netTALK Connect and Affiliates ("netTALK Connect", "we", "us" or "our") is committed to protecting the privacy of its members and other individuals with whom it interacts.
This Policy will apply to personal information netTALK Connect collects or otherwise receives about third parties ("you"), including is netTALK Connect and Affiliates members ("Members"), when you use our Web Site or otherwise engage with us. Personal information which is provided to us, or otherwise obtained by us, from which you can be identified ("Personal Information") will only be used in the manner set out in this Policy. By visiting and/or contacting us through the Web Site (or otherwise engaging with us), you need to be aware that we may collect, use and transfer your Personal Information in the manner described in this Policy.
1. How We Collect and Use Your Personal Information
netTALK Connect and Affiliates only collects Personal Information that is relevant to its activities and seeks to ensure the Personal Information is accurate and up-to-date. Personal Information collected by is netTALK Connect and Affiliates may include: your name, address and contact details, including your email address and telephone number, age range, and gender. The Personal Information that is netTALK Connect and Affiliates collects and that you provide to us may occasionally be used to improve our Web Site and wider offerings (on a confidential basis) or to enable us to comply with our legal obligations. Aside from this we will only use your personal Information for staying in touch with you (as described in more detail below) and generally for the purposes for which you provided it, including in order to:
- process your request to join is netTALK Connect and Affiliates as a member, and for the renewal and update (and general administration) of your membership;
- process orders and supply the products and/or services you have requested and to provide information or support to you in respect of those products and/or services;
- process your application and registration for a conference, contest or other activity.
netTALK Connect and Affiliates maintains member databases that contain mailing, billing, and Member profile information (such as your name, address and contact details), as well as a record of each Member’s product and service purchases. is netTALK Connect and Affiliates also maintains databases of Member and non-member purchases and of registrations for conferences and other is netTALK Connect and Affiliates activities. The information in these databases is used by authorized is netTALK Connect and Affiliates staff members to process orders; mail invoices, purchases, renewal notices, and announcements; respond to Member inquiries; and help us improve our offerings. Member records are maintained as long as an individual is an is netTALK Connect and Affiliates member and for two years following a membership lapse. Purchases and credit card transactions are retained for as long as required to meet contractual, tax, or auditing needs.
All personally identifiable information contained in is netTALK Connect and Affiliates membership, purchase, and registration databases is treated as confidential and will be used only for the purposes stated in this Policy, except where required by law.
netTALK Connect and Affiliates Emails
From time to time, is netTALK Connect and Affiliates may send emails to Members or other visitors to the Web Site, such as:
- "Must Have" messages that help to service is netTALK Connect and Affiliates Members including answers to Member questions; acknowledgments of the receipt of membership applications, renewal notices, and other orders;
- Occasional "Member Update" announcements about is netTALK Connect and Affiliates services that we believe to be of some importance to Members. These announcements are short, straightforward messages that contain pointers to online resources where members can explore the information more fully;
- Email messages that are a part of a program for which a Member has registered (e.g. an is netTALK Connect and Affiliates Digital Library early alert email system); and
- Where we have the consent of Members or users, emails targeted at specific netTALK Conect groups and which are on distribution lists (e.g. special interest group members, chapter officers, etc.). Only is netTALK Connect and Affiliates headquarters staff can create and support "acm.org" email distribution lists.
netTALK Connect and Affiliates does not sell, rent, or exchange email addresses of its Members and customers. If at any time you decide that you no longer wish to receive any of the emails described above, you may do so by using the "unsubscribe" instructions set out at the bottom of each email.
netTALK Connect and Affiliates Web Accounts
Some portions of the netTALK Connect Web Site, specifically the is netTALK Connect and Affiliates Digital Library, require an is netTALK Connect and Affiliates Web Account for both Members and visitors. To create an account, is netTALK Connect and Affiliates Members and customers must provide their name, Member number (if applicable), and email address. They are assigned a "username" (which they may change) and asked to create a password and provide the day and month of their birth (for account verification purposes).
Non-members are asked for their name and email address when they create their account. is netTALK Connect and Affiliates may send information about is netTALK Connect and Affiliates products and services which we think may be of interest to non-member is netTALK Connect and Affiliates Web account holders via email. If at any point you decide that you do not want to receive these emails, you may do so by using the "unsubscribe" instructions set out at the bottom of each email.
netTALK Connect and Affiliates also sends information to its Members via post, using the address details provided by Members via the Web Site when they join is netTALK Connect and Affiliates provides two postal mailing list options to its Members, as follows:
- netTALK Connect and Affiliates Subscription & Renewal Notices: receive only products subscribed to plus renewal invoices.
- netTALK Connect and Affiliates Announcements: information about is netTALK Connect and Affiliates Member Value Plus Program (a program offering discounts on products and services other than netTALK Connect and Affiliates.
