Copper Development Association Inc.
1660 International Drive, Suite 600
McLean, Virginia 22102 USA
Data Protection Officer: Ashley Dowling, [email protected]
CDA is committed to ensuring that your privacy is protected. Should we ask you to provide certain information by which you can be identified when using this Sites, then you can be assured that it will only be used in accordance with this privacy statement.
What we collect
CDA may collect the following information:
- name and company
- contact information including email address, phone number
- demographic information such as mailing address, postcode
- questions and/or forms submitted
- browsing behavior and IP address
Information We Collect Directly from You
When you visit our site, or contact us by phone or email, or by using a web form, we may collect personal information about you, including but not limited to: contact information, such as your name, company, job title, physical address(es), email, telephone number, fax, website and any other information you choose to provide.
Information We Collect Automatically
CDA may also collect information regarding how you interact with the Sites, which may include search queries, pages you view, selections you make on the Sites, features you use, preferences you set, your web browser type and version, the operating system type and version of the device you are using to access the Sites, the Internet protocol (IP) address of the device you are using to access the Sites (or any portion thereof), physical location, and Internet service provider.
How We Protect Collected Information
CDA secures your personal information from unauthorized access, use or disclosure. When personal information is transmitted, it is protected through the use of encryption, such as the Secure Socket Layer (SSL) protocol.
How We Use and Share the Information We Collect
CDA collects and uses your personal information to operate the Sites and deliver the services you have requested. CDA shares information with its service providers or agents who provide services to CDA or on our behalf, including without limitation, for the development, hosting and maintenance of the Sites and for payment processing.
CDA uses your personally identifiable information to inform you of other products or services available from CDA and its affiliates. CDA or authorized agents may contact you via surveys to conduct research about your opinion of current services or of potential new services that may be offered.
CDA may share data with trusted partners to help us perform statistical analysis, send you email or postal mail, provide customer support, or arrange for meetings. All such third parties are prohibited from using your personal information except to provide these services to CDA, and they are required to maintain the confidentiality of your information.
CDA does not use or disclose sensitive personal information, such as race, religion, or political affiliations, without your explicit consent.
CDA keeps track of the Sites and pages our customers visit within CDA, in order to determine what CDA services are the most popular. This data is used to deliver customized content and advertising within CDA to customers whose behavior indicates that they are interested in a particular subject area.
CDA sites will disclose your personal information, without notice, only if required to do so by law or in the good faith belief that such action is necessary to: (a) conform to the edicts of the law or comply with legal process served on CDA or the site; (b) protect and defend the rights or property of CDA; and, (c) act under exigent circumstances to protect the personal safety of users of CDA, or the public.
CDA collects cookies on our website to capture information about page visits. A cookie is a small file which asks permission to be placed on your computer's hard drive. Once you agree, the file is added and the cookie helps analyze web traffic or lets you know when you visit a particular site. Cookies allow web applications to respond to you as an individual. The web application can tailor its operations to your needs, likes and dislikes by gathering and remembering information about your preferences. A cookie in no way gives us access to your computer or any information about you, other than the data you choose to share with us.
This information is anonymous and we use this information only internally—we never give away information about our users—to deliver the most effective content to our visitors. Information from the cookies is used to gauge page popularity, analyze traffic patterns on our site and guide development of other improvements to our site. If you choose to e-mail us and provide personally identifiable information about yourself, we will use this information only to respond to your inquiry. We will not sell, rent or otherwise disclose that information to third parties.
You may be able to opt-out of the automatic collection of some information by referring to your web browser’s or mobile device’s options or settings menu. However, doing so may disable many of the portions, features, or functionality of the Sites. For example, most web browsers automatically accept Cookies, but you have the choice to set your browser to accept or decline Cookies.
Most browsers allow you to refuse to accept cookies and to delete cookies. The methods for doing so vary from browser to browser, and from version to version. You can however obtain up-to-date information about blocking and deleting cookies via these links:
All About Cookies: www.allaboutcookies.org/
Internet Explorer: https://support.microsoft.com/en-gb/help/17442/windows-internet-explorer-delete-manage-cookies
We provide you with the opportunity to update and/or delete certain information and to opt-out of having information collected, used, or disclosed for certain purposes.
