Privacy Statement / Legal2018-08-09T22:26:56+00:00

Privacy Statement / Legal

InfiniBand Trade Association (IBTA) 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 website: www.infinibandta.org. This privacy statement applies solely to information collected by this Web site.

IP Address

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.

Registration Form

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 to contact you about membership status, participation in IBTA activities or working groups, events, or billing issues. 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 through the membership settings. 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.

Mailing List

Visitors to our site may register for our mailing list by providing their contact information on our site. When you sign up to receive information from us, we only use that information with your consent to send you information about IBTA events, and news, including our semi-annual newsletter. You may unsubscribe from the mailing list at any time by emailing us at administration@infinibandta.org.

Links

This site contains links to other sites. IBTA is not responsible for the privacy practices or the content of such Web sites.

Our Business Partners

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.)

In addition, we work with third parties that provide administrative support for our business operations. These organizations has provided contractual guarantees to us that it will only use the information as need to provide the service, pursuant to our written instructions.

Order Form

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 for processing your order and to provide you status updates about your orders. 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.

Cookies

We use cookies to record session information and to track a user’s path through our web sites. This enables us to respond to any problems with our service and to offer a more personalized service.

Forums

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.

Security

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.

Retention

Personal data that we collect about members will be retained for the duration of their membership, and afterward will be retained only as necessary to protect the intellectual property of our individual and organizational members.

We will retain records of any orders placed through this website in order to maintain records for legal and accounting purposes after which it will no longer be maintained in a personally identifiable form.

For visitors to our site that sign up for the mailing list, we will store that information for as long as you choose to remain on the mailing list.

Rights of European Union Residents

If you reside in the European Union, you have certain rights under the EU General Data Protection Regulation in regards to your personal information. These rights include a right to access and receive a copy of the personal information that we have about you, the right to correct any inaccuracies in our records, to restrict our use of your personal data, and, in some circumstances, to have us delete or remove your personal information from our records. If you wish to exercise these rights, please email us at administration@infinibandta.org.

In the event that you request that we delete your personal information, we will remove from our records any personal information that is not necessary to (1) ensure that we do not contact you in the future and (2) protect the legal rights of IBTA and its members, such as to ensure the protection of proprietary information. In addition, while we will make every effort to remove your data from our system, we do not have control over personal data that you publish to other members, including messages placed on forums or messages sent to mailing lists.

Choice/Opt-Out

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.

  1. You can send email to administration@infinibandta.org
  2. You can send mail to the following postal address:
    3855 SW 153rd Drive
    Beaverton, OR 97006
  3. You can call the following telephone number: 503-619-0565

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.

Correct/Update

This site gives users the following options for changing and modifying information previously provided.

  1. You can send email to administration@infinibandta.org
  2. You can send mail to the following postal address:
    3855 SW 153rd Drive
    Beaverton, OR 97006
  3. You can call the following telephone number: 503-619-0565

Notification of Changes

If we decide to change our privacy policy, we will post those changes on our web site so our users are always aware of what information we collect, how we use it, and under circumstances, if any, we disclose it. If at any point we decide to use personally identifiable information in a manner different from that stated at the time it was collected, we will notify users by way of an email. Users will have a choice as to whether or not we use their information in this different manner. We will use information in accordance with the privacy policy under which the information was collected.

Join Our Mailing List

Register below to join our mailing list and keep up to date with all news and events related to InfiniBand.

I give IBTA permission to add my contact information to their email list for the purpose of sending me newsletters and IBTA announcements.

I understand that I can remove myself from the list at any time as stated in the Privacy Policy