IPC Privacy Policy

IPC - Association Connecting Electronics Industries®
3000 Lakeside Drive, Suite 309 S
Bannockburn, IL 60015
847-615-7100 tel
847-615-7105 fax
e-mail: webmaster@ipc.org



Information Collection

IPC is the sole owner of the information collected on www.ipc.org and affiliated sites. IPC collects information at several different points on the website.

Periodically, a user must complete a registration form to register for IPC events. During registration a user is required to give contact information. This information is used to contact the user about the event for which the user has registered. The attendee lists for IPC APEX EXPO™ and IPC Midwest Conference & Exhibition are made available to exhibitors for marketing purposes.

While placing an order, a user is asked to provide contact information and financial information. This information is used for billing purposes and to complete the customer’s order. If there is a problem processing an order, the information may be used to contact the user.

Information is collected through cookies, log files, and/or third parties. Some of the collected information is tied to the user’s personally identifiable information to provide offers and improve the content of the site for the user.

Cookies

IPC uses cookies to record session information such as items that visitors add to their shopping cart.

Database Confidentiality

IPC does not sell or share e-mail addresses with other organizations without the express permission of the user. IPC does not sell contact information from the database.

During registration for an IPC event, a user is required to give contact information. This information is used to contact the user about the event for which the user has registered. The attendee lists for IPC APEX EXPO and IPC Midwest Conference & Exhibitionare made available to exhibitors for marketing purposes. Attendee postal information may be shared with exhibitors on a one-time use basis.

While placing an order, a user is asked to provide contact information and financial information. This information is used for billing purposes and to fill customer’s order. If there is a problem processing an order, the information may be used to contact the user.


Log Files

Website log files are used to store information such as: Internet protocol (IP) addresses, browser type, Internet service provider (ISP), referring/exit pages, platform type, date/time stamp, and number of clicks. This information is used to analyze trends, administer the site, track user’s movement within the site and gather broad demographic information for aggregate use. IP addresses, etc. are not linked to personally identifiable information. The log files are used by utility tracking software to analyze user movement.

E-mail tracking

Html-based e-mails may track if they have been opened by the recipients. Additional information may be collected as well, including identifiers, date and time of page views and a description of the page viewed (URL.) If you do not wish to be tracked via e-mail, you will need to disable HTML images or refuse HTML (select Text only) e-mails via your e-mail software.

Legal Disclaimer

Though every effort is made to preserve user privacy, it may be necessary to disclose personal information when required by law, such as in compliance with a court order or other legal or governmental process, wherein a good-faith belief that such action is necessary to comply with a judicial proceeding, a court order or legal process served on the website.

Notifications

IPC may use user information to provide user with information on new products, services, or upcoming events. More and more IPC information is provided by e-mail, so user may not receive notices on these subjects if user opts-out. Users who wish not to receive e-mail for any of the specific categories below, should send an e-mail with the subject line “Remove” and name, address, and e-mail address in the e-mail body to:

  • noapexpo@ipc.org to be removed from IPC APEX EXPO™ Tradeshow Information
  • nomwshow@ipc.org to be removed from IPC Midwest Conference & Exhibition Information
  • noedu@ipc.org to be removed from Professional Development/Educational Programs Information
  • notraining@ipc.org be removed from Multimedia Training Information
  • noemc@ipc.org be removed from Management Programs and Councils Information
  • noemtf@ipc.org to be removed from Market Research Information
  • notech@ipc.org to be removed from Promotions/Announcements of IPC Standards and Related Products Information
  • nogov@ipc.org to be removed from Legislation/Trade Issues Information
  • noehs@ipc.org to be removed from Environmental, Health & Safety Information (EHS) Information
  • noLFCert@ipc.org to be removed from information on IPC's lead-free certification program
  • nodc@ipc.org to be removed from IPC Designers Council Information
  • nombr@ipc.org to be removed from IPC Membership Benefits Information
  • nocca@ipc.org to be removed from California Circuits Association (CCA) Information
  • nocn@ipc.org to be removed from Programs taking place in China/Asia Information
  • no3pty@ipc.org to be removed from Third Party Announcements and Offers Information

IPC may also access user contact information to reach user through phone, mail or fax. If user wishes to be removed from all contacts by these methods, user should send an e-mail to dataentry@ipc.org or call +1 847-597-2897.

Ad Servers

IPC does not partner with nor have special relationships with ad server companies.

Links

This website may contain links to non-IPC sites. IPC is not responsible for the privacy practices of other sites. IPC's privacy statement applies solely to information collected by IPC's website.


Listserv e-mail discussion forums

IPC hosts a number of e-mail discussion forums. The subscriber list of these forums is kept private, and not released outside IPC. Whenever users voluntarily disclose personal information online, that information can be collected and used by others. By posting personal information online that is publicly accessible, users may receive unsolicited messages from other parties in return.

Security

This website takes every precaution to protect user information. When users submit sensitive information via the website, their information is protected both online and off-line.

SSL encryption software is used on forms requesting sensitive information.

User information is restricted within the IPC offices. IPC employees who need the information to perform a specific job are granted access to personally identifiable information. Servers that store personally identifiable information are in a locked facility.

Correcting/Updating/Deleting/Deactivating Personal Information

If a user’s personally identifiable information changes, or if a user no longer desires the services provided, user should send an e-mail to Customer Service at dataentry@ipc.org, or contact IPC by telephone or postal mail at the contact information listed below.

Modifications to the Policy

IPC may modify, add or remove portions of the Privacy Policy at any time. Customer information may be used for new, unanticipated uses not previously disclosed in the privacy notice. Information practice changes will be posted on this website.

Contact Information

If users have any questions or suggestions regarding this privacy policy, please contact IPC at:

IPC - Association Connecting Electronics Industries
3000 Lakeside Drive, Suite 309 S
Bannockburn, IL 60015
+1 847-615-7100 tel
+1 847-615-7105 fax
e-mail: webmaster@ipc.org


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