Effective Date: August 10, 2018
When you submit information to or through the Sites, you consent to the collection and processing of your information as described in this Policy. By accessing the Sites, you are accepting all terms and conditions outlined below.
The Sites are not designed for or targeted at children under the age of 13. RTCA does not knowingly solicit or collect personally identifiable information from children under the age of 13 through the Sites. If we discover that a child under the age of 13 has submitted personally identifiable information without verifiable parental consent, we will delete that information.
IF YOU DO NOT AGREE WITH ANY PART OF THIS POLICY, THEN PLEASE DO NOT USE THESE SITES.
The Personal Information We Collect About You
RTCA collects personally identifiable information about you when you voluntarily supply information through the Sites that personally identifies you and/or allows us to contact you, including any and all materials submitted by you.
This applies when:
1. Fill out a membership application form
2. Sign up to join our email list on our website
3. Create an individual profile to:
a. Purchase products
b. Sign up for training courses and/or events
c. Make an online payment
“Personally identifiable information” means information associated with or used to identify or contact you. Please see table below to view the types of information we collect.
2.Disclosing Your Information to Third Parties/Onward Transfer
Any information we gather, whether voluntarily provided by you or automatically collected, may be used for our internal business and marketing purposes but will not be sold, rented, shared or otherwise disclosed to third parties for any purposes, except as stated below.
We treat the information you submit through our Sites as confidential. We collect and process personal information for our legitimate interests consistent with applicable law, including to perform services requested by you. We may share personally identifiable information about you with other trusted companies or people to perform functions for which we engage them, namely:
We include contractual requirements for these entities that require them to use your personally identifiable information only to the extent necessary to assist us and are required to protect the information. Additionally, we may share personally identifiable information (e.g., contact information) about you if you are your company’s representative through our members only directory with other members.
Notwithstanding any other statements or representations in this Policy or elsewhere on our Sites, we reserve the right to disclose any information in our possession if we are required to do so by law or we believe, in good faith, that such a disclosure is necessary to comply with the law, defend our rights or property, or to respond to an emergency.
We implement reasonable physical, technical and administrative safeguards designed to maintain the safety of the personal information that you submit. However, the security of information transmitted through the internet can never be guaranteed. We (like all websites) cannot warrant or guarantee 100% security of any information you transmit to us on this Sites.
4. Data Retention
We will only retain your Personal Information for as long as necessary to fulfil the purposes we collected it for, including for the purposes of satisfying any legal, accounting, or reporting requirements. In compliance with GDPR, you have the right to request to anonymize your data with your financial information retain as required by law. The financial information cannot be used to identify you as the constituent once your data have been anonymized.
5. Third Party Links
These Sites may contain links to websites maintained by third parties with whom we have no affiliation. This Policy does not reflect the privacy practices of those sites, and you should consult the privacy policies of those sites to learn about their practices. A link to any third-party site does not mean that we endorse it, or the quality or accuracy of information presented on it.
6. Contacting Us
If you have questions or comments about this Policy or would like to review, update correct or delete any personally identifiable information you have provided, please contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org. We will undertake reasonable efforts to investigate and attempt to resolve complaints and disputes regarding use and disclosure of Personal Information in accordance with the principles contained in this Policy.
7. Your rights in Connection with these sites
Under laws in certain countries in which we operate, individuals have a right to access Personal Information about themselves, and to amend, correct or delete Personal Information that is inaccurate, incomplete or outdated. We will, on request, provide an Individual with confirmation regarding whether we are processing Personal Information about them, consistent with applicable law. In addition, upon request of an Individual, we may take reasonable steps to correct, amend, or delete their Personal Information that is found to be inaccurate, incomplete or processed in a manner non-compliant with this Policy or applicable law, except where the burden or expense of providing access would be disproportionate to the risks to that Individual’s privacy, where the rights of persons other than the Individual would be violated or where doing so is otherwise consistent with applicable law. Unless prohibited by applicable law, we reserve the right to charge a reasonable fee to cover costs for providing copies of Personal Information requested by Individuals.
Although we make good faith efforts to provide Individuals with access to their Personal Information, there may be circumstances in which we are unable to provide access, including but not limited to: where the information contains legal privilege, would compromise others’ privacy or other legitimate rights, where the burden or expense of providing access would be disproportionate to the risks to the Individual’s privacy in the case in question or where it is commercially proprietary. If we determine that access should be restricted in any particular instance, we will provide you with an explanation of why that determination has been made and a contact point for any further inquiries. To protect your privacy, we will take commercially reasonable steps to verify your identity before granting access to or making any changes to your Personal Information.
Where otherwise permitted by applicable law, you may send an e-mail to email@example.com or use any of the methods set out in this Policy to request access to, receive (port), seek rectification, or request erasure of Personal Information held about you by us. Such requests will be processed in line with local laws.
