Privacy Policy

This privacy policy has been compiled to better serve those who are concerned with how their Personally Identifiable Information (PII) is being used on line. PII is information that can be used on its own or with other information to identify, contact or locate a single person or to identify an individual in context. Please read IDSA’s Privacy Policy carefully to get a clear understanding of how IDSA collects, uses, protects or otherwise handles your Personally Identifiable Information in accordance with our website.


Information Collection & Use

IDSA collects personal information when you register with IDSA, when you use IDSA products or services and when you enter awards competitions. Upon registration IDSA asks for information such as your name, title, company affiliation, mailing address, email address and phone and fax numbers. Once registered and signed in to access our services, you are not anonymous to us. IDSA automatically receives and records information on our server logs from your browser including your IP address, IDSA cookie information and the page you request.


IDSA uses information for the following general purposes:

  • To personalize the user experience and to allow us to deliver the type of content and product offerings in which users are most interested in

  • To administer a contest, promotion, survey or other site feature

  • Fulfill your requests for products and services

  • To improve our website in order to better serve you

  • Conduct research

  • Provide anonymous reporting for internal and external clients


Information Sharing & Disclosure

IDSA does not rent, sell or share personal information about you with other people or nonaffiliated companies except to provide products or services you’ve requested, through your permission, or under the following circumstances:

  • IDSA provides the information to trusted partners who work on behalf of or with IDSA under confidentiality agreements. These companies may use your personal information to help IDSA communicate with you about offers from IDSA and our marketing partners. However, these companies do not have any independent right to share your information.

  • IDSA responds to subpoenas, court orders, legal process or to establish or exercise our legal rights or defend against legal claims.

  • IDSA shares information in order to investigate, prevent or take action regarding illegal activities, suspected fraud, situations involving potential threats to the physical safety of any person, violations of IDSA’s terms of use or as otherwise required by law.

  • IDSA transfers information about users if IDSA is acquired by or merged with another company. In this event, IDSA will notify users before information is transferred and becomes subject to a different privacy policy.



IDSA may set an access IDSA’s cookies on users computers. IDSA lets other companies that show advertisements on IDSA’s pages, set and access their cookies on users computers. Other companies’ use of their cookies is their own and is not subject to IDSA’s Privacy Policy. Advertisers or other companies do not have access to IDSA’s cookies. Furthermore, IDSA uses web beacons to access IDSA cookies inside and outside of our network of web sites and in connection with IDSA’s products and services.


Ability to Edit & Delete Account Information and Preferences

Users can edit their account information including marketing preferences at any time. From time to time, IDSA may add new categories of marketing communications. Users can opt out of receiving future marketing communications from these new categories or they can unsubscribe by following the instructions contained in the messages they receive.

IDSA reserves the right to send users certain communications relating to IDSA’s services such as service announcements, administrative messages and the Newsletter which are considered part of the users IDSA account without offering users the opportunity to opt out of receiving them. Users can delete their IDSA account by visiting our account deletion page.


Confidentiality & Security

IDSA limits its employee’s access to personal information about users unless IDSA reasonably believes that information is needed to provide products and services to users or in order to do their jobs. IDSA maintains physical, electronic and procedural safeguards in place that comply with federal regulations to protect personal information about users.


Changes to this Privacy Policy

IDSA reserves the right to modify this Privacy Policy. IDSA will notify users about significant changes in the way we treat personal information by sending a notice to the primary email address specified in users IDSA account or by placing a prominent notice on our site.