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Although this Web site features links to other sites, the Association takes no responsibility for the content or information contained on those sites, as we do not exercise editorial or other control over these sites.
This Web site provides information and services in furtherance of our mission. We make no representations about the suitability or accuracy of the information on this site for any purpose. If you see any objectionable, inaccurate or improperly functioning content or features on this site, please contact the System Administrator via the main office switchboard at 250-426-5222 or email address firstname.lastname@example.org as soon as possible.
The Association respects the privacy of visitors to its Web site. We strongly believe that if electronic commerce and online activities are to flourish, consumers must be assured that information provided online is used responsibly and appropriately. To protect online privacy, the organization has implemented the following policy.
About the Information We Collect
Most of the data and information we collect through our Web site is used only to help us achieve our mission. It is our policy to collect and store only personal information that our clients knowingly provide.
From Casual Web Site Visitors and General Users – We do not collect any personal information from users browsing our Web site. When you use the public areas of our Web site you are doing so anonymously. We do collect aggregate use information, such as the number of hits (visits) per page. We use aggregate data for internal and marketing purposes, but we don’t collect any personally identifying information.
From Our Clients, Donors and Other Customers – If while visiting our Web site you order a product, register for a conference, submit a technical assistance question, or request other information, you will be asked to provide certain information. In all cases this information is submitted voluntarily. In most cases, we ask clients to provide their name, title, organization name, address, telephone, and e-mail. If you’re making a purchase, you may be asked for credit card information in order to complete your purchase. Similar information may be submitted to us on an order form or registration form.
Customer Lists – Our client list is not for sale. When you visit our Web site or become a client, your name and mailing information will not be sold to a commercial organization.
Credit Card Account Information – We utilize secure transaction methods when collecting credit card information over the Internet. We do not disclose credit card account information provided by our clients. We submit the information to the appropriate clearinghouse in order to obtain payment.