1. Our Policy
This Privacy (“Policy”) covers BCF’s treatment of personal information or personally identifiable information ( both”Personal Information”) that may be collected or submitted when the web-user (“you”) are using the BCF’s website or services. This Policy does not apply to companies that does not own or control, or to individuals that are not under BCF’s supervisory control. Please understand that whenever you voluntarily disclose Personal Information online this information cannot be made one-hundred percent secure and, in some cases, that information can be intercepted, collected and used by others. However, we work hard to protect your information at all times, and protect your information in several ways. Your information is stored on a secure server that BCF and its authorized personnel can only access through a password. Additionally, we encrypt your information to prevent third parties without authorization from intercepting your information when it is in transit to us.
2. How We Collect Your Personal Information
While using the BCF’s website, you may submit Personal Information when registering for services, ordering products, and posting content. Depending on the service or process, the Personal Information you may be asked to provide is your:
– Postal Address
– Email address
– Phone number
– Credit or Debit Card Information
– Gender or other demographic information, Location information.
Personal Information may also be collected, when you visit BCF’s website. Your IP information allows us to understand how you use our site and to enable us to make changes to oursite in order to improve your experience. Information regarding your computer, your connection to our website (such as your browser type,operating system, and platform) and your user history (including, but not limited to, your session information, page errors and the length of yourvisits to specific pages within our website) may also be collected.
3. How We Use Your Personal Information
BCF may use the Personal Information you provide for purposes such as: fulfilling your requests for products and services (scholarship, project, event); improving the content and overall look and feel of ourwebsite and services, contacting you, conducting research, providing anonymous reporting for internal and external clients, contacting users regarding changes to our website or business, and customizing the content that you see on the BCF’s website. BCF may also retain the details of services and other transactions or payments made with us or the partners affiliated with our website.
4. How Your Personal Information is Disclosed.
It is BCF’s policy not to disclose, sell or rent your Personal Information to any individual, business, government entity or outside parties except: (i) to provide services you’ve requested through us; (ii) in response to a validly-issued subpoena, court order, or other legal process; (iii)when necessary to establish or exercise our legal rights or defend against legal action; or (v) where you request BCF to do so.
From time to time, BCF may use return email addresses to answer the email we receive from you. Such addresses are not used for any other purpose.
5. Correcting Your Personally Identifiable Information
You are responsible for ensuring that all Personal Information you provide on the website is maintained and kept current.
6. Web Statistics & Shared Data
We collect and use user data to analyze trends, administer the site, track user movement, and gather broad demographic information for reporting and sponsorship purposes.
From time to time, we may use this information to better design our website and to share trends with select advertising partners, sponsors, and/or affiliates. We will not disclose to these partners, sponsors and/or affiliates anything that could be used to personally identify individuals.
7. Children’s Privacy
Protecting the privacy of children is especially important to us. For that reason, we do not collect information provided by users under the age of 13, nor do we solicit information from users under the age of 13.
8. Scope of this Policy; Third Party Websites
Although this policy applies to the all information obtained by you for the purpose of accessing or using content controlled and owned by BCF , it does not apply to businesses or entities that are not owned or controlled by us.
This website contains links to other third party websites. Please be aware that BCF does not claim any responsibility for the privacy practices of these third party sites. We encourage you to be aware when you leave our site and to take reasonable precautions when sharing your personally identifiable information on third party websites.
9. Opt-In Policy
You may “opt in” to receive newsletters, promotional offers and other useful information from us. To unsubscribe from ourmailings, please contact us at [email protected]
BCF reserves the right to amend this policy at any time. BCF will contact users by e-mail, and shall also post a notice of changes on its web site, when and if the terms of this policy are amended.
You may contact BCF directly by e-mailing help at [email protected] should you have any questions regarding this policy.