Effective/Last Updated: October 1, 2023



BNI® 数据及隐私保护政策


Who we are and how to contact us


BNI Worldwide Development Ltd is the data controller of your personal data for and on behalf of BNI Global, LLC and BNI Enterprise Business Network (Guangzhou) Co., Ltd., together with their related affiliates   (collectively, “BNI”, “our” or “we”). 

BNI Worldwide Development Ltd是您提供给我们的个人信息的控制者和处理者,代表BNI Global, LLC、商网天企业管理(广州)有限公司及关联公司对你的个人信息进行处理:(上述公司统称为“BNI”或“我们”)。

This Data Protection and Privacy Policy (“Policy”) is intended to explain to you, as a user of BNI, our services, bnichina.com, BNIConnect.com, or web-accessed or mobile applications (“Sites”), what personal data we collect about you, how we use or process that data, with whom it may be shared, and your options about such uses and disclosures. 


If you have any questions about this Policy or our personal data processing practices, or if you would like to request information about our disclosure of personal data to third parties for their direct marketing purposes, please contact us by email, telephone, or mail as follows:

BNI Worldwide Development Ltd
Ballinrobe Road
Co. Mayo
F23 FT28

Phone: +353 94 902 1553
Email: [email protected]

BNI’s Data Protection Officer can be contacted at the above address or phone number, or by email at [email protected].
If you are located in Mainland China, please contact us at:

Room 15-16, 13/F Teem Tower
208 Tian He Road
Tian He District
Guangzhou, 510620
P.R. China
Email: [email protected]


BNI Worldwide Development Ltd
Ballinrobe Road
Co. Mayo
F23 FT28

电话:+353 94 902 1553
电邮:[email protected]

如需联系BNI数据保护官,请致邮上述地址或致电上述电话,或者发电邮至[email protected].

电子邮箱:[email protected]

We encourage you to read this Policy carefully when using our Sites or transacting business with us. Sites include bnichina.com, BNI’s related websites, SMS, APIs, email notifications, applications (web and/or mobile), buttons, widgets, ads, commerce services (“Sites”), and any other related services that can be accessed via our Sites or that link to this Policy, and any information, text, links, graphics, photos, videos, or other materials or arrangements of materials uploaded, downloaded or appearing on the Sites (collectively referred to as “Content”).


In the event of inconsistency between any terms of this Policy and any translation of this Policy into another language, the English version will control and prevail on any question of interpretation or otherwise.



Categories of personal data collected about you and others


Personal data refers to any information about an identified or identifiable individual. “Sensitive Personal Data” means personal data that, once leaked or illegally used, will easily lead to infringement of human dignity or harm to the personal or property safety of a natural person, including (but not limited to): (i) biometric data; (ii) religion; (iii) specific social status; (iv) medical health information; (v) financial accounts; (vi) tracking/location information; and (vii) minors’ data . If you do not agree with the collection and processing of your Sensitive Personal Data, you may not be able to use the functions corresponding to the Sensitive Personal Data you have not consented for us to collect and process, but would not affect your use of any other functions. Reference to personal data in this Policy shall be deemed to include reference to sensitive personal data.


We collect, store and use, with your consent where required by the applicable laws, the following personal data via our Sites, or otherwise interacting with us.


A.    General.  When you engage in certain activities on our Sites, such as registering for an account, purchasing a product, submitting content and/or posting content on any of our blogs, or sending us feedback, we may ask you to provide certain information about yourself. Examples of personal data may include your first and last name, email address, mailing address, telephone numbers, age group, gender and other identifying information. When setting up your profile on our Sites, you may be asked to provide an e-mail address, phone number, and address.

