|Privacy and Security Notice / Web Policies and other Information
1. Information presented on the NACD is not public information and may
not be distributed or copied unless otherwise specified or given pernission.
Use of appropriate byline/photo/image credits is requested.
2. Privacy Act Statement - If you choose to provide us with personal
information – like filling out a Contact Us form with e-mail and/or postal
addresses – we only use that information to respond to your message or
request. We will never share the information you give us with another
agency, unless required by law. We never create individual profiles or give
it to any private organizations. NACD will never collect information for
commercial marketing. While you may provide an e-mail address or postal
address for a response other than those generated automatically in response
to questions or comments that you may submit, we recommend that you NOT
include any other personal information, especially Social Security numbers.
The Social Security Administration offers additional guidance on sharing
your Social Security number.
3. For site management, information is collected for statistical purposes.
This computer system uses software programs to create summary statistics,
which are used for such purposes as assessing what information is of most
and least interest, determining technical design specifications, and
identifying system performance or problem areas.
4. For site security purposes and to ensure that this service remains
available to all users, this computer system is networked with software
programs to monitor network traffic to identify unauthorized attempts to
upload or change information, or otherwise cause damage.
5. Except for authorized law enforcement investigations, no other attempts
are made to identify individual users or their usage habits.
6. Unauthorized attempts to upload information or change information on this
service are strictly prohibited and may be punishable under the Computer
Fraud and Abuse Act of 1986 and the National Information Infrastructure
7. If you have any questions or comments about the information presented
here, please forward them to us using the Contact page, email services,
phone or snail mail.
8. Cookie Disclaimer - NACD does not use persistent cookies (persistent
tokens that pass information back and forth from the client machine to the
server). NACD may use session cookies (tokens that remain active only until
you close your browser) in order to make the site easier to use. NACD does
not keep a database of information obtained from these cookies.
Disclaimer for External Links
The appearance of external hyperlinks does not constitute endorsement by
the NACD of the linked web sites, or the information, products or services
contained therein. The NACD does not exercise any editorial control over the
information you may find at these locations.
All links are provided consistent with the mission of of the NACD.
Please let us know about existing external links which you believe are
inappropriate and about specific additional external links which you believe
ought to be included.
Documents on the NACD website and other web sites are made available in
several formats, based on a combination of factors, including the format of
the original document, whether the look of the original document needed to
be preserved, the availability of visitors to open different formats, and
accessibility for those with physical limitations. This does not constitute
endorsement of one commercial product over another. Note our disclaimer for