PRIVACY POLICY

At NJSTF.org, your privacy is our priority. We are committed to protecting your privacy at all times, in all situations. The information we collect about you when you become a member is used to process your orders and to provide a more personalized experience on our site. Our site uses a 128 bit encrypted SSL to increase the security of our members’ information.

How Do We Use the Information We Collect?

When you become a New Jersey Shade Tree Federation member, we ask you to fill out a form that requests your name, address and e-mail address as well as some optional information, such as your certifications and business contact information. NJSTF.org does NOT share data with trusted partners to help us perform statistical analysis.

Your name and address information is used solely to process orders unless your prior consent is given. Without your consent, this information will NEVER be sold, given, rented or traded to others for purposes other than order fulfillment.

Your demographic or contact information will be used for several security purposes, to ensure you are who you say you are and in fact you are paying with your credit cards and not someone using your stolen credit cards.

Our Use of Log Files

When you visit our site we automatically log your IP address, your browser type and your access times. We utilize this information to conduct site performance evaluations, to see where visitors are coming from and to keep track of click stream data (the screens our users visit on our site). This data helps us to determine what content our members find most appealing so that we can maximize your enjoyment of the site. Log files are not tied to personally identifiable information.

Site Security

All NJSTF.org employees/volunteers take your personal information very seriously. All employees/volunteers must learn and obey our security policies. Access to member personal information is limited to key administration personnel. The information is ID and password protected and our Web security is reviewed on a monthly basis. We have also installed and implied our site with a 128 bit encryption SSL.

Correcting/Updating Your Personal Information

After becoming an NJSTF.org subscriber you may correct/update your personal information by clicking on the “My Profile” link on the sidebar of the Members section our our Web site, which is accessible only after you securely login with a UserID and Password. The changes you make will be reflected in our databases instantly. You will have access to your account for as long a you are an active/paid member of New Jersey Shade Tree Federation.

Links to Other Sites

This Web site contains links to other Web sites. Please note that when you click on one of these links, although the site will open in a new browser window, you may be leaving the NJSTF.org site and entering another Web site. These sites may independently collect or request information about you and we encourage you to read the privacy statements of these linked sites as their privacy policy may differ from ours.

Communication

From time to time we may send out email messages alerting you that products are available, to remind you about providing feedback or for promotional offers. In addition, you will receive communication from us 1) if you contact us for a particular reason, 2) to receive your orders, or 3) we need to contact you for administrative purposes. Administrative e-mails will not contain promotional materials. If you choose to receive our Newsletters, they will contain promotional materials from NJSTF.org and other companies and organizations.

Legal Disclaimer

Although we make every effort to preserve user privacy, we may need to disclose personal information when required by law wherein we have a good-faith belief that such action is necessary to comply with a current judicial proceeding, a court order or legal process served on our Web site.

Supplementation

We may correct or supplement your address information with standardized postal representation in order to ensure that your orders are delivered. We do this since we want to make sure that our members receive the order and to lower costs associated with our programs.

Our Use of Cookies

Cookies are pieces of information that your browser stores on your computer's hard drive which identify you when you enter. The ability to select samples on our site is not cookie-driven. We may use session cookies to provide a seamless experience on the site and to combine with our log files so that we can understand our site traffic and analyze our demographic information in aggregate form. If you have set your browser to reject cookies, our site will not identify you when you enter and you will need to manually type in your ID and password.

Your Feedback is Always Welcome

We welcome your comments and questions about our Privacy Policy. To contact us you can reach us via e-mail at njshadetreefederation@att.net or write to us at:

New Jersey Shade Tree Federation
Blake Hall, 93 Lipman Drive
New Brunswick, NJ 08901