For years, BSAOPTICS.com has developed relationships with our customers based on respect and integrity. We’re aware of the trust and confidence you demonstrate when you visit our website and provide us with information. The Privacy Notice below is posted to demonstrate our adherence to the practices you’ll find common to the best websites online. We promise that we will treat your information with the same honesty and sensitivity that we have displayed throughout our company’s history.
We will never share your email address, phone number or credit card information with any unrelated third party except as necessary to fulfill transactions that you initiate.
If you have any questions or concerns about our Privacy Notice, please contact us through our contact form by clicking here or calling 479-636-1200 (Monday – Thursday 8.00am – 5.00pm CST Friday 8.00am – 3.00pm CST)
BSAOPTICS.com Privacy Notice
By visiting the BSAOPTICS.com website you agree to accept the practices described in this Privacy Notice.
Changes to this Privacy Notice, Conditions of Use and Notices:
We will never knowingly collect or maintain information from those we actually know are under 13 years of age. If you believe that your child’s information has been inadvertently collected by BSA OPTICS Outdoor USA, Inc., please contact us through our contact form by clicking here or calling 479-636-1200 (Monday – Thursday 8.00am – 5.00pm CST Friday 8.00am – 3.00pm CST), and we will immediately provide you with access to review any collected information concerning your child and a means to delete this information.
Personal Information Collected By BSAOPTICS.com:
BSA OPTICS.com uses information that we collect from our visitors to personalize and improve your visit at BSAOPTICS.com. BSAOPTICS.com may also use personal information to contact the winners of its Sweepstakes and Contests, send out newsletters, customize its site and may from time to time, contact its visitors to provide information requested by the visitor or to provide them with information regarding its products or services. The nature and frequency of these messages will vary depending upon the information we have about you. We gather the following types of information:
Information you give us:
BSAOPTICS.com collects any information, which you enter on our Web site. This information is normally provided when you search, buy, participate in a contest, sweepstakes or on-line survey, or when you communicate with any of our departments such as customer service, sales or technical services through our Web site, telephone, mail or fax. You also provide information when you establish an account with us. Examples of the type of information you may supply us with include your name, address, telephone number, credit card information, e-mail addresses, and financial information such as your Social Security number. In some instances, we ask you for other people’s names and email addresses for the sole purpose of fulfilling your specific request to email certain specific information as part of our “email a friend” feature.
In operating BSAOPTICS.com, we use a technology called “cookies”. A cookie is a piece of information that the computer that hosts BSAOPTICS.com gives to your browser when you access BSAOPTICS.com. Our cookies help provide additional functionality to BSAOPTICS.com and help us analyze BSAOPTICS.com usage more accurately.
- BSAOPTICS.com uses the following categories of cookies3:
- Session cookies
- Persistent cookies
- Third-party cookies
- First-party cookies
- Marketing cookies
- Performance and analytical cookies
Your browser allows you to reject cookies and software that is available from third parties. This enables you to visit our website without providing this information. Depending on which cookies you disable, there is a danger that BSAOPTICS.com may not operate properly if cookies are switched off. If you disable cookies, for example, you may be unable to complete purchases on this website
Automatic Information collected by us:
- the IP address used to connect your computer to the Internet;
- computer and connection information such as your browser type and version;
- operating system and platform; purchase history;
- confirmation when you open an e-mail that we send you; and
- the URLs which lead you to and around our website including the date and time.
If you place an order we use a secure order form, which requires you to provide contact, billing, and financial information. This information is transmitted to your credit card company to authorize your purchase. At certain times we may offer financing options with or without third party participation. It is required by law for some purchases, we may need information provided by you (such as your address, birth date, social security number, and credit card number) may be used to request a credit report from third parties or may be sent to a third party for processing. You will always be informed of this at the time you select any available financing option. All information obtained from you in the course of transacting orders is used for the purpose of fulfilling your order in a timely manner and for communicating the status of your order with you. Additionally, upon placing an order, you will begin receiving both the BSAOPTICS.com catalog and the BSAOPTICS.com email newsletter unless you opt-out.
Email Newsletter Subscription:
If you request an email newsletter subscription or enter a BSAOPTICS.com sponsored sweepstakes, or you place orders we may send email with current promotions, catalogs and surveys etc. At any time you wish not to receive the same you may send us email clicking on the bottom of the email message to unsubscribe and enter UNSUBSCRIBE on the subject button. We will remove your email from our list within 2 – 3 weeks.
Sharing of Information with Third Parties:
We will never share any telephone number(s), e-mail addresses, or credit card information, which you have given us with any marketing partner(s) or any unrelated third party.
We provide aggregate information to some of our business partners. This information does not allow them to identify you individually in any way.
