Privacy Policy

The Education Market Association (EDmarket) respects the privacy of its members and other visitors to its website. EDmarket strongly believes that if electronic commerce and online activities are to flourish, visitors must be assured that information provided online is used responsibly and appropriately. To protect online privacy, EDmarket has implemented the following policy.

What Information Does EDmarket Collect?

Most data EDmarket collects is used only to help EDmarket better serve its members. It is our general policy to collect and store only company and personal information that our members and visitors knowingly provide. If our privacy policies change, we will notify all users by email or a special announcement placed on the website.

From General Users: EDmarket does not collect any personal information from users browsing its website. Users to the public areas of EDmarket’s website browse anonymously. Only aggregate data— such as the number of hits per page — are collected. Aggregate data is only used for internal and marketing purposes and does not provide any personally identifying information. User data will be collected by users who request information, for the purpose of fulfilling that request and for future promotions. Users can opt out of receiving EDmarket communications at any time by emailing EDmarket Customer Service.

From EDmarket Members: To gain access to the members-only resources and personalization features on the EDmarket website, members are asked only to provide their company name and member ID number.

How Does EDmarket Use Data Collected?

EDmarket uses information voluntarily submitted by members and other customers in the following ways:

Services and Products: Data collected is to improve EDmarket Web content; to respond to visitors’ interests, needs and preferences; and to develop new products and services.

EDmarket Member Database: EDmarket also makes member contact information available to other members using its website and to those who register for its meetings. In addition, EDmarket incorporates information users provide into hard copies of the Membership Directory and online searchable database that it provides to members.

Links to Third Party Websites: Links from or to websites outside of EDmarket's websites are provided for convenience only. We do not review, endorse, approve or control, and are not responsible for any sites linked from or to our websites, the content of those sites, the third parties named therein, or their products and services. Linking to any other site is at your sole risk and we will not be responsible or liable for any damages, difficulties or consequences in connection with linking.

Credit Card Security: EDmarket takes the security of our members transactions very seriously, utilizing internet encryption and authentication technology and protocols to safeguard the privacy, confidentiality, and security of your information. All of your order information is always protected by SSL (Secure Socket Layer) encryption, the industry standard for online transactions as per the PCI guidelines.

How Does EDmarket Use Cookies?

A cookie is a small computer file or piece of information that may be stored in your computer’s hard drive when you visit our websites. We may use cookies to improve our website’s functionality and in some cases, to provide visitors with a customized online experience. Cookies are widely used and most web browsers are configured initially to accept cookies automatically. You may change your internet browser settings to prevent your computer from accepting cookies or to notify you when you receive a cookie so that you may decline its acceptance. Please note, however, if you disable cookies, you may not experience optimal performance of our website.

What Means Of Redress Are Available?

If any user suspects EDmarket has handled its personal information in a manner that does not comply with this privacy statement, please contact us by emailing EDmarket Headquarters or by calling 800.395.5550 ext. 1026.