ALG Privacy Policy

New Buildings Institute ("NBI") created this Web Site Privacy Policy ("Privacy Policy") to demonstrate to visitors to our Web site,, (the "Site"), our commitment to fair information practices and the protection of privacy.  This Privacy Policy sets out the way in which we use, manage, and protect your personal information.  Use of this Site and its contents signifies that you accept the practices described in this Privacy Policy.

Type of Information Collected

Cookies.  Cookies are small pieces of information that are stored on your computer's hard drive.  A cookie helps the Site to recognize you when your revisit the Site.  We use cookies to verify subscription status and valid password.  With most internet browsers, you can erase cookies from your hard drive, block all cookies, or receive a warning before a cookie is stored.  Refer to your browser instructions to learn more.

Personal Information.  In order for you to subscribe to our service and access certain information on our Site, we may require you to provide information that personally identifies you ("Personal Information").  We will collect the following information when you subscribe to our services: subscriber's name, business name, address, phone number, email address, profession, professional affiliations, and financial data such as credit card information.  If you communicate with us by email or other wise complete online forms, any information provided in such communication may be collected as Personal Information.
By providing Personal Information to us, you warrant that you are over the age of 13.  Our Site is not intended for use by persons under the age of 13, and we do not knowingly collect Personal Information from persons under the age of 13.

Use of Information Collected

We will use your contact information to send you emails about Site content updates and upcoming events.  We may also send you user surveys.  Emails we send to you will conform to the requirements of the CAN-SPAM Act (a federal law against SPAM) and we will provide an "unsubscribe" link.  We may use your demographic information (such as professional affiliations) to tailor Site content to certain groups of professionals.

User Choice Regarding Collection and Use of Personal Information

You may choose not to provide us with certain or any Personal Information.  In such event you may not be able to access and use those portions of the Site that require your Personal Information.

Sharing of Personal Information

We will not sell, share, rent, or otherwise disclose your Personal Information to any third party, unless such disclosure is necessary to: (i) comply with a court order or other legal process; (ii) protect our rights or property; or (iii) enforce our Terms of Use.

Security of Personal Information

Your Personal Information is stored on secure servers.  Limited access to your Personal Information is available to approved administrative personnel of NBI.  All financial transactions will be processed through a third party that has fully compliant security servers, and NBI will not have direct access to your credit card data.

User Ability to Access, Update, and Correct Personal Information

You may access your Personal Information at any time to review and update the information we have collected from you.

Other Limits to Your Privacy

Our Site may contain links to other Web sites.  We are not responsible for the privacy practices or the content of such Web sites.

Updates and Changes to Privacy Policy

We reserve the right, at any time and without notice, to add to, change, update, or modify this Privacy Policy simply by posting such change, update, or modification on our Site.  Any such change, update, or modification will be effective immediately upon posting on our Site.

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