BPAS and our subsidiaries are committed to protecting your privacy. This privacy statement discloses the privacy practices for BPAS.com and our associated websites. It governs data collection and usage. By using the BPAS websites, you consent to the data practices described in this statement.
Information Collection, Use, and Sharing
We are the sole owners of information collected on our site. We only have access to/collect information that you voluntarily give us via email or other direct contact from you. We will not sell or rent this information to anyone.
We also collect anonymous demographic information, which is not unique to you, such as your ZIP code, age, gender, preferences, interests and favorites, along with information about your computer hardware and software. Computer hardware/software information may include: your IP address, browser type, domain name, access times and referring web addresses. We use this information to ensure quality service, ease of navigation, and to analyze general statistics on use of the BPAS website.
BPAS collects personally identifiable information, such as your e-mail address, name, home or work address or telephone number that you provide to us. We will use your information to respond to you, regarding the reason you contacted us.
BPAS also collects anonymous demographic information, which is not unique to you, such as your ZIP code, age, gender, preferences, interests and favorites.
Please keep in mind that if you directly disclose personally identifiable information or personally sensitive data through a BPAS public message board, it may be collected and used by others. Note: BPAS does not read any of your private online communications.
BPAS does not sell, rent or lease its customer lists to third parties. BPAS may, from time to time, contact you on behalf of external business partners about a particular offering that may be of interest to you. In those cases, your unique personally identifiable information (e-mail, name, address, telephone number) is not transferred to the third party. In addition, we may share data with trusted partners to help us perform statistical analysis, send you email or postal mail, provide customer support, or arrange for deliveries. All such third parties are prohibited from using your personal information except to provide these services to BPAS, and they are required to maintain the confidentiality of your information.
BPAS will disclose your personal information, without notice, only if required to do so by law or in the good faith belief that such action is necessary to: (a) conform to the edicts of the law or comply with legal process served on BPAS or the site; (b) protect and defend the rights or property of BPAS; and, (c) act under exigent circumstances to protect the personal safety of users of BPAS, or the public
We take precautions to protect your information. When you submit sensitive information via the website, your information is protected both online and offline. Wherever we collect sensitive information, that information is encrypted and transmitted to us in a secure way. You can verify this by looking for a lock icon in the address bar and looking for “https” at the beginning of the address of the Web page.
While we use encryption to protect sensitive information transmitted online, we also protect your information offline. Only employees who need information to perform a specific job (for example, billing or customer service) are granted access to personally identifiable information. The computers/servers in which we store personally identifiable information are kept in a secure environment.
This website contains links to other sites. Please be aware that we are not responsible for the content or privacy practices of such other sites. We encourage our users to be aware when they leave our site and to read the privacy statements of any other site that collects personally identifiable information. We are not responsible for the privacy statements or other content on websites outside of the BPAS family.
Surveys & Contests
From time-to-time, we request information via surveys or contests. Participation in these surveys or contests is completely voluntary. You may choose whether or not to participate and therefore disclose this information. Information requested may include contact information (such as name and shipping address), and demographic information (such as zip code, age level). Contact information will be used to notify winners and award prizes. Survey information will be used for purposes of monitoring or improving the use and satisfaction of this site.
In order to use portions of this website, a user must first complete the registration form. During registration a user is required to give certain information (such as name and email address). This information is used to verify your identity. We secure your personal information from unauthorized access, use or disclosure. We secure personally identifiable information you provide on computer servers in a controlled, secure environment, protected from unauthorized access, use or disclosure. When personal information is transmitted, it is protected through the use of encryption, such as the Secure Socket Layer (SSL) protocol.
We use “cookies” on this site. A cookie is a piece of data stored on a site visitor’s hard drive to help us improve your access to our site and identify repeat visitors to our site. For instance, when we use a cookie to identify you, you would not have to log in a password more than once, thereby saving time while on our site. Cookies can also enable us to track and target the interests of our users to enhance the experience on our site. Usage of a cookie is in no way linked to any personally identifiable information on our site.
This website contains links to other sites. Please be aware that we are not responsible for the content or privacy practices of such other sites. We encourage our users to be aware when they leave our site and to read the privacy statements of any other site that collects personally identifiable information.
Changes to this Statement
BPAS will occasionally update this Statement of Privacy to reflect company and customer feedback. We encourage you to periodically review this Statement to be informed of how we are protecting your information.