Privacy Policy

Thank you for visiting Brew Your Best Year, which is owned and operated by The Coffee Bean & Tea Leaf® Philippines, Inc. (“we” “our” or “us”). We want you to know how information about you is collected, used, and shared with others. We also want you to know about the choices you have when you visit us at (the “Site”). If you have questions or comments about this policy, please contact us at

Information We Collect

When you visit our Site, send us or a Site writer an email, submit or comment on an article, or otherwise communicate with us or a Site writer, we may collect personal information that you voluntarily provide to us or a Site writer.  We may also collect personal information from third parties, including without limitation, our business partners.  Personal information is information through which you can be identified such as your name, email address, photograph, and telephone number.

If you engage with our Site content through third-party social networking sites, we may have access to certain information associated with your social media account such as your name, email address, photograph, birthday, location, and people you follow or like.   For information on controlling access to your personal information through social networking sites, you should review their privacy policies and terms of use.

We may use (or authorize third parties to use) web beacons, cookies, pixel tags, and other technologies (“Tracking Technologies”) at our Site to collect information about you, your online behavior, your computer, or your mobile device.  Such information may include, without limitation, the type of browser and operating system you are using, the domain name of your Internet service provider, your geographic location, the pages you visit, how long you visit each page, the unique number assigned to your server or Internet connection, etc.  At this time, we do not recognize automated browser signals regarding tracking mechanisms, which may include “do not track” instructions.  However, you can change some of your privacy preferences through your browser.  For example, you can delete browser cookies from your computer or set your browser to reject browser cookies.  However, doing so may limit some functionalities of our Site.  Also, blocking or deleting browser cookies may not block or delete other types of cookies including flash cookies.    For additional information about browser privacy preferences, please consult the “Help” section of your browser.

Use of Information We Collect

We may use the information we collect for our own marketing and non-marketing purposes.  For example, your personal information may be used to alert you to upcoming articles, features, or events.  We may also share your personal information and information collected through Tracking Technologies with third parties in the Republic of the Philippines (The Philippines) and other jurisdictions for marketing and non-marketing purposes.  For example, personal information and information collected through Tracking Technologies may be shared with our affiliates and business partners for joint marketing purposes or for their own marketing purposes.  We may also license or sell information collected through Tracking Technologies to third parties for marketing and non-marketing purposes.  In addition, we may merge personal information with information collected through Tracking Technologies and with information we may obtain from other sources and, as a result, such information may become personal information.

We may share or transfer your personal information and information collected through Tracking Technologies and other sources if we enter into a business transaction such as a merger, acquisition, reorganization, bankruptcy, or sale of some or all of our assets.  Any party that acquires our assets as part of such a transaction may continue to use your information in accordance with the terms of this privacy policy

Posting Comments on our Site

You can post your own comments and other information at our Site (“Comments”) through our comments platform. Comments posted at our Site are subject to our privacy policy. Because our Site receives significant traffic and is accessible to anyone on the Internet, you should not post Comments that are private or that you do not want to be used and viewed by others.  You are solely responsible for any legal or other repercussions that occur as a result of Comments you post at our Site.  We assume no responsibility or liability which may arise from your Comments.


We have implemented administrative, technical, and physical safeguards to help prevent unauthorized access, use, or disclosure of personal information in our custody or control.  However, we cannot guarantee that these safeguards will prevent the unauthorized access, use or disclosure of your personal information.

Persons Under 13

Our Site is not intended for persons under 13 and we do not knowingly collect personal information from persons under 13.  If you are the parent or guardian of a person under 13 and believe that he or she has provided personal information to us, please contact us at

Visitors Outside of the Philippines

Our business is located in the the Philippines, which may not offer a level of privacy protection as great as that offered in other jurisdictions. We make no representation that the practices described in this privacy policy are compliant with laws outside of the Philippines.  Any information that you provide to us may be transferred to and processed in the Philippines.  By using this Site, you consent to your information being collected, used, and transferred as disclosed herein.

Revisions to this Privacy Policy

We may revise this privacy policy from time-to-time in our sole discretion.  Please visit this Site and review our privacy policy periodically for changes.  By continuing to access or use our Site after changes become effective, you agree to be bound by the terms of the revised privacy policy.

Last Revised: October 15, 2014