National Association of Small Business International Trade Educators (NASBITE) International Website Privacy Statement
NASBITE International values your privacy and the following privacy statement covers the collection and use of personal information that may be collected by NASBITE when you visit the Trade Passport website or when you purchase products and services on the website. Please take a moment to read the following to learn more about our information practices, including what type of information is gathered, how the information is used and for what purposes, to whom we disclose the information, and how we safeguard your personal information.
NASBITE International collects personal information in order to deliver a superior level of customer service. The Trade Passport website requires you to provide personally identifiable information in order to use the website. By providing such information, you consent to NASBITE’s collection and use of it, as described in this Privacy Statement. The information you provide may include information collected during the registration process, information shared when registering for local training, information provided when requests are made for expert assistance in your own and financial information (e.g., credit card details) when purchasing additional products or services. Additionally, your activity on the Trade Passport website is tracked.
The Trade Passport website is a collaboration between NASBITE International and many state-level partners (e.g., Small Business development Centers and World Trade Centers) who populate this website with content by sharing local training opportunities, and resources that are most suitable for each state. As well, these partners respond to questions and provide expert assistance to Trade Passport website users in their respective states (for a list of current state-level partners, click here). Accordingly, your registration details and website activity will be shared with the state-level partner in your state (when available). Additionally, we may provide limited personal information to the following trusted providers to enhance our membership services and for the benefit of our members: Survey Monkey, Crowd Compass, Magnet Mail, Abila (AMS provider).
NASBITE International will not ask your permission to collect or use aggregate information about website visitors or users of our products and services, since aggregate data does not identify you as a specific individual. We understand the importance of minimizing the amount of Personal Identifiable Information (PII) data and we retain such data only as long as necessary. Internally, we maintain organizational record retention procedures, which dictate the length of date retention to meet business, legal and operational needs.
NASBITE International takes your privacy very seriously. Be assured that NASBITE International does not sell or rent your e-mail address to other companies. To help us provide superior service, we may share personal information with credit card processing companies, merchants, and any other third party that may need the information for your request to be processed. These organizations have their own privacy and collection practices, and NASBITE International is not responsible for their independent policies. At times we may be required by law or litigation to disclose your personal information. We may also disclose information about you if we determine that for national security, law enforcement, or other issues of public importance, disclosure is necessary.
How to Opt-Out of NASBITE International Communications
We may from time to time send you information about our programs, products, and services via e-mail messages. If you no longer wish to receive our e-mail newsletter or promotional messages, you may opt-out of receiving these communications by following the “unsubscribe” instructions in the e-mail message or contact firstname.lastname@example.org.
The Trade Passport website may contain links to other sites. NASBITE International is not responsible for the privacy practices of such sites. This privacy statement applies solely to information collected on the Trade Passport website.
NASBITE International will take every precaution to protect your personal information. All personal information collected on individuals will be kept confidential and in a secure environment. Access to personal information will be restricted to only those personnel with a legitimate business purpose.