Throughout this document, Southern Economic Development Council, Inc. will be referred to as “SEDC”, which is inclusive of Southern Economic Development Council, Inc., its affiliates, and agents.
At SEDC, we are committed to protecting your privacy. We do not rent or resell your personal information to third parties for marketing purposes. The information we collect is used to provide services to our members and this statement of privacy explains data collection and use in those situations.
SEDC is not responsible for the content or privacy practices of
The data SEDC collects and uses is governed by this policy as amended from time to time, not by the policy in effect at the time of data collection. This includes data collected from this website, all other SEDC affiliated websites, affiliates with links to this policy, and services provided by or enabled via these sites. Throughout this document, this website, all other SEDC affiliated websites, and affiliates with links to this policy will be collectively referred to as “the Site”. Services provided by or enabled via the Site will be referred to as “the Services”.
Collection of personal information
We collect customer login information which comprises of name or username, email address, and password. In some instances, when a purchase is initiated by a customer, credit card information is captured. This can include billing information. By using this Site, you agree and acknowledge that personal information collected through the Site or in connection with the services provided may be securely transferred across national boundaries and stored and processed in any of the countries around the world in which SEDC maintains offices, including the United States.
How your personal information is used
SEDC collects your information to record, support and facilitate your participation with SEDC. For example, when you provide information to the site, the information is used to provide access to the website and other benefits that may be made available to registered users. Your personal information is also used to track your website preferences and keep you informed unless you have opted not to receive such communications, or such communications are prohibited by law.
SEDC may collect information about the use of the Services and the Site, such as the number of downloads, types of Services used, how many users we receive daily, and the IP/Internet address of your computer. This information is collected in aggregate form, without identifying any user individually. SEDC may use this aggregate, non-identifying statistical data for improving the Site and Services, providing more relevant experiences to our customers and for statistical analysis.
Sharing personal information with third parties
By using this site, you acknowledge that in certain countries or with respect to certain activities, the collection, transfer, storage, and processing of your information may be undertaken by trusted third parties. Such third parties are bound by contract with SEDC not to use your personal information for their own purposes or provide it to any third parties. SEDC shares personal information with third parties who act as our agents to help us fulfill our service. These third parties constitute credit card processors and email providers for marketing and bulk mailings. Individuals who receive marketing materials from us and wish to opt-out may do so by following the instructions on the emails.
SEDC may be responsible for the authorized transfer of personal data to third parties. Please note that we may also be required to disclose personal information in response to lawful requests by public authorities, including to accommodate national security and law enforcement requirements.
Privacy concerns and complaints
SEDC commits to resolve complaints about our collection or use of your personal information. SEDC takes its users’ privacy concerns seriously.
Please note that SEDC is not responsible for the content or privacy practices of
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Copyright infringement notification
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SEDC may, in appropriate circumstances, terminate an account holder at any time.