Credit card companies and shippers:
When you buy something from us we send your credit card information, name, billing address and the amount of your purchase to your credit card company to verify and authorize the purchase. Your name, telephone number and shipping information must be provided to third party shippers such as UPS, Federal Express and the United States Postal Service to deliver your purchase. There also may be instances in which we drop-ship orders directly to you from one of our manufacturers or suppliers. These drop-shippers are only given your name, postal address, and telephone number for the sole purpose of fulfilling your order.
Third Party Transaction-Level Data:
If you visit our site from a third party site the third party site may be able to access select information from your individual transaction information. In order to track and credit your transaction the third party site may give you a unique code, cookie or graphic, which will uniquely identify you. This will only happen if you link directly from a third party site to our Web site. Any transactions made at our Web site while such a code is active will be reported back to the third party site. We will only report non-personal information to these sites such as the date of the transaction, the product(s) purchased and the amount spent. We will not report any information to these third party sites that will allow them to personally identify you and will never share your email address with any third party. The presence of a third party navigation bar atop our site is an indication that the third party site may be able to see your activity on our site
Link to Third Party Site:
When you request a catalog from BSAOPTICS.com we share your name and postal address with a third party fulfillment company for the sole purpose of sending you the requested catalog. This third party does not store the information nor does it use this information for anything other than its intended purpose.
Information about Third Parties:
BSAOPTICS.com maintains relationships with other websites that operate as its affiliates; however, BSA OPTICS.com has no control over their activities. BSAOPTICS.com will immediately cease doing business with any affiliate that abuses the terms of the affiliate agreement. This includes, but is not limited to: spam, trademark infringement, predatory means of attracting visitors, or unlawful activities. To report abuse by an affiliate, please contact our Affiliate Manager through our contact form by clicking here or calling 479-636-1200 (Monday – Thursday 8.00am – 5.00pm CST Friday 8.00am – 3.00pm CST)
Law Enforcement and Protection of Users:
We will release personally identifiable information to third parties and organizations when we believe it is appropriate for us to do so to comply with the law. We will also do so to cooperate with law enforcement investigations, comply with court orders or subpoenas, protect the legal rights of our users, and us or when we believe it is needed for fraud protection and/ or credit risk reduction.
Use of Text, Graphics, Images, Logos, Software, Code, and Related Material.
All text, graphics, images, logos, button icons, code, software, and related material is the property of BSAOPTICS.com, unless stated otherwise on our website, with all rights reserved. The compilation (meaning the collection, arrangement, and assembly) of all content on the site is the exclusive property of BSAOPTICS.com and is protected by U.S. and international copyright laws. Unauthorized use of the site may violate copyright, trademark, and other laws. You may not sell or modify the contents of our website or sweepstakes content, nor may you reproduce, display, publicly perform, distribute, or otherwise use the site in any way for any public or commercial purpose. The use of our website or its content on any other website, or in a networked computer environment, for any purpose is prohibited unless authorized by BSAOPTICS.com.
Customer/Distributor declares to know and undertake to comply with BSAOPTICS.COM’s Social Media Guidelines as follows:
The Customer/Distributor may use BSAOPTICS.COM’s trademarks, trade names and other symbols for the sole purpose of identifying and promoting BSAOPTICS.COM’s products through its website or the social media in the BSAOPTICS.COM’s sole interest.
The Customer/Distributor is obliged to keep confidential all information provided to it by BSAOPTICS.COM (trade secrets).
In the case that the Customer/Distributor uses its own website domain, it is only authorized to use BSA OPTICS.COM’s trademarks to post contents for BSAOPTICS.COM’s products distribution purposes.
The Customer/Distributor undertakes: (i) not to register or apply for registration of any trademarks, trade names, symbols or Internet domain names of BSAOPTICS.COM or any other Company of the Group (or which are confusingly similar); (ii) to report any unfair competition or infringements of its industrial property rights in the social media that come to its attention; and (iii) to assist BSAOPTICS.COM in defending such rights.
BSAOPTICS.COM disclaims any liability for language suitability, fitness for a particular purpose or use, or any other matter, in any posted information by the Customer/Distributor either in its website or social media postings.
The Customer/Distributor is only authorized to post in its website his own catalog, pricelist and a link to BSAOPTICS.COM’s own website. Exceptionally, in case that the Customer/Distributor considers posting any different content, it shall be previously discussed and authorized in written by BSAOPTICS.COM.
The Customer/Distributor shall comply at all times, and specially when posting contents at the website and social media, with all that legislation in force regulating privacy, IP rights, competition, advertising, and any other related subject.
The Customer/Distributor shall also comply with any specific legislation related to the products offered or promoted and, specifically, with the legal age requirement in its country related to pistols and weapons use. No individual under the legal age shall appear without an adult standing next to him/her in any video/image/material related to BSAOPTICS.COM’s products and/or information.
The Customer/Distributor assumes full and complete responsibility and liability for the contents of the website and social media postings, which shall be respectful to other opinions and users. The entity or individual identified in each case as the one posting comments and/or sending pictures is the sole responsible for them. This entity or individual shall not use a nickname or profile that could remind or be associated with BSAOPTICS.COM.
