We respect and protect your confidentiality.
Information Collection and Use
We collect only the information we need to process your requests: your name, e-mail address, mailing address (if required) and phone number (if required). We use your personal information to provide you with personalized service; to send e-mail alerts to you; to answer your requests; etc. You may choose to opt out at any time, which will cease all communications from us. We may also use your information to track visits to our website. This lets us see which of our features are the most popular so we can better serve our users’ needs. It also lets us provide aggregate data about our traffic (not identifying you personally, but showing how many visitors used which features, for example) to outside parties
Once collected, we will not disclose this information to third parties (unless we are required to do so by law) and will protect this information in accordance with our strict security and confidentiality standards. We do not offer or allow the selling of any user provided information to third parties.
Our Email List and Privacy
We offer those who sign-up for our email list advanced notice of upcoming events, sales of merchandise, and other b-present Foundation news. Email addresses collected at b-present.org are used internally. The b-present Foundation does not provide, sell, or rent email addresses to anyone outside the organization. If you would like to unsubscribe from our email list please contact us. We will remove your name from our email list within a reasonable period of time. Please recognize that you may receive another email before we are able to remove you, and we apologize in advance if this happens.
Secure Financial Transactions
Sensitive personal information when you submit online orders placed on the Website are encrypted using 128-bit secure sockets layer (SSL) technology. In order for SSL security to work, you must use an SSL enabled browser. Secure Socket Layer (SSL) is a technology used by vendors to ensure the security of online business. It negotiates and employs the essential functions of mutual authentication, data encryption and data integrity for secure transactions.
Unfortunately, no data transmission over the Internet or any wireless network can be guaranteed to be 100% secure. As a result, while we strive to protect your Personal Information, you acknowledge that: (a) there are security and privacy limitations of the Internet which are beyond our control; (b) the security, integrity, and privacy of any and all information and data exchanged between you and us through the Website cannot be guaranteed; (c) any such information and data may be viewed or tampered with in transit by a third party; and (d) when you transfer information to us, you do so at your own risk.
If you still have concerns about any electronic transactions or purchased, please refer to the contact us page. We have provided info so that you can submit your donation via check and sent to our mailing address. If you have concerns about purchasing merchandise from our third party vendors, please contact them directly to discuss other payment options.
b-present Foundation does not have access to your credit card or other payment information, which is handled through the 3rd party payment processor you choose at checkout.
b-present Foundation also does everything its our power to protect user-information off-line. All user information, not just the sensitive information mentioned above, is restricted. Only personnel who need the information to perform a specific job are granted access to personally identifiable information. Furthermore, personnel are kept up-to-date on our security and privacy practices. Any time new policies are added, our personnel are notified and/or reminded about the importance we place on privacy, and what they can do to ensure our customers’ information is protected. Finally, the servers that we store personally identifiable information on are kept in a secure environment.
Cookies and Data Usage
If you are not comfortable with this use, you may configure your browser so you are notified when cookies are to be received and to provide you with the option of refusing cookies. However, refusing cookies may limit your ability to use our Web site in its entirety.
The b-present Foundation uses your IP address to help diagnose problems with our server, to administer b-present.org, and for statistical metrics used to track website visitor traffic. IP addresses are not linked to personally identifiable information.
This web site contains links to other sites. Please be aware that we, b-present Foundation, are not responsible for the privacy practices of other sites. We encourage our users to be aware when they leave our site and to read the privacy statements of every web site that collects personal identification information. This privacy statement applies solely to information collected by this Website.