What personally-identifiable information is collected?
The IHSSA collects personally-identifiable information ("Personal Info") on certain areas of the Site when users register, request information or a response, sign up for events, and participate in user posting areas, such as bulletin boards, discussion forums, and surveys. The personally-identifiable information collected may include, without limitation, your access ID/password, company or school affiliations, and contact information (names, mailing and e-mail addresses, phone/ fax numbers).
How may my Personal Info be used?
The IHSSA uses your Personal Info to fulfill your requests for information, to process your requests to participate in events, and to review inquiries that you may submit. We may keep any of your Personal Info on file and use it to contact you. The IHSSA may also use Personal Info in analyzing Site user behavior in order to measure interest in specific items posted on our Site. The e-mail addresses provided at registration allow the IHSSA to send e-mail to individuals based on the areas of interest that they indicate. The IHSSA uses Personal Info collected from cookies and IP addresses as described below. The IHSSA may provide your Personal Info to any of its affiliates worldwide for such purposes.
Are cookies and IP addresses used?
Is personally-identifiable information disclosed to third parties?
The IHSSA will not intentionally disclose (and will take commercially reasonable steps to prevent the accidental disclosure of) your Personal Info to third parties (i.e., persons or entities that are not affiliates of the IHSSA), whether for such third party marketing purposes or otherwise, subject only to the following four exceptions:
The IHSSA may disclose your Personal Info to third parties as required or permitted by the laws, rules, and regulations of any nation, state, or other applicable jurisdiction;
The IHSSA may disclose your Personal Info to third parties who deliver information from us to you for the purpose of performing such delivery;
The IHSSA may disclose your Personal Info if, in connection with submitting the information, you consent to such disclosure;
The IHSSA may disclose contact information for you in response to inquiries by bona-fide rights owners in connection with allegations of infringement of copyright or other proprietary rights arising from information you have posted on the Site or otherwise provided to the IHSSA;
Links to third-party sites
We may provide links to third-party Web sites as a service to our users. In addition, some of the content appearing to be on this Site is in fact supplied by third parties, for example, in instances of framing of third-party Web sites or incorporation through framesets of content supplied by third-party servers. We cannot control and are not responsible for the information collection and privacy practices of such third-party Web sites, which may differ from those of this Site.
The IHSSA has implemented generally accepted standards of technology and operational security in order to protect Personal Info from loss, misuse, alteration, or destruction. Only authorized IHSSA personnel are provided access to Personal Info, and these employees are required to treat this information as confidential. Despite these precautions, the IHSSA cannot guarantee that unauthorized persons will not obtain access to your Personal Info.
Children's on-line privacy protection
The IHSSA understands the importance of protecting children's privacy, especially in an on-line environment. The Site is not intentionally designed for or directed at children 13 years of age or younger, and the IHSSA will not intentionally collect or maintain information about anyone under the age of 13.
Contact our Privacy Department