We collect information (whether online, by phone, or by paper) that enables FIN to identify or contact you (“Personal Data”) to carry out its business purposes. FIN Sites collect this information for a variety of business reasons, including but not limited to, applying for membership, registering for a FIN event or program, purchasing FIN products or services, or otherwise interacting with FIN.
The types of Personal Data we collect include, but are not limited to:
FIN also receives Personal Data from third parties for FIN’s use in contacting potential new providers, such as lists of state paid providers.
We collect information (whether online, by phone, or by paper) that does not directly identify you as you interact with our Sites (“Non-Personal Data”). The types of Non-Personal Data we collect includes, but is not limited to:
In addition to the uses described above, we use your Personal Data, sometimes combined with Non-Personal Data, in a variety of ways including, but not limited to the below, in order to:
We use Non-Personal Data to improve the usability of our Sites and for other business reasons. We or other third-party companies also use the Non-Personal Data to provide advertisements and targeted advertisements to you (ads based on the Non-Personal Data). We do not provide Personal Data to third parties with whom we share your Non-Personal Data. Please note that, when you select an advertising link or other link that takes you to sites not operated by FIN, you may be subject to the privacy policies of these third-party sites.
We share your Personal Data, sometimes combined with Non-Personal Data, in a variety of ways including, but not limited to the below:
Your email address will be used only by FIN, its entities and FIN vendors performing member services, or offering products on FIN’s behalf. FIN does not sell or rent email addresses to anyone outside FIN, nor does FIN share email addresses to unrelated third-parties, affiliates, or FIN members. Please understand, however, that in such cases, your email address may be visible to other providers, others who have interest in the profession and FIN events, as well as the public through FIN membership directories, membership lists and registration lists. FIN also shares your email address with third parties to enable FIN to take security measures to help protect against unauthorized access to or unauthorized alteration, disclosure, or destruction of data. Finally, FIN shares email addresses with third parties as necessary for FIN to perform certain services on our behalf, such as packaging, mailing, and delivering products and processing event registrations and to respond to your service requests.
You can manage your profile and email preferences, including “opting out” of email by contacting us using the information in the “Contact Information” section below. If you prefer to receive hard copy mailings only from FIN, you can contact us and request to have your name and address removed from the list we provide to third parties. For California residents, please consult the “California Privacy Rights” section for additional considerations.
Our processing of your data is based upon your consent, contract performance (e.g., your purchase of products or membership sign-up/renewal), legitimate business interest (e.g., direct marketing of goods and services), or compliance with law. You have the right to object to our processing of your data or to restrict our processing of your data. In addition, if you have consented to the processing of your Personal Data, you have the right to withdraw your consent at any time.
FIN complies with the Canada Anti-Spam Law. Non-FIN members or associates who provide us a Canadian mailing address will not receive unauthorized Commercial Electronic Messages (as defined under the Canada Anti-Spam Law) unless these individuals have “opted-in” to receive Commercial Electronic Messages.
We do not knowingly collect Personal Data from or market to children under the age of 13.
Certain areas of the Sites require the use of a user ID, email address, or password as an additional security measure that helps protect your Personal Data. To help you protect your privacy, these Sites have tools to help you log in and log out.
Your Personal Data is processed in the United States, where privacy laws may be less stringent than the laws in your country and where the government, courts, or law enforcement may be able to access your data. By submitting your Personal Data to us, you agree to the transfer, storage, and processing of your Personal Data in the United States.
You, as the data subject, have the right to lodge a complaint with a supervisory authority, in particular in the Member State of your habitual residence, place of work, or place of the alleged infringement, if you believe that the processing of your personal data does not comply with legal requirements.
In the event we determine the occurrence of a data security incident, we will notify you by email, US mail, telephone, or other means as permitted by law.
If you have questions, comments, or complaints concerning our privacy practices or if you wish to change, access, or remove your Personal Data, please contact us as indicated below. We will attempt, where practical, to respond to your requests and to provide you with additional privacy related information.
Effective Date: December 1, 2021