor to delete that information from our databases.
6. LINKS TO OTHER WEBSITES
You use the Service at your own risk. We implement commercially reasonable technical, administrative, and organizational measures to protect Personal Information both online and offline from loss, misuse, and unauthorized access, disclosure, alteration, or destruction. However, no Internet or email transmission is ever fully secure or error free. In particular, email sent to or from us may not be secure. Therefore, you should take special care in deciding what information you send to us via the Service or email. Please keep this in mind when disclosing any Personal Information to Project Beacon via the Internet. In addition, we are not responsible for circumvention of any privacy settings or security measures contained on the Service, or third party websites.
8. INTERNATIONAL USERS
The Service is not intended for use outside the United States. By using our Service, you understand and acknowledge that your Personal Data will be transferred from your location to our facilities and servers in the United States, where data protection laws may differ from those in your jurisdiction.
9. YOUR CHOICES
In certain circumstances providing Personal Information is optional. However, if you choose not to provide Personal Information that is needed to use some features of our Service, you may be unable to use those features.
11. CONTACT US