The Buffalo Maritime Center (“BMC”) is committed to maintaining strict privacy protection for users of its Platforms.  Our Privacy Policy (“Privacy Policy” or “Policy”) is designed to help you understand how we collect, use and safeguard the information you provide to us and to assist you in making informed decisions when using our Platforms.

For purposes of this Policy, Platforms refers to BMC’s websites.

The terms “we,” “us,” and “our” refer to BMC.  “You” refers to you, as a user of our Platforms.  By accepting our Privacy Policy, you consent to our collection, storage, use and disclosure of your personal information as described in this Policy.

Gathering and Use of Information

You may be prompted to provide some or all of the following types of information:

  • Contact information, such as name or email address
  • User name and password
  • Demographic information such as city, state and zip code

We typically use this information to:

  • Fulfill your request for services and information
  • Customize the content displayed


BMC does not sell, rent or trade its membership lists.

When you become a BMC member, purchase tickets to a BMC event, or sign-up for BMC online newsletters, your name, address and email address are used to deliver the goods and services that you have requested.  In addition, BMC may use your name, address and email address for future membership requests and/or to deliver programming information and details about our stations.

Additionally, we do not store credit card information.

Information Automatically Collected From Users

When you use BMC Platforms, we may automatically recognize certain information like your IP address, date of your visit, operating system, what type of device you are using, geo-targeting information (what geographic area you are in), and your user behavior (e.g., how long you stay on a page).

Protection of Information

We have adopted reasonable technical, administrative, and physical procedures to help protect your information from loss, misuse, and alteration.  Please note that no data transmission or storage can be guaranteed to be 100% secure. We want you to feel confident using the Platforms, however, we cannot ensure or warrant the security of any information you transmit to us.

Acceptance of This Privacy Policy

By using this or any of our Platforms, you signify your agreement to the terms and conditions of this Privacy Policy.  If you do not agree to these terms and conditions, please do not use the BMC Platforms. We reserve the right, at our sole discretion, to change, modify, add, or remove portions of this Policy at any time.  Please check this page periodically for any changes. Your continued use of the Platforms following the posting of any changes to these terms shall mean that you have accepted those changes.