Our Privacy Statement
The Bernards Group, Inc. is committed to protecting the privacy of the personally-identifiable information that we collect from you as you use this Web site (the “Site”). The scope of The Bernards Group’s. commitment is detailed in this Privacy Policy. By submitting information, you agree to the Bernards Group, Inc. use of such information as described herein. Please see our Terms of Use for more information about our on-line policies in general.

Information collected
The Bernards Group, Inc. collects personally-identifiable information (“Personal Info”) on certain areas of the Site when users register, request information or a response, sign up for events, apply for jobs, and participate in user posting areas, such as bulletin boards, discussion forums, and surveys. The personally-identifiable information collected may include, without limitation, your access ID/password, company or school affiliations, and contact information (names, mailing and e-mail addresses, phone/ fax numbers).

How may my Personal Info be used
The Bernards Group, Inc. uses your Personal Info to fulfill your requests for information, to process your requests to participate in events, and to review and consider any employment-related inquiries that you may submit? We may keep any of your Personal Info on file and use it to contact you for recruiting purposes. The Bernards Group, Inc. may also use Personal Info in analyzing Site user behavior in order to measure interest in specific items posted on our Site. The e-mail addresses provided at registration allow The Bernards Group, Inc. to send e-mail to individuals based on the areas of interest that they indicate during the registration process. The Bernards Group, Inc. uses Personal Info collected from cookies and IP addresses as described below. The Bernards Group, Inc. may provide your Personal Info to any of its affiliates worldwide for such purposes.

Are cookies and IP addresses used
The Site uses cookies to identify you and your interests and to track usage of the Site. Cookies are small pieces of text stored on your computer that help us know which browser you are using and where you have been on the Site. Cookies also let us know whether you have registered with us and otherwise enable us to relate your current usage of the Site to prior usage of this or other Sites of The Bernards Group, Inc. or its affiliates. By accepting our cookie, you will be permitted access to certain pages of the Site without having to log in each time you visit. A user who does not accept the cookie from the Site may not be able to access certain areas of the Site. The Bernards Group, Inc. also logs IP addresses, or the location of computers on the Internet, to help diagnose problems with our server and to administer the Site.
 
Third parties disclosure
The Bernards Group, Inc. will not intentionally disclose (and will take commercially reasonable steps to prevent the accidental disclosure of) your Personal Info to third parties (i.e., persons or entities that are not affiliates of The Bernards Group, Inc.), whether for such third parties’ marketing purposes or otherwise, subject only to the following four exceptions: 1. The Bernards Group, Inc. may disclose your Personal Info to third parties as required or permitted by the laws, rules, and regulations of any nation, state, or other applicable jurisdiction; 2. The Bernards Group, Inc. may disclose your Personal Info to third parties who deliver information from us to you for the purpose of performing such delivery; 3. The Bernards Group, Inc. may disclose your Personal Info if, in connection with submitting the information, you consent to such disclosure; 4. The Bernards Group, Inc. may disclose contact information for you in response to inquiries by bona-fide rights owners in connection with allegations of infringement of copyright or other proprietary rights arising from information you have posted on the Site or otherwise provided to The Bernards Group, Inc. 5. If The Bernards Group, Inc. and/or any of its affiliates merges with or sells substantially all of its assets or a majority of its equity to a third party, information collected by The Bernards Group, Inc. or such affiliates on their Web sites may be disclosed to and owned by the merged entity or third party.

Links to third-party sites
We may provide links to third-party Web sites as a service to our users. In addition, some of the content appearing to be on this Site may be supplied by third parties, for example, in instances of framing of third- party Web sites or incorporation of content supplied by third-party servers. We cannot control and are not responsible for the information collection and privacy practices of such third-party Web sites, which may differ from those of this Site.

How can I access, change, and/or delete information?
You may access, correct, update, and/or delete any Personal Info that you submitted to the Site. You may also unsubscribe from mailing lists or any registrations on the Site. To do so, please either follow instructions on the page of the Site on which you have provided such information or subscribed or registered, or contact us.

