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Privacy and Use Policy

ACE | ASSOCIATION FOR COMMUNICATION EXCELLENCE has created this Privacy Policy to explain why we collect particular information and how we will protect your personal privacy within our website. The following discloses our information gathering and dissemination practices for the website located at ACEWeb.org. In order to fully understand your rights, we encourage you to read this Privacy Policy as well as our Terms of Use. ACE | ASSOCIATION FOR COMMUNICATION EXCELLENCE reserves the right at any time and without notice to change this Privacy Policy simply by posting such changes on our website. Any such change will be effective immediately upon posting. Questions regarding this statement should be directed to ACE | ASSOCIATION FOR COMMUNICATION EXCELLENCE by sending us an email. Please reference this Privacy Policy in your subject line.

Privacy Policy for ASSOCIATION.org

What Information We Collect and How We Use That Information

Our registration forms require users to give us contact information that may include name, e-mail address, address, interests, and similar information.

We do not store sensitive information from our visitors, such as credit card or social security numbers.

We will never give or sell membership information to a third party.

Use by ACE | ASSOCIATION FOR COMMUNICATION EXCELLENCE

When you create an account with ACE | ASSOCIATION FOR COMMUNICATION EXCELLENCE you may receive occasional emails from us updating you on noteworthy developments at ACE | ASSOCIATION FOR COMMUNICATION EXCELLENCE or in the field of Communication Excellence in Agriculture, Natural Resources, and Life and Human Science. If you do not wish to hear from us, simply use the unsubscribe feature on these emails and/or contact us directly.

Security

All conference registration and membership information provided to ACE | ASSOCIATION FOR COMMUNICATION EXCELLENCE is secured, accessible only by designated ACE | Association for Communication Excellence staff. Data transmissions over the internet are not 100% secure. While we strive to protect your information, we cannot ensure or warrant the security of such information either secured or transmitted.

Other Websites

Although the information contained on ACE | ASSOCIATION FOR COMMUNICATION EXCELLENCE’s website has been produced and processed from sources believed to be reliable, no warranty, expressed or implied, is made regarding the accuracy, adequacy, completeness, legality, reliability or usefulness of any information. Information provided is on an "as is" basis.

Changes that have occurred to certain information may not be incorporated into the latest version of the website. Data can quickly become out of date and electronic data may be altered subsequent to its original distribution. ACE | ASSOCIATION FOR COMMUNICATION EXCELLENCE not shall be held liable for any error, omission, defect, delay in transmission or operation, computer virus, communication line failure, theft, destruction or unauthorized access to, alteration of or use of information contained on this site nor for the improper or incorrect use of the information contained herein.

ACE | ASSOCIATION FOR COMMUNICATION EXCELLENCE shall not be responsible for the contents of any off-site pages referenced or linked to. Such links are provided for information only and do not constitute an endorsement of any kind.

In the event that unauthorized third parties place defamatory, offensive or illegal material on this website, the risk of injury or harm from such materials rests entirely with the user.

Member Directory

ACE | ASSOCIATION FOR COMMUNICATION EXCELLENCE maintains a member directory for the purpose of helping members of our community connect with one another. If you are a current ACE | ASSOCIATION FOR COMMUNICATION EXCELLENCE member, other current ACE | ASSOCIATION FOR COMMUNICATION EXCELLENCE members have access to the complete directory. You control what information is published in the member directory and may include your name, organization, mailing address, phone, and email address.

Conference Privacy

Conference registrants will be included in the list of attendees that will be distributed to conference attendees only. The purpose of this list is to encourage networking and individual follow up. This list is not to be used for unsolicited commercial or bulk-email purposes. The information on the list will be limited to name, organization, city, and state.

Agreement

By using the ACE | ASSOCIATION FOR COMMUNICATION EXCELLENCE website, you agree to be bound by the terms and conditions of this agreement. If you do not want to be bound by this agreement, please do not use the ACE | ASSOCIATION FOR COMMUNICATION EXCELLENCE website. ACE | ASSOCIATION FOR COMMUNICATION EXCELLENCE may change this agreement at any time. Those changes will be effective immediately upon posting of the modification(s) on the site. You agree to review this agreement from time-to-time to make sure that you are aware of any changes. Your continued use of the ACE | ASSOCIATION FOR COMMUNICATION EXCELLENCE website indicates your acceptance of the modified agreement.

Prohibited Uses of Information

Use of the ACE | ASSOCIATION FOR COMMUNICATION EXCELLENCE site and/or the information stored therein for commercial or business purposes of any kind, for personal gain or for political purposes, is prohibited. Prohibited activities also include, but are not limited to solicitations for commercial services, harvesting of information, cold-calling and mass-mailings.

Abuse Reporting and Privacy Inquiries

Users wishing to report abuse or to inquire about privacy concerns are invited to contact ACE | ASSOCIATION FOR COMMUNICATION EXCELLENCE.

Limitation, Suspension or Termination of Service

ACE | ASSOCIATION FOR COMMUNICATION EXCELLENCE reserves the right to limit, suspend or terminate service and/or membership to any user found to have used the site in a manner inconsistent with the Terms of Use, local, state or Federal law, or in a manner that creates liability for ACE | ASSOCIATION FOR COMMUNICATION EXCELLENCE. The sole discretion of ACE | ASSOCIATION FOR COMMUNICATION EXCELLENCE shall apply in all cases.

Indemnification

By using the site, users agree to indemnify, defend, and hold harmless  ACE | ASSOCIATION FOR COMMUNICATION EXCELLENCE and its respective Board Members, agents and assigns from and against any and all losses, claims, damages, costs, and expenses that may arise from use of the site, and/or from user breach of these policies. ACE | ASSOCIATION FOR COMMUNICATION EXCELLENCE reserves the right to participate in the investigation, settlement, and defense of any such action or claim. ACE | ASSOCIATION FOR COMMUNICATION EXCELLENCE reserves the right to approve choice of counsel, and any potential settlement of such a claim.

Contacting ACE | ASSOCIATION FOR COMMUNICATION EXCELLENCE

If you have any questions about this Privacy Policy, the practices of this website, or your dealings with this website, you can contact us.

Adopted: 5/1/2019


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