Thank you for visiting the Berdon Claims Administration LLC website. This
website is designed to make it easier and more efficient for businesses to interact
with Berdon Claims Administration LLC. Berdon Claims Administration LLC recognizes
that it is critical for individuals and businesses to be confident that their privacy
is protected when they visit Berdon Claims Administration LLC’s website.
Consistent with the provisions of the Internet Security and Privacy Act, the Freedom
of Information Law, and the Personal Privacy Protection Law, this policy describes
Berdon Claims Administration LLC’s privacy practices regarding information collected
from users of this website. This policy describes what information is collected
other state agency websites, that you access using this website.
For purposes of this policy, "personal information" means any information
concerning a natural person, as opposed to a corporate entity, which, because of
name, number, symbol, mark, or other identifier, can be used to identify that natural
person. Berdon Claims Administration LLC only collects personal information
about you when you provide that information voluntarily by sending an e-mail or
by initiating an online transaction.
Information Collected Automatically When You Visit this Website
When visiting this website Berdon Claims Administration LLC automatically
collects and stores the following information about your visit:
(i) The Internet Protocol Address and domain name used, but not the e-mail address.
The Internet Protocol Address is a numerical identifier assigned either to
your Internet service provider or directly to your computer;
(ii) The type of browser and operating system you used;
(iii) The date and time you visited this site;
(iv) The web pages or services you accessed at this site;
(v) The web site you visited prior to coming to this web site;
(vi) The web site you visit as you leave this web site; and
(vii) If you downloaded a form, the form that was downloaded.
None of the foregoing information is deemed to constitute personal information.
The information that is collected automatically is used to improve this website's
content and to help Berdon Claims Administration LLC understand how users are interacting
with the website. This information is collected for statistical analysis,
to determine what information is of most and least interest to our users, and to
improve the utility of the material available on the website. The information
is not collected for commercial marketing purposes and Berdon Claims Administration
LLC is not authorized to sell or otherwise disclose the information collected from
the website for commercial marketing purposes.
Cookies are simple text files stored on your web browser to provide a means
practice among Internet websites. To better serve you, we use "session
cookies" to enhance or customize your visit to this website. Session
cookies can be created automatically on the device you use to access this state
agency website. These session cookies do not contain personal information
and do not compromise your privacy or security. We may use the cookie feature
to store a randomly generated identifying tag on the device you use to access this
website. A session cookie is erased during operation of your browser or when
your browser is closed.
The software and hardware you use to access the website allows you to refuse new
cookies or delete existing cookies. Refusing or deleting these cookies may
limit your ability to take advantage of some features of this website.
Information Collected When You E-mail this Website or Initiate an Online Transaction
During your visit to this website you may send an e-mail to Berdon Claims
Administration LLC. Your e-mail address and the contents of your message will
be collected. The information collected is not limited to text characters
and may include audio, video, and graphic information formats included in the message.
Your e-mail address and the information included in your message will be used
to respond to you, to address issues you identify, to improve this website, or to
forward your message to another State agency for appropriate action. Your
e-mail address is not collected for commercial purposes and Berdon Claims Administration
LLC is not authorized to sell or otherwise disclose your e-mail address for commercial
During your visit to this website you may initiate a transaction such as a survey,
registration, or order form. The information, including personal information,
volunteered by you in initiating the transaction is used by Berdon Claims Administration
LLC to operate Berdon Claims Administration LLC programs, which include the provision
of services and information. The information collected by Berdon Claims Administration
LLC may be disclosed by Berdon Claims Administration LLC for those purposes that
may be reasonably ascertained from the nature and terms of the transaction in connection
with which the information was submitted.
Berdon Claims Administration LLC does not knowingly collect personal information
from children or create profiles of children through this website. Users are
cautioned, however, that the collection of personal information submitted in an
e-mail or through an online transaction will be treated as though it was submitted
by an adult, and may, unless exempted from access by federal or State law, be subject
to public access. Berdon Claims Administration LLC strongly encourages parents
and teachers to be involved in children's Internet activities and to provide guidance
whenever children are asked to provide personal information online.
Information and Choice
As noted above, Berdon Claims Administration LLC does not collect any personal
information about you during your visit to this website unless you provide that
information voluntarily by sending an e-mail or initiating an online transaction.
