Independent Broadcasting Associates, Inc recognizes the importance of privacy to visitors to its site. We want to let you know what information we collect and how it is used. Most important, we want to let you know how the information we gather affects you.
IBA's server, like most servers, collects information about visitors and stores them in log files. This information is gathered and stored each time the site is accessed. These logs do not collect personal information, such as a visitor's name, address, phone number, credit card numbers, or any other personally identifying information. Rather, these log files contain the following information:
Protocol Address (IP Address) of the machine that accessed our Web site.
The date and time of the visit.
The browser being used.
A list of files downloaded or viewed, including RealAudio files.
The amount of time spent on each page, including time spent listening to RealAudio files.
Any errors encountered.
Most Internet Service Providers (ISP) use a dynamic form of assigning IP Addresses. This means that a visitor often has a different IP Address each time he or she visits the IBA site. Many other ISPs (such as AOL) use Proxy Servers that further protect the anonymity for visitors.
Sometimes, the IBA's sites use a "cookie" to more accurately track your visit. This is a small file stored on your computer that uniquely identifies your machine. No personal information is stored in a "cookie." If you do not wish to accept a "cookie" from IBA's servers, you can adjust the settings in your browser accordingly. Refusing to accept a "cookie" does not affect how the site works.
IBA uses the information gathered in our log files to help us understand and evaluate our audience. By analyzing our logs, we can better understand which features work well and which features may not. It also helps us evaluate how well we are reaching our audience. The information gathered is used exclusively by IBA and is NEVER shared with any other company or organization.
Information is Collected
IBA will ask you for information, including some personal information, if you use become a registered user. In order to register, you need to share some personal information, such as your name and e-mail address. You do not have to be a registered user to visit IBA's web pages. But, you will have to register if you want to place orders or make full use of our services.
Making a purchase. When you buy something at IBA you have to supply a billing address, phone number, shipping address, and credit card information. By making a purchase, you become a registered user of Sephora.com. You can choose to store information needed to make a purchase, such as your credit card number. in the QuickBuy feature on the My Account - Profile page. If you change your mind about storing the information, you can delete it by going to the Billing Information area of the My Account-Profile page and following the instructions. You can access this section using your registration password.
How IBA Protects
We realize that our customers trust us to protect their personal information. We take that task seriously. We maintain physical, electronic and procedural safeguards to protect your personal information. For example:
We use industry-standard
Secure Sockets Layer ("SSL") authentication to guarantee the confidentiality
of online transactions made on our site. SSL authentication and encryption
of the information that you send to us over the Internet help protect your
online transaction information from third party interception.
We never display your full credit card number once it has been entered. We will only reveal the last four digits of your credit card for verification purposes. We urge you to protect your own privacy. We recommend that you do not share your password with anyone or share your password in an unsolicited phone call or e-mail.
Unfortunately, despite all of our efforts, there is always a risk that third parties may unlawfully intercept transmissions. This reality is true of all Internet use. As a result, we cannot ensure the security of any information you transmit, and you transmit all information at your own risk.
In some sections of our site, we may ask for personal information, such as your name and/or e-mail address. The Shop and Contact Us sections are examples. You must have a parent's consent to provide this information if you are under 18 years of age. This information is used exclusively for identification purposes only. In the case of the Contact Us section, the e-mail address is requested so that we may be able to offer a timely reply via e-mail. Information gathered in any section will not be shared outside IBA production team.
Broadcasting Associates, Inc
111 King Street
Littleton, MA 01460