What information we collect
You can browse content on www.bedaonline.com without revealing any personal information.
We may provide the opportunity to participate in a survey on our website or request or allow you to submit content that may be uploaded to our website. In doing so, we may ask you for certain information, such as your age, gender, race, ethnicity, and your opinions of the website. Participation is voluntary and, if indicated, anonymous. If anonymous, it will not be linked to any personal information.
What we do with your information
BEDA does not sell, trade, or rent your personal information to other companies or individuals. BEDA may use information collected through its services and the website for research and development purposes. However, such use will not include any personally identifiable information in such research or analysis. We only use your information for its intended purposes. We will use members’ email addresses to respond to requests and to send updates about new content on the website and events we organize. We may also directly communicate with you concerning non-anonymous surveys or submission of content. Information collected from the website will be stored as long as BEDA deems reasonably necessary and practicable for our purposes, or to otherwise meet legal requirements.
Accessing and correcting information
You have the right to access, update, request removal of, and correct factual inaccuracies in personally identifiable information that we collect from our website, subject to the provisions in the preceding section. To do so, you may e-mail us at firstname.lastname@example.org. To protect your privacy and the security of your personally identifiable information, we will take reasonable steps to verify your identity before updating, correcting or removing your personally identifiable information.
BEDA complies with the Children’s Online Privacy Protection Act (COPPA) and does not knowingly collect personal information from anyone under the age of 13. If we learn that we have any information or content from anyone under the age of 13, we will delete that information immediately.
We take security seriously and we will take reasonable technical and organizational precautions to prevent the loss, misuse, or alteration of your personal information. BEDA will store all the personal information you provide on its secure servers. Information relating to electronic transactions entered into via our website will be protected by encryption technology. However, there is no such thing as a 100% secure website. BEDA cannot, and does not, guarantee that unauthorized access, hacking, data loss, disclosure, misuse, modification, or any other breaches will not occur.
Links to outside sites
The BEDA website contains links to other websites and services we do not maintain. These sites have their own privacy policies and/or data collection practices concerning personal or donor information, which may be substantially different from ours. We encourage all donors and/or users to learn about the privacy policies and practices of all websites and charities. We take no responsibility for linked sites.
All images being used on this website are for illustrative purposes only. The depiction does not suggest the person’s endorsement of any business, product, service, cause, association, or other endeavors of BEDA. Nor does BEDA suggest that such person has or had eating disorders, or any other associations with eating disorders, explicit or implied.
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U.S. governing law
The BEDA website is designed and targeted to users who reside in the United States and is governed by and operated in accordance with the laws of the United States. We make no representation that our website is operated in accordance with the laws or regulations of, or governed by, other nations.
By accessing and/or providing personal information through the website, you certify that you meet the age and other requirements for disclosure of personal information in your jurisdiction. If you do not meet the age and other requirements, please contact us and request that we delete your personal information, and discontinue disclosing personal information through the website.