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Privacy Statement

Your privacy is important to The National Association of Systems and Recovery Professionals (NASRP). This statement discloses the information practices for The National Association of Systems and Recovery Professionals (NASRP) Web sites, including what type of information is gathered and tracked, how the information is used, and with whom the information is shared.

Welcome

Welcome to NASRP Online, produced and supported by the National Association of Systems and Recovery Professionals (NASRP). NASRP is a membership association for the Information Technology Systems and Recovery professional. Our websites are available to all visitors, although some content and features may be restricted to NASRP members.

Throughout the NASRP site, there are forms for visitors to request information, products, and services. These forms may ask for contact information (such as your phone number or e-mail address) or demographic information (for example, your age, location, etc.). Contact information from these forms is used to provide the products, promotional materials, or memberships that you request.

This Online Privacy Policy discloses NASRP's privacy practices and contains detailed information about the following:

  1. What information of yours does NASRP collect?
  2. What are "cookies" and how does NASRP use them?
  3. What organization collects the information and who has access to it?
  4. How does NASRP use the information it collects?
  5. How can NASRP members modify their personal information?
  6. What is the opt-out policy for NASRP Online?
  7. What types of security procedures are in place to protect against the loss, misuse or alteration of your information?
  8. How does NASRP Online use bulletin boards, discussion lists, and moderated chats?

All products and services on NASRP Online are made available subject to this Privacy Policy. By using the products and services, you agree, without limitation or qualification, to be bound by this Privacy Policy.

Questions regarding this statement should be directed to:

Via US Mail:
NASRP Member Services
5731 Mustang Drive, Suite 102
Simi Valley, Ca. 93063

Via email:

email: info@nasrp.com

NASRP Online may update this policy from time to time. When such changes occur, you will see the word "revised" next to the Privacy Policy link on each page on NASRP Online.

Frequently-Asked Questions

1. What information does NASRP Online collect?
Our goal is to support the IT Systems and Recovery professional by providing information, services, and product offerings that are most relevant to you in the most convenient way. To achieve this goal, NASRP Online may collect information about site visitors.

Information collected online is usually defined as being either anonymous or personally identifiable.

Anonymous information refers to data that cannot be tied back to a specific individual. NASRP may collect some information each time a visitor comes to a NASRP website, so we can improve the overall quality of the visitor's online experience. For example, NASRP may collect the visitor's IP address, browser, and platform type (e.g., a Netscape browser on a Windows platform). Gathering this data helps us to learn what browsers we need to support. Other anonymous information helps us determine what sections of NASRP Online are most popular and how many visitors come to our site). You do not have to register with NASRP before this anonymous information can be collected.

Personally identifiable information refers to data that tells us specifically who you are (e.g., your name and address). You are only required to provide such information if you want to take advantage of optional products and services provided through our website).

NASRP collects personal information in the following ways from different parts of its website):

  1. NASRP Membership Applications: You are sharing personally identifiable information, including your name and mailing address, with us when you join NASRP or renew your NASRP membership through our website).
  2. NASRP Directory: NASRP supports a public Vendor Directory as well as a public directory of members that seek to provide service. Inclusion in the member directory is optional and must be requested by the member. Personal information that a member chooses to share via this directory listing may be published subject to the decision of the directory editors.
  3. Other Registration: You may be asked for personal information when registering for specific services. For example, if you subscribe to an e-mail newsletter, you will be asked to provide your e-mail address.

2. What are "cookies" and how does NASRP use them?
A cookie is a small text file containing a unique identification number that is transferred from a website to the hard drive of your computer. This unique number identifies your web browser-but not you-to NASRP computers whenever you visit NASRP Online. A cookie will not provide personally identifiable information about you, such as your name and address. The use of cookies is now an industry standard, and cookies are currently used on most major websites. Most web browsers are initially set up to accept cookies. If you prefer, you can reset your browser to notify you when you have received a cookie. You can also set your browser to refuse to accept cookies altogether. While NASRP does not require you to use cookies, keep in mind that certain services may not function properly if you set your browser to refuse all cookies.

To help serve you better, NASRP may use cookies to:

  • Identify return visitors. Cookies let us remember your web browser so we can provide personalized member services. Cookies also allow us to identify NASRP members who are returning to the site, so you will not have to re-enter a member ID and password the next time you visit.

