The Bement School (Bement) is committed to respecting your privacy and protecting any personal information you share with us. Bement created this statement to demonstrate our firm commitment to your privacy. We do not collect personally identifying information about you when you visit our site unless you provide such information. Providing such information is strictly voluntary. Bement will use such information only to conduct official school business, and it will never be disseminated by Bement to any third party. All the information we collect from you is subject to this Privacy Policy and Terms of Use. By using this site, you agree to these terms. This policy is your guide to how we will handle the information we learn about you from your visit to our Website.

This website is intended to provide news and information about Bement. We will make all reasonable efforts to ensure the accuracy and timeliness of content.

No part of this site or its contents - including, but not limited to, the school logo - may be copied, reproduced, modified, retransmitted, distributed, published, commercially exploited or otherwise transferred without written permission from Bement.

Bement does not track, collect or distribute personal information about site visitors. However, we do collect some information about site visits. We have access to domain names and I.P. addresses of visitors. We compile statistics that show the number of visitors and the number of requests we receive for particular pages or files on the site. These statistics are used internally to evaluate and improve the site. The statistics contain no personal information (or email addresses) and cannot be used to gather such information.

Bement Parents are provided access to specific password-protected areas of our website, which may contain personally identifiable information, such as contact information for other Bement parents or families.

The website contains email addresses of faculty and staff and (within the password-protected parts of the site) Bement parents. Use of this information for private, commercial, or political mailings and/or distribution to any outside party is prohibited. If you have any questions about our privacy policy, please contact Bement.

Bement is committed to protecting the privacy of our students and their families. We do not post the full names of students on the public pages of our website. Images of students are used on the public pages of the site; however, students are never identified by full name in images. Within the password-protected pages of the site, use of students' full names is allowed and students can also be identified by full name in images.

We are committed to the privacy of all our donors and to those making any kind of transaction via the Bement website. Should you decide to make an online donation or purchase, you will be asked to provide your name, contact information and credit card billing information. All of this information is encrypted using SSL, an industry standard secure technology designed to prevent the theft or interception of the information you provide. Credit card billing information is used only to obtain payment from the appropriate credit card firm and to fulfill the donor's or purchaser's request, and is not stored or otherwise retained by Bement after the transaction is complete.

This site may contain links to other (external) sites. Bement is not responsible for the privacy policies or content provided by these sites.

Using Goggle Analytics we collect some anonymous information about how you use the site by setting and accessing cookies on your computer. A cookie is a small text file containing a unique identification number that is transferred from the web site to your hard drive. We use both session ID cookies and persistent cookies. A session ID cookie terminates once you close the browser. A persistent cookie is stored on your hard drive for an extended period of time. The stored cookies will not allow us to learn any personally identifiable information that you have not otherwise disclosed. At no time will the cookies reveal to Bement or to others your name, email address, street address or telephone number.

The use of cookies is an industry standard, and they are currently used on most major websites. It is possible to adjust your browser preferences to alert you when a cookie is sent to your hard drive, or to refuse cookies altogether. However, this may significantly alter what you are able to see or access on the Bement website.

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Throughout our Web pages, we provide links to other servers that may contain information of interest to our readers. We take no responsibility for and exercise no control over the organization, views, or accuracy of the information contained on other servers. Creating a text link from your Website to our site does not require permission. 

We collect and store only the following information about you: the name of the domain from which you access the Internet, the date and time you access our site, and the Internet address of the Web site from which you linked to our site. We use the information we collect to measure the number of visitors to the different sections of our site and to help us make our site more useful to visitors.

If you complete the Profile update form and share your personally identifying information, this information will be used only to provide you with more targeted content. We may use your contact information to send further information about The Bement School or to contact you when necessary. you may always opt out of receiving future mailings; see the "Opt Out" section below.

You also may decide to send us personally identifying information, for example, in an electronic mail message containing a question or comment or by filling out a Web form that provides us this information. We use personally identifying information from email primarily to respond to your requests. We may forward your email to other employees who can better answer your questions. We may also use your email to contact you in the future about our programs that may be of interest. We will not obtain personally identifying information about you when you visit our site unless you provide such information. Providing such information is strictly voluntary. Except as might be required by law, we do not share any information we receive with any outside parties. If you sign up for one of our email lists, we will only send you the kinds of information you have requested. We won't share your name or email address with any outside parties.

Users can opt out of receiving our communications by emailing  or calling our main office at 413-774-7061. you may choose to receive only specific communications or none at all. you may also update the information you previously provided to us through another online form. You can not remove yourself from our database, but you can prevent unwanted communication or request that we remove personal information by emailing or calling our main office at 413-774-7061.

This website and online services are hosted in the United States. If you are accessing this website from the European Union, other countries in Europe, Asia, or any other region with laws and regulations governing Personal Information collection, use, and disclosure that differ from U.S. laws, please be advised that through your continued use of this website or the services it provides, which are governed by U.S. law and this Privacy Policy, you are providing your consent for the transfer of your personal information to the U.S.. The laws in the U.S. may not be as protective of your privacy as those in your location. By using our website and services, you agree that the applicable laws in the U.S. will govern the collection, use, transfer, and disclosure of your Personal Information, except as noted in this policy. If you do not agree to these terms, do not use this website and services. The Bement School complies with all laws to the extent applicable (Applicable Data Protection Laws) when it collects, processes, shares, and uses the Personal Data of individuals located in jurisdictions that require organizations, even if not domiciled in such jurisdiction, to provide data subject rights to individuals in relation to their Person Information. If you are a resident of such jurisdictions and would like to exercise any of your rights under Applicable Data Protection Laws, some of your rights and actions you can take, as based on your jurisdiction, have been summarized above and as follows. your Right to Access: you can access most of the data we have about you through your account at The Bement School’s Veracross Portal. you can also request a complete report on what Personal Data we have about you. 

If you have any questions about this privacy statement, the practices of this site, or your dealings with this Website, you can contact us by emailing or calling our main office at 413-774-7061.