A.     一般个人信息。您在我们的网站上从事某些活动时,例如注册账户、购买产品、在我们的任何博客上提交内容和/或发布内容,或者向我们提交反馈意见,我们可能会要求您提供您的某些信息。这些信息可能包括您的姓名、电子邮件地址、邮寄地址、电话号码、年龄段、性别和其他识别信息。在我们的网站上建立您的个人资料时,可能需要您提供电子邮件地址、电话和地址。

We gather certain information about you based upon where you visit on our Sites, and what other sites may have directed you to us. This information, which is collected in a variety of different ways, is compiled and analyzed on both a personal and an aggregated basis. This technology enables us to determine (i) your IP Address of your computer and its geographic location from installing the applications onto your computer or your mobile device; (ii) your search terms or interactive behavior via the Sites; (iii) your purchasing behavior; (iv) source of the information sought by you during your search; and (v) the age of your results data (collectively, “Shared Information”).  


B.   Other Information You Provide. We may also collect and store any personal data you enter on our Sites or provide to us in some other manner, including personal information that may be contained in any comment you post to our Sites. This includes your name, address, e-mail address, and telephone number (if provided and applicable); images (both still and moving).

B.   其他信息。我们还可能收集和存储您在我们的网站上输入的或以其他方式提供给我们的任何个人信息,包括您在我们网站上发表的任何评论中可能包含的个人信息。其中包括您的姓名、地址、电子邮件地址和电话(如果提供并适用);图像(静态和动态)。

C.    Information About Others. We may also collect and store personal data about other people provided to us by members, including their businesses, contact details including email addresses and/or IP addresses. Where applicable, this data is used in the legitimate interests of members, for the purposes of generating their invitations to non-members to Chapter meetings and other BNI events, and for business-to-business referrals between members for the potential purchase of goods or services from non‑members. If you provide to us personal data of any other individuals, you must provide a copy of this Policy to them, and obtain their consent for you to share their personal data for us to use for the purposes as described in this Policy. 

C.    他人的个人信息。我们还可能收集和存储会员向我们提供的其他人的个人信息,包括其从事的行业和联系方式(包括电子邮件地址和/或IP地址)。这些信息是用于现会员邀请非会员参加分会会议和其他BNI活动,以及会员之间就可能从非会员处购买商品或服务的企业对企业(B2B)的转介。如果您向我们提供任何其他个人的个人信息,您必须向他们提供一份本政策的副本,并就您共享他们的个人信息供我们用于本政策中所述的目的而征得他们的同意。

D.   Automatic Collection of Data.  Information concerning your computer hardware and software are automatically collected for diagnostic purposes and may be shared with other BNI or affiliated websites. This information may include (but not limited to): your device model, OS, your device ID (IMEI, Android ID, OAID, IMSI, ICCID, MEID, Serial No.), MAC, IP address, WLAN access point (SSID, BSSID), Bluetooth, Base Station, software version, network access type, operation, usage, service log, device sensor information; your browser type and language, domain names, access times, referring website addresses and the content of any undeleted cookies that your browser previously accepted from us (see "Cookies" below).

D.  自动收集信息。有关您的计算机硬件和软件的信息会被自动收集用于系统诊断,并可能与其他BNI或关联网站共享。这些信息可能包括但不限于:你的设备的硬件型号、操作系统版本号、设备标识符(Android如IMEI、AndroidID、OAID、IMSI、ICCID、MEID、硬件序列号)、网络设备硬件地址(MAC地址)、IP 地址、WLAN接入点(如SSID,BSSID)、蓝牙(Bluetooth)、基站、软件版本号、网络接入方式、操作、使用、服务日志、设备传感器数据;您的浏览器类型和语言、域名、访问次数、推荐网站地址以及您的浏览器先前从我们这里接受的任何未删除cookie的内容(参见下文“Cookies”)。

E.    Cookies. When you visit our Sites, if you provide opt-in consent, we may use one or more "Cookies" to make our Sites easier for you to use and to personalize your online experience. Through the use of a cookie, we also may automatically collect information about your online activity on our Sites, such as the web pages you visit, the links you click, and the amount of time you spend on the Sites. You can withhold or withdraw consent, but if you choose to decline cookies, you may not be able to sign in or use some of the features offered on our Sites.