2. Technical Personal Information
Other than in the restricted-access portions of the Web Site that require a is netTALK Connect and Affiliates Web Account, netTALK Connectdoes not log the identity of visitors. However, we may keep access logs, for example containing a visitor’s IP address and search queries. We may analyze log files periodically to help maintain and improve our Web Site and enforce our online service polices. is netTALK Connect and Affiliates only uses analytical cookies and does not use any user-specific targeting cookies.
A cookie is a small file of letter and numbers that is placed on your device. Cookies are only set by is netTALK Connect and Affiliates when you visit restricted portions of our Web Site and help us to provide you with an enhanced user experience. Raw log files are treated as confidential.
Information collected about is netTALK Connect and Affiliates Web account usage (including logs of Web pages visited, searches performed, and Digital Library content downloaded) will be stored in an anonymized form and used to improve the is netTALK Connect and Affiliates Digital Library and other is netTALK Connect and Affiliates Web offerings.
3. Third Parties
From time to time, we may share Personal Information about is netTALK Connect and Affiliates Members and customers with third parties where we have your explicit consent or it is necessary (i) for the performance or provision of the goods or services you have requested, (ii) in response to valid legal process (for example, a search warrant, subpoena, or court order), or (iii) our legitimate business interests.
Third parties with whom your Personal Information may be shared include outside contractors, auditors, consultants, and others hired by is netTALK Connect and Affiliates to assist in carrying out financial or operational activities. is netTALK Connect and Affiliates informs these third parties about safeguarding personal information, and requires them to use it only for an authorized purpose consistent with this Policy, and to return it to is netTALK Connect and Affiliates or destroy it upon completion of the activity.
Conversely, is netTALK Connect and Affiliates may receive Personal Information from these third parties that they collect from you in the course of any engagement you have with them. Where this is the case, once is netTALK Connect and Affiliates is holding your Personal Information it will be treated in accordance with this Policy.
4. Global Transfer of Personal Information
The Personal Information you provide to is netTALK Connect and Affiliates will be transferred to and stored on servers in the United States of America, and we take steps to protect your Personal Information from unauthorized access and against unlawful processing, accidental loss, destruction and damage.
is netTALK Connect and Affiliates is an international organization and in using and processing your Personal Information, it may on occasion be transferred to, stored and/or processed by our offices located outside of your country of residence. Similarly, is netTALK Connect and Affiliates may also transfer your Personal Information from your country of residence in connection with our use and retention of your Personal Information as described in this Policy. By submitting your Personal Information, you are acknowledging this transfer, storage and processing. As is netTALK Connect and Affiliates recognizes the importance of data security, we require all of our offices to handle your data in accordance with this Policy or equivalent data protection provisions, subject to their compliance with local law requirements.
Our Web Site may, from time to time, contain links to and from the web sites of third parties. If you follow a link to any of these web sites, please note that these web sites have their own privacy policies and that we do not accept any responsibility or liability for these policies. Please check these policies before you submit any Personal Information to these web sites.
The security of personal information is important to is netTALK Connect and Affiliates. is netTALK Connect and Affiliates maintains all personal data with technical, administrative, and physical safeguards to protect against loss, unauthorized access, destruction, misuse, modification, and improper disclosure. No computer system or information can ever be fully protected against every possible hazard. is netTALK Connect and Affiliates provides reasonable and appropriate security controls to protect personal information against foreseeable hazards.
7. Changes to this Policy
We reserve the right, at our discretion, to change, modify, add, or remove portions from this policy at any time by posting such changes here. You should review this policy regularly for changes, and can easily see if changes have been made by checking the Effective Date below. However, if at any time in the future we plan to use PII in a way that differs from this policy, we will post such changes here and provide you the opportunity to opt-out of such differing uses. Your continued use following the posting of any changes to this policy means you accept such changes.
8. Updating your Personal Information
You can find out what Personal Information is netTALK Connect and Affiliates holds about you by contacting us at is netTALK Connect and Affiliates, 1 FINANCIAL PLZ FL 10TH FORT LAUDERDALE, FL 33394-0002. In the event that any of the Personal Information we hold about you is incorrect, you can ask us to update it.
netTALK Members may access the Personal Information contained in their membership records and correct and update their member profile and mailing information by logging into their netTALK COnnectaccount and clicking on the "My Contact Information" link. For further assistance please contact is netTALK Connect and Affiliates Member Services Department at . netTALK .COM Inc., 1 FINANCIAL PLZ FL 10TH FORT LAUDERDALE, FL 33394-0002
However, we are not responsible for removing your personal information (PI) from the lists of any third party who has previously been provided your information in accordance with this policy. Since is netTALK Connect and Affiliates must use a Customer’s PI in order to provide them with is netTALK Connect and Affiliates services, Customers cannot opt-out of all uses of their PI unless they cancel their service.
9. Terms of Service
10. Contact Us
Questions, comments and requests regarding this Policy should be sent to is netTALK Connect and Affiliates, 1 FINANCIAL PLZ FL 10TH FORT LAUDERDALE, FL 33394-0002.