The Defense Alliance of NC is committed to protecting your privacy. By accessing this website, you are consenting to the information collection and use practices described in this privacy statement.
Collection of your Personal Information:
We will ask you when we need information that personally identifies you (personal information) or allows us to contact you to provide a service or carry out a transaction that you have requested such as receiving information about The Defense Alliance of NC products and services, entering a contest, ordering e-mail newsletters, joining a limited-access premium site or service, or when purchasing, downloading and/or registering The Defense Alliance of NC products. The personal information we collect may include your name, title, company or organization name, work e-mail, work phone, work or home address, information about your job function, information about your company, information about circumstances related to your purchase, and payment information.
We may collect certain information about your visit, such as the name of the Internet service provider and the Internet Protocol (IP) address through which you access the Internet; the date and time you access the site; the pages that you access while at the Site and the Internet address of the Web site from which you linked directly to our site. This information is used to help improve the site, analyze trends and administer the site.
Use of your Personal Information:
The personal information collected on this site will be used to operate the site and to provide the service(s) or carry out the transaction(s) you have requested or authorized. In support of these uses, The Defense Alliance of NC may use personal information to provide you with more effective customer service, to improve the site and any related The Defense Alliance of NC products or services, and to make the site easier to use by eliminating the need for you to repeatedly enter the same information or by customizing the site to your particular preference or interests. In order to offer you a more consistent experience in your interactions with The NCDBA, information collected by ncdba.com may be combined with information collected by other The Defense Alliance of NC services.
We may use your personal information to provide you with important information about the product or service that you are using, including product updates and notifications. Additionally, with your permission, we may send you information about other The Defense Alliance of NC products and services, and/or share information with The Defense Alliance of NC partners so they may send you information about their products and services.
We merge site-visitation data with anonymous demographic information for research purposes, and we may use this combined information generate more relevant content.
When you sign up for a free catalog, newsletter or agree to receive promotional e-mail, ncdba.com may use customized links or similar technologies to track e-mail links that you click. We may associate that information with your personal information in order to provide you more focused e-mail communications or purchase information. Each e-mail communication includes an unsubscribe link allowing you to stop delivery of that type of communication.
defenseallianceofnc.org offer individuals the ability to submit comments and testimonials to publicly display on the site. Such participation is always optional.
The Defense Alliance of NC occasionally hires other companies to provide limited services on our behalf, such as Web site hosting, packaging, mailing and delivering prizes, answering customer questions about products and services, and sending information about our products, special offers, and other services. We will only provide those companies the personal information they need to deliver the service. They are required to maintain the confidentiality of the information and are prohibited from using that information for any other purpose.
The Defense Alliance of NC may disclose personal information if required to do so by law or in the good faith belief that such action is necessary to (a) conform to the edicts of the law or comply with legal process served on The Defense Alliance of NC or the site; (b) protect and defend the rights or property of The Defense Alliance of NC and our family of websites; or (c) act in urgent circumstances to protect the personal safety of The Defense Alliance of NC employees or agents, users of The Defense Alliance of NC products or services, or members of the public.
Control of your Personal Information:
Except as otherwise described in this statement, personal information you provide on the site will not be shared outside of The Defense Alliance of NC and its controlled subsidiaries and affiliates without your permission.
Please be aware that this privacy statement and any choices you make on the site will not necessarily apply to personal information you may have provided to The NCDBA in the context of other, separately operated, The Defense Alliance of NC products or services.
defensealliancenc.org may send out periodic e-mails informing you of issues related to a product or service you requested, or confirming you requested a product or service such as invoices and confirmations. In some services offered by defensealliancenc.org, contact with the customer is a necessary part of the service. You will not be able to choose to unsubscribe to these mailings, as they are considered an essential part of the service(s) you have chosen.
Some services offered on ncdba.com may collect information that is not accessible to the customer via our website. In such cases, you can access your personal information by contacting ncdba.com as described at the bottom of this statement, or through alternative means of access described by the service.
Security of your Personal Information:
The Defense Alliance of NC is committed to protecting the security of your personal information. We use a variety of security technologies and procedures to help protect your personal information from unauthorized access, use, or disclosure. For example, we store the personal information you provide on computer servers with limited access that are located in controlled facilities. Additionally, when we transmit sensitive personal information (such as a credit card number) over the Internet, we protect it through the use of encryption, such as the Secure Socket Layer (SSL) protocol.
Protection of Children’s Personal Information
defensealliancenc.org is a general audience site and does not knowingly collect any personal information from children.
One of the primary purposes of cookies is to provide a convenience feature to save you time. For example, if you personalize a web page, or navigate within a site, a cookie helps the site to recall your specific information on subsequent visits. This simplifies the process of delivering relevant content, eases site navigation, and so on. When you return to the Web site, the information you previously provided can be retrieved, so you can easily use the site’s features that you customized.
Web beacons, also known as clear gif technology or action tags, may be used to assist in delivering the cookie on our site. This technology is a tool we use to compile aggregated statistics about ncdba.com Web site usage, such as how many visitors clicked on key elements (such as links or graphics) on a defensealliancenc.org Web page, e-mail or a newsletter. We may share site statistics with partner companies.
You have the ability to accept or decline cookies. Most Web browsers automatically accept cookies, but you can usually modify your browser setting to decline cookies if you prefer. If you choose to decline cookies, you may not be able to fully experience the interactive features of this or other Web sites you visit.
Use of Web Beacons:
ncdba.com Web pages may contain electronic images known as Web beacons – sometimes called single-pixel gifs – that allow defensealliancenc.org to count users who have visited those pages and to deliver co-branded services. ncdba.com may include Web beacons in promotional e-mail messages or newsletters in order to determine whether messages have been opened and acted upon.
Some of these Web beacons may be placed by third party service providers to help determine the effectiveness of our advertising campaigns or email communications. These Web beacons may be used by these service providers to place a persistent cookie on your computer. Doing this allows the service provider to recognize your computer each time you visit certain pages or emails and compile anonymous information in relation to those page views. defensealliancenc.org prohibits Web beacons from being used to collect or access your personal information.
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Changes to this Statement:
We may occasionally update this privacy statement. For material changes to this privacy statement, we will notify you either by placing a prominent notice on the home page of our Web site or by directly sending you a notification. We encourage you to periodically review this privacy statement to stay informed about how we are helping to protect the personal information we collect. Your continued use of the service constitutes your agreement to this privacy statement and any updates.
Instructions to remove an email address are located on the bottom of every promotional email. Alternatively, unsubscribe requests my be handled using our online unsubscription form.
The Defense Alliance of NC welcomes your comments regarding this privacy statement. If you believe that The Defense Alliance of NC has not adhered to this privacy statement, please contact us electronically or via postal mail at the address provided below, and we will use commercially reasonable efforts to promptly determine and remedy the problem.