Special Libraries Association, 1660 International Drive, Suite 600, McLean, Virginia 22102 USA
Tel: +1.703.647.4900; Fax: +1.703.647.4901; Email: email@example.com
SLA is committed to ensuring that your privacy is protected. Should we ask you to provide certain information by which you can be identified when using this Site, then you can be assured that it will only be used in accordance with this privacy statement.
What we collect
SLA may collect the following information:
- name and job title
- contact information including email address
- demographic information such as mailing address, postcode, preferences and interests
- other information relevant to customer surveys and/or offers
Information We Collect Directly from You
From Visitors to the Site
When you visit our site, or contact us by email or by using a web form, we may collect personal information about you, including but not limited to: contact information, such as your name, job title, home or other physical address, email, telephone number and any other information you choose to provide.
From Visitors who make a purchase on the Site
When you place an order (join as a member, renew a membership, purchase a registration to an event, conference or course, research, and/or books, make a donation), using the Site, we may collect personal information about you, including but not limited to: contact information, such as your name, job title, home or other physical address, email, telephone number; credit card information; and any other information you choose to provide.
Information We Collect Automatically
SLA may also collect information regarding how you interact with the Site, which may include pages you view, selections you make on the Site, features you use, preferences you set, your web browser type and version, the operating system type and version of the device you are using to access the Site, the Internet protocol (IP) address of the device you are using to access the Site (or any portion thereof), physical location, and Internet service provider.
SLA collects cookies on our website to capture information about page visits. A cookie is a small file which asks permission to be placed on your computer’s hard drive. Once you agree, the file is added and the cookie helps analyze web traffic or lets you know when you visit a particular site. Cookies allow web applications to respond to you as an individual. The web application can tailor its operations to your needs, likes and dislikes by gathering and remembering information about your preferences.
This information is anonymous and we use this information only internally—we never give away information about our users—to deliver the most effective content to our visitors. Information from the cookies is used to gauge page popularity, analyze traffic patterns on our site and guide development of other improvements to our site. If you choose to email us and provide personally identifiable information about yourself, we will use this information only to respond to your inquiry. We will not sell, rent or otherwise disclose that information to third parties.
Cookies help SLA provide you with a better website, by enabling us to monitor which pages you find useful and which you do not. A cookie in no way gives us access to your computer or any information about you, other than the data you choose to share with us.
You may be able to opt-out of the automatic collection of some information by referring to your web browser’s or mobile device’s options or settings menu. However, doing so may disable many of the portions, features, or functionality of the Site. For example, most web browsers automatically accept Cookies, but you have the choice to set your browser to accept or decline Cookies.
Most browsers allow you to refuse to accept cookies and to delete cookies. The methods for doing so vary from browser to browser, and from version to version. You can however obtain up-to-date information about blocking and deleting cookies via these links:
- All About Cookies: www.allaboutcookies.org/
- Chrome: https://support.google.com/chrome/answer/95647?hl=en
- Firefox: https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/kb/enable-and-disable-cookies-website-preferences
- Opera: http://www.opera.com/help/tutorials/security/cookies/
- Internet Explorer: https://support.microsoft.com/en-gb/help/17442/windows-internet-explorer-delete-manage-cookies
- Safari: https://support.apple.com/kb/PH21411
- Edge: https://privacy.microsoft.com/en-us/windows-10-microsoft-edge-and-privacy
Links to other websites
How We Use and Share the Information We Collect
SLA collects and uses your personal information to operate the Site and deliver the services you have requested. SLA shares information with its service providers or agents who provide services to SLA or on our behalf, including without limitation, for the development, hosting and maintenance of the Site and for payment processing.
SLA uses your personally identifiable information to inform you of other products or services available from SLA and its affiliates. SLA may contact you via surveys to conduct research about your opinion of current services or of potential new services that may be offered.
SLA collects information to process your payment if you place an order using the Site.
