ONLINE PRIVACY STATEMENT

Benefit Allocation Systems, LLC and its subsidiaries and affiliates (hereafter referred to as “BAS” “we” or “our”) is committed to respecting your privacy and strives to maintain the privacy and security of your personal information.  At times, we may ask you to provide information about yourself.  This Online Privacy Statement addresses the privacy of the personally identifiable information (“PII”) you provide online, along with the information we receive through your use of our website.  We reserve the right to amend, modify or supplement our privacy policy at any time in accordance with applicable law.  We encourage you to read this Online Privacy Statement in full to learn how we treat your personal information and check back regularly for updates. By using this site, you agree and consent to this Online Privacy Statement.

Awareness

BAS provides this Online Privacy Statement to make you aware of our online privacy policy and of the choices you can make about the way your information is collected and used.

What we collect

We collect personal information in various ways to better serve you.  The personal information we collect may include your name, title, company, address, phone number, mailing address, email address, educational and employment information, and other relevant data.  We generally do not require this information to obtain access to our website, we but may ask you for this information when you correspond with us, request products, demos or services, apply for employment, or register to receive materials.  We automatically receive and record information from your computer and browser, including your IP address, software and hardware attributes and the website page you request.  This information allows us to process your request correctly, to contact you should the need arise and to support your customer relationship with BAS.

In order to tailor our communications with you and continuously improve our products and services, we may also ask you to voluntarily provide us with information regarding your personal or professional interests, demographics, experience with our products, and contact preferences.

“Cookies”

We may collect and/or track information during your visit to our website through session-based “cookies” (small text files that are stored in the browser memory (not your PC’s hard drive) to identify your particular session in the site). Information may include, for example, (a) home service domain names, e-mail addresses, type of computer, and type of Web browser you use; (b) your e-mail address if you communicate with BAS or the site by e-mail; (c) information you knowingly provide in online forms, registration forms, surveys, etc. (including name, address, e-mail and other personal profile data); and (d) aggregate and user-specific information on which pages you access.

We may place cookies on your hard drives. Cookies can save data about you, such as your name, password, user-name, screen preferences, and pages viewed. When you revisit the site, we may recognize you by the cookie and customize your experience accordingly.

We use cookies to help us compile statistics about the usage of our website and to solve technical problems.  Our use of cookies helps us improve content and personalize your user experience.  However, by modifying your Internet browser preferences, you have the ability to accept all cookies, to be notified when a cookie is set, or to reject all cookies.  You can also delete cookies from your computer.  Please note that if you choose to reject all cookies or delete cookies, you will not be able to use those services or engage in those activities on our website that require the placement of cookies. For more information see www.allaboutcookies.org. This site uses Google analytics to help collect and analyze certain information about you.

Location Information

Any comment system on this site may use an opt-in geolocation service in accordance with a prevailing community standard such as HTML 5.  Such geolocation opt-in ability is managed by your browser settings. If you opt-in to the geolocation service, your comments may be associated with your location, both internally within BAS and publicly on the site.

How we use it

BAS may use your information to better understand your needs and provide you with better service. Specifically, we use your information to help you complete a transaction, to communicate back to you, to update you on services and benefits, respond to technical problems, and to personalize our website for you.

From time to time, we may use your information to contact you for market research or to provide you with marketing information we think would be of particular interest. We will give you the opportunity to opt out of receiving such marketing contact.

We also use information we collect for our internal purposes, in an aggregated form, to measure overall usage statistics, calculate the number of website visits, average time spent on the site, pages viewed, and other relevant data.  We collect this information to measure the use of our website and to improve the content and processes of our website.

Who we share it with

BAS considers the personal information contained in our business records to be confidential.  BAS will not sell, rent, or lease your personally identifiable information to others.  Unless we have your permission or are required by law, we will only share the personal data you provide online with other BAS entities and/or business partners who are acting on our behalf for the uses described above. Such BAS entities and/or business partners, including those in the United States and/or any other countries, are governed by our privacy policies with respect to the use of this data and are bound by the appropriate confidentiality agreements or applicable law.

Access

Links to third-party websites on our site are provided solely as a convenience to you. If you use these links, you will leave our website. BAS has not reviewed all of these third-party sites and does not control and is not responsible for any of these sites, their content or their privacy policies. Thus, BAS does not endorse or make any representations about them, or any information, software or other products or materials found there, or any results that may be obtained from using them. If you decide to access any of the third-party sites linked to this site, you do this entirely at your own risk.  We encourage you to read the posted privacy statement of any and every site you visit, whether you are linking from our site or browsing on your own.

Disclaimer

The information contained on our site, including blog entries and news alerts, is for informational purposes only.  This site is not intended to be a substitute for professional legal, medical, financial, coverage or any other advice and should not be construed as such.  BAS in no way represents or warrants that this site provides any advice or assurances.

This site uses original photography as well as licensed stock photography for illustrative purposes; not all persons depicted are BAS employees.

THIS SITE AND THE DATA, SERVICES, PRODUCTS, INFORMATION AND OTHER MATERIALS ON, IN AND MADE AVAILABLE THROUGH THIS SITE ARE MADE AVAILABLE “AS IS” AND “WITH ALL FAULTS” AND AT YOUR OWN RISK.  BAS MAKES NO REPRESENTATIONS OR WARRANTIES, AND DISCLAIMS ALL REPRESENTATIONS AND WARRANTIES, WITH RESPECT TO THIS SITE INCLUDING, WITHOUT LIMITATION, THE IMPLIED WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY AND FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE.

Security

BAS is committed to ensuring the security of your information. To prevent unauthorized access or disclosure, maintain data accuracy, and ensure the appropriate use of information, we have put in place reasonable physical, electronic, and managerial procedures to safeguard and secure the information we collect online. However, you should understand that no transmission over the Internet is ever fully secure. We limit access to personal information about you to only those of our employees who we believe reasonably need to come into contact with that information to provide products or services to you or in order to do their jobs.  We use encryption when collecting or transferring sensitive data such as ePHI, PII, and credit card information.  We urge you to take every precaution to protect your personal information any time you are on the Internet by changing your passwords often, using a combination of letters and numbers, and making sure you use a secure browser, among other measures.

Information from Children

BAS does not knowingly collect personal information from children under the age of sixteen (16) and does not wish to collect any such information. No one under the age of 16 should submit personal information through this site.

U.S. Based

This site is owned, managed and controlled from within the United States.  BAS makes no representation that this site or any products, information or materials on or available through this site, are appropriate or available for use in other locations and access to them from territories where they are illegal is prohibited. Those who choose to access the site from other locations do so on their own volition and are responsible for compliance with applicable laws.

Amendment

BAS reserves the right to modify or amend this Online Privacy Statement at any time by posting a revised Online Privacy Statement on our site. The changes will only affect the information we collect after the date of the change to our Online Privacy Statement.

If we are going to use your personal information in a way that is different from the Online Privacy Statement at the time of collection, we will try to contact you via email using the most recent information we have.  If you have not given us permission to communicate with you, you will not be contacted, and we will not use your personal information in the new manner.

If you have comments or questions about our privacy policy, please send them to this email address: compliance@BASusa.com.  You may also reach us at Benefit Allocation Systems, LLC, c/o General Counsel, PO Box 62407, King of Prussia, PA 19406.

 

Last updated: July, 2019