Effective November 10, 2015
Our Commitment to Privacy
BT Federal values and respects your privacy rights. We are committed to both protecting your personal information (defined below) that is collected during your use of the BT Federal website and preventing its misuse. At the same time, as part of our ability to conduct global business in an electronic economy, the collection of personal information through the BT Federal website may be necessary. This Policy, therefore, explains how BT Federal may collect your personal information while you access the BT Federal website and how BT Federal will protect and use your personal information.
Scope of This Policy
This Policy applies to all visitors to and users of the BT Federal website together with all of its subsidiary pages. BT Federal may provide links to third-party websites for your convenience and information; however, BT Federal does not control those third parties or their privacy policies or practices. BT Federal personnel with access to the BT Federal intranet should note that our internal privacy policies, and not this Policy, apply to such intranet usage.
Personal Information That May Be Collected
In general, you can visit our website without divulging any personal information. Depending on the particular webpage you visit, however, you may be asked to voluntarily provide personal information in order for BT Federal to provide a service or respond to a request that you make through the website. Such personal information includes, but is not limited to, your first and last name, email address, mailing and residential addresses, telephone numbers, birth date, gender, occupation, company of employment, and/or other information that identifies you.
BT Federal may also collect your domain information as part of our website usage analysis. This data helps us become more familiar with the users of our website, how often they visit, and what parts of the website they visit most often. This information, used to improve our web-based offerings, is collected automatically.
Any personal data collected by BT Federal is retained only as long as needed by business requirements and allowed by applicable state and federal laws and regulations. Once data is no longer necessary as determined by business requirements or applicable law and regulation, BT Federal destroys this data to maintain its protection.
BT Federal Protection of Your Personal Information
BT Federal has put in place appropriate physical, electronic, and managerial procedures to prevent unauthorized access to, maintain the data accuracy of, and safeguard and secure your personal information that we may collect during your use of the BT Federal website. Please take note, however, of the following to protect the security of your personal information:
- When you disclose personal information in a discussion forum or chat room, such information is accessible to, and collectable by, others present.
- BT Federal advises you to protect yourself against unauthorized access to your computer and disclosure of your password. If you believe that your password has been compromised, immediately change it.
Disclosure of Your Personal Information
BT Federal does not share your personal information with any third parties, except consultants or business partners who help BT Federal provide services offered through its website; these individuals have agreed to keep your personal information protected. In the event that BT Federal sells a part or parts of its business, the personal information that we have collected could be transferred to the acquiring company unless you instruct BT Federal not to do so, in writing (see address below).
Your personal information may also be shared under the following circumstances: (i) if we are required to do so by law enforcement authorities or government agencies or (ii) in connection with investigations or other efforts to prevent illegal activities or pertaining to public safety.
Safe Harbors Regarding Personal Information
BT Federal is committed to following the Safe Harbor Principles for personal information and participates in the US-EU and US-Swiss Safe Harbor Program to enable the transfer of personal information to the US.
Supporting Privacy of Your Children
The BT Federal website does not target, and is not intended to attract, children under the age of 13. BT Federal does not knowingly collect personal information from children under the age of 13 or send requests to children for personal information.
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