We gather the following types of information in the following ways to maintain our records, process your transactions and fulfill your requests. This information identifies you as an individual or is information that can be linked to you as an individual (“personal data”). Contact information provide by you that we collect includes your personal and/or business addresses, phone and fax numbers, e-mail addresses and titles, social media addresses and IP addresses.
We also collect information provided by you or representatives of your company, either electronically or by hard copy in the course of conducting business with you, including but not limited to the data provided via:
We use this information to:
We will not keep your personal data any longer than necessary. We may use analytics tools on our websites to provide products and services you request, identify service issues to us, improve our services, provide content tailored to your personal preferences, track the effectiveness of digital advertising, and to monitor traffic and usage of our websites.
These tools may be provided by third-party service providers and may include the collection and tracking of certain data and information regarding the characteristics and activities of visitors to our websites. We may disclose data, including personal information, to certain such third-party services providers in order to obtain such services.
Association does not share, sell or trade personal data to third parties, except to:
Association reserves the right to disclose without notice any information in its possession if required to do so by law, to protect or defend Association’s rights or property or to respond to an emergency.
This website may contain links to third-party websites which are not under the control of Association. We are not responsible for the privacy practices of any linked site. Links to other sites do not imply Association’s endorsement of the products or services, or privacy or security practices of those websites.
Association acknowledges that you have the right to access your personal data. In case you request us to remove data, we will respond within a reasonable timeframe.
Upon request, Association will provide you with information about whether we hold any of your personal data. You can update or correct your personal data or remove it from our system by making a request to us at the contact information provided below. Requests receive a response within a reasonable timeframe. If for some reason access is denied, we will provide an explanation of why access has been denied. On the Association web site, which may require you to use your login and password, you or your company’s contacts or advocates may edit your contact and mailing information directly.
For European Union citizens/residents only: Association is committed to full compliance with applicable laws, including the European Union’s General Data Protection Regulations (GDPR) as it may apply to Association. For each instance in which Association collects data from you, and GDPR applies, we will contact you immediately to provide you with the opportunity to give or withhold permission for sharing your data. You also have the “right to be forgotten” which may be exercised by contacting Association as indicated under the “Contact Us” section below. You have the right to ask us not to process your Personal Data for marketing purposes. You can exercise your right to prevent such processing by contacting us using the “Contact Us” section below.
Under European data protection law, in certain circumstances, you have the right to:
In addition, you have the right to make a complaint to an EU Data Protection Authority, such as the UK Information Commissioner’s Office.
We are committed to taking reasonable efforts to secure the information that you choose to provide us, and we use a variety of security procedures to help protect against unauthorized access to or alteration, disclosure, or destruction of personal data. We restrict access to personal data to our employees, contractors and service providers who need to know the information to operate, develop, or improve our services.
We retain your personal data for as long as your account is active or as needed to provide you products, services and information, to comply with our legal obligations, to resolve disputes and to enforce our agreements.
Credit information that you and credit authorizers provide when you make payments by credit card for products, dues, registration fees or other services are encrypted and will only be used to process the transactions you request. This information will never be sold, shared or provided to other third parties.
We do not request nor do we use social security numbers in the course of our business with our members, customers, the public or others.