- We use your personal information to fulfill your requests and serve you better. We do not share your personal details with outside third parties without your consent.
- We will only send you materials you have indicated you want to receive, and we will honor your opt-out requests.
- We adopt careful procedures to protect your data and use special care to protect credit card and critical data.
- We do reserve the right to use or disclose information in certain circumstances, such as to satisfy a legal request or protect our property.
Information Collected and Stored Automatically
If you do nothing during your visit but browse through the website, read pages, or download information, we will gather and store certain information about your visit automatically. This information does not identify you personally. We automatically collect and store only the following information about your visit:
- The Internet domain (for example, “xcompany.com” if you use a private Internet access account, or “yourschool.edu” if you connect from a university’s domain) and IP address (an IP address is a number that is automatically assigned to your computer whenever you are surfing the Web) from which you access our website;
- The type of browser and operating system used to access our site;
- The date and time you access our site;
- The pages you visit; and if you linked to BIP media from another website, the address of that website.
We use this information to help us make our site more useful to visitors – to learn about the number of visitors to our site and the types of technology our visitors are using. We do not track or record information about individuals and their visits.
If You Send Us Personal Information
If you choose to provide us with personal information, as in an e-mail, by filling out a form with your personal information and submitting it to us through our website, or other methods, we use that information to respond to your message and to help us locate for you, the information you have requested. In the case of an order submission, that information is kept and held in a secure billing database for access by authorized personnel and is utilized for billing purposes which may include collection and the release of said information to approved collection facility or 3rd party collection company. Your information is not shared with any other parties other then BIP media and its subsidiary companies if required unless otherwise specified or required by law.
Only those BIP media representative that have a legitimate business purpose for accessing and handling personal information obtained by us are given the authorization to do so. The unauthorized access or use of such information by a BIP media representative is prohibited and constitutes grounds for disciplinary action with may escalate to termination.
Additionally, our information management systems are configured in such a way as to block or inhibit employees from accessing information that they have no authority to access (such as credit card information).
The Accountability of BIP media Business Partners
Our trusted vendors and business partners are responsible for processing or handling some of the information that we receive. These vendors and business partners are not authorized to use such information for purposes beyond those specified by us and are required to preserve the confidentiality with which we treat such information.
Areas requiring submission of valuable or critical information utilize 128bit SSL encryption when accessed via https://. Every effort is made from an administrative standpoint to ensure the security of BIP media’s websites and related content. Information presented on the BIP media website is private information and may not be distributed or copied. The use of the name BIP media, BIP, CLC, or other affiliated BIP media company names require to express written permission by an authorized BIP media agent. Please report any misuse of the name, logo, or associated text and documentation to our fraud department via e-mail to fraud@BIPmedia.com. For site security purposes and to ensure that this service remains available to all users, this computer system employs software programs to monitor network traffic to identify unauthorized attempts to access, change information, or otherwise cause damage.
Except for authorized law enforcement investigations, no other attempts are made to identify individual users or their usage habits. Raw data logs are used for no other purposes and are scheduled for regular destruction.
Unauthorized attempts to change information on this or any other BIP media is strictly prohibited and may be punishable under the Computer Fraud and Abuse Act of 1986.
A cookie is a series of data characters that, when programmed into a web site, is placed by the web server into the browser’s application folder on your computer. Once placed onto your machine, the cookie will allow the web site to “recognize” you as a unique individual.
Cookies are used to as a part of our affiliation program to log the referrer source, this is a numerical affiliation number is recorded and submitted to us via website submit forms, it’s contents are for the sole use by BIP media to credit those affiliates who referred you to us.
Cookies can be removed from your hard drive. Also, depending on what type of web browser and what browser version you are using, you may be able to change the properties on your cookie file so that cookies are not used or saved. Please check with your browser provider for more information on removing cookies. Affiliates and users beware, the removal of the cookie will discard the affiliate number and credit will not be given to the referring affiliate.
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Notification of Changes
Revised: Monday, February 5nd, 2016