Changes to this Policy
Do you accommodate links to other sites?
This Web site contains links to other Web sites. We are not responsible for the content or the privacy practices employed by other sites. We are committed to safeguarding customer privacy on all our Web sites. We require our employees to protect the privacy of information about our customers and expect our partners and suppliers to do so as well. You can feel confident that your individually identifiable information will be protected when you access your account or order services from us over the Internet.
What is Barrier Holdings Corporation position regarding online advertising and third party ad servers?
As part of the online advertising process, we use information supplied from third party companies in several ways however, this is aggregated data and does not personally identify any individual online user.
This data is used to:
* gain a better understanding of the type of individuals viewing or visiting different web sites,
* evaluate and prioritize site selection when developing online media plans,
* geographically target advertising,
* deliver product and pricing advertising/information applicable to the customers’ state, and gauge the effectiveness of our online advertising.
Personally identifiable information such as name, address, phone number or email address is not collected.
In addition, some Barrier Holdings Corporation websites may accept advertisements from third party advertisers. These advertisers are carefully selected to provide information about products and services that we think may benefit Barrier Holdings Corporation customers. These third party advertisers may collect non-personally identifiable information about users of this website for the same reasons listed above, but personally identifiable information is not collected. Barrier Holdings Corporation does not have control of nor access to any information contained in the cookies that are set by third party advertisers.
Do you sell or give my information to non-Barrier Holdings Corporation companies?
Barrier Holdings Corporation does not sell or disclose individually-identifiable information obtained online, or information about you or your account or service, to anyone outside of Barrier Holdings Corporation or its authorized vendors, contractors and agents unless you specifically authorize it, disclosure is required by law, or deemed necessary by Barrier Holdings Corporation in its sole discretion to protect the safety, rights or property of Barrier Holdings Corporation or any other person or entity. If you provide individually identifiable information to us in the context of an event Barrier Holdings Corporation sponsors with another company, such as a contest, or if you register on a co-sponsored site or feature, you may also be providing the individually identifiable information to the co-sponsor. For example, on Barrier Holdings Corporation co-branded sites, our partner will generally co-own the customer information received through the site. How the partner uses this information will be explained in the privacy statement at the co-branded site, which will govern the use of data gathered through the co-branded site.
Barrier Holdings Corporation may share non-personally identifiable information with non-Barrier Holdings Corporation companies in order to assess the results of a promotion or event. This information is used in aggregate only, and does not contain any information that would personally identify you.
Does Barrier Holdings Corporation use the information provided online to profile its customers?
The combination of offline and online information provided by the customer has the ability to enhance the customer experience, and make the consumer’s interaction with Barrier Holdings Corporation more meaningful and relevant. Barrier Holdings Corporation requires notification of any consumer profiling or purchasing behavior being captured by Barrier Holdings Corporation Online and combined with offline information be clearly stated to the consumer at the time of online data collection.
The consumer will have the ability to choose not to have that information aggregated and be part of subsequent marketing campaigns by choosing to be identified within the application.
We may disclose personal information when required by law or when necessary to protect the safety of our customers, employees or property.
Does this site send e-mail to site visitors?
At times, online surveys are conducted in which you can choose to participate. In addition, we may use e-mail to communicate with our customers, to respond to visitors’ e-mail, to confirm orders placed online, and to send information that a visitor has requested. Occasionally, we may use opt-in e-mail lists from third parties to promote our latest specials. If you receive an unwanted e-mail from us, you can use the Reply feature on your browser and simply ask us to remove you from our list.
How do I know I am on a secured site?
Every secure page on our Web sites has been secured with a digital certificate by Verisign. To view this certificate, click on image of the closed lock on the bottom bar of your browser window. This certificate will show that you are sending your personal information to Barrier Holdings Corporation.
How does Barrier Holdings Corporation prevent unauthorized access to my information?
Your password is set at a minimum of six characters, which provides added protection for your personal information. On secured pages, this site uses SSL 3.0 with encryption up to 128-bits.
Information that you share about yourself in chat rooms, message boards, instant messaging communications and similar forums becomes immediately available to others who have access to those forums. These areas are considered public spaces and Barrier Holdings Corporation Online cannot protect the privacy of information disclosed therein. Please exercise caution when disclosing personal information in these areas.
Non Personally Identifiable Information Collected Automatically
Cookies help Barrier Holdings Corporation to enhance the user’s online experience and are used to:
* deliver the appropriate geographic message
* manage frequency of ad exposure; avoid over delivery of the same message
* tailor an advertisement to better match your interests and preferences
* ensure that you see the correct products and pricing applicable to the state in which you live
* understand advertising effectiveness
However, customers are free to delete website cookies. Most internet browsers enable you to erase cookies from your computer hard drive, block all cookies, or receive a warning before a cookie is stored.
However, you need to understand that some websites/ad serving companies have the ability to reestablish your history even after cookie deletion, if you reenter the same site on another occasion, or some other site tracked by the ad serving company/network, and specifically provide personal data.
