BPAA National

Privacy Statement

BPAA Source Book is committed to protecting your privacy and developing technology that gives you the most powerful and safe online experience. This Statement of Privacy applies to the BPAA Source Book site and governs data collection and usage. By using the BPAA Source Book site, you consent to the data practices described in this statement.

Collection of your Personal Information

BPAA Source Book collects personally identifiable information, such as your email address, name, home or work address or telephone number. BPAA Source Book also collects anonymous demographic information, which is not unique to you, such as your ZIP code, age, gender, preferences, interests and favorites.

There is also information about your computer hardware and software that is automatically collected by BPAA Source Book. This information can include: your IP address, browser type, domain names, access times and referring website addresses. This information is used by BPAA Source Book for the operation of the service, to maintain quality of the service, and to provide general statistics regarding use of the BPAA Source Book site.

Please keep in mind that if you directly disclose personally identifiable information or personally sensitive data through BPAA Source Book public message boards, this information may be collected and used by others. Note: BPAA Source Book does not read any of your private online communications.

BPAA Source Book encourages you to review the privacy statements of Web sites you choose to link to from BPAA Source Book so that you can understand how those Web sites collect, use and share your information. BPAA Source Book is not responsible for the privacy statements or other content on Web sites outside of the BPAA Source Book and BPAA Source Book family of Web sites.

Use of your Personal Information

BPAA Source Book collects and uses your personal information to operate the BPAA Source Book Web site and deliver the services you have requested. BPAA Source Book also uses your personally identifiable information to inform you of other products or services available from BPAA Source Book and its affiliates. BPAA Source Book may also contact you via surveys to conduct research about your opinion of current services or of potential new services that may be offered.

BPAA Source Book does not sell, rent or lease its customer lists to third parties. BPAA Source Book 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, BPAA Source Book 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 BPAA Source Book, and they are required to maintain the confidentiality of your information.

BPAA Source Book does not use or disclose sensitive personal information, such as race, religion, or political affiliations, without your explicit consent.

BPAA Source Book keeps track of the Web sites and pages our customers visit within BPAA Source Book, in order to determine what BPAA Source Book services are the most popular. This data is used to deliver customized content and advertising within BPAA Source Book to customers whose behavior indicates that they are interested in a particular subject area.

BPAA Source Book Web sites 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 BPAA Source Book or the site; (b) protect and defend the rights or property of BPAA Source Book; and, (c) act under exigent circumstances to protect the personal safety of users of BPAA Source Book, or the public.

Use of Cookies

The BPAA Source Book Web site use "cookies" to help you personalize your online experience. A cookie is a text file that is placed on your hard disk by a Web page server. Cookies cannot be used to run programs or deliver viruses to your computer. Cookies are uniquely assigned to you, and can only be read by a web server in the domain that issued the cookie to you.

One of the primary purposes of cookies is to provide a convenience feature to save you time. The purpose of a cookie is to tell the Web server that you have returned to a specific page. For example, if you personalize BPAA Source Book pages, or register with BPAA Source Book site or services, a cookie helps BPAA Source Book to recall your specific information on subsequent visits. This simplifies the process of recording your personal information, such as billing addresses, shipping addresses, and so on. When you return to the same BPAA Source Book Web site, the information you previously provided can be retrieved, so you can easily use the BPAA Source Book features that you customized.

You have the ability to accept or decline cookies. Most Web browsers automatically accept cookies, but you can usually modify your browser setting to decline cookies if you prefer. If you choose to decline cookies, you may not be able to fully experience the interactive features of the BPAA Source Book services or Web sites you visit.

Security of your Personal Information

BPAA Source Book secures your personal information from unauthorized access, use or disclosure. BPAA Source Book secures the personally identifiable information you provide on computer servers in a controlled, secure environment, protected from unauthorized access, use or disclosure. When personal information (such as a credit card number) is transmitted to other Web sites, it is protected through the use of encryption, such as the Secure Socket Layer (SSL) protocol.

Changes to this Statement

BPAA Source Book will occasionally update this Statement of Privacy to reflect company and customer feedback. BPAA Source Book encourages you to periodically review this Statement to be informed of how BPAA Source Book is protecting your information.

Contact Information

BPAA Source Book welcomes your comments regarding this Statement of Privacy. If you believe that BPAA Source Book has not adhered to this Statement, please contact BPAA Source Book at gary@bpaa.com. We will use commercially reasonable efforts to promptly determine and remedy the problem.