The Sheet Metal and Air Conditioning Contractors’ National Association ("SMACNA", “we” or “us”) may amend this Policy at any time; we will provide you with notice when the changes are material. Changes to this Policy may affect the way we use the information collected about you, including personal data provided by or collected from you. Please visit our website to obtain current information about our Policy
SMACNA collects information to provide you with the best products, services and experiences we can, and to ensure our website is operating efficiently. The information we collect generally falls into two categories: (1) personal data about you that you voluntarily provide to us (“personal data”), and (2) tracking information collected as you navigate through SMACNA operated applications and websites (“tracking information”).
We may collect and store your personal data whenever you do the following:
SMACNA uses trusted third-party vendors to help us collect, store and process the personal data you share with us. Our vendors process your personal data and tracking information in accordance with our instructions, this Policy, and applicable privacy laws and regulations.
AGGREGATE AND COMPUTER- RELATED INFORMATION
When you use the website and other SMACNA operated applications, we may collect tracking information such as your browser type, the type of operating system you use, your IP address, device identifiers and features, the name of your Internet service provider, and pages visited on the website. If you visit our website or other SMACNA operated applications from a location-enabled device, that device will send us data about your location based on your device settings. We collect this information for aggregate reporting on website activity and for identifying possible sources of website abuse or malicious activity. For example, we may want to know how long the average user spends on the website or which pages or features get the most attention.
When we collect this tracking information, we endeavor to remove any identifying elements by combining it with information about other individuals and/or by removing characteristics that make the information personally identifiable to you. SMACNA reserves the right to share with third parties anonymous, aggregated information about you and other visitors to our website. We share this information to improve our website, analyze usage trends, and develop content and services that may be of interest to you.
SHARING YOUR DATA
Except as provided below, SMACNA does not share your personal data with third parties without your consent.
ACCESSING AND UPDATING YOUR PERSONAL INFORMATION
We aim to provide you with easy access to your personal data. If you need to review, change, or update your personal information, you can do so by logging into your SMACNA.org account. Alternatively, you can send an email to email@example.com, or by calling us at (703) 803-2980, or write to us at Attn: Membership Department., 4201 Lafayette Center Drive., Chantilly, VA, 20151.
Due to production, mailing, and system timelines, it may take a few days to process a request to update your preferences and personal data.
If you do not want to receive marketing emails from us, you can opt out by visiting SMACNA’s Manage Your Profile page. A link to manage your marketing preferences is included in the footer of every SMACNA marketing email.
Even if you opt out of marketing emails, we may still communicate with you for other purposes related to your membership and/or transactions initiated by you, such as new or existing orders and purchases; governance related information and changes; for customer service purposes; regarding your membership; and/or for other activities where SMACNA has a legitimate business or legal purpose for contacting you.
If you have a question about our Policy, please contact us at (703) 803-2980 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
SECURITY OF INFORMATION
The website has industry standard security measures in place to protect the loss, misuse, and alteration of the information under our control. While there is no such thing as "perfect security" on the Internet, we will take all reasonable steps to ensure the safety of your personal information. We periodically review our information collection, storage and processing
Our Sites are not directed to children under the age of 13, if you are not 13 years or older, do not use our Site. We do not knowingly collect Personal Data from children under the age of 13. If we learn that Personal Data of persons less than 13 years-of-age has been collected through our Site, we will take the appropriate steps to delete this information. If you are a parent or guardian and discover that your child or a minor under the age of 13 has posted, submitted or otherwise communicated Personal Data to our Site without your consent, then you may alert us at email@example.com so that we may take appropriate action to remove the minor's Personal Data from our systems.
THIRD PARTY LINKS
The website may also contain links to other third party websites that are not under our control. These websites may have their own policies or no policies at all, regarding privacy. You should review these policies before providing information to these websites. SMACNA has no responsibility for linked websites, and provides these links solely for the convenience of our website visitors.
YOUR EUROPEAN RIGHTS
FOR EUROPEAN RESIDENTS ONLY. You have the right to ask us not to process your Personal Data for marketing purposes. We will usually inform you (before collecting your Personal Data) if we intend to use your Personal Data for such purposes or if we intend to disclose your information to any third party for such purposes. You can exercise your right to prevent such processing by checking certain boxes on the forms we use to collect your Personal Data. You can also exercise the right by contacting us using the Contact Us section on our website.
Under European data protection law, in certain circumstances, you have the right to:
In addition, where you believe that SMACNA has not complied with its obligations under this Notice or European law, you have the right to make a complaint to an EU Data Protection Authority, such as the UK Information Commissioner’s Office.