Privacy Policy

This privacy policy identifies the type of information the Kansas Building Trades Fringe Benefit Funds (the Funds) collect from users of this website and how the Funds share, use and protect this information.  If you have any questions about this policy, or the manner in which the Funds use personal information, we encourage you to contact us at

This privacy policy is intended for a U.S. audience and the information contained within will be transferred or processed in the United States.  This website is intended for participants, spouses and dependents who are over 18 years of age and is not authorized for any other person.  The Union will not have access to your benefit information, specifically, medical information known as protected health information or PHI.  Your employer(s) will also not have access to any information through this website.

The information collected on the website will be used to assist with processing welfare claims, pension benefits, updating your personal information, respond to questions and provide you with important information about your benefits.  In some cases, the website may be used to provide you with required notices regarding your benefits.

Some of the personal information that the website may collect includes your name, email address, mailing address, telephone number(s), age, gender, work history, account numbers, location information, user name/password, names of designated beneficiaries and covered dependents, operating system being used, size of monitor and IP address (see below).

The Funds will not share information collected from you and about you with anyone outside of the Funds and the service providers retained by the Funds unless authorized by you or required by federal and/or state law, rule or regulation.  If you are aware or suspect any suspicious or unauthorized conduct concerning your account or the information collected by this website you should contact the Funds immediately.

IP Address Logging

The Funds’ web server collects domain names and/or IP addresses of users to measure what pages and features are accessed by our visitors.  The Funds use software to collect and analyze this information.  This information helps us administer the site, improve content and improve service.  The Funds link IP addresses to personally identifiable information of users.


A “cookie” is a small summary text file that is stored by your mobile phone (e.g., iPhone or Android) or by your browser (e.g., Internet Explorer, Edge, Chrome, Safari or Firefox).  Cookies allow a website to store some information about users, allowing the website to recognize a user and respond appropriately.

  • The website may use cookies to collect anonymous usage statistics to track site utilization.  Identifiable visitor usage information may also be stored in internal log files.  We use this information to troubleshoot issues, improve our online services, and for analytical purposes, such as analyzing trends, administering the site, tracking user movements and gathering broad demographic information.
  • The website utilizes cookies to ensure basic functionality for authenticated users, including but not limited to initiating and terminating valid sessions.

The website may contain links to other websites not affiliated with the Funds.  The Funds are not responsible for the privacy practices or the content of such other sites.  By including links to other websites, we neither endorse such sites nor guarantee that the information that they contain are accurate.  We encourage you to be aware when you leave our site to read the privacy statements of every linked website as the privacy policies of each may differ from ours.  This privacy statement applies solely to the website operated by the Funds.


The Funds are under no obligation to monitor the conduct of its website users, but may investigate and respond if violations are reported.  The Funds reserve the right to delete, remove or exclude any user, in its sole discretion, who violates the privacy of other users of this website or otherwise misuses the website.

Changes to Privacy Policy

In the future, the Funds may offer new and different programs that necessitate a change in this privacy policy.  The Funds reserve the right to change its privacy policy at any time without prior notice.  Any change to the privacy policy will be posted on this page and will become effective immediately upon posting.