BSAC Privacy Policy
What information do we collect?

We collect information from you when you subscribe to our newsletter or fill out a form.

When registering on our site, as appropriate, you may be asked to enter your name and / or e-mail address. You may, however, visit our site anonymously.

What do we use your information for?

The information we collect from you will only be used to send periodic emails relating to Club-related news, Club events or news about current astronomical phenomena.

Note: If at any time you would like to unsubscribe from receiving future emails, we include detailed unsubscribe instructions at the bottom of each email. You can also unsubscribe by browsing to our "About Us" page and, inputting your name, email address and using the "Subscribe / Unsubscribe" drop-down, inform us of your desire to unsubscribe.

How do we protect your information?

We implement a variety of security measures to maintain the safety of your personal information when you enter or submit your personal information. The use of a secure server, however, is limited to transactions in the nature of Donations, Dues Payments and Registration Fees, transacted through our Third Party agent (PayPal). All supplied sensitive/credit information is transmitted via Secure Socket Layer (SSL) technology and then encrypted into our Third Party Payment gateway provider's database only to be accessible by those authorized with special access rights to such systems, and are required to keep the information confidential. After a transaction, your private information (credit cards, social security numbers, financials, etc.) will not be stored on our servers.

Do we use cookies?

We do not use cookies for non-club-member (anonymous) visitors.

Cookies may be set when club members enter the "Member Area" of the web site. Any cookies that are set for club members accessing the "Member Area" are to facilitate easier access to that area during future visits.

Do we disclose any information to outside parties?

We do not sell, trade, or otherwise transfer to outside parties your personally identifiable information. This does not include trusted third parties who assist us in operating our website, conducting our business, or servicing you, so long as those parties agree to keep this information confidential. We may also release your information when we believe release is appropriate to comply with the law, enforce our site policies, or protect ours or others rights, property, or safety.

Third party links

Occasionally, at our discretion, we may include or offer third party products or services on our website. These third party sites have separate and independent privacy policies. We therefore have no responsibility or liability for the content and activities of these linked sites. Nonetheless, we seek to protect the integrity of our site and welcome any feedback about these sites.

California Online Privacy Protection Act Compliance

Because we value your privacy we have taken the necessary precautions to be in compliance with the California Online Privacy Protection Act. We therefore will not distribute your personal information to outside parties without your consent.

Childrens Online Privacy Protection Act Compliance

We are in compliance with the requirements of COPPA (Childrens Online Privacy Protection Act), we do not collect any information from anyone under 13 years of age. Our website, products and services are all directed to people who are at least 13 years old or older.

Personal Information Gathered Off-Line

The Big Sky Astronomy Club collects personal information from its membership in the form of addresses, phone numbers and other contact information. This information is made available other Club Members for use in club-related and non-club-related communications. Club Members are not required to divulge personal information of this nature. It is strictly voluntary and, by club member request, can be expunged from club records.

Your Consent

By using our site, you consent to our this privacy policy.

Changes to our Privacy Policy

If we decide to change our privacy policy, we will post those changes on this page.

Contacting Us

If there are any questions regarding this privacy policy you may contact us using the information below.

Big Sky Astronomy Club
P.O. Box 631
Kalispell, Montana 59901
United States