8. RECOURSE, ENFORCEMENT AND LIABILITY
We encourage Individuals covered by this Policy to raise questions about the processing of Personal Information about them by contacting us through the contact information provided in this policy. Any Personnel that we determine is in violation of this Policy will be subject to disciplinary action up to and including termination of employment, where applicable.
If you are an EU or Swiss citizen and feel that we are not abiding by the terms of this Policy, please contact us at the contact information provided in this policy. If any request remains unresolved, you may contact the national data protection authority for your EU Member State.
9. Notices and Changes to our Policy
By using these Sites, you agree to the terms and conditions contained in this Privacy Statement. We reserve the right to refuse service, terminate accounts, remove or edit content, or cancel transactions. If you do not agree to any of these provisions, you should not use these Sites or any RTCA benefits, services, or products.
Personally Identifiable Information
|Categories of Personally Indentifiable Information||Information Collected|
|Contact Data||Billing address, Shipping address, Email address, Telephone numbers|
|Financial Data||Payment card details|
|Identity Data||First name, Last name|
|Marketing and Communications Data||Preferences in receiving marketing from us and our third parties, Communication preferences|
|Profile Data||Username and password, Purchases or orders made by you, Survey responses|
|Technical Data||Internet protocol (IP) address, Login data, Browser type and version, Time zone setting and location, Browser plug-in types and versions, Operating system and platform, Other technology on the devices you use to access our website|
Electronic License Agreement
Prior to downloading an electronic RTCA Document, whether purchased or downloaded at no charge as an RTCA member, you will be asked to review and accept the following agreement.
BY PURCHASING PASSWORD ACCESS TO RTCA DOCUMENTS YOU AGREE TO THE FOLLOWING TERMS AND CONDITIONS:
- YOU ACKNOWLEDGE THAT YOU HAVE PURCHASED ONLY THE RIGHT TO ACCESS, DOWNLOAD, AND PRINT ONE COPY OF THE ELECTRONIC DOCUMENT AND THE ASSOCIATED SEARCHABLE DOCUMENT FOR YOUR PERSONAL USE AND NOT FOR RESALE, TRANSFER, OR DISTRIBUTION TO ANY THIRD PARTY.
- YOU ACKNOWLEDGE AND AGREE THAT YOU WILL NOT MAKE ANY ADDITIONAL COPIES OF THIS DOCUMENT, ELECTRONIC OR OTHERWISE, NOR ALLOW OTHERS TO ACCESS THE SEARCHABLE ELECTRONIC VERSION BY PROVIDING THEM LOCATION OR PASSWORD INFORMATION. COPYING THE ELECTRONIC FILE IN ANY FORM IS A VIOLATION OF THIS AGREEMENT AS WELL AS U.S. COPYRIGHT LAW AND IS STRICTLY PROHIBITED.
- IF ADDITIONAL COPIES ARE DESIRED, YOU MUST PURCHASE ADDITIONAL LICENSES FROM RTCA, SUBJECT TO THE LIMITATIONS OUTLINED IN PARAGRAPHS (4) AND (5)
- THE TOTAL NUMBER OF DOCUMENTS THAT CAN BE DOWNLOADED ON A YEARLY BASIS THROUGH AN RTCA MEMBERSHIP IS AS FOLLWS:
- LEVEL 1 MEMBERS – 20 DOCUMENTS
- LEVEL 2 MEMBERS – 30 DOCUMENTS
- LEVEL 3 MEMBERS – 50 DOCUMENTS
- ALL OTHER LEVELS OF MEMBERSHIP – NO RESTRICTION
- ANY ADDITIONAL DOCUMENTS REQUIRED BEYOND THE YEARLY LIMITS MUST BE PURCHASED THROUGH THE RTCA STORE AT THE NON-MEMBER RATE. DOWNLOADING ADDITIONAL DOCUMENTS BEYOND THE YEARLY LIMITATIONS WITHOUT PURCHASING THEM THROUGH THE RTCA STORE WILL RESULT IN YOU BEING BILLED AT THE NON-MEMBER RATE FOR EACH DOCUMENT DOWNLOADED
- REGARDLESS OF YOUR MEMBERSHIP LEVEL, THE TOTAL NUMBER OF DOCUMENTS THAT CAN BE PURCHASED IS LIMITED TO 20 DOCUMENTS PER DAY.
- COPYRIGHT VIOLATIONS AND ANY BREACH OF THIS LICENSE AGREEMENT WILL RESULT IN THE CANCELATION OF YOUR RTCA MEMBERSHIP AND WILL BE PROSECUTED TO THE FULLEST EXTENT OF THE LAW.