SLA may share data with trusted partners to help us perform statistical analysis, send you email or postal mail, provide customer support, or arrange for deliveries. All such third parties are prohibited from using your personal information except to provide these services to SLA, and they are required to maintain the confidentiality of your information.
SLA does not use or disclose sensitive personal information, such as race, religion, or political affiliations, without your explicit consent.
SLA keeps track of the Sites and pages our customers visit within SLA, in order to determine what SLA services are the most popular. This data is used to deliver customized content and advertising within SLA to customers whose behavior indicates that they are interested in a particular subject area.
SLA sites will disclose your personal information, without notice, only if required to do so by law or in the good faith belief that such action is necessary to: (a) conform to the edicts of the law or comply with legal process served on SLA or the site; (b) protect and defend the rights or property of SLA; and, (c) act under exigent circumstances to protect the personal safety of users of SLA, or the public.
We provide you with the opportunity to update and/or delete certain information and to opt-out of having information collected, used, or disclosed for certain purposes.
Personal Information and Communications. You may:
- correct, update, and delete your online account, if you have one;
- change your choices for subscriptions and certain communications from within your online account;
- choose whether to receive promotions and offers from us from within your online account;
- request that we do not list your information in our membership directory; and/or
- request that we do not share your personal information with third parties.
Because we plan our communications in advance, it may take a few days for your request to become effective. If you continue to receive our communications after expressing an opt-out preference, please let us know so that we can investigate the situation.
If you have previously agreed to us using your personal information for direct marketing purposes, you may change your mind at any time by writing to or emailing us at firstname.lastname@example.org.
You may request details of personal information which we hold about you under the Data Protection Act 1998. If you would like a copy of the information held on you please write to Special Libraries Association, 7918 Jones Branch Drive, Suite 300, McLean, VA 22102 or email email@example.com.
If you believe that any information we are holding on you is incorrect or incomplete, please write to or email us as soon as possible, at the above address. We will promptly correct any information found to be incorrect.
How We Protect Collected Information
SLA secures your personal information from unauthorized access, use or disclosure. When personal information (such as a credit card number) is transmitted, it is protected through the use of encryption, such as the Secure Socket Layer (SSL) protocol.
Your principal rights under the data protection law are:
- the right to access;
- the right to rectification;
- the right to erasure;
- the right to restrict processing;
- the right to object to processing;
- the right to object to data portability;
- the right to complain to a supervisory authority; and
- the right to withdraw consent.
Data Protection Officer: Michael Rosenberg, firstname.lastname@example.org
California Privacy Rights
Under California law, California residents have the right to request in writing from businesses with whom they have an established business relationship, (a) a list of the categories of personally identifiable information, such as name, email, and mailing address, and the type of services provided to the customer, that a business has disclosed to third parties (including affiliates that are separate legal entities) during the immediately preceding calendar year for the third parties’ direct marketing purposes and (b) the name and address of all such third parties. To request the above information, please email us at: email@example.com with a reference to California Disclosure Information.
California and Delaware “Do Not Track” Disclosures
Using the Site from outside the United States
Copyright and Trademark Notices
All contents of the SLA Site are Copyright 2018 SLA and/or its suppliers. All rights reserved.
The names of actual companies and products mentioned herein may be the trademarks of their respective owners.
The example companies, organizations, products, people and events depicted herein are fictitious. No association with any real company, organization, product, person, or event is intended or should be inferred.
Any rights not expressly granted herein are reserved.
Notices and Procedure for Making Claims of Copyright Infringement
Pursuant to Title 17, United States Code, Section 512(c)(2), notifications of claimed copyright infringement under United States copyright law should be sent to Service Provider’s Designated Agent. ALL INQUIRIES NOT RELEVANT TO THE FOLLOWING PROCEDURE WILL RECEIVE NO RESPONSE. See Notice and Procedure for Making Claims of Copyright Infringement.