Building for the Future is committed to protecting your privacy and developing technology
that gives you the most powerful and safe online experience. This Statement of Privacy
applies to the Building for the Future site and governs data collection and usage.
By using the Building for the Future site, you consent to the data practices described
in this statement.
Collection of your Personal Information
Building for the Future collects personally identifiable information, such as your email
address, name, home or work address or telephone number. Building for the Future also
collects anonymous demographic information, which is not unique to you, such as
your ZIP code, age, gender, preferences, interests and favorites.
There is also information about your computer hardware and software that is automatically
collected by Building for the Future. This information can include: your IP address,
browser type, domain names, access times and referring website addresses. This
information is used by Building for the Future for the operation of the service, to
maintain quality of the service, and to provide general statistics regarding use
of the Building for the Future site.
Please keep in mind that if you directly disclose personally identifiable information
or personally sensitive data through Building for the Future public message boards,
this information may be collected and used by others. Note: Building for the Future
does not read any of your private online communications.
Building for the Future encourages you to review the privacy statements of Web sites
you choose to link to from Building for the Future so that you can understand how those
Web sites collect, use and share your information. Building for the Future is not responsible
for the privacy statements or other content on Web sites outside of the Building for the Future
and Building for the Future family of Web sites.
Use of your Personal Information
Building for the Future collects and uses your personal information to operate the Building for the Future
Web site and deliver the services you have requested. Building for the Future also uses
your personally identifiable information to inform you of other products or services
available from Building for the Future and its affiliates. Building for the Future may also
contact you via surveys to conduct research about your opinion of current services
or of potential new services that may be offered.
Building for the Future does not sell, rent or lease its customer lists to third parties.
Building for the Future may, from time to time, contact you on behalf of external business
partners about a particular offering that may be of interest to you. In those cases,
your unique personally identifiable information (e-mail, name, address, telephone
number) is not transferred to the third party. In addition, Building for the Future
may share data with trusted partners to help us perform statistical analysis, send
you email or postal mail, provide customer support, or arrange for deliveries. All
such third parties are prohibited from using your personal information except to
provide these services to Building for the Future, and they are required to maintain
the confidentiality of your information.
Building for the Future does not use or disclose sensitive personal information, such
as race, religion, or political affiliations, without your explicit consent.
Building for the Future keeps track of the Web sites and pages our customers visit within
Building for the Future, in order to determine what Building for the Future services are
the most popular. This data is used to deliver customized content and advertising
within Building for the Future to customers whose behavior indicates that they are interested
in a particular subject area.
Building for the Future Web sites will disclose your personal information, without notice,
only if required to do so by law or in the good faith belief that such action is
necessary to: (a) conform to the edicts of the law or comply with legal process
served on Building for the Future or the site; (b) protect and defend the rights or
property of Building for the Future; and, (c) act under exigent circumstances to protect
the personal safety of users of Building for the Future, or the public.
The Building for the Future Web site use "cookies" to help you personalize your online
experience. A cookie is a text file that is placed on your hard disk by a Web page
server. Cookies cannot be used to run programs or deliver viruses to your computer.
Cookies are uniquely assigned to you, and can only be read by a web server in the
domain that issued the cookie to you.
One of the primary purposes of cookies is to provide a convenience feature to save
you time. The purpose of a cookie is to tell the Web server that you have returned
to a specific page. For example, if you personalize Building for the Future pages, or
register with Building for the Future site or services, a cookie helps Building for the Future
to recall your specific information on subsequent visits. This simplifies the process
of recording your personal information, such as billing addresses, shipping addresses,
and so on. When you return to the same Building for the Future Web site, the information
you previously provided can be retrieved, so you can easily use the Building for the Future
features that you customized.
You have the ability to accept or decline cookies. Most Web browsers automatically
accept cookies, but you can usually modify your browser setting to decline cookies
if you prefer. If you choose to decline cookies, you may not be able to fully experience
the interactive features of the Building for the Future services or Web sites you visit.
Security of your Personal Information
Building for the Future secures your personal information from unauthorized access,
use or disclosure. Building for the Future secures the personally identifiable information
you provide on computer servers in a controlled, secure environment, protected from
unauthorized access, use or disclosure. When personal information (such as a credit
card number) is transmitted to other Web sites, it is protected through the use
of encryption, such as the Secure Socket Layer (SSL) protocol.
Changes to this Statement
Building for the Future will occasionally update this Statement of Privacy to reflect
company and customer feedback. Building for the Future encourages you to periodically
review this Statement to be informed of how Building for the Future is protecting your
Building for the Future welcomes your comments regarding this Statement of Privacy.
If you believe that Building for the Future has not adhered to this Statement, please
contact Building for the Future at firstname.lastname@example.org.
We will use commercially reasonable efforts to promptly determine and remedy the