Personal information collected:
It is the general policy to collect and store only personal information that our members and visitors knowingly provide. For general users browsing the NCMA website, NCMA does not collect personal information. Only aggregate data, such as the number of hits per page, are collected and used for internal and marketing purposes and do not provide any personally identifying information.
NCMA may collect personal information from you when you order, register for events, create website account, subscribe to NCMA newsletters and communications, submit committee applications, or request information through our website or by phone, email, or mail. Personal information that NCMA may collect includes name, email address, mailing address, phone and fax numbers, and credit/debit card information.
In some cases, NCMA may also collect information related to your employment, including employer name, employer type, and job title/position. You may also be required to submit additional professional and educational background when applying for NCMA certifications or committee membership.
How NCMA uses your information:
NCMA may use your information in the following ways:
- To manage orders, process payments and refunds, and fulfill shipments
- To deliver newsletters, receipts, and other correspondence
- To send information about your order or event registration
- To notify you about changes to event activities or schedules
- To provide information about new products and services
- To conduct analysis of customer and membership demographics
- To respond to customer service requests and provide support
- To prevent fraudulent transactions
- To perform other business activities as needed.
We may also make member data available to companies offering NCMA member benefits and to other responsible third parties that may offer relevant products and services. Please refer to NCMA’s Policy Manual for additional information on other privacy issues.
NCMA maintains online directories of member companies and certified SRW Installers. For member companies, individual personal information is not provided. Information displayed includes company name, city, state, phone number, and website. Individuals can opt out of being included in directories on the membership application form. For SRW Certified Installers, information provided includes full name, company name, city, state, phone number, and email address. Installers can opt-out of the directory on the certification application form. Users may also opt-out by contacting NCMA at firstname.lastname@example.org or calling 703-713-1900.
NCMA may distribute certain personal information to other attendees when you register for a meeting, seminar, workshop, or conference. This information may include first name, last name, business name, city and state. Attendees who do not want this information shared can opt-out by contacting NCMA at email@example.com or calling 703-713-1900.
Children’s Personal Information:
NCMA does not knowingly collect personal information from children under the age of 13 nor does NCMA market to children.
Links to other websites:
NCMA maintains administrative, technical, and physical measures, including industry-standard encryption, to protect user information. Personal information is accessible by a limited number of persons with special access rights to this information. However, no website or data transmission system can be guaranteed to be completely secure. Therefore, users are also responsible for taking the appropriate steps to protect their personal information.
NCMA may also release information when appropriate in order to comply with the law, enforce site policies, protect the rights, property, or safety of NCMA, or when investigating fraud or other illegal activities.