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Privacy Policy

The Philadelphia Section of the Institute of Food Technologists (“IFT”) is committed to protecting your privacy. This Privacy Policy is intended to assist site visitors in understanding how Philadelphia Section IFT collects, uses, safeguards, and discloses the information collected on Philadelphia IFT Section , and all other publicly available online services controlled or provided by Philadelphia Section IFT (collectively, the “Services”).

When you visit the Philadelphia Section IFT website, we may collect and store information about your visit. This information may include the time and length of your visit, the pages you look at on our site, and the site you visited just before coming to ours. We may also record the name of your Internet service provider. We use this information only to measure site activity and to develop ideas for improving our site.

There are also several opportunities on our website for you to provide us with information about you and your interests, such as your name, mailing address and e-mail address. If you choose to share any personal information with us, we may store it and use it for marketing research and other marketing purposes, which may include sharing it with IFT and our service providers and partner organizations. We will never sell your information.

The Philadelphia Section IFT may keep track of how you use and interact with the Services using cookies and other tracking technologies. We do this to help analyze the use of and improve the Services. Through these technologies we may automatically collect information about your use of the Services and other online activities, including our email correspondences, third-party services, and client applications, and certain online activities after you leave the Services. Link information is generally only analyzed on an aggregate basis. Some Services may not function properly if you disable cookies. Such data may include analytics information, sites visited before visiting the Services, browser type, operating system, and tracking of your interactions with our content and emails.

You take online privacy seriously, and so does Philadelphia Section IFT. The Philadelphia Section IFT takes reasonable and industry-standard steps to secure and protect the privacy, accuracy, and reliability of your information and to protect it from loss, misuse, unauthorized access, disclosure, alteration and destruction. Except for membership directories, membership lists and registration lists, and the sharing of information as set forth in this Privacy Policy, we restrict access to Personal Data to certain companies who need the data to operate, develop, or improve our services. These individuals or partner organizations are bound by confidentiality agreements that include penalties for failing to meet privacy and security obligations.

No data transmission over the Internet or electronic storage can be guaranteed to be fully secure. Therefore, although we take reasonable and industry-standard steps to protect your Personal Data from unauthorized access, use, or disclosure, the Philadelphia Section IFT cannot guarantee or warrant the security of the Personal Data you transmit to us.

Philadelphia Section IFT reserves the right to revise this privacy statement at any time by posting a revised statement on this website. Use of this website after such change signifies the user’s acceptance of the changed terms.

If you have questions or comments concerning our privacy practices or if you wish to change, access, or remove your Personal Data, please contact us as indicated below.

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