Privacy Policy

ANAB's Privacy Policy

The ANSI-ASQ National Accreditation Board (ANAB), the owner of www.anab.org is strongly committed to protecting the privacy of its customers and visitors. This privacy policy describes what information ANAB will collect from visitors and purchasers such as yourself, and how we will use that information once it’s collected. This policy does not apply to the practices of any third party, affiliate, or business partner that ANAB does not own or control.

This privacy policy applies to ANAB’s website, www.anab.org. It does not apply to websites operated by organizations or groups who associate themselves in any way with ANAB. It does not apply to any other websites, including those that link to the ANAB website.

Collection of non-personal data

If you browse ANAB's website, you do so anonymously. We only collect your e-mail address and other personal information when you provide it of your own free will. We log your IP address (the Internet address of your computer) to tell us which parts of our website you visit and how long you spend there. We do not link your IP address to anything personally identifiable. We also track what country you are accessing the Internet from, and what time and date you visited.

The only other information automatically provided to us is the type of computer, operating system and web browser you are using. Your browser supplies us with this information. We use this information from our server logs and analytics system to learn more about our visitors as a group, not about you as an individual. The information helps us identify overall usage patterns and trends on the site.

Collection of your personal information

Online forms are available for customers to request information, download articles, or purchase products and services. We obtain information you provide to us via these forms, such as your name, mailing address and e-mail address. We may use this information to provide you with information about the products and services offered by ANAB. In addition, this site uses registration forms for customers to register for training courses. We collect information about you only if you voluntarily provide contact information within these forms.

Control of your personal information

ANAB will not sell or share your e-mail address with other organizations. However, other information you share may be used to provide you with information from ANAB about products, services or activities that may be of interest to you.

Disclosure of your personal information

ANAB may disclose your personal information if required to do so by law or in the good-faith belief that such action is necessary to: (a) satisfy a legal order or comply with legal process; (b) defend the rights of ANAB or its affiliates or business partners; or (c) protect the personal safety of ANAB employees, agents, affiliates, business partners, customers or website users.

Cookies

A cookie is a tiny piece of information that a website stores on your computer during your visit. The next time you visit the website, your browser sends this bit of information back to the site. Cookies allow websites to maintain information on a particular user. For example, an online bookstore might use a cookie to identify you so it can store the contents of your shopping cart. You can configure most web browsers to notify you when cookies arrive and can either ask your approval to accept them, or be set to refuse cookies outright. Most browsers also let you delete cookies you may have accepted in the past.

ANAB uses cookies to help guide members through our website (as described above) and to keep track of your shopping carts. A unique ID is assigned to each shopping session. Our web server sends the shopping cart ID to your computer. If your browser is configured to accept cookies, the unique ID is stored on your computer and sent back to our web server. This unique ID is retrieved and used by the server to keep track of the contents of your shopping cart, which is stored on our server. The ANAB website cookie will not damage your system or files in any way.

Your credit card information

ANAB is strongly committed to protecting the privacy of its customers and visitors. We collect credit card information, such as your card number and card expiration date, when you purchase products on our site. This site has security measures in place to protect the loss, misuse and alteration of the information under our control. We use a secure server to transmit sensitive data to and from our site. All data (including your credit card information) transmitted through our secure web server is encrypted so no one else can read it. We will not voluntarily disclose your credit card information without your consent.

Security

This site has security measures in place to protect the loss, misuse and alteration of the information under our control. We use a secure server to transmit sensitive data to and from our site. All data (including your credit card information) transmitted through our secure web server is encrypted so no one else can read it.

ANAB privacy policy changes

If we decide to change our privacy policy for www.anab.org, we will post the modifications so that you will always know what information we gather, how we might use that information, and whether we will disclose it to anyone.