BMG Privacy Policy


This privacy policy has been compiled to better serve those concerned with how their ‘Personally identifiable information’ (PII) is being used online. PII, as used in U.S. privacy law and information security, is information that can be used on its own or with other information to identify, contact, or locate a single person, or to identify an individual in context. Please read our privacy policy carefully to get a clear understanding of how we collect, use, protect or otherwise handle your Personally Identifiable Information in accordance with our website.

What personal information do we collect from the people that visit our website?
When registering to attend workshops or ordering products on our site, as appropriate, you may be asked to enter your contact information and payment method. We use PayPal to process purchases made at our site, since they have a secure SSL Certificate and are a trusted, proven resource for credit card processing. We use MNB as a proven resource for maintaining our electronic mailing list, and we do not share our list with anyone.

When do we collect information?
PayPal securely collects the appropriate information when people place orders, and MNB securely collects emails of people who opt-in to receive our newsletter or enter information on our site.

How do we use your information?
We may use the information we collect from you when you register, make a purchase, sign up for our newsletter, respond to a survey or marketing communication, surf the website, or use certain other site features to send periodic emails regarding your order or other products and services.

How do we protect visitor information?
We use PayPal to process registration and payment for our workshops, products and services, because they have an SSL certificate and are a proven, trusted service provider.

Do we use ‘cookies’?
We do not use cookies for tracking purposes. Our PayPal merchant services provider, uses cookies as necessary; read their policy here <

Third Party Disclosure
We do not sell, trade, or otherwise transfer to outside parties your personally identifiable information.

California Online Privacy Protection Act
CalOPPA requires commercial websites and online services to post a privacy policy.
According to CalOPPA we agree to the following:
• Users can visit our site anonymously
• Once this privacy policy is created, we will add a link to it on our home page, or as a minimum on the first significant page after entering our website.
• Our Privacy Policy link includes the word ‘Privacy’, and can be easily be found on the page specified above.
• Users will be notified of any privacy policy changes on our Privacy Policy Page
• Users are able to change their personal information by emailing us

How does our site handle Do Not Track signals?
We honor Do Not Track signals and do not track, plant cookies, or use advertising when a Do Not Track (DNT) browser mechanism is in place.

Does our site allow third party behavioral tracking?
We do not allow third party behavioral tracking.

COPPA (Children Online Privacy Protection Act)
We do not specifically market to children under 13.

Fair Information Practices
In order to be in line with Fair Information Practices we will take the following responsive action, should a data breach occur: We will notify the users via email within 7 business days

We also agree to the individual redress principle, which requires that individuals have a right to pursue legally enforceable rights against data collectors and processors who fail to adhere to the law. This principle requires not only that individuals have enforceable rights against data users, but also that individuals have recourse to courts or a government agency to investigate and/or prosecute non-compliance by data processors.

The CAN-SPAM Act sets the rules for commercial email, establishes requirements for commercial messages, and gives recipients the right to have emails stopped from being sent to them.
We only collect your email address in order to:
• Send information, respond to inquiries, and/or other requests or questions.
• Process orders and to send information and updates pertaining to orders

To be accordance with CANSPAM we agree to the following:
• NOT use false, or misleading subjects or email addresses
• Identify the message as an advertisement in some reasonable way
• Include the physical address of our business or site headquarters
• Monitor third party email marketing services for compliance, if one is used.
• Honor opt-out/unsubscribe requests quickly
• Allow users to unsubscribe by using the link at the bottom of each email

If at any time you would like to unsubscribe from receiving future emails, you can
• Follow the instructions at the bottom of each email.

Other Policies of The Way To Balance and
Other policies include:
Product Return Policy

Contacting Us
If you have questions regarding this privacy policy you may contact us using the information below. | 21 Water Street | Amesbury, MA 01913 | 978-834-0341