Privacy Statement

This Privacy Statement incorporates terms defined or capitalized in the Terms of Use of this Website. Please refer to the Terms of Use, which terms and conditions are incorporated herein by this reference.

When you visit this Website, IPAA may automatically collect certain non-identifying information that allows the Website to communicate with the visitor’s computer during the visit. IPAA may also track the number of visits to the Website, which parts of the Website visitors select, IP address (the Internet address assigned to your computer from your Internet Service Provider), domain type, browser type (e.g., Netscape or Internet Explorer), date and time of day. This information is not sold or otherwise disclosed to third parties for any purposes. In addition, IPAA may store some information on your computer’s hard drive as a “cookie” or similar type of file. IPAA uses this information internally to help us enhance the efficiency and usefulness of the Website. If you object to this, please consult your browser’s documentation for information on erasing or blocking cookies.

A. Sensitive Information
IPAA does not seek any sensitive information from visitors to this Website unless legally required to do so. Sensitive information includes a number of types of data relating to race or ethnic origin, political opinions, religious or other similar beliefs, trade union membership, physical or mental health, sexual life or criminal record. IPAA suggests that you do not provide sensitive information of this nature. However, if you do provide such information, IPAA accepts your explicit consent to use that data in the ways described in this Privacy Statement or in the ways described at the point where such information is disclosed.

B. Information from Children
The Website contains information that may be of special interest to children, but IPAA does not seek through the Website to gather personal information from or about persons under the age of 17.

C. Hyperlinks
This Website has links to other websites that IPAA does not own, control or maintain. IPAA can not be responsible for their privacy policies and practices, and IPAA does not make any representations or warranties about the privacy practices of those websites or the use, misuse or security of any of your information. Similarly, IPAA can not be responsible for the policies and practices of any website from which you linked to access this Website. We recommend that you check the privacy policy of other websites and contact the operator if you have concerns or questions.

D. Opt Out/Modify Information
If you have provided IPAA with certain personal information through your use of this Website, you may request the removal or modification of such personal information by sending an email to the appropriate area under “Contact Us.” If so requested, IPAA will make a reasonable effort to accommodate your request. You should include in any such request the context or use of the Website in which you provided personal information.

Notwithstanding any other statements or representations here or elsewhere on this Website, IPAA reserves the right to disclose any information, including your personal information, in its possession if it is required to do so by law or it believes, in good faith, that such a disclosure is necessary to comply with the law, defend its rights or property, or to respond to an emergency situation.

Contacting IPAA
If you have any questions about the content of this Privacy Statement or the Terms herein, please contact IPAA at the following address:

Independent Petroleum Association of America
1201 15th Street NW, Suite 300
Washington, DC 20005