Privacy Policy

This Privacy Policy covers our treatment of personal information we collect when you access the BEI Resources ("BEI Resources", "we", "us", or "our") Web Site located at (the "Site"). This Privacy Policy applies and is limited to treatment of information that is collected online. This Privacy Policy does not apply to information collected offline, such as information sent via postal mail, discussed on the phone or included in forms that you obtain from the Site but submit to BEI Resources by postal mail or fax.

A.  General and Policy Updates
BEI Resources takes the privacy of your personal information very seriously and will make reasonable efforts to use your personal information in accordance with this Privacy Policy. Please review this Privacy Policy carefully.

We may revise this Privacy Policy over time. If we make significant changes, we will notify you by posting a notice on our Site. Please check the Site from time to time for the most current version of our Privacy Policy. Your continued use of the Site after we have notified you of such changes as described above constitutes your acceptance of such changes.

B.  Information We Collect
When you use the shopping cart, request materials, submit forms online, e-mail BEI Resources, and at other times, you may provide BEI Resources with your personal information, such as your name, phone number and e-mail address. When you place a request for materials, you may also be asked for credit card or other payment information. BEI Resources' Web servers automatically collect Web site usage information from you when you visit the Site, such as the number and frequency of visits to each Web page, your Internet Protocol address, browser and platform type, length of stay, the Web site you entered from, the actions you take and other information. Certain pages of the Site may use sessional and/or persistent cookies to track and store your information for the purposes described in this Privacy Policy, and to allow us to recognize you if you return to the Site using the same computer and browser. In order to help process your request for materials and to protect against potential fraud, we may verify with third parties the personal information you provide to us. In the course of such verification, we may receive personal information about you from such third parties.

The Site is directed towards adults in the scientific community; BEI Resources does not knowingly collect information from children under the age of 13.

C.  How We Use The Information Collected
We may combine the personal information you provide BEI Resources with other information about you that is available to us, including information from other sources. We may use this information to process, manage and deliver materials; to verify your account information; to troubleshoot; to provide you with technical information and customer service; to respond to your specific inquiries; to provide you with information on BEI Resources products and services, either on a personalized or aggregate basis; to develop new features and products for our visitors; to improve the content and navigation on the Site; to enforce the BEI Resources Terms of Use, resolve disputes, prevent and detect fraud, and otherwise help BEI Resources and its community to avoid legal liability; to notify you of changes to this Privacy Policy, or to other policies or terms that affect you and your use of the Site; and for other purposes. We will use your resume information only for the purpose of evaluating your candidacy for a job opening.

We may share your information with third parties to validate your payment information, to prevent fraud and to fulfill your request. If you have granted another user access to your login information on the Site, such user will have access to your personal information. We may also share your information with our service providers to perform marketing and other services on our behalf. In addition, BEI Resources may disclose any information about you to law enforcement, regulatory agencies, other government officials or other third parties, as we, in our sole discretion, believe necessary or appropriate in connection with an investigation of fraud or other activity that is illegal or may expose us to legal liability, to enforce our policies governing our Site and for regulatory compliance.

D.  Security
BEI Resources makes reasonable efforts to use industry-standard security technologies to secure your information. Servers where personal information is stored are password and firewall-protected, and access is limited to those employees and independent contractors with a need to know and only for the purposes identified above. All financial information is transmitted and stored in encrypted form. We maintain safeguards to protect the security, integrity and privacy of these servers and of your personal information.

E.  Your Ability to Choose
We communicate with you to provide information, products and services that you have requested. It is your choice to send us these requests. You have the option to reject the Site's cookies and still use the Site. However, your access to the Site will be limited. For example, you will not be able to place or track your request for materials.

F.  Third-Party Links
This Site may contain links to other sites. BEI Resources is not responsible for the privacy practices or the content of such Web sites. We recommend that you review the privacy policies of those sites when you visit them.

G.  Correction
You may ask us to update the personal information you provide to us by contacting
BEI Resources.

H.  Contact Information
If you have any questions or comments regarding this Privacy Policy, please contact
BEI Resources.