Our Commitment to Privacy

TheBellaNetwork.com (the “Site”) is owned and operated by The Bella Network, LLC (“we,” “us,” or, “our” and “ours”). We take your privacy seriously and collect your user information in an effort to improve your experience and to communicate with you about our products and services. However, this Privacy Policy does not apply to the practices of companies that we do not own or control, or to people whom we do not employ or manage.  Nonetheless, we seek to protect the integrity of our site and welcome any feedback about these third party sites. Also, please be assured that we will not sell or rent your personal information to third parties.

This Privacy Policy describes the personal information we collect about you, why we collect it, and how we use it. Our Privacy Policy also describes the choices you can make about how we collect and use your information. If you have any questions about our Privacy Policy, you can always contact The Bella Network in any of three ways:

Send us an e-mail : info@thebellanetwork.com

Call us at: 1-424-209-9571 or
Write to us at:
The Bella Network
8549 Wilshire Blvd, #561
Beverly Hills, CA 90211
Attention: Member Privacy Policy

If our Privacy Policy information practices changes in the future, we will post an updated Privacy Policy on our website. You can tell if the Privacy Policy has changed by checking the revision date that appears at the end of this Privacy Policy. Remember, you may exercise your choice about whether we collect and use your information at any time.

What kind of information does The Bella Network collect?

We collect voluntarily submitted information, such as name, e-mail and postal addresses, phone number(s), birth date or age, gender, occupation, industry and personal interests from you when you visit and knowingly provide information on our website, register for and/or attend an event, save your information with us online, visit the website of our marketing partners or participate in a contest, promotion or survey. We maintain a record of your interests and the services and features you use, and may also acquire information about you from our marketing partners, from unrelated third parties, and from our affiliates.

In addition, we may also collect personal information from individuals (with their consent) at conferences, retreats, events, trade shows, expositions, seminars or other programs. In the event you order something from our website or participate in a promotion or contest, a third party that we engage may collect additional personal information, such as your credit card information in order to complete and process the purchase or entry.  (Refer to question “Does the Bella Network share my information with third parties?” for details.)

You always have the option not to provide the information we request.  If you choose not to provide the information we request, you can still visit our website anonymously, but you may be unable to access certain options and services. When you register on or provide information on the website in any manner, you agree to provide only true, accurate, current and complete information.

How does The Bella Network use my information?

Any of the information we collect from you may be used in one of the following ways to improve our customer service and your overall user experience:

  • To better address your individual needs and preferences
  • To process transactions, such as for an event, conference, retreat, workshop or merchandise purchase and send you information and updates pertaining to your registration or order
  • To administer a contest, promotion, giveaway, survey, evaluation or other site feature
  • To send periodic emails/newsletters, postal mail or cell phone text messages in regards to our events, products, contests, promotions and other services, and or those of our affiliates’
  • To respond to information or materials requested by you
  • To apply towards data & statistics as part of a sponsorship or media package

You always have the choice to unsubscribe from our email distribution, phone calls or text messaging services.

Does the Bella Network share my information with third parties?

The Bella Network never shares, sells, exchanges, transfers or gives your information, whether public or private to any other company, without your consent, other than for the express purpose of delivering the purchased product or service requested.  When third parties, business partners and vendors sites provide hosting and other services for us or are linked to our website they have their own privacy policy statements which can be viewed on those sites.

When we offer products, services, events, contests and promotions, with or without a marketing partner, you may be required to provide certain personal information in order to participate. You are given the choice not to receive e-mail messages or other communication from us regarding our services, contests, and promotions. In this case, however, The Bella Network may still need to contact you, for example, to notify winners and to fulfill promotional obligations or deliver the purchased product or service requested.  If you do not want to be contacted then you are advised to not participant in these types of transactions.

What if The Bella Network is sold?

If some or all of our business is sold, The Bella Network will disclose your personal information to a purchaser that agrees to abide by the terms and conditions of our Privacy Policy.

What if we are required by law to disclose information?

The Bella Network reserves the right to disclose information about you as required by law, in response to legal process and law enforcement requests, and as necessary to investigate or prevent illegal activities or protect the property, interests and rights of The Bella Network, its affiliates, and others.

Because we value your privacy we have taken the necessary precautions to be in compliance with the California Online Privacy Protection Act. As part of this act all users of our site may make any changes to their information at any time by logging into their control panel and going to the “edit profile” page. (See question below “How do I access my information? How do I change or delete my information?” for details.)

How do I access my information? How do I change or delete my information?

You may manage your information and email subscription preferences at any time by visiting http://www.thebellanetwork.com/contact/ and updating your profile. Your requested changes will take effect immediately.

How does The Bella Network protect kids’ privacy?

The Bella Network is concerned about the safety of children when they use the Internet. We are in compliance with the requirements of COPPA (Children’s Online Privacy Protection Act), and will never knowingly request personally identifiable information from anyone under the age of 13.  Our website, products and services are all directed to people who are at least 18 years old or older.  By using our website and registering for our services or making a purchase, you are certifying that you are at least 18 years old.

