Privacy Policy

The National Association of Dealer Counsel (“NADC”) has adopted this Privacy Policy (“Policy”) to govern the collection, use, and storage of data. NADC places a high priority on protecting your privacy. This Policy was created in order to demonstrate NADC’s commitment to the privacy of our members and website users. This Policy governs all forms of Personal Data collected by NADC whether electronic, written or oral. By accessing our website or providing your information to us, you accept and agree to the practices described in this Policy.


What Types of Data We Collect

We collect a variety of information when you visit our website and engage with our service.

Personal Data may include IP address, name, mailing address, phone number, fax number, email address, credit card information, web-site, bio, State Bar ID number, firm / organization name, special interest areas and identifies you as an individual or is information that can be linked to you as an individual (“Personal Data”).


How We Collect Personal Data

In general, a user will know when Personal Data is being collected because he or she will have to fill out a membership application, event registration form or enter payment information. In addition, we may collect Personal Data through your use of the website(s) and list-serve.

Visitors may generally browse public portions of the NADC website anonymously without providing any detailed information. However, Personal Data is required in connection with registering as a member with the site. In addition, Personal Data will be requested in connection with membership registration, event activities, purchasing products or services, requesting additional information, signing up for newsletters, or submitting questions through this site.

NADC does not knowingly collect or use any Personal Data from users under 13 years of age.


How We May Use Your Personal Data

We use your Personal Data to provide you with personalized service; to send e-mail alerts to you, to answer your requests, to process your membership application, to process your meeting registration, etc. We may also use your information to track visits to our website. This lets us see which of our features are the most popular so we can better serve our users’ needs. It also lets us provide aggregate data about our traffic (not identifying you personally, but showing how many visitors used which features, for example) to outside parties.


Cookies

A cookie is a piece of data stored for varying amounts of time on the user’s hard drive containing information about the user. NADC may use cookies in order to collect certain information about you, such as IP addresses (the Internet address of a computer), domain names (e.g., whether you are logged on from a .com, .gov, or .edu domain) and the type of computer and operating system being used. We may also use cookies to identify your computer when you revisit our website or to recall your authentication information. NADC may collect such information in order to better operate the website so as to enhance your experience while using the website. You have the option of setting your computer to disable cookies or to alert you when cookies are being used.

If you choose to disable cookies, please be aware that portions of the website may not function properly.
 


How We Share Information

NADC may provide personal information to third party agents that have been hired to help provide a requested good or service. Unless directed otherwise at the time of collection, we may also share collected personal information with third parties who may have information or services that we believe could be helpful to members or visitors. Credit card information is processed through a third-party vendor and is not stored on the web-site. Visitors may opt-out from the sharing of collected information by contacting us.

NADC reserves the right to disclose without notice any information in its possession if required to do so by law, to protect or defend NADC’s rights or property, or to respond to an emergency


External links

This Policy only addresses NADC’s use and disclosure of your Personal Data. The website may contain links to other websites, so please be aware that we are not responsible for the privacy practices of other websites, and we are not liable for their misuse of Personal Data. We encourage you to be aware that when you go to another website you should carefully read their privacy policy. Links to other sites do not imply NADC’s endorsement of the products or services, or privacy or security practices of those websites.


How You Can Access and Change Information

Upon request, we will provide you with information about whether we hold any of your Personal Data. You can update or correct your Personal Data or remove it from our system by making a request to us at the contact information provided below. Requests typically receive a response within thirty (30) days. If access cannot be provided within that time frame, we will provide the requesting party with an estimated date by which the information will be provided. If for some reason access is denied, we will provide an explanation of why access has been denied.


Our Security Measures to Protect Your Personal Data

We are committed to taking reasonable efforts to secure the information that you choose to provide us, and we use a variety of security procedures to help protect against unauthorized access to or alteration, disclosure, or destruction of Personal Data. We restrict access to Personal Data to our staff, contractors and servicers who need to know the information to operate, develop, or improve our services.

Unfortunately, no transmission of Personal Data over the Internet can be guaranteed to be 100% secure. Accordingly, and despite our efforts, NADC cannot guarantee or warrant the security of any information you transmit to us, or to or from our online services. NADC has no responsibility or liability for the security of information transmitted via the Internet. If you have questions about this Policy or the security of your Personal Data, please contact us as indicated under the “Contact Us” section below.

We retain your Personal Data for as long as your account is active or as needed to provide you services, comply with our legal obligations, resolve disputes and enforce our agreements.


Modifications

We may amend this Policy from time to time without prior notice. If we decide to change this Policy, we will post those changes on our home page so our users are always aware of what information we collect, how we use it, and under what circumstances we disclose it, so please review it periodically.

Your continued use of our website will be deemed to be your agreement to the changed terms.


Contact Us

If you have any questions about this Policy or our treatment of the information you provide us, please contact as at:

National Association of Dealer Counsel:

Address: 1800 M Street, NW, Suite 400 South, Washington, DC 20036
Phone: 202.293.1454
Email: info@dealercounsel.com

 

Last updated August 15, 2018

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