Information Collected and Stored Automatically
If you visit our Website, we automatically gather and store the following information about your visit so that we can track the use of our Website in order to make improvements. This information is stored and used in the aggregate only, and is not used to contact you personally:
If You Send Us Personal Information
The Friends of the Battleship NORTH CAROLINA’s Website will only collect personal information which you knowingly and voluntarily provide by, for example, sending emails, completing membership forms, registering for classes, events, or other programs, responding to surveys or ordering merchandise. If you provide us with personal information, we will normally respond to your inquiry, request or order. We may also contact you to provide information about Friends of the Battleship NORTH CAROLINA activities, programs, membership and development opportunities, products and special events that may interest you. We will never share your name or information outside the Friends of the Battleship NORTH CAROLINA unless you affirmatively authorize us to do so by opting-in.
When we send you such information by email, you will always have an immediate opportunity to decline further communication. Please use the contact specified in the email so that we can remove you from the list that contains your name.
The Friends of the Battleship NORTH CAROLINA uses outside vendors to provide certain services on our behalf, such as companies who conduct customer satisfaction surveys on our behalf or who process credit card transactions for the Friends of the Battleship NORTH CAROLINA. These third-party vendors will have access to the information needed to perform their functions, but may not use your information for any other purpose.
Please note that the Friends of the Battleship NORTH CAROLINA may also provide your information to: (1) a Federal, State, or local law enforcement agency if the Friends of the Battleship NORTH CAROLINA becomes aware of a violation or potential violation of law or regulation; (2) a court or party in a court or Federal administrative proceeding if the Friends of the Battleship NORTH CAROLINA is a party or in order to comply with a subpoena; (3) the Department of Justice or in certain legal proceedings when the Friends of the Battleship NORTH CAROLINA, an employee of the Friends of the Battleship NORTH CAROLINA, or the United States is a party to litigation or has an interest in the litigation and the use of such records is deemed relevant and necessary to the litigation; (4) Friends of the Battleship NORTH CAROLINA officials, including the Inspector General, as needed to perform official duties; (5) a Committee of Congress in response to a formal request; and (6) any other person or entity as required by law.
The Friends of the Battleship NORTH CAROLINA is committed to ensuring that its IT systems, applications and information technology infrastructure are secured. The Friends of the Battleship NORTH CAROLINA requires credit card processing be secured based on compliance to Payment Card Industry (PCI) standards. When you use your credit card for any purchase at the Friends of the Battleship NORTH CAROLINA’s Websites, that transaction is always encrypted when traveling over the Internet.
The Friends Website uses Secure Sockets Layer (SSL), the industry standard for Internet Commerce transaction security, to encrypt your credit card and personal information as it travels over the Internet to our secure servers. In addition, we employ an outside third party company to periodically test the security of our servers and ensure all credit card and personal information is properly safeguarded.
Credit/Debit card charges will be authorized at the time of check out. Debit card authorizations may take up to five (5) days to post to your local bank. Customers should refer to their local financial institution concerning holds on debit card accounts.