Privacy Policy

OSMA's Commitment to Your Privacy

OSMA has created this privacy statement to demonstrate our firm commitment to protecting your privacy. We recognize that when you share your personal information with us, you expect us to treat that information in a serious and responsible manner. This statement sets forth our information gathering and dissemination practices for the www.osma.org website.

SECURITY

OSMA has security measures in place to protect against the loss,misuse and alteration of the information under our control, including without limitation, protecting information behind a firewall, encrypting your member information so that it cannot be read by a third party during transmission, and password-protected access to OSMA systems.

HOW OSMA USES INFORMATION

Non-personally identifiable information collected by the www.osma.org website includes IP address (semi-identifiable), referring site, browser and platform used. Such information is used internally by authorized OSMA employees to determine how we may improve the www.osma.org website by seeing which areas andfeatures are most popular. If we want to collect information for other purposes, we will inform you when we collect the information.

OSMA does not currently use your email address for any other purpose and does not share it with any third parties. OSMA will not share your email address with third parties without your prior consent.

OSMA may aggregate information collected on the www.osma.org website that is not personally identifiable. We may use aggregate information to better design our Website and to share with advertisers and others who provide information to the OSMA for the Website. For example, we may tell an advertiser that X number of individuals visited the www.osma.org website, but we would not disclose anything that could be used to identify those individuals.

CORRECTING/UPDATING YOUR INFORMATION

You can add and change any personally identifiable information that we collect by logging in to the www.osma.org website using your designated username and password, and by accessing your Membership Profile found on the Member Center page. You can also contact us directly at (800) 766-6762 to make any changes. To protect your privacy and security, reasonable steps will be taken to verify your identity before granting you access or making corrections.

COOKIES

The www.osma.org website uses a feature of your web browser called a "cookie" to assign a unique identification to your computer. Cookies are files that your web browser places on your computer's hard drive. Currently, we only use a session cookie (disappears as soon as the user closes his or her browser) to keep track of which state the user is browsing in. We don't use cookies to track clicks through other sections of the site.

CHOICE/OPT-OUT

Your browser contains functionality allowing you to turn off cookies. Please note, however, that use of certain features of the www.osma.org website may be lost if you disable cookies.

LINKED SITES

The www.osma.org web site may contain links to external websites, and websites of third-party service providers who partner with OSMA. OSMA is not responsible for the privacy practices or the content of these web sites.

CONTACTING US

Should you have other questions or concerns about these privacy policies, please email us at info@osma.org, or call us at (800) 766-6762.

This Privacy Statement is effective as of January 1, 2005. OSMA reserves the right to change its Privacy Statement from time to time, and any amended Privacy Statement shall be effective from the date it is posted on the www.osma.org website.