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This privacy policy sets out how Kansas City Society of Association Executives (herein, "KCSAE") uses and protects any information that you give KCSAE when you use this website.

KCSAE 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 website, then you can be assured that it will only be used in accordance with this privacy statement.

KCSAE may change this policy from time to time by updating this page. You should check this page from time to time to ensure that you are happy with any changes.

This policy is effective from 11/1/2014.

What we collect
KCSAE may collect the following information:

  • name and job title
  • contact information including email address
  • demographic information such as ZIP code and interests
  • other information relevant to events, surveys and/or offers

What we do with the information gathered
KCSAE requests member-specific information to better understand your needs and provide you with better service. The information gathered may be used for the following reasons:

  • Member record management.
  • Event administration and management.
  • To improve our programming and other membership services.
  • Periodic promotional email about new products, special offers, or other information that may be of interest to you.
  • To contact you for market research via email, phone, or mail.
  • To customize the website based on to your interests indicated on your profile.
  • To provide your information to KCSAE for marketing or promotional purposes.
  • Members who are logged in may opt-out of appearing in the online member directory which is only available to logged in Members.
  • Rest assured, we will never sell your information.

Security
KCSAE is committed to ensuring that your information is secure. In order to prevent unauthorized access or disclosure, we have put in place suitable physical, electronic, and managerial procedures to safeguard and secure the information we collect online.

Cookies
What is a Cookie?
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.

You can choose to accept or decline cookies. Most web browsers automatically accept cookies, but you can usually modify your browser setting to decline cookies if you prefer. This may prevent you from taking full advantage of the website.

How we use cookies.
KCSAE uses traffic log cookies to identify pages being used. This helps us analyze data about web page traffic and improve our website in order to tailor it to customer needs. This information is only used for statistical analysis purposes and, then, the data is removed from the system.

Overall, cookies help us 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.

Links to other websites
The KCSAE website may contain links that easily enable you to visit other websites of interest. Once you have used these links to leave the KCSAE site, KCSAE no longer has control over other website content. Therefore, we cannot be responsible for the protection and privacy of any information that you provide whilst visiting such sites. In addition, these sites are not governed by this privacy statement. You should exercise caution and look at the privacy statement applicable to the website in question.

We will not sell, distribute, or lease your personal information to third parties unless we have your permission or are required by law. With your permission, we may use your personal information to send promotional materials about third parties that may be of interest to you.

You may request details of personal information that we hold about you under the Data Protection Act 1998. A small fee will be payable. If you would like a copy of the information held on you please write to:

Kansas City Society of Association Executives

Contact: Cynthia Edmunds
P.O. Box 23728
Shawnee Mission, KS 66283
Phone (913) 353-5920
cedmunds@kcsae.org

If you believe that any information we hold on you is incorrect or incomplete, please write or email us as soon as possible, at the above address. We will promptly correct any information found to be incorrect.