Professional Convention Management Association (referred to as "PCMA", "we" or "us") is committed to protecting the privacy of our member's and website user's personal information. This statement applies with respect to the information that we collect from the PCMA website, located at www.pcma.org. Amendments to this statement will be posted at this URL and will be effective when posted. Your continued use of this site following the posting of any amendment, modification or change shall constitute your acceptance thereof.
I. INFORMATION COLLECTED
We collect non-personally identifiable information about you in a number of ways, including tracking your activities through your IP address, computer settings or most-recently visited URL. We may also ask you to provide certain non-personally identifiable information about yourself, such as your age, volume and type of meetings you conduct, buying preferences, etc. We do not collect any personally identifiable information about you unless you voluntarily submit such information to us, by, for example, filling out a survey, registration form or similar data collection instrument.
II. USE OF PERSONAL INFORMATION
In general, we will only use the information you provide to us for the purposes as are described at the point of collection. We do not share or provide your information with third-parties, other than as necessary for the functions of the website and the fulfillment of the purpose for which the information is collected. We may also use this information to deliver to you information about PCMA and promotional material from PCMA, trend analysis, pattern detection, and site administration. Your information may also be used by PCMA to contact you when necessary. Users may opt-out of receiving future communications from PCMA by following the instructions set forth in the opt-out section below.
In addition, PCMA shares certain information you have provided us with carefully selected Partners, but PCMA will not share email, phone or fax information with these partners.
Personal demographic and profile data may be used to tailor your experience at our site, showing you content we think you might be interested in.
III. AUTOMATICALLY COLLECTED INFORMATION
Our site has industry standard security measures in place to protect the loss, misuse and alteration of the information under our control. While there is no such thing as "perfect security" on the Internet, we will take all reasonable steps to insure the safety of your personal information.
VI. OTHER WEB SITES; LINKS
Our website contains links to other websites. PCMA is not responsible for the privacy practices or the content of such websites. We encourage you to become familiar with privacy policies of other sites you visit, including linked sites.
VII. CORRECT; UPDATE
PCMA allows its members the option to change or modify information previously provided. This may be done through the following methods:
1.visit the Member Profile section of the site and follow the appropriate instructions.
2.e-mail the corrected and/or updated information to email@example.com.
3.Fax your corrections and/or updates to PCMA Member Relations Dept. at 312-423-7222.
Unfortunately, to the extent that such information is also stored in other databases, we cannot always ensure that such corrections or deletions will reach the other databases. We will use all reasonable efforts to ensure that your information is removed from or corrected in our records.
VIII. CHOICE; OPT OUT
You may opt-out of receiving postal mail, e-mail and/or facsimile communications from PCMA by the following means:
1. send an e-mail to firstname.lastname@example.org
2. Call PCMA Member Relations at 877-827-7262 and request to be removed from PCMA postal mail, email and/or facsimile communication lists.
Please note that your opt-out choices do not apply to messages from PCMA regarding your membership or organizational matters, such as nominations, awards, etc.
We will take commercially reasonable steps to implement your opt-out requests promptly; but you may still receive promotional information from us by postal mail for up to 60 days due to printing and mailing schedules, and up to 10 days for facsimile and e-mail.
IX. PUBLIC FORUMS
This site may make chat rooms, forums, message boards, and/or news groups available (collectively called community tools) to its users. Please remember that any information that is disclosed in these areas becomes public information and you should exercise caution when deciding to disclose your personal information.
X. OPERATIONS IN THE UNITED STATES
Our website and the servers that make this site available worldwide are located in the United States. The Internet laws in the United States govern all matters relating to this site. Any information you provide in subscribing to our website or registering or ordering at our website will be transferred to the United States. By visiting our site and submitting information, you authorize this transfer, processing and use.
If you have any questions about this privacy statement, the practices of this site, or your dealings with this website, you can contact us at email@example.com.