Ductile Iron Pipe Research Association Website Privacy Policy

Effective Date: This Privacy Policy was last updated on September 1, 2021.
1. ACKNOWLEDGMENT AND ACCEPTANCE OF TERMS
Ductile Iron Pipe Research Association (collectively "we", or "us") is committed to protecting your privacy. This Privacy Policy sets forth our current privacy practices with regard to the information we collect when a visitor (collectively "user", or "you", or "your computer") interacts with our website at www.dipra.org (including, without limitation, both mobile and online versions of our site) (the “Website”). By accessing the Website, you acknowledge and fully understand Ductile Iron Pipe Research Association’s Privacy Policy and freely consent to the information collection and use practices described in the Ductile Iron Pipe Research Association Privacy Policy.
2. INFORMATION WE COLLECT AND HOW IT IS USED

INFORMATION COLLECTION

We collect several types of information from and about you, including:
  • Information provided by you, such as name, address, email address, telephone number, and other personally identifying information. For example, we collect information from you when you fill out a form on our Website or when you fill out a physical copy of a form;

  • Information provided by third parties about you. As part of our services, we may also collect information from third parties such as; and

  • Information collected automatically as you navigate through the site. Information collected automatically may include usage details, domain address, IP addresses, internet browser, operating system, your internet connection, the equipment you use to access our Website, and information collected through cookies.

INFORMATION USE

We use information that we collect about you or that you provide to us:
  • to provide you with information, goods, or services that you request from us;

  • to present our Website and its contents to you and to improve our Website (We continually strive to improve our Website offerings based on the information and feedback Wewe receive from you);

  • to notify you about changes to our Website or any products or services we offer or provide through it;

  • to allow you to participate in interactive features on our Website and to personalize your experience (your information helps us to better respond to your individual needs);

  • to provide you with notices about your use of the Website and to improve our services (your information helps us to more effectively respond to your requests);

  • to carry out our obligations and enforce our rights arising from any contracts entered into between you and us;

  • to notify you about changes to our Website or any products or services we offer or provide through it;

  • to enable communications to you regarding our services such as email and text;

  • to work with marketing partners to provide you with products or services that may be of interest to you;

  • to enable communications to you regarding our organization and services such as email, newsletters, and service brochures;

  • to fulfill any other purpose for which you provide it and in any other way we may describe when you provide the information; and

  • for any other purpose with your consent.

DISCLOSURE OF YOUR INFORMATION

We may disclose information that we collect about you or that you provide to us directly as described in this privacy policy:
  • to our affiliates, including but not limited to our member companies;

  • to contractors, service providers, and other third parties we use to support our business;

  • to fulfill the purpose for which you provide it, for example, to process a request for information made through our Website;

  • for any other purpose disclosed by us when you provide the information; and

  • with your consent.

We may also disclose your personal information:
  • to comply with any court order, law, or legal process, including to respond to any government, regulatory, or law enforcement request; or

  • if we believe disclosure is necessary or appropriate to protect the rights, property, or safety of us, our users, or others.

Our systems may associate this personal information with your activities in the course of providing service to you (such as pages you view or things you click on or search for).
To customize our Website, service and other offerings for you, we and our partners may collect, use, and share precise location data, including the real-time geographic location of your computer or device. This location data is collected anonymously in a form that does not personally identify you and is used only to provide and improve our service. We may obtain your consent on your first use of the service.
We may disclose aggregated information about our users and de-identified data or information that does not identify an individual.
We may keep data indefinitely.
3. USE OF COOKIES
Our Website uses “cookies,” which are used to store information about your visit to our Website, including visitors’ preferences and the pages on the Website that you visited or accessed. We use this information to optimize your experience by customizing our Website content based on your browser type and other information.
4. DO NOT TRACK
We do not respond to Web browser “do not track” signals or other mechanisms. Other parties may collect personally identifiable information about your activities over time and across different websites when a consumer uses our Website or service.
5. LINKS
Our Website may contain links to other sites. Please be aware that we are not responsible for the content or privacy practices of such other sites. We encourage our users to be aware when they leave our site and to read the privacy statements of any other site that collects personally identifiable information.
6. CHILDREN UNDER THE AGE OF 13
Our Website is not intended for children under 13 years of age. No one under age 13 may provide any information to or on the Website. We do not knowingly collect personal information from children under 13. If you are under 13, do not use or provide any information to or on this Website or through any of its features. If we learn we have collected or received personal information from a child under 13 without verification of parental consent, we will delete that information. If you believe we might have any information from or about a child under 13, please contact us in one of the ways provided in the Contact InformationContacting Us section, below.
7. CALIFORNIA RESIDENTS
Under the California Consumer Privacy Act, among other rights, California consumers have the right to:
Request that a business that collects a consumer’s personal data disclose the categories and specific pieces of personal data that a business has collected about consumers.
Request that a business delete any personal data about the consumer that a business has collected.
Request that a business that sells a consumer’s personal data, not sell the consumer’s personal data.
If you make a request, we have one month to respond to you. If you would like to exercise any of these rights, please contact us, using the information at the Contacting Us section below.
8. SECURITY
We have implemented reasonable measures designed to secure your personal information from accidental loss and from unauthorized access, use, alteration, and disclosure.
9. CHANGES TO THIS STATEMENT
We may occasionally update this Privacy Policy, so please check it from time to time. When we do, we will also revise the "updated" date at the top of this Privacy Policy. Your continued use of the service constitutes your agreement to this privacy statement and any updates.
10. CONTACTING US
If you have questions regarding our Privacy Policy, its implementation, failure to adhere to this Privacy Policy and/or our general practices, please contact us at info@DIPRA.org. You may also write to us at:
Ductile Iron Pipe Research Association P.O. Box 190306 Birmingham, AL 35219 United States Phone: (205) 402-8700 Email: info@dipra.org
Ductile Iron Pipe Research Association will use commercially reasonable efforts to promptly respond and resolve any problem or question.