E.    Cookies。您访问我们的网站时,如果您选择同意,我们可能会使用一个或多个“Cookies”,使您更方便使用我们的网站,并使您的在线体验个性化。通过使用cookies,我们还可以自动收集您在我们网站上的在线活动信息,例如您访问的网页、您点击的链接以及您在网站的在线时长。您可以拒绝或撤回同意,但如果您选择拒绝cookies,您可能无法登录或使用我们网站上提供的某些功能。

F.    Other Technologies. We may use the ever-evolving Internet technology, such as web beacons and other similar technologies, to track your use of our Sites. We also may include web beacons in company e-mail messages, newsletters, or notifications to determine whether messages have been opened and/or acted upon. This enables us to customize the services we offer our Sites visitors to deliver targeted advertisements and to measure the overall effectiveness of our online advertising, content, programming or other activities.

F.    其他技术。我们可能会使用不断发展的互联网技术,如网络信标和其他类似技术,跟踪您对我们网站的使用情况。我们还可能在公司电子邮件、简讯或通知中包含网络信标,以确定消息是否已被打开和/或回应。我们能够据此定制我们为网站访客提供的服务,以投放有针对性的广告,并衡量我们的在线广告、内容、节目或其他活动的整体效果。

G.    Information From Other Sources.  We sometimes supplement the information that we receive that has been outlined in this Policy with information from other sources and companies. Such outside information includes updated delivery and address information from carriers or third parties, which enables us to correct our records and deliver, for example, future communications more easily; account information, purchase or redemption information, and page-view information from some merchants with which we operate co-branded businesses or for which we provide technical, fulfilment, advertising, or other services; search term and search result information from some searches conducted through the Web search features; search results and links, including paid listings (such as Sponsored Links from Google); and credit history information from credit bureaus, which we use to help prevent and detect fraud and to offer certain credit or financial services to some customers.

G.    其他来源的信息。我们有时会用其他来源和公司的信息补充我们收到的本政策中提及的信息。此类外部信息包括来自运输供应商或第三方的最新递送和地址信息,我们能够据此方便更正我们的记录和交付行为,例如能令未来的通信交流更容易;也包括账户信息、购买或兑换信息,以及来自于我们经营联名业务或我们为其提供技术、履行服务、广告或其他服务的一些商家的页面浏览信息;也包括来自使用网络搜索功能进行搜索的搜索词和搜索结果信息;也包括搜索结果和链接,包括付费列表(例如谷歌的赞助链接);以及来自征信机构的信用历史信息,我们使用这些信息防止和检测欺诈,并向一些客户提供某些信贷或金融服务。(注:我们在中国内地市场不提供信贷或金融服务,也不向征信机构收集信用历史信息。


How your personal data is used and the legal basis for its processing


With your consent (where required by the applicable law), we primarily use your personal data to fulfil our contract to provide support or service offerings to you. 


A.  Contractual Necessity.   On the basis of contractual necessity, we process the personal data of members and membership applicants to:

A.  履行合同的必要性:为履行合同,我们处理会员和会员资格申请人的个人信息,以便我们:

• manage your account and provide you with customer support;

• 管理您的账户,并为您提供客户支持;

• enforce our terms and conditions;

• 执行我们的各类条款和细则;

• manage our business;

• 管理我们的业务;

• enable and leverage the Sites to provide user functionality;

• 启用并利用网站提供用户功能;

• process payment for any purchases, subscriptions or sales made on our Site, and to protect you and ourselves against, or identify, possible fraudulent transactions, and otherwise as needed to manage our business.

• 处理在我们网站上进行的任何购买、订阅或销售的付款,保护您和我们免受欺诈或识别潜在的欺诈交易,以及管理我们业务所需的其他事项。

B.  Legitimate Interest.  In our legitimate interests in the maintenance and development of our business, we may process your data to:

B.  合法权益。出于维护和发展我们业务的合法权益,我们可能会处理您的数据,以便我们:

• perform research and analysis about your use of , or interest in, our products, services, or content, or products, services or content offered by others; this information may be used, by way of example only, to help us understand the demographics of our members, identify chapters with openings for certain professions, inform future marketing campaigns, and judge the success of these marketing campaigns, and judge the success of members and identify coaching strategies.

