Information Collected by Please BE KIND We only collect personal information that is relevant to the purpose of our website, membership or assisting victims. This information allows us to provide you with an efficient experience, register you for membership, or assist with tragedy assistance. When ordering or registering on our site, as appropriate, you may be asked to enter your name, email address, mailing address, phone number, or credit card information. You may, however, visit our site anonymously.
What do we use your information for? We receive and store some information you enter on our website or provide to us in any other way. You can choose not to provide us with certain information, but then you will not be able to sign up for membership or take advantage of some of our services.
Membership and Transaction: In order to sign up for membership, or buy items from us, we may require personal information.
Automatic Information: We receive and store certain types of information whenever you interact wit us. Please BE KIND to Cyclists and its authorized agents automatically receive and record certain "traffic data" on our server logs from your browser including you IP address and the page you requested. We may use this traffic data to help diagnose problems with our servers, analyze trends, and administer the website. We may collect and, on any page, display the total counts that page has been viewed. Many companies offer programs that help you visit websites anonymously. While your experience with our website may be limited if we cannot recognize you, we want you to be aware that these programs are available.
Email Communications Please BE KIND to Cyclists is very concerned about your privacy and we will never provide your email address to a third party without your explicit permission, as detailed in the "Sharing Your Information" section below. We may send out e-mails with Please BE KIND to Cyclists related news, products, offers, surveys, etc. If at any time you would like to unsubscribe from receiving future emails, we include detailed unsubscribe instructions at the bottom of each automated email.
Using a tool created by the Network Advertising Initiative, you can opt out of several third party ad servers’ and networks’ cookies simultaneously by visiting the Network Advertising Initiative opt-out page.
How do we protect your information? We implement a variety of security measures to maintain the safety of your personal information when you enter, submit, or access your personal information. All supplied sensitive/credit information is transmitted to our payment partners via Secure Socket Layer (SSL) technology and then encrypted into our payment gateway providers databases, only to be accessible by those authorized with special access rights to such systems. Such information is required to be kept confidential. After a transaction, your private information (credit cards, etc.) will not be stored on our servers.
Do we disclose any information to outside parties? We do not sell, trade, or otherwise transfer to outside parties your personally identifiable information. This does not include consultants and/or contractors which may have access to user information if necessary in the normal course of business. We may also release your information when we believe release is appropriate to comply with the law, enforce our site policies, or protect ours or others' rights, property, or safety.
Third-Party Web Beacons We use third-party web beacons from Google and Facebook to help analyze where visitors go and what they do while visiting our website. Google and Facebook may also use anonymous information about your visits to this and other websites in order to improve its products and services and provide advertisements about goods and services of interest to you.
Your Control You may, at any time, remove your personal identifying information from our current visitor database. If you have submitted personal identifying information and you wish to have it removed from our records, please e-mail us at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Your Use By using this web site, you agree not to disrupt or intercept our electronic information posted on this web site or on any of our servers. You also agree not to attempt to circumvent any security features of our web site, and to abide by all applicable, local, state, federal and international laws.
Compliance Because we value your privacy, we have taken the necessary precautions to be in compliance with the California Online Privacy Protection Act. We therefore will not distribute your personal information to outside parties without your consent.
We are in compliance with the requirements of the Children's Online Privacy Protection Act. We do not collect any information from anyone under 13 years of age. Our website, products, and services are all directed to people who are at least 13 years old or older.
All parties submitting materials to the Please BE KIND to Cyclists web site represent and warrant that the submission, installation, copying, distribution, and use of such materials in connection with the Please BE KIND to Cyclists web site will not violate any other party's proprietary rights.
Please BE KIND to Cyclists' registered trademarks, service marks, word marks, and logos, including "Please BE KIND to Cyclists" and the Please BE KIND to Cyclists logo may not be used or reproduced without permission. Organizers of officially sanctioned Please BE KIND to Cyclists events may use the Please BE KIND to Cyclists name and logo in the promotion of these events. Any other individual, organization, or company wishing to use the Please BE KIND to Cyclists logos and trademarks must obtain the right to do so from the the Please BE KIND to Cyclists board of directors.
Although the Please BE KIND to Cyclists web site includes links providing direct access to other Internet sites, Please BE KIND to Cyclists takes no responsibility for the content or information contained on those other sites and does not exert any editorial or other control over their content.
BE KIND members work with cyclists, motorists, policy-makers, and community members to raise awareness and promote mutual respect between drivers and cyclists on the road, creating healthier and more harmonious communities.
* Pursuant to Ethics Opinion 548, we are required to disclose that the Sponsors listed on this page have contributed funds to our organization and that these listings do not constitute a recommendation by PBKTC of our sponsors’ services.