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Privacy Policy

We recognize that visitors to our site may be concerned about the use of information they choose to provide to us, and how we treat that information.  Bernheim is committed to honoring our constituents’ privacy preferences.

To this end, Bernheim supports the following principles:

Consumer Choice
 We believe a visitor to our site is the one to best determine:
• When—and under what conditions—to provide “personally identifiable information”
(e.g. data that may be used to identify, contact, or locate a person).
• When such information may be shared with other organizations.
• When to remain anonymous.

Informed Consent
If personally identifiable information is collected, we believe a visitor to our site has the right to:
• Know when we are collecting personal information.
• Know what personal information is collected, and the purpose of collection.
• Expect the opportunity to choose whether or not personal information will be provided
to any third parties.
• Expect reasonable steps to be taken to protect personal information
from unauthorized use.
• Review the accuracy of personal information and update it.

Privacy Policy
Your right to privacy is important to us. We recognize that providing Bernheim with personal information is an act of trust. We have created this privacy policy to protect your personal information This policy covers the Web site owned and operated by Bernheim.  We encourage you to take the time to read this privacy policy and those of any Web site you visit, such as those with links to Bernheim’s site.  Below is a summary of Bernheim’s privacy policy.

Personal Information Collected
We share your personal information with:
• Services providers under contract who help with parts of our business operations
such as fraud prevention, bill collecting, marketing and technology services. Our contracts
dictate that these service providers only use your information in connection
with the services they perform for us and not for their own benefit.
• Banking partners required to process payments.
• Law enforcement, goverment officials or other third parties when
° we are compelled to do so by a subpoena, court order or similar legal procedure.
° we need to do so to comply with law or credit card rules.
° we believe in good faith that the disclosures of personal information is necessary
to prevent physical harm or financial loss, to report suspected illegal activity
or to investigate violations of our User Agreement.
• Other third parties with your consent or direction to do so.

Security of Your Credit Card Information
We will take appropriate steps to protect your privacy.  For example, if you supply us with your credit card information to become a member or make a donation, we destroy the information once the transaction is completed.We store and process your personal information on our computers in the U.S. and we protect it by maintaining physical, electronic and procedural safegaurds in compliance with applicable U.S. federal and state regulations. We use computer safegaurds such as firewalls and data encyrption, we enforce physical access controls to our buildings and files, and we authorize access to personal information only for those employees who require it to fullfill their job responsibilities and through secure third party payment processing service. You may also make contributions by contacting Bernheim’s development director, Margaret Zurkuhlen.

Links to Third Party Sites
We provide links to third party sites.  Since we do not control those Web sites, we encourage you to review the privacy policies posted on these third party sites.

How to Unsubscribe from our E-mail List
If you subscribe to our E-mail press releases and updates and at any time you wish to stop receiving our electronic messages or be removed from our E-mail list, you can unsubscribe from that list as explained in each message. We do not share E-mail addresses with other organizations.

Electronic Mail Sent to Us Containing Personal Information
You may decide to send Bernheim personally identifying information – for example, in a message containing information about your membership.  We will only use this information to identify you as a member of Bernheim and to determine how to respond to the electronic mail. We will not use this information for any purpose other than to resolve the matter identified in the E-mail.

Questions
Bernheim welcomes comments and questions on this policy. We are dedicated to protecting your personal information, and will make every reasonable effort to keep that information secure. If you have any questions, please contact us at nature@bernheim.org or call (502) 955-8512 between 9:00 a.m. and 5:00 p.m. daily. You can help Bernheim maintain the accuracy of your information by notifying us of any changes to your address, title, phone number, or E-mail address.  To update your membership file, contact us, or write us at:
Bernheim
P.O. Box 130
Clermont, Kentucky 40110-0130
The information you provide to us will also be covered by this policy. Due to the rapidly evolving technologies on the Internet, we may occasionally update this policy.  All revisions will be posted to this site.  A revised Privacy Policy will apply only to data collected subsequent to its effective date.

 

Last Revised: 01.10.2013