• 对您对我们的产品、服务或内容,或者他人提供的产品、服务或内容的使用或兴趣进行研究和分析;这些信息可能用于(仅作为示例)帮助我们了解会员的统计数据、确定分会对某些职业限制的开放、告知未来的营销活动、判断市场活动是否成功、判断会员是否成功以及确定辅导策略。

• cross market your services/products with our services and our affiliates’ services

• 将您的服务/产品与我们的服务和我们附属公司的服务进行交叉营销

• verify your eligibility and deliver online and/or offline in connection with contests and sweepstakes;

• 验证您的资格,并在线和/或离线提供与竞赛和抽奖相关的内容;

• protect and defend the rights or property of BNI or one of BNI’s referral networks.

• 保护和捍卫BNI或BNI转介网络的权利或财产。

C.  Consent.  You may consent to us:

C.  同意。您同意我们:

• providing your email address and other information to our business partners for offers to you of products, services, promotions, contests and/or sweepstakes;

• 向我们的业务合作伙伴提供您的电子邮件地址和其他信息,以便向您提供产品、服务、促销、竞赛和/或抽奖活动;

• sending you email notifications and/or newsletters;

• 向您发送电子邮件通知和/或简讯;

• creating and operating cookies on your devices when you visit our websites;

• 您访问我们的网站时,在您的设备上创建和操作cookies

• processing your personal data for the purposes as described in this Policy.

• 其他出于本政策所述目的处理您的个人信息。

You have the right to withdraw your consent at any time by emailing us at [email protected]

您有权随时通过发电子邮件至[email protected]要求撤回上述同意。 

D.  Legal Necessity.  When legally necessary, we may also process your personal data:

D.  法律必要性。为处理法务事务,必要时我们也可能会处理您的个人信息:

• to establish or exercise our legal rights, or to defend against legal claims;

• 确立或行使我们的合法权利,或对法律索赔进行答辩;

• in the vital interests of staff, members and users of BNI, or the public, to protect their personal safety.

• 为了BNI员工、会员和用户或公众的切身利益,保护其人身安全所需。


Data retention


Your ddata will only be retained for as long as necessary to fulfil the purposes for which it was obtained and/or meet any applicable legal obligations. Please see our Data Retention Policy, accessible at http://bnitos.com/retention.html for more information.


We take reasonable and appropriate technical and organizational measures to safeguard your personal data against any breach, unauthorized or illegal access, alternation, disclosure or, deletion, such as identity verification, encryption, access control, malicious codes resistance, security audit.



How your personal data is disclosed


With your consent (where required by the applicable law), we may share personal data with:


A.    Authorized Service Providers. Authorized service providers performing services on our behalf, e.g., processing credit card payments, delivering products and services, providing customer service and marketing assistance, performing business and sales analysis, supporting our Sites’ functionality, and supporting other features and promotions offered through our Sites.

A.    授权服务提供商。代表我们提供服务的授权服务提供商,例如,处理信用卡付款、交付产品和服务、提供客户服务和营销协助、执行业务和销售分析、支持我们网站的功能,以及支持通过我们网站提供的其他功能或促销。

B.    Business partners. From time to time, we may offer products, services, promotions, contests and/or sweepstakes on our Sites and share personal data with the businesses with which we partner to provide these offers.

