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Berkeley Historical Society Privacy Policy

At the Berkeley Historical Society, we care about your privacy, and the privacy and well being of all members and friends.

Members: We may periodically send email announcements, postcards, and newsletters to current and former members and their families. If you choose not to receive communications from us, please contact to be removed from our email and mailing lists. We won't share ANY information about you with anyone.

From time to time BHS may make its mail and/or email list available to other like-minded local historical organizations for the sole purpose of publicizing non-BHS events that may be of interest to BHS members. This will be for one time use and BHS will take the proper measures to insure that BHS members' names and contact information are not left in the hands of other organizations.

Friends: Friends are individuals that provide their name and email to the BHS to receive BHS Email announcements. If you choose to no longer receive emails from us please contact to be removed from our emailing lists. We won't share ANY information about you with anyone.

SquareUp Credit Card Services: The Berkeley Historical Society has implemented the SquareUp Credit Card Services. Their Buyer's Agreement, E-Sign Agreement, Privacy Policy and other information can be found at

If you chose to provide BHS your credit card information on a paper form, the BHS will take reasonable precautions to prevent the loss, misuse or alteration of your personal information. It will never be shared with a third party unless required by legal proceedings.

Adopted 9 November 2015

One Time Credit Card Payment Authorization Policy: The Berkeley Historical Society (BHS) has contracted with SquareUp for credit card processing services and the BHS will manually enter the information you provided on the BHS Credit Card Payment Authorization Form (Form) into the Square online card services system in accordance with our Seller's Agreement with SquareUp.

When you use the BHS Form, you give BHS permission to debit your account for the amount indicated on or after the indicated signature date. This is permission for a single transaction only, and does not provide authorization for any additional unrelated debits or credits to your account. When you sign the form, you certify that you are an authorized user of this credit card and that you will not dispute the payment with your credit card company; so long as the transaction corresponds to the terms indicated in this form.

In addition,when you sign the BHS Form, you agree to Square's Buyers Agreement ( More information regarding Square credit card services including the Buyers Agreement is available at

Adopted 14 December 2015


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