Privacy Policy

SECTION 1 – WHAT DO WE DO WITH YOUR INFORMATION?

When you provide us with personal information such as your name, address and email address, we collect the information to use for membership contact, postal mailings, email blasts, and membership statistics.

When you browse our website, we also automatically receive your computer’s internet protocol (IP) address in order to provide us with information that helps us learn about your browser and operating system.

Email or postal mail marketing: With your permission, we may send you emails or mailingsabout CAA events and information.  We may also send you emails or mailings from: third-party vendors, hearing related products, institutions of higher learning, or other professional organizations offering seminars, surveys, workshops and continuing education credits.

 

SECTION 2 – CONSENT

How do you get my consent?
When you join or renew membership for CAA and provide us with personal information to complete the membership transaction and verify your credit card, we imply that you consent to our collecting it and using it for that specific reason only.

When you add your information to the “Find an Audiologist” section you consent to make the provided information public so that you may be found by consumers as well as other professionals.

How do I withdraw my consent?
If after you join or renew CAA membership, you change your mind, you may withdraw your consent for us to contact you, for the continued collection, use or disclosure of your information, at anytime, by contacting the VP of Membership and Treasurer.

 

SECTION 3 – DISCLOSURE

We may disclose your personal information if we are required by law to do so or if you violate our Code of Ethics.

 

SECTION 4 – INFORMATION STORAGE

Our website uses PayPalMailChimp, and EventBrite to collect your information for payment transactions, event registration, and marketing.

Your data is stored via MailChimp and the website’s secure hosting server behind a firewall.

Payment:
Payment information (i.e. credit card information) is not stored on the CAA website.  We use PayPal for payment transactions.  Please review the PayPal Security page for details regarding your privacy. https://www.paypal.com/us/webapps/mpp/ua/privacy-full

 

SECTION 5 – THIRD-PARTY SERVICES

In general, the third-party providers (PayPal, MailChimp, and EventBrite) used by us will only collect, use and disclose your information to the extent necessary to allow them to perform the services they provide to us.

However, certain third-party service providers, such as payment gateways and other payment transaction processors, have their own privacy policies in respect to the information we are required to provide to them for your purchase-related transactions.

For these providers, we recommend that you read their privacy policies so you can understand the manner in which your personal information will be handled by these providers.

In particular, remember that certain providers may be located in or have facilities that are located in a different jurisdiction than either you or us. So if you elect to proceed with a transaction that involves the services of a third-party service provider, then your information may become subject to the laws of the jurisdiction(s) in which that service provider or its facilities are located.

Once you leave our website or are redirected to a third-party website or application, you are no longer governed by this Privacy Policy or our website’s Terms of Service.

Links
When you click on links on our website, they may direct you away from our site. We are not responsible for the privacy practices of other sites and encourage you to read their privacy statements.

 

SECTION 6 – SECURITY

To protect your personal information, we take reasonable precautions and follow industry best practices to make sure it is not inappropriately lost, misused, accessed, disclosed, altered or destroyed.

 

SECTION 7 – COOKIES

A cookie is a string of information that a website stores on a visitor’s computer, and that the visitor’s browser provides to the website each time the visitor returns. CAA uses cookies to help CAA identify and track visitors, their usage of CAA’s website, and theirwebsite access preferences. CAA’s visitors who do not wish to have cookies placed on their computers should set their browsers to refuse cookies before using CAA’s website.

 

SECTION 8 – CHANGES TO THIS PRIVACY POLICY

We reserve the right to modify this privacy policy at any time, so please review it frequently. Changes and clarifications will take effect immediately upon their posting on the website. If we make material changes to this policy, we will notify you here that it has been updated, so that you are aware of what information we collect, how we use it, and under what circumstances, if any, we use and/or disclose it.

 

SECTION 9 – REFUND POLICY

All refunds are considered on a case by case basis. If you change your mind after submitting any transaction, please contact our Treasurer within 24 hours to discuss getting a refund.

 

QUESTIONS AND CONTACT INFORMATION

If you would like to: access, correct, amend or delete any personal information we have about you, register a complaint, or simply want more information contact our VP of Communications.