B.    商业伙伴。我们可能会不时在我们的网站上提供产品、服务、促销、竞赛和/或抽奖活动,并与和我们合作提供这些优惠的企业共享个人信息。

C.    Licensees. If you are a BNI member or a non-member, we may share your personal data with BNI Master Licensees or (Sub)licensees of BNI, who are joint controllers of data (“Data Controller”) with us. We may direct you to a BNI Chapter or potentially provide you with additional information about licensing opportunities based on your interest. As joint Data Controllers, Master Licensees and (Sub)licensees have separate obligations for implementing appropriate technical and organizational measures to ensure and to demonstrate that their processing activities are compliant with the requirements of the European Union’s General Data Protection Regulation (“GDPR” or the “Regulation”) and China’s Personal Information Protection Law (“PIPL”).

C.    授权被许可经营人。如果您是BNI会员或非会员,我们可能会与BNI的主被许可人或分被许可人共享您的个人信息,这些授权被许可经营人是我们的联合数据控制人(以下简称“数据控制人”)。作为联合数据控制人,主被许可人和分被许可人分别有义务采用适当的技术和组织措施,以确保并证明他们的处理行为符合欧盟《通用数据保护条例》(以下简称“GDPR”或“条例”)和《中华人民共和国个人信息保护法》(以下简称“PIPL”)的要求。

D.    Members. We and our authorized third-party agents may share your personal data and member performance data with other members, chapters, and the entire BNI System.  This includes (a) displaying your personal information as a way of marketing your business on BNI Connect®, and (b) sharing your performance data via BNI Connect®, BNI® University, and any other web platforms or techniques we may, separately or through authorized third-party agents, choose to utilize or develop in the future related to the core business of networking and passing referrals. 

D.    会员。我们和授权的第三方代理可能会与其他会员、分会和整个BNI系统共享您的个人信息和会员绩效数据。  其中包括:(a)在BNI Connect®上显示您的个人信息,作为推荐您的生意业务的一种方式;(b)通过BNI Connect®,BNI® University以及可能单独或通过授权第三方代理选择在未来利用或开发的任何其他网络平台或技术共享您的绩效数据,这些平台或技术与人脉发展和商业转介的核心业务相关。 

E.    Other Situations. We may also disclose your information:

E.    其他情形。我们还可能在以下情形下披露您的信息:

• under  a legal obligation, including but not limited to, a subpoena or court order;

• 根据法律义务,包括但不限于传票或法庭命令;

• under legal authority to respond to request for cooperation from a law enforcement or other government agency (including civil and criminal matters); 

• 配合执法机关或政府机构的要求做出回应(包括但不限于民事和刑事事项);

• to prevent illegal activity, to prevent imminent bodily harm, or to protect ourselves and you from people violating our Terms of Service, accessible at http://bnitos.com/tos_google.html. This may include sharing personal data with, for example, other companies, lawyers, courts or other government entities where applicable;

• 为防止非法行为,在紧急情况下为免受身体伤害,或为了保护我们和您免受违反服务条款(服务条款详见详见 http://bnitos.com/tos_google.html)的人的损害。例如,包括与其他公司、律师、法院或其他政府部门共享个人信息;

• in connection with a substantial corporate transaction, such as the sale of our business, a merger, divestiture, consolidation, or asset sale, though in any event, any acquiring entity or other third-party assignee will be bound by the provisions of this Policy;

• 公司重大交易相关,例如出售业务、合并、资产剥离、资产整合或重大资产出售。但在任何情况下,任何收购方或其他第三方受让人均需遵守本政策的规定。

• to protect and defend the rights or property of BNI or one of BNI’s referral networks; and, act under exigent circumstances to protect the personal safety of members and users of BNI, its Sites, or the public. This may include sharing personal data with, for example, other BNI members, visitors, government health agencies, or other government entities.

• 为保护BNI或BNI转介网络的权利或财产;或者,在紧急情况下为保护BNI的会员和用户的人身安全、网站或公众利益而采取行动。其中可能包括与其他BNI会员、访客、政府卫生机构或其他政府机构共享个人信息。

All the recipients of Personal Information as set forth above are required to take appropriate security measures to protect your Personal Information in line with our Policies.


