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BNI® Platinum Chapter 3 Website Privacy Statement

BNI® Platinum Chapter 3 is committed to protecting your privacy. This Statement of Privacy applies to the BNI® Platinum Chapter 3 Website and governs data collection and usage. By using the BNI® Platinum Chapter 3 website, you consent to the data practices described in this statement.

Collection of your Personal Information

BNI® Platinum Chapter 3 collects personally identifiable information, such as your e-mail address, name, home or work address or telephone number. BNI® Platinum Chapter 3 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 may automatically be collected by BNI® Platinum Chapter 3. This information can include your IP address, browser type, domain names, access times and referring website addresses. This information is used by BNI® Platinum Chapter 3 for the operation of the service, to maintain quality of the service, and to provide general statistics regarding use of the BNI® Platinum Chapter 3 Website.

Please keep in mind that if you directly disclose personally identifiable information or personally sensitive data through BNI® Platinum Chapter 3 public message boards, this information may be collected and used by others. Please note that BNI® Platinum Chapter 3 does not read any of your private online communications other than items specifically sent to BNI® Platinum Chapter 3 or posted on its public message boards.

BNI® Platinum Chapter 3 encourages you to review the privacy statements of websites you choose to link to from BNI® Platinum Chapter 3 so that you can understand how those websites collect, use and share your information. BNI® Platinum Chapter 3 is not responsible for the privacy statements or other content on websites outside of the BNI® Platinum Chapter 3 website.

Use of your Personal Information

BNI® Platinum Chapter 3 collects and may use your personal information to operate the BNI® Platinum Chapter 3 Website and deliver the services you have requested. BNI® Platinum Chapter 3 also uses your personally identifiable information to inform you of other services available from BNI® Platinum Chapter 3, its members and its affiliates (including Manhattan BNI®).

BNI® Platinum Chapter 3 does not sell, rent or lease its customer lists to third parties. BNI® Platinum Chapter 3 may, from time to time, contact you on behalf of members or 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, BNI® Platinum Chapter 3 may share data with members or affiliates (including Manhattan BNI) to help us perform statistical analysis, send you email or postal mail, provide customer support, or arrange for deliveries.

BNI Chapter 3 does not use or disclose sensitive personal information, such as race, religion, or political affiliations, without your explicit consent.

The BNI® Platinum Chapter 3 Website 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 BNI® Platinum Chapter 3 or the site; (b) protect and defend the rights or property of BNI® Platinum Chapter 3 or its members; and, (c) act under exigent circumstances to protect the personal safety of users of BNI® Platinum Chapter 3, or the public.

Use of Cookies

The BNI® Platinum Chapter 3 Website uses “cookies” to help you personalize your online experience. A cookie is a text file that is placed on your hard disk by a web 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 BNI® Platinum Chapter 3 pages, or register with BNI® Platinum Chapter 3 site or services, a cookie helps BNI® Platinum Chapter 3 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 BNI Chapter 3 Web site, the information you previously provided can be retrieved, so you can easily use the BNI Chapter 3 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 websites you visit.

Security of your Personal Information

BNI® Platinum Chapter 3 secures your personal information from unauthorized access, use or disclosure. BNI® Platinum Chapter 3 secures the personally identifiable information you provide on computer servers in a controlled, secure environment, protected from unauthorized access, use or disclosure.

Third Party Use of Information on BNI® Platinum Chapter 3 Website

Third parties are prohibited from use of any personal information posted on the BNI® Platinum Chapter 3 Website, including without limitation e-mail address, name, home or work address or telephone number of BNI® Platinum Chapter 3 members, and third parties are required to maintain the confidentiality of such information.

 

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BNI® Platinum Chapter 3 will occasionally update this Statement of Privacy to reflect feedback. BNI® Platinum Chapter 3 encourages you to periodically review this Statement to be informed of how BNI® Platinum Chapter 3 is protecting your information.

Contact Information

BNI® Platinum Chapter 3 welcomes your comments regarding this Statement of Privacy. If you believe that BNI® Platinum Chapter 3 has not adhered to this Statement, please contact BNI® Platinum Chapter 3 at info@bni3nyc.com. We will use commercially reasonable efforts to promptly determine and remedy the problem.