NARFE only collects personal information that users voluntarily provide to NARFE. When users participate in this website as Members or as webinar and conference registrants, users are asked to enter their last name and membership ID or/and to register an email address and password in order to gain access to members-only resources and personalization features on the website. Information we ask users to provide may include their name, address, phone, email, and credit card information when they submit membership applications, and webinar and conference registrations.
Additionally, emails in HTML format and electronic newsletters are sent to our members through our listservs – some of which will be used to collect the specific information regarding what a member does with that email. We will monitor whether a member subsequently clicks through the links provided in the message. Our tracking feature may also collect the member’s destination page. We only use this information to enhance our services the distribution of those services to our members. This information is not sold or distributed in any other manner.
For website visitors who do not use the website’s log-in features, NARFE only collects aggregate data – such as IP address and the number of hits per page. Aggregate data are only used for internal marketing purposes and to improve users’ experience when visiting the website. No personally identifying information is provided or collected.
Using, Sharing, and Disclosing Information
NARFE uses information voluntarily submitted by members in the following ways:
NARFE Member Services: NARFE uses information collected to improve its own web content; to respond to members' interests, needs and preferences; to develop new services; and to otherwise provide you with information that NARFE believes may be of interest to you.
When you terminate your membership or NARFE website account access, NARFE may continue to share information about you according to our legal and regulatory requirements.
Disclosures to Third Parties: We reserve the right to share information with trusted third-party vendors that provide contracted services for NARFE and its membership. NARFE will not sell, share, or rent the information to other parties other than to use the information to help us better serve our members.
NARFE also makes membership information available to its members in leadership positions using its online Membership Report portal. Special access and additional secure login credentials are required to view these reports. In addition, NARFE may also provide limited data to trusted third party vendors that provide services for NARFE. These limited data include names, and addresses, but do not include business phone numbers, business fax numbers, or e-mail addresses. Users may request NARFE refrain from disclosing the data it collects to third parties on their membership application form, conference registration form or any other form on which they are providing information; an opt-out box will appear on each form on which a user provides information. Alternatively, users may contact NARFE at firstname.lastname@example.org or 703-838-7760 to express their preferences if they determine later that they do not wish to have their information shared.
Credit Card Account Information: NARFE does not disclose credit card account information provided by its members and customers. When members and customers choose to pay using their credit cards, NARFE submits the information needed to obtain payment to the appropriate clearinghouse.
Notwithstanding the foregoing, NARFE may disclose your personal information as required by law or as needed in legal proceedings when NARFE believes in good faith that disclosure is necessary to protect our rights, protect your safety or the safety of others, investigate fraud, or respond to a government request. In addition, in the event of a merger, acquisition, or any form of sale of some or all of our assets to a third party, we may also disclose your personal information to the third parties concerned or their professional advisors. In the event of such a transaction, the personal information held by NARFE will be among the assets transferred to the buyer.
When you submit information to NARFE through our website, you should be aware that your information is transmitted across the Internet and that no method of transmission over the Internet is 100% secure. Although we take reasonable security measures to protect your information when we receive it, you also need to ensure you take appropriate steps to protect your information.
COMMUNICATIONS FROM NARFE
We will not send you promotional information without your prior consent and you can change your mind at any time by contacting us. If you no longer wish to receive NARFE’s promotional communications, you may opt-out of receiving them by following the instructions included in each communication or by contacting us at email@example.com
INTERNATIONAL WEBSITE ACCESS AND CROSS-BORDER DATA TRANSFERS
ACCESS AND CORRECTION/NOTICE TO ALL USERS
If your personally identifiable information changes, or if you no longer desire communications or information from NARFE, you may correct, update, amend, or deactivate it by making the change by contacting us at firstname.lastname@example.org
You may request a copy of the information NARFE holds about you so you can correct or amend information that may be inaccurate or incomplete by writing to email@example.com. In addition, we will ask you to provide sufficient evidence of your identity for your own protection so we can ensure that information is being released to the correct person. We will respond to your request to access within 30 days.
To request the deletion of your information, please contact us by writing to firstname.lastname@example.org In some cases, our business requirements and legal obligations may prevent us from being able to delete your information. If we are unable to delete your information we will let you know if we are unable to do so and why.
Links to Other Sites
This Web site contains links to other web sites. NARFE has no control over and is not responsible for the privacy policies or content of such sites.
SOCIAL MEDIA WIDGETS
PROTECTION OF CHILDREN’S PERSONAL INFORMATION
The NARFE website is intended for adults, such as NARFE members and affiliates. NARFE does not knowingly collect any personal information from children under the age of 13. Please contact NARFE at email@example.com If you suspect that NARFE has collected any such information. If NARFE learns that we have collected the personal information of a child under 13 without verifiable parental consent, NARFE will take steps to delete the information as quickly as possible.
AMENDMENTS AND UPDATES
If any member suspects NARFE has handled their personal information in a manner that does not comply with this privacy statement, please contact us by e-mailing to firstname.lastname@example.org or by calling 703-838-7760.
Effective Date: November 2017