Collection, use and disclosure of personal information
In order to better provide you with products and services offered on our site, NTOA may collect personally identifiable information, such as your:
- First and Last Name
- Phone Number
- Email Address
- Job Title
If you purchase NTOA’s products and services, we collect billing and credit card information. This information is used to complete the purchase transaction.
Please keep in mind that if you directly disclose personally identifiable information or personally sensitive data through NTOA’s public message boards, this information may be collected by other users.
We do not collect any personal information about you unless you voluntarily provide it to us. However, you may be required to provide certain personal information to us when you elect to use certain products or services available on the site. These may include: (a) registering for account on our site; (b) entering a sweepstakes or contest sponsored by us or one of our partners; (c) signing up for special offers from selected third parties; (d) send us an email message; (e) submitting your credit card or other payment information when ordering and purchasing products and services on our site. To whit, we will use your information for, but not limited to, communicating with you in relation to services and or other products you have requested from us. We also may gather additional personal or nonpersonal information in the future.
Use of Your Personal Information
NTOA collects and uses your personal information to operate its website and to deliver the services you have requested.
NTOA may also use your personally identifiable information to inform you of other products or services available from NTOA and its affiliates.
NTOA does not sell, rent or lease its customer lists to third parties.
NTOA may share data with trusted partners to help perform statistical analysis, send your email or postal mail, provide customer support, or arrange for deliveries. All such third parties are prohibited from using your personal information except to provide these services to NTOA, and they are required to maintain the confidentiality of your information.
NTOA may disclose your personal information, without notice, if required to do so by law or in good faith believe that such action is necessary to: (a) confirm to the addicts of the law or comply with legal process is served on NTOA or other site; (b) protect and defend the rights or property of NTOA; and/or (c) act under exchanges and circumstances to protect the personal safety of users of NTOA, or the public.
Automatically Collected Information
Information about your computer hardware and software may be automatically collected by NTOA. This information can include: your IP address, browser type, domain names, access times and referring website addresses. This information is used for the operation of the service, to maintain the quality of the service, and to read general statistics regarding the use of NTOA website
The NTOA website may use “cookies” to help you personalize your online experience. A cookie is a text file that is placed on your hard disk by the webpage server. Cookies cannot be used to run other programs or deliver viruses to get your computer. Cookies are uniquely assigned to you, and can only be read by a Web server in the domain that issued the cookie to you.
One of the primary purposes of cookies is to provide a convenience feature to save you time. The purpose of the cookie is to tell the Web server that you have returned to a specific page. For example, if you personalize NTOA pages, or register with NTOA site or other services, a cookie helps NTOA recall your specific information on subsequent visits. This simplifies the process of recording your personal information, such as billing address, shipping address, and so on. When you return to the same NTOA website, the information you previously provided can be retrieved, so you can easily use the NTOA features that you customized.
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 the NTOA services or websites you visit.
This website contains links to other sites. Please be aware that we are not responsible for the content or privacy practices of other sites. We encourage our users to be aware when they leave our site and to read the privacy statements of any other site that collects personally identifiable information.
Security of your Personal Information
NTOA secures your personal information from unauthorized access, use, or disclosure. NTOA use the following methods for this purpose:
- SSL Protocol
When personal information (such as a credit card number) is transmitted to other websites, it is protected through the use of encryption, (such as the secure sockets layer (SSL) protocol.
We strive to take appropriate security measures to protect against unauthorized access to or alteration of your personal information. Unfortunately, no data transmission over the Internet or any wireless network can be guaranteed to be 100% secure. As a result, while we strive to protect your personal information, human knowledge that:(a) there are security and privacy limitations inherent to the Internet which are beyond our control; and (b) security, integrity, and privacy of any and all information and data exchange between you and us through this site cannot be guaranteed.
Right to Deletion
Subject to certain exceptions set out below, on receipt of a verifiable request from you, we will:
- Delete your personal information from our records; and
- Direct any service providers to delete your personal information from their records.
Please note that we may not be able to comply with request to delete your personal information if it is necessary to:
- Complete the transaction for which the personal information was collected, fulfill the terms of a written warranty or product recall condition in accordance with the federal law, provide a good service or service requested by you, or reasonably anticipated within the context of our ongoing business relationship with you, or otherwise perform a contract between you and us;
- Detect security incidents, protect against malicious, deceptive, fraudulent, or illegal activity or prosecute those responsible for that activity;
- Debug and to identify or repair errors in them. Existing intended functionality;
- Exercise free speech, ensure the right of another consumer to exercise his or her right to free speech, or exercise other right provided for by law:
- Comply with the California electronic communications privacy act;
- Engage in public or peer reviewed scientific, historical, or statistical research in the public interest that adheres to all other applicable ethics and privacy laws, when are deletion of the information is likely to render impossible or serious impair the achievement of such research, provided that we have obtained your informed consent:
- Enable solely internal uses that are reasonably aligned with your expectations based on your relationship with us;
- Comply with existing legal obligation: or
- Otherwise use your personal information, internally, in a lawful manner that is compatible with the context in which you provide the information.
Children Under Thirteen
NTOA does not knowingly collect personally identifiable information from children under the age of 13. If you are under the age of 13, you must ask your parent or guardian for permission to use this website.
From time to time, NTOA may contact you via email for the purpose of providing announcements, promotional offers, alerts, confirmations, surveys, and/or other general communication.
If you would like to stop receiving marketing or promotional communications via email from NTOA, you may opt out of such communications by canceling or opting out of the NTOA website by changing the settings under your membership settings or contacting the NTOA office at [email protected] and request to be removed from our data files.
Changes to this Statement
NTOA welcomes your questions or comments regarding this Statement of Privacy. If you believe that the NTOA has not adhered to this statement, please contact NTOA at:
National Tactical Officers Association
7150 Campus Dr, Suite 215
Colorado Springs, CO 80920