Privacy Policy

This Website is the responsibility of Iasta, ("Iasta"). Iasta can be contacted by mail at 12800 North Meridian Street, Suite 425, Carmel, IN 46032 or by phone at (317) 594-8600, or by e-mail at info@iasta.com. The Web server on which this Website is housed is owned and maintained by Iasta. The following policies apply to www.Iasta.com

1. Notice of Purpose of Collection of Personal Information from Site Visitors

Iasta automatically collects and/or tracks (1) the home server domain names, e-mail addresses, type of client computer, and type of Web browser of visitors to Iasta's Website and users of Iasta software, (2) the e-mail addresses of visitors that communicate with Iasta via e-mail, [post messages to Iasta's bulletin boards, or post messages to Iasta's chat groups], (3) information knowingly provided by the visitor in online forms, registration forms, surveys, and contest entries, and (4) user-specific information on what pages visitors access.

Iasta also collects information you voluntarily agree to provide us through the form provided on the Website and through the Iasta software. Information collected includes limited personal and company data: your name, title, company name, address, telephone number, facsimile number and e-mail address.

Iasta does not place Internet cookies on visitors' hard drives except as necessary to automatically maintain web site session data. Internet cookies are stored on the visitor's hard drive and are not stored, in any form, by Iasta. No attempt is made by Iasta to reconcile or store your submitted personal data inside cookie files.

Personal data collected by Iasta will be used by Iasta for editorial and feedback purposes, for marketing and promotional purposes, for a statistical analysis of users' behavior, for product development, for content improvement, and to customize content and layout of Iasta's site. Data on visitors' home servers is aggregated for internal review and then discarded. Names, postal and e-mail addresses, and phone numbers collected may be added to Iasta's databases and used for future calls and mailings regarding site updates, new products and services or upcoming events. Data submitted through the Iasta software is also used internally in the normal course of business to find and match prospective suppliers with buyers.

2. Choice Opt-in/Opt-out

Opt-in
Visitors to the Iasta website have the opportunity to 'opt-in' to having their information used for purposes not directly related to the Iasta website at the point where the information is requested if the information is sensitive information. Users of this site will be informed if outside parties are collecting their information.

Opt-out
Visitors to the Iasta website have the opportunity to 'opt-out' to having their information disclosed to a third party or used for a purpose incompatible with the purpose for which it was originally collected or subsequently authorized by the visitor.

3. Onward Transfer of Personal Data to Third Parties

Iasta WILL NOT disclose the personal data collected through the website or through the Iasta software to third parties with the exception of the disclosure that is required to perform Iasta Event services. This allowed disclosure includes the submittal of data to Event sponsors about the participating bidders and their bids. By taking part in Iasta Events, bidders understand that their information will be supplied to buyers and/or Event sponsors.

4. Access to and Ability to Correct Personal Data

Upon request via postal mail, e-mail, or phone to the contact person below, Iasta will provide to visitors a summary of any personal information retained by Iasta regarding the visitor. Visitors may modify, correct, change, or update their personal record or cause their personal record to be removed from Iasta's database. Iasta will only send personal records to the e-mail address on file for the visitor name associated with it. For inquiries or corrections, please contact:

Bill Frederick, Manager of IT Security and Infrastructure
IASTA
12800 North Meridian Street, Suite 425
Carmel, IN 46032
Phone: (317) 594-8600
Email: Bill.Frederick@iasta.com


5. Security

Iasta takes all reasonable procedures to protect personal and identifiable information from loss, misuse, unauthorized access, disclosure, alteration and destruction. All of our users' information, not just the sensitive information mentioned above, is kept strictly confidential in our offices and is stored on our servers in a secure, encrypted manner. Our employees are kept up-to-date on our security and privacy practices. Finally, the servers that are used to store personally identifiable information are kept in a secure environment, with appropriate security measures. We cannot guarantee the security of any information transmitted outside our control, i.e. personal information accessible on or transmitted via the Internet. If you have any questions about the security of our service, you can send a letter to the contact person listed above.

6. Data Integrity

Iasta takes reasonable steps to ensure that data collected is accurate, complete, current, and reliable for its intended use. We only collect data that is strictly necessary for the purposes listed under the section entitled "Notice," including (but not limited to) information that is necessary to identify the consumer.

7. Enforcement

The company complies with the U.S.-EU Safe Harbor Framework and the U.S.-Swiss Safe Harbor Framework as set forth by the U.S. Department of Commerce regarding the collection, use, and retention of personal information from European Union member countries and Switzerland. The company has certified that it adheres to the Safe Harbor Privacy Principles of notice, choice, onward transfer, security, data integrity, access, and enforcement. To learn more about the Safe Harbor program, and to view the company's certification, please visit http://www.export.gov/safeharbor/

8. Collection of Personal Data from Children

Iasta's website and Event services are not intended for or marketed to persons under the age of 18. Iasta does not collect or post information from children under the age of 13 ("children"). In the event that Iasta did collect or post information from children, it would not do so without their parent's or guardian's consent. Iasta does not and will not provide any personally identifying information collected from children, regardless of its source, to any third party for any purpose whatsoever. In the event a child submits information to Iasta's website, the child's parent or guardian will receive an e-mail alerting them to the child's registration and providing instructions on how the parent could delete the child's registration, if so desired. Children are not allowed to participate in contests. No information collected from children is used for any marketing or promotional purposes whatsoever, either inside or outside Iasta. Iasta encourages parents and guardians to spend time online with their children.

Iasta reserves the right to change this policy at any time by notifying visitors of the existence and location of the new or revised privacy policy. Iasta further reserves the right to contact site visitors regarding privacy policy, or any other policies or agreements relevant to site visitors.