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Online Privacy Statement

Online Privacy Statement

Effective January 5, 2009

Thank you for visiting blackstonemerchant.com. To demonstrate our commitment, we have developed the following Privacy Policy which explains how we collect, use, disclose, and protect the information you provide us with on this website.  Blackstone Merchant Services respects your privacy rights and is committed to protecting the information we collect from you online.

The Online Privacy Statement is available on the home page of this web site as well as the other areas where we ask you to provide us with personal information. As you advance and navigate through other Blackstone Merchant Services affiliated web sites, you may come across different privacy policies. See how "Blackstone Merchant Services" Web Site May Be Linked to Other Web Sites" below.

This Privacy Policy applies only to information submitted and collected online through a Website we operate or authorize. It does not apply to information we collect offline unless, with your permission, that information is combined with information collected or submitted online. This Privacy Policy is only relevant to the cumerchant.com website and does not apply to information collected on websites operated by our parent, subsidiaries or other third parties. Occasionally, Blackstone Merchant Services will revise and update this Privacy Policy, please check back regularly to ensure that you are correctly informed of new policies and practices.

Blackstone Merchant Services will only collect the information deemed reasonably necessary to fulfill your online requests and our legitimate business objectives. This information may include, your name, mailing address, email address, phone number as well as similar information. All personal information supplied to us will only be used to contact so we may:

1. Provide you with requested materials such as press releases,
marketing pieces, investor information, etc.

2. Inquiries about job opportunities

3. Information and updates about our Merchant Services Program

We will only send these updates via email if you indicate us to do so:

When navigating through the Blackstone Merchant Services website, you will never be asked to reveal your identity.

This Blackstone Merchant website may use cookies to collect information about the pages users visit in order to modify and redesign, our web site in order to provide you with the most functional information possible. Although Blackstone Merchant Services does not sell or rent Personal Information to third parties, we may share Personal Information with vendors who help us perform various internal functions necessary to operate our Business of which are under strict confidentiality requirements. Blackstone Merchant Services may also disclose this information from time to time to fulfill legal or regulatory obligations. The information may also be used to determine if such disclosure is legally advisable or necessary to protect our rights, the rights of others, or to prevent harm.  In addition, we may gather data about our users and apply it for statistical purposes.  This information will aid us to better understand our site’s users and how to enhance our site and its offerings.

Information and Network Security Safeguards

At Blackstone Merchant Services, the security and confidentiality of your information is extremely important to us. Blackstone Merchant Services utilizes the appropriate measures, which include advanced technology, the protection of personal information collected online against unauthorized access, disclosure, alteration or destruction. These measures may include, among others, encryption, physical access security, and other appropriate technologies.

Blackstone Merchant Services’ policy restricts the access to personal user information collected from this web site to any of our employees and its affiliates including business partners who may need the information to fulfill their business responsibilities. Employees and others with duties related to this web site must adhere to this Online Privacy Statement. Any employee violating this Online Privacy Statement may be subject to disciplinary action, up to and including dismissal. We review our security procedures periodically to consider appropriate new technology and updated methods. Despite our efforts, no security measure is ever perfect or impenetrable.

We Give Web Site Users a Choice About Their Privacy Information

When information is collected online, we will automatically inform our website users about removal procedures such as excluding their names from the lists. You can request and access the information we hold about you by contacting us via email at marketing@blackstonemerchant.com.

Blackstone Merchant Services Prohibits the use of the site by persons
under the age of 18.

Our web site is not intended for visitors under the age of 18 and does not knowingly collect or maintain information on our web site from persons we actually know are under the age of 18.

The Blackstone Merchant Services Web Site May Be Linked to
Other Web Sites.

As you navigate through our site, you may click to the various web sites of our subsidiaries and divisions. Those web sites may have their own online privacy statements or policies. This Online Privacy Statement will not apply once you enter the other sites because business unit privacy practices and policies are only fit to cover the products and services offered by the individual Blackstone Merchant Services business units. As you visit the pages and sites of our different business units please be sure to review the privacy policies applicable to those sites.

Blackstone Merchant Services may create links to third-party web sites.

Blackstone Merchant Services is not responsible for the content or privacy practices employed by web sites that are linked to our web site.

Note: If you are unable to return to this page by clicking on the "Back" button in your browser you will need to return to the Blackstone Merchant Services web site by typing "www.blackstonemerchant.com" in your navigation bar, then click on the "Blackstone Merchant Services Privacy" link.