While your choice not to initiate an online transaction may limit your ability
to receive specific services or information through this website, it will not prevent
you from requesting services or information from Berdon Claims Administration LLC
by other means and will not normally have an impact on your ability to take advantage
of other features of the website, including browsing or downloading most publicly
Disclosure of Information Collected Through This Website
The collection of information through this website and the disclosure of
that information are subject to the provisions of the Internet Security and Privacy
Act. Berdon Claims Administration LLC will only collect personal information
through this website or disclose personal information collected through this website
if the user has consented to the collection or disclosure of such personal information.
Participation in an online transaction resulting in the disclosure of personal
information to Berdon Claims Administration LLC by the user, whether solicited or
unsolicited, constitutes consent to the collection and disclosure of the information
by Berdon Claims Administration LLC for the purposes reasonably ascertainable from
the nature and terms of the transaction.
However, Berdon Claims Administration LLC may collect or disclose personal information
without user consent if the collection or disclosure is: (1) necessary to perform
the statutory duties of Berdon Claims Administration LLC, or necessary for Berdon
Claims Administration LLC to operate a program authorized by law, or authorized
by state or federal statute or regulation; (2) made pursuant to a court order or
by law; (3) for the purpose of validating the identity of the user; or (4) of information
to be used solely for statistical purposes that is in a form that cannot be used
to identify any particular person.
Further, the disclosure of information, including personal information, collected
through this website is subject to the provisions of the Freedom of Information
Law and the Personal Privacy Protection Law.
Berdon Claims Administration LLC may disclose personal information to federal or
state law enforcement authorities to enforce Berdon Claims Administration LLC’s
rights against unauthorized access or attempted unauthorized access to Berdon Claims
Administration LLC’s information technology assets or against other inappropriate
use of this website.
Retention of Information Collected Through this Website
In general, the Internet services logs of Berdon Claims Administration LLC,
comprising electronic files or automated logs created to monitor access and use
of services provided through this website, are retained for one year and then destroyed.
Information, including personal information, that you submit in an e-mail
or when you initiate an online transaction is retained in accordance with the records
retention and disposition schedule established for the records of the program unit
to which you submitted the information. Information concerning these records
retention and disposition schedules may be obtained through the Internet privacy
policy contact listed in this policy.
Access to and Correction of Personal Information Collected Through this Website
Any user may submit a request to Berdon Claims Administration LLC privacy compliance
officer to determine whether personal information pertaining to that user has been
collected through this website. Any such request shall be made in writing
to the address below and must be accompanied by reasonable proof of identity of
the user. Reasonable proof of identity may include verification of a signature,
inclusion of an identifier generally known only to the user, or similar appropriate
identification. The address of the privacy compliance officer is:
Berdon Claims Administration LLC
360 Madison Avenue
New York, New York 10017
The privacy compliance officer shall, within ten (10) business days of the date
of the receipt of a proper request: (i) provide access to the personal information;
(ii) deny access in writing, explaining the reasons therefore; or (iii) acknowledge
the receipt of the request in writing, stating the approximate date when the request
will be granted or denied, which date shall not be more than thirty (30) days from
the date of the acknowledgment.
In the event that Berdon Claims Administration LLC has collected personal information
pertaining to a user through the state agency website and that information is to
be provided to the user pursuant to the user's request, the privacy compliance officer
shall inform the user of his or her right to request that the personal information
be amended or corrected under the procedures set forth in section 95 of the Public
Confidentiality and Integrity of Personal Information Collected Through this Website
Berdon Claims Administration LLC is strongly committed to protecting personal
information collected through this website against unauthorized access, use, or
disclosure. Consequently, Berdon Claims Administration LLC limits employee
access to personal information collected through this website to only those employees
who need access to the information in the performance of their official duties.
as giving business, legal, or other advice, or warranting as fail proof, the security
of information provided through this website.
In order to provide users with certain information, Berdon Claims Administration
LLC may provide links to the websites of other organizations. A link does
not constitute an endorsement of the content, viewpoint, accuracy, opinions, policies,
products, services, or accessibility of that website. Once you link to another website
from this website, including one maintained by Berdon Claims Administration LLC,
you are subject to the terms and conditions of that website, including, but not
Berdon Claims Administration LLC
360 Madison Avenue
New York, New York 10017