Privacy Statement for USB Implementers Forum, Inc.
USB Implementers Forum, Inc. (USB-IF) has created this privacy statement in order to demonstrate our firm commitment to privacy. The following discloses our information gathering and dissemination practices for this web site: www.usb.org. This privacy statement applies solely to information collected by this web site.
We use your IP address to help diagnose problems with our server and to administer our Web site. Your IP address is used to gather broad demographic information.
Our site's registration form may require users to give us contact information (like their name and email address), financial information (like their credit card numbers), and demographic information (like their zip code or hotel preferences). We use user contact information from the registration form to send the user information about our organization. Membership information is used in accordance with the membership agreement and bylaws. The member's contact information is also used to contact the visitor when necessary. A member's name and email address is also available to all other members in a contact list in a password-protected area. Members control whether or not their name is displayed on this contact list. Users may opt-out of receiving future mailings; see the choice/opt-out section below. Financial information that is collected is used to bill the user for products and services ordered. Demographic and profile data is also collected at our site. We use this data to determine where we should locate different events. Additionally, our members may be required to sign a non-disclosure agreement.
This site contains links to other sites. USB-IF is not responsible for the privacy practices or the content of such Web sites.
Our site is developed, hosted and maintained by a third party who has access to all information on this site. This "Powered by" partner is responsible for maintaining the privacy described in this statement. The third party retains no rights or privileges associated with the information (i.e. cannot distribute, sell, exchange the information collected).
Our site may use an order form for customers to request information, products, and services. We collect visitor's contact information (like their email address), financial information (like their credit card numbers), and demographic information (like their zip code). Contact information from the order form is used to send orders to our customers. The user's contact information is used to get in touch with the visitor when necessary. Users may opt-out of receiving future mailings; see the choice/opt-out section below. Financial information that is collected is used to bill the user for products and services. Additionally we may require a customer to sign a license agreement.
Our online surveys may ask visitors for contact information (like their email address). The user's contact information is used to contact the visitor when necessary. Users may opt-out of receiving future mailings; see the choice/opt-out section below.
This site makes forums, message boards, and/or news groups available to its users. The web site may have both "members only" (password-protected) forums and "non-members" forums. Please remember that any information that is disclosed in these areas may become public information and you should exercise caution when deciding to disclose your personal information.
This site has security measures in place to protect the loss, misuse and alteration of the information under our control. The physical devices running this site are located in a secure facility. A high-strength firewall protects our database from outsiders. Access to many areas of our site is password protected. We use Secure Socket Layers (SSL) to encrypt sensitive data you send us. All credit card transactions are handled by a reputable third party banking and processing institution. They receive the information needed to verify and authorize a customer's credit card and process the order.
Our site provides users the opportunity to opt-out of receiving communications from us at the point where we request information about the visitor.
This site gives users the following options for removing their information from our database so as to not receive future communications or to no longer receive our service.
- You can send email to email@example.com
- You can send mail to the following postal address:
3855 SW 153rd Drive, Beaverton, OR 97003, USA
- You can call the following number: +1 (503) 619-0426
Members who are the individuals designated by their company as being in charge of the member company's product may not opt out of product-related mailings, as receiving this information is an integral part of membership; such individuals should contact their member companies if they do not wish to serve in this role.
This site gives users the following options for changing and modifying information previously provided.
- You may send email to firstname.lastname@example.org
- You may send mail to the following postal address:
3855 SW 153rd Drive, Beaverton, OR 97003, USA
- Visit www.usb.org/members/
- You may call +1 (503) 619-0426
Notification of Changes
Contacting the Web Site
If you have any questions about this privacy statement, the practices of this site, or your dealings with this Web site, you can contact
USB Implementers Forum, Inc.
225 SE Main Street, Second Floor
Portland OR 97214