Upon visiting the Website, your browser automatically sends NFIA your IP address, the type of browser you are using and certain other information. NFIA may use this information for research and marketing purposes and to enhance the Website.
When individuals want access to the interactive area or request other information from the NFIA, personal information, including first and last name, company name, e-mail address, telephone number and the industry in which your company operates, will be requested. You are not required to provide NFIA with this personal information; however, certain publications and other requested information cannot be sent to you without it.
There may be features on the Website allowing you to contact NFIA via e-mail, which provides NFIA with your e-mail address and certain other personal information contained in the e-mail. By sending NFIA e-mail, you demonstrate your consent to knowingly and voluntarily provide us with personal information.
NFIA will not sell, trade, or otherwise disclose personally identifiable information to any third party, unless stated otherwise in this Policy, required by law, or as required to protect NFIA rights. NFIA may disclose information collected from the Website to its various offices across the world. However, they are only allowed to use the information collected on the Website for internal purposes.
Cookies are used when NFIA visitors register on the Website. Cookies are small pieces of information transferred to your computer’s hard drive through your web browser to enable NFIA systems to recognize your preferences and settings. Cookies collect information such as the type of search engine used, the sections of the Website visited and other website usage information. NFIA may use this information for research purposes and to enhance the Website. The information is aggregated prior to such use and does not include any personally identifiable information, apart from the e-mail address.
Most browsers automatically accept cookies and you may manually disable them. For more information on disabling cookies, go to the ‘help’ menu on your browser. Additional information on cookies can be obtained from the Federal Trade Commission website at www.ftc.gov. The Website may still be viewed after disabling cookies.