This privacy notice covers all the online information practices of TechAmerica's website (http://www.techamerica.org). Other sites maintained by TechAmerica and its corporate affiliates, such as the KeyPoint Credit Union site located at http://www.keypointcu.com, maintain their own privacy and security policies.
Our Commitment To Privacy
Your privacy is important to us. To better protect your privacy we provide this policy explaining our online information practices and the choices you can make about the way your information is collected and used. To make this policy easy to find, we make it available on our homepage and at every point where personally identifiable information may be requested. This policy may change over time. We will indicate at the "Effective Date" section above when such changes take place.
We have developed this policy to be consistent with certain privacy principles adopted by various members of the technology industry. These principles can serve as the foundation on which the members of TechAmerica can develop their own privacy policies.
We also participate in the Council of Better Business Bureaus' BBBOnLine© Privacy Program, and comply with the BBBOnLine© privacy standards. Further information about this program and the related dispute resolution process is available at http://www.bbbonline.org/privacy.
The Information We Collect
We ask for information when you sign up for our services and on any page on which you can order products, make requests, update company or personal information, and register to receive materials. The types of personal and company information that may be collected at these pages, and the types of information covered by this policy, include:
* Company Name
* Phone number
* Fax number
* Company information
* Credit/Debit Card Information
This information will be requested and submitted using a secure (SSL) connection between your browser and our server as long as your browser supports SSL. When using your credit card to make a purchase, your name, address and credit card information will be submitted to Verisign for processing. Verisign operates under its own privacy and security policies and can be further evaluated at http://www.Verisign.com.
In addition to Verisign, TechAmerica offers the services of several other parties directly through its site. Each of these parties also maintain their own privacy and security policies. Our partners include ACT Teleconferencing (http://www.acttel.com), Capitol Advantage (http://capitoladvantage.com), enetrix (http://enetrix.com), FedEx (http://www.fedex.com), PartnerShip (http://www.partnership.com), PR Newswire (http://www.prnewswire.com), Stanford University (http://www.stanford.edu), Santa Clara University (http://www.scu.edu), StateNet (http://www.statenet.com), United Healthcare (http://www.unitedhealthcare.com), UPS Freight (http://www.ltl.upsfreight.com), and Yellow Transportation (http://www.myyellow.com).
The Way We Use Personal Information
The provisions of this notice are limited only by legal process, negotiated contract and the technical operation of the website.
When submitting a purchase, your information will be stored on our system in order to complete the requested transaction and confirm delivery of the requested item (if applicable) and must be shared with an outside party in order to complete your transaction. We do not share this credit card information with any outside parties except for such purposes. We also record information about your transaction in our database. Information may be used for internal marketing purposes. You may further refine information sent to you by updating your Personal Interest Profile. To update your Personal Interest Profile, go to http://www.aeanet.org/UpdatePIP. To opt-out of all TechAmerica email send your name, company name, title and email address to email@example.com with the Subject reading "Complete Unsubscribe".
The names, titles, email addresses, and phone numbers for TechAmerica member contacts who are listed as "executives" or "business/procurement contacts" will also be featured on TechAmerica's Online Member Directory. To correct or remove information on an executive or business/procurement contact, please email firstname.lastname@example.org or call 1.408.987.4200 x 279.
The Way We Use Company Information
TechAmerica maintains an Online Member Directory (http://www.aeanet.org/Members) which lists information on our member companies, including but not limited to company name, address, a description of that company's products and services, demographic information such as DUNS number and EIN, revenue and employee information, and contracting experience.
When submitting a Company Update (http://www.aeanet.org/CompanyUpdate), the company information is entered in our database and immediately viewable on TechAmerica's Online Member Directory. We also list the names, titles, email addresses, and phone numbers for TechAmerica member contacts who are listed as "executives" or "business/procurement contacts" on TechAmerica's Online Member Directory. To correct or remove information on an executive or business/procurement contact, please email email@example.com or call 1.408.987.4200 x 279.
When visiting this site, your IP address is recorded. We use this information to create aggregate statistical reports, to track errors on the site, and for security reasons.
This site also uses "cookies," certain bits of information that are deposited in your computer when you visit this site and sent back to this site when you visit again. Cookies give us information about how many people visit certain pages on the site. The resulting non-identifying and aggregate information is used to help us better design and improve the site.
Links to Other Sites
This site maintains links to sites which are not maintained by TechAmerica. We do not control those sites and cannot be responsible for their content. Links to third party sites are not intended to imply any endorsement by TechAmerica of that site or its content or services. In the event we endorse a particular organization, we will clearly state our endorsement in conjunction with any link to that organization.
If you click on an advertisement or request information or order products from any other organization linked to this site, those organizations have their own privacy policies that will govern the use of your personal information. The information you disclose to any such organization is not covered by this policy and TechAmerica is not responsible or liable for the policies, actions or omissions of such organizations .
Please keep in mind that whenever you voluntarily disclose personal information online, through forums or chat areas for example, that information can be collected and used by others.
Our Commitment To Data Security
To prevent unauthorized access, maintain data accuracy, and ensure the appropriate use of information, we have put in place physical, electronic, and managerial procedures to safeguard and secure the information we collect online. However, while we strive to protect your personal information, we cannot ensure the security of the information you transmit to us. Your use of this site is at your own risk.
Our Commitment To Children's Privacy
We understand that protecting the privacy of the very young is especially important. For that reason, we never collect or maintain information at our website from those we actually know are under 13, and no part of our website is structured to attract anyone under 13.
How You Can Access Or Correct Your Information
You are able to access all of the personally identifiable information you give us in your TechAmerica personal interest profile:
You may also modify your information online to reflect any changes in your areas of interest (http://www.aeanet.org/UpdatePIP).
How To Contact Us
Should you have any questions or concerns about these privacy policies, please send us an email at PrivacyContact@aeanet.org or call 1.408.987.4200.
Changes to our Privacy Statement