Privacy Policy

This privacy policy discloses the privacy practices of this website and applies solely to information collected by this website.

Types of Data Collected

Among the types of personal data that this website collects, by itself or through third parties, there are: name, address, phone number, email address, billing information, usage data, and various types of data.

Other personal data collected may be described in other sections of this privacy policy or by dedicated explanation text contextually with the data collection.

The personal data may be freely provided by the user, or collected automatically when using this website. Any use of cookies — or of other tracking tools — by this website or by the owners of third party services used by this website, unless stated otherwise, serves to identify users and remember their preferences, for the sole purpose of providing the service required by the user.

Failure to provide certain personal data may make it impossible for this website to provide its services.

Users are responsible for any personal data of third parties obtained, published or shared through this website and confirm that they have the third party’s consent to provide the data to the BLET.

Methods of Processing

The data processing is carried out using computers and/or IT enabled tools, following organizational procedures and modes strictly related to the purposes indicated. In some cases, the data may be accessible to certain types of persons in charge, involved with the operation of the site (administration, legal, system administration) or external parties (such as third party technical service providers, mail carriers, hosting providers, IT companies, communications agencies).

The data is processed at the BLET’s operating offices and in any other places where the parties involved with the processing are located.

The data is kept for the time necessary to provide the service requested by the user, or stated by the purposes outlined in this document, and the user can always request that the BLET suspend or remove the data.

The data concerning the user is collected to allow the BLET to provide its services.

Registration

By registering or authenticating, users allow this website to identify them and give them access to dedicated services. The user registers by filling out the registration form and providing the personal data directly to this website.

Credit Card Processing

The BLET uses the Authorize.Net Payment Gateway to manage the routing of customer information through the electronic check and credit card processing networks. Authorize.Net adheres to strict industry standards for payment processing, including 128-bit Secure Sockets Layer technology for secure Internet Protocol transactions, encryption hardware and software methods and security protocols to protect customer information, and compliance with the Payment Card Industry Data Security Standard.

For additional information regarding privacy, please read the Authorize.Net Privacy Policy.

Analytics

BLET uses Google Analytics to monitor and analyze web traffic and can be used to keep track of user behavior.

Google Analytics is a web analysis service provided by Google Inc. (“Google”). Google utilizes certain data to track and examine the use of this website, to prepare reports on its activities and share them with other Google services.

Google may use data collected to contextualize and personalize the ads of its own advertising network.

For additional information regarding privacy, please read the Google Privacy Policy

Other Services

BLET uses Adobe Typekit to enhance the typography of this Website. Adobe uses cookies to track usage statistics.

For additional information regarding privacy, please read the Adobe Typekit Privacy Policy

System Logs and Maintenance

For operation and maintenance purposes, this website and any third party services may collect files that record interaction with this website (system logs) or use for this purpose other personal data (such as IP Address).

Security

BLET takes precautions to protect your information. When you submit sensitive information via the website, your information is protected both online and offline.

Wherever we collect sensitive information (such as credit card data), that information is encrypted and transmitted to us in a secure way. You can verify this by looking for a closed lock icon at the bottom of your web browser, or looking for “https” at the beginning of the address of the web page.

Only employees who need the information to perform a specific job are granted access to personally identifiable information. The computers/servers in which we store personally identifiable information are kept in a secure environment.

Changes to this privacy policy

BLET reserves the right to make changes to this privacy policy at any time by giving notice to its users on this page. It is strongly recommended to check this page often, referring to the date of the last modification listed at the bottom. If a user objects to any of the changes to the policy, the user must cease using this website.

Contact Us

Brotherhood of Locomotive Engineers and Trainmen (“BLET”)
7061 East Pleasant Valley Road
Independence, Ohio 44131
(216) 241-2630

Effective as of July 5, 2018