Last Updated 03/25/2014
BHS Global, Ltd. (also “we” “us” and/or “our”) is committed to honoring the privacy of our visitors (“you” “user” and/or “your”) to BHS Global, Ltd. web site, eu.bhs1global.com. (the “Site”). Please be assured that BHS Global, Ltd. does not share or sell any information that you give us, except as detailed below. Any personal information collected by us on this Site is for special offer fulfillment purposes, to provide users with information on safety, for education and entertainment, and that information is destroyed once the request or offer has been fulfilled. As a further explanation of this privacy statement, we have prepared this disclosure regarding our privacy practices, which describes how we gather, use, disclose and store information gathered through this Site.
Collection and Use of Personal Information
We collect information you voluntarily chose to provide to us, which may include personal information. Personal Information is data that can be used to uniquely identify or contact a single person; it is information that tells us who you are, including your name, address, and email address.
Personal Information We Collect
We collect the information you voluntarily choose to provide to us. Generally, such information will consist of information you enter on any of the forms or logins found on our site. For example, we may collect personal information when you fill out a form on the Site or when you sign up to receive a newsletter. Additionally, the information you provide to us on the Site is collected and stored when you ask a question through our “Contact Us” form. Such information may include Personal Information such as your name, mailing address, phone number, e-mail address or other information that you provide us.
How We Use Your Personal Information
The personal information we collect and store is for our own use only. We use the personal information to communicate with you and to provide you with better service and more information. We may also use this data to improve the Site. We may also use and share this information as necessary to complete a transaction with you. We may also share this information if required to do so by applicable law.
Collection and Use of Non-Personal Information
We also collect non-personal information, or “automatic information”– data that does not permit direct association with any specific individual. Automatic information is technical information automatically collected by our web server (which may be hosted by a third-party), such as the identity of your internet service provider and the type of browser that you use. Each time you visit the Site, our web server automatically recognizes (where possible) and collects this information.
An IP address is a number assigned to your computer when you connect to the Internet. As part of the protocol of the Internet, web servers can identify your computer by its IP address. In addition, web servers may be able to identify the type of browser you are using or even the type of computer. This information does not identify you personally.
We collect IP addresses and related information for the purposes of system administration and to assess the traffic to our site. We aggregate this data with data on the pages visited by other users to track overall visitor traffic patterns. We use this information to improve our Site by making it more responsive to the needs and preferences of our users. We do not link IP addresses to your personally identifiable information.
Cookies and Other Technologies
BHS’s Site may use “cookies” and other technologies including web beacons and pixel tags. Cookies are pieces of information placed on an individual’s computer hard drive that enable the individual to more easily communicate and interact with our Web site. Cookie technology allows us to track your click path through our Site.
If you have signed up to receive email from us, we may also use pixel tags or web beacons so as to send email messages in a format customers can read and to confirm if you have received and opened our message.
Disclosure to Third Parties
BHS does not share, sell, rent, or trade your personal information without your prior consent, and does not share, sell, rent, or trade your personal information to any third party for promotional purposes. This does not include trusted third parties who assist us in operating this Site, conducting our business, or servicing you, so long as those parties agree to keep this information confidential. We may also release your information when we believe release is appropriate to comply with the law, enforce our site policies, or protect ours or others rights, property, or safety.
Third Party Links
Occasionally, we may provide links to other websites owned or operated by third parties as a convenience to our visitors. The Site may provide links to other websites owned or operated by third parties as a convenience to our visitors. We have no control over linked sites and make no representations about any content or material available at these locations. We are not responsible for the content of those sites.
BHS complies with the U.S.-EU Safe Harbor Framework and the U.S.-Swiss Safe Harbor Framework as set forth by the U.S. Department of Commerce regarding the collection, use, and retention of personal information from European Union member countries and Switzerland. BHS has certified that it adheres to the Safe Harbor Privacy Principles of notice, choice, onward transfer, security, data integrity, access, and enforcement. To learn more about the Safe Harbor program, and to view BHS’s certification, please visit http://www.export.gov/safeharbor/.
Protection of Personal Information
BHS takes precautions to safeguard your personal information against loss, theft, and misuse, as well as against unauthorized access, disclosure, alteration, and destruction. Nevertheless, we request that you not disclose private or confidential information to us via the website.
We implement a variety of security measures to maintain the safety of your personal information when you place an order or access your personal information. We offer the use of a secure server. All supplied sensitive/credit information is transmitted via Secure Socket Layer (SSL) technology and then encrypted and is only accessible by those authorized with special access rights to such systems, and are required to keep the information confidential. .
Your Acceptance of this Policy
Access to Personal Information
BHS will take all reasonable steps in accordance with legal obligations to update or correct, personally identifiable information that you submit via this Site.
You have a right to ask to see details of any personal information that BHS holds about you. If you wish to do so please contact the BHS office with which you have been dealing.
Our Website is not designed to attract children under the age of 13. BHS does not knowingly solicit or collect personally identifiable information online from children under the age of 13. If BHS learns that a child under the age of 13 has submitted personally identifiable information online, we will take all reasonable measures to delete such information from our databases and to not use such information for any purpose (except where necessary to protect the safety of the child or others as required or allowed by law). If you become aware of any personally identifiable information we have collected from children under 13, please contact us at [email protected]
Right to Opt-Out
You may choose to have your name taken off of our e-mail list, or review and/or update the registration information that you have provided to us by one of the following methods. If you disagree with the manner in which we intend to use the personal information you provide to us, you may opt-out of these uses by providing us clear instructions to the postal or email addresses listed below.
- Write to us at:
BHS Global, Ltd.
c/o Marketing Department
P.O. Box 12429
St. Louis, MO 63132
- E-mail us at: [email protected]
BHS will investigate and attempt to resolve complaints and disputes regarding the use and disclosure of personal information in accordance with the principles contained in this Policy. For complaints that cannot be resolved between BHS and the complainant, BHS has agreed to participate in the dispute resolution procedures of the panel established by the EU Data Protection Authorities (DPAs) to resolve disputes pursuant to the Safe Harbor Privacy Principles, as well as to cooperate and comply with the Federal Data Protection and Information Commissioner of Switzerland.