Personal Data may include name, employer, email, employer phone, mobile phone, address, credentials/certifications, credit card information, IP addresses, membership history, and details of products and/or services purchased and identifies you as an individual or is information that can be linked to you as an individual (“Personal Data”). We may collect Personal Data from Users in a variety of ways. Personal Data will be requested in connection with membership registration, event activities and registration, purchasing products or services, requesting additional information, signing up for newsletters, registration for an education program or event, submitting a program application (e.g. award, certification, etc.), and/or completing the application to be a speaker at a NAPO-GPC event Users may, however, visit our Site anonymously. We will collect Personal Data from Users only if they voluntarily submit such information to us. Users can always refuse to supply Personal Data, except that it may prevent them from engaging in certain Site related activities.
Non-personal identification information
We may collect non-personal identification information about Users whenever they interact with our Site. Non-personal identification information may include the browser name, the type of computer and technical information about a User’s means of connection to our Site, such as the operating system and the Internet service providers utilized and other similar information.
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How we use collected information
NAPO-GPC may collect and use User’s personal information for the following purposes:
- To personalize user experience – We may use information in the aggregate to understand how our Users as a group use the services and resources provided on our Site.
- To improve our site – We may use feedback you provide to improve our products and services.
- To send periodic emails – If User subscribes to our blog mailing list, they will receive emails with new blog posts.
- To provide targeted services and content – NAPO-GPC does not knowingly collect or use any Personal Data from users under 13 years of age.
Any phone numbers collected through our site, whether through webform or other means, will be used exclusively to communicate with you regarding our services and will never be shared or sold to third parties for promotional or marketing purposes.
How we share personal data
NAPO-GPC may provide personal information to third party agents that have been hired to help provide a requested good or service or to facilitate us in providing our services to you. This may include payment processors, association membership system providers, website analytics, member analyses, membership renewal and/or updates on member programs and services. Unless directed otherwise at the time of collection, we may also share collected personal information with third parties who may have information or services that we believe could be helpful to members or Users. Users may opt-out from the sharing of collected information by contacting us.
NAPO-GPC reserves the right to disclose without notice any information in its possession if required to do so by law, to protect or defend NAPO’s rights or property, or to respond to an emergency.
How we protect your information
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 Board members who need to know the information to operate, develop, or improve our services.
Unfortunately, no transmission of Personal Data over the Internet can be guaranteed to be 100% secure. Accordingly, and despite our efforts, NAPO-GPC cannot guarantee or warrant the security of any information you transmit to us, or to or from our online services. NAPO-GPC has no responsibility or liability for the security of information transmitted via the Internet. If you have questions about this Policy or the security of your Personal Data, please contact us as indicated under the “Contact Us” section below.
We retain your Personal Data for as long as your account is active or as needed to provide you services, comply with our legal obligations, resolve disputes, and enforce our agreements.
Third party websites
Users may find advertising or other content on our Site that link to the sites and services of our partners, suppliers, advertisers, licensors and other third parties. We do not control the content or links that appear on these sites and are not responsible for the practices employed by websites linked to or from our Site. In addition, these sites or services, including their content and links, may be constantly changing. These sites and services may have their own privacy policies and customer service policies. Browsing and interaction on any other website, including websites which have a link to our Site, is
subject to that website’s own terms and policies.
Changes to this Policy
NAPO-GPC has the discretion to update this Policy at any time. When we do, we will revise the updated date at the bottom of this page. We encourage Users to frequently check this page for any changes to stay informed about how we are helping to protect the personal information we collect. You acknowledge and agree that it is your responsibility to review this Policy periodically and become aware of modifications.
Your acceptance of these terms
By using this Site, you signify your acceptance of this Policy. If you do not agree to this Policy, please do not use our Site. Your continued use of the Site following the posting of changes to this Policy will be deemed as your acceptance of those changes.
Last updated: Novermber 2023