Security
The Bernards Group, Inc. has implemented generally accepted standards of technology and operational security in order to protect Personal Info from loss, misuse, alteration, or destruction. Only authorized The Bernards Group, Inc. personnel are provided access to Personal Info, and these employees are required to treat this information as confidential. Despite these precautions, The Bernards Group, Inc. cannot guarantee that unauthorized persons will not obtain access to your Personal Info.

Transborder hosting and transfer of information
Personal Info collected on the Site may be transferred from time to time to The Bernards Group, Inc. offices located throughout the world, including offices located outside the European Economic Area (EEA), and the Site may be viewed and hosted anywhere in the world, including countries (such as the United States) that may not have laws regulating the use and transfer of personally-identifiable data. By using the Site and submitting such information on it, you voluntarily consent to such transborder transfer and hosting of such information.

Children’s on-line privacy protection
The Bernards Group, Inc. understands the importance of protecting children’s privacy, especially in an on-line environment. The Site is not intentionally designed for or directed at children 13 years of age or younger, and The Bernards Group, Inc. will not intentionally collect or maintain information about anyone under the age of 13.

Disclaimers
THIS WEBSITE AND ITS CONTENT ARE PROVIDED “AS IS” AND THE BERNARDS GROUP, INC. EXCLUDES, TO THE FULLEST EXTENT PERMITTED BY APPLICABLE LAW, ANY WARRANTY, EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, INCLUDING, WITHOUT LIMITATION, ANY IMPLIED WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY, SATISFACTORY QUALITY OR FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE. THE FUNCTIONS EMBODIED ON, OR IN THE MATERIALS OF, THIS WEBSITE ARE NOT WARRANTED TO BE UNINTERRUPTED OR WITHOUT ERROR. YOU, NOT THE BERNARDS GROUP, INC. ASSUME THE ENTIRE COST OF ALL NECESSARY SERVICING, REPAIR OR CORRECTION DUE TO YOUR USE OF THIS WEBSITE.

Except as specifically stated in the Privacy Policy, or elsewhere on this website, or as otherwise required by applicable law, neither The Bernards Group, Inc.. nor its directors, employees, licensors, content providers, affiliates or other representatives will be liable for damages of any kind (including, without limitation, lost profits, direct, indirect, compensatory, consequential, exemplary, special, incidental, or punitive damages) arising out of your use of, your inability to use, or the performance of this website or the Content whether or not we have been advised of the possibility of such damages.

The Bernards Group, Inc.. uses reasonable efforts to ensure the accuracy, correctness and reliability of the Content, but we make no representations or warranties as to the Content’s accuracy, correctness or reliability.

There may be links to other websites from the The Bernards Group, Inc.. Website; however, these other websites are not controlled by The Bernards Group, Inc.. and we are not responsible for any content contained on any such website or any loss suffered by you in relation to your use of such websites. You waive any and all claims against The Bernards Group, Inc.. regarding the inclusion of links to outside websites or your use of those websites. Some US states and foreign countries do not permit the exclusion or limitation of implied warranties or liability for certain categories of damages. Therefore, some or all of the limitations above may not apply to you to the extent they are prohibited or superseded by state or national provisions.

Consent
By using the Site, you consent to the collection, use, and storage of your information by us in the manner described in this Privacy Policy and elsewhere on the Site. We reserve the right to make changes to this Privacy Policy from time to time. We will alert you to any such changes by updating this Privacy Policy.

Copyright Notice
All contents of this site are exclusive copyrighted property of The Bernards Group, Inc.. unless otherwise referenced as another party’s work. The Bernards Group, Inc. does not authorize any usage of its content and intellectual property; we will prosecute to the full extent of the law where applicable.

Contact our Privacy Department
If you have any questions about our Privacy Policy, please contact us.