What are cookies? How does The Bella Network use cookies & pixel tags on its site?

A cookie is a small data file that is written to your computer’s hard drive by your web browser. A cookie file can contain information, such as a user identification code that a website will use to track the pages and number of times you have visited. The Bella Network may use cookies to track web analytics throughout the website and membership status so that you don’t have to login each time you visit the website. The data read from these cookies may be linked to personally identifiable (PII) and non-personally identifiable (non-PII) information. We also use cookies to identify whether you visited one of our affiliates’ websites immediately prior to visiting our website.

Our business partners and vendors providing hosting and other services for the website and third party analytics providers may set their own unique cookies through your browser.

The use of cookies is an industry standard and done on most websites. We do not, however, use cookies to retrieve involuntary information from your computer.

You can refuse cookies by turning them off in your browser. If you turn off cookies, though, we will not be able to automatically recognize you as a registered user, which allows you to access your account information quickly and more efficiently.  If you reject cookies, you may have difficulty navigating and may need to enter identifying information each time you access a password protected page.

We may use web beacons (invisible images often referred to as pixel tags or clear GIFs) on our sites in order to recognize users, assess traffic patterns, identify preferred content and measure site engagement. We may also include web beacons in our e-mail messages, in order to count how many e-mail messages have been opened.

We may also collect various data via other technologies provided by your browser while you are on our site and elsewhere where we may be acting as a third party. This data is collected in the aggregate, but may include or be associated with other non-PII or PII that users have voluntarily submitted.

What do we do with Non-Personally Identifiable Information (non-PII)?

We may contract with third-party service providers to assist us in better understanding our site visitors.  These service providers are not permitted to use the information collected on our behalf except to help us conduct and improve our business.

We may analyze, use, disclose and otherwise process statistical and other aggregated benchmark data in non-personally identifiable form that we obtain or generates in connection with our business.  This data is used for marketing, tracking and related business purposes. It is used to identify trends and other activities aligned with our mission.

Is my information secure?

We implement a variety of security measures to maintain the safety of your personal information when you place an order or enter, submit, or access your personal information.  We do not accept or receive personal financial information on our website.  All supplied sensitive or credit information is transmitted via Secure Sockets Layer (SSL) technology or another encryption technology to protect your online order information as it is transmitted over the Internet. Your private financial information is not stored on our servers.

We will retain your information for as long as your account is active or as needed to provide you services.  We will retain and use your information as necessary to comply with our legal obligations, resolve disputes, and enforce our agreements.

What about Confidentiality?

We limit access to personal information about you to staff who we believe reasonably need to come into contact with that information to provide services to you or in order to do their jobs.

We take all reasonable precautions to keep your personal information secure and we have put in place physical, electronic, and procedural safeguards that comply with federal regulations to protect personal information about you.

What about links to other third party websites and services?

The Bella Network website may contain links to other third party sites products and services, including, but not limited to our marketing partners and sponsors. The Bella Network does not control the privacy policies or practices of these separate and independent websites. You should review those policies before providing any personal information. The Bella Network is not responsible for the content or practices of any linked websites, and we provide these links solely for the convenience and information of our visitors. Nonetheless, we seek to protect the integrity of our site and welcome any feedback about these third party sites.

Does The Bella Network receive my hotel room block information?

By registering for one of our events you have authorized us to have access to information pertaining to hotel guest reservation for each registered “Attendee” under reserved rooms at the “Hotel” or venue as part of The Bella Network’s room block disclosure of reservations. This provides us access to the necessary planning information to perform and provide event-related services for our conferences and retreats in preparation for your arrival.

Am I able to post in your membership area?

Users of The Bella Network site’s membership area agree not to post any material which is knowingly false and / or defamatory, inaccurate, abusive, vulgar, hateful, harassing, obscene, profane, sexually oriented, threatening, invasive of any individual’s privacy or otherwise in violation of any law.

As a user of our membership posting areas: (a) you automatically grant to The Bella Network, LLC (or warrant that the owner thereof has granted to The Bella Network, LLC) a nonexclusive, royalty-free license to use, modify, copy, distribute, transmit, publicly display, publicly perform, publish, adapt, create derivative works of, transfer or sell any content, for any purpose whatsoever, including, without limitation, a commercial purpose, without any compensation to you; and (b) you agree that you will not publish, submit, or display such content on any professional networking-related website or online service without the prior written consent of The Bella Network.  The Bella Network may withhold consent at its discretion.

Terms and Conditions

Please also visit our Terms and Conditions section establishing the use, disclaimers, and limitations of liability governing the use of our website at www.thebellanetwork.com/terms-conditions

Your Consent

By using our site, or allowing someone to use the services on your behalf, or attending The Bella Network event, you consent to our privacy policy and the collection, use, disclosure, transfer and storage/ retention of your personal data or other information received as a result of such use.  If you do not accept these terms, do not use the site or attend the event.

Changes to our Privacy Policy:

This policy was last modified on May 30, 2016.