Any third parties to whom we may disclose personal data may have their own data protection and privacy notices/policies, which we encourage you to view on the websites of those third parties.


Third Party SDK we use:


Name of SDK application 

Purpose of Collection and Use

Personal Information Collected via SDK 

Sensitive Permission Requested

Link to SDK Provider Privacy Policy 


Member training

Member name, member email address







Member marketing communication and management

Member name, member email address, phone number, business address, member gender (optional)





Data analysis and reporting

Name, email, phone number, business and billing address data, business name, member gender (optional)





























Third-Party Websites


There are a number of places on our Sites or through our services where you may click on a link to access other websites that do not operate under this Policy. For example, if you click on an advertisement or a search result on our Sites, you may be taken to a website that we do not control. These third-party websites may independently solicit and collect personal data, from you and, in some instances, provide us with information about your activities on those websites. We recommend that you consult the data protection and privacy notices/policies of all third-party websites you visit.



Your Data Protection Rights


If applicable, under GDPR, you may have the following rights:


• You have the right to be provided on request with a copy of your personal data.

• 您有权要求我们向您提供一份您的个人信息副本。

• You have the right to rectification of inaccurate data we may have recorded about you.

• 您有权纠正我们记录的关于您的不准确的数据。

• You have the right to the erasure of your data (“Right to be Forgotten”) which we no longer have justification for recording.

• 当我们不再有合法权限记录你的个人信息,您有权要求我们删除你的信息(以下简称“被遗忘权”)。

• You have the right to object to processing of your data which is being done on the basis of our legitimate interests.

• 您有权反对我们基于合法权益目的对您的信息进行处理。

• You have the right to refuse to be contacted for direct marketing purposes.

• 您有权拒绝对你进行直接营销的联系。

• You have the right to restrict the processing of your personal data when:

• 在以下情况下,您有权限制对您个人信息的处理:

•• the basis for its processing is in dispute;

•• 其处理依据存在争议;

•• its accuracy is in dispute;

•• 其准确性存在争议;

•• we cannot establish a lawful basis for its processing, but you do not wish it to be erased;

•• 我们不能为此种处理建立一个合法的基础,但是您不希望将相关信息进行删除;

•• we no longer need your data, but you need it for the establishment, exercise, or defense of legal claims;

•• 我们不再需要您的信息,但您需要利用这些信息来建立或行使法律索赔,或对索赔进行答辩;

•• you object, where applicable, to our processing your data on the basis of our legitimate interests, pending verification of whether our interests override.

•• 在某些情况下,您反对我们基于合法利益处理您的信息,而我们的利益是否属于优先权益仍在确认中。

• You have the right to be provided in a structured, commonly used and machine-readable format with a copy of your data which we process on the basis of your consent or contractual necessity, or to have it transferred directly to another data controller (“Data Portability”).

• 您有权要求我们向你提供经您同意而处理的个人信息的副本,并且此副本应该是结构化、常用而且可机读的方式呈现。你也有权要求我们直接将上述信息传输给另外的数据控制者(以下简称“数据可迁移性”)。

Under PIPL, you have the following rights:


• Right to access and copy of data.

• 获取和复制信息的权利。

• Right to transfer.

• 转让权。

• Right to correct or supplement.

• 纠正或补充的权利。

• Right to deletion in certain circumstances.

• 在某些情况下删除信息的权利。

• Right to limit or withdraw consent.

• 限制或撤回同意的权利。

• Right to request details of processing (including for automated decision-making, and can refuse such decision) and of handling rules.

• 获知信息处理的细节(包括自动化决策,并有权拒绝此类决策)和处理规则的权利。

• Right to deregister accounts.

• 注销账户的权利。

• Right to complain.

• 投诉的权利。

If have an online account with us, you have the ability to review and update your personal information online by logging into your account. You can also review and update your personal information and exercise your other rights by contacting us. More information about how to contact us is provided below.


