NPMA values individual privacy and we want to give our website visitors the opportunity to know
what information we collect about them and how they can limit the use of personally-identifiable
information beyond the purposes for which they first provided it. At all times, however, NPMA
reserves the right to disclose information where required by law or to comply with valid legal process
(such as a search warrant, subpoena or court order), to protect NPMA's rights or property, including
without limitation in the event of a transfer of control of NPMA or substantially all of its assets, or
during emergencies when safety is at risk.
Data We Collect and How We Use It
Personally Identifiable Information
We collect your email address if you communicate with us by email, as well as other information that
you might supply voluntarily, such as survey information.
If you purchase a product or service at our site, we will also ask for your credit card number or other
account number you wish to be charged. We do not give out your credit card or other account
information to third parties.
We may use this information to respond to an email or other inquiry or request, to help improve our
website and our services, to customize your experience at our website, or to send updates or notices
about our organization and the products we offer that we think may be of interest to you. We may
also combine this information with other generally or publicly available information to help us identify
visitors' preferences or interests. We may provide information that identifies you to companies that
assist us in these activities, such as helping us fulfill your request for a product, service or
NPMA collects information from its members (including names, addresses, business phone numbers,
business fax numbers, and email addresses) for inclusion in a membership directory database that is
searchable to the association's members. Access to search the directory information is available only
to NPMA's members on NPMA's website. Further, with the members' express approval, NPMA may
occasionally provide, sell, or rent limited data to third parties, including companies that offer
products and services for sale to NPMA's members. This limited data includes name, job title,
company/organization, and business addresses, but does not include business phone number or fax
NPMA's website is intended for adults. NPMA does not knowingly collect personal information from
children under the age of 13. If NPMA obtains knowledge that it has personally identifiable
information about a child under 13 in retrievable form in its files, NPMA will delete that information
from our existing files. There are commercially available filtering services and software that limit
access to objectionable information.
Cookies & Computer-Related Information
NPMA does not enable "cookies" on our website with one exception. A cookie is used in website
system administration to keep track of movement of an individual user from one screen to another.
This information may be used by our staff to detect and resolve website problems and to assist with
customer support. We do not collect any personally identifiable information about site visitors in this
Our web server automatically collects information from your computer and navigation patterns when
you visit our site, including your Internet Protocol (IP) address, the computer's operating system, the
type of browser you use, and the specific web pages visited during your connection. We may also
track data such as the total number of visits to our website and the number of visitors to each page
of our website.
We may use this information, in aggregate form, for system maintenance and to better understand
how our visitors use our site and services so that we can make them better. NPMA may also share
statistical or demographic information in aggregate form with third parties for marketing or research
purposes. This aggregate data will not contain any information that personally identifies you.
How You Can Control and Update Data About You
We want to be sure that we keep only the most accurate and up-to-date information about you in
our records. Therefore, whenever you believe that your contact information needs to be updated,
you can email Membership to correct or update your contact information.
You may choose at any time to remove your name, telephone and fax numbers, and postal and
email addresses from the lists we use to send notices or updates to you and may elect not to receive
correspondence from us by contacting HQ.
Users may request that NPMA refrain from disclosing to third parties the data it collects by checking
the ‘opt out’ box that appears on the application form and in the member’s profile. Alternatively,
users may contact NPMA at HQ.
Other Internet sites you visit - including those linked from the NPMA website - may have their own
privacy policies or no policy at all. Other websites might use personal information differently than
our policy permits. We strongly encourage you to review the privacy policies of any site before
providing any personal information.
For questions about this policy, please contact NPMA at 404-477-5811 or by email.