NESA uses commercially reasonable practices to safeguard the confidentiality of your account information and to prevent unauthorized access, maintain data accuracy, and ensure the correct use of information. However, no data transmitted over the Internet is 100% secure. Accordingly, while NESA does make commercially reasonable efforts to protect your personal information, any information that you provide to NESA is provided at your own risk and you assume all responsibility and risk for your use of the Site, the Internet generally, and the information you may post or access and for your conduct on and off the Site.
In order to operate the Site in an efficient and effective manner and to provide you with information that may be of interest to you, NESA collects personal information, such as name, company name, physical address, IP address and email address when you apply to become a member of NESA and when you request to participate in a forum (or related discussion board). We also maintain a membership list, which includes the name, physical address, phone number, and fax number of all NESA members. We may, at our discretion, collect additional information from users who made requests via the Site (i.e. registering for events, making membership payments, or other inquiries). Please understand that when you publicly display personal information (i.e. using a forum on the Site), that information can be collected and used by others and NESA is not liable or responsible for the collection or use of information that is retrievable by the public. We may use the information that we collect from you to fulfill your requests, to manage the Site, to communicate with you about membership, registration, products, services, events and other opportunities related to NESA (or its members), to conduct research and analysis and to expand our services and outreach.
When you engage in any financial transaction through the Site, you will be asked to provide certain financial information. We will only use this information if necessary to complete the transaction or series of recurring transactions authorized by you. We may disclose information that we collect about you to our third-party contractors and payment processors who perform services for us in connection with the Website, or to complete or confirm a transaction or series of transactions that you conduct with us. We may also disclose information to service providers or suppliers if the disclosure will enable that party to perform business, professional or technical support for us, including, for example, marketing partners, analytics services and research services.