If you have an online account with us, you also may choose to close your account at any time by emailing us at [email protected]. If you close your account, we may still retain certain information associated with your account for analytical purposes and record keeping requirements per our Data Retention section above as well as to prevent fraud, collect any fees owed, enforce our Terms of Service, or take other actions otherwise permitted by law. In addition, if certain information has already been provided to third parties as described in this Privacy Policy, retention of that information will be subject to those third parties' policies. 

如果您在我们的网站开设了在线账户,您也可以随时发送电子邮件至 [email protected]要求关闭您的账户。如果关闭您的账户,我们可能仍会保留与您的账户相关的某些信息,我们会按照本政策“数据保留”所述对这些信息进行分析和留存,同时也是为了便于防止欺诈,收取任何欠款,执行我们的服务条款,或采取法律允许的其他行动。此外,如果某些信息已经提供给第三方,如本隐私政策所述,则该信息的保留需遵守这些第三方政策。

If you are not satisfied with our response or are otherwise concerned with how we process your personal data, you also have the right to make a complaint to our supervisory authority, Ireland’s Data Protection Commission (www.dataprotection.ie). If you are Chinese resident, you also have the right to make a complaint to  the Cybersecurity Administration of China (CAC).



Communities and Forums Offered on our Sites


We may provide areas on our Sites where you can post information about yourself, including your name and email address, communicate with others; upload content; and post comments. Such postings are governed by our Terms of Service. Also, whenever you voluntarily disclose personal data on our Sites, that data will be available and can be collected and used by others who have authorized access to your content. 


We encourage you to exercise discretion and caution with respect to your personal data. Once you have posted data, you may not be able to edit or delete such data.


Any personal data that you disclose through our Sites, or other online forums hosted on our Sites, may be collected and used by others. We recommend caution when giving out personal data to others in these online forums. 



Children’s Privacy


Our Site is a general audience site not intended for use by children, and we do not knowingly collect personal data from children. You may access our Sites only if you are of legal age to lawfully form a binding contract. 



Transfers of Personal Data Outside of Europe or the Mainland China


The global extent of BNI’s business necessitates the transfers of personal data to its franchisees, members, and business partners and service providers on a worldwide basis. When personal data is transferred from the European Economic Area (EEA), at least one of the following safeguards to protect your personal data to a similar level as within the EEA will be applied: 


• Our franchisees, business partners or service providers are located in countries which have been designated by the European Commission as having an adequate national standard of data protection; or

• 我们的特许经营商、业务合作伙伴或服务提供商位于欧盟委员会指定为具有充分的国内数据保护标准的国家;或者

• We will require our franchisees, business partners or service providers to adopt the data protection standard contractual clauses “(“SCC”) pre-approved by the European Commission.

• 我们会要求我们的特许经营商、业务合作伙伴或服务提供商采用欧盟委员会预先批准的数据保护标准合同条款(以下简称“SCC”)。

With your separate consent, we may share, transfer or store your personal data outside of Mainland China where we are satisfied that adequate levels of protection are in place to protect the integrity and security of your personal data or adequate security measures are adopted in compliance with legal requirements. For example, we may sign agreements with the recipients of your personal data. In any case, we will ensure the entity that receives your personal data properly handles your personal data and your personal data gets the same level of protection that it obtained in Mainland China.



Data Privacy Framework


For transfers out of the EU and Switzerland and to the United States of America, BNI Global, LLC has self-certified that it complies with the EU-US Data Privacy Framework Principles (EU-US DPF) and the Swiss-US Data Privacy Principles (Swiss-EU DPF) as prescribed by the US Department of Commerce pertaining to the notice, choice, accountability, security, data integrity and purpose limitation, and recourse, enforcement and liability principles.  BNI’s U.S. subsidiaries adhering to the EU-US DPF and the Swiss-US DPF are: BNI Connect Global, LLC, BNI Franchising, LLC, BNI Global, LLC, BNI Global Holdings LLC, BNI Holdings, LLC, BNI Intermediate Holdings, LLC, BNI International Holdings CTB, LLC, BNI Ultimate Holdings LLC, Corporate Connections Franchising, LLC, Corporate Connections Global, LLC, and Scion Social Holdings LLC.

