Privacy Policy

EXSSA USA places a high priority on protecting your privacy.  This policy covers EXSSA USA’s treatment of personal information that may be collected or submitted when using the organization’s website or services.This privacy policy was created in order to demonstrate ExSSA USA’s commitment to the privacy of our members and website users. This policy explains what type of information is collected on ExSSA USA’s website, www.exssa-usa.org, and how this information is used. This policy applies to information collected and posted on this website

ExSSA USA members and individuals that sign up to receive e-communications voluntarily provide us with contact information (such as name and e-mail address). We may use this information for specific, limited purposes. You may always “opt out,” either now or at any time in the future, if you do not wish to receive our messages.

How We Collect Information
While using the EXSSA USA website, you may submit Personal Information when, completing web forms, registering for services, donating, and posting content. Depending on the service or process, the Personal Information you may be asked to provide is your:
Name
Postal Address
Email address
Phone number
Credit or Debit Card Information
Age
Gender or other demographic information
Location information

Personal Information may also be collected, or your IP address logged,when you visit organization’s website.Your IP information allows us tounderstand how you use our site and enable us to make changes to our site in order to improve your experience. Information regarding your computer, your connection to our website (such as your browser type,operating system, and platform) and your user history (including, but not limited to your session information, length of your visit to specific pages within our website, may also be collected.

We will only collect personal information about you when you complete a form that requests such information (e.g., filling out a Web form, registering for an event or purchasing an item online).

Disclosure of Information
The identifiable personal information you provide through e-mail lists, Web forms and surveys is considered private data. The information may be used to improve the content and overall look and feel of our website and services, contacting you, conducting research, contacting users for changes to our website and customizing content that you see on ExSSA USA’s website. No personal identification information is ever shared with other organizations, advertisers, or other third parties without explicit permission.
The organization does reserve the right to share user information in the event that it is necessary to comply with any legal process.
Security
ExSSA is committed to ensuring the safety of the Web site and its users. Unfortunately, no data transmission over the internet can be considered 100% secure. This site has security measures in place to protect all information under our control. The network infrastructure is protected by a firewall and traffic is monitored and logged both on the firewall and on the servers. All administrative activities are carried out over secure, encrypted links.

Use of Photographs and Videos
Photographs and videos of ExSSA USA members, including students presently in Saker,faculty, staff, and guests at our conventions and other activities are used on organization’s website, list-serve and social media accounts.  Photographyand videos from these events may be used both internally and externally and with appropriate identification if possible.If you do not wish for your picture to be used on the website, list-serve and social media accounts,do not participate in group pictures that are likely to be used to publicize our events and activities.

Disclaimer: ExSSA-USA is not responsible for photos taken by individuals at ExSSA USA events and redistributed to third party websites and social media.

Setting Up User Accounts
The organization allows members to set up personal accounts to participate in our online communities. You have the ability to edit the information you provide at any time, and may delete your account at your convenience.
Third Party Links
The ExSSA USA website provides links to other World Wide Web sites or resources. We do not control these sites and resources, do not endorse them, and are not responsible for their availability, content or delivery of services. In particular, external sites are not bound by The ExSSA USA privacy policy. They may have their own policies or none at all. Generally you can tell you are leaving The ExSSA USA website by noting the URL of the destination site.We therefore have no responsibility or liability for the content and activities of these linked sites. Unless the organization is required to respond to court orders, subpoenas or comply with applicable law, the organization will use its best efforts to ensure that unauthorized third parties do not have access to your user account information.

Copyrighted Materials
All materials on this site are copyrighted by EXSSA USA unless otherwise indicated. ExSSA USA will not post copyrighted material without written permission from the appropriate parties

Contact information
If you have questions about the privacy statement or wish to submit requests to use material from this site, please contact: info@exssa-usa.org

Modification
We may amend this privacy policy from time to time; please review it periodically. We maintain the option to modify this privacy policy at any time by electronic notice posted on our website. Your continued use of our website after the date that such notices are posted will be deemed to be your agreement to the changed terms.

Your Consent
By using our site, you consent to our privacy policy. If you do not consent to the collection, use or disclosure of your personal information includingphotographs and videos as outlined in this policy, do not provide any personal information to EXSSA-USA.ORG, and do email us at privacy@exssa-usa.org. If you have provided personal information to EXSSA-USA.ORG and no longer consent to its use or disclosure as outlined herein, please notify EXSSA-USA at privacy@exssa-usa.org.