A. DATA COLLECTION
- Personal Information Voluntarily Provided on this website, BCT collects only personal information voluntarily provided by visitors to the site, such as name, address, phone numbers, e-mail addresses, age and credit card data. Such personal information voluntarily supplied by members is used to establish or renew membership, distribute BCT publications, communicate fundraising solicitations, and offer other general information. The information is also used to contact members, as well as other guests, to fill orders for BCT merchandise.
B. PROTECTING CHILDREN
BCT acknowledges that children may visit the BCT website and encourages parents, guardians and teachers to always monitor children’s online activities. Consistent with the Children’s Online Privacy Protection Act of 1998, BCT does not actively solicit or knowingly collect any personally identifiable information from children under the age of 13 without prior parental consent. Persons under the age of 13 must obtain their parent’s permission before sending any information about themselves or anyone else to the BCT website.
If, with a parent’s consent, information is collected from a child under the age of 13, that information will be used only for purposes of establishing or renewing BCT youth membership, or distributing newsletters or other member communications. Information from children under 13 will not be transferred to any third parties. Parents have the right to see the information collected from their child, revoke the consent to collect, and/or ask that information about their child be deleted from the site’s database.
C. THIRD PARTIES
BCT has adopted a policy that no information collected about members or guests who visit the BCT website shall be rented, sold or exchanged to third parties without the approval of the Board of Directors. The Board of Directors may elect to rent, sell or exchange data with third parties if such activities are in the best interest of BCT and will further its mission.
If at any time BCT is required by law to release information gathered through the website for the purpose of fraud reduction, credit risk reduction, and/or any other legal matter, we reserve the right to share that information with legal authorities or other companies assisting for that purpose.
This site contains links to other sites. BCT is not responsible for the privacy practices or content of those websites.
Credit card information supplied to BCT is only used for purchasing or renewing memberships, purchasing BCT merchandise or making donations to BCT. If credit card information is transmitted to BCT, such information is encrypted and verified through PayPal when transmitted to BCT. However, it is important for you to know that data transmission over the Internet is not 100% secure. While BCT makes every effort, it cannot guarantee the security of information transmitted.
HOW TO CONTACT BCT
Building Conservation Trust
6919 Portwest Dr., Suite 100
Houston, TX 77024-8010
(713) 626-4234 or toll free (800) 201-FISH