Privacy Policy

North American Association of Food Equipment Manufacturers (referred to as “Company”, “we” or “us”) is committed to protecting the privacy of our member's and Website user’s personal information. This statement applies with respect to the information that we collect from the all Company Websites, located at www.nafem.org. Amendments to this statement will be posted at this URL and will be effective when posted. Your continued use of this site following the posting of any amendment, modification or change shall constitute your acceptance thereof.

 

I. INFORMATION COLLECTED

We collect non-personally identifiable information about you in a number of ways, including tracking your activities through your IP address, computer settings or most-recently visited URL. We may also ask you to provide certain non-personally identifiable information about yourself, such as your age, household income, buying preferences, etc. We do not collect any personally identifiable information about you unless you voluntarily submit such information to us, by, for example, filling out a survey or registration form. The types of information that may be requested include your name, email address, cellular phone number, and country of residence.

 

II. USE OF PERSONAL INFORMATION

In general, we will only use the information you provide to us for the purpose as are described at the point of collection. We do not share or provide your information with third-parties, other than as necessary for the functions of the Website and the fulfillment of the purpose for which the information is collected. We may also use this information to deliver to you information about our compa­ny and promotional material from our company, trend analysis, pattern detection, and site administration. Your information may also be used by Company to contact you when necessary. Users may opt-out of receiving future mailings from Company by following the instructions set forth in the opt-out section below.

Non-personal demographic and profile data is used to tailor your experience at our site, showing you content we think you might be interested in.

 

III. AUTOMATICALLY COLLECTED INFORMATION

During your visit to the Websites, we also may collect information your visit but not about you. For instance, we may collect your IP address, browser type, domain name, access times and referring Website addresses. This information helps facilitate the online experience at our Websites. In addition, we use cookies to track usage patterns at our site and to control the display of ads, as well as to offer other functionalities (such as screening for age, helping to track items in your shopping basket at sites which offer online shopping opportunities, and "recognizing" you to speed up your log-in when you visit our sites). See below for more detail on cookies. We use your IP Address to help diagnose problems with our serv­er, and to administer our Websites.

 

IV. PURCHASE OF PRODUCTS OR SERVICES

When you purchase products or services from or through the Company Websites we may require Personal Information such as name, address, telephone number and billing information, including credit card, debit card or bank account data. We will not disclose your Personal Information, including billing information, except to the extent necessary to complete your transaction, for example during an online purchase or where needed to deliver a product or service you ordered.

 

V. USE OF COOKIES

When you view our Website we might store some information on your computer. This information will be in the form of a "cookie" or similar file. Cookies are small pieces of information stored on your hard drive, not on our site. Cookies do not spy on you or otherwise invade your privacy, and they cannot invade your hard drive and steal information. Rather, they help you navigate a Website as eas­ily as possible. We use cookies to deliver content specific to your interests.

 

VI. SECURITY

Our site has industry standard security measures in place to pro­tect the loss, misuse and alteration of the information under our con­trol. While there is no such thing as "perfect security" on the Internet, we will take all reasonable steps to insure the safety of your personal information.

 

VII. OTHER WEBSITES; LINKS

Our Websites contain links to other Websites. Company is not respon­sible for the privacy practices or the content of such Websites. We encourage you to become familiar with privacy policies of other sites you visit, including linked sites.

 

VIII. CORRECT; UPDATE

Company allows its users the option to change or modify information previously provided. This may be done through the following methods:

  1. email the information to info@nafem.org.
  2. visit the Customer Service section of the site and follow the appropriate instructions.

Unfortunately, to the extent that such information is also stored in other databases, we cannot always ensure that such corrections or deletions will reach the other databases. We will use all reasonable efforts to ensure that your information is removed from or corrected in our records.

 

IX. CHOICE; OPT OUT

You may opt-out of receiving communications from Company by the following means:

  1. send an email to info@nafem.org.
  2. visit the Customer Service section of the site and follow the appropriate instructions.

We will take commercially reasonable steps to implement your opt-out requests promptly; but you may still receive promotional information from us by mail for up to 60 days due to printing and mailing schedules, and up to 10 days for email.

 

X. PUBLIC FORUMS

These sites make chat rooms, forums, message boards, and/or news groups available to its users. Please remember that any information that is disclosed in these areas becomes public information and you should exercise caution when deciding to disclose your personal information.

 

XI. OPERATIONS IN THE UNITED STATES

Our Website and the servers that make these sites available worldwide are located in the United States. The Internet laws in the United States govern all matters relating to these sites. Any information you provide in subscribing to one of our Websites or registering or ordering at one of our websites will be transferred to the United States. By visiting our sites and submitting information, you authorize this transfer, processing and use.

 

Contacting us:

If you have any questions about this privacy statement, the prac­tices of this site, or your dealings with this Website, you can contact us at info@nafem.org or +1.312.821.0201.

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