"Personal Data" Defined
Our Data Protection and Data Privacy Principles
We have in place what we believe to be appropriate physical, electronic, and administrative procedures to safeguard and secure the Personal Data we collect through our websites. We limit access to your payment information to those employees and vendors who need access to process your payments. Payment card information provided to the NCSLI Online Shop is protected against unauthorized use by 128-bit encryption and Secure Sockets Layer (SSL) security features.
We routinely review our security measures and refer to industry security standards to keep current with best practices.
Types of Personal Data We Collect
The Personal Data we collect about you depends upon how you choose to use our websites. Depending upon your use, we may collect and process usage data, your name and contact information, your username and password, the name of your employer, your payment information, your membership status, records of your orders from our NCSLI Online Shop, any information you provide when you fill out online forms or surveys, and your IP address.
How We Collect and Use Personal Data
We collect Personal Data when you visit our websites, when you order our products and services through the NCSLI Online Shop, when you sign up for NCSLI membership, and when you fill out online forms and surveys.
We use your Personal Data to monitor website usage, administer your account, process orders you may make, send you marketing materials that may be of interest to you, and to make our websites more user-friendly.
More specific details about those types of Personal Data we collect and why we process them are provided below:
We collect information about visitors to our site and how visitors use our site.
We will create log files when you visit our site. The files are used for diagnostics and to monitor product usage. The log files do not record your name, address, phone number, or payment card information. We aggregate information about what pages users access or visit. The log files contain some or all of the following information:
Personal Data You Provide to Us
The Internet Protocol Address (IP Address) of the machine that accessed our websites
- The date of the visit
- The time of the visit
- The path taken through our websites
- The browser being used
- A list of files downloaded or viewed
- Any errors encountered
We collect and process the Personal Data you provide to us when you use our site.
We collect and process Personal Data when you order products and services from the NCSLI Online Shop, when you sign up to become an NCSLI member, when you provide information in an online survey or form, and when you contact us with questions or comments. This Personal Data may include your name, address, e-mail address, phone number, payment card information, employer information, username, and password.
The Personal Data you provide to us is used in the following ways: to respond to emails you send us; to fulfill your NCSLI Online Shop orders; to contact you for an online survey; to send you marketing and promotional materials; to administer your online account; and any other use specified at the time you provide the information to us.
Sharing of Personal Data
We may disclose Personal Data if required to do so by law or if we believe that the disclosure is necessary to (a) comply with the law or with legal process; (b) protect against misuse or unauthorized use of the NCSLI websites; or (c) protect the personal safety or property of NCSLI website users, the public or NCSLI and its employees.
Retention of Personal Data
Generally, the Personal Data we obtain about you will be retained up to seven years after your last purchase. We will indefinitely maintain a record of your membership with NCSLI. You may ask us to delete your Personal Data at any time, and we will do so unless we are required to maintain that information to comply with applicable laws or we still need the information for the purposes for which it was collected and processed.
A "cookie" is a small text file stored on computers, tablets, mobile phones, and any device used to browse the Internet, capable of storing navigation information for statistical or functional purposes. Some cookies may be used to recognize the user viewing a particular website, make navigation easier, and customize the content. For example, cookies allow us to remember your actions and preferences so that you do not have to re-enter information each time you visit our site or navigate to another page. Cookies also allow us to keep track of items you add to your shopping cart.
There are several types of cookies, including, for example, browser cookies, session cookies, and persistent cookies.
Cookies We Use
Some of our marketing partners may set and access cookies and related technologies on your computer. The cookies may provide information to those partners about your browsing habits and may help them determine if services we provide are being used and to send information that may be of interest to you.
Accepting or Rejecting Cookies
You can set your browser to accept or reject the setting of all or certain cookies, or to request to be notified when a cookie is set. Each browser has specific configuration instructions. However, please be aware that the blocking of cookies may have the effect that you will not be able to use all of our website's functions.
Analytics and Marketing
Google Analytics (Functional Cookies)
If you do not want to be tracked by Google Analytics on our websites, you can opt out here. https://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout
Google AdWords (Advertising Cookies)
NCSLI does not respond to "do not track" (DNT) signals.
Correcting Personal Data
If you believe that Personal Data we have about you is incorrect, you can make corrections by logging in to your account to Members or ask us to correct the errors by contacting us at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Opting Out of Direct Marketing; Changing Preferences
You can simply "opt out" of direct marketing or make other changes to your marketing preferences by contacting us at email@example.com and providing us with your name, address, and account number, and telling us what changes you would like to make. You can also make changes to your marketing preferences here.
Users in the European Union, European Economic Area, and Switzerland
NCSLI is the data controller of the Personal Data you provide on our website.
You may contact us by mail, by email, or by telephone.
5766 Central Ave., Suite 150
Boulder, CO 80301
Purposes of Processing and Legal Basis for Processing
As explained above, we process Personal Data in various ways depending upon your use of our websites. We process Personal Data on the following bases: (1) with your consent and (2) as necessary for our legitimate interests in providing you with our products and services, enhancing our web services, conducting analytics.
Your Rights Regarding Personal Data
Access and Confirmation. You have the right to ask us if we process Personal Data about you, and in some circumstances, to obtain a copy of your Personal Data.
- Deletion and Blocking. Under certain circumstances, you may have the right to have your Personal Data deleted or blocked without undue delay.
- Direct Marketing. You have the right to object to our processing of Personal Data for direct marketing purposes.
- Consent. To the extent we are processing Personal Data based on your consent, you have the right to withdraw consent at any time.
- Data Portability. Under certain circumstances, to the extent we are processing your Personal Data based on consent, or that it is necessary to perform a contract with you, and the processing is carried out by automated means, you have the right to receive the Personal Data in a structured, commonly-used and machine-readable format.
To exercise those rights, please contact us.
Right to Lodge a Complaint. You have the right to lodge a complaint about our data collection and processing actions with the supervisory authority in your country.
We are headquartered in the United States of America. Personal Data may be accessed by us or transferred to us in the United States. The European Commission has not determined that the United States ensures an adequate level of protection for Personal Data.
By providing us with Personal Data, you consent to the storage or processing of your Personal Data in the United States and acknowledge that the Personal Data will be subject to the laws of the United States, including the ability of governments, courts or law enforcement or regulatory agencies of the United States to obtain disclosure of your Personal Data.
Should you have any further questions or suggestions regarding the protection of your Personal Data processed in connection with the use of our websites, please contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org.
This is the website of NCSL International. You may contact us by mail, by email, or by telephone.
5766 Central Ave., Suite 150
Boulder, CO 80301