EIA respects the privacy of visitors to its Web site and its member companies. EIA strongly believes that if electronic commerce and online activities are to flourish, consumers must be assured that information provided online is used responsibly and appropriately. To protect online privacy, EIA has implemented the following policy.
What Information Does EIA Collect?
Most data EIA collects are not personal but business related to help EIA better serve its members.
From the General Public Using Unrestricted EIA Files. EIA does not collect any personal information from users browsing its Web site. Users to the public areas of EIA's Web site browse anonymously. Only aggregate data -- such as the number of hits per page -- are collected. Aggregate data are only used for internal and marketing purposes and do not provide any personally identifying information.
From EIA Members, Conference Registrants, Award Nominees and Other Customers. To gain access to some of the members-only or E-commerce-based areas of EIA's Web site, users are asked to provide some limited information. These data are submitted voluntarily. EIA asks users to provide their name, job title, company, business address, business phone, fax and e-mail, and users may choose to provide EIA with their credit card accounts to make payments. Similar information may be submitted to EIA through membership applications, and conference or seminar registration. EIA does not collect home addresses, home phone numbers or home e-mail accounts, except for those specifically requesting home office correspondence.
How Does EIA Use Data Collected?
EIA uses other information voluntarily submitted by members, conference registrants, award nominees and other visitors/members in the following ways: