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.
The personal data may be freely provided by the user, or collected automatically when using this website.
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.
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.
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.
BLET uses Authorize.Net to manage the routing of customer information through the electronic check and credit card processing networks. Authorize.net, a wholly owned subsidiary of Visa, 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.
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 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).
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.
Brotherhood of Locomotive Engineers and Trainmen (“BLET”)
7061 East Pleasant Valley Road
Independence, Ohio 44131
Last updated April 9, 2021.