The CHIMNEY SAFETY INSTITUTE OF AMERICA (“CSIA”) PROVIDES
at thIS website, why we collect such information, and how we will handle information
we learn about you from your visit to our Website. YOUR USE OF THIS SITE
Policy, please do not use this site. YOUR USE OF THIS SITE IS ALSO SUBJECT TO OUR
WEBSITE TERMS AND CONDITIONS.
Please note that when you visit our site any personal or non-personal data you
provide will be transferred to the U.S. where our site is located. By using this
site you consent to the collection, processing, transfer and storage of such data
to the U.S.
OUR PRIVACY COMMITMENT
CSIA is committed to protecting your privacy while you visit our website. We
have developed the following principles to assure your privacy, as well as protect
the personal information or data you supply to us. We respect the information you
provide to us and we treat it carefully. If you choose not to provide personal information,
you can still use much of this website, but you will not be able to access areas
that require log-in.
INFORMATION COLLECTED AUTOMATICALLY
As a general matter, each time a visitor or user enters this website, the website
hosting company's server collects basic technical information, including the visitor's
domain name, e.g., aol.com; referral data, e.g., the last URL
a user visited prior to entering the website; and browser and platform type,
e.g., Netscape browser or a Macintosh platform. We may use anonymous tracking
technologies to collect, store and sometimes track information for statistical purposes
and to improve the products and services we provide. We aggregate this information
and use it to evaluate and improve our site.
PERSONALLY IDENTIFIABLE USER INFORMATION
When you use or post content on this site, CSIA may collect personally identifiable
information voluntarily provided by you, such as your first name, last name, company
name, mailing address, e-mail address, telephone number, password, or login or user
name. The information requested and collected depends on the feature offered. Your
participation in these features and your sharing of your personally identifiable
information with CSIA constitutes your agreement to such sharing. CSIA is not responsible
for any use by third parties of personally identifiable user data that you voluntarily
post on this site.
HOW WE USE INFORMATION WE COLLECT
CSIA collects personal data about our users to facilitate use of this site, register
visitors for e-mail updates and other information and features, and respond to e-mails,
comments, requests, or complaints. We provide recipients an opportunity to opt-out
of all e-mail communications.
INFORMATION WE SHARE WITH THIRD PARTIES
We do not share personally identifiable information with third parties for their
marketing purposes without your consent, except that we may share your mailing address
with suppliers of chimney cleaning products and equipment with whom we have written
agreements. Certain features available at this site may require public posting of
personal information, including your online and offline contact details. For example,
the name, address, phone and facsimile number, e-mail address, and other personal
information of suppliers and CSIA certified sweeps may be posted and made available
to third parties on this website. Your participation in these features constitutes
your agreement to such sharing and posting. CSIA will not otherwise disclose your
personal information without your consent except (i) to safeguard its website, intellectual
property, users, or the rights of third parties, (ii) to investigate violations
of our Terms and Conditions, or (iii) as required by law or in response to a court
order or legal request.
Some of the pages on this site utilize “cookies” so that we can better serve
you when you next return to the site. Cookies are identifiers that a website places
on your computer’s hard drive in order to facilitate the interaction between your
computer and the website. Most web browsers automatically accept cookies, but you
can usually change your browser to prevent that.
CSIA reserves the right, in its complete discretion, to change, modify, add,
or remove portions of this policy at any time. Any changes to this policy will take
effect upon posting, provided that the use of any information previously collected
by CSIA will continue to be governed by the policy in effect when the information
was collected. Please check back periodically for any changes we
may make, as your continued use of this site following the posting of changes to
these terms will mean you accept these changes.
Safety Institute of America at 2155 Commercial Drive Plainfield, Indiana 46168,
or by e-mail at firstname.lastname@example.org