Privacy Policy

Effective Date: This Privacy Policy became effective on December 1, 2008

This is the privacy policy (“Privacy Policy”) for the Web site located at (the “Site”) made available by Boston College High School (BC High), the legal owner of the Site (“we,” “us” or “our”). This Privacy Policy@ sets forth our policies regarding the collection, use, and disclosure of certain information relating to your use of the Site. Your use of this Site signifies your understanding and acceptance of the terms of this Privacy Policy.

At BC High we are committed to protecting the privacy of our patrons, which is why we do not sell or rent any personally identifiable information regarding our patrons to any third party. We hope the policy below will answer your questions regarding how we treat information gathered from visitors to our Site. If you have questions or concerns regarding this Privacy Policy or wish to exclude your Personal Information from our direct marketing purposes, please feel free to contact us at 617-474-5154 or by writing to us at Boston College High School, Attn: Bookstore – Privacy, 150 Morrissey Blvd., Boston, MA 02125.

This Privacy Policy will be continuously assessed against new technologies, business practices and our patrons’ needs. As we update and diversify our products and services, this Privacy Policy may evolve. Please check this page for updates periodically. If we make any material changes to this Privacy Policy, we will notify you here. Your use of the Site following any posted changes to the Privacy Policy indicates your acceptance of such changes.

By providing any Personal Information (as defined below) to this Site, you fully understand and unambiguously consent to the collection and processing of such information in the United States in accordance with this Privacy Policy.

List of 9 items.

  • What Information We Collect

    In order to process your order efficiently, we collect the following information: name, billing address, shipping address, e-mail address, phone number, and credit card number (“Personal Information”) when you place an order with us. Under certain circumstances we may also collect a user’s IP address (i.e., the Internet number associated with your specific computer); for example if we suspect that credit card fraud may have occurred. We also may periodically conduct surveys of visitors to our Site. This helps us better understand what our patrons would like to see from us. We use this information for internal purposes. We may contact you if you responded to a survey for more information, but only if you have told us that you don’t mind being contacted.

    With respect to emails that you may receive from us, we capture data related to the opening, click-through and sales conversion process. This information is used for internal review and analysis only.
  • Use of Information You Provide

    The BC High Bookstore collects Personal Information only for the purposes of fulfilling orders, providing a high level of customer service, gaining knowledge internally regarding what our patrons want.(collectively, “Information Usage Purposes”). We do not sell Personal Information and we do not disclose Personal Information to any other party, except as set forth in this Privacy policy.
  • Sharing of Your Information with our Partners

    We may share your Personal Information with our employees and with companies acting as our authorized agents or partners in providing our service or co-branded services (e.g., credit card processing and customer and support services) to you and for Information Usage Purposes. These companies agree to use such Personal Information only for such specified purposes. Each partner must agree to implement and maintain reasonable security procedures and practices appropriate to the nature of your Personal Information in order to protect your Personal Information from unauthorized access, destruction, use, modification or disclosure.
  • Release of Information to Protect our Site and Others

    BC High may release Personal Information when we believe, in good faith, that such release is necessary to comply with law, protect the rights, properties or safety of Boston College High School, our users or others, or enforce or apply the terms of any of our user agreements.
  • How to Opt-out

    We ask that you tell us when you do not wish to receive periodic e-mails from us. We will only send e-mail for customer service purposes and to those visitors who have indicated that they wish to receive other types of e-mail from us. If at any time you wish to stop receiving e-mail from us, you can always remove your name from our mailing list by calling 617-474-5154 and stating that you wish to unsubscribe.
  • Security of the Information You Provide

    Among our top priorities is keeping your Personal Information secure. We use Secure Sockets Layer (SSL) technology to encrypt all of your Personal Information before it is transmitted to us. Encrypted information cannot be read or recorded as it travels over the Internet. You can tell you are sending information securely by the unbroken key icon or closed lock icon that should appear at the bottom of your Internet browser's window (depending on what browser you use). These icons will appear when you are placing an order on our Site. In addition, you will see our Site address change slightly, from http: to https: indicating a secure server connection is being used. The computers that store your Personal Information are located in a separate facility which employs the latest in firewall and security technology. We employ these procedures to protect your Personal Information from unauthorized access, destruction, use, modification or disclosure.

    If you set up a customer account, information entered is password protected. We recommend you exercise extreme care in protecting your password information and do not publicly share any of your passwords.

    Your Personal Information will be stored and processed on our computers in the United States. The laws on holding Personal Information in the United States may vary and be less stringent than laws of your state or country. We will use commercially reasonable efforts to hold and transmit your Personal Information in a safe, confidential and secure environment. If you object to your Personal Information being transferred or used in this manner please do not register with or use the Site.

    Although we will take (and require our third-party providers to take) reasonable security precautions regarding your personal information collected from and stored on the site, because of the open nature of the internet, we cannot guarantee that any of your personal information stored on our servers, or transmitted to or from a user, will be free from unauthorized access. Accordingly, we disclaim any liability for any theft or loss of, unauthorized access or damage to, or interception of any data or communications. By using the site, you acknowledge that you understand and agree to assume these risks.
  • Use of Cookies

    We use cookies to provide our customers with streamlined ordering and other useful features. Cookies are pieces of information that are stored by your browser on your computer’s hard drive. Cookies make Web surfing easier for you by saving your customer identification information while you’re at our Site. The use of cookies has become an industry standard used by most major Web sites. Most Web browsers automatically accept cookies, but you can usually change your browser to prevent that.

    All portions of the Site that prompt you to log in or that are customizable require that you accept cookies. We may use cookies technology to reduce the time required for you to submit your requests and for BC High to respond to such requests. Cookies will not be used by us to retrieve any information about you, or from your computer, that you have not voluntarily given to us. Cookies may also be placed on your computer if you link from the Site to our partners’ Web sites. Cookies placed on your computer by third parties by or through the Site, if any, are not within BC High’s immediate control and are not subject to this Privacy Policy. If you have any questions concerning third-party cookies, please contact the third party placing such cookies to find out what information is collected and how it is used. BC High assumes no responsibility or liability for any third-party cookies.

    Please be aware that although you may be able to elect not to accept cookies through certain browser functionality, the features of our Site may not function properly if you do not accept cookies.
  • Intended Users – Use by Children

    All products available for sale on the BC High website are intended to be purchased by adults. We do not knowingly collect personal information from children under 13 years of age. BC High will promptly delete the information provided by a child. Simply contact us at 617-474-5154
  • Your Acceptance of These Terms

    By using our Site, you agree to the terms and conditions of this Privacy Policy. Make sure you read this Privacy Policy carefully, because if you do choose to use our Site, you automatically agree to this Privacy Policy. If you do not agree to this Privacy Policy, please do not use our Site. We reserve the right, at our discretion, to change, modify, add, or remove portions of this Privacy Policy at any time. If this Privacy Policy changes in the future, we will let you know by posting the new Privacy Policy on our Site or by sending an email to our opt-in list.

    Please check this Web page periodically for changes. Your continued use of our Site following the posting of changes to these terms and conditions will mean you accept the changes contained in the latest published Privacy Policy.

    Any questions about our Privacy Policy should be directed to:
    Boston College High School
    150 Morrissey Blvd.
    Boston, MA 02125

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    All Rights Reserved

Store Hours

The BC High Bookstore is located in McQuillan Hall to the left of the main entrance and office.

Summer Hours:

Monday - Thursday

8am-12pm & 1pm-2:30pm