UDRC Privacy Policy

Our Policy

This Privacy Policy covers UDRC’s treatment of personal information that may be collected or submitted when the web-user (“you”) are using the UDRC’s website or services. This Policy does not apply to companies that UDRC does not own or control, or to individuals that are not under UDRC’s supervisory control. 

Please understand that whenever you voluntarily disclose Personal Information online this information cannot be made one-hundred percent secure and, in some cases, that information can be intercepted, collected and used by others. However, we work hard to protect your information at all times, and protect your information in several ways. Your information is stored on a secure server that UDRC and its authorized personnel can only access through a password. Additionally, we encrypt your information to prevent third parties without authorization from intercepting your information when it is in transit to us.

How We Collect Your Personal Information

While using the UDRC’s website, you may submit Personal Information when registering for services. Depending on the service or process, the Personal Information you may be asked to provide is your:

  • Name
  • Postal Address
  • Email Address
  • Phone Number
  • Location Information

Personal Information may also be collected, or your IP address logged, when you visit UDRC’s website. UDRC uses Google Analytics to understand how you use our site and to enable us to make changes to our site in order to improve your experience. Information regarding your computer, your connection to our website (such as your browser type, operating system, and platform) and your user history (including, but not limited to, your session information, page errors and the length of your visits to specific pages within our website) may also be collected. If you wish to disable data collection by Google Analytics, you may download and install the Google Analytics Opt-out Browser Add-on by clicking on this link.

Our Use of Cookies

UDRC uses cookies to remember certain user information. Cookies are electronic identifiers that are transferred automatically to your computer through your browser that allow our computers to save certain information you provide us and store information about you so we can recognize you when you visit our website in the future. You may, at any time, disable or refuse to accept cookies by changing the preferences or settings on your web browser. If you choose to disable cookies, you will still be able to use our website.

How We Use Your Personal Information

UDRC may use the Personal Information you provide for purposes such as: carrying out a registration made by you, fulfilling your requests for services, improving the content and overall look and feel of our website and services, contacting you, conducting research, providing anonymous reporting for internal and external clients, and contacting users regarding changes to our website.

How Your Personal Information is Disclosed

It is UDRC’s policy not to disclose, sell or rent your Personal Information to any individual, business, government entity or outside parties except: (i) to provide services you’ve requested through us; (ii) in response to a validly-issued subpoena, court order, or other legal process; (iii) when necessary to establish or exercise our legal rights or defend against legal action; or (v) where you request UDRC to do so.

From time to time, UDRC may use return email addresses to answer the email we receive from you. Such addresses are not used for any other purpose. Your Personal Information will not be collected for use that is in violation of the law, or unrelated to the that discussed in this Policy.

Correcting Your Personally Identifiable Information

You are responsible for ensuring that all Personal Information you provide on the website is maintained and kept current.

Web Statistics and Shared Data

We collect and use IP addresses to analyze trends, administer the site, track user movement, and gather broad demographic information for reporting purposes.

From time to time, we may use this information to better design our website and to share with select partners, however IP addresses are not linked to Personal Information. For example, we may tell a partner that X number of individuals visited a certain area on our website, or that Y number individuals filled out our registration form, but we will not disclose to these partners anything that could be used to personally identify those individuals.

Scope of this Policy; Third Party Websites

Although this policy applies to the all information obtained by you for the purpose of accessing or using content controlled and owned by UDRC, it does not apply to businesses or entities that are not owned or controlled by us.

This website contains links to other third party websites. Please be aware that UDRC does not claim any responsibility for the privacy practices of these third party sites. We encourage you to be aware when you leave our site and to take reasonable precautions when sharing your personally identifiable information on third party websites.

Opt-In Policy

You may “opt in” to receive newsletters and other useful information from us. To unsubscribe from our mailings, click on the “unsubscribe from this list” link in the message.

Amendments

UDRC reserves the right to amend this policy at any time. UDRC will post a notice of changes on its web site, when and if the terms of this policy are amended.

Contact

You may contact UDRC directly by e-mailing udrc@udrc.org should you have any questions regarding this policy.

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