Privacy Policy

Thank you for visiting the web site(s) owned by Bell and Howell, LLC (the "Site"). Below is our privacy policy governing our use of information gathered about you ("Information"). Although Bell and Howell is committed to maintaining your confidence and trust in all of its activities with you, this privacy policy does not govern Bell and Howell's collection of data through channels other than this Site.

If you have any questions about this privacy statement or the content and practices of our Web site, please feel free to contact Bell and Howell directly at:

3791 S. Alston Ave.
Durham, NC 27713
Attn: Marketing
Phone: 919.767.6400

Information we collect

Bell and Howell collects Information when you register to access and use the Site. When you place an order, we collect Information from you that is necessary to identify you and to process and fulfill your order.

Bell and Howell also sets and accesses "cookies" on your computer. A cookie is a small piece of data, which often includes an anonymous unique identifier that is set to your browser from a Web site's computers and is stored on your computer's hard drive. Bell and Howell uses these cookies to keep track of your movements on the Site so we can customize content for your review. Although you may configure your Internet browser not to accept cookies, you will not be able to access all features of the Site if you disable Bell and Howell's ability to use cookies on your browser.

If you make a purchase on our Site, Bell and Howell may collect credit card information in order to process your order. Bell and Howell only provides credit card information to its third party payment processing company and the credit company to complete the transaction.

Bell and Howell's use of your personal information

Bell and Howell uses information collected from users in order to make the Site more useful and to respond to your queries, to inform users of new promotions, products and services offered by Bell and Howell, to improve our level of service, and to provide notifications regarding the Site and Bell and Howell's products and services.

Within Bell and Howell, we restrict access to your Information to those who require access in order to provide the Site, products and services to you. We also may share your Information with the following entities:

  • Bell and Howell affiliated companies;
  • Unaffiliated service providers with whom Bell and Howell may subcontract, including Web site hosting companies, fulfillment companies, payment processing companies, and other third-party service providers; and
  • Government agencies and law enforcement officials, when required to do so to respond to subpoenas, court orders or legal process, or to establish or exercise or legal rights or defend against legal claims.

Bell and Howell also reserves the right to share Information with other organizations in the following situations:

  • As permitted by law in order to investigate, prevent or take action regarding illegal activities, suspected fraud, violation of Bell and Howell's intellectual property rights, situations involving potential threats to the physical safety of any person, violations of the Site's Terms of Use or other agreements, or otherwise as required by law.
  • When we have your consent to do so; and
  • When we need to share Information to provide any product or service you have requested.

Bell and Howell also may use your IP address and information about the Web pages you visit to gather broad demographic information, interests and behavior so that we may better understand our customers and Site users. This Information may be used, for example, to analyze and improve our Site design and functionality. Bell and Howell may share aggregated demographic, product usage, or traffic pattern information for marketing purposes with other organizations, but these statistics will not include information that identify you personally.

Business transfer

As Bell and Howell continues to develop, Bell and Howell might sell or buy the assets of similar companies. In such transactions, customer and user Information generally is one of the transferred business assets. Also, in the unlikely event that Bell and Howell or substantially all of its assets are acquired, such Information may be one of those transferred assets, and we reserve the right to buy or sell such assets.

Opt-out policy

When you provide Information via our Web site, we may use the Information to occasionally notify you about special Bell and Howell sales or services and other valuable updates to personalize your Bell and Howell shopping transactions. If you prefer that we not contact you in this manner, we will promptly remove you from our mailing list at your request. Please send any such request to 3791 S. Alston Ave., Durham, NC 27713, Attn: Marketing, Phone: 919.767.6400.

How to review and update your information

Bell and Howell provides methods of updating your Information and contact preferences. In some cases, these will be automated via our Site. You also may write or telephone us with changes to your information and contact preferences at 3791 S. Alston Ave., Durham, NC 27713, Attn: Marketing, Phone: 919.767.6400.

Security

Bell and Howell uses a variety of standard protections to maintain the security of your online session. Although the Site has security measures in place to protect against the loss, misuse and alteration of Information under our control, we cannot guarantee that such security measures will be sufficient, will not be breached, and that your Information may not be disclosed or otherwise accessed in any unauthorized manner. Certain Information may be transmitted to you by electronic mail. Although it may be illegal to intercept or disclose these messages, these transmissions are not secured.

Children's privacy protection

The Site does not target children or provide products or services for use by children. Bell and Howell does not knowingly collect Information from persons under 13 years of age. If you are under 13 years of age, you may review the Site only with involvement of a parent or guardian, and you may not use any portion of the Site that would require collection of personal information from you.

Linked Internet Web sites

The Site may provide hypertext links to other Web sites that may contain privacy provisions that are different from those provided herein. Bell and Howell is not responsible for the collection, use or disclosure of information collected through those Web sites, and Bell and Howell expressly disclaims any and all liability related to such collection, use or disclosure. You are encouraged to read the privacy policies of Web sites reached through the use of links from the Site.

Modification

As Bell and Howell grows and new features are added or legal requirements change, this privacy policy may be modified. Any changes to the Site's privacy policy will be posted on the Site. All information submitted through the Site is subject to this privacy policy, as amended. This privacy policy was last updated in April 2012.

How to contact us

If you have any questions or complaints about our Site, our privacy policy or the Information we collect, please contact us at 3791 S. Alston Ave., Durham, NC 27713, Attn: Marketing, marketing@bhemail.com, Phone: 919.767.6400.

Privacy/Protection When Ordering from Us

Policy does not cover information that is inherent to the operation of the Internet, and therefore beyond the control of Bell and Howell, LLC, and is not to be applied in any manner contrary to applicable law or governmental regulation.