- About STC
- Members Only
The Synthetic Turf Council (STC) values your privacy and the following privacy statement covers the collection and use of personal information that may be collected by STC when you visit our website or when you purchase STC products and services online. Please take a moment to read the following to learn more about our information practices, including what type of information is gathered, how the information is used and for what purposes, to whom we disclose the information, and how we safeguard your personal information.
STC collects personal information in order to deliver a superior level of customer service. In order to facilitate online transactions and allow user access to Members-Only features, STC collects certain information including names, addresses, telephone numbers, email addresses, membership IDs, and credit card numbers. In addition, your personal information helps us to keep you posted on the latest meetings, products, and events that you might like to hear about.
The STC website requires you to provide personally identifiable information in order to use certain functions of the site. By providing such information, you consent to STC’s collection and use of it, as described in this Privacy Statement.
The information you provide may include information collected during the registration process, including contact information (name, address, phone number, e-mail address, dietary restrictions, certification status, website urls and titles) and financial information (credit card number). This information will be used to process your order and, if necessary, to contact you regarding the status of your order.
We may provide limited personal information to the following trusted service providers to enhance our membership services and for the benefit of our members:
STC understands the importance of minimizing the amount of Personal Identifiable Information (PII) data it maintains and retains such data only as long as necessary. We maintain organizational record retention procedures, which dictate the length of data retention to meet business, legal and operational needs.
STC will not ask your permission to collect or use aggregate information about website visitors or users of our products and services, since aggregate data does not identify you as a specific individual.
STC takes your privacy very seriously. Be assured that STC does not sell or rent your e-mail address to other companies. To help us provide superior service, we may share personal information with credit card processing companies, merchants, and any other third party that may need the information for your request to be processed. These organizations have their own privacy and collection practices, and STC is not responsible for their independent policies. At times we may be required by law or litigation to disclose your personal information. We may also disclose information about you if we determine that for national security, law enforcement, or other issues of public importance, disclosure is necessary.
How to Opt-Out of STC Electronic Communications
We may from time to time send you information about our programs, products, and services via e-mail messages. If you no longer wish to receive our e-mail newsletter or promotional messages, you may opt-out of receiving these communications by following the “unsubscribe” instructions in the e-mail message or contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org.
The STC Website contains links to other sites. STC is not responsible for the privacy practices of such sites. This privacy statement applies solely to information collected on our Website.
STC will take every precaution to protect your personal information. All personal information collected on individuals will be kept confidential and in a secure environment. Access to personal information will be restricted to only those personnel with a legitimate business purpose.