Privacy Policy

The Brewing Science Institute (BSI), provides the highest quality yeast cultures, laboratory services, and products for the professional brewer. Our website is https://www.brewingscience.com.

BSI is committed to protecting your privacy with full transparency. This Statement of Privacy applies to the BSI website, https://www.brewingscience.com, and governs data collection and usage from site visitors; it does not apply to other online or offline sites, products or services. Please read the BSI Statement of Privacy in full. The BSI website is a brewing industry-specific resource for professional craft brewers. Personal information of all users is collected, used and disclosed as described in this Statement of Privacy.

BSI Statement of Privacy.

Collection of your Personal Information

BSI uses an online form for collecting personal information relevant to your account; your brewery name, your name, your personal and/or business phone number, address and contact email. Information collected by BSI is used solely for the purpose of billing and shipping your online orders. BSI does not collect bank, ACH, credit card, or any other method of payment through our website.

Cookies

Cookies are files with small amount of data, which may include an anonymous unique identifier. Cookies are sent to your browser from a web site and stored on your computer’s hard drive.

Like many sites, we use “cookies” to collect information. We will store the information you provide i.e., your contact information for 7 days, after which is deleted. You can instruct your browser to refuse all cookies or to indicate when a cookie is being sent. However, if you do not accept cookies, you may not be able to use some portions of our Site.

Other plugins that are installed on this site may use Cookies are Gravity Forms and Contact Forms 7. Google Analytics is used to help BSI track information such as site visitation, frequently visited pages, items and products frequently clicked, etc. This information is solely for the purpose of assisting BSI in providing the best website experience for its site visitors.

Within Gravity Forms, it is currently set to retain form information for 7 days but then to delete it. This can be changed to whatever you feel is appropriate. We are not responsible for the privacy statements or other content from sites you view after you leave the BSI website.

Security

The security of your Personal Information is important to us but remember that no method of transmission over the Internet, or method of electronic storage, is 100% secure. While we strive to use commercially acceptable means to protect your Personal Information, we cannot guarantee its absolute security.

Use of your Contact Information

BSI does not sell, rent or lease its customer lists to third parties.

BSI collects and uses your personal information to grow yeast and brewing bacteria to your requested specifications, and the shipping services BSI uses, USPS, UPS, and FedEx use your personal information to ensure your ordered products are delivered to the correct address. From time to time, BSI may use your personal information to share beneficial communication such as product updates, brewing tips, FAQs, and new products and services.

BSI may occasionally contact you through email platforms to solicit feedback on our products, services and customer support.

If required to do so by law or in the good faith belief that such action is necessary, BSI may access and/or disclose your personal information to: (a) comply to the rulings of law or obey legal process served on BSI or the site; (b) defend and guard the rights or property of BSI, including its website; or (c) act under urgent situations to protect the personal safety of BSI employees, users of BSI products, or the public.

Personal information collected on this site may be stored and processed in the United States, and by using this site, you consent to any such transfer of information outside of your country. BSI abides by the safe harbor framework as set forth by the U.S. Department of Commerce regarding the collection, use, and retention of data from the European Union.

Control your Personal Information

You can request to receive an exported file of the personal data we hold about you, including any data you have provided to us. You can also request that we erase any personal data we hold about you. You may choose how BSI uses your information and discloses it to third parties.

This does not include any data we are obliged to keep for administrative, legal, or security purposes. You may also stop the delivery of future promotional e-mail from BSI by responding directly to any email you receive with a request to remove you from the mailing list.

Security of your Personal Information

BSI does not collect bank or credit card information over the website. Customers are required to set up an account and method of payment, directly to the BSI billing department. Bank account information, ACH, and credit card details are treated as sensitive documents.

The security of your Personal Information is important to us but remember that no method of transmission over the Internet, or method of electronic storage, is 100% secure. While we strive to use commercially acceptable means to protect your Personal Information, we cannot guarantee its absolute security.

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