Last updated: 6.16.2020
Benefit Allocation Systems, LLC
c/o General Counsel
PO Box 62407
King of Prussia, PA 19406
1. Collection of Personal Information From Users
When you interact with us through the Site, we may collect information from you as described below.
a. Information you Provide
We collect the Personal Information that you knowingly choose to submit through the Site in order to benefit from specified features or to participate in certain activities, such as information that you provide when you contact us through the "Contact Us" portion of the Site or when you sign up for an email newsletter. For example, if you register for a BAS newsletter, you may provide us with information such as your name, telephone number, and email address. If you apply for a job with BAS, you may submit your resume or other information through the Site.
b. Location Information
Any comment system on the Site may utilize an opt-in Geolocation service in accordance with a prevailing community standard such as HTML 5. Such Geolocation opt-in ability is managed by the user’s browser settings. If a user chooses to opt-in to the Geolocation service, the user's comments may be associated with the user's location, both internally within BAS and publicly on the Site.
c. Passive Information Collection, Cookies, Use, and Choices
As you navigate the Site, certain Personal Information may be passively collected, meaning it is gathered without you actively providing it. This is done using the following techniques in the following ways:
This cookie is set by HubSpot’s CDN provider because of their rate limiting policies. It expires at the end of the session.
We do not track your behavior across third party websites. Our Site currently does not respond to "Do Not Track" (DNT) signals and we operate as described in this Privacy Statement whether or not a DNT signal is received, as there is no consistent industry standard for compliance.
d. Sensitive Information
We ask that you not send or otherwise disclose to us through the Site your racial or ethnic origin, political opinions, religion or other beliefs, health, criminal background, or trade union membership. Where you provide us with such information, we reserve the right to erase any such information at our discretion.
e. Information About Minors
The Site is not intended for persons under the age of 18. We do not knowingly collect Personal Information online from persons in this age group. We reserve the right to delete any information identified as having been provided by such persons at our discretion.
2. How We Use the Information We Collect
We use Personal Information submitted by you or otherwise collected through the Site and through other sources for the purposes described in this Privacy Statement and as otherwise described to you at the point of collection. Generally, we use the information you provide to us for the reason for which it was provided. For example, if you sign up to receive email notifications, we will contact you by email. If you provide us with information to register for whitepaper, we will use the information to provide the whitepaper. Specifically, we may use Personal Information from or about you:
We may use any information that does not personally identify you, your computer, or your device, for any purpose.
3. Our Disclosure of Your Information
BAS does not sell your Personal Information. We may share your Personal Information with third parties only as described in this Privacy Statement or as otherwise described at the point where we collect the information from you, including:
4. Uses and Disclosures to Comply with Laws
In addition, we use and disclose Personal Information collected through the Site as we believe to be necessary or appropriate: (i) under applicable law, including laws outside your country of residence; (ii) to comply with legal process; (iii) to respond to requests from public and government authorities, including public and government authorities outside your country of residence; (iv) to enforce our terms and conditions; (v) to protect our operations or those of any of our affiliates; (vi) to protect our rights, privacy, safety, or property, and/or that of our affiliates, you, or others; and (vii) to allow us to pursue available remedies or limit the damages that we may sustain.
5. Links to Third Party Sites
6. Where Your Information is Processed
BAS is based in the United States. No matter where you are located, you consent to the processing and transfer of your Personal Information in and to the United States and other countries. The laws of the United States and other countries governing data protection may not be as comprehensive or as protective as the laws in the country where you live.
BAS will take reasonable steps to protect the information collected and provided via the Site from loss, misuse, and unauthorized access, disclosure, alteration, or destruction. However, you should understand that no transmission over the Internet is ever fully secure. BAS uses reasonable efforts to ensure that the Site is generally available. However, there will be occasions when access to the Site will be interrupted or unavailable. BAS will use reasonable efforts to minimize such disruption where it is within its reasonable control. You agree that BAS shall not be liable to you for any modification, suspension or discontinuance of the Site.
8. Data Retention
We generally retain Personal Information for so long as it may be relevant for the purposes identified in this Privacy Statement or at the time the information is collected, unless a longer period of time is required by law.
9. Lawful Bases for Processing Your Personal Information
The laws in some countries require us to tell you about the lawful grounds we rely on to collect, use, disclose, and otherwise process your Personal Information. To the extent those laws apply, our lawful bases for processing your Personal Information are:
10. Your Data Rights and Choices
You can unsubscribe from certain emails by clicking on the "unsubscribe" link they contain. You can opt-out of the use of certain cookie-related processing by following the instructions above (Passive Information Collection, Cookies, Use, and Choices).
The laws in some countries may give you particular rights with respect to your Personal Information, including the right to access the Personal Information that we maintain, and the right to object to certain processing of Personal Information by BAS. If you would like to submit a data access, correction, restriction, or deletion request, or if you would like to object to certain processing, you can do so by contacting us by email at email@example.com and we will process such request with respect to any Personal Information that we are able to link to you individually based on the information that you can provide to us. These rights and options that you have with respect to Personal Information are subject to limitations and exceptions under applicable law. In addition to those rights, if you live in certain jurisdictions, you have the right to submit a complaint to your relevant supervisory authority. However, we encourage you to contact us first by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org and we will try to resolve your concerns.
11. California Privacy Rights
Under California Civil Code Section 1798.83 California residents may request certain information about our disclosure of personal data during the prior calendar year to third parties for their direct marketing purposes. We do not share your personal data with third parties or corporate affiliates for their direct marketing purposes.
Depending on the circumstances, California residents may also have other rights with respect to their personal data under the California Consumer Privacy Act.
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