BLPay: Privacy Policy

PRIVACY POLICY

Introduction

This is the privacy policy for Bend-La Pine Schools and BLPay (the "Site"), which is owned and operated by Bend-La Pine Schools. ("We", "Us" or "Our"). We take privacy seriously and have established this privacy policy to govern the privacy of information we collect from users of and visitors to our Site. Any person who uses or visits our Site consents to this policy and agrees to be bound by it. In this policy, we describe the information that we collect, what we do with that information, with whom we share that information, and whether you can access and edit the information we have collected from you.

What Information Do We Collect?

We collect a variety of personal identifying information from users of the Site, including their name, postal and street address (Street, City, State and Zip Code), day and evening phone numbers, and email addresses (collectively "Personal Information"). In addition, if you are using the Site to purchase products and services, we will collect certain information in order to process transactions, including your credit card number, the name on the card, expiration date, billing address (Street, City, State and Zip Code) (collectively "Payment Information"). Credit card information is processed by a third party and is not stored by us.

We also use "cookies" to collect information. A cookie is a piece of information sent to your browser by our Web server. The browser then returns certain information to our Web server. For each visitor to our Site, our Web server automatically recognizes the consumer's domain name and e-mail address (where possible). We also collect the domain name and e-mail address (where possible) of visitors to our Web pages, the e-mail addresses of those who communicate with us via e-mail, aggregate information on what pages consumers access or visit, and user-specific information on what pages consumers access or visit.

We also collect other information that is volunteered by our users from time to time, such as in response to surveys, polls or questionnaires and/or Site registration forms.

How Do We Use the Information We Collect?

The information we collect is used primarily to process transactions over the Site and to communicate with you regarding such transactions and our products and services. We also use the information to improve the content of our Site and the products and services offered on the Site, to customize the content and/or layout of our pages for each individual visitor, and to notify you about updates to our Site and your account.

With respect to cookies: we use cookies to store visitor preferences, record session information, such as items that consumers add to their shopping cart, record user-specific information on what pages users access or visit, alert visitors to new areas that we think might be of interest to them when they return to our site, record past activity at a site in order to provide better service when visitors return to our site, and customize Web page content based on visitors' browser type or other information that the visitor sends.

Do We Share the Information With Third Parties?

Information collected by us will not be shared with any third parties except as follows:

1. We may share information with agents or contractors who assist in providing support for our internal operations or provide us with contracted services or systems;

2. We may disclose information when legally required to do so, at the request of governmental authorities conducting an investigation, to verify or enforce compliance with the policies governing our Site and applicable laws or to protect against misuse or unauthorized use of our Site; and

3. We may disclose information to a successor entity in connection with a merger, consolidation, sale of assets or other organizational change respecting the Site.

We may establish relationships with other companies that we allow to place ads on our Web pages. As a result of your visit to our site, external organizations may collect information such as your domain type, your IP address or browser/session information.

Disclaimer

We are not responsible for the acts or omissions of third parties with whom we may share information under this policy. This Site may also contain links to other sites. We are not responsible for the acts or omissions of such third-party sites and encourage you to review their privacy policies before providing any information to them.

Changes to Policy

From time to time, we may change or amend our privacy policy. If we change our privacy policy, we will post the policy changes to our Site to notify you of these changes and we will apply the changed policy to all data collected from the time of the policy change forward. We will not notify users by e-mail of any changes to the privacy policy. Your use of the Site after a policy change has been posted constitutes your acceptance of the policy change. If you are concerned about how your information is used, you should check back at the Site periodically.

Do You Have Access to Your Personal and Payment Information?

Each user will be assigned an account upon registration at our Site. You will be asked to create your own unique login user name and password that can be used to access, update and edit information in your account, including Payment Information, unique identifier information (e.g., customer number or password), transaction information (e.g., dates on which you and student(s) made purchases, amounts and types of purchases), balance and Personal Information (e.g., name, address, phone number) that we maintain about you.

What Kind of Security Do We Maintain?

With respect to security: we believe we have taken reasonable steps to protect the privacy of the information we collect in accordance with this policy. We have appropriate security measures in place on our networks and in our physical facilities to protect against the loss, misuse or alteration of information that we have collected from you at our Site.

However, while we have employed certain security measures, we cannot guarantee the security of all information that we have collected. There are risks associated with transmitting information over the Internet. Users are advised to take steps to protect the security and privacy of their Personal and Payment Information and the login id's and passwords that they create for themselves.

How to Contact Us

The Site is operated by Bend-La Pine Schools.

Our postal address is:
520 NW Wall St.
Bend, OR 97703

You can reach us by telephone at 541-355-1000.

This policy is effective as of March 1, 2010.

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