Privacy Policy

Welcome to the PRMIA website at www.prmia.org ("Website"). PRMIA is a non-profit corporation that provides information and resources to risk management professionals worldwide. Throughout the explanation of this policy, PRMIA sometimes collectively referred to as "we" or "us." Users of the Website are referred to as "you." This privacy policy ("Privacy Policy") applies to transactions and activities in which you engage, data gathered by the Website, e-mail communications between you and PRMIA, and the Website public forum, weblogs, job postings service and other means through which you may communicate and/or post information.

PRMIA is committed to protecting your privacy. This Privacy Policy covers our treatment of personally identifiable information you voluntarily submit through your use of this website. This policy does not apply to the practices of companies or other entities that PRMIA does not own or control (see Your Acceptance of Our Privacy Policy). If you link to another web site from the PRMIA Website, please consult that site's privacy policy.

This privacy policy describes the information we collect, why we collect it, and explains how it is used. By using PRMIA's Website, you agree to the collection and use of your personal information as described below. You also agree to abide by the terms described in the Terms of Use.

Information Collection & Use

Information Collection. PRMIA provides access to a multitude of services to PRMIA members and also makes available on its Website certain information to non-members. The information you voluntarily provide as part of the process of becoming a PRMIA member includes personally identifiable information such as name, address, email address, as well as job title, employer, areas of professional interest, employment sector, and in addition, optional information you may provide includes your professional and academic experiences, photograph. In addition, members may voluntarily provide sensitive financial information such as credit card numbers, in registering for and purchasing courses or registering for events registering for certification exams, purchasing books or other financial transactions.

Uses of Information. The information collected is used to facilitate your membership, to provide and facilitate the services you request, to customize your experience, to market certain services and events about which you may be interested or to connect you with members who share your interests. PRMIA does not share any of your personally identifiable information with any non-affiliate third parties for non-PRMIA purposes.

Information Sharing and Disclosure

PRMIA shares information with its affiliates to the extent needed to process your requests and to fulfill the services you have requested. PRMIA uses third parties to process credit card transactions, to organize events, to manage and develop various online resources, and for other general services to support the Mission of PRMIA.

Ongoing Transfers of Personal Information

The personal information that you provide to us may be transferred across state or country borders for the purposes of data storage, consolidation, retrieval, and to effectively manage customer information. Before PRMIA begins to transfer personal information to any third party acting as our agent, we will confirm that they have adopted, are subject to, or contractually obligated to comply with principles and objectives substantially equivalent to this Privacy Policy.

Email

Occasionally, you may be sent e-mail messages or messages to your PRMIA Mailbox from PRMIA to advise of a new feature or new resource available on the Website, or general communications related to your use of the Website. These messages are sent for general interest. If you wish to opt-out of this type of communication, you may block these communications from the PRMIA mailbox or by clicking an unsubscribe link when such is provided.

You may choose to e-mail PRMIA with comments or questions regarding the Website services. We use this information to improve our service to you or to respond to your requests. Prior to doing so, please see e-mail security provision above. There are times when your message is forwarded, as e-mail to another staff support person who may be better able to help you. Except for authorized law enforcement investigations, we do not share our e-mail with any unaffiliated organizations. See the security statement below for further information.

Cookies

We use data collection devices such as "cookies" on certain pages of the Website. The Cookie stores information to allow you to navigate throughout the website without the need for repeated logins. We may track your usages of certain web pages and services to enhance and personalize your membership experience.

Links to Other Sites

This Web site contains links to other sites that are not owned or controlled by PRMIA. Please be aware that PRMIA is not responsible for the privacy practices of such other sites.

We encourage you to be aware when you leave our site and to read the privacy statements of each and every Web site that collects personally identifiable information.

This privacy statement applies only to information collected by this Web site.

Discussion Forum, PRMIA Mailbox, Weblogs, Resume and Job Posting Service

If you use the services on this site, you should be aware that any personally identifiable information you submit can be read, collected, or used by other users of these services, and could be used to send you unsolicited messages. In addition, if you choose to voluntarily use these services, you have no expectation of privacy in any of the information you divulge through such. We are not responsible for the personally identifiable information you choose to submit. We reserve the right to prohibit access by visitors who use these services in a manner inconsistent with PRMIA's Terms of Use.

The Discussion Forum, PRMIA Mailbox and Weblog services are intended to facilitate communication among Website users, and the views expressed do not necessarily reflect those of PRMIA. The posting of defamatory comments or material that infringes the rights of others has no place in such communications, and will not be permitted. Although PRMIA and its affiliates are not responsible for comments included in these services, PRMIA reserves the right to review communications and delete them if they are not appropriate and the poster’s right to access the services may be revoked. You should also be aware that such activities may subject you to civil actions or criminal penalties.

