WHAT INFORMATION DO WE COLLECT?
BEAT believes it is important for you to know what types of information we collect when you use our site or sign up for one of our related services. We automatically record the name of the domain (for example,"abccompany.com" if you use a private Internet access account, or "yourschool.edu" if you are connecting from a university's domain); the IP address (a number that is automatically assigned to your computer when you are using the Internet) from which you access our website; the type of browser and operating system used to access our site; the date and time you access our site; the Internet address of the website from which you linked directly to our site; and the pages you visit.
WHY DO WE COLLECT THIS INFORMATION?
We use this information in order to serve the needs of our customers. We also use your information to process your requests for products and/or services, to improve our customer service, and to contact you.
HOW IS YOUR INFORMATION PROTECTED?
We use the latest in encryption technology, including 128 bit SSL encryption to ensure that any sensitive information that is sent by you to us via the Internet is protected from unauthorized interception. We also have back up servers and power supplies to guard against power outages and other natural occurrences that could pose a threat to the integrity of your personal information.
WHO HAS ACCESS TO MY INFORMATION?
We do not rent, sell, or share personal information about you with other people or nonaffiliated companies except to provide products or services you have requested, when we have your permission, or under the following circumstances.
Only those employees that are responsible for handling your account have access to your information. Additionally, employees in our technical department may have access to your information in order to conduct routine checks on the integrity of our system and in order to perform necessary maintenance work. Should you choose to receive additional information regarding one of our services or products, we may pass your email address to one of our partners who offers similar products or services that you might be interested in.
CAN I OPT OUT OF HAVING CERTAIN INFORMATION COLLECTED?
You have the option of removing yourself from any email distribution list that you may have signed up for.