Privacy Policy

Last revised: October 17, 2017 Welcome to the nhadec.com website (the “Website”). Your privacy is very important to us. This Website Privacy Policy (“Privacy Policy”) describes how the New Hampshire Aerospace and Defense Export Consortium Inc. (“NHADEC” or “we”) may collect, use, disclose and make use of your personal information (“Personal Information”) and other information that you provide to NHADEC through the Website. This Privacy Policy does not apply to information provided through the NHADEC member portal.

Emails

If you provide NHADEC with your email address through the Website, we will use your email address in order to send you information and respond to your inquiries, requests or questions. By opting to sign up for NHADEC emails through the Website and providing NHADEC with your name and email address, you authorize NHADEC to send you regular emails unless and until you request to unsubscribe from such emails. The CAN-SPAM Act is a law that sets the rules for commercial email, establishes requirements for commercial messages, gives recipients the right to stop emails from being sent to them, and spells out penalties for violations. In accordance with the CAN-SPAM Act, we agree to do the following:
  • NOT use false or misleading subjects or email addresses
  • Identify the message as an advertisement in some reasonable way
  • Include the physical address of our business or site headquarters
  • Monitor third party email marketing services for compliance, if one is used
  • Honor opt-out/unsubscribe requests quickly
  • Allow users to unsubscribe from receiving future emails from NHADEC by using the instructions and link at the bottom of each email

Personal Information

NHADEC may collect Personal Information that Website visitors choose to provide through the Website, including, but not limited to, such visitor’s name, email address, company name, demographic information, or resume. Information provided in a request for service or information link/email will be forwarded to one of our associates or affiliates so that a staff member can respond to the request. NHADEC may contact any visitor who has submitted a request for additional information, regarding the request. Under no circumstances should you provide your social security number, driver’s license number, or other sensitive personal information through the Website, including (without limitation) by providing such information in your resume.

Use of Personal Information

We use your Personal Information for various purposes in connection with our business, including, but not limited to, sending you NHADEC emails (if you sign up for such emails via the Website), making information and services available to Website visitors, notifying visitors about important changes to the Website, and making your resume available to NHADEC members (if you upload your resume). By choosing to use the Website, you consent to NHADEC’s use of Personal Information for the purposes set forth herein.

Disclosure of Personal Information

Personal Information that is provided through the Website is accessible by NHADEC. If you choose to upload your resume to the Website, NHADEC will provide your resume and other Personal Information to NHADEC members. NHADEC may also use, disclose, or transfer Personal Information as follows: (a) to companies and individuals NHADEC engages to perform business functions and services on its behalf, such as business administration, web server hosting, and legal, accounting, and/or marketing services; (b) in connection with a sale, acquisition or merger of our business or business assets, or (c) to government agencies, advisors and other third parties, where necessary and appropriate, in order to comply with applicable laws, the service of legal process, or if we reasonably believe that such action is necessary to (i) comply with the law requiring such disclosure, (ii) protect NHADEC’s rights or property, (iii) prevent a crime or protect national security, or (iv) protect the personal safety of the users or the public. NHADEC does not rent or sell visitors’ Personal Information to non-affiliate companies without the consent of the visitor.

Website Use Data

By choosing to use the Website, you agree to provide NHADEC with information that is automatically collected as you browse the Website (“Use Data”). All reports cite Use Data on an aggregate, anonymous basis, which means that no personally identifiable information is associated with it. Use Data may include:
  • The number of people who visit our Website
  • The pages they visit
  • The amount of time they stay on our Website
  • The IP addresses of visitors
  • The domain name of the site where visitors are connecting from (google.com for example)
  • Visitors’ geographic location

Collection of Use Data

NHADEC uses third-party website browser software tools, such as “cookies” to gather Use Data. “Cookies” are small text files that a website transfers to a site visitor’s hard disk or browser for added functionality, or for tracking website usage. We do not use cookies to gather Personal Information, like a person’s name or e-mail address. In order to measure the effectiveness of our online presence, we may use cookies to identify repeat visitors to our Website, to determine the path visitors take on our Website, and to identify visitors who came to our site as the result of a link on a third-party website. Any information gathered by the use of cookies is compiled on an aggregate, anonymous basis. Your browser settings may allow you to block these cookies, but we recommend you have them enabled to help us personalize your experience of our Website. Additionally, third party advertisers on our Website may use cookies for tracking purposes.

Use of Use Data

NHADEC uses aggregated Use Data to improve the content and services offered to Website visitors, enhance visitors’ Website experience, and for marketing and analytics purposes. Google may use this data to provide search results and advertisements more likely to be of interest to viewers with similar, general characteristics. NHADEC may, in conjunction with the Remarketing and Similar Audiences features of Google, use this data to advertise to previous visitors to our Website or audiences with similar aggregate characteristics to visitors to our Website.

Online Advertising

This Website uses Google Adwords, Google Remarketing with AdSense, and Demographics and Interests Reporting. This allows us to advertise on third party websites (including Google) to users who have visited our Website previously. This advertising could appear on a Google search engine results page (SERP) or another website in the Google Display Network. Vendors such as Google use first-party cookies (such as the Google Analytics cookies) and third-party cookies (such as Google advertising cookies) or other third-party identifiers together to compile data regarding user interactions with ad impressions and other ad service functions as they relate to our Website. No personally identifiable information will be collected through the use of Google (or other third-party advertising and remarketing program) and any data collected will be used in accordance with our Privacy Policy and Google’s privacy policy. Google’s advertising requirements can be summed up by Google’s Advertising Principles. They are put in place to provide a positive experience for users. https://support.google.com/adwordspolicy/answer/1316548?hl=en Users may opt out of internet-based online advertising by visiting: http://www.networkadvertising.org/choices/. Opting out does not mean you will no longer receive online advertising. It does mean that the company or companies from which you opted out will no longer deliver ads tailored to your web preferences and usage patterns.

Security

NHADEC uses reasonable care to protect the privacy and security of Personal Information and to ensure that our systems are secure and meet industry standards. Where appropriate, we employ firewalls, encryption technology, user authentication systems (e.g., usernames and passwords) and access control mechanisms to control access to systems and data.

Hyperlinks

This Website contains hyperlinks to external sites, and external sites may link to this Website. Websites linking to and from this Website may have different privacy practices from the ones described in this Privacy Policy. NHADEC is not responsible for the practices (including privacy policies) employed by the third party websites linked to or from the Website nor the information or content contained therein. Visitors to our Website should read the privacy statements of other web sites they visit. This Privacy Policy applies solely to information collected by this Website.

Your Consent

By using the Website, you agree to the terms of this Privacy Policy and consent to NHADEC’s collection and use of Personal Information and Use Data as set forth above.   NHADEC may amend, update or modify the terms of the Privacy Policy at any time, by posting an amended Privacy Policy on the Website.  We recommend that you revisit this Privacy Policy regularly to learn of changes to the Privacy Policy. We do not intend for this Website to be used by children under the age of 13, nor do we seek to collect information about children under the age of 13. If you are under the age of 13, please do not provide us any information and promptly exit this site. If you do not consent to the terms of this Privacy Policy, you should not access or use the Website in any way and should immediately exit the Website.