Collection of Information
CLSI does not collect any personal information from users browsing its website. Nonidentifying data are collected for website use and design purposes. This information does not provide any personally identifying information.
As a general policy, CLSI collects and stores only personal information that is knowingly provided by our members and visitors. The voluntary personal identifying information that CLSI collects is limited to the following: use of the CLSI online store; responding to customer inquiries; contacting members and other users for online surveys; and distribution of communications, including eNews and promotional communications.
In the course of operating CLSI, we will collect and receive the following types of information. You authorize us to collect and receive such information.
To comment or become a Registered User, you will be required to provide us with personal information about yourself, such as your name, e-mail address, zip code, and Unique Identifiers. If you contact us, you will need to provide your name and e-mail address. Registered Users may also provide identifiable information in the course of using the Website. All information we collect and/or receive under this section is collectively called “Personal Information.” We do not collect any personal information from Visitors or Registered Users when they use the Website, unless they provide such information voluntarily.
When you wish to purchase a Product, you will be required to provide certain information. Such information may include a debit card number, credit card number, expiration date, billing address, activation codes, and similar information. Such information is collectively called the “Billing Information.” You authorize CLSI to collect, process, and store your Billing Information.
When Registered Users wish to make a purchase through the Website, they must provide us with certain information about the transaction they are seeking to execute. Such information is collectively called the “Transaction Information.” You also authorize us to share your Transaction Information with any suppliers of such Products so that they can process and ship your order.
In addition to the information noted above, we may collect additional information (collectively, the “Other Information”). Such Other Information may include:
We may retain data, including Personal Data, for as long as necessary to deliver the Products and Services or as needed for other lawful purposes. We may retain anonymized or pseudonymized, aggregated data indefinitely or to the extent permitted under applicable law.
Access to My CLSI on the CLSI website uses limited information that is voluntarily submitted by our members. Similar information is submitted through membership applications, purchase orders, and event and meeting registrations. This information is not shared.
All members of CLSI are listed in the Membership Directory under My CLSI on our website. This networking tool is available only to current members of CLSI. Members can search for colleagues by last name, organization, or country. Search results include first and last name, organization, address, phone, fax, and e-mail.
Accessing and Modifying Personal Information and Communication Preferences
If you have registered for the Website, you may access, review, and make changes to your Personal Information, Billing Information, and certain Other Information by following the instructions found on the Website. In addition, you may manage your receipt of marketing and non-transactional communications by clicking on the “unsubscribe” link located on the bottom of any CLSI marketing email. Registered Users cannot opt out of receiving transactional e-mails related to their account. We will use commercially reasonable efforts to process such requests in a timely manner. You should be aware, however, that it is not always possible to completely remove or modify information in our subscription databases.
Subject to applicable data protection laws, customers and users have the following rights with respect to CLSI’s handling of Personal Data:
To exercise any of the above listed rights, e-mail CLSI at email@example.com or +1.610.688.0100. CLSI will process requests in accordance with applicable law and within a reasonable period of time.
How We Use and Share the Information
We use the Personal Information, the Transaction Information, and the Other Information (collectively, the “Information”) to provide our services; to process orders for products and services; to administer our promotional programs; to maintain and improve our Website and services to you; to solicit your feedback; and to inform you about our products and services.
We may also use and/or share Information as described below.
Information You Share
How We Protect the Information
We take commercially reasonable steps to protect the Information from loss, misuse, and unauthorized access, disclosure, alteration, or destruction. Please understand, however, that no security system is impenetrable. We cannot guarantee the security of our databases, nor can we guarantee that the Information that you supply will not be intercepted while being transmitted to and from us over the Internet. In particular, e-mail sent to or from the Website may not be secure, and you should therefore take special care in deciding what information you send to us via e-mail.
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CLSI does not monitor, recognize, or honor any behavioral advertising opt-out or do not track mechanisms, including general web browser “Do Not Track” settings and/or signals.
Credit Card Account Information
Credit card information obtained from CLSI’s online store is protected by SSL (Secure Sockets Layer) security, which encrypts personal information. Only pertinent information is shared with the appropriate clearinghouse for the express purpose of completing the transaction. CLSI does not share or sell any information pertaining to online transactions.
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