This policy describes the ways we collect, store, use
and protect your personal information. You accepted this
policy when you enroll in our school or purchase our
products and services. We may amend this policy at any
time by posting a revised version on our website. The
revised version will be effective at the time we post
it. In addition, if the revised version includes a
substantial change, we will provide you with 30 daysí
prior notice by posting notice of the change on the
"Policy Updates" page of our website. We last modified
this Policy on November 5, 2007.
How we collect information about you
When you visit the BRSCR website, we collect your IP
address and standard web log information, such as your
browser type and the pages you accessed on our website.
If you enroll or request information, we collect the
following types of information from you:
Contact information - your name,
address, phone, email, and other similar
Financial information - the bank
account numbers and credit card numbers that you
link to your online payments.
Before permitting you to use our Service, we may require
you to provide additional information we can use to
verify your identity or address or manage risk, such as
your date of birth, or other information. We may also
obtain information about you from third parties such as
credit bureaus and identity verification services.
When you are using our Service, we collect information
about your account transactions and we may collect
information about your computer or other access device
for fraud prevention purposes.
Finally, we may collect additional information from or
about you in other ways not specifically described here.
For example, we may collect information related to your
contact with our customer support team or store results
when you respond to a survey.
When you access our website, we, or companies we hire to
track how our website is used, may place small data
files called "cookies" on your computer.
We send a "session cookie" to your computer when you log
in to your account. This type of cookie helps us to
recognize you if you visit multiple pages on our site
during the same session, so that we donít need to ask
you for your password on each page. Once you log out or
close your browser, this cookie expires and no longer
has any effect.
We also use longer-lasting cookies to display your
e-mail address on our sign-in form, so that you don't
need to retype the e-mail address each time you log in
to your account.
We encode our cookies so that only we can interpret the
information stored in them. You are free to decline our
cookies if your browser permits, but doing so may
interfere with your use of our website.
How we protect and store personal information
Throughout this policy, we use the term "personal
information" to describe information that can be
associated with a specific person and can be used to
identify that person. We do not consider personal
information to include information that has been
anonymized so that it does not identify a specific user.
We store and process your personal information on our
computers in the US, and we protect it by maintaining
physical, electronic and procedural safeguards in
compliance with applicable US federal and state
regulations. We use computer safeguards such as
firewalls and data encryption, we enforce physical
access controls to our buildings and files, and we
authorize access to personal information only for those
employees who require it to fulfill their job
How we use the personal information we collect
Our primary purpose in collecting personal information
is to provide you with a safe, smooth, efficient, and
customized experience. We may use your personal
provide the services and customer
support you request;
process transactions and send notices
about your transactions
resolve disputes, collect fees, and
prevent potentially prohibited or
illegal activities, and enforce our User Agreement;
customize, measure, and improve our
services and the content and layout of our website;
compare information for accuracy and
verify it with third parties.
How we share personal information with
To process your payments, we need to share some of your
personal information with the payment processing company
Ė such as your contact information, date of transaction,
payment preferences, etc.
If you are buying goods or services and pay online, we
may provide the payment processor with the shipping
address for the goods and your confirmed credit card
billing address to complete your transaction. BRSCR does
not use this information to market their services to you
unless you have agreed to it.
We work with payment processors to enable us to accept
payments from you using electronic methods. In doing
so, BRSCR may share information about you with the
payment processor, such as your email address, when you
attempt to make an online payment.
Regardless, we will not disclose your credit card number
or bank account number to anyone except with your
express permission or if we are required to do so to
comply with a subpoena or other legal process.
How we share personal information with other parties
We may share your personal information with:
Service providers under contract who
help with parts of our business operations; (fraud
prevention, bill collection, marketing, technology
services). Our contracts dictate that these service
providers only use your information in connection
with the services they perform for us and not for
their own benefit.
Credit bureaus to report outstanding
negative balance accounts, as allowed by law.
Companies that we plan to merge with
or be acquired by. (Should such a combination occur,
we will require that the new combined entity follow
information. If your personal information could be
used contrary to this policy, you will receive prior
Law enforcement, government
officials, or other third parties when
we are compelled to do so by a
subpoena, court order or similar legal procedure
we need to do so to comply with
we believe in good faith that the
disclosure of personal information is necessary
to prevent physical harm or financial loss, to
report suspected illegal activity, or to
investigate violations of our User Agreement.
Other third parties with your consent
or direction to do so.
BRSCR will not sell or rent any of your personal
information to third parties in the normal course of
doing business and only shares your personal information
with third parties as described in this policy.
How you can contact us about privacy questions
If you have questions or concerns regarding this policy,
you should contact us by emailing [email protected].