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PRIVACY POLICY

21CSF/BEST ("BEST")respects your privacy and has developed this Privacy Policy to inform you of its privacy policy and practices and of the choices you can make while accessing this Site.

By accessing the BEST Website (www.21csf.org/best-home) (the "Site"), you (the "User") acknowledge that you have read and agree to be bound by the terms and conditions described below as to 21CSF/BEST Privacy Policy. If you do not agree to the terms discussed here, you should exit this Site now. 21CSF/BEST may revise this Privacy Policy at any time without notice to you, and your continued use of the system constitutes the acceptance of the revised Privacy Policy.

21CSF/BEST is concerned about the security of any personal information 21CSF/BEST has collected from you and has taken reasonable steps to prevent unauthorized access to that information. It is the goal of 21CSF/BEST to balance the benefits of e-commerce with the right of individuals to prevent misuse of personal information. However, 21CSF/BEST will not be held liable for any unauthorized access to your personal information. 21CSF/BEST has created this privacy policy in order to demonstrate its firm commitment to privacy. The policy discloses 21CSF/BEST information gathering and dissemination practices for this Site.

COLLECTING INFORMATION
Generally, 21CSF/BEST does not collect any personally identifiable information from individuals unless specifically provided by that individual. For example, when you request information regarding its products, promotions or warranties, you voluntarily provide your name, company, contact address, e-mail address and other information.

Occasionally you may be asked to provide additional information regarding such things as your personal or professional interests, demographics, experience with its products, and contact preferences so that 21CSF/BEST may better understand your needs and continue to improve its products and services to you. 21CSF/BEST may also collect and store statistics and other information about the on-line activities of its visitors on an aggregate basis. 21CSF/BEST does not intend to obtain any personal information from minors. If you are under age 18, please do not provide 21CSF/BEST with any personal information.

USING INFORMATION
Although 21CSF/BEST has the utmost respect for your privacy, any communication or material that you transmit to this Site by electronic mail or otherwise, is and will be treated as non-confidential and nonproprietary. As a general rule, 21CSF/BEST will not sell, rent, lease or license your personally identifiable information and will not disclose your personally identifiable information to others except when 21CSF/BEST has your permission or under special circumstances, such as when 21CSF/BEST believes in good faith that the law requires it. 21CSF/BEST uses your personal information primarily to tailor its eService solutions to your needs, to track compliance with the Terms of Use and this Privacy Policy, for research purposes or for marketing and promotional purposes. 21CSF/BEST may also share such information with its advertisers, business partners or other affiliates. 21CSF/BEST may publish or use information about activity in the Site using transaction data that has been combined with other transaction data and that does not identify any Subscriber. 21CSF/BEST will employ whatever statistically sound methods it deems best to accomplish this result before reporting it on an aggregated basis.

CONTACTING YOU
Occasionally, 21CSF/BEST may send you email communications to provide information or offers that 21CSF/BEST believes you will find useful. You can opt not to receive future emails from 21CSF/BEST by changing your account preferences at any time, in accordance with the "Changing Your Information" section below. However, to the extent that corrected or deleted information is also stored in other databases, 21CSF/BEST cannot always ensure that such corrections or deletions will immediately reach other databases. Please be aware that 21CSF/BEST may occasionally contact you for administrative purposes even if you unsubscribe from its mail list.

CHANGING YOUR INFORMATION
You can change your contact information and preferences at any time by contacting info@21csf.org.

COOKIES
This Site may employ cookies to better serve you. Any affiliate or partner networks that link to 21CSF/BEST Site may also use their own cookies. Cookies are pieces of information that a Site transfers to an individual's hard drive for record keeping purposes. Cookies may save information such as your page preferences. By saving this information, cookies make your Web surfing easier as well as giving 21CSF/BEST data regarding which areas of the Site are popular and which are not. This data may be used to effectively improve 21CSF/BEST Site. Most browsers are initially set to accept cookies. If you'd prefer, you can set your browser to refuse cookies or to alert you when cookies are being sent. However, it is possible that parts of BEST Site may not function properly if you do so. Please keep in mind that whenever you voluntarily disclose personal information online, that information can be collected and used by others. In short, if you post personal information online that is accessible to the public, you may receive unsolicited messages from other parties in return. Ultimately, you are solely responsible for maintaining the secrecy of your personally identifying information, your passwords and/or any account information. Please be careful and responsible whenever you are online. In some cases 21CSF/BEST may track or collect information about your use of its Site by the numeric address assigned to the computer you are using (your IP address) or by the URLs that you come from or leave to. These methods also allow 21CSF/BEST to resolve server problems or administer this Site. Generally, 21CSF/BEST does not associate this information with any other personally identifiable information that you may have provided to 21CSF/BEST.

THIRD-PARTY LINKS
21CSF/BEST provides third-party links for your convenience only. These third party sites may send their own cookies to you, or otherwise collect data or solicit personal information from you. You follow the third-party links posted on the BEST Site at your own risk. Those third party sites may not follow the same privacy policies as 21CSF/BEST. This Privacy Policy does not cover the information practices of those Web Privacy Policy posted on this Site or sites that are linked to BEST. 21CSF/BEST does not accept any responsibility or liability for privacy or any other issues associated with any sites that you may link to through this Site.

SECURITY
Keeping your personally identifiable information private is important to 21CSF/BEST. Whenever 21CSF/BEST handles personally identifiable information as described above, regardless of where this occurs, 21CSF/BEST uses industry standard efforts to safeguard the confidentiality of your personally identifiable information and takes steps to ensure that your information is treated securely and in accordance with the relevant Terms of Use and this Privacy Policy.

Unfortunately, no data transmission over the Internet can be guaranteed to be 100% secure. As a result, while 21CSF/BEST strives to protect the confidentiality of your personally identifiable information, 21CSF/BEST cannot ensure or warrant the security of any information you transmit to 21CSF/BEST or from this Site, and you do so at your own risk.

Once we receive your transmission, we make reasonable efforts consistent with those practices in the on-line industry to ensure its security on our systems. Finally, your careful use and protection of your passwords and account information will assist in making your Internet experience safe and secure.

LIMITS ON 21CSF/BEST ABILITIES
Although your privacy is very important to 21CSF/BEST, due to the existing legal and technical environment, 21CSF/BEST cannot ensure that your personally identifiable information will not be disclosed to third parties in ways not described in this policy. For example, 21CSF/BEST may be forced to disclose information to the government or third parties under certain circumstances, or third parties may unlawfully intercept or access transmissions or private communications. Additionally, 21CSF/BEST can (and you authorize 21CSF/BEST to) disclose any information about you to private entities, law enforcement or other government officials as 21CSF/BEST, in our sole discretion, believe necessary or appropriate to address or resolve inquiries or problems.

NOTICE:
By using this Site, you signify your assent to this Privacy Policy. If you do not agree to this policy, please do not use this Site. Your continued use of this Site following the posting of changes to this policy will mean you accept those changes. You can access the full terms and conditions pertaining to use of this Site at Terms of Use. Please contact info@21csf.org if you have any additional questions or concerns regarding 21CSF/BEST Privacy Policy.

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