3. What organization collects the information and who has access to it?
Data collected through NASRP's website) is generally collected and maintained solely by NASRP. More specifically:

  1. Personally identifiable information. When you provide personally identifiable information on NASRP.com to register for a service, buy a product, or take advantage of a promotion, that information is collected and maintained solely by NASRP, unless specifically stated otherwise at the point of collection. NASRP will inform you at the point of collection if your personal data is being shared with another organization. If you do not want to share your information with that company, you can choose not to use that service.
  2. Anonymous information. We may disclose to third-party sponsors/advertisers aggregate statistics (i.e., impressions and click-throughs on a company's advertisement). Also, we may share aggregate website statistics with the media or other third parties. No personally identifiable information is disclosed to these sponsors/advertisers or other third parties as part of this process-only information in an aggregate form.

Be aware that NASRP's members, sponsors, advertisers, and third-party content providers have links on our site) that take you to other websites. For example, when you click on an ad displayed on NASRP.com, you are linked to another site. Please note also that links to other websites are provided throughout NASRP.com for users' information and convenience. NASRP hopes that all third parties involved adhere to our policies regarding the privacy of our users. However, NASRP's Online Privacy Policy does not cover third-party data collection practices, and NASRP Online does not assume any responsibility for any actions of third parties.

4. How does NASRP use the information it collects?
NASRP collects information to provide you with the services you request and to improve our website).

If you join NASRP or renew your NASRP membership through our website), we use the personally identifiable information you provide in the membership application to send you NASRP publications, information about member benefits and special offers, and other information that NASRP believes is relevant and useful to its members. You may opt out of mail list sales at any time during your membership, as described in Item 6 below. NASRP does not sell member e-mail addresses or personal information.

As mentioned above, NASRP may use the aggregate, anonymous data collected to let our sponsors/advertisers know the number of impressions or views and the number of "click throughs" on their advertisements). NASRP also uses this aggregate, anonymous data to perform statistical analyses of the collective characteristics and behavior of our site visitors; to measure user interests regarding specific areas of the NASRP website; and to analyze how and where best to use our resources. Without such data, we would not know which parts of NASRP.com are the most popular, and we would not be able to change and update the content and services appropriately.

NASRP may be required by law enforcement or judicial authorities to provide information on individual users to appropriate governmental authorities. In matters involving a danger to personal or public safety, NASRP may voluntarily provide information to appropriate governmental authorities.

5. How can NASRP members modify their personal information?
NASRP members have the following options for changing and modifying information previously provided.

E-mail:NASRP Member Services

Send mail to the following postal address: NASRP, 5731 Mustang Drive, Simi Valley, Ca. 93063, ATTN: Member Services.

6. What is the opt-out policy for NASRP Online?
NASRP provides members and customers the opportunity to opt-out of receiving communications from us and our partners. If you no longer wish to receive specific communications or services, you have the following options:

You can send an e-mail to: NASRP Opt Out Request

You can send mail to the following postal address: NASRP, 5731 Mustang Drive, Simi Valley, Ca. 93063, ATTN: Customer Service Department.

Instructions for opting out of any NASRP e-mail newsletter you receive are included with each e-mail.

7. What kinds of security procedures are in place to protect against the loss, misuse or alteration of your information?
NASRP utilizes security measures, such as physical access controls and firewalls to protect against the loss, misuse and alteration of your user data under our control. While we cannot guarantee that loss, misuse or alteration to data will not occur, we take reasonable precautions to prevent such unfortunate occurrences.

8. How does NASRP.com use bulletin boards, discussion lists, and moderated chats?
This site makes bulletin boards, discussion lists, and moderated chats available to its members. Any information that is disclosed in these areas becomes public information, and you should exercise caution when deciding to disclose your personal information. Although users may post messages that will appear on the message boards anonymously, NASRP does retain a record of who posts all notes.

Privacy Policy January 2007.

Privacy Questions and Access

If you have a question about this statement, you can send an email to the NASRP Web site coordinator. The address for this is NASRP Privacy Questions. You can also contact us at this address if you have a question about NASRP' handling of your information.

email: info@nasrp.com
 

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