Most data we collect is used only to help us better serve our members. It is our general policy to collect and store only personal information that our members and visitors knowingly provide.
Customer Credit Card Information – When you purchase or subscribe to our products or services on the site, we collect details of the products and services associated with your purchase, as well as your credit card and billing address details, and use this information with your personal information in order to enable us to process your transaction. We use your credit card and billing address details to bill you for the purchase and, if necessary, to process the transaction. This information is collected using encryption technology to help prevent any unauthorized third party from intercepting the information. Your credit card information is only used for completing the purchase transaction and is retained only as necessary for administration purposes.
Our Commitment to Data Security – We recognize that your privacy is important to you, and therefore we endeavor to keep your personal information confidential. The personal information about each user is stored on servers that are behind a firewall and physically housed within a secure data center. However, we do not represent, warrant, or guarantee that your personal information will be protected against unauthorized access, loss, misuse, or alterations, and do not accept any liability for the security of the personal information submitted to us, nor for your or third parties’ use or misuse of personal information.
Information You Provide – When you provide information, through emailing us or otherwise sending us information, we may use it for various reasons, such as to register you for a conference or extend your membership.
When You Register to Attend a Conference – A list of conference registrants, including their mailing addresses may be provided for one-time use to registered exhibitors for that one conference.
Rental of Membership/Conference Registration Mailing Lists – We make our membership and conference attendee lists available for one-time rental to other associations or companies that have products or services of interest to our members.
Access to Your Information – Via the member pages of our website our members may view, update, or edit their personal information. You must be logged into the site as a member to access this information.