Comments and/or pictures do not reproduce the opinion of BSAOPTICS.COM. In this sense, BSAOPTICS.COM shall in no event be responsible for the damages and prejudices that might be occasioned as a result of including comments and/or pictures in the forum, if applicable, or in any other section of the website.
BSAOPTICS.COM accepts no responsibility regarding the information contained in social media to which the Customer/Distributor can access by means of the website since those platforms have their own privacy policies, which are beyond the control of BSAOPTICS.COM.
BSAOPTICS.COM is exonerated of responsibility for the proper functioning of such networks, for the truth and legality of the contents or information which may be accessed and for any harm that the Customer/Distributor may sustain as a result of using such data.
BSAOPTICS.COM shall not be liable for any violation of the above sections and the Customer/Distributor is the exclusive responsible for any damages caused through the website and/or social media, holding BSAOPTICS.COM harmless from and against all demands, claims, or liability, related to such contents/postings.
BSAOPTICS.COM reserves the right to file a claim against the Customer/Distributor in case of any violation, which may have a negative effect to BSAOPTICS.COM’s reputation.
DMCA Notice of Alleged Infringement
BSAOPTICS.com respects the intellectual property rights of others. Per the DMCA, BSAOPTICS.com will respond expeditiously to claims of copyright infringement on the Site if submitted using our contact form as described below. Upon receipt of a notice alleging copyright infringement, BSAOPTICS.com will take whatever action it deems appropriate within its sole discretion, including removal of the allegedly infringing materials and termination of access for repeat infringers of copyright protected content. If you believe that your intellectual property rights have been violated by BSAOPTICS.com or by a third party who has uploaded materials to our website, please provide the following information by contacting us through our contact form by clicking here or calling 479-636-1200 (Monday – Thursday 8.00am – 5.00pm CST Friday 8.00am – 3.00pm CST):
- A description of the copyrighted work or other intellectual property that you claim has been infringed;
- A description of where the material that you claim is infringing is located on the Site;
- An address, telephone number, and email address where we can contact you and, if different, an email address where the alleged infringing party, if not BSAOPTICS.com, can contact you;
- A statement that you have a good-faith belief that the use is not authorized by the copyright owner or other intellectual property rights owner, by its agent, or by law;
- A statement by you under penalty of perjury that the information in your notice is accurate and that you are the copyright or intellectual property owner or are authorized
to act on the owner’s behalf;
- Your electronic or physical signature.
BSAOPTICS.com may request allegedly additional information before removing any infringing material. In the event BSAOPTICS.com removes the allegedly infringing materials, BSAOPTICS.com will immediately notify the person responsible for posting such materials that BSAOPTICS.com removed or disabled access to the materials. BSAOPTICS.com may also provide the responsible person with your email address so that the person may respond to your allegations.
BSAOPTICS.com has been in business for years and our intent is to continue operating for many years to come. However, in the unlikely event that BSAOPTICS.com is sold, has its assets acquired or transferred, whether voluntarily or involuntarily, or merges or becomes affiliated with any other division, individual or entity, any customer information owned or under the control of BSAOPTICS.com may be one of the transferred assets.
We employ the encryption technology in all areas of the site which require you to provide your personal or account information, including online ordering, order status, catalog request and most contest forms. To make sure you have the latest security features on your browser, you may want to download the most recent version of your favorite browser, which should have full SSL support.
Our Web site gives you the opportunity to opt-out of receiving marketing communications from us. If you no longer wish to receive communications from us you may contact us through our contact form by clicking here or calling 479-636-1200 (Monday – Thursday 8.00am – 5.00pm CST Friday 8.00am – 3.00pm CST)
SSL Data Encryption:
Our BSAOPTICS.com website is registered with site identification authorities to enable your browser to confirm our security identity before any transmission is sent. With this technology, the identity of our site is automatically confirmed behind the scenes prior to the transmission of any customer information requested to complete an online order and ensures that your data reaches your intended target or your browser notifies you (prior to your sending any personal information) that the potential receiving site looks suspicious and should be avoided. Security Guarantee If you are using a security-enabled browser (such as Microsoft Internet Explorer version 2.1 or greater, or Netscape Navigator version 2.0 or greater), the information you send us regarding your purchase is encrypted, making it extremely difficult to read even if it is wrongly intercepted. At BSA OPTICS.com, we utilize industry-standard Secure Sockets Layer (SSL) technology to allow for the encryption of: potentially sensitive information such as your name and address and other critically sensitive information like your credit card number.
General Data Protection Regulation (EU GDPR)
BSAOPTICS.com is intended for users in the United States of America and is not intended for citizens of the European Union (EU), and citizens of the EU are encouraged to use BSAOPTICS.com.
As described above, BSAOPTICS.com will only share your information with service providers, in connection with certain business transfers, as required by law, or, in some cases, business partners that you agree to share your information with. We do not
Effective Date: 01/01/2022