Use of these services is at your own risk. Your use of these services constitutes an agreement that you will not hold PRMIA or its affiliates liable for anything said or done as a result of your use of these services at anytime.

Use of these services signifies that you are in total agreement to the terms contained here within. If you disagree with any of these terms, then please do not use these services.

PRMIA reserves the right to ban anyone from using these services at any time and for any reason they deem necessary to include, but not limited to: abusive language, disrespect of others, causing a disturbance, or purposely annoying others.

Networking

For purposes of facilitating the exchange of ideas and best practices, your name, title, company affiliation, city, state or province, county, areas of interest, background, photograph and PRMIA certification may be viewed by other members. You may opt to have this information unavailable to other members by changing your privacy options online.

General Disclaimer

PRMIA provides access to the Website solely for educational and networking purposes for its members. While access to the Website and participation in the various services provided on the Website is facilitated by PRMIA, PRMIA and its affiliates accept no responsibility for the opinions and information provided by others. PRMIA and its affiliates do not assume any responsibility or liability in connection with actions taken as a result of any information exchanged through this website. PRMIA and its affiliates disclaim all warranties with regard to information posted on this site, whether posted by PRMIA or any other party; this disclaimer includes all implied warranties of merchantability and fitness. In no event shall PRMIA and its affiliates be liable for any special, indirect or consequential damages or any damages whatsoever resulting from loss of use, data or profits, arising out of or in connection with the use or performance of any information posted on this site.

PRMIA and its affiliates are not responsible for the security of information until it is transmitted to, and in the possession, of PRMIA. Notwithstanding the foregoing, PRMIA and its affiliates are not responsible for any liability related to the collection, maintenance, and storage of information gathered by PRMIA in connection with the facilitation of the services provided by this Website.

Access to Personally Identifiable Information

Your personally identifiable information is stored in our membership records. If your personally identifiable information changes, or if you no longer desire our service, you may correct, update, delete or deactivate it by making the change on our member information page.

Data Integrity

In addition to providing you with access to your personal information, we take other reasonable steps to ensure that the data we collect is reliable for its intended use, accurate, complete, and current. For example, we will only collect personal information that is relevant for its legitimate and intended purposes.

Security

The security of your personal information is important to us. When you enter sensitive information (such as credit card number) on our registration or order forms, we encrypt that information using secure socket layer technology (SSL).

E-mail, which is different from the encrypted transmissions described above, is not secure. If you choose to send such information via email you do so at your own risk.

We follow generally accepted industry standards to protect the personal information submitted to us, both during transmission and once we receive it. No method of transmission over the Internet, or method of electronic storage, is 100% secure, however. Therefore, while we strive to use commercially acceptable means to protect your personal information, we cannot guarantee its absolute security.

If you have any questions about security on our Web site, you can send email us at support@prmia.org.

Changes in this Privacy Statement

If we decide to change our privacy policy, we will post those changes to this privacy statement, on the PRMIA website, and other places we deem appropriate so that you are aware of what information we collect, how we use it, and under what circumstances, if any, we disclose it.

We reserve the right to modify this privacy statement at any time, so please review it frequently. If we make material changes to this policy, we will notify you in your PRMIA mailbox, or by means of a notice on our home page.

Our Commitment to Children's Privacy

Protecting the privacy of the children is especially important to us. For that reason, we do not collect or maintain information from those we actually know are under 13 years of age, and no part of Website is structured to attract anyone under 13 years of age.

Privacy Policy Compliance

We are committed to complying with all applicable laws and regulations governing the collection and use of personal information. From time to time, PRMIA will review its personal information collection, use, and disclosure practices in order to assure that we are complying with our Privacy Policy and applicable laws and regulations.

Legally Required Disclosures of Personal Information

We may, when permitted or required by law or court order, collect, use, and disclose personal information pursuant to procedures that do not require giving notice or acquiring consent from affected users. This may include, but is not limited to, circumstances under which we may be required to disclose personal information in connection with law enforcement investigations. Therefore, although we are committed to maintaining the privacy and security of your personal information to the extent possible, we cannot and do not promise that your personal information will always remain private

Your Acceptance of Our Privacy Policy Terms

Your use of the Website and any dispute over privacy is subject to this Privacy Policy and our Terms of Use. If you have any concerns about the privacy or security of your personal information, please contact us at support@prmia.org. We will attempt to resolve your inquiry in a timely manner.

By using this Website and participating in any of PRMIA’s services, you consent to the Privacy Policy. If you do not wish to agree with this policy, please do not use this Website or participate in any PRMIA's services. PRMIA reserves the right, at its discretion, to change, modify, add, or remove portions of this policy at any time. Your continued use of this Website following the posting of changes to these terms means that you accept such changes.

Contact Us

If you have any questions or suggestions regarding our privacy policy, please contact us at: support@prmia.org.