Privacy Policy

What Information Does NECA Collect?

Most data NECA collects are used only to help NECA better serve its members. It is our policy to collect and store only information that our members and visitors knowingly provide. If our privacy policies change, we will notify all users by e-mail or a special correspondence placed on the website.

From General Users. NECA does not collect any personal information from users browsing its website. Users to the public areas of NECA’s website browse anonymously. Only aggregate data – such as the number of hits per page – are collected. Aggregate data are only used for internal purposes and do not include any personal identifying information.

From NECA Members, Conference Registrants, and Other Customers. To gain access to members-only resources and personalization features of the NECA website, members are asked to log in. These data are submitted voluntarily. Similar information may be submitted to NECA through membership applications, conference and seminar registration, publication orders, subscriptions and contest registrations.

How Does NECA Use Data Collected?

NECA uses information voluntarily submitted by members and other customers in the following ways.

NECA Member Services and Products. Generally, NECA uses data collected to improve to its own web content; to respond to visitors’ interests, needs and preferences; and to develop new products and services.

Disclosures to Third Parties. NECA makes member contact information available through the NECA Membership Directory to other members using its website.

How Does NECA Use Cookies?

Cookies are files that contain information created by a web server that can be stored on a user’s computer for use either during a particular session (“pre-session” cookie) or for future use (“persistent” cookie). NECA uses cookies only to facilitate automated activity as well as store and track sessions. Cookies are not used to disseminate significant information about users over the internet or to analyze any information that users have knowingly or unknowingly provided. Certain sections of the website may not be accessible unless the viewer’s browser is set to accept cookies. Go to to learn more about removing cookies.

What Privacy Issues Arise With Links to Other Sites?

This website contains links to other websites. NECA has no control over and is not responsible for the privacy policies or content of such sites.

How Google Uses Your NECA Data When Logged In\NECA uses Google Analytics services to collect general data about website users and traffic while on our websites and apps. For tips and advice on staying safe and managing your data online, visit the Google Safety Center. To learn more view Google’s terms of service, here:

What Means of Redress Are Available?

If any user suspects NECA has handled its personal information in a manner that does not comply with this privacy statement, please let us hear from you.

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