Of the information
we learn about you from your visit to "BEPS"
we store only the following: the domain name from which you
access the Internet, the date and time you access our site,
and the Internet address of the web site from which you direct-linked
to our site. This information is used to measure the number
of visitors to the various sections of our site and to help
us make our site more useful to visitors. Unless it is specifically
stated otherwise, no additional information will be collected
When inquiries are E-mailed to us, we store the question and
the E-mail address information so that we can respond electronically.
Unless otherwise required by statute, we do not identify publicly
who sends questions or comments to our web site. We will not
obtain information that will allow us to personally identify
you when you visit our site, unless you chose to provide such
information to us.
While visiting sites within the BEPS.NET domain, you may
occasionally encounter a Web page that employs “cookies”.
A cookie is a small file that a Web site transfers to your
hard disk allowing our server to "remember" specific
information about your session while you are connected.
Requests to send cookies from BEPS Web pages
are not designed to collect information about you, but only
about your browser "session." The cookie makes it
easier for you to use the dynamic features of these Web pages.
The cookie and the information about your session will be
destroyed automatically shortly after you close your browser
— it is not permanently stored on your computer. Unless
an BEPS web page specifically notifies you
otherwise, we will not collect and maintain personal information
Many BEPS sites are now running customer satisfaction
surveys that employ persistent cookies. Participation in this
data collection effort is completely voluntary, and failure
to respond will in no way affect the visitor's ability to
access information. This information will be used by BEPS solely for the purpose of improving our public
Web sites. More information is available on this use of persistent
To protect your privacy, be sure to close your browser completely
after you have finished conducting business with a Web site
use of information gathered from your computer by cookies,
you can set your browser to prompt you before it accepts a
cookie. Most Internet browsers have settings that let you
identify and/or reject cookies.
Questions about BEPS privacy policies should
be sent to the BEPS Privacy Act Officer.
This page was last reviewed on June
27, 2005 .