Personal Information and Communications.
- correct, update, and delete your online account, if you have one;
- change your choices for subscriptions and certain communications from within your online account;
- choose whether to receive promotions and offers from us from within your online account;
- request that we do not list your information in our membership directory; and/or
- request that we do not share your personal information with third parties.
Because we plan our communications in advance, it may take a few days for your request to become effective. If you continue to receive our communications after expressing an opt-out preference, please let us know so that we can investigate the situation.
If you have previously agreed to us using your personal information for direct marketing purposes, you may change your mind at any time by writing to or emailing us at [email protected].
You may request details of personal information which we hold about you under the Data Protection Act 1998. If you would like a copy of the information held on you please write to Copper Development Association Inc., 1660 International Drive, Suite 600 McLean, VA 22102 or email [email protected].
If you believe that any information we are holding on you is incorrect or incomplete, please write to or email us as soon as possible, at the above address. We will promptly correct any information found to be incorrect.
Your principal rights under the data protection law are:
- the right to access;
- the right to rectification;
- the right to erasure;
- the right to restrict processing;
- the right to object to processing;
- the right to object to data portability;
- the right to complain to a supervisory authority; and
- the right to withdraw consent.
“Do Not Track” Disclosures
Using the Sites from outside the United States
Links to other websites
Copyright and Trademark Notices
All contents of the CDA Sites are Copyright 2018 CDA and/or its suppliers. All rights reserved. The names of actual companies and products mentioned herein may be the trademarks of their respective owners. The example companies, organizations, products, people and events depicted herein are fictitious. No association with any real company, organization, product, person, or event is intended or should be inferred. Any rights not expressly granted herein are reserved.
Copper Development Association Inc. ("CDA") presents the information on this web site as a service to its members and other Internet users. Due to our reliance on information provided by outside sources, we make no warranty or guarantee concerning the accuracy or reliability of the content at this site or other sites to which we link. Any unauthorized downloading and distribution of any copyrighted material from this site or sites to which we link, without the copyright owner's permission, is strictly prohibited.
The views, opinions, information, statements and conclusions contained on this web site are solely those of its authors and are not necessarily representative of those of CDA and/or any of CDA's member companies.
NO WARRANTIES. THIS WEB SITE AND THE INFORMATION, SOFTWARE AND OTHER MATERIAL AVAILABLE ON OR ACCESSIBLE FROM THIS WEB SITE IS PROVIDED ON AN "AS IS" AND "AS AVAILABLE" BASIS WITHOUT WARRANTIES OF ANY KIND, EITHER EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO WARRANTIES OF TITLE, NONINFRINGEMENT OR IMPLIED WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY OR FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE. CDA DOES NOT WARRANT THAT THE WEB SITE SERVICE WILL BE UNINTERRUPTED OR ERROR FREE OR THAT ANY INFORMATION, SOFTWARE OR OTHER MATERIAL AVAILABLE ON OR ACCESSIBLE THROUGH THE WEB SITE IS FREE OF VIRUSES, WORMS, TROJAN HORSES OR OTHER HARMFUL COMPONENTS.
UNDER NO CIRCUMSTANCES SHALL CDA BE LIABLE FOR ANY DIRECT, INDIRECT, INCIDENTAL, SPECIAL, PUNITIVE OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES THAT RESULT IN ANY WAY FROM YOUR USE OF OR INABILITY TO USE THE WEB SITE OR YOUR RELIANCE ON OR USE OF INFORMATION, SERVICES OR MERCHANDISE PROVIDED ON OR THROUGH THE WEB SITE, OR THAT RESULT FROM MISTAKES, OMISSIONS, INTERRUPTIONS, DELETION OF FILES, ERRORS, DEFECTS, DELAYS IN OPERATION, OR TRANSMISSION, OR ANY FAILURE OF PERFORMANCE.
INDEMNIFICATION. YOU AGREE TO DEFEND, INDEMNIFY AND HOLD CDA HARMLESS FROM ANY AND ALL LIABILITIES, COSTS AND EXPENSES, INCLUDING REASONABLE ATTORNEYS' FEES, RELATED TO ANY VIOLATION OF THESE TERMS AND CONDITIONS BY YOU.