Deletion of cookies alone does not prevent ad serving companies from reestablishing history on a visitor. The visitor must either continue to decline cookies each time it reenters the site to keep the tracking severed, if desired, or opt-out. When you opt-out, your unique user ID cookie is erased and you are reassigned an anonymous, non-id cookie. This new cookie tells websites that you have opted out and they will then know not to attempt to assign other cookies to you in the future. Opt-out cookies do not contain a unique user ID number therefore websites are not able to identify your computer uniquely.
Customers who choose to continually delete cookies and not opt out can have their browser advise them each time a web site attempts to send a cookie to your system. At that time, you can choose to either Accept or Cancel a cookie.
Customers who choose to “opt out” after deleting cookies will receive an anonymous/non personally identifiable cookie.
Personally Identifiable Information
Personally identifiable information voluntarily supplied by our customers or our visitors, i.) who receive or provide information on our website, or ii). who purchase Barrier Holdings Corporation Online products on our website, or iii). who interact with our banners/advertising on outside websites, is not shared for use outside Barrier Holdings Corporation or its authorized vendors, contractors and agents. This information is Barrier Holdings Corporation proprietary data and is not available to any outside company in this personalized form, except with a customer’s or visitor’s permission or where disclosure is otherwise required or permitted by law. No outside company is allowed access to this information.
For example, if you provide us with information (such as phone number or email address) and ask to be contacted when IPTV is available in your area, we will notify you when IPTV is available; or, if you enter such information online and qualify for IPTV service, we may contact you to provide additional information and to follow up on your inquiry. If you are contacted by telephone as a follow up to your inquiry, you may request to be removed from our calling list at that time. We will not use this information for any other reason nor will we share it with any outside company.
Should any changes be made in the way we use personally identifiable information, Barrier Holdings Corporation will contact you via email, or by other means, notifying you of this change, and give you the opportunity to choose to opt-out of such use.
Protection of Children’s Personal Information
Barrier Holdings Corporation Services, including barrierfree.us Online services, are not designed to attract children under the age of 13. Although we do feature sites that may be of interest to young viewers, we do not collect personally identifiable information on children. Further, Barrier Holdings Corporation offers tools for parents to educate young Internet users on safe surfing practices, including filtering tools to help children and parents avoid objectionable content online.
What are cookies and why do you use them?
What happens to information when I fill out registration forms?
We encourage all visitors to register with us, although registration is only required for certain transaction-related areas of www.barrierfree.us or other Barrier Holdings Corporation or co-branded sites. The registration forms request accurate contact information (like name and e-mail address) and preferences that help us better serve you. Your name and e-mail address are used to send you information about our company, product updates, special offers, and newsletters. You may change your email, user ID or password online; or you can choose to remove your name from our user list by going to contact us and emailing us a request to remove your name from the online billing application.
We strive to ensure that the information we obtain and use about customers is accurate. Please contact us to review or modify any personal information we have previously collected from you online or if you find an error in your bill. Customers have access to their account information via our monthly bills. To improve the services we can offer you, we may decide to expand the site’s capabilities for obtaining information about users in the future. We will update this privacy statement continually to ensure that you are aware of developments in this area
What information does the Web site gather?
Please be assured that we do not collect personal information from you unless you provide it to us. This means that you can visit our Web sites without telling us who you are or revealing any information about yourself (such as your e-mail address, software you are using, or any information about yourself).
As you browse the site, our web servers collect information about your visit, not about you personally. Via web server logs, we monitor statistics such as:
• How many people visit our site
• Which pages people visit on our site
• From which domains our visitors come (e.g., yahoo.com)
• Which browsers people use to visit our site
None of this information is associated with you as an individual we use these statistics to improve our Web site, to monitor its performance, and to make the Web site easier for you and other visitors to use.
• What about pages that asks for personal information?
• When visitors supply information about themselves for a specific purpose, we use the information for that purpose (such as to provide the service or information the visitor has requested).
For example, you may be asked to give us individual information to purchase a product or service, receive information, manage online account registration, or apply for a job. The information may range from your zip code, to your phone number, account number, a credit card number, age, gender, mother’s maiden name, social security number, e-mail address, organization URL, resume, or mailing address.
When visitors use our Web site to order services, we may use this individually identifiable information as we would use the same information obtained in a traditional non-electronic manner. For example, to publish your name, address, and phone number in our directories (unless you have requested a non-published number), or to evaluate your service needs and contact you regarding additional services you may find useful.
Should any changes be made in the way we use personally identifiable information, Barrier Holdings Corporation will contact you via email notifying you of this change and to give you the opportunity to choose to opt-out of such use.
What information is stored by the site or in cookies?
Registration information, bill and online shopping, data and contact e-mail addresses are not stored by the Barrier Holdings Corporation site. They are stored in the Barrier Holdings Corporation databases, physically secure environments that are not accessible via the Internet. This information is only available to you through the use of a secure ID and password, and the information is transferred from our databases for your viewing.
Last update of this page: February 1, 2017