The following statement has been developed to demonstrate our commitment to your privacy.
Bridging The Gap collects personally identifiable information (name, e-mail address, etc.) and demographic data (zip code, gender, interests, etc.) provided by you when you:
- Register for our services
- Complete a survey
- Register for a promotion, contest or sweepstakes
- Make a purchase or order a publication through the mail or online
- Make a purchase from our online store, or
- Send us an e-mail message.
You are not required to disclose any personally identifiable information to us, although portions of our Web site may be unavailable to you without such information.
How we use Information
We use the information you provide to process and maintain your account, compile demographic statistics about our users and display information and advertisements that match your interests and profile.
We may also use this information to contact you about your account, or to send you necessary information directly related to the products or services you have requested. We share personally identifiable information with our third party partners where necessary to process the services you have requested.
If you order products from Bridging The Gap Store, you will be required to provide contact information (e.g., name and shipping address) and financial information (e.g., credit card number and expiration date).
With your permission, we may use your contact information to inform you of new features and special offers from Bridging The Gap. As part of the registration process, you have the option to inform us if you do not wish to receive these announcements and promotions.
We will not provide your contact information to unaffiliated third parties without your express permission. Credit card information will be shared with third parties only as necessary to provide products and services that you request.
Bridging The Gap provides various e-mail links throughout the site to help you communicate with us easily. We review the questions and comments that we receive to help us improve the site and set the direction for future enhancements. Any personal information that you provide will not be used or shared with any third parties without your explicit permission.
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Security and Links
The security of the information you provide to Bridging The Gap is important to us. We use encryption software and other security measures to protect the loss, misuse and alteration of sensitive information under our control. However, Bridging The Gap’s site includes links to other sites, and when you choose to visit those sites, we are not responsible for their privacy policies or how they treat user information. In addition, we may permit third parties to offer registration-based services through our site. We are not responsible for the actions and policies of these third parties, and you should review the privacy policies of these parties when supplying personally identifiable information to them.
Bridging The Gap is committed to protecting the safety and privacy of young people using the Internet. We do not knowingly collect personally identifiable information about children and believe that children should get their parents’ consent before giving out any personal information.
Our Web site may contain links to third party Web sites geared to children. The linked sites are not under the control of Bridging The Gap. We are not responsible for the contents of any linked site or any link contained in a linked site, nor are we responsible for the privacy policies relative to children on those linked sites. We strongly encourage parents to review the privacy policies of all linked sites.
To make changes to your preferences, update your personally identifiable information, unsubscribe to any e-mail subscriptions or to opt-out of any services, please contact us directly.
All personally identifiable information and/or third party personally identifiable information is subject to disclosure (i) pursuant to judicial or other government subpoenas, warrants, or orders, (ii) where otherwise required by law, or (iii) where Bridging The Gap believes our property or an individual’s safety or security is at risk.