BLUE PAYMENT AGENCY, INC.
This policy applies to Personal Information collected by BPA in any form, whether through the internet, over the phone, in person, or by any other means, including through inquiries for services provided by BPA, advice given by BPA, or recommendations made by BPA, even if you never become a customer.
You are reading the most current version of this policy. We may amend this policy at any time, and those amendments will take immediate effect. If we make a substantial amendment to this policy, we will provide notice of those changes on our website, with instructions on what to do if you have questions about the new policy.
- sign up for, access, or use the Services.
Collection of Personal Information:
In order to help protect you from fraud and misuse of your Personal Information, we may collect information about your use and interaction with any website owned or operated by BPA. For example, we may evaluate your computer, mobile phone or other access device to identify any malicious software or activity.
Use and Sharing of Personal Information:
BPA uses your Personal Information to fulfill your requests for the Services. In order to fulfill such requests, we may also send Personal Information to our affiliate partners, independent contractors and merchants, directly or through our partners.
Additionally, BPA may share your Personal Information with other entities, such as software providers, resellers, banks, financial institutions, credit card processors, governmental agents or institutions, or other entities who work with or on behalf of BPA to provide the Services, in the following instances:
To perform the Services you have requested from BPA, or to provide you with more detailed information on Services you may require;
- In connection with products and services offered by our partners;
- When it is required to comply with state or federal law;
- When it is necessary to enforce our agreement with you regarding the Services;
- When it is necessary to enforce or apply the terms and conditions of our resellers, affiliates or other applicable agreements; and
- When it is necessary to protect the rights, property, or safety of BPA, its users, or others, which may include the exchange of information with other organizations for fraud protection or risk reduction.
In the event that BPA is acquired or merged with another company, your Personal Information may be transferred to that company.
BPA does not directly share your Personal Information with unaffiliated third parties for their marketing purposes unless you have given your explicit consent.
BPA uses tracking software (called “cookies”) to monitor its visitors to better understand how they use websites owned or operated by BPA and to re-target visitors via advertising. This software is provided by third parties. Other cookies may be stored to your computer’s hard drive by external vendors when BPA uses referral programs and retargeting programs. Such cookies are used for conversion and referral tracking and typically expire after 30-180 days, though some may take longer, possibly much longer. As you browse websites owned or operated by BPA, advertising cookies will be placed on your computer so that we can understand what you are interested in. Our display advertising partners, then enables us to present you with retargeting advertising on other sites based on your previous interaction with the BPA Sites. The techniques our partners employ do not collect Personal Information such as your name, email address, postal address or telephone number.
Storage and Protection of Personal Information:
BPA may store and process your Personal Information on its computers for a length of time it deems necessary to protect itself and to provide the Services. We protect your information using physical, technical, and administrative security measures to reduce the risks of loss, misuse, unauthorized access, disclosure and alteration. Some of the safeguards we use are firewalls and data encryption, physical access controls to our data centers, and information access authorization controls.
Controlling the Collection, Use, Storage and Sharing of Personal Information:
BPA maintains your preferences for use and sharing of information, including how we contact you. Some federal and state laws allow you to restrict the sharing of your Personal Information in certain instances.