The International Association of Fire Chiefs (IAFC) is committed to respecting the privacy of its online visitors. This statement discloses the site’s privacy practices involving what information the IAFC collects, how it uses that information and how it shares it.
The IAFC collects three types of information:
Personal information submitted voluntarily is used to deliver requested information and to provide programs, products and services as listed below. This information is stored on secured servers and kept as long as the user is subscribed to receive such information. This information is used solely by the International Association of Fire Chiefs and others involved in the operation of this website and will never be sold to others for their business purposes.
Nonpersonal statistical information, collected in real-time, is to measure site activity and improve the structure of the website. The IAFC may also use this information to learn the interests and concerns of the website’s visitors.
Temporary session cookies are used to collect information and maintain things such as the items in a user's shopping cart. These cookies are destroyed when their browsers close and do not track personally identifiable information. The cookies are used only to maintain sessions.
How we may use personal information:
The IAFC makes every effort to ensure that only visitors who request mail or email will receive mail or email. To remove your name from the electronic newsletter or other mailing list, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org.
The IAFC strives to collect and store data in a manner that protects its confidentiality, recognizing that no data transmission is entirely secure. Although the IAFC seeks to keep information in a secure environment to safeguard the confidentiality of users' personal information, the IAFC cannot guarantee complete security.
The IAFC is mindful of your privacy concerns and strives to collect only as much data as is required to make your experience as efficient and satisfying as possible, in the most unobtrusive manner as possible.
The IAFC may offer links to other sites. However, the IAFC has no control over these external sites or their content, and cannot be held responsible for any actions they may take or any information they might collect. You may arrive at one of these sites through clicking on a banner advertisement, as part of a co-branding arrangement, or simply by selecting a link on iafc.org. These sites might issue their own cookies or collect data or personal information. Please use caution when visiting an external site.
In compliance with the Children’s Online Privacy Protection Act, the IAFC does not knowingly permit anyone under the age of 13 to provide personal information through its website. If such provision is detected, the IAFC takes appropriate steps to remove this information from its databases.