We take your privacy seriously. Just like you,
we've been the recipients of spam, unwelcome calls, and
other nuisance communications, and we want to do our
best to not add to the avalanche of needless contacts
that we all face. Therefore, we are committed to
several principles which we've outlined below.
Your feedback on this area is welcome, and we'll update
this information as needs and practices evolve in
response to your comments and/or other input.
Information Does the Center Collect?
The Center collects data to better serve our clients and
donors. It is our policy to collect and store only
information that will permit us to best serve our
clients, donors and visitors that were knowingly
provided by them.
Web Site Visitors.
The Center does not
collect any information from visitors browsing our web
site. Visitors to the public areas of the Center's web
site browse anonymously. The Center may collect
aggregate data from all users browsing our web site for
purposes of statistical analysis of web site traffic,
which data may be used only for internal and marketing
purposes without collecting or providing any personal
Center Class, Seminar and Conference Registrants,
Forum Participants, Donors and Other Customers.
There are areas on the Center web site with
functions for which you may choose to register. We
ask for the minimum necessary information to enable
these functions. For example, for the newsletter
subscription, all we need is a valid email
address. For registration for a workshop or
training, or to process a donation, we may need your
name, address, e-mail, telephone number and billing
information. In all cases, we won't ask for
information that is not necessary for the function at
The Center does not sell or rent
any phone numbers, postal or e-mail addresses to anyone
outside of the Center and its organizational entities.
We will generally use your information only on internal
mailing lists and for internally managed functions, but
in some cases we may outsource some functions to a third
party where there is a cost, performance, security, or
service advantage that makes this a sensible step.
For example, secure credit card transactions or workshop
registration functions may be managed this way.
Where third party outsourcing is used to undertake a
Center function, we will seek an agreement with the
specific to the outsourcing case available to you.
You may instruct us not to share information about you
for third party outsourcing by contacting us and
indicating this preference in an email to
For your protection, we have
taken a number of steps to address the security of
financial transactions that are accepted on the Center
web site. Credit Card processing for all Center
activities, including processing of credit cards by
Center class and event registration contracted services,
are accomplished using secure processing services. Your
entry of credit card information is encrypted when
transmitted in secure mode. If for any reason you still
feel uncomfortable submitting your credit card over the
Internet, you can mail your information to us.
REGARDLESS OF THE PRECAUTIONS TAKEN BY YOU OR BY THE
CENTER or its contractors, "PERFECT SECURITY" DOES NOT
EXIST ON THE INTERNET. THE CENTER CANNOT ENSURE OR
WARRANT THE SECURITY OF ANY INFORMATION YOU TRANSMIT TO
THIS SITE OR THE CENTER, AND YOU TRANSMIT SUCH
INFORMATION AT YOUR OWN RISK.
anyone’s computer that visit public areas of its web
of the Center agents that provide services for the
Center, such as registrations for classes or events, may
install cookies to expedite revisits to their site for
conducting future business through them.
The Center must and will cooperate with law enforcement
and other third parties to enforce laws. You authorize
and recognize the Center’s right and intention to
disclose any information about you to law enforcement or
other government officials as we, in our sole
discretion, believe necessary or appropriate, in
connection with an investigation of fraud, intellectual
property infringements, or other activity that is or may
be illegal or may expose us, service or content
providers we work with, or you to possible legal
Means Of Redress Are Available?
If you suspect the Center has handled your personal
information in a manner that does not comply with this
Privacy Statement, then it may be that something we did
not intend has occurred. In that event, please
notify us immediately with as much detail as possible by
email at admin@NCIMM.org so that we can respond to your
concerns and take corrective action if necessary.