对于从欧盟和瑞士传输到美国的数据,BNI Global, LLC公司经认证符合美国商务部规定的欧盟-美国数据隐私框架原则(EU-US DPF)和瑞士-美国数据隐私原则(Swiss-EU DPF)有关相关通知、选择、可靠性、安全性、数据完整性、目的限制、追索权、执行权和责任原则的规定。遵守EU-US DPF和Swiss-EU DPF的BNI美国子公司包括:BNI Connect Global, LLC、BNI Franchising, LLC、BNI Global, LLC、BNI Global Holdings LLC、BNI Holdings, LLC、BNI Intermediate Holdings, LLC、BNI International Holdings CTB, LLC、BNI Ultimate Holdings LLC、Corporate Connections Franchising, LLC、Corporate Connections Global, LLC和Scion Social Holdings LLC。

Additional information on the EU-US DPF and the Swiss-US DPF can be viewed at https://www.dataprivacyframework.gov/s/. The Federal Trade Commission (FTC) has jurisdiction over BNI’s compliance with the EU-US DPF and the Swiss-US DPF.  BNI will annually renew its EU-US DPF and the Swiss-US DPF certification to help ensure the treatment of all personal data continues to be accurate and processed in accordance with the EU-US DPF and the Swiss-US DPFprinciples. In cases of onward transfer to third parties of EU and Swiss Personal Data received pursuant to the EU-US DPF and Swiss-US DPF, BNI is potentially liable. All questions or complaints regarding the processing and use of personal data should be directed to [email protected].

数据隐私框架详见 https://www.dataprivacyframework.gov/s/。美国联邦贸易委员会(FTC)对BNI的数据隐私框架保护遵守情况有管辖权。虽然美国商务部负责管理数据隐私框架保护,但BNI将每年更新其数据隐私框架保护认证,确保所有个人信息的处理始终准确,并根据数据隐私框架原则进行处理。如果根据欧盟-美国和瑞士-美国隐私框架将收到的欧盟和瑞士个人信息转交给第三方,BNI可能要承担责任。所有关于处理和使用个人信息的问题或投诉应提交至 [email protected]

BNI has  elected JAMS as its independent dispute resolution mechanism in accordance with requirements set forth by Privacy Shield. If questions or complaints are not resolved satisfactorily through contacting BNI, users can file a complaint with JAMS at


根据隐私盾保护政策规定的要求,BNI已选择JAMS作为独立的争议解决机构。如果问题或投诉没有通过联系BNI得到满意的解决,用户可以通过以下方式向JAMS提出投诉: https://www.jamsadr.com/dpf-dispute-resolution.

You may have the option to select binding arbitration for the resolution of your complaint under certain circumstances, provided you have taken the following steps:  prior to initiating an arbitration claim: (1) raised the claimed violation directly with BNI and afforded us the opportunity to resolve the issue within the timeframe set forth in section (d)(i) of the Supplemental Principle on Dispute Resolution and Enforcement; (2) made use of the independent recourse mechanism under the Principles, at no cost to you; and (3) raised the issue through your Data Protection Authority (DPA) to the US Department of Commerce and afforded the US Department of Commerce an opportunity to use best efforts to resolve the issue within the timeframes set forth in the Letter from the Department’s International Trade Administration, at no cost to you. 



Changes to this Policy


We will occasionally update this Policy to reflect changes in our practices and services. When we post changes, we will revise the "Last Updated" date at the top of the Policy. If we make any material changes in the way we collect, use, and/or share your personal data, we will notify you email to the email address you most recently provided us in your account, profile or registration if we have such an email address, and/or by prominently posting notice of the changes on our Sites, or where required by the applicable laws, obtain your consent. We recommend that you check our Sites from time to time to inform yourself of any changes in this Policy.



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