Privacy Policy

We use cookies to help manage secure web site sessions such as online forms or surveys. A cookie is a piece of data that is either maintained only for the duration of a particular session visit or is stored on the user’s computer to support future visits. We use both types of cookie.

Session cookie
This type of cookie is used to enhance and make more efficient the user’s experience during a site visit. Once the user closes the browser, the cookie terminates.

Persistent cookie
This type of cookie stores a small text file on the user’s hard drive for an extended period of time to remember visit activity that will help make subsequent visits more efficient. Persistent cookies can be removed by following the user’s Internet browser help directions.

How Does B-ty Institute, LLC Secure Your Personal Information?
The personal information we collect is stored in databases and files that are protected by passwords and firewalls. In addition, online forms used for financial transactions are secured with SSL encryption technology to ensure the safety of sensitive information transmitted through them.

How Does B-ty Institute, LLC Use Your Personal Information?
We use anonymous, aggregated data about Web site visitors’ site usage and technical capabilities as well as about HTML message opening and click-through rates to improve online services and communications.

How Does B-ty Institute, LLC Handle Legally Issued Subpoenas and Law Enforcement Agency Requests?
B-ty Institute, LLC may disclose personal information if we are required to do so to comply with the law or with legal process.

Is credit card / transaction information secure on this Web site?
We care about the safety and security of your transaction. We use SSL (Secure Sockets Layer) to communicate with your browser software when you register with us online. SSL is the industry standard security protocol, which makes it extremely difficult for anyone else to intercept your credit card or other information that you send us. We have partnered with the commercial Internet financial service, Bank of America Merchant Services to handle credit card transactions, and we do not store credit card information after the transaction is processed.  See Bank of America Merchant Services privacy policy.

What Other Exceptions Are There?
B-ty Institute, LLC reserves the right to use personal information in its database to identify the source of any inappropriate use of information resources managed by the association, including but not limited to: offensive or illegal postings to online discussion lists, collaboration sites, and other communication vehicles; denial of service actions; unauthorized use of online services and network infrastructure; misuse or unauthorized use of B-ty Institute, LLC name, logo, or other representations of the association; and to protect the personal safety and privacy of our members, online users, and the public under the policies and practices.

What should I do if I have questions?
If you have questions about our privacy policy, please contact B-ty Institute, LLC via e-mail at

By using this site, you signify your consent to B-ty Institute, LLC’s on-line privacy policy. If you do not agree to this policy, please do not use this site. We reserve the right, at our discretion, to update, change, modify, add, or remove portions of this policy from time to time. This Privacy Policy has been developed with the recognition that Internet technologies are rapidly evolving and that underlying standard business models are still not well established. Accordingly, this Privacy & Security Statement is subject to change. Any such changes will be posted on this page.

Reporting Copyright Infringements
To report a claim of possible copyright infringement, please contact B-ty Institute, LLC via e-mail at