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Commerce Portal Privacy Policy

Booz Allen Commerce Portal

Privacy Policy

EFFECTIVE DATE September 2016

Booz Allen Hamilton Inc. (collectively "Booz Allen," "we," "us," or "our") values your privacy. This privacy policy ("Privacy Policy") applies to our products, services, and websites (collectively "Services") linking to this Privacy Policy and explains how we collect, use, and disclose the information we collect from you. By using our Services, you agree that you have read, understand, and agree to this Privacy Policy, which incorporates our Commerce Portal's Terms of Use. For any Booz Allen website ("Site") you access as part of the Services, please note that certain sections of the Site may have additional or different privacy policies or terms of use applicable to those sections of the Site. Any such additional or different terms will be posted on the applicable section of the Site.

INFORMATION WE COLLECT

Information From Your Use of Our Services

When you use our Services, we may automatically collect information about your usage, including the following:

  • Cookies and similar technologies: as described below, we may use cookies and other comparable technologies (including tools from third parties, such as Google analytics) to identify your IP address, information about the website from which you came to our Services, clickstream data (data regarding the sections of the Site you click on, how long you spend on a page, etc.), and information regarding the device, web browser, and language you use to access the Services. Some of this information may be shared with advertising services whose services we utilize.
  • Location Information: When you use our Services, we may collect and process information about your geographic location.
  • Usage Data: We may also collect information about how you use or Services as well as information about events such as system activity, settings, and crashes.

Information You Provide

We also collect information that you provide to us, for example, when you create an account on our websites, when your register to use or purchases our Services, when you subscribe to receive communications from us, when you submit information in connection with contacting us, or when you otherwise provide or post information to us. This information may include your name, email address, address, phone number, and other information.

HOW WE USE AND SHARE THE INFORMATION WE COLLECT

Information From Your Use of Our Services

We may use and share the information we automatically collect when you use our Services with other parties, among other things, to:

  • Provide, improve, and develop our Services, including creation of new features, products, and offerings.
  • Protect us and our other users.
  • Better understand how our users access and use our Services.
  • Analyze user trends.
  • Display advertisements that may be of interest to you

We may use third parties to host our Services, collect your information on our behalf, process your transactions (such as credit card payments) and provide us with analytics related to our Services, including fraud control.

Information You Provide

  • Processing your requests to purchase our Services.
  • Providing your information to our vendors and partners to provide or improve our Services. Third parties who are integral to the operation of our Services, including but not limited to vendors, payment processors, as well as any third parties that you have directly authorized to receive your information. We may store your information in locations outside our direct control, for instance, on servers or databases co-located with hosting providers.
  • To answer any questions you have about our Services or your order.
  • When you provide us with information in connection with subscribing to communications from us, we use this information to alert you to company news and other company information.
  • We may disclose your Personal Information to law enforcement, government officials, or other third parties if: (i) we are compelled to do so by subpoena, court order or other legal process, (ii) we must do so to comply with laws, statutes, rules or regulations, including credit card rules, (iii) we believe in good faith that the disclosure is necessary to prevent physical harm or financial loss, to report suspected illegal activity, or to investigate violations of our Terms of Use.
  • In the event of a merger, acquisition, reorganization, bankruptcy, or other similar events, any information in our possession may be transferred to our successor or assign.

Credit Card Processing

We use vendor, Stripe, Inc. to process your credit card payments, and Stripe will collect and process information necessary to process your purchase(s) of our Services. We do not receive your credit card number from Stripe, and Stripe's privacy policy, found here, governs their collection and use of your credit card information

Do-Not-Track

Given the nature or our data collection, use, and disclosure activities discussed above and below, we do not respond to do-not-track requests.

COOKIES AND OTHER TRACKING MECHANISMS

Our Services, including websites and other Services, may use cookies, web beacons, and other technologies (including from third parties, such as Google Analytics) to track user activity and collect Services' data.

Cookies are small pieces of data which are sent by a website to your web browser and are stored on your computer. We use cookies for statistical tracking purposes regarding your activities on our Sites and to improve our Sites. Your browser can be configured to accept cookies, request your specific acceptance of a cookie, or disable cookies entirely. You will still be able to fully navigate our Site if you choose to refuse or disable cookies.

Web beacons are object images that are embedded in a web site or email. We use web beacons to optimize your experience while on the Sites.

Analytics may also be included in our software and apps to measure usage, improve, and develop new products and services.

THIRD-PARTY LINKING

Our Services may contain links to other third party services and websites, including various social media websites. We do not regularly review materials on third party services or websites linked to from our Services, and we assume no responsibility for the content or the policies and practices of such other third party services or websites. We encourage you to be aware when you leave our Site and to read the privacy policies of any other services or websites that you visit.

EMAIL COMMUNICATIONS

Through your use of our Services, you agree to receive Services-related emails from us. If you subscribe to receive other email communications from us, we may send you email communications to alert you to company news and provide you with other company information. In addition, if you sign up to receive information regarding job openings that may be of interest to you, we may send you email communications based on the preferences you specified in connection with signing-up for such communications. If at any time you would like to stop receiving these email communications, you can follow the opt-out procedures described in such email.

SECURITY

We follow generally accepted industry standards to protect the information we collect. That said, no data security measures are 100% secure. Therefore, while we implement reasonable physical, technical, and administrative measures to protect the information we collect, we cannot guarantee its absolute security.

CHANGES TO THIS PRIVACY POLICY

We have the right to change this Privacy Policy without prior notification to you. If we make a change to this Privacy Policy, we will change the effective date above. We suggest you review this Privacy Policy from time to time. If we materially change our privacy practices with respect to the information we have collected from you, we will attempt to provide you with notice of such changes via email or by posting a notice on our website(s).

CHILDREN'S PRIVACY

Our Services are not directed toward children under the age of 13, and children under the age of 13 are not permitted to submit any information to us via the Services.

CHOICE OF LAW

This Privacy Policy shall be governed by the laws of the Commonwealth of Virginia without regard to its conflicts of law rules.

CONTACT

If you have any questions regarding this Privacy Policy, please contact us at webmaster@bah.com or at:

Booz Allen Hamilton
Attention: Webmaster
8283 Greensboro Drive
McLean, VA 22102

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