Collection of your Personal Information
In order to better provide you with the products and services offered on our Site, soHBCU may collect personally identifiable information, such as your:
- First and Last Name
- Mailing Address
- E-mail Address
- Phone Number
If you purchase soHBCU's products, we collect billing and credit card information through a third party vendor (PayPal or Stripe). This information is used to complete the purchase transaction.
We do not collect any personal information about you unless you voluntarily provide it to us. However, you may be required to provide certain personal information to us when you elect to use certain services available on the Site. These may include: (a) registering for an account on our Site; (b) entering a sweepstakes or contest sponsored by us or one of our partners; (c) signing up for special offers from selected third parties; (d) sending us an email message; (e) submitting your credit card or other payment information when ordering and purchasing products and services on our Site; (f) completing the scholarship application form on our site. To wit, we will use your information for, but not limited to, communicating with you in relation to services and/or products you have requested from us. We also may gather additional personal or non-personal information in the future.
Use of your Personal Information
soHBCU collects and uses your personal information to operate its website(s) and deliver the services you have requested. soHBCU may also use your personally identifiable information to inform you of other products or services available from soHBCU and its affiliates.
Sharing Information with Third Parties
soHBCU does not sell, rent or lease its customer lists to third parties. soHBCU may share data with trusted partners to help perform statistical analysis, send you email or postal mail, provide customer support, or arrange for deliveries. All such third parties are prohibited from using your personal information except to provide these services to soHBCU, and they are required to maintain the confidentiality of your information.
soHBCU may disclose your personal information, without notice, if required to do so by law or in the good faith belief that such action is necessary to: (a) conform to the edicts of the law or comply with legal process served on soHBCU or the Site; (b) protect and defend the rights or property of soHBCU; and/or (c) act under exigent circumstances to protect the personal safety of users of soHBCU, or the public.
Automatically Collected Information
Information about your computer hardware and software may be automatically collected by soHBCU. This information can include: your IP address, browser type, domain names, access times and referring website addresses. This information is used for the operation of the service, to maintain quality of the service, and to provide general statistics regarding use of the soHBCU website.
Security of your Personal Information
soHBCU secures your personal information from unauthorized access, use, or disclosure. soHBCU uses the following methods for this purpose:
When personal information (such as a credit card number) is transmitted to other websites, it is protected through the use of encryption, such as the Secure Sockets Layer (SSL) protocol.
We strive to take appropriate security measures to protect against unauthorized access to or alteration of your personal information. Unfortunately, no data transmission over the Internet or any wireless network can be guaranteed to be 100% secure. As a result, while we strive to protect your personal information, you acknowledge that: (a) there are security and privacy limitations inherent to the Internet which are beyond our control; and (b) security, integrity, and privacy of any and all information and data exchanged between you and us through this Site cannot be guaranteed.
Children Under Thirteen
soHBCU does not knowingly collect personally identifiable information from children under the age of thirteen. If you are under the age of thirteen, you must ask your parent or guardian for permission to use this website.
From time to time, soHBCU may contact you via email for the purpose of providing announcements, promotional offers, alerts, confirmations, surveys, and/or other general communication. In order to improve our Services, we may receive a notification when you open an email from soHBCU or click on a link therein. If you would like to stop receiving marketing or promotional communications via email from soHBCU, you may opt out of such communications by clicking the UNSUBSCRIBE button..
Changes to this Statement
soHBCU welcomes your questions or comments regarding this Statement of Privacy. If you believe that soHBCU has not adhered to this Statement, please contact soHBCU at:
P.O. Box 1212
Bowie, MD 20718
Effective as of May 31, 2019